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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]

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]

2005 to 1976

Mankin, R. W., 2005.  Role of professional scientists and research organizations in the education of students with disabilities preparing to enter the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics work force,  p. 32-Appendix:1-6, In McCarthy, W. C., (ed), Proc. Planning Symposium-STEM 2010, The future of education for students with disabilities, October 13-14, 2005, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. stem2005whitepaper.pdf [101 kB]

Mankin, R. W., 2005.  Entomological website usage patterns. Fla. Entomol. 88: 285-291.
Link to fe88p285.pdf [204 kB]
 
Mizrach, A., A. Hetzroni, M. Mazor,  R. W. Mankin, T. Ignat, J. Grinshpun, N. D.  Epsky,  D. Shuman, and R. Heath. 2005. Acoustic trap for female Mediterranean fruit flies.  Trans. ASAE 48: 2017-2022. Link to female medfly acoustic trap.pdf   [3571 kB]

Sivinski, J., H. Klug, J. Shapiro, J. Lane, and R. Mankin. 2004.  Ultra violet reflectance on the heads and wings of Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae).  Studia Dipterologica 11: 313-322.  Link to uvreflectance.pdf   [1955 kB]

Mankin, R. W., J. B. Anderson, A. Mizrach, N. D. Epsky, D. Shuman,  R. R. Heath, M. Mazor, A. Hetzroni,  J. Grinshpun,  P. W. Taylor, and S. L. Garrett. 2004. Broadcasts of wing-fanning vibrations recorded from calling male Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) increase captures of females in traps.  J. Econ. Entomol. 97:1299-1309. Link to ec97p1299.pdf [515 kB]

Mankin, R. W. 2004.  Microwave radar detection of stored product insects.  J. Econ. Entomol. 97: 1168-1173.  Link to ec97p1168.pdf [451 kB]

Hay-Roe, M. M., and R. W. Mankin. 2004.  Wing-click sounds of Heliconius cydno alithea (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) Butterflies.  J. Ins. Behav. 17:329-335.  Link to hayroe-jinsbeh04-17.pdf [69 kB]

Epsky, N. E., W. L. Morrill,  and R. W. Mankin. 2004.  Traps for capturing insects,  pp. 2318-2329, in J. L. Capinera (ed.) Encyclopedia of Entomology, Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht, The Netherlands,  Link to traps.pdf   [3.2mB] (Book Chapter).


Mizrach, A., A. Hetzroni, T. Ignat, J. Grinshpun, M. Mazor, D. Shuman, R. Mankin, N. Epsky,  and R. Heath. 2004. Trapping flies with acoustics: Artificial song attracts female Mediterranean fruit flies.  ASAE Resource 11(1):11-12   Link to asaeresource.pdf  [104 kB]


Mankin, R. W., D. K. Weaver, M. Grieshop, B. Larson, and W. L. Morrill.  2004.  Acoustic system for insect detection in plant stems: Comparisons of Cephus cinctus in wheat and Metamasius callizona in bromeliads. J. Agr. Urban. Entomol.  21: 239-248.  bromeliads.pdf [612 kB]

Mankin, R. W., and S. L. Lapointe. 2003. Listening to the larvae. Acoustic detection of Diaprepes abbreviatus (L.).  Proc Fla. State Hort. Soc. 116: 304-308.  Link to fshs-03-116-304.pdf  [82 kB]

Zhang, M., R. L. Crocker, R. W. Mankin, K. L. Flanders, and J. L. Brandhorst-Hubbard 2003. Acoustic estimation of infestations and population densities of white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in turfgrass.  J. Econ. Entomol. 96:1770-1779. Link to zhang-jee-v96n6p1770.pdf [212 kB]
 

