Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Biology and management of weedy root parasites.

Abstract

This review summarizes some major aspects of the biology of weedy root parasites (including Orobanche, Striga and Alectra species) and presents an overview of the available knowledge concerning the means for their management. Some information are also given about the economic impact, distribution and development of these weeds.