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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jesusa C. Legaspi (Susie)

Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of selected commercial oils as oviposition deterrents against the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M. 2012. Evaluation of selected commercial oils as oviposition deterrents against the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 64:49-53.
Preliminary evaluation of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae)as a predator of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Singh) (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Mannion, C., Amalin, D. 2013. Preliminary evaluation of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae)as a predator of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Singh) (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 64:34-36.
Survival and behavior of the insecticide-exposed predators Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Castro, A.A., Correa, A.S., Legaspi, J.C., Guedes, R.N., Serrao, J.E., Zanuncio, J.C. 2013. Survival and behavior of the insecticide-exposed predators Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Chemosphere. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.05.075.
Brachymeria koehleri (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) as a Hyperparasitoid of Lespesia melloi (Diptera: Tachinidae) Pupae in Thagona tibialis (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Caterpillars in Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tavares, W., Legaspi, J.C., Tavares, M., Nunez, E., Pinto, R., Zanuncio, J.C. 2013. Brachymeria koehleri (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) as a Hyperparasitoid of Lespesia melloi (Diptera: Tachinidae) Pupae in Thagona tibialis (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Caterpillars in Brazil. Florida Entomologist. 96(4):1635-1638.
Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.W., Al-Dobai, S., Legaspi, J.C., Sivinski, J.M. 2013. Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps . Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(9):1040-1052.
Ladybeetle predator, Delphastus catalinae, may control new invasive pest of Florida - (Popular Publication) - (01-Apr-13)
Sublethal effects of insecticides on the predators, Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps: Implications for IPM - (Abstract Only)
De Castro, A., Correa, A., Legaspi, J.C., Guedes, R.R., Serrao, J., Zanuncio, J. 2013. Sublethal effects of insecticides on the predators, Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps: Implications for IPM. [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of Entomological Society of America, Mar 3-6, 2013, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. p. 115-116.
Current status and potential of conservation biological control for agriculture in the developing world - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyckhuys, K., Lu, Y., Morales, H., Vazquez, L.L., Legaspi, J.C., Eliopoulos, P.A., Hernandez, L.M. 2013. Current status and potential of conservation biological control for agriculture in the developing world. Biological Control. 65(1):152-167.
Ecology and control of an invasive pest, the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera) - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-12)
Integrated pest management of the Pyralid stalkborers, Eoreuma loftini and Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera) - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-12)
Life history and biological control of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera) - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-12)
Evaluation of mustard plants and commercial oils as repellents against Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera) - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-12)
Reproductive biology and predation by the ladybeetle, Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera) - (Abstract Only) - (26-Oct-12)
Biological and ecological consequences of Diolcogaster sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing Agaraea minuta (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) and the effects on two Costus (Costaceae) plant species in Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tavares, W., Salgado-Neto, G., Legaspi, J.C., Serrao, J., Zanuncio, J. 2012. Biological and ecological consequences of Diolcogaster sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing Agaraea minuta (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) and the effects on two Costus (Costaceae) plant species in Brazil. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):966-970.
Insect and plant interactions: then and now (honoring hessian fly USDA program) - (Abstract Only) - (25-Oct-12)
Ecology of the spined soldier bug, Podisus maculiventris: an important generalist predator of invasive insect pests - (Abstract Only) - (26-Sep-12)
Push-pull strategies against insect pests of vegetables - (Abstract Only) - (08-Jun-12)
The cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum: Lessons in Biological Control - (Abstract Only) - (03-Jun-12)
Predation of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex by the coccinellid beetle, Delphastus catalinae - (Abstract Only) - (24-Feb-12)
Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2012. Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. National IPM Symposium. p. 119.
Adult survival of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a predator of whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), on diets of whiteflies, honeydew and honey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr, B.C. 2012. Adult survival of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a predator of whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), on diets of whiteflies, honeydew and honey. Environmental Entomology. 41(3):669-675.
Biology, ecology, and control of the Ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) - (Book / Chapter)
Legaspi, J.C., Mannion, C., Amalin, D., Legaspi, B. 2013. Biology, ecology, and control of the Ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).Pena, J. (ed.) Potential Invasive Pests of Agricultural Crops. CABI, Oxfordshire, U. K. (Book Chapter). p. 363-372.
