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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ECOLOGICALLY-BASED MANAGEMENT OF INSECT PESTS OF CORN

Location: Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research

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

The application and performance of single nucleotide polymorphism markers for population genetic analyses of Lepidoptera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Bayles, D.O., Wanner, K.W., Robertson, H.M., Hellmich II, R.L., Sappington, T.W. 2011. The application and performance of single nucleotide polymorphism markers for population genetic analyses of Lepidoptera. Frontiers in Genetics. 2(38):1-10.
A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Lopez, M.D., Wang, H., Fraser, L.M., Kroemer, J.A., Spencer, T., Kim, K., Abel, C.A., Hellmich II, R.L., Siegfried, B.D. 2011. A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes. Genetica. 139(8):961-972.
Temporal changes in genetic variation of boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) populations, and implications for population assignment in eradication zones - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choi, S., Kim, K., Lee, H., Adamczyk Jr., J.J., Greenberg, S.M., Westbrook, J.K., Sappington, T.W. 2011. Temporal changes in genetic variation of boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) populations, and implications for population assignment in eradication zones. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(4):816-825.
A rearrangement of the Z chromosome topology influences the sex-linked gene display in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kroemer, J.A., Coates, B.S., Nusawardani, T., Rider Jr., S., Fraser, L.M., Hellmich II, R.L. 2011. A rearrangement of the Z chromosome topology influences the sex-linked gene display in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis. Molecular Genetics and Genomics. 286(1):37-56.
Regulation of migration in Mythimna separata (Walker) in China: A review integrating environmental, physiological, hormonal, genetic, and molecular factors - (Review Article)
Jiang, X., Luo, L., Zhang, L., Sappington, T.W., Hu, Y. 2011. Regulation of migration in Mythimna separata (Walker) in China: A review integrating environmental, physiological, hormonal, genetic, and molecular factors. Environmental Entomology. 40(3):516-533.
Transcript analysis and comparative evaluation of shaker and slowmo gene homologues from the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kroemer, J.A., Nusawardani, T., Rausch, M.A., Moser, S.E., Hellmich II, R.L. 2011. Transcript analysis and comparative evaluation of shaker and slowmo gene homologues from the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis. Insect Molecular Biology. 20(4):493-506.
Genetic structure and gene flow among European corn borer populations from the Great Plains to the Appalachians of North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K., Coates, B.S., Bagley, M.J., Hellmich II, R.L., Sappington, T.W. 2011. Genetic structure and gene flow among European corn borer populations from the Great Plains to the Appalachians of North America. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 13(4):383-393.
Mitochondrial genome sequence and expression profiling for the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Margam, V.M., Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Agunbiade, T., Seufferheld, M.J., Sun, W., Ba, M.N., Sanon, A., Binso-Dabire, C.L., Baoua, I., Ishiyaku, M.F., Covas, F.G., Srinivasan, R., Armstrong, J., Murdock, L.L., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2011. Mitochondrial genome sequence and expression profiling for the legume pod borer Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). PLoS One. 6(2):e16444.
Developing genomics tools for the western corn rootworm - Progress and promise - (Research Notes)
Sappington, T.W. 2011. Developing genomics tools for the western corn rootworm - Progress and promise. IWGO Newsletter. 31(1):8-12.
Areawide suppression of European corn borer with Bt maize reaps savings to non-Bt maize growers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hutchison, W.D., Burkness, E.C., Mitchell, P.D., Moon, R.D., Leslie, T.W., Fleischer, S.J., Abrahamson, M., Hamilton, K.L., Steffey, K.L., Gray, M.E., Hellmich II, R.L., Kaster, V., Hunt, T.E., Wright, R.J., Pecinovsky, K.T., Rabaey, T.L., Flood, B.R., Raun, E.S. 2010. Areawide suppression of European corn borer with Bt maize reaps savings to non-Bt maize growers. Science. 330:222-225.
Effects of Infection with Nosema pyrausta on Survival and Development of Offspring of Laboratory Selected Bt-resistant and Bt-susceptible European Corn Borers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Jul-10)
A novel class of miniature inverted repeat transposable elements (MITEs) that contain hitchhiking (GTCY)n microsatellites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Kroemer, J.A., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L. 2011. A novel class of miniature inverted repeat transposable elements (MITEs) that contain hitchhiking (GTCY)n microsatellites. Insect Molecular Biology. 20(1):15-27.
