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1.  Rayachhetry, M.B. and M.B. Karki. 1988. Introduction of Paulownia to Nepal. Banko Janakari (The Nepal Journal of Forestry) 2:45-47. (Download)

 

2.  Rayachhetry, M.B., R.S. Webb, T. Miller, and J.W. Kimbrough. 1995.  Histology of Pinus maximinoi cones infected by Cronartium conigenum.  European Journal of Forest Pathology 25:100-108. (Download)

 

3.  Rayachhetry, M.B., R.S. Webb, J.W. Kimbrough, and T. Miller. 1995. Haustorial morphology of Cronartium conigenum in naturally infected cones of three Pinus species from Guatemala.  European Journal of Forest Pathology 25:152-158. (Download)

 

4.  Rayachhetry, M.B., G.M. Blakeslee, R.S. and R. Charudattan. 1996. Susceptibility of Melaleuca quinquenervia to Botryosphaeria ribis, a potential candidate of biological control agent. Plant Disease 88:239-248.  (Download)

 

5.  Rayachhetry, M.B., G.M. Blakeslee, R.S. Webb, and J.W. Kimbrough 1996. Characteristics of the Fusicoccum anamorph of Botryosphaeria ribis, a potential candidate of biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia in south Florida.  Mycologia 88:239-248. (Download)

 

6.  Rayachhetry, M.B., G.M. Blakeslee, and T. Miller. 1996. Histopathology of Botryosphaeria ribis in Melaleuca quinquenervia: pathogen invasion and host response. International Journal of Plant Sciences 157:221-229. (Download)

 

7.  Rayachhetry, M.B., G.M. Blakeslee, and T.D. Center. 1996. Predisposition of melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia) to invasion by the potential biological control agent Botryosphaeria ribis.  Weed Science 44:603-608.  (Download)

 

8.  Rayachhetry, M.B. and M.L. Elliott.  1997.  Evaluation of fungus-chemical compatibility for melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia) control. Weed Technology 11:64-69. (Download)

 

9.  Rayachhetry, M. B., M. L. Elliot, and T. K. Van.  1997.  Natural epiphytotic of a rust fungus (Puccinia psidii) on Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida.  Plant Disease 81: 831. (Download)

 

10. Rayachhetry, M. B., T. K. Van, and T. D. Center.  1998.  Regeneration potential of the canopy-held seeds of melaleuca in south Florida.  International Journal of Plant Science 159: 648-654. (Download)

 

11. Rayachhetry, M.B., M.L. Elliott, and T.D. Center.  1999.  Field-evaluation of the melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia) control potential of Botryosphaeria ribis. Weed Technology 13:59-64. (Download)

 

12. Van T.K., M.B. Rayachhetry, and T.D. Center 2000.   Estimating aboveground biomass of (Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida, USA.  Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 38:62-67. (Download)

 

13. Rayachhetry, M.B., R.W. Pemberton, and L.L. Smith.  2001.  Pathogenicity assessment of Puccinia lygodii, a potential biological control agent of Lygodium japonicum in southeastern United States.  Plant Disease 85:232.  (Download)

 

14. Center, T.D., T.K. Van, M.B. Rayachhetry, G.R. Buckingham. F.A. Dray, S. Wineriter, and M.F. Purcell and P.D. Pratt.  2000.  Field colonization of the melaleuca snout beetle (Oxyops vitiosa) in south Florida.  Biological Control 19:112-123.  (Download)

 

15. Rayachhetry, M.B., T. K. Van, and T.D. Center. 2001.  Dry weight estimation of the aboveground components of Melaleuca quinquenervia trees in southern Florida.  Forest Ecology and Management. 142:281-290.  (Download)

 

16. Rayachhetry, M. B., T.K., Van, T.D. Center, and M. Elliott. 2001.  Host range of Puccinia psidii, a potential biological control agent of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida.  Biological Control 22:38-45. (Download)

 

17. Van T.K., M.B. Rayachhetry, and T.D. Center.  2002.   Litter dynamics and phenology of Melaleuca quinquenervia in south Florida.  Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 40:22-27.  (Download)

 

18. Pratt, P.D., M.B. Rayachhetry, Thai K. Van, and T.D. Center 2002.  Field-based rates of population increase for Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curcurlionidae), a biological control agent of the invasive weed Melaleuca quinquenervia.  Florida Entomologist 85:286-287. (Download)

 

19. Rayachhetry, M.B., T.R. Center, T.D. Center, P. Tipping, P.D. Pratt, and T.K., Van.  2002.  First report of the pathogenicity of Rhizoctonia solani on Salvinia molesta and S. minima. in Florida.  Plant Disease 86:813. (Download)

 

