Plant diseases and pests

Plant pathology and entomology contacts

Mango shoot looper

Mango shoot looper (MSL) has been detected in the Darwin rural area. It is an exotic moth species.

If you think you have seen MSL in the Northern Territory, call 1800 084 881.

Read more about MSL.

The plant pathology and entomology sections are based at Berrimah Farm on Makagon Rd, Berrimah.

For general enquiries

Plant pathology

plant.pathology@nt.gov.au

Phone: 08 8999 2261

Entomology - pests and beneficials

insectinfo@nt.gov.au

Phone: 08 8999 2258

Exotic Plant Pest Hotline

Phone: 1800 084 881

Sample submission

If you want to send the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade samples for identification, use the addresses below.

Courier addresses

For plants

Plant Pathology Section
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
Berrimah Farm
Makagon Road
Berrimah NT 0828

For insects

Entomology Section
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
Berrimah Farm
Makagon Road
Berrimah NT 0828

Postal addresses

For plants

Plant Pathology Section
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801

For insects

Entomology Section
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
GPO Box 3000
Darwin NT 0801

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Last updated: 13 April 2022

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