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Sentinels to boost pest management for the grains industry

AGRICULTURE Victoria’s Horsham SmartFarm is home to the latest iMapPESTS mobile surveillance sentinels for 12 weeks, as part of a new trial.

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Agriculture Victoria research scientist Francesco Martoni is part of a trial using hi-tech insect sentinels. Image courtesy Agriculture Victoria.

Agriculture Victoria research scientist Francesco Martoni is part of a trial using hi-tech insect sentinels. Image courtesy Agriculture Victoria.

In partnership with AUSVEG, the South Australian Research and Development Institute (SARDI) and Hort Innovation, the sentinels are monitoring high priority pests and diseases which affect grains, with...

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