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" Print the page Broadacre field crops sustain the economic, social and cultural fabric of many Queenslanders... Grains 2020 Queensland s plan to modernise the state s research, development and extension for the grains industry... Field crop research and development Find out about our world-class research and development teams and their current projects...
Adult oat or wheat aphid, parasitised mummy with healthy aphid.. Aphids can affect any crop stage but are unlikely to cause economic damage to cereal crops expected to yield less than three tonne per hectare... Chemical control: Apply a foliar insecticide in late winter or spring to avoid direct damage to tillers and heads...
Links to fact sheets and other information on the main invertebrate pests that attack grain and cotton crops in Queensland and northern New South Wales... Pest species are listed alphabetically by common name... Information on some pest groups may be under a single link (e.g. locusts, aphids, mites)...
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" Print the page.. VB97 88%, one week early, shells with kernels.. VB97 88%, one week early, shells with kernels...
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" Print the page green stink bug egg raft, eggs are olive green green stink bug egg raft, eggs are olive green green stink bug nymph, mossy green with dark markings on the back green stink bug nymph, mossy green with dark markings on the back green stink bug adult, green shield-shaped body with brown wing covers green stink bug adult, green shield-shaped body with brown wing covers.. Green stink bugs typically invade summer legumes at flowering and commence feeding and egg laying... Cultural control for podsucking bugs on summer pulses: Where possible avoid sequential plantings of summer ...
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Author/s: DAFF Published: August 2007 Bibliographic details: Includes colour illustration plates.. Research by the Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) has resulted in a change in recommendations for making control decisions for Helicoverpa in chickpea... The decision to spray can now be based on the relationship between the Heliocoverpa damage potential, the chickpea grain price and the cost of control, rather than a fixed number of larvae per square metre...
Grain storage entomologists are closely monitoring resistance of insects to the fumigant phosphine and are advising growers and grain handlers to review their control practices... The frequency of resistance of grain insects to phosphine fumigant has steadily increased in all species since the mid-1990s... Scientists lead a national resistance monitoring program which provides information on the presence of and trends in resistance to phosphine and assists grain handlers by providing information on managing resistance and control options...
Adult glossy shield bug showing shiny, shield-shaped body.. Eggs laid in an irregular 'raft, showing the short white spines around the rim.. The black eggs, which are laid in 'rafts' of 50 or more, have short, white spines around the rim...
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Richard is a senior experimentalist with the Entomology Unit based at Toowoomba... He has worked in the unit for over 35 years and has had a long-term involvement in applied research studying the biology, population dynamics, management and control of Helicoverpa spp... He has expertise in the fields of helicoverpa integrated pest management (IPM) and insecticide research, especially biopesticides...
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