Australian Plants online

Number 27...September 2002
ISSN 1326-7469

Australian Plants online is published quarterly by the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants, a non-profit organisation dedicated to the growing, conservation, promotion and appreciation of Australian native plants.

First Cuttings
BulletNews and Views from the World of Australian Plants
Australian Plants Societies; The "Gumnuts" Newsletter; More on "Flora for Fauna"; Greenhood 'Hijacking'; Fungal Threat to Eucalypt Forests; Beetle on Warpath against Bridal Creeper; Australian Plants" print!!!

BulletOn the Brink - 3
Australian Plants at Risk - Isopogon fletcheri

BulletDodonaea - The Hop Bush
Unusual and often colourful fruits make this genus a worthy addition to the native garden.

BulletAustralian Cultivar Registration Authority
What is the ACRA and what does it do?

BulletGrowing Eremophilas in the Dandenongs
They may be native to dry climates but emu bushes are nothing if not adaptable.

BulletUnderstanding the System of Botanical Plant Names
Botanical names can be confusing and difficult to remember - but there is logic....most of the time!

BulletMundulla Yellows - A Simple Case of Poisoning?
Is overuse of herbicides the cause of this debilitating plant disease?

BulletA Few Proven Magnets
Some personal experiences in attracting birds and other wildlife to the garden.

BulletElectronic Mailbox
Problems, comments, suggestions...and a few answers.

BulletShort Cuts
Growing Orchids in the Garden; Bonsai with Australian Native Plants; Three Myoporums; Spring at the Burrendong Arboretum; The Eucalypt Wars - Part IV; Our Native Cherry

BulletA Good Read
Reviews of some publications on the Australian flora.

BulletBack Issues
...see what you've missed and download early articles!


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Opinions expressed in this publication are those of the authors and may not represent official policy of the member Societies of the Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants. The copyright of all articles and images remains with the authors. Photographs in this issue are copyright Brian Walters unless otherwise indicated.

Editor: Brian Walters


Australian Plants online - September 2002
Issue date: 28 September 2002

Association of Societies for Growing Australian Plants

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