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Graham, L. C., S. D. Porter, R. M. Pereira, H. D. Dorough, and A. T. Kelley. 2003. Field releases of the decapitating fly Pseudacteon curvatus (Diptera: Phoridae) for control of imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Alabama, Florida, and Tennessee. Florida Entomol. 86: 334-339.

James, S. S., R. M. Pereira, K. M. Vail, and B. H. Ownley. 2002. Survival of imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) species subjected to freezing and near-freezing temperatures. Environ. Entomol. 31: 127-133.

Oi, D. H., and R. M. Pereira. 1993. Ant behavior and microbial pathogens (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Florida Entomol. 76: 63-73.

Oi, D. H., R. M. Pereira, J. L. Stimac, and L. A. Wood. 1994. Field applications of Beauveria bassiana for control of the red imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 87: 623-630.

Oi, D. H., S. M. Valles, and R. M. Pereira. 2004. Prevalence of Theolohania solenopsae (Microsporidia: Thelohaniidae) infection in monogyne and polygyne red imported fire ant (Hymenopera: Formicidae). Environ. Entomol. 33: 340-345.

Ownley, B. H., R. M. Pereira, W. E. Klingerman, N. B. Quigley, and B. M. Leckie. 2004. Beauveria-bassiana, a dual purpose biocontrol organism, with activity against insect pests and plant pathogens, pp. 55-69. In R. T. Lartey and A. T. Caesar [eds.], Emerging Concepts in Plant Health Management. Research Signpost??, Kerala, India.

Parkman, P., K. Vail, T. Rashid, J. Oliver, R. M. Pereira, S. D. Porter, M. Shires, G. Haun, S. Powell, L. Thead, and J. T. Vogt. 2005. Establishment and spread of Pseudacteon curvatus in Tennessee. Annual Red Imported Fire Ant Conference, 22-24 March, 2005, Gulfport, Mississippi, p. 111-112.

Pereira, R. M., D. F. Williams, J. J. Becnel, and D. H. Oi. 2002. Yellow-head disease caused by a newly discovered Mattesia sp. in populations of the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 81: 45-48.

Pereira, R. M. 2003. Areawide suppression of fire ant populations in pastures: project update. J.Agric. Urban Entomol. 20: 123-130.

Pereira, R. M. 2004. Occurence of Myrmicinosporidium durum in red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta, and other new host ant in eastern United States. J. Inververt. Pathol. 86: 38-44.

Pereira, R. M., and S. D. Porter. 2006. Range expansion of the fire ant decapitating fly, Pseudacteon tricuspis, eight to nine years after releases in North Florida. Florida Entomol. 89: 536-538.

Valles, S. M., and R. M. Pereira. 2003. Hydramethylnon Potentiation in Solenopsis invicta by Infection with the Microsporidian Thelohania solenopsae. Biological Control 27: 95-99.

Valles, S. M., and R. M. Pereira. 2003. Use of ribosomal DNA sequence data to characterize and detect a neogregarine pathogen of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenotera: Formicidae). J. Intervertebrate Pathology 84: 114-118.

Valles, S. M., C. A. Strong, P. M. Dang, W. B. Hunter, R. M. Pereira, D. H. Oi, A. M. Shapiro, and D. F. Williams. 2004. A picorna-like virus from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta: initial discovery, genome sequence, and characterization. Virology 328: 151-157.

Valles, S. M., and R. M. Pereira. 2005. Solenopsis invicta transferrin: cDNA cloning, gene architecture, and up-regulation in response to Beauveria bassiana infection. Gene 358: 60-66.

Valles, S. M., and R. M. Pereira. 2005. Developmental expression of a transferrin in the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta. Florida Entomologist 88: 541-543.

Valles, S. M., C. A. Strong, D. H. Oi, S. D. Porter, R. M. Pereira, R. Vander Meer, Y. Hashimoto, L. M. Hooper-Bui, H. Sanchez-Arroyo, T. Davis, V. Karpakakunjaram, K. M. Vail, L. C. Graham, J. A. Briano, L. A. Calcaterra, L. E. Gilbert, R. Ward, K. Ward, J. B. Oliver, G. Taniguchi, and D. C. Thompson. 2007. Phenology, distribution, and host specificity of Solenopsis invicta virus-1. J. of Invert. Pathol. 96: 18-27.

Vogt, J. T., D. A. Streett, R. M. Pereira, and A. A. Callcott. 2003. Mississippi areawide fire ant suppresion progrm: unique aspects of working with black and hybrid imported fire ant. J. Agric. and Urban Entomol. 20: 105-111.

Williams, D. F., D. H. Oi, S. D. Porter, R. M. Pereira, and J. A. Briano. 2003. Biological control of imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Amer. Entomol. 49: 150-163.


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