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20 April 2016 - Plant biosecurity vital for Australia

Media Release
20 April 2016

Grain Producers Australia says the importance of plant biosecurity for Australia has been highlighted in a recent discussion paper from the Australian Farm Institute that focused on the research, development and extension effort supporting the country’s biosecurity network.

The report noted that “Much of the success and continued growth of Australia’s plant industries can be attributed to the relative absence of plant pests and diseases that are endemic in overseas locations”, which GPA biosecurity spokesman Barry Large said is recognised and understood.

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