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There are many hundreds of species of spiders in Australia which play a beneficial role in our environment by eating insect pests.

This web page describes the most common insect pests of citrus trees occurring in home gardens in Western Australia and their control using natural or low toxic chemical controls.

Clothes moths, carpet beetles and silverfish can be destructive household pests. This information will help you recognise what they look like and understand their habits and where they live.

It has been estimated that between one quarter and one third of the world grain crop is lost each year during storage. Much of this is due to insect attack.

Soil acidification occurs naturally very slowly as soil is weathered, but this process is accelerated by productive agriculture.

Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.

Suspect European wasp sightings should be reported.

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service is here to support individuals and businesses as they pursue their activities, while ensuring our borders a

The Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia's (DAFWA) Quarantine WA service operates border checkpoints as a first line of defence against incursions of unwanted pests, weeds and dise

Grain overload is also known as acidosis or grain poisoning.

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