Flea beetle pressure is being seen in Langdon and Minot, North Dakota area canola fields. “The seed treatment residual is gone now so when we have a late flush of flea beetles coming out from overwintering, it can cause quite a bit of damage to the canola,” said Jan Knodel, entomologist, NDSU Extension. “Once the canola reaches the four-to-six leaf stage, it can usually compensate for flea beetle feeding.” Knodel said later planted canola should be monitored closely. “
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