Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Growing biosecurity.

Abstract

Pests and disease outbreaks in crop production systems have the potential to seriously affect Papua New Guinea's economy. This paper discusses how Australian biosecurity expertise is helping to find solutions to these pest and disease problems. Case studies on cocoa, bananas and the invasive weed Mikania micrantha are presented.