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Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interfence at seeding time.
Some aquatic plants used in ponds and aquariums are highly invasive and have become serious weeds in natural waterways.
Various diseases can damage native plants at all stages of growth. A description of some of the more important diseases is given here, together with general methods for control.
Many exotic plants from overseas and elsewhere in Australia, escape from properties and invade natural habitats in Western Australia.
Like all ornamentals, Australian native plants, need a little care and attention.
This article provides information on the use of biological control agents for declared plants in Western Australia.
This web article has been written to help home gardeners solve nutrient deficiency symptoms in their garden plants.
Many people are surprised to learn that freesias and some of the other attractive spring-flowering plants that grow from corms and bulbs in the bush are exotic weeds.
The Skeleton Weed Program has again provided benefits for grains, seeds and hay industries, with the area of the Wheatbelt infested by weed being significantly reduced over the past year.
Home gardeners are asked to be on the lookout for a thread-like, parasitic weed after it was discovered in a backyard vegetable patch in the Wheatbelt.