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Richard A Humber
Biological Integrated Pest Management Unit
Microbiologist

Phone: (607) 255-1276
Fax: (607) 255-1132
Room 340
USDA-ARS, ROBERT W. HOLLEY CENTER
TOWER ROAD
ITHACA, NY, 14853-2901

Projects
FUNGAL RESOURCES FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AND HIGH-VALUE USES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420488
Diversity of Entomopathogenic Fungi Affecting Diptera Important for Human and Animal Health in Areas of Goias and Tocantins
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 423989

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Confirmation of Neozygites floridana azygospore formation in two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) in strains from tropical and temperature regions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Westrum, K., Duarte, V.S., Humber, R.A., Delalibera, I.J., Klingen, I. 2014. Confirmation of Neozygites floridana azygospore formation in two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) in strains from tropical and temperature regions. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 122:1-5.
Laboratory and field efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi for the management of the sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Coleoptera: Brentidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jul-14)
Clarification of generic and species boundaries for Metarhizium and related fungi through multigene phylogenetics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kepler, R.M., Humber, R.A., Rehner, S.A. 2014. Clarification of generic and species boundaries for Metarhizium and related fungi through multigene phylogenetics. Mycologia. 106(4)-811-829, DOI:10.3852/13-319.
Maldi-Tof Mass Spectrometry Applied to Identifying Species of Insect-Pathogenic Fungi from the Metarhizium Anisopliae Complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopes, R.B., Faria, M., Souza, D.A., Bloch, Jr., C., Humber, R.A. 2014. MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry applied to identifying species of insect-pathogenic fungi from the Metarhizium anisopliae complex. Mycologia. 106(4):865-878.
Characterization and phylogeny of entomopathogenic Isaria spp. (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) using ITS1-5.8X-ITS2 and elongation factor 1-alpha sequences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alessandro,, C., Jones,, L., Humber, R.A., Lopez Lastra,, C., Sosa-Gomez,, D. 2013. Characterization and phylogeny of entomopathogenic Isaria spp. (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) using ITS1-5.8X-ITS2 and elongation factor 1-alpha sequences. Journal of Basic Microbiology. DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201300499.
First report of chytrid mycoparasitism of entomophthoralean azygospores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hajek, A.E., Longcore, J.E., Simmons, D.R., Peters, K., Humber, R.A. 2013. First report of chytrid mycoparasitism of entomophthoralean azygospores. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 114:333-336.
Sequential utilization of hosts from different fly families by genetically distinct, sympatric populations within the Entomophthora muscae species complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jul-13)
Phylogenetic lineages in Entomophthoromycota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gryganskyi, A.P., Humber, R.A., Smith,, M.E., Hodge, K., Huang, B., Voigt, K., Vilgalys, R. 2013. Phylogenetic lineages in Entomophthoromycota. Persoonia: Molecular Phylogeny and Evolution of Fungi. 30:94-105.
Morphology and molecular taxonomy of Evlachovaea-like fungi, and the status of this unusual conidial genus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Humber, R.A., Rocha, L., Inglis, P.W., Kipnis, A., Luz, C. 2012. Morphology and molecular taxonomy of Evlachovaea-like fungi, and the status of this unusualconidial genus. Fungal Biology. 117:1-12.
Entomophthoromycota: a new phylum and reclassification for entomophthoroid fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Humber, R.A. 2012. Entomophthoromycota: a new phylum and reclassification for entomophthoroid fungi. Mycotaxon. 120:477-492.
Isaria poprawskii sp. nov. (Hypocreales: Cordycipitacae), a new entomopathogenic fungus from Texas affecting sweet potato whitefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanillas, H. Enrique, deLeon, Jesse H., Humber, Richard A., Murray, K. Daniel, Jones, Waler A. 2013. Isaria poprawskii sp. nov. (Hypocreales: Cordycipitacae), a new entomopathogenic fungus from Texas affecting sweet potato whitefly. Mycoscience. 54: 158-169.
Molecular phylogeny of Entomophthoromycota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gryganskyi, A., Humber, R.A., Smith, M., Miadlikovska, J., Wu, S., Voigt, K., Walter, G., Anishchenko, I., Vilgalys, R. 2012. Molecular phylogeny of Entomophthoromycota. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution. 65:682-694.
Minimizing the chaos following the loss of article 59: suggestions for a necessary discussion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gams,, W., Humber, R.A., Jaklisch,, W., Kirschner,, R., Stadler,, M. 2012. Minimizing the chaos following the loss of article 59: suggestions for a necessary discussion. Mycotaxon. 119:495-507. DOI: 10.5248/119.495.
