AgMemo - Horticulture news, February 2018

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A snapshot of some of the latest news and seasonal advice from the department for Western Australian farm businesses in the horticulture sector.

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In this edition...

Surveillance targets pest psyllids in WA

DPIRD has completed the spring round of surveillance for Tomato potato psyllid (TPP), which included testing for Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum (CLso).

Identifying suitable land for expanding irrigated horticulture around Myalup

A soil survey covering 38 000 hectares of land east of Myalup has been conducted to identify land suitable for expanding irrigated agriculture.

Alternative wine grape varieties on trial

The quest to analyse the performance of alternative wine grape varieties in the Geographe wine region has begun following the completion of the second grape picking season in the area.