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   Acacia retinodes (tree)
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         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.

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ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland