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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DEVELOPMENT & EVALUATION OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS FOR INVASIVE SPECIES THREATENING THE EVERGLADES & OTHER NATURAL AND MANANGED SYSTEMS

Location: Invasive Plant Research Laboratory

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

Limited field establishment of a weed biocontrol agent, Floracarus perrepae (Acariformes: Eriophyidae), against Old World climbing fern in Florida - a possible role of mite resistant plant genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Pemberton, R.W. 2011. Limited field establishment of a weed biocontrol agent, Floracarus perrepae (Acariformes: Eriophyidae), against Old World climbing fern in Florida - a possible role of mite resistant plant genotypes. Environmental Entomology. (40):1448-1457.
Biology and reproductive parameters of the brown lygodium moth, Neomusotima conspurcatalis - a new biological control agent of Old World climbing fern in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Pemberton, R.W. 2012. Biology and reproductive parameters of the brown lygodium moth, Neomusotima conspurcatalis - a new biological control agent of Old World climbing fern in Florida Environmental Entomology. 41:308-316.
Hybrid vigor for the invasive exotic Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi., Anacardiaceae) in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geiger, J.H., Pratt, P.D., Wheeler, G.S. 2011. Hybrid vigor for the invasive exotic Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi., Anacardiaceae) in Florida. International Journal of Plant Science. 172(5):655-663.
Influence of Temperature, Humidity, and Plant Terpenoid Profiles on Life History Characteristics of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a Biological Control Agent of the Invasive Tree Melaleuca quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiarelli, R., Pratt, P.D., Silvers, C., Blackwood, S., Center, T.D. 2011. Influence of Temperature, Humidity, and Plant Terpenoid Profiles on Life History Characteristics of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a Biological Control Agent of the Invasive Tree Melaleuca quinquenervia. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(3):488-497.
The genetic consequences of a demographic bottleneck in an introduced biological control insect     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Franks, S., Pratt, P.D., Tsutsui, N. 2011. Direct evaluation of a genetic bottleneck in a recently introduced biological control insect. Biological Control. 12(1):201-211.
Lower resistance and higher tolerance of invasive host plants: biocontrol agents reach high densities but exert weak control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Huang, W., Siemann, E., Wheeler, G.S., Carrillo, J., Ding, J. 2011. Lower herbivore resistance and higher tolerance in invasive plants: biological control agents reach high densities but exert weak control of their host plants. Journal of Applied Ecology. 21(3):729-738.
Resource allocation to defense and growth are driven by different responses to generalist and specialist herbivory in an invasive plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, W., Siemann, E., Wheeler, G.S., Zou, J., Carrillo, J., Ding, J. 2010. Resource allocation to defense and growth are driven by different responses to generalist and specialist herbivory in an invasive plant. Ecology. 98(5):1157-1167.
Interactions of biological and herbicidal management of Melaleuca quinquenervia with fire: Consequences for ecosystem services - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, M.R., Tipping, P.W., Reddy, K.R., Daroub, S.M., Roberts, K.M. 2010. Interactions of biological and herbicidal management of Melaleuca quinquenervia with fire: Consequences for ecosystem services. Biological Control, Vol. 54, Issue 3, pps. 307-315.
Comparing native and exotic litter decomposition and nutrient dynamics.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, M.R., Tipping, P.W., Reddy, K.R. 2010. Comparing native and exotic litter decomposition and nutrient dynamics.. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 48:72-78.
Exotic tree leaf litter accumulation and mass loss dynamics compared with two sympatric native species in South Florida, USA     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Van, T.K. Exotic tree leaf litter accumulation and mass loss dynamics compared with two sympatric native species in south Florida, USA. European Journal of Forest Research. 129:1155-1168. 2010.
Breeding System of Ruellia succulenta Small (Acanthaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geiger, J.H., Pratt, P.D., Koptur, S. 2010. Breeding System of Ruellia succulenta Small (Acanthaceae). Castanea. 75(4):454-460.
Asymmetric impacts of two herbivore ecotypes on similar host plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Martin, M.R., Bauer, L., Center, T.D. 2010. Asymmetric impacts of two herbivore ecotypes on similar host plants . Ecological Entomology, Vol. 35, Issue 4, pp. 469-476.
Natural enemy density and soil type influence growth and survival of Melaleuca quinquenervia seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sevillano, L., Horvitz, C., Pratt, P.D. 2010. Natural enemy density and soil type influence growth and survival of Melaleuca quinquenervia seedlings. Biological Control, Volume 53, Issue 2, May 2010, Pages 168-177
A Simple, Efficient Method for Extracting Neochetina eichhorniae and N. bruchi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes: Pontederiaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Dray Jr, F.A. 2010. A Simple, Efficient Method for Extracting Neochetina eichhorniae and N. bruchi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) from Waterhyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes: Pontederiaceae). Florida Entomologist. 93(2): 315-316.
