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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Robert W Behle
Crop Bioprotection Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (309) 681-6310
Fax: (309) 681-6693
Room 1326
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604-3902

Projects
PRODUCTION, STABILIZATION AND FORMULATION OF MICROBIAL AGENTS AND THEIR NATURAL PRODUCTS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420223
Biological Control of White Grubs Infesting Turf by the Application of Metarhizium Anisopliae
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 422639
BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF WHITE GRUBS INFESTING TURF BY THE APPLICATION OF METARHIZIUM ANISOPLIAE
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 422632

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Entomopathogenic fungi as a biological control for the vector of the laurel wilt disease: the redbay ambrosia beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (28-Oct-14)
Bioactivity of cedarwood oil and cedrol against arthropod pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eller, F.J., Vander Meer, R.K., Behle, R.W., Flor-Weiler, L.B., Palmquist, D.E. 2014. Bioactivity of cedarwood oil and cedrol against arthropod pests. Environmental Entomology. 43(3):762-766.
Effect of fermentation media on the production, efficacy and storage stability of Metarhizium brunneum microsclerotia formulated as a prototype granule - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2014. Effect of fermentation media on the production, efficacy and storage stability of Metarhizium brunneum microsclerotia formulated as a prototype granule. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(2):582-590.
Utilization of sophorolipids as biosurfactants for postemergence herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughn, S.F., Behle, R.W., Skory, C.D., Kurtzman, C.P., Price, N.P.J. 2014. Utilization of sophorolipids as biosurfactants for postemergence herbicides. Crop Protection. 59:29-34.
Susceptibility of entomopathgenic fungi to OMRI certified surfactants for biopesticide applications - (Abstract Only)
Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2014. Susceptibility of entomopathgenic fungi to OMRI certified surfactants for biopesticide applications. Meeting Abstract.
Compatibility of OMRI certified surfactants with three entomopathogenic fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2014. Compatibility of OMRI certified surfactants with three entomopathogenic fungi. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 24(4):436-447.
Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes. Pecan Grower. 24(4):54-64.
Biobased products research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research - (Abstract Only)
Vaughn, S.F., Price, N.P., Peterson, S.C., Behle, R.W., Eller, F.J., Moser, J.K., Bakota, E.L., Berhow, M.A. 2013. Biobased products research at the National Center for Agricultural Utilization Research [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Phytochemical Society of North America, August 3-7, 2013, Corvallis, Oregon. p. 19.
Formulations of entomopathogens as bioinsecticides - (Book / Chapter) - (23-Jan-13)
Biobased alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch - (Abstract Only)
Vaughn, S.F., Kenar, J.A., Felker, F.C., Berhow, M.A., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Fanta, G.F., Behle, R.W., Lee, E. 2012. Biobased alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops.
Efficacy of a granular formulation containing Metarhizium brunneum F52 (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) microsclerotia against nymphs of the black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis Say (Acari: Ixoididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A., Flor-Weiler, L.B. 2013. Efficacy of a granular formulation containing Metarhizium brunneum F52 (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) microsclerotia against nymphs of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixoididae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):57-63.
Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 42:253-261.
Evaluation of alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch and as clumping agents for biodegradable cat litter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vaughn, S.F., Kenar, J.A., Felker, F.C., Berhow, M.A., Cermak, S.C., Evangelista, R.L., Fanta, G.F., Behle, R.W., Lee, E. 2013. Evaluation of alternatives to guar gum as tackifiers for hydromulch and as clumping agents for biodegradable cat litter. Industrial Crops and Products. 43:798-801.
Efficacy and environmental persistence of nootkatone for the control of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in the residential landscape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bharadwaj, A., Stafford III, K.C., Behle, R.W. 2012. Efficacy and environmental persistence of nootkatone for the control of the blacklegged tick (Acari: Ixodidae) in residential landscapes. Entomological Society of America. 49(5):1035-1044.
Mortality of Blapstinus spp. beetles exposed to various formulations of entomopathogenic fungi - (Abstract Only)
Natwick, E.T., Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2012. Mortality of Blapstinus spp. beetles exposed to various formulations of entomopathogenic fungi [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Paper #92.
Biotechnology-derived products for insect pest control - (Proceedings)
Behle, R.W. 2012. Biotechnology-derived products for insect pest control. In: Proceedings for the International Foundation for Biotechnology Research and Early Stimulation in the Culture of Health, Nutrition, Sport, Art, Science, Technology, and Society, March 19-21, 2012, Merida, Mexico.
