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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DISCOVERY AND INITIAL DEVELOPMENT OF CLASSICAL BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS FOR INVASIVE EURASIAN WEEDS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL & NATURAL AREAS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A look at ploidy level of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar. (Apocynaceae) from the perspective of a study of their invasion success - (Proceedings)
Guermache, F., Bon, M., Jones, W.A., Milbrath, L.R. 2010. A look at ploidy level of Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar. (Apocynaceae) from the perspective of a study of their invasion success. 15th European Weed Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Kaspovar, Hungary, 12-15 July 2010.
When population genetics meets biological control of the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar) - (Proceedings)
Bon, M., Jeanneau, M., Jones, W.A., Milbrath, L.R., Sforza, R., Dolgovskaya, M. 2010. When population genetics meets biological control of the invasive swallow-worts (Vincetoxicum nigrum (L.) Moench and V. rossicum (Kleopow) Barbar). 15th European Weed Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Kaspovar, Hungary, 12-15 July 2010.
Meaningful application of the new 454 large scale pyrosequencing technology (Roche GS-FLX 454) to the identification of microsatellites for small-scale research projects - (Proceedings)
Jeanneau, M., Bon, M., Martin, J. 2010. Meaningful application of the new 454 large scale pyrosequencing technology (Roche GS-FLX 454) to the identification of microsatellites for small-scale research projects. 15th European Weed Research Society Symposium Proceedings, Kaspovar, Hungary 12-15 July 2010.
Post entry interception of the yellow-spotted longhorned beetle,Psacothea hilaris (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in Italy Genbank Accession Number GU244486 - (Other)
Bon, M., Herard, F., Maspero, M., Colombo, M. 2009. Post entry interception of the yellow-spotted longhorned beetle,Psacothea hilaris (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in Italy Genbank Accession Number GU244486. Genbank.
Screening for bacterial contaminants in a Beauveria bassiana-based biopesticide against varroa mites - (Other)
Bon, M., Guermache, F., Mercadier, G., Meikle, W. 2009. Screening for bacterial contaminants in a Beauveria bassiana-based biopesticide against varroa mites. Genbank.
Multilocus sequence typing of Metarhizium anisopliae var acridum isolates as microbial agents for locust and grasshopper control. Genbank Accession numbers FJ787311 to FJ787325 - (Other)
Bon, M., Maniania, J., Ouna, E., Vaughan, L., Jeanneau, M., Mercadier, G. 2009. Multilocus sequence typing of Metarhizium anisopliae var acridum isolates as microbial agents for locust and grasshopper control. Genbank.
A sterile-female technique proposed for control of Striga hermonthica and other intractable weeds: Advantages, shortcomings, and risk management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rector, B.G. 2009. A sterile-female technique proposed for control of Striga hermonthica and other intractable weeds: Advantages, shortcomings, and risk management. Pest Management Science. 65(5):596-602.
Development of SCAR markers for typing the Trichoderma asperellum strains used as potential microbial control agents of the Black Pod Disease in Cameroon - (Other)
Bon, M., Hurard, C., Tondje, P. 2008. Development of SCAR markers for typing the Trichoderma asperellum strains used as potential microbial control agents of the Black Pod Disease in Cameroon. Genbank.
Effects of different Brush Border Membrane Vesicle isolation protocols on proteomic analysis of Cry1Ac binding proteins from the midgut of Helicoverpa armigera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, L., Liang, G., Rector, B.G., Zhang, J., Wu, K., Guo, Y. 2008. Effects of different Brush Border Membrane Vesicle isolation protocols on proteomic analysis of Cry1Ac binding proteins from the midgut of Helicoverpa armigera. Insect Science, Vol 15, pp.497-503.
Morphological injury to cut-leaf teasel, Dipsacus laciniatus L. (Dipsacaceae) induced by the eriophyid mite Leipothrix dipsacivagus Petanovic et Rector (Acari: Eriophyoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pecinar, I., Stevanovic, B., Rector, B.G., Petanovic, R. 2008. Morphological injury to cut-leaf teasel, Dipsacus laciniatus L. (Dipsacaceae) induced by the eriophyid mite Leipothrix dipsacivagus Petanovic et Rector (Acari: Eriophyoidea). Journal of Plant Interactions. 4:1-6
Three new species of eriophyoid mites from grass hosts in Croatia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skoracka, A., Labrzycka, A., Rector, B.G. 2008. Three new species of eriophyoid mites from grass hosts in Croatia. Annals of the Entomological Society of America.
