Biological Control Agents

International Symposia on Biological
Control of Weeds

Volume XII - 2007

3Is modelling population dynamics useful for anything other than keeping a researcher busy?
7Biomass reduction of Euphorbia esula/virgata by insect/bacterial combinations
13Rhizosphere bacterial communities associated with insect root herbivory of an invasive plant, Euphorbia esula/virgata
20The endophyte-enemy release hypothesis: implications for classical biological control and plant invasions
26Multiple-species introductions of biological control agents against weeds: look before you leap
32Clipping the butterfly bush's wings: defoliation studies to assess the likely impact of a folivorous weevil
37Can a pathogen provide insurance against host shifts by a biological control organism?
43Which haystack? Climate matching to narrow the search for weed biological control agents (ABSTRACT ONLY)
44Nutritional characteristics of Hydrilla verticillata and its effect on two biological control agents
52How sensitive is weed invasion to seed predation?
56Altered nutrient cycling as a novel non-target effect of weed biocontrol (ABSTRACT ONLY)
56Interactions of plant quality and predation affect the success of purple loosestrife biocontrol programme (ABSTRACT ONLY)
57An arthropod and a pathogen in combination as biocontrol agents: how do they shape up? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
57Impact of invasive exotic knotweeds (Fallopia spp.) on invertebrate communities (ABSTRACT ONLY)
58An experimental test of the importance of climate matching for biological control introductions (ABSTRACT ONLY)
58Effect of climate on biological control: a case study with diffuse knapweed in British Columbia, Canada (ABSTRACT ONLY)
59Microclimate effects of biological control: water hyacinth in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
59The IRA and getting the result you want (ABSTRACT ONLY)
60Evaluating the performance of Episimus utilis (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) on the invasive Brazilian peppertree in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)
60Habitat analysis of the rush skeletonweed root moth, Bradyrrhoa gilveolella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
61An integrated approach to invasive plant management: biocontrol and native plant interactions (ABSTRACT ONLY)
61Successful biological control of diffuse knapweed in British Columbia, Canada (ABSTRACT ONLY)
62Impact of host-plant water stress on the interaction between Mecinus janthinus and Linaria dalmatica (ABSTRACT ONLY)
62Impact of insect herbivory on dispersal in Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle (ABSTRACT ONLY)
63Dynamics of invasive plant monocultures after the establishment of natural enemies: an example from the Melaleuca quinquenervia system in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)
63Modelling of Diorhabda elongata dispersal during the initial stages of establishment for the control of Tamarix spp. (ABSTRACT ONLY)
64Seed feeders: why do so few work and can we improve our selection decisions? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
67Return on investment: determining the economic impact of biological control programmes
75Post-release non-target monitoring of Mogulones cruciger, a biological control agent released to control Cynoglossum officinale in Canada
83Assessment indirect impacts of biological control agents on native biodiversity: a community-level approach
87Factors affecting oviposition rate in the weevil Rhinocyllus conicus on non-target Carduus spp. in New Zealand
91Fortieth anniversary review of the CSIRO European Laboratory: does native range research provide good return on investment?
101F1 sterility: a novel approach for risk assessment of biocontrol agents in open-field trials (ABSTRACT ONLY)
101Impact of biocontrol agents on native biodiversity: the case of Mesoclanis polana (ABSTRACT ONLY)
102A look at host range, host specificity and non-target safety from the perspective of a plant virus as a weed-biocontrol agent (ABSTRACT ONLY)
102Novel approaches for risk assessment: feasibility studies on temporary reversible releases of biocontrol agents (ABSTRACT ONLY)
103A wolf in sheep's clothing: potential dangers of using indigenous herbivores as biocontrol agents (ABSTRACT ONLY)
103Impact of biological control of Salvinia molesta in temperate climates on biodiversity conservation (ABSTRACT ONLY)
104New biological control agents for Cytisus scoparius (Scotch broom) in New Zealand: dealing with the birds and the bees and predicted non-target attack to a fodder crop (ABSTRACT ONLY)
104Opening Pandora's box? Surveys for attack on non-target plants in New Zealand (ABSTRACT ONLY)
105Comparative risk assessment of Linaria dalmatica and L. vulgaris biological control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
105Predicting risk and benefit a priori in weed biological control: a systems modelling approach (ABSTRACT ONLY)
109Latin American weed biological control science at the crossroads
122Galling guilds associated with Acacia dealbata and factors guiding selection of potential biological control agents
129Biological control of Miconia calvescens with a suite of insect herbivores from Costa Rica and Brazil
133Giving dyer's woad the blues: encouraging first results for biological control
138Herbivores associated with Arundo donax in California
145Which species of the thistle biocontrol agent Trichosirocalus are present in New Zealand?