Laboratory and field evaluations for efficacy of a fast-killing baculovirus isolate from Spodoptera frugiperda Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Popham, H.J. 2012. Laboratory and field evaluations for efficacy of a fast-killing baculovirus isolate from Spodoptera frugiperda. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 109:194-200.
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.
Biotechnology and derived products - (Book / Chapter)
Tamez-Guerra, P., Behle, R.W. 2011. Biotechnology and derived products. In: Rosas-Garcia, N.M., editor. Biological Control of Insect Pests. Chapter 7. USA: Stadium Press LLC. p. 165-231. ISBN: 1-933699-27-2.
A formulation to encapusulate nootkatone oil for tick control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Weiler, L.F., Bharadwaj, A., Stafford Iii, K.D. 2011. A formulation to encapusulate nootkatone oil for tick control. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(6):1120-1127. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/ME10282.
Improving formulations for biopesticides: Enhanced ultraviolet protection for beneficial microbes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Kenar, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2011. Improving formulations for biopesticides: Enhanced ultraviolet protection for beneficial microbes. Journal of ASTM International. 8(1):137-157.
Repellency of a wax-based catnip-oil formulation against stable flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Berkebile, D.R., Wienhold, B.J. 2010. Repellency of a wax-based catnip-oil formulation against stable flies. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58:12320-12326. DOI: 10.1021/jf102811k.
Susceptibility of Four Tick Species Amblyomma americanum, Dermacentor variabilis, Ixodes scapularis, and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) to Nootkatone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weiler, L.F., Behle, R.W., Stafford, K. 2011. Susceptibility of four tick species Amblyomma americanum, Dermacentor variabilis, Ixodes scapularis, and Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodidae) to nootkatone. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(2):322-326.
Using Soyscreen in an Oil-Based Biopesticide Formulation to Protect Beauveria bassiana Conidia from Degradation by Ultraviolet Light Energy - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A. 2010. Using soyscreen in an oil-based biopesticide formulation to protect Beauveria bassiana Conidia from degradation by ultraviolet light energy [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Publication No. CHAS-35.
Evaluating a Lignin-Based Adjuvant for UV Protection of Microbial Insecticides - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W. 2009. Evaluating a Lignin-Based Adjuvant for UV Protection of Microbial Insecticides {abstract}. Entomological Society of America. Paper No. D0047.
Efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae for control of the lesser peachtree borer, Synanthedon pictipes: Improved aboveground suppression with a novel gel application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizzell III, R.F., Horton, D.L., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A. 2010. Efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae for control of the lesser peachtree borer, Synanthedon pictipes: Improved above ground suppression with a novel gel application. Biological Control. 54:23-28.
Integrating biological control into pecan weevil management: a sustainable approach Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Hudson, W.G., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W. 2010. Integrating biological control into pecan weevil management: a sustainable approach. Extension Fact Sheets. www.sare.org/publications/factsheet.
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.
Improving Formulations for Biopesticides: Enhanced UV Protection for Beneficial Microbes - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Kenar, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2009. Improving Formulations for Biopesticides: Enhanced UV Protection for Beneficial Microbes. ASTM. p. 13.
Evaluation of Soyscreen in an Oil-based Formulation for UV Protection of Beauveria bassiana Conidia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2009. Evaluation of soyscreen in an oil-based formulation for UV protection of Beauveria bassiana Conidia. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(5):1759-1766.
A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil using beneficial fungi - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Hudson, W.G., Wood, B.W. 2009. A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil using beneficial fungi. Pecan Grower. 21(1):20-24.
Efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi in suppressing pecan weevil, Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in commercial pecan orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W.A., Behle, R.W., Ree, B., Harris, M. 2009. Efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi in suppressing pecan weevil, Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in commercial pecan orchards. Southwestern Entomologist. 34:111-120.
Laboratory mortality and mycosis of adult Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) following application of Metarhizium anisopliae in the laboratory and field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W.A., Leland, J., Behle, R.W. 2009. Mortality and mycosis of adult Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) following application of Metarhizium anisopliae: laboratory and field trials. Journal of Entomological Science. 44:24-36.