Mizrach, A., A. Hetzroni, T. Ignat, J. Grinshpun, M. Mazor, R. Mankin, N. Epsky, D. Shuman, and R. Heath, 2003.  Acoustic trap for female Mediterranean fruit flies.  ASAE-CIGR Meeting Paper No. 037067, St. Joseph, Mich. ASAE. 2003. (Conference Proceedings).    link to 2003-asae-medfly-final.pdf [288 kB]
 
Zhang, M., R. L. Crocker, R. W. Mankin, K. L. Flanders, and J. L. Brandhorst-Hubbard. 2003.  Acoustic identification and measurement of activity patterns of white grubs in soil. J. Econ. Entomol. 96:1704-1710.  Link to zhang-jee-v96n6p1704.pdf [125 kB]
 

Anderson, J. B., and R. W. Mankin. 2003.  Trapping female medflies by broadcast of male calling song, pp. 3-4 In Proc. First International Conference on Acoustic Communication by Animals, University of Maryland, College Park, MD, July 27-30, 2003 (Conference proceedings).   Link to andersonmedfly03.pdf [273 kB]

Mankin, R. W., W. L. Osbrink, F. M. Oi, and J. B. Anderson. 2002.  Acoustic detection of termite infestations in urban trees.  J. Econ. Entomol. 95:981-988. Link to ee95p981.pdf  [146 kB]

Mankin, R. W. and J. R. Fisher. 2002. Acoustic detection of black vine weevil, Otiorhynchus sulcatus (Fabricius) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larval infestations in nursery containers.  J. Environ. Hort. 20:166-170. Link to jeh05-02.pdf  [2339 kB]
 

Mankin, R. W. 2002. Increase in acoustic detectability of Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae in stored products after electrical stimulation. Fla. Entomol. 85:524-526. Link to fe85p524.pdf  [43 kB]

Arbogast, R. T., P. E. Kendra, R. W. Mankin, and R. C. McDonald.  2002.  Insect infestation of a botanicals warehouse in north-central Florida.  J. Stored Prod. Res. 38:349-363. Link to jspr-02-38p349.pdf  [608 kB]

Mankin, R. W., and J. R. Fisher. 2002. Current and potential uses of acoustic systems for detection of soil insect infestations, pp. 152-158, In Proc Bouyocous Conference on Agroacoustics, Fourth Symposium, National Center for Physical Acoustics, University, MS, May 6-9, 2002 Link to 4thagroacous-mankin.pdf [29 kB]

Anderson, J. B., and R. W. Mankin. 2002. Comparison of particle velocity and sound pressure measurements in anechoic and medfly bioassay chambers,  pp. 8-16, In Proc Bouyocous Conference on Agroacoustics, Fourth Symposium, National Center for Physical Acoustics, University, MS, May 6-9, 2002 Link to 4thagroacous-anderson.pdf [108 kB]
 

Brandhorst-Hubbard, J. L., K. L. Flanders, R. W. Mankin, E. A. Guertal, R. L. Crocker. 2001. Mapping of soil insect infestations sampled by excavation and acoustic methods.  J. Econ. Entomol.94:1452-1458. Link to jee-94-1452 [556 kB]
 

Mankin, R. W., S. L. Lapointe, and R. A. Franqui. 2001.  Acoustic surveying of subterranean insect populations in citrus groves.  J. Econ. Entomol. 94:853-859 .pdf icon [125 kB].
 

Arbogast, R. T., P. E. Kendra, R. W. Mankin, and J. E. McGovern. 2000. Monitoring insect pests in retail stores by trapping and spatial analysis.  J. Econ. Entomol. 93:1531-1542. .pdf icon  [2.21 mB]

Mankin, R. W., E. Petersson, N. D. Epsky, R. R. Heath, and J. Sivinski. 2000.  Exposure to male pheromones enhances Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) female response to male calling song.  Fla. Entomol. 83:411-421..pdf icon   [164 kB]  (Digitized sounds)
 

Mankin, R. W., and D. K. Weaver.  2000.  Acoustic detection and monitoring of Cephus cinctus sawfly larvae in wheat stems. In: Proc. XXI Int. Cong. Entomol., Book 1, p. 202, Iguazzu Falls, Brazil. (html) [4 kB]
 

