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11 April 2017

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

17 February 2016

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

13 October 2017

Suspect European wasp sightings should be reported.

16 November 2016

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

12 April 2017

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

29 November 2016

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.

24 January 2017

Severe skin itching in humans can be caused by bites from species of straw itch mite.

21 November 2014

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.

18 November 2016

Organic matter makes up just 2-10% of the soils mass but has a critical role in the physical, chemical and biological function of agricultural soils.

7 February 2017

Many Western Australians are drawn to the alpaca's versatility and the low impact they have on the natural environment.

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