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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.
Residents, local shires and sporting clubs in the wheatbelt are reminded to be on the lookout for Australian plague locusts.
The Western Australian community has rallied to support surveillance efforts for the insect pest the tomato potato psyllid (TPP).
Western Australian broadacre property owners have been encouraged to keep monitoring crops and pastures for signs of Australian plague locust (APL) activity, despite relatively low activity this sp
Green peach aphid feeding damage to flowering canola did not cause yield loss
Canola seed oil content also was not correlated to population density of green peach aphids
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development will host international renowned stable fly expert David Taylor next month to share his knowledge on the management of the pest.
The Pome and Summer Fruit Orchard Spray Guide 2020-21 provides information on chemical products, both registered and those as minor use permits, to control insect, mite and mollusc pests, diseases
Grain growers monitoring crops for signs of pests, diseases, frost and other production constraints are advised the popular MyCrop crop diagnostic tool has been updated.
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
The 2017 Pantry Blitz biosecurity surveillance campaign has once again been hailed a success, with report numbers exceeding last year’s inaugural event.