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    Author(s): Yun Wu; Tracy JohnsonSharlene Sing; S. Raghu; Greg Wheeler; Paul Pratt; Keith Warner; Ted Center; John Goolsby; Richard Reardon
    Date: 2013
    Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 2012-07. Online: http://www.invasive.org/publications/xiiisymposium/
    Publication Series: Full Proceedings
    Station: Washington Office
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    A total of 208 participants from 78 organizations in 19 countries gathered at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott on the Big Island of Hawaii on September 11-16, 2011 for the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. Following a reception on the first evening, Symposium co-chairs Tracy Johnson and Pat Conant formally welcomed the attendees on the morning of September 12, and introduced Bill Steiner, Dean of the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management, University of Hawaii at Hilo, who provided opening remarks on future directions of invasive species control in Hawaii and the world. The Symposium keynote address, "Finding the weapons of biomass destruction ­ identifying potential biocontrol agents by applying principles of chemical coevolution," was delivered by May Berenbaum, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign).

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    Wu, Yun; Johnson, Tracy; Sing, Sharlene; Raghu, S.; Wheeler, Greg; Pratt, Paul; Warner, Keith; Center, Ted; Goolsby, John; Reardon, Richard, eds. 2013. Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds; September 11-16, 2011; Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 2012-07. Online: http://www.invasive.org/publications/xiiisymposium/

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    biological control, weeds, invasive species control

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