References

References Weeds on small farms http://farmstyle.com.au/news/weeds-small-farms Identifying weeds  http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/invasive/weeds/identification/index.html  www.weeds.org.au/noxious.htm The Australian National Botanic Gardens http://www.anbg.gov.au/gardens/index.html Australia’s Virtual Herbarium http://avh.chah.org.au/ http://www.weeds.asn.au/about-us/biological-control/ http://www.cpbr.gov.au/cpbr/index.html Weeds of Australia identification tool Council of Australasian Weed Societies (CAWS) http://caws.org.au/index.php Books: Tasmanian Weed Handbook by Bryan H. Hyde-Wyatt and Dennis I. Morris The Weed Forager’s Handbook: A Guide to Edible and Medicinal Weeds in Australia by ...

Integrated Weed Management and Future Planning

Integrated Weed Management and Future Planning Integrated weed management Integrated weed management uses a range of the above control measures. Future planning and ongoing maintenance Follow up is essential until the weed's seed bank is exhausted (an average of 7 years). For some species, such as gorse, this may even be in excess of 25 years. NRM recommends planning your ...

Learn to Love Your Weeds

Learn to love your weeds Some weeds can be delicious and may be more nutritious than store-bought greens. The yellow petals and young leaves of dandelions can be used in salads, and the roots can be used as a coffee substitute. Sydney-based nutritionist Catherine Saxelby said most edible weeds were high in phytonutrients and phytochemicals such as beta-carotene that help ...

Physical Control of Weeds

Physical Control Physical control The removal of weeds by hoeing, mowing, mulching, tilling, burning, grazing or by hand is a good method for selective removal of weeds without disturbing the surrounding desirable vegetation. However, it is very labour intensive and is often only used in small areas, such as gardens or in larger areas during bush regeneration. To be successful ...