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Dr Melina Miles, Queensland Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) says large numbers of Rutherglen bugs have migrated into cropping regions since early November... "While the exact origin of the bugs is unknown, it is likely they are being carried on storm fronts from inland regions where they have bred up over winter and spring on native host plants," Dr Miles said... Dr Miles says ploughing a deep furrow between the seedling crop and the source of bugs, or a border spray may be sufficient to prevent ongoing infestation...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Melina Miles is a senior entomologist based in Toowoomba... As part of the entomology group she works on developing practical integrated pest management (IPM) strategies for mixed grain and cotton systems... Over the past 10 years Melina has worked on IPM in grains in Victoria and Queensland and on the area-wide management of helicoverpa on the Darling Downs...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Melina Miles is a senior entomologist based in Toowoomba... As part of the entomology group she works on developing practical integrated pest management (IPM) strategies for mixed grain and cotton systems... Over the past 10 years Melina has worked on IPM in grains in Victoria and Queensland and on the area-wide management of helicoverpa on the Darling Downs...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Melina Miles is a senior entomologist based in Toowoomba... As part of the entomology group she works on developing practical integrated pest management (IPM) strategies for mixed grain and cotton systems... Over the past 10 years Melina has worked on IPM in grains in Victoria and Queensland and on the area-wide management of helicoverpa on the Darling Downs...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Insecticides for controlling RGB will kill beneficial insects that may otherwise suppress pests such as helicoverpa, loopers and whitefly.. "Growers should be aware of the potential to increase the populations of other pests as a result of controlling RGB, and they should monitor and manage these other pests " she says... Growers are advised to use a strategic chemical approach for controlling RGB in sunflowers and consider the potential impact on other pests and on beneficial insects...
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