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Issue 3/2024

Special Issue on Biological Control of Weeds and Arthropods

Content (12 Articles)

Open Access Review

Traits of insect herbivores and target weeds associated with greater biological weed control establishment and impact

Sujan Panta, Mark Schwarzländer, Philip S. R. Weyl, Hariet L. Hinz, Rachel L. Winston, Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Bradley L. Harmon, Sven Bacher, Quentin Paynter

Open Access Original Article

Economic impact of a classical biological control program: application to Diachasmimorpha longicaudata against Bactrocera dorsalis fruit fly in Kenya

Komi Mensah Agboka, Henri E. Z. Tonnang, Beatrice W. Muriithi, Saliou Niassy, Shepard Ndlela, Elfatih M. Abdel-Rahman, Samira A. Mohamed, Sunday Ekesi

Open Access Review

Prioritizing weeds for biological control development in the western USA: adaptation of the Biological Control Target Selection system

Rachel L. Winston, Mark Schwarzländer, Hariet L. Hinz, Paul D. Pratt

Open Access

Studies on the host selection of a weed biological control candidate facilitate pre-release environmental safety assessments

Bijay Subedi, Mark Schwarzländer, Sanford D. Eigenbrode, Bradley L. Harmon, Philip Weyl