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High priority invasive species are defined in the Invasive Species Plan for Western Australia as high risk species that can establish widely, and if so cause the most undesirable impact.
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 interference at seeding time.
The Department of Agriculture and Food is calling for producer and community input into the development of a targeted weed surveillance program for the South West.
Rates of plant establishment over the strawberry industry are variable. Some growers are losing almost half on some parts of their properties.
This Management Guide has been designed to assist landholders and increase their capacity to manage and eradicate skeleton weed infestations on their properties and to prevent its further spread wi
This section answers some frequently asked questions about the Agricultural weed surveillance project.
Options for control of winter broad leaved weeds, in pastures, is a common inquiry. A fairly reliable method is spray grazing.
The response of regional Western Australia to pest and disease threats has been strengthened with the development of a project to coordinate and transform regional management of widespread and esta
Cacti which pose a threat to agricultural land and the environment have been added to a list of ‘marked’ pest plants in Western Australia.
Landholders are reminded now is the time to start checking their properties for skeleton weed with summer approaching.