2 results for Article, Blog post, 1st Jan 2015, Cropping and Pest resistance
New DNA tests for pesticide-resistant critters developed by researchers at New South Wales’ Yanco Agricultural Institute could revolutionise the way we protect valuable stored grain from insect pests.
Multi-award-winning NSW cotton grower Andrew Watson has expanded on his parents' on-farm revegetation efforts to plant beneficial native plants property-wide, working with UNE biodiversity researchers to explore what plantings work best to attract crop-controlling predators and deter crop pests. The result? A dramatic drop in the farm's chemical pesticide use.