Who wants to be a Pest Warrior? At the Urban Plant Health Network we’re hoping ALL of you will want to be one!
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Fall armyworm larva / Russ Ottens, University of Georgia, Bugwood.org
The fall armyworm (FAW) is a moth native to the subtropical and tropical Americas, including the … Read More
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It’s a really challenging time, with all of us in self-isolation.. Parents are working from home and kids are out of school. Are you struggling to … Read More
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Citrus trees in backyards and orchards in the USA are being killed by a small bug called the Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP). We want to … Read More
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The tomato potato psyllid (TPP) is a small sap-sucking insect and a serious pest of tomato, potato, chilli, capsicum, eggplant, tamarillo, sweet potato and weeds … Read More
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The brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB) is an insect that feeds on fruits and vegetables and over winter shelters inside homes and buildings, vehicles, machinery … Read More
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Have you spotted an unusual plant pest or disease?
You can report these to the Exotic Plant Pest Hotline -1800 084 881.
Calls within Victoria … Read More
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With spring upon us, backyard beekeepers should be preparing to conduct inspections and maintenance on their hives.
Beekeepers have an important role to play in protecting … Read More
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