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Agricultural Research Service

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Aijun Zhang
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory
Research Chemist

Phone: (301) 504-5223
Fax: (301) 504-6580
Room 312
BLDG 007
BLDG 007 BARC-WEST
10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Projects
MANIPULATING HOST- & MATE-FINDING BEHAVIOR OF PLUM CURCULIO: DVLPMNT OF A MULTI-LIFE STAGE MGMNT STRATEGY FOR A KEY FRUIT PEST -CFDA #10.309
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 418673
MANIPULATING HOST- & MATE-FINDING BEHAVIOR OF PLUM CURCULIO: DVLPMNT OF A MULTI-LIFE STAGE MGMNT STRATEGY FOR A KEY FRUIT PEST -CFDA #10.309
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 418692
MANIPULATING HOST- & MATE-FINDING BEHAVIOR OF PLUM CURCULIO: DVLPMNT OF A MULTI-LIFE STAGE MGMNT STRATEGY FOR A KEY FRUIT PEST -CFDA #10.309
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 418705
MANIPULATING HOST- & MATE-FINDING BEHAVIOR OF PLUM CURCULIO: DVLPMNT OF A MULTI-LIFE STAGE MGMNT STRATEGY FOR A KEY FRUIT PEST -CFDA #10.309
General Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 418706
Insect Management Systems for Urban Small Farms and Gardens
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420762
SUSTAINABLE MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE AND INDIGENOUS INSECTS OF URBAN LANDSCAPES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420767
MANIPULATING HOST- AND MATE-FINDING BEHAVIOR OF THE PLUM CURCULIO: DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-LIFE STAGE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 418365
HOST- AND MATE-FINDING BEHAVIOR OF THE PLUM CURCULIO: DEVELOPMENT OF A MULTI-LIFE STAGE MANAGEMENT STRATEGY FOR A KEY TREE FRUIT PEST
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 418789

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not deliver into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Baldwin, R.L., Zhang, A., Fultz, S., Abubeker, S.U., Harris, C., Connor, E.E., Van Hekken, D.L. 2014. Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not deliver into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:1877-1884.
Sex-specific trail pheromone mediates complex mate finding behavior in Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoover, K., Keena, M., Nehme, M., Wang, S., Meng, P., Zhang, A. 2014. Sex-specific trail pheromone mediates complex mate finding behavior in Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40(2):169-180.
Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Leahy, K., Cooley, D., Tuttle, A., Eaton, A., Zhang, A. 2014. Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(3):753-761.
Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Lucas, E., Cormier, D., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Zhang, A., Pichette, A. 2014. Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist. http://dx.doi.org/10.4039/tce.2014.1.
Transgenic bt rice does not challenge host preference of the target pest of rice leaffolder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, X., Liu, H., Zhang, A., Ai, C., Zhou, S., Zhou, C., Wang, M. 2013. Transgenic bt rice does not challenge host preference of the target pest of rice leaffolder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera pyralidae). PLoS One. 8(11):e79032.
Behavioral response of grape root borer (Lepidopetera: Sesiidae) neonates to grape root volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rijal, J., Zhang, A., Bergh, C. 2013. Behavioral response of grape root borer (Lepidopetera: Sesiidae) neonates to grape root volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 42(6):1338-1347.
Repellency of selected chemicals against the bed bug, (hemiptra: Cimicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, C., Lu, L., Zhang, A. 2013. Repellency of selected chemicals against the bed bug, (hemiptra: Cimicidae). Medical Entomology. 106(6):2522-2529.
Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Wright, S.E., Walgenbach, J., Bergh, C.J., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard. Journal of Entomological Science. 49(1):44-45.
Host deception: Predaceous fungus, esteya vermicola, entices pine wood nematode by mimicking the scent of its host pine for nutrient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, F., Ye, J., Wan, H., Zhang, A., Zhao, B. 2013. Host deception: Predaceous fungus, esteya vermicola, entices pine wood nematode by mimicking the scent of its host pine for nutrient. PLoS One. 8(8):1-9.
Electrophysiological responses of the rice leaffolder, cnaphalocrocis medinalis (lepidoptera: pyralidae), to rice plant volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sun, X., Liu, Z., Zhang, A., Dong, H., Zeng, F., Pan, X., Wang, Y., Wang, M. 2014. Electrophysiological responses of the rice leaffolder, cnaphalocrocis medinalis (lepidoptera: pyralidae), to rice plant volatiles. Journal of Insect Science. 14(70).