Occurrence of pathogenic fungi to Amblyomma cajennense in a rural area of central Brazil and their activities against vectors of Rocky Mountain spotted fever - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
D'Alessandro,, W., Humber, R.A., Luz,, C. 2012. Occurrence of pathogenic fungi to Amblyomma cajennense in a rural area of central Brazil and their activities against vectors of Rocky Mountain spotted fever. Veterinary Parasitology. 188:156-159. DOI: 10.1016/j.vetpar.2012.02.016.
Identification of entomopathogenic fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Humber, R.A. 2012. Identification of entomopathogenic fungi. In: Lacey, L.A., editor. Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. London,UK: Academic Press. p 151-187.
Preservation of entomopathogenic fungal cultures - (Book / Chapter)
Humber, R.A. 2012. Preservation of entomopathogenic fungal cultures. In: Lacey, L.A., editor. Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. Chapter 10. London, UK: Academic Press. p. 317-328.
Occurrence of Metarhizium spp in central Brazilian soils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rocha,, L., Inglis,, P., Humber, R.A., Kipnis,, A., Luz,, C. 2012. Occurrence of Metarhizium spp in central Brazilian soils. Journal of Basic Microbiology. DOI: 10.1002/jobm.201100482.
Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O Donnell, K., Humber, R.A., Geiser, D.M., Kang, S., Park, B., Robert, V.A., Crous, P.W., Johnston, P.R., Aoki, T., Rooney, A.P., Rehner, S.A. 2011. Phylogenetic diversity of insecticolous fusaria inferred from multilocus DNA sequence data and their molecular identification via FUSARIUM-ID and Fusarium MLST. Mycologia. 104(2):427-445.
Phylogeny and systematics of the anamorphic, entomopathogenic genus Beauveria - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A., Minnis, A., Sung, Gi-Ho, Luangsa-Ard, J., Devotto, L. 2011. Phylogeny and systematics of the anamorphic, entomopathogenic genus Beauveria. Mycologia. 103(5):1055-1073.
Proposal to conserve the name Botrytis brongniartii (Beauveria brongniartii) with a conserved type (Ascomycota) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Minnis, A., Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A. 2011. Proposal to conserve the name Botrytis brongniartii (Beauveria brongniartii) with a conserved type (Ascomycota). Taxon. 60:233.
Cover art complementing article: "secondary metabolites from entomopathogenic Hypocrealean fungi" by Istvan Molnar - (Other)
Humber, R.A. 2010. Cover art complementing article: "secondary metabolites from entomopathogenic Hypocrealean fungi" by Istvan Molnar. Natural Product Reports. 27:1241-1275.
An overview of arthropod-associated fungi from Argentina and Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sosa Gomez, D., Lopez Lastra, C., Humber, R.A. 2010. An overview of arthropod-associated fungi from Argentina and Brazil. Mycopathologia. 170:61-76.
Isolation and characterization of entomopathogenic fungi from hazelnut-growing region of Turkey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sevim, A., Demir, I., Hofte, M., Humber, R.A., Demirbag, Z. 2009. Isolation and characterization of entomopathogenic fungi from hazelnut-growing region of Turkey. Biocontrol. 55:279-297.
The Entomophaga grylli (Fresenius) Batko species complex (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales) infecting grasshoppers in Ilheus (Bahia) Brazil: notes and new records - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanchez, S.M., Humber, R.A., Freitas, A.L. 2011. The Entomophaga grylli (Fresenius) Batko species complex (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales) infecting grasshoppers in Ilheus (Bahia) Brazil: notes and new records. Manejo Integrado De Plagas Y Agroecologia. 24(2):71-81.
LSU rDNA phylogeny for Entomophthoromycotina - (Abstract Only)
Gryganskyi, A., Humber, R.A., Vilgalys, R. 2009. LSU rDNA phylogeny for Entomophthoromycotina. Inoculum. 60(3):19.
Batkoa apiculata (Thaxter) Humber affecting Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) in the municipality of Una, Southern Bahia, Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sanchez, S., Humber, R.A., Freitas, A., Pinheiro, A. 2011. Batkoa apiculata (Thaxter) Humber affecting Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) in the municipality of Una, Southern Bahia, Brazil. Entomotropica. 25(2):63-68.
Occurrence of invertebrate-pathogenic fungi in a Cerrado ecosystem in Central Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rocha, L.N., Tai, M.H., Santos, A.H., Albernaz, D.S., Humber, R.A., Luz, C. 2009. Occurrence of invertebrate-pathogenic fungi in a Cerrado ecosystem in Central Brazil. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 19:547-553.
