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Zagvazdina, N. Y., T. M. Paris, B. J. Udell, M. Stanislauskas, S. McNeill, S. A. Allan, and R. W. Mankin. 2015. Effects of atmospheric pressure trends on calling, mate-seeking, and phototaxis of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 108: 762-770  link to stored product insects in subsaharan africa  [342 kB]

Kiobia, D. O., S. D. Tumbo, J. Cantillo, B. B. Rohde, P. K. Mallikarjunan, and R. W. Mankin.  2015. Characterization of sounds in maize produced by internally feeding insects: investigations to develop inexpensive devices for detection of Prostephanus truncatus (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) and Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in small-scale storage facilities in sub-Saharan Africa. Fla. Entomol. 98: 405-409. link to stored product insects in subsaharan africa  [343 kB]

Jalinas, J., B. Guerri-Agullo, R. W. Mankin, R. Lopez-Follana, and L. V. Lopez-Llorca. 2015. Acoustic assessment of Beauveria bassiana (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) effects on Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) larval activity and mortality. J. Econ. Entomol. 108: 444-453. link to effects of Beauveria bassiana on red palm weevil sounds  [855 kB]

Mankin, R. W., B. Rohde, E. Heatherington, and S. McNeill. 2014. Responses of Asian citrus psyllids to substrate-borne vibrational communication signals.. J. Citrus Pathol. 1: 136-138. link to asian citrus psyllid vibrational communic proceedings  [265 kB]

Mankin, R. W., and B. Rohde. 2014. Differently abled in entomology. Am. Entomol. 60: 154-155. link to entomologists with disabilities paper [98 kB]

Dosunmu, O. G., N. J. Herrick, M. Haseeb, R. L. Hix, and R. W. Mankin. 2014. Acoustic detectability of Rhynchophorus cruentatus (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae). Fla. Entomol. 97: 431-438. link to palmetto weevil detectability paper [514 kB]

Smith, M., B. Hendrix, N. Y. Su, S. S. Quisenberry, W. H. Hendrix III, R. W. Mankin, B. Rohde, V. R. Lewis, and C. H. Kuniyoshi. 2014.  Instant symposium: Connecting with the world's best talent: Attracting and retaining diverse entomologists. Am. Entomol. 60: 146-159.  link to entomologists with disabilities paper  [815 kB]

Mankin, R. W., D. W. Hagstrum, C. Nansen, and W. G. Meikle. 2014. Almond moth oviposition patterns in continuous layers of peanuts. J. Stored Prod Research 50: 48-54. link to almond moth egg laying distribution paper [1,123 kB]

Athreya, K., T. Conway, C. Didion, B. Duerstock, I. Durre, A. Foreman, A. Gates, N. Krogman, G. Machlis, R. Megginson, D. Nelson, J. Oppenheim, E. Penn, J. Rogers, L. Velazquez, and R. Mankin. 2014. Scientific diversity interventions-comments. Science 343: 615. link to Science Forum comments [152 kB]

Mankin, R. W., B. B. Rohde, S. A. McNeill, T. M. Paris, N. I. Zagvazdina, and S. Greenfeder. 2013. Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) responses to microcontroller-buzzer communication signals of potential use in vibration traps. Fla. Entomol. 96: 1546-1555.   link to ACP vibration trap microcontroller   [710  kB]

Paris, T. M., B. B. Rohde, S. A. Allan, R. W. Mankin, and P. A. Stansly. 2013. Synchronized rearing of mated and unmated  Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) of known age. Fla. Entomol. 96: 1631-1634.   link to ACP rearing   [332  kB]

Agha, M. K., Lee, W. S., Wang, C, Mankin R. W., Bliznyuk, N., and Bucklin R. A. 2013. Determination of degree of infestation of triticale seed using NIR spectroscopy, ASABE paper no. 131592957 in 2013 American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International Meeting, July 21-24, 2013, Kansas City, MO.   link to Near Infrared detection of rice weevil   [349  kB]

Rohde, B., T. M. Paris, E. M. Heatherington, D. G. Hall, and R. W. Mankin. 2013.  Responses of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) to conspecific vibrational signals and synthetic mimics. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 106: 392-399.   Link to Diaphorina citri vibration signals paper   [571  kB]

