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Project Overview

Project Number
M0332
Total Grant Value
$79,000
Project Theme
Sustainable Land Use Post-mining
Project Period
2000 - 2002

Summary

The annual weed Ruby Dock (Rumex vesicarius L.) which rapidly colonized numerous rehabilitated minesites in WA and the NT caused a seasonal erosion problem, where perennial native plants have not established. The research undertaken resulted in an integrated management system to drastically reduce R. vesicarius on affected minesites and prevent it spreading, to achieve long-term control.

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