Quality Control of Fungal and Viral Biocontrol Agents - (Book / Chapter)
Jackson, M.A., Behle, R.W. 2008. Quality Control of Fungal and Viral Biocontrol Agents. In: Pimentel, D., editor. Encyclopedia of Pest Management [book online]. 1:1:1-4. Available DOI:10.1081/E-EPM-120037735.
Illinois cuphea progress - 2007. - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Behle, R.W., Evangelista, R.L. 2008. Illinois cuphea progress - 2007 [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Conference. p. 51.
Evaluation of Lignins and Particle Films as Solar Protectants for the Granulovirus of the Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthurs, S., Lacey, L.A., Behle, R.W. 2008. Evaluation of Lignins and Particle Films as Solar Protectants for the Granulovirus of the Codling Moth, Cydia pomonella. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 18:829-839.
Developing Wax-Based Granule Formulations for Mating Disruption of Oriental Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Turfgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Cosse, A.A., Dunlap, C.A., Fisher, J., Koppenhofer, A. 2008. Developing Wax-Based Granule Formulations for Mating Disruption of Oriental Beetles (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Turfgrass. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1856-1863.
Pellet Formulations of Sex Pheromone Components for Mating Disruption of Oriental Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Turfgrass Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Koppenhofer, A.M., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A., Fisher, J., Laird, C., Vittum, P.J. 2008. Pellet Formulations of Sex Pheromone Components for Mating Disruption of Oriental Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Turfgrass. Environmental Entomology. 37(5):1126-1135.
Cuphea as an alternative feedstock - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Behle, R.W., Evangelista, R.L., Gesch, R.W. 2008. Cuphea as an alternative feedstock [abstract]. Annual Meeting and Expo of the American Oil Chemists' Society. p. 84.
Examining cuphea as a potential host for western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): larval development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Hibbard, B.E., Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T.A. 2008. Examining cuphea as a potential host for western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): larval development. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(3):797-800.
Evaluating spray adjuvants to extend residual activity of microbiol pesticides` - (Abstract Only) - (09-Dec-07)
Comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with Beauveria bassiana under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2008. A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with Beauveria bassiana under field conditions. Environmental Entomology. 37:162-171.
Release of Oriental beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) pheromone from waxed-based granules under laboratory and field conditions - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W. 2006. Release of Oriental beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) pheromone from waxed-based granules under laboratory and field conditions [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. D0349.
Examination of genes newly introduced into plants for control of corn insects associated with mycotoxin problems - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T., Pinkerton, T.S., Behle, R.W., Berhow, M.A. 2006. Examination of genes newly introduced into plants for control of corn insects associated with mycotoxin problems [abstract]. 2006 Annual Multicrop Aflatoxin/Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop. p. 89.
Pathogenicity of Blastospores and Conidia of Paecilomyces Fumosoroseus Against Larvae of the Mexican Bean Beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Garcia-Gutierrez, C., Tamez-Guerra, P., Mcguire, M.R., Jackson, M.A. 2006. Pathogenicity of blastospores and conidia of Paecilomyces fumosoroseus against larvae of the mexican bean beetle, Epilachna varivestis mulsant. Southwestern Entomologist. 31(4):289-295.
Examination of the Effects of the Anti-Apoptotic Protein P35 on Caterpillars When Expressed in Corn - (Abstract Only)
Pinkerton, T.S., Dowd, P.F., Behle, R.W. 2006. Examination of the effects of the anti-apoptotic protein p35 on caterpillars when expressed in corn [abstract]. American Society for Plant Biologists. Paper No. P46027.
A Soy Wax Based System for Controlled Release of Insect Pheromones - (Proceedings)
Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Cosse, A.A. 2006. A soy wax based system for controlled release of insect pheromones. Proceedings of the Controlled Release Society. Paper No. A251, p. 66.
Virus entomopatogenos - (Book / Chapter)
Tamez-Guerra, P., Behle, R.W. 2007. Virus entomopatogenos. In: Gutierrez, C.G., Medrano-Roldan, H., editors. Biotechnologia Financiera Aplicada a Bioplaguicidas, Durango, Mexico: Artes Graficas La Impresora. p. 64-90.