Relationship of Flight and Reproduction in Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a Migrant Lacking the Oogenesis-flight Syndrome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jiang, X.F., Luo, L.Z., Sappington, T.W. 2010. Relationship of Flight and Reproduction in Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), a Migrant Lacking the Oogenesis-flight Syndrome. Journal of Insect Physiology. 56(11):1631-1637.
Geographic distribution of phylogenetically-distinct legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Margam, V.M., Coates, B.S., Ba, M.N., Sun, W., Binso-Dabire, C.L., Baoua, I., Ishiyaku, M.F., Shukle, J.H., Hellmich II, R.L., Covas, F.G., Ramasamy, S., Armstrong, J., Pittendrigh, B.R., Murdock, L.L. 2011. Geographic distribution of phylogenetically-distinct legume pod borer, Maruca vitrata (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae). Molecular Biology Reports. 38(1):893-903.
Flight behavior of European corn borer infected with Nosema pyrausta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dorhout, D.L., Sappington, T.W., Lewis, L.C., Rice, M.E. 2011. Flight behavior of European corn borer infected with Nosema pyrausta. Journal of Applied Entomology. 135(1-2):25-37.
A Helitron-like Transposon Superfamily from Lepidoptera Disrupts (GAAA)n Microsatellites and is Responsible for Flanking Sequence Similarity within a Microsatellite Family - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2010. A Helitron-like Transposon Superfamily from Lepidoptera Disrupts (GAAA)n Microsatellites and is Responsible for Flanking Sequence Similarity within a Microsatellite Family. Journal of Molecular Evolution. 70(3):278-288.
Mating Arena Dynamics for Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Feb-10)
Inbreeding Effects in Families of Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): Larval Development in Laboratory Bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(29-Jan-10)
Conducting Public-sector Research on Commercialized Transgenic Seed: In Search of a Paradigm that Works - (Other)
Sappington, T.W., Ostlie, K.R., Difonzo, C., Hibbard, B.E., Krupke, C.H., Porter, P., Pueppke, S., Shields, E.J., Tollefson, J.J. 2010. Conducting Public-sector Research on Commercialized Transgenic Seed: In Search of a Paradigm that Works. GM Crops. 1(2):55-58.
Nosema pyrausta and Cry1Ab-incorporated Diet Led to Decreased Survival and Developmental Delays in European Corn Borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez, M.D., Sumerford, D.V., Lewis, L.C. 2010. Nosema pyrausta and Cry1Ab-incorporated Diet Led to Decreased Survival and Developmental Delays in European Corn Borer. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 134(2):146-153.
Managing Resistance to Bt Crops in a Genetically Variable Insect Herbivore, Ostrinia nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Rourke, M.E., Sappington, T.W., Fleischer, S.J. 2010. Managing Resistance to Bt Crops in a Genetically Variable Insect Herbivore, Ostrinia nubilalis. Ecological Applications. 20(5):1228-1236.
Multidisciplinary Fingerprints: Forensic Reconstruction of an Insect Reinvasion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Jones, G.D., Westbrook, J.K., Sappington, T.W. 2010. Multidisciplinary Fingerprints: Forensic Reconstruction of an Insect Reinvasion. Journal of the Royal Society Interface. 7(45):677-686.
The Prospects for Sequencing the Western Corn Rootworm Genome - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.J., Richards, S., Sappington, T.W. 2010. The Prospects for Sequencing the Western Corn Rootworm Genome. Journal of Applied Entomology. 134(5):420-428.
Video-tracking and on-plant tests show Cry1Ab resistance influences behavior and survival of neonate Ostrinia nubilalis following exposure to Bt maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich Ii, R.L., Crespo, A.L., Siegfried, B.D., Onstad, D.W. 2010. Video-tracking and on-plant tests show Cry1Ab resistance influences behavior and survival of neonate Ostrinia nubilalis following exposure to Bt maize. Journal of Insect Behavior. 23(1):1-11.
Spatial and Temporal Genetic Analyses Show High Gene Flow Among European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Populations Across the Central U.S. Corn Belt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Bagley, M.J., Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Sappington, T.W. 2009. Spatial and Temporal Genetic Analyses Show High Gene Flow Among European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Populations Across the Central U.S. Corn Belt. Environmental Entomology. 38(4):1312-1323.
