plantas invasoras (weeds?)

English translation: invasive plant species OR weeds

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Portuguese term or phrase:plantas invasoras (weeds?)
English translation:invasive plant species OR weeds
Entered by: Marlene Curtis

19:23 May 7, 2010
Portuguese to English translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering - Forestry / Wood / Timber / FSC Classification
Portuguese term or phrase: plantas invasoras (weeds?)
a regeneração natural de plantas invasoras;
Mike Davison
Brazil
Local time: 15:09
invasive plant species OR weeds
Explanation:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasive_species
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Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 12:09
Grading comment
Thanks a lot
Mike
4 KudoZ points were awarded for this answer



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4 +13invasive plant species OR weeds
Marlene Curtis


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +13
invasive plant species OR weeds


Explanation:


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Invasive_species

Marlene Curtis
United States
Local time: 12:09
Native speaker of: Native in PortuguesePortuguese
PRO pts in category: 51
Grading comment
Thanks a lot
Mike

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Fernando Domeniconi: Invasive species, yes, but not necessarily weeds. Invasive means non-native (or exotic) to the ecosystem under consideration.
4 mins
  -> No, not necessarily weeds./ Weeds are just one of them.

agree  coolbrowne: Same here: "invasive species", but not "weeds"
29 mins
  -> Obrigada.

agree  Bruce Bell (X): agreed, not weeds
1 hr
  -> Obrigada.

agree  Enza Longo: invasive plants
1 hr
  -> Grata!

agree  Vitals
1 hr

agree  Claudio Mazotti: invasive plants or species
1 hr

agree  Muriel Vasconcellos: Not "weeds"!
4 hrs

agree  R-i-c-h-a-r-d
4 hrs

agree  Marianna Tucci
9 hrs

agree  Salvador Scofano and Gry Midttun
11 hrs

agree  Isabel Maria Almeida
14 hrs

agree  Irineide
15 hrs

agree  suesimons: invasive plants, not weeds, agreed!
21 hrs
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