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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIOLOGICAL AND BIORATIONAL CONTROL OF THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effect of Flooding on the Survival of Formosan Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Laboratory Tests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornelius, M.L., Osbrink, W.L. 2010. Effect of flooding on the survival of Formosan Subterranean Termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in laboratory tests. Sociobiology. 56:669-711.
Effect of Soil Type and Moisture Availability on the Foraging Behavior of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornelius, M.L., Osbrink, W.L. 2010. Effect of Soil Type and Moisture Availability on the Foraging Behavior of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(3):799-807.
Activity of Bifenthrin, Chlorfenapyr, Fipronil, and Thiamethoxam against Red Imported Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wiltz, B.A., Suiter, D.R., Gardner, W.A. Activity of Bifenthrin, Chlorfenapyr, Fipronil, and Thiamethoxam against Red Imported Fire Ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 103(3): 754-761. 2010.
Swarming of the Formosan Subteranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Southern Mississippi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lax, A.R., Wiltz, B.A. Swarming of the Formosan Subteranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in Southern Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist. 3(1):18–25. 2010.
Hydrolysis of filter-paper cellulose to glucose by two recombinant endogenous glycosyl hydrolases of Coptotermes formosanus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Lax, A.R., Bland, J.M., Yu, J., Federova, N., Nierman, W.C. 2010. Hydrolysis of filter-paper cellulose to glucose by two recombinant endogenous glycosyl hydrolases of Coptotermes formosanus. Insect Science. 17:245-252.
Differential cellulolytic activity of native-form and C-terminal tagged-form cellulase derived from coptotermes formosanus and expressed in E. coli     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, D., Lax, A.R., Raina, A.K., Bland, J.M. 2009. Differential cellulolytic activity of native-form and C-terminal tagged-form cellulase derived from coptotermes formosanus and expressed in E. coli. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 39:516–522
Salivary gland thrombostasin isoforms differentilally regulate blood uptake of horn flies fed on New Zealand white rabbits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cupp, M.S., Cupp, E.W., Zhang, D., Yue, X., Todd, L., Panangala, V., Navarre, C., Whitley, E. 2009. Salivary gland thrombostasin isoforms differentilally regulate blood uptake of horn flies fed on New Zealand white rabbits. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(2)351-357.
A new gland associated with the retrocerebral complex of the adult corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Murphy, C.A. A new gland associated with the retrocerebral complex of the adult corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea. Anthropod Management Journal doi:10.1016/j.asd.20087.05.001
Trail Following Activity in Extracts of Sternal Glands from Anacanthotermes turkestanicus (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khamraev, A.S., Kuchkarova, L.S., Ahmerov, R.N., Mirzaeva, G.C., Hanzafarova, N.V., Bland, J.M., Abullaev, I.I., Raina, A.K. 2008. Trail Following Activity in Extracts of Sternal Glands from Anacanthotermes turkestanicus (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae) Sociobiology 51(3):685-696.
Effect of Bait Supplements on the Feeding and Tunneling Behavior of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornelius, M.L., Osbrink, W.L. 2008. Effect of Bait Supplements on the Feeding and Tunneling Behavior of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Sociobiology. 51: 497-511.
Foreign gene transfer in termite cells using a recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Modisett, K.L., Robinson, C.D., Raina, A.K., Lax, A.R., Michael, S.F., Isern, S. 2008. Foreign gene transfer in termite cells using a recombinant vesicular stomatitis virus. Journal of Insect Science (8)52:1536-2442.
Long-Term Development of Incipient Colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in the Laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Florane, C.B. 2007. Long-Term Development of Incipient Colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in the Laboratory. Sociobiology 50(3):739-747.
Molting in workers of the Formosan subterranean termite (coptotermes formosanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Park, Y.I., Gelman, D. 2008. Molting in workers of the Formosan subterranean termite (coptotermes formosanus). Journal of Insect Physiology 54:155-161.
Presence of Nitrogen Fixing Klebsiella pneumoniae in the gut of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Coptotermes formosanus) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doolittle, M., Raina, A.K., Lax, A.R., Boopathy, R. 2008. Presence of Nitrogen Fixing Klebsiella pneumoniae in the gut of the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Coptotermes formosanus). Bioresource Technology 99:3297-3300.
Engineering a Recombinant Baculovirus with a Peptide Hormone Gene and its Effect on the Corn Earworm, Helicoverpa zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Vakharia, V.N., Leclerc, R.F., Blackburn, M.B. 2007. Engineering a Recombinant Baculovirus with a Peptide Hormone Gene and its Effect on the Corn Earworm, Helicoverpa zea. Biopesticides International. 3(1):43-52.
Food preferences of the Turkestan termite Anacanthotermes turkestanicus (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khamraev, A., Lebedeva, N., Zuginisov, T., Abdullaev, I., Rakhmatullaev, A., Raina, A.K. 2007. Food preferences of the Turkestan termite Anacanthotermes turkestanicus (Isoptera: Hodotermitidae). Sociobiology 50(2):469-478.
The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Distribution of Subterranean Termite Colonies (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cornelius, M.L., Duplessis, L.M., Osbrink, W.L. 2007. The Impact of Hurricane Katrina on the Distribution of Subterranean Termite Colonies (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in City Park, New Orleans, Louisiana. Sociobiology 50(2):1-25.
Effect of Orange Oil Extract on the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Bland, J.M., Doolittle, M., Lax, A.R., Boopathy, R., Folkins, M. 2007. Effect of Orange Oil Extract on the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(3: 880-885.
Structure of Spermatheca and Sperm Dynamics in the Formosan Subterranean Termite Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Murphy, C.A., Florane, C.B., Williams, K.A., Park, Y.I., Ingber, B.F. 2007. Structure of Spermatheca and Sperm Dynamics in the Formosan Subterranean Termite Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Annuals of the Entomological Society of America. 100:481-424.
Effect of Orange Oil Extract on the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Raina, A.K., Bland, J.M., Doolittle, M., Lax, A.R., Boopathy, R., Folkins, M. 2007. Effect of Orange Oil Extract on the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 100(3):880-885.
Effect of Natural Products on Gut Endosymbiotic Microbes in Formosan Subterranean Termites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Doolittle, M., Raina, A.K., Lax, A.R., Boopathy, R. 2006. Effect of natural products on gut endosymbiotic microbes in formosan subterranean termites. International Biodeterioration and Biodegradation. 59:69-71.
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