The woolly apple aphid (WAA) Eriosoma lanigerum is a serious pest of apple production in all Australian fruit growing regions. It can affect all parts … Read More
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Orchardist Ian Cathels participated in an APAL Future Orchard monitoring trial looking at earwig control of woolly apple aphid (WAA).
“We observed earwigs numbers were very … Read More
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Woolly Apple Aphid are on the move!
Here’s an interesting observation from Batlow this week. I established earwig shelters (made from corrugated cardboard) in several blocks … Read More
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Jeremy, Michael and Sharon Smart
Tingira Orchard, Batlow
What are the main IPDM issues being focussed on?
Focus on Woolly Apple Aphid (WAA) and Codling Moth (CM) … Read More
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Case Study Orchards, NSW
At this time of year woolly apple aphid colonies will be starting to expand as crawlers emerging from overwintering sites on the roots, begin to … Read More
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Pruning is an opportunity to monitor for diseases and pests so you are ahead of the game later in the season. Take a moment to … Read More
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Out of a recent survey and discussions at workshops in August the most mentioned pests of concern in Western Australia were med fly, weevils, woolly aphids, … Read More
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