Topic: capeweed

Broad-Leaved Weeds Support Orchard Pests

Broad-leaved weeds such as capeweed Arctotheca calendula, marshmallow Malva parviflora, and fat hen Chenopodium album are common throughout Australian fruit growing areas. These plants often support pest species such as lightbrown apple moth, harlequin bugs, and thrips. Control of the weeds will help reduce prevalence of the pests.
Weed control should […]