Early Scientific Publications

A more complete list of publications by Jennifer Marohasy can be accessed at her publications page.  The following articles mostly on insect behavior, taxonomy and related issues, were published between 1989 and 2000.

Withers, T., McFadyen, R. & J. Marohasy (2000) Importation Protocols and risk assessment of weed biological control agents in Australia.  In  P.A. Follett & J.J. Duan (eds.) Nontarget effects of biological control,  Kluwer Academic Publishers p. 195-214.

Marohasy, J. (1998) The design and interpretation of host specificity tests for weed biological control with particular reference to insect behaviour.  Biocontrol News and Information 19: 13-20.

Marohasy, J. (1997)  Prioritising Biological Control Agents. In M. Julien & G. White (eds.) Biological Control of Weeds: theory and practical application, ACIAR Monograph No.49 p. 57-62.

Marohasy, J. (1998) Assessing host specificity in weed biological control, with particular reference to the lantana mealybug.  PhD thesis presented for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Entomology Department, University of Queensland.

Marohasy, J. (1997)  Acceptability and suitability of seven plant species for the mealybug Phenacoccus parvus Morrison (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae).  Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata   84: 239-246.

Nahrung, H.  & J. Marohasy (1997)  Maternal frass is necessary for embryonic development in Weiseana barkeri Jacoby  (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).  Australian Journal of Entomology.  36: 95-96.

Gagné,  R. J.  & J. Marohasy  (1997)  A new species of Schizomyia Kieffer (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) on rubber vine and other Asclepiadaceae in Madagacar.  Australian Journal of Entomology  36: 15-18.

Marohasy, J.J. (1996) Host shifts in biocontrol – real problems,  semantic difficulties or poor science.  International Journal of Pest Management 42:(2) 71- 75.

Marohasy, J.J.  (1995)  Prospects for the biological control of prickly acacia, Acacia nilotica (L.) Willd. ex Del. (Mimosaceae) in Australia. Plant Protection Quarterly 10: 24- 31.

Marohasy, J.J.  (1994)   Biology and host specificity of Weiseana barkeri (Col.:Chrysomelidae):  a biological control agent for Acacia nilotica (Mimosaceae),  Entomophaga  39:1- 5.

Marohasy, J.J. (1994) The pest status of Phenacoccus parvus Morrison (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae).    International Journal of Pest Management  40:337- 340.

Gagné, R.J. & J. Marohasy (1993)  The gall midges (Dipera: Cecidomyiidae) of Acacia spp. (Mimosaceae) in Kenya.  Insecta Mundi 7:77- 124.

Marohasy, J.J. & P.I. Forster  (1991)  A taxonomic revision of Cryptostegia R.Br.  (Ascelpiadaceae: Periplocoideae). Australian Systematic Botany  4:571- 577.

McFadyen, R.E. & J.J. Marohasy  (1990)  A leaf feeding moth, Euclasta whalleyi  (Lep: Pyralidae) for the biological control of Cryptostegia grandiflora (Ascelpiadaceae) in Queensland, Australia.  Entomophaga  35:431- 435.

McFadyen, R.E. & J.J. Marohasy (1990)  Biology and host plant range of the soft scale Steatococcus new species (Hem: Margarodidae) for the biological control of the weed Cryptostegia grandiflora  (Asclepiadaceae).  Entomophaga  35: 437- 439.

Marohasy, J.J.  (1989)  A survey of Fireweed (Senecio madagascariensis Poir) and its natural enemies in Madagascar with a view to biological control in Australia.  Plant Protection Quarterly  4 :139- 140.

A more complete list of publications, including recent article on rainfall forecasting can be found at Jennifer Marohasy’s publication page.

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