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Books

Volney, W.J.A., V.G. Nealis, G.M. Howse, A.R. Westwood and D.R. Laishley. Editors. 1995. Jack pine budworm biology and management. Proceedings of the jack pine budworm symposium. Winnipeg, Manitoba. NRCan. Info. Report NOR-X-342. Pp. 158.

Klassen, P.S., A.R. Westwood, W.B. Preston, and B.F. McKillop. 1989. The Butterflies of Manitoba. Museum of Man and Nature Publication. 350 pp.

 


 

Journal Articles

Dearborn, K. and R. Westwood. 2014. Predicting adult emergence of Dakota skipper and Poweshiek skipperling (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in Canada. Journal of Insect Conservation. In Press.

Friesen, C. and R. Westwood. 2014. Weather conditions and sphinx moth activity in relation to pollination of the endangered Western Prairie Fringed Orchid (Platanthera praeclara) in Manitoba. Proceedings of the Manitoba Entomological Society. In Press.

Semmler, S.J. and A.R. Westwood. 2013.Wallengrenia egeremet (Hesperiidae): a new population for western Canada. Journal of the Lepidoperists’ Society 67(1): 59-62

Davila, Y.C., E. Elle, J.C. Vamosi, L. Hermanutz, J.T. Kerr, C.J. Lortie, A.R. Westwood, T.S. Woodcock and A. Worley. 2012. Ecosystem services of pollinator diversity: A review of the relationship with pollen limitation of plant reproduction. Botany. 90: 535-543.

Westwood, A.R., C.L. Borkowsky and K. E. Budnick.Seasonal variation in the nectar sugar concentration and nectar quantity in the Western Prairie Fringed Orchid, Platanthera praeclara (Orchidaceae). Rhodora. 113: 201-121.

Taylor P. and A.R. Westwood. 2010. New records of the Baltimore Checkerspot butterfly in Manitoba. Blue Jay 68: 87-90.

Westwood, A.R. and D. L. Blair. Effect of regional climate warming on the phenology of butterflies in boreal forests in Manitoba, Canada. Environmental Entomology. 39(4): 1122-1133.

Kemball, K., A.R. Westwood and J.G. Wang. 2010. Laboratory assessment of the effect of forest floor ash on conifer germination. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 40 (4): 822-826.

Borkowsky, C. B. and A. R. Westwood. 2009. Seed capsule production in the endangered western prairie fringed orchid (Platanthera praeclara) in relation to sphinx moth (Lepidoptera: Sphingidae) activity. Journal of the Lepidoperists’ Society 63(2): 110-117.

Westwood, A.R. and C. P. Friesen. 2009. The occurrence and habitat of the endangered white flower moth, Schinia bimatris, (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Manitoba. Canadian Entomologist 141: 80-85.

Taylor P., L. de March, and A. R. Westwood. 2008. Extended range and flight period of the common Buckeye in southern Manitoba. Blue Jay 66 (2): 107-111.

Pines, I. and R. Westwood. 2008. A mark-recapture technique for the native elm bark beetle, Hylurgopinus rufipes (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), a vector of Dutch elm disease. Journal of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 34: 116-122.

Schindler, D., Walker, D., Davis, T. and R. Westwood. 2008. Determining effects of an all weather logging road on winter woodland caribou habitat use in south-eastern Manitoba. Rangifer Special Issue No. 17: 209-217.

Kemball, K., Wang, J. G. and A. R. Westwood. 2006. Are mineral soils exposed by wildfire better seedbeds for conifer regeneration? Can. Journal of Forest Research 36: 1943-1950.

Price-Henderson, J., Westwood, R. and T. Galloway. 2006. An assessment of the effectiveness of the mosquito magnate Pro for suppression of nuisance mosquitoes. J. American Mosquito Control Assocation 22(3): 401-407.

Boone, R. and R. Westwood. 2006. Impact of emissions from a coal fired generating station on forest health parameters of temperate deciduous forests. Journal of Environmental Monitoring and Assessment 121: 151-172.

LaFrance, K. and R. Westwood. 2006. An assessment of tree banding techniques to capture cankerworm defoliators of elm and ash trees in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Journal of Arboriculture and Urban Forestry 32(1):10-17.

Ryan, K., Holliday, N.J. and A.R. Westwood. 2005. First Canadian record of Chlaenius platyderus Chaudoir (Coleoptera: Carabidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin 59(4):414-415.

Westwood, A.R. and C.B. Borkowsky. 2004. Sphinx moth pollinators for the endangered western prairie fringed orchid, Platanthera praeclara in Manitoba, Canada. Journal of the Lepidopterist’s Society 58(1): 13-20.

