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Effective fall armyworm pheromone blends for improved monitoring and population estimation in Australia

Closing date: 11 November 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Effective fall armyworm pheromone blends for improved monitoring and population estimation in Australia (AS21000).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  • Develop an accelerated pathway for the effective monitoring and control of fall armyworm by improving trapping efficacy using adaptable, region-specific pheromone blends
  • Understand the genetic basis for sex pheromone variation and attractiveness in fall armyworm populations, leading to an enhanced ability to develop novel pheromone blends
  • Understanding trap densities for maximum effectiveness to enable viable area-wide management
  • Provide recommendations on the commercial implementation of priority technologies identified in the project.

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 5:00 PM (AEDT), 11 November 2021.