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Cover for Seed dispersal interactions promoting plant invasions.

Animal dispersers are essential for many non-native plants since they facilitate seed movement and might promote seed germination and seedling establishment, thereby increasing their chances of invasion. This chapter reviews the published literature on seed dispersal of non-native plant species by...

Author(s)
Díaz Vélez, M. C.; Ferreras, A. E.; Paiaro, V.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242171)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mikania micrantha</i> H.B.K.: a review.

This chapter describes the geographical distribution (including Asia, and Central and South America), morphology, reproductive potential, growth, flowering, chemical composition, allelopathic effects, ecological impact, and management (biological and chemical methods) of M. micrantha.

Author(s)
Tripathi, R. S.; Khan, M. L.; Yadav, A. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939076)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The citrus orthezia, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Praelongorthezia praelonga</i> (Douglas) (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), a potential invasive species.

The citrus orthezia, Praelongorthezia praelonga (Hemiptera: Ortheziidae), is a highly polyphagous scale insect that causes plant damage both directly by its feeding and indirectly due to its associated sooty moulds (generally caused by a fungus, Capnodium sp.). This Neotropical species currently is ...

Author(s)
Kondo, T.; Peronti, A. L.; Kozár, F.; Szita, É.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama.

This chapter presents the poisonous plants affecting livestock in Central America, with emphasis on Panama. The data presented here were obtained from field surveys and necropsies in 1994-95, 2000-01 and 2009. Only plants that induce spontaneous intoxication on livestock raised under range...

Author(s)
Armién, A. G.; Peixoto, P. V.; Tokarnia, C. H.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938338)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Which haystack? Climate matching to narrow the search for weed biological control agents.

The shrub Chromolaena odorata (L.) King and Robinson (Asteraceae) is highly invasive in southeastern Africa and is the subject of a South African biological control programme. The biotype of C. odorata growing in South Africa differs in several respects from the more common type noted to be...

Author(s)
Robertson, M. P.; Zachariades, C.; Kriticos, D. J.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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