Jessica Lye Science Protecting Plant Health 2017

Jessica Lye

Jessica Lye is responsible for managing the Vegetable and Potato Biosecurity Program, which has been designed to improve management of, and preparedness for, biosecurity risks at the farm gate level. In her role, Jessica is often required to provide information on these pests and biosecurity best management practices for preventing plant pest transmission, as well as conduct background research on plant pest biology, pest control measures, as well as state and government biosecurity regulations and policies. In April 2016, Jessica was named Victorian Rural Woman of the Year for her work in raising awareness of farm biosecurity best practice.

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