Industry Resources

Farm Biosecurity - Macadamia brochure

2018 | - | Fact Sheet

The best defence against pests and diseases is to implement sound biosecurity practices on your farm.

Beneficial insects and mites in Australia and New Zealand

2018 | Anon | Presentation

A poster with photos and names of beneficial insects and mites in Australia and New Zealand.

Macadamia Orchard Spraying - Jim Patch (2018 MacGroup)

2018 | Patch J | Presentation

Powerpoint presentation detailing spraying technology and how to get the best results

Managing rodents in Australian macadamia orchards (2018 MacGroup)

2018 | Elmouttie D | Presentation

Powerpoint presentation describing management of rodents in Australian macadamia orchards

Macadamia pollination: What to do? (2018 MacGroup)

2018 | Howlett B, Evans L | Presentation

Powerpoint presentation details the latest research on macadamia pollination

Flower Blights in macadamia fact sheet

2018 | Akinsanmi F | Fact Sheet

Bee management fact sheet

2018 | Australian Macadamia Society | Fact Sheet

During flowering growers are faced with managing both beneficial insects and pest insects. Beneficial insects are crucial for pollination and are a major asset for industry stakeholders (beekeepers). Flower pest insects, such as lace bug or flower caterpillar, can cause extreme yield losses (from 50-90% losses). These factors combine to create a challenging situation for macadamia growers to manage....

Pollination in macadamia fact sheet

2018 | Howlett B | Fact Sheet

Maximise your macadamia crop with better pollination

Phytophthora in macadamia fact sheet

2018 | Akinsanmi F | Fact Sheet

Diseases caused by Phytophthora are common in macadamia, reduce orchard productivity and should be controlled.

Husk Spot in macadamia fact sheet

2018 | Akinsanmi F | Fact Sheet

Husk spot, caused by a fungal pathogen Pseudocercospora macadamiae, is a major disease of macadamia in Australia and should be controlled. The fungus may persist in diseased old husks (sticktights) for over 2 years. The spores are most effectively spread by rain-splash from diseased sticktights to green husks.

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