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Primary ITO appoints sector manager for amenity and nursery production

NZPPI says it welcomes Liza Whalley in her new role as the Sector Manager for Amenity and Nursery Production.

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Stopping the Yellow Spotted Stink Bug

Kiwifruit Vine Health (KVH) says that the recent border interceptions of not only Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (BMSB), but Yellow Spotted Stink Bug (YSSB) as well, are a timely and important reminder of how important it is that New Zealand knows what these bugs look like and what to do if found.

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MPI targets vehicles, machinery ex-Japan

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has introduced new measures to reduce the risk of brown marmorated stink bugs arriving in vehicles and machinery from Japan.

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WA on alert for exotic stink bug

Western Australian businesses handling imported goods, particularly from Italy, are encouraged to be on the lookout for an unwelcome stowaway, brown marmorated stink bug.

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Fruit fly outbreak declared in Brooklyn Park

Biosecurity SA has declared an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Q-fly) in Brooklyn Park following a larval detection in the area, which was confirmed on Wednesday, 14 February 2018.

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