Links

Useful Links and Contacts

A number of institutions and professional bodies are able to provide information in entomological services, integrated pest management and insect specific management information including action thresholds, identification and general information about monitoring for pest and beneficial insect species.

CSIRO Entomology

NIPI (National Invertebrate Pest Initiative)

PaDil (Pest and Diseases Image Library)

Qld DPI (Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation)

South Australian Research and Development Institute

The Australian Museum

Electronic newsletters and pest information:

PestFacts SA & western Victoria Edition
- SARDI (South Australian Research and Development Institute

The Beat Sheet – Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation

Grain and Grain research information:

GRDC - The Grain Research Development Corporation is responsible for planning and investing in research and development in the Grains industry.  The research portfolio of the GRDC includes 25 leviable crops including wheat, coarse grains, pulses, peas and oilseeds.  The insect identification service and The Sweep Net web-based information newsletter and blog are funded by the GRDC.

Published books:

Horne, Paul A and Page, Jessica. 2008. Integrated Pest Management for Crops and Pastures. Landlinks Press, Collingwood Victoria

Crop Insects: The Ute Guide, Northern Grain Belt Edition. 2000. Published by Department of Primary Industry Queensland

Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (AVPMA)

All chemical pesticides must be applied according to Pesticides Act 1999 and Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (AVPMA).  The AVMPA is the statutory body responsible for the evaluation, regulation and registration of agricultural and veterinary chemicals under the Pesticides Act 1999.  Information about current pesticide registrations is available from the APVMA website 

NSW: Pesticides Act 1999