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October 2018 Myrtle Rust Update

October 31, 2018

In this update you will find:

  • Detections in the last month 
  • Identifying myrtles and myrtle rust  
  • Department of Conservation decision on bee movements 

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September 2018 Myrtle Rust Update

September 26, 2018

In this update you will find:

  • Myrtle rust detections over the last month from Biosecurity New Zealand 
  • Endeavour funding successful 
  • Myrtle rust resources live on Science Learning Hub Pokapū Akoranga Pūtaiao
  • Predicting the climatic risk of myrtle rust during its first year in New Zealand
  • Department of Conservation Success on Mount Karioi 
  • Change in Operational Approach for Biosecurity New Zealand

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August 2018 Myrtle Rust Update

August 29, 2018

In this update you will find:

  • Myrtle rust detections over the last month from Biosecurity New Zealand 
  • Myrtle rust working group update 
  • Seed banking update from the Department of Conservation 

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July 2018 Myrtle Rust update

July 01, 2018

In this update you will find:

  • Myrtle rust detections over the last month from the Ministry for Primary Industries
  • New advice for planting and restorations programmes
  • Seed collection update from the Department of Conservation
  • Overview of the last year's work on Raoul Island from the Department of Conservation
  • A research report on the risks of transmission of myrtle rust spores by honey bees which has recently been completed
  • Science Spotlight
  • Symptoms to look out for on myrtle plants
  • Links to further information

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