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Invasive Species Science Update (NoAuthor(s): Justin Runyon
Source: Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 12 p.
Publication Series: Science Bulletins and Newsletters
Station: Rocky Mountain Research Station
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DescriptionIn this issue, we cover new research ranging from using chili powder to improve native plant restoration, searching for a link between exotic white pine blister rust and mountain pine beetle resistance in limber pine, identifying how melting arctic sea ice could open new pathways for invasive species introductions, and research into a relatively newly established biocontrol agent for rush skeletonweed. This issue also sees the return of a popular section called “Ask the Experts”, and it addresses a question about the important topic of secondary weed invasion.
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CitationRunyon, Justin, ed. 2019. Invasive Species Science Update (No. 11). Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. 12 p.
Keywordsrestoration, chili powder, seed predation, seeding, white pine blister rust, mountain pine beetle, Whitebark Pine Restoration Arctic Sea ice, invasive species, Mogulones crucifer, rush skeletonweed root moth, conservation, biocontrol, yellow toadflax, galling weevil, Rhinusa pilosa
- Origins and diversity of rush Skeletonweed (Chondrilla juncea) from three continents
- The release and recovery of Bradyrrhoa gilveolella on rush skeletonweed in southern Idaho
- Postfire invasion potential of rush skeletonweed (Chondrilla juncea)
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