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Australian Draft pest risk analysis for bacterial pathogens in the genus Xylella


[For stakeholder comments up to 2023-04-03)

We initiated this pest risk analysis to assess the biosecurity risks of all Xylella species, and to determine whether the emergency measures manage the biosecurity risks associated with the trade in commercially produced plants for planting and seeds for sowing.

The draft report proposes risk management measures, combined with operational systems, and/or a period of post-entry quarantine in Australia prior to release, to ensure biosecurity standards are met.

The draft report is being issued for a public consultation period, closing on 1 March 2023.

Stakeholders are invited to have their say on the draft report. The department will consider all stakeholder comments received during the consultation period in preparing a final report.



  • Xylella fastidiosa
  • Xylella taiwanensis


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Appendix Download 162,60kB
Appendix Download 213,20kB
Pest Risk Analysis Download 3,78MB

PRA Area

  • Australia