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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIORATIONAL CONTROL METHODS FOR INSECT PESTS OF POTATO

Location: Fruit and Vegetable Insect Research

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

Seasonal patterns of capture of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) and Heliothis phloxiphaga (Grote and Robinson)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in pheromone traps in Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Camelo, L.A., Adams, T.B., Landolt, P.J., Zack, R.S., Smithhisler, C. 2011. Seasonal patterns of capture of Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) and Heliothis phloxiphaga (Grote and Robinson)(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in pheromone traps in Washington State. Journal of British Columbia Entomological Society. 108:3-10.
Association of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' with the Psyllid, Trioza apicalis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Europe     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Fisher, T., Sengoda, V.G., Garczynski, S.F., Nissinen, A., Lemmetty, A. 2010. Association of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' with the Psyllid, Trioza apicalis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) in Europe. Journal of Economic Entomology 103(4):1060-1070.
Microbial Control of Potato Tuberworm in Potato Plants and Tuber Storage with Emphasis on Research Conducted in the Pacific Northwest of the United States - (Proceedings)
Lacey, L.A., Arthurs, S.P. 2010. Microbial Control of Potato Tuberworm in Potato Plants and Tuber Storage with Emphasis on Research Conducted in the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Proceedings Washington-Oregon Potato Conference. Jan 26-28, 2010. Kennewick, WA. pp. 73-84.
Evidence that Cell Death is Associated with Zebra Chip Disease in Potato Tubers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, G.P., Samuel, M.A., Chen, J., Civerolo, E.L., Munyaneza, J.E. 2010. Evidence that Cell Death is Associated with Zebra Chip Disease in Potato Tubers. American Journal of Potato Research. 87:337-349.
Sex Attraction in Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guedot, C.N., Horton, D.R., Landolt, P.J. 2010. Sex Attraction in Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology 39(4):1302-1308.
First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in Carrots in Europe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Fisher, T.W., Sengoda, V.G., Garczynski, S.F., Nissinen, A., Lemmetty, A. 2010. First Report of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in Carrots in Europe. Plant Disease. 94:639.
Wheat Head Armyworm. True or False: A Tale from the Pacific Northwest - (Experiment Station)
Rondon, S., Corp, M.K., Roberts, D., Pike, K.S., Landolt, P.J., Keys, D. 2009. Wheat Head Armyworm. True or False: A Tale from the Pacific Northwest. Oregon State University Extension Publications. OSU EM 9000-E Dec. 2009. 4 pp.
Effect of a Granulovirus on Mortality and Dispersal of Potato Tuber Worm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Refrigerated Storage Warehouse Conditions     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lacey, L.A., Horton, D.R., Headrick, H.L., Schreiber, A. 2010. Effect of a Granulovirus on Mortality and Dispersal of Potato Tuber Worm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Refrigerated Storage Warehouse Conditions. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 20:437-447.
Susceptibility of Different Potato Plant Growth Stages to Purple Top Disease     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Buchman, J.L., Sengoda, V.G. 2010. Susceptibility of Different Potato Plant Growth Stages to Purple Top Disease. American Journal of Potato Research. 87:60-66.
Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Potato Tuberworm in the Columbia Basin of the Pacific Northwest     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Debano, S.J., Hamm, P.B., Jensen, A., Rondon, S.I., Landolt, P.J. 2010. Spatial and Temporal Dynamics of Potato Tuberworm in the Columbia Basin of the Pacific Northwest. Environmental Entomology. 39(1):1-14; DOI: 10.1603/EN08270
Phenotypic and Etiological Differences Between Psyllid Yellows and Zebra Chip Diseases of Potatoes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sengoda, V.G., Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Buchman, J.L., Pappu, H.R. 2010. Phenotypic and Etiological Differences Between Psyllid Yellows and Zebra Chip Diseases of Potatoes. American Journal of Potato Research. 87:41-49.
Susceptibility of Different Potato Cultivars to Purple Top Disease     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Buchman, J.L. 2009. Susceptibility of Different Potato Cultivars to Purple Top Disease. American Journal of Potato Research. 86:499-503.
