Location: European Biological Control Laboratory
Project Number: 0212-22000-025-13
Start Date: Aug 01, 2010
End Date: Aug 01, 2015
ARS will collect, identify, and provide initial research to provide biological weed control agents (insects and plant pathogens) for weed species that infest BLM administered lands on leafy spurge, knapweed complex, Russian knapweed, field bindweed, Canada thistle, tamarisk (saltcedar), yellow starthistle, Dyers woad, musk thistle, Scotch thistle, hoary cress, perennial pepperweed, Dalmation and common toadflex. ARS Staff will continue to work with BLM Invasive Species Coordinator and other BLM personnel on Biological weed control efforts.