01 August 2012

NEW PUBLICATION: Biological Control of Weeds in Australia

The recently released Biological Control of Weeds in Australia by Mic Julien, Rachel McFadyen and Jim Cullen, reviews the history of biological control in Australia. The book covers over 90 weed species and a multitude of biological control agents and potential agents.

Each chapter has been written by practising biological control of weeds researchers and provides details of the weed, the history of its biological control, exploration for agents, potential agents studied and agents released and the outcomes of those releases.

Further information on the book can be found here and in this article on Why the invaders are winning.