Life on the land in Australia

Plant virus wiping out Northern Territory watermelon farms found in Katherine pumpkin crop

The virus which has ripped through a large part of the Northern Territory’s watermelon industry has been found in a pumpkin crop near Katherine. It’s a serious blow to both farmers and authorities who are trying to eradicate Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CGMMV). It was first detected in Australia last month and can be […]

October 26th, 2014
Topic: FRUIT VEG SMALL CROPS, Northern Territory, PESTS DISEASES BACTERIA VIRUSES, Pumpkins Tags: , , ,