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Proceedings, 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010



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General Technical Report - Proceedings

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Northern Research Station


Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 156 p.


Contains abstracts and papers of 95 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.

The mountain pine beetle: causes and consequences of an unprecedented outbreak
Progress in understanding the ecology and detection of Sirex noctilio
Molecular genetic pathway analysis of Asian longhorned beetle
Invasion genetics of emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis Fairmaire)
Demonstrating the benefits of phytosanitary regulations: the case of ISPM 15
Is Ips grandicollis disrupting the biological control of Sirex noctilio in Australia?
Potential for using Verticillium albo-atrum as a biocontrol agent for tree-of-heaven (Ailanthus altissima)
Protecting America's economy, environment, health, and security against invasive species requires a strong federal program in systematic biology
Community and ecosystem consequences of Microstegium vimineum invasions in eastern forests
Microbial acrobats: tracking the whereabouts of forest Phytophthora species
Behavior and ecology of exotic and native siricids and their hymenopteran parasitoids in southern pine stands
Hitchikers on international trade routes: estimating the probabilities of introduction and establishment of Asian gypsy moth with GLS-2d
Putative source of the invasive Sirex noctilio fungal symbiont, Amylostereum areolatum, in the eastern United States and its association with native siricid woodwasps
Hemlock woolly adelgid biological control: molecular methods to distinguish Laricobius nigrinus, L. rubidus, and their hybrids
Establishment and spread of Microstegium vimineum (Japanese stiltgrass) in closed-canopy forests
Application of DNA barcoding in forest biosecurity surveillance programs
An update on the status and management of the Sirex woodwasp in South Africa
Sirex research and management in South America
Predicting the female flight capability of gypsy moths by using DNA markers
Development of molecular tools for use in beech bark disease management
Eradication of an exotic ambrosia beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Motschulsky), in Oregon
Invasive forest pests: trends and impacts
Management tactics for emerald ash borer: chemical and biological control
Studying the effects of management practices on Ailanthus populations in Ohio forests: A research update
Asian longhorned beetle, over the river and through the woods: habitat-dependent population spread
Walnut twig beetle: update on the biology and chemical ecology of a vector of an invasive fatal disease of walnut in the western U.S.
Adapting nematode-based biological control systems to North American populations of Sirex noctilio
Characterizing pathways of invasion using Sternorryhncha on imported plant material in cargo
Ash phloem reduction models vary among species and growing conditions
A needle in a haystack: the effect of alien plants on host finding
Bark beetle Polygraphus proximus: a new aggressive far eastern invader on Abies species in Siberia and European Russia
Emerald ash borer in Russia: 2009 situation update
EDDMAPS: a collaborative, easy-to-use, early detection and distribution mapping system
Distribution and biology of native siricidae and associated hymenopteran parasitoid species in the southeastern United States
Emerald ash borer biological control
Effects of Bacillus thuringiensis SDS-502 on adult emerald ash borer
Going with your gut: insights into nutrition and digestion in Sirex noctilio woodwasps at emergence
Identification of a nucleopolyhedrovirus in winter moth populations from Massachusetts
Are native songbird populations affected by non-native plant invasion?
Laboratory observations of Sirex noctilio: pursuing an effective behavioral bioassay
Aerial application of the insect-killing fungus Lecanicillium muscarium in a microfactory formulation for hemlock woolly adelgid suppression
Multitrophic effects of calcium availability on invasive alien plants, birds, and bird prey items
The Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health: tools and information available to support invasive species and forest health education
Developing rearing methods for Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a larval endoparasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
Hourly and seasonable variation in catch of winter moths and bruce spanworm in pheromone-baited traps
DNA analysis of the origins of winter moth in New England
Economic analysis of light brown apple moth using GIS and quantitative modeling
Whole-tree canopy enclosures: why cage a tree?
The European oak borer, Agrilus sulcicollis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): new to North America
