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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.
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.
Some pig owners may not be aware that feeding meat and meat products to pigs is illegal in Australia because it could introduce devastating diseases to pigs and other livestock.
Establishing a healthy, productive orchard requires planning and preparation.
When feeding pigs it is important to consider the nutritional requirements as there is no such thing as a ‘standard‘ diet.
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.
Pruning is a cultural practice involving the removal of tree branches and limbs.
It has been estimated that between one quarter and one third of the world grain crop is lost each year during storage. Much of this is due to insect attack.
Various diseases can damage native plants at all stages of growth. A description of some of the more important diseases is given here, together with general methods for control.
Soil organic carbon is a measureable component of soil organic matter.