Biological Control Agents

International Symposia on Biological
Control of Weeds


Volume X - 1999



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3Success in biological control of weeds
15Biological control of leafy spurge: An emerging success story
27Management of horse purslane (Trianthema portulacastrum L.) with Gibbago trianthemae Simmons in India
35The successful biological control of spinyhead sida, Sida acuta [Malvaceae], by Calligrapha pantherina (Col.: Chrysomelidae) in Australia's Northern Territory
43Biological control of weeds in Mauritius: Past success revisited and present challenges
51Biological control of mist flower (Ageratina riparia, Asteraceae): Transferring a successful program from Hawai'i to New Zealand
59Successful establishment of exotic agents for classical biological control of invasive weeds in Virginia
67Biological control of ragwort (Senecio jacobaea L.) in Australia
81Biological control of Chromolaena odorata: Successes and failures
87Application of biological control to vegetation management in forestry
97A century of classical biological control of Lantana camara: Can pathogens make a significant difference?
105Establishment, spread and impact of Pareuchaetes pseudoinsulata (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) and exotic predator of the Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae: Eupatoriae) in Ghana
113The life history and biology of Aphthona russica sp. nov. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Alticinae), a potential biological control agent of leafy spurge
117Biological control of cleavers (Galium spurium and G. aparine) with pathogenic fungi - Exploration and discovery
125Isolation and partial characterization of phytotoxins produced by Exserohilum monoceras, a potential bioherbicide for control of Echinochloa species
131Biological control of weed hemp sesbania with Colletotrichum truncatum (ABSTRACT ONLY)
131Efficacy and plant response to Ralstonia solanacearum, a potential bioherbicide for control of kahili ginger (Hedychium gardnerianum) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
132Assays for predicting mycoherbicide formulation compatibility (ABSTRACT ONLY)
133A new biocontrol agent, the stem feeder beetle Thamnurgus euphorbiae Kuster (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) from Italy to control leafy spurge in the U.S. (ABSTRACT ONLY)
133Biological control of Hypericum androsaemum with Melamspora hypericorum (ABSTRACT ONLY)
134Liquid fermentation, delivery system, and efficacy testing of the mycoherbicide Fusarium oxysporum M12-4A against Striga hermonthica (ABSTRACT ONLY)
135Vegetation problems and biological control efforts at U.S. Army installations (ABSTRACT ONLY)
135Water-dispersible granules containing mycoherbicide agents (ABSTRACT ONLY)
136Fungi isolated from Orobanche spp. in Ethiopia, and their potential use for biological control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
136U.S. Army pilot project for biological control of Canada thistle and spotted knapweed in Colorado (ABSTRACT ONLY)
137Controlling Canada thistle with Pseudomonas syringae pv. tagetis: Factors influencing efficacy (ABSTRACT ONLY)
138Control of St. John's wort and round-leaved mallow in non-cultivated habitats with Colletotrichum gloeosporioides (ABSTRACT ONLY)
138Successful biological control of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes) in Papua New Guinea by the weevils Neochetina bruchi and Neochetina eichhorniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
139The development of mycoherbicides for the management of parasitic weeds of the genus Striga and Orobanche - A review and recent results (ABSTRACT ONLY)
140Release and colonization of the bindweed gall mite, Aceria malherbae: A field bindweed biological control program for the Texas high plains (ABSTRACT ONLY)
140Stumpout - Commercial production of a fungal inoculant to prevent regrowth of cut wattle stumps in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
141Desiccation tolerance in microbial herbicides (ABSTRACT ONLY)
142Fusarium sp. as a potential biocontrol agent for Egeria densa and Egeria najas (ABSTRACT ONLY)
143Controlling leafy spurge using Aphthona flea beetles: One year after mass release  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
143South Dakota correctional facility supports captive-rearing efforts for biological control agent of purple loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria L.)  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
144Mycobiota of Centaurea cyanus and Ascochyta doronici as a probable agent of biocontrol of this weed  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
145Field observations and biological notes of the entomofauna associated with Convolvulus arvensis L. in Slovakia  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
145Phytotoxic metabolites produced by Drechslera avenacea, a potential mycoherbicide of wild oats  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
146A passive sorting device for separating Aphthona species biological control agents of leafy spurge from larger insects, seeds and plant debris associated with crude insect sweep net collection  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
147Biological and molecular characterization of Ascochyta caulina, a biocontrol agent of Chenopodium album  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
151What can we learn from biological control failures?
