This website focuses on the biological control of the invasive alien plant Chromolaena odorata. A comprehensive coverage of the distribution and ecology of the plant can be found on the Invasive Species Specialist Group database.
Our website acts as a portal of the Working Group on Chromolaena odorata, a working group under the International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Plants and Animals (IOBC).
We endorse Best Practice for weed biocontrol, as set out in the following documents, among others: https://www.ippc.int/servlet/BinaryDownloaderServlet/ 76047_ISPM_3_E.pdf?filename=1146657660135_ISPM3.pdf&refID=76047 and http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/Place/53254300/Reports/code.pdf
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