Reference List

This list includes references used to derive specimen records as well as those with scientific name Arundo donax listed in key words.

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28724 Report ACF Rivers Project Aquatic Plant Manager. 2016. Aquatic Plant Management Plan For U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Apalachicola-Chattahoochee-Flint Rivers Project: Walter F. George Site, Woodruff/Seminole Site, and George W. Andrews. US Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, Mobile, AL.
30165 Journal Article Al-Snafi, A.E. 2015. The Constituents and Biological Effects of Arundo Donax - a Review. International Journal of Phytopharmacy Research 6(1):34-40.
30153 Journal Article Antal, G., E. Kurucz, M.G. Fari, and J. Popp. 2014. Tissue culture and agamic propagation of winter-frost tolerant ‘ longicaulis ’ Arundo donax L. Environmental Engineering and Management Journal 13(11).
30450 Report Beeton, A.M. 1963. Eutrophication of the St. Lawrence Great Lakes. U.S. Bureau of Commercial Fisheries.
35019 Book Chapter Bell, G. 1997. Ecology and management of Arundo donax, and approaches to riparian habitat restoration in Southern California. Pages 103-113 in Brock, J. H., M. Wade, P. Pysek, and D. Green, eds. Plant Invasions: Studies from North America and Europe. Blackhuys Publishers. Leiden, The Netherlands.
30150 Journal Article Bell, G.P. 1997. Ecology and Management of Arundo donax, and Approaches to Riparian Habitat Restoration in Southern California. Plant Invasions: Studies from North America and Europe:103-113.
35118 Journal Article Boose, A.B., and J.S. Holt. 1999. Environmental effects on asexual reproduction in Arundo donax. Weed Research 39:117-127.
30156 Journal Article Brooks, M.L., C.M. D'Antonio, D.M. Richardson, J.B. Grace, J.E. Keeley, J.M. DiTomaso, R.J. Hobbs, M. Pellant, and D. Pyke. 2004. Effects of Invasive Alien Plants on Fire Regimes. BioScience 54(7):677-688.
30452 Report Cameron, A. 2010. Ornamental Grasses Suitable for Michigan Gardens. MSU Horticulture Department Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.
40866 Journal Article Canavan, K., I.D. Paterson, M.P. Hill, and T.L. Dudley. 2019. Testing the Enemy Release Hypothesis on tall-statured grasses in South Africa, using Arundo donax, Phragmites australis, and Phragmites mauritianus as models. Bulletin of Entomological Research 109(3):287-299.
30203 Report CIPC (California Invasive Plant Council). 2011. Arundo donax Distribution and Impact Report. State Water Resources Control Board.
35048 Journal Article Coffman, G.C., R.F. Ambrose, and P.W. Runde. 2010. Wildfire promotes dominance of invasive giant reed (Arundo donax) in riparian ecosystems. Biological Invasions 12:2723-2730.
30157 Journal Article Coffman, G.C., R.F. Ambrose, and P.W. Rundel. 2010. Wildfire promotes dominance of invasive giant reed (Arundo donax) in riparian ecosystems. Biological Invasions 12(8):2723-2734.
35022 Journal Article Everitt, J. H., C. Yang, M. A. Alaniz, M. R. Davis, F. L. Nibling, and C. J. Deloach. 2004. Canopy spectra of giant reed and associated vegetation. Rangeland Ecology and Management 57(5):561-569.
26212 Database GBIF. 2013. Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) Database. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Accessed on 05/01/2013.
35026 Journal Article Goolsby, J.A., and P. Morgan. 2009. Host range of Tetramesa romana Walker (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae), a potential biological control of giant reed, Arundo donax L. in North America. Biological Control 49:160-168.
30172 Journal Article Han, Z., and Z. Hu. 2005. Tolerance of Arundo donax to heavy metals. The Journal of Applied Ecology 16(1):161-165.
37226 Report Harrison, S., and R. Kam. 2007. Building the Technical Capacity of the Hawaii Island Invasive Species Committees: Database Enhancements and Standard Reporting. Hawaii Invasive Species Council.
30448 Journal Article Herra, A.M., and T.L. Dudley. 2003. Reduction of riparian arthropod abundance and diversity as a consequence of giant reed (Arundo donax) invasion. Biological Invasions 5(3):167-177.
35047 Journal Article Herrera, A., and T.L. Dudley. 2003. Invertebrate community reduction in response to Arundo donax invasion at Sonoma Creek. Biological Invasions 5:167-177.