Herrick, N. J., R. W. Mankin, O. G. Dosunmu, and M. T. K. Kairo.  2013.  Ecology and detection of the red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), and related weevils for the protection of palm tree species in the United States, pp. 269-283 In Palm pest Mediterranean Conference, January 16-18, 2013, Nice France.    link to red palm weevil / cruentatus paper   [744  kB]

Lampson, B. D., Y. J. Han, A. Khalilian, J. Greene, R. W. Mankin, and E. G. Foreman. 2013.  Automatic detection and identification of brown stink bug, Euschistus servus, and southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula, (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) using intraspecific substrate-borne vibrational signals. Comp. Elec. Agric. 91: 154-159.    link to stink bug detection paper   [254  kB]

Herrick, N. J., and R. W. Mankin. 2012.  Acoustical detection of early instar Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Canary Island date palm, Phoenix canariensis (Arecales: Arecaceae). Fla. Entomol. 95: 983-990.    link to RPW early instar detection paper   [454  kB]

Zych, A. F.,  R. W. Mankin, J. F. Gillooly, and E. Foreman 2012. Stridulation by Jadera haematoloma (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae): Production mechanism and associated behaviors. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 105:118-127.    link to Rhopalid stridulation paper   [758  kB]

Mankin, R. W.  2012.
Applications of acoustics in insect pest management. CAB Reviews 7: 001.    link to acoustic trapping-ipm paper   [85  kB]

Mankin, R. and  D. Hagstrum. 2011. Chapter 22. Acoustic monitoring of insects.  In D. W. Hagstrum, T. W. Phillips, and G. Cuperus [Eds.], Stored product protection, Publication  S156-22. Kansas State Univ. Press, Manhattan, KS  link to Sored Product insect acoustic detection paper   [278  kB]

Fiaboe, K. K. M., R. W. Mankin, A. L. Roda, M. T. K. Kairo, and C. Johanns.   2011. Pheromone-food-bait trap and acoustic surveys of Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Curacao. Fla. Entomol. 94: 766-773.    link to red palm weevil pheromone and acoustic detection paper   [506  kB]

Mankin, R. W.   2011. Recent developments in the use of acoustic sensors and signal processing tools to target early infestations of red palm weevil in agricultural environments. Fla. Entomol. 94: 761-765.    link to red palm weevil acoustic detection paper   [195  kB]

Mukhtar, M., K. G. Rasool, M. P. Parrella, Q. I. Sheikh, A. Pain, L. V. Lopez-Llorca, Y. N. Aldryhim, R. W. Mankin, and A. S. Aldawood.  2011. New initiatives for management of red palm weevil threats to historical Arabian date palms. Fla. Entomol. 94: 733-736.    link to red palm weevil initiatives paper   [53  kB]

Mankin, R. W., and M. T. Smith.  2011. Eavesdropping on coconut rhinoceros beetles, red palm weevils, Asian longhorned beetles and other invasive travelers. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 14:010001;1-8.    link to long-term monitoring paper   [160  kB]

Ober, H. K., L. W. DeGroote, C. M. McDonough, R. F. Mizell III, and R. W. Mankin. 2011. Identification of an attractant for the nine-banded armadillo, Dasypus novemcinctus. Wildlife Soc. Bull. 35:421-429.    link toarmadillo attractants paper   [215  kB]

Chiu, Y.-K., R. W. Mankin, and C.-C. Lin. 2011. Context-dependent stridulatory responses of Leptogenys kitteli (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to social, prey, and disturbance stimuli. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 104:1012-1020.    link to red palm weevil invasive pest paper   [867  kB]

Roda, A., M. Kairo, T. Damian, F. Franken, K. Heidweiller, C. Johanns, and R. Mankin. 2011.
Red palm weevil, (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus), an invasive pest recently found in the Caribbean that threatens the region. OEPP/EPPO, Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 41: 116-121.   link to red palm weevil invasive pest paper   [798  kB]

