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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Min B. Rayamajhi

Plant Pathologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Bottom-up effects on top-down regulation of a floating aquatic plant by two weevil species: the context-specific nature of biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Dray Jr, F.A., Mattison, E.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B. Bottom-up effects on top-down regulation of a floating aquatic plant by two weevil species: the context-specific nature of biological control. Journal of Applied Ecology.51(3):814-824. 2014.
Establishment, population increase, spread, and ecological host range of Lophodiplosis trifida (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtales:Myrtaceae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M.F. 2013. Establishment, population increase, spread, and ecological host range of Lophodiplosis trifida (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtales:Myrtaceae). Environmental Entomology. 42(5):925-935.2013.
An abundant biological control agent does not provide a significant predator subsidy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Martin, M.R., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. An abundant biological control agent does not provide a significant predator subsidy. Biological Control. 67:212-219. 2013.
Rhodomyrtus tomentosa: New Host Records for Metanastria gemella and Arna bipunctapex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Makinson, J., Purcell, M., Pogue, M.G., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Myrtales: myrtaceae): New host records for Metanastria gemella (Lepidoptera: lasiocampidae) and Arna bipunctapex (Lepidoptera:lymantriidae). Florida Entomologist. 96(2):641-642. 2013.
First report of Puccinia psidii caused rust-disease epiphytotic on the invasive shrub Rhodomyrtus tomentosa in Florida Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Klopfenstein, N.B., Ross-Davis, A.L., Rodgers, L. 2013. First report of Puccinia psidii caused rust-disease epiphytotic on the invasive shrub Rhodomyrtus tomentosa in Florida. Plant Disease. 97(10):1379-1380.2013.
Can genomics clarify the origins of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae in California, USA? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Madeira, P.T., Arakelian, G., Purcell, M., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Can genomics clarify the origins of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae in California, USA? Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(5):602-606. 2013.
Host range validation, molecular identification, and release and establishment of a Chinese biotype of the Asian leaf beetle Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae:Criocerinae) for control of Dioscorea bulbifera L. in ... - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M., Dray, F.A., Madeira, P.M., Witkus, G., Rohrig, E., Mattison, E., Lake, E., Smith, M., Zhang, J., Purcell, M., Konstantinov, A., Schmitz, D. Host range validation, molecular identification, and release and establishment of a Chinese biotype of the Asian leaf beetle Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae:Criocerinae) for control of Dioscorea bulbifera L. in the southern United States. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(7):735-755. 2013.
The release and unsuccessful establishment of the Melaleuca biological control agent Fergusonina turneri and its mutualistic nematode Fergusobia quinquenerviae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Blackwood, S., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M., Rayamajhi, M.B., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Scheffer, S.J., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D. The release and unsuccessful establishment of the Melaleuca biological control agent Fergusonina turneri and its mutualistic nematode Fergusobia quinquenerviae. Biocontrol. 58(4):553-561. 2013.
Litter cover of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia influences seedling emergence and survival Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D. 2012. Litter cover of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia influences seedling emergence and survival. Open Journal of Ecology. 2(3):131-140.2012.
Active rehabilitation possibilities for invasive tree occupied sites: Examples from Melaleuca quinquenervia systems in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2012. Active rehabilitation possibilities for invasive tree occupied sites: Examples from Melaleuca quinquenervia systems in Florida. Meeting Abstract. PS-4-72.
Larval dispersal of the weed biological control agent Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D. Larval dispersal of the weed biological control agent Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 96(1):278-279. 2013.
Post-biological control invasion trajectory for Melaleuca quinquenervia in a seasonally inundated wetland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Martin, M.R., Pierce, R., Center, T.D., Pratt, P.R., Rayamajhi, M.B. Post-biological control invasion trajectory for Melaleuca quinquenervia in a seasonally inundated wetland. Biological Control. 60(2):163–168. 2012.
Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: an Everglades invader Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Purcell, M.F., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Tipping, P.W., Wright, S.A., Dray Jr, F.A. Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: an Everglades invader. Biocontrol. 57(2):151-165.2012.
