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Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland, (2020) Lychee field guide. Manual. State of Queensland.


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This field guide is designed to assist lychee growers to identify the major pests, natural enemies, disorders and diseases they may see in their orchards. A section has been added which highlights significant pest and disease threats which are not currently recorded in Australia. Lychees are produced from Cooktown in far north Queensland to Coffs Harbour in northern New South Wales, many of the pests and diseases in this publication are common to all growing areas, but growers may encounter other problems which are not included.

Item Type:Monograph (Manual)
Business groups:Horticulture and Forestry Science
Additional Information:This field guide has been funded by Hort Innovation using the lychee research and development levy and funds from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not for profit research and development corporation for Australia’s horticulture industry. The 2020 edition of the Lychee Field Guide is based on 2004 and 2008 editions produced by the Unlocking Lychee project led by the Department of Agriculture and Fisheries Queensland (DAF) and co-funded by Horticulture Australia Limited and the Australian Lychee Growers Association. The editors; Yan Diczbalis (DAF) and Jill Houser (ALGA) wish to thank the following people for their editorial assistance in the production of this guide: Andrew Manners (Principal Entomologist DAF), Richard Piper (Entomologist DAF), Lindy Coates (Senior Principal Plant Pathologist DAF) and Massimo Bianco (Horticulturist DAF).
Subjects:Science > Entomology
Agriculture > Agriculture (General) > Methods and systems of culture. Cropping systems
Plant culture > Food crops
Plant culture > Fruit and fruit culture
Plant pests and diseases
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection
Plant pests and diseases > Pest control and treatment of diseases. Plant protection > Pesticides
Agriculture > By region or country > Australia
Live Archive:05 Oct 2023 03:42
Last Modified:05 Oct 2023 03:42

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