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Agricultural Research Service

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Mark Sisterson
Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics
Research Entomologist

Phone: (559) 596-2840
Fax: (559) 596-2921
9611 S. RIVERBEND AVE.
PARLIER, CA, 93648

Projects
EPIDEMIOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF PIERCE’S DISEASE AND OTHER MALADIES OF GRAPE
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 422946

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of olive as a host of Xylella fastidiosa and associated sharpshooter vectors - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Mar-14)
Evaluation of a method to quantify glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) egg maturation during a feeding assay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S. 2014. Evaluation of a method to quantify glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) egg maturation during a feeding assay. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107: 206-214.
A method to quantify glassy-winged sharpshooter egg maturation - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2013. A method to quantify glassy-winged sharpshooter egg maturation. In: Proceedings of the Pierce's Disease Research Symposium, December 16-18, 2013, Sacramento, California. pp. 12.
Membership within the Nonpareil Marketing Group: Examination of an unclassified accession - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Aug-13)
Distinguishing Nonpareil Marketing Group Almond Cultivars through Multivariate Analyses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ledbetter, C.A., Sisterson, M.S. 2013. Distinguishing Nonpareil Marketing Group Almond Cultivars through Multivariate Analyses. Journal of Food Science. 78(9):S1430-S1436.
The development of a host potential index and its postharvest application to the spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bellamy, D.E., Hall Iv, W.A., Sisterson, M.S., Walse, S.S. 2013. The development of a host potential index and its postharvest application to the spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). PLoS One. 8(4): e61227. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0061227.
Roguing with replacement in perennial crops: modeling conditions for successful disease management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Stenger, D.C. 2013. Roguing with replacement in perennial crops: modeling conditions for successful disease management. Phytopathology. 103:117-128.
Evaluation of grapevine as a host for the glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Krugner, R., Wallis, C.M. 2012. Evaluation of grapevine as a host for the glassy-winged sharpshooter. In: Pierce's Disease Research Progress Reports, California Department of Food and Agriculture. pp 12.
Plant water stress effects on the net dispersal rate of the insect vector Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and movement of its egg parasitoid, Gonatocerus ashmeadi Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krugner, R., Hagler, J.R., Groves, R.L., Sisterson, M.S., Morse, J.G., Johnson, M.W. 2012. Plant water stress effects on the net dispersal rate of the insect vector Homalodisca vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) and movement of its egg parasitoid, Gonatocerus ashmeadi Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae). Environmental Entomology. 41(6):1279-1289.
Estimation of incidence and spatial temporal distribution of Citrus Stubborn disease - (Abstract Only)
Yokomi, R.K., Sisterson, M.S. 2012. Estimation of incidence and spatial temporal distribution of Citrus Stubborn disease. Phytopathology. 102:S4:141.
Sustained susceptibility of Pink Bollworm to Bt cotton in the United States - (Literature Review)
Tabashnik, B., Morin, S., Unnithan, G., Yelich, A., Ellers-Kirk, C., Harpold, V., Sisterson, M.S., Ellsworth, P., Dennehy, T., Antilla, L., Liesner, L., Whitlow, M., Staten, R., Fabrick, J.A., Li, X., Carriere, Y. 2012. Sustained susceptibility of Pink Bollworm to Bt cotton in the United States. GM Crops. 3:194-200.
Effects of entomopathogenic nematodes on the evolution of pink bollworm resistance to Bt toxin Cry1Ac. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gassmann, A., Hannon, E.R., Sisterson, M.S., Stock, P., Carriere, Y., Tabashnik, B. 2012. Effects of entomopathogenic nematodes on the evolution of pink bollworm resistance to Bt toxin Cry1Ac. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:994-1005.
Host selection by a phytophagous insect: the interplay between feeding, egg maturation, egg load, and oviposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S. 2012. Host selection by a phytophagous insect: the interplay between feeding, egg maturation, egg load, and oviposition. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 6:351-360.
Management of almond leaf scorch disease: long term data on yield, tree vitality, and disease progress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Ledbetter, C.A., Higbee, B., Groves, R., Chen, J., Daane, K. 2012. Management of almond leaf scorch disease: long term data on yield, tree vitality, and disease progress. Plant Disease. 96:1037-1044.
