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Poor seedbed soil structure impedes a seedling's ability to reach the surface and increases the risk of waterlogging.
A physiological condition associated with the presence of rust resistance genes in some wheat varieties that causes leaf damage. Yield impact is unknown.
A physiological condition associated with the presence of a rust resistance gene in some wheat varieties. Yield impact unknown.
For many years the import of fresh table grapes into Western Australia was banned due to the possibility of introducing certain important pests and diseases.
Some promising early results are emerging from the More Dollars per Drop apple demonstration site at the Lysters' orchard at Manjimup.
A single seed of the declared weed three-horned bedstraw has been detected in a canola sample from a property in the Upper Great Southern.
Mid-West producers are reminded to keep watch for the summer weed, crownbeard, which is toxic to sheep.
Albus lupin (Lupinus albus) has been grown commercially in WA since about 1982, when the variety Kiev Mutant was released.
Residents in Perth and regional Western Australia are reminded to take part in surveillance for pest threat, the European wasp.
The crusader bug (Mictis profana) is an insect commonly found in citrus, with a wide distribution within Australia, Indonesia and the Indo-Pacific.