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Leafy Spurge Symposium
Brandon, Manitoba; August 13-15, 1996
1996 Leafy Spurge Symposium Participants List

Abstracts & Presentations by Subject:

BASIC

1. Cloning and Characterization of a Genomic Clone of the Root Bud Growth-Response Gene Gro7 from Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L). D.P. Horvath, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Biosciences Research Laboratory, State University Station, Fargo, ND 58105-5674

2. Cloning and Expression of a Cold-Regulated Gene, from Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L). D.P. Horvath and P.A. Olson, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Biosciences Research Laboratory, State University Station, Fargo, ND 58105-5674

3. Differential Tolerance Toward Oxidative Stress Between Immature and Mature Leafy Spurge Leaves - An Evolutionary Mechanism for Survival Under Adverse Environmental Conditions? R.H. Shimabukuro, B.L. Hoffer, K.A. Biewer and D.G. Davis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Biosciences Research Laboratory, Fargo, North Dakota, 58105-5674 USA

BIOLOGICAL CONTROL

1. Aphthona Spp. Flea Beetle Movement Along Railroad Right-of-Ways. Katheryn M. Christianson, Rodney G. Lym and Calvin G. Messersmith, Research Specialist and Professors, Plant Sciences Department, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105

2. A Simple Technique For Separating Aphthona Flea Beetles From Debris. Dave Hirsch (presenter), Jim Jeske, Terry Reule and Doug Anderson

3. Phenology Maps For Leafy Spurge Biological Control Agents: Development And Application In The U.S. Rich Hansen, USDA-APHIS-PPQ, Forestry Sciences Lab, Montana State University, Bozeman, MT 59717-0278 USA

4. Niche Specificity of Insects Introduced for Leafy Spurge Control.  Neal R. Spencer, Biological Control of Weeds, USDA/ARS, P.O. Box 1109 Sidney, Montana 59270.

5. An Update of Biological Control of Leafy Spurge in Alberta.  D.E. Cole and K. Stromme, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development Edmonton, A.S. McClay, Alberta Environmental Centre Vegreville

6. Reproductive Status of Established Black Dot Flea Beetle (Aphthona nigriscutis) Populations in South and North Dakota. Mark A. Brinkman1, Sharon A. Clay1, and Jan J. Jackson,2 1Plant Science Department South Dakota State University, 2Northern Grain Insect Research Laboratory USDA-ARS, Brookings, SD

7. Biocontrol of Leafy Spurge with Aphthona Nigriscutis in Alberta "The Beverly Bridge Site."  K. Stromme and D.E. Cole, Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development, Agronomy Unit Edmonton, Alberta, A.S. McClay, Alberta Environmental Centre Vegreville, Alberta, C.J.Richardson and J. de Valois, Alberta Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Public Land Services Sherwood Park, Alberta

CHEMICAL

1. 2,4-D Reversal of DFMO-Induced Inhibition of Adventitious Root Formation in Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula L.) In Vitro. David G. Davis, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Biosciences Research Laboratory, State University Station, Fargo, ND 58105-5674

2. Imazameth is Safe on Grass, Leafy Spurge is Becoming Resistant to Picloram and Other Myths? Rodney G. Lym, Katheryn M. Christianson and Calvin G. Messersmith, Professor, Research Specialist and Professor, Plant Sciences Department, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND. 58105

3. Effect of Fall Applied Picloram and 2,4-D on Aphthona Nigriscutis Population. Jeff A. Nelson, Rodney G. Lym and Calvin G. Messersmith, Graduate Research Assistant and Professors, Department of Plant Sciences, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND 58105

ECOLOGY

1. Integrated Control of Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia Esula) with Bozoisky Russian Wildrye (Psathyrostachys Juncea) and Luna Pubescent, Wheat Grass (Agropyron Intermedium var. Trichophorum). M.A. Ferrell, T.D. Whitswon, D.W. Koch and A.E. Gade Extension Pesticide Coordinator, Associate Professor, Professor Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences University of Wyoming Laramie, Wyoming 82071 and Extension Agent University of Wyoming, Cooperative Extension Service, Sundance, Wyoming 82729

GRAZING

1. Leafy Spurge Control with Sheep. Marcel Archambault, Agricultural Representative, Manitoba Agriculture

INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT

1. Leafy Spurge Control on Canada's Largest Tall Grass Prairie Preserve. Gene Fortney, Manitoba Director, Nature Conservancy, 298 Garry Street, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1H3

TECHNOLOGY

1. Department of National Defence's Involvement in Leafy Spurge Management to Date at Canadian Forces Base Shilo, Manitoba, Canada. Garnet Shearer and Sherry Lynn Punak, Base Environment Office, Base Construction Engineering, CFB Shilo, Manitoba, ROK 2AO

2. 1996 Weed Supervisors and the New Utility. Eric Richardson, R.M. of Dauphin

3. Manitoba Weed Supervisor's Association Past, Present and Future? Ruby Reimer, Southeast Weed Control District

4. Weed Biocontrol: Lessons Learned from Leafy Spurge.  Peter Harris, Agriculture & Agri-Food Canada Research Center, Lethbridge, Alberta

5. Update on Wyoming's Leafy Spurge Research Program. Mark A. Ferrell, Department of Plant, Soil and Insect Sciences, University of Wyoming, P.O. Box 3354, Laramie, WY 82071-3354

6. Leafy Spurge in Manitoba - The Fight to Keep Ahead. Carla Pouteau, Weed Specialist, Manitoba Agriculture
 

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