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This book focuses on the problems caused by weeds on primary industries and biodiversity conservation (both terrestrial and aquatic) as well as communities, human health, infrastructure and culture. An accurate summary of global information and reference details on the 'weedy' status of any plant...

Author(s)
Randall, R. P.
Publisher
R. P. Randall, Perth, Australia
Citation
A global compendium of weeds, 2017, Ed.3, pp iii + 3653 pp.
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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...

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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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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
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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...

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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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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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One of the biggest challenges faced by wildlife conservation managers is to garner and maintain stakeholders' support toward conservation policies and in Sarawak, the recent increase in the number of crocodile attacks on people has been associated with the recovery of the estuarine crocodile (...

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Ngadan Silla Datu
Publisher
Sabah Forestry Department, Sandakan, Malaysia
Citation
Proceedings of the 17th Malaysian Forestry Conference, A Century of Forest Management: Lessons Learnt & the Way Forward, Kota Kinabalu, Sabah, Malaysia, 11th -12th November, 2014, 2015, pp 515-523

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