Foreign problems in the desert landscape

Lawungkurr, Denise
December 2006
Ecos;Dec2006/Jan2007, Issue 134, p28
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The article reports on impact of the problems of exotic weed planting in Australia to the country's traditional plant knowledge. Innovative landscapers and developers around the world face a huge challenge in overcoming the entrenched preference for green and ornamental gardens. Foreign plants like poinciana and bougainvillea pose a serious threat to the country's traditional plant knowledge. Furthermore, several government agencies in the country has been in full focus in preventing potential weeds entering the country.


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