Myrtle rust in natural ecosystems national workshop - Summary of outcomes
Australian National Botanic Gardens Canberra, 12 December 2012
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About the workshop
The Department held a national workshop in Canberra on Myrtle Rust in natural ecosystems on 12 December 2012. Representatives from all states and territories as well as the research community were in attendance.
Aims of the workshop
- To understand jurisdictional experiences on the risks of Myrtle Rust to natural ecosystems including management options for alleviating the risks in order to develop a national perspective. To raise awareness in jurisdictions not currently affected by Myrtle Rust of the potential risks to natural ecosystems.
- Identification of knowledge gaps in research strategies for Myrtle Rust.
- Preliminary consideration of the potential national coordination of the management of Myrtle Rust requirements following the Transition to Management phase.