Biological Control of Yellow Starthistle in Idaho Grant uri icon



  • To improve the scientific basis for management of yellow starthistle. Elements are to 1) develop rehabilitation strategies for early, mid and late seral plant communities, 2) monitor and evaluate the impact of biological control agents on yellow starthistle in Idaho, 3) determine habitat susceptibility and dispersal patterns of yellow starthistle, 4) develop integrated pest management (IPM) decision tools for effective management of yellow starthistle, 5) train agency scientists and land managers in appropriate integrated management of yellow starthistle infested habitats.

date/time interval

  • July 30, 2004 - July 15, 2009

sponsor award ID

  • 5325-22000-020-13S