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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.
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 to the Department of Agriculture and Food WA. This page explains the differences between the Eu
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.
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.
The Department of Agriculture and Food, WA (DAFWA) is working with the WA horticulture industry to respond to the detection of tomato potato psyllid, an exotic plant pest.
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.
Well-designed and constructed fences are essential infrastructure on any property. Without quality fencing, maintaining livestock can be a real headache.
Establishing a healthy, productive orchard requires planning and preparation.
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