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Biological Control of Leafy Spurge

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Male and female long-horned beetles, mating on leafy spurge, produce offspring that first feed on the inside, then on the outside of the weed.


This resource is based on the following source:
United States Department of Agriculture. 1989. Biological Control of Leafy 
     Spurge. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States 
     Department of Agriculture, Program Aid Number 1435.  11 pages.

This resource should be cited as:

United States Department of Agriculture. 1989. Biological Control of Leafy Spurge.
     Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, United States 
     Department of Agriculture, Program Aid Number 1435.  11 pages.  Jamestown, ND: 
     Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Online.  
     http://www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/plants/lspur/index.htm 
     (Version 05JAN2000).

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United States Department of Agriculture — Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service

Program Aid Number 1435.   September 1989.

Photo credits:
Cover and photos 2-12: Noah H. Poritz, USDA, APHIS.
Photo 1: University of Wyoming.
Map source: Dunn. 1979. Weed Sci. 27(5) 509-516.

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