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Apiarists are being reminded of the importance of maintaining vital traceability records, as part of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD’s) Operation Flower Meado
The 2022 summer search campaign for one of the State’s most significant plant pests, skeleton weed, is underway across the Grainbelt.
Glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis) is a sucking leafhopper known to be a vector to bacterium Xylella fastidiosa, which causes various serious plant diseases.
The larval stage of Spongy moth (Lymantria dispar) is a severe defoliator of a wide range of broadleaved trees and shrubs. This pest is not present in Western Australia.
Spring has sprung and the regions are blooming with canola crops and wildflowers – prompting the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to issue a biosecurity reminder to
Fire blight (Erwinia amylovora) is a serious bacterial disease of apples, pears and other plants in the rose family (Rosaceae). This disease is not present in Western Australia.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has confirmed a detection of myrtle rust in a Paperbark tree (Melaleuca species) in a wetland on a remote pastoral lease in the
Travellers are reminded not to bring honey or bee products into Western Australia to help sa
Home gardeners, especially in Perth, Bunbury, and Geraldton, are urged to be vigilant for the pest citrus gall wasp and act now to protect their own trees and those of their neighbours’.
The Quarantine Area (QA) for exotic pest Polyphagous shot-hole borer (PSHB) has been expanded to support the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) ongoing surveillance