Biological Control Agents

International Symposia on Biological
Control of Weeds


Host testing



ArticleLead AuthorYear
Current research on biological weed control in Southern CaliforniaGoeden1969
Studies on phytophagous  insects of Euphorbia spp.: Chamaesphecia empiformis (Esp.)Schroder1969
Puccinia xanthi forma specialis Ambrosia-trifidae, a microcyclic rust for the biological control of giant ragweed, Ambrosia trifida (Compositae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)Batra1980
Reaction of safflower cultivars to Puccinia jaceae, a potential biocontrol agent for diffuse knapweedMortensen1984
Prospects for biological control of Heliotropium europaeum by fungal pathogensHasan1984
Host-specificity of Uromyces heliotropii, a fungal agent for the biological control of common heliotrope (Heliotropium europaeum) in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)Hasan1992
The Performance of the Water Hyacinth Mirid, Eccritotarsus catarinensis, on Water Hyacinth and Pickerelweed: a Comparison of Laboratory and Field ResultsHill1999
Oviposition preference: its definition, measurement and correlates, and its use in assessing risk of host shiftsSinger2003
Host-specificity investigations of a gall midge for the biological control of alien invasive hawkweeds in North America (ABSTRACT ONLY)Grosskopf2003
Feeding and oviposition tests refute host-herbivore relationship between Fragaria spp. and Abia sericea, a candidate for biological control of Dipsacus spp.Rector2007
Host use by the biological control agent Longitarsus jacobaeae among closely related plant species? (ABSTRACT ONLY)Schaffner2007
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