EPPO Global Database

Ambrosia trifida(AMBTR)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2001
Eradication in: 2015
The plant was found in summer 2001 and was eradicated by herbicide treatments (2,4-D) (T. Yaacoby, Israelian Plant Protection Organization, pers. com., 2014).
* Danin A (2004) Distribution atlas of plants in the Flora palaestina area Jerusalem.

* Yaacoby T (2005) Invasive weeds in Israel. 18th meeting of WSSI (Weed Science Society of Israel), in Hebrew

* Yaacoby T (2007) Invasive alien species (IAS) current situation in Israel. International Conference, Novel and Sustainable Weed Management in Arid and Semi-Arid Agro Ecosystems, Rehovot, Israel. Pp. 42.

* Yair Y, Sibony M, Confino-Cohen R, Rubin, Shahar E (2019) Ragweed species (Ambrosia spp.) in Israel: distribution and allergenicity. Aerobiologia 35, 85-95.
------- Confirms absence since 2015.