Repeated herbicide application for control of Old World climbing fern
(Lygodium microphyllum) and the effects in non target vegetation on Everglade tree Islands.
Mating biology of Austromusotima camptozonale (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), a potential biological control agent of Old world climbing fern
, Lygodium microphyllum (Schizaeaceae).
As its name implies, this biocontrol's bailiwick is the elongated stems of climbing fern
that extend upright from the plant's dense, ground-hugging mats.
Shoot morphology of the climbing fern
Lygodium (Schizaeaceae): General organography, leaf initiation, and branching.
This agent readily established populations in Old World climbing fern
stands after its introduction in early 2008.
There is reason to expect that Japanese Climbing Fern
may continue to extend its range and become a major problem in the Piedmont of the Southeast, especially if there is further warming of the climate.
These small, tan-colored mites are, the scientists' studies have shown, top candidates for the big job of fighting Old World climbing fern
On a recent flight over the Everglades, Tony Pernas looked down and saw the encroaching enemy, the deadly Old World climbing fern
, smothering native species and appearing poised to destroy an ecosystem.
Br (Polypodiales: Lygodiaceae), Old World climbing fern
, is native to wet tropical and subtropical areas of the Old World.
This study evaluated the antibacterial and antifungal activity of Lygodium venustum, a climbing fern
A team of two tiny moths might help stop the spread of Old World climbing fern
, an aggressive vine that's on the march in central and south Florida.
grows rapidly over other plants, smothering understorey species and changing local fire ecology, by carrying fires into tree canopies, killing trees that would ordinarily survive ground fires (Pemberton & Ferriter 1998).
Old World climbing fern
has spread across the landscape of Florida at a rapid rate since that time (reviewed in Pemberton and Ferriter, Amer.
Goolsby, "We're finding out whether any of these organisms could be safely imported into the United States to help stop the spread of invasive, exotic plants, like Old World climbing fern
The morphology of the tracheary elements of the climbing fern
Salpichlaena (Blechnaceae) were analyzed by means of LM and SEM.