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Bruce W Zilkowski
Crop Bioprotection Research
Entomologist

Phone: (309) 681-6219
Fax: (309) 681-6693

Room 1316
1815 N UNIVERSITY ST
PEORIA , IL 616043902


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Behavioral responses of lesser mealworm beetles, alphitobius diaperinus, (coleoptera: tenebrionidae) to pheromone components using a wind tunnel dual choice walkign bioassay Reprint Icon -
Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W. 2015. Behavioral responses of lesser mealworm beetles, alphitobius diaperinus, (coleoptera: tenebrionidae) to pheromone components using a wind tunnel dual choice walking bioassay. Journal of Insect Behavior. 28(2):202-210.
Attraction of spathius agrili yang (Hymenoptera: eulophidae) to male-produced "aggregation-sex pheromone:" differences between the sexes and mating status Reprint Icon -
Cooperband, M., Hartness, A., Zilkowski, B.W., Lelito, J., Cosse, A.A. 2015. Attraction of spathius agrili yang (Hymenoptera: eulophidae) to male-produced "aggregation-sex pheromone:" differences between the sexes and mating status. Journal of Insect Behavior. 28(2):167-174.
A culture method for darkling beetles, Blapstinus spp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Reprint Icon -
Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A. 2015. A culture method for darkling beetles, Blapstinus spp. (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(3):1010-1013.
Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis Reprint Icon -
Cosse, A.A., Petroski, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Vermillion, K., Lilito, J.P., Cooperband, M.F., Gould, J.R. 2012. Male-produced pheromone of Spathius agrili, a parasitoid introduced for the biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38(4):389-399.
Similarities in pheromonal communication of flea beetles Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze and Ph. vittula Redtenbacher (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) Reprint Icon -
Toth, M., Csonka, E., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W. 2012. Similarities in pheromonal communication of fleabeetles Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze and Ph. vittula Redtenbacher (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). Journal of Applied Entomology. 136(9):688-697.
Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles -
Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A., Schnupf, U., Momany, F.A., Vermillion, K. 2011. Male-specific sesquiterpenes from Phyllotreta flea beetles. Journal of Natural Products. 74(4):585-595.
Male-Produced Aggregation Pheromone of the Lesser Mealworm Beetle Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) -
Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A., Steelman, C.D., Singh, N. 2009. Male-Produced Aggregation Pheromone of the Lesser Mealworm Beetle Alphitobius diaperinus (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 35:422-434.
Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I., Crook, D.J., Khrimian, A., Mastro, V.C. 2008. Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 228.
Early-Summer Pheromone Biology of Galerucella calmariensis and Relationship to Dispersal and Colonization -
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W. 2008. Early-Summer Pheromone Biology of Galerucella calmariensis and Relationship to Dispersal and Colonization. Biological Control. 46(3):409-416.
Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula Reprint Icon -
Zilkowski, B.W., Bartelt, R.J., Vermillion, K. 2008. Analysis of 2,4,6-nonatrienal geometrical isomers from male flea beetles, Epitrix hirtipennis and E. fuscula. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(13):4982-4986.
Putative pheromone for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I. 2007. Putative pheromone for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting.
Identification and antennal electrophysiology of ash bark volatiles for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I. 2007. Identification and antennal electrophysiology of ash bark volatiles for the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Emerald Ash Borer Research and Technology Development Meeting.
Volatile emissions from the lesser mealworm beetle Alphitobius diaperinus -
Volatile emissions from the lesser mealworm beetle Alphitobius diaperinus -
Antennally active macrolide from the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis emitted predominantly by females -
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I. 2007. Antennally active macrolide from the emerald ash borer Agrilus planipennis emitted predominantly by females. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:1299-1302.
Diapause in the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent for tamarisk (Tamarix spp.) -
Bean, D.W., Wang, T., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W. 2007. Diapause in the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent for tamarisk (Tamarix spp.). Environmental Entomology. 36(3):531-540.
Electrophysiologically active pheromones and host odors for chrysomelids: Stimuli quantitation and behavioral activity -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Louden, N., Ljocke, T. 2006. Electrophysiologically active pheromones and host odors for chrysomelids: Stimuli quantitation and behavioral activity [abstract]. National Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. p. 39.
Pheromone and host odor attractants for managing Diorhabda spp.: Biological control agents of saltcedar -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Louden, N., Andress, E.R. Pheromone and host odor attractants for managing Diorhabda spp.: Biological control agents of saltcedar [abstract]. 2006 Tamarisk Research Conference, p. 14.
Behaviorally active green leaf volatiles for monitoring the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata, a biocontrol agent of saltcedar -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Andress, E.R. 2006. Behaviorally active green leaf volatiles for monitoring the leaf beetle Diorhabda elongata, a biocontrol agent of saltcedar. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:2695-2708.
