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Carrot leaf blight is a disease commonly found in carrot crops in Western Australia. It is usually caused by the fungus Alternaria dauci and occasionally by A. radicina.
The Jerusalem artichoke is a vegetable that is propagated from tubers and requires around 140 frost-free days to produce a good crop. It is normally available in autumn after planting in spring.
Celery is one of the highest yielding vegetable crops in Western Australia and is usually grown from transplants produced by specialist seedling nurseries.
Chinese water chestnuts are a potential small crop for specialised markets for growers in warm temperate regions.
Brussels sprouts are the most cold tolerant of the brassica crops. They should be grown in well-drained soil and fertilised regularly.
Leeks will grow on a range of soil types and grow best with temperatures between 15 and 25°C. They generally take 21 to 30 weeks to reach maturity from transplanting.
Garlic (Allium sativum) is a member of the Alliaceae plant family and is closely related to onions, shallots, chives and leeks.
An efficient irrigator uses a systematic approach to ensure the irrigation system is delivering water evenly, that schedules meet plant demand, and fine-tunes irrigations to suit the soil and crop
Brooms, including scotch broom and needle leaved broom (Cytisus scoparius, Genista linifolia, Genista monspessulana) that have been designated as Weeds of National Signif
The production of chicons or witlof ('white leaf') chicory is a major industry in many European countries but it is an expensive vegetable to grow as it is a two-stage crop, requiring 'forcing' for