Classical Biological Control for the Protection of Natural Ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Driesche, R.G., Carruthers, R.I., Center, T.D., Hoddle, M., Hough-Goldstein, J., Morin, L., Smith, L., Blossey, B., Brancatini, V., Casagrande, R., Causton, C., Coetzee, J.A., Cuda, J., Ding, J., Fowler, S., Frank, H., Fuester, R.W., Goolsby, J., Grodowitz, M., Heard, T.A., Hill, M.P., Hoffmann, J., Huber, J., Julien, M., Kario, M., Kenis, M., Medal, J., Messing, R., Miller, R., Moore, A., Neuenschwander, P., Newman, R., Palmer, W., Pemberton, R.W., Perez Panduro, A., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Salom, S., Sands, D., Schooler, S., Sheppard, A., Shaw, R., Schwarzlander, M., Tipping, P.W., Van Klinken, R. 2010. Classical Biological Control for the Protection of Natural Ecosystems. Biological Control. 54:S2-S33 (2010).
Bottom-up control of water hyacinth weevil populations: Do the plants regulate the insects? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Dray Jr, F.A. 2010. Bottom-up control of water hyacinth weevil populations: Do the plants regulate the insects?. Journal of Applied Ecology. 47, 329-337.
Ecology and management of Sheoak (Casuarina spp.), an invader of coastal Florida, U.S.A.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Taylor, G.S., Gaskin, J.F., Purcell, M. 2011. Ecology and management of Australian pine (Casuarina spp.), an invader of coastal Florida, USA. Journal of Coastal Research. 27(3):485-492.
Laboratory host range testing of Lilioceris sp. near impressa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) – a potential biological control agent of air potato, Dioscorea bulbifera (Dioscoreaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W. 2010. Laboratory host range testing of Lilioceris sp. near impressa (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) – a potential biological control agent of air potato, Dioscorea bulbifera (Dioscoreaceae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. Vol. 20, No. 6, pg.567-587.
Effects of host quality on flight muscle development in Neochetina eichhornia and N bruchi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Dray Jr, F.A. 2010. Effects of host quality on flight muscle development in Neochetina eichhornia and N bruchi (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 93(2): 161-166.
Paratachardina pseudolobata (Cocccoidea: Kerriidae): bionomics in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-Sep-09)
Melaleuca quinquenervia litter accumulation, mass loss, and impact on the establishment of forest-floor vegetation in southern Florida - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2009. Melaleuca quinquenervia litter accumulation, mass loss, and impact on the establishment of forest-floor vegetation in southern Florida. Ecological Society of America Abstracts.
Insects and a pathogen suppress Melaleuca quinquenervia cut-stump regrowth in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Van, T.K. 2009. Insects and a pathogen suppress Melaleuca quinquenervia cut-stump regrowth in Florida. Biological Control. 53:1-8.2010. DOI information: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2009.07.017.
Proposed field release of Neostromboceros albicomus (Konow) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae), a defoliator of Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum (Polypodiales: Lygodiaceae) (Cav.) R. Br.), in Florida. - (Germplasm Release)
(28-Jul-09)
Hybrid haplotype vigor in Florida (USA) populations of the invasive exotic Brazilian peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius - (Abstract Only)
(27-Jul-09)
Production, accumulation, and decomposition of Melaleuca quinquenervia litter biomass in time and space - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. Production, accumulation, and decomposition of Melaleuca quinquenervia litter biomass in time and space. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Establishment of an imported natural enemy, Neomusotima conspurcatalis (Lepidoptera; Crambidae) against an invasive weed, Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum, in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Pemberton, R.W. 2009. Establishment of an imported natural enemy, Neomusotima conspurcatalis (Lepidoptera; Crambidae) against an invasive weed, Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum, in Florida . Biocontrol Science and Technology, 19, 769-772.
Geographic distribution and regional impacts of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), biological control agents of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Balentine, K.M., Pratt, P.D., Dray Jr, F.A., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Geographic distribution and regional impacts of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), biological control agents of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia. Environmental Entomology. 38(4):1145-1154. 2009.
Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis (Coleoptera: Attelabidae): A Potential Biological Control Agent for Triadeca sebifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Ding, J., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Zhang, G. 2009. Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis (Coleoptera: Attelabidae): A Potential Biological Control Agent for Triadeca sebifera. Environmental Entomology, 38(4):1135-1144.
Population establishment of and promising early results with the brown lygodium moth, Neomusotima conspurcatalis - a candidate biological control agent of Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum - (Proceedings)
Boughton, A.J., Pemberton, R.W. 2009. Population establishment of and promising early results with the brown lygodium moth, Neomusotima conspurcatalis - a candidate biological control agent of Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum . Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Natural enemies of Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius: Anacardiaceae) from Argentina: their possible use for biological control in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mckay, F., Oleiro, M., Walsh, G.C., Gandolfo, D., Cuba, J.P., Wheeler, G.S. 2009. Natural enemies of Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius: Anacardiaceae) from Argentina: their possible use for biological control in the USA. Florida Entomologist, Vol. 92: 292-303.
