Contarinia nasturtii - Swede Midge
Swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii) is a pest of "Brassicaceae" crops, which include broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower, radish and canola. Established populations of the swede midge have been reported on plants belonging to the family Brassicaceae in the Canadian provinces of Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.
There is no threat to human health from this pest.
What information is available?
- Pest Fact Sheet
- RMD-08-03: Review of the pest status of the swede midge (Contarinia nasturtii) in Canada
Additional government and industry information
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