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Older publications (1988-2008)
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To request any of these please click on the PDF link, or if this is not present, send me an email at Don.Weber@ars.usda.gov

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Weber, Donald C., and M.W. Brown.  1988.  Impact of woolly apple aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) on potted apple plants.  Journal of Economic Entomology 81:1170-1177.

 

Dreistadt, S.D., and Donald C. Weber.  1989.  Gypsy moth in the North­east and Great Lake states, pp. 229-256 in Eradication of Exotic Pests: Analysis with Selected Case Histories, ed. by Donald L. Dahlsten and Richard Garcia.  New Haven: Yale Univer­sity Press.

 

Weber, Donald C., Francis X. Mangan, David N. Ferro, and Herbert V. Marsh, Jr.  1990.  Effect of weed abundance on European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) infestation of sweet corn. Environmental Entomology 19:1858-1865.

 

Weber, Donald C., and David N. Ferro.  1991.  Nontarget noctuids complicate sweet corn IPM monitoring with pheromone traps in Massachusetts.  Journal of Economic Entomology 84:1364-1369.

 

Ferro, David N., Arthur F. Tuttle, and Donald C. Weber.  1991.  Ovipositional and flight behavior of overwintered Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environmental Entomology 20:1309-1314.

 

Weber, Donald C., Michael Baefsky, and John C. Herr.  1991.  Aphids in California winter cauliflower: impact and sampling. Southwestern Entomologist 16:251-260.

 

Gauthier, Norman L., Patrick A. Logan, Lisa A. Tewksbury, Craig F. Hollingsworth, Donald C. Weber, and Roger G. Adams.  1991.  Field bioassay of pheromone lures and trap designs for monitoring adult corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in sweet corn in southern New England. Journal of Economic Entomology 84:1833-1836.

 

Weber, Donald C., and David H. Kavanaugh.  1992.  A new locality record for Scaphinotus longiceps Van Dyke (Coleoptera: Carabidae), with notes about habitat. Coleopterists Bulletin 46:394-396.

 

Weber, D.C., and D.N. Ferro.  1993.  Distribution of overwintering Colorado potato beetle in and near Massachusetts potato fields.  Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 66:191-196.

 

Weber, Donald C., David N. Ferro, and John G. Stoffolano, Jr.  1993.  Quantifying flight of Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) with a microcomputer-based flight mill system.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 86:366-371.

 

Weber, Donald C., and David N. Ferro.  1994.  Colorado potato beetle: diverse life history poses challenge to management, pp. 54-70 in Advances in Potato Pest Biology and Management, ed. by G.W. Zehnder, R.K. Jansson, M.L. Powelson and K.V. Raman.  St. Paul: American Phytopathological Society Press.

 

Weber, Donald C., and David N. Ferro.  1994.  Movement of overwintered Colorado potato beetles in the field.  Journal of Agricultural Entomology 11:17-27.

Weber, Donald C., D.N. Ferro, J. Buonaccorsi, and R.V. Hazzard.  1994.  Disrupting spring colonization of Colorado potato beetle adults to non-rotated potato fields.  Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 73:39-50.

Weber, Donald C., Francis A. Drummond, and David N. Ferro.  1995.  Recruitment of Colorado potato beetle to eight plant hosts in the field.  Environmental Entomology 24:608-622.

 

Weber, Donald C., and David N. Ferro.  1996.  Flight and fecundity of Colorado potato beetles fed on different diets.  Annals of the Entomological Society of America 89:297-306.

 

Duan, Jian Jun, Donald C. Weber, Beat Hirs, and Silvia Dorn.  1996.  Spring behavioral patterns of the apple blossom weevil.    Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 79:9-17.

 

Schumacher, Peter, Albert Weyeneth, Donald C. Weber, and Silvia Dorn.  1997.  Long flights in Cydia pomonella L. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) measured by a flight mill: Influence of sex, mated status and age.  Physiological Entomology 22:149-160.

 

Schumacher, Peter, Donald C. Weber, Christian Hagger, and Silvia Dorn.  1997.  Heritability of flight distance in Cydia pomonella.  Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 85:169-175.

 

Abivardi, Cyrus, Donald C. Weber, and Silvia Dorn.  1998.  Effects of azinphos-methyl and pyrifenox on reproductive performance of Cydia pomonella L. (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) at recommended rates and lower concentrations.  Annals of Applied Biology 132:19-33.

 

Duan, Jian Jun, Donald C. Weber, and Silvia Dorn.  1998.  Flight behavior of pre- and postdiapause apple blossom weevils in relation to ambient temperature.    Entomologia experimentalis et applicata 88:97-99.

 

Duan, Jian Jun, Donald C. Weber, Beat Hirs, and Silvia Dorn.  1999.  A new character for sex differentiation of adults of Anthonomus pomorum L. (Coleoptera, Curculionidae).  Journal of Applied Entomology 123:319‑320.

 

Abivardi, Cyrus, Donald C. Weber, and Silvia Dorn.  1999.  Sublethal effects of carbaryl and cyhexatin on survival and reproductive behaviour of Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae).  Annals of Applied Biology 134:143-151.

 

Szentesi, Árpád, Donald C. Weber, and Tibor Jermy.  2002.  Role of visual stimuli in host and mate location of the Colorado potato beetle.  Entomologia experimentalis et applicata, 105: 141-152.

