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Historical document

A national industry pest-specific incursion management plan for carrot rust fly (Psila rosae) (VG06114)

Key research provider: Department of Agriculture & Food Western Australia
Publication date: Wednesday, June 17, 2020

This is a final research report from Hort Innovation’s historical archives. Please note that as these reports may date back as far as the 1990s, the content and recommendations within them may be superseded by more recent research.

What was it all about?

Carrot rust fly has been identified by Plant Health Australia as one of the top threats to the Australian carrot industry. In 2007 Horticulture Australia Ltd (HAL) commissioned the Department of Agriculture and Food Government of Western Australia to develop a Pest Specific Incursion Management Plan, a Pest Risk Assessment and a Diagnostic Protocol for carrot rust fly. It is recommended that these documents to be considered a permanent draft documents to be updated regularly as new information becomes available.

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Funding statement:
This project was funded by Hort Innovation (then Horticulture Australia Limited).

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