Observation on invasive plant species in American Samoa / by James C. Space and Tim Flynn

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Publication Date: 
1999
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Call Number: 
581.5 SPA [EL]
Physical Description: 
52 p. ; 29 cm
Content Item Id: 
3399
Observation on invasive plant species in American Samoa / by James C. Space and Tim Flynn
Abstract: 

This is a continuation of the survey of islands in Micronesia and American Samoa for invasive plant species requested by the Pacific Islands Committee, Council of Western State Foresters. A survey of selected Micronesian islands was conducted in 1998 and was discussed in a previous report2. This report is based on perceptions gained from a trip to American Samoa from 16 to 23 July 1999, including the islands of Tutuila, Ofu, Olosega and Ta'u. The objectives were three-fold: (1) To identify plant species on the islands that are presently causing problems to natural and semi-natural ecosystems; (2) to identify species that, even though they are not presently a major problem, could

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No
Record Id: 
50318