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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Craig A. Abel

Research Leader


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effect of maize lines on larval fitness costs of Cry1F resistance in the European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., Siegfried, B.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Abel, C.A., Coates, B.S., Spencer, T.A., Gassmann, A.J. 2014. Effect of maize lines on larval fitness costs of Cry1F resistance in the European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:764-772.
Unlinked genetic loci control the reduced transcription of aminopeptidase N 1 and 3 in the European corn borer and determine tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Abel, C.A. 2013. Unlinked genetic loci control the reduced transcription of aminopeptidase N 1 and 3 in the European corn borer and determine tolerance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxin. Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43(12):1152-1160.
Role of boron nutrient in nodules growth and nitrogen fixation rates in soybean genotypes under water stress conditions - (Book / Chapter)
Bellaloui, N., Mengistu, A., Kassem, A., Abel, C.A., Zobiole, L.H. 2014. Role of boron nutrient in nodules growth and nitrogen fixation rates in soybean genotypes under water stress conditions. Intech . 237-258.
Effects of foliar boron application on seed composition, cell wall boron, and seed delta 15N and delta 13C isotopes in soybean are influenced by water stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bellaloui, N., Hu, Y., Mengistu, A., Kassem, A., Abel, C.A. 2013. Effects of foliar boron application on seed composition, cell wall boron, and seed delta 15N and delta 13C isotopes in soybean are influenced by water stress. Frontiers in Plant Nutrion. 4:1-12.
Implications of Bt Traits on Mycotoxin Contamination in Maize: Overview and Recent Experimental Results - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, H. K., Zablotowiczb, R .M., Weaver, M .A., Shier, T. W., Bruns, H. A., Bellaloui, N., Accinelli, C., and Abel, C. A. 2013. Implications of Bt Traits on Mycotoxin Contamination in Maize: Overview and Recent Experimental Results. J. Agri. Food Chem. 61: 11759-11770. doi: 10.1021/jf400754g.
Frequency of hybridization between Ostrinia nubilalis E-and Z-pheromone races in regions of sympatry within the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Johnson, H., Kim, K., Hellmich II, R.L., Abel, C.A., Mason, C., Sappington, T.W. 2013. Frequency of hybridization between Ostrinia nubilalis E-and Z-pheromone races in regions of sympatry within the United States. Ecology and Evolution. 3(8):2459-2470.
Cloning eleven midgut trypsin cDNAs and evaluating the interaction of proteinase inhibitors with Cry1Ac against the tobacco budworm Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Guo, Z., Abel, C.A. 2012. Cloning eleven midgut trypsin cDNAs and evaluating the interaction of proteinase inhibitors with Cry1Ac against the tobacco budworm Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 111(2):111-20.
Distribution of genes and repetitive elements in the Diabrotica virgifera virgifera genome estimated using BAC sequencing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Alves, A., Wang, H., Walden, K., French, B.W., Miller, N.M., Abel, C.A., Robertson, H.M., Sappington, T.W., Siegfried, B.D. 2012. Distribution of genes and repetitive elements in the Diabrotica virgifera virgifera genome estimated using BAC sequencing. Journal of Biomedicine and Biotechnology. 2012:1.
The impact of common smut(Ustilago maydis) on aflatoxin and fumonisin in transgenic Bt and non-Bt maize (Zea mays) - (Abstract Only) - (04-May-12)
Characterization and transcriptional analyses of cDNAs encoding three trypsin- and chymotrypsin-like proteinases in Cry1Ab-susceptible and -resistant strains of sugarcane borer Diatraea saccharalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Zhu, Y., Ottea, J., Husseneder, C., Leonard, R., Abel, C.A., Luttrell, R.G., Huang, F. 2012. Characterization and transcriptional analyses of cDNAs encoding three trypsin- and chymotrypsin-like proteinases in Cry1Ab-susceptible and -resistant strains of sugarcane borer Diatraea saccharalis. Insect Science. 00:1-12.
Soybean seed composition as affected by drought and Phomopsis in phomopsis susceptible and resistant genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bellaloui, N., Mengistu, A., Fisher, D.K., Abel, C.A. 2012. Soybean seed composition as affected by drought and Phomopsis in phomopsis susceptible and resistant genotypes. Journal of Crop Improvement. 26:428-453.
