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Cover for The role of tourism in spreading dieback disease in Australian vegetation.

This paper describes the life history, distribution and ecological effects of Phytophthora cinnamomi in Australia. It establishes the fact that tourism contributes to the spread of P. cinnamomi dieback both by spreading spores, mycelium and infected plant material, and by changing conditions in...

Author(s)
Buckley, R.; King, N.; Zubrinich, T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851998100)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

Managing the spread of cinnamon fungus, an exotic root-rotting pathogen which kills a wide range of native plants, is an over-riding management concern in the Brisbane Ranges National Park of south-eastern Australia. Parks Victoria has implemented a suite of approaches for informing recreational...

Author(s)
Boon, P. I.; Fluker, M.; Wilson, N.
Publisher
Channel View Publications, Clevedon, UK
Citation
Journal of Sustainable Tourism, 2008, 16, 6, pp 681-697
Abstract

This paper reviews recent research into the impact of recreation and tourism in protected areas on plant biodiversity and vegetation communities in Australia. Despite the international significance of the Australian flora and increasing visitation to protected areas there has been limited research...

Author(s)
Pickering, C. M.; Hill, W.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Journal of Environmental Management, 2007, 85, 4, pp 791-800