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United States Department of Agriculture

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Kamal Chauhan
Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory
Research Chemist

Phone: (301) 504-5166
Fax: (301) 504-6580
Room 303
BLDG 007
BLDG 007 BARC-WEST
10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BELTSVILLE, MD, 20705

Projects
Insect Management Systems for Urban Small Farms and Gardens
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420762
Prevention of Arthropod Bites
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427865
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (2015)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427542
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2014)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 426647
Development of Novel Insecticide Synergistic for Resistance Management
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427529

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Determination of the stereochemistry of the aggregation pheromone of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Shirali, S., Vermillion, K., Siegler, M.A., Guzman, F., Chauhan, K.R., Aldrich, J.R., Weber, D.C. 2014. Determination of the stereochemistry of the aggregation pheromone of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:1260-1268.
Attraction of harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to male-produced pheromone and host plants in the field - (Other)
Weber, D.C., Cabrera Walsh, G., Leskey, T.C., Dimeglio, A.S., Athanas, M.M., Chauhan, K.R., Khrimian, A. 2014. Attraction of harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to male-produced pheromone and host plants in the field. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:1251-1259.
Biobased Lactams as Novel Arthropod Repellents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khanna, H., Chauhan, K.R. 2014. Biobased Lactams as Novel Arthropod Repellents. Natural Product Communications. 9:1671-1672.
In silico models for development of insect repellents - (Book / Chapter)
Chauhan, K.R., Bernier, U.R. 2014. In silico models for development of insect repellents. In: Strickman, D., Francis, editors. Insect Repellents Handbook. 2nd edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 53-72.
Glucosinolate-derived compounds as a green manure for controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in soil - (Abstract Only) - (31-May-13)
Pheromone of the banana-spotting bug, amblypelta lutescens lutescens Distant (Hemiptera: Coreidae): identification, synthesis and field bioassay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Fay, H.A., Guzman, F., Chauhan, K.R., Moore, C., Aldrich, J.R. 2012. Pheromone of the banana-spotting bug, amblypelta lutescens lutescens Distant (Hemiptera: Coreidae): identification, synthesis and field bioassay. Psyche. Article ID 536149, 8 pages.
Isolation and identification of mosquito (Aedes aegypti) biting deterrent fatty acids from male inflorescences of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson)Fosberg) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chauhan, K.R., Jones, M., Klun, J.A., Cantrell, C.L., Ragone, D., Brown, P., Murch, S. 2012. Isolation and identification of mosquito (Aedes aegypti) biting deterrent fatty acids from male inflorescences of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson)Fosberg). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:3867-3873.
Chemical induced behavioral responses in anopheles minimus and Anopheles harrisoni in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tisgratog, R., Thananchai, C., Bangs, M.J., Thainchum, K., Prabaripai, A., Chauhan, K.R., Pothikasikorn, J., Chareonviriyaphap, T. 2011. Chemical induced behavioral responses in anopheles minimus and Anopheles harrisoni in Thailand. Journal of Vector Ecology. 36(2):321-331.
Multiple activities of insect repellents on odorant receptors in mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bohbot, J.D., Fu, L., Le, T.N., Chauhan, K.R., Cantrell, C.L., Dickens, J.C. 2011. Multiple activities of insect repellents on odorant receptors in mosquitoes. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.2011.00949.x.
A high throughput screening system for determining the three actions of insecticides against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in Thailand - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Thanispong, K., Achee, N., Grieco, J., Chauhan, K.R., Bangs, M.J., Suwonkerd, W., Prabaripai, A., Tanasinchayakul, S., Chareonviriyaphap, T. 2010. A high throughput screening system for determining the three actions of insecticides against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(5):833-841.
4-Oxo-Aldehydes from the dorsal abdominal glands of the bed bug (hemiptera: cimicidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Feldlaufer, M.F., Domingue, M.J., Chauhan, K.R., Aldrich, J.R. 2010. 4-Oxo-Aldehydes from the dorsal abdominal glands of the bed bug (hemiptera: cimicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2):140-143.
