0 Peter Mangano Darryl Hardie Jane Speijers Richard Johnston Maria J. de Sousa-Majer Glynn Maynard 2011 The Capacity of Groups within the Community to Carry out Plant Pest Surveillance Detection The Open Entomology Journal 5 15-23 <p>A set of trial exercises was run to compare pest surveillance capabilities of the Department of Agriculture and Food&rsquo;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.</p>