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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: RESISTANCE MANAGEMENT AND INJURY POTENTIAL OF LEPIDOPTEROUS PESTS TO TRANSGENIC COTTONS

Location: Southern Insect Management Research Unit

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

Microsatellite variation in Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) populations in the southern United States     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perera, O.P., Blanco, C. 2011. Microsatellite variation in Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) populations in the southern United States. Southwest Entomology. 36(3):271-286.
Damage and survivorship of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) on transgenic field corn expressing Bacillus thuringiensis cry proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hardke, J., Leonard, R., Huang, F., Jackson, R.E. 2011. Damage and survivorship of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on transgenic field corn expressing Bacillus thuringiensis cry proteins. Crop Protection Journal. 30(2):168-172.
Mating behavior of wild Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) males with laboratory females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Sumerford, D.V., Lopez, J., Hernandez, G., Abel, C.A. 2010. Mating behavior of wild Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) males with laboratory females. Journal of Cotton Science. 14(4):191-198.
Susceptibility of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) isofamilies to Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C., Portilla, M., Jurat-Fuentes, J., Sanchez, J.F., Viteri, D., Vega-Aquin, P., Teran-Vargas, A.P., Azuara-Dominguez, A., Lopez, J., Arias De Ares, R.S., Zhu, Y., Barrera, D., Jackson, R.E. 2010. Susceptibility of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) isofamilies to Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins of Bacillus thuringiensis. Southwestern Entomologist. 35(3):409-415.
Offspring from Sequential Matings between Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistant and Bacillus thuringiensis-Susceptible Heliothis virescens Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Gould, F., Groot, A., Abel, C.A., Perera, O.P. 2010. Offspring from Sequential Matings between Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistant and Bacillus thuringiensis-Susceptible Heliothis virescens Moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:861-868
Susceptibilities of Tarnished Plant Bug and Stink Bug Nymphs to Various Insecticides - (Proceedings)
Allen, K.C., Musser, F., Jackson, R.E., Snodgrass, G.L. 2010. Susceptibilities of Tarnished Plant Bug and Stink Bug Nymphs to Various Insecticides. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. pp.1211-1215. In Proc. Beltwide Cotton Conference January 4-7, 2010, New Orleans, LA.
Bollworm (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) behavior on transgenic cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, R.E., Gore, J., Abel, C.A. 2010. Bollworm (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) behavior on transgenic cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry1F proteins. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(3):252-261.
Identification of Two Haplotypes of Cytochrome Oxidase Sub-unit II (COII) Gene of the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in South Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Sun, J., Luo, L.L., Liu, X.F., Lee, K.C., Mallette, E.J., Abel, C.A. 2010. Identification of Two Haplotypes of Cytochrome Oxidase Sub-unit II (COII) Gene of the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in South Mississippi. Pest Management Science. 66(6):612-620.
Potential Use of Proteinase Inhibitors, Avidin, and Other Bio-reagents for Synergizing Bt Performance and Delaying Resistance Development to Bt - (Book / Chapter)
Zhu, Y., Chen, M., Abel, C.A. 2010. Potential Use of Proteinase Inhibitors, Avidin, and Other Bio-reagents for Synergizing Bt Performance and Delaying Resistance Development to Bt. In: Liu, T.X., Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research. Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Springer. High Education Press. p. 200-208.
A Case Study of the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki(Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Transported with a Non-Cellulosic Commercial Carrier in South Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, K.C., Sun, J., Zhu, Y., Mallette, E.J. 2009. A Case Study of the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki(Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Transported with a Non-Cellulosic Commercial Carrier in South Mississippi. Sociobiology. 53(3):619-630.
Expressed sequence tags from larval gut of the european corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis): exploring candidate genes potenially involved in Bacillus thuringiensis toxicity and resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khajuria, C., Zhu, Y., Chen, M., Buschman, L.L., Higgins, R.A., Yao, J., Crespo, A.L., Siegfried, B.D., Muthukrishanan, S., Zhu, K. 2009. Expressed sequence tags from larval gut of the european corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis): exploring candidate genes potenially involved in Bacillus thuringiensis toxicity and resistance. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 10:286. http://www.biomedcentral.com/content/pdf/1471-2164-10-286.pdf.
