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WireWorm control in Potatoes

Posted by Stephanie Rogers on November 27, 2018 in News

The ongoing research on wireworm control in potatoes using RNAi technology performed by postdoc Dr. Jyoti Joshi from Dr. Gefu Wang-Pruski’s lab has drawn the attention of the national potato industry. 

The article outlining the research is featured in the latest “SPUDSMART” magazine. This magazine is the most important and popular publication for potato growers and potato industries in Canada.  

Wireworm pest has become a major threat to potato production, particularly in Atlantic Canada. For the full article, please visit: