2 edition of Biology and biological control of exotic true thistles found in the catalog.
Biology and biological control of exotic true thistles
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, University of Idaho Extension in Morgantown, WV, Moscow, ID
Written in English
|Statement||Rachel Winston ... [et al.].|
|Series||Technology transfer, Biological control, FHTET -- 2007-05|
|Contributions||Winston, Rachel., United States. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team., University of Idaho. Extension.|
|LC Classifications||QK495.C74 B52 2009|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 130 p. :|
|Number of Pages||130|
|LC Control Number||2009416888|
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Parasites (ectoparasites or endoparasites) are a major cause of diseases in man, his livestock and crops, leading to poor yield and great economic loss. To overcome some of the major limitations of chemical control methods such as rising resistance, environmental and health risks, and the adverse effect on non‐target organisms, biological control (biocontrol) is now at the forefront of Cited by: 1. Comparative biology of two rosette crown-feeding flies of the genus Botanophila (Dipt., Anthomyiidae) with potential for biological control of their thistle hosts. Journal of Applied Entomology, (1/2); 12 ref. Vorobiov MY, On certain biological features of biennial weeds of the Danube steppe. Ukrain Botanichnii Zhurnal,
Cavers, P. B., Qaderi, M. M., Threadgill, P. F. and Steel, M. G. The Biology of Canadian Weeds. Onopordum acanthium L. Can. J. Plant Sci. –In Canada, Scotch thistle, Onopordum acanthium L. (Asteraceae) is primarily a weed of well-drained natural areas and ruderal habitats such as abandoned gravel pits. It is classed as a noxious weed in Ontario and the North Okanagan Cited by: 5. Exotic invasive plants are also successful on Texas lands because the biological or ecological factors and mechanisms that kept these plants under control in their native land are not present in Texas (disease, insects, biological predators, exact nutrient requirements and soils, prevailing weather conditions, etc.).
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There are three basic strategies for. Aceria anthocoptes, also known as the russet mite, rust mite, thistle mite or the Canada thistle mite, is a species of mite that belongs to the family was first described by Alfred Nalepa in Aceria anthocoptes can be found on Cirsium arvense, the Canada thistle, and is a good potential biological pest control agent of this invasive : Eriophyidae.
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This manual considers the biological control of six species of knapweeds. Biology and Biological Control of Exotic True Thistles By: Rachel Winston, Rich Hansen, Mark Schwarzländer, Eric Coombs, Carol Bell Randall, and Rodney Lym. This manual addresses the biological control of nine exotic thistles present in western North America.
The most famous example of biological control of weeds is the use of a cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum, for control of prickly pear cactus (Opuntia spp.) in Australia . This plant was introduced into Australia for the production of red dye that was produced by the cochineal insects that fed on the cactus.
Briese DT, Sheppard AW, Reifenberg JM. Open-field-host-specificity testing for potential biological control agents of Onopordum thistles. Biological Control. ; – Briese DT, Espiau C, Pouchot-Lermans A. Micro-evolution in the weevil genus Larinus: the formation of host biotypes and speciation.
Molecular Ecology. ; – Cited by: AbstractThis review summarizes all known direct nontarget attack (NTA) cases of intentionally released or actively redistributed weed biological control agents, in order to allow for an objective risk-benefit analysis when choosing the most appropriate method for controlling invasive plants.
Of agents intentionally released until60 (%) have been recorded attacking nontarget Cited by: the Biological Control Review Committee (BCRC) draws upon the expertise and perspectives of Canadian-based researchers (e.g.
entomologists, botanists, ecologists, weed biological control scientists) from academic, government, and private sectors for scientific review.
Within thistles (tribe Cynarae) there are 16 species of economic importance as noxious weeds in several temperate countries (Schroder,cited in Petney ). Onopordum is an introduced pest in Australia, and subject to biological control by Larinus latus, a species closely related to L.
cynarae (Michalakis et al. ).Cited by: Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms. It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management can be an important component of integrated pest management (IPM) programs.
Biological control or biocontrol is a method of controlling pests such as insects, mites, weeds and plant diseases using other organisms. It relies on predation, parasitism, herbivory, or other natural mechanisms, but typically also involves an active human management role.
It can be an important co. As well as examining successful biological control programmes this book analyses why the majority of attempts fail. Off-target and other negative effects of biological control are also dealt with.
Chapters contributed by leading international researchers and practitioners in all areas of biological control afford the book a breadth of coverage.
FHTET September BIOLOGY AND BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF EXOTIC TRUE THISTLES Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER Biological Control RACHEL WINSTON, RICH HANSEN, MARK SCHWARZLÄNDER, ERIC COOMBS, CAROL BELL RANDALL, AND RODNEY LYM FHTET Forest Service U.S.
Department of Agriculture (3rd. Ed., April, ) B IOLOGY File Size: 25MB. Biological pest control and International Organization for Biological Control See more» Introduced species An introduced species (alien species, exotic species, non-indigenous species, or non-native species) is a species living outside its native distributional range, which has arrived there by human activity, either deliberate or accidental.
Vänninen, in Improving the Safety of Fresh Fruit and Vegetables, Classical biological control. Classical biological control (CBC) refers to the intentional introduction of an exotic biological control agent for permanent establishment and long-term pest control to an area that the pest has invaded.
The aim is to restore the balance between pest and natural enemy populations that was. Biological control is the "the action of parasites, predators, and pathogens in maintaining another organism's density at a lower level than would occur in the absence of the natural enemies" (DeBach ).
Two types of biological control, natural biological .The process for evaluating or predicting impact seems complex for biological control agents, yet with other non-indigenous species the process becomes even more complex because we have to consider impacts on many more than just one target species, as well as community or ecosystem effects.The aquatic habitats infested with hygrophila are relatively stable ecosystems and thus are favorable to biological control agent establishment (Cuda and Sutton, ) The specifi c objectives of this study were, to (i) c haracteriz e the genetic variation in exotic and native populations of hygrophila using microsatellite and chloroplast DNA.