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Spring is great for many yard fruits to ripen, but it also provides a prime breeding ground for a problem pest in Perth’s western suburbs.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is ready to embark on another round of surveillance in Fremantle for the destructive pest, red imported fire ant (RIFA).
To prevent the spread of small hive beetle (SHB) within Western Australia, the movement of commercial honey, bees, apiary products and beekeeping equipment from the Kimberley region to other areas
Pesticide resistance genes have been detected in Western Australia’s fall armyworm population.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is stepping up its campaign to eradicate Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) from Perth’s western suburbs.
Grain growers and consultants have been urged to survey cereal crops and grassy weeds for aphids and report any activity, after Russian wheat aphid was detected in two wheat crops north of Esperanc
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s browsing ant surveillance team will be inspecting sites in the Kimberley from 18-25 August.
Western Australian gardeners are reminded to check citrus trees for the destructive pest, citrus gall wasp, and prune any infested trees before moving them.
The European wasp surveillance season has wrapped up with a significant decline in nest detections and distribution – indicating marked progress towards achieving localised eradication.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is ramping up its program to eradicate the serious agricultural pest Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) from Perth’s western suburbs.