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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIOLOGICALLY-BASED TECHNOLOGIES FOR MANAGEMENT OF CROP INSECT PESTS IN LOCAL AND AREA-WIDE PROGRAMS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Pest management through tropical tree conservation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Feb-14)
Are individuals stemming from thelytokous and arrhenotokous populations equally adept as biocontrol agents? Orientation and host searching behavior of a fruit fly parasitoid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramirez-Romero, R., Sivinski, J.M., Copeland, C.S., Aluja, M. 2012. Are individuals stemming from thelytokous and arrhenotokous populations equally adept as biocontrol agents? Orientation and host searching behavior of a fruit fly parasitoid. Biocontrol. 57:427-440.
Recent developments in the use of acoustic sensors and signal processing tools to target early infestations of red palm weevil (Coleopter: Curculionidae) in agricultural environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W. 2011. Recent developments in the use of acoustic sensors and signal processing tools to target early infestations of red palm weevil in agricultural environments. Florida Entomologist. 94(4):761-765.
New initiatives for managment of red palm weevil threats to historical Arabian date palms - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mukhtar, M., Rasool, K.G., Parrella, M.P., Sheikh, I., Pain, A., Lopez-Llorca, L.V., Mankin, R.W. 2011. New initiatives for managment of red palm weevil threats to historical Arabian date palms. Florida Entomologist. 94:733-736.
A compound produced by Fruigivorous Tephritidae (Diptera) larvae promotes oviposition behavior by the biological control agent Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stuhl, C.J., Sivinski, J.M., Teal, P.E., Paranhos, B., Aluja, M. 2011. A compound produced by Fruigivorous Tephritidae (Diptera) larvae promotes oviposition behavior by the biological control agent Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Environmental Entomology. 40(3):727-736.
Influence of methoprene and dietary protein on male Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) lipid and protein contents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, R., Sivinski, J.M., Shapiro, J.P., Teal, P.E. 2011. Influence of methoprene and dietary protein on male Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) lipid and protein contents. Florida Entomologist. 94(2):137-144.
Insect transgenesis and the sterile insect technique - (Book / Chapter)
Schetelig, M.A., Wimmer, E.A. 2011. Insect transgenesis and the sterile insect technique. Book Chapter. II(2):169-194.
Role of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) larval vibrations in host-quality assessment by Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ulyshen, M.D., Mankin, R.W., Chen, Y., Duan, J.J., Poland, T.M., Bauer, L.S. 2011. Role of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) larval vibrations in host-quality assessment by Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:81-86.
A Compound Produced by Fruigivorous Tephritidae (Diptera) Larvae Promotes Oviposition Behavior by the Biological Control Agent Diachasmimorpha Longicaudata (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Abstract Only)
(26-Sep-10)
Larval development of Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) an endoparasitoid of Diaphorina citri (Homoptera: Psyllidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rohrig, E.A., Shirk, P.D., Hall, D.G., Stansly, P.A. 2011. Larval development of Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) an endoparasitoid of Diaphorina citri (Homoptera: Psyllidae).. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:50-58.
Recombination technologies for enhanced transgene stability in bioengineered insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M.A., Gotschel, F., Viktorinova, I., Handler, A.M., Wimmer, E. 2011. Recombination technologies for enhanced transgene stability in bioengineered insects. Genetica. 139:71-78.
Germ-line transformation of the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni, using a piggyBac vector in the presence of endogenous piggyBac elements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raphael, K.A., Streamer, K., Morrow, J.L., Handler, A.M., Frommer, M., Shearman, D.C. 2011. Germ-line transformation of the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni, using a piggyBac vector in the presence of endogenous piggyBac elements. Genetica. 139:91-97.
Ovarian development in the predaceous minute pirate bug Orius pumilio: relationship to diet and mating - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro, J.P., Shirk, P.D. 2010. Ovarian development in the predaceous minute pirate bug Orius pumilio: relationship to diet and mating. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(6):971-978.
Intrinsic competition between two species of neotropical parasitoids: The fierce and the fugitive? - (Abstract Only)
(25-Jul-10)
Genetic characteristics of bisexual and female-only populations of Odontosema anastrephae (Hymenoptera:Figitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, C.S., Hoy, M.A., Jeyaprakash, A., Aluja, M., Ramirez-Romero, R., Sivinski, J.M. 2010. Genetic characteristics of bisexual and female-only populations of Odontosema anastrephae (Hymenoptera:Figitidae). Florida Entomologist. 93(3):437-443.
