Biological Control Agents

International Symposia on Biological
Control of Weeds


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Target Weeds
Abutilon theophrasti - Velvetleaf
Acacia cyclops - Coastal wattle
Acacia dealbata - Wattle
Acacia longifolia - Long leaf wattle
Acacia mearnsii - Black Wattle
Acacia nilotica - Gum arabic tree
Acacia nilotica spp. indica - Prickly acacia
Acacia saligna - orange wattle
Acacia spp. - Acacia
Acroptilon repens - Russian knapweed
Aeschynomene virginica - Northern jointvetch
Ageratina adenophora - Crofton weed
Ageratina riparia - Mist flower
Ailanthus altissima - Tree of heaven
Alisma lanceolatum - Lanceleaf water plantain
Alismataceae spp. - water plantain
Alliaria petiolata - Garlic mustard
Alternanthera philoxeroides - Alligatorweed
Amaranthus retroflexus - Redroot amaranth
Amaranthus spp. - amaranth
Ambrosia artemisiifolia - Annual ragweed
Ambrosia spp. - Ragweed
Ambrosia trifida - Great Ragweed
Arctium minus - Lesser burdock
Arctium spp. - burdock
Argemone spp. - Pricklypoppy
Arundo donax - Giant reed
Asparagus asparagoides - Bridal creeper
Avena fatua - Wild oat
Avena spp. - Wild oat
Azolla filiculoides - Water fern
Baccharis halimifolia - Groundsel bush
Berkheya spp. - Berkheya
Billardiera heterophylla - Bluebell creeper
Bromus tectorum - cheatgrass
Bryophyllum delagoense - Mother-of-millions
Buddleja davidii - Butterfly bush
Cabomba caroliniana - Carolina fanwort
Caesalpinia decapetala - Shoofly
Calluna vulgaris - Heather
Campuloclinium macrocephalum - Pompom weed
Cannabis sativa - Marijuana
Cardaria draba - Whitetop
Cardiospermum grandiflorum - Balloon vine
Carduus acanthoides - Plumeless thistle
Carduus nutans - Musk thistle
Carduus pycnocephalus - Italian thistle
Carduus spp. - Thistles
Carduus thoermeri - Musk thistle
Carthamus lanatus - Saffron thistle
Cassia surattensis - Kolomona
Cassinia spp. - cassinia
Casuarina spp. - Australian pine
Centaurea biebersteinii - Spotted knapweed
Centaurea cyanus - Garden cornflower
Centaurea diffusa - Diffuse knapweed
Centaurea maculosa - Spotted knapweed
Centaurea repens - Russian knapweed
Centaurea solstitialis - Yellow starthistle
Centaurea spp. - Knapweeds
Centaurea stoebe - Spotted knapweed
Chamaecytisus palmensis - Tree lucerne
Chamaecytisus proliferus - Tagasaste
Chenopodium album - Lambsquarters
Chondrilla juncea - Rush skeletonweed
Chromolaena odorata - Siam weed
Chrysanthemoides monilifera - Boneseed
Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. monilifera - Boneseed
Chrysanthemoides monilifera ssp. rotundata - Boneseed
Chrysanthemoides spp. - Boneseed
Cirsium andrewsii - Franciscan thistle
Cirsium arvense - Canada thistle
Cirsium douglasii - Douglas' thistle
Cirsium fontinale - fountain thistle
Cirsium spp. - Thistles
Cirsium vulgare - Bull thistle
Clematis vitalba - Old man's beard
Clidemia hirta - Kosters curse
Coccinia grandis - Ivy gourd
Commelina benghalensis - Benghal dayflower
Convolvulus arvensis - Field bindweed
Cordia curassavica - Black sage
Crepis tectorum - Narrow-leaved hawk's-beard
Cryptostegia grandiflora - Rubber vine
Cupaniopsis anacardiodes - Carrotwood
Cuscuta campestris - Field dodder
Cuscuta spp. - Dodder
Cynara scolymus - Artichoke
Cynara spp. - Thistles
Cynodon spp. - Bermuda grass
Cynoglossum officinale - Hound's tongue
Cyperus esculentus - Yellow nutsedge
Cyperus rotundus - Purple nutsedge
Cyperus spp. - Nutsedges
Cytisus scoparius - Scotch broom
Damasonium minus - Starfruit
Datura meteloides - Sacred datura
Datura stramonium - Jimsonweed
Delairea odorata - Cape ivy
Dipsacus fullonum - Common teasel
