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    44 references found for Morella faya:
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      Summary: A study using airborne imaging spectroscopy and photon transport modeling to determine how biological invasion (specifically the nitrogen-fixing tree Myrica faya and the invasive understory herb Hedychium gardnerianum) altered the chemistry of forest canopies across a Hawaiian montane rain forest landscape.
      Available from: [Accessed 25th April 2005]

    2. Asner, Gregory P.; Martin, Roberta E.; Knapp, David E.; Kennedy-Bowdoin, Ty, 2010. Effects of Morella faya tree invasion on above ground carbon storage in Hawaii. Biological Invasions. 12(3). MAR 2010. 477-494.
      Summary: Information on native Range, threats of the plant, background, habitat, reproduction and some management information.
      Available from: Found at: [25 February 2003]

    4. Boelman, Natalie T.; Asner, Gregory P.; Hart, Patrick J.; Martin, Roberta E., 2007. Multi-trophic invasion resistance in Hawaii: Bioacoustics, field surveys, and airborne remote sensing. Ecological Applications. 17(8). DEC 2007. 2137-2144.

    5. Daehler, C.C; Denslow, J.S; Ansari, S and Huang-Chi, K., 2004. A Risk-Assessment System for Screening Out Invasive Pest Plants from Hawaii and Other Pacific Islands. Conservation Biology Volume 18 Issue 2 Page 360.
      Summary: A study on the use of a screening system to assess proposed plant introductions to Hawaii or other Pacific Islands and to identify high-risk species used in horticulture and forestry which would greatly reduce future pest-plant problems and allow entry of most nonpests.

    6. Duffy, Brion K. and Gardner, Donald E. 1994. Locally established fruit rot of Myrica faya, a noxious weed in Hawaii. Plant Disease. 78(9). 1994. 919-923
      Summary: Report into the possiblity of using Botrytis cinerea as a biocontrol for M. faya.

    7. Duffy, Brion K. and Gardner, Donald E. 1999. Nematodes associated with the invasive weed Myrica faya in Hawaii. Nematropica. 29(1). June, 1999. 95-97
      Summary: Nematodes wre found to be associated with the roots of the invasive tree.

    8. Gardner, Donald E. 1999. Septoria hodgesii sp. nov: A potential biocontrol agent for Myrica faya in Hawaii. Mycotaxon. 70(0). Jan-March, 1999. 247-253
      Summary: A fungus maybe a possible biocontrol for Myrica faya

    9. Gonzalez-Perez, Miguel A.; Newton, Craig; Sosa, Pedro A.; Rivero, Elizabeth; Gonzalez-Gonzalez, Edna A., 2009. Characterization of six microsatellite loci in Myrica faya (Myricaceae) and cross amplification in the endangered endemic M. rivas-martinezii in Canary Islands, Spain. Genetics & Molecular Biology. 32(1). 2009. 117-120.

    10. Loh, Rhonda K.; Daehler, Curtis C., 2007. Influence of invasive tree kill rates on native and invasive plant establishment in a Hawaiian forest. Restoration Ecology. 15(2). JUN 2007. 199-211.

    11. Loh, Rhonda K.; Daehler, Curtis C., 2008. Influence of woody invader control methods and seed availability on native and invasive species establishment in a Hawaiian forest. Biological Invasions. 10(6). AUG 2008. 805-819.

    12. Markin, G.P.; Silva, L. and Aguiar, A.M.F. 1995. The insect fauna associated with the tree Myrica faya (Myricaceae) in the Macaronesia Islands and on Mainland Portugal. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal. 0(SUPPL. 4). 1995. 411-420
      Summary: Report into the search for a suitable biocontrol agent for use in Hawaii.

    13. Markin, George P. 2002. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society. 35 January, 2002. 67-76
      Summary: Report on the effectiveness of using the moth Caloptilia sp. Nr. schinella in controlling this invasive plant.
      Summary: Data published to assist applicators experimenting with herbicides for weed control.
      Summary: The National Pest Plant Accord is a cooperative agreement between regional councils and government departments with biosecurity responsibilities. Under the accord, regional councils will undertake surveillance to prevent the commercial sale and/or distribution of an agreed list of pest plants.
      Available from: [Accessed 11 August 2005]

    16. New Zealand Plant Conservation Network, 2005. Unwanted Organisms. Factsheet Myrica faya
      Summary: Ecology, synonyms, common names, distributions (Pacific as well as global), management and impact information.
      Available from: [Accessed 5 February 2003].
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 1 October 2005]

    19. Seibold, Ryan. Controlling Fire Tree (Myrica faya) in Hawaii. Volume 6 - Fall 2000: Invasive Species & Ecosystem Restoration. Student On-Line Journal (Hort 5015/5071). University of Minnesota, St. Paul, Minnesota (USA). Department of Horticultural Science.
      Summary: Detailed management information. Information on Geography, Ecosystems effected and biology of the Fire tree.

