Plant protection

We undertake research in detection and identification of diseases in tropical horticulture, and develop integrated disease management practices to reduce crop losses, improve productivity and ensure product quality.

Our research includes:

  • Detection and identification of emerging and exotic pests and pathogens
  • Diagnostic capability for tropical plant diseases
  • Disease management in avocado, banana, citrus, macadamia.
  • Phenotyping germplasm for disease resistance
  • Fruit quality

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