Queensland fruit fly – citrus baiting fact sheet
Citrus growers in southern regions can learn more about integrating Qfly bait spraying into their pest management program by downloading a new citrus baiting fact sheet from the Citrus Australia website. You can download it here.
FAQs about the citrus industry residue testing service
Citrus Australia facilitates a citrus residue testing program because exporting growers need certainty that residues on their crop are compliant with the MRLs set by each market. Click here for answers to some commonly asked questions.
Integrated Pest Management critical to pest control in citrus
To conserve the valuable and effective chemicals currently in use, it is critical to revisit Integrated Pest Management (IPM) strategies. You can learn more about the importance of IPM in citrus here.
Aphytis wasps for biological control of red scale in citrus
You can learn more about red scale suppression with Aphytis melinus wasps here.
Citrus export MRLs
A listing of citrus export MRLs has been provided through an ongoing Horticulture Innovation Australia funded project. Citrus Australia’s Agrichemical Manager Alison MacGregor updates these regularly. Find them on the Export MRL Listing Page clicking here.
Citrus Australia news on Agrichemicals
MFC works with growers on chemical use
Better spray coverage best way to improve production, reduce disease resistance
NSW DPI Fullers Rose Weevil Management presentations
The following are YouTube video links of the presentation developed by the New South Wales Department of Primary Industries on the management of Fullers Rose Weevil.
1. Introduction (3:45)
2. Monitoring (4:10)
3. Block History (3:20)
4. Trunk Band Spraying (4:30)
5. Area Quarantining (2:30)