What happens if there is an exotic pest or disease outbreak in Australia? Here we outline our lines of defence and co-ordinated response.
In biological names the first word, spelt with a capital, is the genus, and the second is the species. Most such names are based on characteristics of the plant or organism, but often the name of the discoverer of the species is immortalised in it’s name.
As much of eastern Australia remains dry heading into autumn and winter, maintaining ground cover becomes even more important, but challenging.