Discriminating Nonpareil marketing group almond cultivars through multivariate analyses - (Abstract Only) - (09-Feb-12)
Xylella fastidiosa infection of grapevines affects xylem levels of phenolic compounds and pathogenesis-related proteins - (Abstract Only)
Wallis, C.M., Chen, J., Sisterson, M.S. 2011. Xylella fastidiosa infection of grapevines affects xylem levels of phenolic compounds and pathogenesis-related proteins. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. p.22.
Effects of Insect Origin, Gender, and Age on Transmission of Xylella fastidiosa to Grapevines by Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krugner, R., Sisterson, M.S., Lin, H. 2012. Effects of Insect Origin, Gender, and Age on Transmission of Xylella fastidiosa to Grapevines by Homalodisca vitripennis (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(2):280-286.
Reovirus genomes from plant-feeding insects represent a newly discovered lineage within the family Reoviridae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spear, A., Sisterson, M.S., Stenger, D.C. 2012. Reovirus genomes from plant-feeding insects represent a newly discovered lineage within the family Reoviridae. Virus Research. 163:503-511.
Validation and comparison of a hierarchal sampling plan for estimating incidence of citrus stubborn disease - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yokomi, R.K., Sisterson, M.S. 2012. Validation and comparison of a hierarchal sampling plan for estimating incidence of citrus stubborn disease. International Organization of Citrus Virologists Proceedings. Available: http://www.ivia.es/iocv/archivos/Proceedings_XVIII_Conference/Yokomi_and_Sisterson.pdf.
Glassy-winged sharpshooter excreta production and egg maturation on grapevines - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Wallis, C.M. 2011. Glassy-winged sharpshooter excreta production and egg maturation on grapevines. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium, Dec 13-15, 2011, Sacramento, CA. Available: http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/pdcp/Documents/2011_Proc.pdf
Viral sequence polymorphism as a surrogate data set to assess attributes of an invasive insect population - (Abstract Only)
Stenger, D.C., Sisterson, M.S., French, R.C. 2011. Viral sequence polymorphism as a surrogate data set to assess attributes of an invasive insect population. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, in Reno, Nevada, Nov 13-16, 2011. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2011/webprogram/Paper57539.html.
Modeling the spread of insect transmitted plant pathogens: roguing in perennial crops - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2011. Modeling the spread of insect transmitted plant pathogens: roguing in perennial crops. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, November 13-16, 2011, Reno, Nevada. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2011/webprogram/Paper57528.html.
Xylella fastidiosa infection of grapevines affects host secondary metabolite and defense-related protein levels within xylem - (Abstract Only)
Wallis, C.M., Sisterson, M.S. 2011. Xylella fastidiosa infection of grapevines affects host secondary metabolite and defense-related protein levels within xylem. Phytopathology. 101:S185.
Population Genetics of Homalodisca Vitripennis phytoreovirus reveals a bottleneck in the CA population and validates timing and limited introduction of the glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Stenger, D.C., Sisterson, M.S., French, R.C. 2011. Population Genetics of Homalodisca Vitripennis phytoreovirus reveals a bottleneck in the CA population and validates timing and limited introduction of the glassy-winged sharpshooter. Phytopathology. 101:S171.
Management of insect-transmitted plant pathogens: defining conditions for successful roguing with a spatially-explicit simulation model - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2011. Management of insect-transmitted plant pathogens: defining conditions for successful roguing with a spatially-explicit simulation model. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, March 27-30, 2011, Waikoloa, HI. p. 113-114.
Spissistilus festinus reovirus: a novel, unassigned species of the family Reoviridae infecting the three-cornered alfalfa hopper - (Abstract Only)
Spear, A., Sisterson, M.S., Stenger, D.C. 2011. Spissistilus festinus reovirus: a novel, unassigned species of the family Reoviridae infecting the three-cornered alfalfa hopper [abstract]. American Society for Virology Meeting. p.334.
