CropLife Australia’s 2018 Resistance Management Strategies for fungicides, herbicides and insecticides are now available online to help farmers sustainably control the pests, weeds and insects that are a constant threat to Australia’s food, feed and fibre production.
The European Union Court of Justice ruling overnight that plants resulting from some of the latest plant breeding innovations, including gene editing techniques such as CRISPR, are considered genetic modification has no basis in scientific evidence and has significant negative implications for plant breeding and farming.
The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority 2018 June quarter performance statistics, released today, show that crop protection product assessment and registration timeframe performance has now stabilised for the last three quarters.
The Newsroom provides links to interesting articles on issues relevant to the plant science industry.
#dyk that between 26 and 40 percent of the world’s potential crop production is lost annually because of weeds, pes… https://t.co/2pTLxKTuw0
Our food crops compete with up to 30,000 species of weeds, 3,000 species of nematodes and 10,000 species of plant-e… https://t.co/OyhUyVbNhG