NY07022 – Development of a PDA Compatible Electronic Pictorial Pest and Disease Database

Using HTML based technology this project has published a field identification guide in a format suitable for use on a Personal digital Assistants and Smartphone’s. the ‘Pests, Diseases, Disorders and Beneficial in Ornamentals: Field ID Guide’ has been available as a hardcopy printed pocket guide for some years, first edition published in 2000, and is a valuable aid to identifying problems in production nurseries and other ornamental crops. The project further sourced specific weed information and under approval from the relevant parties utilised the content of ‘Common Weeds of Container Nurseries and their Control’.