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New Zealand mulls biocontrol agent

The New Zealand government research organisation, Scion, has applied to the country’s Environmental Protection Authority for the release of the parasitoid wasp, Eadya daenerys, for the biological control of eucalyptus tortoise beetles (Paropsis charybdis) on eucalyptus trees.
New Zealand Biopesticides

Australia debuts new labelling against 2,4-D drift

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority has introduced new labelling for the phenoxy herbicide, 2,4-D, aimed at reducing the risk of spray drift damage.
Australia APVMA

South Australia to review GM crop ban

The government of the Australian state of South Australia has appointed economist and agriculture policy analyst Emeritus Professor Kym Anderson to undertake an independent review of the state's moratorium on genetically modified crops.

Australia Policy & Regulation

New Zealand OKs weed biocontrols

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority has approved an application to release two moth species as biocontrol agents against the weed, horehound (Marrubium vulgare).
New Zealand Biopesticides

New Zealand OKs weed biocontrols

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority has approved an application to release two moth species as biocontrol agents against the weed, horehound (Marrubium vulgare).

New Zealand Biologicals

Australian summer crop areas to fall

The area planted with summer crops in Australia is forecast to fall by 19.6% to 1.1 million acres in the 2018/19 season.
Australia

Australia OKs Monsanto GM canola tests

The Australian Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has concluded that Monsanto’s (now owned by Bayer) application to field test genetically modified herbicide-tolerant canola poses negligible risks to human health and the environment. 
Australia Input Traits

Australia approves Nuseed’s GM canola tests

The Australian Office of the Gene Technology Regulator (OGTR) has approved Nufarm seed subsidiary Nuseed’s application to field test genetically modified herbicide-tolerant and altered oil content canola. 
Australia Nufarm

Australia/New Zealand air views on NBTs

Views are divided on the risks or safety of food derived from new breeding techniques (NBTs) and the need for pre-market safety assessment, according to a preliminary report by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ).
Australia New Zealand

Australia approves Adama PGR

The Australian Pesticides and Veterinary Medicines Authority (APVMA) has approved ChemChina subsidiary Adama’s plant growth regulator, Brevis Fruit Thinner (metamitron 15%), for use on apple trees. 
Herbicides & PGRs Adama

New Zealand seeks data on neonics

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is seeking information on the use of the neonicotinoid insecticides, clothianidin, imidacloprid and thiamethoxam, in light of updated risk assessments in the EU.
New Zealand NZ EPA

NZ EPA mulls biocontrol request

The New Zealand Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) is evaluating an application to release a gall mite (Aceria vitalbae) as a biological control agent against the plant, old man’s beard (Clematis vitalba). 
New Zealand NZ EPA
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