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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IPM-BASED STRATEGIES FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF GREENHOUSE AND VEGETABLE CROP PESTS

Location: Biological Integrated Pest Management Unit

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

Virulence of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) commercial strains against adult Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) and impact on brood - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castrillo, L., Griggs, M., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Vandenberg, J.D. 2011. Virulence of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) commercial strains against adult Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) and impact on brood. Biological Control. 58(2):121-126.
Binomial sampling of western flower thrips infesting flowering greenhouse crops using incidence-mean models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ugine, T.A., Sanderson, J.P., Wraight, S.P., Shipp, L., Wang, K., Nyrop, J.P. 2011. Binomial sampling of western flower thrips infesting flowering greenhouse crops using incidence-mean models. Environmental Entomology. 40(2):381-390.
Transstadial transmission of Pythium in Bradysia impatiens and lack of adult vectoring capacity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Braun, S.E., Castrillo, L.A., Sanderson, J.P., Daughtrey, M.L., Wraight, S.P. 2010. Transstadial transmission of Pythium in Bradysia impatiens and lack of adult vectoring capacity. Phytopathology. 100(12):1307-1314.
Debilitation in conidia of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria and Metarhizium anisopliae and implications with respect to viability determinations and mycopesticide quality assessments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faria, M., Hotchkiss, J.H., Hajek, A.E., Wraight, S.P. 2010. Debilitation in conidia of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria and Metarhizium anisopliae and implications with respect to viability determinations and mycopesticide quality assessments. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 105(1):74-83.
Characterization of Beauveria bassiana isolates associated with Agrilus planipennis populations in Michigan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castrillo, L.A., Bauer, L.S., Liu, H., Griggs, M., Vandenberg, J.D. 2010. Characterization of Beauveria bassiana isolates associated with Agrilus planipennis populations in Michigan. Biological Control. 54:135-140.
Developmental times and life table statistics of Aulacorthum solani (Hemiptera: Aphididae) at six constant temperatures, with recommendations on the application of temperature-dependent development models - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jandricic, S.E., Wraight, S.P., Bennett, K.C., Sanderson, J.P. 2010. Developmental times and life table statistics of Aulacorthum solani (Hemiptera: Aphididae) at six constant temperatures, with recommendations on the application of temperature-dependent development models. Environmental Entomology. 39(5):1631-1642.
Assessing deposition and persistence of Beauveria bassiana GHA (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) applied for control of emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), in a commercial tree nursery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castrillo, L.A., Griggs, M., Liu, H., Bauer, L.S., Vandenberg, J.D. 2010. Assessing deposition and persistence of Beauveria bassiana GHA (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) applied for control of emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), in a commercial tree nursery. Biological Control. 54:61-67.
Biology and feeding requirements larval hunter flies Coenosia attenuata (Diptera:Muscidae) reared in larvae of the fungus gnat Bradysia impatiens (Diptera:Sciaridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ugine, T.A., Sensenback, E.J., Sanderson, J.P., Wraight, S.P. 2010. Biology and feeding requirements larval hunter flies Coenosia attenuata (Diptera:Muscidae) reared in larvae of the fungus gnat Bradysia impatiens (Diptera:Sciaridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1149-1158.
Fungus gnat (Bradysia impatiens) feeding and mechanical wounding inhibit Pythium aphanidermatum infection of geranium seedlings (Pelargonium x hortorum) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Braun, S.E., Sanderson, J.P., Nelson, E.B., Daughtrey, M.L., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Fungus gnat (Bradysia impatiens) feeding and mechanical wounding inhibit Pythium aphanidermatum infection of geranium seedlings (Pelargonium x hortorum). Phytopathology. 99:1421-1428.
Imbibitional damage in conidia of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, and Metarhizium acridum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Faria, M., Hajek, A.E., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Imbibitional damage in conidia of the entomopathogenic fungi Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, and Metarhizium acridum. Biological Control. 51:346-354.
Statistical considerations in the analysis of data from replicated bioassays - (Abstract Only)
Wraight, S.P., Jaronski, S., Ramos, M., Griggs, M., Vandenberg, J.D. 2009. Statistical considerations in the analysis of data from replicated bioassays. Meeting Abstract. 42:82.
Storage conditions affect speed of germination in Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae conidia - (Abstract Only)
Faria, M., Ramos, M., Hajek, A.E., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Storage conditions affect speed of germination in Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium anisopliae conidia. Meeting Abstract. 42:75.
Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, and Metarhizium anisopliae var. acridum conidia: tolerance to imbibitional damage - (Abstract Only)
Faria, M., Hajek, A.E., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Beauveria bassiana, Metarhizium anisopliae, and Metarhizium anisopliae var. acridum conidia: tolerance to imbibitional damage. Meeting Abstract. 42:80.
Shelf-life of Beauveria bassiana conidia in gaseous atmospheres under high temperature regimes - (Abstract Only)
Faria, M., Hajek, A.E., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Shelf-life of Beauveria bassiana conidia in gaseous atmospheres under high temperature regimes. Meeting Abstract. 42:46.
