The Masterclass will cover:-
Components of IPM
- The role of Monitoring. Pest and beneficial identifications relevant to participants.
- Pest complex/Beneficial complex. Pesticide history/ Level of insecticide resistance
- Pesticide effects on beneficial species/ Risk of Damage
- Costs/ Sources of Beneficial Insects and Mites
Effects of chemicals on pests and beneficial, Cultural control methods:
Examples from different crops. Decision-making Includes: Assessing the Risk of damage – short-term. Cost of damage – short-term versus long-term
Design and Implementation of an IPM ProgrammeParticipants will leave with an understanding of what is involved in implementing an IPM approach on-farm, and what they will need to do.
To register your attendance at this event, please call Tony Bundock on 03 5990 7163 or email email@example.com