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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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Very few agroforestry species perform well in the Cuvelai Basin of north-central Namibia due to the harsh climatic and edaphic conditions. Leucaena leucocephala is one of these species and has many ecological and economic benefits but it tends to be invasive. To evaluate the suitability of this ...

Author(s)
Njunge, J. T.; Kaholongo, I. K.; Amutenya, M.; Hove, K.
Publisher
Forest Research Institute Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 2017, 29, 3, pp 297-304
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This article characterises and analyses the presence of the alien invasive species Pomacea canaliculata in Ecuador, a pest present in many countries that has severe impacts on agriculture, human health and the natural environment. For the first time, a list of the native species of the genus ...

Author(s)
Correoso Rodriguez, M.; Espinosa, E.; Coello Rodriguez, M.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 257-291
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The present study was carried out in Sahastradhara, a famous picnic spot of Doon Valley. During the tourist season, more than 5 lakh tourists visit the site for their recreation. The tourist activities has declined the native species diversity and promoted the introduction of 96 exotic species....

Author(s)
Sonali Mamgain; Joshi, S. P.
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA), Uttaranchal, India
Citation
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 239-246
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The present study was carried out in three tourist spots viz., Maldevta, Lachhiwala and Sahastradhara of Doon Valley. Each study site was sub-divided in three subsites namely Control Site (CS), Moderately Disturbed Site (MDS) and Highly Disturbed Site (HDS). The tourist activities has declined the...

Author(s)
Sonali Mamgain; Asha Dobhal; Pramod Kumar; Joshi, S. P.
Publisher
Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (ASEA), Uttaranchal, India
Citation
Environment Conservation Journal, 2017, 18, 1/2, pp 87-93
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The purpose of this study was to examine the diversity of ant species and determine the prevalence of invasive and native ant species in College Station, Texas. Different types of bait were placed in various urban landscapes at regular time intervals for five weeks. Of the six ant species...

Author(s)
Caprio, C.; Hong, E.; Nidhi Patel; Patricio, A.
Publisher
Department of Entomology and Forensic Investigative Sciences, Texas A&M University, College Station, USA
Citation
INSTARS: A Journal of Undergraduate Research, 2017, 3, pp unpaginated
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Green areas of kindergartens and schools represent an important part of the system of a city's greenery and perform a range of functions like ecological, environmental, sanitary, aesthetic, educational, recreational, etc. These areas may have some woody species which are of an invasive or...

Author(s)
Vićentić, S.; Kanjevac, B.; Petrović, J.; Krstić, M.; Babić, V.; Stavretović, N.
Publisher
University of Montenegro, Podgorica, Montenegro
Citation
Agriculture and Forestry, 2017, 63, 2, pp 143-156
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A biological invasion of non-native plants is spreading into our natural areas and rights-of way. In the present work, Melia azedarach (Meliaceae) known for its high allelopathic potential is used to investigate its biopesticide capacity on the common model used in bioassays: Raphanus sativus (R....

Author(s)
Akacha, M.; Lahbib, K.; Boughanmi, N. G.
Publisher
Pakistan Agricultural Scientists Forum, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
JAPS, Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences, 2017, 27, 4, pp 1353-1365
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Mutualistic interaction between invasive ants and honeydew-producing hemipterans has been extensively examined in many studies. Laboratory experiments showed that invasive ant Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) suppress ghost ants Tapinoma melanocephalum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) through...

Author(s)
Zhou AiMing; Liang GuangWen; Zeng Ling; Lu YongYue; Xu YiJuan
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2017, 49, 1, pp 139-148
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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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