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Papaya sticky disease (caused by the combined action of Papaya meleira virus and Papaya meleira virus 2) is a disease of papaya that can spread rapidly through plantings, making the fruit unattract
The approach of summer has prompted a reminder to landholders across the grainbelt to check their properties for skeleton weed.
Within Western Australia some areas may have pests, diseases or weeds established that are not found elsewhere within the state.
Skeleton weed surveillance across paddocks this summer will be aided by a new management guide now available to grain growers.
The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.
Psa (Pseudomonas syringae pv. actinidiae) is a disease of kiwifruit that can spread rapidly through kiwifruit orchards and kill many vines.
It will be a full house in the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development shed at this year’s Dowerin Machinery Field Days.
Onion rust (Puccinia allii) is a disease of plants in the onion family, including onions, garlic, chives, spring onions and leeks.
Tomato yellow leaf curl virus (TYLCV) is a very damaging virus disease of tomato crops in tropical and warm temperate regions of the world, causing losses of up to 100%.
Potato virus Y tuber necrosis strain (PVYNTN) causes a serious disease of potatoes called potato tuber necrotic ringspot disease which results in dark unsightly rings on tubers.