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Lindsey R Milbrath
Emerging Pests and Pathogens Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (607) 254-7268
Fax: (607) 255-1132
Room 136

RW HOLLEY CTR
538 TOWER RD
ITHACA, NY 148532901
Projects
Management and Biology of Arthropod Pests and Arthropod-borne Plant Pathogens
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 439292
Genetics and Demography of Invasive Knapweeds (Centaurea spp.)
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435340

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Demography of meadow and spotted Knapweed populations in New York Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J. 2020. Demography of meadow and spotted Knapweed populations in New York. Northeastern Naturalist. 27(3):485-501. https://doi.org/10.1656/045.027.0309.
Response of pale swallowwort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) to multiple years of mowing Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biazzo, J., Milbrath, L.R. 2019. Response of pale swallowwort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) to multiple years of mowing. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 12(3). https://doi.org/10.1017/inp.2019.22.
Photoperiodic response of Abrostola asclepiadis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a candidate biological control agent for swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum, Apocynaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Sforza, R., Biazzo, J. 2020. Photoperiodic response of Abrostola asclepiadis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a candidate biological control agent for swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum, Apocynaceae). Great Lakes Entomologist. 52:71-77.
Associations between genomic ancestry, genome size and capitula morphology in the invasive meadow knapweed hybrid complex (Centaurea ×moncktonii) in eastern North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lachmuth, S., Molofsky, J., Milbrath, L.R., Suda, J., Keller, S.R. 2019. Associations between genomic ancestry, genome size and capitula morphology in the invasive meadow knapweed hybrid complex (Centaurea ×moncktonii) in eastern North America. AoBP (Annals of Botany PLANTS). 11(5). https://doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/plz055.
Impact of Abrostola asclepiadis combined with other stressors on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum species) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J., Ditommaso, A., Morris, S.H. 2019. Impact of Abrostola asclepiadis combined with other stressors on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum species). Biological Control. 130:118-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.11.005.
Abrostola asclepiadis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) will likely be an ineffective agent due to its impact and diapause traits - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J., Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Sforza, R. 2019. Abrostola asclepiadis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) will likely be an ineffective agent due to its impact and diapause traits. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 15:24. https://www.ibiocontrol.org/proceedings/.
Demographic matrix model for knapweeds (Centaurea spp.) - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J. 2019. Demographic matrix model for knapweeds (Centaurea spp.). International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 15:136.
Seed dispersal ability of the invasive perennial vines Vincetoxicum nigrum and Vincetoxicum rossicum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ditommaso, A., Stokes, C.A., Cordeau, S., Milbrath, L.R., Whitlow, T.H. 2018. Seed dispersal ability of the invasive perennial vines Vincetoxicum nigrum and Vincetoxicum rossicum. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 11:10-19. https://doi.org/10.1017/inp.2018.8.
Seed germination ecology of meadow knapweed (Centaurea x moncktonii) populations in New York State - (Abstract Only)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Marschner, C.A., Morris, S.H., Biazzo, J. 2018. Seed germination ecology of meadow knapweed (Centaurea x moncktonii) populations in New York State. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. No. 95 (http://www.wssaabstracts.com/public/54/proceedings.html).
Identifying critical life stage transitions for biological control of long-lived perennial Vincetoxicum species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Davis, A.S., Biazzo, J. 2018. Identifying critical life stage transitions for biological control of long-lived perennial Vincetoxicum species. Journal of Applied Ecology. 55:1465-1475. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13065.
Impact of Abrostola asclepiadis and plant competition on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J., Ditommaso, A., Morris, S. 2017. Impact of Abrostola asclepiadis and plant competition on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.). Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. D3494. (https://esa.confex.com/esa/2017/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/122525).
Seedbank dynamics of two swallowwort (Vincetoxicum) species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Morris, S.H., Mohler, C.H., Biazzo, J. 2017. Seedbank dynamics of two swallowwort (Vincetoxicum) species. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 10(2):136-142. doi: 10.1017/inp.2017.10.
Demography of invasive black and pale swallow-wort populations in New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Davis, A.S., Biazzo, J. 2017. Demography of invasive black and pale swallow-wort populations in New York. Northeastern Naturalist. 24:37-53.
