Research Site / Demonstration Number: SA04WB-01
Grower Collaborator: Littabella Pines
Location 1: South Littabella Road, Yandaran
Start date: January 2019
To develop integrated pest management practices and evaluate alternative non-synthetic pesticide products in both pre-plant and post-plant pest management programs targeting fruit yield and quality. Fields of both Smooth Cayenne and 73-50 are included in the trial.
- To investigate and improve preventative pest management programs.
- To investigate and improve pre-plant pest management programs with a focus on improving soil biology.
- To undertake a cost analysis of the different pest management program compared with standard practices.
- To increase yield and fruit quality in plant and ratoon crops.