American serpentine leafminer: A threat to all of horticulture

The American serpentine leafminer (Liriomyza trifolii) is a small fly belonging to the family Agromyzidae, that infects plants from 29 plant families including many ornamental, vegetable and legume crops.

Though not yet present in Australia, Liriomyza trifolii poses a significant threat to our horticultural sector.

AUSVEG Biosecurity Officer Madeleine Quirk, shares an update on these pests and the threat it poses to the Australian sector.

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