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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Queensland DAF principal entomologist Dr Melina Miles led the 2015 winter trial to establish whether mirid feeding caused spotting on the seed and to determine whether the bugs warranted further research as a faba bean pest... "This was surprising given the plant responses to mirid feeding that are seen in mungbeans and cotton, where there are 'wet', dark areas at the site of damage and warty growths inside the pods/bolls," Dr Miles says... Dr Miles says now the damage potential of mirids has been established there are several questions that need to be answered in order to develop effective management strategies...
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