Cutting and mulching broom (Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link): a Tasmanian perspective

Eddie Talbot, West Coast Weed Strategy, PO Box 598, Queenstown, Tasmania 7467, Australia.


This paper reviews current practices for broom control used in north-west Tasmania and describes the instigation and operating of the first community-based regional weed management strategy developed in Australia. It also presents and costs the 'cut and mulch' method developed for broom control as part of a project by the West Coast Weed Strategy and funded by the National Heritage Trust.


Plant Protection Quarterly (2000) 15 (4) 183-185.