Yellow Sugarcane Aphid

Information Sheet on YSA available for download! Much needed research is currently under way on the Yellow Sugarcane Aphid, an elusive pest that has reappeared again this season. Investigations into varietal resistance, the transference of sugarcane mosaic virus by the pest, insecticides, natural predators and the potential of remote sensing with drones to detect YSA…

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The Link September 2020

The link September 2020 now available The September edition of the Link is now available for download! This edition features several articles relevant to the planting season which has just commenced in many parts of the industry. Regular features include a message from our Director, Topical Tips, latest knowledge products and the Weather. Some other…

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The Link January 2021 now available

Helping you get the new year off to great start, this January edition of The Link is packed with advice for the off-crop season. Our extended Topical Tips feature carries recommendations for pests and disease management, weed control, crop nutrition…

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SUSFARMS Version 4 now available!

The sugar industry’s Sustainable Sugarcane Farm Management System, SUSFARMS®, is a management system that has evolved into a useful tool for facilitating the production of sugarcane in a profitable, sustainable and envi­ronmentally responsible manner…

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Ripener Timing Guide

A new poster guide has just been published to assist sugarcane growers with deciding on appropriate times of the year for applying chemical ripeners, either to ripen sugarcane or for late-season quality maintenance.

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PurEst Update

A new version of PurEst was release in February 2020. This update refines the spray date guide so that there are no inconsistencies between the smartphone app recommendations and SASRI Information Sheets….

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