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There has been a confirmed detection of Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) in Coolbellup, located south of Perth.
Queensland fruit fly (Qfly) was detected in Perth's western suburbs in March 2020.
It will be a full house in the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development shed at this year’s Dowerin Machinery Field Days.
Perth gardeners are reminded to monitor their citrus trees and have pruners at the ready to control the destructive pest, citrus gall wasp.
A range of biosecurity responsibilities for small landholders will be the focus of Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development information and presentations at Gidgegannup Small Farm
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.
Residents and businesses across Mundaring, Kalamunda, Swan, Gosnells and Canning are called on to join efforts against the European wasp, following a spike in nest numbers across Perth.
Smartphones are being trialled by Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development researchers to more effectively track and combat crop pests.
Brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) is a mottle brown coloured, shield shaped stink bug.
A Quarantine Area Notice is in place that applies restrictions to the movement of host plants produced in the Quarantine Area to other areas in the state where tomato-potato psyllid is not known to