155Can failure be turned into success for biological control of mile-a-minute weed (Mikania micrantha)?
169Trivial and Political Reasons for the Failure of Classical Biological Control of Weeds: a Personal View
173Will Expected and Unexpected Non-Target Effects, and the New Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act, Cause Biological Control of Broom to Fail in New Zealand?
187Rhinocyllus conicus - Insights to Improve Predictability and Minimize Risk of Biological Control of Weeds
195What We Learned from the Failure of the Ragweed Leaf Beetle in Russia
197Projects on biological control of Russian thistle and milk thistle in California: Failures that contributed to the science of biological weed control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
197Why do Weed Biocontrol Agents Fail to Establish or to Control Their Hosts? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
198Disparity between laboratory and field spraying systems - a cause of practical failure of Mycoherbicides  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
199Failing to make the successful leap from small to large scale application of a fungal pathogen of Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
199Predation and interference by phytoseiid mites on the spider mite Tetranychus lintearius (Acari: Tetranychidae), an established biological control agent of gorse (Ulex europaeus)  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
203Evaluation of Fungal and Bacterial Agents for Biological Control of Canada Thistle
209Effects of Synthetic Congeners of the Natural Product Phytotoxins Maculosins-1 and 2 on Growth of Wheat Coleoptile (Triticum aestivum L. cv. Wakeland)
215New Biological Control Initiatives Against Weeds of South American Origin in Australia: Nassella Tussock Grasses and Blue Heliotrope
225Insects Associated with Mile-A-Minute Weed (Polygonum perfoliatum L.) in China: a Three-Year-Survey Report
233The Phytophagous Insect Fauna of Scotch Thistle, Onopordum acanthium L., in Southeastern Washington and Northwestern Idaho
241Endophytic Fungal Flora from Eastern White Pine Needles and Apple Tree Leaves as a Means of Biological Control for White Pine Blister Rust (ABSTRACT ONLY)
241Investigations for the Biological Control of Cogongrass (ABSTRACT ONLY)
242Promising Native/Adventive Pathogens and Insect Agents for the Biological Control of Houndstongue in Canada (ABSTRACT ONLY)
243Potential Benefits of Using Native Insects for Biological Control the Case of Platyomopsis humeralis (Cerambycidae) of Mimosa pigra in Northern Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
243Some Structural Responses of Canada Thistle (Cirsium arvense) to Infection by an Alternaria sp. (ABSTRACT ONLY)
244Are We Using the Best Release Strategies? An Assessment of Weed Biocontrol Introductions Made in Oregon (ABSTRACT ONLY)
244Prospects for the Classical Biological Control of Garlic Mustard (Alliaria petiolata): an Environmental Weed in North American Forests (ABSTRACT ONLY)
245Leafy Spurge Biological Control Exploration for Natural Enemies from the Leaf Beetle Genus Aphthona Chevrolat (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Alticinae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
246South African Rusts with Potential to Control Two Major Environmental Weeds in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
247Arthropods Associated with Tropical Soda Apple, Solanum viarum, in the Southeastern U.S.A. (ABSTRACT ONLY)
247Biological control of Russian thistle (ABSTRACT ONLY)
248Screening Foreign Plant Pathogens for Biological Control of Polygonum perfoliatum, Mile-A-Minute (MAM) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
249Selection of Natural Enemies for the Biological Control of Chromolaena odorata in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
250Biological Control of Houndstongue (Cynoglossum officinale) with the Plant Pathogen Pseudomonas syringae pv. tagetis Synergized with Pelargonic Acid (ABSTRACT ONLY)
253Comparison of genetic diversity of the weed Rubus alceifolius in its introduced and native areas
261Analysis of Bacterial Communities Associated with Insect Biological Control Agents using Molecular Techniques
269Pathogens On and Variation in Nassella trichotoma (Poales: Poaceae) in Australia
281Know Your Enemy: The Use of Molecular Ecology in the Onopordum Biological Control Project
289Using Randomly Amplified Polymorphic DNA Polymerase Chain Reaction (RAPD-PCR) to Match Natural Enemies to Their Host Plant
295Amino Acid Excretion Enhances Virulence of Bioherbicides
301Molecular Characterization of Phloeospora mimosae- pigrae Isolates from Different Locations in Central and South America (ABSTRACT ONLY)
301Molecular Markers for Monitoring Mycoherbicides (ABSTRACT ONLY)
302Post-Release Spread of Musk Thistle Rust Monitored from Virginia to California Using DNA Sequence Information (ABSTRACT ONLY)
303The Use of Molecular Techniques in the Classical Biological Control Programme against an Invasive Ligustrum Species in La Réunion (ABSTRACT ONLY)
307The Herbivorous Insect Fauna of a Submersed Weed, Hydrilla verticillata (Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae)
315The Petiole Mining Fly, Thrypticus sp. (Diptera: Dolichopodidae), a New Agent for the Biological Control of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)
325The Weevils Argentinorhynchus breyeri, A. bruchi and A. squamosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), Candidates for the Biological Control of Waterlettuce (Pistia stratiotes)
337Is the Aquatic Weed Hygrophila, Hygrophila polysperma (Polemoniales: Acanthaceae), a Suitable Target for Classical Biological Control?
