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Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.

This page provides a brief overview of the avocado industry in Western Australia, with links to other relevant information.

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At eConnected we would like to provide you with as many agricultural technology (ag-tech) relevant resources as possible.

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The Grainbelt Digital Enhancement Program (GDEP) is an initiative from the $22 million Agricultural Telecommunications Infrastructure Fund. 

Plant available soil water graphs show the amount of soil water accumulated from the start of summer (1 November) through the grain growing season and can be used as a tool in the seasonal decision

The potential yield tool uses seasonal rainfall and decile finishes, calculated from historical data, to calculate the maximum wheat yield possible in the absence of any other constraints.

Many new varieties of mandarins and tangors have become available in Western Australia with desirable traits for consumers such as few or no seeds and loose skin (easy peel).

Hay that contains annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity.

The Veterinary sample packaging guide was developed by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD), Western Australia, to assist veterinarians to package biologic

Pregnancy toxaemia and hypocalcaemia affect lambing ewe flocks and have similar signs but different causes.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, Western Australia, has produced a visual guide to assist in carrying out a thorough ruminant animal post-mortem.

There are a variety of possible causes of diarrhoea in adult cattle and they are often different to the common causes of diarrhoea, or scours, in calves.

Pink eye or infectious bovine keratoconjunctivitis (IBK) is a common and contagious eye condition that affects cattle of all ages. It is most commonly seen in calves and young stock. 

There are multiple causes of infertility, abortion and stillbirths in cows. These include some diseases that are exotic to Western Australia and some zoonotic diseases.

Kikuyu (Pennisetum clandestimun) is a subtropical perennial grass with spring to autumn growth.

All livestock in Western Australia must be correctly identified according to species.

Western Australia has a mandatory livestock ownership, identification and movement system.

Wind erosion can affect any land that is exposed to strong wind and has detached soil.

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