A multilocus phylogeny of the Metarhizium anisopliae lineage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bishoff, J.F., Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A. 2009. A multilocus phylogeny of the Metarhizium anisopliae lineage. Mycologia. 101(4):512-530.
Molecular methods of identification and diagnosis of fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Castrillo, L.A., Humber, R.A. 2009. Molecular methods of identification and diagnosis of fungi. Book Chapter. In: Stock, S.P., Vandenberg, J., Glazer, I., Boemare, N., editors. Insect pathogens: molecular approaches and techniques. Wallingford, UK: CAB International. p. 50-70.
Variability of the mitochondrial SSU rDNA of entomopathogenic fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sosa-Gomez, D.R., Humber, R.A., Hodge, K.T., Binneck, E., Da Silva-Brandao, K.L. 2008. Variability of the mitochondrial SSU rDNA of entomopathogenic fungi. Mycopathologia. 167:145-154.
Entomogenous fungi - (Review Article)
Humber, R.A. 2009. Entomogenous fungi. Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3rd ed. p. 443-456.
Further research on the production, longevity and infectivity of the zoospores of Leptolegnia chapmanii Seymour (Oomycota: Peronosporomycetes0 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pelizza, S.A., Lastra, C.C.L., Becnel, J.J., Humber, R.A., Garcia, J.J. 2008. Further research on the production, longevity and infectivity of the zoospores of Leptolegnia chapmanii Seymour (Oomycota: Peronosporomycetes). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 98:314-319.
Evolution of entomopathogenicity in fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Humber, R.A. 2008. Evolution of entomopathogenicity in fungi. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 98(3):262-266.
Evolution of entomopathogenicity in fungi - (Abstract Only) - (04-Mar-08)
New records of entomopathogenic fungi infecting Bemisia tabaci and Trialeurodes vaporariorum, pests of horticultural crops, in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Aug-07)
A new species of Conidiobolus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, B., Humber, R.A., Hodge, K. 2007. A new species of Conidiobolus from Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Mycotaxon. 100:227-233.
Schizangiella serpentis infection in a Virginia ratsnake (Elaphe obsoleta) - (Abstract Only)
Dwyer, J., Burwell, B., Humber, R.A., Mcleod, C., Fleetwood, M., Johnson, T. 2006. Schizangiella serpentis infection in a Virginia ratsnake (Elaphe obsoleta) [abstract]. Veterinary Pathology. 43(5):819.
Reconstructing the Early Evolution of Fungi Using a Six-Gene Phylogeny - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, T.Y., Kauff, F., Schoch, C., Matheny, B., Hofstetter, V., Cox, C.J., Celio, G., Guiedan, C., Fraker, E., Miadlikowska, J., Lumbsh, T., Rauhut, A., Reeb, V., Arnold, A., Amtoft, A., Stajich, J.E., Hosaka, K., Sung, G., Johnson, D., O'Rourke, B., Crockett, M., Binder, M., Curtis, J.M., Slot, J.C., Wang, Z., Wilson, A.W., Schueller, A., Longcore, J.E., O Donnell, K., Mozley-Standridge, S., Porter, D., Letcher, P.M., Powell, M.J., Taylor, J.W., White, M.M., Griffith, G.W., Davies, D.R., Humber, R.A., Morton, J.B., Sugiyama, J., Rossman, A.Y., Rogers, J.D., Pfister, D.H., Hewitt, D., Hansen, K., Hambleton, S., Shoemaker, R.A., Kohlmeyer, J., Volkmann-Kohlmeyer, B., Spotts, R.A., Serdani, M., Crous, P.W., Hughes, K.W., Matsuura, K., Langer, E., Langer, G., Untereiner, W.A., Lucking, R., Budel, B., Geiser, D.M., Aptroot, D.M., Diederich, P., Schmitt, I., Schultz, M., Yahr, R., Hibbett, D.S., Lutzoni, F., Mclaughlin, D.J., Spatafora, J.W., Vilgalys, R. 2006. Reconstructing the early evolution of Fungi using a six-gene phylogeny. Nature. 443:818-822.
Natural Occurrence of Entomopathogenic Fungi (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales) of Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) Pests of Horticultural Crops in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scorsetti, A.C., Humber, R.A., Garcia, J.J., Lopez Lastra, C.C. 2007. Natural occurrence of entomopathogenic fungi (zygomycetes: entomophthorales) of aphid (hemiptera: aphididae) pests of horticultural crops in argentina. Biocontrol. 52(5):641-655.
A Multilocus Phylogenetic Analysis of the Entomopathogen Metarhizium. - (Abstract Only)
Bischoff, J.T., Rehner, S.A., Humber, R.A. 2007. a multilocus phylogenetic analysis of the entomopathogen metarhizium.. Mycological Society of America. Vol.98 pp.737-745
Metarhizium Frigidum Sp. NOV.: a Cryptic Species of M. Anisopliae and a Member of the M. Flavoviride Complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bischoff, J., Humber, R.A., Rehner, S.A. 2007. Metarhizium frigidum sp. nov.: a cryptic species of m. anisopliae and a member of the m. flavoviride complex. Mycologia 98:737-745.
A Higher-Level Phylogenetic Classification of the Fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hibbett, S.A., Binder, M., Bischoff, J. F., Blackwell, M., Cannon, P. F., Eriksson, O. E., Huhndorf, S., James, T., Kirk, P. M., Lücking, R., H. Lumbsch, T., Lutzoni , F., Matheny, P. B., Mclaughlin, D. J., Powell, M. J., Redhead , S., Schoch, C. L., Spatafora, J. W., Stalpers, J. A., Vilgalys, R., Aime, M. C., Aptroot, A., Bauer, R., Begerow, D., Benny, G. L., Castlebury, L. A., Crous, P. W., Dai, Y.-C., Gams, W., Geiser, D. M., Griffith, G. W., Gueidan, C., Hawksworth, D. L., Hestmark, G., Hosaka, K., Humber, R. A. , Hyde, K. D., Ironside, J. E., KLõljalg, U., Kurtzman, C. P., Larsson, K.-H., Lichtwardt, R., Longcore, J., Mi¿dlikowska, J., Miller, A. Moncalvo, J.-M., Mozley-Standridge, S., Oberwinkler, F., Parmasto, E., Reeb, V., Rogers, J. D., Roux, C., Ryvarden, L., Sampaio, J. P., Schüßler, A., Sugiyama, J., Thorn, R. G., Tibell, L., Untereiner, W. A., Walker, C., Wang, Z., Weir, A., Weiss, M., White, M. M., Winka, K., Yao, Y.-J., and Zhang, N. 2007. A higher-level phylogenetic classification of the Fungi. Mycological Research. 111:509-547.
An Abridged Glossary of Terms Used in Invertebrate Pathology, 3rd Edition - (Other)
Onstad, D.W., Fuxa, J.R., Humber, R.A., Oestergaard, J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gouli, V.V., Anderson, R.S., Andreadis, T.S., Lacey, L.A. 2006. An Abridged Glossary of Terms Used in Invertebrate Pathology, 3rd Edition. Society of Invertebrate Pathology. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/glossary.
Further Notes on the Molecular Taxonomy of Metarhizium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, B., Humber, R.A., Li, S., Li, Z., Hodge, K.T. 2006. Further notes on the molecular taxonomy of metarhizium. Mycotaxon. 94:181-187.
Molecular Evidence for the Taxonomic Status of Metarhizium Taii and Its Teleomorph, Cordyceps Taii (Hypocreales, Clavicipitaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, B., Li, C., Humber, R.A., Hodge, K.T., Fan, M., Li, Z. Molecular evidence for the taxonomic status of metarhizium taii and its teleomorph, cordyceps taii (hypocreales, clavicipitaceae). Mycotaxon. 94:137-147.
Cordyceps bassiana and production of stromata in vitro showing Beauveria anamorph in Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sung, J., Lee, J., Humber, R.A., Sung, G., Shrestha, B. 2006. Cordyceps bassiana and production of stromata in vitro showing Beauveria anamorph in Korea. Mycobiology. 34(1):1-6. DOI: 10.4489/MYCO.2006.34.1.001.
Entomophthora Ferdinandii (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales) Causing Natural Infestations of Muscae Domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez Lastra, C.C., Siri, A., Garcia, J.J., Eilenberg, J., Humber, R.A. 2006. Entomophthora ferdinandii (zygomycetes: entomophthorales) causing natural infestations of muscae domestica (diptera: muscidae) in argentina. Mycopathologia. 161(4):251-254.
First Record of Clonostachys Rosea (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) As An Entomopathogenic Fungus of Oncometopia Tucumana and Sonesimia Grossa (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toledo, A.V., Virla, E., Humber, R.A., Paradell, S.L., Lopez-Lastra, C.C. First record of clonostachys rosea (ascomycota: hypocreales) as an entomopathogenic fungus of oncometopia tucumana and sonesimia grossa (hemiptera: cicadellidae) in argentina. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 92(1):7-10.
Insect-Fungus Associations: Ecology and Evolution - (Other)
Humber, R.A. 2005. Insect-fungus associations: ecology and evolution. Mycological Research. 109(2):383-384.
Fungi Associated with Insects Or Used for Applied Biocontrol - (Other)
Humber, R.A. 2005. Fungi associated with insects or used for applied biocontrol. Mycological Research. 109(3):258.
