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.
Organisational culture is hard to pinpoint, however, intrinsically most of us know if an organisation, institution, or business is a good place to work. We know if 'this is the right thing to do'.
Pheromones are a special kind of perfume. The most well known are those produced by female moths to attract males.
Pheromones can work well as control agents against small moths where mated females don’t fly too far.
They are useless as control agents for large moths like Heliothis and armyworms that fly hundreds of kilometres in a night and mate outside any area treated with a pheromone disruption agent.
This is a tale of how certain floral perfumes have been developed for these long–distance fliers, some of which are important pests.
Even when harvest is over, fruit trees are working hard, preparing for winter dormancy and the spring to come.
It’s an opportune time to replenish your tree crops nutrients and to ensure that when spring arrives, your crop has woken from its winter hibernation with its roots and storage tissues ready for the next seasons growth.
Research on fruit trees began at Tatura 80 years ago. In this article we look at the early years: the war years 1939 to 1945