Minor use of chemicals – Insects and pathogens


To conduct a SARP study to identify the major insect and pathogen problems and priorities facing new and emerging plant and animal industries; Prioritize these needs and seek to obtain the data and information required to determine what minor use permits are required; and obtain these permits where existing data and circumstances permit.


New and Emerging Plant Industries

Research Organisation

New Rural Industries Australia Limited

Objective Summary

To assist industry members of NRIA to obtain minor use permits for the use of chemicals to control insect pests and other pathogens and vectors in their respective industries by, identifying and prioritizing their most important pest and disease problems, identifying the most cost effective and practical chemical solutions for these problems, determining what information is required to fulfill permit requirements, and obtaining that information, submitting permit applications based on identified priorities and other practical considerations, obtaining some permit approvals where attainable in the timeframe and detailing steps required to obtain permits for other, highpriority pests/diseases..

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Project Stage


Project Start Date

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Project Completion Date

Monday, June 25, 2012

Journal Articles From Project

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National Priority

An environmentally sustainable Australia

National Priority

Adoption of R&D

National Priority

NEPI-RD&E to generate benefit across several plant industries