Parasitoid Complex of the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) in the Increase-phase Populations in Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Pemberton, R.W. 2009. Parasitoid Complex of the Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar) in the Increase-phase Populations in Korea . Journal of Ecology and Field Biology, 32 (2): 75-81, 2009.
Parasitoid complex of the bird cherry ermine moth, Yponomeuta evonymellus, in Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J.H., Pemberton, R.W. 2009. Parasitoid complex of the bird cherry ermine moth, Yponomeuta evonymellus, in Korea, Vol. 39, Issue 3, p. 201-206. . Entomological Research (Korea).
Proposed field release of Lilioceris sp. near impressa (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a leaf and bulbil feeder of air potato, Dioscorea bulbifera L. (Dioscoreaceae) in Florida. - (Germplasm Release)
(02-Feb-09)
Hard Evidence for Melaleuca Biocontrol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Martin, M.R., Nimmo, K., Pierce, R., Smart, M., White, E., Madeira, P.T., Center, T.D. 2009. Hard Evidence for Melaleuca Biocontrol. Biocontrol News and Information 30:3N.
The ecological host range of an intentionally introduced herbivore: A comparison of predicted versus actual host use. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W., Wheeler, G.S. The ecological host range of an intentionally introduced herbivore: A comparison of predicted versus actual host use. Biological Control. 49:146-153. 2009.
Laboratory host range testing of Neomusotima conspurcatalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - a potential biological control agent of the invasive weed, Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum (Lygodiaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Bennett, C., Goolsby, J., Pemberton, R.W. 2009. Laboratory host range testing of Neomusotima conspurcatalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - a potential biological control agent of the invasive weed, Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum (Lygodiaceae). Biocontrol Science and Technology, 19, 369-390.
Should the Waterhyacinth Mirid, Eccritotarsus catarinensis (Heteroptera: Miridae), be Considered for Release against Waterhyacinth in the United States of America? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coetzee, J.A., Byrne, M.J., Hill, M.P., Center, T.D. 2009. Should the Waterhyacinth Mirid, Eccritotarsus catarinensis (Heteroptera: Miridae), be Considered for Release against Waterhyacinth in the United States of America?. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 19:1, 103-111.
Can efficacy of new agents be predicted before their release? - (Proceedings)
Van Driesche, R., Center, T.D., Hoddle, M., Mills, N. 2008. Can efficacy of new agents be predicted before their release?. International Symposium on Biological Control of Invertebrates.
An Introduced Insect Biological Control Agent Preys on an Introduced Weed Biological Control Agent. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nimmo, K.R., Tipping, P.W. 2009. An Introduced Insect Biological Control Agent Preys on an Introduced Weed Biological Control Agent.. Florida Entomologist 92: 179-180.
Native North American Azolla weevil (Stenopelmus rufinasus) uses invasive Old World Azolla pinnata as a host plant. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Bodle, M.J. 2009. Native North American Azolla weevil (Stenopelmus rufinasus) uses invasive Old World Azolla pinnata as a host plant.. Florida Entomologist 92(1):153-155.
Concordance between life history traits, invasion history, and allozyme diversity of the Everglades invader Melaleuca quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dray Jr, F.A., Hale, R.E., Madeira, P.T., Bennett, B.C., Center, T.D. 2008. Concordance between life history traits, invasion history, and allozyme diversity of the Everglades invader Melaleuca quinquenervia. Aquatic Botany. 90(4):296-302. 2009.
Solitary invasive orchid bee outperforms co-occurring native bees to promote fruit set in an invasive Solanum. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Pemberton, R.W. 2009. Invasive orchid bee outperforms co-occurring native bees to promote fruit set in an invasive Solanum.. Oecologia 159: 515-525.
Competition between Salvinia minima and Spirodela polyrhiza mediated by nutrient levels and herbivory.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Bauer, L., Martin, M.R., Center, T.D. 2009. Competition between Salvinia minima and Spirodela polyrhiza mediated by nutrient levels and herbivory.. Aquatic Botany. Vol. 90, Issue 3, pps. 231-234.
Decline in exotic tree density facilitates increased plant diversity: the experience from Melaleuca quinquenervia invaded wetlands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W., Van, T.K. 2009. Decline in exotic tree density facilitates increased plant diversity: the experience from Melaleuca quinquenervia invaded wetlands. Wetlands Ecology and Management. 17:455-467.2009.
Invasion by an exotic tree alters above and belowground ecosystem components - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, M.R., Tipping, P.W., Sickman, J.O. 2009. Invasion by an exotic tree alters above and belowground ecosystem components. Biological Invasions. 11:1883-1894.
Differential soil bank longevity of an invasive woody vine (Paederia foetida L.) across three habitats in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Pemberton, R.W. 2008. Differential soil bank longevity of an invasive woody vine (Paederia foetida L.) across three habitats in Florida. Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society 135(4), 2008, pp. 491-496. . The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society.
