Giles Corner, mid-North South Australia

Sentinel 1 will monitor & report the presence of cereal and pulse pests & pathogens at this site in the […]

Sentinel 1 will monitor & report the presence of cereal and pulse pests & pathogens at this site in the mid-North High Rainfall Zone at Riverton in South Australia. During this trial, we’ll be comparing our observations to disease symptoms within several crops surveyed by Blake Gontar and Sara Blake (SARDI) as part of a GRDC project. We’ll also be sharing information through PIRSA newsletters, PestFacts & CropWatch

Insect pests targeted

Green peach aphid (Myzus persicae)

Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia)

Oat aphid (Rhopalosiphum padi)

Corn aphid (Rhopalosiphum maidis)

Rose-grain aphid (Metopolophium dirhodum)

Onion thrips (Thrips tabaci)

Western flower thrips (Frankliniella occidentalis)

Green vegetable bug (Nezara viridula)

Green mirid (Creontiades dilutus)

Fungal pathogens targeted

Blackleg of canola (Leptosphaeria maculans)

Septoria tritici blotch (STB) (Zymoseptoria tritici)

Yellow leaf spot (Pyrenophora tritici-repentis)

Chocolate spot of fava bean (Botrytis fabae)

Botrytis grey mould (Botryitis cinerea)

Sclerotinia white rot (Sclerotinia minor &/ S. sclerotiorum)

Giles Corner data here!

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