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Preparations to enhance Australia’s biosecurity: Part 1 – Review of IPM for moth borers and sugarcane streak mosaic virus in the Javan sugarcane industry
During the last four years, BSES scientists have been collaborating with Indonesian experts to research Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies to provide more effective moth borer control. The research has principally ...
Sampling plans for greyback canegrub, Dermolepida albohirtum, to aid management decisions at farm and district level
Numbers of greyback canegrubs were monitored in canefields in central and northern Queensland from 2003–2010. Canegrubs were counted annually from March–May under 20 cane stools in each field. Two different sampling schemes ...
IPM strategies for pest and disease control in Indonesia: project overview and outcomes from recent ACIAR-funded research
ACIAR is funding research and extension activities in Indonesia to assist with the development of IPM strategies for Indonesian pests and diseases. Various borer species provide some of the greatest threats to Australia’s ...
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.