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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

James E. Carpenter (Jim)

Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) use of Opuntia host species in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Mar-14)
Milkweed: A farmscape resource for increasing parasitism of stink bugs and aiding insect pollinator and monarch buttery conservation - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-Nov-13)
Low-oxygen atmospheric treatment improves the performance of irradiation-sterilized male cactus moths used in SIT. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez-Martinez, G., Carpenter, J.E., Hight, S.D., Hahn, D.A. 2014. Low-oxygen atmospheric treatment improves the performance of irradiation-sterilized male cactus moths used in SIT. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(1):185-197.
Current management efforts against Cactoblastis cactorum as a pest of North American prickly pear cactus, Opuntia spp. - (Proceedings)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Varone, L., Logarzo, G.A. 2013. Current management efforts against Cactoblastis cactorum as a pest of North American prickly pear cactus, Opuntia spp. International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, March 4-8, 2013, Punco, Chile p.385.
Trail marking by the larvae of the cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepideptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jan-13)
Comparison of laboratory and field bioassays of lab-reared Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) quality and field performance. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Blomefield, T., Hight, S.D. 2013. Comparison of laboratory and field bioassays of lab-reared Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) quality and field performance. Journal of Applied Entomology. 137:631-540. DOI:10.1111/jen.12039.
Integrating augmentative biocontrol and inherited sterility for management of lepidopteran pests - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E. 2013. Integrating augmentative biocontrol and inherited sterility for management of lepidopteran pests. Prceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, March 4-8, 2013, Punco, Chile. p.380.
Rearing the oligophagous Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepideptera: Pyralidae) on meridic diets without host plant materials - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Hight, S.D. 2012. Rearing the oligophagous Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepideptera: Pyralidae) on meridic diets without host plant materials. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):1132-1141.
Laboratory Performance of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on South and North American Opuntia Species Occurring in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Varone, L., Mariana, M., Logarzo, G.A., Briano, J., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E. 2012. Performance of cactoblastis cactorum (Berg)(Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) on South and North American Opuntia species occurring in Argentina. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):1163-1173.
Revealing the elusive sex pheromone of the renowned cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae): A tribute to Robert Heath - (Abstract Only) - (11-May-12)
Quality control tests of lab-reared Cydia pomonella and Cactoblastis cactorum field performance: Comparison of laboratory and field bioassays. - (Abstract Only) - (11-May-12)
Development of cell lines from the cactophagous insect: Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and their susceptibility to three baculoviruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grasela, J.J., McIntosh, A.H., Ringbauer Jr, J.A., Goodman, C.L., Carpenter, J.E., Popham, H.J. 2012. Development of cell lines from the cactophagous insect: Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and their susceptibility to three baculoviruses. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology - Animals. 48:293-300.
A flight cylinder bioassay as a simple, effective quality control test for Cydia pomonella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Blomefield, T., Vreysen, M. 2012. A flight cylinder bioassay as a simple, effective quality control test for Cydia pomonella. Journal of Applied Entomology. 136:711-720. DOI:10.111/j.1439-0418.2012.01771.x.
Artificial diets for classical weed biocontrol agents-it's been done. The Cactoblastis cactorum story in the USA - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E. 2011. Artificial diets for classical weed biocontrol agents-it's been done. The Cactoblastis cactorum story in the USA. Proceedings of the Congress of the Entomological Society Of Southern Africa. p.23.
"Is post hoc development of risk management in weed biocontrol too late? Lessons learned from Cactoblastis cactorum" - (Abstract Only) - (19-Sep-11)
Is post hoc development of risk management in weed biocontrol too late? Lessons learned from Cactoblastis cactorum. - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E., Hight, S.D. 2013. Is post hoc development of risk management in weed biocontrol too late? Lessons learned from Cactoblastis cactorum. In: Wu, Y., Johnson, T., Sing, S., Raghu, S., Wheeler, G., Pratt, P., Warner, K., Center, T., Goolsby, J., Reardon, R, editors. Proceedings of the XIII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, September 11-16, 2011, Hilo, Hawaii. USDA Forest Service, FHTET-2012-07. 530 p. 2013.
