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New smart technology is available to assist broadacre grain growers with in-paddock snail and slug pest control.
Businesses and residents in Spearwood and Bibra Lake are urged to keep a look out for a destructive pest, the brown marmorated stink bug, following a recent detection in the area.
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.
Brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) is a mottle brown coloured, shield shaped stink bug.
Invertebrate pests can cause extensive damage to truffles.
DDLS - Entomology services provides expertise in invertebrate identification as well as helping to facilitate domestic and international trade and assists in protecting the biosecurity of Western A
Every year, at the end of July/beginning of August, volunteer farmers, agronomists and Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) staff commence weekly pheromone trapping for
The European wasp is considered one of the worst wasps in the world - harmful to people, our outdoor lifestyle and to our horticultural and agricultural industries.
Horticulture producers and livestock owners along the Swan Coastal Plain, north and south of Perth, are reminded to take action now to prevent stable fly numbers building up during summer.