Biological Control Agents

International Symposia on Biological
Control of Weeds


Agent selection



ArticleLead AuthorYear
The possible control of Skeleton weed, Chondrilla juncea L., using Puccinia chondrillina Bubak & Syd.Hasan1969
On the possibility of biological control of North American Goldenrods in EuropeCapek1969
Phytophagous insects observed on watermilfoil, Myriophyllum spicatum L., in Yugoslavia in 1967-1968Lekic1969
Phytophagous insects observed on parasitic phanerogams of the genera Orobanche and Cuscuta in 1968Lekic1969
Current projects at the Rome Entomology Laboratory of the USDADunn1969
Studies on European Sawfly species associated with RosaScheibelreiter1969
The biological control of Skeleton weed, Chondrilla juncea L.: Entomological aspectsCaresche1969
Selection and weed biological control organismsWapshere1971
Recent work on the assessment of the biological control potential of the Chondrilla organismsWapshere1971
Plant pathogens and the biological control of some important weeds occurring in the Mediterranean regionHasan1973
Utilization of phytopathogens as biocontrols for aquatic weedsFreeman1973
Xanthium rust as a possible biological control agent of bathurst and noogoora burrs in AustraliaHasan1973
Insects and other organisms associated with Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) L.C. (Hydrocharitaceae) in PakistanBaloch1973
Biological control of Carduus nutans in northeastern U.S.A.Kok1973
Possibilities for the biological control of Russian thistles, Salsola spp. (Chenopodiaceae)Baloch1973
Studies of new organisms in Iran for the biological control of skeleton weed (Chondrilla juncea)Hasan1973
Natural enemies and the prospects of biological control of Tamarix spp. (ABSTRACT)Gerling1973
California as a source of natural enemies for the biological control of ragweeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)Goeden1973
Uredo eichhorniae, a potential biocontrol agent for waterhyacinthCharudattan1973
The biological control of Russian knapweed with a nematodeWatson1973
Status of biotic agents, other than insects or pathogens, as biocontrolsvan Zon1973
Biogeography, apparency and exploration for biological control agents in exotic ranges of weedsRoom1980
Selection of effective biological control agents from artificial defoliation/insect cage experimentsWinder1980
Studies of some potential biocontrol agents for Parthenium hysterophorus in MexicoMcClay1980
The biological control of Paterson's curse. Echium plantagineum: Northern hemisphere studiesWapshere1980
Importance of geographic variation in agents selected for biological control of weedsSands1980
Genetic and phenotypic variability, genetic variance, and the success of establishment of insect introductions for the biological control of weedsMyers1980
Ecological theory and choice of biological control agentsLawton1984
Search in Greece and Turkey for Puccinia chondrillina strains suitable to Australian forms of skeleton weedHasan1984
Candidate insects for the biological control of Rumex pulcherScott1984
An experimental and phytocentric approach for selecting effective biological control agents: Insects on spotted and diffuse knapweed, Centaurea maculosa and C. diffusa (Compositae)Muller1988
Why a gall former can be a good biocontrol agent: the gall wasp Trichilogaster acaciaelongifoliae and the weed Acacia longifolia (ABSTRACT ONLY)Dennill1988
Prospects for the biological control of Rumex species in AustraliaScott1988
Aphthona abdominalis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): A candidate biological control agent for leafy spurge (Euphorbia esula) "complex" control in the USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)Fornasari1988
Southern African moths for the control of British brackenRashbrook1988
A review of the biological control of Australian weeds of South African origin (ABSTRACT ONLY)Scott1988
Scientific treatise on insect species of biological value in controlling common weeds of Egypt (ABSTRACT ONLY)Shalaby1988
The biological control programme for Cryptostegia grandiflora in AustraliaTomley1988
Some problem weeds in tropical and sub-tropical Australia and prospects for biological control using fungal pathogensTomley1992
Selection of biological control agents for Chrysanthemoides monilifera, a weed of protected natural areas in AustraliaScott1992
Biological control of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius, in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)Medal1996
