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Russian wheat aphid is a major production pest of wheat, barley and oat crops.
The night antics of snails have been exposed as part of research project to improve control measures for the pest, which costs Western Australian grain growers more than $4 million a year.
Adult and nymph aphids suck sap with large populations limiting grain yield and size, especially winter and spring infestations.
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.
Cockchafers belonging to the genus Heteronyx are typically not regarded as a pest of agriculture. However, two have been seen as occasional pests, with H.