Vector Ability and Reproductive Characteristics of Homalodisca Vitripennis (Germar) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) from Geographically Separated Populations in California - (Abstract Only)
Krugner, R., Sisterson, M.S., Lin, H. 2011. VECTOR ABILITY AND REPRODUCTIVE CHARACTERISTICS OF HOMALODISCA VITRIPENNIS (GERMAR) (HEMIPTERA: CICADELLIDAE) FROM GEOGRAPHICALLY SEPARATED POPULATIONS IN CALIFORNIA. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. p.25.
Seasonal abundance of Draeculacephala minerva and other Xylella fastidiosa vectors in California almond orchards and vineyards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Daane, K.M., Wistrom, C., Shapland, E.B., Sisterson, M.S. 2011. Seasonal abundance of Draeculacephala minerva and other Xylella fastidiosa vectors in California almond orchards and vineyards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:367-374.
Estimation of Incidence and Spatial Temporal Distribution of Citrus Stubborn Disease - (Abstract Only)
Yokomi, R.K., Sisterson, M.S. 2010. Estimation of Incidence and Spatial Temporal Distribution of Citrus Stubborn Disease [abstract]. International Organization of Citrus Virologists Proceedings. 31:s53.
Carpological variability of almond (Prunus dulcis [Mill.] D.A. Webb cv Nonpareil) in a single orchard during seven consecutive harvests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ledbetter, C.A., Sisterson, M.S. 2010. Carpological variability of almond (Prunus dulcis [Mill.] D.A. Webb cv Nonpareil) in a single orchard during seven consecutive harvests. HortScience. 45(12):1788-1792.
Survey of green sharpshooter populations in and near vineyards in the San Joaquin Valley - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Daane, K. 2010. Survey of green sharpshooter populations in and near vineyards in the San Joaquin Valley. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium, San Diego, CA, Dec 15-17, 2010. Available: http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/pdcp/2010_Research_Proceedings.html.
Experimental Analysis of Biological Parameters and Vector Ability of Glassy-Winged Sharpshooters from Allopatric Populations in California - (Abstract Only)
Krugner, R., Sisterson, M.S., Lin, H. 2010. EXPERIMENTAL ANALYSIS OF BIOLOGICAL PARAMETERS AND VECTOR ABILITY OF GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTERS FROM ALLOPATRIC POPULATIONS IN CALIFORNIA. [abstract]CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium, Dec 15-17, 2010, San Diego, CA. p. 21.
Suppressing Resistance to Bt Cotton with Sterile Insect Releases - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabashnik,B.E., Sisterson,M.S., Antilla,L., Liesner,L., Staten,R.T., Ellsworth, P.C., Fabrick,J.A., Yelich,A.J., Unnithan,G.C., Ellers-Kirk,C., Carriere,Y. 2010. Suppressing resistance to Bt cotton with sterile insect releases. Nature Biotechnology. 28(12):1304-1307.
Population genetics of Homalodisca vitripennis reovirus validates timing and limited introduction to California of its invasive insect host, the glassy-winged sharpshooter Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stenger, D.C., Sisterson, M.S., French, R.C. 2010. Population genetics of Homalodisca vitripennis reovirus validates timing and limited introduction to California of its invasive insect host, the glassy-winged sharpshooter. Virology. 407:53-59.
Suppressing resistance to Bt crops without refuges: fact or folly? - (Abstract Only)
Tabashnik, B., Sisterson, M.S., Antilla, L., Fabrick, J.A., Carriere, Y., Liesner, L., Staten, R. 2010. Suppressing resistance to Bt crops without refuges: fact or folly?. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting abstracts. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/Paper50042.html.
Effects of four nematodes species on fitness costs of pink bollworm resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin Cry1Ac - (Abstract Only)
Hannon, E., Sisterson, M.S., Stock, P., Carriere, Y., Tabashnik, B., Gassmann, A. 2010. Effects of four nematodes species on fitness costs of pink bollworm resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin Cry1Ac. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Dec 12-15, 2010, San Diego, CA. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/Paper50094.html
Effects of four entomopathogenic nematode species on fitness costs of pink bollworm resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin Cry1Ac Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hannon, E., Sisterson, M.S., Stock, P., Carriere, Y., Tabashnik, B., Gassmann, A. 2010. Effects of four entomopathogenic nematode species on fitness costs of pink bollworm resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxin Cry1Ac. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:1821-1831.
