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Biological Control Invasive Plants (BCIP)

BCIP Funded Proposals
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015

2010 BCIP Funded Proposals

2010 BCIP Funded Proposals Summary (151 KB PDF)
Title Investigator Affiliation Fund
Biological Control of Spotted Knapweed in the Southeastern U.S.
Proposal | Final Report

Dept. of Entomology University of Arkansas Fayetteville, AR

Final Pre-release Investigations of the Gorse Thrips as a Biocontrol Agent for Gorse (Ulex Europeans) in North America
Proposal | Final Report

Dept. of Botany and Plant Pathology Oregon State University Corvallis, OR

Continuation of "Biological Control of the Non-native, Highly Invasive Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima) Using an Indigenous Fungus
Proposal | Final Report

Dept. of Plant Pathology Pennsylvania State Univ. University Park, PA 16802

Biological Control of Garlic Mustard with the Crown-bearing Weevil, Centorhynchus scrobicollis: Developing and Implementing Strategies for Rearing and Mass Release

Dept. Agronomy and Plant Genetics Univ. of Minnesota St. Paul, MN

Developing a Delivery System for Annual Brome Biological Control Using the Seed Bank Pathogen Black Fingers of Death (Pyrenophora semeniperde)
Final Report

USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station Shrub Sciences Lab Provo, UT 84606

Assessing the Potential for Mecinus janthinus to Improve the Efficacy and Increase the Implementation of yellow toadflax biological control
Proposal | Final Report

USFS Rocky Mountain Research Station Bozeman, MT

Development of a New Biological Cotnrol Agent for Yellow Starthistle to Test Host Specificity of Weevil
Proposal | Final Report

ARS Western Regional Research Center Albany, CA

Implementing EDDMaps to support Forest Service – FHP biological control programs for invasive plants in the US
Proposal | Final Report

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health Univ. of Georgia Tifton, GA

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