Biological Control of Noxious Weeds

Biological Control of Noxious Weeds is the use of natural preditors to eradicate weeds like horehound with the release of horehound plume moths.

Any interested persons wanting to participate in a Biological Control program need to contact Councils Noxious Weeds Officer, Mr Stephen Battenally on 0427 513982 or 03 58875201 to check for suitability & make arrangements.

Links for Information on Biological Control

Information on biological controls for Bridal Creeper can be found by clicking one of the following;

 Bridal Creeper Rust Fungus

 Bridal Creeper Leafhopper

 Bridal Creeper Leaf Beeetle

Information on biological controls agents for Horehound can be found by clicking one of the following;

 Horehound Clearwing Moth

 Horehound Plume Moth 

An Overview on Biological Control can be found  here

Information about insects can be found here