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Factors affecting the cost of weed biocontrol programs in New Zealand
Abstract Many national schemes for setting priorities for invasive weed management have emphasized the current or future impacts of the weed more than the cost or feasibility of control, perhaps… Expand
How best to release a biological control agent.
Biocontrol of weeds: achievements to date and future outlook.
Lynley Hayes1, Simon V. Fowler1, Quentin Paynter2, Ronny Groenteman1, Paul Peterson3, Sarah Dodd2, Stanley Bellgard2 1 Landcare Research, PO Box 69040, Lincoln 7640, New Zealand 2 Landcare Research,… Expand
Technology transfer programs for biological control of weeds - the New Zealand experience.
Biological control has become a major focus for managing a variety of agricultural and conservation weeds in New Zealand. For nearly 2 decades Landcare Research (formerly DSIR) has operated… Expand
Establishment of Arytainilla spartiophila Förster (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), a new biological control agent for broom, Cytisus scoparius, in New Zealand
Results of tests conducted with the psyllid Arytainilla spartiophila before it was introduced into New Zealand for biological control of broom, Cytisus scoparius (L.) Link, indicate that it is highly… Expand
Supplemental host range of Araujia mosaic virus, a potential biological control agent of moth plant in New Zealand
Araujia mosaic virus (ArjMV) has previously been confirmed to have a narrow host range and is considered a potential biological control agent for moth plant (Araujia hortorum), a troublesome… Expand
Biocontrol of weeds in New Zealand: an overview of nearly 85 years.
Why the New Zealand regulatory system for introducing new biological control agents works.
For the past 12 years, New Zealand has operated the most comprehensive and internationally admired regime for regulating the introduction of new organisms. Using this system, which is based on the… Expand
THE BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WEEDS BOOK
The Japanese honeysuckle stem beetle is native to Japan. It was first imported by Landcare Research into containment for testing in 2010. The testing was completed in 2015 and permission to release… Expand
Partial sequencing of the genomic RNA of Araujia mosaic virus and comparison of the coat protein sequence with those of other potyviruses
Araujia mosaic virus (ArjMV, genus Potyvirus, family Potyviridae) was first reported in Araujia angustifolia and Morrenia odorata from Argentina . It is transmitted by mechanical inoculation and… Expand