Mosquito biting behavior: statistical power and sources of variation in toxicity and repelllent bioassays Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kramer, M.H., Feldlaufer, M.F., Chauhan, K.R. 2010. Mosquito biting behavior: statistical power and sources of variation in toxicity and repelllent bioassays.. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2)199-204.
Prothoracic gland semiochemicals of green lacewings (neuroptera: chrysopidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Zhang, Q., Torres, J., Winterton, S., Han, B., Miller, G.L., Chauhan, K.R. 2009. Prothoracic gland semiochemicals of green lacewings (neuroptera: chrysopidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 35(10):1181-1187.
DOD AFPMB and USDA ARS team up to develop new insecticides for mosquito control. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoel, D., Pridgeon, J.W., Bernier, U.R., Chauhan, K., Meepagala, K., Cantrell, C. 2010. Departments of Defense and Agriculture team up to develop new insecticides for mosquito control. Wing Beats. 21(1):29-34.
Characterization of Spatial Repellent, Contact Irritant and Toxicant Chemical Actions of Standard Vector Control Compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Achee, N. L., Saradelis, M. R., Dusfour, I., Chauhan, K. R., Roberts, D. R. and Grieco, J. P. 2009. Characterization of spatial repellent, contact irritant and toxicant chemical actions of standard vector control compounds. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25(2):156–167.
Behavioral responses of catnip (Nepeta cataria l.)by two species of mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti (l.) and Anopheles harrisoni harbach and manguin, in Thailand. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Polsomboon S., Grieco, J., Chauhan, K. R., Tanasinchayakul, S., Chareonviriyaphap T. 2008. Behavioral responses of catnip (Nepeta cataria L.) by two species of mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti (L.) and Anopheles harrisoni Harbach and Manguin, in Thailand. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 24(4):513–519.
Lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) tracks deter oviposition by the goldeneyed lacewing, Chrysopa oculata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chauhan, K.R., Weber, D.C. 2008. Lady beetle (coleoptera: coccinellidae) tracks deter oviposition by the goldeneyed lacewing, chrysopa oculata. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 18(7):727-731
Harmonia Axyridis Adults Avoid Catnip and Grapefruit-derived Terpenoids in Laboratory Bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riddick, E.W., Brown, A.E., Chauhan, K.R. 2008. Harmonia Axyridis Adults Avoid Catnip and Grapefruit-derived Terpenoids in Laboratory Bioassays. Bulletin of Insectology. 61(1):81-90.
Comparative study of four membranes for evaluation of new insect/arthropod repellents using Aedes aegypti - (Proceedings)
Watnaporn, D., Lawrence, K. L., Benante, J. P., Chauhan, K. R., Bathini, N., White, C.E., Bhattacharjee, A., and Gupta, R. 2008. Comparative study of four membranes for evaluation of new insect/arthropod repellent using aedes aegypti. Proceedings of VIIIth Sir Dorabjee Tata International Symposium: Arthropod born viral infections-Current status and research. p. 417-424.
IRIDODIAL: AN AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF GOLDENEYED LACEWING, CHRYSOPA OCULATA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chauhan, K.R., Levi, V., Zhang, Q.-H., Aldrich, J.R. 2007. Female goldeneyed lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae: Chrysopa oculata) approach but seldom enter traps baited with the male-produced compound, iridodial. Journal of Economic Entolmology. 100:1751-1755.
A new classification system for the actions of IRS chemicals traditionally used for malaria control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grieco, J.P., Achee, N.L., Chareonviriyaphap, T., Suwonkerd, W., Chauhan, K.R., Sardelis, M., Roberts, D. 2007. A new classification system for the actions of IRS chemicals traditionally used for malaria control. PLoS ONE 2(8):e716.
Structural activity of bovidic acid and related compounds as feeding deterrents against Aedes aegypti. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tran, K., Chauhan, K.R. 2007. Structural activity of bovidic acid and related compounds as feeding deterrents against Aedes aegypti. Biopestic. Int. 3(1):53-57.