Acoustic indicators for targeted detection of stored product and urban insect pests by inexpensive infrared, acoustic, and virbrational detection of movement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Hodges, R.D., Nagle, H.T., Schal, C., Pereira, R.M., Koehler, P.G. 2010. Acoustic indicators for targeted detection of stored product and urban insect pests by inexpensive infrared, acoustic, and virbrational detection of movement. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:1636-1646.
Embryonic transcriptome analysis of the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa - (Abstract Only)
(10-Jun-10)
Enhancing male sexual success in a lekking fly (Ananstrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) through a juvenile hormone analog has no effect on adult mortality     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, R., Sivinski, J.M., Teal, P.E., Brockmann, J. 2010. Enhancing male sexual success in a lekking fly (Ananstrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) through a juvenile hormone analog has no effect on adult mortality. Journal of Insect Physiology. 56:1552-1557.
Identification of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) host strains using male-derived spermatophores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2010. Identification of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) host strains using male-derived spermatophores. Florida Entomologist. 93(2):191-197.
Recent developments in the use of acoustic sensors and signal processing tools to target early infestations of Red Palm Weevil in agricultural environments - (Abstract Only)
(29-Mar-10)
Feeding and Mating are required for Ovarian Development and Egg Production in the Predaceous Minute Pirate Bug Orius pumilio - (Abstract Only)
Shirk, P.D., Shapiro, J.P. 2010. Feeding and Mating are required for Ovarian Development and Egg Production in the Predaceous Minute Pirate Bug Orius pumilio. Developmental Biology.344:A124-No.3562010.
Effect of continuous rearing on courtship acoustics of five braconid parasitoids, candidates for augmentative biological control of Anastrepha species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joyce, A.L., Aluja, M., Sivinski, J.M., Vinson, B., Ramirez-Romero, R., Bernal, J.S., Guillen, L. 2010. Effect of continuous rearing on courtship acoustics of five braconid parasitoids, candidates for augmentative biological control of Anastrepha species. Biocontrol. 55:573-582.
Monitoring two native Spodoptera species using an exotic pheromone lure developed for an exotic species - (Abstract Only)
(09-Mar-10)
Host effects on fitness in two strains of the fall armyworm (Noctuidae) and a parasitoid of the family Eulophidae - (Abstract Only)
(08-Mar-10)
Identity of two sympatric species of Orius (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro, J.P., Shirk, P.D., Kelley, K., Lewis, T.M., Horton, D.R. 2010. Identity of two sympatric species of Orius (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae). Journal of Insect Science. 10:189.
Characterization of substrate-borne vibrational signals of Euschistus servus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lampson, B., Han, Y., Khalilian, A., Greene, J., Mankin, R.W., Foreman, E.G. 2010. Characterization of substrate-borne vibrational signals of Euschistus servus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). American Journal of Agricultural and Biological Science. 5:32-36.
Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2010. Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 93(1):73-79
Puerto Rico fall armyworm has only limited interactions with those from Brazil or Texas, but could have substantial exchanges with Florida populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Jenkins, D.A. 2010. Puerto Rico fall armyworm has only limited interactions with those from Brazil or Texas, but could have substantial exchanges with Florida populations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):360-367.
Efficacy of the Suterra biolure individual female fruit fly attractant packages vs. the Unipak version - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Holler, T.C., Peebles, M., Young, A., Whiteman, L., Olson, S., Sivinski, J.M. 2009. Efficacy of the Suterra biolure individual female fruit fly attractant packages vs. the Unipak version. Florida Entomologist. 92(4):667-669.
Acoustic detection of Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) and Nasutitermes luzonicus (Isoptera: Termitidae) in palm trees of urban Guam - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Moore, M. 2010. Acoustic detection of Oryctes rhinoceros (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae: Dynastinae) and Nasutitermes luzonicus (Isoptera: Termitidae) in palm trees of urban Guam. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:1135-1143.
New genetic tools for improving SIT in Ceratitis capitata: embryonic lethality and sperm marking - (Book / Chapter)
Schetelig, M.F., Scolari, F., Handler, A.M., Gasperi, G., Wimmer, E.A. 2009. New genetic tools for improving SIT in Ceratitis capitata: embryonic lethality and sperm marking. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium. 299-305.
Evaluation of an inexpensive instrument to detect insects using multiple sound, vibration, and LED sensors - (Abstract Only)
(10-Oct-09)
Development and feeding of fall armyworm, on Miscanthus x giganteus and switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Bradshaw, J.D., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Gray, M.E., Steffey, K.L. 2009. Development and feeding of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, on Miscanthus x giganteus and switchgrass. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(6):2154-2159.
