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Research Project: ECOLOGICALLY-BASED MANAGEMENT OF BOLL WEEVILS AND POST-ERADICATION CROP PESTS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Forensic pollen geolocation techniques used to identify the origin of boll weevil reinfestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, G.D. 2012. Forensic pollen geolocation techniques used to identify the origin of boll weevil reinfestation. Grana. DOI:10.1080/00173134.2012.667832.
Geographic pattern of host-associated differentiation in Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barman, A.K., Parajulee, M.N., Sansone, C.G., Suh, C.P., Medina, R.F. 2012. Geographic pattern of host-associated differentiation in Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 43:31-41.
Pollen Recovery from Insects: Light Microscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, G.D. 2012. Pollen Recovery from Insects: Light Microscopy. Palynology. 36:86-109.
Differentiating pollen from four species of Gossypium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, G.D., McCurry, H. 2012. Differentiating pollen from species of Gossypium. Palynology. 36:80-85.
Pink bollworm trapping in the Southern Plains of Texas and New Mexico - (Proceedings)
Multer, W., Doederlein, T., Cattaneo, M., Pierce, J., Allen, C., Zink, R., Walters, M., Kerns, D., Westbrook, J.K. 2011. Pink bollworm trapping in the Southern Plains of Texas and New Mexico. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 753-757.
Influence of an insect rearing tent on cotton development and canopy temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suh, C.P., Westbrook, J.K. 2011. Influence of an insect rearing tent on cotton development and canopy temperature. Journal of Entomological Science. 46:1-4.
Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2011. Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XI. Peptides. 32(3):433.
The control of Malpighian tubule secretion in a predacious hemipteran insect, the spined soldier bug Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coast, G.M., Nachman, R.J., Lopez, J. 2010. The control of Malpighian tubule secretion in a predacious hemipteran insect, the spined soldier bug Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae). Peptides. 32(3):493-499.
Identification of kinin-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Te Brugge, V., Paluzzi, J., Neupert, S., Nachman, R.J., Orchard, I. 2011. Identification of kinin-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Peptides. 32(3):469-472.
Active peptidomimetic insect kinin analogs with type VI turn motif 4-aminopyroglutamate lack native peptide bonds - (Proceedings)
Kaczmarek, K., Coast, G.M., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Active peptidomimetic insect kinin analogs with type VI turn motif 4-aminopyroglutamate lack native peptide bonds. European Peptide Symposium. p. 422-423.
Improved visualization of fat body conditions and abundance in the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2011. Improved visualization of fat body conditions and abundance in the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 46:52-61.
Biostable multi-Aib analogs of tachykinin-related peptides demonstrate potent oral aphicidal activity in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Mahdian, K., Nassel, D.R., Isaac, R.E., Pryor, N.W., Smagghe, G. 2011. Biostable multi-Aib analogs of tachykinin-related peptides demonstrate potent oral aphicidal activity in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae). Peptides. 32(3):587-594.
A model for long-distance dispersal of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Westbrook, J.K., Eyster, R.S., Allen, C.T. 2011. A model for long-distance dispersal of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). International Journal of Biometeorology. 55(4):585-593.
Long distance migration in Helicoverpa zea: What we know and need to know - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Westbrook, J.K., Lopez, J. 2010. Long distance migration in Helicoverpa zea: What we know and need to know. Southwestern Entomologist. 35:355-360.
Southern green stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) as vectors of pathogens affecting cotton bolls - A brief review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G., Bell, A.A. 2010. Southern green stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) as vectors of pathogens affecting cotton bolls - A brief review. Southwestern Entomologist. 35:457-461.
The single kinin receptor signals to separate and independent physiological pathways in Malpighian tubules of the yellow fever mosquito - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schepel, S.A., Fox, A.J., Miyauchi, J.T., Sou, T., Yang, J.D., Lau, K., Blum, A.W., Nicholson, L.K., Tiburcy, F., Nachman, R.J., Piermarini, P.M., Beyenbach, K.W. 2010. The single kinin receptor signals to separate and independent physiological pathways in Malpighian tubules of the yellow fever mosquito. American Journal of Physiology - Regulatory Integrative & Comparative Physiology. 299:R612-R622.
