S.E. Learmonth

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Since peanuts were first grown commercially on the Ord Cockatoo sands in 1979/80, insects have generally been of minor concern but changes in the importance of some insects have occurred to the point where insecticides are required. Therefore, it is important that growers be able to recognize insects in their crops. Such is the objective of this guide which also includes some general information on the biology, feeding habits, methods of detection, and control of the more common insects.

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Insect pests, peanut crops, defoliators, flower and peg feeders, sucking insects, thrips, pod and kernal feeders


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