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A global view of the future for biological control of gorse, Ulex europaeus L.
Gorse (Ulex europaeus L.) has become naturalized in at least 50 countries outside its native range, from the high elevation tropics to the subantarctic islands and Scandinavia. Its habit,… Expand
The Biology of Australian weeds 60. 'Sagittaria platyphylla' (Engelmann) J.G. Smith and 'Sagittaria calycina' Engelmann
Sagittaria (Alismataceae) are aquatic herbs with 40 described species and eight infraspecific taxa. The genus has a natural distribution throughout North and South America, Europe, Africa and Asia,… Expand
Biological control of ragwort ( Senecio jacobaea L.) in Australia
The history of biological control of ragwort in Australia is outlined. Five biological control species have been released in southern Australia since the 1930s but only 3 have established. The flea… Expand
A review of the Chrysanthemoides monilifera biological control program in Australia: 1987-2005
Two subspecies of Chrysanthemoides monilifera, namely subsp. rotundata (DC.) T.Norl. (bitou bush) and subsp. monilifera (L.) T.Norl. (boneseed), have been introduced to Australia from South Africa… Expand
Host specificity, release, and establishment of the gorse spider mite, Tetranychus lintearius Dufour (Acarina: Tetranychidae), for the biological control of gorse, Ulex europaeus L. (Fabaceae), in…
Abstract The gorse spider mite, Tetranychus lintearius , is widespread on Ulex europaeus in Europe and its foliage-feeding activities can cause severe damage to plants. It has been released as a… Expand
Progress on the Biological Control of Gorse ( Ulex europaeus ) in Australia
Gorse, Ulex europaeus, occurs in all Australian states, but principally in Tasmania and Victoria. An early attempt at biological control in Australia resulted in the establishment of the gorse seed… Expand
Prospects for classical biological control of Marchalina hellenica in Australia
The giant pine scale, Marchalina hellenica Gennadius (Hemiptera: Marchalinidae), is a sap-sucking insect native to South-East Europe that was recently introduced in Australia where it threatens the… Expand
Progress on the rearing, release and establishment of the gorse spider mite, Tetranychus lintearius Dufour, for the biological control of gorse in Australia.
Feasibility of biological control of silverleaf nightshade in Australia.
Silverleaf nightshade, Solanum elaeagnifolium Cav. is a significant weed in the cropping/ pasture and perennial pasture zones of temperate Australia. The extensive and deep perennial root system… Expand