Field Evaluation of Diorhabda elongate and D. carinata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) for Biological Control of Saltcedars (Tamarix spp.) in Northwest Texas
SOUTHWESTERN ENTOMOLOGIST, pp. 91-102, 2012.
Four species of Diorhabda (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) have been approved for release as biological control agents of invasive saltcedars (Tamarix spp.) in the U.S. Two species, D. elongate (Brulle) and D. carinata (Faldermann), were evaluated for their ability to establish populations in northwest Texas (from 32.5 degrees N to 34.0 degree...More
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