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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the service is of particular value when pest issues emerge during the winter growing season and when prompt identification and circulation of advisory information is required... "PestFacts subscribers provide pest reports and field observations on the appearance and distribution of invertebrate pests across south-eastern Australia," Mr Shannon said... Mr Shannon said being informed and alerted by signing up to the PestFacts service should be a priority for growers and advisers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Southern Regional Panel chair David Shannon says the service is of particular value when pest issues emerge during the winter growing season and when prompt identification and circulation of advisory information is required... "PestFacts subscribers provide pest reports and field observations on the appearance and distribution of invertebrate pests across south-eastern Australia," Mr Shannon said... Mr Shannon said being informed and alerted by signing up to the PestFacts service should be a priority for growers and advisers...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
New findings on the biology and control of Mandalotus weevils including insecticide trials.. In recent seasons, wetter weather patterns and some good winter rainfall has largely reduced pest pressure on established crops in winter and spring, and in both 2010 and 2011 there were fewer reports of damage from spring pests such as aphids, diamondback moth, and native budworm (Table 1)... Efficacy was assessed by releasing marked weevils after the plots had been treated with insecticide (within 28 hours) into cages in the centre of plots for 7 days and afterwards assessing recovered weevils as alive, moribund (unable to feed) or dead...
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