Addlestone, B. J., Mueller, J. P., & Luginbuhl, J. M. (1999) The establishment and early growth of three leguminous tree species for use in silvopastoral systems of the southeastern USA. Agroforestry Systems, 44, 253-265.

Altom, J. V., Stritzke, J. F., & Weeks, D. L. (1992) Sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) control with selected postemergence herbicides. Weed Technology, 6, 573-576.

Baldridge, J. D. (1957) The lespedezas: II. culture and utilization. Advances in Agronomy, 9, 122-141.

Ball, D. M., Hoveland, C. S., & Lacefield, G. D. (2002) Southern Forages (3rd edition). Norcross, GA: Potash and Phosphate Institute.

Ball, D. M. & Mosjidis, J. A. (1995) An objective look at sericea lespedeza. Southern Pasture and Forage Crop Improvement Conference Proceedings, 51, 50-55.

Bonsi, C., Rhoden, E., Woldeghebriel, A., Mount, P., Solaiman, S., Noble, R., & Paris, G. (1992) Kudzu-goat interactions-a pilot study. In: S. G. Solaiman & W. A. Hill (Eds.) Using Goats to Manage Forest Vegetation: a Regional Inquiry (pp. 84-88). Tuskegee, AL: Tuskegee University Agricultural Experiment Station.

Boyette, C. D., Abbas, H. K., & Walker, H. L. (2001) Control of Kudzu with a Fungal Pathogen Derived from Myrothecium verrucaria (United States Patent 6274534). [online] Available from:

Boyette, C. D., Walker, H. L., & Abbas, H. K. (2002) Biological control of kudzu (Pueraria lobata) with an isolate of Myrothecium verrucaria. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 12, 75-82.

Brandon, A. L., Gibson, D. J., & Middleton, B. A. (2004) Mechanisms for dominance in an early successional old field by the invasive non-native Lespedeza cuneata (Dum. Cours.) G. Don. Biological Invasions, 6, 483-493.

Bransby, D. I. (1993) Preliminary evaluation of Albizia jusibrissin as a woody warm-season forage legume with high cold tolerance. Proceedings of International Grassland Congress, XVII, 2057-2058.

Bransby, D. I., Duke, S. R., & Krishnagopalan, G. A. (2003) Process for Propagation and Utilization of Mimosa (United States Patent 20030204988). [online] Available from:

Britton, K. O., Orr, D., & Sun, J. (2002) Kudzu. In: Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States, USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2002-04. [online] Available from:

Burner, D. M., Carrier, D. J., Belesky, D. P., Pote, D. H., Ares, A., & Clausen, E. C. (2008) Yield components and nutritive value of Robinia pseudoacacia and Albizia julibrissin in Arkansas, USA. Agroforestry Systems, 72, 51-62.

Caton, B. P. (2005) Availability in Florida Nurseries of Invasive Plants on a Voluntary "Do Not Sell" List. Raleigh, NC: USDA-APHIS-Plant Protection and Quarantine.

Cope, W. A. (1957) The lespedezas: III. lespedeza breeding and improvement. Advances in Agronomy, 9, 142-157.

Cummings, D. C., Fuhlendorf, S. D., & Engle, D. M. (2007) Is altering grazing selectivity of invasive forage species with patch burning more effective than herbicide treatments? Rangeland Ecology and Management, 60, 253-260.

Demers, C. & Long, A. (2002) Controlling Invasive Exotic Plants in North Florida Forests. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida. [online] Available from:

Dove, D., Wolf, D., & Zipper, C. (1997) Conversion of sericea lespedeza-dominated vegetation to quality forages for livestock use. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Cooperative Extension.

Duggar, J. F. (1925) Southern Forage Crops. New York: The Macmillan Company.

Everest, J. W., Miller, J. H., Ball, D. M., & Patterson, M. (1999) Kudzu in Alabama: History, Uses, and Control. Auburn, AL: Alabama Cooperative Extension System.

