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Effective systems for managing declared pests improve the private economy and national competitiveness, resulting in enhanced public value. Due to the intangible, complex and shifting nature of public value for strategic control of declared pests, a high level of engagement with stakeholders will...

Author(s)
Heinson, M.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Citation
20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 301-303
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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...

Author(s)
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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Biological invasions are recognized as a major threat to biodiversity and their impacts in freshwater environments represent a growing concern. Policy and legislation, citizen awareness and management approaches to deal with introduced aquatic species (IAS) in different countries in the Europe...

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Piria, M.
Publisher
University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb, Croatia
Citation
Freshwater Invasives - Networking for Strategy (FINS-II) Conference, 11-14 July 2016, University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Zagreb, Croatia. Book of abstracts, 2016, pp 51 pp.
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Schistosomiasis is one of the most prevalent parasitic diseases impacting human health in the tropics and sub-tropics. The geographic distribution of Schistosoma mansoni, the most widespread species, includes areas in Africa, the Middle East, South America and the Caribbean. Snails of the genus ...

Author(s)
Habib, M. R.; Guo YunHai; Lv Shan; Gu WenBiao; Li XiaoHeng; Zhou XiaoNong
Publisher
Global Network of Geospatial Health, Naples, Italy
Citation
Geospatial Health, 2016, 11, 3, pp 375-383
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Plant biosecurity encompasses food security, plant life and health, including associated economic and environmental risks due to plant pests. While controlling pests has become even more difficult with the policy changes restricting conventional pesticide use approaches, current preventive measures ...

Author(s)
Gullino, M. L.; Colla, P.
Publisher
Agroinnova, Torino, Italy
Citation
Protezione delle Colture, 2015, No.3, pp 10-14
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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...

Author(s)
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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Some invasive molluscs are recognised as the world's important ecological and economic pests. Arion vulgaris Moquin-Tandon, 1855; sin. Arion lusitanicus auct. non-Mabille (Mollusca, Gastropoda, Arionidae) is mentioned as a case example in the new EU policy documents on invasive alien species...

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Knapič, V.; Vaupotič, M.
Publisher
Društvo za Varstvo Rastlin Slovenije, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Citation
Zbornik predavanj in referatov 12. Slovenskega posvetovanja o varstvu rastlin z mednarodno udeležbo, 3.-4. marec 2015, Ptuj, Slovenija, 2015, pp 94-102
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Accurate and usable nomenclature of invasive alien plants is necessary in natural resource management as weeds must be identified, delimited and risk assessed before management actions can be planned. Taxonomic studies of introduced plants depend firstly on knowledge of these plants in their native ...

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Cooke, D. A.; Reynolds, T.; Heinson, M.; Dean, J.
Publisher
Tasmanian Weed Society, Hobart, Australia
Citation
19th Australasian Weeds Conference, "Science, Community and Food Security: the Weed Challenge", Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 1-4 September 2014, 2014, pp 389-391
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As of February 2014, the Atlas of Living Australia (ALA: http://www.ala.org.au) had approximately 45 million records of over 111 thousand native and alien species, 400+ 'environmental layers', approximately 39 million pages of biological literature, 40 thousand species images and other integrated...

Author(s)
Belbin, L.; McGeoch, M.
Publisher
Tasmanian Weed Society, Hobart, Australia
Citation
19th Australasian Weeds Conference, "Science, Community and Food Security: the Weed Challenge", Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 1-4 September 2014, 2014, pp 356-359

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