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Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds; September 11-16, 2011; Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA

Posted date: September 25, 2013
Publication Year: 
2013
Authors: Wu, Yun; Johnson, Tracy; Sing, Sharlene E.; Raghu, S.; Wheeler, Greg; Pratt, Paul; Warner, Keith; Center, Ted; Goolsby, John; Reardon, Richard
Publication Series: 
Full Proceedings
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 2012-07. Online: http://www.invasive.org/publications/xiiisymposium/

Abstract

A total of 208 participants from 78 organizations in 19 countries gathered at the Waikoloa Beach Marriott on the Big Island of Hawaii on September 11-16, 2011 for the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. Following a reception on the first evening, Symposium co-chairs Tracy Johnson and Pat Conant formally welcomed the attendees on the morning of September 12, and introduced Bill Steiner, Dean of the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Natural Resource Management, University of Hawaii at Hilo, who provided opening remarks on future directions of invasive species control in Hawaii and the world. The Symposium keynote address, "Finding the weapons of biomass destruction identifying potential biocontrol agents by applying principles of chemical coevolution," was delivered by May Berenbaum, Department of Entomology, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign).

Citation

Wu, Yun; Johnson, Tracy; Sing, Sharlene; Raghu, S.; Wheeler, Greg; Pratt, Paul; Warner, Keith; Center, Ted; Goolsby, John; Reardon, Richard, eds. 2013. Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds; September 11-16, 2011; Waikoloa, Hawaii, USA. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 2012-07. Online: http://www.invasive.org/publications/xiiisymposium/