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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.
Avocado fruits are affected by two diseases: stem end rots and body rots.
In 2017 a grower scale demonstration in the eastern wheatbelt was set up to investigate the economic return of spraying fungicide for spot type net blotch (STNB) in a low rainfall environment.
The Lambing Planner is a simple tool that allows you to change a lambing date or a joining date to see the impacts of that on other key times in the reproductive year.
Traditionally ANZAC day marked the date on which growers in Western Australia would start dry seeding.
Western Australia's climate has changed over the last century, particularly over the last 50 years. Average temperature has risen about 1°C.
Waterlogging causes significant reductions in plant growth in some years and some environments in the high rainfall (greater than 600mm annual rainfall) areas of South West Western Australia.
The term 'residual' applies to a number of herbicides that have a long lasting activity in the soil. These herbicides are often applied directly to the soil prior to planting crops, pre-emergent.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for May to July 2020 is indicating less than 40% probability of above median...
Citrus gall wasp is a pest that affects all citrus species. Citrus tree owners are encouraged to implement control measures on their property to reduce the threat to the citrus industry in Western
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.
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.
Fire is integral to many ecosystems in the Western Australian rangelands.
The extreme weather events tool uses data from DPIRD's extensive weather station network to map extreme temperatures, either below or above a specified threshold.
Phytophthora cinnamomi is the scientific name of the causal organism of phytophthora root rot, sometimes only called root rot.
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.
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.
Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.
Permanent raised beds are a practical and economic means of managing some waterlogged sites in wetter areas of the Western Australian grainbelt.