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Second International Symposium
on Biological Control of Arthropods
Volume I

Davos, Switzerland - September 12-16, 2005
Mark S. Hoddle, Compiler, University of California, Riverside USA
USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2005-08

Session 1: Invasion Biology and Lessons for Biological Control - Full Session

Reconstructing an Ecosystem: A Theory Unifying Invasion Biology and Biological Control
by Tom Bellows

Classical Biological Control of the Alfalfa Weevil in Japan
by Masami Takagi, Masami Okumura, Megumi Shoubu, Akinori Shiraishi, and Takatoshi Ueno

The Invasion of the Western Corn Rootworm, Diabrotica vergifera virgifera, in Europe and Potential for Classical Biological Control
by Stefan Toepfer, Feng Zhang, Jozsef Kiss, and Ulrich Kuhlmann

Identifying the Donor Region within the Home Range of an Invasive Species: Implications for Classical Biological Control of Arthropod Pests
by Mark S. Hoddle

Impact of Intraspecific and Intraguild Predation on Predator Invasion and Coexistence: Can Exotic Ladybeetles Displace Native Species?
by Paul C. J. Van Rijn, Giovanni Burgio,and Matt B. Thomas

Session 2: Biological Control of Arthropods of Conservation Importance - Full Session

Biological Control of Arthropods of Conservation Importance
by Mark S. Hoddle and Matthew J. W. Cock

The Successful Control of Orthezia insignis on St. Helena Island Saves Natural Populations of Endemic Gumwood Trees, Commidendrum robustum
by Simon V. Fowler

Evaluating Risks of Introducing a Predator to an Area of Conservation Value: Rodolia cardinalis in Galápagos
by Charlotte E. Causton

The Horse-Chestnut Leaf Miner in Europe - Prospects and Constraints for Biological Control
by Marc Kenis, Rumen Tomov, Ales Svatos, Peter Schlinsog, Carlos Lopez Vaamonde, Werner Heitland, Giselher Grabenweger, Sandrine Girardoz, Jona Freise, and Nikolaos Avtzis

Metamasius callizona is Destroying Florida's Native Bromeliads
by Howard Frank and Ronald Cave

Biological Control of the European Green Crab, Carcinus maenas: Natural Enemy Evaluation and Analysis of Host Specificity
by Armand M. Kuris, Kevin D. Lafferty and Mark E. Torchin

Session 3: Recent Successes of Classical Biological Control: An Impact Analysis - Full Session

Establishment of Peristenus spp. in Northern California for the Control of Lygus spp.
by Charles H. Pickett, Dominique Coutinout, Kim A. Hoelmer, and Ulrich Kuhlmann

Classical Biological Control of Codling Moth: The California Experience
by Nick Mills

The Impact of Parasitoids on Plutella xylostella Populations in South Africa and the Successful Biological Control of the Pest on the Island of St. Helena
by Rami Kfir

Establishment in North America of Tetrastichus setifer Thomson (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a Parasitoid of Lilioceris lilii (Coleopetera: Chrysomelidae)
by Lisa Tewksbury, Marion S. Gold, Richard A. Casagrande, and Marc Kenis

Retrospective Evaluation of the Biological Control Program for Bemisia tabaci Biotype "B" in the U.S.A.
by John Goolsby, Paul De Barro, Kim Hoelmer, and Alan Kirk

Session 4: Cultural Manipulations To Enhance Biological Control - Full Session

Cultural Manipulations to Enhance Biological Control in Australia and New Zealand: Progress and Prospects
by Geoff M. Gurr, Steve D. Wratten, Patrik Kehrli , and Samantha Scarratt

Role of Habitat Management Technologies in the Control of Cereal Stem and Cob Borers in Sub-Saharan Africa
by Adenirin Chabi-Olaye, Christian Borgemeister, Christian Nolte, Fritz Schulthess, Saka Gounou, Rose Ndemah, and Mamoudou Sétamou

The Potential Role of Insect Suppression in Increasing the Adoption of Cover Crops
by George E. Heimpel, Paul M. Porter, David W. Ragsdale, Robert Koch, Zhishan Wu, and Bruce Potter

Using Synthetic Herbivor-Induced Plant Volatiles to Enhance Conservation Biological Control: Field Experiments in Hops and Grapes
by David G. James, Sandra C. Castle, Tessa Grasswitz, and Victor Reyna

Session 5: Contribution of Biological Control to the Global Development Agenda - Full Session

Biological Control in The Neotropics: A Selective Review With Emphasis on Cassava
by Anthony C. Bellotti, Elsa L. Melo, Bernardo Arias, Carlos J. Herrera, María del P. Hernández, Claudia M. Holguín, José M. Guerrero, and Harold Trujillo

Hunger, Poverty, and Protection of Biodiversity: Opportunities and Challenges for Biological Control
by Moses T.K. Kairo

Classical Biological Control of Citrus Pests in Florida and the Caribbean: Interconnections and Sustainability
by Marjorie A. Hoy

Conservation and Enhancement of Biological Control Helps to Improve Sustainable Production of Brassica Vegetables in China and Australia
by Shu-sheng Liu, Zu-hua Shi, Michael J. Furlong, and M. P. Zalucki

Biological Control of Fruit Piercing Moth (Eudocima fullonia [Clerck]) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Pacific: Exploration, Specificity, and Evaluation of Parasitoids
by Don Sands and Wilco Liebregts

Session 6: Implementation of Biological Control Through Farmer Participatory Training and Research - Full Session

Impact of Educating Farmers About Biological Control in Farmer Field Schools
by Peter A. C. Ooi and Peter E. Kenmore

The Role and Significance of Farmer Participation in Biocontrol-Based IPM for Brassica Crops in East Africa
by Brigitte Nyambo and Bernhard Löhr

Case Study on Organic Versus Conventional Cotton in Karimnagar, Andhira Pradesh, India
by Daniel Anand Raj, K. Sridhar, Arun Ambatipudi, H. Lanting, and S. Brenchandran

Case Study: Knowledge Transfer in Cabbage IPM Through Farmer Participatory Training in DPR Korea
by Manfred Grossrieder, Beate Kiefer, Song Il Kang, and Ulrich Kuhlmann

Implementation of Biological Control in Glasshouse Horticulture in the Netherlands
by Ellen A. M. Beerling and Abco J. De Buck

Session 7: Compatibility of Insect-Resistant Transgenic Plants with Biological Control - Full Session

Compatibility of Insect-Resistant Transgenic Plants with Biological Control
by Jörg Romeis and Anthony M. Shelton

Assessing the Influence of BT Crops on Natural Enemies
by Graham Head

Integration of Bt Maize in IPM Systems: A U.S. Perspective
by Richard L. Hellmich, Dennis D. Calvin, Joseph M. Russo, and Leslie C. Lewis

Field Abundances of Insect Predators and Insect Pests on d-Endotoxin-Producing Transgenic Cotton in Northern China
by Kongming Wu, Kejian Lin, Jin Miao, and Yongjun Zhang

Functional Non-Target Differences between BT and Conventional Cotton
by Steven E. Naranjo

Integration of BT Cotton in IPM systems: An Australian Perspective
by Gary P. Fitt and Lewis Wilson

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