The seed ecology of two invasive Hieracium (Asteraceae) species
Jennifer L Bear, Katherine M Giljohann, Roger D Cousens, Nicholas SG Williams
Australian Journal of Botany | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2012
This research was funded by the Parks Victoria Research Partners program, the Australian Weeds Research Committee and an Australian Research Council Linkage grant with partners Parks Victoria (PV), the Victorian Department of Primary Industries and the New South Wales Department of Environment and Climate Change (DECC). We thank Charlie Pascoe, Elaine Thomas, Marie Keatley (PV), and Genevieve Wright and Jo Caldwell (DECC) for their assistance and enthusiasm towards this research and Claire Farrell and two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments on the manuscript. Figure 1 was kindly provided by Susan Johnson and Anna Koltunow of CSIRO. Kate Blood provided the initial Hieracium plants used to produce seeds while Alex Campbell and Nick Osborne from the Burnley Nursery helped grow and care for the plants. The use of the Selecta ZZ1 aspirator at the Victorian Conservation Seedbank, Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne, is greatly appreciated.