Breakout #27: Forest health

Facilitator: Paco Tovar

Whole Session: Forest health and biosecurity – a good news story!

Identification of industry forest health and biosecurity research priorities
Jodie Mason, Forest Wood Products Australia

The impact of Myrtle rust on native forests
Louise Shuey, QLD Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Biological control of Giant Pine Scale in Australia
Greg Lefoe, VIC Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Remote sensing and artificial intelligence to improve early detection and response to biosecurity threats
Angus Carnegie, NSW Department of Primary Industries

Innovative pest and pathogen diagnostics using high throughput sequencing on forest surveillance traps
Conrad Trollip, VIC Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions

Building forest health & biosecurity capacity in SE Asia
Simon Lawson, University Sunshine Coast

A national forest pest surveillance
Paco Tovar, Plant Health Australia