Laboratory biological parameters of Trichogramma fuentesi (Hymenoptera:Trichogrammatidae), an egg parasitoid of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paraiso, O., Hight, S.D., Kairo, M., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Reitz, S.R. 2012. Laboratory biological parameters of Trichogramma Fuentesi (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae), an egg parasitoid of Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 95(1):1-7.
Regarding the role of new host associations in the success of Cactoblastis cactorum as both a biological control agent and invasive species. - (Proceedings)
Hight, S.D., Logarzo, G.A., Varone, L., Carpenter, J.E. 2013. Regarding the role of new host associations in the success of Cactoblastis cactorum as both a biological control agent and invasive species. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, September 11-16, 2011, Waikoloa, HI. p.299.
Ant predation on an invasive herbivore: Can an extrafloral nectar-producing plant provide associational resistance to Opuntia individuals? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jezorek, H., Stiling, P., Carpenter, J.E. 2011. Ant predation on an invasive herbivore: Can an extrafloral nectar-producing plant provide associational resistance to Opuntia individuals? Biological Invasions. 13:2261-2273.
Quality of mass-reared codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) after long distance transportation 1. Logistics of shipping procedures and quality parameters as measured in the laboratory. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomefield, T., Carpenter, J.E., Vreysen, M. 2011. Quality of mass-reared codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) after long distance transportation: 1. Logistics of shipping procedures and quality parameters as measured in the laboratory. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(3):814-822.
The Multiple 'Personalities' of Cactoblastis cactorum: A Multi-Disciplinary Response to the Biological Impacts of the Moth's Geographical Wanderings - (Proceedings) - (13-Dec-10)
Diversity in Control and Management Techniques for Cactoblastis cactorum and Its Response in its Adventive North American Range - (Abstract Only)
Carpenter, J.E. 2010. Diversity in Control and Management Techniques for Cactoblastis cactorum and Its Response in its Adventive North American Range. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. December 11-16,2010.
Development of Quality Control Procedures for Lepidoptera - (Abstract Only)
Carpenter, J.E., Simmons, G., Blomefield, T., Hight, S.D. 2010. Development of Quality Control Procedures for Lepidoptera. International Organization for Biological Control (IOBC) Global Working Group on Arthropod Mass Rearing and Quality Control (AMRQC) October 19-22, 2010, Vienna, Austria.
Targets of an invasive species: Oviposition preference and larval performance of Cactoblastis cactorum on 14 North American Opuntioid cacti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jezorek, H., Stiling, P., Carpenter, J.E. 2010. Targets of an invasive species: Oviposition preference and larval performance of Cactoblastis cactorum on 14 North American Opuntioid cacti. Environmental Entomology. 39(6):1884-1892.
Research toward an artifical diet for adult Asian Citrus Psyllid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hall, D.G., Shatters, R.G., Carpenter, J.E., Shapiro, J.P. 2010. Progress toward an artificial diet for adult Asian citrus psyllid. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103:611-617.
Improved quality management to enhance the efficacy of the sterile insect technique for lepidopteran pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, G.S., Suckling, D.M., Carpenter, J.E., Addison, M.F., Dyck, V.A., Vreysen, M.J. 2010. Improved quality management to enhance the efficacy of the sterile insect technique for lepidopteran pests. Journal of Applied Entomology. 134:261-273.
Improvement of the sterile insect technique for codling moth Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus)(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) to facilitate expansion of field application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vreysen, M., Carpenter, J.E., Marec, F. 2010. Improvement of the sterile insect technique for codling moth Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) to facilitate expansion of field application. Journal of Applied Entomology. 139:165-181.
Compatibility of codling moths Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from South Africa with codling moths shipped from Canada. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Carpenter J.E., Blomefield, T.L., Harrison, C. 2010. Compatibility of codling moths Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from South Africa with codling moths shipped from Canada. Journal of Applied Entomology. 134:201-206.
Oviposition preference of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae)in caged choice experiments and the influence of risk assessment of F1 sterility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tate, C.D., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E. 2009. Oviposition preference of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae)in caged choice experiments and the influence of risk assessment of F1 sterility. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 19,S1:317-333.
