Research Programs 2005-2012
Phase 1 of the Invasive Animals CRC (2005-2012) operated under four research program areas:
- Detection and Prevention
Improved risk management, early warning systems, national action plans, bio-economics, ecological solutions, decision support systems
- Terrestrial Products and Strategies
Bait and toxin development, fertility control, emerging solutions such as attractants and molecular techniques.
- Freshwater Products and Strategies
Daughterless technologies, biocides, pheromone trapping, environmental manipulation.
- Uptake of Products and Strategies
Demonstration sites, community dialogue, commercialisation, IA CRC Offshore.
- Education program
Balanced scientist program, education and training initiatives (primary and secondary school resources, vocational education and post-graduate training), the Pest Portal (www.feral.org.au)