Blend chemistry and field attraction of commercial pheromone lures for monitoring grape berry moth, Paralobesia viteana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in vineyards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, T.A., Zhang, A., Pfeiffer, D.G. 2013. Blend chemistry and field attraction of commercial pheromone lures for monitoring grape berry moth, Paralobesia viteana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in vineyards. Environmental Entomology. 42(3):558-563.
Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage - (Abstract Only)
Baldwin, R.L., Zhang, A., Fultz, S., Abubeker, S.U., Harris, C., Connor, E.E., Van Hekken, D.L. 2013. Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage. In: J. Anim. Sci Vol. 91, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 96, E-Suppl. 1, pp. 263.
Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C., Walgenbach, J. 2013. Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Influence of trap design on capture of female grape berry moth (lepidoptera: tortricidae) with a kairomone Lure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Linn, JR., C.E., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Knight, A.L. 2013. Influence of trap design on capture of female grape berry moth (lepidoptera: tortricidae) with a kairomone Lure. Environmental Entomology. 42(1):150-157.
Influence of trap design on upwind flight behavior and capture of female grape berry moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidea) with a kairomone lure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Linn, Jr, C.E., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Knight, A.L., Roelofs, W.L., Loeb, G.M. 2013. Influence of trap design on upwind flight behavior and capture of female grape berry moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidea) with a kairomone lure. Environmental Entomology. 42:150-157.
Construction and analysis of cDNA libraries from the antennae of Batocera horsfieldi and expression pattern of putative odorant binding proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Zhang, A., Wang, M., Zhang, G. 2014. Construction and analysis of cDNA libraries from the antennae of Batocera horsfieldi and expression pattern of putative odorant binding proteins. Journal of Insect Science. 14(57):1-15.
Mating disruption by aerial application of sex pheromone against the invasive light brown apple moth and implications for the management of biological invasions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brockerhoff, E., Suckling, D., Kimberley, M., Richardson, B., Coker, G., Gous, S., Cowan, D., Lance, D., Strand, T., Zhang, A. 2012. Mating disruption by aerial application of sex pheromone against the invasive light brown apple moth and implications for the management of biological invasions. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043767.
Molecular Phylogeny of Synanthedonini (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) Using Cytochrome Oxidase I with Comparison of Morphological Variation Among Some Members Justifying Their Generic Reclassification - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hansen, J., Klingeman, W., Moulton, J., Oliver, J., Windham, M., Zhang, A., Trigiano, R.2012. Molecular phylogeny of Synanthedonini (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) using cytochrome oxidase I with comparison of morphological variation among some members justifying their generic reclassification. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 42(3):558-563.
Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Loeb, G., Cha, D., Hesler, S., Linn, C., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Roelofs, W. 2011. Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure. Environmental Entomology. 4(6):1511-1522.
Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Loeb, G., Ho Cha, D., Hesler, S., Linn, C., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Roelofs, W. 2011. Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure. Environmental Entomology. 40:1511-1522.
Using lone star ticks, Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in in vitro laboratory bioassays of repellents: dimensions, duration, and variability - (Book / Chapter)
Carroll, J.F., Zhang, A., Kramer, M.H. 2011. Using lone star ticks, Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in in vitro laboratory bioassays of repellents: dimensions, duration, and variability. American Chemical Society. 1090(7):97-120.
Response of grape root borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) neonates to root extracts from vitaceae species and rootstocks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J.C., Zhang, A., Meyer, J.R., Kim, D. 2011. Response of grape root borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) neonates to root extracts from vitaceae species and rootstocks. Environmental Entomology. 40:880-888.
Nepetalactones from essential oil of Nepeta cataria represent a stable fly feeding and oviposition repellent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Dunlap, C.A., Zhang, A., Boxler, D., Tangtrakulwanich, K., Behle, R.W., Baxendale, F., Brewer, G. 2012. Nepetalactones from essential oil of Nepeta cataria represent a stable fly feeding and oviposition repellent. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 26:131-138. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2915.2011.00972.X.
A field evaluation of the effect of temperature on the release of disparlure from a pheromone-baited trapping system used to monitor the gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tobin, P.C., Zhang, A., Onufrieva, K., Leonard, D.S. 2011. A field evaluation of the effect of temperature on the release of disparlure from a pheromone-baited trapping system used to monitor the gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(4):1265-1271.
Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, M., Shen, L., Zhang, A., Zheng, J. 2011. Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit. Journal of Plant Physiology. 168(15):1820-1827.
Eaves-dropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D., Linn, C., Teal, P.E., Zhang, A., Roelofs, W., Loeb, G. 2011. Eaves-dropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration. PLoS One. 6(2):e17033.
Eavesdropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.A., Linn Jr., C.E., Teal, P.E., Zhang, A., Roelofs, W.L., Loeb, G.M. 2011. Eavesdropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration. PLoS One. 6(2):1-8.
Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2011. Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds. Journal of Entomological Science. 46(3):204-215.
Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Zhang, A., Klun, J.A., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A., Zurek, L. 2009. Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the International Society of Chemical Ecology Annual Meeting, August 23-27, 2009, Neuchatel, Switzerland. Paper 125.
Validation of two pheromonal compounds for monitoring pink hibiscus mealybug in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gonzalez-Gaona, E., Sanchez-Martinez, G., Zhang, A., Lozano-Gutierrez, J., Carmona-Sosa, F. 2010. Validation of two pheromonal compounds for monitoring pink hibiscus mealybug in Mexico. Agrociencia Magazine. 44:65-73.
An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Anger, W., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Pichette, A., Zhang, A. 2009. An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 38(3):870-878.
Dogwood Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) Abundance and Seasonal Flight Activity in Apple Orchards, Urban Landscapes and Woodlands in Five Eastern States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J.C., Leskey, T.C., Walgenbach, J.F., Klingeman, W.E., Kain, D.P., Zhang, A. 2009. Dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) abundance and seasonal flight activity in apple orchards, urban landscapes and woodlands in five eastern states. Environmental Entomology. 38:530-538. Available www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1603/022/038/0304.
Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2009. Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(3):1085-1093.
Isolongifolenone: a natural sesquiterpene repellent of tickets and mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Wang, S., Klun, J.A., Carroll, J.F., and Debboun, M. 2009. Isolongifolenone: A natural sesquiterpene repellent of ticks and mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(1):100-106. Available www.insectscience.org/9.41.
Identification and field evaluation of grape shoot volatiles attractive to female grape berry moth (Paralobesia viteana) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Nojima, S., Hesler, S.P., Zhang, A., Linn Jr., C.E., Roelofs, W.L., Loeb, G.M. 2008. Identification and field evaluation of grape shoot volatiles attractive to female grape berry moth (Paralobesia viteana). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34(9):1180-1189.
An efficient copper-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of alkyl-triflates with alkyl-Grignard reagents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, S., Zhang, A. 2008. An improved copper-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of alkyl-triflates with primary alkyl-Grignard reagents. Org. Prep. Interntl. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 40:293-301.
Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, to geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6 decatrienoate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Shearer, P.W., Hamiltom, G.C., Zhang, A., Aldrich, J.R. 2008. Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, to geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6 decatrienoate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(1):197-203
Produce Surface Characteristics Affect Product Quality and Safety - (Abstract Only)
Luo, Y., Feng, H., Wang, H., Zhang, A. 2007. Produce Surface Characteristics Affect Product Quality and Safety. [abstract]. ISHS Conference on Quality Management in Fresh-cut Produce.
Identification and Biosynthetic Studies of the Hydrocarbon Sex Pheromone in Utetheisa Ornatrix. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, M., Lim, H., Park, K.C., Adlof, R.O., Wang, S., Zhang, A., Jurenka, R. 2007. Identification and biosynthetic studies of the hydrocarbon sex pheromone in utetheisa ornatrix. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:1336-1345.
Antennal and Behavioral Responses of Lygus Lineolaris (Palisot DE Beauvois) (heteroptera: Miridae) to Metathoracic Scent Gland Compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Dec-06)
Impact of Temperature on Plum Curculio Responses to Odor-Baited Traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. Impact of temperature on plum curculio responses to odor-baited traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol 100: 343-349.
Comparison of Sex Pheromone Traps for Monitoring Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vitullo, J., Wang, S., Zhang, A., Minnion, C., Bergh, J. Comparison of sex pheromone traps for monitoring pink hibiscus mealybug, (hemiptera: pseudococcidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 100(2):405-410.
