Transfer of weeds to Qld native forests on horses hooves

The University of Queensland

  • Project code: PRJ-000525

  • Project stage: Closed

  • Project start date: Thursday, January 27, 2005

  • Project completion date: Friday, December 16, 2005

  • National Priority: HOR-Thoroughbred diseases and parasites


Thoroughbred Horses

Research Organisation

The University of Queensland

Objective Summary

Do horse faeces contain viable seeds which may be germinated under suitable conditions or persist in surface soil. Are the plants that germinate from horse manure found beside the trails used by horse riders in forests of SE Qld.