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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Weed Control Techniques – Skirting vines
‘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. Part 1 of a series outlining the problem, shows how to successfully defeat it. Bushcare volunteers essential.