Insect infestations reported in Limestone Coast grain crops

Russian Wheat Aphidweb TBW Newsgroup
PEST SPOTTED: PestFacts SA has received reports of Russian wheat aphid (RWA) activity near Padthaway, while notable flights of multiple moth species has occurred near Bordertown, Naracoorte and Sherlock.

Limestone Coast grain growers are advised to keep an eye on vulnerable emerging crops, with unusual caterpillar and moth activity being reported across South Australia.

The combination of early season rainfall and warm autumn temperatures is likely to have triggered widespread insect emergence


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