Molecular biology approaches to control of intractable weeds: New strategies and complements to existing biological practices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rector, B.G. 2008. Molecular biology approaches to control of intractable weeds: New strategies and complements to existing biological practices. Plant Science, vol. 175, pp. 437-448.
Host-specificity testing on Leipothrix dipsacivagus (Acari: Eriophyidae), a candidate for biological control of Dipsacus spp. - (Proceedings)
Stoeva, A., Rector, B.G., Harizanova, V. 2008. Host-specificity testing on Leipothrix dipsacivagus (Acari: Eriophyidae), a candidate for biological control of Dipsacus spp.. Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds
The cereal rust mite, Abacarus hystrix, cannot be used for biological control of quackgrass - (Proceedings)
Skoracka, A., Rector, B.G. 2008. The cereal rust mite, Abacarus hystrix, cannot be used for biological control of quackgrass. Proceedings of the XII International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds
Insectary testing refutes host-herbivore relationship between Fragaria spp. and Abia sericea, a candidate for biological control of Dipsacus spp. - (Proceedings)
Rector, B.G., Harizanova, V., Stoeva, A. 2008. Insectary testing refutes host-herbivore relationship between Fragaria spp. and Abia sericea, a candidate for biological control of Dipsacus spp.. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds.
The importance of molecular tools in classical biological control of weeds: Two case studies with yellow starthistle candidate biological agents - (Proceedings)
Antonini, G., Audisio, P., Dibiase, A., Rector, B.G., Cristofaro, M., Smith, L., Biondi, M., Bon, M., Korotyaev, B., Konstantinov, A. 2008. The importance of molecular tools in classical biological control of weeds: Two case studies with yellow starthistle candidate biological agents. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds.
Anatomical Injuries Induced by Leipotrix dipsacivagus Petanovic & Rector on Cut-leaf Teasel, Dipsacus laciniatus L. (Dipsacaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pecinar, I., Stevanovic, B., Rector, B.G., Petanovic, R. 2007. Anatomical Injuries Induced by Leipotrix dipsacivagus Petanovic & Rector on Cut-leaf Teasel, Dipsacus laciniatus L. (Dipsacaceae). Archives of Biological Sciences, Belgrade.
Diapause, cold-hardiness and flight ability of Cry1Ac-resistant and -susceptible strains of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liang, G., Wu, K., Rector, B.G., Guo, Y. 2007. Diapause, cold-hardiness and flight ability of Cry1Ac-resistant and -susceptible strains of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). European Journal of Entomology. 104:699-704.
Isolation and identification of mycoparasitic isolates of Trichoderma asperellum with potential for suppression of black pod disease of cacao in Cameroon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tondje, P., Roberts, D.P., Bon, M., Widmer, T.L., Samuels, G.J., Ismaiel, A.A., Begoude, A., Tchana, T., Nyemb-Tshomb, E., Ndoumbe-Nkeng, M., Bateman, D., Fontem, D., Hebbar, K. 2007. Isolation and identification of mycoparasitic isolates of Trichoderma asperellum with potential for suppression of black pod disease of cacao in Cameroon. Biocontrol.
Divergent host-acceptance behavior suggests host specialization in populations of the polyphagous mite Abacarus hystrix (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Skoracka, A., Kuczynski, L., Rector, B.G. 2007. Divergent host-acceptance behavior suggests host specialization in populations of the polyphagous mite Abacarus hystrix (Acari: Prostigmata: Eriophyidae). Environmental Entomology.
A new species of Leipothrix Keifer, 1966 (Acari: Eriophyidae) on Dipsacus spp. in Europe and reassignment of two Epitrimerus spp. (Acari: Eriophyidae) to the genus Leipothrix - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petanovic, R.U., Rector, B.G. 2007. A new species of Leipothrix Keifer, 1966 (Acari: Eriophyidae) on Dipsacus spp. in Europe and reassignment of two Epitrimerus spp. (Acari: Eriophyidae) to the genus Leipothrix. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 100:157-163.
DURATION AND SPREAD OF AN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGUS USED TO TREAT VARROA MITES IN HONEYBEE HIVES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meikle, W.G., Mercardier, G., Holst, N., Nansen, C., Girod, V. 2007. Duration and spread of an entomopathogenic fungus used to treat varroa mites in honeybee hives. Journal of Economic Entomology 100: 1-10.
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