QUANTITATION OF ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL STIMULI: DOSE RESPONSE STUDY OF PHEROMONE AND HOST ODOR ATTRACTANTS OF DIORHABDA ELONGATA -
SIMILARITIES AND DIFFERENCES IN PHEROMONAL AND HOST-PLANT RELATED CHEMICAL COMMUNICATION OF FLEA BEETLES PHYLLOTRETA CRUCIFERAE GOEZE AND PHYLLOTRETA VITTULA REDTENBACHER (COLEOPTERA, CHRYSOMELIDAE) -
Csonka, E., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Ujvary, I., Toth, M. 2006. Similarities and differences in pheromonal and host-plant related chemical communication of flea beetles Phyllotreta cruciferae Goeze and Phyllotreta vittula Redtenbacher (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae) [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. Poster No. S5-P28, p. 211.
Male-produced aggregation pheromone compounds from the eggplant beetle (Epitrix fuscula): Identification, synthesis, and field bioassays -
Zilkowski, B.W., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Petroski, R.J. 2006. Male-produced aggregation pheromone compounds from the eggplant beetle (Epitrix fuscula): identification, synthesis, and field bioassays. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:2543-2558.
PHEROMONE COMPONENTS AND GENERAL GREEN LEAF ATTRACTANTS FOR DIORHABDA SP. (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE): STIMULI QUANTITATION AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL DOSE-RESPONSE STUDY -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D. 2005. Pheromone components and general green leaf attractants for Diorhabda sp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Stimuli quantitation and electrophysiological dose-response study [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 364.
IDENTIFICATION AND ATTRACTIVENESS OF (2E,4E,6Z)-2,4,6-NONATRIENAL, THE MAJOR COMPONENT OF THE MALE-PRODUCED AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE EGGPLANT FLEA BEETLE (EPITRIX FUSCULA) -
Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J. 2005. Identification and attractiveness of (2E,4E,6Z)-2,4,6-nonatrienal, the major component of the male-produced aggregation pheromone of the eggplant flea beetle (Epitrix fuscula) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 0074.
MALE-PRODUCED AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF GALERUCELLA CALMARIENSIS AND G. PUSILLA -
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Weisleder, D., Grode, S.H., Wiedenmann, R.N., Post, S.L. 2005. Male-produced aggregation pheromone of Galerucella calmariensis and G. pusilla [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Proceedings. Paper No. D0363.
DIMETHYLFURAN-LACTONE PHEROMONE FROM MALES OF GALERUCELLA CALMARIENSIS AND GALERUCELLA PUSILLA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) -
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Weisleder, D., Grode, S.H., Wiedenmann, R.N., Post, S.L. 2006. Dimethylfuran-lactone pheromone from males of Galerucella calmariensis and Galerucella pusilla (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 32(3):693-712.
LEAF BEETLES OF THE GENUS DIORHABDA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE): STUDYING HIGHLY VOLATILE BLENDS OF SEMIOCHEMICALS -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W. 2005. Leaf beetles of the genus Diorhabda (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Studying highly volatile blends of semiochemicals [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 38.
PHEROMONAL ACTIVITY OF COMPOUNDS IDENTIFIED FROM MALE PHYLLOTRETA CRUCIFERAE: FIELD TESTS OF RACEMIC MIXTURES, PURE ENANTIOMERS, AND COMBINATIONS WITH ALLYL ISOTHIOCYANATE -
Toth, M., Csonka, E., Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Muto, S., Mori, K. 2005. Pheromonal activity of compounds identified from male Phyllotreta cruciferae: Field tests of racemic mixtures, pure enantiomers, and combinations with allyl isothiocyanate. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(11):2705-2720.
RESPONSES OF FLEA BEETLE PHYLLOTRETA CRUCIFERAE IN THE FIELD TO SYNTHETIC AGGREGATION PHEROMONE COMPONENTS AND PLANT HOST VOLATILES -
Soroka, J.J., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Cosse, A.A. 2005. Responses of flea beetle Phyllotreta cruciferae in the field to synthetic aggregation pheromone components and plant host volatiles. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(8):1820-1843.
BIOLOGICALLY ACTIVE HOST PLANT VOLATILES FOR DIORHABDA ELONGATA -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W. 2004. Biologically active host plant volatiles for Diorhabda elongata [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Abstract No. C0915.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF DIORHABDA ELONGATA, A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Bean, D.W., Petroski, R.J. 2004. Identification of the aggregation pheromone of Diorhabda elongata, a biological control agent of saltcedar (Tamarix spp.). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(3):657-670.
PRACTICAL SYNTHESES OF SELECTED INSECT PHEROMONES -
Petroski, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W. 2005. Practical syntheses of selected insect pheromones. In: Petroski, R.J., Tellez, M.R., Behle, R.W., editors. Semiochemicals in Pest and Weed Control. American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. p. 29-43.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE AGGREGATION PHEROMONE ON DIORHABDA ELONGATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE), A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT OF SALTCEDAR (TAMARIX SPP.) -
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Petroski, R.J. .... 2003. Identification of the aggregation pheromone on Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), a biological control agent of saltcedar (tamarix spp.) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. p. 37.
