Mega Pests: Managing Major Chewing and Biting Insects

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.

This fact sheet covers the management of major chewing and biting insects, including information on:

  • Corn earworm, native budworm and diamondback moth (DBM)
  • Use of beneficial organisms (such as Diadegma)
  • Use of biopesticides (such as Bt and NPV)
  • A case study on the management of corn earworm in QLD.