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High-tech drones are being used to survey maize crops in the State’s north for the new invasive pest, fall armyworm, to improve monitoring and provide an early warning detection tool for growers.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has called on Fremantle residents to help keep Western Australia free of an unwanted fruit fly.
The Western Australian community has rallied to support surveillance efforts for the insect pest the tomato potato psyllid (TPP).
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 Department of Agriculture and Food has introduced new quarantine measures for horticulture businesses in Western Australia to prevent the spread of the destructive insect pest, tomato potato ps
The Department of Agriculture and Food is urging home gardeners to do their bit to help stop the spread of the tomato potato psyllid, a destructive insect pest which has been discovered in Australi
The Department of Agriculture and Food is appealing to local residents to help protect WA’s horticulture industry by supporting surveillance efforts for the exotic pest, tomato potato psyllid.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia is undertaking surveillance in commercial crops and backyard gardens following the detection of a vegetable pest in the Perth area.
Western Australia has many insect and mollusc pests (snails and slugs) that can affect the quality and yield of vegetable brassicas crops.
African black beetle (Heteronychus arator), is native to southern Africa. It has been present in Western Australia since the 1930s and occurs in the wetter coastal regions.