150Bionomics and seasonal occurrence of Larinus filiformis Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in eastern Turkey, a potential biological control agent for Centaurea solstitialis L.
154All against one: first results of a newly formed foreign exploration consortium for the biological control of perennial pepperweed
160Potential biological control agents for fumitory (Fumaria spp.) in Australia
165Expanding classical biological control of weeds with pathogens in India: the way forward
173Explorations in Central Asia and Mediterranean basin to select biological control agents for Salsola tragus
178Eriophyoid mites on Centaurea solstitialis in the Mediterranean area
182Diclidophlebia smithi (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) a potential biological agent for Miconia calvescens
189A lace bug as biological control agent of yellow starthistle, Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae): an unusual choice
195Pathogens from Brazil for classical biocontrol of Tradescantia fluminensis
200Field and laboratory observations of the life history of the Swiss biotype of Longitarsus jacobaeae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
206Fungal survey for biocontrol agents of Ipomoea carnea from Brazil
211Biological control of lippia (Phyla canescens): surveys for the plant and its natural enemies in Argentina
216Potential biological control agents of field bindweed, common teasel and field dodder from Slovakia
221Lewia chlamidosporiformans, a mycoherbicide for control of Euphorbia heterophylla: isolate selection and mass production
227Sphenoptera foveola (Buprestidae) as a potential agent for biological control of skeletonweed, Chondrilla juncea
232Common buckthorn, Rhamnus cathartica L.: available feeding niches and the importance of controlling this invasive woody perennial in North America
238Evaluation of Fusarium as potential biological control against Orobanche on Faba bean in Tunisia
245Biological control of Cirsium arvense by using native insects (ABSTRACT ONLY)
245Prospective biological control agents for Nassella neesiana in Australia and New Zealand (ABSTRACT ONLY)
246Field exploration for saltcedar natural enemies in Egypt (ABSTRACT ONLY)
246The degree of polymorphism in Puccinia punctiformis virulence and Cirsium arvense resistance: implications for biological control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
247Parkinsonia dieback: a new association with potential for biological control (ABSTRACT ONLY)
247The phytophagous insects associated with spotted knapweed (Centaurea maculosa Lam.) in northeast Romania (ABSTRACT ONLY)
248Ecology, impact and biological control of the weed Tradescantia fluminensis in New Zealand (ABSTRACT ONLY)
248Potential for biological control of Rhamnus cathartica and Frangula alnus in North America (ABSTRACT ONLY)
249Arundo donax (giant reed): an invasive weed of the Rio Grande Basin (ABSTRACT ONLY)
249Potential agents from Kazakhstan for Russian olive biocontrol in USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)
250Biology of the Rumex leaf defoliator sawfly Kokujewia ectrapela Konow (Hymenoptera: Argidae) in Urmia region (ABSTRACT ONLY)
250What defines a host? Growth rate- the paradox revisited (ABSTRACT ONLY)
251Selection of fungal strains for biological control of important weeds in the Krasnodar region of Russia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
251Vegetative expansion and seed output of swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
252A new biological control program for common tansy (Tanacetum vulgare) in Canada and the USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)
