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.
Writing about cherry nutrition this month was prompted by a project undertaken in Tasmania: Optimizing nutrient management in cherries*.
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.
More consistency in fruit size, better skin retention, and greater yield and quality can be achieved using Agrisilica™.