Horsham, Victoria

Sentinel 5 will monitor & report the presence of cereal and pulse pests & pathogens at the Agriculture Victoria Smart […]

Sentinel 5 will monitor & report the presence of cereal and pulse pests & pathogens at the Agriculture Victoria Smart Farm in Horsham, Victoria.

Agriculture Victoria Research will screen insect trap samples using a high-throughput metabarcoding technique for targets of biosecurity importance and provide information on the biodiversity of insect populations in the region. Results will be shared here and via our data dashboard.

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)

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)

Data for Horsham here!

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