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Engaging and training citizen scientists to detect incursions of new and emerging weed species through active surveillance has proven an effective plant biosecurity strategy in Queensland. Between 2013 and 2015, approximately 550 community members attended Weed Spotter training sessions across...

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Laidlaw, M. J.; Holland, A.; Guymer, G.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
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20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 17-19
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We present the design and evaluation of a system for aerial weed surveys based on a small unmanned helicopter. The system consists of an aircraft, a user interface, and software for flight planning and data visualisation. It is specifically designed for detecting Miconia calvescens DC., an invasive ...

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Merz, T.; Hrabar, S.; Kendoul, F.; Jeffery, M.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
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20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 191-194
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Decisions on how to deal with newly detected alien plant incursions need to be made against a background of uncertainty, initially with respect to the weed risk posed. Then, should a high risk be indicated there will be further uncertainty regarding how best to manage it. If a coordinated...

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Panetta, F. D.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
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20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 183-189
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Detection experiments are designed to reveal which kinds of targets are likely to be detected and left undetected during environmental surveys. These experiments can help plan surveys and reliably interpret survey data. In this paper we outline the designs of three detection experiments. The first...

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Hauser, C. E.; Weiss, J.; Guillera-Arroita, G.; McCarthy, M. A.; Giljohann, K. M.; Moore, J. L.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
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20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 171-178
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Known and not so, Dreissena polymorpha has been nominated as one of the causes of the "worst" world invasion. The current review summarize information on biology and flexible mechanism for survival defining aggressive spread of zebra mussels. Methods for detection and control are described. The...

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Kirova, S.
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Association Ecological Alliance, Sofia, Bulgaria
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Ecology and Future - Bulgarian Journal of Ecological Science, 2015, 14, 1/2, pp 31-38
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The whiteflies Bemisia tabaci and Trialeurodes vaporariorum (Hemiptera Aleyrodidae) are harmful pests of vegetable and ornamental crops in many countries. Also, they are vectors of emergent viruses on tomato including the criniviruses (Closteroviridae genus Crinivirus) Tomato chlorosis virus (ToCV) ...

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Cavalieri, V.; Manglli, A.; Tiberini, A.; Tomassoli, L.; Rapisarda, C.
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Department of Agricultural Sciences, Bologna, Italy
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Bulletin of Insectology, 2014, 67, 2, pp 219-225
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Wyatt, G.
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Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada, Indian Head, Canada
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Proceedings of the 13th North American Agroforestry Conference, June 19-21, 2013, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, 2013, pp 71
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The red palm weevil (RPW), Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Olivier (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), is a pest from Southeast Asia accidentally introduced into North Africa and Europe two decades ago. In Sicily, RPW was recorded for the first time in 2005, then, in few years, it established becoming the most...

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Peri, E.; Colazza, S.; Guarino, S.; Bue, P. lo; Suma, P.; Pergola, A. la; Longo, S.
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Association Française de Protection des Plantes (AFPP), Alfortville, France
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Colloque méditerranéen sur les ravageurs des palmiers, Nice, France, 16-18 Janvier 2013, 2013, pp unpaginated
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Between prevention and control of species already installed, the management strategies of alien invasive plants include early detection for species being installed into new territory and a rapid intervention to eradicate them. Interests and practicalities of this very reactive approach are...

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Dutartre, A.; Pipet, N.
Publisher
Association Française de Protection des Plantes (AFPP), Alfortville, France
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3e Conférence sur l'entretien des Zones Non Agricoles, Toulouse, France, 15-17 octobre 2013, 2013, pp 653-662
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Pathan, A. K.; Quinn, B.; Ward, N.; Christian, S.; Galloway, D.; Goeke, D.; Houliston, G.; Schönberger, I.
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Weed Science Society of Indonesia, Bandung, Indonesia
Citation
The role of weed science in supporting food security by 2020. Proceedings of the 24th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference, Bandung, Indonesia, October 22-25, 2013, 2013, pp 555-558

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