252Surveys in Argentina for the biological control of Brazilian peppertree in the USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)
253Natural enemies of balloon vine and pompom weed in Argentina: prospects for biological control in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
253Tamarix biocontrol in US: new biocontrol agents from Kazakhstan (ABSTRACT ONLY)
254Biological control of aquatic weeds by Plectosporium alismatis, a potential mycoherbicide in Australian rice crops: comparison of liquid culture media for their ability to produce high yields of desiccation-tolerant propagules (ABS. ONLY, full on pg. 306)
254Herbivorous insects from Brazil for classical biocontrol of Tradescantia fluminensis (ABSTRACT ONLY)
255Biological control and ecology of the submerged aquatic weed Cabomba caroliniana (ABSTRACT ONLY)
255Nigrospora oryzae, a potential bio-control agent for giant Parramatta grass (Sporobolus fertilis) in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
256Hindsight is 20/20: improved biological control of Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae) for seasonally dry regions (ABSTRACT ONLY)
256Surveys for herbivores of Casuarina spp. in Australia for development as biological control agents in Florida, USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)
257Differential host preferences of Diorhabda elongata: implications for biological control of Tamarix (ABSTRACT ONLY)
257Hybridization potential of saltcedar leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata, ecotypes (ABSTRACT ONLY)
258A survey for fungal pathogens with potential for biocontrol of exotic woody Fabaceae in Argentina (ABSTRACT ONLY)
258Pathogens as potential classical biological control agents for alligator weed, Alternanthera philoxeroides (ABSTRACT ONLY)
259Applied biocontrol, a landscape comparison of two Dalmatian toadflax agents (ABSTRACT ONLY)
259Survey of European natural enemies of swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
260Climate matching and field ecology of Australian bluebell creeper (ABSTRACT ONLY)
263The importance of molecular tools in classical biological control of weeds: two case studies with yellow starthistle candidate biocontrol agents
270Fungal pathogens of Schinus terebinthifolius fro Brazil as potential classical biological control agents
278Testing the efficacy of specialist herbivores to control Lepidium draba in combination with different management practices
283Assessing herbivore impact on a highly plastic annual vine
287The disintegration of the Scrophulariaceae and the biological control of Buddleja davidii
292Quarantine evaluation of Eucryptorrhynchus brandti (Harold) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a potential biological control agent of tree of heaven, Ailanthus altissima, in Virginia, USA
301The insect fauna of Chondrilla juncea L. (Asteraceae) in Bulgaria and preliminary studies of Schinia cognata (L.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) as a potential biological control agent
306Biological control of aquatic weeds by Plectosporium alismatis, a potential mycoherbicide in Australian rice crops: comparison of liquid culture media for their ability to produce high yields of desiccation-tolerant propagules
311Feeding and oviposition tests refute host-herbivore relationship between Fragaria spp. and Abia sericea, a candidate for biological control of Dipsacus spp.
317The cereal rust mite, Abacarus hystrix, cannot be used for biological control of quackgrass
321Refining methods to improve pre-release risk assessment of prospective agents: the case of Ceratapion basicorne
328Host-specificity testing on Leipothrix dipsacivagus (Acari: Eriophyidae), a candidate for biological control of Dipsacus spp.