Improving the cost-effectiveness, trade and safety of biological control for agricultural insect pests using nuclear techniques Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hendrichs, J., Bloem K., Hoch, G., Carpenter, J.E., Greany, P., Robinson, A. 2009. Improving the cost-effectiveness, trade and safety of biological control for agricultural insect pests using nuclear techniques. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 19(S1)3-22.
Effect of rearing strategy and gamma radiation on fecundity and fertility of codling moth Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Taggart, S. 2010. Effect of rearing strategy and gamma radiation on fecundity and fertility of codling moth Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Applied Entomology. 134:221-226.
F1 Sterile insect technique: a novel approach for risk assessment of Episimus unguiculus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a candidate biological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolus in the Continental USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moeri, O.E., Cuda, J.P., Overholt W.A., Bloem S., Carpenter J.E. 2009. F1 sterile insect technique: a novel approach for risk assessment of Episimus unguiculus (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), a candidate biological control agent of Schinus terebinthifolius in the continental USA. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 19,S1:303-315.
Cytological attributes of sperm bundles unique to F1 progeny of irradiated male lepidoptera: Relevance to sterile insect technique programs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Marti, O.G., Wee, S.L., Suckling, D.M. 2009. Cytological attributes of sperm bundles unique to F1 progeny of irradiated male Lepidoptera: Relevance to sterile insect technique programs. Florida Entomologist. 92:80-86.
Flight phenology of male Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at different latitudes in the southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E. 2009. Flight phenology of male Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) at different latitudes in the southeastern United States. Florida Entomologist. 92(2):208-216.
Effect of radiation on fecundity and fertility of codling moth Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from South Africa. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blomefield, T.L., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E. 2010. Effect of radiation on fecundity and fertility of codling moth Cydia pomonella (Linnaeus)(Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from South Africa. Journal of Applied Entomology. 134:216-220.
Effect of irradiation on the incidence of mating in Cactoblastis cactorum Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marti, O.G., Carpenter, J.E. 2009. Effect of irradiation on the incidence of mating in Cactoblastis cactorum. Florida Entomologist. 92:159-160.
Identification of factors influencing flight performance of field-collected and laboratory-reared, overwintered, and nonoverwintered cactus moths fed with field-collected host plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sarvary, M.A., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A., Dorn, S. 2008. Identification of factors influencing flight performance of field-collected and laboratory-reared, overwintered, and nonoverwintered cactus moths fed with field-collected host plants. Environmental Entomology. 37(5):1291-1299.
Rearing Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on a factitious meridic diet at different temperatures and larval densities Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marti, Orville G., Carpenter, James E. 2008. Rearing Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on a factitious meridic diet at different temperatures and larval densities. Florida Entomologist. 91:679-685.
Eradication and containment of Cactolbastis cactorum in Mexico and the United States - (Proceedings)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A., Floyd, J. 2008. Development of control tactics against the invasive cactus moth, cactoblastis cactorum, in North America. XXlll International Congress of Entomology,Durban, South Africa. Meeting Abstract.
Development of Control Tactics Against the Invasive Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum, in North America - (Abstract Only)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A., Floyd, J. 2008. Development of control tactics against the invasive cactus moth, cactoblastis cactorum, in North America. XXIII International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa. Meeting Abstract.
Understanding the Factors That Influence the Geographical Expansion of Cactoblastis Cactorum in Non-Native Habitats - (Abstract Only)
Bloem, S., Bloem, K., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Dorn, S., Sarvary, M., Zimmermann, H., Floyd, J. 2008. Understanding the factors that influence the geographical expansion of cactoblastis cactorum in non-native habitats. XXIII Internatinal Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa.
An international cooperative effort to protect Opuntia cactus resources in the American Southwest and Mexico from the South American cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum - (Proceedings)
Floyd,J.; Bloem, K.A.; Bloem, S.; Carpenter J.E.; Hight S.D.; Bello, A.; Enkerlin, W. 2008. An international cooperative effort to protect Opuntia cactus resources in the Southwest and Mexico from the South American cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum. XXIII International Congress of Entomology, Durban, South Africa. Meeting Abstract.
Chemical desilking of Cactoblastis cactorum Berg pupae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marti, O.G. and Carpenter, J.E. 2008. Chemical desilking of Cactoblastis cactorum Berg Pupae. Journal of Entomological Science 43(3):344-347.
