Biosecurity - Control

Once pests have become established, how can we best control or eradicate them?

eDNA For Environmental Monitoring

In a New Zealand first, researchers have developed a nationwide database to integrate and share eDNA data to allow biological diversity across our diverse landscapes…
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Combating Pathogen Risk Using Genomics

To protect our native and production ecosystems from the invasion of new pathogens, rapid assessments of the potential impact of identified and unidentified pathogens are…
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High-Tech Solutions To Invasive Mammal Pests

This research team is helping to develop targeted, next-generation, socially acceptable and cost-effective new technologies to achieve landscape-scale freedom from rats, stoats and possums.
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Supporting a Predator Free 2050

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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Mobile Apps to Keep New Zealand Safe

Mobile technologies are being developed to help New Zealanders report suspected biosecurity threats, with the first step being a bilingual app that helps identify myrtle…
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Public Perceptions of New Pest Control Methods

One of the nation’s largest surveys on public attitudes toward new pest control technologies has shown that most New Zealanders support the need for pest…
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Novel Tools and Strategies

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.
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Whakawātea Riha Rāwaho

Māori solutions to biosecurity threats may be the key to combating the serious fungal disease myrtle rust.
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Invertebrates

Novel tools, technologies and strategies need to be deployed to eradicate biotic threats.   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here:…
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Stopping Kauri Dieback in its Tracks

Selected native plant extracts may be able to attract and kill the spores of Phytophthora agathidicida – the pathogen causing kauri dieback, according to researchers.
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Biosecurity Network Interventions

The spread of pests, weeds and pathogens into Aotearoa is a major cause of the decline of its biological heritage. This includes profitability of agriculture,…
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Molecular Technologies

Exploring future pathways for protecting our taonga   The inventory of research outputs and resources can be found here: Molecular Technologies
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Taking the Sting out of the Common Wasp

Large-scale eradication may be in store for the humble wasp – a species responsible for one of the worst pest problems in Aotearoa.
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Why New Zealand needs alternatives to 1080

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Worldwide connections made at indigenous biosecurity hui

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Better Border Biosecurity (B3) research collaboration – September updates

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