Mobilizing the genome of Lepidoptera through novel sequence gains and end creation by non-autonomous Lep1 Helitrons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Grant, D.M., Abel, C.A. 2012. Mobilizing the genome of Lepidoptera through novel sequence gains and end creation by non-autonomous Lep1 Helitrons. DNA Research. 19(1):11-21.
Down regulation of a gene for cadherin but not alkaline phosphatase associated with Cry1Ab resistance in the sugarcane borer Diatraea saccharalis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Zhu, Y., Ottea, J., Husseneder, C., Leonard, R., Abel, C.A., Luttrell, R.G., Huang, F. 2011. Down regulation of a gene for cadherin but not alkaline phosphatase associated with Cry1Ab resistance in the sugarcane borer Diatraea saccharalis. PLoS One. 6(10):e25783. doi:10.137/journal.pone.0025783.
A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Lopez, M.D., Wang, H., Fraser, L.M., Kroemer, J.A., Spencer, T., Kim, K., Abel, C.A., Hellmich II, R.L., Siegfried, B.D. 2011. A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes. Genetica. 139(8):961-972.
Evaluation of anonymous and expressed sequence tag derived polymorphic microsatellite markers in the tobacco budworm Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perera, O.P., Blanco, C.A., Ballard, L., Silva-Brandao, K.L., Domingues, F.A., Abel, C.A. 2011. Evaluation of anonymous and expressed sequence tag derived polymorphic microsatellite markers in the tobacco budworm Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: noctuidae). Southwestern Entomologist. 36(3):287-294.
Reduction of aflatoxins, cyclopiazonic acid and fumonisins in corn by biocontrol strains of non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus - (Abstract Only)
Abbas, H.K., Horn, B.W., Weaver, M.A., Jin, X., Abel, C.A., Shier, W. Reduction of aflatoxins, cyclopiazonic acid and fumonisins in corn by biocontrol strains of non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts. No. 6., P. S1. 2011.
Glyphosate and boron application effects on seed composition and seed boron in glyphosate-resistant soybean - (Proceedings)
Bellaloui, N., Reddy, K.N., Gillen, A.M., Abbas, H.K., Abel, C.A. 2011. Glyphosate and boron application effects on seed composition and seed boron in glyphosate-resistant soybean. Proceedings of Southern Weed Science Society. http://www.swss.ws/NewWebDesign/Meeting/2011%20Meeting/SWSS_2011_Program%20Final.pdf.
Comparison of major biocontrol strains of non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus for the reduction of aflatoxins and cyclopiazonic acid in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, H.K., Zablotowicz, R.M., Horn, B.W., Phillips, N.A., Johnson, B.J., Jin, X., Abel, C.A. 2011. Comparison of major biocontrol strains of non-aflatoxigenic Aspergillus flavus for the reduction of aflatoxins and cyclopiazonic acid in maize. Journal of Food Additives & Contaminants. 28:198-208.
Mating behavior of wild Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) males with laboratory females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Sumerford, D.V., Lopez, J., Hernandez, G., Abel, C.A. 2010. Mating behavior of wild Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) males with laboratory females. Journal of Cotton Science. 14(4):191-198.
Molecular characterization and RNA interference of three midgut aminopeptidase N isozymes from bacillus thuringiensis-susceptible and -resistant strains of sugarcane borer diatraea saccharalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Zhu, Y., Abel, C.A., Ottea, J., Husseneder, C., Leonard, R.B., Huang, F. 2010. Molecular characterization and RNA interference of three Midgut Aminopeptidase N Isozymes from bacillus thuringiensis-susceptible and -resistant strains of sugarcane borer, diatraea saccharalis. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 40:592-603.
Nitrogen metabolism and seed composition as influenced by foliar boron application in soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bellaloui, N., Reddy, K.N., Abel, C.A., Gillen, A.M. 2010. Nitrogen metabolism and seed composition as influenced by foliar boron application in soybean. Plant and Soil. 336:143-155.
