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Downloadable Resources

Brochure - California Alliance for Tamarisk Biocontrol (PDF or PPT)

Tamarisk and Tamarisk Beetle Monitoring Protocol (PDF) and Datasheet (Excel)


California Alliance for Tamarisk Biocontrol Media Kit (PDF)

Cal-IPC Dispatch Article 2017 (PDF)

Final Order of CBD-APHIS Lawsuit (PDF)



Bean, D. W., Dalin, P., & Dudley, T. L. (2012). Evolution of critical day length for diapause induction enables range expansion of Diorhabda carinulata, a biological control agent against tamarisk (Tamarix spp.). Evolutionary applications5(5), 511-523 (PDF).

Cosse, A. A., Bartelt, R. J., Zilkowski, B. W., Bean, D. W., & Petroski, R. J. (2005). The aggregation pheromone of Diorhabda elongata, a biological control agent of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.): identification of two behaviorally active components. Journal of chemical ecology31(3), 657-670. (PDF)

Dudley, T. L., & Bean, D. W. (2012). Tamarisk biocontrol, endangered species risk and resolution of conflict through riparian restoration. BioControl57(2), 331-347 (PDF).

Dudley, T. L., DeLoach, C. J., Levich, J. E., & Carruthers, R. I. (2000, March). Saltcedar invasion of western riparian areas: impacts and new prospects for control. In Transactions of the North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference (Vol. 65, pp. 345-381).

Drus, G. M., Dudley, T. L., Brooks, M. L., & Matchett, J. R. (2013). The effect of leaf beetle herbivory on the fire behavior of tamarisk (Tamarix ramosissima Lebed.). International Journal of Wildland Fire22(4), 446-458.

Drus, Gail M., Dudley, T.L., D’Antonio, C.M., Thomas J. Even, Matt L. Brooks, and J. R. Matchett. "Synergistic interactions between leaf beetle herbivory and fire enhanced tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) mortality." Biological Control 77 (2014): 29-40. (PDF)

Lambert, A. M., D’antonio, C. M., & Dudley, T. L. (2010). Invasive species and fire in California ecosystems. Fremontia38(2), 38. (PDF)

Shafroth, P. B., Cleverly, J. R., Dudley, T. L., Taylor, J. P., Riper, C. V., Weeks, E. P., & Stuart, J. N. (2005). Control of Tamarix in the western United States: implications for water salvage, wildlife use, and riparian restoration. Environmental Management35(3), 231-246 (PDF).

Sher, A., & Quigley, M. F. (2013). Tamarix: A case study of ecological change in the American west. Oxford University Press.

  • Bean, D., Dudley, T., & Hultine, K. (2013). Bring on the Beetles. Tamarix: A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West, 377. (PDF)
  • Drus, G. M. (2013). Fire ecology of Tamarix. Tamarix: A Case Study of Ecological Change in the American West, 240.