Fall armyworm fails to make top 10 on pest priority list

Ashley Walmsley
Updated August 18 2020 - 3:07pm, first published August 3 2020 - 6:00pm
REPORT: The National Plant Biosecurity Status Report for 2019 is now available. Photo: Plant Health Australia
REPORT: The National Plant Biosecurity Status Report for 2019 is now available. Photo: Plant Health Australia

ALTHOUGH it continues to make headlines about its spread and potential impact on both the horticulture and grain industries, fall armyworm is ranked just 31 on Plant Health Australia's National Priority Plant Pests list for 2019.

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Ashley Walmsley

Ashley Walmsley

Editor, Good Fruit & Vegetables

Ashley Walmsley is the editor of ACM's only national, fresh produce magazine, Good Fruit & Vegetables, while also covering horticulture stories for the agricultural papers and websites. He also writes the weekly, The Ringer, column in the Qld Country Life.

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