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  • Cripps, M.G., A. Gassmann, S.V. Fowler, G.W. Bourdôt, A.S. McClay, and G.R. Edwards. 2011. Classical biological control of Cirsium arvense: Lessons from the past. Biological Control 57: 165-174.
  • Bruckart, W.L., III, A.S. McClay, S. Hambleton, R. Tropiano, and G. Hill-Rackette. 2007. First report of Puccinia lagenophorae on common groundsel (Senecio vulgaris) in Canada. Plant Disease 91: 1058. Link to journal

  • McClay, A.S., and R.B. Hughes. 2007. Temperature and host plant effects on development and population growth of Mecinus janthinus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent for invasive Linaria spp. Biological Control 40: 405-410. icon-pdf.gif
  • Kuhlmann, U., P.G. Mason, H.L. Hinz, B. Blossey, R.A. De Clerck-Floate, L.M. Dosdall, J.P. McCaffrey, M. Schwarzlaender, O. Olfert, J. Brodeur, A. Gassmann, A.S. McClay, and R.N. Wiedenmann. 2006. Avoiding conflicts between insect and weed biological control: selection of non-target species to assess host specificity of cabbage seedpod weevil parasitoids. Journal of Applied Entomology 130: 129-141. icon-pdf.gif
  • McClay, A.S., and J.K. Balciunas. 2005. The role of pre-release efficacy assessment in selecting classical biological control agents for weeds - applying the Anna Karenina principle. Biological Control 35: 197-207. icon-pdf.gif
  • Mitchell, A., A.S. McClay, G. Pohl, and F.A.H. Sperling. 2005. PCR-based methods for identification of Eteobalea species (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterygidae) used as biocontrol agents of Linaria species (Scrophulariaceae) in Western Canada. Canadian Entomologist 137: 129-137. icon-pdf.gif
  • Tansey, J.A., A.S. McClay, D.E. Cole, and B.A. Keddie. 2005. Evidence for the influence of conspecific chemical cues on Aphthona nigriscutis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) behaviour and distribution. BioControl 50: 343-358. icon-pdf.gif
  • Louda, S.M., T.A. Rand, A.E. Arnett, A.S. McClay, K. Shea, and A.K. McEachern. 2005. Evaluation of ecological risk to populations of a threatened plant from an invasive biocontrol insect. Ecological Applications 15: 234-249. icon-pdf.gif
  • Sobhian, R., A. McClay, S. Hasan, M. Peterschmitt, and R.B. Hughes. 2004. Safety assessment and potential of Cecidophyes rouhollahi (Acari, Eriophyidae) for biological control of Galium spurium (Rubiaceae) in North America. Journal of Applied Entomology 128: 258-266.

  • Kalischuk, A.R., R.S. Bourchier, and A.S. McClay. 2004. Post-hoc assessment of an operational biocontrol program: efficacy of the flea beetle Aphthona lacertosa Rosenhauer (Chrysomelidae: Coleoptera), an introduced biocontrol agent for leafy spurge. Biological Control 29: 418-426. icon-pdf.gif
  • Clements, D.R., D.E. Cole, S. Darbyshire, J. King, and A. McClay. 2004. The biology of Canadian weeds. 128. Leucanthemum vulgare Lam. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 84: 343-363. icon-pdf.gif

  • Sheppard, A.W., R. Hill, R.A. DeClerck-Floate, A. McClay, T. Olckers, P.C. Quimby, Jr., and H.G. Zimmerman. 2003. A global review of risk-benefit-cost analysis for the introduction of classical biological control agents against weeds: a crisis in the making? Biocontrol News and Information 24: 91N - 108N. icon-pdf.gif

  • O'Donovan, J.T., and A.S. McClay. 2002. Relationship between relative time of emergence of Tartary buckwheat (Fagopyrum tataricum) and yield loss of barley. Canadian Journal of Plant Science 82: 861-863.

  • McClay, A.S. 1999. Predicting non-target effects of weed biocontrol agents: lessons from a case study of Lema cyanella and thistles (Cirsium spp.). IOBC WPRS Bulletin 22: 45.