Seasonal Occurrence and Abundance of the Potato Psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in south central Washington     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Buchman, J.L. 2009. Seasonal Occurrence and Abundance of the Potato Psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, in south central Washington. American Journal of Potato Research. 86:513-518.
Insecticidal Activity of Entomopathogenic Fungi (Hypocreales) for Potato Psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae): Development of Bioassay Techniques, Effect of Fungal Species and Stage of the Psyllid     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lacey, L.A., De La Rosa, F., Horton, D.R. 2009. Insecticidal Activity of Entomopathogenic Fungi (Hypocreales) for Potato Psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae): Development of Bioassay Techniques, Effect of Fungal Species and Stage of the Psyllid. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 19:957-970. DOI: 10.1080/09583150903243904 http://www.informaworld.com
First Report of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum in Pepper Plants in Mexico     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Sengoda, V.G., Crosslin, J., Garzon-Tiznada, J.A., Cardenas-Valenzuela, O.G. 2009. First Report of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum in Pepper Plants in Mexico. Plant Disease. 93:1076.
First Report of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum in Tomato Plants in Mexico     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Sengoda, V.G., Crosslin, J., Garzon-Tiznado, J.A., Cardenas-Valenzuela, O.G. 2009. First Report of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum in Tomato Plants in Mexico. Plant Disease. 93:1076.
Impact of Zebra Chip Disease on the Mineral Content of Potato Tubers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miles, G.P., Buchman, J.L., Munyaneza, J.E. 2009. Impact of Zebra Chip Disease on the Mineral Content of Potato Tubers. American Journal of Potato Research. 86:481-489.
Animal Manure Harms Entomopathogenic Nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-Jun-09)
Susceptibility of Potato Cultivars to Purple Top Disease - (Popular Publication)
(26-Mar-09)
Integrated Pest Management for the Potato Tuber Moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) - a Potato Pest of Global Importance - (Book / Chapter)
Kroschel, J., Lacey, L.A. 2009. Integrated Pest Management for the Potato Tuber Moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) - a Potato Pest of Global Importance. (J.Kroschel and L.A.Lacey, eds). Tropical Agriculture 20, Advances in Crop Research 10. Margraf Publishers, Weikersheim, Germany. 147 pp.
Microbial Control of the Potato Tuber Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) - (Review Article)
Lacey, L.A., Kroschel, J. 2009. Microbial Control of the Potato Tuber Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Fruit, Vegetable, and Cereal Science and Biotechnology 3:46-54.
Insect-Phytoplasma/Bacteria Relationship: Case of Potato Purple Top and Zebra Chip Diseases - (Proceedings)
Munyaneza, J.E. 2009. Insect-Phytoplasma/Bacteria Relationship: Case of Potato Purple Top and Zebra Chip Disease. pp 1-9. In: Proceedings of the 2008 International Symposium on Plant Pathogenic Bacteria, 17-18 September 2008, Guadalajara, Mexico. University of Guadalajara and Mexican Society of Phytopathology.
Harmful Effects of Mustard Bio-fumigants on Entomopathogenic Nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez II, R., Henderson, D.R., Riga, K., Lacey, L.A., Snyder, W.E. 2008. Harmful Effects of Mustard Bio-fumigants on Entomopathogenic Nematodes. Biological Control 48:147.154.
An Overview of Microbial Control of the Potato Tuber Moth - (Book / Chapter)
Lacey, L.A., Arthurs, S.P. 2009. An Overview of Microbial Control of the Potato Tuber Moth. In: Integrated Pest Management for the Potato Tuber Moth, Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller) - a Potato Pest of Global Importance (J.Kroschel and L.A.Lacey, eds.). Tropical Agriculture 20, Advances in Crop Research 10. Margraf Publishers, Weikersheim, Germany. pp. 33-48.