Evaluation of Field Pennycress As An Overwinter Green Manure Crop in Corn for Suppression of Western Corn Rootworm - (Abstract Only)
Vaughn, S.F., Isbell, T., Stessman, R.J., Behle, R.W. 2006. Evaluation of field pennycress as an overwinter green manure crop in corn for suppression of western corn rootworm [abstract]. Proceedings of the Second International Biofumigation Symposium. P. 41
2005 Cuphea Progress in Illinois - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Lowery, B.A., Evangelista, R.L., Behle, R.W. 2006. 2005 cuphea progress in illinois [abstract]. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium. P. 198
Importance of direct spray and spray residue contact for infection of Trichoplusia ni larvae by field applications of Beauveria bassiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W. 2006. Importance of direct spray and spray residue contact for infection of Trichoplusia ni larvae by field applications of Beauveria bassiana. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(4):1120-1128.
Evaluation of Spray-Dried Lignin-Based Formulations and Adjuvants As Ultraviolet Light Protectants for the Granulovirus of the Codling Moth, Cydia Pomonella (L). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthurs, S.P., Lacey, L.A., Behle, R.W. 2006. Evaluation of spray-dried lignin-based formulations and adjuvants as solar protectants for the granulovirus of the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 93: 88-95.
Potential Use of Soyscreen in Formulations of Beauveria Bassiana for Uv Protection - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2006. Potential use of SoyScreen in formulations of Beauveria bassiana for UV protection. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch. Paper No. D-215.
Alternative Pest Control Tactics in Pecan - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W., Behle, R.W., Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2006. Alternative pest control tactics in pecan. Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting. 99:86-94.
Insecticide Bait Formulations Evaluated for Darkling Ground Beetles, Blapstinus Spp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Control - (Abstract Only)
Natwick, E., Cardoza, R., Lopez, M., Behle, R.W. 2006. Insecticide bait formulations evaluated for darkling ground beetles, Blapstinus spp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) control. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings. p. 75-76.
Evaluation of Insecticide Bait Formulations and Various Insecticides for Control of Darkling Beetles, Blapstinus Spp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - (Abstract Only)
Natwick, E.T., Behle, R.W., Cardoza, R.E., Lopez, M.I. 2005. Evaluation of insecticide bait formulations and various insecticides for control of darkling beetles, Blapstinus spp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Paper No. 21653.
Synthesis and Applications of Biocatalytically Derived Uv Absorbing Vegetable Oils - (Abstract Only)
Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Isbell, T., Behle, R.W., Kurth, T.L. 2005. Synthesis and applications of biocatalytically derived UV absorbing vegetable oils [abstract]. Royal Society of Chemistry Meetings. p. 026.
Evaluation of Cuphea As a Rotation Crop for Control of Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Isbell, T. 2005. Evaluation of cuphea as a rotation crop for control of Western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(6):1984-1991.
Drying and Osmotic Shock Tolerance of Cryptococcus Nodaensis Oh 182.9; a Biocontrol Agent of Fusarium Head Blight - (Abstract Only)
Dunlap, C.A., Schisler, D.A., Behle, R.W. 2005. Drying and osmotic shock tolerance of Cryptococcus nodaensis OH 182.9; a biocontrol agent of Fusarium head blight [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. Phytopathology 95-S26.
Evidence That Cuphea Does Not Support Larval Development of Western Corn Rootworm Larvae - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W. 2005. Evidence that cuphea does not support larval development of western corn rootworm larvae [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch. Abstract #D207.
Semiochemicals in Pest and Weed Control: An Introduction - (Monograph)
Petroski, R.J., Tellez, M.R., Behle, R.W. 2005. Semiochemicals in pest and weed control: An introduction. American Chemical Society Monograph Series 906. American Chemical Society. Washington, DC. p.1-173.
Importance of Primary and Secondary Contact for Infection of Trichoplusia Ni Larvae by Beauveria Bassiana Applications to Field-Grown Cabbage - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W. 2004. Importance of primary and secondary contact for infection of Trichoplusia ni larvae by Beauveria bassiana applications to field-grown cabbage. Entomological Society of America Proceedings. Abstract #D0350.
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.
Novel Kairomone-Related Technologies Enhance Pheromone And/or Insecticide Based Management of Codling Moth and Corn Rootworms - (Abstract Only)
Lingren, B., Light, D.M., Knight, A.L., Chicon, L., Fernandez, D., Chandler, L.D., Behle, R.W. 2004. Novel kairomone-related technologies enhance pheromone and/or insecticide based management of codling moth and corn rootworms [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Meeting. Abstract No. 0431.
