The 2020-21 edition of the Orchard plant protection guide for deciduous fruits in NSW is the latest in a series of similar publications from NSW Department … Read More
plant protection guide
Resources, Useful Tools
Apple and pear industry advisors who provide integrated pest and disease management (IPDM) services to orchardists are invited to join the Australian Apple and Pear … Read More
Hort Innovation has supported a third Apple and Pear industry Productivity, Irrigation, Pests and Soils (PIPS3) program. The PIPS3 Program research effort will place greater … Read More
Codling moth larvae will be breaking diapause, pupating and then emerging as adult moths over the next few months. It is important to note that … Read More
codling moth, codling moth emergence
Understanding biofix and 1st and 2nd generation spray dates is key to controlling Codling Moth (CM) and Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM). Here we look … Read More
biofix, codling moth, light brown apple moth, spray predictions
First symptoms seen on infected buds a few days after they open.
Symptoms appear on expanding leaves as a small white-grey lesions that have powdery fungal … Read More
apple powdery mildew, powdery mildew
Apple dimple bugs are being seen in high numbers in some areas this spring. Damage is caused by the bugs feeding on the ovaries of … Read More
ADB, apple dimple bug, apple dimpling bug
In KirupTerry Martella had recognised that some of his mite problems from previous seasons may have been due to the disruptive effects of Klartan sprayed … Read More
case study orchard
Case Study Orchards, WA
In Western Australia Mark Scott had been experiencing issues with Bryobia mites, apple dimpling bug, WAA, and snails.
Mark used ducks to control the snails. They … Read More
In Lenswood Kym Green is transitioning to organic certification after practicing biodynamic principles for several years.
He had no problems with WAA or apple scab in … Read More
Case Study Orchards, SA