Response of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strains to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac incorporated into different insect artificial diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Gould, F., Vega-Aquino, P., Jurat-Fuentes, J., Abel, C.A., Perera, O.P. 2009. Response of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strains to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac incorporated into different insect artificial diets. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(4):1599-1606.
Inheritance, Fitness Cost, and Mechanism of Resistance to Tebufenozide in Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jia, B., Liu, X., Liu, Y., Zhu, Y., Gao, C., Shen, J. 2009. Inheritance, Fitness Cost, and Mechanism of Resistance to Tebufenozide in Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Pest Management Science. 65(9):996-1002
Incidence of Heliothis virescens on Garbanzo Varieties in Northwestern Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Teran-Vargas, A.P., Lopez, J., Abel, C.A. 2009. Incidence of Heliothis virescens on Garbanzo Varieties in Northwestern Mississippi. Southwestern Entomologist.34:61-67
Monitoring of resistance development to Bt cotton in field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) - (Proceedings)
Zhu, Y., Liu, F., Xu, Z., Huang, F., Wu, X., Abel, C.A., Shen, J. 2009. Monitoring of resistance development to Bt cotton in field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: noctuidae). National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Proceeding of Beltwide Cotton Conference 674-680, CD-ROM. January 5-8, 2009. San Antonia, TX. http://www.cotton.org/beltwide/preceedings/2005-2011/index.htm
Dynamics of imidacloprid resistance and cross-resistance in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Wu, S., Zhu, Y., Chen, J., Liu, F., Zhao, X., Wang, Q., Li, Z., Ping Bo, X., Shen, J. 2009. Dynamics of imidacloprid resistance and cross-resistance in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 131:20-29.
Inheritance Mode and Realized Heritability of Resistance to Imidacloprid in the Brown Planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stal) (Homoptera: Delphacidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Liu, X., Zhu, Y., Zhou, W., Shen, J. 2009. Inheritance Mode and Realized Heritability of Resistance to Imidacloprid in the Brown Planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (Stal) (Homoptera: Delphacidae). Pest Management Science. 65:629-634.
Susceptibility of Cry1Ab-resistant and -susceptible Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: crambidae) to Four Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, X., Leonard, R.B., Zhu, Y., Abel, C.A., Head, G.P., Huang, F. 2009. Susceptibility of Cry1Ab-resistant and -susceptible Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: crambidae) to Four Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 100:29-34.
The Phylogenetic Relationships of Introduced Aphelinus (Hymenoptera: aphelinidae), Biological Control Agents of the Russian Wheat Aphid (Homoptera: aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Fang, Q.Q. 2009. The Phylogenetic Relationships of Introduced Aphelinus (Hymenoptera: aphelinidae), Biological Control Agents of the Russian Wheat Aphid (Homoptera: aphididae). Insect Science. 16:277-286
Using an F2 screen to monitor frequency of resistance alleles to Bt cotton in field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, Z., Liu, F., Chen, J., Huang, F., Andow, D., Wang, Y., Zhu, Y., Shen, J. 2009. Using an F2 screen to monitor frequency of resistance alleles to Bt cotton in field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Pest Management Science. 65(4):391-397.
Size and Chemical Composition of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Spermatophores - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C. A., Rojas, M. G., Groot, A., Morales Ramos, J. A., Abel, C. A. 2009. Size and Chemical Composition of Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Spermatophores. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 102(4): 629-637.
Study on Bt Susceptibility and Resistance Mechanisms in the Sugarcane Borer, Diatraea saccharalis - (Proceedings)
Zhu, Y., Wu, X., Yang, Y., Ottea, J., Leonard, R.B., Abel, C.A., Huang, F. 2008. Study on Bt Susceptibility and Resistance Mechanisms in the Sugarcane Borer, Diatraea saccharalis. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. 2008:52.
