Stay tuned for updates on the latest Phytophthora Dieback related news, events and on-ground actions.
Summer rain – high time for hygiene
November 2018 – As we’re welcoming summer rainfall into our gardens and native bushland, Phytophthoras are taking advantage of the wet, warm soil conditions created to get active, producing spores and infecting new hosts. This wet soil is also much stickier and more easily caught in the grooves of your shoes and tyres and the underside of your vehicle
World first in getting rid of dieback disease
July 2014 – West Australian researchers have successfully carried out eradication trials on dieback, one of the country’s most destructive native plant diseases… New research, led by the Centre of Phythophthora Science and Management at Murdoch University and Alcoa Australia, has found that clearing contaminated bushland of living hosts is the only way to eradicate the disease
This project is supported by funding from the Western Australian Government's State NRM Program