Integrated Pest Management in the Rose Garden

Laberge, Claire
November 2008
American Rose;Nov/Dec2008 Annual, Vol. 39 Issue 16, p56
The article evaluates the research and experiments with integrated pest management (IPM) in the rose garden at the Montreal Botanical Garden in Quebec. IPM testing on a number of rose beds started in 1995. The results of the experiments with insecticidal soap, sodium and potassium bicarbonates were found to be conclusive. A new work procedure was introduced resulting from the increased use of IPM and a spray program was also implemented.


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