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Khapra beetle contingency plan

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Provides background information on khapra beetle, Trogoderma granarium, to assist in determining requirements for the initial response to a detection of this beetle in Australia.

Includes biology, life cycle, potential impact on production, economics, trade and the environment, selection of chemical controls, chemical resistance, potential distribution, and the technical feasibility of eradication.

Author(s):John Botha, Andraz Szito, Robert Emery, Mike Grimm, Darryl Hardie at WA Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development | Plant Health Australia

Published:December 7, 2022

Date added:March 21, 2019