Plant-feeding insects harbor double-stranded RNA viruses encoding a novel proline-alanine rich protein and a polymerase distantly related to that of fungal viruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spear, A., Sisterson, M.S., Yokomi, R.K., Stenger, D.C. 2010. Plant-feeding insects harbor double-stranded RNA viruses encoding a novel proline-alanine rich protein and a polymerase distantly related to that of fungal viruses. Virology. 404:304-311.
Distribution of glassy-winged sharpshooter and threecornered alfalfa hopper on plant hosts in the San Joaquin valley - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wistrom, C., Sisterson, M.S., Pryor, M., Hashim, J., Daane, K.M. 2010. Distribution of glassy-winged sharpshooter and threecornered alfalfa hopper on plant hosts in the San Joaquin valley. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1051-1059.
Epidemiology of Diseases Caused by Xylella fastidiosa in California: Evaluation of Alfalfa As A Source of Vectors and Inocula Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Thimmiraju, S., Daane, K., Lynn-Patterson, K., Groves, R. 2010. Epidemiology of Diseases Caused by Xylella fastidiosa in California: Evaluation of Alfalfa As A Source of Vectors and Inocula. Plant Disease. 94:827-834.
Epidemiology of almond leaf scorch disease in the San Joaquin Valley of California - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Chen, J., Daane, K., Groves, R., Higbee, B., Ledbetter, C.A. 2010. Epidemiology of almond leaf scorch disease in the San Joaquin Valley of California. Phytopathology. 100:S119.
Effects of egg load on the oviposition behavior of the glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2010. Effects of egg load on the oviposition behavior of the glassy-winged sharpshooter. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings, April 11-14, 2010, Boise, ID. Available: http://ipm.wsu.edu/PBESA/PDFsPBESA2010/2010_PBESA_Abstracts_Updated.pdf
Novel double-stranded RNA viruses of plant-feeding insects encode a serine-alanine-proline rich protein and a polymerase distantly related to fungal viruses - (Abstract Only)
Spear, A., Sisterson, M.S., Yokomi, R.K., Stenger, D.C. 2010. Novel double-stranded RNA viruses of plant-feeding insects encode a serine-alanine-proline rich protein and a polymerase distantly related to fungal viruses. American Society for Virology Meeting Scientific Program. P.79.
A Theoretical Assessment of Methods to Reduce the Spread of Insect Vectored Plant Pathogens - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2009. A Theoretical Assessment of Methods to Reduce the Spread of Insect Vectored Plant Pathogens. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Dec 11-16, 2009, Indianapolis, IN. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2009/webprogram/Paper39914.html
Effects of pink bollworm resistance to Bt on phenoloxidase activity and susceptibility to entomopathogenic nematodes. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gassman, A.J., Fabrick, J.A., Sisterson, M.S., Hannon, E.R., Stock, P.S., Carriere, Y., Tabashnik, B.E. 2009. Effects of pink bollworm resistance to Bt on phenoloxidase activity and susceptibility to entomopathogenic nematodes.. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102 (3): 1224-1232
The Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Vector of Xylella fastidiosa Harbors a Phytoreovirus - (Abstract Only)
Stenger, D.C., Sisterson, M.S., Krugner, R., Backus, E.A., Hunter, W.B. 2009. The Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Vector of Xylella fastidiosa Harbors a Phytoreovirus. American Phytopathological Society Annual Meeting, Portland, OR. (07/09). Phytopathology 99: S124.
Genomic Characterization of a Phytoreovirus species infecting the glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Stenger, D.C., Sisterson, M.S., Krugner, R., Backus, E.A., Hunter, W.B. 2009. Genomic Characterization of a Phytoreovirus species infecting the glassy-winged sharpshooter[abstract]. American Society for Virology Meeting. p.342.
Changes in the epidemiology of Pierce’s disease in California due to introduction of the glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2009. Changes in the epidemiology of Pierce’s disease in California due to introduction of the glassy-winged sharpshooter. Phytopathology 99:S170.
