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Chemical and biological control of silvery threadmoss on creeping bentgrass putting greens
(Virginia Tech, 2013-07-31)
Silvery threadmoss is a problematic weed of golf putting greens, growing interspersed with turf, decreasing aesthetic quality and playability. Moss is typically controlled postemergence and currently only one herbicide, ...
Pre-release Evaluation of Laricobius osakensis Montgomery and Shiyake (Coleoptera: Derodontidae), a Potential Biological Control Agent for the Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand (Hemiptera: Adelgidae), in the Eastern United States
(Virginia Tech, 2013-05-03)
Hemlock woolly adelgid, Adelges tsugae Annand, is an invasive pest threatening eastern (Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carrière) and Carolina hemlock (T. caroliniana Englem.) forests in the eastern US. A new predator, Laricobius ...
Evaluation of hybridization among three Laricobius species, predators of hemlock woolly adelgid, (Adelgidae)
(Virginia Tech, 2013-10-02)
Hybridization was evaluated among three Laricobius spp. involved in the biological control of hemlock woolly adelgid (Adelges tsugae Annand). Following lab mating studies, there was no evidence that Laricobius osakensis ...