Consideration of Eurytoma sivinskii Gates and Grissell, a eurytomid (Hymenoptera) with unusual foraging behaviors, as a biological control agent of tephritid (Diptera) fruit flies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mena-Correa, J., Sivinski, J.M., Anzures-Dadda, A., Ramirez-Romero, R., Gates, M.W., Aluja, M. 2010. Consideration of Eurytoma sivinskii Gates and Grissell, a eurytomid (Hymenoptera) with unusual foraging behaviors, as a biological control agent of tephritid (Diptera) fruit flies. Biological Control. 53:9-17.
The fall armyworm Triose phosphate isomerase (Tpi) gene as a marker of strain identity and interstrain mating - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N. 2010. The fall armyworm Triose phosphate isomerase (Tpi) gene as a marker of strain identity and interstrain mating. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(2):283-292.
Site-specific recombination for the modification of transgenic strains of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M.F., Scolari, F., Handler, A.M., Kittelmann, S., Gasperi, G., Wimmer, E.A. 2009. Site-specific recombination for the modification of transgenic strains of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 106(43):18171-18176.
Male and female condition influence mating performance and sexual receptivity in two tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) with contrasting life histories - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aluja, M., Rull, J., Sivinski, J.M., Trujillo, G., Perez-Staples, D. 2009. Male and female condition influence mating performance and sexual receptivity in two tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) with contrasting life histories. Journal of Insect Physiology. 55:1091-1098.
Conserving natural enemies with flowering plants: Estimating attractiveness - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jul-09)
Floral attractants for monitoring pest moths - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2009. Floral attractants for monitoring pest moths. Meeting Abstract.
Rearing optimization of two races of the Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda feeding natural host plants - (Abstract Only)
Hay-Roe, M.M., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2009. Rearing optimization of two races of the Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda feeding natural host plants. Meeting Abstract.
Texas is the overwintering source of fall armyworm in central Pennsylvainia: implications for migration into the northeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Fleischer, S., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2009. Texas is the overwintering source of fall armyworm in central Pennsylvainia: implications for migration into the northeastern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology. 38(6):1546-1554.
Evaluation of an inexpensive instrument to detect insects using multiple sound, vibration, and LED sensors - (Abstract Only)
(09-Jul-09)
Feasibility of grape root borer, Vitacea polistiformis Harris, larval acoustic detection in Florida vineyards - (Abstract Only)
(03-Jul-09)
Single inverted terminal repeats of the Junonia coenia Densovirus promotes somatic chromosomal integration of vector plasmids in insect cells and supports high efficiency expression - (Abstract Only)
N/A
Acoustic detection of Melolonthine larvae in Australian sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Samson, P.R., Chandler, K.J. 2009. Acoustic detection of Melolonthine larvae in Australian sugarcane. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:1523-1535.
The ß 2-tubulin gene from three tephritid fruit fly species and use of its promoter for sperm marking - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zimowaska, G.J., Nirmala, X., Handler, A.M. 2009. The ß 2-tubulin gene from three tephritid fruit fly species and use of its promoter for sperm marking. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 30:508-515.
Corrected species identification of the predator Orius pumilio (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) in a research colony - (Research Notes)
Shapiro, J.P., Ferkovich, S.M. 2009. Corrected species identification of the predator Orius pumilio (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) in a research colony. Florida Entomologist. 92:399.
Latitudinal variation in parasitoid guild composition and parasitism rates of North America Hawthorn infesting Rhagoletis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rull, J., Wharton, R., Feder, J., Guillen, L., Sivinski, J.M., Forbes, A., Aluja, M. 2009. Latitudinal variation in parasitoid guild composition and parasitism rates of North America Hawthorn infesting Rhagoletis. Environmental Entomology. 38:588-599.
Comparison of the host searching and oviposition behaviors of the tephtitid (Diptera) parasitoids Aganaspis pelleranoi and Odontosema anastrephae (Hymenoptera: Figitidae, Eucoilinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aluja, M., Ovruski, S.M., Guillen, L., Orono, L.E., Sivinski, J.M. 2009. Comparison of the host searching and oviposition behaviors of the tephtitid (Diptera) parasitoids Aganaspis pelleranoi and Odontosema anastrephae (Hymenoptera: Figitidae, Eucoilinae). Journal of Insect Behavior. 22:423-451.
