Disease warning service - horticulture - Queensland


Why the Support is Provided?

This support service is provided to assist Granite Belt apple producers in the integrated management of Apple Black Spot.

What Support is Provided?

A facsimile/email subscription service provides a disease and insect pest warning service for apple growers. This information is obtained from a Black Spot predictor system that can predict disease and infestations from weather conditions.

The Apple Black Spot Pest and Disease Early Warning Service is provided to apple growers from September to early November each year. Emails are sent to existing apple growers although any new growers can contact the Applethorpe office to subscribe.

Service type

Support Service

A service offered by government to aid in running a business.


There is an annual subscription fee for the facsimile service

Administering agency

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Applethorpe Research Facility

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Please use these contact details for help or more information:

Applethorpe Research Facility

Department of Agriculture and Fisheries

Mailing address: New England Highway
Queensland 4378
Contact us phone: 07 4681 6100