What is the aim of the review?
To systematically collate and synthesise published and unpublished evidence in order to address the question: “Are Japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica) control and eradication interventions effective?” The secondary objective was to investigate whether effectiveness of control and eradication treatments for Japanese knotweed is influenced by the following factors:
1. Environmental and geographical factors;
2. Operational level variables; and
3. Hybridisation and species variety.