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Australian bat lyssavirus (ABLV) is a virus that infects Australian flying foxes (fruit bats) and microbats.

Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) approved procedure for detection of trematode eggs and Eimeria leuckarti sedimentation method (FEST) on faecal samples.

Selenium (Se) is now recognised as an essential trace element for ruminants.

Well-designed and constructed fences are essential infrastructure on any property. Without quality fencing, maintaining livestock can be a real headache.

Various insects and mites can damage native plants in home gardens. A description of some of the more important insect pests is given here, together with general methods for control.

There are multiple possible causes of both infertility and abortion in ewes, but making a definitive diagnosis is often difficult. Some diseases which are exotic to Australia can cause abortions.

Ground pearls are closely related to scale insects and can be serious pests of sugarcane and recreational turf.

Post-entry plant quarantine (PEPQ) services facilitate safe introduction of new germplasm by preventing the introduction of destructive pests and diseases of plants.

All pigs being moved into Western Australia must meet published import requirements and be accompanied by the relevant documentation.

This information complements our related page 'Lawn problems' and outlines management techniques to maintain a healthy lawn and describes common seasonal lawn pests and diseases.

By following this guide, you can estimate the amount of water stored in a dam, and how evaporation and water for livestock, spraying and other uses will affect water reserves.

Anthrax is a bacterial disease of animals, most commonly seen in cattle, sheep and goats.

Leaf spot diseases affecting wheat in Western Australia are septoria nodorum blotch, yellow spot and septoria tritici blotch.

Yield response to applied nitrogen (N) in lower rainfall areas is often relatively low and may also reduce oil.

The Department of Agriculture and Food (DAFWA) supports the growth of the state's agrifood sector in four key areas: markets, productivity, profitability and people.   Funded by the state governmen

Spreading clay on light, sandy soils helps to increase soil water holding capacity, retain nutrients and overcome water repellence.

Green or brown manuring is the practice of returning plant material to a soil to increase soil organic matter, improve soil fertility and reduce weeds.

The following resources have been produced by the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) to assist veterinarians in selecting and preparing samples and conducting livesto

This page provides links to information on the constraints and characteristics of each soil group, soil profile images and maps showing where soil groups are located in Western Australia.

Heavy infestation of aphids caused significant yield loss to canola in a high rainfall environment

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