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It’s not always disease. Physiological damage to cereals.

Physiological yellowing in barley, photo: Steven Simpfendorfer, NSW DPI
Cold weather can cause a physiological response in crops leading cereal leaves to turn yellow and barley to develop brown spots. These can be easily confused with disease symptoms and there can be a temptation to respond with a fungicide. It is […]

Resistant redlegged earthmites – status update WA

Entomologist Svetlana Micic from the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia provides update on the status of resistant redlegged earthmites in WA. She outlines the current situation, management options and resistance testing for 2015.
For resistance testing (WA only) please contact svetlana.micic@agric.wa.gov.au.