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Top paddock newsletter

Details:

Title

Top paddock newsletter

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Resources

Collection

Top Paddock Newsletter; Top Paddock Newsletter; E-Journals; PublicationNT

Date

2010-10-01

Location

Berrimah

Notes

Made available via the Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).; This publication contains many links to external sites. These external sites may no longer be active.

Language

English

Subject

Agriculture; Northern Territory; Periodicals

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Berrimah

Volume

Issue 44

File type

application/pdf

ISSN

1320-727X

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/227444

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/675604

Page content

16 To the best of our knowledge, these are the only known successful eradication sites for parthenium weed in Australia and were largely successful because of the early detection, containment, control and monitoring activities undertaken. Follow up inspections of the Tennant Creek infestation have identified new seedlings which have been chemically treated. A broader survey of the stockyard grounds has been undertaken and the infestation appears to be limited to a small number of yards. Parthenium weed requires sufficient rain to enable germination. Inspections and monitoring of the surrounding areas will continue. WHAT CAN YOU DO? BE AWARE: identification and early detection is essential of isolated outbreaks take precautions with new stock introductions employ hygiene protocols when transporting vehicles and machinery Young Parthenium plant in the stockyards


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