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Pregnancy toxaemia and hypocalcaemia affect lambing ewe flocks and have similar signs but different causes.
Nutrition is an important component of plant health. A nutrient deficiency will reduce a plant’s ability to complete its life cycle of producing flowers and fruits.
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.
The blueberry (Vaccinium sp.) is an evergreen perennial shrub, growing up to 3m tall. White or pink flowers are borne in bell-shape clusters on the shoot tips.
The Western Australian Organism List (WAOL) provides the status of organisms which have been categorised under the Biosecurity and Agriculture Management Act 2007 (BAM Act).
Garlic (Allium sativum) is a member of the Alliaceae plant family and is closely related to onions, shallots, chives and leeks.
Cattle can be personally and financially rewarding but before getting into beef, small landholders need to consider whether themselves, their family and their farm are ready for a full-time bovine
Severe skin itching in humans can be caused by bites from species of straw itch mite.
A wide range of fruit can be produced throughout the year in Western Australia, providing the pleasure of eating sun ripened fruits fresh from the tree.
The new on-farm technology activity was part of the Sheep Industry Business Innovation project and completed a series of case studies on sheep producers who have successful