Agriculture Victoria research conducted in the Goulburn Valley developed a more accurate and reliable threshold based on the cumulative number of leaf-infested days.
Root restriction provides orchardists with a useful tool for tree growth manipulation.
While this article discusses the effects on bumblebees, the same factors are also having an effect on our honey bees, and probably our native bees and pollinators as well.
The crop protection industry has relied on synthetic broad spectrum pesticides that are effective, relatively inexpensive and easy to apply.
It sure has been a blistering beginning to 2018, with the country experiencing its third-warmest January on record and some locations registering their highest ever January temperatures.
As AgriBLUSH™ enters its third season of use in the Victorian apple industry, it is important to review a number of aspects regarding grower expectations and storage observations.