Well, obviously they want to protect Australia from diseases that might come in with imported goods, but they also want to prevent insect pests from being introduced into the country, and that’s where I have a part to play.
crops which are resistant to pests and diseases
He says collaborators are trying to reformulate the liquid chemical into a powder form that might be more useful in pest control.
Whatever, this is just a pest that eats up our food.
What a pest he is!
That child is a real pest.