Micoinseticidas e Micoacaricidas no Brasil: Como estamos? - (Review Article)
Michareff Filho, M., Faria, M., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Micoinseticidas e Micoacaricidas no Brasil: Como estamos?. Archives of Biological Institute (Sao Paulo). 76:769-779.
Lack of Pythium aphanidermatum transmission by adult fungus gnats (Bradysia impatiens) and investigation of larval vectoring capacity - (Abstract Only)
Braun, S.A., Castrillo, L.A., Sanderson, J.P., Daughtrey, M.L., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Lack of Pythium aphanidermatum transmission by adult fungus gnats (Bradysia impatiens) and investigation of larval vectoring capacity. Phytopathology (Supplement). 99:S16.
Insect pathogens: molecular approaches and techniques - (Book / Chapter)
Stock, S.P., Boemare, N., Glazer, I., Vandenberg, J.D. 2009. Insect pathogens: molecular approaches and techniques. Oxford, United Kingdom: Council of Applied Biology International (CABI). 417 p.
Potential for microbial biological control of coleopteran and hemipteran pests of potato - (Review Article)
Wraight, S.P., Lacey, L.A., Kabaluk, J., Goettel, M.S. 2009. Potential for microbial biological control of coleopteran and hemipteran pests of potato. Fruit, Vegetable, and Cereal Science and Biotechnology. 3(1):25-38.
Exotic aphid control with pathogens - (Book / Chapter)
Nielsen, C., Wraight, S.P. 2009. Exotic aphid control with pathogens. Book Chapter. In: Hajek, A.E., Glare, T.R., O'Callaghan, M., Editors. Use of Microbes for Control and Eradication of Invasive Arthropods. p. 93-113.
Effect of fungus gnat Bradysia impatiens (Diptera: Sciaridae) feeding on subsequent Pythium aphanidermatum infection of geranium seedlings (Pelargonium x hortorum) - (Abstract Only)
Arnold, S.A., Nelson, E.B., Sanderson, J.P., Daughtrey, M.L., Wraight, S.P. 2008. Effect of fungus gnat Bradysia impatiens (Diptera: Sciaridae) feeding on subsequent Pythium aphanidermatum infection of geranium seedlings (Pelargonium x hortorum). Phytopathology. 98(Supplement):S14.
Intraguild Predation Among Biological Control Agents Used in Greenhouse Floriculture Crops: A Preliminary Review - (Proceedings)
Jandricic, S.E., Sanderson, J.P., Wraight, S.P. 2008. Intraguild Predation Among Biological Control Agents Used in Greenhouse Floriculture Crops: A Preliminary Review. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings). 32:91-94.
Association of fungus gnats with oomycetal plant pathogens - (Proceedings)
Arnold, S.E., Wraight, S.P., Nelson, E., Sanderson, J.P. 2008. Association of fungus gnats with oomycetal plant pathogens. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings). 32:1-4.
Comparative efficacy of oil- versus aqueous-based formulations of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana applied against melon aphid, Aphis gossypii - (Proceedings)
Filotas, M.J., Sanderson, J.P., Wraight, S.P. 2008. Comparative efficacy of oil- versus aqueous-based formulations of the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana applied against melon aphid, Aphis gossypii. IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings). 32:63-66.
Improving efficacy of Beauveria bassiana foliar treatments against Colorado potato beetle via manipulation of spray-application parameters - (Abstract Only)
Wraight, S.P., Ramos, M. 2008. Improving efficacy of Beauveria bassiana foliar treatments against Colorado potato beetle via manipulation of spray-application parameters. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. 41:80.
Impact of Beauveria bassiana and imidacloprid, alone and in combination, used against emerald ash borer in a newly-infested ash nursery - (Abstract Only)
Vandenberg, J.D., Castrillo,, L.A., Liu,, H., Griggs, M., Bauer,, L.S. 2008. Impact of Beauveria bassiana and imidacloprid, alone and in combination, used against emerald ash borer in a newly-infested ash nursery. Proceedings of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle Research and Development Review 2006. p. 50.
Quantitative detection of Beauveria bassiana GHA (Ascomycota: Hypocreales), a potential microbial control agent of the emerald ash borer, by use of real-time PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castrillo,, L.A., Griggs, M., Vandenberg, J.D. 2008. Quantitative detection of Beauveria bassiana GHA (Ascomycota: Hypocreales), a potential microbial control agent of the emerald ash borer, by use of real-time PCR. Biological Control. 45:163-169.
Manipulation of arthropod pathogens for integrated pest management - (Book / Chapter)
Wraight, S.P., Hajek, A.E. 2009. Manipulation of arthropod pathogens for integrated pest management. Book Chapter. In: Radcliffe, E.B., Hutchison, W.D., Cancelado, R.E., editors. Integrated Pest Management:Concepts, Tactics, Strategies and Case Studies. New York: Cambridge University Press. p. 131-150.
