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Insect Mapping Study

Insect pests can affect pasture and crop yield and therefore dairy farmers' budgets. Careful monitoring of pests and the conditions which might allow them to thrive can help to reduce their impact on pasture and crop yield. This project focussed on gathering on-farm data on pest distribution, prevalence and providing estimates of the of the potential economic cost of pest damage on Australian dairy pastures.

Project date

1 Jul 2016-30 Sep 2020

Principal investigator

Stuart Kemp (PastureWISE)

Research organisations

Ag Research
CESAR
The University of Melbourne

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Multiple industries
Dairy Other rural industries

Dairy Australia

Dairy Australia is the Australian dairy industry‚Äôs service organisation. Our purpose is to provide services that collectively benefit and …

Multiple industries
Dairy Other rural industries
  • Location

    Australia

  • Organisation type

    Research funding body

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