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Ongoing project

Generation of residue data for permit applications 2017 (MT17012)

Key research provider: Eurofins

What's it all about?

The generation of pesticide residue, efficacy and crop safety data is required to support label registration and minor use permit applications made to the Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority which, when approved, provide access to safe and effective chemicals for the management of pests, weeds and diseases.

Beginning in December 2017, this multi-industry investment is responsible for generating pesticide residue and crop safety data to support applications and renewals for a range of permits.

For the pistachio industry, it is conducting a residue trial for fungicide prochloraz, used in the control of anthracnose, panicle and shoot blight. This work was being undertaken during the course of the 2018 season.

Related levy funds

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