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Botulism is a rapid onset, usually fatal disease caused by the botulinum toxin produced by the bacterium Clostridium botulinum.

An opportunistic weed time of removal trial was implemented in Jerramungup following 66mm in February 2017.

Globodera rostochiensis, golden or potato cyst nematode (PCN) and G.

Plants require trace elements in smaller quantities than macro nutrients but deficiency or toxicity can cause similar losses in yield and quality.

A fertiliser program for potatoes growing in sandy soils must balance environmental risk with maximising returns.

White Star is an improved potato variety which was selected in Western Australia for its ability to produce high yields of large tubers under winter and spring growing conditions.

Melioidosis is a disease caused by the bacterium Burkholderia pseudomallei, which can affect animals and humans.

Yield of chickpea crop-topped at the right time to control weed seed set was 59% of the unsprayed control.

Heat and water stress reduce the quality of potatoes in summer in Western Australia.

It is important for all small landholders to do a water budget when making a decision on the number of animals to run on your property.

As a landholder it is important to plan ahead for the coming season.

There are many causes of anaemia, jaundice and abortion in cattle, including bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG).

Bovine anaemia due to Theileria orientalis group (BATOG) is a disease of cattle that is caused by the blood parasite Theileria orientalis and spread by the bush tick (Haemaphy

Confined feeding of sheep in commercial feedlots could benefit Western Australian (WA) producers and processors.The WA lamb supply is seasonal, with a strong supply of lambs finished on green feed

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) system is indicating neutral chance (40-60%) of exceeding median rainfall for November...

Cereal smut and bunt diseases are caused by fungi which parasitise the host plant and produce masses of soot-like spores in the leaves, grains or ears.

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires that certain diseases must be reported to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) if they are kno

 ‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and

The Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia (DAFWA) and The University of Western Australia (UWA) are leading research into breeding flavonoid-rich apples – healthier apples for consum

Opportunities for WA fruits can be built by identifying export markets with the best potential return, underpinned by demand.

  

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