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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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ASHOT KHRIMIAN
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory
Research Chemist

Phone: (301) 504-6138
Fax: (301) 504-6580
BLDG 007
BLDG 007 BARC-WEST
10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Projects
Sustainable Management of Invasive and Indigenous Insects of Urban Landscapes
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420767
Develop Novel Reduced Risk Public Health Pesticides and Insect Repellents
Grant (G)
  Accession Number: 418315
Identification and Deployment of Rice Stalk Stink Bug, Tibraca Limbativentris, Pheromone
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 424693
Identification of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Pheromone
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422138
Improving Tools for Early Detection of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 425509
Monitoring Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in the Pacific Northwest
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 426326

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Leskey, T.C., Cabrera-Walsh, G.J., Khrimian, A. 2014. Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:1061-1068. DOI:10.1603/EC13502.
Identification and synthesis of a male-produced pheromone for the neotropical root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lapointe, S.L., Alessandro, R.T., Robbins, P.S., Khrimian, A., Svatos, A., Dickens, J.C., Otalora-Luna, F., Kaplan, F., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2012. Identification and synthesis of a male-produced pheromone for the neotropical root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38:408-417.
Attraction of agrilus planipennis fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to a volatile pheromone: effects of release rate, host volatile and trap placement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryall, K.L., Silk, P.J., Mayo, P., Crook, D., Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Sweeney, J., Scarr, T. 2012. Attraction of agrilus planipennis fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to a volatile pheromone: effects of release rate, host volatile and trap placement. Environmental Entomology. 41(3):648-656.
Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Short, B.D., Khrimian, A. 2012. Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:76-85.
Influence of trap color and host volatiles on capture of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crook, D., Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Frazer, I., Mastro, V. 2012. Influence of trap color and host volatiles on capture of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Environmental Entomology. 105:429-437.
Absolute configuration of 7-epi-sesquithujene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Crook, D.J. 2011. Absolute configuration of 7-epi-sesquithujene. Journal of Natural Products. 74(6):1414-1420.
Improved synthesis of (3E,6E,9Z)-1,3,6,9-nonadecatetraene, inhibitor of attraction of bruce spanworm, operophtera bruceata, to pheromone traps for monitoring winter moth, operophtera brumata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Lance, D.R., Mastro, V.C., Elkinton, J.S. 2010. Improved synthesis of (3E,6E,9Z)-1,3,6,9-nonadecatetraene, inhibitor of attraction of bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata, to pheromone traps for monitoring winter moth, Operophtera brumata. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(3):1828-1833.
Pheromone attraction and cross-attraction of Nezara, Acrosternum, and Euschistus spp. stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, P.G., Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Cottrell, T.E. 2010. Pheromone attraction and cross-attraction of Nezara, Acrosternum, and Euschistus spp. stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in the field. Environmental Entomology. 39(2):610-617.
Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: Attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Siderhurst, M. S., McQuate, G. T., Liquido, N. J., Nagata, J., Carvalho, L., Guzman F., Jang, E. B. 2009. Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, bactrocera dorsalis. Journal of Chemical Ecolology 35:209-218. Available www.springerlink.com/content/3600q55011315ptm/?.
Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I., Crook, D.J., Khrimian, A., Mastro, V.C. 2008. Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 228.
Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R., Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Tillman, P.G., Buntin, D. 2008. Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors. Entomological Society of America Abstract No. 1047.
Semiochemically based monitoring of the invasion of the brown marmorated stink bug and unexpected attraction of the native green stink bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Camp, M. 2009. Semiochemically based monitoring of the invasion of the brown marmorated stink bug and unexpected attraction of the native green stink bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Maryland. Florida Entomologist. 92:483-491.
Sex pheromone of browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (L.). Synthesis and field deployment. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Lance, D.R., Schwarz, M., Leonhardt, B., Mastro, V. 2008. Sex pheromone of browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (L.). Synthesis and field deployment. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(7):2452-2456.
Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to host bark volatiles. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crook, D.J., Khrimian, A., Fraser, I., Francese, J.A., Poland, T.M., Mastro, V.C. 2008. Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to host bark volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 37(2):356-365.
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
METHYL 2,4,6-DECATRIENOATES ATTRACT STINK BUGS (HEMIPTERA: HETEROPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE) AND TACHINID PARASITOIDS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Camp, M.J. 2007. Methyl 2,4,6-decatrienoates attract stink bugs (hemiptera: heteroptera: pentatomidae) and tachinid parasitoids. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33:801-815.
