The National Fruit Fly Council hosted an online webinar on interspecies competition in fruit flies on 4 April with 107 participants in attendance.

Dr Francis De Lima, Consultant Entomologist at AgHort Solutions, discussed the demography, dispersal, distribution, and management of Medfly in Australia and overseas.

Prof Anthony Clarke, Professor and Chair of Fruit Fly Biology and Management at Queensland University of Technology, shared the history of Qfly and Medfly interactions, as well as off-shore experience of fruit fly competition.

View the agenda and download summaries.

The webinar was sponsored by the Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment under the Smart Fruit Fly Management Measure.

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