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Horticulture industry leaders gathered in Perth today to explore solutions to building a strong, reliable workforce to enable agribusinesses to grow and thrive.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) is working with horticulture growers to contain the spread of the serious disease Potato spindle tuber viroid (PSTVd), followin
High-tech drones are being used to survey maize crops in the State’s north for the new invasive pest, fall armyworm, to improve monitoring and provide an early warning detection tool for growers.
Horticulture and turf growers in the Gingin and north Wanneroo production areas have been urged to monitor crops for the plant pest, fall armyworm, after larvae were detected in a local crop.
Horticulture research and innovation has been boosted at the Department of Primary Industry and Regional Development with the appointment of two high calibre lead scientists.
Onion smut (Urocystis cepulae) is a disease of onions. This disease is absent from Western Australia.
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is a very damaging virus disease of tomato crops in tropical and warm temperate regions of the world, causing losses of up to 100%.
This publication provides a snapshot and trends in the production and overseas trade of vegetables from Western Australia.
Onion rust (Puccinia allii) is a disease of plants in the onion family, including onions, garlic, chives, spring onions and leeks.
Potato virus Y tuber necrosis strain (PVYNTN) causes a serious disease of potatoes called potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease which results in dark unsightly rings on tubers.