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Sterile codling moths for Australian apples and pears

Industry events & webinars

The Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture has run a pilot Sterile Codling Moth release program over two seasons in a number of Tasmanian apple orchards.

In this webinar, hear from Project lead, Dr Sally Bound and Senior Entomologist with the Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania, Dr Guy Westmore.  

  • How are sterile codling moths produced and released?
  • Commercial sterile codling moth programs in Canada & New Zealand
  • Pilot sterile codling moth program in Tasmania – how well did it work?
  • Potential for commercial use of sterile codling moths in Australian Apples & Pears

Join the webinar to hear about the pilot program in Tasmania and ask questions from the research team.