Host specificity of Asian Chrysochus Chevr. in Dej. (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Eumolpinae) and their potential use for biological control of invasive Vincetoxicum species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Reznik, S., Moseyko, A.G., Milbrath, L.R. 2016. Host specificity of Asian Chrysochus Chevr. in Dej. (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae, Eumolpinae) and their potential use for biological control of invasive Vincetoxicum species. Entomological Review (Entomol Rev). 96:826-830.
Photosynthetic performance of invasive Vincetoxicum species (Apocynaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Whitlow, T.H., Milbrath, L.R. 2016. Photosynthetic performance of invasive Vincetoxicum species (Apocynaceae). Invasive Plant Science and Management. 9:171-181.
Diapause in Abrostola asclepiadis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) may make for an ineffective weed biological control agent - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J. 2016. Diapause in Abrostola asclepiadis (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) may make for an ineffective weed biological control agent. International Congress of Entomology. No. D3458 (https://esa.confex.com/esa/ice2016/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/109039).
Genome size and invasiveness traits in the hybrid meadow knapweed complex (Centaurea x moncktonii) in eastern North America - (Proceedings)
Keller, S., Molofsky, J., Palacio-Lopez, K., Suda, J., Milbrath, L.R. 2016. Genome size and invasiveness traits in the hybrid meadow knapweed complex (Centaurea x moncktonii) in eastern North America. NeoBiota. Book of Abstracts, Neobiota 2016-9th International Conference on Biological Invasions. p. 192.
Impact of the defoliating moth Hypena opulenta on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum species) under different light environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J. 2016. Impact of the defoliating moth Hypena opulenta on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum species) under different light environments. Biological Control. 97:1-12.
Tolerance of Swallowworts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to multiple years of artificial defoliation and clipping - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A., Biazzo, J., Morris, S.H. 2016. Tolerance of Swallowworts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to multiple years of artificial defoliation and clipping. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. #170.
Tolerance of Swallowworts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to multiple years of artificial defoliation or clipping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A., Biazzo, J., Morris, S.H. 2016. Tolerance of Swallowworts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to multiple years of artificial defoliation or clipping. Invasive Plant Science and Management. 9:1-11.
Demographic Modelling in Weed Biocontrol - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Davis, A.S., Biazzo, J. 2016. Demographic Modelling in Weed Biocontrol. Meeting Proceedings. #13.
Meadow knapweed in the Northeast: Should I know this species? - (Proceedings)
Marschner, C., Milbrath, L.R., Hunn, J.M., Biazzo, J., Ditommaso, A. 2016. Meadow knapweed in the Northeast: Should I know this species?. Meeting Proceedings. #222.
Seed bank dynamics of invasive swallowworts - (Proceedings)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Morris, S.H., Mohler, C.L., Biazzo, J. 2016. Seed bank dynamics of invasive swallowworts. Meeting Proceedings. #127.
Invasive Swallow-worts: An allelopathic role for -(-) antofine remains unclear - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gibson, D.M., Vaughan, R.H., Milbrath, L.R. 2015. Invasive Swallow-worts: An allelopathic role for -(-) antofine remains unclear. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 41:202-211. DOI: 10.1007/s10886-015-0552-3.
Performance of invasive swallowwort juveniles (Vincetoxicum spp.) across a habitat gradient after 7 years - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A., Biazzo, J., Morris, S.H. 2015. Performance of invasive swallowwort juveniles (Vincetoxicum spp.) across a habitat gradient after 7 years. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. Volume 53. http://wssaabstracts.com/public/30/proceedings.html.
Seed bank dynamics of invasive swallowworts - (Proceedings)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Morris, S.H., Mohler, C.L., Biazzo, J. 2015. Seed bank dynamics of invasive swallowworts. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 19.
Pre-release biological control agent recommendations for swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) informed by demographic matrix models - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Davis, A.S. 2014. Pre-release biological control agent recommendations for swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) informed by demographic matrix models. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p. 69.
Plant-mediated interactions: considerations for agent selection in weed biological control programs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Nechols, J.R. 2014. Plant-mediated interactions: considerations for agent selection in weed biological control programs. Biological Control. 72:80-90.
