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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Gregory S. Wheeler

Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Predicting the host range of Nystalea ebalea: Secondary plant chemistry and host selection by a surrogate biological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Chawner, M., Williams, D.A. 2014. Predicting the host range of Nystalea ebalea: secondary plant chemistry and host selection by a surrogate biological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolia. Biological Control. 73:39-49.
Predicting the host range of Nystalea ebalea: secondary plant chemistry and host selection by a surrogate biological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Chawner, M., Williams, D.A. Predicting the host range of Nystalea ebalea: secondary plant chemistry and host selection by a surrogate biological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolia. Biological Control. 73:39-49. 2014.
Comparative evaluation of two populations of Pseudophilothrips ichini as candidates for biological control of Brazilian peppertree - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manrique, V., Diaz, R., Erazo, L., Reddi, N., Wheeler, G.S., Williams, D., Overholt, W.A. 2014. Comparative evaluation of two populations of Pseudophilothrips ichini as candidates for biological control of Brazilian peppertree. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 24(5):518-535.2014.
Comparison of two populations of Pseudophilothrips ichini (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) as candidates for biological control of the invasive weed Schinus terebinthifolia (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manrique, V., Diaz, R., Erazo, L., Reddi, N., Wheeler, G.S., Williams, D., Overholt, W. 2014. Comparison of two populations of Pseudophilothrips ichini (Thysanoptera: Phlaeothripidae) as candidates for biological control of the invasive weed Schinus terebinthifolia (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae). Florida Entomologist. 24:518-535. 2014.
A Florida defoliator found: Nystalea ebalea (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) feeding on Brazilian peppertree - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S. 2013. A Florida defoliator found: Nystalea ebalea (Lepidoptera: Notodontidae) feeding on Brazilian peppertree. Florida Entomologist. 96(3):1228-1230. 2013.
Facilitation and inhibition: changes in plant nitrogen and secondary metabolites mediate interactions between aboveground and belowground herbivores Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, W., Siemann, E., Yang, X., Wheeler, G.S., Ding, J. 2013. Facilitation and inhibition: changes in plant nitrogen and secondary metabolites mediate interactions between aboveground and belowground herbivores. Proceedings of the Royal Society B. 280:1767. 2013.
Australian Pine, Casuarina equisetifolia L. Management Plan for Florida Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Pernas, T., Wheeler, G.S., Langeland, K., Allen, E., Purcell, M., Taylor, J. 2013. Australian Pine, Casuarina equisetifolia L. Management Plan for Florida. Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. p 1-44.
Biology and host range of Omolabus piceus, a weevil rejected for biological control for Schinus terebinthifolius in the USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Mckay, F., Vitorino, M., Williams, D.A. 2013. Biology and host range of Omolabus piceus, a weevil rejected for biological control for Schinus terebinthifolius in the USA. Biocontrol. DOI 10.1007/s10526-013-9523-1.
Specificity of extrafloral nectar induction by herbivores differs among native and invasive populations of tallow tree Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Carrillo, J., Siemann, E., Wheeler, G.S., Zhu, L., Gu, X., Ding, J. 2013. Specificity of extrafloral nectar induction by herbivores differs among native and invasive populations of tallow tree. Annals Of Botany. DOI: 10.1093/aob/mct129.
Biology and host range of Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis; a potential biological control agent for Chinese tallow Triadica sebifera Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Steininger, M.S., Wright, S.A., Ding, J., Wheeler, G.S. 2013. Biology and host range of Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis; a potential biological control agent for Chinese tallow Triadica sebifera. Biocontrol Science and Technology. http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/09583157.2013.797564#tabModule.
Evidence of establishment of Bagous hydrillae Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitales: Hydirocharitaceae) in North America? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Center, T.D., Parys, K., Grodowitz, M., Wheeler, G.S., Dray Jr, F.A., O'Brien, C.W., Johnson, S., Cofrancesco, A. 2013. Evidence of establishment of Bagous hydrillae Coleoptera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of Hydrilla verticillata (Hydrocharitales: Hydirocharitaceae) in North America?. Florida Entomologist. 96(1):180-186.
