by Harald Hoffmann,Stewart Learmonth & Peter Wood
As chemical registrations constantly change, this bulletin doesnot recommend any control measures. Your local plantnurseries or hardware store can assist you with advice.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Agricultureand the State of Western Australia accept no liabilitywhatsoever by reason of negligence or otherwise arising fromthe use or release of this information or any part of it.© State of Western Australia 2004.
Home gardeners frequently see insect pests and diseases affecting theirvegetables. Usually they would have seen them in previous seasons, andthe symptoms look familiar. However, there are occasions, when anunusual pest (not native to Western Australia) can occur. Exotic pests area concern for the farming community, as they could threaten theagricultural and horticultural industries and increase the price ofproduction and cost to the consumer.This bulletin describes the most common insect pests and diseases inhome vegetable gardens.
Please report anything unusual to the Pest and Disease InformationService on
1800 084 881.