Mating frequency of the male cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), under laboratory conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mclean, S.C., Bloem, K.A., Bloem, S., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E. 2008. Mating frequency of the male cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae), under laboratory conditions. Florida Entomologist. 90(4):751-752.
Predation by Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) on Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) larvae parasitized by Cotesia plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and its impact on cabbage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, N.J., Reitz, S.R., Carpenter, J.E., O'Brien, C.W. 2008. Predation by Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) on Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) larvae parasitized by Cotesia plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and its impact on cabbage. Biological Control. 45:386-395.
Diet flight pattern and flight performance of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) measured on a flight mill: The influence of age, gender, mating status and body size - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sarvary, M.A., Bloem, K.A., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Hight, S.D., Dorn, S. 2008. Diet flight pattern and flight performance of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptea: Pyralidae) measured on a flight mill: Influence of age, gender, mating status, and body size. J. Econ. Entomol. 101(2):314-324.
Survey for hymenopteran and dipteran parasitoids of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Chiapas, Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ruiz-Najera, R.E., Molina-Ochoa J., Carpenter J.E., Espinosa-Moreno, J.A., Lezama-Gutierrez R., Foster, J.E. 2007. Survey for hymenopteran and dipteran parasitoids of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) in Chiapas, Mexico. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 24(1):35-42.
Cactoblastis Cactorum Sterile Insect Technique Validation Study Results - (Proceedings)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A., Floyd, J.P. 2008. Cactoblastis cactorum sterile insect technique validation study results. Meeting Abstract. CESTA 2007 Research Forum. p.24-25.
Development of the Sterile Insect Technique to Manage An Invasive Insect Pest, Cactoblastis Cactorum, Attacking Prickly Pear Cactus in Quintana Roo, Mexico, and Southeastern Usa - (Proceedings)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bello, A., Zetina, R. 2007. Development of the sterile insect technique to manage an invasive insect pest, cactoblastis cactorum, attacking prickly pear cactus in Quintana Roo, Mexico, and southeastern usa. Meeting Abstract. Biological Control of Weeds throughout the Americas Symposium.
Rearing Cactoblastis cactorum on artificial diet and Opuntia cladodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marti, O.G., Myers, R.E., Carpenter, J.E. 2008. Rearing Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) on artificial diet and Opuntia cladodes. J. Entomol. Sci. 43:95-106.
Presentation of artificial diet: effects of composition and size of prey and diet domes on egg production by Orius insidiosus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferkovich, S.M., Venkatesan, T., Shapiro, J.P., Carpenter, J.E. 2007. Presentation of artificial diet: effects of composition and size of prey and diet domes on egg production by Orius insidiosus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae). Florida Entomologist. 90:502-508.
Mating frequency of the male cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae), under laboratory conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mclean, S.C., Bloem, K.A., Bloem, S., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E. 2007. Mating frequency of the male cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae), under laboratory conditions. Florida Entomologist. 90(4):751-752.
Flightability as a quality control parameter for the codling moth, Cydia pomonella - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E., Blomefield, T. 2007. Flightability as a quality control parameter for the codling moth, Cydia pomonella. In: Proceedings of the Final Research Co-ordination Meeting, FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Program, "Improvement of Codling Moth SIT to Facilitate Expansion of Field Application", March 19-23, 2007, Vacaria, Brazil. IAEA-314-D4-RC.876,2006. p. 61-68.
Influence of radiation dose on the level of F1 sterility in the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tate, C.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S. 2007. Influence of radiaton dose on the level of F1 sterility in the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 90(3):537-544.
F1 Sterility: A Novel Approach for Risk Assessment of Biocontrol Agents in Open Field Trials - (Abstract Only)
Carpenter, J.E., Tate, C.D. 2007. F1 sterility: A novel approach for risk assessment of biocontrol agents in open field trials [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, April 22-27, 2007, La Grande Motte, France. p. 21.
Novel Approaches for Risk Assessment: Feasibility Studies on Temporary Reversible Releases of Biocontrol Agents - (Abstract Only)
Cuda, J.P., Moeri, O.E., Overholt, W.A., Manrique, V., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Medal, J.C., Pedrosa-Macedo, J.H. 2007. Novel approaches for risk assessment: Feasibility studies on temporary reversible releases of biocontrol agents [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds, April 22-27, 2007, La Grande Motte, France. p. 22.