Interspecific mouthpart length variation and floral visitation in the parasitic wasp genus Agathirsia (Braconidae: Agathidinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pucci, T.M., Jones, G.D. 2010. Interspecific mouthpart length variation and floral visitation in the parasitic wasp genus Agathirsia (Braconidae: Agathidinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103:566-573.
Isolation, expression analysis and functional characterization of the first anti-diuretic hormone receptor in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paluzzi, J., Park, Y., Nachman, R.J., Orchard, I. 2010. Isolation, expression analysis and functional characterization of the first anti-diuretic hormone receptor in insects. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 107:10290-10295.
Myoinhibiting peptides are the ancestral ligands of the promiscuous Drosophila sex peptide receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Van Loy, T., Vandersmissen, H.P., Van Hiel, B., Van Soest, S., Nachman, R.J., Vanden Broeck, J. 2010. Myoinhibiting peptides are the ancestral ligands of the promiscuous Drosophila sex peptide receptor. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences. 67:3511-3522.
Localization of cotton disease pathogens in the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula L. - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G. 2010. Localization of cotton disease pathogens in the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula L. XII Congreso Internacional/XXXVII Congreso Nacional de Fitopatologia, Merida, Yucatan, Mexico. CDROM.
Response of cotton squares to various boll weevil oviposition puncture types - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F. 2010. Response of cotton squares to various boll weevil oviposition puncture types. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 999-1003.
Neuropeptidomics of the mosquito Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Neupert, S., Garczynski, S.F., Crim, J.W., Brown, M.R., Russell, W.K., Kahnt, J., Russell, D.H., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Neuropeptidomics of the mosquito Aedes aegypti. Journal of Proteome Research. 9:2006-2015.
Analyses of boll weevils captured near hay bales - (Proceedings)
Jones, G.D., Troxclair, N. 2010. Analyses of boll weevils captured near hay bales. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1004-1010.
Differentiating pollen from four species of Gossypium - (Proceedings)
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Ars, University and Regulatory Partnerships Needed to Address the Challenge and Complete Eradication - (Review Article)
Westbrook, J.K., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Allen, C.T., Kostroun, D. 2010. ARS, university and regulatory partnerships needed to address the challenge and complete eradication. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1027-1028.
Investigation of pheromone-based factors that may reduce capture of boll weevils in traps - (Proceedings)
Westbrook, J.K., Suh, C.P. 2010. Investigation of pheromone-based factors that may reduce capture of boll weevils in traps. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 994-998.
Detecting boll rot of cotton with an electronic nose - (Proceedings)
Suh, C.P., Medrano, E.G., Lan, Y., Hall, D.L. 2010. Detecting boll rot of cotton with an electronic nose. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 215-218.
Evaluation of insecticides on cotton fleahopper and beneficial arthropod populations - (Proceedings)
Suh, C.P., Parker, R.D., Lopez, J. 2010. Evaluation of insecticides on cotton fleahopper and beneficial arthropod populations. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 951-955.
Relationship between population estimates of cotton fleahoppers (Hemiptera: Miridae) obtained by terminal and whole plant examinations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suh, C.P., Westbrook, J.K. 2010. Relationship between population estimates of cotton fleahoppers (Hemiptera: Miridae) obtained by terminal and whole plant examinations. Journal of Entomological Science. 45:1-7.
Neuropeptides in Heteroptera: Identification of allatotropin-related peptide and tachykinin-related peptides using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Lopez, J., Predel, R., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Neuropeptides in Heteroptera: Identification of allatotropin-related peptide and tachykinin-related peptides using MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry. Peptides. 30:483-488.
Characterization and distribution of NKD, a receptor for Drosophila tachykinin-related peptide 6 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Birse, R.T., Nachman, R.J., Fichna, J., Janecka, A., Vanden Broeck, J., Nassel, D.R. 2010. Characterization and distribution of NKD, a receptor for Drosophila tachykinin-related peptide 6. Peptides. 30:545-556.
Trans-Pro isosteres in the development of non-selective and selective mimetic insect pyrokinin neuropeptide agonists: A mini-review - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2009. Trans-pro isosteres in the development of non-selective and selective mimetic insect pyrokinin neuropeptide agonists: A mini-review. Pestycydy/Pesticides. 14:33-39.