Evaluating the use of irradiated caribean fruit fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) larvae for laboratory rearing of Doryctobracon areolatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palenchar, J., Holler, T., Moses-Rowley, A., Mcgovern, R., Sivinski, J.M. 2009. Evaluating the use of irradiated caribean fruit fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) larvae for laboratory rearing of Doryctobracon areolatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Florida Entomologist. 92(4)535-537.
Influence of methoprene and dietary protein on male Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) mating aggregations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pereira, R., Sivinski, J.M., Teal, P.E. 2009. Influence of methoprene and dietary protein on male Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) mating aggregations. Journal of Insect Physiology. 55(4):328-335.
Characterization of the proteasome ß2 subunit gene and its mutant allele in the tephritid fruit fly pest, Anastrepha suspensa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nirmala, X., Zimowska, G., Handler, A.M. 2009. Characterization of the proteasome ß2 subunit gene and its mutant allele in the tephritid fruit fly pest, Anastrepha suspensa. Insect Molecular Biology. 18(3):333-340.
Attractiveness of floral compounds to male and female moths in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Attractiveness of floral compounds to male and female moths in Florida. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Acoustic characteristics of Dynastid beetle stridulations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Moore, A., Samson, P.R., Chandler, K.J. 2009. Acoustic characteristics of Dynastid beetle stridulations. Florida Entomologist. 92:124-133.
Nutritional manipulation of adult female Orius pumilio (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) enhances initial predatory performance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro, J.P., Reitz, S.R., Shirk, P.D. 2009. Nutritional manipulation of adult female Orius pumilio (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) enhances initial predatory performance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:500-506.
Capture of noctuid moths in Florida with floral compounds - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Capture of noctuid moths in Florida with floral compounds. Meeting Abstract.
Races of Heliconius erato (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) found on different sides of the Andes show wing size differences - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hay-Roe, M.M. 2008. Races of Heliconius erato (Nymphalidae: Heliconiinae) found on different sides of the Andes show wing size differences. Florida Entomologist. 91:711-712.
Automated pattern analysis: A newsilent partner in insect acoustic detection studies - (Abstract Only)
(29-Oct-08)
Development and utilization of transgenic New World screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Allen, M.L., Skoda, S.R. 2009. Development and utilization of transgenic New World screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 23(s1):98-105.
Wolbachia in Two Populations of Melittobia digitata Dahms (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, C.S., Matthews, R.W., Gonzalez, J.M., Aluja, M., Sivinski, J.M. 2008. Wolbachia in Two Populations of Melittobia digitata Dahms (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Neotropical Entomology. 37(6):633-640.
Biology of Eurytoma sivinskii, an unusual eurytomid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of fruit fly (Diptera:Tephritidae) pupae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mena-Correa, J., Sivinski, J.M., Gates, M.W., Ramirez-Romero, R., Aluja, M. 2008. Biology of Eurytoma sivinskii, an unusual eurytomid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) pupae. Florida Entomologist. 91(4):598-603.
Review of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) genetic complexity and migration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Review of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) genetic complexity and migration. Florida Entomologist. 91(4):546-554.
Monitoring for exotic Spodoptera species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Brambila, J., Hung, E. 2008. Monitoring for exotic Spodoptera species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 91:517-522.
Can the amount of corn acreage predict fall armyworm infestation levels in nearby cotton? - (Abstract Only)
N/A
Effects of male condition on fitness in two tropical tephritid flies with contrasting life histories - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aluja, M., Perez-Staples, D., Sivinski, J.M., Sanchez, A., Pinero, J. 2008. Effects of male condition on fitness in two tropical tephritid flies with contrasting life histories. Journal of Animal Behavior. 76(6):1997-2009.
Can the amount of corn acreage predict fall armyworm infestation levels in nearby cotton? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N. 2009. Can the amount of corn acreage predict fall armyworm infestation levels in nearby cotton? Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(1):210-218.
Parasitization of fall armyworm by the eulophid parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Parasitization of fall armyworm by the eulophid parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Acoustic characteristics of rhinoceros beetle stridulations - (Abstract Only)
Mankin, R.W., Moore, A., Samson, P., Chandler, K. 2008. Acoustic characteristics of rhinoceros beetle stridulations. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America.
