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Citrus industry IPDM extension program

Closing date: 11 May 2020

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Citrus industry IPDM extension program (CT19011).

The objective of the program is to extend knowledge, skills and tools that support Australian citrus growers to have effective and sustainable integrated pest and disease management (IPDM) that underpins successful commercial production.

Specifically, the project aims to:

  • Extend current knowledge, skills and tools on best practice IPDM of pests and diseases in citrus orchards, with a non-exclusive focus on citrus gall wasp, Fuller’s rose weevil, red scale, citrus mealybug, citrus katydid, citrus black spot and ‘Emperor’ brown spot, and consideration for citrus black core rot (Alternaria spp.), anthracnose, phytophthora and any emerging pests and diseases of significance.
  • Collaborate with existing and other networks to communicate and extend new knowledge and practices on IPDM, including biosecurity alerts, that will maximise adoption and commercial benefit across the Australian citrus industry.

Hort Innovation has prepared a Request for Proposal (RFP) document that provides background information, outlines the scope of services, the procurement process and the information required from interested parties. The RFP may be downloaded from www.tenders.net (you will need to be a member of tenders.net to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEST), 11 May 2020.