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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: MANAGEMENT OF INVASIVE SCARABS, ROOT WEEVILS, AND OTHER BEETLES OF QUARANTINE SIGNIFICANCE IN HORTICULTURAL, TURF, AND NURSERY CROPS

Location: Application Technology Research Unit

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

Species dependent influence of (-)alpha pinene on attraction of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to ethanol-baited traps in nursery agroecosystems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Gandhi, K., Oliver, J., Schultz, P., Canas, L., Herms, D. 2011. Species dependent influence of (-)alpha pinene on attraction of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) to ethanol-baited traps in nursery agroecosystems. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2):574-579.
Systemic Insecticides Reduce Feeding, Survival and Fecundity of Adult Black Vine Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on a Variety of Ornamental Nursery Crops     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M. 2011. Systemic insecticides reduce feeding, survival and fecundity of adult black vine weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on a variety of ornamental nursery crops. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(4):405-413.
A Rare Excitatory Amino Acid from Flowers of Zonal Geranium responsible for Paralyzing the Japanese Beetle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Winter, R.E., Singh, M.E., Reding, M.E., Frantz, J., Locke, J.C., Krause, C.R. 2011. A rare excitatory amino acid from flowers of zonal geranium responsible for paralyzing the Japanese beetle. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(4):1217-1221.
Monitoring Flight Activity of Ambrosia Beetles in Ornamental Nurseries with Ethanol-Baited Traps: Influence of Trap Height on Captures     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Oliver, J., Schultz, P., Ranger, C.M. 2010. Monitoring Flight Activity of Ambrosia Beetles in Ornamental Nurseries with Ethanol-Baited Traps: Influence of Trap Height on Captures. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 28:85-90.
Development of an Odor-Based Trap Tree Strategy for Ambrosia Beetles Infesting Ornamental Nurseries - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Oliver, J., Schultz, P. 2009. Development of an Odor-Based Trap Tree Strategy for Ambrosia Beetles Infesting Ornamental Nurseries. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 13-16, 2009, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Electrophysiological and Behavioral Responses of the Ambrosia Beetle, Xylosandrus germanus, to Repellent Formulations - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Oliver, J., Schultz, P. 2009.Electrophysiological and Behavioral Responses of the Ambrosia Beetle, Xylosandrus germanus, to Repellent Formulations. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 13-16, 2009, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Acute Toxicity of Essential Oils to Japanese Beetle Larvae and their Corresponding Mass Spectral Analysis - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Oliver, J. 2009. Acute Toxicity of Essential Oils to Japanese Beetle Larvae and their Corresponding Mass Spectral Analysis. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America, December 13-16, 2009, Indianapolis Indiana.
Monitoring Ambrosia Beetles with Ethanol-Injected Sentinel Trees and Ethanol-Baited Bottle Traps in Ornamental Nurseries - (Abstract Only)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Schultz, P., Oliver, J. 2009. Monitoring Ambrosia Beetles with Ethanol-Injected Sentinel Trees and Ethanol-Baited Bottle Traps in Ornamental Nurseries. Entomological Society of America Proceedings, December 13-16, 2009, Indianapolis, Indiana.
Performance of Oriental Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) on Woody Nursery Crops - (Abstract Only)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M. 2009. Performance of Oriental Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) on Woody Nursery Crops. Entomological Society of America Proceedings.
Ability of Stress-Related Volatiles to Attract and Induce Attacks by Xylosandrus Germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) and Other Ambrosia Beetles     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Persad, A.B., Herms, D.A. 2010. Ability of Stress-Related Volatiles to Attract and Induce Attacks by Xylosandrus Germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) and Other Ambrosia Beetles. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 12:177-185.
Systemic Insecticides for Control of Black Vine Weevil, (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in Container- and Field-Grown Nursery Crops     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Persad, A. 2009. Systemic Insecticides for Control of Black Vine Weevil, (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in Container- and Field-Grown Nursery Crops. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:927-933.
Field Evaluation of Essential Oils for Reducing Attraction by the Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Youssef, N.N., Oliver, J.B., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Moyseenko, J.J., Klein, M.G., Pappas, R.S. 2009. Field Evaluation of Essential Oils for Reducing Attraction by the Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:1551-1558.
Toxicity of botanical formulations to nursery-infesting white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Oliver, J.B., Moyseenko, J.J., Youseef, N.N. 2009. Toxicity of botanical formulations to nursery-infesting white grubs (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae). NCB-ESA North Central Branch Entomological Society of America.Available: http://www.esancb.org/files/ampdf/am2008.pdf
Surface-Applied Insecticide Treatments for the Elimination of Larval Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) From Field-Grown Nursery Plants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, J., Reding, M.E., Youseff, N., Klein, M.G., Bishop, B., Lewis, P. 2009. Surface-Applied Insecticide Treatments for the Elimination of Larval Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) From Field-Grown Nursery Plants. Pest Management Science. 65:(4)381-390.
