Parkinsonia is a Weed of National Significance which forms dense, shrubby impenetrable thickets. Currently 800,000 hectares of land are infested with Parkinsonia. It has the potential to infest three quarters of mainland Australia.
Parkinsonia (Parkinsonia aculeata) is one of northern Australia's worst weeds. It is a thorny shrub or small tree that forms thickets primarily along and in water bodies. Current infestations cover over 800,000 hectares. Most of the semi-arid to subhumid tropical areas in...
Details of a strategic plan aiming to contain and confine this weed so that its impact on Australia's ecosystems is minimized.
A full report submitted to Plant Ecology volume 180, printed in 2005, by R. Chochard of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology's Geobotanical Institute, and B.R. Jakes of the James Cook University's Department of Tropical Plant Sciences.
Part two of a booklet examining Parkinsonia. This section, written by Michele Deveze and Nathan March, focuses on managing Parkinsonia.
Part five of a booklet on Parkinsonia. This section covers case studies, examining the initiatives undertaken by sample communities to deal with Parkinsonia.
Part six of a booklet on Parkinsonia. This section covers case studies, examining the initiatives undertaken by sample industries and governments to deal with Parkinsonia.
Part seven of a booklet on Parkinsonia.
The first section of a booklet on Parkinsonia, focusing on its ecology and the threat it presents.
Part three of a booklet on Parkinsonia. This section covers various methods of controlling Parkinsonia, as well as standards for measuring the density of Parkinsonia infestations.
The North American mirid Rhinacloa callicrates Herring was studied for suitability as an agent for the biological control of the woody weed Parkinsonia aculeata L. in Australia. It was tested for host specificity against 77 plant species, as well as for predatory behaviour...
An article from the Rangeland Journal, volume 26(2), printed in 2004 and written by A.C. Grice, S.D. Campbell, J.R. McKenzie, L.V. Whiteman, M. Pattison, K. Headricks and M.H. Andrew.

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