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ROGER W FUESTER
Beneficial Insects Introduction Research
Collaborator

Phone: (302) 731-7330
Fax: (302) 737-6780
501 SOUTH CHAPEL STREET
NEWARK, DE, 19713-3814


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Hymenopteran Parasitoids Attacking the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Western and Central Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Taylor, P.B., Fuester, R.W., Kula, R.R., Marsh, P.M. 2013. Hymenopteran Parasitoids Attacking the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Western and Central Pennsylvania. Florida Entomologist. 96:166-172.
Biology and life history of Balcha indica (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), an ectoparasitoid attacking the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Taylor, P.B., Fuester, R.W. 2011. Biology and life history of Balcha indica, an ectoparasitoid attacking the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, in North America. Journal of Insect Science. 11:127. Available:insectscience.org/11.127.
Classical biological control for the protection of natural ecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Driesche, R.G., Carruthers, R.I., Center, T.D., Hoddle, M., Hough-Goldstein, J., Morin, L., Smith, L., Wagner, D.L., Fuester, R.W., Goolsby, J., Pemberton, R.W., Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Tipping, P.W., et al. 2010. Classical biological control for the protection of natural ecosystems. Biological Control. 54(SUPPL. 1):S2-S33.
Biological control of emerald ash borers: the role of indigenous North American parasitoids - (Proceedings) - (30-Apr-10)
Laboratory studies of biology and life history of Balcha indica (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), an ectoparasitoid attacking the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America - (Abstract Only) - (30-Apr-10)
Parasitoids attacking emerald ash borers in western Pennsylvania and their potential use in biological control Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Duan, J.J., Fuester, R.W., Wildonger, J.A., Taylor, P.B., Barth, S.E., Spichger, S. 2009. Parasitoids attacking emerald ash borers in western Pennsylvania and their potential use in biological control. USDA Interagency Research Forum on Invasive Species.
Parasitoids attacking the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in western Pennsylvania Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Fuester, R.W., Wildonger, J.A., Taylor, P.B., Barth, S.E., Sven-Eric, S. 2009. Parasitoids attacking the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in western Pennsylvania. Florida Entomologist. 92(4):588-592.
Biological Control of Fenusa pusilla (Birch Leafminer) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) in the Northeastern United States: A thirty-four year perspective on efficacy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casagrande, R., Van Driesche, R.G., Mayer, M., Fuester, R.W., Gilrein, D.O., Tewksury, L. 2009. Biological Control of Fenusa pusilla (Birch Leafminer) (Hymenoptera: Tenthredinidae) in the Northeastern United States: A Thirty-Four Year Perspective on Efficacy. Florida Entomologist 92(2):243-247
Effects of Parent Age at Mating on Reproductive Response of Glyptapanteles Flavicoxis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a Larval Parasitoid of the Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuester, R.W., Swan, K.S., Taylor, P.B., Ramaseshiah, G. 2008. Effects of parent age at mating on reproductive response of glyptapanteles flavicoxis (hymenoptera: braconidae), a larval parasitoid of the gypsy moth (lepidoptera: lymantriidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(4):1140-1145.
Introductions of a European parasitoid, Peristenus relictus (=P. stygicus), against tarnished plant bug in the mid-Atlantic states Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Hoelmer, K.A., Fuester, R.W., Taylor, P.B., Coutinot, D., Dorsey, T., Hudson, W., Robbins, G., Peiffer, R., Barczewski, R. 2008. Introductions of a European parasitoid, Peristenus relictus (=P. stygicus), against tarnished plant bug in the mid-Atlantic states. Journal of Insect Science. v.8:49, 2008
Structure and Evolution of a Proviral Locus of Glyptapanteles indiensis Bracovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desjardins, C., Gundersen, D.E., Hostetler, J.B., Tallon, L.J., Utterback, T.R., Fuester, R.W., Schatz, M.C., Pedroni, M.J., Fadrosh, D.W., Haas, B.J., Toms, B.S., Chen, D., Nene, V. 2007. Structure and Evolution of a Proviral Locus of Glyptapanteles indiensis Bracovirus. BMC Microbiology 2007, 7:61
Native natural enemies of native woodborers: Potential as biological control agents for the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis - (Government Publication) - (20-Mar-07)
What Causes Male-Biased Sex Ratios in the Gypsy Moth Parasitoid Glyptapanteles Flavicoxis? - (Abstract Only)
Fuester, R.W., Swan, K.S., Taylor, P.B., Ramaseshiah, G. 2007. What causes male-biased sex ratios in the gypsy moth parasitoid Glyptapanteles flavicoxis? USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species. 2006, GTR-NRS-P-10.
