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Title: Stable fly management project : report on the Agriculture Western Australia initiative in cooperation with the Health Department of Western Australia as well as key local government and agricultural industries to reduce stable fly breeding associated with intensive agricultural production to levels that do not disrupt rural industries and the community / [Stable Fly Management Steering Group; R. Paulin, D. Cook, N. Keals and I. Dadour, O. Ashby and D. Peckitt.
Author: Stable Fly Management Steering Group (W.A.) ; Western Australia. Health Dept. ; Dadour, I. R. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth) ; Paulin, R. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth) ; Western Australia. Agriculture Western Australia. ; Cook, D. F. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth) ; Keals, N. J. (Agriculture Western Australia, Perth)
Year: 1998.
Description: 66 p. ; 30 cm. + Executive summary and recommendations (12 leaves)
Subject: Insect control. ; Poultry manure. ; Stomoxys calcitrans. ; Western Australia. ; Horticulture.
Notes: Cover title. "Report to Monty House MLA Minister for Primary Industry; Fisheries, August 1998." 13 tables, 9 figs.
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Type: Book
Abstract: (En)
Although the stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans) (Diptera: Muscidae) has been present in Western Australia since the early 1900's it has only emerged as a significant problem to livestock (cattle and horses) and humans since the late 1980's. Both the severity and extent of stable fly outbreaks have increased around metropolitan regions of Perth in recent years. In particular, the Gingin, Wanneroo, and Kwinana Local Government areas have been badly affected with outbreaks also being reported as far north as N
l communities by restricting outside activities and seriously affecting domestic pets. In addition, recreational horse properties and the race horse industry have been similarly affected, with individual businesses being forced to either close or reloc
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