Utilization of Early Soybeans for Food and Reproduction by the Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in the Delta of Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E., Abel, C.A., Perera, O.P. 2010. Utilization of Early Soybeans for Food and Reproduction by the Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in the Delta of Mississippi. Environmental Entomology. 39(4): 111-121 DOI: 10.1603/EN09379
Oviposition and Development of the Tarnished Plant Bug (Hemiptera: miridae) on Field Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E., Allen, K.C. 2010. Oviposition and Development of the Tarnished Plant Bug (Hemiptera: miridae) on Field Maize. Environmental Entomology. 39(4):1085-1091 DOI: 10.1603/EN10010
Offspring from Sequential Matings between Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistant and Bacillus thuringiensis-Susceptible Heliothis virescens Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Gould, F., Groot, A., Abel, C.A., Perera, O.P. 2010. Offspring from Sequential Matings between Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistant and Bacillus thuringiensis-Susceptible Heliothis virescens Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:861-868
Bollworm (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) behavior on transgenic cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, R.E., Gore, J., Abel, C.A. 2010. Bollworm (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) behavior on transgenic cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(3):252-261.
Identification of Two Haplotypes of Cytochrome Oxidase Sub-unit II (COII) Gene of the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in South Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Sun, J., Luo, L.L., Liu, X.F., Lee, K.C., Mallette, E.J., Abel, C.A. 2010. Identification of Two Haplotypes of Cytochrome Oxidase Sub-unit II (COII) Gene of the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in South Mississippi. Pest Management Science. 66(6):612-620.
Potential Use of Proteinase Inhibitors, Avidin, and Other Bio-reagents for Synergizing Bt Performance and Delaying Resistance Development to Bt - (Book / Chapter)
Zhu, Y., Chen, M., Abel, C.A. 2010. Potential Use of Proteinase Inhibitors, Avidin, and Other Bio-reagents for Synergizing Bt Performance and Delaying Resistance Development to Bt. In: Liu, T.X., Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research. Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Springer. High Education Press. p. 200-208.
Effects of Glyphosate Application on Seed Iron and Root Ferric (III) Reductase in Soybean Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bellaloui, N., Reddy, K.N., Zablotowicz, R.M., Abbas, H.K., Abel, C.A. 2009. Effects of Glyphosate Application on Seed Iron and Root Ferric (III) Reductase in Soybean Cultivars. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 57:9569-9574
Effect of Glyphosate-boron Application on Seed Composition and Nitrogen Metabolism in Glyphosate-resistant Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bellaloui, N., Abbas, H.K., Gillen, A.M., Abel, C.A. 2009. Effect of Glyphosate-boron Application on Seed Composition and Nitrogen Metabolism in Glyphosate-resistant Soybean. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. DOI:10.1021/jf901801z.
Comparison of Three Insect Sampling Methods in Sweetpotato Foliage in Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Adams, L.C. 2010. Comparison of Three Insect Sampling Methods in Sweetpotato Foliage in Mississippi. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(2):11-128.
Field Assessment of Non-toxigenic Aspergillus flavus Strain K49 in Competitive Displacement of Toxigenic Isolates - (Abstract Only)
Abbas, H.K., Zablotowicz, R.M., Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A., Weaver, M.A. 2009. Field Assessment of Non-toxigenic Aspergillus flavus Strain K49 in Competitive Displacement of Toxigenic Isolates. Phytopathology (99)6:S1
Mycotoxin contamination of commercially important agricultural commodities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reddy, K.N., Abbas, H.K., Abel, C.A., Shier, W., Oliverira, C.F., Raghavender, C.R. 2009. Mycotoxin contamination of commercially important agricultural commodities. Journal of Toxicology Toxins Reviews. 28(2-3):154-168.
Response of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strains to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac incorporated into different insect artificial diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Gould, F., Vega-Aquino, P., Jurat-Fuentes, J., Abel, C.A., Perera, O.P. 2009. Response of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strains to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac incorporated into different insect artificial diets. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(4):1599-1606.
Ecology of Aspergillus flavus, Regulation of Aflatoxin Production and Management Strategies to Reduce Aflatoxin Contamination of Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, H.K., Wilkinson, J.R., Zablotowicz, R.M., Accinelli, C., Abel, C.A., Bruns, H.A., Weaver, M.A. 2009. Ecology of Aspergillus flavus, regulation of aflatoxin production and management strategies to reduce aflatoxin contamination of corn. Journal of Toxicology Toxins Reviews. 28(2-3):142-153.
