A new biological control agent for crofton weed, the rust fungus Baeodromus eupatorii, is now available for widespread release across NSW. A release program in partnership with the community will be undertaken during 2015 to facilitate releases of the fungus across tRead more »
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This weed is just beginning to be found in bushland near Sydney, and it’s close relative is invading areas in South East Queensland.
Weed Control Techniques – Skirting vines
Weed control techniques – Digging out tubers
Weed control techniques – foliar spraying
Weed control techniques – Intro
‘Ochna serrulata’ is sometimes grown in Australian gardens as an ornamental shrub. Attracted by the copious bright red seeds, birds spread it into public spaces and bushland. It is very difficult to eradicate. In this film Marita Macrae shows how … Continue reading
Native to Brazil, this vine is a pest in Australia. Alan Hill describes the plant and shows how to eradicate it – location is North Smoky Beach in Hat Head National Park.
Bitou bush infests 900km of NSW coast. Following upon primary eradication the seed bank must be removed. Volunteers are essential. Shows how to identify native plants sometimes confused with Bitou.
Gap Beach is a subtropical paradise. Control of Bitou Bush has enabled recovery of native vegetation on beach and in littoral rainforest. The Magic Palm Tree. Large goanna, kangaroos, surfing.