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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MICROBIAL AND BIOTECHNOLOGY APPLICATIONS FOR INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Integration of Polydnavirus DNA into Host Cellular Genomic DNA - (Book / Chapter)
Gundersen, D.E. 2012. Integration of Polydnavirus DNA into Host Cellular Genomic DNA. Parasitoid Viruses: Symbionts and Pathogens. In: Beckage, N.E, Drezen, J.M., editors. London, England: Academic Press, p. 99-113.
Recovery of Bacillus thuringiensis and insect toxic related strains from forest soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A., Mongeon, P., Gundersen, D.E., Blackburn, M.B. 2011. Recovery of Bacillus thuringiensis and insect toxic related strains from forest soil. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 2(7):285-291.
Baculoviridae - (Book / Chapter)
Herniou, E., Theilmann, D.A., Blissard, G.W., Becnel, J.J., Basil, A., Harrison, R.L., Bonning, B.C., Vlak, J.M., Jehle, J.A. 2011. Baculoviridae. Virus Taxonomy: Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses. oxford:Elsevier 163-174.
Genetic variation and virulence of nucleopolyhedroviruses isolated worldwide from the heliothine pests Helicoverpa armigera, Helicoverpa zea, and Heliothis virescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowley, D.L., Popham, H.J., Harrison, R.L. 2011. Classification, genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from three heliothine pests. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 107:112-126.
The occurrence of Photorhabdus-like toxin complexes in Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Martin, P.A., Kuhar, D.J., Farrar, R.R., Gundersen, D.E. 2011. The occurrence of Photorhabdus-like toxin complexes in Bacillus thuringiensis. PLoS One. 6(3):e18122.
Activity of Bacillus thuringiensis against Pryeria sinica(Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae), an invasive pest of Euonymus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farrar, R.R., Martin, P.A., Blackburn, M.B. 2011. Activity of Bacillus thuringiensis against Pryeria sinica(Lepidoptera: Zygaenidae), an invasive pest of Euonymus. Journal of Entomological Science. 46:148-151.
Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 is a per os infectivity factor, but is not essential for binding and fusion of occlusion-derived virus to the host midgut - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Sparks, W.O., Bonning, B. 2011. Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 is a per os infectivity factor, but is not essential for binding and fusion of occlusion-derived virus to the host midgut. Virology. 409:69-76.
Classification, genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae of the heliothine pests heliothis virescens, helicoverpa zea, and helicoverpa armigera - (Abstract Only)
Rowley, D.L., Popham, H.J., Harrison, R.L. 2010. Classification, genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae of the heliothine pests heliothis virescens, helicoverpa zea, and helicoverpa armigera. Meeting Abstract. 58:125.
Insecticidal Activity of Some Reducing Sugars Against the Sweet Potato Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, Biotype B - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(06-Apr-10)
The occlusion-derived virus envelope protein ODV-E56 is required for optimal oral infectivity but is not essential for virus binding and fusion - (Abstract Only)
Sparks, W.0., Bonning, B., Harrison, R.L. 2010. The occlusion-derived virus envelope protein ODV-E56 is required for optimal oral infectivity but is not essential for virus binding and fusion. Meeting Abstract. 43:43.
Distribution of phenotypes among Bacillus thuringiensis strains     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A., Gundersen, D.E., Blackburn, M.B. 2010. Distribution of phenotypes among Bacillus thuringiensis strains. Systematic and Applied Microbiology. 33:204-208.
Genetic and biological variation among nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from spodoptera frugiperda (lepidotpera: noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rowley, D.L., Farrar, R.R., Blackburn, M.B., Harrison, R.L. 2010. Genetic and biological variation among nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from spodoptera frugiperda (lepidotpera: noctuidae). Virus Genes. 40:458-468.
Larval stage Lymantria dispar microRNAs differentially expressed in response to parasitization by Glyptapanteles flavicoxis parasitoid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gundersen, D.E., Pedroni, M.J. 2010. Larval stage Lymantria dispar microRNAs differentially expressed in response to parasitization by Glyptapanteles flavicoxis parasitoid. Archives of Virology. 155:783-787.
The autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 envelope protein is required for oral infectivity and can be functionally substituted by rachiplusia ou multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Sparks, W.O., Bonning, B.C. 2010. The autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56 envelope protein is required for oral infectivity and can be functionally substituted by rachiplusia ou multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus ODV-E56. Journal of General Virology. 91:1173-1182.
Tea, coffee, and cocoa as ultraviolet radiation protectants for beet armyworm nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
El Salamouny, S., Ranwala, D., Shepard, B., Shapiro, M., Farrar, R.R. 2009. Tea, coffee, and cocoa as ultraviolet radiation protectants for beet armyworm nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:1767-1773.
Survival of diverse bacillus thuringiensis strains in gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae) is correlated with urease production     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A., Farrar, R.R., Blackburn, M.B. 2009. Survival of diverse bacillus thuringiensis strains in gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae) is correlated with urease production. Biological Control. 51:147-151.
Comparative genomics of mutualistic viruses of Glyptapanteles parasitic wasps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desjardins, C. A., Gundersen-Rindal, D.E., Hostetler, J.B., Tallon, L.J., Fadrosh, D.W., Fuester, R.W., Pedroni, M.J., Haas, B.J., Schatz, M.C., Jones, K.M., Crabtree, J., Forberger, H., Nene, V. 2008. Comparative genomics of mutualistic viruses of Glyptapanteles parasitic wasps. Genome Biology. 9:R193.
Genomic sequence analysis of the Illinois strain of the Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L. 2009. Genomic sequence analysis of the Illinois strain of the Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Virus Genes. 38:155–170.
Baculovirus expressed virus-like particles of Pea eation mosaic virus vary in size and encapsidate baculovirus mRNAs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
S. Sivakumar, S., Wang, Z., Harrison, R.L., Liu, S., Miller, W.A., Bonning, B.C. 2009. Baculovirus-expressed virus-like particles of Pea enation mosaic virus vary in size and encapsidate baculovirus mRNAs. Virus Research. 139:54-63.
Structural divergence among genomes of closely related baculoviruses and its implications for baculovirus evolution - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L. 2008. Structural divergence among genomes of closely related baculoviruses and its implications for baculovirus evolution. 41st Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology. August 3-7, 2009, Conventry, England. p. 110.
Slow cell infection, inefficient primary infection and inability to replicate in fat body determine host-range of Thysanoplusia orichalcea M Nucleopolyhedrovirus (ThorMNPV) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Salem, T.Z., Lynn, D., Cheng, X. 2008. Slow cell infection, inefficient primary infection and inability to replicate in fat body determine host-range of Thysanoplusia orichalcea M Nucleopolyhedrovirus (ThorMNPV). Journal of General Virology. 89:1402-10.
Molecular markers to determine ecological fate of Bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shrinvas, K., Kester, K., Martin, P.A.W, Brown, B., 2008. Molecular markers to determine the ecological of bacillus thuringiensis subsp. kurstaki. Molecular Ecology Research. 8:1145-1158.
Insecticidal Activity of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease against Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) and Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Tang, H., Swaminathan, S., Phillip, J., Harrison, R.L., Gatehouse, J.A., Bonning, B.C. 2008. Insecticidal Activity of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease against Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) and Acyrthosiphon pisum (Harris). Journal of Insect Physiology. 54:777-789.
Supplemental control of lepidopterous pests on BT transgenic sweet corn with biologically based spray treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farrar, R.R., Shepard, M.B., Shapiro, M., Hassel, R., Schaffer, M., Smith, C. 2009. Supplemental control of lepidopterous pests on BT transgenic sweet corn with biologically based spray treatments. Journal of Insect Science. 9:8.
Microbial Combinatorics: a Novel Approach for Isolating Insect Pathogens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A.W., Mongeon, E.A., Gundersen-Rindal, D.E. 2008. Microbial combinatorics: a simplified approach to isolating insecticidal bacteria. Biocont. Sci.Technol. 18:291-305.
