University of Florida

Air Potato: Publications

  • Journal articles

    Croxton, M., M. Andreu, D. Williams, W. Overholt, and J. Smith. 2011. Source and diversity of air-potato (Dioscorea bulbifera) in Florida. Invasive Plant Science and Management 4: 22-30.

    Extension publications

    Rayamajhi, M., T. Center, E. Lake, M. Smith, A. Dray, E. Rohrig, V. Manrique, R. Diaz, W. A. Overholt, S. Hight and K. Hibbard. 2014. Biological control of Air Potato. Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants. University of Florida.

    Rayamajhi, M., E. Rohrig, T. Center, E. Lake, M. Smith, V. Manrique, P. Pratt and B. Overholt. 2014. Biological control for air potato has arrived! Wildland Weeds Spring 2014.

    Overholt, W. A., L. Markle, M. Meisenburg, L. Raz, G.Wheeler, R. Pemberton, J. Taylor,
    M. King, D. C. Schmitz, G. R. Parks, M. Rayamajhi, E. Rohrig, E. Lake, M. Smith, T. D. Center, V. Manrique, R. Diaz. 2014. Air Potato Management Plan. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Available at:

    Center, T. D. and W. A. Overholt. 2013. Air potato leaf beetle. In Featured Creatures:

    Center, T. D. and W. A. Overholt. 2013. Classical Biological Control of Air Potato in Florida. University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Publication ENY-864,

    Overholt, W.A., L. Markle, and R. Diaz. 2007. What makes air potato bulbils sprout? Wildland Weeds 11: 6-7.

    Ewe, S.M.L., W.A. Overholt, L.G. Kirton, L. Ee-May, I. Ahmad, and S. Ulaganathan. 2006. Foreign exploration for biological control agents of three invasive species from Asia. Wildland Weeds 9: 19-21.

    Overholt, B., and C. Hughes. 2004. Origin of air potato disentangled. Biocontrol News and Information 25: 4-5.

    Overholt, B., C. Hughes, C. Wallace, and E. Morgan. 2003. Origin of air potato identified. Wildland Weeds 7: 9.