Kalang Director independent advisor to IAEA research program

Kalang Director Rob Duthie, attended a Research Coordination Meeting (RCM) of an ongoing International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Pest Control Unit Coordinated Research Project (CRP) as a member of an independent advisory panel. The CRP has been seeking to resolve the cryptic species complexes of Bactrocera dorsalisAnastrepha fracterculus and Ceratitis rosa Tephritid pest fruit fly species complexes. The results of several years of international research examining biochemical, genetic, taxonomic, behavioural and ecological research was presented and considered CRP members and the independent panel. Kalang provided  trade and market access related advice and will continue as an independent advisor to the CRP.