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Jorge Leidi
Invasive Plant Research Laboratory
Biological Science Technician (Plants)

Phone: (954) 475-6581
Fax: (954) 476-9169

3225 COLLEGE AVE
FORT LAUDERDALE , FL 33314

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Herbivory by the biocontrol agent Lilioceris cheni suppresses propagule production and smothering ability of the invasive vine Dioscorea bulbifera -
Rayamajhi, M.B., Rohrig, E., Leidi, J.G., Kerr, C., Salcedo, E., Poffenberger, R., Smith, M., Lake, E.C., Dray Jr, F.A., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D. 2019. Herbivory by the biocontrol agent Lilioceris cheni suppresses propagule production and smothering ability of the invasive vine Dioscorea bulbifera. Biological Control. 130:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.12.001.
Natural-enemies affect the seed and litter fall dynamics of Melaleuca quinquenervia in the wetlands, and influence long-term species diversity in leaf-litter -
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Tipping, P.W., Center, T.D., Leidi, J.G., Rodgers, L. 2018. Natural-enemies affect the seed and litter fall dynamics of Melaleuca quinquenervia in the wetlands, and influence long-term species diversity in leaf-litter. Wetlands Ecology and Management. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11273-018-9645-4.
Release and distribution of Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of air potato (Dioscorea bulbilfera: Dioscoreaceae), in Florida -
Overholt, W.A., Rayamajhi, M.B., Rohrig, E., Hight, S.D., Dray Jr, F.A., Lake, E.C., Smith, M., Hibbard, K., Bhattarai, G., Bowers, K.E., Poffenberger, R., Clark, M., Curry, B., Stange, B., Calise, E., Wasylik, T.K., Martinez, C.M., Leidi, J.G. 2016. Release and distribution of Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of air potato (Dioscorea bulbilfera: Dioscoreaceae), in Florida. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 26:1087-1099.