Incidence of the Beet Leafhopper-Transmitted Virescence Agent Phytoplasma in Local Populations of the Beet Leafhopper, Circulifer tenellus, in Washington State     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Upton, J.E., Buchman, J.L. 2010. Incidence of the Beet Leafhopper-Transmitted Virescence Agent Phytoplasma in Local Populations of the Beet Leafhopper, Circulifer tenellus, in Washington State. Journal of Insect Science 10:18, p 1-10. Online: insectscience.org/10.8.
An Introduction to Microbial Control of Insect Pests of Potato - (Review Article)
Lacey, L.A., Kroschel, J., Wraight, S.P., Goettel, M.S. 2009. An Introduction to Microbial Control of Insect Pests of Potato. Fruit, Vegetable, and Cereal Science and Biotechnology 3:20-24.
Impact of Different Potato Psyllid Populations on Zebra Chip Disease Incidence, Severity, and Potato Yield     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Buchman, J.L., Upton, J.E., Goolsby, J., Crosslin, J., Bester, G., Miles, G.P., Sengoda, V.G. 2008. Impact of Different Potato Psyllid Populations on Zebra Chip Disease Incidence, Severity, and Potato Yield. Subtropical Plant Science 60:27-37.
Survey for Resistance to Four Inecticides in Myzus persicae Clones from Peach and Weeds in South-central Washington     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Unruh, T.R., Willett, L.S. 2008. Survey for Resistance to Four Inecticides in Myzus persicae Clones from Peach and Weeds in South-central Washington. Journal of Economic Entomology 101:1919-1929.
No Effects of an Autumn Mustard Crop on Wireworm Densities or Damaage to Potatoes in the Following Growing Season - (Trade Journal)
Horton, D.R. 2008. No Effects of an Autumn Mustard Crop on Wireworm Densities or Damaage to Potatoes in the Following Growing Season. Potato Progress. 8:1-4.
Zebra Chip, a New Potato Disease in North and Central America, is Associated with the Potato Psyllid - (Book / Chapter)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2008. Zebra Chip, a New Potato Disease in North and Central America, is Associated with the Potato Psyllid. pp 124-127. In: S.Chiru, G.Olteanu, C.Aldea, and C.Badarau (eds.), 'Potato for a Changing World". Transilvaia University of Brasov Publishing House, Brasov, Romania.
Evaluation of a Granulovirus (PoGV) and Bacillus Thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki for Control of the Potato Tuberworm in Stored Tubers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthurs, S.P., Lacey, L.A., De La Rosa, F.L. 2008. Evaluation of a Granulovirus (PoGV) and Bacillus Thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki for Control of the Potato Tuberworm in Stored Tubers. Journal of Economic Entomology 101:1540-1546.
Movement of winged aphids is poorly understood despite its importance in disease vectoring in Washington potatoes - (Proceedings)
Unruh, T.R. 2008. Movement of winged aphids is poorly understood despite its importance in disease vectoring in Washington potatoes. Proceedings of the 47th Annual Washington State Potato Conference, Feb 5-7, 2008, Moses Lake, WA pp. 85-89.
Susceptibility of Different Potato Cultivars to Purple Top Disease in the Columbia Basin     Reprint Icon - (Proceedings)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2008. Susceptibility of Different Potato Cultivars to Purple Top Disease in the Columbia Basin. pp 67-73, In: Proceedings, 47th Annual Washington State Potato Conference, 5-7 February 2008, Moses Lake, WA. WSPC, Moses Lake, WA.
Apresentacao. In: Controle Microbiano de Pragas na America Latina Avancos e Desafios - (Book / Chapter)
Lacey, L.A. 2008. Forward. In: Controle Microbiano de Pragas na America Latina Avancos e Desafios (S.B. Alves and R.B. Lopes, eds.) pp 19-20. Biblioteca de Ciencias Agrarias Luiz de Queiroz.
