Towards sustainable management of alien invasive weeds in southern China
Dr Carol Ellison
CABI International - Egham
Host Country Institutions:
Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences (CAAS), Guandong Entomological Institute
To develop the capability of exploiting pathogens for the sustainable management of invasive alien weeds in China.
1. Chinese scientists & weed control practitioners trained in weed biocontrol with pathogens2. Permanent sample plots established & weed impact assessed in China3. Biocontrol agent imported & released in China4. Rust impact studies initiated5. Public awareness campaign implemented6. Results publicised & new project proposal developed