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In the south-west of Western Australia, many types of beetles are found in pastures, broadacre and horticultural crops.
Aphids, mealybugs and scales are the most common sap sucking insects in the garden.
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
Composting offers an environmentally superior alternative to using organic material for landfill because composting reduces methane production (a major source of greenhouse gas), and provides a ser
Genetic modification (GM) is the use of modern biotechnology techniques to change the genes of an organism, such as a plant or animal. Their use is highly regulated in Australia.
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
Broccoli, cabbage, Chinese cabbage, cauliﬂower and Brussels sprouts are members of the brassica family.
Establishing a healthy, productive orchard requires planning and preparation.
Various insects and mites can damage vegetables in home gardens at all stages of growth.
By following this guide, you can estimate the amount of water stored in a dam, and how evaporation and water for livestock, spraying and other uses will affect water reserves.