Cross-industry collaboration yields great results for pest detection

The national, cross-industry iMapPESTS program brings together research scientists, government representatives and all plant-based Rural Research and Development Corporations (RDCs). […]

Aiming for the sky: surveillance project in full swing

A national, cross-industry plant pest surveillance program is well underway, with a prototype of a mobile surveillance unit currently under […]

Coordinated biosecurity approaches target in-season pest management

A major cross-industry project is tackling damaging crop pests with a coordinated national approach involving surveillance, diagnostics, forecasting, and engagement…

Aiming for the sky with innovative plant pest surveillance​

A custom-designed, mobile plant pest surveillance unit – known as a ‘sentinel’ – is under construction to help better manage […]

Airborne sampling offers faster, clearer detection of pests

Australia’s agriculture and horticulture industries including cotton have joined forces to change the way airborne pests and diseases are detected.

Aiming for the sky in cross-industry plant pest surveillance

Australia’s agriculture and horticulture industries have joined forces, developing a program to change the way airborne pests and diseases are […]

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Surveillance technology to ramp up intelligence on pests and diseases

New plant surveillance tech trial in the Barossa

A national multi-agricultural industry initiative called iMapPESTS is developing novel airborne surveillance and diagnostics technologies to speed up detection and […]

iMapPESTS to launch in Barossa

The national multi-agricultural industry initiative called iMapPESTS is launching a trial of its airborne surveillance and diagnostics technologies on 5 December […]

Sentinel on duty soon

A national, multi-agricultural industry surveillance initiative, iMapPESTS, is developing novel airborne surveillance and diagnostics technologies to speed up detection and […]