Research on fruit trees began at Tatura 80 years ago.
In this article we look at the 'Golden Era', 1973 to 1983—a decade of achievements.
A survey of growers, in all Victorian production areas, demonstrated that more than 92% of growers used pest monitoring to inform their spraying decisions and 57% used consultants for advice on pest management based on their monitoring results.
For apple or pear scab to occur, the leaves or fruit must remain wet over a long enough period to allow germination of the fungal spores that cause the disease.
Providing trees with adequate nutrition after harvest has been proven to dramatically increase the performance of next year's crop.
Croptracker is pleased to announce Harvest Quality Vision™ (HQV), developed with the aim to revolutionize orchard harvests.
Peakfresh recently released two new products that are set to revolutionise packaging for fresh produce.
Soil solution analysis will help growers to identify problems before they have any significant impact, and will enable them to modify nutrition and/or irrigation practices within the growing season and avert possible decline to their crops.
Bryobia mites are brownish, flattened mites with very long front legs.