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Managing Rust in Almonds

Managing Rust in Almonds

Almond rust is a wet weather disease. It grows best in warm humid conditions especially when there are extended periods of leaf wetness. Defence against rust is a major factor triggering orchard sprays in spring and summer.

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Canker and Trunk Diseases

Canker and Trunk Diseases

Fungal canker diseases have long been known to affect almond trees in California, however, they have become an increasing concern to growers in recent years as they affect to a greater extent young trees, thus resulting in significant tree losses.

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Pests

Pests

Carpophilus Beetle Guidelines 16/17

Carpophilus Beetle Guidelines 16/17

This guide explains how the Carpophilus Beetle trap developed for the stonefruit species works. Carpophilus are highly active pests that can spread rapidly from fruit to fruit and between neighbouring orchards, leading to populations quickly escalating out of control.

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Carob Moth in Almonds Pest Facts

Carob Moth in Almonds Pest Facts

Carob moth Apomyelois (=Ectomyelois) ceratoniae is a pest of numerous tree crops around the world, including almonds. In recent years carob moth has caused increasing concern for the Australian almond industry.

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Carob Moth Monitoring

Carob Moth Monitoring

To help producers monitor carob moth effectively, this fact sheet describes some simple monitoring techniques.

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David Madge on Carob Moth

David Madge on Carob Moth

This video provides information on how to monitor and evaluate Carob Moth damage.

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Regent Parrot Project Summary

Regent Parrot Project Summary

Bird damage to crops is one of the biggest problems facing growers of a wide variety of arable and horticultural crops. Landowners spend considerable time and money trying to minimise production losses. Yet, control techniques are often economically or environmentally unsustainable or simply ineffective.

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Storage Pests

Storage Pests

Almonds & Mice

Almonds & Mice

House mice can cause serious problems to all aspects of the almond industry. A range of control methods are available to manage mice and populations need to be monitored. Management must be conducted over large areas to minimise re invasion.

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Biosecurity

Biosecurity

Biosecurity

Biosecurity

The Biosecurity Plan for the Tree Nut Industry was coordinated by Plant Health Australia and developed through a partnership approach using government and industry resources and expertise.

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Chemical Permits

Chemical Permits

Chemical Permits

Chemical Permits

Permits can often have restriction on permitted users and states in which the permit is current. For the current list of chemical permits for use in the almond industry please use the search permit portal on the APVMA website: https://portal.apvma.gov.au/permits

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Integrated Disease

Integrated Disease

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Integrated Pest Management

Integrated Pest Management

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David Madge on Carob Moth

David Madge on Carob Moth

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