Exploring the feasibility of Sclerotium rolfsii VrNY as a potential bioherbicide for control of Swallowworts (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gibson, D.M., Vaughan, R.H., Biazzo, J., Milbrath, L.R. 2014. Exploring the feasibility of Sclerotium rolfsii VrNY as a potential bioherbicide for control of Swallowworts (Vincetoxicum spp.). Invasive Plant Science and Management. 7:320-327.
Response of invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to repeated artificial defoliation or clipping - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A., Biazzo, J., Morris, S.H. 2014. Response of invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) to repeated artificial defoliation or clipping. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. http://wssabstracts.com/public/22/proceedings.html.
Impact of Hypena opulenta on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) under different light environments - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J. 2014. Impact of Hypena opulenta on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) under different light environments. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p. 72.
Preliminary host range assessment of Asian Chrysochus spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), potential biological control agents of Vincetoxicum spp. - (Proceedings)
Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Reznik, S., Moseyko, A.G., Milbrath, L.R. 2014. Preliminary host range assessment of Asian Chrysochus spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), potential biological control agents of Vincetoxicum spp.. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p. 45.
Swallowwort dispersal: seed tracking under field conditions - (Abstract Only)
Stokes, C.A., Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Mohler, C.L., Whitlow, T. 2014. Swallowwort dispersal: seed tracking under field conditions. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 59.
Pale Swallowwort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) response to cutting and herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Bittner, T., Wesley, F.R. 2013. Pale Swallowwort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) response to cutting and herbicides. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:381-390.
Demographic matrix model for informing swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J., Davis, A.S. 2013. Demographic matrix model for informing swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. http://wssaabstracts.com/public/17/abstract-204.html.
Preliminary studies on seed dispersal of swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Abstract Only)
Stokes, C.A., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Preliminary studies on seed dispersal of swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.). Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. http://wssaabstracts.com/public/17/abstract-197.html.
Emergence and performance of two invasive Swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) in contrasting soil types and soil pH - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Magidow, L.C., Ditommaso, A., Ketterings, Q.M., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Emergence and performance of two invasive Swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) in contrasting soil types and soil pH. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:281-291.
New biological information on the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Abstract Only)
Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2012. New biological information on the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.)[abstract]. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. Paper No. 125. Available: (Http://wssaabstracts.com/public/9/abstract-125.html).
Development and reproduction of the foxglove aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Biazzo, J. 2012. Development and reproduction of the foxglove aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.). Environmental Entomology. 41:665-668. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EN11239.
First report of blight caused by Sclerotium rolfsii on the invasive exotic weed, Vincetoxicum rossicum (pale swallow-wort) in western New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gibson, D.M., Castrillo, L.A., Donzelli, B.G., Milbrath, L.R. 2012. First report of blight caused by Sclerotium rolfsii on the invasive exotic weed, Vincetoxicum rossicum (pale swallow-wort) in western New York. Plant Disease. 96:456.
Swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control update - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R. 2012. Swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) biological control update. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 81.
Demographic matrix model for swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Davis, A.S. 2013. Demographic matrix model for swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum spp.). International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. FHTET-2012-07:p. 176.
Plant-mediated interactions among herbivores: considerations for implementing weed biological control programs - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Nechols, J.R. 2013. Plant-mediated interactions among herbivores: considerations for implementing weed biological control programs. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHET-2012-07:188.
Abrostola clarissa (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae), a new potential biocontrol agent for invasive swallow-worts, Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum - (Proceedings)
Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Reznik, S., Zaitzev, V., Sforza, R., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Abrostola clarissa (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae), a new potential biocontrol agent for invasive swallow-worts, Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2012-07:188.
Towards biological control of swallow-worts: the good, the bad and the ugly - (Proceedings)
Sforza, R., Dolgovskaya, R., Reznik, S., Volkovitch, M., Garnier, Y., Auge, M., Bon, M., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Towards biological control of swallow-worts: the good, the bad and the ugly. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2012-07:200.
