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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: NEW APPROACHES FOR INSECT PEST MANAGEMENT IN VEGETABLE CROPS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Some cultural strategies to help manage Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and associated whitefly-viruses in vegetable crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abd-Rabou, S., Simmons, A.M. 2012. Some cultural strategies to help manage Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and associated whitefly-viruses in vegetable crops. African Entomology. 20(2):371-379.
Response of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) to vapor pressure deficit: Oviposition, immature survival and body size - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Mahroof, R. 2011. Response of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) to vapor pressure deficit: Oviposition, immature survival and body size. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:928-934. DOI: 10.1603/AN10147.
Survey of Reproductive Host Plants of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Egypt, Including New Host Records - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abd-Rabou, S., Simmons, A.M. 2010. Survey of Reproductive Host Plants of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Egypt, Including New Host Records. Entomological News. 121 (5): 456-465.
Populations of predators and parasitoids of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) after the application of eight biorational insecticides in vegetable crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Abd-Rabou, S. 2011. Populations of predators and parasitoids of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) after the application of eight biorational insecticides in vegetable crops. Pest Management Science. 67:1023-1028. DOI: 10.1002/ps.2155.
‘Liberty’ Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Thies, J.A., Bohac, J., Mueller, J.D. 2011. ‘Liberty’ Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato. HortScience. 46:125-129.
Effects of Cucurbitacin on the Activity of Nucleopolyhedroviruses against Pickleworm Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Shepard, B.M., Shapiro, M., El Salamouny, S. 2009. Effects of Cucurbitacin on the Activity of Nucleopolyhedroviruses against Pickleworm Larvae. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 26:95-106.
International Plant Resistance to Insects (IPRI), Nineteenth Biennial Workshop, 28-31 March 2010, Charleston, SC (Abstracts) - (Other)
Stout, M.J., Jackson, D.M., Hesler, L.S., Harris, M.O., French, L., Lapitan, N.L., Reinert, J.A., Botha-Oberholter, A.M. 2009. International Plant Resistance to Insects (IPRI), Nineteenth Biennial Workshop, 28-31 March 2010, Charleston, SC (Abstracts). Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 26:107-134.
Insect Interactions in Sweetpotato Breeding Nurseries - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, D.M. 2011. Insect Interactions in Sweetpotato Breeding Nurseries. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 26:132-133.
Evaluation of Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes For Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2009     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2011. Evaluation of Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes For Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2009. Arthropod Management Tests. 36:M4.
Combining Reflective Mulch and Host Plant Resistance for Sweetpotato Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Management in Watermelon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Kousik, C.S., Levi, A. 2010. Combining Reflective Mulch and Host Plant Resistance for Sweetpotato Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Management in Watermelon. Crop Protection. 29:898-902.
Inundative Field Releases and Evaluation of Three Predators for Bemisia tabasi (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Management in Three Vegetable Crops     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Abd-Rabou, S. 2011. Inundative Field Releases and Evaluation of Three Predators for Bemisia tabasi (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) Management in Three Vegetable Crops. Insect Science. 18:195–202.
Destructive and Useful Insects in Sweetpotato Breeding Nurseries - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Destructive and Useful Insects in Sweetpotato Breeding Nurseries. HortScience. 45:505.
Combining Reflective Mulch and Host Plant Resistance to Manage Whiteflies in Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Kousik, C.S., Levi, A. 2010. Combining Reflective Mulch and Host Plant Resistance to Manage Whiteflies in Watermelon. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop Abstracts & Proceedings. p. 36, No. 43.
Destructive and Useful Insects in Sweetpotato Breeding Nurseries - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Destructive and Useful Insects in Sweetpotato Breeding Nurseries. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report, 2009.
Evaluation of Regional Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2009 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Evaluation of Regional Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2009. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 35, Report No. M7, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2009 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2009. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 35, Report No. M6, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Plant Introductions and Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2007 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Evaluation of Plant Introductions and Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2007. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 35, Report No. M3, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Sweetpotato Plant Introductions for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2006 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Evaluation of Sweetpotato Plant Introductions for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2006. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 35, Report No. M2, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Plant Introductions and Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2008 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Evaluation of Plant Introductions and Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2008. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 35, Report No. M5, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2008 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2008. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 35, Report No. M4, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
‘Charleston Scarlet’ Sweetpotato     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Bohac, J., Thies, J.A., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2010. ‘Charleston Scarlet’ Sweetpotato. HortScience. 45:306-309.
Resistance of National Sweetpotato Collaborator’s Group Genotypes to Soil Insect Pests, Charleston, SC, 2009 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. Resistance of National Sweetpotato Collaborator’s Group Genotypes to Soil Insect Pests, Charleston, SC, 2009. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report, 2009.
