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Bacteriosis in bell pepper


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FACTSHEETS FOR FARMERS
www.plantwise.org
Created in
Bolivia
,
July
2012
Bacteriosis in bell pepper
Recognize the problem
Bacteriosis affects the leaves and sometimes the fruits. The leaves show some
dark spots starting from the underside. When the attack is severe, the leaves
become dry and fall. Spot like scabs also appear on the fruits.
Background
Bacteriosis, which is also an important disease in tomato, is caused by a
bacterium...

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Sustainable management of the Fall Armyworm in Africa: a framework for partnership


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Sustainable management of the Fall Armyworm in Africa
A framework for partnership
(Version 2nd March 2018)
Executive summary
The Fall Armyworm (FAW) has invaded and quickly spread across Africa, infesting millions of
hectares of smallholder maize, millet, and sorghum fields. FAW can cause significant yield
losses if not well managed or in the absence of natural biological control. The direct actions
that can be taken to manage FAW are...

fao.org

BestBet EstablishmentSouth2014


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‘Best Bet’ IPM strategy  Establishment pests – Southern region   
Pre‐season
Pre‐sowing
Emergence
Crop establishment 
Earth mites &  lucerne flea 
Assess risk.  High risk when:   history of high mite pressure   pasture rotating into crop   susceptible crop being planted (e.g. 
canola, pasture, lucerne) 
 seasonal forecast is for dry or cool, wet 
conditions that slow crop growth. 
  If risk is high:    ensure accurate identification...

ipmguidelinesforgrains.com.au

Wintercereals north manual July13


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Winter cereals* insect pest management  
Northern grains region  
*Winter  ce
reals
 include  wheat,  barley, oats,  canary  and  triticale.Compiled  by  Melina  Miles, July 2013   
This publication has  been compiled  by Melina  Miles of Crop  and Food  Science,  Queensland  Department  of Agriculture, Fisheries  and 
Forestry,  and draws  on previous publications and  original research  by DPI  Entomologists  over a number  of...

ipmguidelinesforgrains.com.au

Sorghum IPMWorkshops north March2013


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Sorghum insect pest management 
Northern  grains region  
Compiled  by  Melina  Miles,  March  2013  This publication has  been compiled  by Melina  Miles of Crop  and Food  Science,  Queensland  Department  of Agriculture, Fisheries  and 
Forestry,  and draws  on previous publications and  original research  by Bernie  Franzmann,  Adam Hardy,  Dave Murray,  and Melina  Miles. 
DAFF  and GRDC  funding for the  IPM  Workshops ...

ipmguidelinesforgrains.com.au

04AGI2005


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A g r i c u l t u r a l I n n o v a t i o n s
In -H o u s e C o m p o s t i n g i n H i g h -R i s e , C a g e d L a y e r F a c i l i t i e s
Richard T. Koenig
Washington State University, Pullman
Introduction
M
anure handling, storage, and disposal are common
problems facing poultry producers in the United
States. Fly and odor control, urban encroachment, a limited
nearby land base for manure disposal, and increased regula-
tory...

sare.org

Cover Crops for Sustainable Crop Rotations


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06/15
CONTENTS
This bulletin is a companion to
SARE’s Cover Crop Topic Room, an
online collection of select, mostly
SARE-based resources on cover
crops. Information is available at
www.SARE.org/Cover-Crops on
the following topics:
Selection and ManageMent
econoMicS
eStabliShMent
no-till
Soil and Fertility
ManageMent
Water ManageMent
PeSt ManageMent
croP rotationS
MiScellaneouS
SARE’s Topic Rooms contain
dozens of publications, videos and
other...

sare.org

Woodchip bioreactors for nitrate in agricultural drainage


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1
Woodchip Bioreactors for
Nitrate in Agric\flt\fral Drainage
PMR 1008 October 2011
Introduction
Subsurface agricultural drainage can allow large gains in agricultural producti\fity in
the midwestern \bnited States. There is, howe\fer, concern about pollutants mo\fing
through these systems. One specific water quality concern is nitrate, a form of nitrogen
that mo\fes readily through the soil and often can be present in high amounts in clear...

sare.org

GrowNote Barley West 8 Nematodes


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SYMPTOMS AND DETECTION | VARIETAL RESISTANCE OR TOLERANCE |
MANAGEMENT OF NEMATODES | TESTING FOR ROOT-LESION NEMATODES
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 8
NEMATODE MANAGEMENT
BARLEY
1 NEMAtoDE MANAgEMENt
seCtIon 8 BARLEY
WESTERN
JUNE 2017
Nematode management
Root-lesion nemtodes (RLN; Pratylenchus spp.) are microscopic, worm-like animals
that extract nutrients from plants, causing yield loss. 1
Root-lesion nematodes are found over 5.74...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Barley West 2 Pre planting


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VARIETAL PERFORMANCE | VARIETIES | PLANTING SEED QUALITY
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 2
PRE-PLANTING
BARLEY1 PRE-PlANtINg
seCtIon 2 BARLEY
JUNE 2017
Pre-planting
2.1 Varietal performance
2.1.1 Selecting barley varieties
As the number of barley varieties available to growers increases, the decision of
which variety to use, come seeding time, has become more difficult. The Barley
Variety Guide produced by the Department of Agriculture...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Barley West 4 Physiology


