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Research Project: REGIONAL INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF IMPORTED FIRE ANT

Location: Biological Control of Pests Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Surface Soil Hydraulic and Biophysical Properties Across a Hillslope in the Ozark Highlands - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-May-14)
Extracted Venom and Cuticular Compounds of Imported Fire Ants, Solenopsis spp., and Chemotaxonomic Applications Across a Persistent Hybrid Zone     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Defauw, S.L., Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Boykin, D.L. Extracted Venom and Cuticular Compounds of Imported Fire Ants, Solenopsis spp., and Chemotaxonomic Applications Across a Persistent Hybrid Zone. J. Entomol. Sci. 45(4): 335-352. 2010.
Complete cDNAs from Solenopsis invicta (red imported fire ant) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae. - (Other)
Zhao, L., Chen, J., Jin, X., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2010. Complete cDNAs from Solenopsis invicta (red imported fire ant) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae. Genbank. GU471214-GU471228
Interspecific Variation of delta-1,6-piperideines in Imported Fire Ants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Shang, H., Jin, X. 2010. Interspecific Variation of delta-1,6-piperideines in Imported Fire Ants. Toxicon. 55(2010)1181-1187.
Phenotypic and Genotypic Characters Associated with Polygyne Hybrid Imported Fire Ant     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garlapati, R.B., Cross, D.C., Caprio, M.A., Sabanadzovic, S., Chen, J. 2010. Phenotypic and Genotypic Characters Associated with Polygyne Hybrid Imported Fire Ant. Midsouth Entomologist. 3:26-32.
Response of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to potassium oleate water solution - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Shang, H., Jin, X. 2009. Response of Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to potassium oleate water solution. Insect Science. 17:121-128.
Seasonal Dynamics of Hyperspectral Reflectance Patterns Influencing Detection of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Features in Turfgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Defauw, S.L., Vogt, J.T., English, P.J., Boykin, D.L. Seasonal Dynamics of Hyperspectral Reflectance Patterns Influencing Detection of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Features in Turfgrass. Journal of Entomological Science. 44: 287-294. 2009
Advances in Research on the Venom Chemistry of Imported Fire Ants - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, J., Shang, H. 2010. Advances in Research on the Venom Chemistry of Imported Fire Ants. In: Liu, T.X., L. Kang, editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Integrated Pest Management. Beijing, China: Higher Education Press. p. 251-260.
An Automatic System for Continuously Monitoring Digging Volume of Red Imported Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2009. An Automatic System for Continuously Monitoring Digging Volume of Red Imported Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Laboratory. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112(3): 1393-1395.
Distribution patterns of imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on a sheep and goat farm in Oklahoma     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J.T., Allen, M.L., Wallet, B., Boykin, D.L., Smith, W.A. 2009. Distribution patterns of imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on a sheep and goat farm in Oklahoma. Environmental Entomology. 38(3):551-560
Sprayable Delivery System for Biological Control Agents to Manage Aflatoxin Contamination of Pre-Harvest Corn - (Abstract Only)
Lyn, M.E., Abbas, H.K., Zablotowicz, R.M., Feng, G., Hicks, L.R., Williams, K.R., Johnson, B.J. 2009. Sprayable Delivery System for Biological Control Agents to Manage Aflatoxin Contamination of Pre-Harvest Corn. Meeting Abstract. American Chemical Society National Meeting. 237:AGFD-86.
Repellency of an Over-the-counter Essential Oil Product from China against Workers of Red Imported Fire Ants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2009.Repellency of an Over-the-counter Essential Oil Product from China against Workers of Red Imported Fire Ants. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 57(2):618-622.
Effect of Surfactants on Red Imported Fire Ants - (Proceedings)
Chen, J., Jin, X. Effect of Surfactants on Red Imported Fire Ants. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2008
New Distribution Record and Behavioral Observations for Psudacteon curvatus (DIPTERA: PHORIDAE), a Parasitoid of Solenopsis richteri, S. invicta, and Their Hybrid (HYMENTOPTERA: FORMICIDAE)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J.T., Rashid, T., Chen, J. 2008. New Distribution Record and Behavioral Observations for Psudacteon curvatus (DIPTERA: PHORIDAE), a Parasitoid of Solenopsis richteri, S. invicta, and Their Hybrid (HYMENTOPTERA: FORMICIDAE). Journal of Entomological Science. 43(4): 443-446.
Seasonal Dynamics of Imported Fire Ant Pedoturbation on Soils and Turfgrass in a Mississippi Sod Production Agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
(04-Apr-08)
Hyperspectral Remote Sensing of Seasonally-Acquired Imported Fire Ant Mound Features (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Turfgrass - (Abstract Only)
(04-Apr-08)
Feasibility of Using Template-Based and Object Based Automated Detection Methods for Quantifying Black and Hybrid Iimported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta Buren and S. invicta x richteri) Mound in Aerial Digital Imagery     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J.T., Wallet, B. 2008. Feasibility of Using Template-Based and Object Based Automated Detection Methods for Quantifying Black and Hybrid Iimported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta Buren and S. invicta x richteri) Mound in Aerial Digital Imagery. The Rangeland Journal. 08/27/2008.