Sanders, W. R., R. W. Mankin, O. E. Liburd, and L. L. Stelinski. 2011. Acoustic detection of arthropod infestation of grape roots: scouting for grape root borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Fla. Entomol. 94: 296-302.   link to Grape Root Borer detection paper   [252  kB]

Sanders, W. R., O. E. Liburd, R. W. Mankin, W. L. Meyer, and L. L. Stelinski.  2011. Applications and mechanisms of wax-based semiochemical dispenser technology for disruption of grape root borer mating. J. Econ. Entomol. 104: 939-946. link to Mating Disruption Paper   [177  kB]

Mankin, R. W., D. W. Hagstrum, M. T. Smith, A. L. Roda, and M. T. K. Kairo.  2011. Perspective and promise: a century of insect acoustic detection and monitoring. Amer. Entomol. 57: 30-44. link to Acoustic Detection: Perspective   [7144 kB]

Ulyshen, M. D., R. W. Mankin, Y. Chen, J. J. Duan, T. M. Poland, and L. S. Bauer. 2011. Role of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) larval vibrations in host-quality assessment by Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 104: 81-86. link to Tetrastichus response to EAB larval vibration[380 kB]

Kairo, M. T. K., A. Roda, R. Mankin, W. De Chi, T. Damian, F. Franken, K. Heidweiller, C. Johanns, and J. Leon. 2010. The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, a new pest threat in the Caribbean: Biology and options for management. Proc. Caribbean Food Crops Society 46: 87-96. link to red palm weevil management [4352 kB]

Egan, M., and R. W. Mankin. 2010.
Female Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) response to the vibration component of male wing-fanning signals, pp. 36-41 in Proc. 8th. Int. Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, Sept. 26- Oct. 1, 2010, Valencia, Spain.
link to Caribbean fruit fly female response to vibration   [370 kB]

Mankin, R. W., R. D. Hodges, H. T. Nagle, C. Schal, R. M. Pereira,  and P. G. Koehler. 2010.  Acoustic indicators for targeted detection of stored product and urban insect pests by inexpensive infrared, acoustic, and vibrational detection of movement.  J. Econ. Entomol. 103: 1636-1646. link to prototype insect movement detector   [1,222 kB]

Mankin, R. W., and A. Moore.  2010.  Acoustic detection of Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) and Nasutitermes luzonicus (Isoptera: Termitidae) in palm trees in urban Guam.  J. Econ. Entomol. 103: 1135-1143.
link to coconut rhinoceros beetle acoustic detection   [808 kB]

Lampson, B., Y. Han, A. Khalilian, J. Greene, R. W. Mankin, and E. Foreman.  2010.  Characterization of substrate-borne vibrational signals of Euschistus servus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Am. J. Agric. Biol. Sci. 5:32-36. link to Euschistus servus vibrations   [159 kB]

Mankin, R. W., P. R. Samson, and K. J. Chandler. 2009. 
Acoustic detection of Melolonthine larvae in Australian sugarcane. J. Econ. Entomol. 102: 1523-1535.
link to canegrub acoustic detectioni   [1.125 mB]

Wenninger, E. J., D. G., Hall, and R. W. Mankin. 2009. Vibrational communication between the sexes in Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 102: 547-555. link to vibrational communication between the sexes in Diaphorina citri  [347 kB]

Mankin, R. W., A. Moore, P. R. Samson, and K. J. Chandler. 2009. Acoustic characteristics of dynastid beetle stridulations.  Fla. Entomol. 92: 123-133. link to Acoustic characteristics of dynastid beetle stridulations  [433 kB]

Mankin, R. W., S. N. Johnson, D. V. Grinev, and P. J. Gregory 2008. 
Chapter 2. New experimental techniques for studying root herbivores, pp. 20-32, In S. N. Johnson and P. J. Murray, (eds.) Root Feeders, an Ecosystem Perspective, CABI, Oxon, UK (Book Chapter).
link to New Experimental Techniques for Studying Root Herbivores  [921 kB] 

Epsky, N. E., W. L. Morrill, and R. W. Mankin. 2008. Traps for capturing insects, pp. 3887-3901,. In J. L. Capinera (ed.) Encyclopedia of Entomology, 2nd Edition, Volume 4, Springer, NY. link to Traps for capturing insects  [910 kB]  (Book Chapter)