Invasion of West Everglades Wetland by Melaleuca quinquenervia Countered by Classical Biological Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Martin, M.R., Nimmo, K., Pierce, R., Smart, M., White, E., Madeira, P.T., Center, T.D. 2009. Invasion of West Everglades Wetland by Melaleuca quinquenervia Countered by Classical Biological Control. Biological Control, 48: 73-78.
Host specificity of Ischnodemus variegatus, an herbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Diaz, R., Overholt, W.A., Cuda, J.P., Pratt, P.D., Fox, A. 2008. Host specificity of Ischnodemus variegatus, an herbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 54:301-312.
Geographic range expansion of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to the Bahamian Archipelego - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Geographic range expansion of Oxyops vitiosa (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to the Bahamian Archipelago. Florida Entomologist. 91(4):695-697. 2008.
Effect of host-plant genotypes on the performance of three candidate biological control agents of Schinus terebinthifolius in Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manrique, V., Cuda, J., Overholt, W., Williams, D., Wheeler, G.S. 2008. Effect of host-plant genotypes on the performance of two candidate biological control agents of Brazilian peppertree in Florida.. Biological Control, Vol. 47, pps. 167-171.
Nonselective oviposition by a fastidious insect: the laboratory host range of the melaleuca gall midge Lophodiplosis trifida (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, S.A., Center, T.D. 2008. Nonselective oviposition by a fastidious insect: the laboratory host range of the melaleuca gall midge Lophodiplosis trifida (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 18(8):793-807. 2008.
Efforts to establish a foilage-feeding moth, Austromusotima camptozonale, against Lygodium microphyllum in Florida, considered in the light of a retrospective review of establishment success of weed biocontrol agents... - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Pemberton, R.W. 2008. Efforts to establish a foilage-feeding moth, Austromusotima camptozonale, against Lygodium microphyllum in Florida, considered in the light of a retrospective review of establishment success of weed biocontrol agents.... Biological Control 47 (2008), pp. 28-36.
Marketing time predicts naturalization of horticultural plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Liu, H. 2009. Marketing time predicts naturalization of horticultural plants, Ecology: Vol. 90, No. 1, pp. 69-80. . Ecology.
Interregional comparison of the size-structure of populations of Melaleuca quinquenervia in its native and exotic range, with and without biocontrol agents - (Proceedings)
Servillano, L., Pratt, P.D., Franks, S., Hrovitz, C. Interregional comparison of the size-structure of populations of Melaleuca quinquenervia in its native and exotic range, with and without biocontrol agents. Australian Weeds Conference 16, 147-149.
The genetic diversity,relationships,and potential for biological control of the lobate lac scale,Paratachardina pseudolobata Kondo&Gullan(Hemiptera:Coccoidea:Kerriidae),a pest in Florida,the Bahamas,Cuba and Christmas Island - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schroer, S., Pemberton, R.W., Cook, L.G., Kondo, T., Gullan, P.J. 2008. The genetic diversity,relationships,and potential for biological control of the lobate lac scale,Paratachardina pseudolobata Kondo&Gullan(Hemiptera:Coccoidea:Kerriidae),a pest in Florida,the Bahamas,Cuba and Christmas Island. Biological Control, Vol. 46, Issue 2, pps. 256-266.
Naturalized orchid bee pollinates resin reward flowers in Florida: novel and known mutualism. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Liu, H. 2008. Naturalized orchid bee pollinates resin reward flowers in Florida: novel and known mutualism.. Biotropica 40(6): 714-718.
Temperature-dependent development, survival and potential distribution of Ischnodemus variegatus (Hemiptera: Blissidae), an herbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Diaz, R., Overholt, W.A., Cuda, J.P., Pratt, P.D., Fox, A. 2008. Temperature-dependent development, survival and potential distribution of Ischnodemus variegatus (Hemiptera: Blissidae), an herbivore of West Indian marsh grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis). Annals of the Entomological Society of America,May 2008 : Volume 101 Issue 3, pps. 604-612.
Natural enemies thin melaleuca-canopy and help increase plant diversity in the melaleuca stands. - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2008. Natural enemies thin melaleuca-canopy and help increase plant diversity in the melaleuca stands.. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council.
Aboveground biomass of an invasive tree Melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia) before and after herbivory by adventive and introduced natural enemies: a temporal case-study in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W., Van, T.K. 2008. Aboveground biomass of an invasive tree Melaleuca (Melaleuca quinquenervia) before and after herbivory by adventive and introduced natural enemies: a temporal case-study in Florida. Weed Science. 56:451-456.2008.
The naturalization of the oil collecting bee Centris nitida (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Centrini), a potential pollinator of selected native, ornamental and invasive plants in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Liu, H. 2008. The naturalization of the oil collecting bee Centris nitida (Hymenoptera, Apidae, Centrini), a potential pollinator of selected native, ornamental and invasive plants in Florida. Florida Entomologist, Vol. 91, Issue 1, March 2008, pgs. 101-109.
