High Priority Pests

There are 17 High Priority Pests (HPPs) for the Australian banana industry.

Just as the name suggests, HPPs are those that have been identified as posing the most risk to the industry.

To find out more about each pest, simply click on the button below. 

Other pests of note

While these pests are not on the HPP list, they remain a focus within the banana industry. 

Biosecurity Risk

Biosecurity Framework of the Australian Banana Industry

The Banana Industry Biosecurity Framework identifies gaps in knowledge, scientific protocols and on-farm practice for the high priority pests and diseases of the Australian banana industry. It has been developed as part of the Banana Strategic Industry Development project that was funded by Hort Innovation.

Government biosecurity information