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Growing strawberries as a commercial crop needs attention to detail to achieve the best results. The information below summarises advice on growing strawberries as recommended in Western Australia.
Pasture legumes form a symbiotic (mutually beneficial) association with specific soil bacteria (rhizobia) to meet their nitrogen requirements.
3Phase is a fertiliser program for growing lettuce, celery, cabbage and broccoli on sandy soils under irrigation.
Orchard management starts from planning and goes through to harvest to achieve the best marketable yield.
The blueberry (Vaccinium sp.) is an evergreen perennial shrub, growing up to 3m tall. White or pink flowers are borne in bell-shape clusters on the shoot tips.
Waxflower is susceptible to a range of foliar diseases. The main problems which occur in commercial plantations and their control are outlined here.
When grapevines are exposed to smoke during sensitive growth stages, the resulting wine may contain smoke-related aromas and flavours.
Smoke exposure of grapevines and the development of smoke-related characteristics in the resulting wines is an increasing issue for the wine industry.
Control methods for two-leaf cape tulip (Moraea miniata) a declared pest in Western Australia.
The treatment of vegetable seeds prior to planting can help control seed-borne diseases. Control of these diseases is necessary to prevent reduction in the crop yield.