Insects 2021 May 17;12(5). Epub 2021 May 17.
Centre for Agriculture and Biosciences International (CABI), Opposite 1-A, Data Gunj Baksh Road Satellite Town, Rawalpindi 43600, Pakistan.
Parthenium, or , has extended its range in Pakistan throughout Punjab and into Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, the Federally Administrated Tribal Areas, Azad Jammu and Kashmir, and Sindh Provinces. Without control measures against parthenium, the negative impacts of this weed will go unchecked having deleterious effects on native biodiversity, human and animal health, as well as crop productivity. The weevil was obtained and imported from the Plant Health and Protection of the Agricultural Research Council (ARC-PHP), in Cedara, South Africa, in April 2019. Read More