333Impact of larval and adult feeding of Psylliodes chalcomera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Centaurea solstitialis (yellow starthistle)
340Syphraea uberabensis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) potential agent for biological control of Tibouchina herbacea (Melastomataceae) in the archipelago of Hawaii, USA
345Host-specificity testing of Prospodium transformans (Uredinales: Uropyxidaceae), a biological control agent for use against Tecoma stans var. stans (Bignoniaceae)
349Study on the herbicidal activity of vulculic acid from Nimbya alternantherae
353Impact of natural enemies on the potential damage of Hydrellia sp. (Diptera: Ephydridae) on Egeria densa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
353Optimization of water activity and placement of 'Pesta-Pseudomonas fluorescens BRG100'-- biocontrol of green foxtail (ABSTRACT ONLY)
354Biological control of Imperata cylindrica in West Africa using fungal pathogens (ABSTRACT ONLY)
354Towards to study of the sunflower broomrape fungi disease in Georgia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
355Ecological basis for biological control of Arundo donax in California (ABSTRACT ONLY)
355Impact of Ischnodemus variegatus (Hemiptera: Blissidae) on the invasive grass Hymenachne amplexicaulis in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)
356Biology and host specificity of Puccinia arechavaletae, a potential agent for the biocontrol of Cardiospermum grandiflorum (ABSTRACT ONLY)
356Potential for host-specific biological control agents at population/subspecies level? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
357Combined effects of herbicides and rust fungi on Rumex obtusifolius (ABSTRACT ONLY)
357Host-specificity and potential of Kokujewia ectrapela Konow for the control of Rumex spp. (ABSTRACT ONLY)
358Corynespora cassiicola f. sp. benghalensis, a new natural enemy of Commelina benghalensis: infection parameters (ABSTRACT ONLY)
358Growth and phenology of three Lythraceae species in relation to feeding by the leaf beetles, Galerucella spp. (ABSTRACT ONLY)
359Diclidophlebia smithi (Hemiptera, Psylloidea): a potential biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens (ABSTRACT ONLY)
359Potential use of Trichilogaster acaciaelongifoliae as a biocontrol agent of Acacia longifolia in Portugal (ABSTRACT ONLY)
360Is Prosopis meeting its match in Baringo? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
360Supplementary host-specificity testing of Puccinia melampodii, a biocontrol agent of Parthenium hysterophorus (ABSTRACT ONLY)
361A lace bug as biological control agent of yellow starthistle, Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae): an unusual choice (ABSTRACT ONLY)
361Potential biological control of Lantana camara in the Galapagos using the rust Puccinia lantanae (ABSTRACT ONLY)
362Biology and host specificity of Puccinia conoclinii for biocontrol of Campuloclinium macrocephalum in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
362Status of tree of heaven, Ailanthus altissima, in Virginia, USA and quarantine evaluation of Eucryptorrhynchus brandti (Harold) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a potential biological control agent (ABSTRACT ONLY)
363Host use by the biological control agent Longitarsus jacobaeae among closely related plant species? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
363Towards predicting establishment of Longitarsus bethae, root-feeding flea beetle introduced into South Africa for potential release against Lantana camara (ABSTRACT ONLY)
364Host-specificity testing the French broom psyllid Arytinnis hakani (Loginova) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
364Prospects for the biocontrol of Banana Passionfruit in New Zealand with a Septoria leaf pathogen (ABSTRACT ONLY)
365Novel preliminary host-specificity testing of Endophyllum osteospermi (Uredinales) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
365Potential of Ustilago sporoboli-indici for biological control of five invasive Sporobolus grasses in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
369Regulation of biological weed control agents in Europe: results of the EU Policy Support Action REBECA
376Avoiding tears before bedtime: how biological control researchers could undertake better dialogue with their communities
384Field release of the rust fungus Puccinia spegazzinii to control Mikania micrantha in India: protocols and raising awareness
390What every biocontrol researcher should know about the public
395Is the 'Code of Best Practices' helping to make biological control of weeds less risky? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
395The new quarantine facility, St. Paul, MN, USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)
396A quarter of a century of contributions from the FDWSRU in biological control of weeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)
396Biological control of weeds at the USDA-ARS-SABCL in Argentina: history and current program (ABSTRACT ONLY)
397Protocol for projects on classical biological control of weeds with insects (ABSTRACT ONLY)
397Weed biological control evaluation process in the United States - past and present (ABSTRACT ONLY)
398Biocontrol capacity of ARS research group in Central Asia and surrounding areas (ABSTRACT ONLY)
398USDA-ARS Australian Biological Control Laboratory (ABSTRACT ONLY)
399Status of biological control in Australia, policy and regulatory influences (ABSTRACT ONLY)
403The primacy of evolution in biological control
410Does phylogeny explain the host-choice behaviour of potential biological control agents for Brassicaceae weeds?
