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    31 references found for Pittosporum undulatum:
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    1. 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.

    2. Gleadow, Roslyn M.; Narayan, Indira, 2007. Temperature thresholds for germination and survival of Pittosporum undulatum: implications for management by fire. Acta Oecologica. 31(2). MAR-APR 2007. 151-157.
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 December 2002]
      Summary: Available from: [Accessed 19 December 2002]
      Summary: A report detailing the effects of P. undulatum on Jamaica's native vegetation using experimental plots. In-depth coverage. This report provides the most up to date recommendations for the control and management of Pittosporum in Jamaica.
      Available from: [Accessed 19 December 2002]

    6. Hortal, Joaquin; Borges, Paulo A. V.; Jimenez-Valverde, Alberto; de Azevedo, Eduardo B.; Silva, Luis, 2010. Assessing the areas under risk of invasion within islands through potential distribution modelling: The case of Pittosporum undulatum in Sao Miguel, Azores. Journal for Nature Conservation (Jena). 18(4). DEC 2010. 247-257.

    7. Howell, Jocelyn., 2003. Pittosporum undulatum as a case study for native species that change range: How to avoid inappropriate responses? Cunninghamia. 8(1). 2003. 153-155.
      Summary: Ecology, synonyms, common names, distributions (Pacific as well as global), management and impact information.
      Available from: [Accessed 1 July, 2003]

    9. Rose, Stefan, 1998. Integrating management of Pittosporum undulatum with other environmental weeds in Sydney's urban bushland. Pacific Conservation Biology. 3(4). Jan., 1998. 350-365.
      Summary: This database compiles information on alien species from British Overseas Territories.
      Available from: [Accessed 10 November 2009]

    11. Wade, Max., 2005. Priorities for the control and management of alien invasive plants on islands . Biology & Environment. 105B(3, Sp. Iss. SI). NOV 2005. 167-171.

    General references

    12. Bellingham P. J., Tanner E. V. J., Healey J. R., 2005. Hurricane disturbance accelerates invasion by the alien tree Pittosporum undulatum in Jamaican montane rain forests. J Veg Sci 16:675–684
      Summary: Good overview of general information on P. undulatum. Useful as a quick summary.
      Available from: [Accessed 19 December 2002].

    14. Carr, G. W., 2001. Australian plants as weeds in Victoria. Plant Protection Quarterly. 16(3). 2001. 124-125.

    15. Gaspar, C., P.A.V. Borges & K.J. Gaston 2008. Diversity and distribution of arthropods in native forests of the Azores archipelago. Arquipélago. Life and Marine Sciences 25: 01-30.

    16. Gleadow R. M., Ashton D. H., 1981. Invasion by Pittosporum undulatum of the forests of Central Victoria Australia 2 Invasion patterns and Plant Morphology. Australian Journal of Botany. 29(6). 1981. 705-720.

    17. Gleadow R. M., 1982. Invasion by Pittosporum undulatum of the forests of Central Victoria Australia 2. Dispersal Germination and Establishment. Australian Journal of Botany. 30(2). 1982. 185-198.

    18. Gleadow R. M; Rowan K. S., 1982. Invasion by Pittosporum undulatum of the forests of Central Victoria Australia 3. Effects of temperature and light on growth and drought resistance. Australian Journal of Botany. 30(3). 1982. 347-358.

    19. Gleadow R. M; Rowan K. S; Ashton D. H., 1983. Invasion by Pittosporum undulatum of the forests of Central Victoria Australia 4. Shade tolerance. Australian Journal of Botany. 31(2). 1983. 151-160.

    20. Heleno, Ruben H.; Ceia, Ricardo S.; Ramos, Jaime A.; Memmott, Jane, 2009. Effects of Alien Plants on Insect Abundance and Biomass: a Food-Web Approach. Conservation Biology. 23(2). APR 2009. 410-419.

    21. Howell, J. Pittosporum undulatum - traitor or survivor? University of Wollongong.
      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]

    23. Machado, A. Luisa; Goncalves, David; Ferrand, Yves; Silveira, Antonio M.; Silveira, M., 2002. First data on Woodcock Scolopax rusticola breeding in Pico Island, Azores. AIRO. 12 2002. 35-44.

    24. McDonald, M. A.; Healey, J. R., 2000. Nutrient cycling in secondary forests in the Blue Mountains of Jamaica. Forest Ecology & Management. 139(1-3). 20 December, 2000. 257-278.

    25. Mullet, Trude; Simmons, Dianne., 1995. Ecological impacts of the environmental weed sweet pittosporum (Pittosporum undulatum Vent.) in dry sclerophyll forest communities, Victoria. Plant Protection Quarterly. 10(4). 1995. 131-138.

    26. Mullett, Trudi L., 2001. Effects of the native environmental weed Pittosporum undulatum Vent. (sweet pittosporum) on plant biodiversity. Plant Protection Quarterly. 16(3). 2001. 117-121.

    27. Mullett, Trudi L., 2002. The biology of Australian weeds 41. Pittosporum undulatum Vent. Plant Protection Quarterly. 17(4). 2002. 130-139.

    28. Ramos, Jaime A., 1996. Introduction of exotic tree species as a threat to the Azores bullfinch population. Journal of Applied Ecology. 33(4). 1996. 710-722.

    29. Rose, Stefan, 1997. Influence of suburban edges on invasion of Pittosporum undulatum into the bushland of northern Sydney, Australia. Australian Journal of Ecology. 22(1). 1997. 89-99.

    30. Rose, Stefan; Fairweather, Peter G., 1997. Changes in floristic composition of urban bushland invaded by Pittosporum undulatum in northern Sydney, Australia. Australian Journal of Botany. 45(1). 1997. 123-149.

    31. Tunbridge, Amanda; Simmons, Dianne; Adams, Robyn, 2000. Allelopathic effects of sweet Pittosporum Pittosporum undulatum Vent. on the germination of selected native plant species. Victorian Naturalist (Blackburn). 117(2). April, 2000. 44-50.
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