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Grain growers have been urged to monitor their crops for aphids, as spring temperatures rise and the pests become more active.
Budding ‘biosecurity intelligence officers’ have the opportunity to earn their ‘badge’, by visiting the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development display at this year’s Perth Royal
Trapping for the horticultural pest, tomato potato psyllid (TPP), will ramp up later this spring with the warmer weather conducive to increased insect activity.
The following article provides information on spur-throated locust control for some horticultural crops in Western Australia.
This article provides information on spur-throated locust control in a non-agricultural setting.
This page provides information on chemical control for the spur-throated locust in Western Australia.
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
Spur-throated locusts are mainly a tropical species which breed in the State’s north but can move large distances and can sporadically reach the Gascoyne and Mid-West regions.
Queensland fruit fly (Qfly, Bactrocera tryoni) is considered to be one of the most serious pests of fruit and vegetables in Australia.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has stepped up its efforts to combat Mediterranean fruit fly in Carnarvon with a stronger focus on compliance to back up control measur