BITING-DETERRENT ACTIVITY OF A DEET ANALOG, TWO DEPA ANALOGS AND SS220 APPLIED TOPICALLY TO HUMAN VOLUNTEERS COMPARED WITH DEET AGAINST THREE SPECIES OF BLOOD-FEEDING FLIES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klun, J.A., Khrimian, A., Rowton, E., Kramer, M.H., Debboun, M. 2006. Biting-deterrent activity of a deet analog, two depa analogs and ss220 applied topically to human volunteers compared with deet against three species of blood-feeding flies. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43:1248-1251.
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.
CONSUMPTION AND METABOLISM OF 1,2-DIMETHOXY-4-(3-FLUORO-2-PROPENYL)BENZENE, A FLUORINE ANALOG OF METHYL EUGENOL, IN THE ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY, BACTROCERA DORSALIS (HENDEL) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Jang, E.B., Nagata, J., Carvalho, L. 2006. Consumption and metabolism of 1,2-dimethoxy-4-(3-fluoro-2-propenyl)benzene, a fluorine analog of methyl eugenol, in the oriental fruit fly, bactrocera dorsalis (hendel). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32(7):1513-1526.
THE REPELLENT AND DETERRENT EFFECTS OF SS220, BAYREPEL AND DEET AGAINST AEDES AEGYPTI, ANOPHELES STEPHENSI AND PHLEBOTOMUS PAPATASI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klun, J.A., Khrimian, A., Debboun, M. 2006. The repellent and deterrent effects of ss220, bayrepel and deet against aedes aegypti, anopheles stephensi and phlebotomus papatasi. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43: 34-39.
FIELD RESPONSE OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) TO CERALURE B1: EVALUATIONS OF ENANTIOMERIC B1 RATIOS ON FLY CAPTURES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Holler, T.C., Khrimian, A., Lux, S., Casana-Giner, V., Carvalho, L.A. 2005. Field Response of Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Ceralure B1: Evaluations of Enantiomeric B1 Ratios on Fly Captures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(4):1139-1143.
THE GEOMETRIC ISOMERS OF METHYL-2,4,6-DECATRIENOATE, INCLUDING PHEROMONES OF AT LEAST TWO SPECIES OF STINK BUGS. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A. 2005. The geometric isomers of methyl-2,4,6-decatrienoate, including pheromones of at least two species of stink bugs.. Tetrahedron 61(15): 3651-3657.
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.
IMPROVED SYNTHESIS AND DEPLOYMENT OF (2S,3R)-2-(2'Z,5'Z-OCTADIENYL)-3-NONYLOXIRANE, A PHEROMONE OF THE PINK MOTH, LYMANTRIA MATHURA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Oliver, J.E., Hahn, R.C., Dees, N.H., White, J., Mastro, V.C. 2004. Improved synthesis and deployment of (2s,3r)-2-(2'z,5'z-octadienyl)-3-nonyloxirane, a pheromone of the pink moth, Lymantria mathura. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 52(10):2890-2895.
SYNTHESIS AND REPELLENT EFFICACY OF A NEW CHIRAL PIPERIDINE ANLOG - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Jan-03)
ACTIVATED ZINC REDUCTION OF ENYNES TO CONJUGATED DIENE LEPIDOPTERA PHEROMONES, AND FIELD CAPTURE OF SIBERIAN MOTHS WITH SYNTHETIC PHEROMONE MIXTURES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Aug-02)
RASPBERRY KETONE FORMATE AS AN ATTRACTANT FOR THE MELON FLY, BACTROCERA CUCURBITAE (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (05-Jul-02)
A PRACTICAL SYNTHESIS OF CERALURE B1, A POTENT ATTRACTANT FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY - (Abstract Only) - (06-May-02)
RASBERRY KETONE FORMATE AS AN ATTRACTANT FOR THE MELON FLY, (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Casana Giner, V., Oliver, J.E., Jang, E.B., Carvalho, L.A., Khrimian, A., Demilo, A.B., Mcquate, G.T. 2003. Rasberry ketone formate as an attractant for the melon fly, (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 38: 120-126.
TOXICOLOGY STUDY NO. 85-MA-6242-01. THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF THE CANDIDATE ININSECT REPELLENT DM-34-1. - (Government Publication) - (22-Oct-01)
TOXICOLOGY STUDY NO. 85-MA-6240-01. THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF THE CANDIDATE INSECT REPELLENT DM-156-2 - (Government Publication) - (22-Oct-01)
TOXICOLOGY STUDY NO.85-MA-6241-01. THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF THE CANDIDATE INSECT REPELLENT DM-159-2. - (Government Publication) - (22-Oct-01)
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