Investigation of acoustic sensors to detect coconut rhinoceros beetle in Guam - (Abstract Only)
Mankin, R.W., Moore, A. 2008. Investigation of acoustic sensors to detect coconut rhinoceros beetle in Guam. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Comparison of parasitic hymenoptera captured in malaise traps baited with two flowering plants Lobularia maritima (Brassicales:Brassicaceae) and Spermacoce verticillate (Gentianales:Rubiaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rohrig, E.A., Sivinski, J.M., Wharton, R. 2008. Comparison of parasitic hymenoptera captured in malaise traps baited with two flowering plants Lobularia maritima (Brassicales: Brassicaceae) and Spermacoce verticillate (Gentianales:Rubiaceae). Florida Entomologist. 91(4):621-627.
Random mating among Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults of geographically distant and ecologically distinct populations in Mexico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aluja, M., Rull, J., Perez-Staples, D., Diaz-Fleischer, F., Sivinski, J.M. 2009. Random mating among Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults of geographically distant and ecologically distinct populations in Mexico. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 99:207-214.
Structure and distribution of a strain-biased tandem repeat element in fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) populations in Florida, Texas, and Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Armstrong, J.S., Silvie, P., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Structure and distribution of a strain-biased tandem repeat element in fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) populations in Florida, Texas, and Brazil. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:1112-1120.
Highly similar piggyBac elements in Bactrocera that share a common lineage with elements in noctuid moths - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Zimowska, G., Armstrong, K.F. 2008. Highly similar piggyBac elements in Bactrocera that share a common lineage with elements in noctuid moths. Insect Molecular Biology. 17(4):387-393
Vitellogenesis - (Book / Chapter)
Shirk, P.D. 2008. Vitellogenesis. In: Capinera, John L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Dordrecht, The Netherlands: Springer. p. 93-97.
Attractiveness of binary blends of floral odorant compounds to moths in Florida, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2008. Attractiveness of binary blends of floral odorant compounds to moths in Florida, USA. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 128(2):323-329.
Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida - (Abstract Only)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Flanders, K., Gore, J., Jackson, R.K., Lopez, J., Armstrong, J.S., Buntin, G.D., Sansone, C., Leonard, B.R. 2008. Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings.
Detection of Anoplophora glabripennis larvae in different host trees and tissues by automated analyses of sound-impulse frequency and temporal patterns - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Smith, M.T., Tropp, J.M., Atkinson, E.B., Jong, D.Y. 2008. Detection of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) larvae in different host trees and tissues by automated analyses of sound-impulse frequency and temporal patterns. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:838-849.
Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Flanders, K., Gore, J., Jackson, R.E., Lopez, J., Armstrong, J.S., Buntin, G.D., Sansone, C., Leonard, B.R. 2008. Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(3):742-749.
A floral-derived compound attractive to the tephritid fruit fly parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rohrig, E.A., Sivinski, J.M., Teal, P.E., Stuhl, C.J., Aluja, M. 2008. A floral-derived compound attractive to the tephritid fruit fly parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34:549-557.
Genetic variation in neonate behavior of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stuhl, C.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2008. Genetic variation in neonate behavior of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 91(2):151-158.
Temporal and spectral features of sounds of wood-boring beetle larvae: identifiable patterns of activity enable improved discrimination from background noise - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Mizrach, A., Hetzroni, A., Levsky, S., Nakache, Y., Soroker, V. 2008. Temporal and spectral features of sounds of wood-boring beetle larvae: identifiable patterns of activity enable improved discrimination from background noise. Florida Entomologist. 91:241-248.
Host strain attraction of virgin females to wild fall armyworm males - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2007. Host strain attraction of virgin females to wild fall armyworm males. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Acoustic signals in the courtship of male and female Asian citrus psyllids - (Abstract Only)
(07-Dec-07)
Molecular characterization of host strains of Spodoptera frugiperda(Lepidoptera:Noctuidae)in southern Brazil : - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Machado, V., Wunder, M., Baldissera, V.D., Oliveria, J.V., Fiuza, L.M., Nagoshi, R.N. 2008. Molecular characterization of host strains of Spodoptera frugiperda(Lepidoptera:Noctuidae)in southern Brazil.Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101(3):619-626. :. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:619-626.
Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida - (Abstract Only)
N/A
New experimental techniques for studying root herbivores - (Book / Chapter)
Mankin, R.W., Johnson, S.N., Grinev, D.V., Gregory, P.J. 2008. New experimental techniques for studying root herbivores. In: Johnson, S.N., Murray, P.J. editorss. Root Feeders: an ecosystem perspective. Oxon, UK: CABI. p.20-32.
