2020 Publications

Peer-reviewed papers

  1. Acheampong, M.A., Coombes, C.A., Moore, S.D. and Hill, M.P. 2020. Temperature tolerance and humidity requirements of select entomopathogenic fungal isolates for future use in citrus IPM programmes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 174: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2020.107436
  2. Acheampong, M.A., Hill, M.P., Moore, S.D. and Coombes, C.A. 2020. UV sensitivity of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae isolates under investigation as potential biological control agents in South African citrus orchards. Fungal Biology 124: 304-310. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.funbio.2019.08.009
  3. Aigbedion-Atalor, P.O., Abuelgasim Mohamed, S., Hill, M.P., Zalucki, M.P., Azrag, A.G.A. Srinivasan, R. and Ekesi, S. 2020. Host stage preference and performance of Dolichogenidea gelechiidivoris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a candidate for classical biological control of Tuta absoluta in Africa. Biological Control 144: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104215
  4. Albertyn, S, Moore, S.D., Marsberg, T., Coombes, C.A. and Hill, M.P. 2020. The influence of citrus orchard age on the ecology of entomopathogenic fungi and nematodes. Biocontrol Science and Technology 31(1): 1-17. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2020.1830949
  5. Baso, N.C., Delport, G.R. and Coetzee, J.A. 2020. Nutrient-mediated silica uptake from agricultural runoff in invasive floating macrophytes: implications for biological control. Hydrobiologia 847(16): 3397-3407. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-020-04344-5
  6. Blanckenberg, M., Mlambo, M.C., Parker, D., Motitsoe, S.N.and Reed, C. 2020. Protected and un-protected urban wetlands have similar aquatic macroinvertebrates communities: A case study from the Cape Flats Sand Fynbos region of southern Africa. PLoS ONE 15(5): e0233889. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0233889
  7. Canavan, K., Canavan, S., Harms, N.E., Lambertini, C., Paterson, I.D. and Thum, R., 2020. The potential for biological control on cryptic plant invasions. Biological Control 144: 104243. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104243
  8. Chari, L., Mauda, E., Martin, G.and Raghu, S. 2020. Insect herbivores associated with Lycium ferocissimum (Solanaceae) in South Africa with reference to potential biological control. African Entomology. African Entomology 28(2). https://doi.org/10.4001/003.028.0359
  9. Chari, L.D., Martin G.D., Steenhuisen, S., Adams L.D. and Clark. V.R  The Biology of Invasive Plants. 1. Pyracantha angustifolia (Franch.) C.K. Schneid. Invasive Plant Science and Management 13(3):120-142. https://doi.org/10.1017/inp.2020.24
  10. Coetzee, J.A. and Hill, M.P. 2020. Salvinia molestaMitch. (Salviniaceae): impact and control. CAB Reviews 15(033). https://doi.org/10.1079/pavsnnr202015033
  11. Coetzee, J.A., Langa, S.D.F., Motitsoe, S.N. and Hill, M.P. 2020. Biological control of water lettuce, Pistia stratiotes, facilitates macroinvertebrate biodiversity recovery: a mesocosm study. Hydrobiologia 847(18): 3917–3929. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10750-020-04369-w
  12. Cruaud, A., Delvare, G., Nidelet, S., Sauné, L., Ratnasingham, S., Chartois, M., Blaimer, B.B., Gates, M., Brady, S.G., Faure, S. and van Noort, S. 2020.Ultra‐Conserved Elements and morphology reciprocally illuminate conflicting phylogenetic hypotheses in Chalcididae (Hymenoptera, Chalcidoidea). Cladistics 37(1): 1-35. https://doi.org/10.1111/cla.12416
  13. Egbon, I., Paterson, I.D., Compton, S. and Hill, M.P. 2020 Evolution of growth traits in invasive Pereskia aculeata (Cactaceae): testing the EICA hypothesis using its specialist herbivore, Catorhintha schaffneri(Coreidae). Pest Management Science 76(12): 4046-4056. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5959
  14. Gervazoni, P., Sosa, A., Franceschini, C., Coetzee, J.A., Faltlhauser, A., Fuentes-Rodriguez, D., Martínez, A. and Hill, M.P. The alien invasive yellow flag (Iris pseudacorus) in Argentinian wetlands: assessing geographical distribution through different data sources. Biological Invasions 22:3183–3193. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02331-4(0123456789
  15. Hattingh, V., Moore, S.D., Kirkman, W., Goddard, M., Thackeray, S., Peyper, M., Sharp, G., Cronje, P. and Pringle, K. 2020. An Improved Systems Approach as a phytosanitary measure for Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in export citrus fruit from South Africa. Journal of Economic Entomology 113(2): 700-711. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz336
  16. Hofstra, D., Schoelynck, J., Ferrell, J., Coetzee, J., de Winton, M., Bickel, T.O., Champion, P., Madsen, J., Bakker, E.S., Hilt, S. and Matheson, F. 2020. On the move: New insights on the ecology and management of native and alien macrophytes. Aquatic Botany 162: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aquabot.2019.103190
