You are here

problematic pest

Catalogue: GRDC Media
While decent autumn rains have been welcomed by many grain growers in the southern cropping region, they have also heralded the arrival of numerous invertebrate pests... Mites, earwigs, fleas, weevils, slugs and snails are appearing in agricultural areas of Victoria and southern New South Wales, according to the PestFacts south-eastern electronic news service which is supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Redlegged earth mites are now predicted to be hatching in many cooler regions, early sightings of blue oat mites (Riverina and north-east Victoria) and Bryobia mites (Riverina) are also being reported, as are earwigs (NSW south-west Slopes), lucerne flea (north-east Victoria and Riverina), weevils (NSW Central Tablelands), black keeled slugs (NSW Riverina) and small pointed snails (western Victoria)...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
While decent autumn rains have been welcomed by many grain growers in the southern cropping region, they have also heralded the arrival of numerous invertebrate pests... Mites, earwigs, fleas, weevils, slugs and snails are appearing in agricultural areas of Victoria and southern New South Wales, according to the PestFacts south-eastern electronic news service which is supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... Redlegged earth mites are now predicted to be hatching in many cooler regions, early sightings of blue oat mites (Riverina and north-east Victoria) and Bryobia mites (Riverina) are also being reported, as are earwigs (NSW south-west Slopes), lucerne flea (north-east Victoria and Riverina), weevils (NSW Central Tablelands), black keeled slugs (NSW Riverina) and small pointed snails (western Victoria)...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
The weather is not the only unknown factor likely to influence this year's winter crop yields - invertebrate pests could also eat into tonnages and profits... To assist growers and their advisers in remaining up-to-date with advice on problematic pests, a valuable source of timely information is again being made available through a program funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... "Each year, growers are confronted with new and recurring pest problems, and it is vital that those issues are recognised and addressed in a timely manner," Mr Pengilley said...
Related categories:
Catalogue: GRDC Media
The weather is not the only unknown factor likely to influence this year's winter crop yields - invertebrate pests could also eat into tonnages and profits... To assist growers and their advisers in remaining up-to-date with advice on problematic pests, a valuable source of timely information is again being made available through a program funded by the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC)... With a focus on pests of broad-acre grain crops and pastures, PestFacts SA and Western Victoria is co-ordinated by Bill Kimber and colleagues at the SA Research and Development Institute (SARDI) Entomology Unit...
Related categories: