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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.
Andromeda is a variety of albus lupin with considerably better tolerance to the disease anthracnose (Colletotrichum lupini) than Kiev Mutant.
Five-day foot bathing is a treatment option that can be used as a disease reduction measure in winter, spring, or at the start of summer to treat clinically mild forms of footrot in sheep.
Pepper mild mottle virus (PMMoV) is a plant virus that occurs worldwide and infects capsicums and some other solanaceous plants.
A 2017 green bridge survey identified cereal leaf rust, spot type net blotch, wheat streak mosaic virus and aphids.
This page summarises the main factors to consider when planning or managing a canola crop.
There has been considerable concern amongst livestock producers regarding recent outbreaks of subterranean clover red leaf syndrome.
Brown spot is a fungal disease caused by Nothophoma quercina. It affects jujubes in Western Australia and has been reported in olives, pistachios and Chinese quince in other countries.
Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum is an exotic pest to Australia. It can affect both solanaceous and apiaceous crops.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia (DAFWA) has been assisting the pigeon racing and fancying industries in diagnosing and managing disease caused by a rotavirus in pigeons.