Our Sustainable Agriculture team currently has an exciting opporunity for a Senior Research Scientist who is genuinely passionate about working within agriculture and the environment.
30 Sep 2013 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
Insecticide use is not just an environmental issue it is now becoming a financial issue. Insect management in grain crops currently relies heavily on insecticides. The success of insecticide use is becoming increasingly challenged with the development of resistance in insects as well as the regulatory withdrawal of a number...
04 Jul 2013 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
Recent research led by cesar has found the extent of insecticide resistance in green peach aphids has escalated across Australia. This research has demonstrated widespread resistance to synthetic pyrethroids and organophosphates exists in Victoria, South Australia, New South Wales and Queensland.
13 May 2013 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
The PestFacts south-eastern service is underway for another winter growing season. This free service is an opportunity for farmers and farm advisers to keep up-to-date about emerging invertebrate pest issues. It is supported by the Grains Research and Development Corporation.
05 Feb 2013 | Filed under sustainable agriculture
cesar's Dr Paul Umina was recently interviewed by GRDC's GroundCover TV about the emerging issue of insecticide resistance in the redlegged earth mite (RLEM).