Dipsacus spp. - Teasel
Echinochloa crus-galli - barnyardgrass
Echinochloa spp. - cockspur grass
Echium plantagineum - Salvation Jane
Echium spp. - Viper's bugloss
Egeria densa - Brazilian waterweed
Egeria spp. - egeria
Eichhornia crassipes - Water hyacinth
Eichhornia spp. - Water hyacinth
Elaeagnus angustifolia - Russian olive
Elymus repens - Quackgrass
Emex australis - Three cornered Jacks
Emex spinosa - spiny three cornered jacks
Emex spp. - Three cornered Jacks
Eriocereus martinii - Harrisia cactus
Eupatorium adenophorum - Crofton weed
Eupatorium odoratum - Siam weed
Euphorbia cyparissias - Cypress spurge
Euphorbia esula - Leafy spurge
Euphorbia heterophylla - Wild poinsettia
Euphorbia robusta - Horned spurge
Euphorbia spp. - spurges
Fallopia japonica - Japanese knotweed
Fallopia spp. - Knotweeds
Frangula alnus - Buckthorn
Fumaria spp. - Fumitory
Galium spp. - Cleavers
Genista monspessulana - French broom
Gutierrezia spp. - Snakeweeds
Hakea sericea - Silky hakea
Halogeton glomeratus - Halogeton
Hedychium gardnerianum - Kahili ginger
Heliotropium amplexicaule - Blue heliotrope
Heliotropium europaeum - Common heliotrope
Heracleum mantegazzianum - Giant hogweed
Hieracium pilosella - Mouse-ear hawkweed
Hieracium spp. - Hawkweeds
Hydrilla spp. - Hydrilla
Hydrilla verticillata - Hydrilla
Hydrocotyle ranunculoides - floating marshpennywort
Hygrophila polysperma - Indian swampweed
Hymenachne amplexicaulis - West Indian marsh grass
Hypericum androsaemum - Tutsan
Hypericum perforatum - St. John's wort
Hypericum spp. - St. John's wort
Hyptis suaveolens - pignut
Impatiens glandulifera - Himalayan Balsam
Imperata cylindrica - Cogongrass
Ipomoea carnea - gloria de la manana
Ipomoea lacunosa - Pitted morningglory
Isatis tinctoria - Dyer's woad
Jatropha gossypiifolia - bellyache bush
Lantana camara - Lantana
Lantana spp. - Lantana
Lantana tiliaefolia - Lantana
Larrea tridentata - Creosote bush
Lemna gibba - swollen duckweed
Lemna minor - common duckweed
Lepidium draba - Whitetop
Lepidium latifolium - Perennial pepperweed
Leptochloa chinensis - Chinese sprangletop
Leptospermum scoparium - Manuka
Ligstrum robustum - wild privet
Ligustrum robustum ssp. walkeri - Sri Lanka privet
Ligustrum spp. - privet
Linaria dalmatica - Dalmatian toadflax
Linaria spp. - Toadflax
Linaria vulgaris - Butter-and-eggs
Ludwigia adscendens - Willow primrose
Lygodium microphyllum - Old World climbing fern
Lythrum salicaria - Purple loosestrife
Lythrum spp. - loosestrife
Macfadyena unguis-cati - Cat's claw creeper
Malva pusilla - Round-leaved mallow
Malva spp. - mallow
Matricaria perforata - Scentless chamomile
Melaleuca quinquenervia - Melaleuca
Miconia calvescens - Miconia
Mikania micrantha - Mile-a-minute weed
Mimosa invisa - Giant false sensitive plant
Mimosa pigra - Giant sensitive plant
Mimosa pigra var. pigra - Giant sensitive plant
Morrenia odorata - Stranglervine
Myrica faya - Firebush
Myriophyllum aquaticum - Parrot feather
Myriophyllum exalbescens - Watermilfoil
Myriophyllum spicatum - Eurasian Watermilfoil
Nassella neesiana - Chilean needle grass
Nassella trichotoma - Serrated tussock
Onopordum acanthium - Scotch thistle
Onopordum spp. - Thistles
Opuntia aurantiaca - Tiger pear
Opuntia ficus-indica - Prickly pear
Opuntia fulgida var. fulgida - jumping cholla
Opuntia spp. - prickly pear
Opuntia stricta - erect prickly pear
Opuntia triacantha - Spanish lady
Opuntia tuna - elephantear prickly pear
Opuntia vulgaris - Prickly pear
Orobance cumana - Sunflower broomrape
Orobanche ramosa - Hemp broomrape
Orobanche spp. - Broomrapes
