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Establishing native vegetation in orchard inter-rows to create habitat for beneficials is not an easy undertaking.
As part of a PIPS 3 research project, (AP19002 Stengthening … Read More
beneficial insects, inter row planting, native vegetation
Agriculture Victoria researchers in the IPDM Cultural and Biological control project are collecting soil samples from trial plots at the Tatura Smart Farm in Victoria … Read More
beneficials, native vegetation
A whole ‘system’ approach is required for fruit fly management. By this we mean:
Protein bait sprays
The Manage Queensland Fruit fly brochure from Hort Innovation … Read More
bait spray, baiting, male annihilation, MAT, protein bait sprays, QFF, Queensland fruit fly
Hort Innovation has kicked off the third Apple and Pear industry Productivity, Irrigation, Pests and Soils (PIPS3) program. The program covers apple and pear orchards … Read More
IPDM project, PIPS 3
Agricultural chemicals relied on by orchardists continue to be reviewed, resulting in changes to regulations domestically, and internationally. The cancellation or modification of use of … Read More
Some orchards spray for light brown apple moth (LBAM) very early in the season – often when they catch the first LBAM.
However the ideal time … Read More
LBAM, light brown apple moth
WATCHOUT in the Orchard
So, you got through flowering ok and now have a crop to worry about? Try the WATCHOUT acronym to help you focus … Read More
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If you have seen LBAM (larvae or adults) in the field our research team at Agriculture Victoria are very keen to hear from you.
As part … Read More
LBAM, Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM)
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
A national Apple and Pear Integrated Pest and Disease Management (IPDM) project led by Agriculture Victoria, funded through Hort Innovation, is conducting a follow up … Read More
Russel Fox outlines how to trap codling moth and discusses lures, traps and mating disruption in the below video.
Also see Russell discussing Codling Moth … Read More
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