Semi-Field Evaluation of the Potato Tuber Moth, Phthorimaea Operculella Zeller, Granulovirus and Bacillus Thuringiensis Var. Kurstaki for Season-Long Control of P. Operculella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthurs, S.P., Lacey, L.A., Pruneda, J.N., Rondon, S. 2008. Semi-field evaluation of the potato tuber moth, phthorimaea operculella zeller, granulovirus and bacillus thuringiensis var. kurstaki for season-long control of p. operculella. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 129:276-285.
The Potential of the Endophytic Fungus, Muscodor Albus, As a Bio-Control Agent Against Economically Important Plant Parasitic Nematodes of Vegetable Crops in Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riga, E., Lacey, L.A., Guerra, N. 2008. The potential of the endophytic fungus, Muscodor albus, as a bio-control agent against economically important plant parasitic nematodes of vegetable crops in Washington State. Biological Control 45:380-385.
Phytoplasmas Diseases and Insect Vectors in Potatoes of the Pacific Northwest of the United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Lee, I. 2007. Phytoplasmas Diseases and Insect Vectors in Potatoes of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. Bulletin of Insectology 60:181-182
Further Evidence that Zebra Chip Potato Disease in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas is Associated with Bactericera cockerelli     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Goolsby, J., Crosslin, J., Upton, J.E. 2007. Further Evidence that Zebra Chip Potato Disease in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas is Associated with Bactericera cockerelli. Subtropical Plant Science 59:30-37.
Gut bacteria of the Pacific coast wireworm, Limonius canus, inferred from 16s rDNA sequences and their implications for control.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lacey, L.A., Unruh, T.R., Simkins, H., Thomsen Archer, K.L. 2007. Gut bacteria of the Pacific coast wireworm, Limonius canus, inferred from 16s rDNA sequences and their implications for control. Phytoparasitica. 35:479-489.
Population Dynamics of the Beet Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in the Potato Growing Region of Washington and Oregon Columbia Basin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(31-Jul-07)
Pest Identification: Beet Leafhopper - (Popular Publication)
Munyaneza, J.E. 2007. Pest Identification: Beet Leafhopper. Potato Country USA 23(5):21.
Minute pirate bugs (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) - (Book / Chapter)
Horton, D.R. 2008. Minute pirate bugs (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae). In: J.. Capinera (ed.), Encyclopedia of Entomology, 2nd edition. Vol 3, pp 2402-2412. Springer.
How Do Wireworms Find Their Host Plants? - (Trade Journal)
Horton, D.R. 2007. How Do Wireworms Find Their Host Plants?. Potato Progress 7 (#10): 1-3.
Assessing the Impact of Purple Top Disease Pathogen on Potatoes in the Columbia Basin - (Proceedings)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J. 2007. Assessing the Impact of Purple Top Disease Pathogen on Potatoes in the Columbia Basin. Proceedings Washington State Potato Conference. pp. 75-80.
Introduction to Microbial Control - (Book / Chapter)
Kaya, H.K., Lacey, L.A. 2007. Introduction to Microbial Control. In: Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology: Application and Evaluation of Pathogens for Control of Insects and Other Invertebrate Pests, 2nd ed. L.A.Lacey & H.K.Kaya, eds. pp. 3-7. Springer, Dordrecht.
Association of Bactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) with 'Zebra Chip', a New Potato Disease in Southwestern United States and Mexico     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Upton, J.E. 2007. Association of Bactericera cockerelli (Homoptera: Psyllidae) with 'Zebra Chip', a New Potato Disease in Southwestern United States and Mexico. Journal of Economic Entomology, Vol. 100(3): 656-663.
Control Microbiano de la Palomilla de la Papa, Phthorimaea operculella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) - (Proceedings)
Lacey, L.A., Arthurs, S.P., De La Rosa, F. 2007. Control Microbiano de la Palomilla de la Papa, Phthorimaea operculella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Proceedings Washington State Potato Conference, Moses Lake, WA, Feb. 6-8, 2007. pp. 65-74.