Corynespora cassiicola f. sp. schinii, a potential biocontrol agent for the weed Schinus terebinthifolius in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macedo, D., Pereira, O., Wheeler, G.S., Barreto, R. 2013. Corynespora cassiicola f. sp. schinii, a potential biocontrol agent for the weed Schinus terebinthifolius in the United States. Plant Disease. 97:496-500.
Improved understanding of weed biological control safety and impact with chemical ecology: a review Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Schaffner, U. 2013. Improved understanding of weed biological control safety and impact with chemical ecology: a review. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 6:16-29.
Pre-release assessment of Gadirtha inexacta a proposed biological control agent of Chinese tallow (Triadica sebifera) in the United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Xhu, L., Xue, G., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Ding, J. 2012. Pre-release assessment of a noctuid Gadirtha inexacta (=Iscadia inexacta) proposed as a biological control agent of Chinese tallow (Triadica sebifera) in the United States. Biological Control. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S1049964412001727?v=s5#.
Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. - (Proceedings)
Wu, Y., Johnson, T., Sing, S., Raghu, S., Wheeler, G.S., Pratt, P.D., Warner, K., Center, T., Goolsby, J., Reardon, R. 2013. Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds.. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. 536.
Life history and host range of the leaf blotcher Eucosmophora schinusivora; a candidate for biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rendon, J., Chawner, M., Dyer, K.G., Wheeler, G.S. 2012. Life history and host range of the leaf blotcher Eucosmophora schinusivora; a candidate for biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius in the USA. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22:711-722.
A leaf-rolling weevil benefits from general saprophytic fungi in polysaccharide degradation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, X., Wheeler, G.S., Ding, J. 2012. A leaf-rolling weevil benefits from general saprophytic fungi in polysaccharide degradation. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 6(3):417-424.
Genetic variation in anti-herbivore chemical defenses in an invasive plant Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Siemann, E., Wheeler, G.S., Zhu, L., Gu, X., Ding, J. 2012. Genetic variation in anti-herbivore chemical defenses in an invasive plant. Journal of Ecology. 100:894-904.
The leafmining Leurocephala schinusae (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae): Not suitable for the biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales Anacardiaceae)in continental USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M.I., Diniz Vitorino, M., Wheeler, G.S. 2012. The leafmining Leurocephala schinusae (Lepidoptera Gracillariidae): Not suitable for the biological control of Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales Anacardiaceae)in continental USA. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22(4):477-489. DOI: 10.1080/09583157.2012.664618.
Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) in Florida and South America: Evidence of a possible niche shift driven by hybridization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukherjee, A., Williams, D.A., Wheeler, G.S., Cuda, J.P., Pal, S., Overholt, W.A. 2011. Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius) in Florida and South America: Evidence of a niche shift driven by hybridization. Biological Invasions. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-011-0168-7.
Using internet images to gather distributional data for a newly discovered Caloptilia species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) specializing on Chinese tallow in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fox, M., Hazen, R., Wheeler, G.S., Davis, D.R. 2012. Using internet images to gather distributional data for a newly discovered Caloptilia species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) specializing on Chinese tallow in North America. American Entomologist. 58(1):32-35.
Genetic variation and evolution of secondary compounds in native and introduced populations of the invasive plant Melaleuca quinquenervia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Franks, S., Wheeler, G.S., Goodnight, C. 2012. Genetic variation and evolution of secondary compounds in native and introduced populations of the invasive plant Melaleuca quinquenervia. Evolution. DOI: 10.1111/j.1558-5646.2011.01524.x.
Role of Molecular Genetics in Identifying ‘Fine Tuned’ Natural Enemies of the Invasive Brazilian Peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuda, J.P., Christ, L.R., Manrique, V., Overholt, W.A., Wheeler, G.S., Williams, D.A. 2011. Role of molecular genetics in identifying ‘fine tuned’ natural enemies of the invasive Brazilian peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius. Biocontrol. DOI: 10.1007/s10526-011-9418-y.
