New research questions our assumptions about invasive plants as the primary drivers of ecological degradation. Restoration success may be limited by interactions of different stressors.
Archive for tag: biocontrol
In addition to documenting a departure from predictions in host-specificity testing, Simmons and Blossey present new evidence on the potential impacts and safety of water chestnut biological control.
This month, we interviewed Jennifer Andreas, who has worked in biological control for the last 25 years, and provides integrated weed management strategies and education to land managers in Washington State.
NYISRI interviews Dr. Stacy Endriss, an evolutionary ecologist who explores creative approaches for improving how we assess the impacts of invasions and their management.
NYISRI interviews Dr. Kathryn Amatangelo, Associate Professor at SUNY Brockport who studies the genetics and control of European dewberry, mile-a-minute, and Japanese knotweed
Dr. Mark Whitmore is a well-versed forest entomologist and Director of the New York State Hemlock Initiative. Read more about his research program.
Hosted by the Eastern Lake Ontario Swallow-wort Collaborative, this webinar will showcase swallow-wort biocontrol research that is currently underway in New York state and beyond.
This 5-year study offers considerations for monitoring the indirect effects of invasive plant treatments, such as non-target impacts, biodiversity benefits, and secondary invasion.
Dr. Mark Renz works to improve weed management to maximize benefits to the farmer and land manager while minimizing impacts to the environment.
In this researcher spotlight, NYISRI interviews Dr. Jessica Rogers, who works with her student researchers to document and control purple loosestrife in Northern New York.