Incidence of Heliothis virescens on Garbanzo Varieties in Northwestern Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Teran-Vargas, A.P., Lopez, J., Abel, C.A. 2009. Incidence of Heliothis virescens on Garbanzo Varieties in Northwestern Mississippi. Southwestern Entomologist.34:61-67
Monitoring of resistance development to Bt cotton in field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) - (Proceedings)
Zhu, Y., Liu, F., Xu, Z., Huang, F., Wu, X., Abel, C.A., Shen, J. 2009. Monitoring of resistance development to Bt cotton in field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: noctuidae). National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Proceeding of Beltwide Cotton Conference 674-680, CD-ROM. January 5-8, 2009. San Antonia, TX. http://www.cotton.org/beltwide/preceedings/2005-2011/index.htm
Susceptibility of Cry1Ab-resistant and -susceptible Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: crambidae) to Four Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Leonard, R.B., Zhu, Y., Abel, C.A., Head, G.P., Huang, F. 2009. Susceptibility of Cry1Ab-resistant and -susceptible Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: crambidae) to Four Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 100:29-34.
Effects of Glyphosate Application on Nitrogen Assimilation, Nitrogen Fixation, and Seed Composition in Glyphosate-Resistant Soybean - (Abstract Only)
Bellaloui, N., Zablotowicz, R.M., Reddy, K.N., Abel, C.A. 2008. Effects of Glyphosate Application on Nitrogen Assimilation, Nitrogen Fixation, and Seed Composition in Glyphosate-Resistant Soybean. American Society of Agronomy Meetings, October 5 - 9, 2008, Houston, TX.
Size and Chemical Composition of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Spermatophores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C. A., Rojas, M. G., Groot, A., Morales Ramos, J. A., Abel, C. A. 2009. Size and Chemical Composition of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Spermatophores. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 102(4): 629-637.
Mycotoxigenic Fungi, Mycotoxins, and Management of Rice Grains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reddy, K., Reddy, C., Abbas, H.K., Abel, C.A., Muralidharan, K. 2008. Mycotoxigenic Fungi, Mycotoxins, and Management of Rice Grains. Journal of Toxicology Toxins Reviews. 27:287-317.
Resistance to Acephate in Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations in the Mississippi River Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Gore, J., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E. 2008. Resistance to Acephate in Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations in the Mississippi River Delta. Journal of Economic Entomology.102:699-707
Study on Bt Susceptibility and Resistance Mechanisms in the Sugarcane Borer, Diatraea saccharalis - (Proceedings)
Zhu, Y., Wu, X., Yang, Y., Ottea, J., Leonard, R.B., Abel, C.A., Huang, F. 2008. Study on Bt Susceptibility and Resistance Mechanisms in the Sugarcane Borer, Diatraea saccharalis. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. 2008:52.
Field-evolved resistance to Bt toxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moar, W.J., Roush, R.T., Shelton, A.M., Abel, C.A., Ferre, J., Macintosh, S., Leonard, R. 2008. Field-evolved resistance to Bt toxins. Nature Biotechnology. 26:1072-1074.
Dynamics of Mycotoxin Concentrations in Aging Corn Residues Under Mississippi No-Till Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, H.K., Accinelli, C., Zablotowicz, R.M., Abel, C.A., Bruns, H.A., Dong, Y., Shier, W.T. 2008. Dynamics of Mycotoxin Concentrations in Aging Corn Residues Under Mississippi No-Till Conditions. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56:7578-7585
A Bioassay for Determining Resistance Levels in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations to Neonicotinoid Insecticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E., Gore, J. 2008. A Bioassay for Determining Resistance Levels in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations to Neonicotinoid Insecticides. Southwestern Entomologist.33:173-180
Predicting Field Control of Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations with Pyrethroid Insecticides by Use of Two Glass-Vial Bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Gore, J., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E. 2008. Predicting Field Control of Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations with Pyrethroid Insecticides by Use of Two Glass-Vial Bioassays. Southwest Entomology. 33:181-190
Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac Resistance Frequency in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Andow, D.A., Gould, F., Abel, C.A., Sumerford, D.V., Hernandez, G., Lopez, J., Adams, L.C., Groot, A., Leonard, R., Parker, R., Payne, G., Perera, O.P., Teran-Vargas, A.P. 2009. Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac Resistance Frequency in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:381-387
Plant Host Effect on the Development of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Teran-Vargas, A.P., Abel, C.A., Portilla, M., Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2008. Plant Host Effect on the Development of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: noctuidae). Environmental Entomology. 37(6):1538-1547.
