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In focus: SA PQS Clause 5

In South Australia’s Plant Quarantine Standard, Condition 7 Clause 5 relates to grapevine diagnostic samples and vineyard soils being imported into South Australia from interstate for analysis. Anyone planning... Read More...

Fungus might stop fall armyworm

A pathogenic fungus that eats fall armyworms from the inside out has been discovered by Queensland based agronomist Georgia Rodgers. The fungus might be a naturally occurring biocontrol for the pest. "It's ... Read More...

Mediterranean fruit fly battle continues

There are currently nine separate outbreaks of Mediterranean fruit fly (Med-fly) being managed in metropolitan Adelaide. The first outbreak was declared on 16 December 2019 and the most recent outbreak was ... Read More...

In focus: SA PQS Clause 2

In SA's Plant Quarantine Standard, Condition 7 is all about entry requirements related to the grapevine pest, phylloxera. Clause 2 of this Condition relates to machinery previously used in grape production. ... Read More...

In focus: SA PQS Clause 4

In SA's Plant Quarantine Standard, Condition 7 Clause 4 relates to grapes and grape-related materials. Anyone planning to import grapes or grape-related materials into SA from interstate must understand and ab... Read More...