The development of a biocontrol strategy for the management of the alien perennial weed Mikania micrantha HBK (Asteraceae) in tree crop based farming systems in India. RNRRS Project Final Technical Report.

Abstract

Mikania micrantha H.B.K. (Asteraceae) is a Neotropical invasive weed that smothers tree and other crops in home garden production systems in the tropical moist forest regions of India. The project purpose was to develop a management strategy based on biological control utilizing fungal pathogens. The main project collaborators include the Kerala Forest Research Institute (KFRI), the Project Directorate of Biological Control (PDBC–ICAR), Assam Agricultural University (AAU) and CABI Bioscience, UK.

Citation

Murphy, S.; Ellison, C.; Sankaran, S. The development of a biocontrol strategy for the management of the alien perennial weed Mikania micrantha HBK (Asteraceae) in tree crop based farming systems in India. RNRRS Project Final Technical Report. (2000) 78 pp.

The development of a biocontrol strategy for the management of the alien perennial weed Mikania micrantha HBK (Asteraceae) in tree crop based farming systems in India. RNRRS Project Final Technical Report.

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