Application of hydrophilic-lypophilic balance (HLB) number to optimize a compatible non-ionic surfactant for dried aerial conidia of Beauveria bassiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, X., Streett, D. A., Dunlap, C. A., Lyn, M. E. 2008. Application of hydrophilic-lypophilic balance (HLB) number to optimize a compatible non-ionic surfactant for dried aerial conidia of Beauveria bassiana. Biological Control. 46: 226-233.
A Survey of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Species and Social Forms Across Four Counties in East-Central Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Menzel, T. O., Cross, D. C., Nebeker, T. E., Caprio, M., Chen, J. A Survey of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae), Species and Social Forms Across Four Counties in East-Central Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist 1:3-10. 2008.
Imported Fire Ant Mound Building in Response to Simulated Rainfall - (Abstract Only)
Vogt, J.T., Smith, W.A. 2007. Imported Fire Ant Mound Building in Response to Simulated Rainfall. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2006/poster/papers/viewonly.cgi?
Influence of mound construction by red and hybrid imported fire ants on soil chemical properties and turfgrass in a sod production agroecosystem.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Defauw, S. L., Vogt, J. T., Boykin, D. L. Influence of mound construction by red and hybrid imported fire ants on soil chemical properties and turfgrass in a sod production agroecosystem. Insectes Sociaux. 2008.
Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Shape Characteristics Along a North-South Gradient - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J. T., Wallet, B., Freeland, T. B. Imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) mound shape characteristics along a north-south gradient. Environmental Entomology 37: 198-205. 2008.
Management Zone Delineation and Image Resolution Issues in the Site-Specific Control of Tarnished Plant Bugs in Cotton - (Abstract Only)
English, P. J., Defauw, S. L., Smith, J. W., Willers, J. L. 2008. Management Zone Delineation and Image Resolution Issues in the Site-Specific Control of Tarnished Plant Bugs in Cotton. Meeting Abstract.
Seasonal Changes in Broadband Spectral Reflectance Characteristics of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Features in Turfgrass Agroecosystems - (Abstract Only)
Defauw, S. L., Vogt, J. T., Boykin, D. L. 2008. Seasonal Changes in Broadband Spectral Reflectance Characteristics of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Features in Turfgrass Agroecosystems . Mid-South Entomologists online journal.
Repellency of Callicarpenal and Intermedeol Against Workers of Imported Fire Ants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Cantrell, C.L., Duke, S.O., Allen, M.L. 2008. Repellency of Callicarpenal and Intermedeol Against Workers of Imported Fire Ants. Journal of Economic Entomology.101(2):265-271 (2008).
Influences of Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis spp.) Pedoturbation on Soils and Turfgrass in a Mississippi Sod Production Agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Defauw, S. L., Vogt, J. T., Boykin, D. L. 2007. Influences of Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis spp.) Pedoturbation on Soils and Turfgrass in a Mississippi Sod Production Agroecosystem. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts.
Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)Bioturbation and Its Influences on Soils and Turfgrass in a Sod Production Agroecosystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Defauw, S.L., Vogt, J.T., Boykin, D.L. Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)Bioturbation and Its Influences on Soils and Turfgrass in a Sod Production Agroecosystem. Journal of Entomological Science. 43(1): 121-127. 2008.
Study on the Repellency of Callicarpenal and Intermedeol against Workers of Imported Fire Ants - (Proceedings)
Chen, J., Cantrell, C. L., Duke, S. O., Allen, M. L. Study on the Repellency of Callicarpenal and Intermedeol against Workers of Imported Fire Ants. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2007
Dynamic Thermal Structure of Imported Fire Ant Mounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J.T., Wallet, B., Coy, S.E. Dynamic Thermal Structure of Imported Fire Ant Mounds. 12pp. Journal of Insect Science 8:05, available online: insectscience.org/8.05. 2008.
Behavioral Interactions of the Black Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis Richteri Forel) and Its Parasitoid Fly (Pseudacteon Curvatus Borgmeier) As Revealed by High-Speed Video. - (Proceedings)
Fink, T., Ramalingam, V., Du, S., Streett, D. A. Behavioral interactions of the black imported fire ant (solenopsis richteri forel) and its parasitoid fly (pseudacteon curvatus borgmeier) as revealed by high-speed video.. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2007
Areawide Suppression of Fire Ants: Demonstration Project in Mississippi, 2006 - (Proceedings)
Streett, D.A., Pranschke, A.M., Vogt, J.T., Reed, J.T., Callcott, A. Areawide suppression of fire ants: demonstration project in mississippi, 2006. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings: 98-101. 2007. (Conference Proceedings)
Influences of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Bioturbation on Soils and Turfgrass in a Sod Production Agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Defauw, S. L., Vogt, J. T., Boykin, D. L. Influences of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Bioturbation on Soils and Turfgrass in a Sod Production Agroecosystem. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2007.