Lower temperature during the dark cycle affects disease development on Lygodium microphyllum (Old World climbing fern) by Bipolaris sacchari - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elliott, M.L., Rayamajhi, M.B. Lower temperature during the dark cycle affects disease development on Lygodium microphyllum (Old World climbing fern) by Bipolaris sacchari. Biological Control. 45:56-63. 2008.
Salvinia molesta - (Book / Chapter)
Julien, M., Hill, M., Tipping, P.W. 2009. Salvinia molesta . Weed Biological Control with Arthropods in the Tropics - Towards Sustainability. 378-407.
Consequences of Melaleuca quinquenervia invasion of the Florida Everglades: “Notes from the underground” with specific reference to nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Porazinska, D.L., Pratt, P.D., Giblin-Davis, R.M. 2007. Consequences of Melaleuca quinquenervia invasion of the Florida Everglades: “Notes from the underground” with specific reference to nematodes. Journal of Nematology. 39(4): 305-312.
Selection on herbivory resistance and growth rate in an invasive plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Franks, S.J., Pratt, P.D., Dray Jr, F.A., Simms, E.L. 2008. Selection on herbivory resistance and competitive ability traits in an invasive plant. The American Naturalist, Vol. 171, No. 5, pp. 678-691.
Neomusotima fuscolinealis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) an unsuitable biological control agent of Lygodium japonicum. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennett, C., Pemberton, R.W. 2008. Neomusotima fuscolinealis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) an unsuitable biological control agent of Lygodium japonicum.. Florida Entomologist, Vol. 91, Issue 1 (March 2008)pp. 26-29.
Life history traits and host specificity of Japanese Trachyaphthona species (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae), candidates as biological control agents against skunk vine, Paederia foetida (Rubiaceae),in Southeastern U.S. & Hawaii. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Okamoto, C., Tsuda, K., Yamaguchi, D., Sato, S., Pemberton, R.W., Yukawa, J. 2007. Life history traits and host specificity of Japanese Trachyaphthona species (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae), candidates as biological control agents against skunk vine, Paederia foetida (Rubiaceae),in Southeastern U.S. & Hawaii.. Entomological Science (Japan), Vol. 11, Issue 2, pps. 143-152.
Biology, distribution, and field host plants of Macroplea japana in China: an unsuitable candidate for biological control of Hydrilla verticillata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, J., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Ding, J. 2010. Biology, distribution, and field host plants of Macroplea japana in China: an unsuitable candidate for biological control of Hydrilla verticillata. Florida Entomologist. 93(1) March 2010, pgs. 116-119.
Shoot demographics for melaleuca and impacts of simulated herbivory on vegetative development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silvers, C.S., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D. Shoot demographics for melaleuca and impacts of simulated herbivory on vegetative development. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 46:121-125. 2008.
Mowing-Induced changes in above and below ground populations of plumeless thistle and musk thistle.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W. 2008. Mowing-Induced changes in above and below ground populations of plumeless thistle and musk thistle.. Weed Technology. 22:49-55.
Suppression of growth and reproduction of an exotic invasive tree by two introduced insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tipping, P.W., Martin, M.R., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B. Suppression of growth and reproduction of an exotic invasive tree by two introduced insects. Biological Control. 44(2):235-241.2008.
Rare naturalization of an ornamental Tillandsia, Tillandsia ionantha, in southern Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Liu, H. 2007. Rare naturalization of an ornamental Tillandsia, Tillandsia ionantha, in southern Florida. Selbyana, Vol. 28, Issue 2, September 2007, pgs. 150-153.
Host acceptance tests of parasitoids from Indian Paratachardina lobata on the invasive lobate lac scale in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schroer, S., Pemberton, R.W. 2007. Host acceptance tests of parasitoids from Indian Paratachardina lobata on the invasive lobate lac scale in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 90:545-552.
No Evolution of Increased Competitive Ability Or Decreased Allocation to Defense in Melaleuca Quinquenervia since Release from Natural Enemies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Franks, S.D., Pratt, P.D., Dray Jr, F.A., Simms, E. 2008. No evolution of increased competitive ability or decreased allocation to defense in melaleuca quinquenervia since release from natural enemies.. Biological Invasions 10(4): 455-466. (published online: Aug 2007)
Integrated management of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in southern Florida: Special emphasis on the natural enemy impact - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Laroche, F. 2007. Integrated management of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in southern Florida: Special emphasis on the natural enemy impact . Integrated Pest Management Symposium Workshop Proceedings.
Naturalization of Dalechampia scandens in southern Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Liu, H. 2008. Naturalization of Dalechampia scandens in southern Florida, Caribbean Journal of Science, Vol. 44, No. 3, 417-419.
An orchid bee naturalizes in Florida; implications for orchids and other plants - (Trade Journal)
Pemberton, R.W. 2007. An orchid bee naturalizes in Florida; implications for orchids and other plants . Orchids, 76: 446-448.
Control of Pests and Weeds with Natural Enemies - (Book / Chapter)
Van Driesche, R.G., Hoddle, M.S., Center, T.D. 2008. Control of Pests and Weeds with Natural Enemies. Malden, MA: Blackwell Science. 473 p.
