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Green Invasion: Destroying Livelihoods in Africa [Video]

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Parthenium News July 2014_Page_01

From: Asad Shabbir [mailto:asad.iags@pu.edu.pk]

Subject: International Parthenium Weed Newsletter

Dear Network members and colleagues,

Please see attached to this email another issue of international parthenium weed newsletter. I sincerely thank to all who contributed to this issue.

As a recap, this issue’s topics are as follows:

Parthenium hysterophorus is Recommended for Regulation in European and Mediterranean Countries
• What’s in a Name? The Conscious Decision to Choose “Famine Weed” As the English Common Name for the Invasive Alien Plant Parthenium hysterophorus in South Africa
• International Workshop on Biological Control and Management of Parthenium hysterophorus Addis Ababa and Adama, Ethiopia, 13-17 July 2014
• A Successful First Season of Insect Agent Releases on Parthenium Weed in South Africa, and Other Biological Control Activities
• Parthenium Weed Status and Control in Malaysia
• Control of Parthenium Weed in an Urban Town of Faisalabad, Pakistan
• Upcoming Conferences on Weed Science and Invasive Species
• Recent Publications on Parthenium Weed

Enjoy the read!

Asad Shabbir

Asad Shabbir, PhD
Assistant Professor
Ecology and Environmental Management Unit|Department of Botany|
University of the Punjab, Quaid-e-Azam campus 54590 Lahore, Pakistan
 +92 42 99231152 l +92 42 99231187 l  asad.iags@pu.edu.pk

Note:  For more information regarding the Parthenium Network and to receive a complete version of the 10 July  2014 Parthenium Newsletter please contact Asad Sahabbir, co-editor at  asad.iags@pu.edu.pk

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