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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fallopia japonica</i> (Houtt.) Ronse Decraene, Japanese knotweed, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fallopia sachalinensis</i> (F. Schmidt) Ronse Decraene, giant knotweed, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fallopia</i> × <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">bohemica</i> (Chrtek &amp; Chrtková) J. P. Bailey, Bohemian knotweed (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Polygonaceae</i>).

Japanese knotweed, Fallopia japonica, is native to East Asia, including Japan, China, Korea and Taiwan. Giant knotweed, Fallopia sachalinensis, is native to northern Japan and Sakhalin Island. Hybrid forms of knotweed, Fallopia × bohemica, can be found in Japan at mid-latitudes. Fallopia spp. have...

Author(s)
Bourchier, R. S.; Grevstad, F.; Shaw, R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conservation of biodiversity in boreal forests: the Russian experience.

Forest biodiversity provides human with resources and ecosystem services, ranging from timber and non-wood forest products to mitigating the impacts of climate change; it also constitutes a significant social and cultural value for indigenous peoples and local population. Forests provide employment ...

Author(s)
Teplyakov, V.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The scope for biological control of giant hogweed, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum mantegazzianum</i>.

This chapter focuses on the use of insects and fungal pathogens associated with giant hogweeds (Heracleum mantegazzianum) in the Caucasus Mountains as biological control agents for these weeds in Europe. Observations on host specificity, classical biological control of weeds in Europe, and...

Author(s)
Cock, M. J. W.; Seier, M. K.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungal pathogens associated with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heracleum mantegazzianum</i> in its native and invaded distribution range.

This chapter presents the mycobiota associated with Heracleum mantegazzianum and related species in the native range (Western Caucasus region within the Russian Federation) and in the invaded range (European range (Denmark, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Czech Republic and Latvia)) based on literature,...

Author(s)
Seier, M. K.; Evans, H. C.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932060)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated plant protection management in Russia.

This chapter covers the history of integrated pest management (IPM; biological, chemical and cultural control, and host resistance), important crop pests, and research and extension focus in IPM in Russia, and discusses the organization of IPM system, IPM and pesticide use policies, and case...

Author(s)
Zakharenko, V. A.; Il'ichev, A. L.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996523)
Type
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