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Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009



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General Technical Report - Proceedings

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Northern Research Station


Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 114 p.


Contains abstracts and papers of 73 oral and poster presentations on invasive species biology, molecular biology, ecology, impacts, and management presented at the annual U.S. Department of Agriculture Interagency Research Forum on Invasive Species.

Evolution of a meeting: 20+ years of research communication and coordination
Asian longhorned beetle successes and challenges in 2008
Emerald ash borer biological control: rearing, releasing, establishment, and efficacy of parasitoids
Chemical and proteomic approaches to dissecting ash resistance to the emerald ash borer
Volatile profiles and trap catches of two pine-host species of Sirex noctilio
Biosurveillance: using native wasps to find emerald ash borers
Striking gold in southern California: discovery of the goldspotted oak borer and its central role in oak mortality
Activity and persistence of systemic insecticides for managing hemlock woolly adelgids
Update on winter moth in New England
Green armor and cul de sac corridors
Observer bias and the detection of low-density infestations: a case study with the hemlock woolly adelgid
Creating trap trees for detection and control of Sirex noctilio
Birch leafminer: a success
Update on EAB biocontrol: release and recovery of Spathius agrili and discovery of new potential biocontrol agents in Asia
Biological control for knotweeds in North America
An economic impact assessment for oak wilt in Anoka County, Minnesota
Economic assessment of potential emerald ash borer damage in urban areas in the United States
A space-time odyssey: movement of gypsy moth and its pathogens
Current status of Anoplophora Spp. in Europe and an update on suppression efforts
Ecological impacts of emerald ash borer in forests of southeast Michigan
Status report: mile-a-minute weed
Genetics and conservation of hemlock species threatened by the hemlock woolly adelgid
The SOD facts of life: property value losses from sudden oak death in Marin County
Japanese Laricobius sp n, a promising biological control candidate for hemlock woolly adelgid
Cold tolerance and host range comparisons between coastal and inland western United States populations of Laricobius nigrinus
Slowing ash mortality: a potential strategy to slam emerald ash borer in outlier sites
Comparison of emerald ash borer preference for ash of different species, sun exposure, age, and stress treatments in relation to foliar volatiles and nutrition
A proactive approach to prevent invasive plant pathogens
Development of a web-based tool for projecting costs of managing emerald ash borer in municipal forests
Ailanthus, tree-of-heaven update, a northeast regional biological control project
Manipulating spread and predicting dispersal of isolated emerald ash borer populations
Research update on the brown spruce longhorn beetle, Tetropium fuscum (Fabr.)
Implication of global climate change on the distribution and activity of Phytophthora ramorum
Status report: biological control of swallow-worts
Biological control of Sirex noctilio in North America by Beddingia siricidicola: 2008 update
Climate constraints for siberian moth distribution in Europe
Field persistence and efficacy of the fungus Beauveria bassiana against the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis
Natural infections of Beauveria bassiana in Agrilus planipennis populations in Michigan
Fine structure of antennal sensilla in emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
Multigenerational dispersal of an introduced and native Laricobius species within eight hemlock woolly adelgid infested hemlock stands
Parasitoids attacking emerald ash borers in western Pennsylvania and their potential use in biological control
Can the exotic brown spruce longhorn beetle, Tetropium fuscum, successfully colonize healthy trees in Canada?
Optimization of visual trapping methodology for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis
Population dynamics of the felted beech scale and associated Neonectria species, causal agents of beech bark disease
Why cage a tree? Use of whole-tree enclosures to assess introduced predators of hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae
Building the database for introduced plants in the United States
Impact of Chinese privet and its removal on pollinator diversity and abundance
Hemlock woolly adelgid population genetics
Characterization of microsatellite loci for Laricobius nigrinus and L rubidus, predators of adelgids in North America
Foliage feeding tests of Eucryptorrhynchus brandti (Harold) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a potential biological control agent of the tree-of-heaven, Ailanthus altissima
Building DNA barcode reference libraries for bark and woodborers
Additions and corrections to barcode libraries for Lymantria spp
Intraspecific variation in Tsuga canadensis foliar chemistry
Factors that influence emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) adult longevity and oviposition under laboratory conditions
Effects of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) on forest ecosystems
Microimaging of Bacillus thuringiensis Toxin-binding proteins in gypsy moth larval gut using confocal fluorescence microscopy
Control activities and long-term monitoring for the West Virginia EAB infestation
A survey of pestiferous ants in suburban landscapes of Maine and New York.
A model for the spread of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, in recently colonized sites.
The foliar chemistry dynamic in eastern hemlock and how it relates to the competitive mechanism between two invasive herbivores: Adelges tsugae and Fiorinia externa.
Scymnus (Pullus) coniferarum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae): an adelgid predator native to the western United States
Using Asian longhorned beetle male-produced pheromone and host volatiles for monitoring
Growth and survival of the hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae)
Spatial population dynamics and heterogeneity of an insect/pathogen interaction
Emerald ash borer dispersal in Maryland: go forth young pest
Restoration of the American elm on the Chippewa National Forest through generation of Dutch elm disease tolerant, cold-hardy, and site-adapted trees.
Emerald ash borer infestation rates in Michigan, Ohio, and Indiana.
Microsporidian pathogens of the gypsy moth: research update.
Role of feces and effects of simulated rain on horizontal transmission of the microsporidium, Nosema lymantriae.
Effects of lure composition and release rate on catch of EDRR target species and other forest coleoptera.
Can alien plants support generalist insect herbivores?
Hemlock canopy arthropods: biodiversity on a threatened host.
Field trapping the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) in Ningxia, China, using host volatiles and compounds isolated from virgin female beetles.
Simulating the impacts of altered fire regimes and landscape structure on the invasion of Paulownia tomentosa in the Southern Appalachians


McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2009. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009

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