Team Arundo del Norte Arundo Digital Reference Library
and Remote Sensing
Biology of Arundo
donax , Dudley 2000. In Cal-IPC's Invasive
Plants of California's Wildlands, Cal-IPC, 2000. A detailed account of the species, Arundo donax.
donax Workshop Proceedings, Team Arundo del Norte and California Exotic Pest Plant Council, Ontario, CA, November 19, 1993
Workshop Proceedings, "Arundo and Salt Cedar - The Deadly Duo", Workshop Proceedings, Ontario CA, June 17, 1998
Fact Sheet, Global Invasive Species Database (GISP)
Fact Sheet, Sonoma Ecology Center (SEC)
of Arundo donax, Santa Margarita San Luis Rey Weed Management Area
- Estimating Arundo donax shoot biomass, David F. Spencer et al., Aquatic Botany 84(3):272-276.
This article describes an equation for estimating Arundo donax shoot dry weight from shoot length. The equation provides aboveground biomass estimates from stem counts and heights more rapidly than harvest methods.
of Arundo donax A Google Images search on Arundo.
- Seed production in Arundo donax?
, Maile Johnson et al., 2006, Cal-IPC News, Fall.
Information on Arundo, Integrated
Taxonomic Information System (ITIS)
Ecology and Impact
and Management of Arundo donax, and approaches to riparian habitat restoration in Southern California. , Gary Bell, 1997,
In: Brock, J. H., et al (Eds.): Plant Invasions: Studies from North America and Europe. Blackhuys Publishers, Leiden, The Netherlands,
- The Effect of Giant
Reed (Arundo donax) on the Southern California Riparian Bird Community, David A. Kisner, 2004, MS Thesis, San Diego
State University, San Diego, CA
The importance of layering in the rapid spread of Arundo, John M. Boland, 2006, Madrono, 53(4):303–312.
Establishment of Native Woody Species and an Exotic, Arundo donax, in
a Southern California Riparian System, Jesse A. Else, 1996, MS Thesis, San Diego
State University, San Diego, CA
of riparian arthropod abundance and diversity as a consequence of giant reed (Arundo donax) invasion, Angelica Herrera and
Tom Dudley, 2003, Biological Invasions 5: 167–177
- Factors Influencing Invasion of Giant Reed (Arundo donax)
in Riparian Ecosystems of Mediterranean-type Climate Regions, Gretchen Christina Coffman, 2007, Dissertation, University of California, Los Angeles
-- Evapotranspiration studies
- Effects of
Arundo donax on Water Resources, Mark E. Iverson, 1998, CalEPPC News, 6(3):10
rates and crop coefficients for a restored marsh in the Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta, California, USA, Judy Z. Drexler, et al.,
2008, Hydrological Processes, 22(6):725–735. The surface renewal method was used to estimate evapotranspiration (ET) for a restored marsh on Twitchell Island in the
Sacramento–San Joaquin Delta, California, USA.
Cuatro Ciénegas water losses due to evapotranspiration (ET) by Arundo and comparisons with ET of native vegetation, in: Arundo
donax (Carrizo Grande / Giant Cane) in Cuatro Ciénegas, Dean Hendrickson and Suzanne McGaugh, 2005.
riparian evapotranspiration, Russell L. Scott et al., 2008, Southwest Hydrology, 7(1): 26-27, 34
Vegetation and Its Water Use During 1995, Along the Mojave River, Southern California, Gregory C. Lines and Thomas W. Bihorn, 1996, US Geological
Survey, Water Resources Investigations Report 96-4241.
Santa Ynez River Tamarisk and Arundo Project, County of Santa Barbara,
Agricultural Commissioner’s Office, 2007. Includes several studies of evaporation and water consumption by invasive plants.
- Water Use By Naturally Occurring Vegetation, Including an Annotated
Bibliography, Eldon L. Johns, ed., copyright 1989, American Society of Civil Engineers, New York. ISBN 0-87262-732-2
Control and Management
Adding Biofuels to the Invasive Species Fire? , S. Raghu et al., Science, 22 September 2006, 313 (5794):1742. Biofuel crops, particularly using non-native species, must be introduced with an understanding of possible risks to the environment.
