Canola School: Understanding the Diamondback Moth – Lloyd Dosdall, U of A

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As if the Western Canadian canola fields have not had enough challenges this year but now we also have to deal with the presence of the diamondback moth.  The diamondback moth is really causing havoc this season in comparison to prior years.

In this episode of the Canola School, I speak to University of Alberta, Associate Professor in Agricultural Entomology, Dr. Lloyd Dosdall about the impacts of the diamond back moth.  Dr. Dosdall discusses diamondback moth’s migration pattern, insecticide thresholds, natural predators, and identifying the larva.

If you cannot see the below video, Click here.  Please note in the first 2 minutes of the video there is some wind noise but not throughout the whole video.  I apologize for the wind noise.  Bear with the video because there is some great information in the whole video.


Shaun Haney

Shaun Haney is the founder of He creates content regularly and hosts RealAg Radio on Rural Radio 147 every weekday at 4PM est. @shaunhaney


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