The Beet Leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) Transmits the Columbia Basin Potato Purple Top Phytoplasma to Potatoes, Beets, and Weeds     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Upton, J.E. 2006. The beet leafhopper (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) transmits the columbia basin potato purple top phytoplasma to potatoes, beets, and weeds. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(2): 268-272
Potato Purple Top Disease and Beet Leafhoppers in the Columbia Basin - (Popular Publication)
Munyaneza, J.E. 2006. Potato Purple Top Disease and Beet Leafhoppers in the Columbia Basin. Potato Country USA 22:28-29.
Moths Trapped in Alaska with Feeding Attractant Lures and the Seasonal Flight Patterns of Potential Agricultural Pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Pantoja, A., Hagerty, A.M., Crabo, L., Green, D.L. 2007. Moths trapped in Alaska with feeding attractant lures and the seasonal flight patterns of potential agricultural pests. The Canadian Entomologist 139:278-291.
Quantitative relationship between potato tuber damage and counts of Pacific Coast wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in baits: seasonal effects. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Horton, D.R. 2006. Quantitative relationship between potato tuber damage and counts of Pacific Coast wireworm (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in baits: seasonal effects. Journal of British Columbia Entomological Society, 103:37-48.
A Kairomone Based Attract-and-Kill System Effective Against Alfalfa Looper (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
De Camelo, L.A., Landolt, P.J., Zack, R.S. 2007. A kairomone based attract-and-kill system effective against alfalfa looper (lepidoptera: noctuidae).Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol. 100(2):366-374.
Impact of the Columbia Basin potato purple top phytoplasma on potato tuber processing quality. - (Popular Publication)
Munyaneza, J.E. 2006. Impact of the Columbia Basin potato purple top phytoplasma on potato tuber processing quality. Potato Country USA. 22:12-13.
Beet Leafhopper and Potato Purple Top Disease: 2005 Season Recap and New Research Directions - (Proceedings)
Munyaneza, J.E., Crosslin, J., Jensen, A.S., Hamm, P.B., Schreiber, M.E. 2006. Beet leafhopper and potato purple top disease: 2005 season recap and new research directions. 45th Annual Proceedings Washington State Potato Conference. 2006: 107-118
Microbial Control of the Potato Tuber Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) - (Proceedings)
Lacey, L.A., Arthurs, S.P. 2006. Microbial control of the potato tuber moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). Proc. Washington State Potato Conference. Feb. 2006: 95-106.
Attraction of Heliothis belladonna (Henry and Edwards) to the sex pheromone of the corn earworm moth, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Buchanan, C.L., Zack, R.S., Camelo, L. 2006. Attraction of Heliothis belladonna (Henry and Edwards) to the sex pheromone of the corn earworm moth, Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 79(4):303-308.
Potato Tuberworm Peromone Trapping - (Trade Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Jensen, A. 2006. Potato tuberworm peromone trapping. Potato Progress. 6(1): 1-2
The Potential of the Fungus, Muscodor Albus As a Microbial Control Agent of Potato Tuber Moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in Stored Potatoes.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lacey, L.A., Neven, L.G. 2006. The potential of the fungus, Muscodor albus as a microbial control agent of potato tuber moth (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in stored potatoes. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 91: 195-198.
Purple Top Disease and Beet Leafhopper Transmitted Virescence Agent (Bltva) Phytoplasma in Potatoes of the Pacific Northwest of the United States - (Proceedings)
Munyaneza, J.E. 2005. Purple top disease and beet leafhopper transmitted virescence agent (BLTVA) phytoplasma in potatoes of the Pacific Northwest of the United States. pp. 211-220. In: A. J. Haverkort and P. C. Struik [eds.], "Potato in progress: science meets practice". Wageningen Academic Publishers.
Adult Caddisfly (Trichoptera) Phenology at the Hanford Reach National Monument, Washington State - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zack, R.S., Ruiter, D.E., Strenge, D.L., Landolt, P.J. 2006. Adult caddisfly (Trichoptera) phenology at the Hanford Reach National Monument, Washington State. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108(1): 131-138.
How Deep Are Wireworms in the Spring? - (Popular Publication)
Horton, D.R. 2005. How deep are wireworms in the spring?. Potato Progress. V(12):2-4.
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