Pests

The wonder of biological control

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Links in an ecosystem are amazing, and a fundamental approach in IPM is to tackle the weakest link.

Manage fruit fly with Fruition

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With Queensland fruit fly already on the move in warmer growing areas, AgNova Technologies is reminding growers about its innovative Fruition Traps which were successfully launched last year.

Grandex for biological control of Codling moth & Oriental fruit moth

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IPM–focused apple and pear growers, and organic producers will be happy to hear that Grandex Granulosis virus is in reseller fridges as a biological control tool for the management of not just Codling Moth but also Oriental Fruit Moth.

NZ research: IFP as good as organic for biodiversity

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A study by New Zealand Plant & Food Research scientists shows that Integrated Fruit Production (IFP) can work just as well as organic growing methods for biodiversity.

OCP's innovative products for Aussie growers

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  Over the past couple of decades OCP have been developing—and APVMA registering—a range of low risk pesticides that meet the needs of both IPDM focused conventional and organic growers.

SST: a key solutions provider for hort industries

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SST is a key solutions provider for the agricultural and horticultural industries.

'Fishing' for codling moth

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For the past decade, researchers led by James Miller, Ph.D., at Michigan State University (MSU) have been refining our understanding of how insects move and interact with pheromone traps.

Spiders: key predators (part 2)

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If you practice IPM, what better ally is there than this group of predators?

Peach fruit moth—major pest of apples in Asia (part 2)

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Peach moth (Carposina sasakii) is a major pest of apples & an occasional pest of peach throughout China, Korea and Japan. It is also a pest of jujube, another important tree fruit crop in China.

Spiders: key predators

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If you practice IPM, what better ally is there than this group of predators?

Peach fruit moth - major pest of apples in Asia

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Peach moth (Carposina sasakii) is a major pest of apples & an occasional pest of peach throughout China, Korea and Japan.

Woolly Aphid (part 4)

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White, cotton-like masses represent a serious pest of apples in Australia: the woolly aphid.

Thrips warn each other of danger

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How dangerous is the enemy coming your way? Some animals warn each other so that they can flee. 

Starting small—spotted wing drosophila (part 2)

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Spotted wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii) is a close relative of the common vinegar fly. It was unheard of in China until about five years ago.

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