Better Border Biosecurity (B3) is a multi-partner, cooperative science collaboration that researches ways to reduce the entry and establishment of new plant pests and diseases in New Zealand.

New Zealand is a geographically isolated archipelago and because of this the country is free from many pests and diseases that damage productive and natural ecosystems or endanger human and animal health. The B3 collaboration aims to maintain this advantage by using research and it's uptake to improve border biosecurity in five theme areas

B3 CONFERENCE, 9-10 MAY 2016

Keynote Speakers

Dr Koichi Goka, NIES, Japan
Addressing invasive alien species in Japan - its progress and challenges
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Dr Lisa Keith, USDA, Hawaii
Rapid ‘Ōhi’a Death: The Disease That’s Killing Native Hawaiian Trees
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