News tagged with trees

Popular boab tree is fighting fit

At 750 years old one could be forgiven for having a few ailments but a recent health check of King's Park's mighty boab tree Gija Jumulu has revealed the popular tourist attraction is in perfect health.

dateApr 27, 2016 in Ecology
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Management strategies to reduce catfacing in peaches

For producers of peaches and other orchard-grown produce, managing the orchard floor can present challenges. Unwelcome vegetation on the orchard floor competes with trees for water and nutrients reducing tree growth and productivity, ...

dateJul 29, 2015 in Ecology
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Poor outlook for ash trees

The future for ash – the tree that gave us food, fuel and the Sweet Track, one of the oldest roads in the world – looks bleak, according to a new survey of its biology and ecology. The review by tree expert Dr Peter Thomas ...

dateMar 23, 2016 in Ecology
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