Variable success of biological control of Lythrum salicaria in British Columbia

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Purple loosestrife, Lythrum salicaria, has invaded North American wetlands over the last 200 years. A biological control project was started in British Columbia, Canada, in 1993 with the introduction of Galerucella calmariensis, a leaf-feeding beetle of European origin. To evaluate the success of the biological control project in the Lower Mainland of… (More)

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@inproceedings{Denoth2005VariableSO, title={Variable success of biological control of Lythrum salicaria in British Columbia}, author={Madlen Denoth and Judith H. Myers}, year={2005} }