salvinia in sri lanka

Host range tests to assess feeding by C. salviniae were carried out in Australia on 46 species from six families of Pteridophyta (ferns), eleven families of Monocotyledons, and sixteen families of Dicotyledons (Forno et al., 1983). Growth of a floating aquatic weed, Salvinia, under standard conditions. Lower Colorado River Giant Salvinia Task Force Action Plan. Proceedings of the Southern Weed Conference 19: 497-504. Effects of temperature, nutrients and a beetle on branch architecture of the      floating weed Salvinia molesta and simulations of biological control. 217-230. Contribución al conocimiento de las Salviniaceae Neotropicales. Larvae (Fig. Room, P.M. 1983. Distribution and densities of Cyrtobagous singularis Hustache      (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Salvinia molesta Mitchell in the eastern Caprivi Zipfel. : the chemical eradication of a serious aquatic weed in      Ceylon. Heidgerd, D. 2015. Mitchell, D. S. 1978/9. Minor leaf feeding was observed in choice tests on Ipomea batatas (L.) Lam. The first establishment outside of its native range was in Sri Lanka in 1939 (Room 1990), by the Botany Department at the University of Colombo. Solms-Laubach), and waterlettuce (P. stratiotes) (Forno et al., 1983). FAO Report to the Office of the Environment and Conservation, Papua New Guinea. Effects of Hurricane Katrina on an incipient population of giant salvinia Salvinia molesta in the lower Pascagoula River, Mississippi. Factors affecting fluctuations in extent of Salvinia molesta on      Lake Kariba. Morphogenesis of the floating leaf. Dispersal within a water body or catchment is by wind and water currents (Room and Julien, 1995). The adventive status of Salvinia minima and S.     molesta in the southern U.S. and the related distribution of the weevil Cyrtobagous salviniae. Plants maintained at 11 ppt were killed after 20 hours exposure. Salvinia also is a weed of paddy rice that reduces production by competing for water, nutrients and space (Anon., 1987). It is of interest in the United States because of its recent establishment in east Texas. Aquatic Botany 40:27-35. and Salvinia (SalviniamolestaD. and N.M. Tur. Rapidly expanding populations can overgrow and replace native plants resulting in dense surface cover that prevents light and atmospheric oxygen from entering the water. The optimum temperature for growth is 30°C. Owens. Room, P.M. 1990. 1993. It is established in each country but is not providing control. 1980. The section is now dynamically updated from the NAS database to ensure that it contains the most current and accurate information. Through high growth rates and slow decomposition rates, salvinia reduces the concentration of nutrients that would otherwise be available to primary producers and organisms that depend on them (Sharma and Goel, 1986; Storrs and Julien, 1996). Eradication of Salvinia molesta from a small pond in Colleton County, South Carolina. Actual measurements at a sewage treatment lagoon indicated an uptake of 1,580 kg nitrogen/ha/year (Finlayson et al., 1982). Center et al. Three growth forms have been described where individual leaves can range from a few millimeters to 4 centimeters in length. Phylogenetic relationships of extant ferns based on      evidence from morphology and rbcL sequences. GeoResources Institute . Tropical Agriculture 33: 145-157. Chisholm (1979) demonstrated that densities of more than 85 P. acuminata per m2 feeding for 24 days were required to reduce production of new leaves. PANS 25: 171-177. Salvinia molesta is used in aquaria, and as an ornamental plant for outdoor ponds (where it may be Salvinia natans (L.)All.). South Carolina Department of Natural Resources, Columbia, SC. Native distribution of the Salvinia auriculata complex and keys to species      identification. Smith, C. 2009. Eggs of P. acuminata, in an ootheca, are attached underwater to the undersides of leaves and hatch in 19 to 21 days. Effects of nitrogen level and nitrogen compounds. Consortium of California Herbaria. It lacks true roots but its submerged fronds function as roots. Until these differences are explained, further release of the Florida population will be suspended. Boletín de la Sociedad Argentina de Botánica 17: 47-50. de la Sota, E. R. 1982. Paddy rice losses, fishing losses, other losses (power generation, transport, washing and bathing, etc. Williams, R. H. 1956. Pursley, D. Diaz, and W. Devers. Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum, Honolulu, HI. Effects of aging and nutrition on the reproductive system of     Samea multiplicalis Guenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). This helps protect salvinia from temperature extremes. Journal of Ecology 76:      826-848. (Publication of      Southeast Asian Weed Information Centre, Bogor, Indonesia.). Sands, D. P. A., M. Schotz, and A. S. Bourne. Salvinia molesta belongs to a group of closely related Neotropical species that share the feature of eggbeater type hairs (Mitchell 1972; Mitchell 1979). 