Neurohormones implicated in the control of Malpighian tubule secretion in plant sucking Heteropterans: The stink bugs Acrosternum hilare and Nezara viridula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coast, G.M., Tebrugge, V.A., Nachman, R.J., Lopez, J., Aldrich, J.R., Lange, A., Orchard, I. 2010. Neurohormones implicated in the control of Malpighian tubule secretion in plant sucking Heteropterans: The stink bugs Acrosternum hilare and Nezara viridula. Peptides. 31:468-473.
A visual guide to identification of Euschistus spp. (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in central Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Anderson, R.M., Droleskey, R.E. 2009. A visual guide to identification of Euschistus spp. (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in central Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 34:485-488.
Antifeedant activity and high mortality in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae) induced by biostable insect kinin analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smagghe, G., Mahdian, K., Zubrzak, P., Nachman, R.J. 2010. Antifeedant activity and high mortality in the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum (Hemiptera: Aphidae) induced by biostable insect kinin analogs. Peptides. 31:498-505.
Bats aloft: Variation in echolocation call structure at high altitudes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gillam, E.H., McCracken, G.F., Westbrook, J.K., Jensen, M.L., Balsley, B.B. 2009. Bats aloft: Variation in echolocation call structure at high altitudes. Behavioral Ecology-Sociobiology. 64:69-79.
The neuropeptidomics of Ixodes scapularis synganglion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Predel, R., Russell, D.H., Nachman, R.J. 2009. The neuropeptidomics of Ixodes scapularis synganglion. Journal of Proteomics. 72:1040-1045.
Pathogen transmission in cotton by the southern green stink bug - (Proceedings)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G. 2009. Pathogen transmission in cotton by the southern green stink bug. Proceedings of the Mexican Phytopathological Society. CDROM.
Dense and sparse aggregations in complex motion: Video coupled with simulation modeling - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hallam, T.G., Raghaven, A., Kolli, H., Dimitrov, D.T., Federico, P., Qi, H., McCracken, G.F., Betke, M., Westbrook, J.K., Kennard, K., Kunz, T.H. 2009. Dense and sparse aggregations in complex motion: Video coupled with simulation modeling. Ecological Complexity. 7:69-75.
Bioavailabilty of beta-amino acid and C-terminally derived PK/PBAN analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hariton, A., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Zubrzak, P., Nachman, R.J., Altstein, M. 2009. Bioavailabilty of beta-amino acid and C-terminally derived PK/PBAN analogs. Peptides. 30:2174-2181.
Within-plant distribution patterns of the cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) - (Proceedings)
Suh, C.P., Westbrook, J.K. 2009. Within-plant distribution patterns of the cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae). pp. 708-711. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
A novel dihydromidazoline trans-Pro mimetic analog is a selective PK/PBAN agonist - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Williams, H., Strey, A.A., Altstein, M. 2010. A novel dihydromidazoline trans-pro mimetic analog is a selective PK/PBAN agonist. Frontiers in Bioscience. E2:195-203.
Evaluation of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation for activity in four diverse PK/PBAN bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Wang, X.J., Etzkorn, F.A., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Strey, A.A., Pryor, N.W., Alstein, M. 2009. Evaluation of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro isostere identifies the Pro orientation for activity in four diverse pyrokinin bioassays. Peptides. 30:1254-1259.
Agonists/Antagonists of the insect kinin and pyrokinin/PBAN neuropeptide classes as tools for rational pest control - (Book / Chapter)
Nachman, R.J. 2009. Agonists/antagonists of the insect kinin and pyrokinin/PBAN neuropeptide classes as tools for rational pest control. In: Ishaaya, I., Horowitz, A.R., editors. Biorational Control of Arthropod Pests: Application and Resistance Management. The Netherlands:Springer. p. 21-48.
Introduction - (Other)
Coast, G.M., Nachman, R.J. 2009. Introduction. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 162:1.
Potent activity of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro mimic identifies the Pro orientation and core conformation during interaction with HevPBANR-C receptor - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Kim, Y., Wang, X.J., Etzkorn, F.A., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Adams, M.E. 2009. Potent activity of a PK/PBAN analog with an (E)-alkene, trans-Pro mimic identifies the Pro orientation and core conformation during interaction with HevPBANR-C receptor. Bioorganic and Medicinal Chemistry. 17:4216-4220.