Insect and Other Arthropod-Associated Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Benjamin, R.K., Blackwell, M., Chapela, I.H., Humber, R.A., Jones, K.G., Klepzig, K.D., Lichtwardt, R.W., Malloch, D., Spatafora, J.W., Weir, A. 2004. Insect- and other arthropod-associated fungi. In: Mueller, G.M., Bills, G.F., Foster, M. S., editors. Biodiversity of Fungi: Inventory and Monitoring Methods. Burlington, MA: Elsevier Academic Press. Chapter 18, pp. 395-434.
Conidiobolus Antarcticus, a New Species from Continental Antarctica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tosi, S., Caretta, G., Humber, R.A. 2004. Conidiobolus antarcticus, a new species from continental antarctica. Mycotaxon. 90:343-347.
Pathogenicity in the Laboratory of the Fungus Lecanicillium Muscarium Against Phytophagous Mites - (Abstract Only)
Mineiro, J.L., Raga, A., Leite, L.G., Humber, R.A., Sato, M.E., Nicastro, R.L. 2004. Pathogenicity in the laboratory of the fungus lecanicillium muscarium against phytophagous mites. Brazilian Entomological Congress Abstracts and Proceedings, Sept. 2004, Gramado, Brazil. p.176.
First Report of Lecanicillium Muscarium Attacking Mites on Coffee in Brazil - (Abstract Only)
Mineiro, J.L., Raga, A., Leite, L.G., Humber, R.A., Sato, M.E., Nicastro, R.L. 2004. First report of lecanicillium muscarium attacking mites on coffee in brazil. In: Brazilian Entomological Congress Abstracts and Proceedings. Proc. 20th Brazilian Entomological Congress, Sept. 2004, Gramado, Brazil. p.175.
What's in a Name? Aschersonia Insperata: a New Pleoanamorphic Fungus with Characteristics of Aschersonia and Hirsutella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, M., Rombach, M.C., Hodge, K.T., Humber, R.A. 2005. What's in a name? aschersonia insperata: a new pleoanamorphic fungus with characteristics of aschersonia and hirsutella. Mycologia. 97(1):246-253.
Syspastospora Parasitica a Mycoprasite of the Fungus Beauveria Bassiana Attacking the Colorado Potato Beetle Leptinotarsa Decemlineata: a Tritrophic Association. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Posada, F.J., Vega, F.E., Rehner, S.A., Blackwell, M., Weber, D.C., Suh, S., Humber, R.A. 2004. Syspastospora parasitica on beauveria bassiana attacking the colorado potato beetle.. Journal of Insect Science. Vol.#4, Pg. 24
Fungal Pathogens of the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter, Homalodisca Coagulata (Say) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kanga, L.H., Jones, W.A., Humber, R.A., Boyd, Jr., D.W. 2004. Fungal pathogens of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Say) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). Florida Entomologist. 87:225-228.
Preservation of in Vitro Cultures of the Mite Pathogenic Fungus Neozygites Tanajoae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delalibera, I., Humber, R.A., Hajek, A.E. 2004. Preservation of in vitro cultures of the mite pathogenic fungus neozygites tanajoae. Canadian Journal of Microbiology. 50:579-586.
Neozygites Tanajoae Sp. NOV., a Pathogen of the Cassava Green Mite - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delalibera, I., Hajek, A.E., Humber, R.A. 2004. Neozygites tanajoae sp. nov., a pathogen of the cassava green mite. Mycologia. 96(5):1002-1009.
Activity of Fungal Culture Filtrates Against Soybean Cyst Nematode and Root-Knot Nematode Egg Hatch and Juvenile Motility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meyer, S.L., Huettel, R., Liu, X., Humber, R.A., Juba, J., Nitao, J. 2004. Activity of fungal culture filtrates against soybean cyst nematode and root-knot nematode egg hatch and juvenile mobility. Nematology 6(1): 23-32.
Use of Cell Culture Media for Cultivation of the Mite Pathogenic Fungi Neozygites Tanajoae and Neozygites Floridana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DELALIBERA, I., HAJEK, A.E., HUMBER, R.A. USE OF CELL CULTURE MEDIA FOR CULTIVATION OF THE MITE PATHOGENIC FUNGI NEOZYGITES TANAJOAE AND NEOZYGITES FLORIDANA. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2003. V. 84. P. 119-127.
Description and Analysis of Two Internet-Based Databases of Insect Pathogens: Edwip and Vidil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BRAXTON, S.M., ONSTAD, D.W., DOCKTER, D.E., GIORDANO, R., LARSSON, R., HUMBER, R.A. DESCRIPTION AND ANALYSIS OF TWO INTERNET-BASED DATABASES OF INSECT PATHOGENS: EDWIP AND VIDIL. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2003.