Comparative Performance of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) and Microsatellite Markers for the Detection of Population Differentiation in Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Miller, N.J., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W., Siegfried, B.D., Lewis, L.C. 2009. Comparative Performance of Single Nucleotide Polymorphism (SNP) and Microsatellite Markers for the Detection of Population Differentiation in Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Heredity. 100(5):556-564.
Technique to Assess Effectiveness of Control Tactics Against Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Whorl-stage Corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, L.C., Bruck, D.J., Sumerford, D.V., Gunnarson, R.D. 2009. Technique to Assess Effectiveness of Control Tactics Against Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Whorl-stage Corn. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(2):624-628.
Molecular Diagnostic for Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Based on Amplification of Three Species-specific Microsatellites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Szendrei, Z., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Mulder, P.G., Sappington, T.W. 2009. Molecular Diagnostic for Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Based on Amplification of Three Species-specific Microsatellites. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(2):759-766.
Bacillus thuringiensis Resistance Influences European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larval Behavior after Exposure to Cry1Ab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Sumerford, D.V., Siegfried, B.D. 2009. Bacillus thuringiensis Resistance Influences European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larval Behavior after Exposure to Cry1Ab. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(2):781-787.
Repetitive Genomic Elements in a European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, BAC Library were Indicated by BAC End Sequencing and Development of Sequence Tag Site Markers: Implications for Lepidopteran Genomic Research - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2009. Repetitive Genomic Elements in a European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, Bacterial Artificial Chromosome Library were Indicated by Bacterial Artificial Chromosome End Sequencing and Development of Sequence Tag Site Markers: Implications for Lepidopteran Genomic Research. Genome. 52(1):57-67.
Nosema pyrausta: Its Biology, History, and Potential Role in a Landscape of Transgenic Insecticidal Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, L.C., Bruck, D.J., Prasifka, J.R., Raun, E.S. 2009. Nosema pyrausta: Its Biology, History, and Potential Role in a Landscape of Transgenic Insecticidal Crops. Biological Control. 48(3):223-231.
Mitochondrial DNA Variation and Range Expansion in Western Bean Cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): No Evidence for a Recent Population Bottleneck - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.J., Dorhout, D.L., Rice, M.E., Sappington, T.W. 2009. Mitochondrial DNA Variation and Range Expansion in Western Bean Cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): No Evidence for a Recent Population Bottleneck. Environmental Entomology. 38(1):274-280.
Adaptation and Invasiveness of Western Corn Rootworm: Intensifying Research on a Worsening Pest - (Review Article)
Gray, M.E., Sappington, T.W., Miller, N.J., Moeser, J., Bohn, M.O. 2009. Adaptation and Invasiveness of Western Corn Rootworm: Intensifying Research on a Worsening Pest. Annual Review Of Entomology. 54:303-321.
Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) Population Dynamics - (Review Article)
Meinke, L., Sappington, T.W., Onstad, D., Guillemaud, T., Miller, N.J., Komaromi, J., Levay, N., Furlan, L., Kiss, J., Toth, F. 2009. Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) Population Dynamics. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 11(1):29-46.
Genetic Profiling to Determine Potential Origins of Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Captured in a Texas Eradication Zone: Endemicity, Immigration, or Sabotage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Allen, C.T., Sappington, T.W. 2008. Genetic Profiling to Determine Potential Origins of Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Captured in a Texas Eradication Zone: Endemicity, Immigration, or Sabotage. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(6):1729-1736.
Detection of European Corn Borer Infestation in Iowa Corn Plots using Spectral Vegetation Indices Derived from Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carroll, M.W., Glaser, J.A., Hellmich II, R.L., Hunt, T.E., Calvin, D., Sappington, T.W., Copenhaver, K., Fridgen, J. 2009. Detection of European Corn Borer Infestation in Iowa Corn Plots using Spectral Vegetation Indices Derived from Airborne Hyperspectral Imagery. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(5):1614-1623.
Mining an Ostrinia nubilalis Midgut Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) Library for Candidate Genes and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2008. Mining an Ostrinia nubilalis Midgut Expressed Sequence Tag (EST) Library for Candidate Genes and Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms (SNPs). Insect Molecular Biology. 17(6):607-620.
Evidence for Obligate Migratory Flight Behavior in Young European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dorhout, D.L., Sappington, T.W., Rice, M.E. 2008. Evidence for Obligate Migratory Flight Behavior in Young European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Females. Environmental Entomology. 37(5):1280-1290.
