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Climate change in south-western Western Australia is a reality – temperatures have increased, annual rainfall has decreased, and climate variability has increased.
The extreme weather events tool uses data from DPIRD's extensive weather station network to map air temperatures, relative humidity, dew point, Delta T and wet bulb, either below or above a specifi
Climate change will affect horticultural production in Western Australia (WA) in a number of ways, and the effects will depend on location, soil type, crop type and management.
All agricultural industries in Western Australia will need to deal with some level of climate change in the coming decades. The effects of climate change will vary regionally and by enterprise, wit
Septoria nodorum blotch (SNB) is a significant fungal disease of wheat. Resistant varieties would complement on-farm disease management practices to maintain grain yields under disease epidemics.
Which wheat variety was the most popular in terms of area sown last year?
Comparing the latest barley varieties with commonly grown, established varieties can be confusing.
Soil organic carbon (SOC) is inherently low in Western Australian soils – limited by climate and soil type – with some potential to increase through management.
Plant available water (PAW) is a key determinant of potential yield in dryland agriculture.
Frost is difficult to manage. It has a significant economic and emotional impact on the whole community.