Time-pattern and frequency analyses of sounds produced by irradiated and untreated male Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) during mating behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Lemon, M., Harmer, A.M., Evans, C.S., Taylor, P.W. 2008. Time-pattern and frequency analyses of sounds produced by irradiated and untreated male Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae) during mating behavior. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:664-674.
Adaptations of Acoustic Technology for Detection of Hidden Insect Infestations in Trees and Their Root Systems - (Abstract Only)
(28-Jul-07)
Acoustic assessments of the severity of grub infestations in Queensland sugarcane fields - (Abstract Only)
Mankin, R.W., Samson, P., Chandler, K. 2007. Acoustic assessments of the severity of grub infestations in Queensland sugarcane fields . Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Parasitoids of Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2007. Parasitoids of Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, in Florida. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Using stable isotope analysis to examine the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in a cotton habitat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Gore, J., Jackson, R.E. 2007. Using stable isotope analysis to examine the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in a cotton habitat. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(5):1569-1576.
Foraging behavior by six fruit fly parasitoids(Hymenoptera:Braconidae) released as single- or multiple-species cohorts in field cages: influence of fruit location and host density - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Garcia-Medel, D., Sivinski, J.M., Diaz-Fleischer, F., Ramirez-Romero, R., Aluja, M. 2007. Foraging behavior by six fruit fly parasitoids(Hymenoptera:Braconidae) released as single- or multiple-species cohorts in field cages: influence of fruit location and host density. Biological Control. 43:12-22.
Regulation of Junonia coenia Densovirus P9 Promoter Expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shirk, P.D., Bossin, H., Furlong, R.B., Gillett, J.L. 2007. Regulation of Junonia coenia Densovirus P9 Promoter Expression. Insect Molecular Biology.
Regulation of Junonia coenia densovirus P9 promotor expression - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shirk, P.D., Bossin, H., Furlong, R.B., Gillett, J. 2007. Regulation of Junonia coenia densovirus P9 promotor expression. Insect Molecular Biology. 16:623-633.
Sugarcane pests and their management - (Book / Chapter)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Gallo, M. Sugarcane pests and their management. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Control biologico poactivo de plagas frutales "pre-invasivas": Un ejemplo con last Moscas de Tephritidae - (Abstract Only)
(15-Jun-07)
The suitability of Anastrepha spp. and Ceratitis capitata larvae as hosts of Diachasmimorpha longicaudata and Diachasmimorpha tryoni: Effects of host age and radiation dose and implications for quality control in mass rearing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cancino, J., Ruiz, L., Lopez, P., Sivinski, J.M. 2009. The suitability of Anastrepha spp. and Ceratitis capitata larvae as hosts of Diachasmimorpha longicaudata and Diachasmimorpha tryoni: Effects of host age and radiation dose and implications for quality control in mass rearing. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 19:81-94.
Evaluation of Sequential Exposure of Irradiated Hosts to Maximize the Mass Rearing of Fruit Fly Parasitoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Jun-07)
Augmentative biological control of fruit flies - (Abstract Only)
(25-May-07)
Expression of crylFa in bahiagrass enhances resistance to fall armyworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Luciani, G., Altpeter, F., Yactayo-Chang, J., Zhang, H., Gallo, M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Wofford, D. 2007. Expression of crylFa in bahiagrass resistance to fall armyworm. Crop Science. 47:2430-2436.
The thermal environment of immature caribbean fruit flies, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sivinski, J.M., Holler, T., Pereira, R., Romero, M.I. 2007. The thermal environment of immature caribbean fruit flies, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist. 90:347-357.
Mating behavior and female-produced pheromone use in tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera:Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Epsky, N.D., Cherry, R. 2007. Mating behavior and female-produced pheromone use in tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera: Crambidae).Florida Entomologist. 90:304-308.
Caterpillar (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) feeding on pasture grasses in central Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Mislevy, P., Nagoshi, R.N. 2007. Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding on pasture grasses in central florida. Florida Entomologist. 90:295-303.
Comparison of haplotype frequencies can differentiate fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Florida and Brazil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Silvie, P., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2007. Comparison of haplotype frequencies can differentiate fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Florida and Brazil. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(3):954-961.
Active Integration: New Strategies for Transgenesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shinohara, E.T., Kaminski, J.M., Segal, D.J., Pelczar, P., Kolhe, R., Ryan, T., Coates, C.J., Fraser, M.J., Handler, A.M., Yanagimachi, R., Moisyadi, S. 2007. Active integration: New strategies for transgenesis. Transgenic Research. 16:333-339.
