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Imported roses pose very high risks to Australia because the layered petals provide many hiding places for invasive insects. Photo: anncapictures | Pixabay

Pests in the petals

Australia’s love affair with imported fresh flowers runs the risk of introducing deadly insect invaders into the country, warns Tim Low.

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Imported roses pose very high risks to Australia because the layered petals provide many hiding places for invasive insects. Photo: anncapictures | Pixabay

Pests in the petals

Australia’s love affair with imported fresh flowers runs the risk of introducing deadly insect invaders into the country, warns Tim Low.

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A young girl feeds her pet cat, not knowing it could be carrying disease. Photo: Freestocks | Pixabay

The trouble with cats

Pet cats can bring love into your world, but if not cared for properly they can also bring unwanted visitors such as diseases.

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