Boone, R., Tardif, J. and R. Westwood. 2004. Radial growth of oak and aspen near a coal-fired generating station, Manitoba, Canada. Journal of Tree-Ring Research 60(1): 45-58.

Jones, B. Tardif, J. and R. Westwood. 2004. Weekly xylem growth in trembling aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) before and after artificial defoliation. Canadian Journal of Botany 82: 590-597.

Ipp, D., Pines, I.L. and A.R. Westwood. 1996. The moisture content variation in white spruce defoliated by spruce budworm and implications for pulping quality. Forestry Chronicle 72:176-180.

Jin, H., Webster, G.R.B., Holliday, N.J. and A.R. Westwood. 1996. An elm bark beetle bioassay for residual efficacy of chlorpyrifos and cypermethrin used for the control of Dutch elm disease in Manitoba. Journal of Environmental Science and Health B31:4:751-762.

Pines, I.L., and A.R. Westwood. 1996. Evaluation of monosodium methane arsenate for the suppression of native elm bark beetles, Hylurgopinus rufipes (Eichhoff) (Coleoptera:Scolytidae). Canadian Entomologist 128:435-441.

K.N. Barber, W.J.A. Volney, A.R. Westwood, J.F. Bendell, S.B. Holmes and I.S. Otvos. 1995. Btk and nontarget Lepidoptera in Canadian Forests. In: T.Y. Feng et al. (eds.) Bacillus thuringiensis. Biotechnology and Environmental Benefits Vol. I:425-440.

Knowles, K. and A.R. Westwood. 1995. Forest insect control in Manitoba 1973 - 1989. In: Forest Pests of Canada. Natural Resources Canada, Canadian Forest Service, Ottawa. pp. 701-705.

Westwood, A.R. and G.A. Surgeoner. 1994. Development of spring Aedes mosquitoes in three different habitats in relation to plant phenology. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario. 125:1-11.

Knowles, K.R., D.S. Desrochers, R.A. Khan and A.R. Westwood. 1992. The impact of a spruce budworm infestation on forest production in eastern Manitoba. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Manitoba. 48:32-44.

McKillop, W.B., W.B. Preston and A.R. Westwood. 1992. Range extension for the European Skipper, Thymelicus lineola (Ochsenheimer), 1808, (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in Manitoba. Canadian Entomologist 124(5):943-944.

Westwood, A.R. 1991. A cost benefit analysis of Manitoba's Dutch elm disease management program 1975-1990. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Manitoba. 47:44-59.

Westwood, A.R. and G.A. Surgeoner. 1991. Analysis of three sampling techniques for larvae of spring Aedes spp. (Diptera: Culicidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario. 122:65-72.

Westwood, A.R., G.A. Surgeoner and B.V. Helson. 1983. Survival of spring Aedes mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae in ice covered pools. Canadian Entomologist 115:195 197.

Westwood, A.R. and R.A. Brust. 1981. Ecology of the blackflies (Diptera: Simuliidae) of the Souris River, Manitoba, as a basis for a control strategy. Canadian Entomologist 113:223 234.

Preston, W.B. and A.R. Westwood. 1981. The occurrence of the European Skipper, Thymelicus lineola, (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) in Manitoba and northern Ontario. Canadian Entomologist 113:1123 1124.

 


 

Scientific Reports

Westwood, A.R. and R. Boone. 2007a. Recovery Strategy for the Ottoe Skipper (Hesperia ottoe) in Canada. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment Canada, Ottawa. vi + 27 pp.

Westwood, A.R. and R. Boone. 2007b. Recovery Strategy for the Poweshiek Skipper (Oarisma poweshiek) in Canada. Species at Risk Act Recovery Strategy Series. Environment Canada, Ottawa. vi + 25 pp.

Westwood, A.R. 2005. Effect of regional climate warming on forest management in boreal forest ecosystems using butterflies as indicators of phenological change and shifts of species geographic range. Report to National Climate Change and Adaptations Program

Westwood, A.R. 2004. Report to Louisiana Pacific Canada Inc. Influence of Forest Harvesting on Arthropod Biodiversity in Aspen Dominated Mixed Wood Forest Ecosystems.

Westwood, A.R. 2004. Report to Tembec Canada Inc. Influence of harvesting on arthropod biodiversity in black spruce ecosystems.

Westwood, A.R. 2000. Report to the Manitoba Hydro Forest Enhancement Program – Evaluation of the Public Tree Planting and Education program: 1996 - 1998.

Westwood, A.R. 1998. Performance of operationally applied Mimic (tebufenazide) for spruce budworm control. In: Forest Pests in Manitoba in 1998. Report of the 26th Annual Forest Pest Forum. Canadian Forest Service. Ottawa, Ontario. pp. 78-89.

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