National Sweet Potato Collaborators Summary of Data, 2009 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2010. National Sweet Potato Collaborators Summary of Data, 2009. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report, 2009.
Natural Enemies of Bemisia tabaci: Predators and Parasitiods - (Book / Chapter)
Arno, J., Gabarra, R., Liu, T.-X., Simmons, A.M., Gerling, D. 2010. Natural Enemies of Bemisia tabaci: Predators and Parasitoids. pp. 385-421. In Bemisia: Bionomics and Management of a Global Pest, P.A. Stansly, S.E. Naranjo (eds.). Springer Dordrecht-Heidelberg-London-New York. pp. 385-421.
Transmission of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus by Bemisia tabaci - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Transmission of Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus by Bemisia Tabaci. Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings. p. 4.
Impact of Relative Humidity on Adult Weight and Size of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius) - (Abstract Only)
Fernander, M., Simmons, A.M., Mahroof, R. 2009. Impact of Relative Humidity on Adult Weight and Size of Bemisia tabaci (Gennadius). Undergraduate Research Symposium. Abstracts of the Annual Science and Engineering Research Conference, Allen University, Columbia, SC, October 9, 2009.
Host Plant Resistance to Green Peach Aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzar), by Some Wild Types of Watermelon - (Abstract Only)
Brown, J.L., Simmons, A.M., Mahroof, R., Ogbuji, K., Mccutcheon, G.S., Levi, A., Jackson, D.M., Shepard, B.M. 2009. Host Plant Resistance to Green Peach Aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzar), by Some Wild Types of Watermelon. Undergraduate Research Symposium. Abstracts of the Annual Science and Engineering Research Conference, Allen University, Columbia, SC, October 9, 2009.
Impact of Vapor Pressure Deficit on the Performance of Bemisia tabaci: Adult, Nymphal, and Egg Survival - (Abstract Only)
Howard, B.A., Simmons, A.M., Mahroof, R. 2009. Impact of Vapor Pressure Deficit on the Performance of Bemisia tabaci: Adult, Nymphal, and Egg Survival. Undergraduate Research Symposium. Abstracts of the Annual Science and Engineering Research Conference, Allen University, Columbia, SC, October 9, 2009.
Plant Phenolics as Radiation Protectants For The Beet Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Nucleopolyhedrovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro, M., El Salamouny, S., Shepard, B.M., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Plant Phenolics as Radiation Protectants For The Beet Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Nucleopolyhedrovirus. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 26:1-10.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Acquisition, Retention and Transmission by Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2009. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Acquisition, Retention and Transmission by Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Crop Protection. 28:1007-1011.
Resistance of Sweetpotato Genotypes to Soil Insects, Charleston, S.C., 2008 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2009. Resistance of Sweetpotato Genotypes to Soil Insects, Charleston, S.C., 2008. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. Pgs 44-45 In K. Pecota (ed.).
National Sweet Potato Collaborators - Summary of Data 2008 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2009. National Sweet Potato Collaborators - Summary of Data 2008. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report. Page 42 In K. Pecota (ed.).
Effects of Meristem Culture on Yields of Heirloom Sweetpotatoes in the Field - (Other)
Jackson, D.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2009. Effects of Meristem Culture on Yields of Heirloom Sweetpotatoes in the Field. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2008. Abstract B11, Pgs 12-13 In K. Pecota (ed.).
Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2007 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2009. Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes For Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2007. Arthropod Management Tests. Volume 34, Report No. M4, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Regional Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2007 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2009. Evaluation of Regional Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2007. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 34, Report No. M5, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Regional Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2008 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2009. Evaluation of Regional Sweetpotato Genotypes For Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2008. Arthropod Management Tests. Volume 34, Report No. M6, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Survey of Natural Enemies of the Sweetpotato Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Ten Vegetable Crops in Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Abd-Rabou, S. 2007. Survey of Natural Enemies of the Sweetpotato Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Ten Vegetable Crops in Egypt. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 24:137-145.
Efficacy of Entomophathogenic Viruses on Pickleworm Larvae     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Lynn, D.E., Fuxa, J.R., Shepard, B.M., Shapiro, M. 2008. Efficacy of Entomophathogenic Viruses on Pickleworm Larvae. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 25:81-97.
Population of the Sweetpotato Whitefly in Response to Different Rates of Three Sulfur-Containing Fertilizers on Ten Vegetable Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Abd-Rabou, S. 2009. Population of the Sweetpotato Whitefly in Response to Different Rates of Three Sulfur-Containing Fertilizers on Ten Vegetable Crops. International Journal of Vegetable Science. 15:57-70.
Augmentation and Evaluation of a Parasitoid, Encarsia inaron, and a Predator, Clitostethus arcuatus, for Biological Control of the Pomegranate Whitefly, Siphoninus phillyreae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abd-Rabou, S., Simmons, A.M. 2010. Augmentation and Evaluation of a Parasitoid, Encarsia inaron, and a Predator, Clitostethus arcuatus, for Biological Control of the Pomegranate Whitefly, Siphoninus phillyreae. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. 43:1318-1334.
