I - Nicandra physaloides, Solanum viarum, Solanum americanum e Raphanus raphanistrum.) In: Global Invasive Species Information Network, GISIN. Woodward, Susan L., and Joyce Ann. Impact of tropical soda apple on Florida's grazing land. Plant Biology (Stuttgart), 8(4):486-493, Coile NC, 1993. In: Solanaceae IV, [ed. Solanum viarum Dunal APNI* . is apparently still in progress. Muraleedharan PK, Chandrashekhara UM, Seethalakshmi KK, Sasidharan N, 1999. Economic impact of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum) on Florida cattle production. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Weed Technology, 7:783-786, Mullahey JJ, Shilling DG, Mislevy P, Akanda RA, 1998. Arthropods associated with tropical soda apple, Solanum viarum in the Southeastern USA. Immature fruits are smooth, round, mottled light and dark green like a watermelon. G. boliviana has been used for biological control in Florida (Medal et al., 2010 and references therein). http://edis.ifas, Ferrell JA, Mullahey JJ, Langeland KA, Kline WN, 2006. The first known collection of Solanum viarum in the U.S. was from Florida in 1988. Plants survived in 8°C nights with day temperatures of 18-36°C, but biomass and leaf area were only 3-10% of the maximum (Patterson et al., 1997). In: Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Canberra, Australia, 27 April - 2 May, 2003 Canberra, Australia: CSIRO Entomology, 292-296, Medal J, Overholt W, Charudattan W, Mullahey J, Gaskalla R, Diaz R, Cuda J, 2012. Perth, Australia: Department of Agriculture and Food Western Australia, 1124 pp. Axelrod F, 2011. by University of Florida]. Also, the tropical soda apple contains solasodine, which is poisonous to humans if consumed. Productivity and economics of Solanum viarum-based intercropping system. Florida Entomologist 93 (4):493-500. http://www.aphis.usda.gov/plant_health/permits/tag/petitions.shtml, USDA-ARS, 2008. Known as “aubergine” in Europe, the name “brinjal” is common to Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Africa. Invasive Alien Plants of Indian Himalayan Region- Diversity and Implication. 42:5-6, Lehtonen P, 1994. Tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum Dunal): Host of tomato, pepper, and tobacco viruses in Florida. carotovora have also been shown to damage S. viarum and are of interest for inundative biocontrol in the USA. Description. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/tax_search.pl, Hogue P, Mullahey J, Ferrell J, Sellers B, 2006. Solanum viarum; Media in category "Solanum viarum" The following 34 files are in this category, out of 34 total. 89 pp. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/tax_search.pl, USDA-ARS, 2012. Edinburgh, UK: Royal Botanic Gardens. Biology of Gratiana boliviana, the first biocontrol agent released to control tropical soda apple in the USA. Pollination in these flowers is performed by insects (mainly bees). Online Database. It is also given to dogs infected with Dirofilaria immitis (Chakraborty et al., 1994). It has been introduced into the southeastern United States, Mexico, Honduras, Puerto Rico, India, Nepal, South Africa and some other parts of Asia (Mullahey et al., 1993; 1996), where it has become a major concern to agriculture and cattle production (Bryson et al., 2009; Medal et al,. Environment and Ecology, 12(4):774-776, Thomas M, 2007. Solanum viarum (tropical soda apple); fruits. http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/IN487. Files are available under licenses specified on their description … Sale of cattle that have recently been feeding on the fruits of S. viarum over long distances has resulted in spread of the plant from state to state in the USA, and the movement of hay and manure have also been implicated in accidental introductions (Mullahey et al., 2006). Quinn. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden. Synopsis of Solanum section Acanthophora: a group of interest for glycol-alkaloides. Wallingford, UK: CABI, CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Talekar N S, Hau T B H, Chang W C, 1999. 