A management guide for invasive plants in southern forests

  • Authors: Miller, James H.; Manning, Steven T.; Enloe, Stephen F.
  • Publication Year: 2013
  • Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
  • Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS–131. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 120 p.

Abstract

Invasions of nonnative plants into forests of the Southern United States continue to spread and include new species, increasingly eroding forest productivity, hindering forest use and management activities, and degrading diversity and wildlife habitat. This book provides the latest information on how to organize and enact prevention programs, build strategies, implement integrated procedures for management, and proceed towards site rehabilitation and restoration. Effective control prescriptions are provided for 56 nonnative plants and groups currently invading the forests of the 13 Southern States. A companion book, “A Field Guide for the Identification of Invasive Plants in Southern Forests,” (Miller and others 2010) includes information and images for accurate identification of these invasive plants.

  • Citation: Miller, James H.; Manning, Steven T.; Enloe, Stephen F. 2013. A management guide for invasive plants in southern forests. (slightly revised
    2013 and 2015). General Technical Report SRS–131. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 120 p.
  • Keywords: Alien plants, exotic weeds, forest noxious plants, invasive exotic plants, invasive nonindigenous plants
  • Posted Date: November 23, 2010
  • Modified Date: April 18, 2016
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