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Industry Update TPP – 01/11/17

New Quarantine Area Notice for TPP
A Quarantine Area Notice (QAN) is in place to contain and control the Tomato potato psyllid (TPP) in Western Australia.
A new QAN with revised conditions

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Permit Issued for TPP

The following permit has been issued by the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA):

Permit ID
Description
Date Issued
Expiry Date
Permit holder

PER84743
Sulfoxaflor (Transform)

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Management options for Dickeya dianthicola

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, in conjunction with the Western Australian potato industry, will implement a management strategy for the plant pest Dickeya dianthicola following a national decision that

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New ACCC online tool for anonymous complaints

The ACCC has launched a new online tool for people in the agriculture sector to anonymously report concerns about competition or fair trading issues.
We are particularly targeting it at the horticulture

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‘Adopt-a-trap’ to support surveillance efforts against insect pest

Residents across the Perth metropolitan area can help combat the recently discovered pest, tomato potato psyllid (TPP), by hosting a ‘sticky trap’ in their backyard, and receive a free plant for their

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