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Eutypa dieback is caused by the fungus Eutypa lata which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia. It is a major trunk disease of grapevines that reduces yields and kills the vine.
Phomopsis cane and leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phomopsis viticola which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia.
Powdery mildew is the most persistent fungal problem of grapes in WA and one of the most widespread fungal diseases of grapevines in the world.
The Lamb Survival Initiative was a program run through the former Sheep Business Innovation Project, which allowed sheep producers to explore the reproductive opportunities and limits within the ew
Identification of livestock is required by law under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management (Identification and Movement of Stock and Apiaries) Regulations 2013 [BAM(IMSA)] Regulations.
Wind erosion in Western Australian agriculture is common, especially in years of late and dry growing seasons.
Buffel and birdwood grasses (Cenchrus ciliaris and C. setiger) are introduced species found in the Western Australian rangelands.
Pearl bluebush (Maireana sedifolia) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands.
Bladder saltbush (Atriplex vesicaria) is one of many plant species found in the Western Australian rangelands.
Fire is integral to many ecosystems in the Western Australian rangelands.
Phytophthora cinnamomi is the scientific name of the causal organism of phytophthora root rot, sometimes only called root rot.
Chinee apple, Indian jujube (Ziziphus mauritiana) is a declared pest in Western Australia (WA).
As part of the public consultation process on the draft Standards and Guidelines for the Health and Welfare of Dogs in WA, stakeholders were invited to submit individual written submissions.
Pig owners play a vital role in maintaining Western Australia's high animal health status and reputation as a producer of quality livestock and livestock products.
Livestock disease investigations protect our markets
Australia’s ability to sell livestock and livestock products depends on evidence from our surveillance systems that we...
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Calling a vet to...
Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
The most accurate way to estimate the weed population of a paddock is to count the number of plants in an area of known size at a number of locations.
Flooding in the Gascoyne River Catchment during the summer of 2010–11 caused the loss of an estimated 9 million tonnes of soil from erosion, and a damage bill of about $90 million.
Climate projections for Western Australia (WA) are that average annual temperature will increase by 1.1–2.7°C in a medium-emission scenario, and 2.6–5.1°C in a high-emission scenario by the end of