AgMemo - Horticulture news, June 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...

Department responds to detection of citrus canker

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is responding to the detection of citrus canker in the State’s north.

Research lays groundwork for improved TPP management options

New research into the Tomato potato psyllid (TPP) has laid the foundations to help growers respond more effectively to the plant pest.

DPIRD Updates to look at future trends in horticulture

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) will host the 2018 Western Australian Horticulture Update on August 16 and 17 at Crown Convention Centre.

Spray drift damages grapevines

Vineyards in Gingin, Swan Valley and Frankland River have reported damage to grapevines in recent months by what is suspected to be herbicide spray drift from nearby properties.