PaDIS

The Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS) provides advisory and identification services on animal and plant pests, weeds and diseases that impact Western Australia's agriculture and food industries. This service plays an important frontline role for the detection and reporting of unfamiliar and potentially damaging pests, weeds and diseases of agricultural and quarantine concern.

Articles

  • This article outlines the non commercial growing of table grapes.

  • Pets are most likely to be affected by parasitic pests from spring to autumn.

  • Fruit trees and vines sometimes do not get the tender loving care they deserve.

  • Various diseases can damage native plants at all stages of growth. A description of some of the more important diseases is given here, together with general methods for control.

  • Maintaining the general health of a lawn and the soil beneath it is by far the best way to prevent common problems.

  • This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.

  • Whiteflies or snow flies (Aleyrodidae) are tiny, sap-sucking insects often found on the underside of leaves.

  • Dry rot (Eremothecium coryli) is an exotic pest to Western Australia.

  • Dry rot (Eremothecium coryli) is a serious pest of citrus that can affect fruit palatability and citrus rootstock seed production. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.

  • Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a serious horticultural pest in Western Australia. It attacks a range of cultivated fruits and some fruiting vegetables.

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