25 August, 2020
New suspect case of TR4 in FNQ
The ABGC has today been advised that a new suspected detection of Panama disease tropical race 4 (TR4) has been found on a fifth banana farm in the Tully Valley.
Preliminary testing has come back positive, but further tests will be needed for a conclusive result, which can take up to four weeks.
Read Biosecurity Queensland’s media statement here abgc.org.au
For a factsheet about the new suspected case read here abgc.org.au
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