A newly imported Mastrus ridens colony may hold the key to future successful establishment of this parasitic wasp, an important biological control tool in the long-term management … Read More
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Australian Pome fruit orchardists vary in their tolerance of fruit damage and appearance of the fruit. The most important measure of success is the marketable … Read More
IPDM, IPDM monitoring, IPM
Renowned entomologist David Williams from Agriculture Victoria will be visiting the Adelaide Hills on Tuesday 3rd December to run an IPDM orchard walk with Paul … Read More
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The popular Agriculture Victoria publication Pests of Pome and Stone Fruit and their Predators and Parasitoids – A Pocket guide is now available as an e-book.
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Pests, Useful Tools
Daniel Nicoletti, Stanthorpe QLD:
What are the main IPDM issues being focussed on?
Main issues are mites, mealybugs, and QFF. Codling moth is no longer an issue.
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Case Study Orchards, QLD
Monitoring the populations of pests, diseases, weeds, and beneficial organisms such as predators and parasitoid wasps is an important component of implementing integrated pest, disease … Read More
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IPDM is integrated pest and disease management. More simply, IPDM involves evaluating your pest problems and then developing a systems approach to manage the problems … Read More