Entomopathogenic Fungi: Potential and Pitfalls for Practical Biocontrol - (Proceedings)
Humber, R.A. 2003. Entomopathogenic fungi: potential and pitfalls for practical biocontrol. Proceedings of the Congress of the Entomological Society Of Southern Africa. p. 4.
Cordyceps Staphylinidaecola, Its Beauveria Anamorph from Korea, and Neotypification of Beauveria Bassiana - (Abstract Only)
SUNG, J., HUMBER, R.A. CORDYCEPS STAPHYLINIDAECOLA, ITS BEAUVERIA ANAMORPH FROM KOREA, AND NEOTYPIFICATION OF BEAUVERIA BASSIANA. SOCIETY FOR INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING. 2003.
Record of Evlachovaea Sp. (Hyphomycetes) on Triatoma Sordida in the State of Goias, Brazil, and Its Activity Against Triatoma Infestans (Reduviidae, Triatominae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LUZ, C., ROCHA, L.F., HUMBER, R.A. RECORD OF EVLACHOVAEA SP. (HYPHOMYCETES) ON TRIATOMA SORDIDA IN THE STATE OF GOIAS, BRAZIL, AND ITS ACTIVITY AGAINST TRIATOMA INFESTANS (REDUVIIDAE, TRIATOMINAE). JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2003.
Prevalence and Biology of Furia Gastropachae (Zygomycetes: Entomophtorales) in Populations of Forest Tent Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Lasiocampidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
FILOTAS, M.J., HAJEK, A.E., HUMBER, R.A. PREVALENCE AND BIOLOGY OF FURIA GASTROPACHAE (ZYGOMYCETES: ENTOMOPHTHORALES) IN POPULATIONS OF FOREST TENT CATERPILLAR (LEPIDOPTERA: LASIOCAMPIDAE). THE CANADIAN ENTOMOLOGIST. 2003. v. 135(3). p. 359-378.
Prospección de hongos Entomophthorales para el control natural de insectos en Bahía, Brasil [Prospecting Entomophthoralean fungi for the natural control of insects in Bahia, Brazil] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mendez Sanchez, S., Humber, R.A., Roberts, D., Freitas, A., Lima, L., Silva, G., De Almeida, C., Nunes, E. 2002. Prospección de hongos Entomophthorales para el control natural de insectos en Bahía, Brasil [Prospecting Entomophthoralean fungi for the natural control of insects in Bahia, Brazil]. Revista Manejo Integrado de Plagas. 66:20-30.
Survey of Entomopathogenic Nematodes and Fungi Endemic to Pecan Orchards Ofthe Southeastern Us and Their Virulence to the Pecan Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., GARDNER, W.A., FUXA, J.R., WOOD, B.W., NGUYEN, K.B., ADAMS, B.J., HUMBER, R.A., HALL, M.J. SURVEY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AND FUNGI ENDEMIC TO PECAN ORCHARDS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US AND THEIR VIRULENCE TO THE PECAN WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE). ENVIRONMENTAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2003. v.34. p.187-195.
Microsporidian Roots and Branches Within the Zygomycota? Take a Number and Stand in Line! - (Proceedings)
HUMBER, R.A. MICROSPORIDIAN ROOTS AND BRANCHES WITHIN THE ZYGOMYCOTA? TAKE A NUMBER AND STAND IN LINE!. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
Global Perspectives on the Discovery, Isolation, Preservation, and Exploitation of Entomopathogenic Fungal Germplasm - (Proceedings)
HUMBER, R.A., TIGANO, M.S. GLOBAL PERSPECTIVES ON THE DISCOVERY, ISOLATION, PRESERVATION, AND EXPLOITATION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGAL GERMPLASM. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
First Reports of An Unusual and Little Known Entomopathogenic Fungal Genus from the New World - (Abstract Only)
HUMBER, R.A., TANZINI, M.R., ALVES, S.B. FIRST REPORTS OF AN UNUSUAL AND LITTLE KNOWN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGAL GENUS FROM THE NEW WORLD. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
A New Record of the Entomophaga Grylli (Fresenius) Batko Species Complex on Orthoptera: Acrididae in Southern Bahia, Brazil - (Abstract Only)
