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Arthritis means inflammation in one or more joints. In sheep, it is usually the result of bacterial infection.
The Australian Government's Rural Financial Counselling Service Program provides grants to state and regional organisations to provide free rural financial counselling to primary producers, fishers
The social media revolution started in 2004 with the introduction of social platforms to share thoughts, ideas and images.
Photosensitisation is inflammation of the skin, and occasionally the conjunctiva and cornea of the eye.
Acidic soils cause significant losses in production, restricting crop and pasture choice. Acidic soil, particularly in the subsurface, will restrict root access to water and nutrients.
Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a serious horticultural pest in Western Australia. It attacks a range of cultivated fruits and some fruiting vegetables.
Cucumber mosaic virus (CMV) is a seed- and aphid-borne virus that infects narrow-leafed lupins. It can also infect many other broad-leafed plant species.
This web article describes the most common diseases of vegetables in home gardens.
Small producers can often feel a little out of their depth when it comes to supplying and marketing their produce to large-scale buyers.
Potato leafroll virus (PLRV) causes a disease of potatoes worldwide and occurs in Western Australia.
Whiteflies or snow flies (Aleyrodidae) are tiny, sap-sucking insects often found on the underside of leaves.
Growing an orchard can give immense satisfaction — especially when consuming the ripened end product.
Pulpy kidney (enterotoxaemia) is a disease of sheep, goats and cattle.
Nitrogen (N) deficiency is the most common nutrient deficiency in wheat.
Maintaining the general health of a lawn and the soil beneath it is by far the best way to prevent common problems.
The ORIA is free of major banana diseases found in the Northern Territory and Queensland, such as Panama disease and black sigatoka.
Bananas in the Ord River Irrigation Area face two major insect pests (banana weevil borer and sugarcane bud moth) and two mites (russet and two-spotted).
Scabby mouth is a viral disease of sheep and goats that causes scabs and pustules, usually around the mouth and face of affected animals.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development Diagnostic Laboratory Services (DDLS) - Seed Testing and Certification provides a variety of services including seed testing, crop and
Various diseases can damage native plants at all stages of growth. A description of some of the more important diseases is given here, together with general methods for control.