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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 interfence at seeding time.
Introducing new plants to an area can have positive and negative effects on the environment, economy and community.
In-crop weed competition causes losses costing around $1 billion per annum for Western Australia.
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.
This page lists species commonly found on or near saline land in southern Western Australia. These species can be used as indicators of the level of salinity and waterlogging on the site.
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.
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.
The Fit to trade bulletin promotes government and industry partnership across the biosecurity systems that protect and enable Western Australia's livestock businesses to trade into...
Rangelands Memo is produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development for stakeholders in the rangelands of Western Australia.
The WA Livestock Disease Outlook - for vets provides information about recent livestock disease cases in Western Australia and diseases likely to occur in the next month. Australia’s...