Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Cocostroma myconae as a biocontrol agent
for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii


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Information and references regarding Cocostroma myconae as a biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii are provided here. For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.


Status of Cocostroma myconae as a biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii

Cocostroma myconae, a leaf spot fungal pathogen of Miconia calvescens, was collected in 1993 in Costa Rica and sent to Hawaii. It could not be cultured in quarantine. (info from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/cw_smith/mc_control.htm; info as of >=1993)

References for Cocostroma myconae as a biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii

Search for biological control of Miconia calvescens
Images of natural enemies of miconia found in Central and South America are from a 1993-1995 Hawaii Department of Agriculture search for biocontrol agents. (http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/cw_smith/mc_control.htm)


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