Effects of A Killed-Cover Crop Mulching System on Sweetpotato Production, Soil Pests, and Insect Predators in South Carolina     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2008. Effects of A Killed-Cover Crop Mulching System on Sweetpotato Production, Soil Pests, and Insect Predators in South Carolina. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1871-1880.
Forty-nine New Host Plant Species for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Harrison Jr, H.F., Ling, K. 2008. Forty-nine New Host Plant Species for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae). Entomological Science (Japan). 11:385-390.
Introduction and Recovery of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a predator of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Egypt - (Research Notes)
Abd-Rabou, S., Simmons, A.M. 2008. Introduction and Recovery of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a Predator of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Egypt. Egyptian Journal of Applied Sciences. 23(8B):621-624.
Whitefly transmission of the Sweet potato leaf curl virus - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Whitefly transmission of the Sweet potato leaf curl virus. International Congress of Entomology. Durban, South Africa, 6-12 July 2008.
Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes For Resistance To Soil Insect Pests, 2006 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M. 2008. Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes For Resistance To Soil Insect Pests, 2006. Arthropod Management Tests. Volume 33, Report No. M2, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Whitefly Transmission - (Abstract Only)
Simmons, A.M., Ling, K., Harrison Jr, H.F., Jackson, D.M. 2008. Sweet Potato Leaf Curl Virus: Efficiency of Whitefly Transmission. National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report 2007. P6.
A Killed-Cover Crop Production System For Sweetpotatoes: Effects on Pests and Beneficial Insects - (Other)
Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2008. A killed-cover crop production system for sweetpotatoes: effects on pests and beneficial insects. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Dec 9-12, 2007, San Diego, CA (poster uploaded to ESA internet page http://esa.confex.com/esa/2007/techprogram/program.htm).
A Conservation Tillage System For Sweetpotato: Effects on Pests and Beneficial Insects - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, D.M., Harrison Jr, H.F. 2008. A conservation tillage system for sweetpotato: effects on pests and beneficial insects. Page 8 In K. Pecota (ed.), National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report, 2007.
Resistance of Sweetpotato Genotypes to Soil Insects, Charleston, SC, 2007 - (Other)
Jackson, D.M. 2008. Resistance of Sweetpotato Genotypes to Soil Insects, Charleston, SC, 2007. Page 43 In K. Pecota (ed.), National Sweetpotato Collaborators Group Progress Report, 2007.
Responses of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), to Relative Humidity: Oviposition, Hatch and Immature Survival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. C. 2008. Responses of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), to Relative Humidity: Oviposition, Hatch and Immature Survival. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:378-383.
Effect of Wild Radish on Preimaginal Development of Diabrotica balteata and Agrotis ipsilon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mccutcheon, G.S., Simmons, A.M., Norsworthy, J.K. 2009. Effect of Wild Radish on Preimaginal Development of Diabrotica balteata and Agrotis ipsilon. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture. 33:119-127.
Evaluation of Pheromone Traps for Monitoring Sweetpotato Weevils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Bohac, J. 2006. Evaluation of Pheromone Traps for Monitoring Sweetpotato Weevils. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 23(3): 141-158.
Survival and Growth of Diabrotica Balteata Larvae on Insect-Resistant Sweetpotato Genotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Bohac, J. 2006. Survival and Growth of Diabrotica Balteata Larvae on Insect-Resistant Sweetpotato Genotypes. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 23:77-86.
Assessment of Procedures to Quantify Insect Damage on Sweetpotato Roots - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, D.M. 2007. Assessment of Procedures to Quantify Insect Damage on Sweetpotato Roots. HortScience. 42(3):451-452.
Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2005 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M., Bohac, J. 2007. Evaluation of Advanced Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pests, 2005. Arthropod Management Tests. Volume 32, Report No. M5, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Evaluation of Dry-fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pest, 2005 - (Research Notes)
Jackson, D.M., Bohac, J. 2007. Evaluation of Dry-fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes for Resistance to Soil Insect Pest, 2005. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 32, Report No. M4, Online Journal at http://www.entsoc.org/pubs/index.html.
Resistance of Sweetpotato Genotypes to Adult Diabrotica Beetles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Bohac, J. 2007. Resistance of Sweetpotato Genotypes to Adult Diabrotica Beetles. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100:566-572.
Improved Dry-Fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes Resistant to Insect Pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, D.M., Bohac, J. 2006. Improved Dry-fleshed Sweetpotato Genotypes Resistant to Insect Pests. Journal of Economic Entomology 99:1877-1883.
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