NY97020 - Quality Assurance Technical Support and Technology Transfer for Improved Crop Health in the NSW Nursery Industry

This 1997-99 project has resulted in: > improved disease diagnostic services for the NSW nursery industry and Nursery Industry Accreditation Scheme of Australia through: > providing disease diagnostic services through Plant Health Diagnostic Services, NSW > validating a technique for improved detection of Phytophthora from soil and water using a selective agar media baiting technique > survey of diseases in the Sydney region in spring 1998 > improved knowledge and skills through workshops on disease recognition/management, Integrated Pest Management and potting media > disease diagnostic cards/fact sheets