Acoustic indicators for mapping infestation probabilities of soil invertebrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Hubbard, J.L., Flanders, K.L. 2007. Acoustic indicators for mapping infestation probabilities of soil invertebrates. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100:790-800.
Functionality of Jcdnv-Derived Somatic Transformation Vectors in Insects and the Role of Viral Enhancer Sequences - (Proceedings)
Shirk, P.D., Gillett, J., Bossin, H. 2006. Functionality of JCDNV-Derived Somatic transformation vectors in insects and the role of viral enhancer sequences. Journal of Insect Science. 6:46.
Capture of Noctuid and Pyralid Moths Using Feeding Attractant Lures - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2006. Capture of noctuid and pyralid moths using feeding attractant lures. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Expression of a synthetic Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxin to enhance resistance against fall armyworm in bahiagrass - (Abstract Only)
Luciani, G., Yactayo-Chang, J., Altpeter, F., Zhang, H., Gallo, M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Wofford, D. 2006. Expression of a synthetic Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxin to enhance resistance against fall armyworm in bahiagrass. Meeting Abstract.
Molecular determinants of lepidopteran flight capacity that respond to larval diet - (Abstract Only)
Fescemyer, H.W., Kasputis, M.S., Macfarland, S.P., Jackson, R.E., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Fleischer, S., Marden, J.H. 2006. Molecular determinants of lepidopteran flight capacity that respond to larval diet. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Identification and comparison of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) host strains in Brazil, Texas, and Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Silvie, P., Meagher Jr, R.L., Lopez, J., Machado, V. 2007. Identification and comparison of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in Brazil, Texas, and Florida. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 100(3):394-402.
Can the technical issues related to risk assessment of transgenic arthropods be solved? - (Research Technical Update)
Atkinson, P.W., Handler, A.M. 2006. Can the technical issues related to risk assessment of transgenic arthropods be solved? International Atomic Energy Agency-TEC-DOC 1483:57-68.
New control agents and techniques for the suppression of invasive Anastrepha spp. fruit flies and other pests - (Proceedings)
(30-Sep-06)
Development of an embryonic lethality system for transgenic sit in the fruit pest, ceratitis capitata - (Book / Chapter)
Schetelig, M.F., Horn, C., Handler, A.M., Wimmer, E.A. 2007. Development of an embryonic lethality system for transgenic sit in the fruit pest, ceratitis capitata. IAEA-FAO Area Wide Insect Management Symposium Proceedings. 85-93.
Field testing of a prototype acoustic device for detection of Mediterranean fruit flies flying into a trap - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Machan, R., Jones, R. 2006. Field testing of a prototype acoustic device for detection of Mediterranean fruit flies flying into a trap. In: Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on Fruit Flies of Economic Importance, September 10-15, 2006, Salvador, Brazil. p 165-169.
Use of missense proteasome subunits for conditional lethality in the tephritid fruit flies Anastrepha suspensa and Ceratitis capitata - (Proceedings)
Xavier, N., Handler, A.M. 2006. Use of missense proteasome subunits for conditional lethality in the tephritid fruit flies Anastrepha suspensa and Ceratitis capitata. Fruit Flies of Economic Importance International Symposium, September 10-11, 2006, Salvador, Brazil.
PiggyBac:A flexible and highly active transposon as compared to Sleeping Beauty, Tol2, and Mos1 in mammalian cells - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, S.C., Meir, Y.J., Coates, C.J., Handler, A.M., Pelczar, P., Moisyadi, S., Kaminski, J.M. 2006. PiggyBac: A flexible and highly active transposon as compared to Sleeping Beauty, Tol2, and Mos1 in mammalian cells. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 103:15008-15013.
Increase in acoustic detectability of Plodia interpunctella larvae after low-engergy microwave radar exposure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W. 2006. Increase in acoustic detectability of Plodia interpunctella larvae after low-engergy microwave radar exposure. Florida Entomologist. 89:416-418.
Searching for Exotic Spodoptera Species - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Brambila, J., Hung, E. 2006. Searching for exotic spodoptera species. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
A comparative analysis of Mediterranean and Queensland fruit fly wing-buzzing sounds associated with mating - (Abstract Only)
Mankin, R.W., Taylor, P. 2006. A comparative analysis of Mediterranean and Queensland fruit fly wing-buzzing sounds associated with mating. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
New Transformation Vectors for Improved Sit and Ecological Safety in Tephritid Species - (Abstract Only)
(15-Jul-06)
Cytochrome C Oxidase Sequence Data Distinguish a Thelytokous Subpopulation of Odontosema Anastrephae from a Morphologically Identical Arrenotokous Subpopulation - (Abstract Only)
(15-Jul-06)
Insect Transgenesis: Mechanisms, Applications and Ecological Safety - (Book / Chapter)
Handler, A.M., Atkinson, P.W. 2006. Insect transgenesis: mechanisms, applications and ecological safety. In: Harding, S.E., editor. Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Reviews. Vol. 23. Lavoisier/Intercept. p. 129-156.