349Host Specificity of the Grasshopper, Cornops aquaticum, a Natural Enemy of Water Hyacinth
357The Performance of the Water Hyacinth Mirid, Eccritotarsus catarinensis, on Water Hyacinth and Pickerelweed: a Comparison of Laboratory and Field Results
367Performance of a Biological Control Agent, Galerucella calmariensis L. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria L. in Southern Manitoba (1993-1998)
383Critical Steps Towards an Integrated Vegetation Management Strategy for the Control of Purple Loosestrife in Manitoba, Canada
389Ecological Studies to Optimise the Integrated Management of the Wetland Weed, Mimosa pigra
397Shoot Flies, Gall Midges, and Shoot and Rhizome Mining Moths Associated with Common Reed in Europe and Their Potential for Biological Control
421The Australian Sawfly, Lophyrotoma zonalis, a Potential Agent for Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)
421The Planthopper Megamelus sp. (Homoptera: Delphacidae), a Promising Candidate for the Biological Control of Water Hyacinth (ABSTRACT ONLY)
422Control of Alismataceae Weeds in Rice using the Mycoherbistat Fungus Rhynchosporium alismatis (ABSTRACT ONLY)
423Biological Control of Water Hyacinth Using Plant Pathogens: Dual Pathogenicity and Insect Interactions(ABSTRACT ONLY)
424Distribution of Salvinia molesta D.S. Mitchell in the U.S., and the Status of Using Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder and Sands for Its Control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
425Feeding and Oviposition Preference of Galerucella spp. in Lythrum (ABSTRACT ONLY)
425New Directions for the USDA-ARS, Australian Biological Control Laboratory (ABSTRACT ONLY)
426Viability and Germination Success of Tamarix (Tamaricales: Tamaricaceae) Seeds in the South of France and the Potential for Biological Control Using a Fungal Pathogen (ABSTRACT ONLY)
427Factors Limiting Populations of the Native Milfoil Weevil, a Control Agent of Eurasian Watermilfoil (ABSTRACT ONLY)
427The Successful Biological Control of the Water Fern Azolla filiculoides in South Africa (ABSTRCT OLNY)
428Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife Cooperative Implementation (ABSTRACT ONLY)
429Biological Control of Old World Climbing Fern (Lygodium microphyllum) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
429Experiments to Test the Effect of Disturbance by Feral Animals on Establishment of Mimosa pigra (ABSTRACT ONLY)
430Towards the Biological Control of Japanese Knotweed? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
431Host Range Testing of the Psyllid, Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Homoptera: Psyllidae), for Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtales: Myrtaceae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
431Sequestration of Melaleuca quinquenervia Defensive Chemistry by Oxyops vitiosa and Its Relevance to Biological Control of Weeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)
435Code of Best Practices for Classical Biological Control of Weeds
437Lessons Learned During the Design of an Arthropod and Pathogen Quarantine Facility
449Assessing the Risk to Neptunia oleracea Lour. by the Moth, Neurostrota gunniella (Busck), a Biological Control Agent for Mimosa pigra L.
