Episode 8

Lepidopterans and Leafminers’ Effect On Crop Quality


About This Episode

Quality standards for fruits and vegetables are at an all-time high. Consumers expect a practically perfect product, and pests like Lepidopterans and leafminers are creating crop quality and plant health issues for growers. Listen in as Alix Whitener, technical service manager for FMC, examines the threat these pests pose to crop quality now and in the future. She also explores why knowing whether it’s a direct or indirect pest matters, control strategies and gives an update on university Lepidopteran and leafminer research.

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