Category Archives: Crops

St George growers meet to discuss area-wide SLW management

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On Friday August 10, St George growers and agronomists met to discuss strategies to manage the Silverleaf whitefly population in the irrigation area. Over the past two seasons, a number of cotton fields in St George have been treated for SLW. Last year more fields were treated earlier, and required a second treatment. It is clear that SLW is now… Read more »

A better way to make decisions about Helicoverpa control in chickpea

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A new guide to calculating economic thresholds available now Growers and agronomists are now able to calculate how much yield they will lose if they do not control an infestation of helicoverpa in chickpea. They can calculate the point at which it is economic to control an infestation based on the potential yield loss, their costs of control, the expected… Read more »