2002 Cal-IPC SymposiumRisk Assessments and the Ecological and Economic Impacts of Invasive Weeds

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2002 Presentations

2002 Red alert! New introductions and recent expansions in California Tu, Mandy; Randall, John M.
A brief overview of the California Dept. of Food and Agriculture’s A-rated noxious weed education and eradication program Leavitt, J. Robert; Pirosko, Carri
Alternative bedding sites for grazing sheep on Ft. Ord Ghalambor, Kevin
Analyzing economic impacts of leafy spurge in the northern Great Plains Leistritz, F. Larry
Biological control programs for yellow starthistle and Russian thistle Smith, Lincoln; Cristofaro, Massimo; Sobhian, Rouhollah; Bruckart, William L.; Pitcairn, Michael J.
CalEPPC’s risk assessment process for classifying invasive non-native plants Warner, Peter J.
Determining the effectiveness of eradicating Centaurea maculosa from the Salmon River wildland ecosystem Salmon River Restoration Council, 
Developing alternatives to invasive landscaping plants Stanton, Alison E.
Eating exotics for lunch: Does cattle grazing in vernal pool grasslands increase diversity of native plant species by reducing the abundance of exotics? Marty, Jaymee T.
Effect of competition on artichoke thistle, Cynara cardunculus White, Virginia A.; Holt, Jodie S.
Effects of the exotic Prosopis juliflora shrub on native flora and soil characters of the United Arab Emirates El-Keblawy, Ali
Eradicating, educating, and enticing: Having fun with the war on weeds Lienk, Laura Lee
Focusing foreign exploration for biocontrol agents of Arundo donax using CLIMEX, distribution records, genetics and saboratory rearing Kirk, A.A.; Widmer, T.; Carruthers, R.I.; Dudley, T.
Habitat alteration and the decline of a rare endemic plant on Santa Cruz Island, California Klinger, Rob
Influences of Arundo donax invasion on riparian biodiversity DiPietro, Deanne; Dudley, Tom
Introduced Spartina in San Francisco Bay: 2000-2001 Survey and Findings, San Francisco Estuary Invasive Spartina Project Smith, Debra; Klohr, Shannon; Zaremba, Katy
Invasive weed control at Fort Ord Handrich, Kate
Long-term, large-scale, integrated management of yellow starthistle (Centaurea solsitialis) at Fort Hunter Liggett, Monterey County, California: Lower cost follow-up maintenance is vital for successful control program Torrence, Jessica; DiTomaso, Joseph M.; Hazebrook, Art
Manual removal of cape ivy in Volunteer Canyon Bolinas Lagoon Preserve, Audubon Canyon Ranch, Stinson Beach, California Blumin, Len; Gluesenkamp, Daniel
Monitoring Carduus pycnocephalus (Italian thistle) on grasslands in coastal central California Guerriero, Anthony
More bang for your buck: Comparative benefits of using volunteers in weed management Scott, Aleutia
Noxious Times Newsletter Schoenig, Steve; Caldwell, Matt; Monheit, Susan
Predicting Arundo donax shoot emergence using degree-day based equations Spencer, David F.; Ksander, Gregory G.
Preventing the purple plague from taking over California’s wetlands Butler, David; Schoenig, Steve
Recently-introduced shrub Hypericum canariense (Canary Island St. Johnswort) Dlugosch, Katrina
Regulatory compliance at the county level Rose, Peggy
Salmon River Cooperative noxious weed program, part 1 of 3 Brucker, Peter
Salmon River Cooperative noxious weed program, part 2 of 3 Bruckner, Peter; , 
Salmon River Cooperative noxious weed program, part 3 of 3 Bruckner, Peter
Spread of exotic cordgrasses and hybrids (Spartina sp.) in the tidal marshes of San Francisco Bay Ayres, Debra R.; Smith, Debra L.; Zaremba, Katy; Klohr, Shannon; Strong, Donald R.
The importance of quantifying economic impacts of invasive weeds Schoenig, Steve
Trial of several herbicides and application techniques for control of Ailanthus altissima, Upper Putah Creek, Yolo County DiTomaso, Joe; Kyser, Guy
Using climatic models to predict the potential range of invasive plants Steinmaus, Scott
Weed free forage and mulch in California Balsdon, Stephanie
Weed Watch: A guide for gardeners Ghalambor, Kevin; Lienk, Laura Lee

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