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Research impact - an end-user’s perspective: Development of a female Q-fly lure

4/26/2018
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From the 2016 Plant Biosecurity CRC Science Exchange: New controls are urgently needed to manage Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) as the long-used cover-sprays for fruit fly control are being withdrawn for regulatory reasons. Q-fly is the most serious insect pest of summer fruits, crops which have a combined value of approximately $260 million per annum. Effective lures/ traps for mature, egg-laying female flies are especially needed as currently available controls which target the egg-laying...

Duration:00:27:34

Research impact – an end-user’s perspective: Phosphine resistance

5/10/2017
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From the 2016 Plant Biosecurity CRC Science Exchange: Around the world, grain industries are looking for solutions to the increasing problem of insect resistance to the key fumigant phosphine, a fumigant that underpins the Australian exports of grains. PBCRC has developed and implemented a national phosphine resistance management program that involves: implementation of new and effective national treatment protocols; communication of resistance trends to industry based on substantial...

Duration:00:41:28

Biosecurity Built on Science - Linda Semeraro

4/7/2016
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Dr Linda Semeraro discusses studying for her PhD with PBCRC and how she identifies insects for biosecurity purposes at AgriBio, Centre for AgriBioscience, a La Trobe University/Victorian Government partnership. 4:39

Duration:00:04:39