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Field Evaluation of Aggregation Pheromones for Mass-Trapping of Cane Weevil Borer
Sugarcane weevil borer, Rhobdoscelus obscurus (Boisduval) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Rhynchophorinae), is native to Papua New Guinea, but was accidentally introduced to Queensland, Hawaii and Fiji with imported sugarcane ...
Effect of funnel ants on eleven commercial clones of sugarcane at Tully
Funnel ant activity was independent of cane clone, suggesting that there is no resistance to funnel ants in the commercial clones tested. The clones Q107 and Q117 performed poorly in the presence of funnel ants, a phenomenon ...
Key factors in control of Greyback Canegrub populations : SRDC final report BS120S
Greyback canegrub outbreaks with severe losses in sugar production have persisted for more than six years in the Burdekin district, but population densities of the pest have declined at locations in the Herbert Valley, ...
Field Experiments to Optimise Lures for Mass-Trapping of Cane Weevil Borer
Cane weevil borer, Rhobdoscelus obscurus (Biosduval) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Rhynchophorinae), is an introduced pest of sugarcane in Queensland, Hawaii and Fiji. It was accidentally introduced from Papua New Guinea ...
Effects of natural enemies on soldier fly (Inopus rubriceps) populations in Queensland
A study was initiated in 1981 to determine the role of natural enemies of soldier fly in south east Queensland. The objective of this work was to gain an understanding of soldier fly population dynamics in its native ...
A metarhizium-based product for control of cane pests : SRDC final report BSS134
The fungus Metarhizium anisopliae is a naturally occurring pathogen of soil insects in Australia. Metarhizium can be used as a bioinsecticide for control of canegrubs by mass-producing spores on rice and applying the ...