Plant Protection Quarterly and Australian Weeds

About Plant Protection Quarterly

Note: Plant Protection Quarterly is no longer published. Access the archive here.


Plant Protection Quarterly (PPQ) was an Australian journal with an international circulation that published original papers on all aspects of plant protection. Topics represented covered all aspects of the protection of economic plants from weeds, pests and diseases and include the protection and ecology of vegetation on public land such as roadsides, railways, national parks, gardens and reserves.


Plant Protection Quarterly began life as the journal Australian Weeds published by the Council of Australian Weed Science Societies from 1981 to 1984. It then became Plant Protection Quarterly and was published by Inkata Press from 1985 till 1988. From 1989 till 2011 it was published by RG and FJ Richardson. Polymeria Publishing produced the journal from 2012 till 2016 when publishing ceased.

PPQ and Australian Weeds Archives

We have uploaded PDFs of the Australian Weeds and Plant Protection Quarterly journal articles from 1981 till 2011.