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BRUCE W ZILKOWSKI
Crop Bioprotection Research
Entomologist

Phone: (309) 681-6219
Fax: (309) 681-6693
Room 1316
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA, IL, 61604-3902


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosse, A.A., Petroski, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Vermillion, K., Lilito, J.P., Cooperband, M.F., Gould, J.R. 2012. Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38(4):389-399.
Similarities in pheromonal communication of flea beetles Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze and Ph. vittula Redtenbacher (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toth, M., Csonka, E., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W. 2012. Similarities in pheromonal communication of fleabeetles Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze and Ph. vittula Redtenbacher (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Journal of Applied Entomology. 136(9):688-697.
Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A., Schnupf, U., Momany, F.A., Vermillion, K. 2011. Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles. Journal of Natural Products. 74(4):585-595.
Male-Produced Aggregation Pheromone of the Lesser Mealworm Beetle Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A., Steelman, C.D., Singh, N. 2009. Male-Produced Aggregation Pheromone of the Lesser Mealworm Beetle Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 35:422-434.
Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I., Crook, D.J., Khrimian, A., Mastro, V.C. 2008. Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 228.
Early-Summer Pheromone Biology of Galerucella calmariensis and Relationship to Dispersal and Colonization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W. 2008. Early-Summer Pheromone Biology of Galerucella calmariensis and Relationship to Dispersal and Colonization. Biological Control. 46(3):409-416.
Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zilkowski, B.W., Bartelt, R.J., Vermillion, K. 2008. Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(13):4982-4986.
Putative pheromone for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I. 2007. Putative pheromone for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting.
Identification and antennal electrophysiology of ash bark volatiles for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I. 2007. Identification and antennal electrophysiology of ash bark volatiles for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting.
Volatile emissions from the lesser mealworm beetle Alphitobius diaperinus - (Abstract Only) - (12-Dec-07)
Volatile emissions from the lesser mealworm beetle Alphitobius diaperinus - (Abstract Only) - (12-Dec-07)
Antennally active macrolide from the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis emitted predominantly by females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I. 2007. Antennally active macrolide from the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis emitted predominantly by females. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:1299-1302.
Diapause in the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent for tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bean, D.W., Wang, T., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W. 2007. Diapause in the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent for tamarisk (Tamarix spp.). Environmental Entomology. 36(3):531-540.
Electrophysiologically active pheromones and host odors for chrysomelids: Stimuli quantitation and behavioral activity - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Louden, N., Ljocke, T. 2006. Electrophysiologically active pheromones and host odors for chrysomelids: Stimuli quantitation and behavioral activity [abstract]. National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. p. 39.
Pheromone and host odor attractants for managing Diorhabda spp.: Biological control agents of saltcedar - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Louden, N., Andress, E.R. Pheromone and host odor attractants for managing Diorhabda spp.: Biological control agents of saltcedar [abstract]. 2006 Tamarisk Research Conference, p. 14.
Behaviorally active green leaf volatiles for monitoring the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata, a biocontrol agent of saltcedar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Andress, E.R. 2006. Behaviorally active green leaf volatiles for monitoring the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata, a biocontrol agent of saltcedar. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:2695-2708.
QUANTITATION OF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL STIMULI: DOSE RESPONSE STUDY OF PHEROMONE AND HOST ODOR ATTRACTANTS OF DIORHABDA ELONGATA - (Abstract Only) - (11-Jul-06)
SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES IN PHEROMONAL AND HOST-PLANT RELATED CHEMICAL COMMUNICATION OF FLEA BEETLES PHYLLOTRETA CRUCIFERAE GOEZE AND PHYLLOTRETA VITTULA REDTENBACHER (COLEOPTERA, CHRYSOMELIDAE) - (Abstract Only)
Csonka, E., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Ujvary, I., Toth, M. 2006. Similarities and differences in pheromonal and host-plant related chemical communication of flea beetles Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze and Phyllotreta vittula Redtenbacher (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. Poster No. S5-P28, p. 211.
Male-produced aggregation pheromone compounds from the eggplant beetle (Epitrix fuscula): Identification, synthesis, and field bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zilkowski, B.W., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Petroski, R.J. 2006. Male-produced aggregation pheromone compounds from the eggplant beetle (Epitrix fuscula): identification, synthesis, and field bioassays. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:2543-2558.
