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Biological Control Invasive Plants (BCIP)

BCIP Funded Proposals
2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016

2011 BCIP Funded Proposals

2011 BCIP Funded Proposals Summary (148 KB PDF)
Title Investigator Affiliation Fund
"Biological weed control in your backyard" - Creating an internet portal to synergize youth and community outreach programs in the intermountain and northern regions
Proposal | Final Report

Bear River Resource Conservation and Development
North Logan, UT

Role of an Ambrosia beetle (Euwallacea validus) in Dissemination of the Fungus Verticillium albo-atrum, Causal Agent of Verticillium Wilt of Tree-of-Heaven (Ailanthus altissima)
Proposal | Final Report

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

“Chem Herding” - Develop environmentally friendly controlled release formulations of Diorhabda biocontrol agent aggregate for field use
Proposal | Final Report

Dept. of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences
Montana State Univ.
Bozeman, MT

Tamarisk leaf beetle species and impacts on southwestern Willow Flycatcher, Riparian Avifauna, Herpetofaune and Microclimate in the Verde River and Tonto River Watershed, AZ
M. Johnson

Northern Arizona University
Flagstaff, AZ

Evaluation of Euclesia spp. for Biocontrol of Miconia calvescens in Hawaii
M.T. Johnson

USFS - Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry
Volcano, Hawaii

Release and evaluation of impact for the knotwee psyllid (Aphalara itadori) in the northeastern area (MA, VT, NH and NY) on Japanese knotweeds (Fallopia japonica, F. bohemica, and F. sachalinensis)

University of Massachusetts, Dept. of Entomology and Environmental Conservation

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

Center for Invasive Species and Ecosystem Health, University of Georgia Tifton, Georgia

Development of Innovative Outreach Tools and Materials on Invasive Plant Identification and Biologically Based Management

PSES Department, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho

Student Technology Transfer Intgernship Program for Biological Control of Invasive Plants

Department of Land Resources and Environmental Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, Montana

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Richard Reardon

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