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News July 10, 2022

On July 1, 2022, the ISPM published the draft of an annex to ISPM28 concerning the irradiation treatment for the Jack Beardsley mealybug (Pseudococcus jacksbeardleyi) The treatment was first submitted in 2017 but further information from the submitter was requested. The treatment describes the irradiation of fruits,...

News June 20, 2022

In May 2022, the International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC) published three new phystosanitary treatments using irradiation in the form of annexes to ISPM 28: PT 40:  Irradiation treatment for Tortricidae on fruits ISPM 28: Annex 40 (2022) This treatment describes the irradiation of fruits at 250 Gy...

News June 19, 2022

Peter Leach, Market Access Focus Team Leader and Senior Principal Entomologist at the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries has won the Bayer Researcher of the Year Award at the 2022 Hort Connections conference for his substantial contribution to research in horticulture. The award acknowledges people...