Evaluating mustard as a potential companion crop for collards to control the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae): outdoor and olfactometer experiments. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2011. Evaluating mustard as a potential companion crop for collards to control the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae): outdoor and olfactometer experiments. Subtropical Plant Science. 63:36-44.
Effects of commercial oils and repellent plants on sweet potato whitefly - (Popular Publication)
Legaspi, J.C. 2011. Effects of commercial oils and repellent plants on sweet potato whitefly. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 10(1):3.
Biology and population dynamics of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum - (Abstract Only) - (20-May-11)
Investigating Giant Red Mustard As a Deterrent of Silverleaf Whitefly Oviposition in Vegetable Crops - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2011. INVESTIGATING GIANT RED MUSTARD AS A DETERRENT OF SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION IN VEGETABLE CROPS [abstract]. Global Conference on Entomology, Chiang Mai, Thailand, March 5-9, 2011. p.218.
Life table analysis and development of Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) under different constant temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Mannion, C., Amalin, D., Legaspi, B. 2011. Life table analysis and development of Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) under different constant temperatures. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(3):451-458.
Reproduction of the Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella Simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae): a New Invasive Pest in the Usa - (Abstract Only) - (18-Oct-10)
Recent research trends in the use of predators for biological control - (Book / Chapter)
Legaspi,J.C., Legaspi, Jr.,B.C. and Simmons, A.M. Recent research trends in the use of predators in biological control, pp. 95-122. In Rosas-Garcia, N.M. (ed.) Biological Control of Insect Pests, Studium Press, Houston, Texas. 2011. (Book Chapter)
Fecundity of Ficus Whitefly, Singhiella Simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), and Its Predation by Delphastus Catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W., Mannion, C., Amalin, D. 2010. FECUNDITY OF FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), AND ITS PREDATION BY DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE)[abstract]. Potential Invasive Pests Workshop, October 2010, Coconut Grove, Florida. p.39.
Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Paecilomyces fumosoroseus as entomopathogens of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Kanga, L.H., Legaspi, Jr, B.C. 2010. Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Paecilomyces fumosoroseus as entomopathogens of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 62:27-33.
Evaluating Silverleaf Whitefly Oviposition on Giant Red Mustard and Other Vegetable Crops - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2010. EVALUATING SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION ON GIANT RED MUSTARD AND OTHER VEGETABLE CROPS. Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Meeting Abstract.
A preliminary investigation of Giant red mustard (Brassica juncea) as a deterrent of silverleaf whitefly oviposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C. 2010. A preliminary investigation of Giant red mustard (Brassica juncea) as a deterrent of silverleaf whitefly oviposition. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(3):262-271.
Application of ant colony optimization to optimal foragaing theory: comparison of simulation and field results - (Proceedings)
Legaspi, B.C., Legaspi, J.C., Isaacs, J.I., Foo, S.Y. 2010. Application of ant colony optimization to optimal foragaing theory: comparison of simulation and field results. Proceedings of the Florida Agricultural and Mechnical University(FAMU) 1st Annual Research Summit. 9:134-154.
Whiteflies and cole crops - (Popular Publication)
Legaspi, J.C. 2010. Whiteflies and cole crops. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 9(1):6.
Ladybeetle is an important insect predator of the silverleaf whitefly - (Popular Publication)
Legaspi, J.C. 2009. Ladybeetle is an important insect predator of the silverleaf whitefly. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 8(1):6.
Field-level validation of a CLIMEX model for the Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) using estimated larval growth rates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, B.C., Legaspi, J.C. 2010. Field-level validation of a CLIMEX model for the Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) using estimated larval growth rates. Environmental Entomology. 39(2):368-377.
Demonstrating Integrated Pest Management of Hot Peppers - (Proceedings)
Legaspi, J.C., Gardner, C., Queeley, G., Leppla, N., Cuda, J. 2009. DEMONSTRATING INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT OF HOT PEPPERS. 6th International IPM Symposium, Portland, OR. Meeting Abstract.
