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ABC's Catalyst investigates the mountain pygmy possum

23 Apr 2012 | Filed under wildlife ecology, genetic insights, company announcements

Last week the humble little Australian mountain pygmy-possum was taken from the boulder fields of Victoria’s alpine region and into the lounge rooms of ABC’s Catalyst audiences. If you missed the show, you can still view the 6 minute story via Catalyst's website.

Learn about IPM - Workshop 16th April - Registrations Open

30 Mar 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

In partnership with BCG, cesar's Sustainable Agriculture team will be delivering an insect pest identification and management workshop. The workshop will be held in Nhil Victoria and will introduce farmers, agronomists and consultants to the principles of successful IPM implementation. Key topics to be covered include mites, aphids, slugs and snails –...

Platypus breeding in Werribee

30 Mar 2012 | Filed under wildlife ecology

Over the past decade, platypus populations in the Werribee River have been under threat from a variety of environmental and anthropogenic disturbances including the long-term drought experienced throughout south-eastern Australia, extraction of water for urban and agricultural use, fragmentation of populations by weirs, habitat degradation, litter, and predation.

genetics to play key role in managing virus affected blacklip abalone populations

29 Feb 2012 | Filed under genetic insights

Abalone is a valuable export commodity in Australia supporting a commercial fishery worth approximately $250 million per annum. The blacklip abalone, Haliotis rubra, is the primary target species of the fishery with a distribution extending along the southern coastline of Australia from Western Australia to New South Wales, including Tasmania.

pestIQ is here!

29 Feb 2012 | Filed under sustainable agriculture, company announcements

cesar is pleased to announce the launch of pestIQ, an intelligent online tool designed with farmers and advisors in mind. With an indepth database of insect pests, insecticides, monitoring techniques and user friendly functionality pestIQ is the "go to tool" for finding information critical to making the best insect pest management decisions.