Can Pesticide Delivery Methods Play a Role in Sustainable Pest Management? - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Luis, C., Derksen, R.C. 2008. Can Pesticide Delivery Methods Play a Role in Sustainable Pest Management?. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America.Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2008/webprogram/Paper34170.html
Ability of Plant Stress Volatiles to Trigger Attacks by the Nursery-Infesting Black Stem Borer, Xylosandrus germanus - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Herms, D.A., Persad, A. 2008. Ability of Plant Stress Volatiles to Trigger Attacks by the Nursery-Infesting Black Stem Borer, Xylosandrus germanus. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2008/webprogram/Paper38015.html
Systemic Activity of Neonicotinoids Influences Feeding by Adult Black Vine Weevils on Various Species of Ornamentals     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Reding, M.E., Anand, P., Ranger, C.M. 2008. SYSTEMIC ACTIVITY OF NEONICOTINOIDS INFLUENCES FEEDING BY ADULT BLACK VINE WEEVILS ON VARIOUS SPECIES OF ORNAMENTALS. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2008/webprogram/Paper36751.html
Drench Treatments for Management of Larval Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Field-Grown Balled and Burlapped Nursery Plants     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, J., Reding, M.E., Dennis, S., Moyseenko, J.J., Youssef, N., Klein, M.G., Callcott, A., James, S., Mcanally, L., Bishop, B. 2008. Drench Treatments for Management of Larval Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) in Field-Grown Balled and Burlapped Nursery Plants. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1158-1166.
Drip-Chemigation with Imidacloprid and Nematodes for Control of Scarab Larvae in Nursery Crops     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Zhu, H., Derksen, R.C. 2008. Drip-Chemigation with Imidacloprid and Nematodes for Control of Scarab Larvae in Nursery Crops. Journal of Environmental Horticulture. 26:93-100.
Research on Exotic Scarabs in Ornamental Nurseries in Ohio - (Abstract Only)
Reding, M.E. 2008. Research on Exotic Scarabs in Ornamental Nurseries in Ohio. Meeting Abstract. Availabe: http://www.esancb.org/files/ampdf/am2008.pdf
Xylosandrus germanus: A long-established but emerging invasive pest in U.S. nurseries - (Proceedings)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E. 2008. Xylosandrus germanus: A long-established but emerging invasive pest in U.S. nurseries. Proceedings, XXI International Congress of Entomology.Available: http://www.ice2008.org.za/pdf/proceedings.pdf
Influence of Silicon on Resistance of Zinnia Elegans to Myzus Persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Singh, A.P., Frantz, J., Canas, L., Locke, J.C., Reding, M.E., Vorsa, N. 2009. Influence of Silicon on Resistance of Zinnia Elegans to Myzus Persicae (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology. 38:129-136.
Black Vine Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Performance in Container- and Field-Grown Hosts     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E. 2008. Black Vine Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Performance in Container- and Field-Grown Hosts. Journal of Entomological Science.43:300-310.
Monitoring the Ambrosia Beetle Complex in Ornamental Nurseries in Ohio, Tennessee, and Virginia: Influence of Trap Height - (Abstract Only)
Reding, M.E., Oliver, J., Schultz, P. MONITORING THE AMBROSIA BEETLE COMPLEX IN ORNAMENTAL NURSERIES IN OHIO, TENNESSEE, AND VIRGINIA: INFLUENCE OF TRAP HEIGHT. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America. Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2007/techprogram/paper_29743.htm.
Monoterpenes influence response of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to attractant-baited traps - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E. 2007. Monoterpenes influence response of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to attractant-baited traps. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America.Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2007/techprogram/paper_30540.htm
Silicon-inducible defenses of Zinnia elegans against Myzus persicae - (Abstract Only)
Ranger, C.M., Singh, A.P., Frantz, J., Canas, L., Locke, J.C., Vorsa, N., Reding, M.E. Silicon-inducible defenses of Zinnia elegans against Myzus persicae. National Meeting of Entomological Society Of America.Available: http://esa.confex.com/esa/2007/techprogram/paper_28624.htm
Intraspecific Variation in Aphid Resistance and Constitutive Phenolics Exhibited by the Wild Blueberry Vaccinium darrowi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Singh, A.P., Johnson-Cicalese, J., Polavarapu, S., Vorsa, N. 2007. Intraspecific Variation in Aphid Resistance and Constitutive Phenolics Exhibited by the Wild Blueberry Vaccinium darrowi. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:711-729.
Chlorpyrifos Immersion to Eliminate Third Instar Japanese Beetle (Coleoptera:scarabaeidae) in Balled and Burlapped Trees and Subsequent Treatment Effects on Red Maple     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, J., Reding, M.E., Klein, M.G., Youssef, N., Mannion, C., Bishop, B. 2007. Chlorpyrifos immersion to eliminate third instar Japanese beetle (Coleoptera:scarabaeidae) in balled and burlapped trees and subsequent treatment effects on red maple. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(2):307-314.
Life History of Oriental Beetle and Other Scarabs, and Occurance of Tiphia Vernalis in Ohio Nurseries     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Klein, M.G. 2007. Life History of Oriental Beetle and Other Scarabs, and Occurance of Tiphia Vernalis in Ohio Nurseries. Journal of Entomological Science. 42(3): 329-340.
Common White Grubs of Northeast Ohio Nurseries     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Reding, M.E., Klein, M.G. 2006. Common white grubs of northeast Ohio nurseries. Government Publication/Report. //www.ars.usda.gov/sp2UserFiles/Place/36071000/Publications/Reding192314_2006_CommonWhiteGrubs.pdf.
Black Vine Weevil Oviposition Behavior in Container-Grown Nursery Crops - (Abstract Only)
Reding, M.E. 2006. Black Vine Weevil Oviposition Behavior in Container-Grown Nursery Crops. Meeting Abstract.
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