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Information on how to collect a specimen, where to send it for identification and the precautions to consider before collecting any plant or animal specimens.

Loose smut control is necessary to preserve grain yield as affected plants do not produce grain.

The Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 requires that certain diseases must be reported to the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) if they are kno

Magenta and Trojan are competitive with Mace when sown early to mid May, taking advantage of good conditions for grain filling.

Harvesting bananas involves a lot of lifting, which increases the risk of injury to workers.

The north east fringes of the Western Australian wheatbelt received good levels of summer rainfall in 2015.

The north east fringes of the Western Australian wheatbelt received good levels of summer rain in 2015.

Newcastle disease is a severe viral disease of poultry and other birds.

The persistent nature of organochlorine (OC) residues in soils is an ongoing issue for livestock producers. Cattle are the most susceptible to the accumulation of OC residues.

Do our current wheat varieties need different management to get the best performance from them.

At Yuna, frost in September affected grain yield and quality of the short maturity varieties but not the longer maturing varieties Magenta and Calingiri.

In a high yield potential season, seeding wheat at 60kg/ha gave a higher yield and gross margin than seeding at 30kg/ha; but there was no further benefit in going to 90kg/ha.

The challenge in low rainfall areas is to understand the influence of management on the genetic difference of varieties.

The mean site yield was 1.4t/ha and there was no difference in yield between Mace and Hydra wheat.

All ruminants (including sheep, cattle and goats) require cobalt in their diet for the synthesis of vitamin B12.

The following information is a summary of the presentation 'Farm machinery – understanding the true cost and getting the best value out of machinery' delivered by department economists at the 2015

Copper is an essential trace element for animals needed for body, bone and wool growth, pigmentation, healthy nerve fibres and white blood cell function.

Wheat agronomy research in 2014 at Eneabba aimed to determine how management with foliar fungicide and an in-furrow fungicide influenced the profitability of long season wheat varieties with an ear

Pregnancy toxaemia and hypocalcaemia affect lambing ewe flocks and have similar signs but different causes.

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