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Mandalotus weevils active
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MANDALOTUS WEEVILS ACTIVE: As Mandalotus weevils become active in parts of South Australia's grain belt, growers are advised that early detection is critical in preventing and reducing damage to germinating crops... According to the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Entomology Unit, the weevils have been reported actively feeding in the Murraylands and on Yorke Peninsula... Adults are known to attack seedlings of canola, lentils, beans, cereals, and medic pasture, with canola most susceptible to serious damage," said Mr Perry, whose work is supported by growers and the Australian Government through the Grains Research and Development Corporation's (GRDC) investment in the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative (NIPI). "..
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