Tamarisk biocontrol, endangered species risk and resolution of conflict through riparian restoration

@article{Dudley2011TamariskBE,
  title={Tamarisk biocontrol, endangered species risk and resolution of conflict through riparian restoration},
  author={T. Dudley and D. Bean},
  journal={BioControl},
  year={2011},
  volume={57},
  pages={331-347}
}
A long-standing debate between wildlife agencies and biological control researchers and practitioners concerns Diorhabda carinulata Desbrochers (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) introduced to suppress invasive Tamarix spp. (Tamaricaceae), and potential impacts of Tamarix defoliation on endangered southwestern willow flycatchers using this non-native plant as nesting habitat in some western riparian ecosystems. The conflict and ensuing legal actions are currently centered on the presence of D… Expand

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