Seasonal Shifts in the Hyperspectral Characterization of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Features in Turfgrass - (Abstract Only)
Defauw, S. L., Vogt, J. T. Seasonal Shifts in the Hyperspectral Characterization of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Features in Turfgrass. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2007.
Aspects of Excretion of Red Imported Fire Ants - (Proceedings)
Chen, J. 2007. Aspects of Excretion of Red Imported Fire Ants. Imported Fire Ants Conference. Meeting Abstract.
Influences of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Bioturbation on Soils and Turfgrass in a Sod Production Agroecosystem - (Abstract Only)
Defauw, S. L., Vogt, J. T., Boykin, D. L. Influences of imported fire ant (hymenoptera: formicidae) bioturbation on soils and turfgrass in a sod production agroecosystem. 2007 Meeting Abstract.
Seasonal Shifts in the Hyperspectral Characterization of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mound Features in Turfgrass - (Abstract Only)
Defauw, S. L., Vogt, J. T. Seasonal shifts in the hyperspectral characterization of imported fire ant (hymenoptera: formicidae) mound features in turfgrass. Meeting Abstract. 2007
Effects of simulated and natural rainfall on summer mound construction by imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J.T., Smith, W.A. Effects of simulated and natural rainfall on summer mound construction by imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology. 2007.
Qualitative analysis of red imported fire ant nests constructed in silica gel     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2006. Qualitative profile of ant-derived chemicals in nests constructed with silica gel by the red imported fire ants. Journal of Chemical Ecology.
Implementation of Hyperspectral Techniques in the Remote Detection of Imported Fire Ants Mounds (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Cultivated Turfgrass - (Other)
(13-Dec-06)
Advancement on Techniques for the Separation and Maintenance of the Red Imported Fire Ant Colonies     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2007. advancement on techniques for the separation and maintenance of the red imported fire ant colonies. Insect Science.
Field-scale Stability Assessment of Multi-year Spatiotemporal Variability in Cotton for the Site-specific Management of Tarnished Plant Bugs (Lygus ineolaris Palisot de Beauvois) - (Other)
English, P. J., Defauw, S. L., Willers, J. L., Smith, J. W. 2007. Field-scale Stability Assessment of Multi-year Spatiotemporal Variability in Cotton for the Site-specific Management of Tarnished Plant Bugs (Lygus ineolaris Palisot de Beauvois). Meeting Abstract.
Acoustical Analysis of Wingbeat Frequencies for Alate Imported Fire Ants - (Abstract Only)
Streett, D.A., Gui, L., Talmadge, C., Hasse, R., Fink, T., Skals, N., Cao, Z., Wang, Y., Jaiswal, A., Seiner, J. 2006. Acoustical analysis of wingbeat frequencies for alate imported fire ants. Meeting Abstract. IV International Congress of IUSSI, Washington, DC, July 20 - August 4, 2006.
Chemistry of the Feces of the Red Imported Fire Ants, Solenopsis Invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - (Other)
Chen, J. 2006. Chemistry of the feces of the red imported fire ants, solenopsis invicta buren (hymenoptera: formicidae). Meeting Abstract.
Glycerol in Nest Material of Red Imported Fire Ants - (Other)
Chen, J. 2006. Glycerol in nest material of red imported fire ants. Meeting Abstract.
Modeling Dynamic Thermal Properties of Imported Fire Ant Mounds - (Abstract Only)
Vogt, J.T., Wallet, B. 2006. Modeling dynamic thermal properties of imported fire ant mounds. Meeting Abstract.
Chemicals Incorporated in Nest Material by Red Imported Fire Ants - (Proceedings)
Chen, J. 2006. Chemicals Incorporated in Nest Material by Red Imported Fire Ants. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings.
Coated Containers with Reduced Concentrations of Fluon to Prevent Ant Escape     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Wei, X. Coated containers with reduced concentrations of fluon to prevent ant escape. Journal of Entomological Science. 42(1):119-121 (January 2007).
Preliminary Observations of Phorid Fly (Pseudacteon Curvatus Borgmeier) and Black Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis Richteri Forel) Interactions with High-Speed Videography) - (Proceedings)
Fink, T., Gui, L., Streett, D.A., Seiner, J. 2006. Preliminary observations of phorid fly (Pseudacteon curvatus Borgmeier) and black imported fire ant (Solenopsis richteri Forel) interactions with high-speed videography). Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. pg. 40-42.