The origin of Hydrilla verticillata recently discovered at a South African dam - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madeira, P.T., Coetzee, J.A., Center, T.D., White, E.E., Tipping, P.W. 2007. The origin of Hydrilla verticillata recently discovered at a South African dam. Aquatic Botany. 87:176-180
Invasion of Caribbean Island Wetlands by Melaleuca quinquenervia - (Abstract Only)
Bernier, L., Pratt, P.D. 2007. Invasion of Caribbean Island Wetlands by Melaleuca quinquenervia. Ecology and Management of Alien Plant Invasions.
Developing Biological Control Options for Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum – Releases of a Biocontrol Agent and Upcoming Plans - (Proceedings)
Boughton, A.J., Pemberton, R.W. 2007. Developing Biological Control Options for Old World climbing fern, Lygodium microphyllum – Releases of a Biocontrol Agent and Upcoming Plans. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council.
New host and expanded geographic range of the stellate scale, Vinsonia stellifera (Westwood) (Hemiptera: Coccidae: Ceroplastinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackwood, J.S., Pratt, P.D. 2007. New host and expanded geographic range of the stellate scale, Vinsonia stellifera (Westwood) (Hemiptera: Coccidae: Ceroplastinae). Florida Entomologist. 90:413-414.
Intraspecific variation of Melaleuca quinquenervia leaf oils in its naturalized range in FLorida, the Caribbean, and Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Pratt, P.D., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Ordung, K. 2007. Intraspecific variation of Melaleuca quinquenervia leaf oils in its naturalized range in Florida, the Caribbean, and Hawaii. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 35(8):489-500.
From Invasive to Fixed-in-Place: the Transformation of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Tipping, P.W., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2008. From Invasive to Fixed-in-Place: the Transformation of Melaleuca quinquenervia in Florida. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 642.
Dynamics of invasive plant monocultures following the establishment of natural enemies: an example from the Melaleuca quinquenervia system in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Van, T.K., Center, T.D. 2007. Dynamics of invasive plant monocultures following the establishment of natural enemies: an example from the Melaleuca quinquenervia system in Florida. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds.
Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: goal-based assessment of success - (Abstract Only)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M.F. 2008. Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: goal-based assessment of success. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 655-664.
Biological Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: Goal-based Assessment of Success. - (Proceedings)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M.F. 2007. Biological Control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: Goal-based Assessment of Success.. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 655-667.
Mating Biology of Austromusotima Camptozonale (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - a Potential Biological Control Agent of Old World Climbing Fern, Lygodium Microphyllum (Schizaeaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Wu, J., & Pemberton, R.W. (2007) Mating Biology of Austromusotima camptozonale (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - a Potential Biological Control Agent of Old World Climbing Fern, Lygodium microphyllum (Schizaeaceae). Florida Entomologist, 90, 509-517.
Molecular phylogenetics and the evolution of host plant associations in the nematode genus Fergusobia (Tylenchida: Fergusobiinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weimin, Y., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Davies, K.A., Purcell, M.F., Scheffer, S.J., Taylor, G.S., Center, T.D., Morris, K., Thomas, K. 2007. Molecular phylogenetics and the evolution of host plant associations in the nematode genus Fergusobia (Tylenchida: Fergusobiinae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 45(1):123-141. 2007.
A molecular phylogeny of the genus Lygodium (Schizaeaceae) with special reference to the biological control and host range testing of Lygodium microphyllum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Madeira, P.T., Pemberton, R.W., Center, T.D. 2008. A molecular phylogeny of the genus Lygodium (Schizaeaceae) with special reference to the biological control and host range testing of Lygodium microphyllum . Biological Control, Vol. 45, Issue 3, June 2008, pgs. 308-318.
Control and persistence of native Opntia on Nevis and St. Kitts, fity years after the introduction of Cactoblastis cactorum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Liu, H. 2007. Control and persistence of native Opuntia on Nevis and St. Kitts, fity years after the introduction of Cactoblastis cactorum. Biological Control. 41:272-282.
Herbivory by introduced insects reduces growth and survival of Melaleuca quinquenervia - (Abstract Only)
Pratt, P.D. 2007. Herbivory by introduced insects reduces growth and survival of Melaleuca quinquenervia. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds.
Performance and impact of the biological control agent Xubida infusella(Lepidoptera; Pyralidae)on the target weed Eichhornia crassipes (waterhyacinth) and on a non-target plant, Pontederia cordata(pickerelweed)in two nutrient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stanley, J.N., Julien, M.H., Center, T.D. 2007. Performance and impact of the biological control agent Xubida infusella(Lepidoptera; Pyralidae)on the target weed Eichhornia crassipes (waterhyacinth) and on a non-target plant, Pontederia cordata(pickerelweed)in two nutrient regimes. Biological Control. 40:298-305. 2007.
Naturalization and biomass allocation of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in wetlands of the Bahamas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Silvers, C.S., Ferriter, A.P. Naturalization and biomass allocation of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia in wetlands of the Bahamas. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 45:8-16. 2007.
