Saltcedar Biological Control:
Methodology, Exploration, Laboratory Trials,
Proposals for Field Releases, and Expected Environmental Effects

C. Jack DeLoach

U.S. Department of Agriculture
Agricultural Research Service
808 East Blackland Road
Temple, Texas 76502-6712
Phone: 817-770-6531
Fax: 817-770-6561
E-mail: deloach@brcsun0.tamu.edu

Abstract

Introduction

Research Protocol and Safeguards

Invasion, Taxonomy and Distribution of Saltcedar

Control

Analysis of Saltcedar as a Target for Biological Control

Damage caused
Beneficial Values
Potential for successful control
Research Progress on Biological Control of Saltcedar

Plans To Release - Concerns About Endangered Species

Expected Effects of Biological Control of Saltcedar

Literature Cited


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