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Avocados have an unusual flowering behaviour that is affected by temperature, particularly cold conditions which can impact on the level of fruit set.
Various insects and mites can damage vegetables in home gardens at all stages of growth.
Some pig owners may not be aware that feeding meat and meat products to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.
Pruning is a cultural practice involving the removal of tree branches and limbs.
There are many hundreds of species of spiders in Australia which play a beneficial role in our environment by eating insect pests.
Find out more about 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.
In the south-west of Western Australia, many types of beetles are found in pastures, broadacre and horticultural crops.
This article contains useful information about Paterson's curse (Echium plantagineum), how to identify it and biological control agents.
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.
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.