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Seedling Propagation and supply (including advice in relation to Myrtle rust issues)

Seedling Propagation and supply (including advice in relation to Myrtle rust issues)

Specifications

  • Scope:

    Tendering and management of a seedling supply contract for approx. 1 million seedlings including:

    • Routine nursery inspections and reporting of production progress against targets
    • Advice on management of Myrtle rust issues in plant production and seedling movements
    • Issue of a biosecurity alert in relation to the potential risks, identification and hygiene procedures and operational requirements relating to seedling movements and management of Myrtle rust
  • Benefit to Client:

    The project provided timely and informed production of seedlings to meet planting requirements and, following a domestic outbreak of Myrtle rust on the Australian east cost, biosecurity information to support evaluation of management options.

  • Market Sector: Oil and Gas
  • Capabilities:
    • Forest and fodder crops
    • Biosecurity matters
    • Risk management and planning
  • Location: Queensland
  • Year: 2009 - 2010