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neonicotinoid insecticide

Catalogue: GRDC 2014 Research Summaries
In August 2012 the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) announced that it would conduct a review to look at the use of Neonicotinoid insecticides in Australia (http://www.apvma.gov.au/news_media/chemicals/neonics.php)This work included a consideration of current data requirements for testing of insecticides and the adequacy of current bee warnings on pesticide product labels... One of the draft recommendations arising from the APVMA "s overview report stated.. The APVMA in partnership with other agencies should consider holding a 1-day symposium for a wide range of stakeholders...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Destroying the green bridge of weeds and volunteer crops during summer is a key tactic for reducing aphid and virus risks to canola plantings in 2016... Weeds such as wild radish, wild turnip and marshmallow and volunteer canola plants can host big populations of insects, including aphid vectors for viruses, and should be controlled in the lead-up to sowing... Dr Paul Umina, of cesar and The University of Melbourne, said western region growers should particularly monitor infestations of green peach aphids (GPA - Myzus persicae ) in coming months, especially after significant rainfall events...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
Destroying the green bridge of weeds and volunteer crops during summer is a key tactic for reducing aphid and virus risks to canola plantings in 2016... Weeds such as wild radish, wild turnip and marshmallow and volunteer canola plants can host big populations of insects, including aphid vectors for viruses, and should be controlled in the lead-up to sowing... Dr Paul Umina, of cesar and The University of Melbourne, said western region growers should particularly monitor infestations of green peach aphids (GPA - Myzus persicae ) in coming months, especially after significant rainfall events...
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