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Needle bush (Hakea preissii) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands.

This page provides a summary of the plant's value for pastoralism. Pastoral lessees and station managers can use this information to assess pasture condition and trend.

The bush fly is a native insect that has affected the lives of Western Australians since before European settlement.

Fruit must meet minimum quality levels to meet consumer expectations and encourage return purchases. Avocado fruit maturity will not improve after picking, so it is essential that the fruit reaches required marketing preferences before harvest.

Ruby saltbush (Enchylaena tomentosa) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands.

Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton, is the only leafminer attacking citrus in Australia. Originating from South East Asia, citrus leafminer (actually a moth) was first found in Western Australia in 1995 and occurs in most citrus producing areas of the world.

Silver saltbush (Atriplex bunburyana) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands.

Brooms, including scotch broom and needle leaved broom (Cytisus scoparius, Genista linifolia, Genista monspessulana) that have been designated as Weeds of National Significance (WoNS).

Apple scab or black spot is caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis. Apple scab is a relatively new disease for Western Australia that can have a significant impact on apple production if not managed appropriately.

Bunched kerosene grass (Aristida contorta) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands.

Glaucous star thistle (Carthamus leucocaulos) is an uncommon weed in Western Australia (WA). This article describes the nature of the plant.

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