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Horticulture research and innovation has been boosted at the Department of Primary Industry and Regional Development with the appointment of two high calibre lead scientists.
New mango varieties bred in Australia are showing promise with consumers, according to a research study.
Avocado fruits are affected by two diseases: stem end rots and body rots.
Papaya sticky disease (caused by the combined action of Papaya meleira virus and Papaya meleira virus 2) can spread rapidly through plantings, making the fruit unattractive and unmarketable. This p
Avocado trees are very vigorous and can rapidly overgrow their permitted space in the orchard.
Avocado trees are highly susceptible to attack from the water mould Phytophthora cinnamomi that causes phytophthora root rot.
Psa (Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae) is a disease of kiwifruit that can spread rapidly through kiwifruit orchards and kill many vines.
New handheld scanning technology is being used across Western Australian mango orchards to deliver the tastiest eating experiences for consumers.
Phytophthora cinnamomi is the scientific name of the causal organism of phytophthora root rot, sometimes only called root rot.
Travellers to WA’s north are reminded that Quarantine Areas remain in place around Kununurra and Wyndham to protect against citrus canker.