  • McClay, A.S., and R.A. De Clerck-Floate. 1999. Establishment and early effects of Omphalapion hookeri (Kirby) (Coleoptera: Apionidae) as a biological control agent for scentless chamomile, Matricaria perforata Mérat (Asteraceae). Biological Control 14: 85-95. icon-pdf.gif
  • McClay, A.S., J.L. Littlefield, and J. Kashefi. 1999. Establishment of Aceria malherbae (Acari: Eriophyidae) as a biological control agent for field bindweed (Convolvulaceae) in the northern Great Plains. Canadian Entomologist 131: 541-547. icon-pdf.gif

  • Craemer, C., R. Sobhian, A.S. McClay, and J.W. Amrine. 1999. A new species of Cecidophyes (Acari: Eriophyidae) from Galium aparine (Rubiaceae) with notes on its biology and potential as a biological control agent for Galium spurium. International Journal of Acarology 25: 255-263.

  • Khadhair, A.H., A. McClay, S.F. Hwang, and S. Shah. 1999. Aster yellows phytoplasma identified in scentless chamomile by microscopical examinations and molecular characterization. Journal of Phytopathology 147: 149-154.

  • Peschken, D.P., R. DeClerck-Floate, and A.S. McClay. 1997. Cassida azurea Fab. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): host specificity and establishment in Canada as a biological control agent against the weed Silene vulgaris (Moench) Garcke. Canadian Entomologist 129: 949-958. icon-pdf.gif

  • McClay, A.S. 1996. Unisexual broods in the gall midge Cystiphora sonchi (Bremi) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Canadian Entomologist 128: 775-776. icon-pdf.gif

  • McClay, A.S., and R.B. Hughes. 1995. Effects of temperature on developmental rate, distribution, and establishment of Calophasia lunula (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae), a biocontrol agent for toadflax (Linaria spp.). Biological Control 5: 368-377.

  • McClay, A.S., W.A. Palmer, F.D. Bennett, and K.R. Pullen. 1995. Phytophagous arthropods associated with Parthenium hysterophorus (Asteraceae) in North America. Environmental Entomology 24: 796-809. icon-pdf.gif

  • McClay, A.S. 1992. Effects of Brachypterolus pulicarius (L.) (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) on flowering and seed production of common toadflax. Canadian Entomologist 124: 631-636. icon-pdf.gif

  • Woo, S.L., A.G. Thomas, D.P. Peschken, G.G. Bowes, D.W. Douglas, V.W. Harms, and A.S. McClay. 1991. The biology of Canadian weeds. 99. Matricaria perforata Mérat (Asteraceae). Canadian Journal of Plant Science 71: 1101-1119. icon-pdf.gif

  • McClay, A.S., R.E. McFadyen, and J.D. Bradley. 1990. Biology of Bucculatrix parthenica Bradley sp.n. (Lepidoptera: Bucculatricidae) and its establishment in Australia as a biological control agent for Parthenium hysterophorus (Asteraceae). Bulletin of Entomological Research 80: 427-432. icon-pdf.gif

  • Peschken, D.P., A.S. McClay, J.L. Derby, and R. De Clerck. 1989. Cystiphora sonchi (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae), a new biological control agent established on the weed perennial sow-thistle (Sonchus arvensis) (Compositae) in Canada. Canadian Entomologist 121: 781-791. icon-pdf.gif

  • McClay, A.S. 1987. Observations on the biology and host specificity of Epiblema strenuana [Lepidoptera, Tortricidae], a potential biocontrol agent for Parthenium hysterophorus [Compositae]. Entomophaga 32: 23-34. icon-pdf.gif

  • McClay, A.S., and D.M. Anderson. 1985. Biology and immature stages of Thecesternus hirsutus Pierce (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in northeastern Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 87: 207-215.

  • McClay, A.S. 1983. Biology and host-specificity of Stobaera concinna Stål (Homoptera: Delphacidae), a potential biocontrol agent for Parthenium hysterophorus L. (Compositae). Folia Entomologica Mexicana 56: 21-30.

  • Corbet, S.A., R.M.S. Perrin, D.R. Hartley, P.D. Lancashire, H.A.F. Mace, A.S. McClay, J.R. Morton, R.E. Parfitt, D.G. Reid, R.H.H. Tomiak, K. Wheatley, P.G. Willmer, and R.I. Willows. 1980. Diel changes in plankton and water chemistry in Wicken Brickpit. Hydrobiologia 74: 249-271.

  • Sattelle, D.B., A.S. McClay, R.J. Dowson, and J.J. Callec. 1976. The pharmacology of an insect ganglion: actions of carbamyl choline and acetyl choline. Journal of Experimental Biology 64: 13-23.

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