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The control of silky hakea in South Africa

S. R. Fugler
Bothalia | Vol 14, No 3/4 | a1272 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/abc.v14i3/4.1272 | © 1983 S. R. Fugler | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 06 November 1983 | Published: 06 November 1983

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S. R. Fugler, Jonkershoek Forestry Research Station, South Africa

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The introduction of Hakea sericea Schrad. from Australia to South Africa and the weed problems it presents today are described. The three methods of control currently used to combat this menace (mechanical, biological and chemical) are described and the integration of mechanical and biological control is advocated.


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