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Pest Information

Knowing what you're dealing with is critical to being a pest management professional. Choose a category below for detailed species information and recommendations on products and training. And if you need extra advice, reach out to your Univar representative at any time.

Scentless Chamomile

Scentless Chamomile

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Scentless Chamomile

An annual, biennial or short lived perennial that originated in Eurasia but now common to Western Canada. The species is competitive in sheer numbers alone since it reproduces only by seeds. The seeds have no dormancy. Large populations and no dormancy increase the complexity of control options. Aliases of this weed are mayweed and scentless mayweed.

Nasty Weeds (Part 1)

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Nasty Weeds (Part 1)

Why are some weeds more aggressive in their growing habits than others?This course will look at how the Western Provinces categorizes their own list of “Nasty Weeds” and the roles and responsibilities for the Provincial Weed Act within BC, AB, SK and MB. Understanding the biology of the nasty weed provides insight in control tactics for that specific weed. The course will look at how weeds spread from their native country to new areas.

This course looks at identification, biology and control strategies for Jimsonweed, Japanese knotweed, Scentless chamomile, Yellow toadflax and Baby’s breath. We will discuss the threat of the invasive weeds species and the impact on the economy, human health and the environment.

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