Projects to target a range of pest control solutions

K. McCormack,  The Chronicle,  2021.

With the annual national cost of established vertebrate pest animals estimated to be around $800 million, and over $4 billion for weeds, it’s in Australia’s best interest to try and tackle these pesky problems at their root causes. 19 projects will be funded following a competitive grant process to research and advance breakthrough solutions to control some of Australia’s worst established pest animals and weeds, including fall armyworm and prickly acacia. Minister for Agriculture, Drought and Emergency Management, David Littleproud, said he was delighted with the high calibre and diversity of projects coming from the popular grant round.

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