Genes, Gene Flow and Adaptation of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera - (Review Article)
Miller, N.J., Guillemaud, T., Giordano, R., Siegfried, B.D., Gray, M.E., Meinke, L.J., Sappington, T.W. 2009. Genes, Gene Flow and Adaptation of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 11(1):47-60.
Non-target Risk Assessment for Crops Engineered for Insect Resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hellmich II, R.L., Gorecka, J. 2008. Non-target Risk Assessment for Crops Engineered for Insect Resistance. Annals of Warsaw University of Life Sciences. 29:8-17.
A Core Set of Microsatellite Markers for Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Population Genetics Studies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Stolz, U., Miller, N.J., Waits, E., Guillemaud, T., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W. 2008. A core set of microsatellite markers for western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) population genetics studies. Environmental Entomology. 37(2):293-300.
Overexpression of Drosophila juvenile hormone esterase binding protein results in anti-JH effects and reduced pheromone abundance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhiyan, L., Li, X., Prasifka, J.R., Jurenka, R., Bonning, B.C. 2008. Overexpression of Drosophila juvenile hormone esterase binding protein results in anti-JH effects and reduced pheromone abundance. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 156:164-172.
Assessment of Risk of Insect-resistant Transgenic Crops to Nontarget Arthropods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Romeis, J., Bartsch, D., Bigler, F., Candolfi, M., Gielkens, M.C., Hartley, S.E., Hellmich II, R.L., Huesing, J.E., Jepson, P.C., Layton, R., Quemada, H., Raybould, A., Rose, R., Schiemann, J., Sears, M., Shelton, A., Sweet, J., Vaituzis, Z., Wolt, J. 2008. Assessment of Risk of Insect-resistant Transgenic Crops to Nontarget Arthropods. Nature Biotechnology. 26(2):203-208.
Selection of Nontarget Arthropod Taxa for Field Research on Transgenic Insecticidal Crops: Using Empirical Data and Statistical Power - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Dively, G.P., Higgins, L.S., Dixon, P.M., Duan, J.J. 2008. Selection of Nontarget Arthropod Taxa for Field Research on Transgenic Insecticidal Crops: Using Empirical Data and Statistical Power. Environmental Entomology. 37(1):1-10.
Utility of EST-derived SSRs as Population Genetics Markers in a Beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Ratcliffe, S.T., French, B.W., Liu, L., Sappington, T.W. 2008. Utility of EST-derived SSRs as Population Genetics Markers in a Beetle. Journal of Heredity. 99(2):112-124.
Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Loci from the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., Coates, B.S., Hellmich II, R.L., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W. 2008. Isolation and Characterization of Microsatellite Loci from the European Corn Borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hubner) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Molecular Ecology Resources. 8(2):409-411.
Segregation of European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, aminopeptidase 1, cadherin, and bre5-like alleles, from a colony resistant to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxins, are not associated ...fed a diet containing Cry1Ab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Lewis, L.C. 2008. Segregation of European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis, aminopeptidase 1, cadherin, and bre5-like alleles, from a colony resistant to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab toxins, are not associated ...fed a diet containing Cry1Ab. Journal of Insect Science. 8:21.
Effects of Insecticide Exposure on Movement and Population Size Estimates of Predatory Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Lopez, M.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, P.L. 2007. Effects of Insecticide Exposure on Movement and Population Size Estimates of Predatory Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Pest Management Science. 64:30-36.
Influence of Plant Severing on Movement of Ostrinia Nubilalis Larvae in Zea Mays Hybrid Seed Production Fields - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reardon, K.T., Hellmich II, R.L., Sumerford, D.V., Lewis, L.C., Reardon, B.J., Calvin, D.D. 2007. Influence of Plant Severing on Movement of Ostrinia nubilalis Larvae in Zea mays Hybrid Seed Production Fields. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(4):1129-1135.
Effect of age and mating status on adult European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) dispersal from small-grain aggregation plots - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reardon, B., Sappington, T.W. 2007. Effect of age and mating status on adult European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) dispersal from small-grain aggregation plots. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(4):1116-1123.
Genome Scan of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera for Genetic Variation Associated with Crop Rotation Tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.J., Ciosi, M., Sappington, T.W., Ratcliffe, S.T., Spencer, J.L., Guillemaud, T. 2007. Genome Scan of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera for Genetic Variation Associated with Crop Rotation Tolerance. Journal of Applied Entomology. 131(6):378-385.
