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Hydrilla: Publications

  • Journal articles

    Stratman, K. N., W. A. Overholt, J. P. Cuda, A. Mukherjee, R. Diaz, M. D. Netherland, P. C. Wilson. 2014. Temperature-dependent development, cold tolerance, and potential distribution of Cricotopus lebetis, a tip miner of Hydrilla verticillata. Journal of Insect Science DOI: 10.1093/jisesa/ieu015DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jisesa/ieu015.

    Stratman, K. N., W.A. Overholt, J.P. Cuda, M.D. Netherland, P.C. Wilson. 2013. Host range and searching behaviour of Cricotopus lebetis (Diptera: Chironomidae), a tip miner of Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitaceae). Biocontrol Science and Technology 23: 317-334.

    Stratman, K., W. A. Overholt, J. P. Cuda, M. D. Netherland and P. C. Wilson. 2013. The diversity of Chironomidae associated with hydrilla in Florida, with special reference to Cricotopus lebetis (Diptera: Chironomidae). Florida Entomologist 96: 654-658.

    Stratman, K. N., P. C. Wilson, W. A. Overholt, J. P. Cuda and M. D. Netherland. 2013. Toxicity of Fipronil to the midge, Cricotopus lebetis. Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A: Current Issues 76, 716-722.

    Copeland, R. S., E. Nkubaye, B. Nzigidahera, J. H. Epler, J. P. Cuda and W. A. Overholt. 2012. The diversity of Chironomidae (Diptera) associated with Hydrilla verticillata (Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae) and other aquatic macrophytes in Lake Tanganyika, Burundi. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 105: 206-224.

    Copeland, R. S., B. Gidudu, F. Wanda, J. H. Epler, J. P. Cuda and W. A. Overholt. 2012. Chironomidae (Insecta: Diptera) collected from Hydrilla verticillata (Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae) and other submersed aquatic macrophytes in Lake Bisina and other Ugandan lakes. Journal of East African Natural History 101(1): 29-66.

    Copeland, R. S., E. Nkubaye, B. Nzigidahera, J. P. Cuda and W. A. Overholt. 2011. The African burrowing mayfly, Povilla adusta (Ephemeroptera: Polymitarcyidae), damages Hydrilla verticillata (Alismatales: Hydrocharitaceae) in Lake Tanganyika. Florida Entomologist 94: 669-676.

    Gidudu, B., R.S. Copeland, F. Wanda, H. Ochaya, and W.A. Overholt. 2011. Distribution, interspecific associations and abundance of aquatic plants in Lake Bisina, Uganda. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management 49: 19-27.

    Wanda, F., B. Gidudu, S. Wandera, R. S. Copeland, J. P. Cuda and W. A. Overholt. 2011 Herbivory of Hydrilla verticillata by cichlid fish in Lake Bisina, Uganda. Journal of East African Natural History 100: 113-121.

    Grajczyk, A., D. Williams, W. Overholt, J. Cuda, and S. Brown. 2009. Characterization of microsatellite loci in Hydrilla verticillata. Molecular Ecology Resources 9: 1460-1559.

    Extension publications

    Stratman, K., W. Overholt, J. Cuda, M. Netherland and P. C. Wilson. 2011. Cricotopus lebetis (Diptera: Chironomini), a fortuitous biological control agent of Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitaceae). Invasive Plant Management Research and Outreach Newsletter 3 (1): 2-3.

    Overholt, W.A. and G. S. Wheeler. 2006. Renewed efforts to identify Hydrilla biocontrol agents in Asia and Africa. Biocontrol News and Information 27: 53N.

    Overholt, W.A., and J.P. Cuda. 2005. University of Florida scientists explore Africa for natural enemies of Hydrilla. Aquatics 27: 18.


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