Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA, 11-16 September, 2011.


These proceedings contain papers focusing on emerging issues affecting invasive plant biological control globally. These papers are presented in the following sessions: (i) Pre-release testing of weed biological control agents; (ii) Emerging issues in regulation of biological control; (iii) non-traditional biological control agents; (iv) Target and agent selection; (v) Prospects for weed biological control in Pacific Islands; (vi) Integrating biological control and restoration of ecosystems; (vii) Ecological and evolutionary processes; (viii) Social and economic assessments of biological control; and (ix) Post-release evaluation and management.