Coordinated surveillance, forecasting, and risk warning systems for field crop insect pests of the Prairie ecosystem

  • Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
  • Pest Management

Lead Investigator(s)

Dr. Owen Olfert

Lead Investigator(s) Institution

Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada


To coordinate insect surveillance programs prairie-wide that are designed to keep the Canadian agriculture industry informed of the risks to crop production from pest species and to highlight and conserve their natural enemies in field crops.

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Duration/Timeline of Project (Year to Year)

2014 - 2019


Western Grains Research Foundation, Alberta Wheat Commission, Saskatchewan Canola Development Commission, Manitoba Canola Growers Association

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