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PMRA severely limits uses for mancozeb

Health Canada’s Pest Management Regulatory Agency (PMRA) has released its decision on the re-evaluation of mancozeb and will continue registration only for foliar application to potato crops.

Measuring food loss in Canada

Second Harvest is working with Value Chain Management International on a ground-breaking food loss and waste project.

The compatibility of biocontrol

If you were going to tank mix chemical pesticides, you would of course read the label to check for compatibility before mixing products. The same concept applies when using living organisms for pest control.
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