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Browsing ant, Lepisiota frauenfeldi, is an invasive ant originating from Southern Europe. This pest has a proven ability to monopolise resources and form super-colonies.
The Pome and Summer Fruit Orchard Spray Guide 2020-21 provides information on chemical products, both registered and those as minor use permits, to control insect, mite and mollusc pests, diseases
The following article provides information on spur-throated locust control for some horticultural crops in Western Australia.
This article provides information on spur-throated locust control in a non-agricultural setting.
This page provides information on chemical control for the spur-throated locust in Western Australia.
Spur-throated locusts are mainly a tropical species which breed in the State’s north but can move large distances and can sporadically reach the Gascoyne and Mid-West regions.
Small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) can cause significant damage to bee hives.
Aphids are common pests of canola in Western Australia. They suck sap from plants and can be found massed on growing points or lower leaves of canola, depending on the aphid species.
Western Australia has many insect and mollusc pests (snails and slugs) that can affect the quality and yield of vegetable brassicas crops.
The pea weevil (Bruchus pisorum) in fact is a beetle, not a weevil and should really be called the pea beetle. It is one of the most damaging pests of field peas.