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.
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.
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.
21 Jun 2016 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
The green peach aphid (GPA) is a serious crop damage threat to farmers in Australia. The aphids cause damage by feeding and transmitting viruses. As part of project VG12109 – Management of insecticide resistance in the green peach aphid (funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited and the Australian Government), cesar...
19 Apr 2016 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
The prevalence of insecticide resistance in Australia, particularly in pests affecting grain crops, is increasing at an alarming rate. This is the conclusion reached in a Status Report on Insecticide Resistance in Australia, which has just been released by the Grains Pest Advisory Committee (GPAC).