Effect of catnip oil and its major components on the Formosan subterranean termites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chauhan, K.R., Raina, A. 2007. Effect of catnip oil and its major components on the Formosan subterranean termites. Biopesticides International 2(2):137-143.
ANTENNAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES OF LYGUS LINEOLARIS (PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS) (HETEROPTERA: MIRIDAE) TO METATHORACIC SCENT GLAND COMPOUNDS - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Dec-06)
METHODS OF SEPARATING Z,E-NEPETALACTONE AND E,Z-NEPETALACTONE FROM CATNIP OIL. - (Patent Application)
Chauhan, K. R,. and Zhang, A,. 2008. Methods of separating Z,E-nepetalactone and E,Z-nepetalactone from catnip oil. U. S. Patent 7,375,239 B2.
Male-produced pheromone of the green lacewing, Chrysopa nigricornis (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Schneidmiller, R.G., Hoover, D., Young, K., Welshons, D., Margaryan, A., Aldrich, J.R., Chauhan, K.R. 2006. Male-produced pheromone of the green lacewing, Chrysopa nigricornis (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31:2163-2176.
IRIDODIAL: A POWERFUL ATTRACTANT FOR THE GREEN LACEWING, CHRYSOPA SEPTEMPUNCTATA (NEUROPTERA: CHRYSOPIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Sheng, M., Chen, G., Aldrich, J.R., Chauhan, K.R. 2006. Iridodial: a powerful attractant for the green lacewing, chrysopa septempunctata (neuroptera: chrysopidae). Naturwissenschaften. 93: 461-465.
STRUCTURAL ACTIVITY OF BOVIDIC ACID AND RELATED COMPOUNDS AS FEEDING DETERRENTS AGAINST AEDES AEGYPTI. - (Abstract Only)
Tran, K., Chauhan, K.R. 2006. Structural activity of bovidic acid and related compounds as feeding deterrents against aedes aegypti. American Mosquito Control Association. Addendum 07/27/06.
A NOVEL HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING SYSTEM TO EVALUATE THE BEHAVIORAL RESPONSE OF ADULT MOSQUITOES TO CHEMICALS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greico, J., Achee, N.L., Sardelis, M.R., Chauhan, K.R., Roberts, D. 2005. A novel high-throughput screening system to evaluate the behavioral response of adult mosquitoes to chemicals. 21 (4): 404-11. . American Mosquito Control Association.
FEEDING DETERRENT EFFECTS OF CATNIP OIL COMPONENTS COMPARED WITH TWO SYNTHETIC AMIDES AGAINST AEDES AEGYPTI. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chauhan, K.R., Klun, J.A., Debboun, M., Kramer, M. 2005. Feeding Deterrent Effects of Catnip Oil Components Compared with Two Synthetic Amides Against Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42:643-646.
MODIFIED VETIVER OIL: ECONOMIC BIOPESTICIDE - (Book / Chapter)
Chauhan, K.R., Raina, A. Modified vetiver oil: economic biopesticide. Natural Products for Pest Management. ACS Symposium series 927, 210-219.
SEMIOCHEMISTRY OF THE GOLDENEYED LACEWING CHRYSOPA OCULATA (NEUROPTERA: CHRYSOPIDAE): ATTRACTION OF MALES TO A MALE-PRODUCED PHEROMONE. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Chauhan, K.R., Erbe, E.F., Vellore, A.R., Aldrich, J.R. 2004. Semiochemistry of the goldeneyed lacewing Chrysopa oculata (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae): Attraction of males to a male-produced pheromone. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30(9):1831-1853.
IRIDODIALS: ENANTIOSPECIFIC SYNTHESIS AND STEREOCHEMICAL ASSIGNMENT OF THE PHEROMONE FOR THE GOLDENEYED LACEWING, CHRYSOPA OCULATA. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chauhan, K.R., Zhang, Q.-H., Aldrich, J.R. 2004 Iridodials: Enantiospecific synthesis and stereochemical assignment of the pheromone for the Goldeneyed lacewing, Chrysopa oculata. Tetrahedron Letters. 45(17):3339-3340.
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.
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