14th of November, 2013, Victoria.

Australia: IPM Masterclass at Chisholm Institute

Chisholm Institute of TAFE are hosting an IPM Masterclass with Dr Paul Horne at their Cranbourne Campus, Victoria Australia on Thursday the 14th of November, 2013. The Masterclass is an ideal way for growers to learn more about the process of implementing an IPM program as well as having the opportunity to interact with one of the leading authorities in this area.

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 Programme

Participants 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 tony.bundock@chisholm.edu.au



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