Commonwealth Prickly Pear Board. (1919-)

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Conservation or Environment; Advisory or Regulatory Body
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https://nla.gov.au/nla.party-1474415

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The Commonwealth Prickly Pear Board was constituted by the Federal Government, along with the New South Wales and Queensland Governments, to try to eradicate the infestation of Prickly Pear in the two states.

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Encyclopedia of Australian Science

  1. Commonwealth Prickly Pear Board
    Published: The University of Melbourne eScholarship Research Centre
    Series: Encyclopedia of Australian Science
  2. Technology in Australia 1788-1988
    Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering
    Published: Australian Science and Technology Heritage Centre, Melbourne, 2000

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