Sonntag , 24 Juni 2018

Tag Archives: Citizens’ perceptions; Urban landscape; Palms; Red Palm Weevil


Urban Landscape Evolution as a Consequence of an Invasive Pest: The Case of a Small Sicilian Town

The Red Palm Weevil (RPW), after its accidental introduction in Italy in 2005, determined a progressive disruption of Canary palms mostly in the central and southern regions. As it is difficult to undertake the management of this pest, the possibility of substituting the killed/symptomatic palms with other ornamental trees has been recently discussed. In this context, understanding the citizens’ needs …

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