Posts for April 2015

Queensland agriculture continues biosecurity battle as Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus detected on north Queensland farm

A plant virus that wiped out the majority of the Northern Territory’s melon industry, has been found on a watermelon farm in north Queensland. It was initially thought the disease was contained to the Northern Territory however the recent detection of CGGMV on a north Queensland farm has important implications in regards to the spatial…

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More UAV project success!

Grant has been successful in getting funds as part of a new $6.5 million Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre (PBCRC) project, Optimising Surveillance Protocols Using Unmanned Aerial Systems. Under the three-year project aerial robots and UASs will be fitted with new high-tech imaging equipment to test how effective they are in…

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