Use Of Missense Proteasome Subunits For Conditional Lethality In the Tephritid Fruit Flies Anastrepha Suspensa And Ceratitis Capitata - (Proceedings)
Xavier, N., Handler, A.M. 2006. Use Of Missense Proteasome Subunits For Conditional Lethality In the Tephritid Fruit Flies Anastrepha Suspensa And Ceratitis Capitata. 5th International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science, May 21, 2006, Tucson, Arizona.
New Piggybac Vectors for Functional Genomics and Transgenic Insect Release - (Abstract Only)
(15-Apr-06)
Proactive Biological Control of "pre-Invasive" Fruit Pests: An Example from the Tephritid Flies - (Other)
(09-Mar-06)
Larval Preference of Fall Armyworm to Corn and Stargrass - (Abstract Only)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Stuhl, C.J. 2006. Larval preference of fall armyworm to corn and stargrass. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings.
Schistosome Long Terminal Repeat Retrotransposons - (Book / Chapter)
Copeland, C.S., Laha, T., Brindley, P.J. 2005. Schistosome long terminal repeat retrotransposons. In: Brindley PJ, Editor. Mobile Genetic Elements in Metazoan Parasites. Austin, Tx: Eurekah Press/Landesbioscience. p. 315-323.
Roles of Professional Scientists and Research Organizations in the Education of Students with Disabilities Preparing to Enter the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Workforce - (Proceedings)
Mankin, R.W. 2005. Roles of professional scientists and research organizations in the education of students with disabilities preparing to enter the science, technology, engineering, and mathematics workforce. In: McCarthy, W.C., editor. Proceedings Planning Symposium - STEM 2010, The future of education for students with disabilities, October 13-14, 2005. New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, NM. p. 32-Appendix:1-6.
2001 North American Root Weevil Workshop Preface - (Proceedings)
Mankin, R.W. 2007. 2001 north american root weevil workshop preface. Proceedings of North American Root Weevil Workshop.
Differential Identification of Ascogregarina Species (Apicomplexa: Lecudinidae) in Aedes Aegypti and Aedes Albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) by the Polymerase Chain Reaction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morales, M.E., Ocampo, C., Cadena, H., Copeland, C.S., Termini, M., Wesson, D. 2005. Differential identification of Ascogregarina species (Apicomplexa: Lecudinidae) in Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus (Diptera: Culicidae) by the polymerase chain reaction. Journal of Parasitology. 91:1352-1356.
Nibbling and Notching Caterpillars in Florida Turfgrass - (Popular Publication)
Buss, E.A., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2005. Nibbling and notching caterpillars in Florida turfgrass. Florida Pest Pro. p. 14-17.
The Sinbad Retrotransposon from the Genome of the Human Blood Fluke, Schistosoma Mansoni, and the Distribution of Related Pao-Like Elements - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Copeland, C.S., Mann, V.H., Morales, M.E., Kalinna, B.H., Brindley, P.J. 2005. The Sinbad retrotransposon from the genome of the human blood fluke, Schistosoma mansoni, and the distribution of related Pao-like elements. Journal of Evolutionary Biology. 5(1):20.
System and Method for Sound Based Capture of Insects - (Patent Application)
Mizrach, A., Hetzroni, A., Grinshspun, J., Mazor, M., Mankin, R.W., Shuman, D., Epsky, N.D., Heath, R.R. 2005. System and method for sound based capture of insects. International Patent WO 2005/022991 A2.
Schistosome Retrotransposons - (Book / Chapter)
Brindley, P.J., Copeland, C.S., Kalinna, B.H. 2005. Schistosome retrotransposons. In: Secor, W.E., Colley, D.G., editors. Schistosomiasis, World Class Parasites Series. New York:Springer. p. 13-26.
Acoustic Detection of Otiorhynchus Sulcatus Larval Infestations in Nursery Containers - (Proceedings)
Mankin, R.W. 2007. Acoustic detection of otiorhynchus sulcatus larval infestations in nursery containers. Proceedings of North American Root Weevil Workshop.
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