EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 08 - 2012 Num. article: 2012/177

Invasive alien plants in forest nurseries in Serbia

A survey of invasive alien plants was performed from 2007 to 2010 in forest nurseries in the territory of Vojvodina in Serbia. Eleven (11) species considered to be invasive alien plants were recorded: Amaranthus retroflexus (Amaranthaceae), Ambrosia artemisiifolia (Asteraceae), Asclepias curassavica (Apocynaceae), Conyza canadensis (Asteraceae), Galinsoga parviflora (Asteraceae), Solidago gigantea (Asteraceae, EPPO List of IAP), Stenactis annua (Asteraceae), Polygonum aviculare (Polygonaceae), Portulaca oleracea (Portulacaceae), Panicum capillare (Poaceae) and Sorghum halepense (Poaceae).


Verica V, Branko K ; Sasa O (2011) The presence of important invasive weeds in nurseries. In: Bohren C, Bertossa M, Schönenberger N, Rossinelli M, Conedera M. (ed) 3rd International Symposium of Environmental Weeds and Invasive Plants. Abstracts. October 2 to 7 2011.Monte Verità, Ascona, Switzerland.
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http://www.wsl.ch/epub/ewrs/sessions/detail_EN?id=128;session=5;type=posters Birmensdorf, Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research WSL.