Tomato Potato Psyllid Surveillance

The Department of Agriculture and Food has called on South West residents to support local horticulture industries by helping trap and report the exotic insect pest, tomato potato psyllid.
Tomato potato psyllid is a destructive insect pest which feeds on a range of plants including potato, tomato, eggplant, capsicum, chilli, tamarillo and sweet potato.
The Department is asking people to collect a sticky trap, place it on their property for seven days and then return it in the provided sealed plastic bag.
Sticky trap packs with set up instructions can be collected and returned to the shire office from Monday 20th March 2017.
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