Control methods

Pests, weeds and diseases (pests) pose serious risk for primary producers as they can impact on market access and agricultural production. Pest control is best achieved with an Integrated Pest Management plan using a range of biological, chemical, mechanical, physical or cultural control methods.

To reduce the impacts of pests, the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development:

  • works with landholders and grower/community/biosecurity groups on control
  • provides diagnostic services and information on prevention, management and treatment
  • provides biosecurity measures to prevent introduction, and to eradicate or manage current pests.

For advice on control methods search our website or contact our Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS).

Articles

  • Control methods for giant sensitive plant (Mimosa diplotricha) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for flair tutsan (Hypericum x inodorum) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for common sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for chinee apple (Ziziphus mauritiana) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for camelthorn (Alhagi maurorum) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for cabomba (Cabomba caroliniana) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for bridal creeper (Asparagus asparagoides) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. monilifera) a declared pest in Western Australia.

  • Control methods for blackberry (Rubus species), declared pests in Western Australia.

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