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Australia

In Australia insecticide resistance is managed by the CropLife Australia’s Insecticide Resistance Management Review Group (IRMRG). Information on the work of IRMRG in Australia can be found on the CropLife Australia website

Links to resources:

CropLife Australia Insecticide Resistance Management Review Group Mode of Action Classification for Insecticides

CropLife Australia Insecticide Resistance Management Strategies by Crop Type

Report in brief from 2021/22:

  • Reviewing fall armyworm IRM guidance  by the Expert Committee on Insecticide Resistance (ECIR) which will be updated with new use permits
  • Reviewing and updating of Diamondback moth strategies and ongoing monitoring of moth populations
  • IRM guidance document for Serpentine leafminer produced to address recent incursions
  • Reviewing existing IRM guidelines which may not sufficiently address nursery use of some products

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