Interim profile, incomplete information Management Information
Preventative measures: Acacia retinodes is listed as an invasive alien species in Legislation (Decreto - Lei 565/99) declared by Portugal in 1999. These new regulations will imply to inspections of the horticultural sector (e.g. nurserymen, landscape designers, gardeners) and the use of these species will incur a penalty (EPPO, Reporting Service 2006).
Management options include girdling and pulling out seedlings and young plants. Chemical options include herbicide application through cut stump or basal bark methods.
The Global Invasive Species Database is managed by the
Invasive Species Specialist Group (ISSG) of the IUCN Species
Survival Commission. It was developed as part of the global
initiative on invasive species led by the Global Invasive
Species Programme (GISP) and is supported through partnerships
with the National Biological Information Infrastructure,
Manaaki Whenua-Landcare Research and the University of
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