Weed management across sweeping plains

IMG_9244_colourI’ve made a small contribution to the recently published book, Land of Sweeping Plains. The focus of this edited volume is the restoration and management of the native temperate grasslands of south-eastern Australia. It seeks to be much more than a prescriptive textbook, containing a high density of colour photographs, some poetry and artwork, and a discussion of social context and connection.

IMG_9245_colourThe break-out box I’ve written regards how we can select suitable weed management activities. I’ve drawn from the literature of structured decision making and cost benefit analysis to list the set of factors worth considering and how to combine them to rank alternatives.

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Hauser, C.E. (2015) Prioritising weed management alternatives, in Land of Sweeping Plains. Williams, N.S.G., Marshall, A. and Morgan, J.W., eds. CSIRO Publishing, Clayton South VIC Australia.

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