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Queensland Fruit Fly Workshop Notes

Queensland_Fruit_Fly_-_Bactrocera_tryoniThe evening of Thursday the 19th of March saw a full venue of people turn out to hear The Seymour Agricultural & Pastoral Society’s guest speaker Russell Fox give a talk on Queensland Fruit Fly. People from right across the region attended including, farmers, orchardists, home and community gardeners and many interested persons. Russell gave an interesting and informative talk including an overview and brief history of detections in Victoria, work being done in Cobram, the life cycle of the Queensland Fruit Fly and the variety of control options available. My notes follow and I must advise that these contain only some of the information made available on the evening and I apologise for any errors I may have inadvertently made. Following the workshop notes I have also included a number of websites worth visiting for further information.

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