New canola studies worth $12 million to focus on use of ‘beneficial’ creepy crawlies

April 8th, 2024

Countryman, Other, 06/04/2024, Rebecca Turner
Understanding how “beneficial” invertebrates— including ladybeetles, lacewings, spiders, predator mites and parasitic wasps — can suppress pest populations in canola crops is the subject of two new research projects worth $12 million. CSIRO and Cesar Australia are leading the studies with investment from the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC).

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