Identification of cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) host plants in Central Texas and compendium of reported hosts in the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Esquivel, S.V. 2009. Identification of cotton fleahopper (Hemiptera: Miridae) host plants in Central Texas and compendium of reported hosts in the United States. Environmental Entomology. 38:766-780.
Deposition and droplet sizing characterization of a laboratory spray table - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fritz, B.K., Parker, C.T., Lopez, J., Hoffmann, W.C., Schleider, P.G. 2008. Deposition and droplet sizing characterization of a laboratory spray table. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 25:175-180.
Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides IX - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2009. Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides IX. Peptides. 30:445-446.
Coordination ability of insect kinin analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lodyga-Chruschinska, E., Oldziej, S., Sanna, D., Micera, G., Chruscinski, L., Kaczmarek, K., Nachman, R.J., Zabrocki, J., Sykula, A. 2009. Coordination ability of insect kinin analogs. Polyhedron. 28:485-492.
Cotton pollen retention in boll weevils, a laboratory experiment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, G.D., Greenberg, S.M. 2009. Cotton pollen retention in boll weevils, a laboratory experiment. Palynology. 33:157-165.
Biostable beta-amino acid PK/PBAN analogs: Agonist and antagonist properties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Zubrzak, P., Isaac, R.E., Strey, A.A., Reyes-Rangel, G., Juaristi, E., Williams, H.J., Alstein, M. 2009. Biostable beta-amino acid PK/PBAN analogs: Agonist and antagonist properties. Peptides. 30:608-615.
Stages of gonadal development of the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): Improved visualization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2009. Stages of gonadal development of the southern green stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): Improved visualization. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102:303-309.
Evolutionary conservation of the cholecystokinin/gastrin signaling system in nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janssen, T., Meelkop, E., Nachman, R.J., Schoofs, L. 2009. Evolutionary conservation of the cholecystokinin/gastrin signaling system in nematodes. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1163:428-432.
Biostable agonists that match or exceed activity of native insect kinins on recombinant arthropod GPCRs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Isaac, R.E., Coast, G.M., Zubrzak, P., Pietrantonio, P.V., Nachman, R.J. 2009. Biostable agonists that match or exceed activity of native insect kinins on recombinant arthropod GPCRs. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 162:122-128.
Comparisons of boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) pheromone traps with and without kill strips - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suh, C.P., Armstrong, J.S., Spurgeon, D.W., Duke, S.E. 2009. Comparisons of boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) pheromone traps with and without kill strips. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:183-186.
An amphiphilic, PK-PBAN analog is a selective pheromonotropic antagonist that penetrates the cuticle of a heliothine insect - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Teal, P.E., Ben-Aziz, O., Davidovitch, M., Zubrzak, P., Alstein, M. 2009. An amphiphilic, PK-PBAN analog is a selective pheromonotropic antagonist that penetrates the cuticle of a heliothine insect. Peptides. 30:616-621.
Towards the development of novel pest management agents based upon insect kinin neuropeptide analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Pietrantonio, P., Coast, G.M. 2009. Towards the development of novel pest management agents based upon insect kinin neuropeptide analogs. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences. 1163:251-261.
Isolation, cloning and expression mapping of a gene encoding an anti-diuretic hormone and other CAPA-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paluzzi, J., Russell, W.K., Nachman, R.J., Orchard, I. 2008. Isolation, cloning and expression mapping of a gene encoding an anti-diuretic hormone and other CAPA-related peptides in the disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Endocrinology. 149:4638-4646.
Noctuid migration in the nocturnal aeroecological boundary layer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Westbrook, J.K. 2008. Noctuid migration in the nocturnal aeroecological boundary layer. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 48:99-106.
Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis: Molossidae, Chiroptera) at high altitude: Links to migratory insect populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McCracken, G.F., Gillam, E.H., Westbrook, J.K., Lee, Y., Jensen, M., Balsley, B. 2008. Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis: Molossidae, Chiroptera) at high altitude: Links to migratory insect populations. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 48:107-118.
