This project identifies factors involved in outbreaks and discover control strategies to address bacterial fruit blotch in watermelon crops.
Cucumber green mottle mosaic virus is an economically important Tobamovirus that infects cucurbits. In September 2014, it was detected in the Northern Territory. This was … Read more
Today’s molecular plant breeders are armed with the technologies to make specific changes to genes in living cells, in some cases without the presence of … Read more
Project aims to extend findings earlier work to major production areas, providing necessary data to allow the registration of herbicides for broadleaf weed control in … Read more
This fact sheet details information on squash production – origin, distribution, Australian distribution, preferred climate and soil types, description, varieties, culture, pests and diseases, fruiting … Read more
Report details the results of survey undertaken to determine the incidence and distribution of virus diseases in vegetable curcubit crops growing in Western Australia, Nortern … Read more
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 undertook trials to generate relevant residue data required to apply for the registration of a postharvest fungicide for rockmelons.
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
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 involved the screening of four herbicides for selective control of weeds in pumpkin and kabocha crops. Command, Authority, Frontier and Brodal were all … Read more
Infotech Research conducted a series of 22 energy audits of levy paying vegetable growers in 2014, as part of a project with Horticulture Innovation Australia … Read more