Behavior and ecology of exotic and native siricids and their hymenopteran parasitoids in southern pine stands

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  • Authors: Gandhi, Kamal J.K.; Asaro, Christopher; Barnes, Brittany F.; Dinkins, Jamie; Johnson, Wood; Mastro, Victor C.; Meeker, Jim R.; Miller, Daniel R.; Riggins, John R.; Zylstra, Kelley E.
  • Publication Year: 2011
  • Publication Series: Other
  • Source: In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 18-20.

Abstract

The Eurasian woodwasp, Sirex noctilio Fabricius (Hymenoptera: Siricidae), is an introduced invasive pest in North America. This siricid woodwasp is native to Europe, Asia, and Africa where it is considered to a secondary colonizer of conifer trees. However, it is a primary colonizer of conifer trees in its non-native zone in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Citation: Gandhi, Kamal J.K.; Asaro, Christopher; Barnes, Brittany F.; Dinkins, Jamie; Johnson, Wood; Mastro, Victor C.; Meeker, Jim R.; Miller, Daniel R.; Riggins, John R.; Zylstra, Kelley E. 2011. Behavior and ecology of exotic and native siricids and their hymenopteran parasitoids in southern pine stands. In: McManus, Katherine A; Gottschalk, Kurt W., eds. 2010. Proceedings. 21st U.S. Department of Agriculture interagency research forum on invasive species 2010; 2010 January 12-15; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-75. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station: 18-20.
  • Posted Date: April 5, 2011
  • Modified Date: April 5, 2011
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