Genetic Diversity in Laboratory Colonies of Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) including a Nondiapause Colony - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K.S., French, B.W., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W. 2007. Genetic Diversity in Laboratory Colonies of Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) including a Nondiapause Colony. Environmental Entomology. 36(3):637-645.
A Beta-1,3-Galactosyltransferase and Brainiac/bre5 Homolog Expressed in the Midgut Did Not Contribute to a Cry1ab Toxin Resistance Trait in Ostrinia Nubilalis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C. 2007. A Beta-1,3-galactosyltransferase and brainiac/bre5 homolog expressed in the midgut did not contribute to a Cry1Ab toxin resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 37(4):346-355.
Comparison of Pitfall Traps and Litter Bags for Sampling Ground-Dwelling Arthropods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Lopez, M.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C., Dively, G.P. 2007. Comparison of pitfall traps and litter bags for sampling ground-dwelling arthropods. Journal of Applied Entomology. 131:115-120.
Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on the Movement of Monarch Butterfly Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, P.L., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, J.R., Lewis, L.C. 2007. Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on the Movement of Monarch Butterfly Larvae. Environmental Entomology. 36(1):228-233.
Sap Minutes No. 2006-03 Final Report, a Set of Scientific Issues Being Considered by the Environmental Protection Agency Regarding: Analysis of a Natural Refuge of Non-Cotton Hosts for Monsanto's Bollgard II Cotton     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Sappington, T.W., Christian, M.R., Heeringa, S.G., Fitt, G.P., Gould, F.L., Guse, C.A., Heckel, D.G., Hurley, T.M., Ives, A.R., Livingston, M.J., Portier, K.M., Schneider, J.C. 2006. SAP Minutes No. 2006-03 Final Report, A Set of Scientific Issues Being Considered by the Environmental Protection Agency Regarding: Analysis of a Natural Refuge of Non-cotton Hosts for Monsanto's Bollgard II Cotton. Posted on www.regulations.gov under EPA Document ID EPA-HQ-OPP-2006-0217-0042. 99 pages.
Impact of Trap Design, Windbreaks, and Weather on Captures of European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Pheromone-Baited Traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reardon, B.J., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W. 2006. Impact of trap design, windbreaks, and weather on captures of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in pheromone-baited traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:2002-2009.
Dispersal of Newly-Eclosed European Corn Borer Adults (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from Corn into Small-Grain Aggregation Plots - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reardon, B.J., Sumerford, D.V., Sappington, T.W. 2006. Dispersal of newly-eclosed European corn borer adults (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) from corn into small-grain aggregation plots. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:1641-1650.
Microbial Control of Insect Pests of Corn - (Book / Chapter)
Lewis, L.C., Bruck, D.J., Jackson, J.J. 2007. Microbial control of insect pests of corn. In: Lacey, L.A., Kaya, H.K., editors. Field Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. Norwell, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 375-392.
Coordinated Diabrotica Genetics Research: Accelerating Progress on An Urgent Insect Pest Problem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sappington, T.W., Siegfried, B.D., Guillemaud, T. 2006. Coordinated Diabrotica genetics research: accelerating progress on an urgent insect pest problem. American Entomologist. 52:90-97.
European Corn Borers: a Diminished Insect Threat from Now On? - (Proceedings)
(01-Nov-05)
Assessing Carabids Contribution to Ecosystem Services: Does It Matter If There Are More Beetles? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Neal, M.E., Prasifka, J.R., Schmidt, N.P., Singer, J.W., Hellmich II, R.L., Kohler, K.A. 2006. Assessing carabids contribution to ecosystem services: Does it matter if there are more beetles? American Entomologist. 51:231-233.
A Framework for Evaluating Possible Non-Target Effects of Transgenic Corn in the United States: Standardizing Laboratory Tests - (Proceedings)
(01-Jun-05)
Ecology and Evolution of Fungal Endophytes and Their Roles Against Insects - (Book / Chapter)
Arnold, A.E., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Ecology and evolution of fungal endophytes and their roles against insects. In: Vega, F.E., Blackwell, M., editors. Insect-Fungal Associations, Ecology and Evolution. New York, NY: Oxford Press. p. 74-96.
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