A Character Demonstrating the Occurrence of Mating in Male Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marti, O.G., Carpenter, J.E. 2007. A character demonstrating the occurrence of mating in male Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 90(1): 278-281.
Viruses in Laboratory-Reared Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marti, O.G., Styer, E.L., Myers, R.E., Carpenter, J.E. 2007. Viruses in laboratory-reared cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 90(1):274-277.
Pheromone-Based Attractant for Males of Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heath, R.R., Teal, P.E., Epsky, N.D., Dueben, B.D., Hight, S.D., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Weissling, T.J., Kendra, P.E., Cibran, J. 2006. Pheromone-based attractant for males of cactoblastis cactorum (lepidoptera: pyralidae). Environmental Entomology. 35(6): 1469-1476.
Area-Wide Control Tactics for the False Codling Moth Thaumatotibia Leucotreta in South Africa: a Potential Invasive Species - (Book / Chapter)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Hofmeyr, H. 2007. Area-wide control tactics for the false codling moth Thaumatotibia leucotreta in South Africa: a potential invasive species. In: Vreysen, M.J.B., Robinson, A.S., Hendrichs, J., editors. Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests from Research to Field Implementation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. p. 351-359.
Don't Let Cacto Blast Us: Development of a Binational Plan to Stop the Spread of the Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum in North America - (Book / Chapter)
Bloem, K., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J., Hight, S., Floyd, J., Zimmerman, H. 2007. Don't let cacto blast us: Development of a bi-national plan to stop the spread of the cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum in North America. In: Vreysen, M.J.B., Robinson, A.S., Hendrichs. J., editors. Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests from Research to Field Implementation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. p. 337-344.
Suppression of the codling moth Cydia pomonella in British Columbia, Canada using an area-wide integrated approach with an SIT component - (Book / Chapter)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J., McCluskey, A., Fugger, R., Arthur, S., Wood, S. 2007. Suppression of the codling moth Cydia pomonella in British Columbia, Canada using an area-wide integrated approach with an SIT component. In: Vreysen, M.J.B., Robinson, A.S., Hendrichs, J., editors. Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests from Research to Field Implementation. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. p. 591-601.
Quest for Physiological and Cytological Attributes That Can Be Used to Identify F1 Progeny of Irradiated Males: Relevance to Codling Moth Sit - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E., Marti, O.G. 2006. Quest for physiological and cytological attributes that can be used to identify F1 progeny of irradiated males: Relevance to codling moth SIT. In: Proceedings of the Third Research Co-ordination Meeting, FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Program, "Improvement of Codling Moth SIT to Facilitate Expansion of Field Application", September 16-20, 2005, Mendosa, Argentina. IAEA-314-D4-RC.876, Vienna, Austria. p. 125-127.
Preparations for a Season-Long Release of Sterile Codling Moths Imported from Canada for the Control of Codling Moth in South Africa - (Proceedings)
Blomefield, T.L., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Wood, S. 2006. Preparations for a season-long release of sterile codling moths imported from Canada for the control of codling moth in South Africa. In: Proceedings of the Third Research Co-ordination Meeting, FAO/IAEA, Coordinated Research Program, "Improvement of Codling Moth SIT to Facilitate Expansion of Field Application", September 16-20, 2005, Mendosa, Argentina. IAEA-314-D4-RC.876, Vienna, Austria. p. 75-86.
Effect of temperature and length of exposure time on percent egg hatch of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mclean, S.C., Bloem, K.A., Bloem, S., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E. 2006. Effect of temperature and length of exposure time on percent egg hatch of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 89(3):340-347.
Mobility of Mass-Reared Diapaused and Nondiapaused Cydia Pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Effect of Mating Status and Treatment with Gamma Radiation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Dorn, S. 2006. Mobility of mass-reared diapaused and nondiapaused Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Effect of mating status and treatment with gamma radiation. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(3):699-706.
Mobility of Mass-Reared Diapaused and Non-Diapaused Cydia Pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Effect of Different Constant Temperatures and Lengths of Cold Storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Dorn, S. 2006. Mobility of mass-reared diapaused and nondiapaused Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Effect of different constant temperatures and lengths of cold storage. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(3):707-713.
