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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Joel P. Siegel

Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Sticky traps saturate with navel orangeworm in a non-linear fashion - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-May-14)
Flying slower: Floor pattern object size affects orthokinetic responses during moth flight to sex pheromone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuenen, L.P., Gilbert, C., Siegel, J.P. 2014. Flying slower: Floor pattern object size affects orthokinetic responses during moth flight to sex pheromone. Journal of Insect Behavior. 27:581-592.
Pyrethroid tolerance of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) after dietary exposure to almond phytochemicals - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (15-Feb-14)
Spread of Aspergillus flavus by navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) on almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., Mahoney, N.E., Light, D.M., Siegel, J.P., Ryan, P., Themis, M. 2014. Spread of Aspergillus flavus by navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) on almonds. Plant Disease. 98(9):1194-1199.
Field Efficacy and Application Timing of Methoxyfenozide, a Reduced-risk Treatment for Control of Navel Orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Almond - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Higbee, B.S., Siegel, J.P. 2012. Field Efficacy and Application Timing of Methoxyfenozide, a Reduced-risk Treatment for Control of Navel Orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Almond. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5): 1702-1711.
Field Efficacy and application timing of methoxyfenozide, a reduced risk treatment for control of navel orangeworm (Lepidpotera: Pyralidae) in almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Higbee, B., Siegel, J.P. 2012. Field Efficacy and application timing of methoxyfenozide, a reduced risk treatment for control of navel orangeworm (Lepidpotera: Pyralidae) in almonds. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5):1702-1711.
Testing the pathogenicity and infectivity of entomopathogens to mammals - (Book / Chapter)
Siegel, J.P. 2012. Testing the pathogenicity and infectivity of entomopathogens to mammals. Manual of Techniques in Insect Pathology. 441-450.
Use of nut shells as fillers in polymer composites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sutivisedsak, N., Cheng, H.N., Burks, C.S., Johnson, J.A., Siegel, J.P., Civerolo, E.L., Biswas, A. 2012. Use of nut shells as fillers in polymer composites. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 20(1):305-314.
Effects of naturally occurring and synthetic synergists on the toxicity of three insecticides, a phytochemical and a mycotoxin to the navel orangeworm Amyelois transitella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, G., Pollock, H.S., Lawrance, A., Siegel, J.P., Berenbaum, M.R. 2012. Effects of naturally occurring and synthetic synergists on the toxicity of three insecticides, a phytochemical and a mycotoxin to the navel orangeworm Amyelois transitella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(2) 410-417.
Comparison of trapping for eggs, females, and males of the navel orangeworm Amyelois transitella (Walker) in almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burks, C.S., Higbee, B.S., Siegel, J.P., Brandl, D.G. 2011. Comparison of trapping for eggs, females, and males of the navel orangeworm Amyelois transitella (Walker) in almonds. Environmental Entomology. 40(3):706-713.
Navel orangeworm: a major pest in many crops - (Abstract Only)
Burks, C.S., Higbee, B., Siegel, J.P., Daane, K. 2011. Navel orangeworm: a major pest in many crops. Entomology Society of America Pacific Branch Meeting. 13.
A substrate-specific cytochrome P450 monooxygenase, CYP6AB11, from the polyphagous navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Dec-10)
A substrate-specific cytochrome P450 monooxygenase, CYP6AB11, from the polyphagous navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, G., Rupasinghe, S.G., Zangerl, A.R., Siegel, J.P., Schuler, M.A., Berebbaum, M.R. 2011. A substrate-specific cytochrome P450 monooxygenase, CYP6AB11, from the polyphagous navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 41(4):244-253.
Variable development rate and survival of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella, Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on pistachios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Kuenen, L.P. 2011. Variable development rate and survival of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella, Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on pistachios. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2):532-539.
Variable development rate and survival of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella, Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on pistachio - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Kuenen, L.P. 2011. Variable development rate and survival of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella, Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on pistachio. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2):532-539.
Almond Production Manual Chapter: Insects and Mites - (Book / Chapter) - (01-Apr-10)
Mating Disruption for Control of Navel Orangeworm in Almonds in Central California - (Abstract Only)
Burks, C.S., Higbee, B.S., Daane, K.M., Siegel, J.P., Brandl, D.G. 2010. Mating Disruption for Control of Navel Orangeworm in Almonds in Central California. Entomology Society of America Pacific Branch Meeting. p.23.
