Major Pests

Newly planted and established trees are susceptible to damage from native insect herbivores. Trees stressed by salinity and waterlogging are more susceptible to insect feeding. It is very important, therefore, to select tree species, provenances or individuals that are relatively resistant to insect attack as well as to salt and waterlogging, where possible (Table 3). Insects feed on all plant parts, including stems, leaves, shoots and roots. They employ a variety of feeding strategies, such as...

Allocasuarina luehmannii RBaker

LJohnson Formally known as Casuarina luehmannii R. Baker Common name Bull oak (standard trade name). Description, occurrence and uses Fast-growing, medium tree (10-20 m), with dull green branchlets and rough, brown bark. Male and female flowers occur on separate trees male flowers are yellowish and form spikes towards the ends of the branchlets, female flowers are in short compact heads. Flowers appear mainly in summer. Has a wide distribution in eastern Australia, from north Queensland to...

List of Species

Acacia ampliceps Acacia cyclops Acacia melanoxylon Acacia salicina Acacia saligna Acacia stenophylla Casuarina cristata Casuarina cunninghamiana subsp. cunninghamiana Eucalyptus leucoxylon subsp. leucoxylon Eucalyptus sargentii subsp. sargentii Melaleuca halmaturorum subsp. halmaturorum Melaleuca leucadendra Melaleuca linariifolia Melaleuca quinquenervia Eucalyptus melliodora Eucalyptus moluccana Eucalyptus ovata var. ovata Eucalyptus platypus Eucalyptus polybractea Eucalyptus rudis Melaleuca...

Melaleuca squarrosa Donn ex Smith

Common names Scented paperbark standard trade name , tea-tree. Description, occurrence and uses Fast-growing, erect, dense shrub or small tree 2-6 m . The bark is greyish and papery. Leaves are bright green, opposite, small and rigid, ovate to ovate ending with a definite point. The leaves have 5-7 distinct nerves running along them. Terminal spikes of scented, cream flowers appear in spring or early summer. It occurs from the south coast of New South Wales, through Victoria to the south-east...

Acacia acuminata Benth

Common name Raspberry jam standard trade name . Description, occurrence and uses Moderately fast-growing, large bushy shrub to small tree 3-5 m with erect, spreading branches. Deeply furrowed grey coloured bark on lower part of trunk. Phyllodes have 1-3 prominent veins. Fragrant brilliant yellow flowers, in dense spikes, appear in winter. Occurs in south-west Western Australia where the mean annual rainfall is 300-500 mm. Grows on gently undulating topography, soils range from clays to red sand...