    20. Silva, Luis; Markin, George and Tavares, Joao. 1995. Argyresthia atlanticella Rebel (Insecta: Lepidoptera) an excluded agent for Myrica faya Aiton (Myricaceae) biocontrol. Arquipelago Boletim Da Universidade Dos Acores Ciencias Biologicas e Marinhas. 0(13A). 1995. 105-113
      Summary: A possible biocontrol agent has been excluded as a biocontrol agent due to non specificity
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 25th April 2005]

    General references

    22. Adler, Peter B.; D'Antonio, Carla M. and Tunison J. Timothy. 1998. Understory succession following a dieback of Myrica faya in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. Pacific Science. 52(1). Jan., 1998. 69-78

    23. Aplet, G.H. 1990. Alteration of earthworm community biomass by the alien Myrica faya in Hawaii USA. Oecologia. 82(3). 1990. 414-416
      Summary: Information on Characteristics, Status (native and introduced regions), and ecological information also.
      Available from: [Accessed 25 February 2003]

    25. Csurhes, S. & Edwards, R., 1998. Potential Environmental Weeds in Australia. Queensland Department of Natural Resources.
      Summary: Description of plant plus detailed information into the possible invasive patterns of M. faya.

    26. D'Antonio, Carla M. and Mack, Michelle. 2001 Exoltic grasses potentially slow invasion of an N-fixing tree into a Hawaiian woodland. Biological Invasions 3 (1) 2001. 69-73
      Summary: Report into the possiblity that another non native plant has a negative impact on the newly arrived Myrica faya.
      Summary: Distribution and some general information.
      Available from: [Accessed 25 February 2003]
      Summary: An online database that provides taxonomic information, common names, synonyms and geographical jurisdiction of a species. In addition links are provided to retrieve biological records and collection information from the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Data Portal and bioscience articles from BioOne journals.
      Available from: [Accessed March 2005]

    29. Larosa, A.M.; Smith, C.W. and Gardner, D.E. 1985. Role of alien and native birds in the dissemination of firetree Myrica faya Ait. Myricaceae and associated plants in Hawaii USA. Pacific Science. 39(4). 1985. 372-378
      Summary: Report into the most common foragers on the Myrica faya tree.

    30. Lenz, Linda and Taylor, Jeffery A. 2001. The influence of an invasive tree species (Myrica faya) on the abundance of an alien insect (Sophonia rufofascia) in Hawai'I Volcanoes National Park. Biological Conservation. 102(3). December, 2001. 301-307
      Summary: Myrica faya was found to promote the localised increase in an invasive invertebrate's abundance.
      Summary: Resource that includes the distribution of invasive species throughout the Pacific Islands.

    32. Mueller-Dombois, D and Whiteaker, L.D. 1990. Plants associated with Myrica faya and 2 other pioneer trees on a recent volcanic surface in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park USA. Phytocoenologia. 19(1). 1990. 29-42.
      Summary: Report into the behaviour of M. faya as a coloniser.

    33. Smathers, G.A. and Gardner, D.E. 1979. Stand analysis of an invading firetree Myrica faya population Hawaii USA. Pacific Science. 33(3). 1979. 239-255
      Summary: Study into the spread of M. faya.

    34. Smith, C.W.; Lutzow-Felling, C. and Gardner, D.E. 1995. Myrica faya: One man's meat is another man's poison. Boletim do Museu Municipal do Funchal. 0(SUPPL. 4). 1995. 699-706
      Summary: A report into the history of infestation in Hawaii.

    35. Turner, D.R. and Vitousek, P.M. 1987. Nodule biomass of the nitrogen fixing alien M. faya Ait. In Hawaii Volcanoes National Park USA. Pacific Science. 41(1-4). 1987. 186-190.
      Summary: Investigation into nitrogen fixing behaviour of M. faya.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 12 March 2006].

    37. Vitousek, P.M. 1990. Biological invasions and ecosystem processes towards an integration of population biology and ecosystem studies. Oikos. 57(1). 1990. 7-13
      Summary: Report into the effect that M. faya has on primary successional ecosystems.

    38. Vitousek, P.M. and Walker, L.R. 1989. Biological invasion by M. faya in Hawaii USA plant demography nitrogen fixation ecosystem effects. Ecological Monographs. 59(3). 1989. 247-266
      Summary: Investigation into the effect of M. faya on a young volcanic area.

    39. Vitousek, P.M.; Walker, L.R.; Whiteaker, L.D.; Mueller-Dombois, D. and Matson, P.A. 1987. Biological invasion by M. faya alters ecosystem development in Hawaii USA. Science (Washington DC). 238(4828). 1987. 802-804.
      Summary: Report into the way that M. faya affects the ecosystem.

    40. Vitousek, Peter M.; Tweiten, Michael A.; Kellner, James; Hotchkiss, Sara C.; Chadwick, Oliver A.; Asner, Gregory P., 2010. Top-Down Analysis of Forest Structure and Biogeochemistry across Hawaiian Landscapes. Pacific Science. 64(3). JUL 2010. 359-366.

    41. Walker, L.R. 1990. Germination of an invading tree species M. faya in Hawaii USA. Biotropica. 22(2). 1990. 140-145
      Summary: Investigation into the effects of seed dispersal on germination success.

    42. Walker, L.R. and Vitousek, P.M. 1991. An invader alters germination and growth of a native dominant tree in Hawaii USA. Ecology. 72(4). 1991. 1449-1455
      Summary: Native tree species are being excluded from growing under the new invasive plants.

    43. Wilbur, Robert L., 1994. The Myricaceae of the United States and Canada: Genera, subgenera, and series. SIDA Contributions to Botany. 16(1). 1994. 93-107.

    44. Woodward, S.A.; Vitousek, P.M.; Matson, K.; Hughes, F.; Benvenuto K. and Matson, P.A. 1990. Use of the exotic tree M. faya by the native and exotic birds in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park Hawaii USA
      Summary: Report into the avian visitors to M. faya trees. Native birds did not injest the fruit however non native birds did.
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