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Summer weeds can rob subsequent crops of soil nitrogen and stored soil water. They can also reduce crop emergence by causing physical and/or chemical interfence at seeding time.
Some aquatic plants used in ponds and aquariums are highly invasive and have become serious weeds in natural waterways.
In an integrated weed management program, control of weeds should occur in the fallow, pre-sowing, early post-emergent and in pasture phases.
The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development is urging home gardeners to hand in a prohibited plant mistakenly sold in Western Australia over summer.
Section 2 of the Skeleton weed Management Guide describes the requirements, treatments and options to manage Skeleton weed and its control in infested properties. To maintain the most up to date in
High priority invasive species are defined in the Invasive Species Plan for Western Australia as high risk species that can establish widely, and if so cause the most undesirable impact.
‘Risk-aware’ growers can implement strategies to reduce and avoid unnecessary introduction and spread of weeds.
A list containing links to descriptions and chemical controls for declared plants and a calendar of operation for declared and other trouble plants.
Control methods for common sensitive plant (Mimosa pudica) a declared pest in Western Australia.
Control methods for giant sensitive plant (Mimosa diplotricha) a declared pest in Western Australia.