Russian wheat aphid invasion threatens Australia

INTERNATIONALLY recognised, WA-based, plant scientist Mehmet Cakir is urging the federal Minister for Agriculture, Barnaby Joyce, to reinstate lapsed funding into R&D to combat Russian Wheat Aphid (RWA), which he says could devastate Australia's cereal crops.

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"With the recent RWA outbreak in South Australia and Victoria, grain growers across the nation face a grim future as this notorious pest could cause huge financial losses due to direct