Coating Beauveria Bassiana with Lignin for Protection from Solar Radiation and Effects on Pathogenicity to Lygus Lineolaris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leland, J.E., Behle, R.W. 2005. COATING BEAUVERIA BASSIANA WITH LIGNIN FOR PROTECTION FOR SOLAR RADIATION AND EFFECT ON PATHOGENICITY TO LYGUS LINEOLARIS. Biocontrol Science and Technology.
Formulation of Bacillus Spp. for Biological Control of Plant Diseases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schisler, D.A., Slininger, P.J., Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2004. Formulation of Bacillus spp. for biological control of plant diseases. Phytopathology. 94(11):1267-1271.
2004 Cuphea Progress in Illinois - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Isbell, T., Behle, R.W. 2004. 2004 cuphea progress in Illinois. Great Lakes Regional American Chemical Society Symposium.
Cuphea-Exploring Insect Interactions with This New Oil Crop - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W., Isbell, T., Cermak, S.C. 2004. Cuphea--exploring insect interactions with this new oil crop [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch. p. 30
Formulation of the Entomopathogenic Fungus, Beauveria Bassiana, with Resistance to Uv Degradation for Control of Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus Lineolaris - (Proceedings)
Leland, J.E., Behle, R.W. 2004. Formulation of the entomopathogenic fungus, beauveria bassiana, with resistance to uv degradation for control of tarnished plant bug, lygus lineolaris. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Usda-Ars, Ohio State University Cooperative Research on Biologically Controlling Fusarium Head Blight 1: in Vitro and Field Testing of the Effect of Uv Protectants on Fhb Antagonists - (Proceedings)
Schisler, D.A., Slininger, P.J., Behle, R.W., Zhang, S., Boehm, M.J., Lipps, P.E., Palmquist, D.E. 2003. USDA-ARS, Ohio State University cooperative research on biologically controlling fusarium head blight 1: In vitro and field testing of the effect of UV protectants on FHB antagonists. In: Proceedings of the National Fusarium Head Blight Forum, December 13-15, 2003, Minneapolis, MN. p. 105-108.
Production and Formulation of Microbial Products Active Against Plant Pests - (Proceedings)
Schisler, D.A., Behle, R.W., Slininger, P.J., Jackson, M.A. 2003. Production and formulation of microbial products active against plant pests. In: Proceedings of the II Moscow International Congress of Biotechnology: State of the Art and Prospects of Development. P&I JSC "Maxima," November 10-14, 2003. Moscow, Russia. p. 263.
Exploring Restriction Endocuclease Inhibition by Uv-Induced Pyrimidine Dimers As a Means of Showing Afmnpv Inactivation after Exposure to Uv Energy - (Abstract Only)
Girsch, K.M., Behle, R.W. 2003. Exploring restriction endocuclease inhibition by UV-induced pyrimidine dimers as a means of showing AfMNPV inactivation after exposure to UV energy [abstract]. Entomological Society of America 51st Annual Meeting. Abstract No. D0120. p. 67.
Comparison of Spore Germination of Beauveria Bassiana and Insecticidal Activity Against Trichoplusia Ni (Hubner) - (Abstract Only)
Bailey, E.J., Behle, R.W. 2003. Comparison of spore germination of Beauveria bassiana and insecticidal activity against Trichoplusia ni (Hubner) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Abstract No. D0587. p. 123.
Production Systems for the Baculovirus, Nuclear Polhydron Virus (Npv) (Sistemas DE Produccion DE Baculovirus Del Tipo Nucleopoliedrovirus (Npv)) - (Proceedings)
Behle, R.W., Tamez-Guerra, P. 2003. Production systems for the baculovirus, nuclear polhydron virus (NPV). In: Galan-Wong, L.J., Elias-Santos, M., Tamez, P., Quintero-Ramirez, R., Quintero-Zapata, I. (Editors). Proceso Biotecnologicos, Primera Edicion. Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Chapter 8. p. 86-108.
Formulation Considerations for Spores of Beauveria Bassiana - (Proceedings)
Behle, R.W. 2003. Formulation considerations for spores of beauveria bassiana. In: Galan-Wong, L.J., Elias-Santos, M., Tamez-Guerra, P., Quintero-Ramirez, R., Quintero-Zapata, I. (Editors). Procesos Biotecnologicos. Primera Edicion. Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Chapter 16, p. 196-205.
