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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

1 - SABCL targets, staff in charge, and cooperators
2 - Annual Reports
SABCL targets, staff in charge, and cooperators


WEEDS

 

Waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes)

Staff in charge:
Cristina Hernández
Alejandro Sosa
Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperators: Ted Center and Phil Tipping, ARS-IPRL, Ft. Lauderdale, FL, and Ray Carruthers, ARS-EIWRU, Albany, CA. 

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Alligator weed  (Alternanthera philoxeroides)

Staff in charge:
Alejandro Sosa

 

Cooperator: Rieks Vanklinken, CSIRO Entomology, Indooroopilly, Australia

 

Brazilian peppertree  (Schinus terebinthifolius)

Staff in charge:
Fernando Mc Kay

Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperator: Greg Wheeler, ARS-IPRL, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

 

Annual Report 2011

 

 

Fanwort  (Cabomba caroliniana) SUSPENDED

Staff in charge:
Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperator: CSIRO Entomology, Indooroopilly, Australia

 

Balloon vine  (Cardiospermum grandiflorum)

Staff in charge:
Fernando Mc Kay

 

Cooperator: Andrew McConnachie, PPRI, Hilton, South Africa

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Brazilian waterweed  (Egeria densa)

Staff in charge:
Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperators: Ray Carruthers and Lars Anderson, ARS-EIWRU, Albany and Davis, CA. 

 

Water primrose  (Ludwigia hexapetala)

Staff in charge:
Cristina Hernández

Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperators: Brenda Grewell and Ray Carruthers, ARS-EIWRU, Albany and Davis, CA. 

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Lippia  (Phyla canescens) SUSPENDED

Staff in charge:
Alejandro Sosa

 

Cooperator: Rieks Vanklinken, CSIRO Entomology, Indooroopilly, Australia.

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Retama (Parkinsonia aculeata 

Staff in charge:
Fernando Mc Kay

Alejandro Sosa

Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperator: Tim Heard, CSIRO Entomology, Indooroopilly, Australia

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Water lettuce  (Pistia stratiotes)

Staff in charge:
Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperators: Ted Center and Phil Tipping, ARS-IPRL, Ft. Lauderdale , FL

 

Water pennywort (Hydrocotyle ranunculoides

Staff in charge:
Willie Cabrera Walsh

 

Cooperator: Dick Shaw, CABI Europe-UK

 

Annual Report 2011

 

 

 


INSECTS

 

Imported fire ants  (Solenopsis invicta and S. richteri)

 

Staff in charge:
Juan Briano

Luis Calcaterra

Laura Varone

 

Cooperators: Robert Vander Meer, Sanford Porter, David Oi, Steven Valles, and DeWayne Shoemaker, ARS-CMAVE, Gainesville, FL. 

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Imported Fire Ant Literature Data Base

 

Glassy-winged sharpshooter  (Homalodisca vitripennis) SUSPENDED

Staff in charge:
Guillermo Logarzo

Laura Varone

 

Cooperators: Jesse de León, ARS-BIRU, Weslaco, TX, Serguei Triapitsyn, University of California, Riverside, CA. 

 

Cactus moth (Cactoblastis cactorum)

Staff in charge:
Guillermo Logarzo

Laura Varone

Juan Briano

 

Cooperators: Stephen Hight, ARS-CBCTallahassee, FL, Jim Carpenter, ARS-CP & MRU, Tifton, GA, Alejandro Segarra, AES-Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR, Chris Brooks and Gary Ervin, Mississippi State Univ., MS. 

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Little fire ant  (Wasmannia auropunctata)

Staff in charge:
Luis Calcaterra

Juan Briano

Laura Varone

 

Cooperator: Peter Follett, ARS-PBARC, Hilo, HI. 

 

Annual Report 2011

 

Cactus mealybug (Hypogeococcus pungens)

Staff in charge:
Guillermo Logarzo

 

Cooperators: Ricardo Goenaga, ARS-TARS, Mayaguez, PR, Alejandro Segarra, AES-Univ. of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez, PR,  Hilda Díaz-Soltero, USDA-SIPC, Washington DC, Ron Weeks,  APHIS-PPQ, Riverdale, MD.  

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