Field-evolved resistance to Bt toxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moar, W.J., Roush, R.T., Shelton, A.M., Abel, C.A., Ferre, J., Macintosh, S., Leonard, R. 2008. Field-evolved resistance to Bt toxins. Nature Biotechnology. 26:1072-1074.
Susceptibility to neonicotinoid and risk of resistance development in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (stal) (Homoptera: Delphacidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Chen, J., Zhu, Y., Ma, C., Huang, Y., Shen, J. 2008. Susceptibility to neonicotinoid and risk of resistance development in the brown planthopper, Nilaparvata lugens (stal) (Homoptera: Delphacidae). Pest Management Science. 64(12):1278-1284.
Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac Resistance Frequency in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Andow, D.A., Gould, F., Abel, C.A., Sumerford, D.V., Hernandez, G., Lopez, J., Adams, L.C., Groot, A., Leonard, R., Parker, R., Payne, G., Perera, O.P., Teran-Vargas, A.P. 2009. Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac Resistance Frequency in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:381-387
Plant Host Effect on the Development of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Teran-Vargas, A.P., Abel, C.A., Portilla, M., Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2008. Plant Host Effect on the Development of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: noctuidae). Environmental Entomology. 37(6):1538-1547.
F1 Screening for Resistance Gene Alleles to Bt Cotton in Helicoverpa armigera: How to Differentiate S and R Genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Liu, F., Xu, Z., Chang, J., Abel, C.A., Shen, J. 2008. F1 screening for resistance gene alleles to bt cotton in helicoverpa armigera: how to differentiate s and r genotypes. Journal of Entomological Science. 43(3): 311-319
Yield Response of Dual-toxin Bt Cotton to Helicoverpa zea Infestations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gore, J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Catchot, A., Jackson, R.E. 2008. Yield Response of Dual-toxin Bt Cotton to Helicoverpa zea Infestations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1594-1599
An Empirical Test of the F2 Screen for Detection of Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistance Alleles in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Perera, O.P., Gould, F., Sumerford, D.V., Hernanderz, G., Abel, C.A. 2008. An Empirical Test of the F2 Screen for Detection of Bacillus thuringiensis-Resistance Alleles in Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(4):1406-1414.
Soybean Flour and Wheat Germ Proportions in Insect Artificial Diet and Their Effect on the Growth Rates of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Portilla, M., Abel, C.A., Winters, H.E., Ford, R.L., Streett, D.A. 2009. Soybean Flour and Wheat Germ Proportions in Insect Artificial Diet and Their Effect on the Growth Rates of Heliothis virescens (F.) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Insect Science. 9:52
Buprofezin susceptibility survey, resistance selection and preliminary determination of the resistance mechanism in Nilaparvata lugens (Homoptera: Delphacidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Gao, C., Zhu, Y., Zhang, J., Li, W., Dai, D., Lin, Y., Zhou, W., Shen, J. 2008. Buprofezin susceptibility survey, resistance selection and preliminary determination of the resistance mechanism in Nilaparvata lugens (Homoptera: Delphacidae). Pest Management Science. 64(10):1050-1056.
Resistance Allele Frequency to Bt Cotton in Field Population of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, F., Xu, Z., Chang, J., Chen, J., Meng, F., Zhu, Y., Shen, J. 2008. Resistance Allele Frequency to Bt Cotton in Field Population of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in China. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(3):933-943
Geographic and Temporal Variation in Moth Chemical Communication - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Groot, A.T., Inglis, O., Bowdridge, S., Santangelo, R., Blanco, C.A., Lopez, J., Teran Vargas, A., Gould, F., Schal, C. 2009. Geographic and Temporal Variation in Moth Chemical Communication. Evolution. 63(8):1987-2003.
Imidacloprid susecptibility survey and selection risk assessment in field populations of Nilaparvata lugens(Stal)(Homoptera: Delphacidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, Y., Gao, C., Zhu, Y., Chen, J., Li, W., Zhauang, Y., Dai, D., Zhou, W., Ma, C., Shen, J. 2008. Imidacloprid susecptibility survey and selection risk assessment in field populations of Nilaparvata lugens(Stal)(Homoptera: Delphacidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(2):515-522.
