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Livy Williams
European Biological Control Laboratory
RESEARCH SCIENTIST

Phone: n/a
EUROPEAN BIOLOGICAL CONTROL LABORATORY, USDA/ARS
PSC 116: ATTN: LIVY WILLIAMS
APO, AE, 09777

Projects
DISCOVERY, BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF NATURAL ENEMIES OF INSECT PESTS OF CROP AND URBAN AND NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420555
DISCOVERY AND EVALUATION OF CLASSICAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS FOR INVASIVE EURASIAN WEEDS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL AND NATURAL AREAS
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420556
Biological Control of the Olive Fly in California
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 424388
MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING BETWEEN USDA-ARS EBCL AND THE JOINT GENOMIC CENTER SOFIA UNIVERSITY "ST. KLIMENT OHRIDSKI"
Memorandum of Understanding (M)
  Accession Number: 420864
Using Ecological Mapping, Genetic and Biotic Information in Developing a Biological Control Program for Ventenata dubia
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427590

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Characterization of Retention and Transfer of Protein Labels in the Saltcedar Leaf Beetle for use in Ecological Studies - (Abstract Only)
Williams III, L.H., Hagler, J.R., Tonkel, K.C. 2014. Characterization of Retention and Transfer of Protein Labels in the Saltcedar Leaf Beetle for use in Ecological Studies. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p. 131.
Natural enemies of perennial pepperweed, lepidium latifolium L., in its introduced range - (Abstract Only)
Williams III, L.H., Tonkel, K.C., Pitcairn, M. 2014. Natural enemies of perennial pepperweed, lepidium latifolium L., in its introduced range. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p. 132.
Does dimethyl sulfoxide increase protein immunomarking efficiency for dispersal and predation studies? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams III, L.H., Hagler, J.R., Tonkel, K.C. 2013. Does dimethyl sulfoxide increase protein immunomarking efficiency for dispersal and predation studies? Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 148:275-286.
Genetic identity and diversity of perennial pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium) in its native and invaded ranges Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaskin, J.F., Schwartzlander, M., Hinz, H., Williams III, L.H., Gerber, E., Rector, B.G., Zhang, D. 2013. Genetic identity and diversity of perennial pepperweed (Lepidium latifolium) in its native and invaded ranges. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6(2):268–280.
Plant-mediated decisions by an herbivore affect oviposition pattern and subsequent egg parasitism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams Iii, L.H., Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L., Manrique, V. 2012. Plant-mediated decisions by an herbivore affect oviposition pattern and subsequent egg parasitism. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 6:159-169. DOI 10.1007/s11829-011-9165-0.
Retention of immunolabels by Diorhabda carinulata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of saltcedar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams III, L.H., Hagler, J.R., Tonkel, K.C. 2011. Retention of immunolabels by Diorhabda carinulata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of saltcedar. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 141:154-162.
Field responses of predaceous arthropods to methyl salicylate: a meta-analysis and case study in cranberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Saona, C., Kaplan, I., Braasch, J., Chinnasamy, D., Williams Iii, L.H. 2011. Field responses of predaceous arthropods to methyl salicylate: a meta-analysis and case study in cranberries. Biological Control. 59: 294-303.
Natural enemies associated with the invasive weed, Lepidium latifolium L., in its introduced range - (Abstract Only)
Williams Iii, L.H., Tonkel, K.C. 2012. Natural enemies associated with the invasive weed, Lepidium latifolium L., in its introduced range. Weed Science Society of America Meeting Abstracts. 1:31.
Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatiles Influence Neurophysiological And Behavioral Responses Of And Host Attack By An Egg Parasitoid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams III, L.H., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Castle, S.C., Zhu, S. 2008. Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatiles Influence Neurophysiological And Behavioral Responses Of And Host Attack By An Egg Parasitoid. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34:1190-1201
Expressed sequence tags from adult female Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) (Heteroptera: Miridae). - (Other)
Allen, M. L., Williams, L., and Taliercio, E. 2007. Expressed Sequence Tags From Adult Female Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) (Heteroptera: Miridae).. Genbank. EX515192 through EX515308.
Comparing different floral resources on the longevity of a parasitic wasp Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams III, L.H., Hendrix, D.L. 2008. Comparing different floral resources on the longevity of a parasitic wasp. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 10:23-28.
Nutritional ecology of a parasitic wasp: food source affects gustatory response, metabolic utilization, and survivorship Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams III, L.H., Roane, T.M. 2007. Nutritional ecology of a parasitic wasp: Food source affects gustatory response, metabolic utilization, and survivorship. Journal of Insect Physiology. 53:1262-1275.
The role of herbivore-induced plant volatiles in biological control: a journey from lab to field - (Abstract Only)
