Orchard plant protection guide for deciduous fruits in NSW

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Released/reviewed: October 2016

This 26th Edition of the Orchard plant protection guide for deciduous fruits in NSW is the latest in a series of similar publications which have served industry for over 56 years. It provides up-to-date information on all aspects of protecting your orchard from pests and diseases.

Feature article

Dr Rebecca Darbyshire is a Research Officer with the NSW DPI Climate Unit based at Wagga Wagga. Rebecca is well known to the temperate fruits industry through her research with the Primary Industries Climate Challenges Centre (PICCC), where she led a team of researches investigating climate adaptation tipping points for fruit trees.

In this year’s feature Dr Darbyshire shares some insights into the future for chilling, flowering and extreme heat in NSW temperate fruits.

New information

  • APVMA suspensions and cancellations
  • APVMA permits relevant to deciduous fruits
  • Queensland fruit fly – registered and permitted chemicals for use in NSW deciduous fruits

Feedback please

The authors of this guide want to make sure that the information we're providing is what you need to make your business grow. We would like to receive any feedback that you care to offer – good, bad or indifferent. This will help us to make future editions even more useful. Please contact me with your suggestions by mail, phone, fax or email.

Kevin Dodds, Development Officer – Temperate Fruits,
NSW Department of Primary Industries
PO Box 3, Tumut NSW 2720.
Telephone (02) 6941 1405,
Fax (02) 6947 4149,
Mobile 0427 918 315 or
Email kevin.dodds@dpi.nsw.gov.au