Entries by Angelica Cameron

Tomato Potato Psyllid pocket guide

IPM Technologies has produced a pocket guide to help growers and advisors recognise Tomato Potato Psyllid (TPP) in the field. The guide includes information about this serious pest including: the psyllid’s host range where to look and what to look for pictures of the psyllid in each of its life cycle stages (i.e. eggs nymphs and […]

IPM program for the macadamia industry

Client: Hort Innovation Project delivery period: 2016-2021 A suite of pests significantly impacts the productivity of the Australian Macadamia Industry and sustainable management of these pests is crucial for continuing market access, productivity, profitability and maintaining industry viability. No truly integrated strategy has been developed to date that has taken more than one or two of […]

Season wrap-up for vegetables in south-eastern Australia

Every season is different when it comes to pest and beneficial insects in vegetable crops. There are some pest species that are significant every year while others can go from almost insignificant to causing major problems from one season to the next. This year pressure from Heliothis (both Native Budworm, Helicoverpa punctigera, and Corn Earworm, […]

National potato and onion IPM extension program

Client: Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited Project delivery period: 2016-2021 Information concerning integrated pest management in potato crops is well developed and available but the details of how to use it are not widely known and IPM adoption rates vary considerably in different locations.  IPM techniques for onions have been developed by IPM Technologies over many years […]

Invertebrates as indicators of soil health

Client: Glenelg-Hopkins Catchment Management Authority Project delivery period: 2015-2017 There is currently much interest by many groups and individuals in soil health.  In this project we are looking to see if we can find a correlation between soil invertebrates and other conventional measures of soil health.  The project involves sampling for insects and other invertebrates in different […]

A Needs Analysis for IPM RD&E in the Apple and Pear Industry

Client: Hort Innovation Delivery partner: RM Consulting Group Project delivery period: 2016 The purpose of this project was to provide a better understanding of the current use of Integrated Pest Management (IPM) within the apple and pear industry and the efficacy of the current IPM manual in guiding practice. A key component of the review was […]

Facilitating adoption of IPM through a participatory approach with local advisors and industry

Client: Horticulture Innovation Australia Limited Project partner: AUSVEG SA Project delivery period: 2016-2019 This project aims to demonstrate IPM in commercial vegetable crops in order to give advisors (chemical resellers as well as independent pest management advisors) more confidence in IPM.  Angelica Cameron and Paul Horne from IPM Technologies are running initial theory training sessions and then […]

Demonstrating IPM in seed potatoes on Kangaroo Island

Clients: Kangaroo Island seed potato growers, DJ’s Grower Services, Bayer CropScience Project delivery period: 2015-2016 In this project seed potato growers on Kangaroo Island trialled an IPM approach developed with IPM Technologies at a workshop in January 2015. The growers successfully implemented the IPM approach with the help of reseller agronomists Derrick Cameron and David Oddie from DJ’s […]

IPM in fodder and seed brassicas in New Zealand

Fodder brassicas have become increasingly important in New Zealand in recent years because of the growth of the dairy industry there.  IPM in fodder brassicas however is a relatively recent development and IPM Technologies is working with Plant and Food Research to demonstrate in several commercial crops just how it can be done. Paul Horne […]