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When you can see symptoms of delayed foliation it is too late and the damage has been done.

Published in Crop/Growth management

One chance in 15 years because it's only at planting that crown gall can be controlled.

Published in Disease

Hormones such as auxin are normally moved from apical shoots to the root system to encourage root development. Pruning removes these apical shoots and as a result, decreases root development.

Published in Crop/Growth management

Fungicides, herbicides and insecticides are all pesticides used in plant protection.

Published in Disease

In many ways, the methods used to control of OFF are similar to the methods used for Q fly.

Published in Pests

Root growth in the spring is all important, especially for newly–planted orchards where the roots set the scene for tree establishment.
The earlier the roots start to grow, the greater the root mass will become.

Published in Nutrition

G.J. Dix & Sons Pty Ltd (Dix Engineering) is based in Renmark South Australia and has worked with the agriculture industries for many years.
Dix Engineering’s capabilities are a result of investing in resources, rewarding and training personnel appropriately, committing to project timelines and completing tasks to a high standard at all times.

Published in Packing/packaging

Application of Waiken gives apple and cherry growers greater control over bud break, flowering and time of maturity.
Depending on when it is applied, it can be used to bring forward, or to delay bud-break.

Published in Crop/Growth management

FELCO 211 is lightweight, ergonomic and powerful, and particularly well suited for use in orchards, vineyards and landscaping. The FELCO 211 is a new range of loppers that offer an effective solution for cutting the toughest of branches with diameters up to 35 mm. 

Published in Tools

Lightweight and improved, the 2018 Campagnola Cobra Pro tackles repetitive hard cuts effortlessly. A new slimline motor has reduced the grip diameter, significantly improving operator comfort.

Published in Tools

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