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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development detected Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) at two adjoining tenanted properties at Fremantle Ports in November 2019.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is currently responding to an outbreak of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Perth's western suburbs (detected in March 2020).
Home gardeners wanting the latest information on problem plant pests and diseases can catch up with biosecurity experts at the upcoming Perth Garden Festival, from 27 to 30 April.
Perth residents who grow their own fruit and vegetables can help our local horticulture industries by adopting a trap for the insect pest tomato potato psyllid.
The Department of Agriculture and Food has called on South West residents to support local horticulture industries by helping trap and report the exotic insect pest, tomato potato psyllid.
The Department of Agriculture and Food is appealing to local residents to help protect WA’s horticulture industry by supporting surveillance efforts for the exotic pest, tomato potato psyllid.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia is undertaking surveillance in commercial crops and backyard gardens following the detection of a vegetable pest in the Perth area.
Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) is a wood-boring pest that usually targets deciduous hardwood trees such as elm, willow, poplar, maple and a variety of fruit trees.
Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) has been successfully eradicated from Perth's Alfred Cove suburb.