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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETICS OF HOST SPECIFICITY AND CLIMATIC ADAPTATION IN BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS INTRODUCED FOR CONTROL OF ARTHROPOD PESTS AND WEEDS

Location: Beneficial Insects Introduction Research

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

European buckthorn and Asian soybean aphid as components of an extensive invasional meltdown in North America     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Heimpel, G.E., Frelich, L.E., Landis, D.A., Hopper, K.R., Hoelmer, K.A., Sezen, Z., Asplen, M.K., Wu, K. 2010. European buckthorn and Asian soybean aphid as components of an extensive invasional meltdown in North America. Biological Invasions. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-010-9736-5.
French wasps in the New World: experimental biological control introductions reveal a demographic Allee effect     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fauvergue, X., Hopper, K.R. 2009. French wasps in the New World: experimental biological control introductions reveal a demographic Allee effect. Population Ecology. 51(3):385–397
Genetics of Host Range in Lepidoptera - (Book / Chapter)
Hopper, K.R., Oppenheim, S.J. 2009. GENETICS OF HOST RANGE IN LEPIDOPTERA. In: Goldsmith, M., Marec, F., Editors. Molecular Biology and Genetics of Lepidoptera. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. 195-217.
Predicting potential ecological impact of soybean aphid biological control introductions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wyckhuys, K.A., Hopper, K.R., Wu, K., Straub, C., Gratton, C., Heimpel, G.E. 2007. Predicting potential ecological impact of soybean aphid biological control introductions. Biocontrol News and Information. 28(2):30-34
Population dynamics of APHIS GLYCINES and impact of natural enemies in northern China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miao, J., Wu, K., Hopper, K.R., Li, G. 2007. Population dynamics of APHIS GLYCINES (Hompotera: Aphididae) and impact of natural enemies in northern China. Environmental Entomology. 36:840-848.
Host Choice by Aphidius Colemani: Effects of Plants, Plant-Aphid Combinations and the Presence of Intraguild Predators - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bilu, E., Hopper, K.R., Coll, M. 2006. Host choice by aphidius colemani: effects of plants, plant-aphid combinations and the presence of intraguild predators. Ecological Entomology. 31:331-336.
Genetics: Relation of Local Populations to the Whole "species" - Implications for Host Range Tests - (Proceedings)
Hopper, K.R., Farias, A.M., Woolley, J.B., Heraty, J.M., Britch, S.C. 2005. Genetics: relation of local populations to the whole "species" - implications for host range tests. Second International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. p 665-671.
Last Modified: 7/28/2014
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