SPS Biosecurity will be deemed an Essential Business during the Level 4 emergency. AP and TFO classroom training is suspended for 4 weeks but we are still taking registrations online. Read more here.

Pest Surveys

Pest Surveys

Many insect and disease pests can be significant management considerations. One of the first principles of an integrated pest management is to assess the extent and severity of the pest problem.

pest surveys

SPS Biosecurity has extensive experience in plant pest surveillance.

  • General pest surveillance
  • Health and vitality surveys
  • Disease assessments
  • Wood and bark borer surveys
  • Defoliating insects
  • Invasive ants
  • Animals
  • Pest plants

We use a range of established methodologies or will work with one of our science partners to develop or adapt methods that are scientifically based.

All data is collected electronically using ruggedised tablets or PDA’s and mapping by ArcGIS.