Grains Research and Development

Date: 01.11.2012

I SPY

image of the cover of the I SPY Manual. Text reads "I SPY | Insects of Southern Australian Broadacre Farming Systems Identification Manual and Education Resource | Common pest, beneficial and exotic insects of broadacre crops".

Insects of Southern Australian Broadacre Farming Systems Identification Manual and Education Resource

Common pest, beneficial and exotic insects of broadacre crops

I SPY is a comprehensive 212-page resource manual for farmers and advisers covering basic taxonomy, important insect groups and identification keys, and descriptions of common species, as well as information on monitoring, IPM principles, and biosecurity.

I SPY was designed and produced through the National Invertebrate Pest Initiative to accompany insect identification training workshops in the southern and western cropping regions.

The I SPY manual is available for hard copy purchase from the Ground Cover Direct Catalogue for $50 + postage and handling.

(Note: participants in GRDC-supported insect-identification training workshops receive a free copy.)

ISBN number: 978-0-646-53795-5

Author:
This manual was compiled by: Judy Bellati, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI); Peter Mangano, Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA); Paul Umina, cesar Pty Ltd and the University of Melbourne; and Ken Henry, South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI).

Cost:
$50.00

Editor:
Angela Lush, lush logic; Kaylee Maitland, Lavaworks; and Michael Graham, T&M Graphic Communications.

Order number:
GRDC728

Organisation:
Department of Primary Industries and Resources South Australia (PIRSA), the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA), and cesar Pty Ltd.

Published:
November 2012

Published by:
Department of Primary Industries and Resources South Australia (PIRSA), the Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA), and cesar Pty Ltd.