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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.
Establishing a healthy and productive orchard requires planning and preparation. You must first select a mango variety and then its propagation method.
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.
Many exotic insect pests, not established in Western Australia (WA), are expert stowaways!
American serpentine leafminer (Liriomyza trifolii) is a tiny fly whose larvae damages plants by tunnelling (mining) through leaf tissue.
The fall armyworm moth (Spodoptera frugiperda) is a plant pest that can damage a wide variety of crops.
Traditionally, agriculture in the Western Australian rangelands has predominantly relied on grazing stock on native vegetation, with some irrigation precincts around Carnarvon and on the Ord River
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development's Value Add Agribusiness Investment Attraction Fund (VAAIAF), supported by State Government investment through the Royalties for Region