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    Details of this species in Bangladesh
    Status: Alien
    Invasiveness: Invasive
    Occurrence: Established
    Source: Akter & Zuberi 2009
    Arrival Date:
    Introduction:
    Management Notes for this Location:
    To address this problem effectively, public awareness about invasive species have to be developed and participatory approach to control the invasive weeds adopted. Students, researchers and the public should understand the risk and impact associated with invasive species and should be motivated to work for eradication of these noxious plants controlling their reproduction and spread. The government, policy makers, the local and national/international NGOs, and the media should be aware of this grave risk and act accordingly.
    Location Notes:
    As a sub-tropical country, Bangladesh is exceptionally rich in biodiversity.

    Bangladesh has a fertile landscape and optimum climatic conditions for invaders. Its borders and ports are widely unprotected for invasion of exotic species of plants and animals.

    Last Modified: 27/11/2009 12:08:13 p.m.


ISSG Landcare Research NBII IUCN University of Auckland