1983. Ecological damage. Sri Lanka played a vital role at the Asian–African Conference in 1955, which was an important step in the crystallisation of the NAM. 1966. The Journal of Applied Ecology 12(1):213-225. This could be significant in areas where economic or subsistence fishing is important (Mitchell et al. Salvinia molesta has also been reported as a serious pest of rice paddy fields in Sri Lanka, Fiji, India and Borneo (Sundaresan & Reddy, 1979; Thomas & Room, 1986; GISP, 2007). Proceedings of the Indian Academy of Science (Plant Science) 89:      161-168. 8) are 6.5 to 10.5 mm long (Sands and Kassulke, 1984), tan, with brown and cream markings on both fore and hind wings. Julien, M. H., A. S. Bourne, and R. R. Chan. I. Salvinia      oblongifolia Martius, II. Further studies utilizing molecular, morphological and bioassay methods are planned. Genetic diversity is the diversity of genes within a species. Temperatures lethal to Salvinia molesta Mitchell. Plants and animals dependent on open water to gain sunlight, oxygen, and space for sustenance and growth, or for landing, fishing, nest building, or mating, are displaced. Gaudet, J. J. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Doeleman, Jacobus A. Pryer, K. M. and A. R. Smith. Center, T. D., J. K. Balciunas, and D. H. Habeck. Control or no control: A comparison of the feeding strategies of      two salvinia weevils, pp. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Inland Fish Division. 1980). Croxdale, J. G. 1978. Levels of parasitism (24%) and disease in Australian populations on salvinia do not explain the seasonal variation in population growth rates (Semple and Forno, 1987); rather, field population densities are strongly determined by temperature and the nutritional quality of the plant (Taylor, 1988). Dispersal is mediated by downstream flow and wind, and … The first surveys for potential biological control agents for S. molesta were conducted in Trinidad, Guyana and northeastern Brazil from 1961 to 1963 (Bennett, 1966), and in Argentina prior to 1975 (Bennett, 1975), where species in the S. auriculata complex other than S. molesta occur. In developing countries, the impact of salvinia can be devastating because weed mats block the use of. These specialized hairs create a water repellent, protective covering (Mitchell and Thomas 1972). Louisiana State University Herbarium. Newly emerged larvae (1 mm) are white. Twenty-five phytophagous or possibly phytophagous species have been recorded from S. molesta, compared to 49 species from the four species of the S. auriculata complex. Croxdale, J. G. 1979. Johnson, D. 1995. Sands, D. P. A. and R. C. Kassulke. Gulf and Caribbean Research 22:63-66. American Fern Journal 85: 134-181. Johnson, N.O. Turkey Creek Lake vegetation control plan. 196-217. Accessed on 12/04/2015. Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries, Baton Rouge, LA. Pablico, P. P., L. E. Estorninos Jr., E. M. Castin, and K. Moody. Phytoneuron 30:1-33. Salvinia leaves. 2). Salvinia occurs in natural lagoons, artificial dams, swamps, drainage canals, and along margins of rivers (Forno and Harley, 1979). B. Viner. are lower (Thomas, 1980). Salvinia molesta was introduced into Papua New Guinea in 1972, where a … The Journal of Ecology 71(2):349-365. Cyrtobagous salviniae from Australia was imported into Sri Lanka in 1986 where tests supported earlier findings that the insect is able to breed only on plants of the genus Salvinia. In lakes and large water-bodies upright well buoyed leaves are effectively dispersed by wind and currents to infest new coves. 2015. Pryer, K. M., A. R. Smith, and J. E. Skog. Temperature does not affect the proportion of axillary buds that expand to initiate new branches (Room, 1988). Salvinia molesta D.S. (1982) give characters to separate larvae of these species. 1980. Moths prefer to lay eggs on undamaged salvinia plants with high nitrogen content (Taylor and Forno, 1987). Darwiniana      12: 612-623. de la Sota, E. R. 1964. Oviposition does not occur below 21ºC,and eggs fail to hatch below 20ºC or above 36ºC. The natural enemies of S. molesta and the related species in the S. auriculata complex are listed in Forno and Bourne (1984), including species collected by Bennett (1975). 1979. 2008b. 1999. 