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Western Australia has many insect and mollusc pests (snails and slugs) that can affect the quality and yield of vegetable brassicas crops.
Eutypa dieback is caused by the fungus Eutypa lata which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia. It is a major trunk disease of grapevines that reduces yields and kills the vine.
Many practices are transferable from a conventional system to an organic system of growing mangoes.
The underlying principle of organic crop production is "healthy plants grow from healthy soil". It is a whole system approach and, as far as practical, a closed system.
Transition to a system of organic mango production will vary according to your situation and current management system.
Leaf eating ladybirds are a relatively minor pest of potatoes in Indonesia and Western Australia, but should be monitored.
Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.
Mangoes have been identified as a promising crop for organic production. They are suitable because of a low nitrogen requirement and relatively low incidence of pests and diseases.