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DPIRD is investigating the detection of the exotic pest Red dwarf honey bee (Apis florea) discovered on a recently imported sea container located at Forrestfield.
In this issue:
1. Proximity sensors provide an effective, accurate and cheap alternative for measuring dam pedigree of lambs in Australian sheep flocks
2. DXA calibration at WAMMCO,...
The crop sowing guide for Western Australia is a one stop shop for variety information on all the major crops grown in Western Australia.
Polyphagous shot-hole borer (PSHB) Euwallacea fornicatus is a beetle native to Southeast Asia. The beetle attacks a wide range of plants by tunnelling into trunks, stems and branches.
Resilience and sustainability were key themes at this year’s Western Australian Horticulture Update (WAHU2021) hosted by DPIRD on 4 November at Optus Stadium.
1. Inheritance of breech strike, neck wrinkles, dags and breech cover over the lifetime of crutched Merino ewes in a Mediterranean environment
2. Tools to reduce the...
The Pantry Blitz 2021 was such a success that registrations are now being taken in preparation for next year’s general surveillance biosecurity program!
Many exotic insect pests, not established in Western Australia (WA), are expert stowaways!
The Primary Industries Development Research Highlights 2021 showcases the breadth and depth of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s research and development acti
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) Statistical Seasonal Forecast (SSF) outlook for August to October 2021 is indicating more than 60% chance of exceeding...