Tackling contentious invasive plant species: a case study of buffel grass in Australia.

@article{Grice2012TacklingCI,
  title={Tackling contentious invasive plant species: a case study of buffel grass in Australia.},
  author={Anthony C. Grice and Margaret H. Friedel and Nadine A Marshall and Rieks D. van Klinken},
  journal={Environmental management},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 2},
  pages={
          285-94
        }
}
Introduced plants that have both production values and negative impacts can be contentious. Generally they are either treated as weeds and their use prohibited; or unfettered exploitation is permitted and land managers must individually contend with any negative effects. Buffel grass (Cenchrus ciliaris) is contentious in Australia and there has been no attempt to broadly and systematically address the issues surrounding it. However, recent research indicates that there is some mutual acceptance… CONTINUE READING
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