 

Weber, Donald C. 2003. Colorado beetle: pest on the move. Pesticide Outlook 14 (6): 256-259. PDF

 

Zhang, Aijun, Paul S. Robbins, Anne L. Averill, Donald C. Weber, Charles E. Linn, Jr., Wendell L. Roelofs, and Michael G. Villani.  2003.  Identification of the female-produced sex pheromone of the scarab beetle Hoplia equina.  Journal of Chemical Ecology, 29: 1635-1642. PDF

 

Weber, Donald C., Paul S. Robbins, and Anne L. Averill. 2005. Hoplia equina (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and nontarget capture using 2-tetradecanone-baited traps. Environmental Entomology 34: 158-163. PDF

 

Weber, Donald C., Daniel R. Rowley, Matthew H. Greenstone, and Michael M. Athanas. 2006. Prey preference and host suitability of the predatory and parasitoid carabid beetle, Lebia grandis, for several species of Leptinotarsa beetles." Journal of Insect Science, 6:09.

 

Narayandas, Girish, Andrei Alyokhin, Randy Alford, Donald C. Weber, and Joseph C. Dickens.  2006.  Response of potato aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) to natural potato odor and synthetic potato-derived Colorado potato beetle kairomone.  Journal of Economic Entomology 99: 1203-1208. PDF

 

Robbins PS, Alm SR, Armstrong CD, Averill AL, Baker TC, Bauernfiend RJ, Baxendale FP, Braman SK, Brandenburg RL, Cash DB, Couch GJ, Cowles RS, Crocker RL, DeLamar ZD, Dittl TG, Fitzpatrick SM, Flanders KL, Forgatsch T, Gibb TJ, Gill BD, Gilrein DO, Gorsuch CS, Hammond AM, Hastings PD, Held DW, Heller PR, Hiskes RT, Holliman JL, Hudson WG, Klein MG, Krischik VL, Lee DJ, Linn Jr. CE, Luce NJ, MacKenzie KE, Mannion CM, Polavarapu S, Potter DA, Roelofs WL, Royals BM, Salsbury GA, Schiff NM, Shetlar DJ, Skinner M, Sparks BL, Sutschek JA, Sutschek TP, Swier SR, Sylvia MM, Vickers NJ, Vittum PJ, Weidman RB, Weber DC, Williamson RC, Villani MG.  2006.  Trapping Phyllophaga spp. (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Melolonthinae) with sex attractants in the United States and Canada.  Journal of Insect Science 6:39. 

 

Greenstone, M.H., Rowley, D.L., Weber, D.C., Payton, M.E., and D.J. Hawthorne, D.J. 2007.  Feeding mode and prey detectability half-lives in molecular gut analysis: An example with two predators of the Colorado potato beetle.  Bulletin of Entomological Research, 97: 201-209.

 

Cabrera Walsh, G., Donald C. Weber, Federico Mattioli and German Heck.  2008.  Qualitative and quantitative responses of Diabroticina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to cucurbit extracts linked to species, sex, weather and deployment method.  Journal of Applied Entomology 132: 205-215. PDF

 

Weber, Donald C., Pavel Saska, and Caroline S. Chaboo.  2008.  “Carabid beetles as Parasitoids” in Encyclopedia of Entomology, edited by John L. Capinera (2nd edition), Kluwer, Vol. 2, pp. 35-37. PDF

 

Weber, Donald C.  2008.  “Colorado potato beetle” in Encyclopedia of Entomology, edited by John L. Capinera (2nd edition), Kluwer, Vol. 2, pp. 324-328. PDF

 

Chauhan, Kamlesh R., and Donald C. Weber.  2008.  Lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) tracks deter oviposition by the goldeneyed lacewing, Chrysopa oculata. Biocontrol Science & Technology 18: 727-731. PDF

 

Blackburn, M.B., Gundersen, D.E., Weber, D.C., Martin, P.A., Farrar, R.R.  2008.  Enteric bacteria of field-collected Colorado potato beetle larvae inhibit growth of the entomopathogens Photorhabdus temperata and Beauveria bassiana. Biological Control 46: 434-441. PDF

 

Weber, D.C., R.S. Pfannenstiel, and J.G. Lundgren.  2008.  Diel predation pattern assessment and exploitation of sentinel prey: New interpretations of community and individual behaviors.  Pp. 485-494 in Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8-13 February 2009, edited by Peter G. Mason, David R. Gillespie & Charles Vincent.  USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2008-06, Morgantown, WV, USA. PDF

 

Lundgren, Jonathan G., and Donald C. Weber.  2008.  Unraveling the nutritional ecology of an omnivorous coccinellid using molecular techniques.  Pp. 135-141 in Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8-13 February 2009, edited by Peter G. Mason, David R. Gillespie & Charles Vincent.  USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2008-06, Morgantown, WV, USA

 

Greenstone, M.H., Z. Szendrei, M.E. Payton, D.L. Rowley, T.C. Coudron, and D.C. Weber.  2008.  The half-life in molecular gut-content analysis: Models, assumptions, and protocols, with data from a one-prey, multi-predator system (abstract only).  P. 134 in Proceedings of the Third International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, Christchurch, New Zealand, 8-13 February 2009, edited by Peter G. Mason, David R. Gillespie & Charles Vincent.  USDA Forest Service Publication FHTET-2008-06, Morgantown, WV, USA.

 

Toepfer, S., Haye, T., Erlandson, M., Goettel, M., Lundgren, J. G., Kleespies, R. G., Weber, D. C., Walsh, G. Cabrera, Peters, A., Ehlers, R. -U., Strasser, H., Moore, D., Keller, S., Vidal, S. and Kuhlmann, U.  2009.  A review of the natural enemies of beetles in the subtribe Diabroticina (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): implications for sustainable pest management. Biocontrol Science and Technology 19: 1-65. PDF

 


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