Monthly Archives: January 2017

Fruit fly management for vegetable growers

Fruit fly management for vegetable growers

Fruit flies are recognised as one of the world’s most serious pests for horticulture. They can breed rapidly, disperse widely and successfully infest most fruit and fruiting vegetables. The larvae not only destroy infested fruit, but are a major quarantine issue for both domestic and international markets. See five new videos that will explain how to manage fruit flies, and also the new Fruit fly management for vegetable growers handbook, both outputs of the project.

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Big N Application

Anhydrous ammonia for vegetable crops: Could it be a viable proposition?

                Anhydrous ammonia has long been used as a preplant and side dressing fertiliser in the cotton and grain industries. It results in a high retention of nitrogen in the soil, reduced leaching …

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