Jump to navigation
Skip to Content
Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum is an exotic pest to Australia. It can affect both solanaceous and apiaceous crops.
To produce potatoes with high specific gravity follow good agronomic practices. Use high quality seed of the correct variety. Plant the variety at the right spacing and time of year.
Zucchini yellow mosaic virus (ZYMV) is an aphid-borne virus that causes yield losses and fruit quality defects in cucurbit crops.
Clubroot is caused by the pathogen Plasmodiophora brassicae.
Broccoli, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, cauliﬂower and Brussels sprouts are members of the brassica family.
Potato virus Y (PVY) is an aphid-borne virus that causes yield losses and tuber quality defects in commercial potato crops.
Globodera rostochiensis, golden or potato cyst nematode (PCN) and G.
Leaf eating ladybirds are a relatively minor pest of potatoes in Indonesia and Western Australia, but should be monitored.
Green peach aphid is a virus vector for potato crops in Indonesia and Western Australia, but a minor direct pest.
Root-knot nematodes are plant-parasitic round worms with a broad host range which includes many important horticultural crops, pastures and some weed species.