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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Discovery, Identification and Risk-Assessment of Biocontrol Agents for Suppression of South American Invasive Weeds and Insects in the U.S. Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Feeding impact of the planthopper taosa longula on waterhyacinth Eichhornia crassipes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabrera Walsh, G., Sacco, J., Hernandez, M., Sosa, A., Cardo, M., Elsesser, G. 2012. Feeding impact of the planthopper taosa longula on waterhyacinth Eichhornia crassipes. Biocontrol. Vol 23, No. 2, 160-169. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2012.745483
Biology and ecology of Brazilian elodea (Egeria densa) and its specific herbivore Hydrellia sp in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabrera Walsh, G., Dalto, Y., Mattioli, F., Carruthers, R.I., Anderson, L.W. 2013. Biology and ecology of Brazilian elodea (Egeria densa) and its specific herbivore Hydrellia sp in Argentina. Biocontrol. DOI 10.1007/s10526-012-9475-x.
Where do adaptive shifts occur during invasion A multidisciplinary approach to unravel cold adaptation in a tropical ant species invading the Mediterranean zone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Olivier, R., Estoup, A., Vonshak, M., Loiseau, A., Blanchet, S., Rossi, J., Kergoat, G.J., Foucaud, J., Orivel, J., Calcaterra, L., Chifflet, L., Courtoisier, P., Leponce, M., Schultz, T., Facon, B. 2012. Where do adaptive shifts occur during invasion A multidisciplinary approach to unravel cold adaptation in a tropical ant species invading the Mediterranean zone. Ecology Letters. DOI:10.1111/j.1461-0248.2012.01849.x.
Description of immatures of the South American dictyopharid Taosa (C) longula (Hemiptera Fulgoroidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Remes Lenicov, A., Hernandez, M., Brentassi, M., Defea, B. 2014. Description of immatures of the South American dictyopharid Taosa (C) longula (Hemiptera Fulgoroidea). Journal of Insect Science. Vol.12 No. 142 pp.1-10.
Chrysomelids American diabroticines Hosts and natural enemies. Biology-feasibility for control of pest species (Crisomelidos Diabroticinos americanos Hospederos y enemigos naturales Biologia y factibili manejo especies plagas - (Book / Chapter)
Cabrera Walsh, G. 2012. Chrysomelids American diabroticines Hosts and natural enemies. Biology-feasibility for control of pest species (Crisomelidos Diabroticinos americanos Hospederos y enemigos naturales Biologia y factibili manejo especies plagas. Chrysomelids American Diabroticines: Hosts and natural enemies. Spain:Editorial Academica Espanola. p.1-143.
El control biologico de plagas(Biological control of pests) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabrera Walsh, G., Briano, J., Briano, A. 2012. El control biologico de plagas(Biological control of pests). Ciencia Hoy. 22(128):57-64.
Acute exposure to low dose radiation disrupts reproduction and shortens survival of Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera Formicidae)queens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Calcaterra, L., Coulin, C., Briano, J., Follett, P.A. 2012. Acute exposure to low dose radiation disrupts reproduction and shortens survival of Wasmannia auropunctata (Hymenoptera Formicidae)queens. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(3):817-822.
The leafmining Leurocephala schinusae (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae): Not suitable for the biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales Anacardiaceae)in continental USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M.I., Diniz Vitorino, M., Wheeler, G.S. 2012. The leafmining Leurocephala schinusae (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae): Not suitable for the biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales Anacardiaceae)in continental USA. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22(4):477-489. DOI: 10.1080/09583157.2012.664618.
Extended geographical distribution and host range of the cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera Pyralidae)in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Briano, J., Varone, L., Logarzo, G., Villamil, C. 2012. Extended geographical distribution and host range of the cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera Pyralidae)in Argentina. Florida Entomologist. 95(1):233-237.
Proconiini Sharpshooters of Argentina with notes on its distribution host plants and natural enemies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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Fire ants (Solenopsis spp.)and their natural enemies in southern South America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Briano, J., Calcaterra, L., Varone, L. 2012. Fire ants (Solenopsis spp.)and their natural enemies in southern South America. Psyche. DOI: 10.1155/2012/198084.
Native ecotypic variation and the role of host identity in the spread of an invasive herbivore Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brooks, C.P., Ervin, G.N., Varone, L., Logarzo, G. 2012. Native ecotypic variation and the role of host identity in the spread of an invasive herbivore Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg). Ecology. 93(2):402-410.
Biology and host preference of the planthopper Taosa longula (Hemiptera: Dictyopharidae) a candidate for biological control of water hyacinth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez, M., Sacco, J., Cabrera Walsh, G. 2011. Biology and host preference of the planthopper Taosa longula (Hemiptera: Dictyopharidae) a candidate for biological control of water hyacinth. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(9):1079-1090.
The initiation of a biological control programme against pompom weed Campuloclinium macrocephalum (LESS.)DC (Asteraceae)in South Africa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mcconnachie, A., Retief, E., Henderson, L., Mc Kay, F. 2011. The initiation of a biological control programme against pompom weed Campuloclinium macrocephalum (LESS.)DC (Asteraceae)in South Africa. African Entomology. 19(2):258-268.
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