Differential performance of tropical soda apple and its biological control agent Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in open and shaded habitats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigo, D., Aguirre, C., Wheeler, G.S., Lapointe, S.L., Rosskopf, E.N., Overholt, W. 2011. Differential performance of tropical soda apple and its biological control agent Gratiana boliviana (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in open and shaded habitats. Environmental Entomology. 40:1437-1447.
Biology and systematics of the leafmining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, D.R., Mckay, F., Oleiro, M., Vitorino, M.D., Wheeler, G.S. 2011. Biology and systematics of the leafmining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree, Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi, with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. Journal of Lepidopterists Society. 65(2):61-93.
Biology and systematics of the leaf-mining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi with descriptions of a new genus and four new species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davis, D., Mc Kay, F., Oleiro, M., Diniz Vitorino, M., Wheeler, G.S. 2011. Biology and systematics of the leaf-mining Gracillariidae of Brazilian pepper tree Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi with descriptions of a new genus and four new species. Journal of Lepidopterists Society. 6(2):61-93.
Biology and host range of Tecmessa elegans (Lepidoptera:Notodontidae) a leaf-feeding moth evaluated as a potential biological control agent for Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oleiro, M., Mc Kay, F., Wheeler, G.S. 2011. Biology and host range of Tecmessa elegans (Lepidoptera:Notodontidae) a leaf-feeding moth evaluated as a potential biological control agent for Schinus terebinthifolius (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) in the USA. Environmental Entomology. 40(3):605-613.
Hybrid vigor for the invasive exotic Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi., Anacardiaceae) in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Geiger, J.H., Pratt, P.D., Wheeler, G.S. 2011. Hybrid vigor for the invasive exotic Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius Raddi., Anacardiaceae) in Florida. International Journal of Plant Science. 172(5):655-663.
The host range and impact of Bikasha collaris (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a promising candidate agent for biological control of Chinese tallow, Triadica sebifera (Euphorbiaceae) in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, W., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Ding, J. 2010. The host range and impact of Bikasha collaris (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a promising candidate agent for biological control of Chinese tallow, Triadica sebifera (Euphorbiaceae) in the United States. Biological Control. 56(3):230-238.
Defoliating Broad Nosed Weevil, Plectrophoroides Lutra; Not Suitable for Biological Control of Brazilian Pepper Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Geiger, J.H., Mckay, F., Rendon, J., Chawner, M., Pratt, P.D. 2010. Defoliating broad nosed weevil, Plectrophoroides lutra; not suitable for biological control of Brazilian Pepper. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(1):89-91.
Lower resistance and higher tolerance of invasive host plants: biocontrol agents reach high densities but exert weak control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Huang, W., Siemann, E., Wheeler, G.S., Carrillo, J., Ding, J. 2011. Lower herbivore resistance and higher tolerance in invasive plants: biological control agents reach high densities but exert weak control of their host plants. Journal of Applied Ecology. 21(3):729-738.
Casuarinacola, a new genus of jumping plant lice (Hemiptera: Triozidae) from Casuarina (Casuarinaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, G.S., Austin, A.D., Jennings, J.T., Purcell, M., Wheeler, G.S. 2010. Casuarinacola, a new genus of jumping plant lice (Hemiptera: Triozidae) from Casuarina (Casuarinaceae). Zootaxa. 2601:1-27.
Resource allocation to defense and growth are driven by different responses to generalist and specialist herbivory in an invasive plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, W., Siemann, E., Wheeler, G.S., Zou, J., Carrillo, J., Ding, J. 2010. Resource allocation to defense and growth are driven by different responses to generalist and specialist herbivory in an invasive plant. Ecology. 98(5):1157-1167.
Differential response by Melaleuca quinquenervia trees to attack by the rust fungus Puccinia psidii in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D., Wheeler, G.S. 2010. Differential response by Melaleuca quinquenervia trees to attack by the rust fungus Puccinia psidii in Florida. Plant Disease, 94(9):1165.2010.
