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Management strategy for serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza huidobrensis

Closing date: 29 January 2021

Request for Proposal

Hort Innovation is a not-for-profit, grower-owned Research and Development Corporation (RDC) for Australia’s $14.4 billion horticulture industry. Hort Innovation invests around $110 million in research and development (R&D) and marketing programs annually to provide benefit to industry and the wider community. 

Hort Innovation is seeking a suitably qualified, experienced and capable delivery partner for the project: Management strategy for serpentine leafminer, Liriomyza huidobrensis (MT20005). 

The objectives of the services being sought are to: 

  • Develop in-field diagnostic tests and surveillance guidelines to provide industry with the tools for accurate and reliable surveillance and diagnostics for serpentine leafminer 

  • Provide industry with management options for serpentine leafminer including appropriate chemistry, beneficial insects, and IPM techniques 

  • Actively engage with industry to drive knowledge and increase awareness of serpentine leafminer, including identification guides and potential impacts. 

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 (AEDT), 29 January 2021.