Zhang, M., R. L. Crocker, R. Mankin, K. Flanders, R. Hickling, and J. Brandhorst-Hubbard.  2000. Inferring activities and incidental soilborne sounds of white grubs.  In: In: Proc. XXI Int. Cong. Entomol., Book 1, p. 238, Iguazzu Falls, Brazil. (html)  [5 kB]
 

Mankin, R. W., J. Brandhorst-Hubbard, K. L. Flanders, M. Zhang, R. L. Crocker, S. L. Lapointe, C. W. McCoy, J. R. Fisher, and D. K. Weaver. 2000.  Eavesdropping on insects hidden in soil and interior structures of plants.  J. Econ. Entomol. 93: 1173-1182. .pdf icon [172 kB]

Mankin, R. W.,  R. T. Arbogast, P. E. Kendra, and D. K. Weaver.  1999.  Active spaces of pheromone traps for Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in enclosed environments.  Environ. Entomol. 28:557-565. .pdf icon [173 kB]  (Digitized sounds)

Mankin, R. W., Shuman, D., and Weaver, D. K.  1999.  Thermal treatments to increase acoustic detectability of Sitophilus oryzae (Coleoptera:  Curculionidae) larvae.   J. Econ. Entomol. 92: 453-462. .pdf icon

Arbogast, R. T., and Mankin, R. W.  1999. Utility of spatial analysis in management of storage pests, pp. 1519-1527,  in J. Zuxun, L. Quan, L Yongsheng, T. Xianchang, and G. Lianghua, eds, Proceedings 7th International Working Conference on Stored Products Protection, 1998, Volume 2, Sichuan Publ., Sichuan, China.  (Conference Proceedings) .pdf icon [1,118 kB]Textreader Accessible pdf file  (textreader version) [404 kB]

Mankin, R. W., C. W. McCoy, K. L. Flanders, J. Brandhorst, R. L. Crocker, and J. P. Shapiro.  1998.  Methods for acoustic detection of insect pests in soil, pp. 3-9,  In Proc. Soil Science Society Amer. Conference on Agroacoustics, Third Symposium, Buoyoucos, MS.  November 3-6, 1998. (html)  (Digitized sounds)

Mankin, R. W., Crocker, R. L., Flanders, K. L., and Shapiro, J. P.  1998.  Acoustic detection and identification of insects in soil.  In:  P. K. Kuhl and L. A. Crum, [eds.], Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Acoustics and the 135th Annual Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, pp. 685-686. 1998. (Conference Proceedings)  (pdf) (Digitized Sounds)

Arbogast, R. T., and R. W. Mankin. 1997. Trapping and spatial analysis for precision targeting of storage pests in large retail stores. In: G. L. Obenauf and A. Williams [eds.], 1997 Annual International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emission Reductions. Methyl Bromide Alternatives Outreach, San Diego, CA, pp. 51-1-2. 1997. (Conference Proceedings) (html)

Mankin, R. W., Sun, J. S., Shuman, D., and Weaver, D. K. 1997. Shielding against noise interfering with quantitation of insect infestations by acoustic detection systems in grain elevators. Appl. Acoust. 50:309-324. (pdf)

Weaver, D. K., Shuman, D. and Mankin, R. W. 1997. Optimizing and assessing the performance of an algorithm that cross-correlates acquired acoustic emissions from internally feeding larvae to count infested wheat kernels in grain samples. Appl. Acoust. 50:297-308.  (pdf)

Shuman, D., Weaver, D. K., and Mankin, R. W. 1997. Quantifying larval infestation with an acoustical sensor array and cluster analysis of cross-correlation outputs. Appl. Acoust. 50: 279-296.  (pdf)
 

Mankin, R. W. 1997.  Preface to special edition on insect acoustics. Appl. Acoust. 50:261.  (Editorial)

