Queensland banana growers have avoided a serious biosecurity risk with the Northern Territory today officially declared banana freckle free. The successful eradication follows a five year joint effort between the Australian, state and territory governments and the banana industry. Banana freckle is a pest of banana leaves and fruit caused by a fungal pathogen. Federal … Continue reading Northern Territory declared banana freckle free
The hybridisation of two of the world’s major pest species into a new and improved mega-pest threatens crops such as corn, cotton, tomato and soybean.
The Victorian Government has funded the appointment of a Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator in the Yarra Valley to help protect horticultural production and keep the area fruit fly free.
Rentokil has released its own research into the threats and impacts of pests to businesses across Australia.