Research Update: Natural Enemies of Native Woodborers and their Potential as Biological Control Agents for Asian Longhorned Beetle - (Proceedings)
Smith, M.T., Fuester, R.W., Tropp, J.M., Aparicio, E.M., Tatman, D., Wildonger, J.A. 2007. Research Update: Natural Enemies of Native Woodborers and their Potential as Biological Control Agents for Asian Longhorned Beetle. Proceedings of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle Research and Development Review 2006. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2007-04. p. 107-108.
Explorations for Natural Enemies of Emerald Ash Borer in China, 2006 - (Abstract Only)
Fuester, R.W., Zou, D., Bray, A., Zhao, T., Bauer, L., Liu, H., Yang, Z. 2007. Explorations for Natural Enemies of Emerald Ash Borer in China, 2006. Proceedings of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle Research and Development Review 2006. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2007-04. p. 66-67.
Expanded Explorations for Emerald Ash Borer in Asia and Implications for Genetic Analysis - (Abstract Only)
Bray, A., Bauer, L., Fuester, R.W., Cho0, H., Lee, D., Kamata, N., Smith, J.J. 2007. Expanded explorations for emerald ash borer in asia and implications for genetic analysis. Proceedings of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle Research and Development Review 2006. USDA Forest Service. FHTET-2007-04. p. 6-7.
Effects of Parental Age at Mating on the Reproductive Response of the Gypsy Moth Parasitoid Glyptapanteles Flavicoxis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Abstract Only)
Fuester, R.W., Swan, K.S., Taylor, P.B., Ramaseshiah, G. 2005. Effects of parental age at mating on the reproductive response of the gypsy moth parasitoid Glyptapanteles flavicoxis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), p. 19 In K. Gottschalk (ed.), Proceedings, 16th U.S Department Agriculture Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species 2005. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-337, USDA Forest Service, Newtown Sq., PA.
Effects of Gypsy Moth Population Density and Host-Tree Species on Parasitism - (Abstract Only)
Sukovata, L., Fuester, R.W. 2005. Effects of Gypsy Moth Population Density and Host-Tree Species on Parasitism, P79. In K. Gottschalk (ed.), Proceedings, 16th US Department of Agriculture Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species 2005. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-337, USDA Forest Service, Newtown Sq., PA.
Research on Parasitoids of Buprestids in Progress at the ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit - (Proceedings)
Fuester, R.W., Schaefer, P.W. 2005. Research on parasitoids of buprestids in progress at the ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit, In Proceedings, Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting, September 26-27, 2005. USDA, FHTET-2005-16. p. 53-55.
Classical Biological Control of Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle - (Abstract Only) - (20-Nov-05)
Single-Locus Complementary Sex Determination Absent in Heterospilus Prosopidis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, Z., Hopper, K.R., Ode, P.J., Fuester, R.W., Tuda, M., Heimpel, G.E. 2005. Single-locus complementary sex determination absent in heterospilus prosopidis (hymenoptera: braconidae). Heredity. 95: 228-234.
A Novel Non-Chemical Method for Quarantine Treatment of Fruits: California Red Scale on Citrus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuester, R.W., Kozempel, M.F., Goldberg, N.M., Forster, L.D., Casillas, L.I., Swan, K.S. 2004. A novel non-chemical method for quarantine treatment of fruits: California red scale on citrus. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(6): 1861-1867. 2004
Effects of Parental Age at Mating on Sex Ratios of the Gypsy Moth Parasitoid Glyptapanteles Flavicoxis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Proceedings)
Fuester, R.W., Swan, K.S., Taylor, P.B., Wingard, S.C., Ramaseshiah, G. 2005. Effects of parental age at mating on sex ratios of the gypsy moth parasitoid Glyptapanteles flavicoxis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), p. 32. In K.W. Gottschalk (Ed.), Proceeedings XV USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species 2004; 2004 January 13-16; Annapolis, MD Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-332 Newtown Square, PA. US Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station 98p.
Determining the Host Range of Aphantorhaphopsis Samarensis, a Specialized Tachinid Introduced Against the Gypsy Moth - (Book / Chapter)
Fuester, R.W., Swan, K.S., Kenis, M., Herard, F. 2004. Determining the host range of aphantorhaphopsis samarensis, a specialized tachinid introduced against the gypsy moth, pp. 177-194. In R.G. Van Driesche and R. Reardon (eds.), Assessing host ranges for parasitoids and predators used for classical biological control: a guide to best practice. U.S. Dept. Agric. Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, Morgantown, West Viginia FHTET-2004-03.