Ploidy level and genome size of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbarich (Apocynaceae), two invasive vines in North America - (Proceedings)
Bon, M., Guermache, F., Rodier-Goud, M., Bakry, F., Bourge, M., Dolgovskaya, M., Volkovitsh, M., Sforza, R., Darbyshire, S., Milbrath, L.R. 2013. Ploidy level and genome size of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbarich (Apocynaceae), two invasive vines in North America. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2012-07:325.
Phytotoxicity of antofine from invasive swallow-worts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gibson, D.M., Krasnoff, S., Biazzo, J., Milbrath, L.R. 2011. Phytotoxicity of antofine from invasive swallow-worts. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37:871-879.
Multi-year survival, growth and maturation of invasive swallow-wort juveniles (Vincetoxicum spp.) across a habitat gradient - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A., Biazzo, J., Morris, S.H. 2011. Multi-year survival, growth and maturation of invasive swallow-wort juveniles (Vincetoxicum spp.) across a habitat gradient [abstract]. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. 66 Available: http://wssaabstracts.com/public/4/abstract-66.html).
Survival, growth, and fecundity of the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum) in New York State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2011. Survival, growth, and fecundity of the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum) in New York State. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 4:198-206. DOI: 10.1614/IPSM-D-10-00034.1.
Response of the invasive vine pale swallow-wort following two years of mowing and herbicide application - (Abstract Only)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Bittner, T. 2011. Response of the invasive vine pale swallow-wort following two years of mowing and herbicide application. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. 65:40.
Establishment of the invasive perennial Vincetoxicum rossicum across a disturbance gradient in New York State, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2010. Establishment of the invasive perennial Vincetoxicum rossicum across a disturbance gradient in New York State, USA. Plant Ecology. 211:65-77. DOI: 10.1007/s11258-010-9773-2.
A look at ploidy level of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar. (Apocynaceae) from the perspective of a study of their invasion success - (Proceedings)
Guermache, F., Bon, M., Jones, W.A., Milbrath, L.R. 2010. A look at ploidy level of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar. (Apocynaceae) from the perspective of a study of their invasion success. 15th European Weed Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Kaspovar, Hungary, 12-15 July 2010.
When population genetics meets biological control of the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar) - (Proceedings)
Bon, M., Jeanneau, M., Jones, W.A., Milbrath, L.R., Sforza, R., Dolgovskaya, M. 2010. When population genetics meets biological control of the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar). 15th European Weed Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Kaspovar, Hungary, 12-15 July 2010.
Management of pale swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) using mowing and herbicides in two contrasting habitats - (Abstract Only)
Ditommaso, A., Bittner, T., Milbrath, L.R. 2010. Management of pale swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum rossicum) using mowing and herbicides in two contrasting habitats. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 32.
Mapping the current and projected ranges of two swallow-wort invasive vines - (Abstract Only)
Little, N., Morse, S., Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R. 2010. Mapping the current and projected ranges of two swallow-wort ionvasive vines. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 54.
Phytophagous arthropods of invasive swallow-wort vines (Vincetoxicum spp.) in New York - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R. 2010. Phytophagous arthropods of invasive swallow-wort vines (Vincetoxicum spp.) in New York. Environmental Entomology. 39:68-78.
Interspecific variability and phenotypic plasticity in photosynthesis for the invasive swallow-wort vines (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Abstract Only)
Averill, K.M., Whitlow, T.H., Milbrath, L.R., Ditommaso, A. 2010. Interspecific variability and phenotypic plasticity in photosynthesis for the invasive swallow-wort vines (Vincetoxicum spp.). Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts, PB-42. https://srm.conference-services.net/reports/template/onetextabstract.xml?xsl=template/onetextabstract.xsl&conferenceID=1756&abstractID=344907
Vegetative Expansion of the Invasive Swallow-worts in New York State - (Abstract Only)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2009. Vegetative Expansion of the Invasive Swallow-worts in New York State. In: G.R. Armel (Ed.), Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 40.
Pale Swallow-wort Establishment and Survival in Four Disturbance Regimens in New York State - (Abstract Only)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2009. Pale Swallow-wort Establishment and Survival in Four Disturbance Regimens in New York State. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. no. 270. Lawrence, KS:Weed Science Society of America. (http://wssa.net/Meetings/WSSAAbstracts/abstractsearch.php).