1987. Pancho, J. V. and M. Soerjani. The Azollaceae once were included within the Salviniaceae, but the relationship is not close and they have since been separated (Lumpkin, 1993). obs. Solms.] Salvinia auriculata Aublet, III. A. and D. P. A. Sands. Life-cycle studies on Paulinia acuminata (De Geer) (Orthoptera: Pauliniidae)      with particular reference to the effects of constant temperature. III. In Groves, R. H.,      R. C. H. Shepherd, and R. G. Richardson (eds.). Under extremely hot conditions adults shelter in the water with their heads exposed (Thomas, 1980). On salvinia, temperature and plant quality interact to determine rates of insect growth, number of larval instars, fecundity, and survival (Taylor and Sands, 1986; Taylor, 1984, 1988, 1989). http://ceris.purdue.edu/napis/maps/stsurvey.html. Larger larvae feed on the buds of plants, often killing the growing apex. Journal of the Australian Entomological Society       26: 365-366. 2011. Viner. University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC. Host range studies on the three unsuccessful species are summarized in Bennett (1966), Sankaran and Ramaseshiah (1973), Sands and Kassulke (1984, 1986), and Knopf and Habeck (1976). 1985. Eggs hatch in about four days at 26ºC. The Marsileaceae includes two genera, Marsilea and Pilularia, both of which occur in North America. 2014). 159-166. 2008, Russell et al. The aquatic fern family Salviniaceae is placed within the order Hydropteridales and consists of a single genus, explained why one species failed to cause significant damage to the weed while the other proved to be an excellent control agent. Wunderlin, R.P. Salvinia molesta is native to southeastern Brazil. National Publication      Cooperative, Quezon City, Philippines. This information was used to determine the benefits from biological control over the following 25 years. Lund Botanical Museum. 2007. This species name molesta is Latin for troublesome or annoying. 1. Trinity River NWR, US Fish and Wildlife Services, Liberty, TX. Guide to the Vascular Plants of Florida. Insects and plant pathogens for the control of Salvinia and Pistia, pp. Map 1 shows the countries that have or have had serious salvinia problems and those where biological control has been successful. Azollaceae Wettstein – Azolla family, pp. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. The lower lethal temperature at which 50% of the adult population would be expected to die is -5.2ºC (Reaney 1999). 2000. http://www.calflora.org/. Warnell School of Forestry and Natural Resources, College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, Control except where affected by herbicide, Control where released. 1985. Larvae also will eat mature waterlettuce fruits and consequently destroy enclosed seeds. On Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe, numbers of leaves (ramets) doubled in eight to 17 days (Gaudet, 1973; Mitchell and Tur, 1975). New plants form when older plants break apart due to senescence or damage (Room, 1983). The water fern Salvinia molesta in the Sepik River,      Papua New Guinea. 2010. The salvinia weevil, Cyrtobagous salviniae, is a plant-feeding beetle from salvinia’s native range in South America. It produces a horizontal rhizome (that lies below the water surface) and two types of frond (buoyant and submerged). Total costs associated with salvinia were estimated to be between 24.7 million and 56.7 million rupees (in Australian dollars, between 0.9 and 2.1 million) for 1987. Similar molecular testing of Cyrtobagous sp. Finlayson, C.M., T.P. Larvae of. We highly recommend reviewing metadata files prior to interpreting these data. The information has not received final approval by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and is provided on the condition that neither the USGS nor the U.S. Government shall be held liable for any damages resulting from the authorized or unauthorized use of the information. Bister, T.J., and M.W. Ecology of Water Weeds in the Neotropics. A. Water bodies are normally cooler than the air in summer and warmer in winter due to thermal inertia. University of Florida Herbarium. Taylor, M. F. J. Water Research Foundation of Australia, Kingsford, New South Wales. Journal of      Applied Entomology 104: 73-78. Room, P. M. 1983. The occurrence and spread of      Salvinia molesta in the Philippines. 1986. 2010. Texas A&M University Bioinformatics Working Group. Canberra, Australia. Annals de Sciences Naturelles Botanique et Biologie Vegetale 16: 529-601. At these densities, natality is equaled by mortality (Room and Julien, 1995). EDDMapS: Early detection and distribution mapping system. Mats of salvinia can grow in water bodies with conductivities ranging from 100 µS/cm to 1,400 µS/cm (Mitchell et al., 1980; Room and Gill, 1985). Data      morfoanatomicos sobre Salvinia rotundifolia Willdenow y Salvinia herzogii de la Sota. Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. Upper surfaces of green fronds are covered with rows of white, bristly hairs (papillae) (Mitchell 1972), which divide into four thin branches that soon rejoin at the tips to form a cage. Thayer, D.D., I.A. American Fern Journal 85: 205-282. The entire lower leaf surface is in contact with the water. 