Status, invasiveness and environmental threats of three tropical American invasive weeds (Parthenium hysterophorus L., Ageratum conyzoides L., Lantana camara L.) in India

@article{Kohli2005StatusIA,
  title={Status, invasiveness and environmental threats of three tropical American invasive weeds (Parthenium hysterophorus L., Ageratum conyzoides L., 
Lantana camara L.) in India},
  author={Ravinder Kumar Kohli and Daizy Rani Batish and H. P. Singh and Kuldip Singh Dogra},
  journal={Biological Invasions},
  year={2005},
  volume={8},
  pages={1501-1510}
}
Invasive weeds have threatened the integrity of ecosystems throughout the world. They affect not only the species diversity of native areas but also their biological integrity. In India, a number of invasive exotic weeds have been reported but some viz. Parthenium hysterophorus, Lantana camara and Ageratum conyzoides, especially those from tropical America are troublesome and have caused adverse ecological, economic and social impact. These weeds can be seen growing in different landscapes but… 

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