Intergrated Pest and Disease Management manual

IPDM Manual for Apples and Pears 

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The 'Integrated Pest Disease and Weed Management' manual for Australian Apple and Pears is a revised 2nd edition of the IPM manual well known to many orchardists and advisors in Australia.

The manual covers:

  1. Introduction to IPDM
  2. Developing an IPDM Plan
  3. Key pests and diseases, their activity periods, and monitoring methods
  4. Biosecurity and potential incursions of new pests
  5. Integrated weed management
  6. Pesticides and the Australian Apple and Pear Industry
  7. Pest and Disease Factsheets

This manual is brought to you by the Australian Apple and Pear IPDM website

'Independent, expert advice on integrated pest and disease management'

For more information, contact:

Emily Crawford
Australian Apple and Pear IPDM Project Officer
Agriculture Victoria, Tatura


This Manual is an output of project AP16007 “An Integrated Pest, Disease and Weed Management Program for the Australian Apple and Pear Industry” funded by Hort Innovation, using the Apple and Pear industry research and development levy and contributions from the Australian Government. Hort Innovation is the grower-owned, not-for-profit research and development corporation for Australian horticulture.

Additional funding, not managed by Hort Innovation, was provided by the Victorian Government through the Agriculture Victoria group in the Department of Jobs Precincts and Regions; the New South Wales Government through the Department of Primary Industries; the Queensland Government through the Department of Agriculture Food and Fisheries; the Western Australian Government through the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development; and the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture within the University of Tasmania.