2018 Publications

Peer-reviewed papers


  1. Aigbedion-Atalor, P.O., Wilson, D.D., Eziah, V.Y., Day, M.D. and Paterson, I.D. 2018. The distribution and abundance of the stem-galling fly, Cecidochares connexa (Marquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae), a biological control agent of Chromolaena odorata (L.) (Asteraceae), in Ghana. African Entomology 26(2): 471-480. https://doi.org/10.4001/003.026.0471
  2. Canavan, K., Paterson, I., Lambertini, C. and Hill, M.P. 2018. Expansive reed populations-alien invasion or disturbed wetlands? AoB Plants, 10(2), ply014. https://doi.org/10.1093/aobpla/ply014
  3. Canavan, K.,Paterson, I.D., Hill, M.P. and Dudley, T.L. 2018. Testing the Enemy Release Hypothesis on tall-statured grasses in South Africa, using Arundo donax, Phragmites australis and Phragmites mauritianus as models. Bulletin of Entomological Research: 1-14. https://doi.org/10.1017/s0007485318000627
  4. Canavan, S., Meyerson, L.A., Packer, J.G., Pyšek, P., Maurel, N., Lozano, V., Richardson, D.M., Brundu, G., Canavan, K., Cicatelli, A. and Čuda, J. 2018. Tall-statured grasses: a useful functional group for invasion science. Biological Invasions, 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-018-1815-z
  5. Jones, R.W., Hill, J.M., Coetzee, J.A. and Hill, M.P. 2018. The contributions of biological control to reduced plant size and biomass of water hyacinth populations. Hydrobiologia 807: 377–388. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3413-y
  6. Kwong, R.M., Sagliocco, J.L., Harms, N.E., Butler, K.L., Martin, G.D. and Green, P.T., 2019. Could enemy release explain invasion success of Sagittaria platyphylla in Australia and South Africa? Aquatic Botany 153, pp.67-72. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2018.11.011
  7. Marsberg, T., Jukes, M.D., Krejmer-Rabalska, M., Rabalski, L., Knox, C.M., Moore, S.D., Hill, M.P. and Szewczyk, B., 2018. Morphological, genetic and biological characterisation of a novel alphabaculovirus isolated from Cryptophlebia peltastica (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of invertebrate pathology 157: 90-99. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2018.08.006
  8. Martin, G.D., Coetzee, J.A., Lloyd, M., Nombewu, S.E., Ndlovu, M.S. and Kwong, R.M., 2018. Invaded habitat incompatibility affects the suitability of the potential biological control agent Listronotus sordidus for Sagittaria platyphylla in South Africa. Biocontrol Science and Technology 28(5), pp.468-485. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2018.1460314
  9. Martin, G.D., Coetzee, J.A., Weyl, P.S.R., Parkinson, M.C. and Hill, M.P. 2018. Biological control of Salvinia molesta in South Africa revisited. Biological Control 125: 74-80. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.06.011
  10. Martin, G.D., Compton, S.G. and Coetzee, J.A. 2018. Plant-herbivore-parasitoid interactions in an experimental freshwater tritrophic system: higher trophic levels modify competitive interactions between invasive macrophytes. Hydrobiologia https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-017-3417-7
  11. Martin, G.D., Hill, M.P., Coetzee, J.A., Weaver, K.N. and Hill, J.M. 2018. Synergies between research organisations and the wider community in enhancing weed biological control in South Africa. Biocontrol 63: 437-447. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-017-9846-4
  12. Moore, S.D., Kirkman, W., Peyper, M., Thackeray, S., Marsberg, T., Albertyn, S. and Hill, M.P. 2018. Development of a postharvest cold treatment for Cryptophlebia peltastica (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) for export of litchis from South Africa. Journal of Economic Entomology 111(6): 2637–2643. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy287
  13. Mvandaba, S. F., Hill, M. P., Owen, C. A. and Coetzee, J. A. 2018. The thermal physiology of Stenopelmus rufinasus and Neohydronomous affinis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), two biological control agents for the invasive alien aquatic weeds Azolla filiculoides and Pistia stratiotes in South Africa. Biocontrol Science and Technology 29(1): 44-58. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2018.1525484
  14. Nepgen, E. Moore, S.D. and Hill, M.P. 2018. Integrating chemical control with sterile insect releases in an IPM programme for Thaumatotibia leucotreta. Journal of Applied Entomology 142: 421-427. https://doi.org/10.1111/jen.12487
  15. Osariyekemwen, O.U., Zachariades, C., Heshula, L.U. and Hill, M.P. 2018. Development and reproductive performance of a specialist herbivore depend on seasonality of, and light conditions experienced by the host plant. PLoS ONE 13(1): https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0190700
  16. Strange, E.F., Hill, J.M. and Coetzee, J.A. 2018. Evidence for a new regime shift between floating and submerged invasive plant dominance in South Africa. Hydrobiologia 817:349–362. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-018-3506-2
  17. Sutton, G.F., Klein, H. and Paterson, I.D. 2018. Evaluating the efficacy of Hypogeococcus as a biological control agent of the cactaceous weed Cereus jamacaru in South Africa. Biological Control 63: 493-503. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-018-9887-3


Book chapters

  1. Coetzee, J.A., Hill, M.P., Hussner, A., Nunes, A.L. and Weyl, O.L.F. 2019. Chapter 16: Invasive aquatic species. In: (Ed) J. Hughes, Freshwater Ecology and Conservation. Approaches and Techniques

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