SANCHEZ, S.E., HUMBER, R.A., FREITAS, A.L., NUNES, E.F. A NEW RECORD OF THE ENTOMOPHAGA GRYLLI (FRESENIUS) BATKO SPECIES COMPLEX ON ORTHOPTERA: ACRIDIDAE IN SOUTHERN BAHIA, BRAZIL. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
Soil As An Environment for Winter Survival of Aphid-Pathogenic Entomophthorales - (Abstract Only)
NIELSEN, C., HAJEK, A.E., HUMBER, R.A., BRESCIANI, J., EILENBERG, J. SOIL AS AN ENVIRONMENT FOR WINTER SURVIVAL OF APHID-PATHOGENIC ENTOMOPHTHORALES. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
Molecular Variation among Isolates of the Mite Pathogenic Fungi Neozygites Tanajoae and N. Floridana: Development of Rapd, Aflp and Scar Markers - (Abstract Only)
DELALIBERA, I., HAJEK, A.E., CHERRY, A., BRIGGS, B., HOUTONDJI, F., HANNA, R., HUMBER, R.A. MOLECULAR VARIATION AMONG ISOLATES OF THE MITE PATHOGENIC FUNGI NEOZYGITES TANAJOAE AND N. FLORIDANA: DEVELOPMENT OF RAPD, AFLP AND SCAR MARKERS. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
Workshop in Methods for the Preservation of Fungal Cultures - (Proceedings)
HUMBER, R.A. WORKSHOP IN METHODS FOR THE PRESERVATION OF FUNGAL CULTURES. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
Entomopathogens Associated with Soybean/wheat Production Systems in Brazil and Argentina - (Abstract Only)
SOSA-GOMEZ, D.R., HUMBER, R.A. ENTOMOPATHOGENS ASSOCIATED WITH SOYBEAN/WHEAT PRODUCTION SYSTEMS IN BRAZIL AND ARGENTINA. INTERNATIONAL COLOQUIM ON INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY AND MICROBIAL CONTROL. 2002.
Microbial Control Research for Suppression of the Pecan Weevil - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Cottrell, T.E., Nguyen, K.B., Adams, B.J., Humber, R.A., Hall, M.J. 2002. Microbial control research for suppression of the pecan weevil. Pecan Western Conference Proceedings. p.2-15.
A Survey for Insect-Killing Nematodes and Fungi Endemic to Pecan Orchards of the Southeastern U.S. and Their Virulence to the Pecan Weevil - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Nguyen, K.B., Adams, B.J., Humber, R.A., Hall, M.J. 2002. A survey for insect-killing nematodes and fungi endemic to pecan orchards of the southeastern u.s. and their virulence to the pecan weevil. Pecan Grower. v.13(3). p.6-8.
Comparing Methods of Preservation for Cultures of Entomopathogenic Fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
LOPEZ LASTRA, C.C., HAJEK, A.E., HUMBER, R.A. COMPARING METHODS OF PRESERVATION FOR CULTURES OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI. CANADIAN JOURNAL OF BOTANY. 2002.
Zygomycota: Zygomycetes - (Book / Chapter) - (01-Aug-01)
Studies and Evaluation of Entomopathogenic Fungi As New Biopesticide Producers - (Abstract Only)
LIKHOVIDOV, V.E., ISANGALIN, F.S., HUMBER, R.A., GIBSON, D.M. STUDIES AND EVALUATION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI AS NEW BIOPESTICIDE PRODUCERS. SOCIETY FOR INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING. 2001.
Entomopathogenic Fungi in Flies Associated with Pastured Cattle in Denmark - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Aug-01)
Epizootiology of the Entomophthoralean Fungus, Furia Gastropachae N. Comb. (= F. Crustosa), in Populations of the Forest Tent Caterpillar - (Abstract Only)
FILOTAS, M.J., HAJEK, A.E., HUMBER, R.A. EPIZOOTIOLOGY OF THE ENTOMOPHTHORALEAN FUNGUS, FURIA GASTROPACHAE N. COMB. (= F. CRUSTOSA), IN POPULATIONS OF THE FOREST TENT CATERPILLAR. SOCIETY FOR INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING. 2001.
Long-Term Implementation of a Classical Biological Program Using a Mite Pathogenic Species of Neozygites in Africa: from Exploration to Detection Establishment - (Abstract Only)
DELALIBERA, I., HAJEK, A.E., HUMBER, R.A., CHERRY, A. LONG-TERM IMPLEMENTATION OF A CLASSICAL BIOLOGICAL PROGRAM USING A MITE PATHOGENIC SPECIES OF NEOZYGITES IN AFRICA: FROM EXPLORATION TO DETECTION ESTABLISHMENT. SOCIETY FOR INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING. 2001.
