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Control Mechanisms

Outlines biological, chemical, and mechanical control methods for invasive animal species. See Manager's Tool Kit - Control Mechanisms for general resources and other species.

Biological Control of Emerald Ash Borer in North America: Current Progress and Potential for Success (2012)
USDA. FS. Northern Research Station.

Biology, History, Threat, Surveillance and Control of the Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Jun 2004; PDF | 1.24 MB)
UN. Food and Agriculture Organization; International Atomic Energy Agency. Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture.

Hemlock Wooly Adelgid - Biological Control and Chemical Control
USDA. FS. Northeastern Area. Forest Health Protection.

Biological Control of Insects and Mites, An Introduction to Beneficial Natural Enemies and Their Use in Pest Management (2008; PDF | 25.6 MB)
University of Wisconsin Extension. Publication A3842.
This book addresses biocontrol implementation, cost analysis, planning, and integrating biocontrol into an Integrated Pest Management (i.e., IPM) framework. Approaches can apply to invasive plant and plant disease

Biological Control of Forest Pests in the Eastern United States
University of Massachusetts - Amherst.

Biological Control of Pink Hibiscus Mealybug
California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Chemical Control of Red Palm Mite, Raoiella indica, on Ornamentals (Dec 2007; PDF | 131 KB)
University of Florida. J. E. Peña, C. M. Mannion, L. Osborne and W. Howard.

Emerald Ash Borer: Biology and Control Options (Apr 2003; PDF | 236 KB)
Michigan State University. Center For Integrated Plant Systems. Diagnostics Services

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Potential Side Effects of Systemic Insecticides Used To Control Emerald Ash Borer (Feb 2011; PDF | 310 KB)
Emerald Ash Borer Information Network.
Research and Extension Specialists prepared this comprehensive publication that addresses questions and concerns regarding insecticide use to control emerald ash borer.

IPM of Midwest Landscapes (2004)
University of Minnesota.
This manual is available for educating growers, landscapers, managers, and consumers in the principles of IPM and its application to managing the over 150 common insect species in Midwest landscapes.

Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management
Internet Center for Wildlife Damage Management.

Managing BMSB
Stop Brown Marmorated Stink Bug.

Newly Described Parasite of Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) in China
North American Plant Protection Organization.
This new parasitoid has the potential to be a significant biocontrol agent for EAB in North America and elsewhere.

Hungry Pests - Pest Management: Protecting Plants and Trees from Invasive Pests
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.

Pest Notes: Biological Control and Natural Enemies of Invertebrates
University of California. Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program.
See also: Pest Notes are peer-reviewed scientific publications about specific pests or pest management topics, directed at California's home and landscape audiences.

Pierce's Disease Control Program
California Department of Food and Agriculture.

Python-Tracking Puppy Trains to Patrol Everglades (Feb 3, 2005)
National Geographic News.

Starling Management in Agriculture
University of Nebraska - Lincoln. Cooperative Extension.

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