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    Author(s): R. Fuester; R. Casagrande; R.G. Van Driesche; M. Mayer; D. Gilrein; L. Tewksbury; P. Taylor; H. Faubert
    Date: 2009
    Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. Proceedings. 20th U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2009; 2009 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-51. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 26-28.
    Publication Series: Other
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    An account is provided of the classical biological control program directed against the birch leafminer, Fenusa pusilla (Lepeletier) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae), in North America during the period 1974-2007. Emphasis is placed on the overseas exploration for importation, release, recovery, and evaluation of natural enemies in the northeastern United States.

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    Fuester, R.; Casagrande, R.; Van Driesche, R.G.; Mayer, M.; Gilrein, D.; Tewksbury,L.; Taylor, P.; Faubert, H. 2009. Birch leafminer: a success

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