he biology of Australian weeds Volume 2
The biology of Australian weeds Volume 2

Edited by F.D. Panetta, R.H. Groves and R.C.H. Shepherd



Published in 1998 by R.G. and F.J. Richardson, soft cover, section sewn, 327 pages


Price $A85.00 plus $A13.50 postage within Australia [up to 3 kg], overseas postage please request a quote


ISBN 0958743908 or ISBN 9780958743907

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Detailed reviews on seventeen more of Australia's worst weeds. Main headings are: name; taxonomy; description; history; distribution; habitat; growth and development; reproduction; hybrids; population dynamics; genetics; importance; legislation; weed management - herbicides, other treatments, natural enemies, integrated pest management and references.


Table of contents



Acacia nilotica ssp. indica (prickly acacia)

Cabomba caroliniana (cabomba, fanwort)

Cassinia arcuata (sifton bush)

Chrysanthemoides monilifera (boneseed, bitou bush)

Cryptostegia grandiflora (rubber vine)

Cytisus scoparius ssp. scoparius (broom)

Emex australis (doublegee, spiny emex, three-cornered jack)

Hypochoeris radicata (catsear)

Lantana camara (lantana)

Oxalis pes-caprae (soursob)

Parthenium hysterophorus (parthenium weed)

Phragmites australis (common reed)

Raphanus raphanistrum (wild radish)

Rubus fruticosus (European blackberry)

Senecio madagascariensis (fireweed)

Ulex europaeus (gorse, furse)

Vulpia bromoides and V. myuros (squirrel-tail and rat's-tail fescue)

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