Mankin, R. W., Shuman, D., and Coffelt, J. A. 1997.  Acoustic counting of adult insects with different rates and intensities of sound production in stored wheat. J. Econ. Entomol. 90: 1032-1038.  (pdf)
 

Mankin, R. W., Shapiro, J. P., Shuman, D., Weaver, D. K., and Burke, J. M. 1997. Acoustic Detection of Diaprepes abbreviatus Larvae Feeding on Citrus Tree Roots, p. A93. In Strauss, M. S., and Boyd, C. J., (Eds.). 1997 AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, Seattle, WA, AAAS, Washington, DC.  (Conference Proceedings)
 

Shuman, D., Weaver, D. K., and Mankin, R. W. 1996. Acoustical/electronic detection and automated monitoring of stored-product insects, p. 555, In Proc. XX Int. Cong. Entomol., Borgo Stella, Firenze, Italy. 1996. (Conference Proceedings)
 

Mankin, R. W., and Hagstrum, D. W. 1996.  Physical constraints on pheromone dispersal in storage environments: effects on orientation behavior, p. 566, In Proc. XX Int. Cong. Entomol., Borgo Stella, Firenze, Italy. 1996. (Conference Proceedings).
 

Mankin, R. W., Sun, J. S. Shuman, D., and Weaver, D. K. 1996.  A sound-insulated enclosure to shield acoustical insect detectors from grain elevator background noise. Proc. Second Symposium on Agroacoustics; September 6-7, 1995; pp. 89-104. 1996. (Conference Proceedings) (pdf)

Weaver, D. K., Shuman, D., Mankin, R. W. Johnson, R. E., Nasah-Lima, M. N., Radford, R. R., Chia, H. and Weaver, B. 1996.  Performance of an algorithm based on cross-correlations that detects the number of infested wheat kernels in grain samples tested in ALFID. Proc. Second Symposium on Agroacoustics; September 6-7, 1995; pp. 30-47.  (Conference Proceedings) (pdf)

Shuman, D. Weaver, D. K., Mankin, R. W., Chia, H. Johnson, R. E., Nasah-Lima, M. N., Radford, R. R., Sun, J. S., and Weaver, B. 1996. A cross-correlation implementation of the acoustic location fingerprinting insect detector (ALFID) system. Proc. Second Symposium on Agroacoustics; September 6-7, 1995; pp. 9-29. . (Conference Proceedings) (pdf)

Mankin, R. W., Wojcik, L. K., Fukuda, T., Heath, R. R., Kline, D. L., Shatters, R. G., Vander Meer, and Wojcik D. P. 1996. A commitment to the future: precollegiate science educational outreach. American Entomol. 42:244-247.  (pdf) (Slides)
 

Mankin, R. W., Shuman, D., and Coffelt, J. A. 1996. Noise shielding of acoustic devices for insect detection. J. Econ. Entomol. 89:1301-1308. (pdf)

Mankin, R. W., A. Malavasi, and C. Aquino. 1996.  Acoustical comparisons of calling songs from Anastrepha species in Brazil. In: B. A. McPheron and G. J. Steck. [eds.] Fruit Fly Pests. St. Lucie Press, Delray Beach, FL pp. 37-41. 1996 (Conference Proceedings) (pdf)   (Digitized Sounds)
 

Mankin, R. W. and Hagstrum, D. W. 1995. Three-dimensional orientation by male Cadra cautella (Walker) flying to calling females in a windless environment. Environ. Entomol. 24: 1616-1626.  (pdf)

Mankin, R. W., and Wojcik, L. K. 1995. A commitment to the future - USDA-ARS scientists cooperating in enhancing and nurturing children's education (SCIENCE), in Strauss, M. S., and Heasley, C., p 132. 1995 AAAS Annual Meeting and Science Innovation Exposition, AAAS, Washington, DC.  (Conference Proceedings) (pdf)  (Slides)