418Population structure of an inadvertently introduced biological control agent of toadflaxes: Brachypterolus pulicarius in North America
422Genetic analysis of native and introduced populations of Taeniatherum caput-medusae (Poaceae): implications for biological control
429The use of surrogate herbivores for the pre-release efficacy screening of biological control agents of Lepidium draba
435The evolutionary history of an invasive species: alligator weed, Alternanthera philoxoides
443Landscape genetics and climatic associations of flea beetle lineages and implications for biological control of tansy ragwort
448Genetic characterization of the whitetop collar gall weevil, Ceutorhynchus assimilis, enhances its potential as biological control agent (ABSTRACT ONLY)
448Pinpointing the origin of North American invasive Vincetoxicum spp. using phylogeographical markers (ABSTRACT ONLY)
449Morphological and genetic methods to differentiate and track strains of Phoma clematidina on Clematis in New Zealand (ABSTRACT ONLY)
449Population genetics of invasive North American diffuse and spotted knapweed (Centaurea diffusa and C. stoebe) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
450Polyploidy, life cycle, herbivory and invasion success: work on Centaurea maculosa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
450Use of morphometrics and multivariate analysis for classification of Diorhabda ecotypes from the old World (ABSTRACT ONLY)
451Specificity and plant host phenology: the case of Gephyraulus raphanistri (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
451Why are there no species-specific natural enemies for giant hogweed? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
452Comparative invasion histories of Australians invading South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
455Opportunities and constraints for the biological control of weeds in Europe
463Could Fallopia japonica be the first target for classical weed biocontrol in Europe?
470Biological control of Rumex species in Europe: opportunities and constraints
476Opportunities for classical biological control of weeds in European overseas territories
484Weed biological control regulation in Europe: boring but important
489Field evaluation of Fusarium oxysporum as a biocontrol agent for Orobanche ramose (ABSTRACT ONLY)
489Potential for biological control of Hydrocotyle ranunculoides in Europe (ABSTRACT ONLY)
490Alien poisonous weeds: a challenge for a biological control of weeds program in Europe (ABSTRACT ONLY)
490Using augmentative biocontrol against Euphorbia esula: an innovative program in France (ABSTRACT ONLY)
491The biological control of Impatiens glandulifera Royle (ABSTRACT ONLY)
495Release strategies in weed biocontrol: how well are we doing and is there room for improvement?
503Feeding impacts of a leafy spurge biological control agent on a native plant, Euphorbia robusta
507Variation in the efficacy of a mycoherbicide and two synthetic herbicide alternatives
512Ten years after the release of the water hyacinth mirid Eccritotarsus catarinensis in South Africa: what have we learned?
516Release and establishment of the Scotch broom seed beetle, Bruchidius villosus, in Oregon and Washington, USA
521Biological control of Mediterranean sage (Salvia aethiopis) in Oregon
528Preliminary results of a survey on the role of arthropod rearing in classical weed biological control
535Beginning success of biological control of saltcedars (Tamarix spp.) in the southwestern USA
540Monitoring the rust fungus, Puccinia jaceae var. solstitialis, for biological control of yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis)
545Is ragwort flea beetle (Longitarsus jacobaeae) performance reduced by high rainfall on the West Coast, South Island, New Zealand?
552Host-range investigations of potential biological control agents of alien invasive hawkweeds (Hieracium spp.) in the USA and Canada: an overview
558Azolla filiculoides Lamarck (Pteridophyta: Azollaceae) control in South Africa: a 10-year review
561Species pairs for the biological control of weeds: advantageous or unnecessary?