Spread of insect-vectored plant pathogens: use of simulation models to assess the role of ecological and operational factors - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2009. Spread of insect-vectored plant pathogens: use of simulation models to assess the role of ecological and operational factors. Pacific Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. March 29-April 1, 2009, San Diego, CA. Available: http://groups.ucanr.org/_2009_PBESA/files/64137.pdf
A New Phytoreovirus Infecting the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stenger, D.C., Sisterson, M.S., Krugner, R., Backus, E.A., Hunter, W.B. 2009. A New Phytoreovirus Infecting the Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter (Homalodisca vitripennis). Virology. 386:469-477.
Characterization of a new Phytoreovirus species infecting the glassy-winged sharpshooter - (Abstract Only)
Stenger, D.C., Sisterson, M.S., Krugner, R., Backus, E.A., Hunter, W.B. 2008. Characterization of a new Phytoreovirus species infecting the glassy-winged sharpshooter [abstract]. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium, December 15-17, 2008, San Diego, California; Poster abstracts not published in Proceedings.
Transmission of Insect-Vectored Pathogens: Effects of Vector Fitness as a Function of Infectivity Status - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S. 2009. Transmission of Insect-Vectored Pathogens: Effects of Vector Fitness as a Function of Infectivity Status. Environmental Entomology. 38:345-355.
Long term evaluation of the effects of almond leaf scorch disease on orchard productivity - (Proceedings)
Sisterson, M.S., Daane, K. 2008. Long term evaluation of the effects of almond leaf scorch disease on orchard productivity. In: Proceedings of the 36th Annual Almond Industry Conference, December 10-11, 2008, Modesto, California. p. 164-166.
Assessing the post-winter threat of glassy-winged sharpshooter populations - (Proceedings)
Johnson, M.W., Lynn-Patterson, K., Sisterson, M.S., Groves, R. 2008. Assessing the post-winter threat of glassy-winged sharpshooter populations. In: Proceedings of the CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium, December 15-17, 2008, San Diego, California. p. 22-27.
Assessment of the importance of alfalfa to the epidemiology of xylellae diseases in the San Joaquin Valley of California - (Proceedings)
Sisterson, M.S., Groves,, R., Daane,, K., Thimmiraju,, S. 2008. Assessment of the importance of alfalfa to the epidemiology of xylellae diseases in the San Joaquin Valley of California. In: Proceedings of the CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium, December 15-17, 2008, San Diego, California. p. 239-241.
Egg maturation dynamics of Homalodisca vitripennis - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2008. Egg maturation dynamics of Homalodisca vitripennis. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Available: http://esa/confex.com/esa/2008/techprogram/paper_37515.htm
Egg load dynamics of Homalodisca vitripennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S. 2008. Egg load dynamics of Homalodisca vitripennis. Environmental Entomology. 37(5):1200-1207(8).
Assessment of the role of alfalfa in the spread of Xylella fastidiosa in California - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Thimmiraju,, S.R., Daane,, K., Groves,, R.L. 2008. Assessment of the role of alfalfa in the spread of Xylella fastidiosa in California. Phytopathology 98:S147-S147.
Evaluation of the Genetic Structure of Xylella fastidiosa Populations Collected from Almond orchards in California - (Abstract Only)
Thimmiraju,, S.R., Daane,, K., Groves,, R.L., Lin, H., Sisterson, M.S. 2008. Evaluation of the Genetic Structure of Xylella fastidiosa Populations Collected from Almond orchards in California. Phytopathology 98:S156-S156.
The development of seed-propagated peach-almond hybrids for use as almond rootstocks (Oral presentation) - (Abstract Only) - (02-Apr-08)
Use of GIS maps in assessing the role of alfalfa in the epidemiology of xylellae diseases in California - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Lynn-Patterson, K., Thammiraju,, S.R., Daane,, K., Groves,, R.L. 2008. Use of GIS maps in assessing the role of alfalfa in the epidemiology of xylellae diseases in California. California Geographic Information Systems (CalGIS) Annual Conference. Available: http://www.calgis.org/
Potential for Entomopathogens to Delay Resistance to Bt Crops - (Abstract Only)
Gassmann,, A., Stock,, S., Sisterson, M.S., Carriere,, Y., Tabashnik,, B. 2008. Potential for Entomopathogens to Delay Resistance to Bt Crops. Entomology International Congress, July 6-12, 2008, Durban, South Africa. Abstract Not Available.
