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While some areas of the crop were coming up well, others had no germination or uneven emergence, as well as spots with stunted plant growth. Regions with lighter soils, such as hilltops, were more affected.

Crop advisor casebook: Germination grief: What went wrong with Dave’s canola?

A Crop Advisor's Solution from the May 15, 2018 issue of Grainews

I’m certain it’s flea beetles,” said Dave, an Alberta producer I visited last June after he discovered his canola crop had emerged poorly. While some areas of the crop were coming up well, others had no germination or uneven emergence, as well as spots with stunted plant growth. Also, regions with lighter soils, such as […] Read more