Asbestos Grass (Pennisetum basedowii) In Northern Australian Rangelands

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Author: 
Alsemgeest, V.
Alchin, B.M.
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Australian Rangeland Society
Publication Year: 
2004
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Asbestos grass (Pennisetum basedowii) is an annual or short-lived perennial which occurs across northern Australia on floodplains and in Mitchell grass (Astrebla spp) pastures. It is most abundant inthe Gulf country of north Queensland (it is also known locally as `bastard grass'). Individual graziers and pastoral companies have expressed concern about the potential for asbestos grass to be a problem weed. ...
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13th Biennial Conference of the Australian Rangeland Society, Alice Springs
Conference Date: 
Monday, July 5, 2004
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Text
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Conference Paper
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Use this form to cite paper: Anderson, L., van Klinken,R.D.,and Shepherd, D. (2008). Aerially surveying Mesquite (Prosopis spp.) in the Pilbara. In: ‘A Climate of Change in the Rangelands. Proceedings of the 15thAustralian Rangeland Society Biennial Conference’. (Ed. D. Orr) 4 pages. (Australian Rangeland Society: Australia).
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