Ovigeny in Selected Generalist Predators - (Proceedings)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. 2009. OVIGENY IN SELECTED GENERALIST PREDATORS. 3rd International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. Meeting Abstract.
How to Study Predators the O’neil Way - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C. 2009. HOW TO STUDY PREDATORS THE O’NEIL WAY. Entomological Society of America. Meeting Abstract.
How to Study Predators the O’neil Way - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C. 2009. How to study predators the O’Neil way. Entomological Society of America. Meeting abstract. . Meeting Abstract.
Experimental test of biotic resistance to an invasive herbivore provided by potential plant mutualists - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, T., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. 2010. Experimental test of biotic resistance to an invasive herbivore provided by potential plant mutualists. Biological Invasions. 12(10):3563-3577.
Reproduction, longevity and survival of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2009. Reproduction, longevity and survival of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102(3):445-449.
Phenology of blue cactus moth Melitara prodenialis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Legaspi, B.C. 2008. Phenology of blue cactus moth Melitara prodenialis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 60:66-68.
Phenology and egg production of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): comparison of field census data and life stage development in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2009. Phenology and egg production of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): comparison of field census data and life stage development in the field. Journal of Entomological Science. 44(4): 341-352.
Can sunflower enhance natural enemies in vegetable cropping systems? - (Popular Publication)
Legaspi, J.C. 2008. Can sunflower enhance natural enemies in vegetable cropping systems? FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 7(1):5.
Demonstrating Integrated Pest Management of Hot Peppers - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Gardner, C., Queeley, G., Leppla, N., Cuda, J. 2008. Demonstrating Integrated Pest Management of Hot Peppers. Meeting Abstract.
Biology, Distribution And Control Of The Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralide) - (Book / Chapter)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B.C. 2008. Biology, Distribution And Control Of The Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralide). In: Campinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Vol 1, A-C. London, UK:Springer. p. 696-703.
Comparative Phenology of Cactoblastis Cactorum and Melitara Prodenialis (Lepidoptera): Pests of Cactus in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Marshall, K.L. 2008. COMPARATIVE PHENOLOGY OF CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM AND MELITARA PRODENIALIS (LEPIDOPTERA): PESTS OF CACTUS IN FLORIDA. Meeting Abstract.
Responses of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), to Relative Humidity: Oviposition, Hatch and Immature Survival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. C. 2008. Responses of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), to Relative Humidity: Oviposition, Hatch and Immature Survival. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:378-383.
Ovigeny in selected generalist predators - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2008. Ovigeny in selected generalist predators. Florida Entomologist. 91(1):133-135.
Population Dynamics of the Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I. 2007. Population dynamics of the cactus moth, cactoblastis cactorum in Florida. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Intercropping sunflower varieties with bell pepper: effect on populations of Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and thrips - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I. 2008. Intercropping sunflower varieties with bell pepper: effect on populations of Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and thrips. Subtropical Plant Science. 60:13-20.
Intercropping Sunflower Varieties with Bell Pepper: Effect on Populations of the Minute Pirate Bug, Orius Insidiosus and Thrips - (Proceedings)
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I. 2007. Intercropping sunflower varieties with bell pepper: effect on populations of the minute pirate bug, orius insidiosus and thrips. Meeting Abstract. 1:31
Life Table Analysis for Cactoblastis Cactorum Immatures and Adults under Five Different Constant Temperatures - (Proceedings)
Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Life table analysis for cactoblastis cactorum immatures and adults under five different constant temperatures. Meeting Abstract.
Life Table Analysis for Cactoblastis Cactorum Immatures and Adults under Five Different Constant Temperatures - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Life table analysis for cactoblastis cactorum immatures and adults under five different constant temperatures. Meeting Abstract.
Effect of organic and chemical fertilizers on growth and yield of hot pepper, and insect pests and their natural enemies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Gardner, C., Queeley, G., Leppla, N., Cuda, J., Legaspi, B. 2007. Effect of organic and chemical fertilizers on growth and yield of hot pepper, and insect pests and their natural enemies. Subtropical Plant Science. 59:75-84.
