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Two documents on Australian truffle orchard pest and diseases are available to download.
It will be a full house in the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development shed at this year’s Dowerin Machinery Field Days.
Growers and agronomists are invited to attend a three-day workshop in August to gain ‘hands on’ training in identification of insect pests and diseases in grain crops.
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
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).
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.
New smart technology is available to assist broadacre grain growers with in-paddock snail and slug pest control.
Yellow-winged locusts (Gastrimargus musicus) are native insects, distinguished by bright yellow wings, they are 35-50mm in length when mature and make a distinctive clicking noise when fly
Smartphones are being trialled by Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development researchers to more effectively track and combat crop pests.