Managing Diamondback Moth In WA

Host: | Date: 14 Aug 2019

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    GRDC Podcast: Managing Diamondback Moth In WA

    Diamondback Moth is an occasional pest of canola, but severe infestations of adults and/or caterpillars can cause up to 80 per cent yield losses in canola and other brassica crops.

    Date: 14 Aug 2019

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Diamondback Moth is an occasional pest of canola, but severe infestations of adults and/or caterpillars can cause up to 80 per cent yield losses in canola and other brassica crops.

This pest can also rapidly develop insecticide resistance and an integrated pest management plan is advised for sustainable control.

Further information

Dusty Severtson
Research Officer – Department of Primary Industries & Regional Development
0427 196 656
dustin.severtson@dpird.wa.gov.au

Resources

GRDC Factsheet, Resistance Management Strategy For Diamondback Moth In Australian Canola.
grdc.com.au/fs-resistancestrategydiamondbackmoth