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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.
Western Australia’s annual campaign to keep the State free of the invasive insect pest, the European wasp, has begun.
The Western Australian community has rallied to support surveillance efforts for the insect pest the tomato potato psyllid (TPP).
Khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium) is one of the most serious pests of stored grain products, especially under hot and dry conditions.
Travelling throughout Western Australia in a caravan may be one of the best ways to see the State’s far-flung areas, but it is also how unwanted pests can move out of cities and into pest-free regi
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.
Budding ‘biosecurity intelligence officers’ have the opportunity to earn their ‘badge’, by visiting the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development display at this year’s Perth Royal
Trapping for the horticultural pest, tomato potato psyllid (TPP), will ramp up later this spring with the warmer weather conducive to increased insect activity.