AgPath currently has a position available for a casual/permanent part-time laboratory technician.
Welcome AgPath Pty Ltd is registered with DPI, Victoria to receive soil and grapevine material from Phylloxera Infested Zones as nominated on the Vinehealth Australia.
Soil or grape material from these areas must be accompanied by a Department of Primary Industries ‘permit for the removal of diagnostic samples from …..(name of phylloxera infested zone)’.
Transport of grapes across quarantine phylloxera zones. Three quarantine zones operate for phylloxera: Phylloxera Infested Zone (PIZ), Phylloxera Exclusion Zone (PEZ) and Phylloxera Risk Zone (PRZ). A map of Victoria with the quarantine zones is available by clicking here. Individual maps for the six PIZs in Victoria and the Western PEZ are available by clicking here.
Growers and winemakers are reminded that there are strict rules controlling the transport of grapes and other grape material into and out of a PEZ, PRZ or PIZ. The National Phylloxera Management Protocol is available here.