Genomic sequence analysis of a fast-killing isolate of the Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Puttler, B., Popham, H.J. 2008. Genomic sequence analysis of a fast-killing isolate of the Spodoptera frugiperda multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of General Virology. 89:775-790.
Tissue specificity of a baculovirus expressed, basement membrane-degrading protease in larvae of Heliothis virescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tang, H., Li, H., Lei, S. M., Harrison, R. L., Bonning, B.C. 2007. Tissue specificity of a baculovirus-expressed, basement membrane-degrading protease in larvae of Heliothis virescens. Tissue and Cell. 39:431-443.
Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Lynn, D.E. 2007. Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth. Virus Genes. 35:857-873.
Structure and Evolution of a Proviral Locus of Glyptapanteles indiensis Bracovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desjardins, C., Gundersen, D.E., Hostetler, J.B., Tallon, L.J., Utterback, T.R., Fuester, R.W., Schatz, M.C., Pedroni, M.J., Fadrosh, D.W., Haas, B.J., Toms, B.S., Chen, D., Nene, V. 2007. Structure and Evolution of a Proviral Locus of Glyptapanteles indiensis Bracovirus. BMC Microbiology 2007, 7:61
Enteric bacteria of field-collected Colorado potato beetle larvae inhibit growth of the entomopathogens Photorhabdus temperata and Beauveria bassiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Gundersen, D.E., Weber, D.C., Martin, P.A., Farrar, R.R. 2008. Enteric bacteria of field-collected Colorado potato beetle larvae inhibit growth of the entomopathogens Photorhabdus temperata and Beauveria bassiana. Biological Control. 46(3)434-441.
Screening Bacillus thuringiensis strains for toxicity against Manduca sexta and Plutella xylostella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Martin, P.A., Blackburn, M.B. 2007. Screening Bacillus thuringiensis strains for toxicity against Manduca sexta and Plutella xylostella. Biological Control. 42(2):226-232.
Reproductive failure of Heterorhabditis marelatus in the Colorado potato beetle: Evidence of stress on the nematode symbiont Photorhabdus temperata, and potential interference from the enteric bacteria of the beetle. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Farrar, R.R., Gundersen, D.E., Lawrence, S.D., Martin, P.A. 2007. Reproductive failure of Heterorhabditis marelatus in the Colorado potato beetle: Evidence of stress on the nematode symbiont Photorhabdus temperata, and potential interference from the enteric bacteria of the beetle. Biological Control 42:207-215.
Polydnavirus CrV1 gene expression in larvae of the African maize stem borer Busseola fusca (Fuller) parasitized by virulent and avirulent biotypes of the endoparasitoid Cotesia sesamiae (Cameron) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gitau, C., Gundersen, D.E., Pedroni, M.J., Dupas, S. 2007. Polydnavirus CrV1 gene expression in larvae of the African maize stem borer Busseola fusca (Fuller) parasitized by virulent and avirulent biotypes of the endoparasitoid Cotesia sesamiae (Cameron). Journal of Insect Physiology. 53(7):676-84
Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth, Plutella xylostella. - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Lynn, D.E. 2007. Genomic sequence analysis of a nucleopolyhedrovirus isolated from the diamondback moth (abstract). 2007 American Society for Virology Meeting abstract booklet, p. 259.
Characterisation of functional and insecticidal properties of a cathepsin L-like proteinase from flesh fly (Sacrophaga peregrina) involved in differentiation of imaginal discs. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Phillip, J., Fitches, E., Harrison, R.L., Bonning, B., Gatehouse, J.A. Characterisation of functional and insecticidal properties of a cathepsin L-like proteinase from flesh fly (Sacrophaga peregrina) involved in differentiation of imaginal discs. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 37:589-60.
Genomic sequence analysis of a granulovirus isolated from the Old World bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Popham, H.J. 2008. Genomic sequence analysis of a granulovirus isolated from the Old World bollworm, Helicoverpa armigera. Virus Genes. 36:565-581.
Cell lines derived from the black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon, that support replication of the A. ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus and several group I nucleopolyhedroviruses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Lynn, D.E. 2008. New cell lines derived from the black cutworm, Agrotis ipsilon, that support replication of the A. ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus and several group I nucleopolyhedroviruses. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 99:28-34.
