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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.

20 April 2017

The Department of Agriculture and Food, WA is working with the WA horticulture industry to respond to the detection of tomato potato psyllid, an exotic plant pest.

13 September 2016

Garlic (Allium sativum) is a member of the Alliaceae plant family and is closely related to onions, shallots, chives and leeks.

19 April 2017

Suspect European wasp sightings should be reported to the Department of Agriculture and Food WA. This page explains the differences between the Eu

18 January 2017

Pruning is a cultural practice involving the removal of tree branches and limbs.

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.

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.

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.

12 April 2017

Jujubes (or Chinese dates) are a new horticultural industry in Western Australia.

21 March 2017

Coastal brown ants (Pheidole megacephala), also called big-headed ants, are a major nuisance ant species in Western Australia. They are an urban pest and are often seen in lawns and in bri

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