Since its introduction from South Africa in 1908, bitou bush (Chrysanthemoides monilifera subsp. rotundata) has invaded over 80% of the NSW coastline. Bitou bush forms dense infestations that smother vegetation and communities from the fore dune to hind dunes, covering coastal grasslands, heathlands, woodlands, swamps, wetlands and forests. Bitou bush is now considered the single greatest threat to NSW coastal biodiversity and ecosystems.
Monitoring manual for bitou bush control and native plant recovery
This manual is divided into three tiers, each of which outlines a different level of monitoring. The three tiers are standard, advanced and research monitoring methods.
- 1 October 2009
- Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water
- Publication, Manual
- ISBN 978-1-74232-267-4
- ID DECCW20090352
- File PDF 12.3MB
- Pages 202
- Name monitoring-manual-for-bitou-bush-control-native-plant-recovery-090352.pdf