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.