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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Cooperation Agreement and Benefits Sharing Between the Foundation for the Study of Invasive Species & ARS Exotic & Invasive Weeds Res. Unit

Location: Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research

Project Number: 5325-22000-026-10
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Dec 01, 2012
End Date: Nov 30, 2017

Objective:
This agreement is framed in the cooperation project whose objective is to search and study natural enemies of Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms-Laubach (Pontederiaceae), Egeria densa Planchon (Hydrocharitaceae), and Ludwigia grandiflora (Michx.) Greuter & Burdet ssp. hexapetala (Hook. & Arn.) G.L. Nesom & Kartesz (Onagraceae) in Argentina and evaluate their potential biocontrol agents in USA.

Approach:
Cooperative efforts will be developed to locate, collect, colonize and exchange natural enemies of importance between United States of America and Argentina for the purpose of biological control of invasive plants.

Last Modified: 7/25/2014
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