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Cover for Giving dyer's woad the blues: encouraging first results for biological control.

Dyer's woad, Isatis tinctoria L. (Brassicaceae), has been cultivated since Roman times throughout Europe for the blue indigo dye extracted from its leaves and was introduced by early colonists into North America. Today, it is a declared noxious weed in ten western US states. A literature survey for ...

Author(s)
Cortat, G.; Hinz, H. L.; Gerber, E.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Korotyaev, B. A.; Gültekin, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Bionomics and seasonal occurrence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Larinus filiformis</i> Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in eastern Turkey, a potential biological control agent for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea solstitialis</i> L.

We conducted studies on the life history of Larinus filiformis Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Lixinae) to determine if it is worthy of further evaluation as a classical biological control agent of Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae: Cardueae), yellow starthistle. The species occurs in...

Author(s)
Gültekİn, L.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Smith, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for All against one: first results of a newly formed foreign exploration consortium for the biological control of perennial pepperweed.

Perennial pepperweed (PPW), Lepidium latifolium L., is a mustard of central Asian origin that is invading natural and cultivated habitats in North America and is difficult to control with conventional means. Biological control of PPW is hampered by the fact that it is relatively uncommon in its...

Author(s)
Hinz, H. L.; Gerber, E.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Seier, M.; Korotyaev, B. A.; Gültekİn, L.; Williams, L.; Schwarzländer, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Explorations in Central Asia and Mediterranean basin to select biological control agents for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salsola tragus</i>.

Russian thistle, Salsola tragus L., (Chenopodiaceae), a troublesome weed complex in the drier regions of western North America, is native to Central Asia and widely distributed throughout the Palaearctic Region. Since 2003, several exploration and survey trips to discover new potential biological...

Author(s)
Lecce, F.; Paolini, A.; Tronci, C.; Gültekİn, L.; Cristina, F. di; Korotyaev, B. A.; Colonnelli, E.; Cristofaro, M.; Smith, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Eriophyoid mites on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea solstitialis</i> in the Mediterranean area.

Yellow star thistle (YST), Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae), is a weedy annual plant, native to the Mediterranean area that infests rangelands, pastures and grasslands in the northern United States. In the search for biological control agents, an eriophyoid mite capable of significant impact...

Author(s)
Monfreda, R.; Lillo, E. de; Cristofaro, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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