Ms Jodie Cheesman is a technical officer with the Horticulture and Forestry Science team. Her primary crop interests include mango, avocado and blueberry. Jodie has over ten years of experience as an entomologist, working on identification of pests intercepted at the border and more recently contributing to safer, more sustainable pest control strategies for key pests including fruit spotting bugs and fruit fly. She is using her expertise in a number of mango projects.
- HORT/2012/019: Research and development of integrated crop management for mango production in the southern Philippines and Australia
- HORT/2015/042: Development of area-wide management approaches for fruit flies in mango for Indonesia, Philippines, Australia and the Asia-Pacific region