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Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control of
Weeds - July 4-14, 1999

Edited by:
Neal RSpencer -
Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana, U.S.A., 2000.

Session 2: Failure in Biological Control of Weeds.

Refereed Papers

What Can We Learn From Biological Control Failures?
     Myers J.H.

Can Failure be Turned into Success for Biological Control of Mile-a-Minute Weed (Mikania micrantha)?
     Cock M.J.W., Ellison C.A., Evans H.C., Ooi P.A.C.

Trivial and Political Reasons for the Failure of Classical Biological Control of Weeds: a Personal View.
     Fowler S.V.

Will 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?
     Fowler S.V., Syrett P., Jarvis P.

Rhinocyllus conicus – Insights to Improve Predictability and Minimize Risk of Biological Control of Weeds.
     Louda S.M.

What We Learned from the Failure of the Ragweed Leaf Beetle in Russia.
     Reznik S.Y.


• Why do Weed Biocontrol Agents Fail to Establish or to Control Their Hosts?
     Coombs E.M., McEvoy P.B., Piper G.L., Villegas B

• Projects on Biological Control of Russian Thistle and Milk Thistle in California: Failures that Contributed to the Science of Biological Weed Control.
     Goeden R.D

• Disparity Between Laboratory and Field Spraying Systems – a Cause of Practical Failure of Mycoherbicides?
     Greaves M.P., Lawrie J., Western N.M

• Predation and Interference by Phytoseiid Mites on the Spider Mite Tetranychus lintearius (Acari: Tetranychidae), an Established Biological Control Agent of Gorse (Ulex europaeus).
     Pratt P.D., Coombs E.M., Croft B.A

• Failing to Make the Successful Leap from Small to Large Scale Application of a Fungal Pathogen of Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle.
     Shearer J.F.

• Denotes Oral Presentations

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The University of Georgia - Warnell School of Forest Resources and
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences - Dept. of Entomology
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