Pollen beetle on oilseed rape
Oilseed rape growers need to be monitoring their crops for pollen beetle and assess whether they need to use an insecticide to prevent damaging attacks. Recent HGCA-funded research shows crops compensate well for pollen beetle damage to flower buds, reducing the need for insecticides. However, experts say growers need to be fully aware of the latest spray thresholds when examining crops and use insecticide when those limits are reached. See also:  Half of the UK sees start of pollen beetle […]