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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Biological Control of Swallow-Worts, Invasive Weeds of the Northeastern United States

Location: Biological Integrated Pest Management Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Plant-mediated interactions: considerations for agent selection in weed biological control programs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Nechols, J.R. 2014. Plant-mediated interactions: considerations for agent selection in weed biological control programs. Biological Control. 72:80-90.
Response of invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to repeated artificial defoliation or clipping - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A., Biazzo, J., Morris, S.H. 2014. Response of invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to repeated artificial defoliation or clipping. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. http://wssabstracts.com/public/22/proceedings.html.
Impact of Hypena opulenta on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) under different light environments - (Proceedings)
(14-Jan-14)
Preliminary host range assessment of Asian Chrysochus spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), potential biological control agents of Vincetoxicum spp. - (Proceedings)
(17-Dec-13)
Swallowwort dispersal: seed tracking under field conditions - (Abstract Only)
Stokes, C.A., Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Mohler, C.L., Whitlow, T. 2014. Swallowwort dispersal: seed tracking under field conditions. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 59.
Pre-release biological control agent recommendations for swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) informed by demographic matrix models - (Proceedings)
(31-Oct-13)
Pale Swallowwort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) response to cutting and herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Bittner, T., Wesley, F.R. 2013. Pale Swallowwort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) response to cutting and herbicides. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:381-390.
Demographic matrix model for informing swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J., Davis, A.S. 2013. Demographic matrix model for informing swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. http://wssaabstracts.com/public/17/abstract-204.html.
Preliminary studies on seed dispersal of swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Abstract Only)
Stokes, C.A., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Preliminary studies on seed dispersal of swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.). Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. http://wssaabstracts.com/public/17/abstract-197.html.
Emergence and performance of two invasive Swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) in contrasting soil types and soil pH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Magidow, L.C., Ditommaso, A., Ketterings, Q.M., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Emergence and performance of two invasive Swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) in contrasting soil types and soil pH. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:281-291.
New biological information on the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Abstract Only)
Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2012. New biological information on the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.)[abstract]. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 125. Available: (Http://wssaabstracts.com/public/9/abstract-125.html).
Development and reproduction of the foxglove aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J. 2012. Development and reproduction of the foxglove aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.). Environmental Entomology. 41:665-668. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EN11239.
Swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control update - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R. 2012. Swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control update. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 81.
Ploidy level and genome size of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbarich (Apocynaceae), two invasive vines in North America - (Proceedings)
Bon, M., Guermache, F., Rodier-Goud, M., Bakry, F., Bourge, M., Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Sforza, R., Darbyshire, S., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Ploidy level and genome size of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbarich (Apocynaceae), two invasive vines in North America. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2012-07:325.
Demographic matrix model for swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Davis, A.S. 2013. Demographic matrix model for swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.). International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. FHTET-2012-07:p. 176.
Plant-mediated interactions among herbivores: considerations for implementing weed biological control programs - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Nechols, J.R. 2013. Plant-mediated interactions among herbivores: considerations for implementing weed biological control programs. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHET-2012-07:188.
Abrostola clarissa (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae), a new potential biocontrol agent for invasive swallow-worts, Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum - (Proceedings)
Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Reznik, S., Zaitzev, V., Sforza, R., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Abrostola clarissa (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae), a new potential biocontrol agent for invasive swallow-worts, Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2012-07:188.
Towards biological control of swallow-worts: the good, the bad and the ugly - (Proceedings)
Sforza, R., Dolgovskaya, R., Reznik, S., Volkovitch, M., Garnier, Y., Auge, M., Bon, M., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Towards biological control of swallow-worts: the good, the bad and the ugly. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2012-07:200.
Multi-year survival, growth and maturation of invasive swallow-wort juveniles (Vincetoxicum spp.) across a habitat gradient - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A., Biazzo, J., Morris, S.H. 2011. Multi-year survival, growth and maturation of invasive swallow-wort juveniles (Vincetoxicum spp.) across a habitat gradient [abstract]. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. 66 Available: http://wssaabstracts.com/public/4/abstract-66.html).
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