F1 Screening for Resistance Gene Alleles to Bt Cotton in Helicoverpa armigera: How to Differentiate S and R Genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Liu, F., Xu, Z., Chang, J., Abel, C.A., Shen, J. 2008. F1 screening for resistance gene alleles to bt cotton in helicoverpa armigera: how to differentiate s and r genotypes. Journal of Entomological Science. 43(3): 311-319
Development of non-toxigenic strains of Aspergillus Flavus for control of Aflatoxin in maize. - (Book / Chapter)
Abbas, H.K., Zablotowicz, R.M., Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2008. Development of non-toxigenic strains of Aspergillus Flavus for control of Aflatoxin in maize.. Crop Protection Journal. 7:181-192
Soybean Flour and Wheat Germ Proportions in Insect Artificial Diet and Their Effect on the Growth Rates of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Portilla, M., Abel, C.A., Winters, H.E., Ford, R.L., Streett, D.A. 2009. Soybean Flour and Wheat Germ Proportions in Insect Artificial Diet and Their Effect on the Growth Rates of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Insect Science. 9:52
An Empirical Test of the F2 Screen for Detection of Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistance Alleles in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Perera, O.P., Gould, F., Sumerford, D.V., Hernanderz, G., Abel, C.A. 2008. An Empirical Test of the F2 Screen for Detection of Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistance Alleles in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(4):1406-1414.
Monitoring insects in sweetpotatoes with sweep net and sticky traps across the Mississippi Delta: a omparative study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rashid, T., Muhammad, A., Abel, C.A., Adams, L.C. 2008. Monitoring insects in sweetpotatoes with sweep net and sticky traps across the Mississippi Delta: a omparative study. HortScience. 43(3):601-630.
Nitrogen Metabolism and Seed Composition as Influenced by Glyphosate Application in Glyphosate-Resistant Soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bellaloui, N., Zablotowicz, R.M., Reddy, K.N., Abel, C.A. 2008. Nitrogen Metabolism and Seed Composition as Influenced by Glyphosate Application in Glyphosate-Resistant Soybean. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 56: 2765-2772.
Dynamics of Mycotoxin Concentrations in Aging Corn Residues Under Mississippi No-Till Conditions - (Proceedings)
Abbas, H.K., Accinelli, C., Zablotowicz, R.M., Abel, C.A., Johnson, B.J., Bruns, H.A. 2007. Dynamics of Mycotoxin Concentrations in Aging Corn Residues Under Mississippi No-Till Conditions. Multicrop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop-The Peanut Foundation. p.58
Sweet Potato Yield Reduction Caused by Reniform Nematode in the Mississippi Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Adams, L.C., Stetina, S.R. 2007. Sweet Potato Yield Reduction Caused by Reniform Nematode in the Mississippi Delta. Plant Health Progress. 10:1094/PHP-2007-1115-01-RS.
Baseline Suscepitibility of the Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to the CrylF Toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Storer, N.P., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E., Leonard, R. 2007. Baseline Suscepitibility of the Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to the CrylF Toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(1): 168-173
Mycotoxin occurrence and Aspergillus flavus soil propagules in a corn and cotton glyphosate-resistant cropping systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reddy, K.N., Abbas, H.K., Zablotowicz, R.M., Abel, C.A., Koger III, C.H. 2007. Mycotoxin occurrence and Aspergillus flavus soil propagules in a corn and cotton glyphosate-resistant cropping systems. Journal of Food Additives & Contaminants, 24(12):1367-1373.
