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Cutflowers are a luxury product and consumers demand a certain standard of quality and value for money.
More than 60 livestock industries and government representatives joined forces on 2 May 2014 in Perth to work through their respective sectors’ preparedness to communicate and implement a national
Apple scab or black spot is caused by the fungus Venturia inaequalis.
Correct postharvest handling is essential to maximise vase life and maintain flower and foliage quality.
Doublegee or spiny emex is a significant weed in Western Australia. It is a vigorous annual herb with a strong tap root and a long, fleshy, hairless stem.
Scabby mouth is a viral disease of sheep and goats that causes scabs and pustules, usually around the mouth and face of affected animals.
Parsnips can be grown throughout the year in the South West of Western Australia but germination is better in cooler months. They are grown mainly for the local market.
Pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia) is a disease of sheep, goats and cattle.
Potato leafroll virus (PLRV) causes a disease of potatoes worldwide and occurs in Western Australia.
This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.