Williams III, L.H., Castle, S.C., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Zhu, S., Montblanc, E.M., Quinlan, R.M. 2008. The role of herbivore-induced plant volatiles in biological control: a journey from lab to field. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 257.
The past, present, and future of biologically-based weed management on rangeland watersheds in the western United States - (Abstract Only)
Williams III, L.H., Carruthers, R.I., Snyder, K.A., Longland, W.S. 2007. The past, present, and future of biologically-based weed management on rangeland watersheds in the western United States. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p.44.
Biologically-based integrated management of salt cedar on western rangeland watersheds - (Abstract Only)
Williams Iii, L.H., Snyder, K.A., Longland, W.S., Blank, R.R., Young, J.A., Carruthers, R.I. 2006. Biologically-based integrated management of salt cedar on western rangeland watersheds [abstract]. In: 2006 Tamarisk Research Conference. Current Status and Future Directions. p. 6.
Characterization of Microbial Gut Flora of Heteropterous Insects - (Abstract Only) - (08-May-06)
Incorporation of Rhodamine B into Male Tobacco Budworm Moths Heliothis Virescens to use as a Marker for Mating Studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Perera, O.P., Ray, J.D., Taliercio, E.W., Williams III, L.H. 2006. INCORPORATION OF RHODAMINE B INTO MALE TOBACCO BUDWORM MOTHS HELIOTHIS VIRESCENS TO USE AS A MARKER FOR MATING STUDIES. Journal of Insect Science. 6:05. AVAILABLE ONLINE: insectscience.org/6.05.
Gustatory Acceptance, Longevity, and Utilization of Nectar and Honeydew Sugars by Anaphes Iole, An Egg Parasitoid of Lygus Bugs - (Proceedings)
Williams Iii, L.H., Roane, T.M., Beach, J.P. 2005. Gustatory acceptance, longevity, and utilization of nectar and honeydew sugars by anaphes iole, an egg parasitoid of lygus bugs. Biological Control Symposium Proceedings.
The Shield-Backed Bug, Pachycoris Stallii Uhler (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae) - Description of Immature Stages, Effect of Maternal Care on Nymphs, and Notes on Life History - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams Ill, L.H., Coscaron, M.C., Dellape, P.M., Roane, T.M. 2005. THE SHIELD-BACKED BUG, PACHYCORIS STALLII UHLER (HETEROPTERA: SCUTELLERIDAE) - DESCRIPTION OF IMMATURE STAGES, EFFECT OF MATERNAL CARE ON NYMPHS, AND NOTES ON LIFE HISTORY. Journal of Insect Science. 5:29, Available online: insectscience.org/5.29.
The Piercing-Sucking Herbivores Lygus Hesperus and Nezara Viridula Induce Volatile Emissions in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, L., III, C. Rodriguez-Saona, P. W. Paré & S. J. Crafts-Brandner. 2005. The piercing-sucking herbivores Lygus hesperus and Nezara viridula induce volatile emissions in plants. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology 58: 84-96.
Exploitation of Herbivore-Induced Plant Volatiles for Conservation Biological Control of Lygus Species - (Other)
Williams, L., III, C. Rodriguez-Saona, S. C. Castle, V. Manrique & J. S. Bernal. Exploitation of herbivore-induced plant volatiles for conservation biological control of Lygus species. Symposium: Biology and Management of Plant Bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae), 22nd International Congress of Entomology, Brisbane, Australia, August 2004.
Olfactory Responses of Anaphes Iole (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) to Volatile Signals Derived from Host Habitats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manrique, V., W. A. Jones, Jr., L. Williams, III & J. S. Bernal. 2005. Olfactory responses of Anaphes iole (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae) to volatile signals derived from host habitats. Journal of Insect Behavior 18: 89-104.
Tethered and Untethered Flight by Lygus Hesperus and Lygus Lineolaris (Heteroptera: Miridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackmer, J.L., Naranjo, S.E., Williams Iii, L.H. 2004. Tethered and untethered flight by lygus hesperus and lygus lineolaris (heteroptera: miridae). Environmental Entomology 33(5): 1389-1400
Potential of detection and identification of nymphal parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Lygus bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) by using polymerase chain reaction and ITS2 sequence analysis techniques - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Riddick, E.W., Williams Iii, L.H., Schotzko, D.J., Logarzo, G.A., Jackson, C.G. 2004. Potential of detection and identification of nymphal parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) of Lygus bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) by using polymerase chain reaction and ITS2 sequence analysis techniques. Insect Molecular Biology. 97(4):743-752.
Stink Bugs in Midsouth Cotton: Identification, Life Cycles, and Natural Enemies - (Other)
Williams, L., III & S. C. Castle. 2004. Stink bugs in midsouth cotton: identification, life cycles, and natural enemies. Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences. pp. 1898-1899.
Leiophron Argentinensis Shaw (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): a New Species of Parasitoid from Argentina and Paraguay, with Information on Life History and Potential for Controlling Lygus Bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams Iii, L.H., Logarzo, G.A., Shaw, S.R., Price, L.D., Manrique, V. 2003. Leiophron argentinensis shaw (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): a new species of parasitoid from Argentina and Paraguay, with information on life history and potential for controlling lygus bugs (Hemiptera: Miridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America.
Lygus Hesperus Feeding and Salivary Gland Extracts Induce Volatile Emissions in Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RODRIGUEZ-SAONA, C., CRAFTS-BRANDNER, S.J., WILLIAMS III, L.H., PARE, P.W. LYGUS HESPERUS FEEDING AND SALIVARY GLAND EXTRACTS INDUCE VOLATILE EMISSIONS IN PLANTS. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2002. v. 28, no. 9, pp. 1733-1747.
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