Recent Advances in the Biological Control of Insect Pests - (Proceedings)
Fuester, R.W. 2004. Recent advances in the biological control of insect pests. In Proceedings of the 15th International Plant Protection Congress, Beijing, China, May 11-16, 2004. p. 9-13.
Introduction, Release, and Establishment of European Peristenus Spp. on Mirid Plant Pests in North America. - (Proceedings)
Fuester, R. W.; W. H. Day, C. H. Pickett, & K. A. Hoelmer. 2004. Introduction, release, and establishment of European PERISTENUS spp. on mirid plant pests in North America. Proc. 15th Internat. Plant Protection Congress, Beijing, China, May 11-16, 2004. p. 132
Prospects for Inundative Release of Natural Enemies for Biological Control of Anoplophora Glabripenni - (Proceedings)
Smith, M.T., Fuester, R.W., Herard, F., Hanks, L. 2004. Prospects for inundative release of natural enemies for biological control of anoplophora glabripenni. USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species. January 14-17, 2003. Annapolis, MD. p.55-61.
Complementary Sex Determination in Hymenopteran Parasitoids and Its Implications for Biological Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, Z., Hopper, K.R., Ode, P.J., Fuester, R.W., Chen, J., Heimpel, G.E. 2003. Complementary Sex Determination in Hymenopteran Parasitoids and its implications for Biological Control. Entomologia Sinicae. 10(2):81-93.
Biological Control of Anoplophora Glabripennis MOTSCH.: a Synthesis of Current Research Programs - (Proceedings)
Smith, M.T., Zhong-Qi, Y., Herard, F., Fuester, R.W., Bauer, L., Solter, L., Keena, M., D'Amico, V. 2003. BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF ANOPLOPHORA GLABRIPENNIS MOTSCH.: A SYNTHESIS OF CURRENT RESEARCH PROGRAMS. USDA Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species pp.87-91.
Male-Biased Sex Ratios in Glyptapanteles Flavicoxis (Marsh) [hymenoptera: Braconidae], a Larval Parasite of the Gypsy Moth, Lymantria Dispar (L.) [lepidoptera: Lymantriidae] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fuester, R.W., Swan, K.S., Taylor, P.B., Dunning, K., Ramaseshiah, G. 2003. Male-biased sex ratios in Glyptapanteles flavicoxis (Marsh) [Hymenoptera: Braconidae], a larval parasite of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar (L.)[Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae]. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 96(4):553-559.
Male-Biased Sex Ratios in Laboratory Rearings of Gypsy Moth Parasitoids - (Proceedings)
Fuester, R.W., Swan, K.S., Taylor, P.B., Hopper, K.R., Ode, P.J. 2004. Male-biased sex ratios in laboratory rearings of gypsy moth parasitoids. pp. 24-27. In S. Fosbroke and K. Gottshalk (eds.), Proceedings, United States Department of Agricultural Interagency Research Forum on gypsy moths and other invasive species 2002: 2002 January 15-18; Annapolis, MD. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-300 Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station. 116p.
Inroduction and Establishment of Parasitoids for the Biological Control of the Apple Ermine Moth, Yponomeuta Malinellus (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae), in the Pacific Northwest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Unruh, T.R., Short, R.E., Herard, F., Chen, K., Hopper, K.R., Pemberton, R.W., Lee, J.H., Ertle, L.R., Swan, K.S., Fuester, R.W. 2003. Inroduction and establishment of parasitoids for the biological control of the apple ermine moth, Yponomeuta malinellus (Lepidoptera: Yponomeutidae), in the Pacific Northwest. Biological Control. 28:332-345.
Gypsy Moth Parasite Complex, Mt. Halla National Park, Cheju Island, Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, J., Lee, H., Schaefer, P.W., Fuester, R.W., Park, J.D., Shin, C.H. 2002. Gypsy moth parasite complex, mt. halla national park, cheju island, korea. Entomological News. 113(2): 103-112.
Field-Based Estimates of Dose Responses of Three Gypsy Moth Virus Strains with and Without the Virus Enhancer, Blankophor Bbh. - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-99)
Effects of Blankophor Bbh, a Virus-Enhancing Adjuvant, on Mortality of Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Caged on Baculovirus-Treated Foliage - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Dec-98)
An Evaluation of the Residual Activity of Traditional, Safer, and Biological Insecticides Against the Gypsy Moth - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Apr-98)
Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus Plus An Ehancer As An Arborist Treatment Againstgypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (22-Feb-95)
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