Development of Non-Toxigenic Strains of Aspergillus Flavus for Control of Aflatoxin in Corn - (Abstract Only)
Abbas, H.K., Zablotowicz, R.M., Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2008. Development of non-toxigenic strains of aspergillus flavus for control of aflatoxin in corn. Journal of Food Additives & Contaminants. 7:181-192
A Cultural Method for the Area-Wide Control of Tarnished Plant Bug in Cotton - (Proceedings)
Abel, C.A., G.L. Snodgrass and J. Gore. 2007. A cultural method for the area-wide control of tarnished plant bug Lygus lineolaris in cotton, pp. 497-504. In Vreysen, M.J.B., A.S. Robinson, and J. Hendrichs (Eds.), Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests: From Research to Field Implementation. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Chararacteristics of Thirteen Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers in the Corn Earworm, Helicovepa zea (Lepidoptera : Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perera, O.P., Blanco C.A., SchefflerB.E., and Abel C.A. 2007. Characteristics of 13 ploymorphic microsatellite makers in the corn earworm, Helicovepa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Mol. Ecol. Notes. doi: 10.1111/j.147-8286.2007.01806.x
Monitoring Bacillus thuringiensis-Susceptibility in Insect Pests That Occur in Large Geographies: How to Get the Best Information When Two Countries are Involved - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Perera O. P., Boykin D., Abel C.A., Gore J., Matten S. R., Ramirez-Sagahon J. C., Teran-Vargas A. P. 2007. Monitoring Bacillus thuringinesis-susceptibility in insect pests that occur in large geographies: How to get the best information when two countries are involved. J. Inv. Pathol. 95:201-207
The Occurrence of Mycotoxins in Corn (Maize) Plant Debris - (Abstract Only)
Abbas, H.K., Accinelli, C., Zablotowicz, R.M., Abel, C.A., Bruns, H.A., Dong, Y., Shier, W.T. 2007. The Occurrence of Mycotoxins in Corn (Maize) Plant Debris. Phytopathology. 97:7S1
Differentiating Tobacco Budworm and Corn Earworm Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fengyou, J., Maghirang, E.B., Dowell, F.E., Abel, C.A., Sonny, R. 2007. Differentiating Tobacco Budworm and Corn Earworm Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol.100(3):759-764.
Differentiating Tobacco Budworm and Corn Earworm Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jia, F., Maghirang, E.B., Dowell, F.E., Abel, C.A., Ramaswamy, S. 2007. Differentiating Tobacco Budworm and Corn Earworm Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100:759-764
Characterization of Eight Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers from the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perera O. P., Snodgras G.L., Scheffler B.E., Gore J., and Abel C. A. 2007. characterization of eight ploymorphic microsatelliet markers in the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois). Mol. Ecol. Notes. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01747.x
Current Status of Insecticide Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations in the Mid-South in 2006 - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L. 2007. Current Status of Insecticide Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Poplations in the Mid-South in 2006. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Available: http://www.cotton.org/beltwide.
Influence of Messenger on Corn and Mycotoxins in Mississippi - (Abstract Only)
Abbas, H.K., Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2006. Influence of Messenger on Corn and Mycotoxins in Mississippi. Plant Health Progress. 10.1094/PHP-2006-10XX-01-RS.
Effects of Nitrogen Fertility on Bt Endotoxin Levels in Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2007. Effects of Nitrogen Fertility on Bt Endotoxin Levels in Corn. Journal of Entomological Science. 42(1):35-34.
Interaction of Bt Toxin Cry1ac and Proteinase Inhibitors on the Growth, Development, and Midgut Proteinase Activities of the Bollworm, Helicoverpa Zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y.C., Abel, C.A., Chen, M.S. 2007. Interaction of Cry1Ac toxin (Bacillus thuringiensis) and proteinase inhibitors on the growth, development, and midgut proteinase activities of the bollworm, Helicoverpa zea. Pesticide Biochem. Physiol. 87:39-46.
Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations Near Fields After Early Season Herbicide Treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Abel, C.A., Robbins, J.T., Hardee, D.D. 2005. Effects of Early Season Herbicide Treatment of Marginal Areas Near Field in the Delta of Mississippi on Broadleaf Weeds and Tarnished Plant Bug (heteroptera: miridae) Popualtions on Them. Environmental Entomology. 34:705-711.
