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Managing saline dryland (rainfed, not irrigated) can provide many benefits: increased whole-farm productivity, reduced on-farm and off-farm degradation, and protection of landscape and community va

Saltbush plus understorey pastures are productive and profitable for grazing systems on saline land.

Western Australian grains geneticists who have harnessed groundbreaking technology to develop new barley lines with significantly improved nitrogen use efficiency are now turning their attention to

Food waste management, sustainable packaging and building more resilient food and beverage businesses will be examined at the Turning the Dial two-day event later this month.

Medfly is a declared pest under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007, and is mandatory to control in some areas of Western Australia including Carnarvon, Armadale, Kalamunda

In support of the State Government’s commitment to reducing industry emissions and mitigating climate change, DPIRD has undertaken a life cycle assessment (LCA) for avocado production in Western Au

The Aboriginal Economic Development (AED) program within the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) aims to unlock significant and impactful regional Aboriginal economic

A comprehensive report compiled by leading horticultural experts at the Department of Pr

Green snail (Cornu apertus) is a declared pest under section 22 of the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007.

DDLS - Plant Pathology Laboratories charges for the services it provides.

DDLS - Entomology services provides expertise in invertebrate identification as well as helping to facilitate domestic and international trade and assists in protecting the biosecurity of Western A

In a Western Australian first, Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) scientists are using high-end technology to test for biotoxins in shellfish to support the State’s g

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Supporting food and beverage manufacturers transition towards a circular economy.

The role of women at the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is being celebrated as part of International Day of Women and Girls in Science 2023.

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is responding to the detection of carpet sea squirt (Didemnum vexillum) on wharf infrastructure at Garden Island and a Henderso

2019 has been a difficult season for many throughout Western Australia with variable rainfall impacting on production and profitability.

A breakthrough in grains genetic plant research has unlocked the door to overcoming multiple constraints associated with sodic soils, paving the way to more resilient, high yielding wheat varieties

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has released a snapshot of the contribution horticulture makes to the Western Australian economy.

Blue sky research that used soil reengineering to remove multiple soil constraints and lift productivity by up to 80 per cent will help unearth strategies that could lead to the next big leap in yi


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