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Introducing new plants to an area can have positive and negative effects on the environment, economy and community.
The most accurate way to estimate the weed population of a paddock is to count the number of plants in an area of known size at a number of locations.
The plants identified here have the potential to cause significant damage to Western Australia's pastoral industry and to the unique biodiversity of the rangelands.
External plant threats to the Kimberley originate from many sources and only some can be managed.
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.
Tar vine (Boerhavia coccinea) is found throughout Australia, with the exception of Tasmania.
This Boosting Biosecurity Defences project has partnered with grains industry stakeholders and the wider community to improve Western Australian grains industry pest and disease surveillance, diagn
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.
The Pest and Disease Information Service (PaDIS) provides advisory and identification services on animal and plant pests, weeds and diseases that impact Western Australia's agriculture and food ind
Pigeon paramyxovirus type 1 (PPMV1) is a contagious viral disease affecting pigeons. It was first detected in Australia in 2011 and is present in Victoria, New South Wales and Tasmania.