Development of an artificial diet for winter moth, Operophtera brumata
Screening for Phytophthora cinnamomi in reclaimed mined lands targeted for American chestnut restoration projects
Impact of enhancin genes on potency of LdNPV in gypsy moth
Assessment of an apparently isolated population of emerald ash borer in upper Michigan
Pissodes castaneus (De Geer, 1775) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), the bark pine weevil: a pest or a biological indicator?
The Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey Program (CAPS): scientific support to optimize a national program
Emerald ash borer aftermath forests: the future of ash ecosystems
Asian longhorned beetle (ALB) Anoplophora gabripennis: advancements in the eradication program
Prospects for long-term ash survival in the core emerald ash borer mortality zone
Multi-state comparison of trapping tools at sites with low emerald ash borer density
Use of unwounded ash trees for the detection of emerald ash borer adults: EAB landing behavior
Recovery of Bacillus thuringiensis and related spore-forming bacteria from soil after application for gypsy moth control
Survival of Bacillus thuringiensis strains in gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) larvae is correlated with production of urease
Update on exotic ash collection for hybrid breeding and survey for EAB-resistance in native North American species
Comparison of protein profiles of beech bark disease-resistant or beech bark disease-susceptible American beech
Ethanol and (–)-α-pinene for detecting and monitoring bark and ambrosia beetles in the southeastern USA
Attractants for longhorn beetles in the southeastern U.S. - pine volatiles and engraver pheromones
Notes on the biology of Scymnus (Pullus) coniferarum: an adelgid predator
Monitoring Asian longhorned beetles in Massachusetts
Forestry-related pathways for the movement of exotic plant pests into and within the greater Caribbean region
Thousand cankers pathway assessment: movement of Geosmithia sp. and Pityophthorus juglandis Blackman from the western into the eastern United States
Host resistance screening for balsam woolly adelgid: early results from 12 fir species
Initial survey of predacious diptera on hemlocks in Japan
Analysis of area-wide management of insect pests based on sampling
Scanning electron microscopy as a tool in understanding hemlock woolly adelgid biology, feeding behavior, and host plant resistance
North American host tree response to Amylostereum areolatum, the fungal symbiont of the woodwasp Sirex noctilio
Relative potencies of gypsy moth nucleopolyhedrovirus genotypes isolated from Gypchek
Detection of emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, at low population density
Disjunct population of redbay ambrosia beetle and laurel wilt disease discovered in Mississippi
Comparison of fecundity and survival of hemlock woolly adelgid (Hemiptera: Adelgidae) in northern and southern populations
The goldspotted oak borer: an overview of a research program for "California's Emerald Ash Borer"
Using a multicriteria risk model to guide ground surveys for emerald ash borer
Factors affecting the distribution and abundance of exotic earthworms in the Huron Mountain Club, Upper Peninsula, Michigan
Fine structure of selected mouthpart sensory organs of gypsy moth larvae
Results of 2008-2009 Pennsylvania wood destroying insect survey
Development of restriction enzyme analyses to distinguish winter moth from bruce spanworm and hybrids between them
Developing rearing methods for Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a larval endoparasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)
Visitation rates to the Apostle Islands National Lakeshore and the introduction of the non-native species Lymantria dispar (L.)
What does "local" firewood buy you? Managing the risk of invasive species introduction
Long-term weather variability and shifting distribution limits of the invasive hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae Annand)
Synergistic effect of dual imidacloprid-Metarhizium anisopliae applications against Asian longhorned beetles (Anoplophora glabripennis)
Histochemical study of lectin binding sites in fourth and fifth instar gypsy moth larval midgut epithelium
Comparative analysis of Bacillus thuringiensis toxin binding to gypsy moth, browntail moth, and douglas-fir tussock moth midgut tissue sections using fluorescence microscopy
Managing Sirex noctilio populations in Patagonia (Argentina): silviculture and biological control
Effects of host wood moisture on the life cycle development of the Asian longhorned beetle
Simulating the interactions of forest structure, fire regime, and plant invasion in the southern Appalachians using LANDIS


McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings, 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 156 p.

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