Laboratory bioassays on the male-produced pheromone of Anoplophora glabripennis - (Abstract Only) - (02-Aug-06)
Mating disruption of oriental beetle with sprayable sex pheromone formulation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koppenhofer, A., Polavarapu, S., Fuzy, M., Zhang, A., Ketner, K., Larsen, T. 2006. Mating disruption of oriental beetle with sprayable sex pheromone formulation. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online. 5(15).
Olfactory Discrimination of Sex Pheromone Stereoisomers: Chirality Recognition by Pink Hibiscus Mealybug Males - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Wang, S., Vitullo, J., Roda, A., Minnion, C., Bergh, C. 2006. Olfactory discrimination of sex pheromone stereoisomers: chirality recognition by pink hibiscus mealybug males. Chemical Senses. 31(7):621-626.
Sex Pheromone of the Cranberry Root Grub, Lichnanthe Vulpine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robbins, P.S., Zhang, A., Averill, A.L., Linn, Jr., C.E., Roelofs, W.L., Villani, M.G., Sylvia, M.M. Sex pheromone of the cranberry root grub, lichnanthe vulpine. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32(8): 1663-1672.
Impact of Prevailing Temperatures on Captures of Plum Curculio in Odor-Baited Traps - (Proceedings)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2006. Impact of prevailing temperatures on captures of plum curculio in odor-baited traps. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. p.56.
Bug Pheromones (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) and Tachinid Fly Host-Finding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Zhang, A., Shearer, P. 2006. Bug pheromones (hemiptera: heteroptera) and tachinid fly host-finding. Denisia. 19:1015-1031.
Improved Attractiveness and Specificity of Pheromone-Baited Traps for Male Dogwood Borer, Synanthedon Scitula Harris (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2006. Improved attractiveness and specificity of pheromone-baited traps for male dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology. V35 p. 268-275.
Sex Pheromone of the Soybean Aphid, Aphis Glycines Matsumura, and Its Potential Use in Semiochemical-Based Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J., Zhang, A., Park, K., Baker, T., Lang, B., Jurenka, R., Lang, B., Obrycki, J.J., Graves, W.R., Pickett, J. 2006. Sex pheromone of the soybean aphid, aphis glycines matsumura, and its potential use in semiochemical-based control. Environmental Entomology. 35(2):249-257.
Diel Periodicity of Emergence and Pre-Mating Reproductive Behaviors of Adult Dogwood Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J., Leskey, T.C., Sousa, J., Zhang, A. 2006. Diel periodicity of emergence and pre-mating reproductive behaviors of adult dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology 35(2):435-442.
Mating Disruption of Oriental Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Turfgrass Using Microencapsulated Formulations of Sex Pheromone Components - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koppenhofer, A., Polavarapu, S., Fuzy, M., Zhang, A., Ketner, K., Larsen, T. 2005. Mating disruption of oriental beetle (coleoptera: scarabaeidae) in turfgrass using microencapsulated formulations of sex pheromone components. Environmental Entomology. 34(6)1408-1417.
Sex Pheromone of the Dogwood Borer (Dwb), Synanthedon Scitula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C., Walgenbach, J. 2005. Sex pheromone of the dogwood borer (dwb), synanthedon scitula. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(10):2463-2479.
Phenylacetaldehyde O-Methyloxime: a Volatile Compound from Plants Infected with Citrus Canker Pathogenic Bacterium, Xanthomonas Axonopodis Pv. Citri. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Hartung, J.S. 2005. Phenylacetaldehyde o-methyloxime: a volatile compound from plants infected with citrus canker pathogenic bacterium, xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53:5134-5137.
Non-Fruiting Host Tree Volatile Blends: Novel Attractants for the Plum Curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A., Herzog, M. 2005. Non-fruiting host tree volatile blends: novel attractants for the plum curculio (coleoptera: curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. Env. Ent. Vol 34, Pg 785-793 (2005).
Enantioselective Synthesis of the Female Sex Pheromone of the Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus Hirsutus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Nie, J. 2005. Enantioselective synthesis of the female sex pheromone of the pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53(7):2451-2455.
Sex Pheromone of the Female Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus Hirsutus: Biological Activity Evaluation. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Amalin, D. 2005. Sex pheromone of the female pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus: biological activity evaluation.. Environmental Entomology. 34(2):264-270.
