Biological Control and Management of Parthenium Weed


Lorraine Strathie,

Wondi Mersie,

Rangaswamy Muniappan, or



The general aim of this working group is to promote the use of sustainable, environmentally safe, economically feasible, and socially acceptable control methods, including biological control, of Parthenium hysterophorus L. (Asteraceae) in the invasive plant’s introduced range (Africa, Asia, and Australia).


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