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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
People involved in Carnarvon’s valuable horticulture industry and backyard citrus growers are urged to act now to control Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) and help break the lifecycle of the destru
Carpophilus, also known as driedfruit beetles, are a worldwide pest of fruits, both pre- and post-harvest, and grains.
Western Australia has a low prevalence of citrus pests and diseases compared to most other countries.
Find out more about the most common insect pests of citrus trees occurring in home gardens in Western Australia and their control using natural or low toxic chemical controls.
Thrips (Thysanoptera) are small, slender, soft-bodied insects, just visible to the naked eye.
Mealybugs (family Pseudococcidae) are oval-shaped, segmented, soft-bodied insects covered with white, mealy wax. They are often found between touching fruit, under the calyx or in the 'navels' of o
Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton, is the only leafminer attacking citrus in Australia.
Four species of aphids on citrus are recorded in Australia but only two occur in Western Australia, the brown/black citrus aphid Toxoptera citricidus (Kirkaldy) and spiraea aphid, Aphi