flea beetle control
Carol A. Miles (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Thu, 7 Mar 1996 17:30:40 -0800
Several organic growers here in SW Washington are quite concerned about the
loss of rotenone for pest control. Their question, and mine too, is what
are some alternative measures for flea beetle control on brassicas,
especially on young plants, and on potatoes - tuber flea beetles. We
understand row covers are a good protection measure, but row covers do not
fit well with the farm maintenance practices which these growers use.
Any organically certified pest management strategies/information would be
Carol A. Miles, Ph.D.
Washington State University
Extension Agricultural Systems
360 NW North Street
Chehalis, WA 98532
PHONE 360-740-1295 FAX 360-740-2792