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Before weed biocontrol insects are transported and released in a new area, they are commonly collected into small paper… Expand Abstract Patterns of woody-plant mortality often reflect tradeoffs associated with resource allocation. Plants that allocate a… Expand Native species can have a range of responses to nonnative introductions, from negative to positive, and understanding how and why… Expand ABSTRACT. Insects of the suborder Heteroptera are known for their odor, for being pests, or for being disease carriers. To gain… Expand ABSTRACT Tamarisk leaf beetles, Diorhabda spp., have been released in the western United States as a biological control agent for… Expand BACKGROUND AND AIMS
Under equal conditions, plants that allocate a larger proportion of resources to growth must do so at the… Expand In classical weed biological control, small collections of arthropods are made from one or a few sites in the native range of the… Expand Biological control of Tamarix spp. (saltcedar) with Diorhabda carinulata (the northern tamarisk beetle) is currently underway in… Expand