Commercial Use Policy, TAdN
donax -- A Landowner's Handbook, Sonoma
Arundo donax Tarping Protocol, Center for Ecological Restoration and Stewardship, Circuit Rider Productions, 2007. This document describes a tarping protocol for Arundo control.
An Assessment of the Hazard of a Mixture of the Herbicide Rodeo® and the Non-Ionic Surfactant R-11® to Aquatic Invertebrates and Larval
Amphibians, Joel Trumbo, 2005, California Fish and Game, 91(1):38-46 2005. (A synopsis can be found
Methods Summary, The Santa Margarita and San Luis Rey Watersheds
Weed Management Area
Excavation Saves Nature Area of Giant Reed, Grading and Excavation
Contractor, May/June 2002
Reed in the Russian River Watershed: Distribution, Plant Community Effects
& Control Methods, Karen Gaffney
Trial Results, Cal.
Dept. of Fish and Game
Species: Cooperation and Coordination Are Important for Effective Management of Invasive Weeds, United States Government Accountability Office,
Report to the Chairman, Committee on Resources, House of Representatives (GAO-05-185). February 2005.
Clara Valley Water District Arundo donax Eradication Program, Santa Clara Valley Water District and Clean Lakes, Inc., 2004, presentation.
Wasp Could Be Recruited to Battle Arundo, by Zeke Barlow, Ventura County Star, Wed., Sept. 19th, 2007. Insect that weakens invasive plant found nearby.
Control Methods Handbook, TNC
Alternative Methods for Vegetation Control and Maintenance Along Roadsides , Steve L. Young,
2003, Final Report for CALTRANS.
- Glyphosate - Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment, Final Report ,
Patrick R. Durkin, 2003. Report prepared for USDA, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection Staff.
- Imazapyr - Human Health and Ecological Risk Assessment, Final Report ,
Patrick R. Durkin, 2004. Report prepared for USDA, Forest Service, Forest Health Protection Staff.
aquatic herbicides: an overview of risk. Susan Monheit.
2002. Noxious Times , Summer 2002.
- The Ecotoxicology of Surfactants Used With Glyphosate Based Herbicides. Susan Monheit et al.
2004. Noxious Times , Summer 2004. This is a follow-up to the Noxious Weeds Summer 2002 article above.
and rangeland. Bussan, A. and W. Dyer, 1999. In: Sheley, R., Petroff, J., eds. Biology and management
of noxious rangeland weeds. Corvallis, Oregon: Oregon State University Press. p 116-132. (pdf)
- Imazapyr (Stalker* or Chopper* herbicide) -
Considerations for the Control of Invasive Plants. R. K. Brenton, 2003, CalEPPC presentation (pdf).
- Low-Volume Foliar Treatment of Arundo Using Imazapyr
, 2006, Bill Neill, Cal-IPC News.
Role of Herbicides in Preserving Biodiversity. 1998. J. Sigg. Fremontia
26:4 (October 1998), pp. 65-67.
Fact Sheet For Water Quality, Order No 2001-12-DWQ,
Statewide General National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit For Discharges Of Aquatic Pesticides
To Waters Of The United States (General Permit) General Permit No. CAG990003 , State Water Resources Control Board.
Project Description for Team Arundo del Norte Arundo Eradication and Control Program, 2006, EDAW.
Lake and Streambed Alteration Program, Ca. Dept. of Fish & Game, Sept. 2006. California law requires any person,
state or local governmental agency, or public utility to notify the Department before beginning an activity that will
substantially modify a river, stream, or lake. If the Department determines that the activity could substantially
adversely affect an existing fish and wildlife resource, a Lake or Streambed Alteration Agreement is required.
CWA Section 404-Permits to Discharge Dredged or Fill Material, USACE. Overview of EPA authorities for natural resource managers
developing Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response and Management Plans, Clean Water Act, Section 404.
TAdN Permitting Maps