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Introductions for Biological Control in Hawaii 1997–2001

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Title:Introductions for Biological Control in Hawaii 1997–2001
Authors:Culliney, Thomas W.
Nagamine, Walter T.
Teramoto, Kenneth K.
Keywords:biological control agents
introduced species
natural enemies
show 19 morepredatory insects
phytophagous insects
plant pathogenic fungi
weed control
insect control
plant pests
forest pests
insect pests
Clidemia hirta
Coccinia grandis
Miconia calvescens
Myrica faya
Senecio madagascariensis
Ulex europaeus
Aleurocanthus woglumi
Bemisia argentifolii
Pentalonia nigronervosa
Sipha flava
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Date Issued:Nov 2003
Publisher:Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation:Culliney TW, Nagamine WT, Teramoto KK. 2003. Introductions for biological control in Hawaii 1997–2001. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 36:145–153.
Abstract:Introductions and releases of natural enemies for the biological control of agricultural and forest pests in Hawaii are discussed for the period 1997-2001. Sixteen insect and five fungal species were introduced, released, or redistributed by the Hawaii Department of Agriculture for the control of six weeds (Clidemia hirta, Coccinia grandis, Miconia calvescens, Myrica faya, Senecio madagascariensis, and Ulex europaeus) and four insect pests (Aleurocanthus woglumi, Bemisia argentifolii, Pentalonia nigronervosa, and Sipha flava).
Appears in Collections: Volume 36 - November 2003 : Hawaiian Entomological Society

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