1 edition of use of insects to manage alligatorweed found in the catalog.
use of insects to manage alligatorweed
by The Office, Available from National Technical Information Service in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va
Written in English
|Statement||by Environmental Laboratory, U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station ; prepared for Office, Chief of Engineers, U.S. Army.|
|Series||Instruction report -- A-81-1., Instruction report (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station) -- A-81-1.|
|Contributions||Environmental Laboratory (U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station)., United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||33 p. :|
|Number of Pages||33|
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Brief history of alligatorweed biological control • USACE and USDA foreign surveys – • 40 insect species –5 damaging • 4 insects tested in host range – Argentina and Uruguay & quarantine in Albany, CA • 3 approved for release • Later, fungal pathogen discovered. Biological control of alligatorweed was begun in with surveys in South America for natural enemies. Research in South America by U.S. Department of Agriculture entomolo- gists resulted in the introductions of three species of insects into the United States for control of by:
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to search for alligatorweed-feeding insects that could be used to provide control in the United States. Several insects were identified but one in particular, the alligatorweed flea beetle (Agasicles hygrophila), was ultimately imported from Buenos Aires, Argentina and released into locations where alligatorweed was Size: 2MB.
Alligatorweed (Alternanthera philoxeroides), also spelled alligator weed, hails from South America but has been widely spread to the warmer regions of the United plant tends to grow in or near water but can also grow on dry land.
It is very adaptable and invasive. Getting rid of alligatorweed is the responsibility of any riparian or waterway manager. The alligatorweed flea beetle, Agasicles hygrophila Selman and Vogt, was the first insect ever studied for biological control of an aquatic weed.
The introduction of this insect into the United States was approved inbut it was not successfully established on the invasive alligatorweed until Pest Status of Weed.
Alligatorweed (Alternanthera philoxeroides [Mart.] Griseb.) is a South American immigrant that has invaded waterways in the United States, primarily in the southeastern also is a weed in tropical and mild temperate regions around the world.
Alligatorweed roots readily along waterways and then grows over the water surface as an. State, local and federal agencies interested in receiving flea beetles can contact the USACE to request these insects.
For further information on the alligatorweed flea beetle collection and shipments, contact Invasive Species Management Branch, USACE, P.O.
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An Instruction Report "The Use of Insects to Manage Alligatorweed" was produced by WES. The WES conducted a survey of alligatorweed in ten southern states.
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Noxious plant U.S. Weed Information; Alternanthera. Alternanthera philoxeroides. alligator weed. This plant and the related entity italicized and indented above can be weedy or invasive according to the authoritative sources noted plant may be known by one or more common.
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The Book of Insects Teacher Sample, Student Book Sample, and Student Reader Sample This course includes a reader compiled of classic stories written by Arabella Buckley and Julia McNair Wright in the late s. It takes a charmingly narrative approach to the life of insects, and we have written a workbook to go along with it that takes your student through the identification of .Alternanthera philoxeroides, commonly referred to as alligator weed, is a native species to the temperate regions of South America, which includes Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay.
Argentina alone, hosts around 27 species that fall within the range of the genus Alternanthera. Its geographic range once used to cover only the Parana River region of South America, but it Family: Amaranthaceae.ornamental plants or turfgrass. Some insects are not easily seen.
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