QFF Updates- Yarra Valley region: 9th March update

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9th March 2021 update

Bronwyn Koll, Queensland Fruit Fly Regional Coordinator (Yarra Valley), has provided a list of updates in and around the YV:
  • NEW - Gruyere (Bronwyn has seen the fly)
  • NEW - Warrandyte (Adam and Bronwyn have seen the flies)
  • NEW - Healesville (rumoured, unconfirmed, awaiting sample)
  • NEW - Coldstream (suspect, RapidAIM, confident detection, no fly in trap)
  • NEW - Silvan (suspect, not yet confirmed)
  • Strathewen (suspect, three properties, treating if it is QFF)
  • Silvan (suspect, not yet confirmed)
  • Seville (confirmed)
  • Coldstream (suspect, not yet confirmed)
  • Mt. Evelyn (total of 2 flies so far, no further Mt.Ev detections, but QFF suspect flies in Silvan)
  • Kinglake – no further detections
  • Badger Creek – no further detections
-PROTEIN BAIT WEEKLY, REPEAT AFTER RAIN, CONTINUE 3 WEEKS POST HARVEST (min)
-INSTALL EXTRA TRAPS (for those who do not have a sufficient surveillance grid)
-REMOVE FRUIT BEFORE IT FALLS
-DESTROY FALLEN FRUIT & WASTE FRUIT- ASAP