In parallel to the Botanic Gardens Biosecurity Network, Plant Health Australia has coordinated the Botanic Gardens Surveillance Network. This network consists of staff from botanic … Read More
Botanic gardens stories, Surveillance & reporting
In her May 2020 article in Hort Journal Australia, Bec Stanley, Curator at Auckland Botanic Gardens, describes the important role botanic gardens play in supporting … Read More
Auckland Botanic Garden, Biosecurity, Biosecurity trail, Botanic gardens, myrtle rust, New Zealand, pests, surveillance
Located in the Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is the PlantClinic – a building that houses the Plant Pathology team of the Botanic Gardens and Centennial … Read More
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Botanic gardens stories
In a recent webinar, Phil Hurle, Horticultural Manager with the Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG) shared the gardens’ experience managing Armillaria luteobubalina (Australian honey fungus).
“We’re … Read More
Armillaria luteobubalina, Australian National Botanic Gardens, Botanic gardens, myrtle rust, video, Webinars
Botanic gardens stories, Pests, diseases & weeds, Webinars
Melbourne Gardens, one of two sites of the Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, contains around 8000 plant taxa originating from 98% of the world’s countries.
Safeguarding these … Read More
Biosecurity, Botanic gardens, Melbourne Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria, Webinars
Botanic gardens stories, Pests, diseases & weeds, Surveillance & reporting, Webinars
In his recent webinar, Dr Brett Summerell, Director of Research and Chief Botanist at the Botanic Gardens and Centennial Parklands, spoke about biosecurity in the botanic gardens of Sydney: the Royal … Read More
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Branch Out presenter and producer Vanessa Fuchs and PlantClinic Senior Research Scientist Dr Edward Liew. Image: Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Branch Out is an award-winning podcast … Read More
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Image supplied by Auckland Botanic Gardens.
The Auckland Botanic Gardens are leading the way in biosecurity awareness in botanic gardens. In May 2019, they launched a … Read More
Have you considered that surveillance activities may be occurring in a botanic garden or arboreta near you?
In addition to this network, a project has been … Read More
Plant biosecurity is the actions individuals, industries, governments and others take to keep plant pests and diseases from entering or moving around Australia. The goal … Read More
Biosecurity, Botanic gardens, Health