Current Status of Insecticide Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations in the Mid-South - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L., Gore, J., Abel, C.A. 2006. Current status of insecticide resistance in tarnished plant bug populations in the mid-south. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Influences of Soybean Planting Date and Maturity Group on Stink Bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) Populations. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gore, J., Abel, C.A., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Snodgrass, G.L. 2006. Influences of soybean planting date and maturity group on stink bug (heteroptera: pentatomidae) populations.. Environmental Entomology. 35:531-536
Influence of Messenger on Corn and Mycotoxins in Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abbas, H.K., Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2006. Influence of Messenger on Corn and Mycotoxins in Mississippi. Plant Health Progress. doi:10.1094/PHP-2006-1016-03-RS.
Suppression of Tarnished Plant Bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Cotton by Control of Early Season Wild Host Plants with Herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Abel, C.A., Robbins, J.T., Gore, J., Hardee, D.D. 2005. Suppression of tarnished plant bugs (heteroptera: miridae) in cotton by control of early season wild host plants with herbicides. Environmental Entomology. 35:1417-1422. 2006
Bacillus Thuringiensis Cry1ac Resistance Monitoring Program for Tobacco Budworm and Bollworm in 2004 - (Proceedings)
Blanco, C.A., Mullen, R.M., Abel, C.A., Bradley, J.R., Ellsworth, P., Greene, J.K., Herbert, A., Leonard, R., Lopez, J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Moar, W., Parajulee, M., Ruberson, J., Sprenkel, R. 2005. Bacillus thuringiensis cry1ac resistance monitoring program for tobacco budworm and bollworm in 2004. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1210-1218
Performance of Families of Ostrinia Nubilalis (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on Lyophilized Corn Tissue: Tool for Selection Experiments to Create Resistant Colonies - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Nov-04)
Effects of Nitrogen Fertility on BT Endotoxin Levels in BT Hybrid Maize - (Proceedings)
Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2004. Effects of Nitrogen Fertility on BT Endotoxin Levels in BT Hybrid Maize. International Crop Science Congress Handbook and Abstracts. Brisbane, Austrailia, September 26 - October 1, 2004. P.289.
Effect of Environment on Resistance to the European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Willmot, D.B., Hibbard, B.E., Darrah, L.L., Pollak, L.M., Montgomery, K., Pratt, R., Hawk, J., Weldekidan, T., Abel, C.A., Foster, J. 2004. Effect of environment on resistance to the european corn borer (lepidoptera: pyralidae) in maize. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(5):1745-1751.
Expression of Cry1ac in Maize Leaves and Cotton Bolls with Diverse Chlorophyll Content and Corresponding Development of Fall Armyowrm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) & Southwestern Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on Maize Whorl - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2004. Expression of cry1ac in maize leaves and cotton bolls with diverse chlorophyll content and corresponding development of fall armyowrm (lepidoptera: noctuidae) & southwestern corn borer (lepidoptera: crambidae) on maize whorl. Journal of Economic Entomology.
Correlations Between Grain Composition and Pest Resistance in a Set of Corn Hybrids - (Abstract Only)
Pollak, L.M., Montgomery, K., Abel, C.A., Williams, W.P., Xu, W. 2004. Correlations between grain composition and pest resistance in a set of corn hybrids. Corn Conference Interregional Proceedings. Available: http://www.corn2.agron.iastate.edu/NCR167/Meetings/2004/2004NCRAgenda.htm.
Yield of Two Sets of Hybrids and the Grain Composition of the Parents and Hybrids with Associated Agronomic Traits - (Abstract Only)
Montgomery, K., Pollak, L.M., Goggi, S., Abel, C.A., Williams, W.P., Xu, W. 2004. Yield of two sets of hybrids and the grain composition of the parents and hybrids with associated agronomic traits. Corn Conference Interregional Proceedings. Available: http://www.corn2.agron.iastate.edu/NCR167/Meetings/2004/2004NCRAgenda.htm.
Effect of Host Plants Species on Diapause in Tarnished Plant Bug - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L., Abel, C.A. 2004. Effect of host plants species on diapause in tarnished plant bug. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Registration of D95-6271 Soybean Germplasm Line Resistant to Velvetbean Caterpillar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Kilen, T.C. 2004. Registration of d95-6271 soybean germplasm line resistant to velvetbean caterpillar. Crop Sci. 44:1495-1496.
