Biological control of weeds in the 22 Pacific island countries and territories: current status and future prospects

Abstract: 

Biological control of introduced weeds in the 22 Pacific Island countries and territories (PICTs) began in 1911, with the lantana seed feeding fly introduced into Fiji and New Caledonia form Hawaii. To date, a total of 62 agents have been deliberately introduced into the PICTs to control 21 weed species in 17 countries.

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Publication Date: 
2016
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ISBN_ISSN: 
1314-2488
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26 p.
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[EL]
Record Id: 
44030