Invasion of Salvina Molesta kariba weed

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Introduction The plant Salvinia molesta , generally known as Giant Salvinia or Kariba weed, is a free floating pterophyta indigenous to south-east brazil (Julien et. al 1987). Today plants and animals are shipped, sometimes accidentally, all over the globe to zoos, botanical gardens, and for commercial and agricultural purposes. A small minority of “alien” plants, or introduced, species become ecological as well as economic disasters. Although they may have been innocuous in their native region, these species …

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