PURPOSE OF YOUR ROLE:
To co-ordinate the detection and and control of Banana Bunchy Top Virus.
HOW HAS YOUR ROLE HAD IMPACT FOR GROWERS?
- Educating banana growers and the public on detection and destruction of bunchy top
- Containing bunchy top infections in Northern NSW and SE Queensland
- Co-ordinating banana growers and bunchy-top inspectors to facilitate inspections and build rapport to work towards positive outcomes
I have been a Bunchy Top Inspector for 25 years. I was also a banana grower until recently.