Vol. 11 No. 2
Infestation of Parthenium hysterophorus in district Sialkot: a case study
Author(s): M. ADNAN, A. A. SHAHID, M. ALI AND A. HAIDER
Abstract: To investigate the infestation status of alien invasive weed Parthenium hysterophorus a detailed survey was conducted at waste lands, edges of agricultural fields, fallow lands and waterways in 53 sites of 3 tehsils of district Sialkot , Punjab during August- October 2009-10. Maximum infestation (60%) of P. hysterophorus was found along roadsides followed at along the crop fields (56%), fallow lands (54%), waste lands (50%) and in the water channels minimum 46% infestation. In tehsil wise maximum infestation of P. hysterophorus was found in tehsil Daska (94.74%) followed by Tehsil Sialkot (92.31%) and minimum 91.67%. in tehsil Pasroor.
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