Encapsulation of Microbial Biocontrol Agents Increased Survival and Residual Activity (Capsulacion DE Agentes Microbianos DE Control Biologico Para Incrementar Su Vida DE Anaquel Y Actividad Residual) - (Proceedings)
Tamez-Guerra, P., Behle, R.W., McGuire, M.R., Galan-Wong, L.J., Rodriguez-Padilla, C., Tamez-Guerra, R.S. 2003. Encapsulation of microbial biocontrol agents increased survival and residual activity. In: Galan-Wong, L.J., Elias-Santos, M., Tamez, P., Quintero-Ramirez, R,. Quintero-Zapata, I. (Editors). Proceso Biotecnologicos, Primera Edicion. Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Chapter 15. p. 187-195.
Microencapsulation of the Major Classes of Bioinsecticides and Techniques for Evaluating Bacillus Thuringiensis and Baculoviruses in Lepidoptera (Microcapsulacion Para Mejorar La Calidad DE Bioinsecticidas Y TECNICAS...) - (Proceedings)
Tamez-Guerra, P., McGuire, M.R., Behle, R.W. 2004. Microencapsulation of the major classes of bioinsecticides and techniques for evaluating Bacillus thuringiensis and baculoviruses in Lepidoptera (Microcapsulacion para mejorar la calidad de bioinsecticidas y tecnicas para... In: Galan-Wong, L.J., Elias-Santos, M., Tamez, P., Quintero-Ramirez, R. Quintero-Zapata, I. (Editors). Proceso Biotecnologicos, Primera Edicion. Universidad Autonoma de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. Chapter 12. p. 157-169.
Progress in the Development of Cuphea As a Crop for Midwest Growers - (Trade Journal)
Isbell, T., Behle, R.W. 2004. Progress in the development of cuphea as a crop for midwest growers. Inform. 14(8)513-515.
Field Activity and Storage Stability of Anagrapha Falcifera Nucleopolyhedrovirus (Afmnpv) in Spray-Dried Lignin Based Formulations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BEHLE, R.W., TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R. FIELD ACTIVITY AND STORAGE STABILITY OF ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUS (AFMNPV) IN SPRAY-DRIED LIGNIN BASED FORMULATIONS. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2003 v. 96(4). p. 1066-1075.
Formulations to Improve Baculovirus Insecticides - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W. 2003. Formulations to improve baculovirus insecticides. Proceedings of the 8th Symposium of the SICONBIOL, p. 43.
Encapsulation of Microbial Control Agents for Improving Residual Activitiy and Shelf Life - (Review Article)
Guerra, P.T., Behle, R.W., McGuire, M.R., Wong, L.J., Padilla, C.R., Guerra, R.S. 2003. Encapsulation of microbial control agents for improving residual activity and shelf life. Vedalia. 9-10(1):97-105.
Discovery and Development of Biological Agents to Control Crop Pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slininger, P.J., Behle, R. W., Jackson, M.A., Schisler, D.A. 2003. Discovery and development of biological agents to control crop pests. Neotropical Entomology. 32(2):183-195.
The Potential of a Corn Flour/sugar Adjuvant to Enhance Efficacy of Caffeine Used As a Foliar Treatment Against Slug and Snail Pests. - (Proceedings)
Hollingsworth, R.G., Behle, R.W., Wolffe, C.E. 2003. The potential of a corn flour/sugar adjuvant to enhance efficacy of caffeine used as a foliar treatment against slug and snail pests. Proceedings of the symposium in UK, Slugs & Snails: Agricultural, Veterinary & Environmental Perspectives, Sept. 8-9, 2003.
Development of Mycoinsecticides for Controlling Tarnished Plant Bugs on Wild Host Plants - (Proceedings)
LELAND, J.E., BEHLE, R.W. DEVELOPMENT OF MYCOINSECTICIDES FOR CONTROLLING TARNISHED PLANT BUGS ON WILD HOST PLANTS. NATIONAL COTTON COUNCIL BELTWIDE COTTON CONFERENCE. 2003. http://www.cotton.org/beltwide/proceedings.cfm
Effect of High Temperatures on the Germination of Beauveria Bassiana Spores - (Abstract Only) - (17-Nov-02)
Formulations of Biopesticides - (Abstract Only) - (18-Oct-02)
Discovery and Develoment of Biological Agents to Control Crop Pests - (Proceedings) - (22-Jun-02)
Development of Baculovirus As a Bioinsecticide Through Formulation Research - (Proceedings) - (10-Apr-02)
Storage Stability of Anagrapha Falcifera Nucleopolyhedrosis Virus (Afmnpv) in Spray-Dry Formulations - (Abstract Only) - (10-Apr-02)
Effect of the Solar Radiation on Alkali Released Virions of Anagrapha Falcifera (Nucleopolyhedrosis Virus) - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-02)
Use of Microorganisms for Biological Control of Insects (In Spanish) - (Proceedings)
TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R., BECNEL, J.J., BEHLE, R.W., VANDENBERG, J.D. USE OF MICROORGANISMS FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF INSECTS (IN SPANISH). REVISTA LATINO AMERICANA DE MICROBIOLOGA. 2002. v. 44. p. 70.