Melaleuca quinquenervia plants differ in susceptibility towards fungus Puccinia psidii infection and disease development. - (Abstract Only)
Rayamajhi, M.B., Wheeler, G.S., Pratt, P.D., Center, T.D. 2010. Melaleuca quinquenervia plants differ in susceptibility towards fungus Puccinia psidii infection and disease development.. American Phytopathological Society.
Resolving cryptic species with morphology and DNA; thrips as a potential biocontrol agent of Brazilian peppertree, with a new species and overview of Pseudophilothrips (Thysanoptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mound, L.A., Wheeler, G.S., Williams, D.A. 2010. Resolving cryptic species with morphology and DNA; thrips as a potential biocontrol agent of Brazilian peppertree, with a new species and overview of Pseudophilothrips (Thysanoptera). Zootaxa. 2432: 59-68.
Risk assessment: progress of quarantine biocontrol research on Chinese Tallow, Melaleuca, and Downy Rose Myrtle - (Other) - (21-Dec-09)
Ecology and management of Sheoak (Casuarina spp.), an invader of coastal Florida, U.S.A. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Taylor, G.S., Gaskin, J.F., Purcell, M. 2011. Ecology and management of Australian pine (Casuarina spp.), an invader of coastal Florida, USA. Journal of Coastal Research. 27(3):485-492.
Hybrid haplotype vigor in Florida (USA) populations of the invasive exotic Brazilian peppertree, Schinus terebinthifolius - (Abstract Only) - (27-Jul-09)
Plant genotype effects on a host specific thrips and the impact on biological control Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Wheeler, G.S., Williams, D.A., Mound, L.A. 2010. Plant genotype effects on a host specific thrips and the impact on biological control. Journal of Insect Science. Vol.10, Article 166.
Plant genotype effects on a host specific thrips and the impact on biological control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Williams, D.A., Mound, L.A. 2010. Plant genotype effects on a host specific thrips and the impact on biological control. Journal of Insect Science. Vol. 10, Article 166.
Foreign exploration and host testing of Chinese tallow Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Wheeler, G.S., Ding, J. 2010. Foreign exploration and host testing of Chinese tallow. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 10, Article 166.
Selection of test plant list for weed biological control with molecular and biochemical data Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Wheeler, G.S. 2010. Selection of test plant list for weed biological control with molecular and biochemical data. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 10, Article 166.
Evolutionary interactions between the invasive tallow tree and herbivores: implications for biological control Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Ding, J., Huang, W., Wheeler, G.S., Carrillo, J., Siemann, E. 2010. Evolutionary interactions between the invasive tallow tree and herbivores: implications for biological control. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 10, Article 166.
Biological control of Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle (Hydrocharitaceae), a submersed aquatic macrophyte Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Ding, J., Zhang, J., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Center, T.D. 2010. Biological control of Hydrilla verticillata (L.f.) Royle (Hydrocharitaceae), a submersed aquatic macrophyte. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 10, Article 166.
Lower resistance and higher tolerance of invasive host plants: biocontrol agents reach high densities but exert weak control Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Wang, Y., Huang, W., Siemann, E., Zou, J., Wheeler, G.S., Carrillo, J., Ding, J. 2010. Lower resistance and higher tolerance of invasive host plants: biocontrol agents reach high densities but exert weak control. Meeting Abstract. Vol.10, Article 166.
Molecular evidence of hybridization in Florida's sheoak (Casuarina spp.) invasion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gaskin, J.F., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Taylor, G. 2009. Molecular evidence of hybridization in Florida's sheoak (Casuarina spp.) invasion. Molecular Ecology. 18(15):3216-3226.
Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis (Coleoptera: Attelabidae): A Potential Biological Control Agent for Triadeca sebifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Ding, J., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Zhang, G. 2009. Heterapoderopsis bicallosicollis (Coleoptera: Attelabidae): A Potential Biological Control Agent for Triadeca sebifera. Environmental Entomology, 38(4):1135-1144.
