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Investigation into Citrus blossom bugs in avocados

Closing date: 21 June 2019

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Investigation into Citrus Blossom Bugs in Avocados (AV19000).

The objectives of the services being sought are to assist Hort Innovation and the avocado industry to:

  • Review the occurrence of Citrus blossom bugs (CBB) in avocado orchards and better understand their status as a pest problem to Australian avocados
  • Develop key knowledge and insights into the biology and ecology of CBB, including lifecycle, life history, host, distribution and natural enemies
  • Develop industry guides for identification and integrated pest management of CBB.

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 (you will need to be a member of to access this information).

The closing date for responses is 5.00pm (AEST), 21 June 2019.