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Weed management plan for gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) : 2010

Details:

Title

Weed management plan for gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) : 2010

Other title

Replaced by Weed management plan for Andropogon gayanus (Gamba Grass) 2014

Creator

Northern Territory. Department of Natural Resources, Environment, The Arts and Sport. Natural Resources Division

Collection

E-Publications; E-Books; PublicationNT; Weed management plan

Date

2010

Description

This Weed Management Plan forms part of a strategic approach to gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) management in the NT, with the overall aim being to mitigate the damage caused by gamba grass in relation to the natural environment, property and infrastructure and public health. A comprehensive weed risk management assessment found gamba grass to be a very high risk weed where potential exists for successful management.

Notes

Made available by via Publications (Legal Deposit) Act 2004 (NT).

Table of contents

1. Introduction -- 2. Aim and objectives -- 3. Gamba grass declaration status -- 4. Current distribution -- 5. Management requirements -- 6. Eradication and control methods -- 7. Developing a weed seed spread prevention program -- 8. Tracking progress and judging success -- 9. Support and information for land managers -- Appendix A: Summary of management requirements and related actions – gamba grass in class A/C zone -- Appendix B1: Summary of management requirements and related actions – gamba grass in class B/C zone – small landholdings 20ha or less -- Appendix B2: Summary of management requirements and related actions – gamba grass in class B/C zone – large landholdings of more than 20ha -- Appendix C: Summary of management requirements and related actions – gamba grass in public transport or service corridors -- Appendix D: Suggested gamba grass monitoring report template -- Appendix E: Targets -- List of Figures -- List of Tables

Language

English

Subject

Andropogon gayanus; Control; Gamba grass; Weeds

Publisher name

Northern Territory Government

Place of publication

Palmerston

Edition

2010 edition

Series

Weed management plan

Now known as

Weed management plan for Andropogon gayanus (Gamba Grass) 2014

Previously known as

Weed management plan for gamba grass (Andropogon gayanus) : draft August 2009

Format

iii, 31 pages : colour illustrations and maps ; 30 cm

File type

application/pdf

ISBN

9781921519840

Use

Attribution International 4.0 (CC BY 4.0)

Copyright owner

Northern Territory Government

License

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

Related materials

Submission to the review of the Weed Management Plan for Andropogon Gayanus (Gamba grass) 2010

Related links

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/265105 [Weed management plan for Andropogon gayanus (Gamba Grass) 2014]; https://hdl.handle.net/10070/300740 [Weed management plan for Gamba Grass (Andropogon gayanus) - August 2018]

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/804175

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/805221

Page content

Weed Management Plan for Andropogon gayanus (Gamba Grass) 29 Appendix E: Targets Objective 1: To eradicate existing infestations and prevent further establishment of gamba grass in the A/C zone Completion Timeframe Management requirement Target Priority Responsibility Yr 1 - 3 Yr 3 -5 Yr 5 10 Identify infestations of gamba grass in the A/C zone. 1 All land users Develop a gamba grass mapping and monitoring program for infestations in the A/C zone 1 NT Government Property weed management plans are developed for all properties in the A/C zone with gamba grass infestations. 1 All land managers in A/C zone Programs developed and implemented to eradicate infestations of gamba grass in the A/C zone. 1 All land managers in A/C zone Programs developed and implemented to eradicate infestations of gamba grass on all NT Government controlled lands in the A/C zone. 1 NT Government All gamba grass infestations in the A/C zone are under active eradication programs. 1 All land managers in A/C zone The production of seed and spread of gamba grass within the A/C zone is prevented. 1 All land users The number and size of infestations of gamba grass in the A/C zone is reduced. 1 All land managers in A/C zone Eradicate established populations and isolated plants and outbreaks. Implement early detection, monitoring and management programs. Design and implement a seed spread prevention program. Prohibit the production, sale or purchase and transport of gamba grass seed and products likely to contain seed, including hay. Results of eradication activities are obtained from land holders. 1 NT Government Objective 2: To control the growth and spread of gamba grass in the B/C zone: Completion Timeframe Management requirements Target Priority Responsibility Yr 1 - 3 Yr 3 -5 Yr 5 10 Develop a gamba grass mapping and monitoring program for infestations in the B/C zone. 2 All land users Property weed management plans are developed for all properties in the B/C zone with gamba grass infestations. 2 All land managers in B/C zone Results of management activities are obtained from land holders. 2 NT Government The number and size of infestations of gamba grass in the B/C zone is reduced. 1 All land users Gamba grass is actively managed in the B/C zone. 1 All land managers in B/C zone Programs developed and implemented to control and/or eradicate (where feasible) gamba grass on all NT Government controlled lands in the B/C zone. 1 NT Government Programs developed and implemented to manage infestations of gamba grass in the B/C zone. 2 All land managers in B/C zone Spread of gamba grass into new areas is prevented. 1 All land users Eradicate isolated plants and outbreaks. Implement early detection, monitoring and management programs. Actively contain established pasture areas. Prevent/minimise further seed production. Design and implement a seed spread prevention program. Prohibit the production, sale or purchase and transport of gamba grass seed and products likely to contain seed, including hay. Gamba grass infestations in the B/C zone are contained. 1 All land users


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