132 pp. S. viarum is an erect perennial, 50-150 cm high, with shortly pubescent stems and branches with recurved prickles up to 5 mm long, pubescent at their base. Because of its rapid population explosion in Florida and the concerns of livestock producers, Solanum viarum was placed on the Florida Noxious Weed List in 1994 and was placed on the Federal Noxious list in 1995. Hawaii, USA: HEAR. ], Mullahey JJ, Cornell J, 1994. Growth and development is enhanced under sunny conditions with temperatures ranging from 20°C to 35°C and average annual rainfall from 700 mm to 2000 mm. Control of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum) with aminopyralid. http://plants.ifas.ufl.edu/images/solvia/TSA_Management_Plan.pdf, Medal J, Overholt W, Stansly P, Roda A, Osborne L, Hibbard K, Gaskalla R, Burns E, Chong J, Sellers B, Hight S, Cuda J, Vitorino M, Bredow E, Pedrosa-Macedo J, Wikler C, 2008. In Florida, the orchid bee Euglossa viridissima was observed collecting pollen from S. viarum and may serve as a pollinator (Pemberton and Wheeler, 2006). Report to the Nature Conservancy. Medal, J., Coile, N. C., Gandolfo, D., Cuda, J., 2002. Integrated weed management strategies include prevention (avoidance of contaminated hay or grass seed, control of movement of cattle), control (mechanical, chemical, biological) and monitoring (Mullahey et al., 1998). http://www.europe-aliens.org/. Files are available under licenses specified on their description page. S. viarum has become a major concern of agriculture and cattle farming. To prevent tropical soda apple spread within a farm or community, steps should be taken to minimize seed production. Missouri, USA: Missouri Botanical Gardens. DESCRIPTION OF THE PLANT: TSA is an herbaceous perennial plant that can grow up to 2 m (6 ft in height), but is usually not much more than 1 m (3 ft) tall in Florida. (Singh et al., 1998). St Louis, USA: Missouri Botanical Garden. Indian Journal of Agronomy, 45(3):551-554, Bombarely A, Menda N, Tecle IY, Buels RM, Strickler S, Fischer-York T, Pujar A, Leto J, Gosselin J, Mueller LA, 2011. by Entomology and Nematology Depertment , Florida Cooperative Extension Service , ]. In: Global Biodiversity Information Facility, GBIF. Maximum germination occurs at 30°C. Solanum viarum: weed reservoir of plant viruses in Florida. Breeding of Solanum viarum : current status as steroid bearing plant. Bidens mottle virus identified in tropical soda apple in Florida. Feeding stimulants in Solanum viarum Dunal for tomato fruit borer (Helicoverpa armigera Hübner). Description: Herb or small shrub, 50–150 cm tall, with densely hairy stems and branches with recurved (2–5 mm long) and straight spines (up to 20 mm long) on the leaf stalks and the leaf veins. In invaded areas, S. viarum often occurs in cultivated pastures, primarily pastures planted with bahia grass (Paspalum notatum), citrus plantations, sugarcane plantations, and vegetable fields (Medal et al., 2008; 2012; ISSG, 2012). Effects of temperature and photoperiod on tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum Dunal) and its potential range in the U.S. Weed Science, 45(3):404-408, Paturde JT, Wankhade SG, Khode PP, Khan AH, 2002. ©John W. Everest, Auburn University, Bugwood.org. Seed Research, 29(2):141-144, Talekar NS, Hau TBH, Chang WC, 1999. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. New plants can emerge from seed or from roots. S. viarum is planted as a commercial medicinal crop especially in India, and thus intentional introduction is likely to have occurred at least in South Asia. USA: University of Florida. Tropical Soda Apple Pest Risk Assessment. The rapid spread of S. viarum is apparently favoured by moderate drought conditions in Florida, USA, though this may be partly due to the overgrazing which occurs under those conditions (Hogue et al., 2006). Stems and branches terete, densely and evenly pubescent with many-celled, simple hairs to 1 mm, armed with recurved prickles 2-5 X 1-5 (-8) mm and sometimes with needlelike prickles 1-4 mm. The PLANTS Database, Version 3. Weed Science, 56(1):128-132. http://wssa.allenpress.com/perlserv/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1614%2FWS-07-083.1, Ferrell JA, Mullahey JJ, 2006. (Frugivoria e dispersão de sementes pelo lagarto teiú Tupinambis merianae (Reptilia: Teiidae).) Weed Technology, 21(3):791-795. http://wssa.allenpress.com/wssaonline/?request=get-abstract&doi=10.1614/WT-06-206.1, Bryson CT, Westbrooks R, Maddow V, 2009. http://www.eddmaps.org/, Ferreira EA, Procópio SO, Silva EAM, Silva AA, Rufino RJN, 2002. Study on seed germination procedures in some medicinal plant species. by University of Florida]. The weight of berries is dependent upon the number of seeds, the larger the number of seed, the higher the berry weight. Gainsville, Florida, USA: Florida Cooperative Extension Service. Throughout the year, plant of S. viarum may have both immature and mature fruit present, ensuring production of large numbers of viable seeds (approximately 40,000 or more per plant; Akanda et al., 1996). Seeds are pale brown, tear-shaped, 3mm across. http://data.gbif.org, GISIN, 2008. This species does not tolerate water-logging or frosty conditions for extended periods. Since plants are heavily armed, hand removal is discouraged unless extreme caution is used. Global Invasive Species Database (GISD)., Auckland, New Zealand: University of Auckland. Effect of different levels of NPK on solasodine content of Solanum viarum in paddy fallows. 