Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.s. clidemiae as a biocontrol agent
for Clidemia hirta in Hawaii


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Status of Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.s. clidemiae as a biocontrol agent for Clidemia hirta in Hawaii

Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.s. clidemiae has proven to be an effective control agent under conditions of high humidity, similar to zones infested by the target species (Clidemia hirta) in Hawaii. It has established on all the [main?] Hawaiian Islands except Lanai. (info from Conant 2009 (http://www.hear.org/bibliography/references/9501_conant_2009/))

References for Colletotrichum gloeosporioides f.s. clidemiae as a biocontrol agent for Clidemia hirta in Hawaii

Classical biological control of Clidemia hirta (Melastomataceae) in Hawaii using multiple strategies
Conant, Patrick. 2002. Classical biological control of Clidemia hirta (Melastomataceae) in Hawaii using multiple strategies. pp. 13-20 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008. (http://www.hear.org/bibliography/references/9442_conant_2002/)

Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W. 2002. Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii. pp. 91-98 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008. (http://www.hear.org/bibliography/references/9451_smith_2002/)

Clidemia hirta (L.) D. Don (Melastomataceae)
Conant, Patrick. 2009. Clidemia hirta (L.) D. Don (Melastomataceae). Chapter (9) in Muniappan, R., G.V.P. Reddy, and A. Raman. 2009. Biological control of tropical weeds using arthropods. Cambridge University Press. (http://www.hear.org/bibliography/references/9501_conant_2009/)


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