Landcare and CSIRO release fungus to control invasive species along the Bega River

May 25th, 2021

Bega District News, Other, 24/05/2021, Ellouise Bailey
The CSIRO are currently conducting a widescale release of the fungus to control the viability of the weed in NSW with funding from the Environmental Trust. Wandering trad is a semi-succulent groundcover native to South America and was introduced as an ornamental plant. […] CSIRO Research Scientist Dr Ben Gooden met with BRAWL on Monday, May 24, to demonstrate how the fungus would be released into the environment as well as explain the research conducted about the spread of the fungus in other parts of the country which will be modelled for its release on the Bega River.

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