IPM expert Russell Fox discusses trapping for Codling Moth, biofix and the Codling Moth phenology model.
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biofix, codling moth, codling moth emergence
Russel Fox outlines how to trap codling moth and discusses lures, traps and mating disruption in the below video.
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biofix, codling moth, codling moth traps and lures, mating disruption
This Autumn the following question was posed to our Community of Practice: How does mating disruption affect trap counts and thresholds for spraying? What are … Read More
codling moth, Light Brown Apple Moth (LBAM), mating disruption, oriental fruit moth (OFM)
In an IPM system it is usually as we approach Pink Lady maturity that we start seeing the worst of the fruit damage. This autumn, … Read More
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
It’s important that apple and pear growers do not panic about Fall Armyworm. Although apples and pears have been listed as a host, information from … Read More
When monitoring for Loopers, the first thing David Williams does when he walks into a block is have a look at the trees.
“If I can … Read More
Earwigs, everyone knows them, but most people hate them. That said, they are probably one of the best predators in your orchard!
Why are they so … Read More
beneficial predators, codling moth, earwigs, LBAM, wooly aphid
The brown marmorated stink bug is an exotic plant pest that is a high priority for Australia. This economically damaging pest that could attack over … Read More
Brown marmorated stink bug, exotic pest
Pheromone traps are commonly used to monitor for lightbrown apple moth (LBAM). In Western Australia another species, western fruit moth (WFM), occurs. While these species … Read More
LBAM, light brown apple moth, Western Australia, western fruit moth(WFM)