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The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA), which includes Quarantine WA, inspects animals arriving at Perth Domestic Airport, regional airports and quarantine road checkpoin
This web article has been written to help home gardeners solve nutrient deficiency symptoms in their garden plants.
For many years the import of fresh table grapes into Western Australia was banned due to the possibility of introducing certain important pests and diseases.
Some promising early results are emerging from the More Dollars per Drop apple demonstration site at the Lysters' orchard at Manjimup.
The crusader bug (Mictis profana) is an insect commonly found in citrus, with a wide distribution within Australia, Indonesia and the Indo-Pacific.
The failure of citrus trees to produce a satisfactory crop of fruit even though blossom has been abundant, and the initial set of fruit is apparently normal,
Many climbing plants enhance vertical space in the garden, but some can become a serious nuisance for you and your neighbours.
Spring onions are grown mainly on the Swan Coastal Plain for the Western Australian local market. They differ from shallots and bulb onions as they have small enlarged bulbs with straight, hollow l
Snow peas and sugar snap peas can be grown throughout the year in the south west of Western Australia. The plants are not affected by frost, but flowers and pods may be damaged.
The bumblebee is familiar to many people who have visited Europe and Tasmania however, this ‘cute’ exotic bee could become a serious pest if it is unwittingly introduced to Western Australia.