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Technical highlights: Invasive plant and animal research 2021 - 22 / Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland

Biosecurity Queensland, (2022) Technical highlights: Invasive plant and animal research 2021 - 22 / Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland. Technical Report. State of Queensland.

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Abstract

This document summarises the 2021–22 program of the Invasive Plants and Animals Research group in Biosecurity Queensland. Our applied research program aims to better manage Queensland’s worst weeds and pest animals, reducing their impacts on agriculture, the environment and the community.
Our work is undertaken at four centres across the state:
• Ecosciences Precinct, Dutton Park
• Pest Animal Research Centre, Toowoomba
• Tropical Weeds Research Centre, Charters Towers
• Tropical Weeds Research Centre, South Johnstone.
We also collaborate with numerous Queensland, interstate and overseas organisations. Higher degree students are supported to work on several research projects in weed and pest animal management.
The research projects summarised in this document cover the development of effective control strategies and methods (e.g. biological control and herbicides), as well as improved knowledge of pest species’ biology and assessment of pest impact.
Notable activities of the research program for 2021–22 are outlined below.

Item Type:Monograph (Technical Report)
Corporate Creators:Department of Agriculture and Fisheries, Queensland
Business groups:Biosecurity Queensland
Subjects:Science > Invasive Species > Animals
Science > Invasive Species > Plants
Deposited On:30 Nov 2022 03:02
Last Modified:30 Nov 2022 03:02

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