338-342. 1977. Each ramet comprises an internode, a node, a pair of floating leaves, the submerged ‘root,’ and associated buds. It is still traded as an ornamental in Europe. In the field at Lake Kariba, where the mean annual temperature was 24 to 28ºC, it was estimated that P. acuminata could complete three generations per year (Thomas, 1980). Aquatic and wetland plants of Puerto Rico. Oxford University      Press, New York. Whiteman, J.B. and P.M. Room. Giant salvinia found in South Carolina. Females live 50 days or more and lay 200 or more eggs. Journal of Applied Ecology 57: 873-891. 1988. Brice. (ed.). During 1999 it was found in ponds and rivers in Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Mississippi, and Oklahoma (Jacono et al., 2000; see also Jacono’s web site). Its first recorded exotic establishment was in Sri Lanka in 1939 (Williams, 1956). 1981. A laboratory investigation of Paulinia acuminata (De Geer) (Orthoptera:      Acrididae) as a biological control agent for Salvinia molesta. Trends      in Ecology and Evolution 5: 74-79. A tiny weevil, Cyrtobagous salviniae, found in the native habitat of S. molesta, is currently being studied as a biocontrol. 2014). Larvae prefer to tunnel in young rhizomes and more tunneling occurs if plants are low in nitrogen. The nitrogen content of salvinia ranges from 0.6 to 4.0% dry weight (Room and Thomas, 1986). 2008 (February 14). The rate of growth of Salvinia molesta [S. auriculata Auct.] The table contains hyperlinks to collections tables of specimens based on the states, years, and drainages selected. Mature plants can produce large quantities of sporocarps, which are actually outer sacs that contain numerous sporangia. in      laboratory and natural conditions. Oxford      University Press, New York. This form has small, oval leaves less than 15 mm wide that lie flat on the water surface. The University of Georgia, Tifton, GA. http://www.eddmaps.org. http://www.news-journal.com/sports/content/sports/stories/2009/04/23/04232009_cksoutdoors.html (accessed 29 April 2009). http://phylogeny.arizona.edu/tree/phylogeny.html, (accessed May, 2001). Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut, USA. Edwards, D. and P. A. Thomas. For example, a child may have her father’s eye colour and mother’s build because he or she inherits genes responsible for those features from her parents. Room, P. M. 1988. It has since become established in India (Cook and Gut, 1971), Australia (Room and Julien, 1995), Papua New Guinea (Mitchell, 1979), Cuba, Trinidad, Guyana, Columbia (Holm et al., 1979), South Africa (Cilliers, 1991), Botswana (Edwards and Thomas, 1977), Kenya, Zambia (Mitchell and Tur, 1975), Namibia (Forno and Smith, 1999), Madagascar (Room and Julien, 1995), Ghana and Cote D’Ivoire (M. Julien, pers. Flora of North America, North of Mexico, Volume 2. Named the “Salvinia auriculata complex”, the members include S. auriculata Aublet, S. biloba Raddi, S. herzogii de la Sota, and S. molesta. Marsileaceae Mirbel – Water clover family, pp. Common name - Salvinia Botanical name - Salvinia molesta Family - Salviniaceae Life cycle - Perennial Morphology . Lower Colorado River Giant Salvinia Task Force. Bennett, F. D. 1975. British Fern Gazette, 10, 251-252. 2009. 1991. 1966. Oecologia 70: 250-257. Rucker, J. Treatment of sewage effluent using the water fern salvinia. These two factors are largely independent of one another. Salvinia molesta demonstrates tolerance to freezing air temperature, but cannot withstand ice formation on the water surface except when dense mats protect the underlying plants (Whiteman and Room 1991). 1987. Marsilea quadrifolia, a native of Europe and Asia, is introduced and M. ancylopoda is extinct, so only eight native species remain. There are five or six nymphal stages, six being common when temperatures. Bulletin of Entomological Research      69: 111-114. It is a measure of the variety of different versions of the same gene within individual species. 2004. 1975. Contribución al conocimiento de las Salviniaceae neotropicales. Canadian Journal of Botany 56: 1982-1991. Water Research      Foundation of Australia. Wunderlin, R., and B. Hansen. Aulbach. 2015. 1987. Journal of Insect Physiology 30: 779-785. Wersal, and W. Robles. Accessed on 11/20/2015. In Sri Lanka, Water Hyacinth [Eichhorniacrassipes(Mart.) 2008a. Falling Apart as a Lifestyle: The rhizome architecture and population growth of Salvinia molesta. Sri Lanka-China relations started as soon as the People's Republic of China was formed in 1949. Azollaceae consists of the single genus Azolla. Lumpkin, T. A. Madsen J.D. Tyler Morning Telegraph, TylerPaper.com, Tyler, TX. Information on project results is not available for the Philippines or Indonesia. Fiji Journal of Agriculture 41: 55-72. References to specimens that were not obtained through sighting reports and personal communications are found through the hyperlink in the Table 1 caption or through the individual specimens linked in the collections tables. In addition, molecular techniques are being utilized to identify and compare at least six salvinia species, including those outside of the S. auriculata complex. In tropical Sri Lanka, Water Hyacinth [Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Decomposing plant material drops to the bottom, consuming dissolved oxygen needed by fish and other aquatic life (Divakaran et al. Salvinia leaves. 