Bioclimatic model of the spined soldier bug (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae) using CLIMEX: testing model predictions at two spatial scales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B.C. 2007. Bioclimatic model of the spined soldier bug (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae) using CLIMEX: testing model predictions at two spatial scales. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:(4):533-547.
Life table analysis for Cactoblastis cactorum immatures and female adults under five constant temperatures:Implications for pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2007. Life table analysis for Cactoblastis cactorum immatures and female adults under five constant temperatures:Implications for pest management. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 100(4):497-505.
Life table analysis for immatures and female adults of the predatory beetle,Delphastus catalinae,feeding on whiteflies under three constant temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi,Jr, B.C., Simmons, A.M. 2008. Life table analysis for immatures and female adults of the predatory beetle,Delphastus catalinae,feeding on whiteflies under three constant temperatures. Journal of Insect Science. 8(7). Available online:insectscience.org.
Life History of Delphastus Catalinae: a predator of Bemisia tabaci - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, B.C. 2008. Life History of Delphastus Catalinae: a predator of Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Insect Science. 8(4):27
Life History of Delphastus Catalinae: a Predator of Bemisia Argentifolii - (Abstract Only)
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, B.C. 2006. Life history of Delphastus catalinae: a predator of Bemisia tabaci [abstract]. In: Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings, Duck Key, FL. p.118.
Ability of Delphastus Catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae), to Survive Mild Winters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Ability of Delphastus Catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae), to Survive Mild Winters. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:163-173.
Ovigeny in Selected Generalist Predators - (Other)
Legaspi, J.C., Jervis, M.A., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2006. Ovigeny in selected generalist predators. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Prey preference by Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): effects of host plant and prey stages. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2006. Prey preference by Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): effects of host plant and prey stages.. Florida Entomologist. 89(2).
Assessing biochemical fitness of the predator Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in relation to food quality: effects of five species of prey - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro, J.P., Legaspi, J.C. 2006. Assessing biochemical fitness of the predator Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in relation to food quality: effects of five species of prey. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 99(2):321-326.
Food Quality and Reproductive Fitness of the Predator Podisus Maculiventris - (Abstract Only)
Shapiro, J.P., Legaspi, J.C. 2005. Food quality and reproductive fitness of the predator podisus maculiventris. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Life table analysis for Podisus maculiventris immatures and female adults under four constant temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr, B. 2005. Life table analysis for Podisus maculiventris immatures and female adults under four constant temperatures. Environmental Entomology. 34(5):990-998.
Foraging behavior of field populations of Diadegma spp. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): testing for density-dependence at two spatial scales - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Legaspi, J.C. 2005. Foraging behavior of field populations of Diadegma spp. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): testing for density-dependence at two spatial scales. Journal of Entomological Science. 40(3):295-306.
Quarantine evaluation of parasitoids imported into the U.S. for Bemisia tabaci biotype "B" - (Book / Chapter)
Goolsby, J., Legaspi, B., Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Quarantine evaluation of parasitoids imported into the U.S. for Bemisia tabaci biotype "B". In: Gould, J., Hoelmer, K.A., Goolsby, J.A., editors. Classical Biological Control of Bemisia tabaci in the United States - A Review of Interagency Research and Implementation. Vol. 4. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. p. 121-128.
Body weights and egg loads in field-collected Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. 2005. Body weights and egg loads in field-collected Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae). Florida Entomologist. 88(1):38-42.
Life history of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) adult females under different constant temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C. 2004. Life history of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) adult females under different constant temperatures. Environmental Entomology. 33(5):1200-1206.
Does a polyphagous predator prefer prey species that confer reproductive advantage?: case study of Podisus maculiventris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2004. Does a polyphagous predator prefer prey species that confer reproductive advantage?: case study of Podisus maculiventris. Environmental Entomology. 33(5):1401-1409.
Survival and Predation of Delphastus Catalinae (Coleoptera:coccinelidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae), after Exposure to a Range of Constant Temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C. 2004. Survival and predation of delphastus catalinae (coleoptera:coccinelidae), a predator of whiteflies (homoptera: aleyrodidae), after exposure to a range of constant temperatures. Environmental Entomology. 33:839-843.