568Field studies of the biology of the moth Bradyrrhoa gilveolella (Treitschke) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) as a potential biocontrol agent for Chondrilla juncea
573The release and establishment of the tansy ragwort flea beetle in the northern Rocky Mountains of Montana
577Factors affecting mass production of Duosporium yamadanum in rice grains
583Biological control of tansy ragwort (Senecio jacobaea, L.) by the cinnabar moth, Tyria jacobaeae (CL) (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae), in the northern Rocky Mountains
589Establishment, spread and initial impacts of Gratiana boliviana (Chrysomelidae) on Solanum viarum in Florida
594Dissemination and impacts of the fungal pathogen, Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f. sp. miconiae, on the invasive alien tree, Miconia calvescens, in Tahiti (South Pacific
601One agent is usually sufficient for successful biological control of weeds
607Evaluating implementation success for seven seed head insects on Centaurea solstitialis in California, USA
614The ragweed leaf beetle Zygogramma suturalis F. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Russia: current distribution, abundance and implication for biological control of common ragweed, Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.
620Long-term field evaluation on Mecinus janthinus releases against Dalmatian toadflax in Montana (USA)
625Post-release evaluation of invasive plant biological control agents in BC using IAPP, a novel database management platform
631Benefits to New Zealand's native flora from the successful biological control of mistflower (Ageratina riparia) (ABSTRACT ONLY)
631Monitoring of ground cover post release of Aphthona nigriscutis near Lander, Wyoming (ABSTRACT ONLY)
632Are nutrients limiting the successful biological control of water hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipes, in South Africa? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
632Tracking population outbreaks: impact and quality of Aphthona flea beetles on leafy spurge at two spatial scales (ABSTRACT ONLY)
633Influence of release size on the establishment and impact of a biocontrol root weevil (ABSTRACT ONLY)
633Spatial evaluation of weed infestation and bioagent efficacy: an evolution in monitoring technique (ABSTRACT ONLY)
634Development of Mycoleptodiscus terrestris as a biological control agent of Hydrilla  (ABSTRACT ONLY)
634Molecular characterization of Striga mycoherbicides 'Fusarium oxysporum strains': evidence for a new forma specialis (ABSTRACT ONLY)
635Prioritizing candidate biocontrol agents for garlic mustard based on their potential effect on weed demography (ABSTRACT ONLY)
635The accidentally introduced Canada thistle mite Aceria anthocoptes in the western USA: utilization of native Cirsium thistles? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
636Efficacy of the seed feeding bruchid beetle, Sulcobruchus subsuturalis, in the biological control of Caesalpinia decapetala in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
636Formulation of Colletotrichum truncatum into complex coacervate -- biocontrol of scentless chamomile, Matricaria perforata (ABSTRACT ONLY)
637Field studies of the biology of the moth Bradyrrhoa gilveolella (Treitschke) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) as a potential biocontrol agent for Chondrilla juncea  (ABSTRACT ONLY, Full article pg. 468)
637Release of additional strains of the rust, Phragmidium violaceum, to enhance blackberry biocontrol in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
638Impact of the bridal creeper rust fungus, Puccinia myrsiphylli (ABSTRACT ONLY)
638Overview of the biological control of the invasive plant Chromolaena odorata (Asteraceae) in the Old World (ABSTRACT ONLY)
639Trichopria columbiana -- a pupal parasite of the Hydrellia spp. introduced for the management of hydrilla (ABSTRACT ONLY)
639What is responsible for the low establishment of the bridal creeper leaf beetle in Australia? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
640Introduction, specificity and establishment of Tetranychus lintearius for biological control of gorse in Chile (ABSTRACT ONLY)
640Were ineffective agents selected for the biological control of skeletonweed in North America? A post-release analysis (ABSTRACT ONLY)
641Biological control of the ivy gourd, Coccinia grandis (Cucurbitaceae), in the Mariana Islands (ABSTRACT ONLY)
641Confirming host-specificity predictions for Oxyops vitiosa, a biological control agent of Melaleuca quinquenervia (ABSTRACT ONLY)
642from invasive to fixed-in-place: the transformation of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)
642Quantifying the impact of biological control: what have we learned from the bridal creeper-rust fungus system? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
643Long-term field evaluation on Mecinus janthinus releases against Dalmatian toadflax in Montana (USA) (ABSTRACT ONLY, Full article on pg. 620)
643Population dynamics and long-term effects of Galerucella spp. on purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria, and non-target native plant communities in Minnesota (ABSTRACT ONLY)
644Are seed feeding insects adequately controlling yellow starthistle (Centaurea solstitialis) in the western USA? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
644Midges and wasps gain tarsus hold -- successful release strategies for two Hieracium biocontrol agents (ABSTRACT ONLY)
645Impact of the rust fungus Uromycladium tepperianum on the invasive tree, Acacia saligna, in South Africa: 15 years of monitoring (ABSTRACT ONLY)
645Success at what price? Establishment, spread and impact of Pareuchaetes insulata on Chromolaena odorata in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
649Integration of biological control into weed management strategies
655Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: goal-based assessment of success
665Hydrilla verticillata threatens South African waters
669Status of the biological control of banana poka, Passiflora mollissima (aka P. tarminiana) in Hawaii
676A cooperative research model -- biological control of Parkinsonia aculeata and Landcare groups in northern Australia
680A global view of the future of biological control of gorse, Ulex europaeus L.