Forseth, Jr., I. N. & Innis, A. F. (2004) Kudzu (Pueraria montana): history, physiology, and ecology combine to make a major ecosystem threat. Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences, 23, 401-413.

Frye, M. J., Hough-Goldstein, J., & Sun, J. (2007) Biology and preliminary host range assessment of two potential kudzu biological control agents. Environmental Entomology, 36, 1430-1440.

Harrington, T. B., Rader-Dixon, L. T., & Taylor, Jr., J. W. (2003) Kudzu (Pueraria montana) community responses to herbicides, burning, and high-density loblolly pine. Weed Science, 51, 965-974.

Henson, P. R. (1957) The lespedezas: I. the origin, history, and development of lespedeza in the United States. Advances in Agronomy, 9, 113-122.

Hipps, C. B. (1994) Kudzu, a vegetable menace that started out as a good idea. Horticulture, 72, 36-39.

Horvitz, C. C., Pascarella, J. B., McMann, S., Freedman, A., & Hofstetter, R. H. (1998) Functional roles of invasive non-indigenous plants in hurricane-affected subtropical hardwood forests. Ecological Applications, 8, 947-974.

Jonsson, P. (2003) In curbing kudzu, goats may be man's best friend. The Christian Science Monitor, [online] Available from:

Jordan, M. J., Lund, B., & Jacobs, W. A. (2002) Effects of mowing, herbicide and fire on Artemisia vulgaris, Lespedeza cuneata and Euphorbia cyparissias at the Hempstead Plains grassland, Long Island, New York. Albany, NY: New York State Museum.

Kilgore, G., Davidson, J., & Fick, W. H. (undated) Sericea Lespedeza History (Forage Facts Publication Series). Manhattan, KS: Kansas State University.

Koger, C. H. & Stritzke, J. (2004) Sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata). Southern Weed Science Society Proceedings, [online] Available from: research/publications/publications.htm?seq_no_115=145425&pf=1

Koger, C. H., Stritzke, J. F., & Cummings, D. C. (2002) Control of sericea lespedeza (Lespedeza cuneata) with triclopyr, fluroxypyr, and metsulfuron. Weed Technology, 16, 893-900.

Landers, J. L. & Mueller, B. S. (1986) Bobwhite Quail Management: a Habitat Approach. Tallahassee, FL: Tall Timbers Research Station.

Langeland, K. A. & Stocker, R. K. (2001) Control of Non-native Plants in Natural Areas of Florida. Gainesville, FL: University of Florida, IFAS Extension.

Li, J., Bruce, L. M., Byrd, J. & Barnett, J. (2001) Automated detection of Pueraria montana (kudzu) through Haar analysis of hyperspectral reflectance data. In: IEEE International Geoscience and Remote Sensing Symposium (pp. 2247-2249). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers.

Luginbuhl, J., Green, J. T., Poore, M. H., & Mueller, J. P. (1996) Use of Goats as Biological Agents for the Control of Unwanted Vegetation. Raleigh, NC: North Carolina State University. [online] Available from: meatgoat/MGVeget.htm

Matlack, G. R. (2002) Exotic plant species in Mississippi, USA: critical issues in management and research. Natural Areas Journal, 22, 241-247.

Matta-Machado, R. P. & Jordan, C. F. (1995) Nutrient dynamics during the first three years of an alleycropping agroecosystem in southern USA. Agroforestry Systems, 30, 351-362.

McArdle, A. J. & Santamour, F. S. (1986) Screening mimosa (Albizia julibrissin) seedlings for resistance to nematodes and Fusarium wilt. Plant Disease, 70, 249-251.

Miller, J. H. (1996) Kudzu eradication and management. In: D. Hoots & J. Baldwin (Eds.), Kudzu: the Vine to Love or Hate (pp. 137-149). Kodak, TN: Suntop Press.

Miller, J. H. (2003) Nonnative Invasive Plants of Southern Forests: a Field Guide for Identification and Control. Asheville, NC: Southern Research Station, USDA Forest Service.

