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Rice Doctor

Rice Doctor is an interactive tool for extension workers, students, researchers and other users who want to learn and diagnose pest, disease, and other problems that can occur in rice; and how to manage them.

This product has been developed by an international team involving –

  • International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)
  • Lucid team at the Identic Pty Ltd.
  • Philippine Rice Research Institute (PhilRice), Philippines
  • Research Institute for Rice, Indonesia

The Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) has contributed funding for the research, development, and production of this product.

This interactive tool allows users to diagnose or at least make a short list of possible problems occurring in a rice crop. The key covers over 90 pests and diseases and other disorders. The combination of text descriptions and images helps users in the process of diagnosing their problems.

Fact sheets on each possible disorder provide brief descriptions of the signs and symptoms of specific problems, together with details of any available management options. A keyword search function enables users to directly access specific fact sheets. For further information on these disorders, users can link to full fact sheets on the IRRI Rice Knowledge Bank website.

Mobile App versions of this key are also available or Android and iOS.

Posted By: Site Admin Last Updated: Jan 21, 2016 Views: 61
Key Author(s): IRRI, UQ, PhilRice, Research Institute for Rice (Indonesia) Key Publisher: Identic Key Version: 1.1
Key to the genera of Australian ladybirds

Key to the genera of Australian ladybirds based on a taxonomic revision by Ślipiński, A. 2007.

Posted By: Site Admin Last Updated: Nov 12, 2015 Views: 385
Key Author(s): Adam Ślipiński Key Publisher: CSIRO Entomology Key Version: 1.0
Timber Answers

Timber Answers provides technical information about wood properties, and uses of over 1 000 species of Australian and imported timbers, including those commonly grown in plantations.

The interactive selection tool allows species to be filtered and sorted according to a number of common properties.

Timber Answers provides technical data to help builders, designers and engineers choose which timber to use. It enables growers and processors optimise use of the timber resource.

Posted By: Site Admin Last Updated: Aug 24, 2015 Views: 1901
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