Molecular characterization and comparative virulence of Beauveria bassiana isolates (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) associated with the greenhouse shore fly, Scatella tenuicosta (Diptera: Ephydridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castrillo, L.A., Ugine, T.A., Filotas, M.J., Sanderson, J.P., Vandenberg, J.D., Wraight, S.P. 2008. Molecular characterization and comparative virulence of Beauveria bassiana isolates (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) associated with the greenhouse shore fly, Scatella tenuicosta (Diptera: Ephydridae). Biological Control. 45:154-162.
Mycoinsecticides and Mycoacaricides: A comprehensive list with worldwide coverage and international classification of formulation types - (Review Article)
Faria, M., Wraight, S.P. 2007. Mycoinsecticides and Mycoacaricides: A comprehensive list with worldwide coverage and international classification of formulation types. Biological Control. 43:237-256.
Integrated applications of Bacillus thuringiensis serovar. tenebrionis and Beauveria bassiana for biologically-based integrated pest management of Colorado potato beetle - (Abstract Only)
Wraight, S.P., Ramos, M. 2007. Integrated applications of Bacillus thuringiensis serovar. tenebrionis and Beauveria bassiana for biologically-based integrated pest management of Colorado potato beetle. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting Proceedings. 40:113.
Biological control in greenhouses using entomopathogenic fungi - (Abstract Only)
Wraight, S.P., Ugine, T.A., Filotas, M.J., Sanderson, J.P. 2007. Biological control in greenhouses using entomopathogenic fungi. Biological Control Symposium Proceedings. p. 47.
Worldwide use of mycoinsecticides - (Abstract Only)
De Faria, M.R., Wraight, S.P. 2007. Worldwide use of mycoinsecticides. Biological Control Symposium Proceedings. p. 7.
Optimizing bioassay precision, with special reference to the Aphididae and Aleyrodidae - (Book / Chapter)
Hatting, J.L., Wraight, S.P. 2007. Optimizing bioassay precision, with special reference to the Aphididae and Aleyrodidae. Book Chapter. In: Ekesi, S., Maniania, N.K. editors. Use of Entomopathogenic Fungi in biological Pest Management. India:Research Signpost, Kerala. p. 197-237.
Developmental times and life tables for shore flies, Scatella tenuicosta (Diptera: Ephydridae), at three temperatures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ugine, T.A., Sanderson, J.P., Wraight, S.P. 2007. Developmental times and life tables for shore flies, Scatella tenuicosta (Diptera: Ephydridae), at three temperatures. Environmental Entomology. 36:989-997.
A Tritrophic Effect of Host Plant on Susceptibility of the Western Flower Thrips to the Entomopathogenic Fungus Beauveria bassiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ugine, T.A., Wraight, S.P., Sanderson, J.P. 2007. A tritrophic effect of host plant on susceptibility of the western flower thrips to the entomopathogenic fungus beauveria bassiana. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 96:162-172.
Application and Evaluation of Entomopathogens in Crucifers and Cucurbits - (Book / Chapter)
Vandenberg, J.D., Shelton, A.M., Wraight, S.P. 2007. Application and Evaluation of Entomopathogens in Crucifers and Cucurbits. In: Lacey, L.A., Kaya, H.K. editors. Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology, 2nd edition. The Netherlands:Springer, Dordrecht. p. 361-374.
Use of Beauveria bassiana and imidacloprid for control of emerald ash borer in an ash nursery - (Abstract Only)
Vandenberg, J.D., Castrillo, L.A., Liu, H., Griggs, M., Bauer, L.S. 2007. Use of Beauveria bassiana and imidacloprid for control of emerald ash borer in an ash nursery. Proceedings of the Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle Research and Development Review 2006. p. 56.
Overview of Pathogen Groups: Fungi - (Book / Chapter)
Wraight, S.P., Inglis, G., Goettel, M.S. 2007. Overview of Pathogen Groups: Fungi. In: Lacey, L.A., Kaya, H.K. editors. Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. 2nd edition. The Netherlands: Springer, Dordrecht. p. 223-248.
Application and evaluation of entomopathogens in potato - (Book / Chapter)
Wraight, S.P., Sporleder, M., Poprawski, T., Lacey, L.A. 2007. Application and evaluation of entomopathogens in potato. In: Lacey, L.A., Kaya, H.K., editors. Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. 2nd edition. The Netherlands: Springer, Dordrecht. p. 329-359.
Integrated use of Beauveria bassiana and Bacillus thuringiensis serovar. tenebrionis for microbial biocontrol of Colorado potato beetle - (Proceedings)
Wraight, S.P., Ramos, M. 2007. Integrated use of Beauveria bassiana and Bacillus thuringiensis serovar. tenebrionis for microbial biocontrol of Colorado potato beetle. Journal of Anhui Agricultural University. 34:174-184.
Analysis , interpretation, and avoidance of difficult data in bioassay - (Abstract Only)
Wraight, S.P. 2006. Analysis, interpretation, and avoidance of difficult data in bioassay [abstract]. Proceedings of the 9th International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control. Society for Invertebrate Pathology. 9:96.
Mycoinsecticides: comprehensive list and current status - (Abstract Only)
Faria, M.R., Wraight, S.P. 2006. Mycoinsecticides: comprehensive list and current status [abstract]. Proceedings of the 9th International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control. Society for Invertebrate Pathology. 9:75.
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