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A plague on your house? Some impacts of chromolaena odorata on Timorese livelihoods

McWilliam, Andrew


Following its introduction on the island of Timor, the shrub Chromolaena odorata has expanded dramatically across the landscape. A highly flammable but fire tolerant plant species, Chromolaena is an extremely successful plant coloniser of disturbed ground and open savanna woodlands. For Timorese semisubsistence agriculturalists, Chromolaena odorata represents the most recent in a long history of invasive weed species that have periodically covered their lands and challenged their ability to...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2000
Type: Journal article
Source: Human Ecology (Journal)
DOI: 10.1023/A:1007061632588


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