Early distribution and spread of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in Central and Eastern Europe

  title={Early distribution and spread of Ambrosia artemisiifolia in Central and Eastern Europe},
  author={P{\'e}ter Csontos and Melinda Vitalos and Zolt{\'a}n Barina and Levente Kiss},
  journal={Botanica Helvetica},
The introduction and early spread of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.) in Central and Eastern Europe were reconstructed based on a study of all herbarium specimens of common ragweed deposited at six herbaria in Austria, Hungary and Serbia. More than 450 specimens were examined and the oldest ones, collected from 1907 to 1927, were used to map the historical spread of this highly allergenic invasive weed in this region. The herbarium records back-date the first known introduction of… CONTINUE READING
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