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Barcoding a tool to assist the industry to manage insect incursions
THE AUSTRALIAN SUGARCANE industry has been fortunate not to have several significant insect pests that exist overseas. Moth borers are a particular concern to the Australian sugar industry due to the heavy losses they cause ...
Herbicides and the water quality conundrum
Herbicidal impact on the health of the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) lagoon came to the forefront in 2009 with the Queensland Government’s Great Barrier Reef Protection Amendment Act 2009 and the concurrent review of diuron by ...
Factors affecting the distribution of the vine species in sugarcane: results of GIS surveys in Central Queensland
Extracted from the Proceedings of the Australian Society of Sugar Cane Technology, Volume 37, 2015.
Sugarcane streak mosaic; researching a relatively new disease in Indonesia
SUGARCANE STREAK MOSAIC occurs in the south and south-east Asia regions and was first identified in Indonesia in 2005. Its relatively recent recognition means that much remains to be learnt about this viral disease. ...
Chlorotic streak transmission and crop dynamics research
CHLOROTIC STREAK DISEASE (CSD) is transmitted in water, specifically drainage, flood or irrigation water. Research showed that transmission in water was increased by the addition of oxytetracyline (Terramycin). A two-hour ...
Pachymetra root rot surveys of the Tully district update 2018 : ASSCT peer-reviewed paper
Pachymetra root rot is a soil-borne disease that impacts all sectors of the Australian sugar industry. The disease attacks the root system of sugarcane crops, affecting yields and leading to stool loss and shortened crop ...
The bacterial biocontrol agent pasteuria penetrans can help control root-knot nematode on sugarcane
ROOT-KNOT NEMATODE (Meloidogyne javanica) is one of the most damaging pests of sugarcane, often causing heavy losses in coarse-textured sandy soils. The bacterial parasite Pasteuria penetrans is a potentially useful ...
Genetic diversity among populations of soldier flies : ASSCT poster paper
Soldier flies are a serious pest in several regions of the industry. Because they were often considered a localised problem, their impact has largely gone unrecognised. However, in recent years there has been a concerted ...
Optimum canegrub management within new sustainable cropping systems : SRDC final report BSS266
This project addressed the issue of canegrub management in new farming systems. Many cane growers are adopting or planning to adopt one or more components of 'new farming systems' - legume rotations, reduced tillage and ...