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Catalogue: GRDC Updates
In the first year the trial consisted of four crops (lupin, canola, wheat and barley) planted into a pasture paddock along with self sown strips of pasture... Plant densities and damage by invertebrates was assessed at 14 and 28 days post-seeding... We observed that invertebrate species that are influenced by stubble retention practices such as bronzed field beetle, earwigs, were in higher numbers under crop residues than where stubble was absent...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
MITEY USEFUL GUIDE: The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a Back Pocket Guide to assist growers in correctly identifying crop mites... Cesar entomologist Dr Paul Umina, who collaborated with GRDC in developing the guide, says mites are small in size and often go unnoticed, but are an important pest group attacking Australian grain crops. ".. The guide is designed to assist growers in identifying the most commonly observed mite species found in the southern and western cropping regions," Dr Umina said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The majority of insect species present in these landscapes, especially pests, are good at moving between these habitats and seeking out the resources they need, such as food and shelter for all or part of the year... There is a strong interest in developing integrated pest management (iPm) on a large scale because pests are mobile... Pest suppressive landscapes will have the right mix of habitats that support beneficial insects and allow them to move into crop fields, but discourage the build-up of pests...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The majority of insect species present in these landscapes, especially pests, are good at moving between these habitats and seeking out the resources they need, such as food and shelter for all or part of the year... There is a strong interest in developing integrated pest management (iPm) on a large scale because pests are mobile... Pest suppressive landscapes will have the right mix of habitats that support beneficial insects and allow them to move into crop fields, but discourage the build-up of pests...
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Catalogue: GRDC Factsheets
The majority of insect species present in these landscapes, especially pests, are good at moving between these habitats and seeking out the resources they need, such as food and shelter for all or part of the year... There is a strong interest in developing integrated pest management (iPm) on a large scale because pests are mobile... Pest suppressive landscapes will have the right mix of habitats that support beneficial insects and allow them to move into crop fields, but discourage the build-up of pests...
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Catalogue: GRDC Research Summaries
They are small in size and often go unnoticed mites are one of the most important pest groups attacking Australian grain crops... There are only a few mite species considered major crop pests in Australia... Unfortunately all the mites are relatively similar in appearance and can co-exist in the same area...
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Catalogue: GRDC Media
MITEY USEFUL GUIDE: The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) has released a Back Pocket Guide to assist growers in correctly identifying crop mites... Cesar entomologist Dr Paul Umina, who collaborated with GRDC in developing the guide, says mites are small in size and often go unnoticed, but are an important pest group attacking Australian grain crops. ".. The guide is designed to assist growers in identifying the most commonly observed mite species found in the southern and western cropping regions," Dr Umina said...
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Catalogue: GRDC Updates (West)
Canola planted after pastures had higher numbers of pests and beneficial invertebrates... Canola planted after a cereal crop had the lowest number of redlegged earth mites, but had higher numbers of Balaustium mite and blue oat mite, than canola planted after other crop species... We observed that invertebrate species that are influenced by stubble retention practices such as bronzed field beetle, earwigs, were in higher numbers under crop residues than where stubble was absent...
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Catalogue: GRDC Publications
To prevent population build-up, pesticides used at or after crop emergence should be applied within three weeks of the first appearance of mites, before adults start laying eggs... cOMMOnly ObServeD in grainS crOpS Jan Feb Mar apr May Jun Jul aug Sep Oct nOv Dec Balaustium mite DesCription Balaustium mites grow to 2 mm in length and have a rounded redbrown body with eight red-orange legs... cOMMOnly ObServeD in grainS crOpS Jan Feb Mar apr May Jun Jul aug Sep Oct nOv Dec Bryobia mite DesCription Bryobia mites (also referred to as "Clover mites") are smaller than other commonly occurring pest mites, reaching about 0.75 mm in length as adults...
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Catalogue: Ground Cover
IPM encourages natural enemies at Illabo.. Mr Hopkins, who farms with wife Nicole, encourages plant diversity across his 1040-hectare property near Illabo, New South Wales, where they operate a mixed enterprise... With other nearby landholders whose total property area spans about 8000ha, Mr Hopkins is taking part in an IPM project on pest-suppressive landscapes, which aims to build on previous GRDC-funded work carried out by CSIRO...
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