Variable development rate and survival of navel orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on wheat bran diet and almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Kuenen, L.P., Ledbetter, C.A. 2010. Variable development rate and survival of navel orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on wheat bran diet and almonds. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1250-1257.
Protracted Emergence of Overwintering Amyelois Transitella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from Pistachios and Almonds in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuenen, L.P., Siegel, J.P. 2010. Protracted Emergence of Overwintering Amyelois Transitella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) from Pistachios and Almonds in California. Environmental Entomology. 39(4):1059-1067.
Spring emergence pattern of navel orangeworm from pistachio and almond mummies - (Proceedings)
Kuenen, L.P., Siegel, J.P. 2009. Spring emergence pattern of navel orangeworm from pistachio and almond mummies. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, November 10-13, 2009, San Diego, California. 90: 1-4.
Evaluating Coverage and Efficacy of Insecticides to Control Navel Orangeworm - (Proceedings) - (02-Sep-09)
Comparative Toxicity of Mycotoxins to Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) and Corn Earworm (Helicoverpa zea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, G., Siegel, J.P., Schuler, M.A., Berenbaum, M.R. 2009. Comparative Toxicity of Mycotoxins to Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) and Corn Earworm (Helicoverpa zea). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 35(8):951-957.
Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) (Walker) and Obliquebanded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)(Harris) as Pests of Pistachio - (Book / Chapter)
Bentley, W., Siegel, J.P., Holtz, B., Daane, K. 2008. Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) (Walker) and Obliquebanded Leafroller (Choristoneura rosaceana)(Harris) as Pests of Pistachio. Pistachio Production Manual 5th Edition. University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources. Oakland, CA. p. 179-191.
Revising navel orangeworm sanitation guidelines for Nonpareil almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Higbee, B.S., Siegel, J.P. 2009. Revising navel orangeworm sanitation guidelines for Nonpareil almonds. California Agriculture. 63(1):24-28.
Postharvest survival of navel orangeworm assessed in pistachios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Kuenen, L.P., Higbee, B.S. 2008. Postharvest survival of navel orangeworm assessed in pistachios. California Agriculture. 62(1):30-35.
Chapter Iv-2 Bacteria Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Garczynski, S.F., Siegel, J.P. 2007. Chapter IV-2: Bacteria. pp. 175-198. In: Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology.
Determination of the development rate of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella)in pistachios and assessment of population structure and winter mortality - (Trade Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Kuenen, L.P., Higbee, B.S., Bettiga, J. 2007. Determination of the development rate of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella)in pistachios and assessment of population structure and winter mortality. California Pistachio Commission Production Research Report. p.37-44.
Use of nematodes and insecticides for postharvest control of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella) - (Trade Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Kuenen, L.P., Higbee, B.S., Bettiga, J. 2007. Use of nematodes and insecticides for postharvest control of navel orangeworm (Amyelois transitella). California Pistachio Commission Production Research Report. p.193-198.
Microbial control of insect pests of stone fruit and nut crops - (Book / Chapter)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lacey, L.A., Siegel, J.P. 2007. Microbial control of insect pests of stone fruit and nut crops. In: Lacey, L., Kaya, H.K., editors. Field Manual of Techniques in Insect Pathology. Vol. II. Dordrecht: Springer. p. 547-566.
Effect of Application Rates and Abiotic Factors on Steinernema Carpocapsae for Control of Overwintering Navel Orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae, Amyelois Transitella) in Pistachios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Lacey, L.A., Higbee, B.S., Noble, P.M., Fritts, R.J. 2006. Effect of application rates and abiotic factors on steinernema carpocapsae for control of overwintering navel orangeworm (lepidoptera: pyralidae, amyelois transitella) in pistachios. Biological Control. 36:324-330.
Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Control of Overwintering Navel Orangeworm - (Proceedings)
Siegel, J.P., Lacey, L.A., Higbee, B.S., Bettiga, J., Fritts, R. 2004. Entomopathogenic nematodes for control of overwintering navel orangeworm. International Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives and Emissions Reductions, October 31-November 3, 2004, Orlando, Florida. p. 72:1-4.
