"In addition, 66 projects were delivered targeting blackberry, gorse, Paterson's curse
, serrated tussock, ragwort and Bathurst burr and rabbit control."
Others that made the cut this year have names that make them sound downright sinister: dead man's fingers, toxic cyanobacteria, Paterson's curse
and imported fire ant.
SCIENTISTS from Charles Sturt University and CSIRO Entomology have modelled the economic benefits of using the crown weevil to control the widespread agricultural weed, Paterson's curse.
If still greater profitability is attributed to sheep grazing, the benefits of Paterson's curse control rise accordingly.
(Paterson's curse and related species)in Australia, 1972-2050.
She says Paterson's curse
is a notorious garden escapee.