459The Future of Biological Control of Weeds with Insects: No More Paranoia, No More Honeymoon
469Guidelines for Preparing Draft Environmental Assessments for the Release of Plant Pests as Biological Control of Weeds
473Apion miniatum (Coleoptera: Apionidae) and the Control of Emex australis (Polygonaceae): Conflicts of Interest and Non Target Effects
487Saltcedar Integrated Weed Management and the Endangered Species Act
505Biological Control in the Developing World: Safety and Legal Issues
513Non-Target Impact of Rhinocyllus conicus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Rare Native California Cirsium spp. Thistles (ABSTRACT ONLY)
513Strategies for the biological control of Solanum mauritianum in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
514Predictability, Acceptability and Potential for Non-Target Damage by Agents Released for Biological Control of Weeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)
517Ecological Principles of Biological Control: From Population Theory to Weed Biocontrol Practice
521Oviposition Behavior of Insects Used in the Biological Control of Weeds
533Preliminary Results of the Screening of Euphorbia esula Pathogens Collected in Russia
537Ten Years of Scentless Chamomile: Prospects for the Biological Control of a Weed of Cultivated Land
551Predicting Non-Target Ecological Effects of Biological Control Agents: Evidence from Rhinocyllus conicus
569Why Reduced Seed Production is Not Necessarily Translated Into Successful Biological Weed Control
583Host Plant Resource Quality, Insect Herbivores and Biocontrol
591Biological Control of Indigenous Weeds with Indigenous Insects: Cirsium arvense as a Model (ABSTRACT ONLY)
591Prospects of Septoria cirsii as a Biocontrol Agent Against Cirsium arvense (ABSTRACT ONLY)
592Evaluating the Efficiency and Agent Prioritisation Tools (ABSTRACT ONLY)
593A New Microbiological Concept for Weed Control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
593Weed phenology: Models and applications (ABSTRACT ONLY)
594Broomrapes (Orobanche spp.) are Excellent Candidates for Imposing Biological Weed Control Methods (ABSTRACT ONLY)
594The Response of Purple Loosestrife (Lythrum salicaria) to Herbivory by Leaf-Feeding Beetles: Can Gas Exchange Measurements Be Used to Predict Herbivore Impact? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
595Epidemic Spread of a Rust Fungus in a Weed Population (ABSTRACT ONLY)
596How to Favour a Rust Fungus to Reduce a Weed Population (ABSTRACT ONLY)
596Weed Biocontrol as an Invasion Process (ABSTRACT ONLY)
597Supercooling Capacity of Urophora affinis and U. quadrifasciata (Diptera: Tephritidae): Effect on Site, Time of Season, Differences among Plants, and Gall Density  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
598Climate Matching between the Western United States and Eurasia to Target Foreign Exploration for Natural Enemies of Spotted Knapweed (ABSTRACT ONLY)
598INVADERS weed tracking and alert system (ABSTRACT ONLY)
599Patch Size, Herbivore Dispersal, and Spatial Scale: Landscape Effects Promoting Herbivore Outbreaks (ABSTRACT ONLY)
600Seedling Establishment of Invasive and Non-Invasive Populations of Sulphur Cinquefoil, Potentilla recta L. (ABSTRACT ONLY)
601Modeling the Population Interactions Between Echium plantagineum and the Crown Weevil Mogulones larvatus (ABSTRACT ONLY)
602Comparing Weed Vigour in Indigenous and Non-Indigenous Environments (ABSTRACT ONLY)
605Australian Seed-Preventing Gall Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) as Potential Biological Control Agents for Invasive Acacia spp. in South Africa
615Insect-Plant Relationships and Behavioral Observations of the Stem-Feeding Beetle Thamnurgus euphorbiae Küster (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a New Biocontrol Agent from Italy to Control Leafy Spurge in the U.S.
