Eradication of cocoa pod borer from Australia

Publication Date
Tue, 21 Jan 2014, 01:00
Last Updated
June 30, 2015, 8:22 a.m.
Report Number
AUS-47/4
Country
Australia
Pest Id
Conopomorpha cramerella - (AROCCR)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Cocoa plants (Theobroma cacao)
Pest Status
  • Absent: pest eradicated
Geographical Distribution
Absent
Summary

Cocoa pod borer was detected in Far North Queensland in 2011. Following a successful eradication program, the pest is no longer present.

Danger
Eradication was declared on 14 January 2014.
Contact for info
Australian Chief Plant Protection Officer Australian Government Department of Agriculture, GPO Box 858 Canberra ACT 2601 Australia ippc.contactpoint@agriculture.gov.au
Website
http://www.dpi.qld.gov.au/4790_20719.htm
Issue keywords
Incursion
Commodity keywords

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