MALE SPECIFIC COMPOUNDS FROM THREE SPECIES OF PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES -
Zilkowski, B.W. 2004. Male specific compounds from three species of phyllotreta flea beetles [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Abstract No. D0331.
PHEROMONE OF GALERUCELLA CALMARIENSIS: PROGRESS TOWARD CHEMICAL IDENTIFICATION -
Bartelt, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Wiedenmann, R.N., Post, S.L. 2003. Pheromone of Galerucella calmariensis: Progress toward chemical identification [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Abstract No. D0338.
BIOACTIVITY, SYNTHESIS, AND CHIRALITY OF THE SEX PHEROMONE OF CURRANT STEM GIRDLER, JANUS INTEGER -
James, D.G., Petroski, R.J., Cosse, A.A., Zilkowski, B.W., Bartelt, R.J. 2003. Bioactivity, synthesis, and chirality of the sex pheromone of current stem girdler, Janus integer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(10):2189-2199.
AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE CEREAL LEAF BEETLE: FIELD EVALUATION AND EMISSION FROM MALES IN THE LABORATORY -
RAO, S., COSSE, A.A., ZILKOWSKI, B.W., BARTELT, R.J. AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE CEREAL LEAF BEETLE: FIELD EVALUATION AND EMISSION FROM MALES IN THE LABORATORY. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2003. v. 29(9). p. 2165-2175.
PRACTICAL SYNTHESES OF SELECTED INSECT PHEROMONES -
FIELD RESPONSES OF CEREAL LEAF BEETLE, OULEMA MELANOPUS (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) TO ITS AGGREGATION PHEROMONE -
CHEMICAL COMMUNICATION IN CEREAL LEAF BEETLE, OULEMA MELANOPUS (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) -
IDENTIFICATION AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF A NOVEL HYDROXY KETONE EMITTED BY MALE CEREAL LEAF BEETLES -
COSSE, A.A., BARTELT, R.J., ZILKOWSKI, B.W. IDENTIFICATION AND ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY OF A NOVEL HYDROXY KETONE EMITTED BY MALE CEREAL LEAF BEETLES. JOURNAL OF NATURAL PRODUCTS. 2002. v. 65. p. 1156-1160
PHEROMONE COMPONENTS OF THE WHEAT STEM SAWFLY: IDENTIFICATON, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, AND FIELD BIOASSAY -
COSSE, A.A., BARTELT, R.J., WEAVER, D.K., ZILKOWSKI, B.W. PHEROMONE COMPONENTS OF THE WHEAT STEM SAWFLY: IDENTIFICATON, ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY, AND FIELD BIOASSAY. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2002. v. 28(2). p. 407-423.
MALE-SPECIFIC SESQUITERPENES FROM APHTHONA AND PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES -
BARTELT, R.J., COSSE, A.A., ZILKOWSKI, B.W., WEISLEDER, D., MOMANY, F.A. MALE-SPECIFIC SESQUITERPENES FROM APHTHONA AND PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES. JOURNAL OF CHEMICAL ECOLOGY. 2001. v. 27(12). p. 2397-2423.
MALE-SPECIFIC SESQUITERPENES FROM APHTHONA AND PHYLLOTRETA FLEA BEETLES -
IDENTIFICATION OF THE MALE-SPECIFIC AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE CEREAL LEAF BEETLE (OULEMA MELANOPA, COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) -
AIR-FLOW RATE IN THE QUANTITATION OF VOLATILES IN AIR STREAMS BY SOLID-PHASE MICROEXTRACTION (SPME) -
CROSS-ATTRACTION OF CARPOPHILUS HUMERALIS (F.) (COLEOPTERA: NITIDULIDAE) TO PHEROMONE COMPONENTS OF OTHER CARPOPHILUS SPECIES -
NON-EQUALIBRIUM QUANTITATION OF VOLATILES IN AIR STREAMS BY SOLID-PHASE MICROEXTRACTION -
IDENTIFICATION OF HOST-RELATED VOLATILES ATTRACTIVE TO THE PINEAPPLE BEETLE CARPOPHILUS HUMERALIS (F.) (COLEOPTERA:NITIDULIDAE) -
USE OF SPME FOR QUANTITATIVE HEADSPACE SAMPLING OF BEHAVIORAL VOLATILES -
A VERSATILE AND QUANTITATIVE VOLATILE-DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR LABORATORY BIOASSAYS AND EXAMPLE USES INVOLVING HOST-RELATED ATTRACTANTS FOR CARPOPHILUS HUMERALIS (F.) -
VERSATILE AND QUANTITATIVE VOLATILE-DELIVERY SYSTEM FOR LABORATORY BIOASSAYS -
CHEMISTRY AND DEFENSIVE EFFICACY OF THE SECRETION OF THE BURROWING BUG (SEHIRUS CINCTUS CINCTUS) (HETEROPTERA: CYDNIDAE) -
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