Late autumn is the ideal time to apply biological inoculants and stimulants to tree crops to promote the rapid breakdown of leaf litter, crop trash and prunings whilst also reducing the opportunity for disease overwintering.
To get good mite control: Plan your potential spray program around pesticides that have minimal impact on biological control agents.
In the 1970s, the industry was facing a difficult time with increasing costs, returns for fruit rising slowly, and uncertain markets.
Bacterial blossom blast & leaf spotting—Pseudomonas syringae pv syringae (Pss) occurs naturally on a wide range of plant species.
Application of Waiken gives apple and cherry growers greater control over bud break, flowering and time of maturity.
Grochem product highlights: Peregrine, Garrison Rapid, Grochem Dodine, Bee Scent (plus Stamina, Pearl).
Transtak® Engineering & Equipment produce a great range of aluminium ladders and stools for the fruit grower.
Producing rootstocks for the agricultural industries, Rootstock Services prides itself on both quality and quantity of product.
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.