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RLEM on the march

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Red-legged earthmites (RLEM) cause millions of dollars of damage to crops each year, and due to a cool start to the growing season causing the pests to hatch in April, now is the time for RLEM control... SARDI entomology researcher Kym Perry says growers should not assume that preventative treatments applied at sowing will be an effective solution against pests... RLEM attacks most crops and feeds on all stages of plants, though is particularly damaging to seedlings in autumn...
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