35020 Journal Article Herrera, A.M., and T.L. Dudley. 2003. Reduction of riparian arthropod abundance and diversity as a consequence of giant reed (Arundo donax) invasion. Biological Invasions, 5(3), 167-177. Biological Invasions 5(3):167-177.
30147 Report Hoshovsky, M. 2003. Element Stewardsship Abstract for Arundo donax. The Nature Conservancy, Arlington, Virginia.
30166 Journal Article Idris, S. M., Jones, P. L., Salzman, S. A. and G. Allinson. 2012. Performance of the giant reed (Arundo donax) in experimental wetlands receiving variable loads of industrial stormwater. Water, Air, & Soil Pollution 223(2):549-557.
41924 Journal Article Jiménez, M.M., and M.A.G. Balandra. 2022. Geographic distribution and the invasive scope of aquatic plants in México. BioInvasions Records 11(1):1-12.
30163 Journal Article Lambert, A.M., T.L. Dudley, and K. Saltonstall. 2010. Ecology and Impacts of the Large-Statured Invasive Grasses Arundo donax and Phragmites australis in North America. Invasive Plant Science and Management 3(4):489-494.
28167 Database Les, D.H., and R.S. Capers. 2012. George Safford Torrey Herbarium (CONN). University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT.
30160 Journal Article Liao, J., D. Zhang, A. Mallik, Y. Huang, C. He, and G. Xu. 2017. Growth and nutrient removal of three macrophytes in response to concentrations and ratios of N and P. 19 7(651-657).
35025 Other Cut-and-paste reference not available due to unhandled reference type. Please contact support to request the addition of the 'Other' type.
30159 Journal Article Mariani, C, R. Cabrini, A. Danin, P. Piffanelli, A. Fricano, S. Gomarasca, M. Dicandilo, F. Grassi, and C. Soave. 2010. Origin, diffusion and reproduction of the giant reed (Arundo donax L.): A promising weedy energy crop. Annals of Applied Biology 157(2):191-202.
30183 Journal Article Meyerson, L.A., A.M. Lambert, and K. Saltonstall. 2010. A Tale of Three Lineages : Expansion of Common Reed (Phragmites australis) in the U .S. Southwest and Gulf Coast. Invasive Plant Science and Management 3:515-520.
30161 Book Mohlenbrock, R.H. 2001. Illustrated Flora of Illinois Grasses: Panicum to Danthonia. Second edition. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale and Edwardsville.
35027 Journal Article Moran, P.J., and J.A. Goolsby. 2009. Biology of the galling wasp Tetramesa romana, a biological control agent of giant reed. Biological Control 49:169-179.
37819 Journal Article Muss, J.D., D.F. Austin, and J.R. Snyder. 2003. Plants of the Big Cypress National Preserve, Florida. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 130(2):119-142.
30152 Journal Article Nackley, L.L., and S.H. Kim. 2015. A salt on the bioenergy and biological invasions debate: Salinity tolerance of the invasive biomass feedstock Arundo donax. GCB Bioenergy 7:752-762.
30155 Report Oakins, A. 2001. An Assessment and Management Protocol for Arundo donax in the Salinas Valley Watershed. California State University Monterey Bay, Marinia, CA.
30449 Journal Article Obataya, E. 1999. Acoustic properties of a reed ( Arundo donax L .) used for the vibrating plate of a clarinet Acoustic properties of a reed ( Arundo donax L .). The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 106(2):1106-1110.
30170 Journal Article Papazoglou, E.G., G.A. Karantounias, S.N. Vemmos, and D.L. Bouranis. 2004. Photosynthesis and growth responses of giant reed (Arundo donax L.) to the heavy metals Cd and Ni. Environment International 2004(31):2. 243-249.
30169 Journal Article Papazoglou, E.G., K.G. Serelis, and D.L. Bouranis. 2007. Impact of high cadmium and nickel soil concentration on selected physiological parameters of Arundo donax L. European Journal of Soil Biology 43(4):207-215.
30144 Journal Article Perdue, R.E. 1958. Arundo donax: Source of Musical Reeds and Industrial Cellulose. Economic Botany 12(4):368-404.
35021 Journal Article Pilu, R., F.C. Badone, L. Michela. 2012. Giant reed (Arundo donax L.): A weed plant or a promising energy crop? African Journal of Biotechnology 11(38):9163-9174.
