Bio-control programs

Biological control is the use of a plants natural enemies to prevent its spread.

Biological control agents can include plant pathogens and seed or leaf predators. A thorough approval process has been established in Australia which involves host specific testing. The bio-control agents are assessed to meet requirements of the Quarantine Act 1908 and the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (the EPBC Act).

Current bio-control programs being used in the Sunshine Coast