PHEROMONE COMPONENTS AND GENERAL GREEN LEAF ATTRACTANTS FOR DIORHABDA SP. (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE): STIMULI QUANTITATION AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL DOSE-RESPONSE STUDY - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D. 2005. Pheromone components and general green leaf attractants for Diorhabda sp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Stimuli quantitation and electrophysiological dose-response study [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 364.
IDENTIFICATION AND ATTRACTIVENESS OF (2E,4E,6Z)-2,4,6-NONATRIENAL, THE MAJOR COMPONENT OF THE MALE-PRODUCED AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE EGGPLANT FLEA BEETLE (EPITRIX FUSCULA) - (Abstract Only)
Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J. 2005. Identification and attractiveness of (2E,4E,6Z)-2,4,6-nonatrienal, the major component of the male-produced aggregation pheromone of the eggplant flea beetle (Epitrix fuscula) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 0074.
MALE-PRODUCED AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF GALERUCELLA CALMARIENSIS AND G. PUSILLA - (Abstract Only)
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Weisleder, D., Grode, S.H., Wiedenmann, R.N., Post, S.L. 2005. Male-produced aggregation pheromone of Galerucella calmariensis and G. pusilla [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Proceedings. Paper No. D0363.
DIMETHYLFURAN-LACTONE PHEROMONE FROM MALES OF GALERUCELLA CALMARIENSIS AND GALERUCELLA PUSILLA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Weisleder, D., Grode, S.H., Wiedenmann, R.N., Post, S.L. 2006. Dimethylfuran-lactone pheromone from males of Galerucella calmariensis and Galerucella pusilla (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 32(3):693-712.
LEAF BEETLES OF THE GENUS DIORHABDA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE): STUDYING HIGHLY VOLATILE BLENDS OF SEMIOCHEMICALS - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W. 2005. Leaf beetles of the genus Diorhabda (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Studying highly volatile blends of semiochemicals [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 38.
PHEROMONAL ACTIVITY OF COMPOUNDS IDENTIFIED FROM MALE PHYLLOTRETA CRUCIFERAE: FIELD TESTS OF RACEMIC MIXTURES, PURE ENANTIOMERS, AND COMBINATIONS WITH ALLYL ISOTHIOCYANATE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Toth, M., Csonka, E., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Muto, S., Mori, K. 2005. Pheromonal activity of compounds identified from male Phyllotreta cruciferae: Field tests of racemic mixtures, pure enantiomers, and combinations with allyl isothiocyanate. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(11):2705-2720.
RESPONSES OF FLEA BEETLE PHYLLOTRETA CRUCIFERAE IN THE FIELD TO SYNTHETIC AGGREGATION PHEROMONE COMPONENTS AND PLANT HOST VOLATILES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Soroka, J.J., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A. 2005. Responses of flea beetle Phyllotreta cruciferae in the field to synthetic aggregation pheromone components and plant host volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(8):1820-1843.
BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE HOST PLANT VOLATILES FOR DIORHABDA ELONGATA - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W. 2004. Biologically active host plant volatiles for Diorhabda elongata [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Abstract No. C0915.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF DIORHABDA ELONGATA, A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Petroski, R.J. 2004. Identification of the aggregation pheromone of Diorhabda elongata, a biological control agent of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(3):657-670.
PRACTICAL SYNTHESES OF SELECTED INSECT PHEROMONES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petroski, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W. 2005. Practical syntheses of selected insect pheromones. In: Petroski, R.J., Tellez, M.R., Behle, R.W., editors. Semiochemicals in Pest and Weed Control. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. p. 29-43.
MALE SPECIFIC COMPOUNDS FROM THREE SPECIES OF PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES - (Abstract Only)
Zilkowski, B.W. 2004. Male specific compounds from three species of phyllotreta flea beetles [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Abstract No. D0331.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE AGGREGATION PHEROMONE ON DIORHABDA ELONGATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE), A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Petroski, R.J. .... 2003. Identification of the aggregation pheromone on Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of saltcedar (tamarix spp.) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. p. 37.
PHEROMONE OF GALERUCELLA CALMARIENSIS: PROGRESS TOWARD CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION - (Abstract Only)
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Wiedenmann, R.N., Post, S.L. 2003. Pheromone of Galerucella calmariensis: Progress toward chemical identification [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Abstract No. D0338.
