Using PlantFile Online

Searching for Pests or Diseases

To search for Pests or Diseases, click on the option you want

This will give you a list of results such as below

From here you can

  1. Get a list of the plants affected by each pest by clicking on List
  2. Find more information about each pest by clicking on the Common Name.
  3. You can also narrow your results by clicking on an Order under Select Order and/or Family under Select Family. (this option isn’t available in the Diseases Search)
  4. The link to the Visual Plant Browser will take you to the Plantfile homepage.
  5. The Pest List Report will just give you a list of pests

Remember that Plantfile is an international database so you will find Pests and Diseases that aren’t found in Australia.