Mega Pests: Managing Foliar Diseases

Want to regain control over chemical-resistant pests? Aiming to reduce costs while meeting quality assurance requirements? The Integrated Crop Protection (ICP) extension team has developed a series of five fact sheets to assist growers manage Mega Pests.

In this weeks fact sheet we cover the management of foliar diseases, including information on:

  • The nature of foliar diseases (such as downy mildews, powdery mildews and white blister)
  • Steps for managing foliar diseases
  • Use of resistant varieties, irrigation scheduling and farm sanitation