Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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II International Conference on Landscape and Urban Horticulture, Bologna, Italy.

Abstract

This proceedings contains 182 papers dealing with topics on urban horticulture and landscaping, integration of architecture and landscape, community gardening, industrialized and urban agriculture, urban parks, floriculture, horticultural training, horticultural therapy, organic vegetable production, hydroponic production, food security, phytoremediation, irrigation, plant pests and their control, in vitro regeneration, and conservation. The potential effects of global change (which include water stress, flooding, salinity, light intensity, wind, pollutants, competitiveness among species and invasive species) to urban vegetation are discussed. The role of music in the distinction between eastern and western garden design is described.