  17. Langa, S.D.F., Hill, M.P. and Compton, S.G. Agents sans frontiers: cross-border aquatic weed biological control in the rivers of southern Mozambique. African Journal of Aquatic Science 45(3): 329-335. https://doi.org/10.2989/16085914.2020.1749551
  18. Mapaura, A., Canavan,, Richardson, D., Clark, V.R. and Steenhuisen, S. 2020. The invasive grass genus Nassella in South Africa: a synthesis. South African Journal of Botany 135: 336-348. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.08.031
  19. Martin, G.D., Paterson, I.D., Sutton, G.F. and Magengelele, N.L. 2020. Climate modelling suggests a review of the legal status of Brazilian pepper, Schinus terebinthifolia, in South Africa is required. South African Journal of Botany 132: 95-102. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sajb.2020.04.019
  20. McCulloch, G.A., Mauda, E.V., Chari, L.D., Martin, G.D., Gurdasani, K., Morin, L., Walter, G.H. and Raghu, S. 2020. Genetic diversity and morphological variation in African boxthorn (Lycium ferocissimum) – characterising the target for biological control. Biological Control 143: 104206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104206
  21. McCulloch, G.A., Mauda, E.V., Chari, L.D., Martin, G.D., Gurdasani, K., Morin, L., Walter, G.H. and Raghu, S. 2020. Genetic diversity and morphological variation in African boxthorn (Lycium ferocissimum)–Characterising the target weed for biological control. Biological Control 143:104206. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104206
  22. Miller, B.E., Coetzee, J.A. and Hill, M.P. 2020. Mind the gap: the delayed recovery of a population of the biological control agent Megamelus scutellaris  (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) on water hyacinth after winter. Bulletin of Entomological Research 111(1): 120-128. https://0-doi.org.wam.seals.ac.za/10.1017/S0007485320000516
  23. Minuti, G., Coetzee, J.A., Ngxande-Koza, S., Hill, M.P. and Stiers, I. 2020. Prospects for the biological control of Iris pseudacorus(Iridaceae). Biocontrol Science and Technology: 1-22. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2020.1853050
  24. Motitsoe, S.A., Hill, M.P., Avery, T.S. and Hill, J.M. 2020. A new approach to the biological monitoring of freshwater systems: mapping nutrient loading in two South African rivers, a case study. Water Research 171: Article 115391 https://doi.org/10.1016/j.watres.2019.115391
  25. Motitsoe, S.N., Coetzee, J.A., Hill, J.M. and Hill, M.P. 2020. Biological control of Salvinia molesta (D.S. Mitchell) drives aquatic ecosystem recovery. Diversity 12: http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/d12050204
  26. Muskett, P.C., Paterson, I.D. and Coetzee, J.A. 2020. Ground-truthing climate-matching predictions in a post-release evaluation. Biological Control 144: 104217. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104217
  27. Ndlovu, M.S., Coetzee, J.A., Nxumalo, M.M., Lalla, R., Shabalala, N. and Martin, G.D. The Establishment and Rapid Spread of Sagittaria Platyphylla in South Africa. Water 12(5):1472. https://doi.org/10.3390/w12051472
  28. Netshiongolwe, N.R., Cuthbert, R.N., Maenetje, M.M., Chari, L.D., Motitsoe, S.N., Wasserman, R.J., Munyai, L.F. and Dalu, T. 2020. Quantifying metal contamination and potential uptake by Phragmites australis (Poaceae) along a subtropical river system. Plants 9(7): 846. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9070846
  29. Paynter, Q., Paterson, I.D., Kwong, R.M. 2020. Predicting non-target impacts. Current Opinion in Insect Science 38: 79-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2020.02.002
  30. Reid, M.K., Coetzee, J.A., Hill, M.P., Diaz, R., Gettys, L.A., Cuda., J.P. and Reid, C.S. 2020. Insect herbivores associated with Nymphaea mexicana in southern United States: Potential biological control agents for South Africa. Florida Entomologist 103(1):54. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.103.0409
  31. Rogers, D., Terblanche, J.S. and Owen, C.A. 2020. Low temperature physiology of climatically-distinct South African populations of the biological control agent Neochetina eichhorniae. Ecological Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/een.12935
  32. Schaffner, U., Hill, M.P., Dudley, T. and D’Antonio, C. 2020. Post-release monitoring in classical biological control of weeds: assessing impact and testing pre-release hypotheses. Current Opinions in Insect Science 38: 99–106. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2020.02.008
  33. Silvestri, L., Sosa, A., Mc Kay, F., Diniz Vitorino, M., Hill, M.P., Zachariades, C., Hight, S., Weyl, P., Smith, D., Djeddour, D. and Mason, P.G. Implementation of access and benefit-sharing measures has consequences for classical biological control of weeds.  BioControl 65(2): 125-141. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-019-09988-4
  34. van Steenderen, C.J.M., Paterson, I.D., Edwards, S. and Day, M.D. 2020. Addressing the red flags in cochineal identification: the use of molecular techniques to identify cochineal insects that are used as biological control agents for invasive alien cacti. Biological Control, 104426. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2020.104426

