Pests and diseases

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Soil Borne Disease Video Series

Welcome to a series of 6 new videos presented by Dr Len Tesoriero on how to manage common soil borne diseases of vegetable crops. Click on the titles to play the videos.   Summer Root Rot           Club …

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Redback factsheet

Managing the risk of redback spiders in broccoli crops

                          Recently redback spiders have been turning up in broccoli. This mainly occurs between January and June, and from customers in all Australian states, suggesting this is not …

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Biosecurity VegNET Video

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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IPM VegNET Video

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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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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