Rubber Vine is a vigorous climber that smothers native vegetation and reduces agricultural production. Infestations generally start along waterways and from here spread to the surrounding country.
Rubber vine (Cryptostegia grandiflora) is one of northern Australia's worst weeds. It is a perennial vine that aggressively colonises native vegetation to form thickets and it impacts on river ecosystems. It costs primary production over $18.3 million per annum by decreasing...
Details for a strategic plan aiming to confine and minimalize rubber vine in Australia.
A report written by F.F. Bebawi and S.D. Campbell for the Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, Volume 40, 2000.
A report written by F.F. Bebawi and S.D. Campbell for the Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture, Volume 42, 2002.
A 1990 report written by Dr. Cook, G.W. Campbell, and A.R. Meldrum for the Queensland Department of PRimary Industries, using data gathered from the Rockhampton Veterinary Laboratories.
Part of a booklet on Rubber Vine, examining its ecology and the threat it poses. This is the first section, containing the introduction to the booklet, a history of the spread of rubber vine, a description of rubber vine and its impact.
Part of a booklet on Rubber Vine, examining its ecology and the threat it poses. This is the second section, focusing on managing the impact and spread of rubber vine.
Part of a booklet on Rubber Vine, examining its ecology and the threat it poses. This is the third section, containing various control methods, divided into general, biological, fire, chemical and mechanical, and the effects caused by varying densities of rubber vine infestation.
Part of a booklet on Rubber Vine, examining its ecology and the threat it poses. This is the fourth section, containing various case studies
An article from Mycopathologia 124, written in 1994, by Harry C. Evans of the CAB International Institute of Biological Control.
An article from Mycopathologia 124, written in 1993 by Harry C. Evans & Luc Fleureau.

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