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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF COTTON PESTS EMPHASIZING MANAGEMENT OF BOLL WEEVILS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effects of selected defoliants in combination with insecticides on sweetpotato whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and its parasitoids in cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Liu, T., Greenberg, S.M. 2011. Effects of selected defoliants in combination with insecticides on sweetpotato whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and its parasitoids in cotton. Journal of Entomological Science. 46(4):308-314.
Baseline susceptibility of Creontiades signatus to cotton insecticides, with emphasis on malathion - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2011. Baseline susceptibility of Creontiades signatus to cotton insecticides, with emphasis on malathion. Southwestern Entomologist. 36(2):145-153.
Efficacy of single and dual gene cotton Gossypium hirsutum events on neonate and third instar fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda development based on tissue and meridic diet assays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Greenberg, S.M. 2011. Efficacy of single and dual gene cotton Gossypium hirsutum events on neonate and third instar fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda development based on tissue and meridic diet assays. Florida Entomologist. 94(2):262-271.
Effectiveness of thiamethoxam and imidacloprid seed treatments against Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) on cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, L., Greenberg, S.M., Zhang, Y., Liu, T. 2011. Effectiveness of thiamethoxam and imidacloprid seed treatments against Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) on cotton. Pest Management Science. 67(2):226-232.
Effectiveness of transgenic Bt cottons against noctuids in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2010. Effectiveness of transgenic Bt cottons against noctuids in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 35(4):539-549.
Effect of age of transgenic cotton on mortality of lepidopteran larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Li, Y., Liu, T. 2010. Effect of age of transgenic cotton on mortality of lepidopteran larvae. Southwestern Entomologist. 35(3):261-268.
Artificial infestations of transgenic cotton with beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and evaluation of insect mortality and damage under field conditions - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Yang, C. 2010. Artificial infestations of transgenic cotton with beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and evaluation of insect mortality and damage under field conditions. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. CDROM.
Boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) response to and volitilization rates of grandlure when combined with varying doses of eugenol in the extended-life pheromone lure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S. 2010. Boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) response to and volitilization rates of grandlure when combined with varying doses of eugenol in the extended-life pheromone lure. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):356-359.
Non-linear degree day models for post-diapause development of the sunflower stem weevil (Curculionidae: Coleoptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Merrill, S., Gebre-Anlak, A., Armstrong, J.S., Peairs, F.B. 2010. Non-linear degree day models for post-diapause development of the sunflower stem weevil (Curculionidae: Coleoptera). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):302-307.
IPM systems on organic sweet corn in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Bradford, J.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Zibilske, L.M. 2009. IPM systems on organic sweet corn in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Proceedings, IOBC. p. 259-263.
Actual and simulated injury of Creontiades signatus (Heteroptera: Miridae) feeding on cotton bolls - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Duggan, B.L. 2010. Actual and simulated injury of Creontiades signatus (Heteroptera: Miridae) feeding on cotton bolls. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(2):170-177.
Insect population trends in different tillage systems of cotton in south Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Bradford, J.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Smart, J.R., Liu, T. 2010. Insect population trends in different tillage systems of cotton in south Texas. Subtropical Plant Science. 62:1-17.
Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on Cotton in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas: Species Composition, Seasonal Population Dynamics, Damage and Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Liu, T., Adamczyk Jr., J.J. 2009. Thrips (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) on cotton in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas: Species composition, seasonal population dynamics, damage and control. Southwestern Entomologist. 34(4):417-430.
Comparative efficacy of selected insecticide alternatives for boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) control using laboratory bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castro, B.A., Armstrong, J.S. 2009. Comparative efficacy of selected insecticide alternatives for boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) control using laboratory bioassays. Journal of Cotton Science. 13:189-195.
Tritrophic interaction among host plants, whiteflies, and parasitoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Jones, W.A., Liu, T. 2009. Tritrophic interaction among host plants, whiteflies, and parasitoids. Southwestern Entomologist. 34(4):431-445.
A comparison of rearing Creontiades signatus distant on green bean pods or pea plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S. 2009. A comparison of rearing Creontiades signatus distant on green bean pods or pea plants. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(2):193-196.
Controlled release fungicide, soil amendments and biofumigation effects on cotton root rot suppression - (Proceedings)
Matocha, J.E., Gentry, T., Greenberg, S.M., Bradford, J.M., Yang, C., Wilborn, J., Nichols, R. 2009. Controlled release fungicide, soil amendments and biofumigation effects on cotton root rot suppression. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. 1245-1248. CDROM.