687Assigning success in biological weed control: what do we really mean?
693Combination of a mycoherbicide with selected chemical herbicides for control of Euphorbia heterophylla
699Sustainable management based on biological control and ecological restoration of an alien invasive weed, Ageratina adenophora (Asteraceae) in China
704Factors affecting success and failure of Diorhabda 'elongata' releases for control of Tamarix spp. in western North America (ABSTRACT ONLY)
704Trans-Atlantic opportunities for collaboration on classical biological control of weeds with plant pathogens (ABSTRACT ONLY)
705Advances in Striga mycoherbicide research and development: implications and future perspective for Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
705Multispectral satellite remote sensing of water hyacinth at small extents -- a monitoring tool? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
706Innovative tools for the transfer of invasive plant management technology (ABSTRACT ONLY)
706Physiological age-grading techniques to assess reproductive status of insect biocontrol agents of aquatic plants (ABSTRACT ONLY)
707Induced resistance in plants -- friend or foe to biological control? (ABSTRACT ONLY)
707Use of multi-attribute utility analysis for the identification of aquatic plant restoration sites (ABSTRACT ONLY)
708Integrated weed control using a retardant dose of glyphosate: a new management tool for water hyacinth (ABSTRACT ONLY)
708Turning the tide -- using the sterile insect technique to mitigate an unwanted weed biocontrol agent (ABSTRACT ONLY)
709Avoiding biotic interference with weed biocontrol insects in Hawaii (ABSTRACT ONLY)
709Sustainable management based on biological control and ecological restoration of an alien invasive weed, Ageratina adenophora (Asteraceae) in China  (ABSTRACT ONLY, Full article on pg. 699)
710Biological control of emerging weeds in South Africa: an effective strategy to halt alien plant invasions at an early stage (ABSTRACT ONLY)
710Routine use of molecular tools in Australian weed biological control programmes involving pathogens (ABSTRACT ONLY)
711A cooperative approach to biological control of Parthenium hysterophorus (Asteraceae) in Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)
711An ecological approach to aquatic plant management (ABSTRACT ONLY)
712Biological control of Asparagus asparagoides may favour other exotic species (ABSTRACT ONLY)
712The past, present, and future of biologically based weed management on rangeland watersheds in the western United States (ABSTRACT ONLY)
713An adaptive management model for the biological control of water hyacinth (ABSTRACT ONLY)
713Monitoring garlic mustard populations in anticipation of future biocontrol release (ABSTRACT ONLY)
717Feasibility of biological control of common ragweed (Ambrosia artemisiifolia) a noxious and highly allergenic weed in Europe
720Rearing insects
721Correction to a paper published in the PROC. ON THE XI INT. SYMP. ON BC WEEDS, Canberra Australia, page 121: Population structure, ploidy levels and allelopathy of Centaurea maculosa and C. diffusa in North America and Eurasia
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