20. Costillo, S., P.D. Pratt, and M.B. Rayachhetry, and T.D. Center.  2002.   Morphology and Life History Characteristics of Podisus mucronatus (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae).  Florida Entomologist 85:344-350. (Download)

 

21. Rayamajhi, M.B., T.K., Van, T.D., Center, P.D. Pratt, J. Goolsby, and A. Racelis.   2002.   Biological attributes of the canopy-held Melaleuca quinquenervia seeds in Australia and the USA.  Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 40:87-91.  (Download)

 

22. Costillo, S., P.D. Pratt, and M.B. Rayamajhi, and T.D. Center.  2003.  Arthropods associated with above-ground portions of the invasive tree, Melaleuca quinquenervia, in south Florida, USA.  Florida Entomologist 86:300-322. (Download)

 

23. Pratt, P.D., D.H. Slone, M.B. Rayamajhi, Thai K. Van, and T.D. Center.  2003.  Geographic distribution and dispersal rate of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Cruculionidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in South Florida.  Environmental Entomology 32:397-406.  (Download)

 

24. Jones, K.A., Rayamajhi, M.B., P.D. Pratt, and T.K., Van.   2003.   First report of the pathogenicity of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides on invasive ferns, Lygodium microphyllum and L. japonicum in Florida. Plant Disease 87:101. (Download) 

 

25. Pratt, P.D., M.B. Rayamajhi, T.K. Van, and T.D. Center.  2004.  Modeling the influence of resources availability on population densities of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biocontrol agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia.  Biocontrol Science and Technology 14:51-61. (Download)

 

26. Rayamajhi, M.B.,  R. Pemberton, T.K. Van, and P.D. Pratt.  2005.  First report of Infection of Lygodium microphyllum by Puccinia lygodii, a potential biocontrol agent of an invasive fern in Florida.  Plant Disease 89:110. (Download)

 

27. Center, T.D., T.K., Van, M. F. Allen Dray, S.J. Franks, T. Rebelo, P.D. Pratt, and M. B. Rayamajhi.  2005.  Herbivory alters competitive interactions between two invasive aquatic plants.  Biological Control  33:173-185. (Download)

 

28. Pratt, P.D.,  M.B. Rayamajhi, T.K. Van, and T.D. Center.  2005.  Herbivory alters resource allocation and compensation in the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia.  Ecological Entomology 15:443-462. (Download) 

 

29. Van, T.K., M.B. Rayamajhi, and T. D. Center.  2005.  Seed longevity of Melaleuca quinquenervia:  A burial experiment in South Florida. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 43:39-42. (Download)

 

30. Elliott, M.L. and M.B. Rayamajhi.  2005.  First Report of Bipolaris sacchari causing leaf spot on Lygodium japonicum and L. microphyllum in Florida.  Plant Disease 89:1244. (Download)

 

31. Rayamajhi, M.B., T.K., Van, P.D. Pratt, and T.D. Center.  2006.  Temporal and structural effects of stands on litter production in Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated wetlands in south Florida. Wetlands Ecology and Management.  14:303-316. (Download)

 

32. Rayamajhi, M.B., T.K. Van, P.D. Pratt, and T.D. Center.  2006.  Interactive association between Puccinia psidii and Oxyops vitiosa, two introduced natural enemies of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida.  Biological Control. 37:56-67. (Download)

 

33. Pratt, P.D., M.B. Rayamajhi, L. Bernier, and T.D. Center.  2006.  Geographic range expansion of the melaleuca psyllid, Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) to Puerto Rico.  Florida Entomologist 89:529-531. (Download)

 

34. Center, T.D., P.D. Pratt, P.W. Tipping, M.B. Rayamajhi, T.K. Van, S.A. Wineriter. 2006.   Field colonization, population growth, and dispersal of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake. Biological Control 39:363-374. (Download)

 

35. Pratt, P.D., M.B. Rayamajhi, C.S. Silvers, and A. Ferriter.  2007.  Naturalization and biomass allocation of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in wetlands of the Bahamas.  Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 45:8-16. (Download)

 

36. Center, T.D., P.D. Pratt, P.W. Tipping, M.B. Rayamajhi, T.K. Van, S.A. Wineriter, E.A. Dray.  2007.  Initial impact and field validation of host range for Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake (Myrtales: Myrtaceae: Leptospermoideae).  Environmental Entomology 36:369-376. (Download)

 

37. Tipping, P.W., M.R. Martin, P.D. Pratt, T.D. Center, and M.B. Rayamajhi.  2007.  Growth and reproduction of an exotic invasive tree are suppresses by two introduced insects. Biological Control (in press).

 

38. Rayamajhi, M.B., T.K. Van, P.D. Pratt, T.D. Center, and P. Tipping.  2007.  Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics. Plant Ecology (in press).


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