10), 13-24. In: Solanaceae IV [ed. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 18(1/2):193-207. http://journalsonline.tandf.co.uk/link.asp?id=100635, Dowler CC, 1995. viarum is also valued as a medicinal herb. Online Database. Mechanical and sulfuric acid scarification increases the rate of germination but not the overall percentage. Flowering and fruit production occur throughout the year in S. viarum, but in Florida, reproductive activity is concentrated from September through May (Lehtonen, 1994). DescriptionImpacts 1037-1078. USA: University of Florida. It was found in Mississippi in 1993, in Georgia in 1994, in Alabama 1995, and on Puerto Rico in 1995. Karnataka Journal of Horticulture. Solanum viarum, a trap crop for Helicoverpa armigera. Solanaceae [ed. IPAMS: Invasive plant atlas of the Mid South., USA: GeoResources Institute, Mississippi State University. In: Current Science, 99 (1) 107-114. The PLANTS Database, Version 3. Lorenzi H, 1982. Florida EPPC's 2011 Invasive Plant Species List., http://www.fleppc.org/list/11list.html, Forzza RC, Leitman PM, Costa AF, Carvalho Jr AA et al, 2012. Baton Rouge, USA: National Plant Data Center. Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Gainsville, Florida, USA: Entomology and Nematology Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida. Missouri Botanical Garden's VAST (VAScular Tropicos) nomenclatural database. Current Science, 99(1):107-114, Singh SP, Khanna KR, Sudhir Shukla, 1998. Weed Technology. Another way it impacts ecosystems is the plant prickles can restrict wildlife grazing and create a physical barrier to animals, preventing movement through infested areas. Another bacterium, Erwinia carotovora subsp. Weed Technology, 27(2):389-394. http://www.wssajournals.org/doi/abs/10.1614/WT-D-12-00027.1, Satyabrata Maiti, Ram Chandra, Geetha KA, 2000. It may act as an alternate host of a range of crop pathogens, including Cucumber mosaic virus, Potato leaf roll virus, Potato Y virus, Tomato mosaic virus and the fungus Alternaria solani (Cooke, 1997), though there are no reports of direct economic loss from this. by Nee, M. \Lester, R. N. \Jessop, J. P.]. It is considered an invasive species in the lower eastern coastal states of the United States and recently on the Mid North Coast of Australia. ], DAISIE, 2012. Global Biodiversity Information Facility. This species has previously been known as S. khasianum, and there is some continuing confusion over the status of  the two subspecies S. khasianum subsp. by Hawkes, J. G. \Lester, R. N. \Nee, M. .. \Estrada, N.]. Nee M, 1999. https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxon/taxonomysimple.aspx, USDA-NRCS, 2008. (5.1-15.2 cm) wide, hairy and resemble fig or oak leaves. 1 (2), 49-54. chatterjeeanum an accepted synonym for S. viarum, and S. khasianum subsp. The lower branches are ascending whilst the upper ones are spreading S. viarum is classified as a weed by the Global Compendium of Weeds (Randall, 2012) and it also was declared a noxious weed by the US Department of Agriculture (USDA-Aphis) for the US territories of Alabama, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Mississippi, North and South Carolina, Oregon, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and Puerto Rico (USDA-NRCS, 2012). Singh KP, Shukla AN, Singh JS, 2012. http://www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/invasive_plants/weeds/tropical-soda-apple.pdf, USDA-NRCS, 2008. 