The wild blueberry industry is Nova Scotia’s largest agricultural export industry. With over 50 million pounds produced every year, over 40,000 acres in production and about 1000 growers, the wild blueberry industry plays a critical role in the Nova Scotia economy. This section explores a wide range of topics related to the sustainable production of this crop in Nova Scotia. It includes best management practices for an entire production system, pest management guides, fact sheets related to specific pests and reports related to real life demo trials.
Perennia’s Pest Management Guides are general information only. Perennia does not offer any warranty or guarantee, nor does it assume any liability for any crop loss, livestock loss, health, safety or environmental hazard caused by the use of a pesticide mentioned in the publication. For most recent and specific product information, always refer to and follow directions on the product label. Labels can be found at Health Canada’s Pesticide Label Search. The publication lists a number of brand name pesticides. It is neither an endorsement of the product nor a suggestion that similar products are ineffective. Please also note that pesticides registered in the US are not necessarily registered in Canada.