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Bindii weed, onehunga (pronounced oh-nee-hunga after a New Zealand Maori place name) and jo-jo are alternative names for a troublesome lawn weed (Soliva pterosperma) which is now widesprea
Roses grow exceptionally well in the Mediterranian climate of south west, Western Australia.
Boron toxicity is usually an inherent feature of a soil and is a particular problem when high boron levels occur in the subsoil.
An updated pasture condition guide for the Kimberley is available free of charge to livestock producers in the region.
Research by the Department of Agriculture and Food has confirmed the new feed barley variety Litmus is the best available barley variety to grow on soils with an acidic profile.
Department of Agriculture and Food research has shown that shifting investment from nutrients to lime incorporation can be profitable on acid soils, and provide immediate benefits.
Grain growers can no-till furrow sow smarter by investing in wings on points or boots, a banded wetter or sowing close to the previous row on dry, non-wetting soil.
Preliminary trial data has shed light on the most suitable wheat varieties to choose when chasing sub soil moisture when sowing.
Middle Eastern buyers have received a taste of the produce on offer from Western Australia as part of the Gulfood 2014 trade exhibition in Dubai.
If azalea foliage or flowers are being spoiled by lace bug or petal blight, preventative action – taken at the right time of year – can ease the problem.