1989. Giant salvinia is in the family Salviniaceae, which are the water ferns. 2002. It was later collected from S. molesta in Brazil and released in Australia during 1981, where it established widely but failed to provide control (Room et al., 1984; Forno, 1987). Forno, I. W., D. P. A. Sands, and W. Sexton. Mitchell, D. S. and D. J. W. Rose. Room, P. M. and P. A. Thomas. The moth S. multiplicalis, also collected from S. auriculata in Trinidad, was released in Zambia (1970), Botswana (1972), and Fiji (1976). National pest management strategy for noxious weeds. 6(5):4. http://www.lsonews.com/images/stories/issues/oct2309.pdf. University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida,      USA. Sinopsis de las especies Argentinas del genero Salvinia Adanson      (Salviniaceae-Pteridophyta). The primary form (Fig. Leaf temperatures that exceeded 40°C and sometime approached 50°C for the hottest parts of days did not obviously affect growth, but water temperatures remained below 40°C and probably acted as a heat sink for the plants (Storrs and Julien, 1996). Salvinia is a free-floating aquatic fern with a horizontal rhizome just beneath the water surface (Bonnet, 1955; Room, 1983). Detailed descriptions are given in Calder and Sands (1985) of the features that distinguish this species from C. singularis. Aquatic Botany 23: 127-135. Pesky invasive plant turns up in another east Texas waterway. Asian countries have supplemented livestock fodder with S. molesta, and utilized it as a compost and mulch (Oliver 1993; Thomas and Room 1986). Created on 02/05/2007. The floating fern, Salvinia molesta D. S. Mitchell, is one of the world's most invasive aquatic weeds. Julien, M. H. and A. S. Bourne. Fecundity is greatest at 20 to 22ºC and egg survival highest at 25 to 26ºC (Taylor, 1988). 2016. Steps are being taken to overcome the threat from these species by even using biological control methods, said Means of Introduction: . 2004; Mitchell et al. As the plant died, it turned brown and sank to the bottom of the waterway and … In Florida, it is most commonly found on waterlettuce but also is present on A. caroliniana and S. minima. Temperatures lethal to Salvinia molesta Mitchell. Table 11. Growth of Salvinia molesta as affected by water temperature      and nutrition. Using this information as a guide, Room and Julien (1995) estimated that the annual benefits gained from successful biological control of salvinia worldwide were approximately $150 million U.S. Table 1. Oviposition preferences of the salvinia moth Samea      multiplicalis Guenée (Lep., Pyralidae) in relation to host plant quality and damage. The highest cost is from rice paddy losses followed by health and abatement costs The Biology of Australian Weeds, Volume 1. It has also become a serious weed throughout Africa, the Indian Sub-continent (i.e. Accessed on 02/12/2008. It is assumed that these weevils were accidentally introduced from South America, because of the lack of any earlier U.S. records and the adventive status of its host plant, S. minima. Thomas. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 44:115-121. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 31:227-231. 3rd edition. Weevils in the genus Cyrtobagous were first recorded from the United States in Florida at the Archbold Biological Station (Highlands County) in 1962 (Kissinger, 1966). Marcus, and D. Rosen. Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health. Full strength seawater (35 ppt) killed plants in 30 minutes (Divakaran et al. Kariba weed, African pyle, aquarium watermoss, koi kandy, giant salvinia, aquarium watermoss, Australian azolla, waterfern, water spangles, giant azolla, Paired fronds or leaves 2-4 cm long and 1-6 cm wide. Exposure to temperatures below –3°C or above 43°C for more than two hours kills salvinia (Whiteman and Room, 1991). Environmental Conservation 7(2):115-122. The ability to grow very quickly (Cary and Weerts, 1983; Mitchell and Tur, 1975; Mitchell, 1978/9; Room, 1986) and blanket water bodies makes salvinia an aggressive and competitive weed (Fig. 4b) occurs when plants have been growing over open water for some time, either freely or on the edge of stable mats. 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