Benefits of biosecurity for bananas and avocados

Growers of banana and avocado crops can expect to benefit from the transition of their clean plant programs to the Nursery Production Farm Management System over the next 12-18 months, and other horticulture industries are likely to follow suit.

Both the banana and avocado industries have well-established and well-recognised programs to ensure the provision of high quality, disease-free planting material, but decided to consolidate these into the overarching Nursery Production FMS to reduce the cost and improve the speed and quality of high health and biosecurity measures.

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