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Western Australia has many insect and mollusc pests (snails and slugs) that can affect the quality and yield of vegetable brassicas crops.
Four species of root lesion nematodes are commonly found in Western Australia: Pratylenchus neglectus, P. quasitereoides, P. thornei and P. penetrans.
Carob moth (also known as the date, almond, and locust bean moth) is a major pest of carobs in Western Australia (WA).