Moorhead, D. J. & Johnson, K. D. (1998) Controlling Kudzu in CRP Stands. Athens, GA: Georgia Cooperative Extension Service.

Munger, G. T. (2004) Lespedeza cuneata. In: Fire Effects Information System. USDA Forest Service, [online] Available from: lescun/all.html

Ohlenbusch, P. D. & T. Bidwell. (2001) Sericea Lespedeza: History, Characteristics and Identification. Missouri Department of Conservation [online] Available from:

Pappert, R. A., Hamrick, J. L., & Donovan, L. A. (2000) Genetic variation in Pueraria lobata (Fabaceae), an introduced, clonal, invasive plant of the southeastern United States. American Journal of Botany, 87, 1240-1245.

Pitman, W. D. (2006) Stand characteristics of sericea lespedeza on the Louisiana Coastal Plain. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 115, 295-298.

Pitman, W. D. (2008). Establishment and regrowth responses of Albizia julibrissin on Louisiana USA Coastal Plain soils. Agroforestry Systems 74:259-266.

Ranney, T. G. (2004) Population control: developing non-invasive nursery crops. International Plant Propagator's Society Combined Proceedings, 54, 604-607.

Rhoades, C. C., Nissen, T. M., & Kettler, J. S. (1998) Soil nitrogen dynamics in alley cropping and no-till systems on Ultisols of the Georgia Piedmont, USA. Agroforestry Systems, 39, 31-44.

Santamour, Jr., F. S. (1990) Trees for urban planting: diversity, uniformity, and common sense. Metropolitan Tree Improvement Alliance (METRIA) Conference Proceedings, 7, 57-65.

Sasek, T. W. & Strain, B. R. (1988) Effects of carbon dioxide enrichment on the growth and morphology of kudzu (Pueraria lobata). Weed Science, 36, 28-36.

Sasek, T. W. & Strain, B. R. (1989) Effects of carbon dioxide enrichment on the expansion and size of kudzu (Pueraria lobata) leaves. Weed Science, 37, 23-28.

Sasek, T. W. & Strain, B. R. (1990) Implications of atmospheric CO2 enrichment and climatic change for the geographical distribution of 2 introduced vines in the USA. Climate Change, 16, 31-51.

Smith, D., Wofford, B. E., & Clebsch, E. E. C. (2001) Vegetation Management Evaluation and Exotics Survey, Part 1, Invasive Exotic Plant Species on Tapoco Project Lands. Nashville, TN: The Nature Conservancy of Tennessee.

Sturkie, D. G. (1951) Hay and pasture seedings for the humid South. In: H. D. Hughes, M. E. Heath, & D. S. Metcalfe (Eds.), Forages: the Science of Grassland Agriculture (pp. 488497). Ames, IA: Iowa State College Press.

Sun, J. H., Li, Z., Jewett, D. K., Britton, K. O., Ye, W. H., & Ge, X. (2005) Genetic diversity of Pueraria lobata (kudzu) and closely related taxa as revealed by inter-simple sequence repeat analysis. Weed Research, 45, 255-260.

Ulyshen, M. D. & Miller, D. R. (2007) First record of Acizzia jamatonica (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in North America: friend or foe? Florida Entomologist, 90, 573.

Vermeire, L. T., Bidwell, T. G., & Stritzke, J. (1998) Ecology and Management of Sericea Lespedeza, (OSU Extension Facts F-2874). Stillwater, OK: Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service.

Webster, C. R., Jenkins, M. A., & Jose, S. (2006) Woody invaders and the challenges they pose to forest ecosystems in the eastern United States. Journal of Forestry, 104, 366-374.

Westcott, R. L. (2007) The exotic Agrilus subrobustus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) is found in northern Georgia. The Coleopterists Bulletin, 61, 111-112.

In: Invasive Species: Detection, Impact and Control Editors: C.P. Wilcox and R.B. Turpin

ISBN 978-1-60692-252-1 © 2009 Nova Science Publishers, Inc.

Chapter 8

Was this article helpful?

0 0

Post a comment