Pasture dieback linked to white ground pearl

21 Jan 2020
Ground pearls
Ground pearl cysts are being studied by University of Queensland researchers delving into the issue of pasture dieback.

Researchers from The University of Queensland's Gatton campus are closing in on the mystery of what's causing pasture dieback.

The research team at UQ have found the white ground pearl, Margarodes australis, at about a dozen pasture dieback sites across the state and are now asking farmers to check their own affected paddocks.

Read the full story in Queensland Country Life