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Other rust fungi of weeds, such as those introduced previously for the biological control of bridal creeper and rubber vine, have proved to be very effective tools to manage these weeds of national significance.
argentatum can only be considered partially-domesticated, and candidates such as the Russian dandelion species, the rubber vine or the Japanese rubber mushroom are very far from commercialization.
Australian releases of a rust fungus against the highly invasive rubber vine weed (Cryptostegia grandiflora) have proved highly successful.
The rubber vine weed, introduced to Australia from Madagascar in the 19th century as an ornamental and latex plant, has been described as the biggest threat to ecosystems in tropical Australia.
By the late 1980s, the rubber vine infestations were so vast that wide-scale chemical control was considered impractical, uneconomic and environmentally undesirable.
A socio-economic analysis predicted that rubber vine could invade over 580 000 [km.
More than 240 invasive species have been identified across the LEB, including 20 of National Significance, including rubber vine, mother of millions and prickly acacia.
RUBBER vine is regarded as a `weed of national significance', but that's not meant as a compliment.
Fire treatments were burnt annually for two years so that the effect of first and second fires on rubber vine survival could be compared.
Rubber vine tends to initially infest riverbanks, smothering native vegetation, before invading surrounding open woodlands and pastures.
Its collection required going deep into the rain forests to find the rubber vines.
You'll also see a troop of rare lion-tailed macaques (only 2,000 live in the wild) cavorting in a primate pleasure dome of climbing trees and rubber vines," and an aviary full of rare birds, including the remarkably named chestnut-backed scimitar-billed babbler.