Developing the Sterile Insect Technique for False Codling Moth: Influence of Radiation Dose and Release Ratio on Fruit Damage and Population Growth in Field Cages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hofmeyr, J.H., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S. 2005. Developing the sterile insect technique for Cryptophlebia leucotreta (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae): Influence of radiation dose and release ratio on fruit damage and population growth in field cages. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(6):1924-1929.
Laboratory evaluation of insecticides for control of the invasive Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Mizell Iii, R.F., Bloem, K.A., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E. 2005. Laboratory evaluation of insecticides for control of the invasive Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 88(4):395-400.
Inherited Sterility in Insects - (Book / Chapter)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Marec, F. 2005. Inherited sterility in insects. In: Dyck, V.A., Hendricks, J., Robinson, A.S., editors. Sterile Insect Technique, Principles and Practice in Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management. The Netherlands: Springer. pp. 115-146.
Impact of Moth Suppression/eradication Programmes Using the Sterile Insect Technique Or Inherited Sterility - (Book / Chapter)
Bloem, K.A., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E. 2005. Impact of moth suppression/eradication programmes using the sterile insect technique or inherited sterility. In: Dyck, V.A., Hendrichs, J., Robinson, A.S., editors. Principles and Practice in Area-Wide Integrated Pest Management. Springer. pp. 677-700.
Development of a Pheromone-Based Synthetic Attractant for the Cactus Moth - (Other)
Epsky, N.D., Dueben, B.D., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Teal, P.E., Heath, R.R. 2005. Development of a pheromone-based synthetic attractant for the cactus moth. 88th Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Ft. Myers, FL.
Developing a sterile insect release program for Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae): Effective overflooding ratios and release-recapture field studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A. 2005. Developing a sterile insect release program for Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae): Effective overflooding ratios and release-recapture field studies. Environmental Entomology. 34(4):850-856.
Development of the most effective trap to monitor the geographical expansion of the cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, K.A. 2005. Development of the most effective trap to monitor the geographical expansion of the cactus moth Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 88(3):300-306.
Effect of Rearing Strategy and Gamma Radiation on Field Competitiveness of Mass-Reared Codling Moths (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J. E., Bloem, K. A., Tomlin, L., Taggart, S. 2004. Effect of rearing strategy and gamma radiation on field competitiveness of mass-reared codling moths (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(6):1891-1898.
Natural Distribution of Hymenopteran Parasitoids of Spodoptera Frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Molina-Ochoa, J., Carpenter, J. E., Lezama-Gutierrez, R., Foster, J. E., Gonzalez-Ramirez, M., Angel-Sahagun, C. A., Farias-Larios, J. 2004. Natural distribution of Hymenopteran parasitoids of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae in Mexico. Florida Entomologist. 87(4):461-472.
Progress on Extraction of Codling Moth Pupae from Diet to Facilitate Handling, Shipping and Irradiation of Insects - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K. 2004. Progress on extraction of codling moth pupae from diet to facilitate handling, shipping, and irradiation of insects. In: Proc. of the Second Research Co-ordination Meeting, FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Program, "Improvement of Codling Moth SIT to Facilitate Expansion of Field Application", March 8-12, 2004, Stellenbosch, South Africa. p. 119-124.
Acceptability and Suitability of Eggs of False Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from Irradiated Parents to Parasitism by Trichogrammatoidea Cryptophlebiae (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Hofmeyr, J.H. 2004. Acceptability and suitability of eggs of false codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) from irradiated parents to parasitism by Trichogrammatoidea cryptophlebiae (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae). Biological Control. 30:351-359.
Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae):Observations of courtship and mating behaviors at two locations on the Gulf Coast of Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hight, S.D., Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A., Carpenter, J.E. 2003. Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae):Observations of courtship and mating behaviors at two locations on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Florida Entomologist. 86(4):400-408.
Radiation Biology and Inherited Sterility in False Codling Moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Hofmeyr, J.H. 2003. Radiation biology and inherited sterility in false codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(6):1724-1731.