Eriophyoid mites (Acari: eriophyoidea) on leafy spurges (Euphorbia spp.) (euphrobiaceae) in Yugoslavia - their potential use in biological control (ABSTRACT ONLY)Petanovic1996
Selection of natural enemies associated with strawberry guava, Psidium cattleianum, from Parana state, Brazil for biological control in Hawaii (ABSTRACT ONLY)Wikler1996
A new theoretical approach to the selection of promising agents for biological weed controlKovalev1996
Multivariate analysis in the selection of potential candidates for biological control (ABSTRACT ONLY)Sujii1996
Biology of Smicronyx guineanus and S. umbrinus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), potential biocontrol agents of Striga hermonthica (Scrophulariaceae) in Burkina Faso (ABSTRACT ONLY)Traore1996
Association and synchrony of Smicronyx guineanus and S. umbrinus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and the parasitic weed Striga hermonthica (Scrophulariaceae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)Traore1996
Fusarium sp. as a potential biocontrol agent for Egeria densa and Egeria najas (ABSTRACT ONLY)Nachtigal1999
South African Rusts with Potential to Control Two Major Environmental Weeds in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)Morin1999
The Petiole Mining Fly, Thrypticus sp. (Diptera: Dolichopodidae), a New Agent for the Biological Control of Water Hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)Cordo1999
The Weevils Argentinorhynchus breyeri, A. bruchi and A. squamosus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), Candidates for the Biological Control of Waterlettuce (Pistia stratiotes)Cordo1999
The Planthopper Megamelus sp. (Homoptera: Delphacidae), a Promising Candidate for the Biological Control of Water Hyacinth (ABSTRACT ONLY)Cordo1999
The Australian Sawfly, Lophyrotoma zonalis, a Potential Agent for Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida (ABSTRACT ONLY)Buckingham1999
Australian Seed-Preventing Gall Midges (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) as Potential Biological Control Agents for Invasive Acacia spp. in South AfricaAdair1999
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.Cristofaro1999
Strawberry Guava (Psidium cattleianum) Prospects for Biological ControlWikler1999
Oversummering and Host Specificity of Zygina sp. (Cicadellidae), a Potential Agent for the Control of Bridal Creeper, Asparagus asparagoides (Asparagaceae) (ABSTRACT ONLY)Batchelor1999
Biology and Host Range of Falconia intermedia (Hemiptera: Miridae), a Potentially Damaging Natural Enemy of Lantana camara in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)Baars1999
Cheilosia praecox and C. psilophthalma, Two Phytophagous Hoverflies Selected as Potential Biological Control Agents of Hawkweeds (Hieracium spp.) in New Zealand  (ABSTRACT ONLY)Grosskopf1999
Find Them, Screen Them and Release Them. Is There a Better Way? (ABSTRACT ONLY)Smyth1999
Brazilian Peppertree Prospects for Biological Control (ABSTRACT ONLY)Vitorino1999
The significance of intraspecies pathogenicity in the selection of a rust pathotype for the classical biological control of Mikania micrantha (mile-a-minute weed) in Southeast AsiaEllison2003
Two shoot miners as potential biological control agents for garlic mustard: should both be releasedGerber2003
Avoiding and exploiting trophic cascading: its role in the selection of weed biological control agentsSmith2003
Evaluation of variable temperature regimes on bioherbicidal activity of non-indigenous fungal pathogens for biological control of green foxtail (ABSTRACT ONLY)Boyetchko2003
Sub-specific differentiation in the selection of a suitable biotype of Dactylopius tomentosus for biocontrol of Opuntia fulgida var. fulgida in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)Mathenge2003
The first genuine root-attacker (Longitarsus sp., Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Alticinae) for Lantana camara (ABSTRACT ONLY)Simelane2003
Potential of the petiole-galling weevil, Coelocephalapion camarae, to markedly improve biocontrol of Lantana camara (ABSTRACT ONLY)Baars2003
Psylliodes chalcomerus (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Alticinae), a flea beetle candidate for biological control of yellow starthistle Centaurea solstitialisCristofaro2003
Ecological basis for selecting biocontrol agents for lantanaDay2003
Eriophyid mites for the biological control of knapweeds: morphological and biological observationsDe Lillo2003
