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Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Native plants a novel ally

19 Oct 2020

A grain protectant, inspired by an insecticidal molecule found in Australian native flora, is soon to become part of the integrated pest management toolbox. Its low toxicity and new mode...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Personal values underpin pest management decisions

18 Oct 2020

Management decisions, innovative, targeted decision support aids and activities are being designed and delivered to enhance growers’ adoption of integrated...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Dismantling barriers to change

17 Oct 2020

An industry stocktake has determined that lack of knowledge and growers’ attitudes to risk might be impeding their involvement in pest management decisions and their...

Weeds, Pests and Diseases Mite resistance mapping sets up management
Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Cotton bollworm resistance management

15 Oct 2020

Cotton bollworm is a major pest of many grain crops and, together with its ability to develop resistance to an...


Program finds high levels of trust in growers

13 Oct 2020

The first year’s results from a landmark collaborative project across the Australian rural industries have shown high levels of community trust in grain growers. Areas of community uncertainty were also identified that provide opportunities for rural industries to further strengthen community trust to ensure the industry’s sustainability.

Weeds, Pests and Diseases New approaches to invertebrate pest management
Weeds, Pests and Diseases

Technology and mindset changes to drive new pest management era

11 Oct 2020

New research frontiers are being charted to add novel tools to IPM toolkits for invertebrate pest management. This will help...


Comparing lime sources

10 Oct 2020

From a return on investment (ROI) point of view, the ‘best’ lime is the cheapest one that achieves a given...

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