Location: Emerging Pests and Pathogens ResearchTitle: Swallow-wort biocontrol agents: history and ecology in North America
|TEWKSBURY, LISA - University Of Rhode Island|
|SZUCS, MARIANNA - Michigan State University|
|BOURCHIER, ROBERT - Agri Food - Canada|
|CAPPUCCINO, NAOMI - Carleton University - Canada|
Submitted to: North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA)
Publication Type: Other
Publication Acceptance Date: 6/15/2023
Publication Date: 6/15/2023
Citation: Tewksbury, L., Szucs, M., Milbrath, L.R., Bourchier, R.S., Cappuccino, N. 2023. Swallow-wort biocontrol agents: history and ecology in North America. North American Invasive Species Management Association (NAISMA). NAISMA-BCW-2023-30-SWALLOW-WORTS-P.
Technical Abstract: The biological control agent Hypena opulenta, that has been introduced into North America for the control of black swallow-wort (Vincetoxicum nigrum) and pale swallow-wort (V. rossicum), is described along with information on its life cycle, identification of the damage it causes to swallow-wort plants, preferred habitat, history of introduction, nontarget effects, and a list of references for more information.