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Author/s: Nicholas Woods, Geoff Cowles, Jodi Crome, Rowan Lambourne, Paul Simpson, Rick Webster Publication details: ISBN 0 7345 0321 0 Published: 2005 Bibliographic details: 145 pp; includes graphs, diagrams.. The comprehensive text for farmers, growers, trainers, spray contractors and operators provides expert advice on using agricultural chemicals safely and efficiently... Topics include: control of agricultural pests pest biology product formulations and labels product safety, transport, storage and disposal management of agricultural chemical resistance spray and other application tec...
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To find the right chemical to control insect pests access the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) database ... The type of information available includes names of products or approved active constituents, label information, label ingredients, formulation type, product type and the product's classification as either an agricultural/veterinary product or an approved active constituent.. View label takes you to the department's Infopest site which allows you to view the label that appears on the chemical container and includes information such as safety directions...
Photograph showing a number of mice huddled together.. Mice are considered pests because of their diet, reproductive capacity and gnawing behaviour... A limited number of rodenticides can be used in grain, legume, canola, safflower, nut, sugarcane, macadamia, pineapple, sweet potato crops, pasture, and banana plantations...
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Peanuts sometimes get unusual markings on the leaves... The cause is unknown... If you have difficulty accessing files from this website please contact us ...
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Peanut growers can access information about production, marketing and financial management from a variety of sources... Other than the Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, the main sources of information are the Peanut Company of Australia, Grains Research and Development Corporation and private consultants... PCA is the largest company shelling and marketing peanuts in Australia...
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Research trials show early harvesting (or cutting) can significantly reduce aflatoxin levels and increase gross returns... A number of factors influence the decision on when to cut a peanut crop, including: maturity of the crop peg strength and general crop health; if the crop is highly diseased the grower is advised to cut early to reduce harvest losses weather outlook; hasten or delay cutting if wet weather is imminent risk attitude of grower soil type differences may cause variations in maturity within a block machinery logistics; if a small acreage can be cut or harvested this will spr...
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Can be mistaken for sorghum midge adults... The wasp lays eggs in midge larvae and wasp larvae feed directly on midge larvae... The parasite does not prevent the loss of the grain in which the midge larva was feeding, as the host midge larva is not killed until the pupal stage...
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Navy beans are grown for the canning (baked beans) and edible dry bean package trade... The visual appearance of the final product is vital... The small whitish eggs are individually laid on the upper canopy leaf surface during flowering, and most of the economic damage is caused by feeding on flowers and pods as they develop...
Close up photograph of an adult Brown shield bug resting on plant material - image copyright J. Wessels.. Action level: Populations of podsucking bugs other than GVB are converted to GVB equivalents, and decisions made based on the GVB thresholds... Conservation of natural enemies: Spiders, ants, and predatory bugs are major predators of BSB, particularly of eggs and young nymphs with mortality of these stages sometimes exceeding 90%...
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About 80% of Australia s cereal grains are treated by phosphine fumigation... Some Australian silo manufacturers have already reported a marked increase in demand for such silos from grain growers in recent years... Recent research has highlighted the efficacy of spinosad (Conserve ) as a protectant insecticide for control of lesser grain borer in stored grain...
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