Potatoes New Zealand meeting on the benefits of IPM: Big savings by reducing insecticide use.
五月 04, 2023By adopting integrated pest management (IPM) practices growers are not on their own, Australian entomologist, Dr Paul Horne, told Pukekohe potato growers at a Potatoes New Zealand research update breakfast meeting in late March.
Mesh cover highly effective at keeping pests off potatoes, Lincoln University researchers find
三月 15, 2017In New Zealand, a team of Lincoln University researchers is impressed with the results from a trial of a mesh cover that is used to protect potato crops from insect pests.
Biological control of Potato Psyllids by Parasitic Wasp approved by New Zealand Authority
六月 20, 2016The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) of New Zealand has approved a type of parasitic wasp as a biological control agent to combat the tomato potato psyllid (a plant louse), which attacks tomatoes, potatoes, capsicums and tamarillos in the country.
Potatoes New Zealand: Potato Psyllid well under control thanks to research
七月 23, 2015Potatoes New Zealand chief executive Champak Mehta says the industry now has the potato psyllid well under control thanks to the knowledge gained through research.
Nueva Zelanda: Los psílidos de la papa se convertirán en pasto para las mariquitas
三月 24, 2013Las mariquitas podrían ser la clave para la salvación de un insecto transmisor de una bacteria para la industria de la papa de Nueva Zelanda.
Potato Psyllid control with the Southern ladybird advances to field tests
三月 11, 2013Research conducted by the Bio-Protection Research Centre at Lincoln University, using the southern ladybird as a biological control agent, has shown the predator to be voracious and effective at reducing tomato-potato psyllid (TPP) numbers.