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minnie
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Postby minnie » Thu Jan 20, 2011 12:33 pm

I've been looking at this for a while because of the Tea Tree Industry and the 4wd groups have been concerned.

Now it looks as though it's out of control and a huge threat to so many of our native species of flora.

I'm appalled that a nursery was allowed to import a plant with this disease and wonder what happened to our quarantine, or is it because we had to move the bar down for the US free trade agreement?

http://attia.org.au/news_media.php
http://www.northernstar.com.au/story/20 ... -for-plan/
http://www.northernstar.com.au/story/20 ... e/#c132454
http://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity/p ... rust/hosts

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