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This page summarises the main factors to consider when planning or managing a canola crop.
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
Citrus gall wasp is a pest of citrus trees grown in backyards and orchards. Citrus tree owners are encouraged to implement control measures on their property to reduce the threat to the citrus indu
In Western Australia's Mediterranean-type climate, the survival of pests and diseases over summer is often critical in determining pest outbreaks and disease epidemics in broadacre crops.
Khapra beetle (Trogoderma granarium) is one of the most serious pests of stored grain products, especially under hot and dry conditions.