EPPO Global Database

Salvinia molesta(SAVMO)

Distribution details in South Africa

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1992: Present, widespread
* EPPO (2017) Pest risk analysis for Salvinia molesta. EPPO, Paris.

* Cilliers, C. J. 1991. Biological control of water fern, Salvinia molesta (Salviniaceae), in South Africa." Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 37,1: 219-224.

* Coetzee, J. A., Hill, M. P., Byrne, M. J., and Bownes, A. (2011), "A Review of the Biological Control Programmes on Eichhornia crassipes (C.Mart.) Solms (Pontederiaceae), Salvinia molesta Dsmitch. (Salviniaceae), Pistia stratiotes L. (Araceae), Myriophyllum aquaticum (Vell.) Verdc. (Haloragaceae) and Azolla filiculoides Lam. (Azollaceae) in South Africa," African Entomology, 19, 451-468.