621The Host Specificity of Phyllocoptes nevadensis Roivainen (Acari: Eriophyidae), a Candidate for the Biological Control of Leafy and Cypress Spurges
627Progress and Prospects for Biological Control of Solanum viarum Dunal in the USA
633The Gloomy Future of the Broom Rust as a Biocontrol Agent
639Current Researches of Brazilian Weeds in Paraná State Biological Control of Weeds Program, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil
645Biology and Specificity Tests of the Sawfly Heteroperreyia hubrichi Malaise, 1955 (Hymenoptera: Pergidae) a Potential Biological Control Agent for Brazilian Peppertree Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae)
651The Biology of Tectococcus ovatus Hempel (Heteroptera: Eriococcidae) and its Potential as a Biocontrol Agent of Psidium cattleianum (Myrtaceae)
659Strawberry Guava (Psidium cattleianum) Prospects for Biological Control
667Gall Former as a Biological Control for Strawberry Guava Psidium cattleianum
673Biology and Host Range of Falconia intermedia (Hemiptera: Miridae), a Potentially Damaging Natural Enemy of Lantana camara in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
673Oversummering and Host Specificity of Zygina sp. (Cicadellidae), a Potential Agent for the Control of Bridal Creeper, Asparagus asparagoides (Asparagaceae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
674Breeding and Development Statistics of Gratiana spadicea (Col.: Cassidinae) on Wild Tomato (Solanum sisymbriifolium), and Eggplant (S. melongena) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
675Getting a Grip on the Target: Experiences with Salsola Diseases (ABSTRACT ONLY)
676Host Specificity of Algarobius bottimeri and Algarobius prosopsis in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
676Host Specificity Studies of the Pathogen Mycovellosiella lantanae var. lantanae for the Biological Control of Lantana camara in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
677Exploring the Host Range of Fusarium tumidum, a Candidate Bioherbicide for Gorse and Broom in New Zealand (ABSTRACT ONLY)
678Potential Evolution of Host Range in Herbivorous Insects (ABSTRACT ONLY)
679Biology and Host Specificity of the Tortoise Beetle Gratiana boliviana, a Candidate for Biocontrol of Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
679The Leaf Surface of Tropical Soda Apple and Other Solanaceae: Implications for the Larval Host Specificity of the Tortoise Beetle Gratiana boliviana (ABSTRACT ONLY)
680Cheilosia praecox and C. psilophthalma, Two Phytophagous Hoverflies Selected as Potential Biological Control Agents of Hawkweeds (Hieracium spp.) in New Zealand  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
681The Theory of Plant-Insect Interactions and Its Application to Host Specificity Testing (ABSTRACT ONLY)
682Host Specificity Assessment of European Peristenus Species for Classical Biological Control of Native Lygus Species in North America: A Safety First Approach for Evaluating Non-Target Risks (ABSTRACT ONLY)
682Phomopsis cirsii: A Promising Control Agent Against Cirsium arvense  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
683The Use of Eriophyid Mites as Biological Weed Control Agents in North America  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
684[Rejection of] Fusarium pallidoroseum as a Biological Control Agent of Mimosa invisa in Upland Rice  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
684Field Plot Experiments, a Method of Assessing the Host Range of Biological Control Agents for Melaleuca quinquenervia in Its Native Range (ABSTRACT ONLY)
685Evaluating Host Specificity of Agents for Biological Control of Arthropods: Rationale, Methodology, and Interpretation (ABSTRACT ONLY)
686Host Range of Puccinia melampodii: Implications for Its Use as a Biocontrol Agent of Parthenium Weed in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
686Host-Range Testing: What Can It Tell Us, and How Can It Be Better Interpreted? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
687Find Them, Screen Them and Release Them. Is There a Better Way? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
687The Role of Coincidence in Host-Range Expansion (ABSTRACT ONLY)
688The Meaning of Host-Range and Host-Specificity, and Implications for Host-Specificity Testing (ABSTRACT ONLY)
689Brazilian Peppertree Prospects for Biological Control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
690Time-Dependent Changes in Responsiveness Can Influence the Outcome of Both No-Choice and Choice Assays (ABSTRACT ONLY)
693Design and Importance of Post-Release Monitoring
707Environmental Fate Studies Relating to the Use of Chondrostereum purpureum as a Bioherbicide
709The Biological Control Programme against Clematis vitalba in New Zealand
719Technology Transfer Programs for Biological Control of Weeds the New Zealand Experience
729Recent Developments in the Biological Control of Invasive Acacias in South Africa: Melanterius ?servulus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) against Acacia cyclops
735Spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa Lamarck) Seed and Urophora spp. Gall Destruction by Larinus minutus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Combined with Urophora affinis Frauenfeld (Dip.: Tephritidae) and Urophora quadrifasciata (Meigen) (Dip.: Teph.)