Book chapters

  1. Byrne, M.J., du Plessis, D., Ivey, P.J., Measey, J. Robertson, M.P., Robinson, T.B. and Weaver, K.N. 2020. Education, Training and Capacity-Building in the Field of Biological Invasions in South Africa. In van Wilgen B.W. et al. (eds.), Biological Invasions in South Africa, Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology’ vol 14. Springer, Cham
  2. Hill, M.P., Moran, V.C., Hoffmann, J.H., Neser, S., Zimmermann, H.G., Simelane, D.O., Klein, H., Zachariades, C., Wood, A.R., Byrne, M.J., Paterson, I.D., Martin, G.D. and Coetzee, J.A. 2020. Chapter 19: More than a century of biological control against invasive alien plants in South Africa: A synoptic view of what has been accomplished. In: (Eds) van Wilgen, B.W., Measey, J., Richardson, D.M., Wilson, J.R. and Zengeya, T.A.  Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology: Biological Invasions in South Africa.  553-572.
  3. Hill, M.P., Coetzee, J.A., Martin, G.D., Smith, R. and Strange, E.F. 2020. Chapter 4: Invasive alien aquatic plants in freshwater ecosystems. In: (Eds) van Wilgen, B.W., Measey, J., Richardson, D.M., Wilson, J.R. and Zengeya, T.A.  Invading Nature - Springer Series in Invasion Ecology: Biological Invasions in South Africa.     97-114
  4. Hill, M.P. and Coetzee, J.A. 2020. Chapter 20. How can progress in the understanding of antagonistic interactions be applied to improve biological control of plant invasions? In: Eds) Traveset, A. and Richardson, D.M. Plant Invasions: The Role of Biotic Interactions CABI, Wallingford, UK. pp. 361-374.

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