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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Dr Michael Nash, University of Melbourne says at this time of year growers should be closely monitoring crops, particularly after rainfall when conditions are moist and favourable for slugs. ".. "The large canola planting will favour higher carryover of populations into next season, particularly if we have a wet season extending over summer," Dr Nash said... The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is funding research into and commercialisation of a biological control, which relies on a native nematode and symbiotic bacteria that kill slugs and snails...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Seed dressings to combat soil insects are now commonly available and may be the most effective control as well as the least disruptive to natural enemies... Natural enemies of helicoverpa include predators of eggs, larvae and pupae, parasites of eggs and larvae and caterpillar diseases... Control may be more difficult in high-yielding thick canopy crops, particularly when larvae are resting under leaf litter at the base of plants...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Seed dressings to combat soil insects are now commonly available and may be the most effective control as well as the least disruptive to natural enemies... Natural enemies of helicoverpa include predators of eggs, larvae and pupae, parasites of eggs and larvae and caterpillar diseases... Control may be more difficult in high-yielding thick canopy crops, particularly when larvae are resting under leaf litter at the base of plants...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Seed dressings to combat soil insects are now commonly available and may be the most effective control as well as the least disruptive to natural enemies... Natural enemies of helicoverpa include predators of eggs, larvae and pupae, parasites of eggs and larvae and caterpillar diseases... Control may be more difficult in high-yielding thick canopy crops, particularly when larvae are resting under leaf litter at the base of plants...
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