Transgenic cotton age effects on lepidopteran larvae mortality - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Li, Y., Liu, T. 2009. Transgenic cotton age effects on lepidopteran larvae mortality. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Determining the relationship between boll age and green plant bug feeding injury to South Texas cotton - (Proceedings)
(29-Jan-09)
Susceptibility of the boll weevil to malathion when collected from the Lower Rio Grande Valley Texas and Delicias, Chihuahua, Mexico using the standard topical assay. Part 1: South Texas - (Proceedings)
(15-Dec-08)
Reproductive potential of field-collected overwintering boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fed on pollen in the laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Jones, G.D., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Setamou, M., Liu, T., Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Eischen, F.A. 2009. Reproductive potential of field-collected overwintering boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fed on pollen in the laboratory. Insect Science. 16(4):321-327.
Interrelationship between plants and insects as the basis for IPM systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Sappington, T.W., Jones, W.A., Liu, T. 2008. Interrelationship between plants and insects as the basis for IPM systems. Egyptian Journal of Agricultural Research. 86(1):133-148.
Evaluations of Bollgard, Bollgard II, and Widestrike technologies against beet and fall armyworm larvae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Greenberg, S.M., Armstrong, J.S., Mullins, W.J., Braxton, L.B., Lassiter, R.B., Siebert, M.W. 2008. Evaluations of Bollgard, Bollgard II, and Widestrike technologies against beet and fall armyworm larvae (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 91(4):531-536.
Efficacy of Vip3A and Cry1Ab transgenic traits in cotton against various lepidopteran pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Mahaffey, J.S. 2008. Efficacy of Vip3A and Cry1Ab transgenic traits in cotton against various lepidopteran pests. Florida Entomologist. 91(4):570-575.
Efficacy of Cry1F insecticidal protein in maize and cotton for control of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Siebert, W.M., Babcock, J.M., Nolting, S., Santos, A.C., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Neese, P.A., King, J.E., Jenkins, J.N., Lorenz, G.M., Fromme, D.D., Lassiter, R.B. 2008. Efficacy of Cry1F insecticidal protein in maize and cotton for control of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 91(4):555-565.
Effects of photoperiod on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) development, survival, and reproduction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Sappington, T.W., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Liu, T., Setamou, M. 2008. Effects of photoperiod on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) development, survival, and reproduction. Environmental Entomology. 37(6):1396-1402.
Oviposition Patterns of Creontiades signatus (Hemiptera: Miridae) on Okra-Leaf and Normal-Leaf Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Setamou, M. 2009. Oviposition patterns of Creontiades signatus (Hemiptera: Miridae) on okra-Leaf and normal-Leaf cotton. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102:196-200.
Feeding, oviposition and survival of Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae) on Bt and non-Bt cottons - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lei, Z., Greenberg, S.M., Liu, T. 2009. Feeding, oviposition and survival of Liriomyza trifolii (Diptera: Agromyzidae) on Bt and non-Bt cottons. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 99:253-261.
Production of mRNA from the cry1Ac Transgene differs among Bollgard® lines which correlates to the level of subsequent protein. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Perera, O.P., Meredith Jr, W.R. 2009. Production of mRNA from the cry1Ac Transgene differs among Bollgard® lines which correlates to the level of subsequent protein. Transgenic Research. 18:143-149.
Assessing beet armyworm damage on Bt and non-Bt cottons by visual observations and remote sensing - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Armstrong, J.S. , Yang, C. 2008. Assessing beet armyworm damage on Bt and non-Bt cottons by visual observations and remote sensing. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, Jan. 8-11, 2008, Nashville, TN. 2005.
Insect population dynamics in different tillage systems of dryland and irrigated cotton - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Bradford, J.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Smart, J.R., Liu, T.X. 2008. Insect population dynamics in different tillage systems of dryland and irrigated cotton. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, Jan. 8-11, 2008, Nashville, TN. 2008.
Biofumigation and soil amendment effects on cotton root rot suppression - (Proceedings)
Matocha, J.E., Greenberg, S.M., Bradford, J.M., Wilborn, J.R. 2008. Biofumigation and soil amendment effects on cotton root rot suppression. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Evaluation of extended-life pheromone formulations used with and without dichlorvos for boll weevil (Coleoptera: curculionidae) trapping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-Dec-07)
Survival of boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adults after feeding on pollens from various sources - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Jones, G.D., Eischen, F.A., Coleman, R.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Liu, T., Setamou, M. 2007. Survival of boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) adults after feeding on pollens from various sources. Insect Science. 14:503-510.
Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) Instar Effects on Rate of Parasitism by Eretmocerus mundus and Encarsia pergandiella (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Jones, W.A., Liu, T. 2008. Bemisia tabaci (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) instar effects on rate of parasitism by Eretmocerus mundus and Encarsia pergandiella (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae). Entomological Science. 11:97-103.
Orientation behavior, development and survival of Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae on cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab and conventional cotton. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y., Greenberg, S.M., Liu, T. 2007. Orientation behavior, development and survival of Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae on cotton expressing Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab and conventional cotton. Journal of Insect Behavior. 20(5):473-488.
60th Annual Insect Research and Conference Report. - (Proceedings)
(12-Mar-07)
Efficacy of various Bt Cotton against the Black Cutworm. - (Proceedings)
Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Greenberg, S.M. 2007. Efficacy of various Bt Cotton against the Black Cutworm. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 1638-1642.
Characterizing the damage and oviposition of a Creontiades plant bug to South Texas Cotton. - (Proceedings)
Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Duggan, B.L. 2007. Characterizing the damage and oviposition of a Creontiades plant bug to South Texas Cotton. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 34-37.
Noctuid Survivorship and Damage in Widestrike, Bollgard, and Bollgard II Cottons in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Liu, T. 2007. Noctuid Survivorship and Damage in Widestrike, Bollgard, and Bollgard II Cottons in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 316-320.
Fecundity of Boll Weevils unaltered following survival of LD50 dose of Malathion. - (Proceedings)
Armstrong, J.S., Greenberg, S.M., Setamou, M. 2007. Fecundity of Boll Weevils unaltered following survival of LD50 dose of Malathion. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 9-12, 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 356-360.
Efficacy of VIP3A and Cry1Ab Genotypes against various Lepidopteran Pests. - (Proceedings)
(24-Feb-07)
Interference of boll weevil trapping by spiders (Araneida) and an evaluation of trap modification to reduce unwanted arthropods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S., Richman, D. 2007. Interference of boll weevil trapping by spiders (Araneida) and an evaluation of trap modification to reduce unwanted arthropods. J. Entomol. Sci. 42(3):392-398.
Fall Armyworm susceptibility to Bollgard I, Bollgard II, and Widestrike cotton as determined by a leaf-dish assay. - (Abstract Only)
Armstrong, J.S., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Greenberg, S.M. 2007. Fall Armyworm susceptibility to Bollgard I, Bollgard II, and Widestrike cotton as determined by a leaf-dish assay.. Entomological Society of America Proceedings.
Reproductive Potential of Overwintering, F1, and F2 Female Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Sappington, T.W., Setamou, M., Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Liu, T.X. 2007. Reproductive potential of overwintering, F1, and F2 female boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Environmental Entomology. 36(2):256-262.
Circadian Rhythms of Feeding, Oviposition, and Emergence of the Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Armstrong, J.S., Setamou, M., Sappington, T.W., Coleman, R.J., Liu, T. 2006. Circadian rhythms of feeding, oviposition, and emergence of the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Insect Science. 13(6):461-467.
Effects of Bt Cotton Expressing Cry1ac and Cry2ab and Non-Bt Cotton on Behavior, Survival and Development of Trichoplusia Ni (Lepidoptera:noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, Y.X., Greenberg, S.M., Liu, T.X. 2006. Effects of Bt cotton expressing Cry1ac and Cry2ab and non-Bt cotton on behavior, survival and development of Trichoplusia ni (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Crop Protection Journal. 25:940-948.
Sublethal Effects of Malathion on Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Fecundity When Maintained on Cotton Squares and Artificial Diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S., Setamou, M., Showler, A.T., Greenberg, S. 2006. Sublethal effects of malathion on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fecundity when maintained on cotton squares and artificial diet. Insect Science and Its Application. 13:287-292.
Identifying the Predators That Interfere with Boll Weevil Trapping and Evaluating Lure/insecticide Combinations - (Proceedings)
Armstrong, J.S., Richman, D.B. 2006. Identifying the predators that interfere with boll weevil trapping and evaluating lure/insecticide combinations. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 3-6, 2006, San Antonio, Texas. 2006 CDROM.
Comparative Efficacy of Bollgard II and Non-Bt Cotton on the Noctuid Complex in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Armstrong, J.S., Coleman, R.J., Bradford, J.M., Liu, T., Adamczyk Jr., J.J. 2006. Comparative efficacy of Bollgard II and non-bt cotton on the Noctuid Complex in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 3-6, 2006, San Antonio, Texas. 2006 CDROM.
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