Influence of Herbivore-Damaged Corn and Cotton in the Field Recruitment of Braconid Parasitoids from Feral Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Jewett, D.K. 2003. Influence of herbivore-damaged corn and cotton in the field recruitment of braconid parasitoids from feral populations. Florida Entomologist. 86(3):233-238.
Parasitoids and Parasites of Spodoptera Frugiperda (J.E. Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Americas and Caribbean Basin: An Inventory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Molina-Ochoa, J., Carpenter, J.E., Heinrichs, E.A., Foster, J.E. 2003. Parasitoids and parasites of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Americas and Caribbean basin: An inventory. Florida Entomologist. 86(3):254-289.
Performance of Sterile Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) Females in Luring Males to Traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, K.A. 2003. Performance of sterile Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) females in luring males to traps. Florida Entomologist. 86(4):395-399.
Our Changing Perception of Cactoblastis Cactorum in North America - (Proceedings)
Hight, S.D., Pemberton, R.W., Bloem, K.A., Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E. 2003. Our changing perception of cactoblastis cactorum in north america, p. 349, In Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. Symposium held in Canberra, Australia April 27-May 2, 2003. 2004.
Case History: Cactoblastis Cactorum on Opuntia Spp. in the U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Carpenter, J.E. 2003. Case History: Cactoblastis cactorum on Opuntia spp. in the U.S. 78 pp. IN: K. W. Gottschalk (ed.), U.S. Department of Agriculture Interagency Research Forum on Gypsy Moth and Other Invasive Species, January 14-17, 2003, Annapolis, MD. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station.
Development of a Trapping System for the Cactus Moth - (Abstract Only)
Weissling, T.J., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, K.A., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R., Teal, P.E., Dueben, B.D., Hight, S.D. 2002. Development of a Trapping System for the Cactus Moth. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America.
Extraction of Codling Moth Pupae from Diet to Facilitate Handling, Shipment and Irradiation of Insects - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K. 2003. Extraction of codling moth pupae from diet to facilitate handling, shipment and irradiation of insects. In: Proceedings of the First Research Co-ordination Meeting, FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Programme, "Improvement of Codling Moth SIT to Facilitate Expansion of Field Application," August 19-23, 2002, Kelowna, BC, Canada. p. 49-51.
Expanding Geographical Range of Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hight, S.D., Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, K., Bloem, S., Pemberton, R.W. Stiling, P. 2002. Expanding geographical range of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in North America. Florida Entomologist. 85(3):527-529.
Performance of Natural Enemies Reared on Artificial Diets - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S. 2003. Performance of natural enemies reared on artificial diets. In: Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods, January 14-18, 2002, Honolulu, Hawaii. p. 143-149.
Interaction Between Insect Strain and Artificial Diet in Diamondback Moth Development and Reproduction. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S. 2002. Interaction between insect strain and artificial diet in diamondback moth development and reproduction. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 102:283-294.
Applications of F1 Sterility for Research and Management of Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, K.A., Bloem, S. 2001. Applications of F1 sterility for research and management of Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 84(4):531-536.
Inherited Sterility in Cactoblastis Cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A. 2001. Inherited sterility in Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Florida Entomologist. 84(4):537-542.
Season-Long Releases of Partially Sterile Males for Control of Codling Moth, Cydia Pomonella (L.), (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Washington Apples - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Bloem, K.A., Carpenter, J.E., Calkins, C.O. 2001. Season-long releases of partially sterile males for control of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.), (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in Washington apples. Environmental Entomology. 30:763-769.
Evaluation of Population Suppression by Irradiated Lepidoptera and Their Progeny. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E. 2001. Evaluation of population suppression by irradiated lepidoptera and their progeny. Florida Entomologist. 84(2):165-171.
Fecundity and Longevity of Diapetimorpha Introita (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) Reared on Artificial Diets: Effects of a Lipid Extract from Host Pupae and Culture Media Conditioned with Cell Lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carpenter, J.E., Ferkovich, S.M., Greany, P.D. 2001. Fecundity and longevity of Diapetimorpha introita (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) reared on artificial diets: Effects of a lipid extract from host pupae and culture media conditioned with cell lines. Florida Entomologist. 84(1):43-49.
