Thursday, June 13, 2024

Plant Protection

Rorange harvest in orchard
Plant Protection

New biosecurity collaboration to protect Australian citrus industry

Australia’s $900 million citrus industry could face serious production and market access risks if the industry is not adequately prepared to manage future biosecurity threats.

A new five-year national biosecurity program, CitrusWatch, is a collaborative effort that is designed to protect the citrus industry from harmful exotic pests and diseases such as Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) and huánglóngbìng (HLB).… Continue reading

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