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Masters or PhD opportunity at the University of Melbourne

12 May 2017 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

Help control the vegetable leafminer, a major quarantine threat for our food production systems

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Redlegged earth mite insecticide resistance discovery

11 Apr 2017 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

Scientists have for the first time discovered insecticide resistance in redlegged earth mite (RLEM) in the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) southern cropping region.

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Not all insecticide resistance is created equal in green peach aphid

17 Mar 2017 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

While neonicotinoid resistance has been detected in green peach aphid in Australia, you won’t experience complete control failures…yet.

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cesar and SARDI entomologists keep industry up to date on Russian wheat aphid

15 Aug 2016 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

The story of Russian wheat aphid (RWA) in Australia is rapidly evolving with reports of the pest arising in new locations on a weekly basis. cesar is on the forefront of delivering RWA updates in south-eastern Australia. Recently, Drs.

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Know your aphid; learn to spot Russian wheat aphid with the latest Back Pocket Guide

12 Jul 2016 | Filed under sustainable agriculture

The recent incursion of Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) has served as a timely reminder of the importance of correct aphid identification.