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  • Annual Diagnosticians’ Workshop 2017 and associated workshops

    Expressions of interest are now open to all NPBDN members for the Annual Diagnosticians’ Workshop (ADW) 2017 and associated workshops. The ADW 2017 will be hosted by the Northern Australia Quarantine Strategy (NAQS) and held in Cairns 4th – 7th April 2017. More information about this …

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  • Imaging system can detect citrus greening before symptoms show

    A time-lapse polarized imaging system may help citrus growers detect greening before the plant’s leaves show symptoms, which should help growers as they try to fend off the deadly disease, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences study shows. Find out …

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  • Laboratory Residentials 2016-17

    The assessment of applications for the 2016-17 round of Laboratory Residentials has been completed and brief descriptions of the successful projects can be found here. Professional development updates will be provided as opportunities arise. We strongly encourage you to inform the SPHD secretariat if you come …

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  • 2017 Annual Diagnosticians’ Workshop update

    The 2017 Annual Diagnosticians’ Workshop is fast approaching and SPHD are working with the Modern Diagnostics initiative to host another fruitful training workshop and networking opportunity. Expressions of interest will be open to all NPBDN members early in 2017, please watch this space for more …

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  • New diagnostic key

    An interactive key and information system for all described Australian freshwater molluscs has just gone live at Lucidcentral.org

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  • SPHD 23

    A joint meeting of the Subcommittee on Plant Health Diagnostics and the Subcommittee on National Plant Health Surveillance was held by the Plant Biosecurity Cooperative Research Centre in Canberra from 11-13 October 2016. A communiqué from the SPHD meeting can be accessed here.  

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  • 2016/17 Laboratory Residentials

    The Subcommittee on Plant Health Diagnostics (SPHD) is pleased to announce the 2016-17 round of Laboratory Residentials is now open for expressions of interest. For more information please follow this link.

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  • Call for reviewers of diagnostic protocols

    9 National Diagnostic protocols and 18 draft protocols are due for review and/or verification, these are listed below. If you would like to undertake one of these reviews, and can do so within a reasonable time frame, please contact the SPHD Secretariat (sphd@agriculture.gov.au) outlining the review you …

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  • Three new IPPC Diagnostic Protocols adopted

    Three new Diagnostic Protocols on Bursaphelenchus xylophilus, Xiphinema americanum sensu lato, and Phytoplasmas – DP 10, DP 11 and DP 12, respectively – were adopted by the Standards Committee on behalf of the Commission of Phytosanitary Measures as annexes to ISPM 27 (Diagnostic protocols for …

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  • SPHD 22

    A meeting of the Subcommittee on Plant Health Diagnostics was held at the Queensland Department of Agriculture and Fisheries offices from 3-4 May 2016. A communiqué from the meeting can be accessed here. SPHD members, observers and secretariat. Photo courtesy of Brian Thistleton.    

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