This project was undertaken to quantitatively evaluate fruit fly infestation levels in zucchinis grown in Queensland for export to NZ. The fruit fly which attacks … Read more
This project summarises studies towards the development of pest management systems for melons with emphasis on three major pests; downy mildew, gummy stem blight and … Read more
This project undertakes resistance testing under greenhouse and field conditions in the Bundaberg and Burdekin region identifying that powdery mildew has developed resistance to some … Read more
The objective of this project was to identify new occasions, seasons, or ways to consume vegetables that have the most potential to increase demand. Lack … Read more
This fact sheet outlines information you may need to help manage foliar diseases in a sustainable manner. Many growers have implemented the Integrated Crop Protection … Read more
This fact sheet outlines information on sucking pests and how to control them. A case study of a capsicum grower’s personal experience in adopting Integrated … Read more
The vegetable industry is looking for ways to increase vegetable consumption. It was hypothesised that consumers might be buying fewer vegetables for fear of wasting … Read more
This project delivers a practical field guide which will assist curcubit growers with the identification of insects, diseases and disorders in curcubit crops. Scientists and … Read more
A fact sheet outlining how to maintain the quality of vegetable crops post harvest. Maintaining good vegetable quality requires good systems and communication throughout the … Read more
This project undertook trials to generate relevant residue data required to apply for the registration of a postharvest fungicide for rockmelons.
There is an increasing need in Australia’s horticulture industry to monitor and gauge consumer perception and behaviour in relation to fresh vegetables. Colmar Brunton conducts … Read more
This project was designed to breed pumpkin cultivars resistant to virus and to reduce losses caused by these diseases in the Australian industry.