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Acoustic detection of melolonthine larvae in Australian sugarcane
Decision support systems have been developed for risk analysis and management of root-feeding white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) in Queensland, Australia, sugarcane (Saccharum spp.), based partly on ...
Quantifying spatial movement of the greyback cane beetle in the sugarcane landscape: data available and research needs.
This paper presents data and information currently available on the ecology of the greyback beetle and proposes several research actions and new technologies to further study the flight pattern of this beetle on a landscape scale.
Efficacy of BioCaneTM against southern one-year canegrub, Antitrogus consanguineus
Efficacy of BioCaneTM against southern one-year canegrub was demonstrated in field trials for at least 2 years after application to soil at 5 g/m of cane row, the application rate currently registered for its use against ...
Acoustic characteristics of dynastid beetle stridulations
Oryctes rhinoceros (L.) (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) causes economically important damage to ornamental and commercial coconut palm trees in the western Pacific region that could be mitigated significantly by ...
Effect of fungicides and insecticides applied during planting of sugarcane on viability of Metarhizium anisopliae and its efficacy against white grubs.
The entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium anisopliae (Metschnikoff) Sorokin is used for control of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in sugarcane fields in Queensland, Australia. Eight fungicides and three liquid ...
International activities to minimise industry losses from exotic pests and diseases.
The project incorporates specific surveys of PNG, northern Australia, Indonesia and Torres Strait/Cape York plus research on key pests and diseases in the region. This paper reports on the results obtained from three of ...
Evaluation of an application procedure for Metarhizium anisopliae in sugarcane ratoons for control of the whitegrub Dermolepida albohirtum
Options for management of D. albohirtum would be broadened if M. anisopliae could also be effectively applied in ratoon crops. We evaluated the efficacy of spores of M. anisopliae sprayed as an aqueous suspension into two ...
Wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae) identity, monitoring and damage in sugarcane.
Baits of rolled oats were tested as a method for detecting wireworms in preplant fallows. In 1995 at Bundaberg, the reduction in crop establishment when treatment was withheld was positively correlated with the catch of ...
Farming practices for managing Inopus rubriceps (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) in sugarcane in Australia
Larvae of the sugarcane soldier fly, Inopus rubriceps (Macquart), attack the roots of sugarcane in Australia, reducing crop yields and forcing the premature removal of crops. Manipulation of farming practices may help to ...
Recent evidence for resistance to soldier fly among sugarcane varieties
Past emphasis on varietal choice for soldier fly management has been on tolerance, i.e. choosing sugarcane varieties that are able to ratoon despite the presence of larvae. There has been less emphasis on choosing varieties ...