The Invasive Swallow-worts: What Do We Know About Their Biology and Management? - (Abstract Only)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2008. The Invasive Swallow-worts: What Do We Know About Their Biology and Management?. International Allelopathy Congress. p. 71-72.
Growth and reproduction of invasive Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum under artificial defoliation and different light environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R. 2008. Growth and reproduction of invasive Vincetoxicum rossicum and V. nigrum under artificial defoliation and different light environments. Botany. 86:1279-1290.
Pale Swallow-wort: It’s Establishing and Expanding. How Can We Control It? - (Abstract Only)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2008. Pale Swallow-wort: It’s Establishing and Expanding. How Can We Control It?. Meeting Abstract. Northeast Natural History Conference X Abstracts. NY. State Museum Circular 71:5.
Does soil pH influence swallow-wort distribution in its current range? - (Abstract Only)
Magidow,, L.C., Ditommaso,, A., Ketterings,, Q.M., Milbrath, L.R. 2008. Does soil pH influence swallow-wort distribution in its current range?. In: G. R. Armel (Ed.), Proceedings of 62nd Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 21.
Pale swallow-wort establishment and survival across four disturbance regimes - (Abstract Only)
Averill,, K.M., Ditommaso,, A., Mohler,, C.L., Milbrath, L.R. 2008. Pale swallow-wort establishment and survival across four disturbance regimes. In: G. R. Armel (Ed.), Proceedings of the 62nd Annual Meeting Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 6.
Emergence and performance of pale and black swallow-wort on two New York soils at three pH levels - (Abstract Only)
Magidow, L.C., Ditommaso, A., Ketterings, Q.M., Milbrath, L.R. 2008. Emergence and performance of pale and black swallow-wort on two New York soils at three pH levels. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. No. 266. [CD-ROM]. Vol. 48. Lawrence, KS: Weed Science Society of America. (http://wssa.net/Meetings/WSSAAbstracts/abstractsearch.php).
Overwintering survival, phenology, voltinism, and reproduction among different populations of the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Deloach Jr, C.J., Tracy, J.L. 2007. Overwintering survival, phenology, voltinism, and reproduction among different populations of the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environmental Entomology. 36:1356-1364.
Vegetative expansion and seed output of swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.) - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A. 2008. Vegetative expansion and seed output of swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum spp.). In: Julien, M.H., Sforza, R., Bon, M.C., Evans, H.C., Hatcher, P.E., Hinz, H.L., Rector, B.G. (Editors). International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, April 23-27, 2007, La Grande Motte, France. CAB International Wallingford, UK. p. 251.
Pinpointing the origin of North American invasive Vincetoxicum spp. using phylogeographical markers - (Proceedings)
Bon, M., Sforza, R., Jones, W.A., Hurard, C., Milbrath, L.R., Darbyshire, S. 2008. Pinpointing the origin of North American invasive Vincetoxicum spp. using phylogeographical markers. In: Julien, M.H., Sforza, R., Bon, M.C., Evans, H.C., Hatcher, P.E., Hinz, H.L., and Rector, B.G., editors. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, April 23-27, 2007, La Grande Motte, France. CAB International Wallingford, UK. p. 448.
Emergence and Performance of Two Swallow-wort Species on Soils of Varying pH and Origin - (Abstract Only)
Magidow, L.C., Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R., Mohler, C.L. 2007. Emergence and Performance of Two Swallow-wort Species on Soils of Varying pH and Origin. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p.12.
VEGETATIVE EXPANSION AND SEEDLING FATE OF SWALLOW-WORTS (VINCETOXICUM SPP.), INTRODUCED INVASIVE VINES IN THE NORTHEASTERN UNITED STATES - (Abstract Only)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Morris, S.H., Milbrath, L.R. 2006. Vegetative expansion and seedling fate of swallow-worts (vincetoxicum spp.), introduced invasive vines in the northeastern united states [abstract]. Ecological Society of America Abstracts. 91:16.