Use of Nematodes for Post Harvest Control of Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois Transitella) in Fallen Pistachios - (Trade Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Noble, P.M., Lacey, L.A., Bentley, W., Higbee, B.S. 2004. Use of nematodes for post harvest control of navel orangeworm (amyelois transitella) in fallen pistachios. California Pistachio Industry Annual Report, Crop Year 2003-2004. p. 113-114.
Use of Nematodes for Post Harvest Control of Navel Orangeworm (Amyelois Transitella) in Fallen Pistachios - (Proceedings)
Siegel, J.P., Noble, P.M., Lacey, L.A., Bentley, W., Higbee, B.S. 2004. Use of nematodes for post harvest control of navel orangeworm (amyelois transitella) in fallen pistachios. California Pistachio Commission Production Research Reports. 287-293.
Use of Steinernematid Nematodes for Postharvest Control of Navel Orangeworm (Ledpidoptera: Pyralidae)in Fallen Pistachios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Lacey, L.A., Fritts, R., Higbee, B., Noble, P.M. 2004. Use of steinernematid nematodes for postharvest control of navel orangeworm (ledpidoptera: pyralidae)in fallen pistachios. Biological Control. 30: p. 410-417.
Use of Steinernematid Nematodes for Post Harvest Control of Navel Orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Amyelois Transitella in Fallen Pistachios - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Lacey, L.A., Fritts, R., Higbee, B.S., Noble, P.M. Use of steinernematid nematodes for post harvest control of navel orangeworm (lepidoptera: pyralidae) Amyelois Transitella in fallen pistachios. Journal of Biological Control 30(2):410-417.
Field Evaluation of Entomopathogenic Nematodes Against the Naval Orangeworm (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae, Amyelois Transitella) in Pistachio and Almond Nuts - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Dec-03)
The Impact of Mixed Infection of Three Species of Microsporidia Isolated from the Gypsy Moth, Lymantria Dispar L. (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Solter, L.F., Siegel, J.P., Pilarska, D.K., Higgs, M.C. 2002. The impact of mixed infection of three species of microsporidia isolated from the gypsy moth, lymantria dispar l. (lepidoptera: lymantriidae. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. Volume(81):103-113.
Impact of a North American Isolate of the Microsporidium Nosema Carpocapsae on a Laboratory Population of the Codling Moth, Cydia Pomonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Lacey, L.A., Vossbrinck, C.R. 2001. Impact of a north american isolate of the microsporidium nosema carpocapsae on a laboratory population of the codling moth, cydia pomonella. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. Volume(78):244-250.
The Mammalian Safety of Bacillis Thurengiensis-Based Insecticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P. 2001. The mammalian safety of bacillis thurengiensis-based insecticides. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 77: 13-21.
Recovery of Commercially Produced Bacillus Thuringiensis Serovar Israelensis and Bacillus Sphaericus from Tires and Prevalence of Bacilli Inartificial and Natural Containers. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Smith, A.R., Novak, R.J. 2001. Recovery of commercially produced bacillus thuringiensis serovar israelensis and bacillus sphaericus from tires and prevalence of bacilli inartificial and natural containers. Journal of the Mosquito Control Association. Volume(17):33-41.
A Review of the Mammalian Safety of Bacillus Thurngiensis-Based Insecticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P. 2001. A review of the mammalian safety of bacillus thurngiensis-based insecticides. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. Volume(17):13-21.
Prevalence and Transovum Transmission of Bacillus Thuringiensis Berliner Ina Navel Orangeworm Colony - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Tebbets, J.S., Vail, P.V. Prevalence and transovum transmission of bacillus thuringiensis berliner ina navel orangeworm colony. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. Volume(75):171-173.
Cellular Fatty Acid Analysis of Isolates of Bacillus Thuringiensis Serovar Kurstaki, Strain Hd-1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siegel, J.P., Smith, A.R., Novak, R.J. 2000. Cellular fatty acid analysis of isolates of bacillus thuringiensis serovar kurstaki, strain hd-1. Journal of Biological Control. Volume(17):82-91.
Safety and Ecotoxicology of Entomopathogenic Bacteria - (Book / Chapter)
Lacey, L.A., Siegel, J.P. 2000. Safety and ecotoxicology of entomopathogenic bacteria. Entomopathogenic Bacteria from Laboratory to Field Application. p. 253-273.
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