Monthly Archives: August 2020

Commencement of urgent actions for khapra beetle

The urgent actions will be applied to the following plant products (in various raw and physically processed forms for any end use), which have been identified as high-risk: Rice (Oryza sativa) Chickpeas (Cicer arietinum) Cucurbit seed (Cucurbita spp; Cucumis spp. and Citrullus spp.) Cumin seed (Cuminum cyminum) Safflower seed (Carthamus tinctorius) Bean seed (Phaseolus

By |2020-08-28T14:02:49+10:00August 28th, 2020|Dept. of Agriculture|0 Comments

BMSB Season Commences 1 September 2020

The Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB) has become Australia’s number one seasonal “hitchhiker” pest and poses a significant risk to Australia’s biosecurity. Each year, the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment imposes strict regulations to prevent the BMSB’s presence in Australia, with a failure to comply resulting in costly delays, and possible re-export

By |2020-08-28T14:27:38+10:00August 1st, 2020|Dept. of Agriculture|0 Comments
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