Mating Disruption of Oriental Beetle in Turfgrass - (Abstract Only)
Koppenhofer, A., Polavarapu, S., Fuzy, E.M., Zhang, A., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A., Ketner, K., Larsen, T. 2004. Mating disruption of oriental beetle in turfgrass [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 15319.
Chiral Synthesis of Maconelliol: a Novel Cyclobutanoid Terpene Alcohol from Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus Hirsutus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Nie, J., Khrimian, A. 2005. Chiral synthesis of maconelliol: a novel cyclobutanoid terpene alcohol from pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus.. Tetrahedron Letters. 45:9401-9403.
Enantioselective Synthesis of (R)-2-Methyl Alkanoic Acids: a Convenient Approach to a-Substituted Chiral Carboxylic Acid Derivastives. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shirali, S., Zhang, A. 2004. Enantioselective synthesis of (r)-2-methyl alkanoic acids: a convenient approach to a-substituted chiral carboxylic acid derivastives.. Synthetic Communications. 34:3435-3441.
Sex Pheromone of the Pink Hibiscus Mealybug, Maconellicoccus Hirsutus,contains An Unusual Cyclobutanoid Monoterpene. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Shirali, S., Oliver, J.E., Klun, J.A., Aldrich, J.R., Amalin, D., Serrano, M., Lapointe, S., Franqui, R., Meyerdirk, D.E. 2004. Sex pheromone of the pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus,contains an unusual cyclobutanoid monoterpene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101(26):9601-9606.
Sex Pheromone of the Blueberry Leafminer, Caloptilia Porphyretica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Polavarapu, S. 2004. Sex pheromone of the blueberry leafminer, Caloptilia porphyretica. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30(7):1513-1527.
Synergistic Chemical Attraction of the Eastern Yellowjacket, Vespula Maculifrons (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Zhang, Q., Zhang, A. 2004. Synergistic chemical attraction of the eastern yellowjacket, vespula maculifrons (hymenoptera: vespidae). Journal of Entomological Science 39: 643-653.
Stimulatory Male Volatiles for the Neotropical Brown Stink Bug, Euschistus Heros (F.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Borges, M., Aldrich, J.R., Camp, M. 2003 Stimulatory male volatiles for the neotropical brown stink bug, Euschistus heros (F.)(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae).
Evidence for Contact Sex Recognition Pheromone for the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora Glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Oliver, J.E., Chauhan, K.R., Zhao, B., Xia, L., Xu, Z. 2003 Evidence for contact sex recognition pheromone for the asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Naturwissenschaften. 90(9):410-413.
Sex Pheromone for Cranberry Blossom Worm, Epiglae Apiata. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Oliver, J.E., Chauhan, K.R., Zhao, B., Xia, L., Xu, Z. 2003. Sex pheromone for cranberry blossom worm, Epiglae apiata. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(9):2153-2164.
Identification of the Female-Produced Sex Pheromone of the Scarab Beetle, Hoplia Equina. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Robbins, P.S., Averill, A.L., Linn, C.E., Roelofs, W.L., Villani, M.G., Weber, D.C. 2003. Identification of the female-produced sex pheromone of the scarab beetle, hoplia equina.. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(7):1635-1642.
Semichemical Coevolution Between Stink Bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) and Their Tachinid Fly Parasitoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Apr-02)
Chemicals Affecting the Behavior of the Asian Longhorned Bettle, Anaphophora Glabripennis (Coleoptera:cerambycidae) Abstract for Conference:2nd Asian-Pacific Conference on Chemical Ecology, Penang Aug. 7-11,2001. - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jul-01)
Adult Diapause Morph of the Brown Stinkbug, Euschistus Servus (Heteroptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jul-01)
Identification of a Species-Specific Male-Produced Pheromone Blend for Neotropical Brown Stink Bug - (Abstract Only) - (21-Jun-01)
Stimulatory Beetle Volatiles for the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora Glabripennis. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Jun-01)
Stimulatory Beetle and Maple Volatiles for the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora Glabripennis (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Oct-00)
Attractant Pheromone and Allomone from the Metathoracic Scent Gland of the Broad-Headed Bug, Alydus Eurinus (Say) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Alydidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Sep-00)
Status of Research on the Chemical Ecology of the Asian Longhorned Beetle, Anoplophora Glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) - (Abstract Only) - (11-Feb-00)
Looking at Pests Through the Antennae of Their Parasites: Host Pheromones and Biocontrol - (Abstract Only) - (08-Apr-99)
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