33 (1), 1-18. carotovora, has been used in conjunction with reduced doses of herbicide to increase the level of control (Roberts et al., 2002). For purposes of this datasheet, the name S. viarum is retained. In: Coombs, Eric M.; Clark, Janet K.; Piper, Gary L.; Cofrancesco, Alfred F., Jr., eds. Online Database. In: Family 171. Leaves are broad, 6-8 in. Tropical soda apple. Mowing is an effective practice to prevent seed production, even after flowering has started, although plant regrowth will occur and the practice should be repeated when plants start flowering again. http://www.eddmaps.org/. Medal, J., Bustamante, N., Bredow, E., Pedrosa, H., Overholt, W., Díaz, R., & Cuda, J. The buds were hairy just like the leaves. n), autotetraploid (4n) and tertiary trisomic (2n + 1) suggest that increased cell size in this layer in the autotetraploid plants probably accounts for the higher steroid content reported (, , has been used in conjunction with reduced doses of herbicide to increase the level of control (, http://www.gri.msstate.edu/ipams/species.php?CName=Tropical%20soda%20apple, http://www.bioprodex.com/pdf/SolviNixLCBrochure.pdf. Report to the Nature Conservancy. Biology ecology and control of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum). It can form huge monocultural stands, crowding out forage and native species and preventing cattle from seeking shade. Gainesville, Florida, USA: Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Plant Archives. by Grierson A J C, Long D G, Springate L S]. Identification of a natural weed host of tomato mottle geminivirus in Florida. melongenae. Optimum germination occurs at a depth of 5.6 cm. Mature fruits are yellow, 1-3cm in diameter, with leathery skin surrounding pale green, scented pulp, each containing 180 to 240 seeds. 2009. Suryawanshi et al. It is also able to regenerate from its root system (Medal et al., 2008, 2012). Status of biological control of tropical soda apple, Solanum viarum in Florida. Seedling emergence primarily occurs from August through March. Chemical controls can be effective for tropical soda apple. by Nee M, Lester RN, Jessop JP]. Ferrell. Performance of Arka Mahima (Tetraploid) against Arka Sanjeevini (Diploid) varieties of wild brinjal (Solanum viarum Dunal) under different plant spacings and fertility levels. http://www.magrama.gob.es/es/organismo-autonomo-parques-nacionales-oapn/publicaciones/edit_libro_04_093_tcm7-46179.pdf, Más EG, Lugo MLT, 2013. Biology of Gratiana boliviana, the first biocontrol agent released to control tropical soda apple in the USA [ed. Predicting invasive plants in Florida using the Australian weed risk assessment. It grows 3 to 6 feet in hight and has leaves shaped like Oak leaves, with clusters of tin white flowers. Green stems persist in mild winter temperatures (Coile, 1993). 1):D1149-D1155. Medal J C, Gandolfo D, Overholt W, Stansly P, Roda A, Osborne L, Hibbard K, Gaskalla R, Burns E, Chong J, Sellers B, Hight S, Cuda J P, 2007. Similarly, Matsui et al. Beltsville, Maryland, USA: National Germplasm Resources Laboratory. 1993). Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood. ... Solanum viarum EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Solanum viarum ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Solanum viarum However, aminopyralid can be applied at any time of year and will control existing plants and germinating seedlings for over 6 months after application (Hogue et al., 2006). Weeds of Brazil, terrestrial and aquatic, parasitic, poisonous and medicinal. Indian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 69(7):541-542, Stevens PF, 2012. Among these, Arka Mahima is one of the autotetrapoids which have been created, having higher levels of solasodine. Solanum viarum is also present in hammocks where cattle retreat to rest. Biological control of tropical soda apple (Solanaceae) in Florida: post-release evaluation. Julissa Rojas-Sandoval, Department of Botany-Smithsonian NMNH, Washington DC, USA, Pedro Acevedo-Rodríguez, Department of Botany-Smithsonian NMNH, Washington DC, USA. Outbreaks of Bemisia tabaci in Sao Paulo State. Year later studies on A. tenebrosus occurred and we able to demonstrate the weevil’s high favoritizsm for tropical soda apple even when crops like bell peppers, eggplants and tomatoes were present. Expression of diagnostic characters in autotetraploid Solanum viarum under optimal planting densities. In India, the fruit is used to treat asthma, bronchitis, coughs, colds, wounds, toothache, tooth decay, and as an abortifacient. S. viarum is a fast-growing herb and a very aggressive invader. Product brochure. In: Proceedings of the 13th EWRS Symposium, Bari, Italy, 19-23 June 2005 [ed. Since glyco-alkaloids are located in the gelatinous layer around the seeds, increase in seed number per berry increases the alkaloid content.The agronomy of S. viarum as a crop, grown in fallow land after rice, has been studied, especially in Karnataka, India. The best intercrop was found to be cluster bean (Bhaskar et al., 2000).Stravato and Cappelli (2000) found individuals of S. viarum resistant to Fusarium oxysporum f.sp. State-level inventory of invasive alien plants, their source regions and use potential. It