NGIA Nursery Paper July 2012

A pest concern for production nurseries that reinforces the need for IPM in your business

Over the past few years many new varieties of plant species have been developed and sold widely within the nursery industry of Australia.

Subsequently, as plant stocks increase within production nurseries and variations in local climatic conditions have their effect on insects and pests in and around crops, different issues are raised regarding identification and treatment of unusual pest problems that generally do not require treatment!

In this months Nursery Paper IDO Grant Dalwood looks at the impacts of Midge Flies on the nursery industry and suitable methods for their control.

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