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Catalogue: GRDC Media
'Be alert, not alarmed' is the message to grain growers across Queensland and New South Wales when it comes to mice activity this winter... Recent reports suggest that mouse numbers have been moderate to high in areas of northern NSW and on the Darling Downs and growers are being urged to monitor populations and activity during and after sowing of this year's winter crops... Qualitative observations from the paddock are a critical part of ensuring that the surveillance data is up-to-date, extensive and useful, and growers and advisors are urged to report and map mouse presence, absence and level of activity through the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) supported MouseAlert website and app so others can see the scale and extent of localised mouse activity...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
GRDC Mouse Broadcast Warns of Mice Persisting till Autumn.. The broadcast featured a video discussion with key experts from the National Mouse Management Working Group and the regulator the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), who responded to questions sent from growers and industry members viewing from their computers around Australia... The innovative technology allows GRDC to get even closer to growers and respond quickly to their questions and issues, in this case the changing situation in mouse numbers and control," she said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
The broadcast featured a video discussion with key experts from the National Mouse Management Working Group and the regulator the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA), who responded to questions sent from growers and industry members viewing from their computers around Australia... The innovative technology allows GRDC to get even closer to growers and respond quickly to their questions and issues, in this case the changing situation in mouse numbers and control," she said... Questions from growers viewing the broadcast included what to look for in their crops, and whether emergency permits for regional bait mixing would be extended...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Richard Konzag using the Mouse Alert app.. Pest monitoring and management authorities warn that mice can cause damage to booting heads and maturing plants, so growers should keep a close eye on their crops as they develop grain... "In Victoria, mouse abundance is generally low across the Mallee and Wimmera regions, but growers should be vigilant as crops mature," said Dr Brown, who is involved in mouse-monitoring programs funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in collaboration with Landcare Research New Zealand, CSIRO and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries through the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (IACRC)...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Richard Konzag using the Mouse Alert app.. Pest monitoring and management authorities warn that mice can cause damage to booting heads and maturing plants, so growers should keep a close eye on their crops as they develop grain... "In Victoria, mouse abundance is generally low across the Mallee and Wimmera regions, but growers should be vigilant as crops mature," said Dr Brown, who is involved in mouse-monitoring programs funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) in collaboration with Landcare Research New Zealand, CSIRO and the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries through the Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (IACRC)...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
Monitoring during autumn has shown that mouse numbers have remained low in many grain-growing regions across the country, but the pests have potential to cause damage at seeding in South Australia and Queensland ( Figure 1 )... The GRDC-funded study has forecast high levels of mouse pressure at sowing on SA's Eyre and Yorke peninsulas and the Northern Adelaide Plains, prompting many growers to bait with zinc phosphide... Modelling also forecasts high mouse numbers on Queensland's central Darling Downs...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Photograph showing a number of mice huddled together.. Mice are considered pests because of their diet, reproductive capacity and gnawing behaviour... A limited number of rodenticides can be used in grain, legume, canola, safflower, nut, sugarcane, macadamia, pineapple, sweet potato crops, pasture, and banana plantations...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Photograph showing a number of mice huddled together.. Mice are considered pests because of their diet, reproductive capacity and gnawing behaviour... A limited number of rodenticides can be used in grain, legume, canola, safflower, nut, sugarcane, macadamia, pineapple, sweet potato crops, pasture, and banana plantations...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Photograph showing a number of mice huddled together.. Mice are considered pests because of their diet, reproductive capacity and gnawing behaviour... A limited number of rodenticides can be used in grain, legume, canola, safflower, nut, sugarcane, macadamia, pineapple, sweet potato crops, pasture, and banana plantations...
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Catalogue: Broadacre Field Crops DAFF QLD
Photograph showing a number of mice huddled together.. Mice are considered pests because of their diet, reproductive capacity and gnawing behaviour... A limited number of rodenticides can be used in grain, legume, canola, safflower, nut, sugarcane, macadamia, pineapple, sweet potato crops, pasture, and banana plantations...
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