Biosecurity Geraldton Information Session – 6th August 2018

Biosecurity Geraldton Workshop

We invite you to an AUSVEG & DPIRD Biosecurity information session
On: 6th August At: 4pm to 6pm
Where: DPIRD, 20 Gregory Street, Geraldton

Callum Fletcher – Biosecurity Coordinator – AUSVEG
Callum will be providing a vegetable farm biosecurity planning workshop which will focus on CGMMV and TPP.

Craig Webster – DPIRD Development Officer
Craig will be discussing recent research findings on CGMMV. This information adds to the existing knowledge of CGMMV and improves the management strategies to control the virus in field and protected cropping situations.

An update on the newly funded national Horticulture Innovation Australia project on Area wide management of viruses and bacteria diseases in vegetables will be provided.  The project aims to help protect vegetables from threats caused by virus and bacterial diseases by surveys and monitoring of the pests and diseases present in the different regions of the WA, the development of  useful, rapid, field based diagnostic tools and testing new control options such as wind breaks, irrigation management and crop rotations.

Trueyn Vo, Vietnamese Industry Extension Officer will be providing translation services and will be able to assist with queries.
(Light refreshments will be provided)