Details about this project are published on the Australasian Plant Pathology Society‘s Jobnet. It entails the “Development of molecular diagnostic tests to detect key plant parasitic cyst nematodes in soil and in planta that impact Australian agricultural production and restrict market access“.
It is said that cyst nematodes are an important group of plant pests, affecting a range of crops. There are several species identified as biosecurity threats in Australia. This project proposes to build Victoria