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The war on skeleton weed in the eastern Wheatbelt has intensified with the formation of a Local Action Group (LAG) across the shires of Nungarin, Merredin and Trayning.
Recent rainfall and hail across the wheatbelt has heightened weed management issues for grain growers over the summer and into next season.
The Department of Agriculture and Food is working with growers in Jerramungup and Katanning to eradicate the last known infestations of the weed Hoary cress (Lepidium draba).
Andromeda is a variety of albus lupin with considerably better tolerance to the disease anthracnose (Colletotrichum lupini) than Kiev Mutant.
Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development research scientist Sultan Mia will bring a wealth of experience in soils and plant biology from Australia and Bangladesh to a new Science P
SALTdeck cards were produced to aid plant identification and help Australian land managers choose likely plants for their situation.
Plant tolerance of salinity in the tables below are a guide only. The references here estimate salt and waterlogging tolerance in different ways, and this makes comparisons of tolerance difficult.
Home gardeners in Western Australia are commended for heeding a call to help prevent the establishment of a decorative declared plant mistakenly sold in WA over summer, but more are encouraged to d
Western Australia remains relatively free of pests and diseases that adversely affect our agricultural industries and environment.
Do our current wheat varieties need different management to get the best performance from them.