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Mites of the Tetranychidae family (commonly known as spider mites) include some important pests of economic concern to agriculture and forestry.
Septoria spot (Septoria citri) is a serious pest of citrus that can affect external fruit quality. This pest is not known to occur in Western Australia.
Thrips are small slender insects (1.2mm long by 0.1mm), just visible to the naked eye.
The most common mite pest of strawberry crops is two-spotted mite (Tetranychus urticae), also known as spider mite or red-spider mite.
Strawberries are affected by a number of pathogens causing crown and/or root rots. These diseases are becoming more prevalent for several reasons including the withdrawal of methyl bromide as a so
Powdery mildew is a disease which is becoming more prevalent in Western Australian strawberry crops as increasing areas are being grown under high (Haygrove) tunnels.
This page contains a summary of genetic modification and the Australian genetically modified organism-related legislation, and introduces the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Developme
Net-type net blotch is a fungal disease that can reduce yield and grain quality of barley crops.
Little cherry disease [Ampelovirus Little cherry virus 2 (LChV-2)] is a serious pest of cherries that can affect fruit development and quality.
Weather damage in barley is a common problem worldwide including the south coast of Western Australia (WA) where it is associated with the late spring/early summer rains.
Establishing a healthy and productive orchard requires planning and preparation. You must first select a mango variety and then its propagation method.
Mango fruit produced in the Perth area is seasonally the latest in Australia and receives high prices in WA and interstate.
Ampelovirus Little cherry virus 2 (LChV-2) is one cause of little cherry disease (LCD) and is an exotic pest to Western Australia.
Septoria spot of citrus (Septoria citri) is an exotic disease to Western Australia. It is a serious pest that causes fruit blemishes, affecting saleability for the fresh fruit market.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia supports the growth of Western Australia ’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.
DAFWA supports the growth of WA’s agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.