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Summary Accurate assessment and prioritisation of the risks and benefits posed by conflict plant species is needed; these being plants that are both weedy and commercially valuable. When such species are introduced and become invasive, (sensu Richardson et al. 2000), conflict can arise. This...

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Johnson, S. B.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Citation
20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 309-312
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Mangrove ecosystems are known as productive ecosystems with high ecological and economic importance. Anthropogenic effects have destroyed these habitats in many cases. Evaluating ecological and environmental status help to find stress sources in order to conserve them against more destruction....

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Kamalifar, R.; Aeinjamshid, K.; Nurinejad, M.; Dehghan-Mediseh, S.; Vazirizadeh, A.
Publisher
Bioflux, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
AACL Bioflux, 2016, 9, 1, pp 8-19
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Parthenium hysterophorus L. is non-native invasive plant species belongs to the family Asteraceae. Currently it is a notorious weed in Ethiopia. Socio-economic impacts as well as the local people's perception towards P. hysterophorus are poorly understood. Thus, the aim of this study was to...

Author(s)
Niguse Hundessa; Kifle Belachew
Publisher
IJARIT Research Foundation, Moulvibazar, Bangladesh
Citation
International Journal of Agricultural Research, Innovation and Technology, 2016, 6, 2, pp 5-11
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Climate variability may enhance the establishment of pests into areas which had been previously unfavourable for survival and establishment because of unsuitable climatic conditions. Within the wider Caribbean geographic area, there have been several introductions of invasive pest species over the...

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Pollard, G. V.
Publisher
Caribbean Agricultural Research and Development Institute (CARDI), St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago
Citation
CARDI Review, 2015, No.15, pp 17-44
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This volume contains 627 poster papers under 19 different themes: (i) Weed biology and ecology; (ii) Weed management options in crops and cropping systems; (iii) Improving weed management in conservation agricultural systems; (iv) Weed management in horticulture, plantation crops and non-arable...

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Shetty, S. V. R.; Prasad, T. V. R.; Chinnusamy, C.; Sanjay, M. T.; Sondhia, S.; Kumar, S.
Publisher
Indian Society of Weed Science, Jabalpur, India
Citation
25th Asian-Pacific Weed Science Society Conference, Hyderabad, India, 13-16 October 2015. Proceedings, Volume III (poster papers), 2015, pp 1-618
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Ashleaf Maple (Acer negundo L.) was first introduced in Latvia and Lithuania at the beginning of the 19th century. It is the most widely distributed alien maple species to be found in the parks and greeneries of Riga and Kaunas. In recent decades, the spread and invasion of this species has been...

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Straigytė, L.; Cekstere, G.; Laivins, M.; Marozas, V.
Publisher
Institute of Dendrology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Kórnik, Poland
Citation
Dendrobiology, 2015, 74, pp 157-168
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Species Helianthus tuberosus L., as many belonging to the Helianthus genus, are characterised by their successful vegetative propagation, allelopathy or shading, aggressive spreading, elimination of other species of the natural habitats, changing the structure of plant communities, and even behave...

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Babić, G.; Trkulja, V.
Publisher
University of East Sarajevo, Lukavica, Bosnia-Herzegovina
Citation
Sixth International Scientific Agricultural Symposium "Agrosym 2015", Jahorina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, October 15-18, 2015. Book of Proceedings, 2015, pp 1248-1255
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The problem of invasive species of fish is a major issue, both internationally and nationally. The presence of invasive species is often associated with acclimatization of new species of fish, activities correlated with the absence of effective control and quarantine programs. In other words,...

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Popescu, F.; Lațiu, C.; Cocan, D.; Mireșan, V.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Animal Science and Biotechnologies, 2015, 72, 2, pp 262-263
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Bugweed, Solanum mauritianum (Solanaceae), is a South American invasive perennial weed of economic and ecological importance, mainly in the high rainfall regions of South Africa (Category 1 of the Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act). Chemical and mechanical control methods have not proved...

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Sasa, A.; Byrne, M.; Witkowski, E.
Publisher
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 2-7 March 2014, 2014, pp 94
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In September 2013, the European Commission published a proposal for a Regulation on the prevention and management of the introduction and spread of invasive alien species. The proposal aims to address the threat of invasive alien species comprehensively, minimising and mitigating their impacts on...

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Djeddour, D.; Shaw, R.
Publisher
University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
Proceedings of the XIV International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Kruger National Park, South Africa, 2-7 March 2014, 2014, pp 129-134

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