At the cutting edge: Advancements in biopesticides for profitable vegetable production
Biopesticides are a diverse group of pest control products based on naturally occurring biochemicals, minerals and microbes. They generally have very low toxicity to humans and are sustainable with minimal environmental impacts. Many can be used in organic production.
Join this interactive webinar to hear from leading international researchers from James Hutton Research Institute (UK), Lincoln University (NZ) and The University of Queensland (AU).
The session will cover:
- Difference between plant extract, microbial pesticides, natural chemicals / minerals, and biochemicals
- Key things to consider before using biopesticides
- How to maximise the success of biopesticides to ensure effective insect, disease and weed management.
Date: Thursday 24 September 2020
Time: 4:30-5:30pm (AEST)
This webinar is also complemented by the popular and practical Biologicals Product Database, which is a tool the project team developed for growers to assist with navigating the array of ‘biological’ products currently available to their farming business.