Update on Russian wheat aphid outbreak in South Australia.

Melina Miles   June 9, 2016   Comments Off on Update on Russian wheat aphid outbreak in South Australia.

The National Management Group (NMG), comprising all Australian governments, Grain Producers Australia and Plant Health Australia, met on 8 June 2016 to discuss the incursion of Russian wheat aphid (Diuraphis noxia) in South Australia.

Acting on advice from the Consultative Committee on Emergency Plant Pests (CCEPP), the NMG agreed that it is not technically feasible to eradicate Russian wheat aphid from Australia.

Read the full communique here.