Mankin, R. W. 1994. Acoustical detection of Aedes taeniorhynchus swarms and emergence exoduses in remote salt marshes. J. Am. Mosq. Cont. Assoc. 10:302-308.  (pdf)   (Digitized Sounds)

Shuman, D., Coffelt, J. A., Vick, K. W., and Mankin, R. W. 1993. Quantitative acoustical detection of larvae feeding inside kernels of grain. J. Econ. Entomol. 86: 933-938.  (pdf)

Previous Research

Mankin, R. W., Mayer, M. S., and Grant, A. J. Sensitivity of Trichoplusia ni (Hübner) pheromone receptor neurons: relationships between neural thresholds and behavioral responses. J. Comp. Physiol. A. 168:739-747. 1991. (pdf)

Mankin, R. W. Evolution of pheromonal specificity in insect chemoreceptors, In Wysocki, C. J., and Kare, M. R. (eds.), pp. 61-77. Genetic Variation in Chemical Sensing Systems, Marcel-Dekker. 1991. (Book Chapter) (pdf)

Vick, K. W., Mankin, R. W., Cogburn, R. R., Mullen, M., Throne, J. E., Wright, V. F., and Cline, L. D. Pheromone-baited sticky traps for detection of stored-product insects. J. Kansas Entomol. Soc. 63:526-532. 1990. (pdf)

Mankin, R. W. The insect behavioral response to sex pheromone is inflected near threshold: evidence of feature detection? Chem. Senses 15:735 1990. (Conference Proceedings)
 

Mayer, M. S., and Mankin, R. W. A new Trichoplusia ni antennal receptor neuron that responds to attomolar concentrations of a minor pheromone component. Experientia 46:257-259. 1990. (pdf)

Grant, A. J., Mayer, M. S., and Mankin, R. W. Responses by sensilla on the antenna of male Heliothis zea to its major pheromone component and two analogs. J. Chem. Ecol. 15:2625-2634. 1989. (pdf)

Grant, A. J., Mankin, R. W., and Mayer, M. S. Neurophysiological responses of pheromone-sensitive receptor neurons on the antennae of Trichoplusia ni (Hübner) to pulsed and continuous stimulation regimens. Chem Senses 14:449-462. 1989. (pdf)

Mankin, R. W., and Mayer, M. S. Comparison of pheromone receptor neurons on the antennae of 3 closely related Noctuid moth species: Implications for the evolution of species isolation. Chem. Senses. 13:714. 1988. (Conference Proceedings)

Mayer, M. S., and Mankin, R. W. A linkage between coding of quantity and quality of pheromone gland components by receptor cells of Trichoplusia ni. Ann. NY Acad. Sci. 510:483-484. 1987. (Conference Proceedings) (pdf)
 

Mankin, R. W., Mayer, M. S., and Grant, A. J. Response characteristics of pheromone receptor neurons on cabbage looper moth antennae. Chem. Senses 12:678. 1987. (Conference Proceedings)

Mayer, M. S., Mankin, R. W., and Grant, A. J. Quantitative comparison of behavioral and neurophysiological responses to odorants: Inferences about central nervous system processes. J. Chem. Ecol. 13:509-531. 1987. (pdf)

Mankin, R. W., Grant, A. J., and Mayer, M. S. A microcomputer-controlled response measurement and analysis system for insect olfactory receptor neurons. J. Neurosci. Meth. 20:307-322. 1987. (pdf)
 

Grant, A. J., Mankin, R. W., and Mayer, M. S. Characteristics of neurophysiological responses of insect olfactory receptor neurons under different stimulation regimes. Chem. Senses 10:395 1985. (Conference Proceedings).
 

