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Chickpea are a suitable break crop for heavier soils with pH above 5.5 in Calcium Chloride. For trouble free chickpea growing ensure you select a current variety with tolerance to ascochyta, have a
This article provides information on the identification, biology, and pest potential of the blackbird in Western Australia.
The most common mite pest of strawberry crops is two-spotted mite (Tetranychus urticae), also known as spider mite or red-spider mite.
A fungal disease favoured by waterlogged conditions.
Verticordia is a large genus (101 species) of Australian plants with a diverse range of colours including reds, yellows and golds with terminal flower forms, some of which flower over the Christmas
Balanced plant nutrition is essential to achieving high yields of quality strawberries.
Thrips are small slender insects (1.2mm long by 0.1mm), just visible to the naked eye.
All gardens have a range of permanent soil-borne disease organisms which are usually contained in a balanced environment where organisms, soil conditions, and hosts interact in a complex system.
Worm farms are good for the environment as the worms recycle organic waste by converting it into liquid and solid fertilisers. These farms are popular with householders as they are easy to look aft
The jujube may still be a novelty for many Western Australians but after three years work by the Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) the fruit is gaining more prominence.