MyCrop how to video series

This series of video tutorials has been produced to provide advice about the best ways to monitor and sample crops to diagnose and overcome constraints to crop production.

How to test for herbicide resistance and susceptibility

Knowing the herbicide susceptibility of your weeds can save time and money by ensuring the most effective herbicides are used for their control. This video outlines the different herbicide resistance tests available and how to sample and submit plants to undergo a Quick-Test™.

Sub soil compaction - causes, diagnosis and management

Sub soil compaction has significant negative impacts on crop productivity in Western Australian grain growing operations, particularly on sandy soil types.  This video discusses the causes, diagnosis and management of the issue.

How to take a pest sample and send it in for identification

This clip outlines the best ways to collect and submit a pest sample to DAFWA's Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS).

How to monitor for early season pests

This clip outlines how to monitor crops for early season insect pests.

How to avoid pest spray failures

This clip outlines how best to avoid failures when spraying crops for the control of insect pests.

How to diagnose crop constraints

This clip runs through the key diagnostic principles that you need to follow in order to correctly diagnose a constraint in your crop.

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How to diagnose root lesion nematode

Root lesion nematode is a significant broad acre crop issue in WA. It causes yield losses of up to 40 per cent and it is present in roughly 60 per cent of paddocks in WA. It is difficult to diagnose, so it's important to be aware of the key paddock and plant symptoms to correctly identify it. This clip gives an outline of these, as well as crop monitoring tips to help diagnose the constraint.

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How to diagnose Rhizoctonia root rot

Rhizoctonia root rot is a significant broad acre crop issue in WA. It is wide spread and it is estimated to cost the wheat and barley grower up to $27 million annually in WA. It is difficult to diagnose, so it's important to be aware of the key paddock and plant symptoms to correctly identify it. This clip gives an outline of these, as well as crop monitoring tips to help diagnose the constraint.

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How to take a plant sample

All plant tissue testing kits have instructions provided which give full details on sampling and collection techniques for a range of crops being monitored. The clip below demonstrates the correct sampling techniques for the Plant pathology services.

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Contact information

Andrew Blake
+61 (0)8 9956 8564
Sally Peltzer
+61 (0)8 9892 8504
Svetlana Micic
Daniel Huberli
+61 (0)8 9368 3836
Jeremy Lemon
+61 (0)8 9892 8413
Page last updated: Monday, 19 September 2016 - 2:33pm

MyCrop

Bringing diagnostics to the paddock
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Authors

Andrew Blake
Sally Peltzer
Daniel Huberli
Svetlana Micic
Jeremy Lemon

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