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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The findings are from a nationally coordinated project supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) which aims to understand which landscape features contribute to the control of pest populations in crops... Ms Micic said that data taken from remnant vegetation in WA showed that insect pests were more likely to be found on weeds, while beneficial species were more likely to be found on native plant species... "Remnant bushland containing few weeds may reduce the number of pest species and at least delay the build-up of pests in crops during the growing season," she said...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Adults and larvae of ladybirds are important predatory insects in most crops, especially early season and when chemicals have not been used against pests... Maculate ladybird Harmonia octomaculata , (three-banded ladybird) adults 6 mm long, larvae are up to 6 mm long... Variable ladybird Coelophora inaequalis , adults 5 mm long, larvae are up to 7 mm long...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Adults and larvae of ladybirds are important predatory insects in most crops, especially early season and when chemicals have not been used against pests... Maculate ladybird Harmonia octomaculata , (three-banded ladybird) adults 6 mm long, larvae are up to 6 mm long... Variable ladybird Coelophora inaequalis , adults 5 mm long, larvae are up to 7 mm long...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Adults and larvae of ladybirds are important predatory insects in most crops, especially early season and when chemicals have not been used against pests... Maculate ladybird Harmonia octomaculata , (three-banded ladybird) adults 6 mm long, larvae are up to 6 mm long... Variable ladybird Coelophora inaequalis , adults 5 mm long, larvae are up to 7 mm long...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Patches of severe crop damage caused by peanut mites... Peanut mites are characterised by their dark green to black oval bodies, light amber legs and habit of falling to the ground when disturbed... Peanut mite damage to leaves may be confused with stippling caused by vegetable jassids but is much finer...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Patches of severe crop damage caused by peanut mites... Peanut mites are characterised by their dark green to black oval bodies, light amber legs and habit of falling to the ground when disturbed... Peanut mite damage to leaves may be confused with stippling caused by vegetable jassids but is much finer...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Patches of severe crop damage caused by peanut mites... Peanut mites are characterised by their dark green to black oval bodies, light amber legs and habit of falling to the ground when disturbed... Peanut mite damage to leaves may be confused with stippling caused by vegetable jassids but is much finer...
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