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The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development has reviewed control requirements for a range of animal and plant species to help guide efforts in protecting the State’s agricultural
Snails cause damage to citrus orchards by feeding on fruit and leaves. Snail management is a multi-step process that involves both cultural and chemical control.
This page summarises the main factors to consider when planning or managing a canola crop.
Recommendations from a review of the declared pests of Western Australia came into effect on 17 November 2017.
Grain growers have been urged to monitor their crops for aphids, as spring temperatures rise and the pests become more active.
Trapping for the horticultural pest, tomato potato psyllid (TPP), will ramp up later this spring with the warmer weather conducive to increased insect activity.
Home gardeners wanting the latest information on problem plant pests and diseases can catch up with biosecurity experts at the upcoming Perth Garden Festival, from 27 to 30 April.
Grain growers have been urged to adopt the Scouting Movement’s motto and ‘be prepared’ for the risk of a big year of crop pests and diseases.
This series of video tutorials has been produced to provide advice about the best ways to monitor and sample crops to diagnose and overcome constraints to crop production.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) has been conducting a three and a half-year project to strengthen the State’s biosecurity defences and underpin efforts by indu