Story: Weeds of agriculture

Nassella tussock

Nassella tussock

Nassella tussock (Nassella trichotoma) occurs most frequently in drought-prone grasslands and river beds in several areas of New Zealand, and has been a long-standing problem in North Canterbury. Methods of control have included grubbing and spraying. Here, members of the North Canterbury Nassella Tussock Board inspect the effects of spraying in 1970.

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Environment Canterbury
Reference: D. R. Wilkie, You can control nassella tussock. Christchurch: North Canterbury Nassella Tussock Board, 1970, p. 10
Photograph by North Canterbury Nassella Tussock Board

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Ian Popay, 'Weeds of agriculture - Legislation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/16485/nassella-tussock (accessed 29 September 2020)

Story by Ian Popay, published 24 Nov 2008