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Assessing the Potential of a new monitoring tool ("Zappa" trap) for managing sucking pests on cotton

This project utilised Zappa Trap and field sampling to monitor mirid activity in the field. There are gaps in the cotton industry’s understanding of mirid ecology and behaviour (including feeding behaviour) and the influence of wind and other environmental impacts on the dispersion of insects and therefore the best positioning of traps within the farm and fields.

Project date

1 Jul 2018-30 Jun 2019
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Principal investigator

Rod Jackson

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Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

The Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC) delivers outcomes in cotton research, development and extension (RD&E) for the Australian …

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  • Location

    Australia wide

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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    Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC)

  • Start date

    1 Sep 2019

  • Research organisations

    Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Cotton Research and Development Corporation (CRDC), New South Wales Department of Primary Industries (NSW DPI), Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries (QDAF), The University of Queensland (UQ), University of Southern Queensland (USQ)

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