2013 FLEPPC/SE-EPPC Joint Annual Symposium Presentations

Thursday, May 23rd

Detection of Biotic Resistance to Mikania micrantha in Florida. Rodrigo Diaz, Veronica Manrique, Catherine Mannion, Erin Rosskopf, William A. Overholt

Molecular Characterization of the Noxious Introduced Weed Species, Imperata cylindrica (L.) Beauv. (cogongrass), Using High-throughput Sequencing Technology to Identify International Regions for Host-specific Biological Control Exploration and Development. Millie Burrell, Allen Pepper, Patricia Klein

Effects of Climate Change on Florida Plant Communities – et tu, Invasive Species? Chris Lockhart

Use of Prescribed Fire, Glyphosate and Seeding in Cogongrass Infested Longleaf Pine Stands: Impacts on Species Relative Dominance. Nancy J. Loewenstein, Stephen F. Enloe, Lori Eckhardt, David Held, Dwight Lauer

Biological Control of Chinese Tallow; Results from Foreign Exploration and Host Testing. Greg Wheeler, Sedonia Steininger, Chi Nguyen, Susan Wright, Ding Jianqing

Georgia’s Cogongrass Program: An Early Detection Rapid Response Success. David J. Moorhead, James Johnson, Mark McClure, Chip Bates

Prospects for biological control of cogongrass. William A. Overholt, James P. Cuda

Update From The IFAS Assessment of Non-Native Plants in Florida’s Natural Areas. Deah Lieurance, Aimee Cooper, S. Luke Flory

Effects of Defoliation on Growth and Reproduction of Brazilian Peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius). James P. Cuda, Lucinda Treadwell, William A. Overholt

Lakeville from Florida to Georgia. Karan A. Rawlins, Susan Reinhardt, Charles T. Bargeron, Kitty Lane

Spatial Invasives Infestation and Prioritization Analysis (SIIPA) GIS Model. Debi Stone

Is West Indian Marsh Grass (Hymenachne amplexicaulis) Poised to take over Freshwater Wetlands of the Southeast? Paula Benshoff, Jean Huffman