Field Resistance of Bacillus Thuringiensis Transformed Maize to Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Southwestern Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Leaf Feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Pollan, M.R. 2003. Field resistance of bacillus thuringiensis transformed maize to fall armyworm (lepidoptera: noctuidae) and southwestern corn borer (lepidoptera: crambidae) leaf feeding. J. Entomol. Sci. 38(4): 377-384.
Soybean Natural Cross-Pollination Rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ray, J.D., Kilen, T.C., Abel, C.A., Paris, R.L. Soybean natural cross-pollination rates. Environmental Biosafety Research. 2:133-138
Pollinating Efficacy of Osmia Cornifrons and Osmia Lignaria (Hymenopter: Megachilidae) on Three Brassicacae Spp. Grown under Field Cages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Wilson, R.L., Luhman, R.L. 2003. Pollinating efficacy of osmia cornifrons and osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) on three Brassicacae spp. grown under field cages. Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 38: 545-552.
Registration of Dt98-2448 Soybean Germplasm Resistant to Defoliating Insect Damage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Tyler, J.M. 2003. Registration of DT98-2448 soybean germplasm resistant to defoliating insect damage. Crop Science. 43:1136 - 1137.
Nitrogen Fertility Effects on Bt Endotoxin and N Concentrations of Early Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2003. Nitrogen fertility effects on Bt endotoxin and N concentrations of early growth. Agronomy Journal. 95:207-211.
Nitrogen Fertility Effects on Bt Endotoxin and N Concentrations of Early Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2003. Nitrogen fertility effects on Bt endotoxin and N concentrations of early growth. Agronomy Journal. 95:207-211.
Nitrogen Fertility Effects on Bt Endotoxin and N Concentrations of Early Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2003. Nitrogen fertility effects on Bt endotoxin and N concentrations of early growth. Agronomy Journal. 95:207-211.
Nitrogen Fertility Effects on Bt Endotoxin and N Concentrations of Early Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruns, H.A., Abel, C.A. 2003. Nitrogen fertility effects on Bt endotoxin and N concentrations of early growth. Agronomy Journal. 95:207-211.
Effects of N-Fertility on Bt Endotoxin and N Concentration of Early Growth Maize - (Proceedings)
BRUNS, H.A., ABEL, C.A. 2002. EFFECTS OF N-FERTILITY ON BT ENDOTOXIN AND N CONCENTRATION OF EARLY GROWTH MAIZE. AGRONOMY ABSTRACTS. CDROM.
Registration of Gems-0001 Maize Germplasm Resistant to Leaf Blade, Leaf Sheath and Collar Feeding by European Corn Borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Feb-01)
Reistance to European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyraldae) and Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Experimental Maize Lines Developed from a Backcross Breeding Program - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Sep-00)
Resistance of 15 Experimental Maize Lines to Corn Earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Southwestern Corn Borer(lepidoptera: Pyralidae), and Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Feb-00)
Evaluation of 11 Maize Populations from Peru for Mechanisms of Resistance to Leaf Feeding by European Corn Borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Wilson, R.L. 2000. Evaluation of 11 maize populations from peru for mechanisms of resistance to leaf feeding by european corn borer. Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 72:149-159
Evaluation of 11 Maize Populations from Peru for Mechanisms of Resistance to Leaf Feeding by European Corn Borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Jul-99)
Comparing Species of Bees for Controlled Pollination of Helianthus Petiolaris in Field Cages - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Jul-99)
A New Source of Host-Plant Resistance to European Corn Borer and Other Maize Pests - (Proceedings) - (05-Oct-98)
Effects of Peruvian Maize Extracts on Growth, Development, and Fecundity Ofthe European Corn Borer - (Abstract Only) - (17-Mar-98)
Using Soft X-Rays to Determine the Number of Osmia Spp. in Artificial Nesting Sites with Notes on Backyard Rearing - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Dec-97)
Ornamental Seed Production in Field Cages with Insect Pollinators - (Proceedings) - (01-May-97)
Storage Conditions for Maintaining Osmia Cornifrons (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) for Use in Germplasm Pollination - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Mar-96)
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