Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Western Australia, Series 4

Volume 37, Number 3

Front Matter


Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia



Skeleton weed : the current situation
Peter Scott and Jon Dodd


Western flower thrips
David Cook, Ian Dadour, Ernie Steiner, and Brett Scourse


Tomato spotted wilt virus and its management
Lindrea Latham and Roger Jones


Land use planning for agriculture and sustainable rural development
Ian Kininmonth, Andrew Bathgate, Ross George, and Dennis van Gool

Editor: K Malcolm Howe

Design: Fiona Diaz, Rod Lewis, Jacqueline Mallard, Femme Roberts and Jookie Wong

Photographs: Simon Eyres, Peter Maloney and supplied by authors

Cover Image: Simon Eyres. Shortly after this photo was taken the plane's engines failed and the aircraft crashed. Thanks to the skill sof the pilot no one was injured. Simon was back taking aerial photos two weeks later!


The Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Agriculture and Food, Western Australia and the State of Western Australia accept no liability whatsoever by reason of negligence or otherwise arising from the use or release of this information or any part of it. The information in this journal was correct at time of publication. For updated and current information please go to the department's website at https://www.agric.wa.gov.au