Oxalis latifolia - broadleaf woodsorrel
Paederia foetida - Skunk vine
Panicum maximum - Guineagrass
Panicum repens - Torpedograss
Papaver rhoeas - corn poppy
Papaver somniferum - opium poppy
Parkinsonia aculeata - Jerusalem thorn
Parthenium hysterophorus - Santa Maria feverfew
Passiflora mollissima - Banana poka
Passiflora spp. - Banana passionfruit
Pennisetum setaceum - crimson fountaingrass
Phalaris arundinacea - Reed canary grass
Phragmites australis - Common reed
Phragmites australis spp. americanus - Common reed
Phyla canescens - Lippia
Pinus spp. - Pine tree
Pinus strobus - White pine
Pistia spp. - Water lettuce
Pistia stratiotes - Water lettuce
Poa annua - Annual blue grass
Polygonum perfoliatum - Mile-a-minute weed
Pontederia cordata - Pickerelweed
Portulaca oleracea - little hogweed
Potamogeton pectinatus - sago pondweed
Potentilla recta - Sulfur cinquefoil
Prosopis glandulosa - Honey mesquite
Prosopis spp. - Mesquite
Prunus pensylvanica - Pin cherry
Prunus serotina - black cherry
Psidium cattleianum - Strawberry guava
Pteridium aquilinum - Bracken fern
Pueraria lobata - Kudzu
Ranunculus acris - Giant buttercup
Raphanus raphanistrum - Wild radish
Rhamnus cathartica - Common buckthorn
Rhododendron ponticum - Rhododendron
Rhus toxicodendron - Poison ivy
Rosa multiflora - multiflora rose
Rosa rubiginosa - sweetbriar rose
Rottboellia cochinchinensis - Itch grass
Rubus alceifolius - Bramble
Rubus argutus - sawtooth blackberry
Rubus ellipticus - yellow Himalayan raspberry
Rubus fruticosus - European blackberry
Rubus parviflorus - Thimbleberry
Rumex crispus - curly dock
Rumex obtusifolius - bitter dock
Rumex pulcher - fiddle dock
Rumex spp. - docks
Salsola iberica - Russian thistle
Salsola kali - Russian thistle
Salsola ruthenica - prickly Russian thistle
Salsola spp. - Russian thistle
Salsola tragus - prickly Russian thistle
Salvia aethiopis - Mediterranean sage
Salvinia molesta - Giant Salvinia
Salvinia spp. - watermoss
Schinus terebinthifolius - Brazilian peppertree
Senecio jacobaea - Tansy ragwort
Senecio spp. - ragwort
Senecio triangularis - Arrowleaf groundsel
Senecio vulgaris - Groundsel
Senna obtusifolia - Sicklepod
Sesbania exaltata - Hemp sesbania
Sesbania punicea - Sesbania
Sesbania spp. - Sesbania
Setaria viridis - Green foxtail
Sida acuta - Spinyhead sida
Sida spp. - sida
Silybum marianum - Milk thistle
Solanum elaeagnifolium - Silverleaf nightshade
Solanum mauritianum - earleaf nightshade
Solanum spp. - nightshade
Solanum viarum - Tropical soda apple
Solidago spp. - Goldenrods
Sonchus spp. - Sow's thistle
Sorghum halepense - Johnsongrass
Spartina alterniflora - Smooth cordgrass
Sphenoclea zeylanica - Goose weed
Sporobolus fertilis - Giant Parramatta grass
Sporobolus spp. - dropseed
Striga hermonthica - purple witchweed
Striga spp. - Witchweed
Taeniatherum caput-medusae - Medusahead
Tamarix ramosissima - Salt cedar
Tamarix spp. - Tamarix
Tanacetum vulgare - Common tansy
Taraxacum officinale - Dandelion
Tecoma stans - Yellow bells
Tibouchina herbacea - herbaceous glorytree
Toxicodendron radicans - Poison ivy
Tradescantia fluminensis - Wandering Jew
Trapa natans - Water chestnut
Trianthema portulacastrum - Horse purslane
Tribulus terrestris - Puncturevine
Tripleurospermum perforatum - Scentless chamomile
Ulex europaeus - Gorse
Veratrum album - White hellebore
Vincetoxicum spp. - Swallow-worts
Xanthium occidentale - Noogoora burr
Xanthium pungens - Noogoora burr
Xanthium spinosum - Bathurst burr
Xanthium spp. - cocklebur
Xanthium strumarium - rough cocklebur
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