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Video: The Proper Technique for Releasing Salvinia Weevils

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How to identify giant versus common salvinia

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Recent Publications

Russell, A., S. Johnson, X. Cibils, F. McKay, L. Moshman, P. Madeira, Z. Blair, and R. Diaz. 2017. Surveys in Uruguay and Argentina reveal Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) populations adapted to survive temperate climates in southeastern USA. Biological Control 107: 41-49. https://ac.els-cdn.com/S1049964417300105/1-s2.0-S1049964417300105-main.pdf?_tid=4816806a-af5a-11e7-babf-00000aab0f02&acdnat=1507818975_4ab4cd94c9b9441edc2dfc5597b10838

Micinski, S., B. J. Fitzpatrick, M. L. Ferro, S. J. Johnson, B. Johnson, and S. Williams.

2016. Flying activity of Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder and Sands in Louisiana. Southwest. Entomol. 41: 313-320. http://eds.a.ebscohost.com/eds/pdfviewer/pdfviewer?vid=0&sid=f119e424-769c-4c0d-b7da-cdadb33cedf9%40sessionmgr4008

Galam, D., J. Silva, D. Sanders, and J. H. Oard. 2015. Morphological and genetic survey of giant salvinia populations in Louisiana and Texas. Aquat. Bot. 127: 20-25. https://ac.els-cdn.com/S0304377015300103/1-s2.0-S0304377015300103-main.pdf?_tid=88d49704-af5a-11e7-813a-00000aab0f6c&acdnat=1507819084_c25ce265466a21cddf53057a0601782d

Obeysekara, P. T., A. Knutson, A. Mukherjee, and K. M. Heinz. 2015. Repeated cold exposure effects on mortality and feeding activity of the salvinia weevil, Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environ. Entomol. 44: 1590-1598. https://watermark.silverchair.com/nvv123.pdf

Allen, J. L, S. Clusella-Trullas, and S. L. Chown. 2014. Thermal tolerance of Cyrtobagous salviniae: a biocontrol agent in a changing world. BioControl 59: 357-366. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs10526-014-9570-2.pdf

Grodowitz, M. J., S. Johnson, and A. N. Schad. 2014. Efficiency of sampling to determine population size of Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Fla. Entomol. 97: 1213-1225. http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1653/024.097.0329

Mukherjee, A., A. Knutson, D. A. Hahn, and K. M. Heinz. 2014. Biological control of giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) in a temperate region: cold tolerance and low temperature oviposition of Cyrtobagous salviniae. BioControl 59: 781-790. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.1007%2Fs10526-014-9617-4.pdf

Mudge, C. R., N. E. Harms, and J. G. Nachtrieb. 2013. Interactions of herbicides, surfactants, and the giant salvinia weevil (Cyrtobagous salviniae) for control of giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta). J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 51: 77-83. http://www.apms.org/japm/vol51/japm-51-02-077-083.pdf

Nachtrieb, J. G. 2013. Mass-rearing Cyrtobagous salviniae for biological control of giant salvinia: field release implications. J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 51: 122-126. http://www.apms.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/japm-52-01-22.pdf

Parys, K. A., and S. J. Johnson. 2013. Biological control of common salvinia (Salvinia

minima) in Louisiana using Cyrtobagous salviniae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Fla. Entomol. 96: 10-18. http://www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1653/024.096.0102

Tipping, P. W., M. R. Martin, W. J. Hulslander, Jr., P. T. Madeira, R. M. Pierce, M. D. Smart, and T. D. Center. 2013. Release and evaluation of Cyrtobagous salviniae on common salvinia in southern Louisiana. J. Aquat. Plant Manage. 51: 34-38. http://www.apms.org/wp/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/japm-51-01-34.pdf

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