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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: NVT Online Papers
Advice concerning the significance and control of the more common pests, or potential pests, of these crops is presented... Value of the crop (high value crops cannot sustain too much damage as a small loss in yield or quality could mean a large financial loss), the cost of the spray and its application and the likely yield or quality benefit gained from control... Crop monitoring Ongoing monitoring of crops and surrounding vegetation is essential to determine the presence of both pests and predators, and when, if any, intervention is required to keep pests at an acceptable level or, if feasible, boost predator numbers by introducing them into the system...
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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 Final Reports
Our surveys have shown that WCMs are typically found wherever wheat is grown... The distribution of balaustium and bryobia mites has been completed throughout southern Australia (WA, SA, Vic and NSW)... The results suggest that omethoate and chlorpyrifos will be the most effective broad-spectrum pesticides for control of bryobia mites, although problems are likely to occur for other registered pesticides...
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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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