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A range of species of Epiphyas fruit moths occurs in WA. The most abundant are light brown apple moth, E. postvittana and 'western fruit moth' E. pulla.
Blackleg is the most common and serious disease of canola in Western Australia. It is a sexually reproducing fungus that will overcome cultivar resistance genes.
Sclerotinia stem rot (Sclerotinia sclerotiorum ) is a fungal disease which infects most broad leaf crop and pasture species but not cereals.
Redlegged earth mite (RLEM) is a sap-sucking pest of crops and pastures. Canola and peas are particularly susceptible. They often co-exist with blue oat mites.
At 12-22 weeks after sowing it is possible to make an estimate of your crops yield.
Mice are seasonal pests that can affect any crop. Usually they favour paddocks with high stubble retention.
There are many economic and financial implications that need to be considered when choosing a management option. These may include:
Yellow spot is a stubble-borne fungal leaf disease of wheat caused by Pyrenophora tritici-repentis.