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Avocado trees are highly susceptible to attack from the water mould Phytophthora cinnamomi that causes phytophthora root rot.

The border controls outlined below for Johne’s disease (JD) susceptible stock entering Western Australia were implemented by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) on

C-strain of Johne's disease (JD) in cattle is not known to be present in Western Australia.

The State Government has made a $5 million investment in further Doppler technology as part of the $75 million Agricultural Infrastructure Investment Fund to provide complete Doppler radar coverage

Waterlogging is widespread in winter in the agricultural areas of Western Australia, and reduces crop yields, especially in wet years.

The truffle industry in Western Australia, to date, has been developed around the black truffle produced by Tuber melanosporum, also known internationally as French black truffle or Perigo

Invertebrate pests can cause extensive damage to truffles.

The climate of the south-west of Western Australia and the Western Australian Wheatbelt (termed together as the South West Land Division) is influenced by many global and local climate drivers.

The olive lace bug, Froggattia olivinia, is native to eastern Australia. It has become established in the olive growing regions of Western Australia.

The following resources have been produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to assist veterinarians in selecting and preparing samples and conducting livesto

Apple looper (Phrissogonus laticostata) is a native insect that damages fruit in apple orchards and vineyards in the South West of Western Australia.

No treatment in this trial effectively repelled small conical snails.

No treatment caused significant mortality of conical snails over 21 days when compared to the nil treatment.

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.

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

Pigeon rotavirus was first detected in Western Australia as a result of investigation of a disease outbreak in racing pigeons in May and June 2016.

The productivity of sheep is largely governed by the amount of pasture they eat and this is influenced by the quantity of the pasture on offer and its quality.

Technology plays an integral role in ensuring our State’s agricultural sector remains profitable and sustainable.

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The strength of the Australian citrus industry and its profile in domestic and export markets rely heavily on the consistency and taste of its products.

Anaplasmosis is a tick-borne disease that occurs in dogs, caused by either the bacteria Anaplasma platys or A. phagocytophila.

  

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