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WAVIA is an industry-based organisation that works to facilitate the access, production and distribution of improved planting material to the viticulture industry of Western Australia.
Photosensitisation is inflammation of the skin, and occasionally the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.
Arthritis means inflammation in one or more joints. In sheep, it is usually the result of bacterial infection.
Thiamine, also known as vitamin B1, is normally produced by bacteria in the rumen of cattle and sheep on well-balanced roughage diets.
Silverbeet is grown throughout the year in the Perth Metropolitan Area. It has dark green leaves and stems that can be white, pink, orange, red or yellow.
Rhubarb is grown commercially in small quantities in Western Australia for the domestic market. It grows best in cool to warm conditions, with reduced vigour during the cold winter months.
The health and nutrition of the pregnant ewe largely determines how successful lambing is in any given year.
Since 1998 the Department of Agriculture and Food in conjunction with the Western Australian Vine Improvement Association has imported more than 60 new varieties and clones of wine grape material.
Jarrahdale, Japanese and butternut pumpkins are grown in Kununurra, Carnarvon and the south-west of Western Australia to supply the local market and eastern Australia.
Bruising of ware potatoes causes economic loss but good management at harvest and processing can significantly reduce losses.