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To prevent the spread of small hive beetle (SHB) within Western Australia, the movement of commercial honey, bees, apiary products and beekeeping equipment from the Kimberley region to other areas
Banana spotting bugs are an impediment to the commercial production of most fruit trees including mangoes. The bugs are difficult to detect on the tree and can cause major and frequent damage.
During Biosecurity Blitz 2020 and again in April 2021 the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is providing Western Australians with an opportunity to help look for inv
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development detected Red imported fire ant (Solenopsis invicta) at two adjoining tenanted properties at Fremantle Ports in November 2019.
Two documents on Australian truffle orchard pest and diseases are available to download.
The following summary provides Western Australian grain growers with information on snail tolerances for export of wheat, barley and canola as they relate to:
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).
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
Brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) is a mottle brown coloured, shield shaped stink bug.
Invertebrate pests can cause extensive damage to truffles.