Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Biological control of weeds: a world catalogue of agents and their target weeds.

Abstract

This world catalogue of biological control agents against weeds includes an annotated list of exotic invertebrates released and their target weeds and a similar list of native organisms utilised and their target weeds. The information given on each biological control agent includes the origin and location of the target weed, the origin of the natural enemy, the date of release, the status achieved by the natural enemy and degree of control, the research organisation concerned and appropriate references. The scientific and common names of the weeds and the scientific names of the biological control agents are indexed.