Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI. The rate of growth of Salvinia molesta [S. auriculata Auct.] 6). The data represented on this site vary in accuracy, scale, completeness, extent of coverage and origin. Alabama state survey map for Salvinia molesta (S. auriculata complex). Aquatic Botany 23: 127-135. It has been released in 15 countries and controls the weed in at least 12 of these (Table 1). Center, T. D., J. K. Balciunas, and D. H. Habeck. 2000. American Fern Journal 85: 205-282. collected from different salvinia species may provide insights to the taxonomy of this group and their associated host ranges. We thank Drs. Nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium in Salvinia molesta      Mitchell in the field: effects of weather, insect damage, fertilizers and age. II. In Florida, it is most commonly found on waterlettuce but also is present on A. caroliniana and S. minima. 2010. Canberra : Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 1989 Salvinia in the State of Kerala, India. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 17: 47-50. de la Sota, E. R. 1982. Bulletin of Entomological Research 77: 9-17. Australian      Nature Conservation Agency. However, recent DNA assessments suggest that that the Florida material differs from C. salviniae from Australia in some respects (Goolsby et al., 2000). Entomophaga 31: 11-17. 1980. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. The beetle Cyrtobagous salviniae was introduced in Australia and proved highly successful at limiting the fern, which (with the beetle) is now found in only a few scattered populations. South Carolina Aquatic Plant Management Plan. However, the sporangial sacs are usually empty of microscopic spores or with only a few deformed remnants. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. Oxford University      Press, New York. Through high growth rates and slow decomposition rates, salvinia reduces the concentration of nutrients that would otherwise be available to primary producers and organisms that depend on them (Sharma and Goel, 1986; Storrs and Julien, 1996). Salvinia is spread within and between aquatic systems mainly by people. The first three, Cyrtobagous singularis Hustache, Paulinia acuminata (De Geer), and Samea multiplicalis (Guenée) (identified during the early exploration [Bennett, 1966]) have not been successful control agents. The table contains hyperlinks to collections tables of specimens based on the states, years, and drainages selected. Growth rates and density. comm.). New plants form when older plants break apart due to senescence or damage (Room, 1983). Bulletin of Entomological Research 76: 513-     517. Genetic diversity is the diversity of genes within a species. 1986. It forms dense mats over lakes and slow moving rivers and causes large economic losses and a wide range of ecological problems to native species and communities. Edwards, D. and P. A. Thomas. Hernandez, A. Sanchez-Perez, and H.L. Mitchell, D. S., T. Petr, and A. Marshall, B. E. and F. J. R. Junor. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Inland Fish Division. 8) are 6.5 to 10.5 mm long (Sands and Kassulke, 1984), tan, with brown and cream markings on both fore and hind wings. Giant salvinia Task Force. 1966. Field measurement of the dependence of life history on plant nitrogen and      temperature for a herbivorous moth. Its first recorded exotic establishment was in Sri Lanka in 1939 (Williams, 1956). 551-556. Madsen J.D. 1966. Brice. Host range studies on the three unsuccessful species are summarized in Bennett (1966), Sankaran and Ramaseshiah (1973), Sands and Kassulke (1984, 1986), and Knopf and Habeck (1976). Internodes are longer, with larger, boat-shaped (slightly keeled) leaves that have rounded apices and are variable in size, but are normally between 20 mm and 50 mm wide. 2007. Croxdale, J. G. 1981. It is widely distributed throughout warmer regions of North and South America. 1984. The resulting structures resemble tiny eggbeaters. in laboratory and natural conditions. Jacono, M.M. A review of biological control of insect pests and noxious weeds in Fiji (1969-     1978). National Publication      Cooperative, Quezon City, Philippines. 1982. The benefits were 53 rupees or dollars per rupee or dollar invested, or 1,673 man-hours per man-hour invested. Salvinia occurs in natural lagoons, artificial dams, swamps, drainage canals, and along margins of rivers (Forno and Harley, 1979). 217-230. Calder, A. ), the Philippines (Pablico et al., 1989), Fiji (Kamath, 1979), and New Zealand (Randall, 1996). Species within this complex are characterized by the presence of divided but apically joined "basket" hairs on the abaxial surface, which produce an "egg-beater-like" appearance (Fig. Richerson, and V. Howard. Pfingsten, C.C. The Australian Centre for Agricultural Research Technical Report 12. Reductions may range from local extinctions to maintenance of small populations of the weed along the fringes of ponds, lakes, and rivers. Coleopterists Bulletin 20: 125-127. This information was used to determine the benefits from biological control over the following 25 years. The floating fern, Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell, is one of the world's most invasive aquatic weeds. Insects and plant pathogens for the control of Salvinia and Pistia, pp. The New York Botanical Garden Herbarium (NY) - Vascular Plant Collection. Salvinia was first reported outside of cultivation in the United States in 1995 at a pond in southeastern South Carolina (Johnson, 1995). Mitchell, D.S. Bister, T.J., and M.W. State steps up fight against Salvinia on Lake Bistineau: seventeen spray crews attack the weed. Whether these differences imply separate species status is under investigation. and P.M. Room. The dependence of development and fecundity of Samea multiplicalis on early      larval nitrogen intake. Bulletin of Entomological Research 73: 85-95. Bulletin of Entomological Research      70: 381-389. Economic damage. Accessed on 12/04/2015. University of Florida, Gainesville, FL. Sankaran, T. and G. Ramaseshiah. In Flora of North America      Editorial Committee (eds.). 4a) occurs as isolated plants in the initial ‘invading’ stage of an infestation. Needs redistribution. [  Next  ]. Bister, T.J., and M.W. Bulletin of Entomological Research      69: 111-114. Forno, I. W. and J. L. Semple. Accessed on 11/20/2015. British Fern Gazette 10: 251-252. Nonindigenous Aquatic Species Database. Complete compensation occurs only when high levels of nitrogen are available (Julien and Bourne, 1986; Julien et al., 1987). Citation information: U.S. Geological Survey. Names and dates are hyperlinked to their relevant specimen records. Toronto, Ontario,       Canada. A. and D. P. A. Sands. 2009. Ecology of Water Weeds in the Neotropics. Descriptions of larvae and biology of Cyrtobagous (Coleoptera:      Curculionidae): agents for biological control of salvinia. Azollaceae Wettstein – Azolla family, pp. Releases of C. salviniae from S. molesta in southeastern Brazil were made first in Australia in 1980. 1983. III. Pupation occurs within a silken cocoon. 1980). are lower (Thomas, 1980). Forno, I. W. and K. L. S. Harley. Mats of salvinia can grow in water bodies with conductivities ranging from 100 µS/cm to 1,400 µS/cm (Mitchell et al., 1980; Room and Gill, 1985). Salvinia molesta is known for its egg-shaped sporocarps that end in a slender point. 1989. Evidence of a new     Cyrtobagous species (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Salvinia molesta Baker in Florida. Room, P. M. and P. A. Thomas. Mississippi Museum of Natural Science Herbarium (MMNS). Cytological study on sterility in Salvinia auriculata Aublet with a bearing on its reproductive mechanism. Growth of Salvinia molesta as affected by water temperature      and nutrition. The native range of salvinia is an area in southeastern Brazil (Forno and Harley, 1979). There are three species of Azolla – Azolla caroliniana Willdenow, Azolla mexicana C. Presl, and Azolla filiculoides Lamarck – that are native to North America (Lumpkin, 1993). Entomophaga 29: 267-273. This insect has not been a useful biological control agent (Julien and Griffiths, 1998). 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