Viticulture spray guide for Western Australia

Page last updated: Wednesday, 5 September 2018 - 12:57pm

Please note: This content may be out of date and is currently under review.

The Viticulture spray guide provides information for the management of pests and diseases applicable for both wine and table grape vineyards within Western Australia.  Updates to the guide are made during the season as required and an indepth review is conducted before each season.

Last update, October 2017.

 

Overview

The Viticulture Spray Guide provides WA wine and table grape growers with information on the chemical control measures, management and monitoring of pests and diseases in their vineyards.

Topics covered include:

  • pesticide safety and regulation
  • pesticide resistance
  • spray options for:
    • diseases
    • insects, mites and molluscs
    • herbicides
    • plant growth regulators
  • pest monitoring and treatment scheduling.

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Key features of the guide include:

  • downloadable directly from the department's website
  • updated throughout the year when required
  • interactive document with links to additional information and external websites
  • searchable content
  • available at no cost to industry.

The guide is available for download on the righthand side of this page.

Update summary

Date Target - Active Comment
5 Oct 2017 Botrytis - Aureobasidium pullulans New registered product added
5 Oct 2017 Downy - dimethomorph New withholding period (WHP) recommended for export wine production

 

Contact information

Richard Fennessy
+61 (0)8 9780 6219