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There is a lot of buzz and hype regarding the coming availability of 5G mobile services, anticipated to occur later this year.

Powdery mildew is the most persistent fungal problem of grapes in WA and one of the most widespread fungal diseases of grapevines in the world.

Phomopsis cane and leaf spot is caused by the fungus Phomopsis viticola which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia.

Eutypa dieback is caused by the fungus Eutypa lata which is a prohibited organism in Western Australia. It is a major trunk disease of grapevines that reduces yields and kills the vine.

Sclerotinia shoot rot is caused by the fungus Sclerotinia sclerotiorum.

Black spot, or anthracnose disease of grapevines is caused by the fungus Elsinoe ampelina.

Bunch rots of grapes are widespread in Western Australia and reduce yield and quality. Weather conditions and control strategies influence the severity of losses which can vary between vineyards.

Downy mildew, caused by Plasmopara viticola, is a major disease of grapevines that originates from North America.

Downy mildew of grapevines can cause serious crop loss if weather conditions are favourable.

Soil moisture probes can assist in making better decisions around nitrogen management, risk mitigation, marketing and crop potential. 

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'Regional Research Agronomy' is the abbreviated working title for the 'Building crop protection and crop production agronomy research and development capacity in regional Western Australia' project

PestFax is an interactive reporting service delivered by DPIRD, providing risk alerts, current information and advice on pests and diseases threatening crops and pastures throughout the grain belt

By Kathryn Fleay, CEO, MIG

The Manjimup Agriculture and Food Strategy was developed to identify projects that address contemporary agricultural issues and opportunities, and find successful applications for subsequent delive

In Australia it is illegal to feed animal matter to cattle, sheep, goats, deer, alpacas and other ruminant animals. These restrictions are a key part of Australia's ruminant feed ban.

The tactical break crop agronomy project is jointly funded by Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development and the Grains Research and Development Corporation.

Phytophthora cinnamomi is the scientific name of the causal organism of phytophthora root rot, sometimes only called root rot.

Delayed seeding or emergence will shorten the growing season for wheat, reducing yield potentials.

Western Australia exports about 80% of its livestock and livestock product annually.

Ovine brucellosis is a reproductive disease that can affect all breeds of sheep.

  

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