Pestpoint - the online war on pests
The Plant Biosecurity CRC’s Pestpoint® software – which harnesses the power of social media to help identify crop pests quickly and easily - has won a 2017 Award for Excellence in Innovation at Collaborate | Innovate 2017 – the Cooperative Research Centres Association annual conference. Read the media release.
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A big year of research
We are delighted to bring you our Year in Review 2016 - discover our biosecurity research through case studies and highlights on projects such as tomato potato psyllid, border biosecurity, indigenous engagement, genetic control for fruit fly, and grain pest ecology. Our 161 research projects are delivering for impact to end-users and also to our 27 partner organisations from government, research institutions and industry.
Registrations open for #SciPlant17 global conference
REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN for the biggest international plant health conference of the year - Science Protecting Plant Health 2017 – to be held at the Brisbane Convention Centre, Queensland Australia, from 26-28 September 2017. Covering plant pathology, entomology, biosecurity and other topics relating to plant health, the conference will bring together 400-500 researchers, students, educators and policy makers to discuss the latest developments in plant protection and take part in an exciting week of science, workshops and networking. Read more.
SmartBiosecurity: Australasian Plant Biosecurity Collaborative Research Institute
We are delighted to present an investment proposal for SmartBiosecurity: Australasian Plant Biosecurity Collaborative Science Institute. This proposal for Australasian biosecurity research, development and extension builds upon the existing momentum and structures of the Plant Biosecurity CRC (which ceases in 2018), utilising the strengths of shared resourcing and overcoming the weaknesses of a short-term CRC.
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