produces thousands of small seeds (40,000 to 50,000 seeds per plant) that can be easily dispersed by birds, raccoons, cattle and by human activity (seed-contaminated grass, manure, mud, and farming machinery; Medal et al., 2012). of Agriculture and Conservation Services.4 pp. Description: Shrub to 1–2 m high, hairy with stellate and some simple glandular hairs on stems, leaves pedicels and calyxes; cream coloured prickles up to 12 mm long, scattered on most parts of plants. General Description. Weed of the Week March 8 2005. Invasive species threats in the Caribbean region. Byrd, John D., Jr.; Bryson, Charles T.; Westbrooks, Randy G. 2004. Sellers, Brent; Ferrell, Jay; Mullahey, J. Jeffrey; Hogue, Pat. I didn't see any open flowers, but photo 4 shows a bud. Primarily this plant reproduces by seeds, it can occasionally reproduce from the roots or root crown. To avoid the risk of introducing the weed when purchasing cattle from an infested area, the livestock should be kept in a restricted area for at least 6 days by which time any ingested seeds should have been voided (Mullahey et al., 2006). viarum yields solasodine, a nitrogen analogue of diosgenin, whose hormonal derivatives are used in corticosteroid industry as an active ingredient of the contraceptive pill (Dasar etal., 2005; Maiti et al., 2000; Bhaskar et al., 2000; 2002). CC BY 3.0 US. Bulletin of the National Research Institute of Vegetables, Ornamental Plants and Tea. SS-AGR-77. In favourable temperatures, plants flower within 60-100 days after emergence in photoperiods of 8-16 h, with flowering delayed by photoperiods less than 10 h or temperatures lower than 24/20°C (Patterson et al., 1997). In: American Journal of Plant Sciences, 3 177-184. Treatment of an entire pasture should consist of mowing adult plants in April-May, allowing 50-60 days for regrowth, followed by single or repeated doses of triclopyr. Tropical soda apple growth and response to herbicides in Georgia. 2004. Foliage and stems are unpalatable to cattle (Medal et al., 2012). http://alienplantsbelgium.be/sites/alienplantsbelgium.be/files/tabel_2.pdf, Verma VD, 1993. Although animals do not eat the foliage, the fruits are readily eaten and distributed by cattle and other mammals. Flora of China, 1994. Screening of resistant plants in the genus Solanum to Thrips palmi Karny (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and factors related to their resistance. Verloove F, 2006. Solanum viarum. Collecting eggplant and okra in Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra, India. It is recorded as occurring ‘throughout India’ (GISIN, 2008) or ‘widely distributed from the Himalayan foot-hills in the North to the Nilgiris in the South of India’ (Singh et al., 1998), though it is confirmed in only a few of the states. A plant virus as a bioherbicide for tropical soda apple, Solanum viarum. Other insect pests detected in S. viarum (Sudbrink et al., 2000; Medal et al., 2012) include: In Florida, management practices principally involve herbicide applications and mowing in invaded areas which provide temporary weed suppression at an estimated cost of US $61 and $47 per ha, respectively (Thomas, 2007). According to different risk assessments performed on this species (Lehtonen, 1994; Gordon et al., 2008) the risk of introduction of S. viarum is high. http://www.issg.org/database/welcome/, Gordon DR, Onderdonk DA, Fox AM, Stocker RK, Gantz C, 2008. S. viarum thrives in disturbed areas associated with human activities. Sellers and J.A. The flowers are white, 1.5 cm across in clusters of 1-5 on pedicles about 1 cm long, the more distal flowers are often male only. A bioherbicide containing Tobacco mild green mosaic virus strain U2 has been recently registered for use against S. viarum in the USA (Charudattan and Hiebert, 2007; Charudattan, 2015). The fruit was colored similarly to a watermelon and it was between the size of grape and a plum. on inoculation with different isolates of Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. Biology, reproductive potential, and winter survival of tropical soda apple (Solanum viarum). http://plants.usda.gov, USDA-NRCS, 2012. ; also a flower bud weevil, Anthonomus tenebrosus from Argentina and Brazil (Medal et al., 2000; 2002) and a leaf-root feeder Epitrix parvula (Medal et al., 2012). 27. Kunal Mandal Production technology of some important medicinal and aromatic crops developed under the all India coordinated research project, 2(3):88-98, Singh KP, Shukla AN, Singh JS, 2012. 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