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About the course

CitrusWatch is a national program that aims to ensure that the Australian citrus industry remains free of harmful high priority pests, retains access to key markets through access to robust surveillance data, and has the surveillance mechanisms and expertise in place to quickly detect, High Priority Pests.

This course is targeted at those doing surveillance in southern Australia. Information regarding seasonal considerations and data on extoic citrus psyllid activity is relevant to southern Australia and will differ from the northern citrus growing regions.

What you’ll learn

This course aims to upskill early Detector Network volunteers located in the southern regions of Australia in exotic citrus pest trapping and identification of harmful species.

Course content

  • Module 1: Surveying for exotic citrus psyllids
  • Module 2: Identification of exotic citrus psyllids.


To access this training, you will need to log in to the Biosecurity Online Training (BOLT) learning management platform. Access is free and available to anyone with an interest in biosecurity. If you are not already a member, then you will need to register and create a new account.

For help with BOLT, please contact [email protected].

Funding acknowledgement

Plant Surveillance Network, DAFF, Citrus Australia, Hort Innovation Citrus Fund and CitrusWatch.

delivery method

Online Virtual training conducted entirely through digital platforms, allowing participants to learn remotely.

course provided by

Plant Health Australia

Course Length

45 mins




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