Seasonal phenology and age specific parasitism in the Apple Ermine moth in Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Pemberton, R.W. 2007. Seasonal phenology and age specific parasitism in the Apple Ermine moth in Korea. Entomological Research (Korea). 37:59-64.
Hydrilla Stems and Tubers As Hosts for Three Bagous Species: Two Introduced Biological Control Agents (Bagous Hydrillae and B. Affinis) and One Native Species (B. Restrictus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Center, T.D. 2007. Hydrilla stems and tubers as hosts for three Bagous species: two introduced biological control agents (Bagous hydrillae and B. affinis) and one native species (B. restrictus). Environmental Entomology. 36(2):409-415.
Host Plant Range of Lobate Lac Scale, Paratachardina Lobata, in FLORIDA. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Howard, F.W., Pemberton, R.W., Hodges, G., Steinberg, B., Mcclean, D., Liu, H. 2007. Host plant range of lobate lac scale, Paratachardina lobata, in Florida. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society. 119:398-408.
"T.A.M.E." Melaleuca: a Regional Approach for Suppressing One of Florida's Worst Weeds. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silvers, C.S., Pratt, P.D., Ferriter, A.P., Center, T.D. 2007. "T.A.M.E." melaleuca: a regional approach for suppressing one of Florida's worst weeds. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 45:1-7.
Does Enemy Release Matter? Evidence from a Novel Three Way Comparison on Invasive, Non-Invasive and Native Congeners. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(07-Nov-06)
"Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics". - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D. 2006. "Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics".. Journal Of Plant Ecology.
Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W. Melaleuca quinquenervia dominated forests in Florida: analyses of natural-enemy impacts on stand dynamics. Plant Ecology. 192:119-132. 2007.
Establishment, spread and impacts of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia. - (Abstract Only)
Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2006. Establishment, spread and impacts of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia.. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
First Isolation of a Helicosporidium Sp. (Chlorophyta: Trebouxiophyceae) from the Biological Control Agent Cyrtobagous Salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, S.E., Tipping, P.W., Becnel, J.J. 2007. First isolation of a Helicosporidium sp. (Chlorophyta: Trebouxiophyceae) from the biological control agent Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Control. 40:243-245.
Insect Fauna Diversity among Invasive, Non-Invasive and Native Congeners and Implications for the Enemy Release Hypothesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Stiling, P., Pemberton, R.W., Pena, J. 2006. Insect faunal diversity among invasive, non-invasive and native congeners and implications for the enemy release hypothesis. Florida Entomologist. 89:475-484.
Geographic range expansion of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (hemiptera: psyllidae), to Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Bernier, L.S., Center, T.D. Geographic range expansion of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: psyllidae), to Puerto Rico. Florida Entomologist. 89(4):529-531. 2006.
Tame Melaleuca - An Areawide Pest Management Initiative - (Book / Chapter)
Langeland, K., Ferriter, A., Silvers, C.S., Pratt, P.D. 2009. TAME MELALEUCA - AN AREAWIDE PEST MANAGEMENT INITIATIVE. pp. 319-327. In: Van Devender, T.R., Espinosa-Garcia, F.J., Harper-Lore, B.L., Hubbard, T.[eds.], Invasive Plants On the Move: Controlling Them in North America. Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Tucson, Arizona. 2009.
Chapter 9: the Status of Nonindigenous Species in the South Florida Environment. - (Book / Chapter)
Ferriter, A., Doren, R., Goodyear, C., Thayer, D., Burch, J., Toth, L., Bodle, M., Lane, J., Schmitz, D., Pratt, P.D., Snow, S., Langeland, K. 2006. The status of nonindigenous species in the south Florida environment. In: G. Redfield, ed. South Florida Environmental Report, South Florida Water Management District. West Palm Beach, FL: p. 9-1 through 9-101.
Field colonization, population growth, and dispersal of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Wineriter, S.A., Dray Jr., F.A., Purcell, M. Field colonization, population growth, and dispersal of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake. Biological Control. 39:363-374. 2006.
Initial Impacts and Field Validation of Host Range for Boreioglycaspis Melaleucae Moore (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a Biological Control Agent of the Invasive Tree Melaleuca Quinquenervia (CAV.)BLAKE(MYRTALES:MYRTACEAE:LEPTOSPERM - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Wineriter, S.A., Dray Jr, F.A. 2007. Initial impacts and field validation of host range for Boreioglycaspis melaleucae a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia. Environmental Entomology. 36(3):569-576.
Additive Impacts of Plant Pathogen-Insect Enhances Pest-Plant Control Efficacy: Experimental Evidence from the Rust-Insect-Melaleuca System. - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.C. 2006. Additive impacts of plant pathogen-insect enhances pest-plant control efficacy: experimental evidence from the rust-insect-melaleuca system.. Phytopathology. 96:S96
Herbivory by Boreioglycaspis Melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) Accelerates Foliar Senescence and Abscission in the Invasive Tree Melaleuca Quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Morath, S., Silvers, C.S., Center, T.D. 2006. Herbivory by Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) accelerates foliar degradation and abscission in the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia. Environmental Entomology. 35(5):1372-1378.
