Weeds and Trees: Projects

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Rapid, widespread dominance of exotic, stoloniferous, perennial grass Indian couch (Bothriochloa pertusa) is occurring in Queensland pastures, with reports also for the Northern Territory. This transformation is not…
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Northern Western Australia is a vast region widely recognised for its spectacular landscapes and unique ecosystems with high environmental, economic, social and cultural values. The WA rangelands are…
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The Distribution, invasiveness, biology and control of rubber bush (Calotropis procera) in northern Australia project aimed to understand the biology and impacts of rubber bush and contributed to…
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The Biological control of bellyache bush: Native range surveys in South America project investigated potential biological control agents for bellyache bush (Jatropha gossypiifolia) in Peru, Bolivia and Paraguay.…
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The project, Preliminary investigation of prickly acacia dieback, investigated naturally occurring Indian biocontrols to combat prickly acacia which currently infests large tracts of western Queensland grasslands. Summary Prickly…
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The project New detection and classification algorithms for mapping woody weeds from UAV data followed on from the project UAV surveillance systems for the management of woody weeds…
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The project New biocontrol opportunities for prickly acacia: exploration in India researched natural agents controlling prickly acacia in India. Prickly acacia (Acacia nilotica ssp. indica) is a major…
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Parkinsonia is classified as a “Weed of National Significance” due to its invasiveness, potential for spread, and economic and environmental impacts.  Parkinsonia has invaded over 800,000 ha of…
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The ‘Biocontrol of prickly acacia: host specificity testing of agents from India’ project builds on the findings of ’New biocontrol opportunities for prickly acacia: exploration in India’, and tests the host specificity of leaf-webbing caterpillars and scale insects in quarantine.