Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship: Biological invasions in forestry: drivers, predictors and mitigation for biosecurity and industry
This project will:
Work alongside industry to manage current and emerging invasive forest species in Queensland;
analyse historical invasions of exotic forest pests to identify drivers of invasion;
examine export/import pathways and patterns of insect interceptions and detections across the biosecurity chain;
identify biological traits and spatial-temporal factors linked with establishment; and
use these data to optimise surveillance strategies.
Findings will help identify drivers and predictors of invasion, assist policy-makers to develop prevention, early detection and eradication strategies, and minimise the impact of invasions on the forest industry through early warning, spread mitigation, and management.
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