Call for pest watch

“MONITORING and surveillance” was ranked by regional commercial fruit growers as the highest priority activity for area-wide management of Queensland Fruit Fly (QFF) across the greater Sunraysia area.

GSPFA regional co-ordinator Deidre Jaensch says grower feedback will help guide the future of the fruit fly battle.

GSPFA regional co-ordinator Deidre Jaensch says grower feedback will help guide the future of the fruit fly battle.

More than 130 table grape (31 per cent), citrus (29 per cent) and stone fruit (26 per cent) growers responded to the Greater Sunraysia Pest Free Area Industry Development Committee (GSPFA IDC) survey held last month.

The targeted survey seeking grower input was undertaken as a first step in working out the future focus for QFF management in the region. 

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