Areawide Suppression of Fire Ants: Demonstration Project in Mississippi, 2005 - (Proceedings)
Streett, D.A., Pranschke, A.M., Vogt, J.T., Reed, J.T., Callcott, A. Areawide suppression of fire ants: demonstration project in Mississippi, 2006. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. pg. 132-135. 2006.
Survey of Red Imported Fire Ant Populations in North Central Mississippi - (Proceedings)
Streett, D.A., Allen, M.L., Pranschke, A.M. 2006. Survey of Red Imported Fire Ant Populations in North Central Mississippi. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. pg. 104-106.
Digging Behavior of Solenopsis Invicta Workers When Exposed to Contact Insecticides     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2006. Digging behavior of Solenopsis invicta workers when exposed to contact insecticides. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:634-640.
Distribution and Size of Imported Fire Ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mounds in Recently Invaded Ball-and-Burlap Nurseries in Tennessee - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J.T., Oliver, J.A. Distribution and size of imported fire ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) mounds in recently invaded ball-and-burlap nurseries in tennessee. Journal of Entomological Science. 20063
Safety Considerations for Handling Large Numbers of Imported Fire Ants (Solenopsis SPP.) in the Laboratory and Field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vogt, J.T., and Kozlovac, J.P. Suggested personal protective equipment and other considerations for handling large numbers of imported fire ants (Solenopsis spp.) in the laboratory and field. Applied Biosafety. 11: 88-97. 2006
Significance of Digging Behavior to Mortality of Red Imported Fire Ant Workers, Solenopsis Invicta Buren, in Fipronil Treated Sand     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Allen, M. L. 2006. Significance of Digging Behavior to Mortality of Red Imported Fire Ant Workers, Solenopsis invicta Buren, in Fipronil Treated Sand. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99: 476-482.
Graphical Exploration of Features to Detect Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis SPP., Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Mounds in High Resolution Aerial Imagery - (Proceedings)
Wallet, B., Vogt, J.T. Graphical exploration of features to detect imported fire ant (Solenopsis spp., Hymenoptera: Formicidae) mounds in high resolution aerial imagery. Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment Proceedings. Weslaco, TX, October 4-5, 2006.
Daily Fluctuations in Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis SPP., Hymenoptera, Formicidae) Mound Surface Temperature - (Proceedings)
Vogt, J.T., Wallet, B. Daily fluctuations in imported fire ant (Solenopsis spp., Hymenoptera, Formicidae) mound surface temperature. Biennial Workshop on Aerial Photography, Videography, and High Resolution Digital Imagery for Resource Assessment Proceedings. Weslaco, TX, October 4-6, 2006.
Excretion of Phosphoric Acit by Red Imported Fire Ants, Solenopsis Invicta Buren (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - (Other)
Chen, J. 2005. Excretion of phosphoric acit by red imported fire ants, solenopsis invicta buren (hymenoptera: formicidae). Meeting Abstract.
Excretion of Phosphoric Acid by Red Imported Fire Ants, Solenopsis Invicta Buren (Hymenpotera: Formicidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2005. Excretion of phosphoric acid by red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta Buren (Hymenpotera: Formicidae). Environmental Entomology. pp. 1009-1012.
Areawide Suppression of Fire Ants: Demonstration Project in Mississippi, 2004 - (Proceedings)
Streett, D.A., Pranschke, A.M., Callcott, A. 2005. Areawide Suppression of Fire Ants: Demonstration Project in Mississippi, 2004. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. pg. 177-180.
Regional Integrated Management of Imported Fire Ants along the Natchez Trace Parkway - (Proceedings)
Vogt, J. T., Streett, D. A., Chen, J., Thead, L. G., Ward, K., Ward, R., Oliver, J. A. 2006. Regional Integrated Management of Imported Fire Ants along the Natchez Trace Parkway. 2005 George Wright Society Conference Proceedings. pgs. 76-81.
The Imported Fire Ant Mound in Three Dimensions - (Proceedings)
Vogt, J.T., and Coy, S.E. The imported fire ant mound in three dimensions. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2005.
An Improved Method for Fast and Efficient Fire Ant Colony Separation - (Proceedings)
Chen, J., Wei, X. An Improved Method for Fast and Efficient Fire Ant Colony Separation. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2005.
Effect of Fire Ant Digging Behavior on Efficacy of Fipronil Against Workers: Results of a Laboratory Study - (Proceedings)
Chen, J. Effect of Fire Ant Digging Behavior on Efficacy of Fipronil Against Workers: Results of a Laboratory Study. Imported Fire Ants Conference Proceedings. 2005.
Control fireants using decapitating flies - (Experiment Station)
Vogt, J.T. Control fire ants using decapitating flies. Mississippi Agriculure and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin. 2005.
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