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Recent Publications

Manrique, V., Lake, E. C., Smith, M. C., Diaz, R., Franko, C., Pratt, P. D., Rayamajhi, M. B., and Overholt, W. A. 2017. Comparative evaluation of development and reproductive capacity of two biotypes of Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), biological control agents of air potato (Dioscorea Bulbifera) in Florida. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 110: 310-316.

Rao, K., Manrique, V., and Overholt, W. A. 2016. The effect of food source on survival and development of Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of air potato (Dioscoreales: Dioscoreaceae). Fla. Entomol. 99: 154-155.

Lake, E., Smith, M., Dray, F., and Pratt, P. 2015. Ecological host-range of Lilioceris cheni (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of Dioscorea bulbifera. Biol. Control 85: 18-24.

Rayamajhi, M., Rohrig, E., Center, T., Lake, E., Smith, M., Manrique, V., Diaz, R., Hight, S., Dray, A., Hibbard, K., and Overholt, W. 2014. Biological control for air potato has arrived! Wildland Weeds (2014): 14-15.

Croxton, M., Andreu, M., Williams, D., Overholt, W., and Smith, J. 2011. Geographic origins and genetic diversity of air-potato (Dioscorea bulbifera) in Florida. Invasive Plant Science and Management 4: 22-30.

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