Construction and Characterization of New piggyBac Vectors for Constitutive or Inducible Expression of Heterologous Gene Pairs and the Identification of a Previously Unrecognized Activator Sequence in piggyBac     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, X., Harrison, R.L., Hollister, J.R., Mohammed, A., Fraser Jr., M.J., Jarvis, D.L. 2007. Construction and Characterization of New piggyBac Vectors for Constitutive or Inducible Expression of Heterologous Gene Pairs and the Identification of a Previously Unrecognized Activator Sequence in piggyBac. BMC Biotechnology. 7(5). Available: http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=1783651
Assessment of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease on Dissemination and Secondary Infection of Autographa californica Multiple Nucleopolyhedrovirus in Heliothis virescens L. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Tang, H., Harrison, R.L., Bonning, B.C. 2007. Assessment of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease on Dissemination and Secondary Infection of Autographa californica Multiple Nucleopolyhedrovirus in Heliothis virescens L. Journal of General Virology. 88:1109-1119.
The Homingbac Baculovirus Cloning System: An Alternative Way to Introduce Foreign DNA into Baculovirus Genomes Without Bacmids Or Homologous Recombination - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slack, J.M., Lihoradova, O., Ogay, I., Abdukarimov, A., Lynn, D.E. 2006. The homingbac baculovirus cloning system: an alternative way to introduce foreign dna into baculovirus genomes without bacmids or homologous recombination. Journal of Virological Methods. 140(1-2):59-65.
Transfection of Insect Cell Lines Using Polyethylenimine - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ogay, I.D., Lihoradova, O.A., Azimova, S.S., Abdukarimov, A.A., Slack, J.M., Lynn, D.E. 2006. Transfection of insect cell lines using polyethylenimine. Cytotechnology 51(2):89-98.
Metarhizium Frigidum Sp. NOV.: a Cryptic Species of M. Anisopliae and a Member of the M. Flavoviride Complex - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bischoff, J., Humber, R.A., Rehner, S.A. 2007. Metarhizium frigidum sp. nov.: a cryptic species of m. anisopliae and a member of the m. flavoviride complex. Mycologia 98:737-745.
Mechanism of Insecticidal Action of a Basement Membrane-Degrading Protease - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Huarong, L., Tang, H., Bonning, B.C. 2006. Mechanism of insecticidal action of a basement membrane-degrading protease. Molecular Insect Science International Symposium Proceedings. Tuscon,AZ May 20,2006- May 24, 2006.
Remarkable Susceptibility of the Diamondback Moth (Plutella Xylostella L.) to Ingestion of Pir Toxins from Photorhabdus Luminescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Farrar, R.R., Novak, N.G., Lawrence, S.D. 2006. Remarkable susceptibility of the diamondback moth (plutella xylostella l.) to ingestion of pir toxins from photorhabdus luminescens. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 121:31-37.
Parasitoid Polydnaviruses: Unusual Life Strategies and Potential for Use in Biological Control - (Abstract Only)
Gundersen, D.E. 2006. Parasitoid polydnaviruses: unusual life strategies and potential for use in biological control. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting Eastern Branch , Charlottesville, VA. March 12,2006 ; March 14,2006
Protein N-Glycosylation in the Baculovirus-Insect Cell Expression System and Engineering of Insect Cells to Produce ³Mammalianized² Recombinant Glycoprotein - (Literature Review)
Harrison, R.L., Jarvis, D.L. 2006. Protein N-Glycosylation in the Baculovirus-Insect Cell Expression System and Engineering of Insect Cells to Produce ³Mammalianized² Recombinant Glycoprotein Advances in Virus Research.
Lepidopteran Cell Lines after Long-Term Culture in Alternative Media: Comparison of Growth Rates and Baculovirus Replication - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lynn, D.E. 2006. Lepidopteran cell lines after long-term culture in alternative media: comparison of growth rates and baculovirus replication. In Vitro Cellular and Developmental Biology. 42:149-152.
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