Rehabilitation of invasive-tree degraded natural areas through biological control: a slow but steady process - (Proceedings)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2013. Rehabilitation of invasive-tree degraded natural areas through biological control: a slow but steady process. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. FHTET-2012-07/262-264.
Acquired natural enemies of the weed biological control agent Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christensen, R.M., Pratt, P.D., Costello, S.L., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Acquired natural enemies of the weed biological control agent Oxyops vitiosa (Coleptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 94(1):1-8. 2011.
Herbivorous insects and plant pathogen work together to suppress an invasive tree performance - (Other)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2010. Herbivorous insects and plant pathogen work together to suppress an invasive tree performance. SciTopic.
Differential response by Melaleuca quinquenervia trees to attack by the rust fungus Puccinia psidii in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Wheeler, G.S. 2010. Differential response by Melaleuca quinquenervia trees to attack by the rust fungus Puccinia psidii in Florida. Plant Disease, 94(9):1165.2010.
Classical biological control for the protection of natural ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Driesche, R.G., Carruthers, R.I., Center, T.D., Hoddle, M., Hough-Goldstein, J., Morin, L., Smith, L., Wagner, D.L., Fuester, R.W., Goolsby, J., Pemberton, R.W., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Tipping, P.W., et al. 2010. Classical biological control for the protection of natural ecosystems. Biological Control. 54(SUPPL. 1):S2-S33.
Exotic tree leaf litter accumulation and mass loss dynamics compared with two sympatric native species in South Florida, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Van, T.K. Exotic tree leaf litter accumulation and mass loss dynamics compared with two sympatric native species in south Florida, USA. European Journal of Forest Research. 129:1155-1168. 2010.
Melaleuca quinquenervia plants differ in susceptibility towards fungus Puccinia psidii infection and disease development. - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Wheeler, G.S., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2010. Melaleuca quinquenervia plants differ in susceptibility towards fungus Puccinia psidii infection and disease development.. American Phytopathological Society.
Melaleuca quinquenervia litter accumulation, mass loss, and impact on the establishment of forest-floor vegetation in southern Florida - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2009. Melaleuca quinquenervia litter accumulation, mass loss, and impact on the establishment of forest-floor vegetation in southern Florida. Ecological Society of America Abstracts.
Insects and a pathogen suppress Melaleuca quinquenervia cut-stump regrowth in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Van, T.K. 2009. Insects and a pathogen suppress Melaleuca quinquenervia cut-stump regrowth in Florida. Biological Control. 53:1-8.2010. DOI information: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2009.07.017.
Production, accumulation, and decomposition of Melaleuca quinquenervia litter biomass in time and space - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. Production, accumulation, and decomposition of Melaleuca quinquenervia litter biomass in time and space. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Geographic distribution and regional impacts of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), biological control agents of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balentine, K.M., Pratt, P.D., Dray Jr, F.A., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Geographic distribution and regional impacts of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), biological control agents of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia. Environmental Entomology. 38(4):1145-1154. 2009.
The ecological host range of an intentionally introduced herbivore: A comparison of predicted versus actual host use. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W., Wheeler, G.S. The ecological host range of an intentionally introduced herbivore: A comparison of predicted versus actual host use. Biological Control. 49:146-153. 2009.
Decline in exotic tree density facilitates increased plant diversity: the experience from Melaleuca quinquenervia invaded wetlands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W., Van, T.K. 2009. Decline in exotic tree density facilitates increased plant diversity: the experience from Melaleuca quinquenervia invaded wetlands. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 17:455-467.2009.
Geographic range expansion of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to the Bahamian Archipelego - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Geographic range expansion of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to the Bahamian Archipelago. Florida Entomologist. 91(4):695-697. 2008.