35024 Journal Article Quinn, L. D., and J.S. Holt. 2008. Ecological correlates of invasion by Arundo donax in three southern California riparian habitats. Biological Invasions 10(5):591-601.
30158 Journal Article Quinn, L., and J. Holt. 2008. Ecological correlates of invasion by Arundo donax in three southern California riparian habitats Ecological correlates of invasion by Arundo donax in three southern California riparian habitats. Biological Invasions 10:591-601.
37229 Database Reitsma, J. 2021. BLM - National Invasive Species Information Management System - Plants. U.S. Geological Survey.
35690 Conference Proceedings Rieger, J.P., and A. Kreager. 1989. Giant reed (Arundo donax): a climax community of the riparian zone. Pages 222-225 in Proceedings of the California Riparian Systems Conference. USDA Forest Service General Technical Report.
30162 Journal Article Saltonstall, K., A. Lambert, and L.A. Meyerson. 2010. Genetics and Reproduction of Common (Phragmites australis) and Giant Reed (Arundo donax). Invasive Plant Science and Management 3(4):495-505.
30164 Journal Article Seawright, E.K., M.E. Rister, R.D. Lacewell, D.A. McCorkle, A.W. Sturdivant, C. Yang, and J.A. Goolsby. 2009. Economic Implications for the Biological Control of Arundo donax: Rio Grande Basin. Southwestern Entomologist 34(4):377-394.
30453 Report Secretary of State Horticultural Society. 1882. Report of the Michigan State Pomological Society Volume 12. Michigan State Pomological Society, Lansing, MI.
16075 Database Smithsonian Institution. 2019. United States National Herbarium (US). Department of Botany, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. Accessed on 04/17/2021.
35023 Journal Article Spencer, D. F., G.G. Ksander, and L.C. Whitehand. 2005. Spatial and temporal variation in RGR and leaf quality of a clonal riparian plant: Arundo donax. Aquatic Botany 81(1):27-36.
30154 Journal Article Spencer, D.F. 2012. Response of Giant Reed (Arundo donax) to Intermittent Shading. Invasive Plant Science and Management 5(3):317-322.
10332 Journal Article Stalter, R., and J. Baden. 1994. A twenty year comparison of vegetation of three abandoned rice fields, Georgetown County, South Carolina. Castanea 59(1):69-77.
41395 Journal Article Subhomita, G.R. 2022. A review of plant bioindicators in wetlands. Advances in Environmental and Engineering Research 3(4):1-12.
28178 Database The New York Botanical Garden. 2018. William and Lynda Steere Herbarium (NY). SEINet Data Portal. Accessed on 04/30/2021.
30454 Conference Proceedings Tracy, J.L. and J. DeLoach. 1998. Suitability of Classical Biological Control for Giant Reed (Arundo donax) in the United States. Pages 73-153 in Bell, C.E, ed. Arundo and Saltocedar Management Workshop Proceedings. USDA Agricultural Research Service. Temple, Texas.
30451 Web Page USDA. 2017. Plant Profile for Arundo donax (Giant Reed). Accessed on 07/05/2017.
30145 Web Page USDA. 2017. Plants Profile for Arundo Donax (giant reed). Accessed on 06/30/2017.
30148 Report USDA Forest Service. 2014. Field Guide for Managing Giant Reed in Southwest. USDA Forest Service, Albuquerque, NM.
30149 Journal Article Wijte, A.H.B.M., T. Mizutani, E.R. Motamed, M.L. Merryfield, D.E. Miller, and D.E. Alexander. 2005. Temperature and Endogenous Factors Cause Seasonal Patterns in Rooting by Stem Fragments of the Invasive Giant Reed , Arundo donax (Poaceae). International Journal of Plant Science 166(3):507-517.
35104 Book Zohary, M., and A.J. Willis. 1992. The vegetation of Egypt. Chapman & Hall, London.,+M.+%26+A.J.+Willis.+1992.+The+vegetation+of+Egypt.+Chapman+%26+Hall,+London.&ots=00OunoODNP&sig=-hWPDyr9yxRr9dvrP5pqgm2yHnk#v=onepage&q=Arundo%20donax&f=false.
30151 Journal Article Zúńiga, G.E., V.H. Argandona, H.M. Niemeyer, and L.J. Corcuera. 1983. Hydroxamic acid content in wild and cultivated graminae. Phytochemistry 22(12):2665-2668.


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