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Weeds, plant pests and diseases are all capable of being spread by the movement of agricultural machinery. This book illustrates and details the measures for maintaining vehicle hygiene. It covers inspecting and cleaning procedures to prevent the spread of both visible and hard-to-detect plant pests.

  • Introduction
  • General safety
  • Weeds: Part of the problem
  • Pathogens: Part of the problem
  • Nematodes: Part of the problem
  • Insects: Part of the problem
  • Inspect machinery and support vehicles
  • Identify and report unusual weeds, disease or pest signs
  • Sampling procedure
  • Clean machinery and support vehicles
  • Dispose of contaminated soil and plant matter
  • Prevention and control of weeds, pests and disease

Title          Machinery hygiene       
Author(s)                   
Pages          74         
ISBN          978 1 74256 485 2         
Catalogue number          B941         
Year of publish          2013         
Publisher          NSW Department of Primary Industries         
Price          $25.00AUD (inc GST)


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