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Invasion of an eco-system by the invasive species in Himachal Pradesh has taken serious dimensions all across the world and ever growing menace of it is posing serious threats even to the conservation and sustainable utilization of biodiversity along with significant impacts on the eco-system...

Author(s)
Bhardwaj Sunayana; Kapoor, K. S.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4B, pp 3113-3117
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Ever since it was found that apple snails have an appetite for rice seedlings, there have been numerous studies on how to control several Pomacea species in rice fields. Unfortunately, less effort has been devoted to investigating the invasive snails' impact on natural wetlands and other aquatic...

Author(s)
Carlsson, N. O. L.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 45-61
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Apple snails in the genus Pomacea are not native to Pakistan. They were first discovered in Pakistan in 2009, in Haleji Lake, Sindh. Initially, the species was identified as P. canaliculata but subsequently this was corrected to P. maculata. The introduction of these snails to Haleji Lake was a...

Author(s)
Baloch, W. A.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 213-219
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This paper discusses the invasion of the apple snail Pomacea canaliculata in East Malaysia in the 1990s. As soon as the snail was noticed in rice fields the Department of Agriculture immediately initiated a research program to study the new pest and launched a control operation comprising cultural, ...

Author(s)
Sin TeoSu; Nur Najwa Hamsein
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 197-208
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Apple snails in the genus Pomacea (Ampullariidae) invaded Hong Kong in the early 1980s. It is unknown how many species have been introduced into Hong Kong. A recent study has shown that only one species (Pomacea canaliculata) is present in the New Territories, yet it is not present in Hong Kong...

Author(s)
Ip, K. K. L.; Qiu JianWen
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 145-165
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This comprehensive, up-to-date volume deals with the history of apple snail invasions, their various impacts, their biology (including proper systematics), and what to do about them. It serves not only as an authoritative source for those trying to understand Pomacea impacts, how to manage them,...

Author(s)
Joshi, R. C.; Cowie, R. H.; Sebastian, L. S.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 406 pp.
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The western maize rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Le Conte) (Insecta: Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), is the one of the most dangerous maize pest as in the USA and Europe. This invasive species exhibits different feeding behaviours in different ecosystems and geographical areas. Though the...

Author(s)
Grozea, I.; Trusca, R.; Virteiu, A. M.; Stef, R.; Butnariu, M.
Publisher
National Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Fundulea, Romania
Citation
Romanian Agricultural Research, 2017, No.34, pp 329-337
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The South American tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechlidae) is a recent invasive pest on tomato in India. Female sex pheromone of this devastating pest was identified in 1996 and field tested in several countries. Field studies were conducted near Bengaluru, Karnataka under...

Author(s)
Miami, K. R. M.; Walekar, R. V. A.; Mamatha, B.
Publisher
MKK Publication, Kolkata, India
Citation
Environment and Ecology, 2017, 35, 4A, pp 2971-2976
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The first record of vanda thrips (Dichromothrips corbetti [Priesner, 1936], Thysanoptera, Thripidae) in Slovakia is presented. An economically important pest with heavy infestations on flowers of Phalaenopsis orchids was recorded as introduced most probably from North African plantations. Potential ...

Author(s)
Masarovič, R.; Štefánik, M.; Zvaríková, M.; Sigmund, J.; Fedor, P.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Plant Protection Science, 2017, 53, 3, pp 177-180
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Prociphilus (Meliarhizophagus) fraxinifolii (Riley, 1879) (Hemiptera: Eriosomatidae) is an alien species in Europe that has been spreading quickly there. This paper presents the origin and current occurrence, classification, description, identification, and biology of this species. It also...

Author(s)
Hałaj, R.; Osiadacz, B.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Plant Protection Science, 2017, 53, 3, pp 127-133

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