Interaction of mimetic analogs of insect kinin neuropeptides with arthropod receptors - (Book / Chapter)
Nachman, R.J., Pietrantonio, P.V. 2010. Interaction of mimetic analogs of insect kinin neuropeptides with arthropod receptors. In: Geary, T.G., Maule, A. G., editors. Neuropeptide Systems as Targets for Parasite and Pest Control. Austin, TX. Landes Bioscience. p. 86-98.
Discovery of a cholecystokinin-gastrin like signaling system in nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Janssen, T., Meelkop, E., Lindemans, M., Verstraelen, K., Husson, S.J., Temmerman, L., Nachman, R.J., Schoofs, L. 2008. Discovery of a cholecystokinin-gastrin like signaling system in nematodes. Endocrinology. 144:2826-2839.
Observations and implications of the cotton fleahopper in Rapistrum rugosum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2008. Observations and implications of the cotton fleahopper in Rapistrum rugosum. Journal of Entomological Science. 43:434-437.
Relative collection efficiency of the Keep-It-Simple-Sampler for cotton fleahoppers (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suh, C.P. 2008. Relative collection efficiency of the Keep-It-Simple-Sampler for cotton fleahoppers (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. Journal of Entomological Science. 43:431-433.
Enhancement of data analysis through multisensor data fusion technology - (Proceedings)
Huang, Y., Lan, Y., Hoffmann, W.C., Lacey, R. 2007. Enhancement of data analysis through multisensor data fusion technology. ASABE Annual International Meeting. Paper No. 07-3002.
Identification of a CAPA-PVK (Ixori-PVK/CAP2b) from single cells of the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Strey, O., Teal, P., Strey, A.A., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Identification of a CAPA-PVK (Ixori-PVK/CAP2b) from single cells of the Gulf Coast tick, Amblyomma maculatum. Pestycydy/Pesticides. 1-2:67-73.
Aerobiology - (Book / Chapter)
Westbrook, J.K. 2010. Aerobiology. Guide to Agricultural Meteorological Practices. World Meteorological Organization. WMO-No. 134, 2010 edition. Geneva, Switzerland. p. 15-1 - 15-15.
Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) as insect pest regulators in transgenic and conventional cotton crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Federico, P., Hallam, T.G., McCracken, G.F., Purucker, S.T., Grant, W.E., Sandoval, A.C., Westbrook, J.K., Medellin, R.A., Cleveland, C.J., Sansone, C.G., Lopez, J., Betke, M., Moreno-Valdez, A., Kunz, T.H. 2008. Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) as insect pest regulators in transgenic and conventional cotton crops. Ecological Applications. 18:826-837.
The pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) receptor of Heliothis virescens: Identification, functional expression, and structure-activity relationships of ligand analogs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, Y., Nachman, R.J., Aimanova, K., Gill, S., Adams, M.E. 2008. The pheromone biosynthesis activating neuropeptide (PBAN) receptor of Heliothis virescens: Identification, functional expression, and structure-activity relationships of ligand analogs. Peptides. 29:268-275.
Crop pest management with an aerial imaging system - (Proceedings)
Lan, Y., Huang, Y., Martin, D.E., Hoffmann, W.C. 2008. Crop pest management with an aerial imaging system. National Agricultural Aviation Association Meeting. ASABE Paper No. 07-005.
Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond, type VI-turn motifs identifies optimal stereochemistry for interaction with a recombinant arthropod kinin receptor from the Southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Pietrantonio, P., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond, type VI-turn motifs identifies optimal stereochemistry for interaction with a recombinant arthropod kinin receptor from the southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus. Peptides. 29:295-301.
An antidiuretic peptide (Tenmo-ADFb) with kinin-like diuretic activity on Malpighian tubules of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coast, G.M., Nachman, R.J., Schooley, D.A. 2007. An antidiuretic peptide (Tenmo-ADFb) with kinin-like diuretic activity on Malpighian tubules of the house cricket, Acheta domesticus. Journal of Experimental Biology Online. 210:3979-3989.
