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Assessing Host Ranges for Parasitoids and Predators used for Classical Biological Control: A Guide to Best Practice
R.G. Van Driesche and R. Reardon, Editors

Van Driesche, R.G. and Reardon, R. (eds.) 2004. Assessing host ranges for parasitoids and predators used for classical biological control: a guide to best practice. United States Department of Agriculture Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, Morgantown, West Virginia. FHTET-2004-03.

Chapter 1. Introduction: Predicting Host Ranges of Parasitoids and Predacious Insects-What are the Issues? (by R. G. Van Driesche)
Chapter 2. The Effects of Compsilura concinnata, an Introduced Generalist Tachinid, on Non-target Species in North America: A Cautionary Tale (by J. S. Elkington and G. H. Boettner)
Chapter 3. Using the Scientific Literature to Estimate the Host Range of a Biological Control Agent (by D. P. A. Sands and R. G. Van Driesche)
Chapter 4. Analysis of Fauna in the Receiving Area for the Purpose of Identifying Native Species that Exotic Natural Enemies May Potentially Attack (by M. S. Hoddle)
Chapter 5. Behavioral and Physiological Processes Affecting Outcomes of Host Range Testing (by T. M. Withers and L. B. Browne)
Chapter 6. Parameters Used in Laboratory Host Range Tests (by R. G. Van Driesche and T. J. Murray)
Chapter 7. Overview of Testing Schemes and Designs Used to Estimate Host Ranges (by R. G. Van Driesche and T. J. Murray)
Chapter 8. Estimating the Host Range of a Thrips Parasitoid (by K. J. Froud and P. S. Stevens)
Chapter 9. Microctonus Parasitoids and New Zealand Weevils: Comparing Laboratory Estimates of Host Ranges to Realized Host Ranges (by B. I. P. Barratt)
Chapter 10. Evaluation of Lily Leaf Beetle Parasitoids for North American Introduction (by R. A. Casagrande and M. Kenis)
Chapter 11. Host Preference Testing for Parasitoids of a Eucalyptus Borer in California (by T. D. Paine, J. G. Millar, and L. M. Hanks)
Chapter 12. Estimating the Host Range of the Tachinid Trichopoda giacomellii, Introduced into Australia for Biological Control of the Green Vegetable Bug (by M. Coombs)
Chapter 13. Assessing Host Specificity and Field Release Potential of Fire Ant Decapitating Flies (by S. D. Porter and L. E. Gilbert)
Chapter 14. Determining the Host Range of Aphantorhaphopsis samarensis, a Specialized Tachinid Introduced Against the Gypsy Moth (by R. W. Fuester, K. S. Swan, M. Kenis, and F. Hérard)
Chapter 15. Predicting the Field Prey Range of an Introduced Predator, Rodolia cardinalis Mulsant, in the Galápagos (by C. E. Causton)
Chapter 16. Evaluating Host Range of Laricobius nigrinus for Introduction into the Eastern United States for Biological Control of Hemlock Woolly Adelgid (by G. Zilahi-Balogh)
Chapter 17. Conclusions (by R. G. Van Driesche)
USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQ The Bugwood Network University of Georgia is a joint project of
The Bugwood Network, USDA Forest Service & USDA APHIS PPQ.
The University of Georgia - Warnell School of Forest Resources and
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Dept. of Entomology
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