Pests, 11 Oct 2020
New research frontiers are being charted to add novel tools to IPM toolkits for invertebrate pest management. This will help combat increasing insecticide resistance and meet tightening pesticide regulatory requirements.
Pests, 22 Sep 2020
Scientists have developed a new tool to take action against Russian wheat aphid (RWA).
Pests, 20 Sep 2020
University of Melbourne postgraduate student Josh Douglas has helped demystify the factors contributing to pest outbreaks and crop damage that could help guide management options for growers. Dr Douglas examined four insect species as part of his PhD thesis, co-invested by GRDC and CSIRO, from 2014 –19. These pest species included the Portuguese millipede, a species of slater called the common pill-bug, redlegged earth mite and blue oat mite.
Pests, 02 Sep 2020
Australian researchers are more confident the Russian wheat aphid (RWA) pest does not pose a major threat to winter cereal crops if growers understand how to manage it effectively.
Pests, 10 Jul 2020
iMapPESTS project releases sophisticated prototype machines for multi-sector pest surveillance
Pests, 03 Jul 2020
SA growers are watching unusual caterpillar and moth activity on the back of conducive weather conditions.
Pests, 03 Jun 2020
Advice to get control strategies right as rain and cool weather spark redlegged earth mite activity in west and north.
Weeds, 28 May 2020
Testing of lucerne fleas from southern Australia has found no evidence of insecticide resistance.
Pests, 23 May 2020
High-impact pest control program announced by GRDC to control grain insect pests.
Weeds, 18 May 2020
Testing by researchers reveals no signs of insecticide resistance in the costly lucerne flea.