Comparative peptidomics of four related hemipteran species: Pyrokinins, myosuppressin, corazonin, adipokinetic hormone, sNPF, and periviscerokinins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Russell, W.K., Russell, D.H., Lopez, J., Esquivel, J.F., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Comparative peptidomics of four related hemipteran species: Pyrokinins, myosuppressin, corazonin, adipokinetic hormone, sNPF, and periviscerokinins. Peptides. 29:162-167.
Seasonal patterns in host-free survival of the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the subtropics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spurgeon, D.W. 2008. Seasonal patterns in host-free survival of the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the subtropics. Journal of Entomological Science. 43(1):13-26.
Diapause hormone in the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea: Optimum temperature for activity, structure-activity relationships, and efficacy in accelerating flesh fly pupariation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, Q., Zdarek, J., Nachman, R.J., Denlinger, D.L. 2008. Diapause hormone in the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea: Optimum temperature for activity, structure-activity relationships, and efficacy in accelerating flesh fly pupariation. Peptides. 29:196-205.
Transepithelial flux of an allotostatin and analogs across the anterior midgut of Manduca sexta larvae in vitro - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Audsley, N., Matthews, J., Nachman, R.J., Weaver, R.J. 2008. Transepithelial flux of an allotostatin and analogs across the anterior midgut of Manduca sexta larvae in vitro. Peptides. 29:286-294.
Identifications of selective and non-selective, biostable beta-amino acid agonists of recombinant insect kinin receptors from the Southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus, and mosquito, Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taneja-Bageshwar, S., Strey, A.A., Zubrzak, P., Williams, H., Reyes-Rangel, G., Juaristi, E., Pietrantonio, P., Nachman, R.J. 2008. Identifications of selective and non-selective, biostable beta-amino acid agonists of recombinant insect kinin receptors from the southern cattle tick, Boophilus microplus, and mosquito, Aedes aegypti. Peptides. 29:302-309.
Using wing pad characteristics and head capsule widths to distinguish nymphal instars of the cotton fleahopper (Miridae: Hemiptera) - (Abstract Only)
Suh, C.P. 2007. Using wing pad characteristics and head capsule widths to distinguish nymphal instars of the cotton fleahopper (Miridae: Hemiptera). Proceedings of World Cotton Research Conference, September 10-14, 2007, Lubbock, TX. CDROM.
Developing AFLP Markers to study genetic differentiation of the Cotton Fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Miridae) - (Proceedings)
Barman, A.K., Medina, R.F., Parajulee, M.N., Suh, C.P., Sansone, C. 2007. Developing AFLP markers to study genetic differentiation of the cotton fleahopper, Pseudatomoscelis seriatus (Reuter) (Hemiptera: Miridae). Proceedings of World Cotton Research Conference, September 10-14, 2008, Lubbock, TX. CDROM.
Detection and Evolution of Resistance to the Pyrethroid Cypermethrin in Bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) in Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pietrantonio, P.V., Junek, T.A., Parker, R., Mott, D., Siders, K., Troxclair, N., Vargas-Camplis, J., Westbrook, J.K., Vassiliou, V.A. 2007. Detection and evolution of resistance to the pyrethroid cypermethrin in bollworm, Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) in Texas. Environmental Entomology. 36:1174-1188.
Factors affecting engorgement behavior in the salt marsh horse fly, Tabanus nigrovittatus Macquart (Diptera: Tabanidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Downer, K., Nachman, R.J., Stoffolano, J. 2007. Factors affecting engorgement behavior in the salt marsh horse fly, Tabanus nigrovittatus Macquart (Diptera: Tabanidae). Journal of Insect Behavior. 20:403-412.
Almond, pigweed, and melon pollen retention in the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jones, G.D., Greenberg, S.M., Eischen, F.A. 2007. Almond, pigweed, and melon pollen retention in the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Palynology. 31:81-93.
Head capsule widths of nymphal instars of the cotton fleahopper - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suh, C.P. 2007. Head capsule widths of nymphal instars of the cotton fleahopper. Southwestern Entomologist. 32:127-130.
Metabolism of cydiastatin 4 and analogues by enzymes associated with the midgut and haemolymph of Manduca sexta larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Audsley, N., Matthews, J., Nachman, R.J., Weaver, R.J. 2007. Metabolism of cydiastatin 4 and analogues by enzymes associated with the midgut and haemolymph of Manduca sexta larvae. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 153:80-87.
