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South American apple snails, Pomacea spp., classified as quarantine pests in Malaysia, were first detected in Malaysia in 1991. However, it took almost 10 years before they developed into one of the major pests of rice in the country. Since then, they have spread to almost all the rice areas in...

Author(s)
Yahaya, H.; Badrulhadza, A.; Sivapragasam, A.; Nordin, M.; Hisham, M. N. M.; Misrudin, H.
Publisher
Philippine Rice Research Institute, Muñoz, Philippines
Citation
Biology and management of invasive apple snails, 2017, pp 169-195
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Six biotypes of Dactylopius tomentosus (Lamarck) (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) have been imported into Australia as biological control agents to combat the eight naturalised invasive Cylindropuntia species. Each D. tomentosus biotype tested exhibited significant differences in host specificity, host...

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Jones, P. K.; Oakey, J.; Day, M. D.; Vitelli, J. S.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
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20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 137-140
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Decisions on how to deal with newly detected alien plant incursions need to be made against a background of uncertainty, initially with respect to the weed risk posed. Then, should a high risk be indicated there will be further uncertainty regarding how best to manage it. If a coordinated...

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Panetta, F. D.
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Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
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20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 183-189
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The Lord Howe Island Weed Eradication Program is possibly one of the most ambitious island weed eradication programs on an inhabited island, in the South Pacific - if not globally - given the density, distribution and diversity of weed populations that were present on the island at the program's...

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Bower, S. M.
Publisher
Weeds Society of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
Citation
20th Australasian Weeds Conference, Perth, Western Australia, 11-15 September 2016, 2016, pp 201-208
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Turkey is among foremost cotton producing countries. The West Mediterranean Region of Turkey has still kept its importance as a cotton producing area in spite of cotton acreage has decreased. Cotton fields in Turkey have very diverse weed species although there are about ten common species which...

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Yazlık, A.; Üremİș, İ.; Uludağ, A.; Uzun, K.
Publisher
Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University, Ankara, Turkey
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Proceedings, 4th ESENIAS Workshop: International Workshop on IAS in Agricultural and Non-Agricultural Areas in ESENIAS Region, Çanakkale, Turkey, 16-17 December 2013, 2014, pp 45-46
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Although containment is frequently advocated as a fall-back option for eradication, analysis shows that it is not necessarily more economic or effective. While containment has one major advantage over eradication, in that a smaller area is managed, this must be balanced against its disadvantage;...

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Fletcher, C. S.; Westcott, D. A.; Murphy, H. T.; Grice, A. C.; Clarkson, J. R.
Publisher
Tasmanian Weed Society, Hobart, Australia
Citation
19th Australasian Weeds Conference, "Science, Community and Food Security: the Weed Challenge", Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, 1-4 September 2014, 2014, pp 251-254
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Recent advances in fish endocrinology have led to a better understanding of the hormones involved in control of gamete production, mode of action and regulation of their secretion during different stages of reproductive cycle. Environmental stimuli like photoperiod and temperature are perceived by...

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Pandey, A. K.
Publisher
Dr P. R. Yadav, Muzaffrnagar, India
Citation
Journal of Experimental Zoology, India, 2013, 16, 1, pp 19-37
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Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre, Canberra, Australia
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Containment as a method for pest fish control, 2012, pp 2 pp.
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Weeds of National Significance (WoNS) have a varied distribution within South Australia that requires a strategic approach to the identification of priority sites to control. Athel pine, for example, is scattered across northern SA and does not lend itself to a traditional containment line approach ...

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Potter, S.; Patrick, G.; Drew, J.
Publisher
Weed Science Society of Victoria Inc., Frankston, Australia
Citation
Developing solutions to evolving weed problems. 18th Australasian Weeds Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 8-11 October 2012, 2012, pp 199-202
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Invasive alien plants and expanding native species, which have unpredictable but significant effects in ecosystems in many cases, cause huge and rising ecological, socio-economical and human health problems. Key points for precise and timely detection of invasive plants are: (i) history of...

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Isİk, A. Y.; Uremİs, I.
Publisher
Institute for Plant Protection and Environment, Belgrade, Serbia
Citation
Proceedings of the International Symposium on Current Trends in Plant Protection, Belgrade, Serbia, 25-28th September, 2012., 2012, pp 38-43

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