Cuphea, a New Crop for Rotation to Control Corn Rootworm Beetles - (Abstract Only) - (27-Mar-02)
Storage Stability of Anagrapha Falcifera Nucleopolyhedroviruses (Afmnpv) As Spray-Dried Formulations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., SHASHA, B.S., PINGEL, R.L. STORAGE STABILITY OF ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUSES (AFMNPV)AS SPRAY-DRIED FORMULATIONS. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2002. v.79. p. 7-16.
Comparison of Neonicotinoid Insecticides for Use with Biodegradable and Wooden Spheres for Control of Key Rhagoltis Species (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
STELINSKI, L.L., LIBURD, O.E., WRIGHT, S., PROKOPY, R.J., BEHLE, R.W., MCGUIRE, M.R. COMPARISON OF NEONICOTINOID INSECTICIDES FOR USE WITH BIODEGRADABLE AND WOODEN SPHERES FOR CONTROL OF KEY RHAGOLTIS SPECIES (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE). JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2001. v. 94(5). 1142-1150.
Effect of Transgenic Plants (Over)expressing Tobacco Anionic Peroxidase on the Toxicity of Anagrapha Falcifera Nucleopolyhedrovirus to Helicoverpa Zea Boddie (Lepidoptera:noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BEHLE, R.W., DOWD, P.F., TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., LAGRIMINA, L.M. EFFECT OF TRANSGENIC PLANTS (OVER)EXPRESSING TOBACCO ANIONIC PEROXIDASE ON THE TOXICITY OF ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUS TO HELICOVERPA ZEA BODDIE (LEPIDOPTERA:NOCTUIDAE). JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2002. v. 95(1). p. 81-88.
Toxicity of Paecilomyces Fumosoroseus Produced in Liquid and Solid Medium, Using a Dipped Leave and Topic Bioassay on Larvae of Mexican Bean Beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Abstract Only)
GARCIA-GUTIERREZ, C., TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R., JACKSON, M.A., BEHLE, R.W. TOXICITY OF PAECILOMYCES FUMOSOROSEUS PRODUCED IN LIQUID AND SOLID MEDIUM, USING A DIPPED LEAVE AND TOPIC BIOASSAY ON LARVAE OF MEXICAN BEAN BEETLE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE). SOCIETY FOR INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY MEETING. 2001.
Consumption of Residue Containing Cucurbitacin Feeding Stimulant and Reduced Rates of Carbaryl Insecticide by Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BEHLE, R.W. CONSUMPTION OF RESIDUE CONTAINING CUCURBITACIN FEEDING STIMULANT AND REDUCED RATES OF CARBARYL INSECTICIDE BY WESTERN CORN ROOTWORM (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE). JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2001. v. 94(6). p. 1428-1433.
Formulated Arthropod Cadavers for Pest Suppression - (Patent Application)
U.S. Patent 6,524,601 B1, February 25, 2003.
Annotations on Adult Corn Rootworm Control Using Commercial Insecticides and a Cucurbitacin-Based Adjuvant - (Abstract Only) - (25-Mar-01)
Improvement of the Residual Activity of a Cucurbitacin-Based Adult Corn Rootworm Insecticide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
J. ENTOMOL. SCI. 2001. VOL. 36(4):416-425.
Comparative Field Stability of Selected Entomopathogenic Virus Formulations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., STREETT, D.A. COMPARATIVE FIELD STABILITY OF SELECTED ENTOMOPATHOGENIC VIRUS FORMULATIONS. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2001. v. 94(5). p. 1037-1044.
Calibration of a Sunlight Simulator for Determining Solar Stability of Bacillus Thuringiensis and Anagrapha Falcifera Nuclear Polyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., GOEBEL, H.N., FRY, T.C. CALIBRATION OF A SUNLIGHT SIMULATOR FOR DETERMINING SOLAR STABILITY OF BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS AND ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA NUCLEAR POLYHEDROVIRUS. ENVIRONMENTAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2000. v. 29(5). p. 1070-1074.
