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Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) is one of the world’s worst fruit pests, attacking a wide range of fruits, and some fruiting vegetables and ornamental plants.
Horticulture producers and livestock owners along the Swan Coastal Plain, north and south of Perth, are reminded to take action now to prevent stable fly numbers building up during summer.
Teachers at Penrhos College in Como have embraced being in a Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) Quarantine Area, using it as a student learning exercise on destructive invasive pests.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is calling on all citizen scientists to take part in National Science Week and find out more about the many insects that call o
Residents in the central Wheatbelt of Western Australia are asked to keep an eye out for the unwanted European wasp, following a recent detection in Hyden.
Signs are positive for future control options for the horticultural insect pest tomato potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli) as a result of research by the Department of Primary Industries and Re
Residents in the South West are asked to look out for fast-moving wasps that are attracted to protein, following the detection of European wasps in Australind.