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Management of insecticide resistance in serpentine leafminer (Liriomyza huidobrensis)

Closing date: 21 April 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Management of insecticide resistance in serpentine leafminer (Liriomyza huidobrensis) (AS20002).

The objectives of the services being sought are to:

  1. Improve management strategies for serpentine leafminer by determining baseline insecticide resistance in Australian populations of serpentine leafminer
  2. Develop DNA-based resistance detection by undertaking whole genome sequencing of SLM and testing known resistance regions of DNA that have been found in related species
  3. Establish cultures of serpentine leafminer that will allow future work on insecticide resistance to continue.

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 April 2021.