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Paterson's curse (Echium plantagineum L.) is an annual/biennial species in the family Boraginaceae. Native to N.W. Africa, the Iberian Peninsula and Atlantic Western Europe, it is a noxious weed in Australia and has spread over 30 million ha resulting in >A$250 million annual losses to agricultural ...

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Zhu XiaoCheng; Gopurenko, D.; Skoneczny, D.; Lepschi, B. J.; Spencer, M. A.; Gurr, G. M.; Callaway, R. M.; Serrano, M.; Weston, L. A.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Citation
20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 157-161
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Intensive trade, transport and travel activities across different geographic regions are prime source of introduction and spread of alien plant species. The role of roadsides in the long distance transport and spread of alien plants has been well explored whereas, railways are less considered in...

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Özaslan, C.; Farooq, S.; Onen, H.
Publisher
University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
Citation
Agriculture and Forestry, 2016, 62, 3, pp 285-298
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Background: Epidemics of mosquito-borne viral infections such as dengue, chikungunya, West Nile and Rift Valley fevers in neighbouring countries and risk of introduction of exotic vectors into Iran have placed this country at a significant risk for these mosquito-borne diseases. Methods: After the...

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Doosti, S.; Yaghoobi-Ershadi, M. R.; Schaffner, F.; Moosa-Kazemi, S. H.; Akbarzadeh, K.; Gooya, M. M.; Vatandoost, H.; Shirzadi, M. R.; Mostafavi, E.
Publisher
School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 2016, 45, 8, pp 1064-1073
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Bactrocera zonata has been reported as invasive species in the African continent, including Egypt, coming from the Asia neighbors. Due to the fact that is a invasive pest species, no native parasitoid was expected to be present. Indeed, the introduction of exotic parasites was a logic approach in...

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El-Heneidy, A. H.; Hosny, M. E.; Ramadan, M. M.
Publisher
International Fruit Fly Steering Committee, Bangkok, Thailand
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, 12-16 May 2014, Bangkok, Thailand, 2016, pp 395-400
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Degradation of ecosystems and introductions of invasive species pose a threat to global biodiversity. Ecosystem restoration and revegetation actions are important for amending habitat loss and for the protection of species of plants and animals. Iceland has the highest rate of soil erosion and...

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Davidsdottir, B.; Gunnarsson, T. G.; Halldorsson, G.; Sigurdsson, B. D.
Publisher
Agricultural University of Iceland, Borgarnes, Iceland
Citation
Icelandic Agricultural Sciences, 2016, No.29, pp 21-37
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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...

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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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Sölter, U.; Starfinger, U.; Verschwele, A.
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Julius Kühn Institut, Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Quedlinburg, Germany
Citation
Julius-Kühn-Archiv, 2016, No.455, pp 7-8
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This article provides a comparison of the vascular alien flora of Sardinia (Italy) and that of Corsica (France), both territories belonging to the Western Mediterranean biogeographic subregion. The study has recorded 598 (90 doubtful) alien taxa in Sardinia (18% of the total flora) while 553 (87...

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Puddu, S.; Podda, L.; Mayoral, O.; Delage, A.; Hugot, L.; Petit, Y.; Bacchetta, G.
Publisher
University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Notulae Botanicae, Horti Agrobotanici, Cluj-Napoca, 2016, 44, 2, pp 337-346
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The present paper focuses on three species belonging to the family Hippoboscidae: Hippobosca equina, Lipoptena cervi and L. fortisetosa - haematophagus ectoparasites typical of cervids. In Europe, the forest flies (H. equina) are observed mainly in horses and cattle, but the primary host of this...

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Kowal, J.; Nosal, P.; Kornaś, S.; Wajdzik, M.; Matysek, M.; Basiaga, M.
Publisher
Polskie Towarzystwo Nauk Weterynaryjnych, Lublin, Poland
Citation
Medycyna Weterynaryjna, 2016, 72, 12, pp 745-749
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Suppression of the water weed Salvinia molesta in India and control of the woody-perennial Cryptostegia grandiflora in Australia are two of the finest successes achieved through classical biological control (CBC). There is no guarantee, nevertheless, that CBC should always be successful in every...

Author(s)
Kumar, P. S.
Publisher
Society for Biocontrol Advancement, Bengaluru, India
Citation
Journal of Biological Control, 2015, 29, 3, pp 115-120

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