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Brazilian Pepper-tree Control
Ken Gioeli and Ken Langeland. Table of chemicals used in the control of the terrible Schinus terebinthifolius, introduced between 1842-1849; images.

Bureau of Invasive Plant Management Florida DEP Agency has interactive resources about some invasive plants.

Florida TSA Homepage (NAPIS)
Cooperative Agriculture Pest Survey & NAPIS' page for Weed Problems of Florida has survey maps for 1994, 1995, and 1996.

Management Strategies for Tropical Soda Apple
Methods used in Mississippi.

Natural Area Weeds: Air Potato (Dioscorea bulbifera)
K.A. Langeland. How to recognize this invasive exotic wild yam, introduced to Florida in 1905; how to distinguish it from native wild yams D. floridan. and D. quarternata; images.

NATURAL AREA WEEDS: Chinese Tallow (Sapium sebiferum L.)
K.A. Langeland. Perhaps introduced in the U.S. by Benjamin Franklin, now fluorishing from Central Florida northward, this invasive pest was once planted as a landscape ornamental and promoted as a source of oil.

Natural Area Weeds: Carrotwood (Cupaniopsis anacardioides)
K.A. Langeland. An Australian plant of the poison ivy family first recorded in St. Lucie County in 1955, introduced commercially in 1968. Images.

Natural Area Weeds: A Property Owner's Guide to Melaleuca Control
K.A. Langeland and M.J. Meisenburg. Introduced in 1887, Melaleuca quinqenervia has wreaked havoc on ecosystems and allergies alike in South Florida. Images.

Plant Industry - State Noxious Weed List
TSA in North Carolina.

Wildland Weeds: Arrowhead Vine, Syngonium podophyllum
E. C. Morgan, W. A. Overholt and K. A. Langeland. Description and images of an annoying aroid invading the southern third of peninsular Florida.

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