Mayer, M. S. and Mankin, R. W. Neurobiology of pheromone perception. pp. 95-144. In Kerkut, G. A., and L. I. Gilbert (eds.), Comprehensive Insect Physiology Biochemistry and Pharmacology, Pergamon Press, Oxford. 1985. (Book Chapter). (pdf)

Mankin, R. W. and Mayer, M. S. The insect antenna is not a molecular sieve. Experientia 40:1251-1252. 1984. (pdf)
Mayer, M. S., Mankin, R. W, and Lemire, G. F. Quantification of the electroantennogram: measurement of sensillar contributions, elimination of background potentials, and relationship to olfactory sensation. J. Insect Physiol. 30:757-763. 1984. (pdf)

Krasnoff, S. B., Vick, K. W., and Mankin, R. W. Female calling behavior in Ephestia cautella and E. figulilella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Fla. Entomol. 66:249-254. 1983. (pdf)

Mankin, R. W., Vick, K. W., Coffelt, J. A., and Weaver, B. A. Pheromone-mediated flight by male Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Environ. Entomol. 12:1218-1222. 1983. (pdf)
 

Mankin, R. W. and Mayer, M. S. Stimulus-response relationships of insect olfaction: Correlations among neurophysiological and behavioral measures of response. J. Theor. Biol. 100:613-630. 1983. (pdf)

Mankin, R. W., and Mayer, M. S. A phenomenological model of the perceived intensity of single odorants. J. Theor. Biol. 100:123-138. 1983. (pdf)
 

O'Connell, R. J., Grant, A. J., Mayer, M. S., and Mankin, R. W. Morphological correlates of differences in pheromone sensitivity in insect sensilla. Science 220:1408-1410. 1983. (pdf)

Mayer, M. S., Mankin, R. W., and Carlysle, T. C. External antennal morphometry of Trichoplusia ni (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Insect Morphol. and Embryol. 10:185-201. 1981. (pdf)

Vick, K. W., Coffelt, J. A., Mankin, R. W., and Soderstrom, E. L. Recent developments in the use of pheromones to monitor Plodia interpunctella and Ephestia cautella pp. 19-28. In Mitchell, E. R., (ed.) Management of Insect Pests with Semiochemicals: Concepts and Practice, Plenum Press, New York. 514 pp. 1981. (Book Chapter) (pdf)
 

Vick, K. W., Mankin, R. W., and Coffelt, J. A. Sex-pheromone-baited traps as monitors of insect infestation levels in stored products. Insecticide and Acaracide Tests 5:5-6. 1980. (html)

Mankin, R. W., Vick, K. W., Mayer, M. S., Coffelt, J. A., and Callahan, P. S. Models for dispersal of vapors in open and confined spaces with applications to sex pheromone trapping in a warehouse. J. Chem. Ecol. 6:929-950. 1980. (pdf)
 

Mankin, R. W., Vick, K. W., Mayer, M. S. and Coffelt, J. A. Anemotactic response threshold of the Indian meal moth, Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), to its sex pheromone. J. Chem. Ecol. 6:919-929. 1980. (pdf)
 

Mankin, R. W. Attraction of insects to odorant sources in a warehouse. Univ. of Fla. 72 pp. 1979. (Dissertation)

Mankin, R. W. Insects as unidentified flying objects: authors reply to comment; 2. Appl. Optics 18:2725-2726. 1979. (Letters to Editor)
 

Callahan, P. S., and Mankin, R. W. Insects as unidentified flying objects. Appl. Optics 17:3355-3360. 1978.
 

Mankin, R. W., Mayer, M. S., and Callahan, P. S. Odorant deposition onto insect antennal sensilla, p. 356. In LeMagnen, J. and Macleod, P. (eds.) Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Olfaction and Taste, Information Retrieval, London. 528 pp. 1977. (Conference Proceedings)
 

Mankin, R. W., and Callahan, P. S. Derivation of equations which relate the effective surface charge density of a dielectric or electret to measurable surface parameters. J. Appl. Phys. 48:1372-1374. 1977. (pdf)
 

Mankin, R. W. Electret properties of insect cuticle. Univ. of Fla. 93 pp. 1976. (Thesis)
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