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Publisher Description

This is the first edition of the Blueberry Plant Protection Guide which is the latest in a series of similar publications which have served industry for over 56 years. It provides up‑to‑date information on all aspects of protecting your orchard from pests and diseases. 

The guide was produced by the NSW Department of Primary Industries in partnership with Horticulture Innovation Australia, and is a helpful resource for blueberry growers, with chapters on:

• Good management to control common diseases, pests and disorders in your orchard
• Orchard management
• Weed management
• Biological control
• Applying pesticides
• Avoiding resistance to pesticides.

The guide includes four feature articles:

• Feature article 1

Understanding Blueberry rust to improve management
• Feature article 2

The stem girdling moth Idiophantis habrias, an emerging pest in blueberries in northern NSW
• Feature article 3

Harvesting  and handling of blueberries
• Feature article 4

Current research: Evaluating the benefits of reflective mulch

GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2015
July 17
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
70
Pages
PUBLISHER
NSW Agriculture
SELLER
NSW Trade & Investment
SIZE
25.9
MB