Natural enemies thin melaleuca-canopy and help increase plant diversity in the melaleuca stands. - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2008. Natural enemies thin melaleuca-canopy and help increase plant diversity in the melaleuca stands.. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Aboveground biomass of an invasive tree Melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia) before and after herbivory by adventive and introduced natural enemies: a temporal case-study in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W., Van, T.K. 2008. Aboveground biomass of an invasive tree Melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia) before and after herbivory by adventive and introduced natural enemies: a temporal case-study in Florida. Weed Science. 56:451-456.2008.
Lower temperature during the dark cycle affects disease development on Lygodium microphyllum (Old World climbing fern) by Bipolaris sacchari - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elliott, M.L., Rayamajhi, M.B. Lower temperature during the dark cycle affects disease development on Lygodium microphyllum (Old World climbing fern) by Bipolaris sacchari. Biological Control. 45:56-63. 2008.
Shoot demographics for melaleuca and impacts of simulated herbivory on vegetative development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silvers, C.S., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Shoot demographics for melaleuca and impacts of simulated herbivory on vegetative development. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 46:121-125. 2008.
Suppression of growth and reproduction of an exotic invasive tree by two introduced insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Martin, M.R., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B. Suppression of growth and reproduction of an exotic invasive tree by two introduced insects. Biological Control. 44(2):235-241.2008.
Integrated management of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in southern Florida: Special emphasis on the natural enemy impact - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Laroche, F. 2007. Integrated management of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in southern Florida: Special emphasis on the natural enemy impact . Integrated Pest Management Symposium Workshop Proceedings.
Dynamics of invasive plant monocultures following the establishment of natural enemies: an example from the Melaleuca quinquenervia system in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Van, T.K., Center, T.D. 2007. Dynamics of invasive plant monocultures following the establishment of natural enemies: an example from the Melaleuca quinquenervia system in Florida. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds.
Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: goal-based assessment of success - (Abstract Only)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M.F. 2008. Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: goal-based assessment of success. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 655-664.
Biological Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: Goal-based Assessment of Success. - (Proceedings)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M.F. 2007. Biological Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: Goal-based Assessment of Success.. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 655-667.
Initial impacts 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: Leptosp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Dray Jr., F.A., Wright, S.A. Initial impacts 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(3):569-576. 2007.
Naturalization and biomass allocation of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in wetlands of the Bahamas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Silvers, C.S., Ferriter, A.P. Naturalization and biomass allocation of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in wetlands of the Bahamas. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 45:8-16. 2007.
Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W. Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics. Plant Ecology. 192:119-132. 2007.
"Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics". - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D. 2006. "Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics".. Journal Of Plant Ecology.
Geographic range expansion of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (hemiptera: psyllidae), to Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Bernier, L.S., Center, T.D. Geographic range expansion of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: psyllidae), to Puerto Rico. Florida Entomologist. 89(4):529-531. 2006.
Field colonization, population growth, and dispersal of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Wineriter, S.A., Dray Jr., F.A., Purcell, M. 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. 2006.
Additive Impacts of Plant Pathogen-Insect Enhances Pest-Plant Control Efficacy: Experimental Evidence from the Rust-Insect-Melaleuca System. - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.C. 2006. Additive impacts of plant pathogen-insect enhances pest-plant control efficacy: experimental evidence from the rust-insect-melaleuca system.. Phytopathology. 96:S96
Interactive association between Puccinia psidii and Oxyops vitosa, two introduced natural enemies of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2005. Interactive association between Puccinia psidii and Oxyops vitosa, two introduced natural enemies of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida. Biological Control. 37:56-67.
First report of Bipolaris sacchari causing leaf spot on Lygodium japonicum and L. microphyllum in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elliott, M.L., Rayamajhi, M.B. First report of Bipolaris sacchari causing leaf spot on Lygodium japonicum and L. microphyllum in Florida. Plant Disease. 89(11):1244. 2005.
Temporal and structural effects of stands on litter production in Melaleuca quinqueneriva dominated wetlands of south Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2006. Temporal and structural effects of stands on litter production in Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated wetlands of south Florida. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 14:303-316.
