Biosecurity built on science podcast

Welcome to Biosecurity built on science - the podcast of the Plant Biosecurity CRC. Stay tuned for more podcasts about our research.

Episode #1: Dr Linda Semeraro

Dr Semeraro discusses studying for her PhD with PBCRC and how she identifies insects for biosecurity purposes at AgriBio (a La Trobe University and Victorian Government partnership). Go to Soundcloud to listen in.

Episode #2: Jacqui Morris, PhD student - Psyllids

Jacqui Morris discusses how her research into tiny insects called psyllids will help keep Australia's potato industry safe from Zebra Chip disease. Jacqui is a PBCRC PhD student studying at AgriBio, a partnership between the Department of Economic Development, Jobs, Transport & Resources and La Trobe University. Go to Soundcloud to listen in.

Episode #3: Mark Schutze - Fruit fly

Mark discusses how fruit fly threatens global agriculture and why being able to identify different species is so important. Mark leads a Plant Biosecurity CRC project developing a suite of tailor-made molecular diagnostic tools and a major revision of the Australian Handbook for the Identification of Fruit Flies (3:33). Go to Soundcloud to listen in.