Flea beetles (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) associated with purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria, in RussiaDolgovskaya2003
A look at host range, host specificity and non-target safety from the perspective of a plant virus as a weed-biocontrol agent (ABSTRACT ONLY)Charudattan2007
New 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)Paynter2007
Galling guilds associated with Acacia dealbata and factors guiding selection of potential biological control agentsAdair2007
Biological control of Miconia calvescens with a suite of insect herbivores from Costa Rica and BrazilBadenes-Perez2007
Giving dyer's woad the blues: encouraging first results for biological controlCortat2007
Bionomics and seasonal occurrence of Larinus filiformis Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in eastern Turkey, a potential biological control agent for Centaurea solstitialis L.Gultekin2007
All against one: first results of a newly formed foreign exploration consortium for the biological control of perennial pepperweedHinz2007
Potential biological control agents for fumitory (Fumaria spp.) in AustraliaJourdan2007
Explorations in Central Asia and Mediterranean basin to select biological control agents for Salsola tragusLecce2007
Diclidophlebia smithi (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) a potential biological agent for Miconia calvescensMorais2007
A lace bug as biological control agent of yellow starthistle, Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae): an unusual choicePaolini2007
Pathogens from Brazil for classical biocontrol of Tradescantia fluminensisPereira2007
Sphenoptera foveola (Buprestidae) as a potential agent for biological control of skeletonweed, Chondrilla junceaVolkovitsh2007
Evaluation of Fusarium as potential biological control against Orobanche on Faba bean in TunisiaZouaoui Boutiti2007
Prospective biological control agents for Nassella neesiana in Australia and New Zealand (ABSTRACT ONLY)Anderson2007
Potential agents from Kazakhstan for Russian olive biocontrol in USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)Jashenko2007
Biology of the Rumex leaf defoliator sawfly Kokujewia ectrapela Konow (Hymenoptera: Argidae) in Urmia region (ABSTRACT ONLY)Karimpour2007
Tamarix biocontrol in US: new biocontrol agents from Kazakhstan (ABSTRACT ONLY)Mityaev2007
Nigrospora oryzae, a potential bio-control agent for giant Parramatta grass (Sporobolus fertilis) in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)Ramasamy2007
Surveys for herbivores of Casuarina spp. in Australia for development as biological control agents in Florida, USA (ABSTRACT ONLY)Taylor2007
Pathogens as potential classical biological control agents for alligator weed, Alternanthera philoxeroides (ABSTRACT ONLY)Traversa2007
The cereal rust mite, Abacarus hystrix, cannot be used for biological control of quackgrassSkoracka2007
Syphraea uberabensis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) potential agent for biological control of Tibouchina herbacea (Melastomataceae) in the archipelago of Hawaii, USAWikler2007
Towards to study of the sunflower broomrape fungi disease in Georgia (ABSTRACT ONLY)Chkhubianishvili2007
Potential use of Trichilogaster acaciaelongifoliae as a biocontrol agent of Acacia longifolia in Portugal (ABSTRACT ONLY)Marchante2007
Diclidophlebia smithi (Hemiptera, Psylloidea): a potential biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens (ABSTRACT ONLY)Morais2007
A lace bug as biological control agent of yellow starthistle, Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae): an unusual choice (ABSTRACT ONLY)Paolini2007
Potential biological control of Lantana camara in the Galapagos using the rust Puccinia lantanae (ABSTRACT ONLY)Renteria2007
Biology and host specificity of Puccinia conoclinii for biocontrol of Campuloclinium macrocephalum in South Africa (ABSTRACT ONLY)Retief2007
Status 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)Salom2007
Prospects for the biocontrol of Banana Passionfruit in New Zealand with a Septoria leaf pathogen (ABSTRACT ONLY)Waipara2007
Novel preliminary host-specificity testing of Endophyllum osteospermi (Uredinales) (ABSTRACT ONLY)Wood2007
Potential of Ustilago sporoboli-indici for biological control of five invasive Sporobolus grasses in Australia (ABSTRACT ONLY)Yobo2007
Prioritizing candidate biocontrol agents for garlic mustard based on their potential effect on weed demography (ABSTRACT ONLY)Gerber2007
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