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A Model for the Spread of an Invasive Weed, Tradescantia fluminensis

Hogan, Alexandra; Myerscough, Mary

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Tradescantia fluminensis is an invasive weed and a serious threat to native forests in eastern Australia and New Zealand. Current methods of eradication are often ineffective, so understanding the growth mechanisms of Tradescantia is important in formulating better control strategies. We present a partial differential equation (PDE) model for Tradescantia growth and spatial proliferation that accounts for Tradescantia's particular creeping and branching morphology, and the impact of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/231111
Source: Bulletin of Mathematical Biology
DOI: 10.1007/s11538-017-0280-7

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