Mesh fencing helps capture serrated tussock seed heads, restricting the amount of seed blowing between properties and paddocks. Fencing is more cost effective in areas with greatest risk of seed spread, such as property boundaries with high levels of serrated tussock and in the direction of the most prevailing winds.

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Fencing can be built any time of year and on all land types. Fences are particularly useful where hard to manage infestations share a border with infestations easier to treat.

Pros and cons

Mesh fencing may reduce the amount of serrated tussock seed entering or leaving your property, however fencing won’t prevent seed spread. Fences can help control other pests such as rabbits. Fencing can be costly in the short term and requires regular maintenance.

Follow up

Regular maintenance is required. Control plants growing on fence lines to prevent spread.

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