Host Plants of the Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Central Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Mowery, S.V. 2007. Host plants of the tarnished plant bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Central Texas. Environmental Entomology. 36:725-730.
A Model Evaluation of Long-Distance Dispersal of Boll Weevils - (Proceedings)
Westbrook, J.K., Eyster, R.S., Allen, C.T. 2007. A model evaluation of long-distance dispersal of boll weevils. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 337-344.
Potential metal atom binding sites in insect kinin analogs - (Proceedings)
Lodyga-Chruscinska, E., Oldziej, S., Micera, G., Sanna, D., Chruscinski, L., Kaczmarek, K.J., Nachman, R.J., Zabrocki, J. 2007. Potential metal atom binding sites in insect kinin analogs. In: Proceedings of the European Peptide Symposium, September 6-8, 2006, Gdansk, Poland. p. 150-151.
Insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate: Optimal stereochemistry - (Proceedings)
Kaczmarek, K.J., Coast, G.M., Williams, H.J., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate: Optimal stereochemistry. In: Proceedings of the European Peptide Symposium, September 6-8, 2006, Gdansk, Poland. p. 116-117.
Inhibition of PK-PBAN-mediated functions in insects: Discovery of selective and non-selective inhibitors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alstein, M., Ben-Aziz, O., Zeltzer, I., Bhargava, K., Davidovich, M., Strey, A.A., Pryor, N.W., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Inhibition of PK-PBAN-mediated functions in insects: Discovery of selective and non-selective inhibitors. Peptides. 28:574-584.
Introduction: Invertebrate neuropeptides VII - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2007. Introduction: Invertebrate neuropeptides VII. Peptides. 28:1-2.
Effect of seasonality and perisulfakinin on engorgement by Tabanus nigrovittatus (Diptera: Tabanidae) in the laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Downer, K.E., Nachman, R.J., Stoffolano, Jr., J.G. 2007. Effect of seasonality and perisulfakinin on engorgement by Tabanus nigrovittatus (Diptera: Tabanidae) in the laboratory. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 100:251-256.
Insect satiety: Sulfakinin localization and the effect of drosulfakinin on protein and carbohydrate ingestion in the blow fly, Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Downer, K.E., Haselton, A.T., Nachman, R.J., Stoffolano, J.G. 2006. Insect satiety: Sulfakinin localization and the effect of drosulfakinin on protein and carbohydrate ingestion in the blow fly, Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Insect Physiology. 53:106-112.
Structure-activity relationships for in vitro diuretic activity of CAP2b in the housefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Coast, G.M. 2007. Structure-activity relationships for in vitro diuretic activity of CAP2b in the housefly. Peptides. 28:57-61.
A C-terminal aldehyde analog of the insect kinins inhibits diuresis in the housefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J., Fehrentz, J., Martinez, J., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Coast, G.M. 2007. A C-terminal aldehyde analog of the insect kinins inhibits diuresis in the housefly. Peptides. 28:146-152.
Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate identifies optimal stereochemistry for diuretic activity. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kaczmarek, K., Williams, H.J., Coast, G.M., Scott, A.I., Zabrocki, J., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Comparison of insect kinin analogs with cis-peptide bond motif 4-aminopyroglutamate identifies optimal stereochemistry for diuretic activity. Biopolymers. 88:1-7.
Corazonin in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Predel, R., Neupert, S., Russell, W.K., Schreibner, O., Nachman, R.J. 2007. Corazonin in insects. Peptides. 28:3-10.
Functional comparison of two evolutionary conserved insect neurokinin-like receptors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Poels, J., Verlinden, H., Fichna, J., Loy, T.V., Franssens, V., Studzian, K., Janecka, A., Nachman, R.J., Broeck, J.V. 2007. Functional comparison of two evolutionary conserved insect neurokinin-like receptors. Peptides. 28:103-108.
FMRFamide related peptide ligands activate the Caenorhabditis elegans orphan GPCR Y59H11AL.1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mertens, I., Clinckspoor, I., Janssen, T., Nachman, R.J., Schoofs, L. 2005. Fmrfamide related peptide ligands activate the Caenorhabditis elegans orphan GPCR Y59H11AL.1. Peptides. 27:1291-1296.
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