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Emergency chemical permit to protect Lower EP canola crop Lower Eyre Peninsula canola growers have welcomed an emergency permit to use an insecticide to combat the destructive diamondback moth (DBM) this growing season... The emergency permit, issued by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), provides growers with the means to prevent significant crop losses, should DBM again develop into a serious crop threat this season... LEADA spokesman Mark Modra says the 45,000 hectare (67,000 tonne) canola crop on Lower EP is currently valued at around $40 million. "..
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The South East Premium Wheat Growers Association (SEPWA) has described as a fantastic result the granting of an emergency permit allowing Western Australian canola growers to use an alternative insecticide to combat diamondback moth (DBM)... "The emergency permit gives us another tool to combat resistance in this pest," he said... "The WA oilseed industry has a strong track record of complying with APVMA permit conditions, and I am confident that grower compliance will remain high for the specific requirements contained on the permit," Mr Goddard said...
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