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Introductions for Biological Control in Hawaii, 1987–1996

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Title: Introductions for Biological Control in Hawaii, 1987–1996
Authors: Culliney, Thomas W.
Nagamine, Walter T.
Keywords: Bemisia argentifolii
biological control
biological control agents
Brontispa chalybeipennis
Clidemia hirta
show 22 moreCoccinia grandis
Elasmopalpus lignosellus
forest pests
Frankliniella occidentalis
Heteropsylla cubana
insect control
insect pests
introduced species
Nezara viridula
Passiflora tripartita var. mollisima
phytophagous insects
plant pathogenic fungi
plant pests
Plutella xylostella
predatory insects
Sipha flava
Ulex europaeus
weed control

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Issue Date: May 2000
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Culliney TW, Nagamine WT. 2000. Introductions for biological control in Hawaii, 1987–1996. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 34:101–113.
Abstract: Introductions and liberations of natural enemies for the biological control of
agricultural and forest pests in Hawaii are presented for the period 1987–1996. A total
of 24 arthropod and 2 fungal species were released or re-released (augmentation) by
the Hawaii Department of Agriculture for the control of 4 weeds (Clidemia hirta, Coccinia grandis, Passiflora mollissima, and Ulex europaeus) and 9 insect pests (Bemisia argentifolii, Brontispa chalybeipennis, Elasmopalpus lignosellus, Frankliniella
occidentalis, Heteropsylla cubana, Liriomyza spp., Nezara viridula, Plutella xylostella,
and Sipha flava).
Pages/Duration: 14 pages
ISSN: 0073-134X
Appears in Collections:Volume 34 - May 2000 : Hawaiian Entomological Society

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