Armstrong, T.R. and Breaden, R.C. and Hinchliffe, D. (2006) The control of climbing asparagus (Asparagus africanus Lam.) in remnant Brigalow scrub in south-east Queensland. Plant Protection Quarterly, 21 (3). pp. 134-136.
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A replicated trial was conducted at Tallegalla in south-east Queensland to assess the effectiveness of a range of control methods for climbing asparagus Asparagus africanus Lam. A total of 18 treatments using mechanical, cut stump, basal bark, foliar spray and splatter gun techniques were trialled with a range of herbicides and application rates. Removing the plant and placing it above the ground surface was most effective in killing climbing asparagus. Basal bark spraying of 24 g triclopyr ester (40 mL Garlon® 600) or 10 g fluroxypyr ester (50 mL Starane® 200) L-1 diesel and the cut stump application of neat diesel or 225 g glyphosate (500 mL Glyphosate CT®) L-1 water offered the best chemical control of climbing asparagus.
|Corporate Creators:||QPIF, Biosecurity Queensland, DNR&W|
|Additional Information:||© R.G. and F.J. Richardson.|
|Keywords:||Asparagus africanus; climbing asparagus; herbicides; weed control.|
|Subjects:||Science > Invasive Species > Plants > Integrated weed control|
Science > Invasive Species > Plants > Effect of herbicides
|Deposited On:||16 Nov 2009 04:28|
|Last Modified:||14 Jun 2011 23:12|
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