Establishment and spread of founding populations of an invasive thistle: the role of competition and seed limitation. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jongejans, E., Skarpaas, O., Tipping, P.W., Shea, K. 2007. Establishment and spread of founding populations of an invasive thistle: the role of competition and seed limitation.. Biological Invasions. 9:317-325.
The Decline of Water Hyacinth on Lake Victoria Was Due to Biological Control by Neochetina SPP. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, J.R., Center, T.D., Hill, M., Julien, M.H., Katagira, F.F., Hjoka, S.W., Ogwang, J., Reeder, R.H., Van, T.K. 2007. The decline of water hyacinth on Lake Victoria was due to biological control by Neochetina spp. Aquatic Botany. 87:90-93.
Lack of An Induced Response Following Fire and Herbivory of Two Chemotypes of Melaleuca Quinquenervia and Its Effect on Two Biological Control Agents. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Ordung, K.M. 2006. Lack of an induced response following fire and herbivory of two chemotypes of Melaleuca quinquenervia and its effect on two biological control agents. Biological Control. 39:154-161.
Host Acceptance Trials of Kerria Lacca (Kerriidae) Parasitoids from Northern Thailand on the Pest Lobate Lac Scale (Paratachardina Lobata) (Kerriidae) in Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Nguyen, R., Winotai, A., Howard, F.W. 2006. Host acceptance trials of kerria lacca (kerriidae) parasitoids from northern thailand on the pest lobate lac scale (paratachardina lobata) (kerriidae) in florida.. Florida Entomologist. 89:336-339.
Impact of Chemical Elicitor Applications on Greenhouse Tomato Plants and Population Growth of Green Peach Aphids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boughton, A.J., Hoover, K., Felton, G.W. 2006. Impact of chemical elicitor applications on greenhouse tomato plants and population growth of green peach aphids. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 120:175-188.
A Tropical Garden Flora, Plants Cultivated in the Hawaiian Islands and Other Tropical Areas. - (Other)
Pemberton, R.W. 2006. A tropical garden flora, plants cultivated in the hawaiian islands and other tropical areas. Economic Botany 60: 193-193. . Economic Botany.
Qualitative Ecological Modeling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackwood, J.S., Dresner, M., Luh, H. 2006. Qualitative ecological modeling. Teaching Issues and Experiments in Ecology. 14(26). Available:http://tiee.ecoed.net
Native and Introduced Pollinators Promote a Self Incompatable Invasive Woody Vine (Paederia Foetida) in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, H., Pemberton, R.W., Stiling, P. 2006. Native and introduced pollinators promote a self incompatable invasive woody vine (paederia foetida) in florida. The Journal of the Torrey Botanical Society. 133:304-311.
Orchid bees don't need orchids: evidence from the naturalization of an orchid bee in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Wheeler, G.S. 2006. Orchid bees don’t need orchid mutualists, evidence from the naturalization of an orchid bee in florida. Ecology. 87:1995-2001.
Taking Down Climbing Fern-Biological Control of Lygodium Microphyllum - (Trade Journal)
Pemberton, R.W. 2006. Taking down climbing fern-biological control of lygodium microphyllum. Wildland Weeds. Spring 2006.
Proposed Field Release of Neomusotima Conspurcatalis (Warren) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), a Defoliator of the Old World Climbing Fern, Lygodium Microphyllum (CAV.) R. Br. (Lygodiaceae) in Florida. - (Germplasm Release)
Pemberton, R.W., Goolsby, J. 2006. Proposed field release of neomusotima conspurcatalis (warren) (lepidoptera: crambidae), a defoliator of the old world climbing fern, lygodium microphyllum (cav.) r. br. (lygodiaceae) in florida. . Germplasm Release.
First report of Bipolaris sacchari causing leaf spot on Lygodium japonicum and L. microphyllum in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elliott, M.L., Rayamajhi, M.B. First report of Bipolaris sacchari causing leaf spot on Lygodium japonicum and L. microphyllum in Florida. Plant Disease. 89(11):1244. 2005.
Impact of Puccinia Psidii on the Performance of Invasive Tree Melaleuca Quinquenervia in Florida. - (Proceedings)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Center, T.D. 2005. Impact of puccinia psidii on the performance of invasive tree melaleuca quinquenervia in florida. Phytopathology. 95(6):S87.
New Quarantine Takes Flight in Davie - (Trade Journal)
Silvers, C.S. 2005. New quarantine takes flight in davie. Wildland Weeds.
Melaleuca Quinquenervia Seed Dynamics in South Florida: How Long Do They Remain Viable in South Florida Soil Environment ? - (Proceedings)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Laroche, F. 2005. Melaleuca quinquenervia seed dynamics in south florida: how long do they remain viable in south florida environment? Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council, Weed be Jamin. p.21.
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