739The Demographic Performance of the Capitulum Weevil, Larinus latus, on Onopordum Thistles in its Native and Introduced Ranges
747Population Buildup and Combined Impact of Introduced Insects on Yellow Starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.) in California
753Post Release Monitoring of Xubida infusella (Lep.: Pyralidae): An Example of Using Pheromones for the Early Detection of Establishing Populations of Biological Control Agents
761Strategies for Achieving Widespread Establishment of Broom Seed Beetle, Bruchidius villosus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a Biological Control Agent for Broom, Cytisus scoparius, in New Zealand
773Plant Phenology as an Indicator of Developmental Events in Weed-Feeding Insects (ABSTRACT ONLY)
773The Unintentional Introduction into the USA of Chaetorellia succinea a Lucky Break for Biological Control of Yellow Starthistle? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
774Biological Control of Schinus terebinthifolius: Past, Present and Future (ABSTRACT ONLY)
775Measuring the Impact of Biocontrol Theory and Practice (ABSTRACT ONLY)
776Aphthona spp. Movement and Leafy Spurge Control along Railroad Right-of-Ways (ABSTRACT ONLY)
776Assessing Target and Non-Target Effects of Lema cyanella Released for Control of Canada Thistle (ABSTRACT ONLY)
777Climate Compatibility of the Weevil, Stenopelmus rufinasus, a Biocontrol Agent, on the Water Fern Azolla filiculoides in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
778Evaluating the Use of Pheromones for Monitoring Establishment of Agapeta zoegana (Lepidoptera: Cochylidae), a Biological Control Agent of Spotted Knapweed (ABSTRACT ONLY)
778Long-Term Monitoring of the Impact of Aphthona nigriscutis on Leafy Spurge: the Beverly Bridge Sites (ABSTRACT ONLY)
779Pre-Release Studies and the Selection of Biological Control Agents (ABSTRACT ONLY)
780Effectiveness of Trichosirocalus horridus against Carduus nutans in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
783Agent Release Techniques: What is Appropriate for Redistribution Projects That Involve Community Groups?
789Corporate Contributions to Classical Biological Control of Weeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)
793Insect - Pathogen Synergisms are the Foundation of Weed Biocontrol
799Combinations of Microbial and Insect Biocontrol Agents for Management of Weed Seeds
807Sequential Impacts of Endemic Pathogens, Exotic Mollusks and Insects on Yellow Starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis L.) in California
815Different Strategies for Different Weeds: Biological Control of Nutsedges, Pigweeds, Tropical Soda Apple, and Grasses with Plant Pathogens (ABSTRACT ONLY)
815Ice Nucleating Active Agents: Interaction with the Overwintering Success of Insects (ABSTRACT ONLY)
819Ecological Interactions in the Biological Control of Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) in the United States: Toward a New Understanding
875Endemic Biodiversity, Natural Enemies, and the Future of Biological Control
881A Conservation Biologists Perspective on Biocontrol of Weeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)
881Naturalization Patterns of Horticultural Plants in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)
885Complications in the Implementation of Weed Biocontrol
887Emphasizing Behavioural Host-Range: The Key to Resolving Ambiguous Host-Specificity Results on Lantana camara L.
897Factors Influencing the Biological Control of Lantana camara in Australia and South Africa
909The Biological Control Program Against Gorse in New Zealand
919The Potential Role of Bruchophagus acaciae (Cameron) (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) in the Integrated Control of Acacia Species in South Africa
931Growth Suppression of Annual Weeds by Deleterious Rhizobacteria Integrated with Cover Crops
941Biological Control of Alien, Invasive Pine Trees (Pinus species) in South Africa
955The Biocontrol of Gorse, Ulex europaeus, in Chile: A Progress Report
963Observations on the Susceptibility of Chrysanthemoides monilifera to Infection by Sclerotinia sclerotiorum and Implications for Control of this Weed (ABSTRACT ONLY)
964The Importance of Insect Reserves in the Biological Control of Hakea sericea in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
964The Noxious and Nuisance Plant Management Information System (PMIS) and the Aquatic Plant Information System (APIS) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
965Development of a Bioherbicide for Wild Oats in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
966IWM The Key to Sustainable Management of Pasture Weeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)
967Biological Control of Weeds in European Crops: Recent Achievements and Future Work (ABSTRACT ONLY)
967Extension Service and Biological Control of Weeds a Successful Match (ABSTRACT ONLY)
968Integration of the Flea Beetle, Aphthona nigriscutis, and Herbicides for Control of Leafy Spurge, Euphorbia esula (ABSTRACT ONLY)
969Biological Control of Weeds as an Alternative to Methyl Bromide (ABSTRACT ONLY)
969The Impact of Parthenium Weed in India and the Development of an Integrated Management Strategy Based on Australian Experiences (ABSTRACT ONLY)
971International Biological Control of Weeds Symposium - Sub-meeting: Prospects and Progress in Biological Control of Cruciferous Weeds
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