Biochemical comparison of field and laboratory populations of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Shapiro, J.P., Legaspi, Jr., B. 2004. Biochemical comparison of field and laboratory populations of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Florida. Southwestern Entomologist. 29(4):301-302.
Insect Resistant Transgenic Crops Expressing Plant Lectins - (Book / Chapter)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Bernal, J., Setamou, M. 2004. Insect resistant transgenic crops expressing plant lectins. In Transgenic Crop Protection: Concepts and Strategies. Opender, Koul, and G.S. Dhaliwal, eds. Science Publishers, Inc. USA. 85-116.
Alternative landscape design and management and insect diversity in residential landscapes - (Proceedings)
Lorenzo, A., Legaspi, J.C., Pescador, M., Muchovej, J.J., Duke, E.R. Alternative landscape design and management and insect diversity in residential landscapes. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society.
Effects of snowdrop lectin on Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) life history parameters - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Setamou, M., Bernal, J., Mirkov, T.E., Legaspi, J.C. 2003. Effects of snowdrop lectin on Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) life history parameters. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(3):950-956.
Assessing the Effects of Alternative Landscape Design and Management on Insect Diversity in Tallahassee-Leon County, Florida - (Abstract Only)
Lorenzo, A.B., Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Pescador, M. 2003. Assessing the effects of alternative landscape design and management on insect diversity in tallahassee-leon county, florida. Association of Research Directors.
Within-field distribution of three homopttteran species in Texas sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Legaspi, J.C. 2003. Within-field distribution of three homopttteran species in Texas sugarcane. Southwestern Entomologist. 28(1):1-10.
Parasitism and location of sugarcane borer (lepidoptera: pyralidae) by cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on transgenic and conventional sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Setamou, M., Bernal, J., Legaspi, J.C., Mirkov, T.E. 2002. Parasitism and location of sugarcane borer (lepidoptera: pyralidae) by cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on transgenic and conventional sugarcane. Environmental Entomology. 31(6):1219-1225.
Evaluation of lectin-expressing transgenic sugarcane against stalkborers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): effects on life history parameters and damage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Setamou, M., Bernal, J., Legaspi, J.C., Mirkov, T.E., Legaspi, J., B.C. 2002. Evaluation of lectin-expressing transgenic sugarcane against stalkborers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): effects on life history parameters and damage. Journal of Economic Entomology. 95(2):469-477.
Effect of temperature on the life cycle of Lydella Jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lauziere, I., Setamou, M., Legaspi, J.C., Jones, W.A. 2002. Effect of temperature on the life cycle of Lydella Jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Environmental Entomology. 31(3):432-437.
Effects of a Snowdrop Lectin (Gna) Expressed in Transgenic Sugarcane on Fitness of Cotesia Flavipes (Cameron), a Parasitoid of the Non-Target Pest Diatraea Saccharalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Aug-01)
Field release of Lydella jalisco Woodley Diptera: Tachinidae) in sugarcane and other graminaceous crops for biological control of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lauziere, I., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Saldana, R. 2001. FIELD RELEASE OF LYDELLA JALISCO WOODLEY (DIPTERA: TACHINIDAE) IN SUGARCANE AND OTHER GRAMINEOUS CROPS FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF EOREUMA LOFTINI (DYAR) (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) IN TEXAS. Subtropical Plant Science. 53:34-49.
Field cage evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum as a predator of blackfly eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Ciomperlik, M., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2001. Field cage evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum as a predator of blackfly eggs. Southwestern Entomologist. 26(2):171-172.
Life-history studies of Lydella jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lauziere, I., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Smith, Jr., J.W., Jones, W.A. 2001. Life-history studies of Lydella jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Biocontrol. 46(1):71-79.
Population dynamics of the citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and its natural enemies in Texas and Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., French, J.V., Garza Zuniga, A., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2001. Population dynamics of the citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and its natural enemies in Texas and Mexico. Biological Control. 21(1):84-90.
Effects of Age and Host Number on Reproductive Biology of Allorhogas Pyralophagus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Attacking the Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Oct-00)
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