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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
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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
In the Adelaide Hills at Ashton Joe Ceravolo had participated in the release of the codling moth parasitoid Mastrus ridens in May 2018 as part … Read More
John Evans considered the pests and diseases in his Tasmanian orchard were under control, despite some edge issues with codling moth, and he used a … Read More
Case Study Orchards, TAS
In the Yarra Valley David Finger had identified codling moth and apple scab as the main concerns in the netted Granny Smith block used for … Read More
Case Study Orchards, Vic
In Queensland Daniel Nicoletti started the season with the orchard suffering from the effects of long-term drought and facing the driest year on record. Mites … Read More
Case Study Orchards, QLD
In Batlow Jeremy Smart identified woolly apple aphid (WAA) as his major focus, followed by codling moth and apple scab.
Jeremy used mating disruption backed up … Read More
Case Study Orchards, NSW
Apple dimpling bug (ADB) Campylomma liebknechti can be a serious pest of apples on the Australian mainland. This is not the bug that causes similar … Read More
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Russell Fox discusses how an IPM approach to post harvest care of orchards can help control Two Spotted Mite (TSM) by providing habitat for beneficial … Read More
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