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Soil organic carbon is a measureable component of soil organic matter.
Hendra virus is an emergency animal disease transmitted to horses by flying foxes (fruit bats).
Western Australia is free from many diseases that financially impact livestock producers, including horse owners, in eastern Australia.
Even when sowing in April into drying soil, sowing canola at 1cm produced higher establishment than sowing at 3cm or 7cm.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development operates a sensitive sites service to identify the locations of sensitive commercial production systems across Western Australia's agri
Blue-green algae are a group of algae including Nodularia spumigena, Microcystis aeruginosa and Anabaena circinalis.
Western Australia has a reputation for producing healthy livestock free from diseases and residues that could harm human health or damage our ability to sell livestock within Australia or overseas.
Bluetongue virus can infect all ruminants but it usually only causes serious disease in sheep. Cattle may be infected with the virus but rarely show disease.
Hay that contains annual ryegrass may cause annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT). Hay can be tested for ARGT risk. The test provides a risk rating for toxicity.
‘One Health’ is an internationally supported approach that recognises that the health and well-being of animals, people and the environment are closely linked and that international, national and
Following diagnosis or strong suspicion of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), state and territory governments will implement a livestock standstill across Australia, including in unaffected regions.
The PestFax Reporter app lets you quickly and easily report observations, and request diagnoses, of pests and diseases in your crop and pasture paddocks to the PestFacts WA service.
Myrtle rust is a serious disease that infects and kills many plants belonging to the Myrtaceae family including eucalypts, bottlebrushes, paperbarks and peppermint trees.
Western Australia is free of most of the significant diseases that affect animals in other parts of the world.
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is one of Australia’s greatest biosecurity risks.
Yield of chickpea crop-topped at the right time to control weed seed set was 59% of the unsprayed control.
A descriptive page about European house borer and its characteristics.
A national best practice control manual has been developed for invasive opuntioid cacti in Australia.
Lupin yielded 3.0t/ha and canola 2.0t/ha from late May emergence.
Lupin gross margins were competitive with canola, and lupin gave the highest return on investment.
40% lower germination was measured from seed of plants exposed to wetting and drying at maturity.