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Invasive organisms are among major threats to biodiversity. Insects, due to their mobility and short life cycle represent a vast category of expanding organisms. The black locust (Robinia pseudacacia) is also an alien species to Europe but due to the relatively long history of naturalization, it is ...

Author(s)
Fodor, E.; Hâruța, O.
Publisher
Agroprint, Timisoara, Romania
Citation
Research Journal of Agricultural Science, 2009, 41, 2, pp 261-269
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The impact of Invasive Non-Native Species (INNS) can be manifold, ranging from loss of crops, damaged buildings, and additional production costs to the loss of livelihoods and ecosystem services. INNS are increasingly abundant in Great Britain and in Europe generally and their impact is rising....

Author(s)
Williams, F.; Eschen, R.; Harris, A.; Djeddour, D.; Pratt, C.; Shaw, R. S.; Varia, S.; Lamontagne-Godwin, J.; Thomas, S. E.; Murphy, S. T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
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The economic cost of invasive non-native species on Great Britain, 2010, pp 199 pp.
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Demography of Pteroma pendula (Lepidoptera: Psychidae) feeding on Acacia mangium was examined in the laboratory. The species undergoes six instars. The mean total lifespan of P. pendula was 44.8±1.5 days, with males at 47.7±1.4 days and females at 41.8±1.6 days. The length of cases was...

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Loong CheongYew; Ahmad Said Sajap; Hafidzi Mohd Noor; Dzolkifli Omar; Faizah Abood
Publisher
Forestry Department Peninsular Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Citation
Malaysian Forester, 2010, 73, 1, pp 77-85
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The Sustainable Development Strategy, by adopting the principles of the Convention on Biodiversity Protection, prohibits the introduction of allochthonous species in natural ecosystems. The utilisation of allochthonous species (provided they are not on the invasive species list) is allowed in...

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Ratknic, M.; Rakonjac, L.; Isajev, V.; Lavadinovic, V.; Lučic, A.
Publisher
Transilvania University Press, Brașov, Romania
Citation
Proceedings of the Biennial International Symposium, Forest and Sustainable Development, Brașov, Romania, 15-16th October 2010, 2011, pp 87-92
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Cuscuta (dodder) species are holoparasitic anthophytes, almost entirely deprived of roots, but having filamentary stems; and attacking numerous host plants, on which they fix themselves by means of haustoria. The economic losses determined by the presence of the dodder are rather difficult to...

Author(s)
Tanase, M.; Sand, C.; Gheorghe, M.; Moise, C.; Stanciu, M.; Antonie, I.
Publisher
Universitatea de Științe Agricole și Medicină Veterinară a Banatului Timișoara, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Journal of Horticulture, Forestry and Biotechnology, 2012, 16, 1, pp 216-219
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Global warming can be mitigated by carbon sequestration through forestry and agroforestry. For countries with low industrial development, carbon sequestration also represents an opportunity to fund sustainable development. In the Canary Islands, CO2 emissions are above the average for Spain, in...

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Arévalo, J. R.; García-Fariña, G.; Montes de Oca, Y.; Fernández-Lugo, S.
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University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Bulletin of University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca. Agriculture , 2013, 70, 2, pp 299-303
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The northern bark beetle, Ips duplicatus (Sahlberg, 1836), native from Eurasian boreal forests, is an invasive species in Central and Southeast Europe and mainly occurs in the spruce stands located at altitudes below 1000 m a.s.l. It develops outbreaks especially within areas where spruce was...

Author(s)
Duduman, M. L.; Olenici, N.; Isaia, G.
Publisher
Transilvania University of Brasov, Brasov, Romania
Citation
Proceedings of the Biennial International Symposium, Forest and Sustainable Development, Brașov, Romania, 19-20th October 2012, 2013, pp 9-14
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The objective of forest management in the tropics, in recent decades, has shifted from timber production to biodiversity conservation and maintenance of life support system. However, past forestry practices have greatly influenced the structure of plant communities, preponderance of foreign...

Author(s)
Raut, N. B.; Tiwari, U. L.; Adhikari, B. S.; Rawat, G. S.; Srikant Chandola
Publisher
AcademicPres, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Citation
Notulae Scientia Biologicae, 2013, 5, 2, pp 175-182
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Mikania micrantha Kunth (Asteraceae), mikania or mile-a-minute, is a neotropical plant species now found in all lowland provinces of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and all major islands of Fiji. The weed invades plantations and cropping areas, thereby reducing productivity and threatening food security of...

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Day, M. D.; Kawi, A. P.; Fidelis, J.; Tunabuna, A.; Orapa, W.; Swamy, B.; Ratutini, J.; Saul-Maora, J.; Dewhurst, C. F.
Publisher
USDA Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station, Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry, Hilo, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011, 2013, pp 211-217
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Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, a new invasive species in China, is a worldwide pest causing serious threat to the production of agriculture and forestry. Morphological identification of this mealybug species is limited by high degree of similarity and polymorphism. In the present study, a method...

Author(s)
Tian Hu; Li XiaoFeng; Wan FangHao; Zhang GuiFen; Zhang JinLiang
Publisher
Editorial Office of Acta Zootaxonomica Sinica, Beijing, China
Citation
Acta Entomologica Sinica, 2013, 56, 6, pp 689-696

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