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Herbicides, weeds and endangered species: management of bitou bush ( Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata ) with glyphosate and impacts on the endangered shrub, Pimelea spicata

Matarczyk, Julie A; Willis, Anthony J; Vranjic, John; Ash, Julian

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Environmental weed invasion threatens the biodiversity of native species. Unfortunately, managing these weeds may also affect biodiversity adversely. A recent example occurred when glyphosate, a herbicide used to control the highly invasive weed, bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata), accidentally drifted over a small population of an endangered shrub, Pimelea spicata. Following concerns that the affected population would not recover and, thereby, cause the local extinction of...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2002
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/91713
Source: Biological Conservation
DOI: 10.1016/S0006-3207(02)00062-9

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