Sweet Potato Yield Reduction Caused by Reniform Nematode in the Mississippi Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Adams, L.C., Stetina, S.R. 2007. Sweet Potato Yield Reduction Caused by Reniform Nematode in the Mississippi Delta. Plant Health Progress. 10:1094/PHP-2007-1115-01-RS.
Regional Assessment of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Populations on Cotton and Non-Cotton Crop Hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, R.E., Bradley, J., Van Duyn, J., Leonard, B.R., Allen, C., Luttrell, R., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Gore, J., Hardee, D.D., Voth, R., Sivasupramaniam, S., Mullins, W., Head, G. 2008. Regional Assessment of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Populations on Cotton and Non-Cotton Crop Hosts. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 126:89-106
Baseline Suscepitibility of the Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to the CrylF Toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Storer, N.P., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E., Leonard, R. 2007. Baseline Suscepitibility of the Tobacco Budworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to the CrylF Toxin from Bacillus thuringiensis. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(1): 168-173
Characterization of Microsatellite Loci in the Western Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shrestha, R.B., Parajulee, M.N., Perera, O.P., Scheffler, B.E., Densmore, L.S. 2007. Characterization of Microsatellite Loci in the Western Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae). Molecular Ecology Notes. 7:1342-1344. (doi:10.1111/j.147-8286.2007.01875.x)
Monitoring Bacillus thuringiensis-Susceptibility in Insect Pests That Occur in Large Geographies: How to Get the Best Information When Two Countries are Involved - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Perera O. P., Boykin D., Abel C.A., Gore J., Matten S. R., Ramirez-Sagahon J. C., Teran-Vargas A. P. 2007. Monitoring Bacillus thuringinesis-susceptibility in insect pests that occur in large geographies: How to get the best information when two countries are involved. J. Inv. Pathol. 95:201-207
Impact of Fall Armyworm Survival in Bt Crops on Survival and Damage Potential of Subsequent Generations - (Proceedings)
Jackson, R.E., Gore, J., Catchot, A. 2007. Impact of Fall Armyworm Survival in Bt Crops on Survival and Damage Potential of Subsequent Generations. In: Proceedings of National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana . p. 1634-1637
Differentiating Tobacco Budworm and Corn Earworm Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jia, F., Maghirang, E.B., Dowell, F.E., Abel, C.A., Ramaswamy, S. 2007. Differentiating Tobacco Budworm and Corn Earworm Using Near-Infrared Spectroscopy. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100:759-764
Characterization of Eight Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers from the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perera O. P., Snodgras G.L., Scheffler B.E., Gore J., and Abel C. A. 2007. characterization of eight ploymorphic microsatelliet markers in the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois). Mol. Ecol. Notes. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01747.x
Paternity allocation in a mutant Heliothis virescens colony - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Perera, O.P., Groot, A., Hernandez, G., Teran-Vargas, A.P. 2008. Paternity Allocation in a Mutant Heliothis virescens Colony. Southwestern Entomologist. 33:253-263.
Cross-Resistance Responses of Cry1Ac-Selected Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to the Bacillus thuringiensis Protein Vip3A - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, R.E., MarcusM.A., Gould F., Bradley, J. R. Jr., and Van Duyn J.W. 2007.cross-resistance responses of cry1Ac-selected Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to the Bacillus thuringiensis protein Vip3a. J. Econ. Entomol. 100: 180-186.
Genetic Variation for Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins in Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Eastern North Carolina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, R.E., Gould, F., Bradley Jr., J.R., Van Duyn, J.W. 2006. Genetic Variation for Resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Toxins in Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Eastern North Carolina. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:1790-1797
Prediction of Masked Chafer (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) Capture in Light Traps Through a Degree-Day Model - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blanco, C.A., Hernandez, G. 2006. Prediction of masked chafer (coleoptera: scarabaeidae) capture in light traps through a degree-day model. Journal of Insect Science. 6:36
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