@article { NPB1651, title = {The Capacity of Groups within the Community to Carry out Plant Pest Surveillance Detection}, journal = {The Open Entomology Journal}, volume = {5}, year = {2011}, pages = {15-23}, chapter = {15}, abstract = {

A set of trial exercises was run to compare pest surveillance capabilities of the Department of Agriculture and Food’s entomology and plant pathology staff (all with some degree of field survey experience) with persons from various community groups. Information indicating a comparable level of confidence in the use of community members for surveillance, to complement professional staff capacity, is provided.

}, author = {Peter Mangano and Darryl Hardie and Jane Speijers and Richard Johnston and Maria J. de Sousa-Majer and Glynn Maynard} }