Natural enemies of Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius: Anacardiaceae) from Argentina: their possible use for biological control in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mckay, F., Oleiro, M., Walsh, G.C., Gandolfo, D., Cuba, J.P., Wheeler, G.S. 2009. Natural enemies of Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolius: Anacardiaceae) from Argentina: their possible use for biological control in the USA. Florida Entomologist, Vol. 92: 292-303.
The ecological host range of an intentionally introduced herbivore: A comparison of predicted versus actual host use. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Rayamajhi, M.B., Center, T.D., Tipping, P.W., Wheeler, G.S. The ecological host range of an intentionally introduced herbivore: A comparison of predicted versus actual host use. Biological Control. 49:146-153. 2009.
Effect of host-plant genotypes on the performance of three candidate biological control agents of Schinus terebinthifolius in Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manrique, V., Cuda, J., Overholt, W., Williams, D., Wheeler, G.S. 2008. Effect of host-plant genotypes on the performance of two candidate biological control agents of Brazilian peppertree in Florida.. Biological Control, Vol. 47, pps. 167-171.
Biology, distribution, and field host plants of Macroplea japana in China: an unsuitable candidate for biological control of Hydrilla verticillata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, J., Wheeler, G.S., Purcell, M., Ding, J. 2010. Biology, distribution, and field host plants of Macroplea japana in China: an unsuitable candidate for biological control of Hydrilla verticillata. Florida Entomologist. 93(1) March 2010, pgs. 116-119.
A Biological Control Feasibility Study of the Invasive Weed-Air Potato, Dioscorea Bulbifera L. (Dioscoreaceae); An Effort to Increase Biological Control Transparency and Safety - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Pemberton, R.W., Raz, L. 2007. A biological control feasibility study of the invasive weed-air potato, Dioscorea bulbifera l. (dioscoreaceae): an effort to increase biological control transparency and safety. Natural Areas Journal. 27(3):269-279.
Intraspecific variation of Melaleuca quinquenervia leaf oils in its naturalized range in FLorida, the Caribbean, and Hawaii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Pratt, P.D., Giblin-Davis, R.M., Ordung, K. 2007. Intraspecific variation of Melaleuca quinquenervia leaf oils in its naturalized range in Florida, the Caribbean, and Hawaii. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 35(8):489-500.
Hydrilla Stems and Tubers As Hosts for Three Bagous Species: Two Introduced Biological Control Agents (Bagous Hydrillae and B. Affinis) and One Native Species (B. Restrictus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Center, T.D. 2007. Hydrilla stems and tubers as hosts for three Bagous species: two introduced biological control agents (Bagous hydrillae and B. affinis) and one native species (B. restrictus). Environmental Entomology. 36(2):409-415.
Lack of An Induced Response Following Fire and Herbivory of Two Chemotypes of Melaleuca Quinquenervia and Its Effect on Two Biological Control Agents. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Ordung, K.M. 2006. Lack of an induced response following fire and herbivory of two chemotypes of Melaleuca quinquenervia and its effect on two biological control agents. Biological Control. 39:154-161.
Orchid bees don't need orchids: evidence from the naturalization of an orchid bee in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pemberton, R.W., Wheeler, G.S. 2006. Orchid bees don’t need orchid mutualists, evidence from the naturalization of an orchid bee in florida. Ecology. 87:1995-2001.
Chemotype Variation of the Weed Melaleuca Quinquenervia Influences the Biomass and Fecundity of the Biological Control Agent Oxyops Vitiosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S. 2005. Chemotype variation of the weed melaleuca quinquenervia influences the biomass and fecundity of the biological control agent oxyops vitiosa. Biological Control. 36:121-128.
Secondary Metabolite Variation Affects the Oviposition Preference But Has Little Effect on the Performance of Boreioglycaspis Melaleucae: a Biological Control Agent of Melaleuca Quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Ordung, K.M. 2005. Secondary metabolite variation affects the oviposition preference but has little effect on the performance of boreioglycaspis melaleucae: a biological control agent of melaleuca quinquenervia. Biological Control. 35:115-123.
