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Workshop: Wind-dispersed pests and diseases (Attwood)

30 October 2017 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

This workshop will discuss:

  • The potential for pests and diseases to enter south-east Australia by long distance wind dispersal
  • New strategies for surveillance activities
  • Demonstrations of alternative trapping techniques for surveillance
  • New molecular tools for identifying exotic pests and diseases
  • The new National Plant Surveillance Network
  • An analysis of wind dispersed threats to POTATO

This workshop is suitable for:

  • Biosecurity surveillance and monitoring staff
  • Peak industry body representatives and extension staff
  • Industry and growers

Presenters include:

  • John Weiss (DEDJTR)
  • Kyla Finlay (DEDJTR)
  • Mark Blackett (DEDJTR)
  • Les Zeller (Univ Southern Queensland)
  • Callum Fletcher (AUSVEG)

For more information, see the flyer. To RSVP, contact Kyla Finlay at


475 Mickleham Rd
Attwood, VIC 3049 Australia
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