Mankin, R. W., M. T. Smith, J. M. Tropp, E. B. Atkinson, and D. Y. Jong.  2008.  Detection of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) larvae in different host trees and tissues by automated analyses of sound-impulse frequency and temporal patterns.  J. Econ. Entomol. 101: 838-849.  link to Temporal and spectral features of sounds of wood-boring larvae  [804 kB]

Mankin, R. W., A. Mizrach, A. Hetzroni, S. Levsky, Y. Nakache, and V. Soroker. 2008. Temporal and spectral features of sounds of wood-boring beetle larvae: identifiable patterns of activity enable improved discrimination from background noise.  Fla. Entomol. 91: 241-248. link to Temporal and spectral features of sounds of wood-boring larvae  [231 kB]

Mankin, R. W., M. Lemon, A. M. T. Harmer, C. S. Evans, and P. W. Taylor. 2008.  Time-pattern and frequency analyses of sounds produced by irradiated and untreated male Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae) during mating behavior.  Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 101: 664-674.  link to Time Pattern and Frequency Analysis of QFF sounds  [1348 kB]

Mankin, R. W.,  J. L. Hubbard, and K. L. Flanders. 2007.  Acoustic indicators for mapping infestation probabilities of soil invertebrates.  J. Econ. Entomol. 100:790-800. link to acoustic indicators for mapping infestation [452 kB]

Johnson, S. N., J. W. Crawford, P. J. Gregory, D. V. Grinev, R. W. Mankin, G. J. Masters, P. J. Murray, D. H. Wall, and X. Zhang. 2007.  Non-invasive techniques for investigating and modelling root-feeding insects in managed and natural systems.  Agric. Forest Entomol. 9: 39-46. link to agric. forest entomology 07 [838 kB]

Mankin, R. W., and J. R. Fisher 2007. Acoustic detection of Otiorhynchus. sulcatus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larval infestations in nursery containers. Proc. North American Root Weevil Workshop, November 1-2, 2001, Aurora, OR, Oregon State Univ. Special Report, 1065: 10-15.  link to rootweevil workshop proceedings [166 kB]

Gothro, P., R. Rosetta, and R. Mankin 2007.  Proc. North American Root Weevil Workshop, November 1-2, 2001, Aurora, OR, Oregon State Univ. Special Report, 1065.


Gothro, P., R. Rosetta, and R. Mankin 2007.  Preface.  Proc. North American Root Weevil Workshop, November 1-2, 2001, Aurora, OR, Oregon State Univ. Special Report, 1065. link to rootweevil workshop proceedings [46 kB]

Mankin, R. W.,  A. Mizrach, A. Hetzroni, and V. Soroker. 2007. Adaptations of acoustic technology for detection of hidden insect infestations in date palms.  Proc. 2007 Annual Congress of the Colombian Entomological Society, July 25-27, 2007, Cartegena, Colombia. 

Mankin, R. W., R. Machan, and R. Jones. 2006. 
Field testing of a prototype acoustic device for detection of Mediterranean fruit flies flying into a trap,  pp. 165-169 in Proc. 7th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, September 10-15-2006, Salvador Brazil
Link to automatedtrapprototype.pdf [345 kB].

Mankin, R. W. 2006. Increase in acoustic detectability of Plodia interpunctella larvae after low-energy microwave radar exposure.  Fla. Entomol. 89: 416-418.
Link to mankin06fe89p416.pdf [45 kB]

Senthil Nathan, S., K. Kalaivani, R. W. Mankin, and K. Murugan. 2006. Effects of millet, wheat, rice, and sorghum diets on development of Corcyra cephalonica (Stainton) (Lepidoptera: Galleriidae) and its suitability as a host for Trichogramma chilonis Ishii (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae).  Environ. Entomol. 35-784-788.
Link to envent06v35n3s27.pdf [97.5 kB]

Mankin, R. W., and J. Benshemesh. 2006. 
Geophone detection of subterranean termite and ant activity.  J. Econ. Entomol. 99: 244-250.
Link to v99n1s31.pdf
[545 kB]
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