Status: Alien Invasiveness: Invasive Occurrence: Present/controlled Source: Tye, Dr. A. pers.comm., 2003
Arrival Date: Introduction:
Species Notes for this Location: This species is known or suspected to be causing significant ecological change in the Galapagos Islands.
Management Notes for this Location: C. odorata is controlled in the Galapagos, but eradication is not considered feasible at present. The regeneration of Transition Zone forest on Santa Cruz Island is being monitored following the control of C. odorata. In Galapogos hack and squirt application of 50% Tordon 22K has been found successful (Gardener, 2002).
Please follow this link Rentería et al 2006 to An illustrated guide providing practical information for the effective control of the worst invasive plant species in Galapagos. Designed for farmers and other land managers, it describes manual and chemical control methods. Cedrela odorata is among 23 introduced species with descriptions and control options listed.
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