ACCEPTABILITY AND SUITABILITY OF ATHEL, TAMARIX APHYLLA, TO THE LEAF BEETLE DIORHABDA ELONGATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE), A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Deloach Jr, C.J. 2006. Acceptability and suitability of athel, tamarix aphylla, to the leaf beetle diorhabda elongata (coleoptera: chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of saltcedar (tamarix spp.). Environmental Entomology. 35:1379-1389.
RESEARCH AND INITIAL SUCCESS ON BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF SALTCEDAR IN THE UNITED STATES, WITH EMPHASIS ON TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO - (Proceedings)
CLONAL EXPANSION AND REPRODUCTIVE OUTPUT OF THE INVASIVE VINE PALE SWALLOW-WORT (VINCETOXICUM ROSSICUM) IN CENTRAL NY STATE - (Abstract Only)
Averill, K.M., Ditommaso, A., Mohler, C.L., Morris, S.H., Milbrath, L.R. 2006. Clonal expansion and reproductive output of the invasive vine pale swallow-wort (vincetoxicum rossicum) in central NY state. Proceedings of Northeastern Weed Science Society. p. 57.
SWALLOW-WORTS (VINCETOXICUM SPP.): A NEW WEED TARGET FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL - (Abstract Only)
Milbrath, L.R. 2006. Swallow-worts (vincetoxicum spp.): a new weed target for biological control. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. no.126. [CD-ROM]. Vol. 46. Lawrence, KS: Weed Science Society of America.
IMPORTANCE OF GENERATING BIOLOGICAL DATA FOR DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL PROGRAM AGAINST THE NON-NATIVE INVASIVE VINES, PALE SWALLOW-WORT (VINCETOXICUM ROSSICUM) AND BLACK SWALLOW-WORT (V. NIGRUM) - (Abstract Only)
Ditommaso, A., Milbrath, L.R. 2006. Importance of generating biological data for development of a biological control program against the non-native invasive vines, pale swallow-wort (vincetoxicum rossicum) and black swallow-wort (v. nigrum). Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. no.186. [CD-ROM]. Vol.46. Lawrence, KS: Weed Science Society of America.
HOST SPECIFICITY OF DIFFERENT POPULATIONS OF THE LEAF BEETLE DIORHABDA ELONGATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE), A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milbrath, L.R., Deloach Jr, C.J. 2006. Host specificity of different populations of the leaf beetle diorhabda elongata (coleoptera: chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of saltcedar (tamarix spp.). Biological Control. 36:32-48.
FIRST RESULTS FOR CONTROL OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) IN THE OPEN FIELD IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES - (Proceedings)
Deloach, C.J., Carruthers, R.I., Dudley, T.L., Eberts, D., Kazmer, D.J., Knutson, A.E., Bean, D.W., Knight, J., Lewis, P.A., Milbrath, L.R., Tracy, J.L., Knight, J., Tomic-Carruthers, N., Herr, J.C., Abbott, G., Prestwich, S., Harruff, G., Everitt, G.H., Thompson, D.C., Mityaev, I., Jashenko, R., Li, B., Sobhian, R., Kirk, A., Robbins, T.O., Delfosse, E.S. 2004. First results for control of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) in the open field in the western United States. In: Cullen, J.M., Briese, D.T., Kriticos, D.J., Lonsdale, W.M., Morin, L., Skott, J.K., editors. Proceedings of XI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, CSIRO Entomology, Canberra, Australia. p. 505-513.
SUITABILITY OF DIORHABDA ELONGATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF SALTCEDARS (TAMARIX SPP.) IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES AND NORTHERN MEXICO - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Herr, J.C., Knutson, A.E., Tracy, J.L., Bean, D.W., Rodriguez-del-Bosque, L.A., Carruthers, R.I., Deloach, C.J. 2003. Suitability of Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) for biological control of saltcedars (Tamarix spp.) in the southern United States and northern Mexico. In: Memoirs of the XXVI Congresso Nacional de Control Biologico, November 3-8, 2003, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. p. 225-227.
INITIAL RESULTS OF BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) IN THE UNITED STATES - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., DeLoach, C.J., Knutson, A.E. 2003. Initial results of biological control of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) in the United States. Proceedings of the Symposium, Saltcedar and Water Resources in the West. p. 135-141.
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