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

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

Session 5: Weeds of Aquatic Systems and Wetlands.

Refereed Papers

The Herbivorous Insect Fauna of a Submersed Weed, Hydrilla verticillata (Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae).
     Bennett C.A., Buckingham G.R.

The Petiole Mining Fly, Thrypticus sp(Diptera: Dolichopodidae), a New Agent for the Biological Control of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes).
     Cordo H.A., Sosa A.J., Hernández M.C.

The Weevils Argentinorhynchus breyeri, Abruchi and Asquamosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), Candidates for the Biological Control of Waterlettuce (Pistia stratiotes).
     Cordo H.Aand Sosa A.

Is the Aquatic Weed Hygrophila, Hygrophila polysperma (Polemoniales: Acanthaceae), a Suitable Target for Classical Biological Control?
     Cuda J.Pand Sutton D.L.

Host Specificity of the Grasshopper, Cornops aquaticum, a Natural Enemy of Water Hyacinth.
     Hill M.Pand Oberholzer I.G.

The Performance of the Water Hyacinth Mirid, Eccritotarsus catarinensis, on Water Hyacinth and Pickerelweed: a Comparison of Laboratory and Field Results.
     Hill M.P., Center T.D., Stanley J., Cordo H.A., Coetzee J., Byrne M.

Performance of a Biological Control Agent, Galerucella calmariensis L(Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on Purple Loosestrife Lythrum salicaria Lin Southern Manitoba (1993-1998).
     Lindgren C.J.

Critical Steps Towards an Integrated Vegetation Management Strategy for the Control of Purple Loosestrife in Manitoba, Canada.
     Lindgren C.J., Gabor T.S., Murkin H.R., Henne D.

Ecological Studies to Optimise the Integrated Management of the Wetland Weed, Mimosa pigra.
     Paynter Q., Flanagan G.J., Lonsdale W.M., Schatz T., Steinbauer M.J.

Shoot Flies, Gall Midges, and Shoot and Rhizome Mining Moths Associated with Common Reed in Europe and Their Potential for Biological Control.
     Schwarzländer Mand Häfliger P.

Abstracts

The Australian Sawfly, Lophyrotoma zonalis, a Potential Agent for Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida.
     Buckingham G.R.

The Planthopper Megamelus sp(Homoptera: Delphacidae), a Promising Candidate for the Biological Control of Water Hyacinth.
     Cordo H.Aand Sosa A.J.

Control of Alismataceae Weeds in Rice using the Mycoherbistat Fungus Rhynchosporium alismatis.
     Cother E.J., Jahromi F.G., Ash G.J.

Biological Control of Water Hyacinth Using Plant Pathogens: Dual Pathogenicity and Insect Interactions.
     Den Breeÿen A.

Distribution of Salvinia molesta D.SMitchell in the U.S., and the Status of Using Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder and Sands for Its Control.
     Freedman J.E.

New Directions for the USDA-ARS, Australian Biological Control Laboratory.
     Goolsby J.A., Galway K.E., Makinson J.R., Mira D., Purcell M.F., Wright A.D.

Feeding and Oviposition Preference of Galerucella spp. in Lythrum.
     Katovich E.J.S., Milles A.J., Ragsdale D.W., Becker R.L.

Viability and Germination Success of Tamarix (Tamaricales: Tamaricaceae) Seeds in the South of France and the Potential for Biological Control Using a Fungal Pathogen.
     Kirk A.A.

• The Successful Biological Control of the Water Fern Azolla filiculoides in South Africa.
     McConnachie A.J., Byrne M.J., Hill M.P.

• Factors Limiting Populations of the Native Milfoil Weevil, a Control Agent of Eurasian Watermilfoil.
     Newman R.M., Ragsdale D.W., Loos A., Foley J.L.

Biological Control of Purple Loosestrife – Cooperative Implementation.
     Parker P.E., Richard R.D., Wendel L.E.

Experiments to Test the Effect of Disturbance by Feral Animals on Establishment of Mimosa pigra.
     Paynter Q.

Biological Control of Old World Climbing Fern (Lygodium microphyllum).
     Pemberton R.W., Wright A.D., Goolsby J.A.

Towards the Biological Control of Japanese Knotweed?
     Shaw R.H.

• Sequestration of Melaleuca quinquenervia Defensive Chemistry by Oxyops vitiosa and Its Relevance to Biological Control of Weeds.
     Wheeler G.S.

Host Range Testing of the Psyllid, Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Homoptera: Psyllidae), for Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtales: Myrtaceae).
     Wineriter S.A., Buckingham G.R., Frank J.H.

• Denotes Oral Presentations

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