Detection of Vegetable Leafminer in Torres Strait

Publication Date
Wed, 01 Oct 2008, 02:00
Last Updated
June 30, 2015, 7:23 a.m.
Report Number
AUS-13/2
Country
Australia
Pest Id
Liriomyza sativae - (LIRISA)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Lycopersicon esculentum cerasiforme
Pest Status
  • Absent: pest no longer present
Geographical Distribution
Warraber Island, Torres Strait. The islands of the Torres Strait, while part of Australia, hold a special quarantine designation. Under the Quarantine Act 1908, no plant or animal material or soil can be moved from the islands to the Australian mainland
Danger
Detection and destruction of a leafminer on one plant on an island in the Torres Strait.
Contact for info
Australian IPPC Contact Point Australian Government Dept of Agriculture GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia IPPC.contactpoint@agriculture.gov.au
Issue keywords
Pest status:Absent/Absence
Commodity keywords

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