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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.
This article contains useful information about Paterson's curse (Echium plantagineum), how to identify it and biological control agents.
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.
Clothes moths, carpet beetles and silver?sh can be destructive household pests. This information will help you recognise what they look like and understand their habits and where they live.
In the south-west of Western Australia, many types of beetles are found in pastures, broadacre and horticultural crops.
There are many hundreds of species of spiders in Australia which play a beneficial role in our environment by eating insect pests.
Various insects and mites can damage vegetables in home gardens at all stages of growth.
Feed additives or supplements can reduce?methane emissions from ruminant livestock.
Pest snails and slugs damage plant seeds, seedlings, underground tubers, leaves and fruit. Damage to seedlings often results in the death of the plant, which means major production losses.
Soil organic carbon is a measureable component of soil organic matter.