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PLANT GROWTH STAGES | GERMINATION AND EMERGENCE | FACTORS
AFFECTING GERMINATION AND EMERGENCE | EFFECT OF TEMPERATURE,
PHOTOPERIOD AND CLIMATE ON PLANT GROWTH AND PHYSIOLOGY
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 4
PLANT GROWTH
AND PHYSIOLOGY
BARLEY1 PlANt gRoWtH AND PHYSIolog Y
seCtIon 4 BARLEY
JUNE 2017
Plant growth and
physiology
4.1.1 Plant growth stages
A growth-stage key provides farmers, advisers and researchers with a common
reference...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Barley West 14 Environment


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FROST | SOIL MOISTURE ISSUES FOR BARLEY
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 14
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
BARLEY1 ENVIRoNMENtAl ISSUES
seCtIon 14 BARLEY
JUNE 2017
Environmental issues
14.1 Frost
Frost damage to cereals is a significant annual production constraint for the Australian
grains industry and can result in considerable yield losses. It has been estimated
to cost Australian growers around $360 million in direct and indirect yield losse\
s...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Barley West 13 Storage


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HOW TO STORE BARLEY ON-FARM | STORAGE OPTION | AERATION DURING
STORAGE | HYGIENE | GRAIN PROTECTANTS AND FUMIGANTS | MONITORING
BARLEY
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 13
STORAGE
BARLEY1 StoRAgE
seCtIon 13 BARLEY
JUNE 2017
Storage
Successful on-farm storage depends on a range of factors. These include storage
and handling equipment, capital costs and management used to maintain grain
quality, and the control of insects and mould....

grdc.com.au

Grownote Barley West 5 Nutrition


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ORGANIC MATTER | DECLINING SOIL FERTILITY | BALANCED NUTRITION
| UNDERSTANDING SOIL PH | HIERARCHY OF CROP FERTILITY NEEDS |
CROP REMOVAL RATES | SOIL TESTING | PLANT AND/OR TISSUE TESTING
FOR NUTRITION LEVELS | IN-CROP NUTRITIONAL NEEDS | NITROGEN |
PHOSPHORUS | POTASSIUM | SULFUR | MICRONUTRIENT DEFICIENCIES
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 5
NUTRITION AND FERTILISER
BARLEY1 NUtRItIoN AND FERtIlISER
seCtIon 5 BARLEY
JUNE...

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GrowNote Barley West 3 Planting


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SEED TREATMENTS | TIME OF SOWING | TARGETED PLANT POPULATION |
ROW SPACING | SOWING DEPTH | SOWING EQUIPMENT
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 3
PLANTING
BARLEY1 PlANtINg
seCtIon 3 BARLEY
JUNE 2017
Planting
Barley is very versatile in its planting time and can be planted relatively early in the
season. Preferred planting times are from late April to June but this will vary for each
region and variety depending on frosts and seasonal...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Canola West 3 Planting


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SEED TREATMENTS | TIME OF SOWING | RETAINED SEED | TARGETED PLANT
POPULATION | ROW SPACING | SOWING DEPTH | SEED PLACEMENT | SOWING
EQUIPMENT
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 3
PLANTING
CANOLA
SECTION 3 CAnolA - Planting
1Know more. Grow more.
August 2015
FeedbackTable of Contents
SECTION 3
Planting
3.1 Seed treatments
3.1.1 Insecticide treatments
Imidacloprid products, such as Gaucho® 600 or Picus, are registered for use on...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Canola West 11 Desiccation


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WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 11
CROP DESICCATION/
SPRAY OUT
CANOLASECTION 11 CAnolA - Crop desiccation/spray out
1
August 2015
Feedback Table of Contents
SECTION 11
Crop desiccation/spray out
(For information on swathing, see Section 12. Harvest.)
Chemical desiccation is an alternative to swathing and very effective where crops
have lodged or where weeds have emerged in maturing crops. The most commonly
used desiccant is diquat (Reglone...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Canola West 14 Environment


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FROST | WATERLOGGING AND FLOODING
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 14
ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES
CANOLASECTION 14 CAnolA - Environmental issues
1
August 2015
Feedback Table of Contents
SECTION 14
Environmental issues
Frost, moisture stress and heat stress can all have an impact on grain yield, oil
content and oil quality. Frost can occur at any time during the growth of the canola
plant, but the most damaging frosts occur when pods are small....

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Chickpea West 8 Nematodes


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ROOT-LESION NEMATODE (RLN) | NEMATODES AND CROWN ROT
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 8
NEMATODE MANAGEMENT
CHICKPEA1 neMatoDe ManaGeMent
seCtIon 8 CHICKPEAS
February 2017
nematode management
Key messages
• Nematodes are common soil pests that feed on the roots of a wide range of
crop plants in all agricultural areas of Western Australia, irrespective of soil type
and rainfall.
• Root-lesion nematodes are found over 5.74 million ha (or ~65...

grdc.com.au

GrowNote Chickpea West 12 Harvest


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WINDROWING | HARVEST TIMING | HEADER MODIFICATIONS AND SETTINGS
| GETTING A CLEAN SAMPLE | FIRE PREVENTION | RECEIVAL STANDARDS |
HARVEST WEED SEED MANAGEMENT
WESTERN
SEPTEMBER 2018
SECTION 12
HARVEST
CHICKPEA1 HarVeSt
seCtIon 12 CHICKPEAS
February 2017
Harvest
Key messages
• Greatly improved crop management and harvest timing has meant that chickpea
can be harvested earlier with associated yield and marketing benefits. The...

grdc.com.au

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