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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Christopher Mehelis (Chris)
Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Phone: (510) 559-5705
Fax: (510) 559-5982
Room 3013
USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-EIW
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA, 94710


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Prospects for biological control of Cape-ivy with the Cape-ivy fly and the cape-ivy moth - (Abstract Only) - (14-Jun-13)
Biology and host range of the moth Digitivalva delaireae as one of two candidate agents for biological control of Cape-ivy - (Abstract Only) - (03-Jun-13)
Life history of Parafreutreta regalis, (diptera:tephritidae), a candidate agent for biological control of delairea odorata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balciunas, J.K., Mehelis, C.N. 2010. Life history of Parafreutreta regalis, (diptera:tephritidae), a candidate agent for biological control of delairea odorata. Environmental Entomology. 39(1):114-120.
Laboratory Host Range of Parafreutreta regalis (Diptera: Tephritidae), a Candidate Agent for Biological Control of Cape-ivy. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balciunas, J.K., Neser, S., Westhuizen, L.V., Mehelis, C.N. 2010. Laboratory Host Range of Parafreutreta regalis (Diptera: Tephritidae), a candidate agent for Biological Control of Cape ivy. Environmental Entomology. 39(3):841-848.
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