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The Western Australian community has rallied to support surveillance efforts for the insect pest the tomato potato psyllid (TPP).
Travelling throughout Western Australia in a caravan may be one of the best ways to see the State’s far-flung areas, but it is also how unwanted pests can move out of cities and into pest-free regi
Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum is a bacterial plant pathogen that is exotic to Australia. Currently five haplotypes have been described: haplotypes A and B from solanaceous crops suc
Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum is an exotic pest to Australia. It can affect both solanaceous and apiaceous crops.
Dickeya dianthicola is a serious bacterium that can cause tuber soft rot and blackleg in potatoes, and can also affect some ornamental varieties, chicory and artichoke.
The Department of Agriculture and Food is working with industry on a management plan to combat tomato potato psyllid, following a national decision that it cannot be eradicated in Australia.
The Department of Agriculture and Food has reminded Perth travellers to not pack home grown fruit and vegetables for their Easter holidays and help stop the spread of tomato potato psyllid in Weste
Carnarvon and Geraldton residents have rallied to support their local horticulture industry by assisting surveillance efforts for the tomato potato psyllid.