Biological Control Agents

International Symposia on Biological
Control of Weeds


Host plant/agent interaction



ArticleLead AuthorYear
Response of Carduus nutans L. to infestation by Rhinocyllus conicus Froel. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and mechanical damageSurles1973
Interactions between the cinnabar moth and tansy ragwortvan der Meijden1973
Interaction between the cinnabar moth, Tyria jacobaeae L. (Lep.:Arctiidae) and ragwort, Senecio jacobaea L. (Compositae) in CanadaHarris1973
Habitat of Carduus nutans L. in Italy and two phytophagous insectsBoldt1973
Density and survival of Urophora stylata (Diptera: Tephritidae) on Cirsium vulgare (Compositae) in relation to flower head and gall sizeRedfern1984
Seed loss caused by flower head inhabiting insects of lesser burdock (Arctium minus)Straw1984
A survey to evaluate the long-term relationship between Chrysolina quadrigemina and its host-weed, St. John's wort, in southeastern AustraliaBriese1984
A plant's response to herbivory: The trade-off between defense and regrowthvan der Meijden1988
On insect-plant associations in Agriculture and the selection of agents for weed biocontrol (ABSTRACT ONLY)Dennill1988
Biological weed control: The plant-insect interactionSpencer1992
Pathogen-weed relationships: The practice and problems of host range screeningEvans1992
Resource use by Apion aculeatum, a herbivore of inflorescences of Mimosa pigra (ABSTRACT ONLY)Heard1992
Coevolution of Siam weed, Chromolaena odorata, and its natural enemy, Pareuchaetes pseudoinsulataMuniappan1992
Population dynamic aspects of the interaction between the weed Rottboellia cochinchinensis (itch grass) and the potential biological control agent Sporisorium ophiuri (head smut)Reeder1996
From the individual to the population in biological control of ragwort, Senecio jacobaea  (ABSTRACT ONLY)McEvoy1996
Sequestration of Melaleuca quinquenervia Defensive Chemistry by Oxyops vitiosa and Its Relevance to Biological Control of Weeds (ABSTRACT ONLY)Wheeler1999
Host Plant Resource Quality, Insect Herbivores and BiocontrolPrice1999
Modeling the Population Interactions Between Echium plantagineum and the Crown Weevil Mogulones larvatus (ABSTRACT ONLY)Sheppard1999
The Leaf Surface of Tropical Soda Apple and Other Solanaceae: Implications for the Larval Host Specificity of the Tortoise Beetle Gratiana boliviana (ABSTRACT ONLY)Gandolfo1999
The Theory of Plant-Insect Interactions and Its Application to Host Specificity Testing (ABSTRACT ONLY)Heard1999
Insect performance and host-plant stress: a review from a biological control perspectiveGalway2003
The degree of polymorphism in Puccinia punctiformis virulence and Cirsium arvense resistance: implications for biological control (ABSTRACT ONLY)Cripps2007
Testing the efficacy of specialist herbivores to control Lepidium draba in combination with different management practicesHinz2007
Factors affecting oviposition rate in the weevil Rhinocyllus conicus on non-target Carduus spp. in New ZealandGroenteman2007
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