Can We Amplify Our Wisdom About the Evolution and Role of Entomopathogenic Fungi in the Real World? - (Abstract Only)
HUMBER, R.A. CAN WE AMPLIFY OUR WISDOM ABOUT THE EVOLUTION AND ROLE OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI IN THE REAL WORLD?. SOCIETY FOR INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY ANNUAL MEETING. 2001.
Characterization of Aphid Pathogenic Species in the Genus Pandora Using Pcrtechniques and Digital Image Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Mar-01)
Effects of Two Cryopreservation Techniques on Viability and Pathogenicity of Entomophthoralean Fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez Lastra, C.C., Hajek, A.E., Humber, R.A. 2001. Effects of two cryopreservation techniques on viability and pathogenicity of entomophthoralean fungi. Canadian Journal of Botany. 79(7):861-864.
Using a Pcr-Directed Approach to Narrow the Search for Bioactive Metabolites from Insect and Nematode-Associated Fungi - (Abstract Only)
GIBSON, D.M., KRASNOFF, S.B., LEE, T., YUN, S., HODGE, K.T., HUMBER, R.A., TURGEON, G.B., YODER, O.C. USING A PCR-DIRECTED APPROACH TO NARROW THE SEARCH FOR BIOACTIVE METABOLITES FROM INSECT- AND NEMATODE-ASSOCIATED FUNGI. BRITISH MYCOLOGICAL SOCIETY ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL SYMPOSIA SERIES. 2001.
Polyketide Synthase Genes in Insect-Pathogenic Fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Dec-00)
Remarkable Physiological Variability among Isolates of the Mite Pathogenic Fungus Neozygites Floridana: Cryopreservation and Nutritional Requirements - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-00)
Morphological and Physiological Variability among Isolates of Mite Pathogenic Species of Neozygites (Zygomycetes: Entomophthorales) - (Abstract Only) - (25-Jul-00)
Fungi for Biocontrol: a Look into the Future - (Abstract Only) - (15-Mar-00)
A New Genus of Hyphomycetes Isolated from Eggs of Soybean Cyst Nematode in China - (Abstract Only) - (16-Jul-99)
Imidocloprid-Enhanced Reticulitermes Flavipes (Kollar) (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Susceptibility to the Entomopathogen Metarhizium Anisopliae (METSCH.) Sorokin - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-May-99)
Preliminary Survey for Entomopathogenic Fungi Associated with Ixodes Scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in Southern New York and New England, Usa - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Apr-99)
Nematode-Antagonistic Activity of Compounds Produced by Fungi Associated with Soybean Cyst Nematode - (Abstract Only) - (15-Apr-99)
A Survey of Fungal Pathogens of Aphida from South Africa, with Special Reference of Cereal Aphida - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Mar-99)
Soil -- a Natural Source of Entomophthoralean Fungi Infecting Aphids - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Feb-99)
Review of "atlas of Entomopathogenic Fungi from Taiwan" (S.S. Tzean, L.S. Hsieh, and W.J. Wu) - (Other) - (18-Jan-99)
Entomopathogenic Potential of Verticillium and Acremonium Species (Deyteromycotina: Hyphomycetes) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-Dec-98)
Fungal Pathogens and Parasites of Insects - (Book / Chapter) - (10-Aug-98)
Potential Biocontrol Fungi Isolated from Soybean Cyst Nematode Eggs from China - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jun-98)
Cordyceps Variabilis and the Genus Syngliocladium - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Apr-98)
Neozygites Parvispora, and Entomophthoralean Pathogen of Limothrips Sp. Associated with Lolium Multiflorum in Oregon - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (25-Mar-98)
Mycosis of Bandedwinged Whitefly (Trialeurodes Abutilonea) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Caused by Orthomyces Aleyrodis Gen. & Sp. Nov. (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Jan-98)
Formation and Germination of Entomphaga Maimaiga Azygospores - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Jun-97)
Entomopathogenic Hyphomycetes Associated with Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Jun-97)
Safety of Microorganisms Intended for Pest and Plant Disease Control: a Framework for Scientific Evaluation - (Review Article) - (02-Jul-96)
First Record of the Entomopathogenic Fungus Neozygites Fumosa on the Cassava Mealbug Phenacoccus Herreni - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-May-96)
Tolypocladium Inflatum Is the Anamorph of Cordyceps Subsessilis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-May-96)
Fungi -- Identification - (Book / Chapter) - (17-Apr-96)
Fungi-Preservation of Cultures - (Book / Chapter) - (17-Apr-96)
Fungal Pathogens of the Chrysomelidae and Prospects for Their Use in Biological Control - (Review Article) - (15-Dec-95)
Introduction and Establishment of Entomophaga Maimaiga, a Fungal Pathogen of Gypsy Moth (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) in Michigan - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jul-95)
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