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Preparing for the vegetable leafminer, an emerging biosecurity threat to Australian agriculture

04 Jul 2017

cesar is at the forefront of a project addressing a new and significant biosecurity threat to Australia’s vegetable, nursery and melon industries: the vegetable leafminer (VLM, Liriomyza sativae).

Masters or PhD opportunity at the University of Melbourne

12 May 2017

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

Redlegged earth mite insecticide resistance discovery

11 Apr 2017

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.

Not all insecticide resistance is created equal in green peach aphid

17 Mar 2017

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

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

15 Aug 2016

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.