Maintenance of a Narrow Host Range by Oxyops Vitiosa; a Biological Control Agent of Melaleuca Quinquenervia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S. 2005. MAINTENANCE OF A NARROW HOST RANGE BY OXYOPS VITIOSA; A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT OF MELALEUCA QUINQUENERVIA. Biochemical Systematics and Ecology. 33:365-383. 2005.
Genetic Variation in Melaleuca Quinquenervia Affects the Biocontrol Agent Oxyops Vitiosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dray Jr, F.A., Bennett, B.C., Center, T.D., Wheeler, G.S., Madeira, P.T. 2004. GENETIC VARIATION IN MELALEUCA QUINQUENERVIA AFFECTS THE BIOCONTROL AGENT OXYOPS VITIOSA. Weed Technology. 18:1400-1402. 2004.
Genetic Variation in Melaleuca Quinquenervia Affects the Biocontrol Agent Oxyops Vitiosa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dray Jr, F.A., Bennett, B.C., Center, T.D., Wheeler, G.S., Madeira, P.T. 2004. Genetic variation in melaleuca quinquenervia affects the biocontrol agent Oxyops vitiosa. Weed Technology. 18: 1400-1402.
Differential metabolism of 1,8-cineole in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Southwell, I.A., Russell, M.F., Maddox, C.A., Wheeler, G.S. 2003. Differential metabolism of 1,8-cineole in insects. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29:83-94. 2003.
Dietary Influences on the Terpenoids Sequestered by the Biological Control Agent Oxyops Vitiosa: the Effect of Plant Volatiles from Different Melaleuca Quinquenervia Chemotypes and Laboratory Host Species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S., Massey, L.M., Southwell, I.A. 2003. Dietary influences on the terpenoids sequestered by the biological control agent oxyops vitiosa: the effect of plant volatiles from different melaleuca quinquenervia chemotypes and laboratory host species. Journal of Chemical Ecology.
Brazilian Peppertree Seed Chalcid: Megastigmus Transvaalensis Wasp Wages War on Widespread Weed - (Trade Journal)
Cuda, J.P., Wheeler, G.S., Habeck, D.H. 2002. BRAZILIAN PEPPERTREE SEED CHALCID: MEGASTIGMUS TRANSVAALENSIS WASP WAGES WAR ON WIDESPREAD WEED. Wildland Weeds. 6:18-20. 2002.
Minimal Increase in Larval and Adult Performance of the Biological Control Agent Oxyops Vitiosa When Fed Melaleuca Quinquenervia Leaves of Different Nitrogen Levels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wheeler, G.S. 2003. Minimal increase in larval and adult performance of the biological control agent oxyops vitiosa when fed melaleuca quinquenervia leaves of different nitrogen levels. Biological Control 26:109-116.
Herbivore Adaptions to a Low-Nutrient Food: the Weed Biological Control Specialist Spodoptera Pectinicornis (Lepidoptera:noctuidae) Fed the Floating Aquatic Plant Pistia Stratiotes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Feb-98)
Competitive Interactions Between Hydrilla (Hydrilla Verticillata) and Vallisneria (Vallisneria Americana) As Influenced by Insect Herbivory - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (29-Sep-97)
Heat Tolerance of Structure-Infesting Drywood Termites (Isoptera:kalotermitidae) of Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Mar-97)
A Comparison of Tunneling Responses by Field Populations and Laboratory Groups of Subterranean Termites (Isoptera:rhinotermitidae) into Termiticide-Treated Soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Nov-96)
Growth Inhibition of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae Reared on Leaf Diets of Non-Host Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Jul-96)
Subterranean Termite (Isoptera:rhinotermidae) Penetration into Sand Treated at Various Thicknesses with Termiticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Dec-95)
Comparative Respiration and Methane Production Rates in Nearctic Termites - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Nov-95)
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