BIOACTIVITY, SYNTHESIS, AND CHIRALITY OF THE SEX PHEROMONE OF CURRANT STEM GIRDLER, JANUS INTEGER - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, D.G., Petroski, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Bartelt, R.J. 2003. Bioactivity, synthesis, and chirality of the sex pheromone of current stem girdler, Janus integer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(10):2189-2199.
AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE CEREAL LEAF BEETLE: FIELD EVALUATION AND EMISSION FROM MALES IN THE LABORATORY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
RAO, S., COSSE, A.A., ZILKOWSKI, B.W., BARTELT, R.J. AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE CEREAL LEAF BEETLE: FIELD EVALUATION AND EMISSION FROM MALES IN THE LABORATORY. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2003. v. 29(9). p. 2165-2175.
PRACTICAL SYNTHESES OF SELECTED INSECT PHEROMONES - (Abstract Only) - (23-Mar-03)
FIELD RESPONSES OF CEREAL LEAF BEETLE, OULEMA MELANOPUS (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) TO ITS AGGREGATION PHEROMONE - (Abstract Only) - (17-Nov-02)
CHEMICAL COMMUNICATION IN CEREAL LEAF BEETLE, OULEMA MELANOPUS (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-02)
IDENTIFICATION AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF A NOVEL HYDROXY KETONE EMITTED BY MALE CEREAL LEAF BEETLES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
COSSE, A.A., BARTELT, R.J., ZILKOWSKI, B.W. IDENTIFICATION AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF A NOVEL HYDROXY KETONE EMITTED BY MALE CEREAL LEAF BEETLES. JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS. 2002. v. 65. p. 1156-1160
PHEROMONE COMPONENTS OF THE WHEAT STEM SAWFLY: IDENTIFICATON, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, AND FIELD BIOASSAY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
COSSE, A.A., BARTELT, R.J., WEAVER, D.K., ZILKOWSKI, B.W. PHEROMONE COMPONENTS OF THE WHEAT STEM SAWFLY: IDENTIFICATON, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, AND FIELD BIOASSAY. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2002. v. 28(2). p. 407-423.
MALE-SPECIFIC SESQUITERPENES FROM APHTHONA AND PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BARTELT, R.J., COSSE, A.A., ZILKOWSKI, B.W., WEISLEDER, D., MOMANY, F.A. MALE-SPECIFIC SESQUITERPENES FROM APHTHONA AND PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2001. v. 27(12). p. 2397-2423.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE MALE-SPECIFIC AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE CEREAL LEAF BEETLE (OULEMA MELANOPA, COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jul-01)
MALE-SPECIFIC SESQUITERPENES FROM APHTHONA AND PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES - (Abstract Only) - (12-Jul-01)
AIR-FLOW RATE IN THE QUANTITATION OF VOLATILES IN AIR STREAMS BY SOLID-PHASE MICROEXTRACTION (SPME) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Jul-00)
CROSS-ATTRACTION OF CARPOPHILUS HUMERALIS (F.) (COLEOPTERA: NITIDULIDAE) TO PHEROMONE COMPONENTS OF OTHER CARPOPHILUS SPECIES - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Apr-99)
NON-EQUALIBRIUM QUANTITATION OF VOLATILES IN AIR STREAMS BY SOLID-PHASE MICROEXTRACTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Oct-98)
IDENTIFICATION OF HOST-RELATED VOLATILES ATTRACTIVE TO THE PINEAPPLE BEETLE CARPOPHILUS HUMERALIS (F.) (COLEOPTERA:NITIDULIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Sep-98)
USE OF SPME FOR QUANTITATIVE HEADSPACE SAMPLING OF BEHAVIORAL VOLATILES - (Abstract Only) - (03-Apr-98)
A VERSATILE AND QUANTITATIVE VOLATILE-DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR LABORATORY BIOASSAYS AND EXAMPLE USES INVOLVING HOST-RELATED ATTRACTANTS FOR CARPOPHILUS HUMERALIS (F.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Jan-98)
VERSATILE AND QUANTITATIVE VOLATILE-DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR LABORATORY BIOASSAYS - (Abstract Only) - (18-Dec-97)
CHEMISTRY AND DEFENSIVE EFFICACY OF THE SECRETION OF THE BURROWING BUG (SEHIRUS CINCTUS CINCTUS) (HETEROPTERA: CYDNIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Jun-97)
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