Environmental issues

Pests and weeds

Suggested reading for the Bitou Bush Threat Abatement Plan

Useful publications that assist in the implementation, or can be read in conjunction with, the NSW Bitou Bush and Boneseed Threat Abatement Plan.

 

Broese van Groenou, E.A. and Downey, P.O. (2006). Best Practice Guidelines for Aerial Spraying of Bitou Bush in New South Wales. Department of Environment and Conservation NSW, Hurstville.

Brougham, K.J., Cherry, H. and Downey, P.O. (eds) (2006). Boneseed Management Manual: current management and control options for boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. monilifera) in Australia. Department of Environment and Conservation NSW, Sydney.

Burley, A.L., King, S.A. and Downey, P.O. (2008). The NSW Bitou Bush Threat Abatement Plan: the first two years. In: van Klinken, R.D., Osten, V.A., Panetta, F.D. and Scanlan, J.C. (eds) Proceedings of the 16th Australian Weeds Conference, 18-22 May 2008, Cairns. pp. 383-385, Queensland Weeds Society, Brisbane.

Cherry, H., Downey, P., Tucker, P. and Winkler, M. (eds) (2008). Proceedings of the National Bitou Bush and Boneseed Forum, Geelong, 28 August 2007. Plant Protection Quarterly 23(1), 15-56.

Department of Environment and Conservation NSW (2004). Draft Threat Abatement Plan - Invasion of Native Plant Communities by Bitou Bush/Boneseed (Chrysanthemoides monilifera). Hurstville.

Department of Environment and Conservation NSW (2006). NSW Threat Abatement Plan - Invasion of Native Plant Communities by Chrysanthemoides monilifera (Bitou Bush and Boneseed). Hurstville.

Downey, P.O. (2004). Bitou bush management and plant conservation: establishing priorities for control. In: B.M. Sindel and S.B. Johnson (eds) The Proceedings of the 14th Australian Weeds Conference, Wagga Wagga, September 2004. pp. 697-700, Weeds Society of New South Wales, Sydney.

Downey, P.O. (2004). The draft bitou bush threat abatement plan: weed control and plant conservation. Bulletin of the Australian Network for Plant Conservation 13(2), 9-11.

Downey, P. and Burley, A. (2008). Protecting native plants from bitou bush invasions - the NSW Bitou Bush Threat Abatement Plan. In: Winkler, M.A., Cherry, H. and Downey, P.O. (eds) Bitou Bush Management Manual: current management and control options for bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata) in Australia. pp. 99-100, Department of Environment and Climate Change NSW, Sydney.

Downey, P.O. and Leys, A.R. (2004). Weeds as key threatening processes: implications for managing environmental weeds. In: B.M. Sindel and S.B. Johnson (eds) The Proceedings of the 14th Australian Weeds Conference, Wagga Wagga, September 2004. pp. 454-57, Weeds Society of New South Wales, Sydney.

Downey, P.O., Holtkamp, R.H., Ireson, J.E., Kwong, R.M. and Swirepik, A.E. (2007). A review of the Chrysanthemoides monilifera biological control program in Australia: 1987–2005. Plant Protection Quarterly 22(1), 24-32.

French, K. (2010) A framework to guide ecological restoration: Coastal Foredune Scrub and Temperate Littoral Rainforest. South Coast. University of Wollongong, Wollongong.

Hamilton, M.A., Winkler, M.A. and Downey, P.O. (2008). Native plant species at risk from bitou bush invasion: a field guide for New South Wales. Department of Environment and Climate Change NSW, Sydney.

Hamilton, M.A., Winkler, M.A., Cherry, H. and Downey, P.O. (2012). Changes in the distribution and density of bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. rotundata (DC) T.Norl.) in Australia. Plant Protection Quarterly 27(1),23–30.

Hughes, N.K., Burley, A.L., King, S.A. and Downey, P.O. (2009) Monitoring manual for bitou bush control and native plant recovery, Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water NSW, Sydney.

King, S.A. and Downey, P.O. (2008). Assessing the recovery of native plant species following bitou bush control - the need for monitoring. Plant Protection Quarterly 23(1), 40-41.

Sinden, J., Downey, P.O., Hester, S.M. and Cacho, O. (2008). Economic evaluation of the management of bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. rotundata) to conserve native plant communities in New South Wales. Plant Protection Quarterly 23(1), 34-37.

Strehling N., Downey, P.O., Rendell, N., King, S.A. and Burley, A.L. (2008). Altering priorities for weed management to ensure conservation outcomes: lessons from the Bitou Bush Threat Abatement Plan. In: van Klinken, R.D., Osten, V.A., Panetta, F.D. and Scanlan, J.C. (eds) Proceedings of the 16th Australian Weeds Conference, 18-22 May 2008, Cairns. pp. 33-35, Queensland Weeds Society, Brisbane.

Strehling, N.L., Rendell, N., King, S.A. and Downey, P.O. (2008). Implementing the Bitou Bush Threat Abatement Plan across different land tenures: challenges and successes. Plant Protection Quarterly 23(1), 45-47.

Weiss, P.W., Adair, R.J., Edwards, P.B., Winkler, M.A. and Downey, P.O. (2008). Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. monilifera (L.) T. Norl. and ssp. rotundata (DC.) T.Norl. Plant Protection Quarterly 23(1), 3-14.

Winkler, M.A., Cherry, H. and Downey, P.O. (eds) (2008). Bitou Bush Management Manual: current management and control options for bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata) in Australia. Department of Environment and Climate Change NSW, Sydney.

 

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