Temporal and structural effects of stands on litter production in Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated wetlands of South Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2006. Temporal and structural effects of stands on litter production in Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated wetlands of South Florida. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 14:303-316. 2006.
Impact of Puccinia Psidii on the Performance of Invasive Tree Melaleuca Quinquenervia in Florida. - (Proceedings)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Center, T.D. 2005. Impact of puccinia psidii on the performance of invasive tree melaleuca quinquenervia in florida. Phytopathology. 95(6):S87.
Melaleuca Quinquenervia Seed Dynamics in South Florida: How Long Do They Remain Viable in South Florida Soil Environment ? - (Proceedings)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Laroche, F. 2005. Melaleuca quinquenervia seed dynamics in south florida: how long do they remain viable in south florida environment? Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council, Weed be Jamin. p.21.
Seed longevity of Melaleuca quinquenervia: a burial experiment in South Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van, T.K., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Seed longevity of Melaleuca quinquenervia: A burial experiment in South Florida. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 43:39-42. 2005.
Herbivory alters competitive interactions between two invasive aguatic plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Van, T.K., Dray Jr., F.A., Franks, S.J., Rebelo, M.T., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B. Herbivory alters competitive interactions between two invasive aguatic plants. Biological Control. 33:173-185. 2005.
Herbivory alters resource allocation and compensation in the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W. Herbivory alters resource allocation and compensation in the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia. Ecological Entomology. 30(3):316-326. 2005b.
First report of infection of Lygodium microphyllum by Puccinia lygodii, a potential biocontrol agent of an invasive fern in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pemberton, R.W., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D. First report of infection of Lygodium microphyllum by Puccinia lygodii, a potential biocontrol agent of an invasive fern in Florida. Plant Disease. 89(1):110. 2005.
Post-Release Evaluation of the Biological Control of Melaleuca Quinquenervia in South Florida. - (Proceedings)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2004. Post-release evaluation of the biological control of melaleuca quinquenervia in south florida.. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 44, p 64.
Oxyops Vitiosa - (Book / Chapter)
Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Wineriter, S.A. 2004. Oxyops vitiosa. Pages 270-272 Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the United States.
The Role of Biocontrol in Integrated Weed Management - (Proceedings)
Center, T.D., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Franks, S.J., Dray Jr, F.A. The role of biocontrol in integrated weed management. Meeting Abstract.
Melaleuca (Melaleuca Quinquenervia) - (Book / Chapter)
Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K. 2004. MELALEUCA (MELALEUCA QUINQUENERVIA). Biological Control of Weeds in the United States. 268-270. 2004.
First Report of the Pathogenicity of Colletotrichum Gloeosporioides on Invasive Ferns, Lygodium Microphyllum and L. Japonicum in Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, K.A., Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Van, T.K. 2003. First report of the pathogenicity of colletotrichum gloeosporioides on invasive ferns, lygodium microphyllum and l. japonicum in florida.. Plant Disease.
Competition Experiments for Pre-Release Evaluation of the Potential Efficacy of New Biological Control Agents - (Proceedings)
Center, T.D., Van, T.K., Rebelo, T., Dray Jr, F.A., Pratt, P.D., and Rayamajhi, M.B. 2004. Competition experiments for pre-release evaluation of the potential efficacy of new biological control agents. In: Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds (eds. J. M. Cullen, D. T. Briese, D. J. Kriticos, W. M. Lansdale, L. Marin, and J. K. Scott), pp. 222-223. CSIRO Entomolgy, Canberra, Australia. Meeting Abstract.
Geographic distribution and dispersal of Oxyops vitosa (Coleoptera: Cruulionidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in South Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Slone, D.H., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., and Center, T.D. Geographic distribution and dispersal of Oxyops vitosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in South Florida. Environmental Entomology. 32(2):397-406. 2003.
Boreioglycaspis Melaleucae - (Book / Chapter)
Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Wineriter, S.A. 2004. Boreioglycaspis melaleucae. Pages 273-274 Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the United States.
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