About the Authors

Samantha A. Setterfield

samantha.setterfield@cdu.edu.au

Affiliation Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Natalie A. Rossiter-Rachor

Affiliation Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Michael M. Douglas

Affiliation Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Lisa Wainger

Affiliation University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science, Solomons, Maryland, United States of America

Aaron M. Petty

Affiliation Research Institute for Environment and Livelihoods, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Piers Barrow

Affiliation Weed Management Branch, Northern Territory Department of Land Resource Management, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Ian J. Shepherd

Affiliation Australian Bureau of Meteorology, Casuarina, Northern Territory, Australia

Keith B. Ferdinands

Affiliation Weed Management Branch, Northern Territory Department of Land Resource Management, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SAS NAR MMD PB KBF. Performed the experiments: SAS NAR PB KBF. Analyzed the data: SAS NAR IJS AMP. Contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools: IJS. Wrote the paper: SAS NAR MMD LW IJS. Provided meteorological data and analysis: IJS.