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2017

2017. Russell, A., Johnson S., Cibils X., McKay F., Moshman L., Madeira P., Blair Z &, R. Diaz. Surveys in Argentina and Uruguay reveal Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) populations adapted to survive temperate climates in southeastern USA. Biological Control 107: 41-49. 2017. Lue, C-H., Mottern, J.L., Cabrera Walsh, G., & …

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Solanum elaeagnifolium

The silverleaf nightshade, Solanum elaeagnifolium is a perennial herb, covered with dense silver-whitish stellate trichomes, which give them its characteristic aspect. It belongs to a elaeagnifolium group of spp distributed in both South America and North America. Widely distributed in Argentina together with two other species that belong to the …

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The Argentine fleabane

The management of “Argentine fleabane”, Conyza bonariensis, is a main problem in fallows and summer crops. This species is widely distributed and it appears both in abandoned fields and in cultivated areas in Argentina. Its high production of seeds, ability to self-pollinate and easy adaptation to a wide range of …

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2016

291. Chifflet, L., M. Rodriguero, L. Calcaterra, O. Rey, P. Dinghi, F. Baccaro, J. L. P. de Souza, P. Follet, and V. Confalonieri. 2016. Evolutionary history of the little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata before global invasion: inferring dispersion patterns, niche requirements, and past and present distribution within its native range. …

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Cat’s claw

FuEDEI and ARC from South Africa signed a cooperation agreement and benefits sharing to search and study natural enemies associated with Dolichandra (syn. Macfadyena) unguis-cati (L.) A.H. Gentry (Bignoniaceae) to evaluate their potential as biological control agents. The seed-feeding weevil Apteromecus notatus (Hustache) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) has been found in relatively …

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Mesquite-Prosopis spp.

  Invasive Prosopis species (Leguminosae) (mesquite) pose a significant threat to biodiversity, pasture production and water resources in South Africa. Aspects of the biology and the host range of the seed-feeding weevil, Coelocephalapion gandolfoi Kissinger (Coleoptera: Brentidae: Apioninae), were studied in Argentina and South Africa to evaluate its potential as …

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Citrus Variegated Chlorosis (CVC)

Management of Citrus Variegated Chlorosis (CVC): survey of potential vectors (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in citrus agroecosystems of NW and NE Argentina and selection of egg parasitoids as potential biological control agents.   At present, Argentina citrus industry is experiencing comercial limitations by international markets due to sanitary and envrironmental limitations for …

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2014 – 2016

291. Chifflet, L., M. Rodriguero, L. Calcaterra, O. Rey, P. Dinghi, F. Baccaro, J. L. P. de Souza, P. Follet, and V. Confalonieri. 2016. Evolutionary history of the little fire ant Wasmannia auropunctata before global invasion: inferring dispersion patterns, niche requirements, and past and present distribution within its native range. …

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1968 – 1969

4. Maddox, D. M. and Resnik, M. E. 1969. Determination of host specificity of the alligator weed flea beetle, Agasicles n. sp., with radioisotopes. J. Econ. Entomol. 62 (5): 996-999. Contacto: info@fuedei.org 3. Maddox, D. M. 1969. Sex determination of pupae of Vogtia malloi (Lepidoptera: Phycitidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. …

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1970 – 1974

15. Perkins, B. D. 1974. Arthropods that stress Waterhyacinth. Pest Arctic. News Summ. 20: 304-314. Contacto: info@fuedei.org 14. DeLoach, C. J. and Cordo, H. A. 1974. Control biológico de malezas acuáticas. Anales de la 1a. Reunión Argentina de Malezas y su Control 3 (1): 76-82. Contacto: info@fuedei.org 13. Vogt, G. …

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