Multiacreage Evaluation of Aerially Applied Adherent Malathion Granules for Selective Insect Control and Indirect Reduction of Mycotoxigenic Fungi in Specialty Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DOWD, P.F., PINGEL, R.L., RUHL, D., SHASHA, B.S., BEHLE, R.W., PENLAND, D.R., MCGUIRE, M.R., FARON, E.J. MULTIACREAGE EVALUATION OF AERIALLY APPLIED ADHERENT MALATHION GRANULES FOR SELECTIVE INSECT CONTROL AND INDIRECT REDUCTION OF MYCOTOXIGENIC FUNGI IN SPECIALTY CORN. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2000. v. 93(5). p. 1424-1428.
Effect of Light Energy on Alkali Release Virions from Anagrapha Falcifera Nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BEHLE, R.W., MCGUIRE, M.R., TAMEZ-GUERRA, P. EFFECT OF LIGHT ENERGY ON ALKALI RELEASE VIRIONS FROM ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUS. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2000. v. 76. p. 120-126.
Shelf Life and Residual Activity of Nucleopolyhedrovirus from Anagrapha Falcifera in Lignin Microcapsules - (Abstract Only)
TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., GALAN-WONG, L.J. SHELF LIFE AND RESIDUAL ACTIVITY OF NUCLEOPOLYHEDROVIRUS FROM ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA IN LIGNIN MICROCAPSULES. MEXICAN ASSOCIATION OF MICROBIOLOGY AND NATIONAL CONGRESS MICROBIOLOGY. 2000.
Formulation of Anagrapha Falcifera Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus (Afmnpv) Toincrease Residual Insecticidal Activity - (Abstract Only)
TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., GALAN-WONG, L.J. FORMULATION OF ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA NUCLEAR POLYHEDROSIS VIRUS (AFMNPV) TOINCREASE RESIDUAL INSECTICIDAL ACTIVITY. 10th U.S. Mexico Border States Conference on Recreation, Parks, and Wildlife. 2000.
Assessment of Microencapsulated Formulations for Improved Residual Activity of Bacillus Thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., SHASHA, B.S., GALAN-WONG, L.J. ASSESSMENT OF MICROENCAPSULATED FORMULATIONS FOR IMPROVED RESIDUAL ACTIVITYOF BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2002. v. 93(2). p. 219-225.
Sunlight Persistence and Rainfastness of Spray-Dried Formulations of the Anagrapha Falcifera Baculovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., HAMM, J.J., SUMNER, H.R., SHASHA, B.S. SUNLIGHT PERSISTENCE AND RAINFASTNESS OF SPRAY-DRIED FORMULATIONS OF THE ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA BACULOVIRUS. JOURNAL OF ECONOMIC ENTOMOLOGY. 2002. v. 93(2). p. 210-218.
Formulation of Anagrapha Falcifera Nuclear Polyhedrosis Virus for Improved Field Stability - (Abstract Only)
MCGUIRE, M.R., TAMEZ-GUERRA, P., BEHLE, R.W., SHASHA, B.S. FORMULATION OF ANAGRAPHA FALCIFERA NUCLEAR POLYHEDROSIS VIRUS FOR IMPROVED FIELD STABILITY. SOCIETY OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 1999.
Encapsulation of Bacillus Thuringiensis and Other Insect Pathogens - (Book / Chapter) - (15-Aug-99)
Adjuvants for Enhancing Residual Activity of Slam - (Abstract Only)
MCGUIRE, M.R., BEHLE, R.W., JOHNS, S. ADJUVANTS FOR ENHANCING RESIDUAL ACTIVITY OF SLAM. ENTOMOLOGICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL MEETING NORTH CENTRAL BRANCH. 1999.
Formulating Biopesticides to Improve Residual Activity - (Abstract Only) - (05-Mar-99)
Novel Formulations for Adult Corn Rootworm Insecticides - (Proceedings) - (07-Jan-99)
Advances in Insect-Oriented Ipm of Mycotoxigenic Fungi in Corn - Fy 1998 - (Abstract Only) - (27-Oct-98)
Bioassay to Evaluate Formulations of Entomopathogens in the Field. - (Abstract Only) - (14-Nov-97)
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