Growth of a Pupal Ectoparasitoid, Diapetimorpha Introita (Ichneumonidae), on An Artificial Diet: Stimulation of Growth Rate by a Lipid Extract from Host Pupae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ferkovich, S.M., Shapiro, J.P., Carpenter, J.E. 2000. Growth of a pupal ectoparasitoid, Diapetimorpha introita (Ichneumonidae), on an artificial diet: stimulation of growth rate by a lipid extract from host pupae. Biocontrol. 45:401-413.
Laboratory Production and Field Evaluation of Hymenopterous Ectoparasitoidsreared on Artificial Diets - (Proceedings)
Carpenter, J.E., Greany, P.D., Ferkovich, S.M., Gelman, D.B. 2000. Laboratory production and Field evaluation of Hymenopterous ectoparasitoids reared on artificial diets. Proceedings of the XXI International Congress of Entomology. Abstract p. 362.
Successfully Managing Lepidopteran Pests with Genetic Methods: the Future Is Now - (Proceedings)
Bloem, S., Carpenter, J.E., Marec, F., Bloem, K.A. 2000. Successfully managing lepidopteran pests with genetic methods: the future is now [abstract]. Proceedings of XXI International Congress of Entomology. p.562.
Comparisons of Laboratory and Feral Strains of Spodoptera Frugiperda (J. E.SMITH) and Helicoverpa Zea (Boddie) in Laboratory and Field Bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-May-99)
Survival of Archytas Marmoratus (Diptera: Tachinidae) in Helicoverpa Zea and Spodoptera Frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) at Low Temperatures and Short Days. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Apr-99)
Chemically-Mediated Attraction of Ichneumon (=pterocormus) Promissorius (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) Males by Females - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Apr-99)
Rearing of Ectoparasitoid Diapetimorpha Introita (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) on An Artificial Diet: Supplementation with Insect Cell Line-Derived Factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (04-Feb-99)
Survival of Archytas Marmoratus (Diptera: Tachinidae) in Diapause and Nondiapausing Strains of Helicoverpa Zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Jul-98)
Parasitism of Diamondback Moth (Lepidoptera:plutellidae) Larvae by Cotesia Plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Diadegma Insulare (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) in Cabbage Fields after Inundative Releases of C. Plutellae - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Jul-98)
Oviposition Response of Cotesia Plutellae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) to Sterile and Normal Diamondback (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) Larvae and Spatial Dispersion of Larvae on Collard Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-Jun-98)
Inundative Release of Archytas Marmoratus (Diptera: Tachinidae) Against Thecorn Earworm and Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Whorl-Stage Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Mar-98)
Growth and Development of Corn Earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae Reared on Two Popcorn Silk-Diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Oct-97)
Comparative Development and Performance of Artificially-Reared Versus Host-Reared Diapetimorpha Introita (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) Wasps - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Oct-97)
Corn Earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae: Effects of Non-Host Diets on Consumption and Utilization - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jun-97)
Book Chapter - Genetic Approaches to Managing Arthropod Pests Handbook of Pest Management - (Book / Chapter) - (01-Jun-97)
Chemical Communication Between Males and Females of a Pupal Parasitoid, Diapetimorpha Introita (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Jun-97)
Allelochemicals in Maize Resistant to Spodoptera Frugiperda and Helicoverpa Zea - (Book / Chapter) - (23-Apr-97)
Compatibility of Nuclear Polyhedrosis Viruses with Inherited Sterility for Control of Corn Earworm and Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Dec-96)
Effect of Substerilizing Doses of Radiation on Sperm Precedence in Spodoptera Frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Nov-96)
Compatability of F1 Sterility and a Parasitoid, Cotesia Marginiventris (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), for Managing Spodoptera Exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Acceptability and Suitability of Hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Jul-96)
Growth Inhibition of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Larvae Reared on Leaf Diets of Non-Host Plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Jul-96)
Effect of Oviposition Day on Incidence of Agonadal Progeny of Heliothis Zea Infected with a Virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (31-Oct-95)
Integration of Inherited Sterility and a Parasitoid, Archytas Marmoratus (Diptera: Tachinidae) for Managing Helicoverpa Zea (Lepidoptera:noctuidae):acceptability and Suitability of Hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Jul-95)
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