2020 | Akinsanmi F | Presentation
Associate Professor Olufemi Akinsanmi discussed branch dieback and whether this was caused by Botryosphaeria or the recent droughts.
2020 | NSW DPI, Bright J, Huwer R, Maddox C | Presentation
How does the pest profile for macadamias change with consistently dry weather? Which pests are more prevalent in these long hot and dry seasons and how do we manage them?
2020 | Penter M | Presentation
South African expert Mark Penter discusses the current climate changes facing the macadamia industry and the implications for agriculture for more broadly.
2020 | NSW DPI, Bright J | Fact Sheet
Leptocoris species (commonly called soapberry bugs, family Rhopalidiae), are widely distributed throughout NSW and Queensland. They will leave their native host and attack cultivated plants such as macadamia.
2019 | Bright J, Australian Macadamia Society | Fact Sheet
The first step to achieving good pest and disease control is monitoring your orchard so you can identify pests and diseases when they first appear and decide on treatment options. It is important to understand the individual and collective significance of coverage, calibration and timing in implementing a successful pest and disease management strategy.
2019 | Bright J, Australian Macadamia Society, Maddox C | Fact Sheet
This fact sheet outlines the latest information on an integrated approach for controlling macadamia seed weevil, a serious pest of macadamia orchards.
2019 | Australian Macadamia Society | Fact Sheet
The AMS recommends that all growers have a functioning anemometer that can measure wind speed and direction, store data over time and download the logged data to your smartphone or laptop or automatically upload online, allowing you to check live the current conditions. This fact sheet outlines some of the varieties available on the market.
2019 | NSW DPI | Presentation
Presentation by NSW DPI entomologists Ruth Huwer and Craig Maddox that provides an update on the current NSW DPI integrated pest management (IPM) research and a summary of pest trends and monitoring outcomes for the current season.
2019 | Kojetin L | Presentation
Presentation by AMS industry development manager Leoni Kojetin which includes an overview of the current Australian macadamia industry integrated pest & disease management (IPDM) research projects, as well as crop protection updates and new registrations.
2019 | Akinsanmi F | Presentation
Presentation by Femi Akinsanmi which explains how improving your soil health will reduce pathogen infections, increase your production and improve your orchard's resilience. Also includes a disease management update on current trials and control options for key orchard diseases like flower blight and husk spot.
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