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Proceedings of the X International Symposium on Biological Control of
Session 8: Host Selection and Specificity.
Insect-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.
Progress and Prospects for Biological Control of Solanum viarum Dunal in the USA.
The Gloomy Future of the Broom Rust as a Biocontrol Agent.
Current Researches of Brazilian Weeds in Paraná State – Biological Control of Weeds
Program, Curitiba, Paraná, Brazil.
Biology and Specificity Tests of the Sawfly – Heteroperreyia hubrichi Malaise, 1955
(Hymenoptera: Pergidae) a Potential Biological Control Agent for Brazilian Peppertree – Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi (Anacardiaceae).
The Biology of Tectococcus ovatus Hempel (Heteroptera: Eriococcidae) and its Potential as
a Biocontrol Agent of Psidium cattleianum (Myrtaceae).
Strawberry Guava (Psidium cattleianum) – Prospects for Biological Control.
Biology and Host Range of Falconia intermedia (Hemiptera: Miridae), a Potentially
Damaging Natural Enemy of Lantana camara in South Africa.
Oversummering and Host Specificity of Zygina sp(Cicadellidae), a Potential Agent for the
Control of Bridal Creeper, Asparagus asparagoides (Asparagaceae).
Breeding and Development Statistics of Gratiana spadicea (Col.: Cassidinae) on Wild
Tomato (Solanum sisymbriifolium), and Eggplant (Smelongena).
Getting a Grip on the Target: Experiences with Salsola Diseases.
Host Specificity Studies of the Pathogen Mycovellosiella lantanae varlantanae for the
Biological Control of Lantana camara in South Africa.
Host Specificity of Algarobius bottimeri and Algarobius prosopsis in Australia.
Exploring the Host Range of Fusarium tumidum, a Candidate Bioherbicide for Gorse and
Broom in New Zealand.
• Potential Evolution of Host Range in Herbivorous Insects.
Biology and Host Specificity of the Tortoise Beetle Gratiana boliviana, a Candidate for
Biocontrol of Tropical Soda Apple (Solanum viarum).
The Leaf Surface of Tropical Soda Apple and Other Solanaceae: Implications for the Larval
Host Specificity of the Tortoise Beetle Gratiana boliviana.
Cheilosia praecox and Cpsilophthalma, Two Phytophagous Hoverflies Selected as
Potential Biological Control Agents of Hawkweeds (Hieracium spp.) in New Zealand.
• The Theory of Plant-Insect Interactions and Its Application to Host Specificity Testing.
• Host 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.
Phomopsis cirsii: A Promising Control Agent Against Cirsium arvense.
The Use of Eriophyid Mites as Biological Weed Control Agents in North America.
[Rejection of] Fusarium pallidoroseum as a Biological Control Agent of Mimosa invisa in
Field Plot Experiments, a Method of Assessing the Host Range of Biological Control
Agents for Melaleuca quinquenervia in Its Native Range.
• Evaluating Host Specificity of Agents for Biological Control of Arthropods: Rationale,
Methodology, and Interpretation.
Host-Range Testing: What Can It Tell Us, and How Can It Be Better Interpreted?
Host Range of Puccinia melampodii: Implications for Its Use as a Biocontrol Agent of
Parthenium Weed in Australia.
Find Them, Screen Them and Release ThemIs There a Better Way?
• The Role of Coincidence in Host-Range Expansion.
• The Meaning of "Host-Range" and "Host-Specificity", and Implications for Host-Specificity
Brazilian Peppertree – Prospects for Biological Control.
• Time-Dependent Changes in Responsiveness Can Influence the Outcome of Both No-Choice
and Choice Assays.
• Denotes Oral Presentations
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