Agrochemical Updates, eBulletin

Powdery Mildew, Botrytis and Non Botrytis – Questions and Answers

A number of facts sheets have been produced by the GWRDC, in an easy to follow question and answer format. All three documents make essential reading to ensure correct and decisive action can be taken in what is likely to be a very high pressure season.

To view and download all three documents, use the following links from the GWRDC website.

Information relating to Downy Mildew can be found on the AWRI website, updates were sent out on 11 November (click here) and 2 December (click here).

The AWRI also conducts Research to Practice workshops on pest and disease management and regional associations are encouraged to contact us to arrange for the workshops to be held in your area. The training is customised to meet regional needs and Farm Ready subsidised.

Further queries

The AWRI offers a technical problem solving support and service function to Australia’s grapegrowers and winemakers. If you require further information over the holiday period, please contact us:

Marcel Essling, mobile 041 881 6311 or e-mail

Con Simos, mobile 044 888 9432 or e-mail