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Mealybugs (family Pseudococcidae) are oval-shaped, segmented, soft-bodied insects covered with white, mealy wax. They are often found between touching fruit, under the calyx or in the 'navels' of o
Four species of aphids on citrus are recorded in Australia but only two occur in Western Australia, the brown/black citrus aphid Toxoptera citricidus (Kirkaldy) and spiraea aphid, Aphi
Citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton, is the only leafminer attacking citrus in Australia.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's (DPIRD) network of automatic weather stations and radars throughout the state provide timely, relevant and local weather data to assi
Measuring internal quality of citrus prior to harvest is vital to ensure fruit reaches the market with eating qualities acceptable to most consumers.
Dry pastures in Western Australia provide good early feed after senescence but rapidly become unable to maintain stock.
Fruit size is an important feature for accessing desired markets and is largely determined by crop load. Tree manipulation practices can be used by orchardists at a number of key crop stages to in
Determining the size of the crop on citrus trees is an important tool which allows growers to make appropriate management decisions for the upcoming season.
Seed potato schemes do not have a standardised system for naming their field grown generations which makes it difficult to compare schemes.
Durif grapevines were evaluated for fruit and wine production in Manjimup from 2007 to 2010. Ripening conditions were challenging with bunches displaying diseases.