Entries by Georgia Garlick

EPPO–Euphresco Colloquium

The EPPO–Euphresco Colloquium ‘Plant Health at the age of metagenomics’ brought together scientists and regulators who are involved in plant health. By sharing experiences and information, together we can better understand the possibilities that metagenomics offers and how to use the vast amounts of information that will become available to improve protection of plant health. […]

Call for authors

Springer Science + Business Media has expressed strong interest in publishing a second edition of The Handbook of Plant Biosecurity, Principles and Practices for the Identification, Containment, and Control of Organisms that Threaten Agriculture and the Environment Globally. The first edition, edited by Gordon Gordh and Simon McKirdy, was published in 2014 and has enjoyed great […]

The International Year of Plant Health 2020

Year 2020 has been declared as the International Year of Plant Health (IYPH) by the United Nations General Assembly to emphasise the importance of plant health protection in ending hunger, reducing poverty, protecting the environment and boosting economic development. IYPH aims to contribute to: raising awareness that plant health is crucial for all life on earth, how […]

PBRI Plant Biosecurity Symposium Report

The PBRI Plant Biosecurity Research Symposium was held at the Queensland State Library in Brisbane on the 15 and 16 August. The purpose of the symposium was to share plant biosecurity RD&E across plant industries in Australia and New Zealand, with an aim to avoid duplication of research on common biosecurity themes. This ‘sold-out’ event […]

Plant Biosecurity Research Symposium

Registrations are now open for our inaugural Plant Biosecurity Research Symposium. The two-day event will be held on 15 – 16 August, 2019 at The Edge, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane. We will hear from our growers and industry representatives on lessons learnt during biosecurity incursions and how we can better prepare using the best […]