The Bugwood Network

Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States

Acknowledgments

In: Van Driesche, R., et al., 2002, Biological Control of Invasive Plants in the Eastern United States, USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2002-04, 413 p.

We thank the authors of the individual chapters for their expertise in reviewing and summarizing the literature and providing current information on biological control of the major invasive plants in the Eastern United States.

G. Keith Douce, David Moorhead, and Charles Bargeron of the Bugwood Network, University of Georgia (Tifton, Ga.), managed and digitized the photographs and illustrations used in this publication and produced the CD-ROM accompanying this book. Bugwood Network personnel, Wayne Hester, Salina McAllister, Mara Dare Henderson and Tracy Snoddy developed and tested the CD-ROM and Web versions of the publication. All images in the publication are available through Forestry Images (www.forestryimages.org) and Invasive.org (www.invasive.org) websites via the numbers in the lower right-hand corner of the figures. The publication is available on the Bugwood website (www.bugwood.org).

Thanks to Mary Kroll (Kroll Communications, Long Prairie, Minn.) for editing and Mark Riffe (Intecs International, Ft. Collins, Colo.) for design and layout.

We would also like to thank the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, Morgantown, West Virginia, for providing funding for the preparation and printing of this publication.

Additional copies of this publication can be ordered from the Bulletin Distribution Center, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003, (413) 545-2717; or Mark Hoddle, Department of Entomology, University of California at Riverside, (909) 787-4714, mark.hoddle@uer.edu; or Bernd Blossey, Dept. of Natural Resources, Cornell University, (607) 255-5314, bb2@cornell.edu; or from Richard Reardon, US Forest Service, Morgantown, West Virginia, (304) 285-1566, rreardon@fs.fed.us.

Additional copies of the CD-ROM can be ordered from Richard Reardon.

Technical Coordinators

  • Roy Van Driesche and Suzanne Lyon, Department of Entomology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.
  • Bernd Blossey, Biological Control of Non-Indigenous Plant Species Program, Department of Natural Resources, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York.
  • Mark Hoddle, Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California.
  • Richard Reardon, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, USDA Forest Service, Morgantown, West Virginia.

On the cover:
Upper photo set: infestation of Pistia stratiotes L. (waterlettuce) on Torry Island in Lake Okeechoee, Florida, before and after introduction of the weevil Neohydronomus affinis Hustache, pictured at right. (Photographs courtesy of USDA, ARS Invasive Plant Research Laboratory.)
Lower photo set: infestation of Euphorbia esula L. (leafy spurge) at Forget-Me-Not Lake, Becker Co., Minnesota, before and after introduction of Aphthona nigriscutis Foudras (flea beetle), pictured at left. (Photographs by Robert Richard, USDA-APHIS-PPQ.)

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USDA Forest ServiceUSDA APHIS PPQThe Bugwood Network University of Georgia Bargeron, C.T., D.J. Moorhead, G.K. Douce, R.C. Reardon & A.E. Miller
(Tech. Coordinators). 2003. Invasive Plants of the Eastern U.S.:
Identification and Control. USDA Forest Service - Forest Health
Technology Enterprise Team. Morgantown, WV USA. FHTET-2003-08.