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Ongoing project

Avocado industry biosecurity strategy 2022-2026 (AV21002)

Key research provider: Avocados Australia

What's it all about?

This investment delivers improved biosecurity outcomes for the Australian avocado industry through implementing a range of industry preparedness and prevention strategies.

The project will:

  • Develop and deliver foundational exotic pest preparedness documents, supported by exotic pest incursion and response exercises.
  • Identify current gaps in pest risk assessment, pathway analyses and diagnostic capability in order to better understand the risks posed to the avocado industry.
  • Increase the uptake of appropriate on-farm biosecurity practices by identifying and addressing barriers to adoption.
Related levy funds

This project is a strategic levy investment in the Hort Innovation Avocado Fund