Shabana, Yasser M. and Cuda, J. P. and Charudattan, R. (2003) Combining Plant Pathogenic Fungi and the Leaf-Mining Fly, Hydrellia pakistanae, Increases Damage to Hydrilla. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management, 41, pp. 76-81.
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Four fungal species, F71PJ Acremonium sp., F531 Cylindrocarpon sp., F542, Botrytis sp., and F964 Fusarium culmorum [Wm. G. Sm.] Sacc. were recovered from hydrilla [ Hydrilla verticillata (L. f.) Royle] shoots or from soil and water surrounding hydrilla growing in ponds and lakes in Florida and shown to be capable of killing hydrilla in a bioassay. The isolates were tested singly and in combination with the leaf-mining fly, Hydrellia pakistanae (Diptera: Ephydridae), for their capability to kill or severely damage hydrilla in a bioassay.
|Title:||Combining Plant Pathogenic Fungi and the Leaf-Mining Fly, Hydrellia pakistanae, Increases Damage to Hydrilla|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Journal of Aquatic Plant Management|
|Page Range:||pp. 76-81|
|Issuing Agency:||Aquatic Plant Management Society, Inc.|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||Hydrilla verticillata , Hydrellia pakistanae , Fusarium culmorum , Acremonium sp., Botrytis sp., fungi, biocontrol, insect- pathogen synergism, integrated control|
|Depositing User:||Stephanie Haas|
|Date Deposited:||12 Dec 2008 22:03|
|Last Modified:||29 Sep 2011 20:03|
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