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Description of the subject. The geographic distributions of a species, be it native or alien, is expected to be limited at some point by environmental conditions. In this situation, a range edge equilibrium (REE) takes place, i.e., populations occurring beyond the edge have a growth rate reduced...

Author(s)
Ortmans, W.; Mahy, G.; Monty, A.
Publisher
Les Presses Agronomiques de Gembloux, Gembloux, Belgium
Citation
Biotechnologie, Agronomie, Société et Environnement, 2017, 21, 1, pp 12-21
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The rampant spread of the invasive alien plant Parthenium hysterophorus (Asteraceae) in subtropical South Africa prompted research into biological control methods more than a decade ago. Parthenium impacts broadly on agriculture, biodiversity conservation and health. Elsewhere, significant control...

Author(s)
Strathie, L. W.; Breeyen, A. den; Sambo, S.; Chidawanyika, F.; Gareeb, M.
Publisher
South African Sugar Technologists' Association, Mount Edgecombe, South Africa
Citation
Proceedings of the Annual Congress - South African Sugar Technologists' Association, 2016, No.89, pp 307-313
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Hypericum androsaemum L. (tutsan) invades pastures and natural ecosystems in high rainfall areas of south-eastern Australia. The rust fungus Melampsora hypericorum was detected in Australia in 1991 and drastically reduced the extent of H. androsaemum populations in some areas. The impact of the...

Author(s)
Adair, R. J.; Evans, H.; Jones, M.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Citation
20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 279-282
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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...

Author(s)
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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Invasive exotic species cause adverse changes in vegetal communities where they are established, leading the invaded areas to a lower ecological condition, with the loss of the biodiversity at the species and several ecological processes level. Based upon this finding, this research aimed to...

Author(s)
Sousa, F. Q. de; Andrade, L. A. de; Xavier, K. R. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural de Pernambuco, Recife, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciências Agrárias (Agrária), 2016, 11, 1, pp 39-45
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Protected areas and even natural parks were created in order to protect the biodiversity and to reduce at minimum the impact of human activities on flora and fauna ecosystems. For these reasons it is necessary to preserve ecological balances and sustainability, the existence of a network of...

Author(s)
Suciu, C.; Bolocan, R.; Marin, D.; Petroman, I.
Publisher
Banat's University of Agricultural Science and Veterinary Medicine, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrări Științifice, Universitatea de Științe Agricole Și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului, Timisoara, Seria I, Management Agricol, 2016, 18, 3, pp 137-142
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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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This manual contains detailed biological descriptions of the major characteristics of some weed species found in Trinidad, including Axonopus compressus, Brachiaria mutica [Urochloa mutica], Commelina diffusa, Cyperus rotundus, Echinochloa colonum [E. colona], Eleusine indica, Parthenium...

Author(s)
Bridgemohan, P.; Singh, K.; Lewis, R.
Publisher
The University of Trinidad and Tobago, Carapichaima, Trinidad and Tobago
Citation
Biology and management of invasive terrestrial weed species of Trinidad, 2015, pp i + 66 pp.
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Mikania micrantha (Asteraceae) commonly known as mikania, is a major invasive alien plant (IAP) in the tropical humid agricultural and forest zones of the Asia-Pacific region. This fast-growing Neotropical vine is able to smother plants in agricultural ecosystems, agroforestry and natural habitats, ...

Author(s)
Ellison, C. A.; Day, M. D.; Witt, A.
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 135-141
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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...

Author(s)
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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