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Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus: Biosecurity lessons from the Northern Territory, Australia

Vegetable growers from the Northern Territory speak about the real and present threat of cucumber green mottle mosaic virus, and about what biosecurity measures they’ve adopted to protect their crops. When the virus first appeared cucurbit growers were put on …

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Integrated Pest Management of vegetable pests: A more sustainable approach

Australian vegetable growers talk about how Integrated Pest Management (IPM) has enhanced the way they achieve new and sustainable results in dealing with potentially ruinous vegetable pests many of which had developed pesticide resistance. Click here to watch the video  …

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The Australian vegetable industry invests in Robotics

Leaders in the field of robotics demonstrate the latest developments in robotics for vegetable producers.  This is not science fiction: the technology is in the pipeline and the user timeframe is in the next few years. Robotics encompass a whole …

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Spray Technology for vegetable growers: A guide to getting it right

Spray application technology expert Scott Mathew explains the fundamentals of effective spray application for vegetable growers. He demonstrates easy and commonsense ways to test the water quality and (lack of) turbidity; water droplet size and density for thorough and even …

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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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