Potential application of entomopathogens in resistance management for Bt crops - (Abstract Only)
Gassmann,, A., Carriere,, Y., Stock,, S., Sisterson, M.S., Tabashnik,, B. 2008. Potential application of entomopathogens in resistance management for Bt crops. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch. Available: http://www.ent.iastate.edu/entsoc/ncb/node/138
Distribution and Management of Citrus in California: Implications for Management of Glassy-winged Sharpshooter - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Yacoub,, R., Montez,, G., Grafton-Cardwell, E., Groves,, R.L. 2008. Distribution and Management of Citrus in California: Implications for Management of Glassy-winged Sharpshooter. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1041-1050.
Epidemiology of xylellae diseases in the San Joaquin Valley of California: the role of alfalfa - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Thimmiraju,, S.R., Daane,, K., Groves,, R.L. 2008. Epidemiology of xylellae diseases in the San Joaquin Valley of California: the role of alfalfa. Entomology Society of America Pacific Branch Meeting. Available: http://groups.ucanr.org/pbesa/files/50028.pdf.
Dispersal of NOW and Prediction and Prevention of NOW Damage in Almonds - (Proceedings)
Burks, C.S., Higbee, B., Sisterson, M.S., Brandl, D.G. 2007. Dispersal of NOW and Prediction and Prevention of NOW Damage in Almonds. Proceedings of the 35th Almond Industry Conference, Modesto, California. p. 1-6.
Synergistic interactions between entomopathogenic nematodes and Bt crops: integrating biological control and resistance management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gassmann, A.J., Stock, P.S., Sisterson, M.S., Carriere, Y., Tabashnik, B.E. 2008. Synergistic interactions between entomopathogenic nematodes and Bt crops: integrating biological control and resistance management. Journal of Applied Ecology 45:957-966.
Effects of Almond Leaf Scorch Disease on Yield and Tree Vitality - (Proceedings)
Sisterson, M.S. 2007. Effects of Almond Leaf Scorch Disease on Yield and Tree Vitality. In: Proceedings of the 35th Annual Almond Industry Conference, December 5-6, 2007, Modesto, California. p. 138-140.
Assessing the potential of forage alfalfa crops to serve as Xylella fastidiosa, primary inoculum sources in the San Joaquin Valley - (Proceedings)
Sisterson, M.S., Groves, R., Daane, K. 2007. Assessing the potential of forage alfalfa crops to serve as Xylella fastidiosa, primary inoculum sources in the San Joaquin Valley. In: Procedings of the Pierce's Disease Research Symposium, December 12-14, 2007, San Diego, California. p. 279-280.
Assessing the Post-Winter Threat of Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Populations - (Proceedings)
Johnson,, M.W., Lynn-Patterson,, K., Sisterson, M.S., Groves,, R. 2007. Assessing the Post-Winter Threat of Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Populations. In: Proceedings of the Pierce's Disease Research Symposium, December 12-14, 2007, San Diego, California. p. 34-37.
Effects of Almond Leaf Scorch Disease on Almond Yield and Implications for Management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Chen, J., Civerolo, E.L., Ledbetter, C.A., Groves, R.L. 2008. Effects of Almond Leaf Scorch Disease on Almond Yield and Implications for Management. Plant Disease 92:409-414.
Effects of Insect Preference for Healthy or Infected Plants on Spread of an Inspect Vectored Plant Pathogen: Insights from a Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S. 2008. Effects of Insect Preference for Healthy or Infected Plants on Spread of an Inspect Vectored Plant Pathogen: Insights from a Model. Journal of Economic Entomology 101: 1-8.
Advanced Generation Peach-Almond Hybrids as Seedling Rootstocks for Almond: First Year Growth and Potential Pollenizers for Hybrid Seed Production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ledbetter, C.A., Sisterson, M.S. 2007. Advanced Generation Peach-Almond Hybrids as Seedling Rootstocks for Almond: First Year Growth and Potential Pollenizers for Hybrid Seed Production. Euphytica. 160(2): 259-266.
