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Susan Wright
Invasive Plant Research Laboratory
Entomologist

Phone: (352) 372-3505 ext. 166
Fax: (352) 955-2301

FORT LAUDERDALE , FL 33314


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Host range of the inadvertent biological control agent Caloptilia triadicae: an invasive herbivore of Chinese tallowtree -
Duncan, J.G., Steininger, M.S., Wright, S.A., Wheeler, G.S. 2016. Host range of the inadvertent biological control agent Caloptilia triadicae: an invasive herbivore of Chinese tallowtree. Florida Entomologist. 99:142-145.
Host range of Caloptilia triadicae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): an adventive herbivore of Chinese tallowtree (Malpighiales: Euphorbiaceae) -
Duncan, J., Steininger, S., Wright, S.A., Wheeler, G.S. 2016. Host range of Caloptilia triadicae (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae): an adventive herbivore of Chinese tallowtree (Malpighiales: Euphorbiaceae). Florida Entomologist. 99(1):142-145.
Successful biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia -
Establishment, population increase, spread, and ecological host range of Lophodiplosis trifida (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtales:Myrtaceae). -
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M.F. 2013. Establishment, population increase, spread, and ecological host range of Lophodiplosis trifida (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtales:Myrtaceae). Environmental Entomology. 42(5):925-935.2013.
Biology and host range of Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis; a potential biological control agent for Chinese tallow Triadica sebifera Reprint Icon -
Steininger, M.S., Wright, S.A., Ding, J., Wheeler, G.S. 2013. Biology and host range of Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis; a potential biological control agent for Chinese tallow Triadica sebifera. Biocontrol Science and Technology. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09583157.2013.797564#tabModule.
The release and unsuccessful establishment of the Melaleuca biological control agent Fergusonina turneri and its mutualistic nematode Fergusobia quinquenerviae Reprint Icon -
Pratt, P.D., Blackwood, S., Wright, S.A., Purcell, M., Rayamajhi, M.B., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Scheffer, S.J., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D. The release and unsuccessful establishment of the Melaleuca biological control agent Fergusonina turneri and its mutualistic nematode Fergusobia quinquenerviae. Biocontrol. 58(4):553-561. 2013.
Physiological host range of a mutualistic pair: Fergusonina turneri and its obligate nematode Fergusobia quinquenerviae, potential biological control agents of Melaleuca quinquenervia -
Wright, S.A., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Buckingham, G.R. 2013. Physiological host range of a mutualistic pair: Fergusonina turneri and its obligate nematode Fergusobia quinquenerviae, potential biological control agents of Melaleuca quinquenervia. Biocontrol. 23(4):409-422.
Two species of Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera) from Southeast Asia associated with downy rose myrtle, Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Myrtaceae) -
Adamski, D., Makinson, J.R., Brown, B.T., Wright, S.A., Pratt, P.D., Brown, J.W. 2013. Two species of Gelechioidea (Lepidoptera) from Southeast Asia associated with downy rose myrtle, Rhodomyrtus tomentosa (Myrtaceae). Journal of Lepidopterists Society. 67:111-127.
Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: an Everglades invader Reprint Icon -
Center, T.D., Purcell, M.F., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Tipping, P.W., Wright, S.A., Dray Jr, F.A. Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: an Everglades invader. Biocontrol. 57(2):151-165.2012.
Risk assessment: progress of quarantine biocontrol research on Chinese Tallow, Melaleuca, and Downy Rose Myrtle -
Nonselective oviposition by a fastidious insect: the laboratory host range of the melaleuca gall midge Lophodiplosis trifida (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) Reprint Icon -
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.
Biological control of Melaleuca quinquenervia: goal-based assessment of success -
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. -
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.
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: Leptosp -
Center, T.D., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Dray Jr., F.A., Wright, S.A. 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: Leptospermoideae. Environmental Entomology. 36(3):569-576. 2007.
Field colonization, population growth, and dispersal of Boreioglycaspis melaleucae Moore, a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Cav.) Blake -
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.
PROPOSED FIELD RELEASE OF THE MELALEUCA BUD-GALL FLY, FERGUSONINA TURNERI TAYLOR (DIPTERA: FERGUSONINIDAE) AND ITS OBLIGATE NEMATODE, FERGUSOBIA QUINQUENERVIA FOR CONTROL OF THE AUSTRALIAN BROAD-LEAVED PAPER BARK TREE. -
Center, T.D., Wineriter, S.A., Buckingham, G.R., Goolsby, J. Proposed field release of the melaleuca bud-gall fly, fergusonina turneri taylor (diptera: fergusoninidae) and its obligate nematode, fergusobia quinquenervia for control of the australian broad-leaved paper bark tree.. Germplasm Release. Federal Register Docket No. 04-106-1, 26th October 2004. Permit issued 21st January 2005.
OXYOPS VITIOSA -
Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Wineriter, S.A. 2004. Oxyops vitiosa. Pages 270-272 Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the United States.
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDS: RESEARCH BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE: SELECTED CASE STUDIES -
QUIMBY JR, P.C., DELOACH JR, C.J., WINERITER, S.A., GOOLSBY, J., SOBHIAN, R., BOYETTE, C.D., ABBAS, H.K. BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDS: RESEARCH BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE-AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE: SELECTED CASE STUDIES. PEST MANAGEMENT SCIENCE. 59(6-7):671-680
BOREIOGLYCASPIS MELALEUCAE -
Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Van, T.K., Wineriter, S.A. 2004. Boreioglycaspis melaleucae. Pages 273-274 Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the United States.
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