Distribution and Management of Citrus in California: Implications for Spread and Management of Glassy-winged Sharpshooter, Homalodisca Vitripennis Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Yacoub, R., Montez, G., Grafton-Cardwell, E., Groves, R. 2007. Distribution and Management of Citrus in California: Implications for Spread and Management of Glassy-winged Sharpshooter, Homalodisca Vitripennis. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstacts. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2007/techprogram/paper_32119.htm
Impact of Entomopathogens on Pest Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Gassmann, A.J., Carriere, Y., Stock, S.P., Sisterson, M.S., Tabashnik, B.E. 2007. Impact of Entomopathogens on Pest Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting Abstracts. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2007/techprogram/paper_28502.htm
Pink Bollworm Resistance to Bt Cotton: Still Rare After All These Years. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Tabashnik, B.E., Fabrick, J.A., Morin, S., Sisterson, M.S., Carriere, Y., Dennehy, T.J. 2007. Pink Bollworm Resistance to Bt Cotton: Still Rare After All These Years. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/Meeting_Abstracts/2007abstracts.pdf
Effects of Transgenic Bt Cotton on Insecticide Use and Predatory Insect Abundance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Biggs, R.W., Manhardt, N.M., Carriere, Y., Dennehy, T.J., Tabashnik, B.E. 2007. Effects of Transgenic Bt Cotton on Insecticide Use and Predatory Insect Abundance. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 124:305-311.
Alfalfa as an important inoculum source of Xylella fastidiosa - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Thammiraju, S.R., Daane, K., Groves, R.L. 2007. Alfalfa as an important inoculum source of Xylella fastidiosa [abstract]. Phytopathology. 97:S108.
Assessing the risk of the evolution of resistance to pesticides using spatially complex simulation models - (Book / Chapter)
Caprio, M.A., Storer, N., Sisterson, M.S., Peck, S., De Holanda Nunes, M. 2008. Assessing the risk of the evolution of resistance to pesticides using spatially complex simulation models. In: Global Pesticide Resistance in Arthropods. Whalon, Mota-Sanchez, and Hollingworth (eds). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. p. 90-117.
Epidemiology of Almond Leaf Scorch Disease in the San Joaquin Valley of California: Factors Affecting Pathogen Distribution and Movement - (Proceedings)
Groves, R., Sisterson, M.S., Chen, J., Lin, H. 2007. Epidemiology of Almond Leaf Scorch Disease in the San Joaquin Valley of California: factors affecting pathogen distribution and movement. In: Proceedings of the 34th Almond Industry Conference, December 6-7, 2006, Modesto, California. p. 176-183.
Non-Target Effects of Bt Crops: Implications of Source-Sink Population Dynamics. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sisterson, M.S., Carriere, Y., Dennehy, T.J., Tabashnik, B.E. 2007. Non-target effects of bt crops: implications of source-sink population dynamics. Environmental Entomology. 36:121-127.
Modeling Glassy-Winged Sharpshooter Phenology and Pierce's Disease Incidence - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Groves, R.L., Son, Y., Johnson, M., Lynn, K., Daane, K., Hill, B. 2006. Modeling Glassy-winged Sharpshooter Phenology and Pierce's Disease Incidence [abstract].VIIIth European Congress of Entomology Abstract Book. p. 28
Egg Load Dynamics of Homalodisca Coagulata Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2006. Egg Load Dynamics of Homalodisca coagulata [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. online - http://esa.confex.com/esa/2006/techprogram/paper_26075.htm
Vector Fitness As a Function of Infectivity Status Alters Disease Dynamics. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Chen, J. 2006. Vector Fitness as a Function of Infectivity Status Alters Disease Dynamics. Phytopathology 96:S108.
Effects of Vector Preference for Healthy Or Infected Plants on the Spread of a Plant Pathogen Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S. 2006. Effects of vector preference for healthy or infected plants on the spread of a plant pathogen. Entomology Society of America Pacific Branch Meeting. Available: http//pbesa.prosser.wsu.edu/2006abs.pdf
Impacts of Bt Crops on Non-Target Arthropods: Implications of off-Site Effects. Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Sisterson, M.S., Carriere, Y., Dennehy, T.J., Tabashnik, B.E. 2005. Impacts of Bt crops on non-target arthropods: implications of off-site effects. Entomology Society of America Annual Meeting. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2005/techprogram/paper_21908.htm
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