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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF INSECTS AND MICROORGANISMS TO PREVENT MYCOTOXIN CONTAMINATION

Location: Foodborne Toxin Detection and Prevention

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

Behavior of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)neonate larvae on surfaces treated with microencapsulated pear ester - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Light, D.M., Beck, J.J. 2012. Behavior of codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae)neonate larvae on surfaces treated with microencapsulated pear ester. Environmental Entomology. 41(3):603-611.
Isolation by ion-exchange methods. In Sarker S.D. (ed) Natural Products Isolation, 3rd edition - (Book / Chapter)
Dragull, K.D., Beck, J.J. 2012. Isolation by ion-exchange methods. In Sarker S.D.; Lutfun, N. (eds) Natural Products Isolation, 3rd edition. New Jersey: The Humana Press Inc. Vol. 864:p.189-219.
Volatile analysis of ground almonds contaminated with naturally occurring fungi     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Mahoney, N.E., Cook, D., Gee, W.S. 2011. Volatile analysis of ground almonds contaminated with naturally occurring fungi. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59(11):6180-6187.
Ambient orchard volatiles from California almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Higbee, B.S., Gee, W.S., Dragull, K.D. 2011. Ambient orchard volatiles from California almonds. Phytochemistry Letters. 4(2):199-202.
Impact of Kairomones on Moth Pest Management: Pear Ester and the Codling Moth - (Proceedings)
(04-Jan-11)
Isolation and identification of ochratoxin A-producing Aspergillus section Nigri strains from California raisins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Vasquez, S.J., Mahoney, N.E. 2011. Isolation and identification of ochratoxin A-producing Aspergillus section Nigri strains from California raisins. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 52:330-336.
Incidence of fumonisin B2 production within Aspergillus section Nigri populations isolated from California raisins     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Mcgarvey, J.A. 2011. Incidence of fumonisin B2 production within Aspergillus section Nigri populations isolated from California raisins. Journal of Food Protection. 74:672-675.
Survey of ex situ fruit and leaf volatiles from several Pistacia cultivars grown in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roitman, J.N., Merrill, G.B., Beck, J.J. 2011. Survey of ex situ fruit and leaf volatiles from several Pistacia cultivars grown in California. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 91(5):934-942.
Almond & Pistachio Volatiles: Semiochemicals for the Navel Orangeworm? - (Abstract Only)
(13-Nov-10)
Fluorescent viability stains to probe the metabolic status of aflatoxigenic fungus in dual culture of Aspergillus flavus and Pichia anomala - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hua, S.T., Brandl, M., Hernlem, B.J., Eng, J.G., Sarreal, S.L. 2010. Fluorescent viability stains to probe the metabolic status of aflatoxigenic fungus in dual culture of Aspergillus flavus and Pichia anomala. Mycopathologia. Available: http://www.springerlink.com/content/w0204147t65552h8/fulltext.pdf.
Characterization of microencapsulated pear ester, (2E,4Z)-ethyl-2,4-decadienoate: a kairomonal spray-adjuvant against neonate codling moth larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Light, D.M., Beck, J.J. 2010. Characterization of microencapsulated pear ester, (2E,4Z)-ethyl-2,4-decadienoate: a kairomonal spray-adjuvant against neonate codling moth larvae. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(13):7838-7845.
Experiments with Biocontrol of Alternaria alternata - (Abstract Only)
Parfitt, D., Hua, S.T., Holtz, B., Chan, H.M., Sarreal, S.L., Martin-Duvall, T., Braga, M. 2010. Experiments with Biocontrol of Alternaria alternata. Meeting Abstract.
Vitality Stains and Real Time PCR Studies to Delineate the Interactions of Pichia anomala and Aspergillus flavus - (Abstract Only)
Hua, S.T., Brandl, M., Hernlem, B.J., Sarreal, S.L. 2010. Vitality Stains and Real Time PCR Studies to Delineate the Interactions of Pichia anomala and Aspergillus flavus. American Society for Microbiology General Meeting, San Diego, CA, May 23-27, 2010.
Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus in soil by antagonistic Pseudomonas strains reduces the potential for airborne spore dispersal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Kattan, A., Abbas, H.K., Johnson, B.J. 2010. Inhibition of Aspergillus flavus in soil by antagonistic Pseudomonas strains reduces the potential for airborne spore dispersal. Phytopathology. 100:532-538.
Non-pheromonal control of navel orangeworm as a promising method toward decreasing contamination of Aspergillus flavus in California tree nuts - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Light, D.M., Higbee, B.S., Dragull, K.D., Merrill, G.B., Gee, W.S. 2010. Non-pheromonal control of navel orangeworm as a promising method toward decreasing contamination of Aspergillus flavus in California tree nuts. American Chemical Society Abstracts.
Letter to the Editor: Styrene-producing microbes in food-stuff - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J. 2010. Letter to the Editor: Styrene-producing microbes in food-stuff. Journal of Food Science. 75(1):X.
Essential oil yield and composition of Pistacia vera "Kerman" fruits, peduncles, and leaves grown in California - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dragull, K.D., Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B. 2010. Essential oil yield and composition of Pistacia vera "Kerman" fruits, peduncles, and leaves grown in California. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 90(4):664-668.
Developing ambient almond orchard volatile mixtures for navel orangeworm (NOW) monitoring - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Higbee, B.S., Light, D.M., Dragull, K.D., Merrill, G.B., Gee, W.S. 2009. Developing ambient almond orchard volatile mixtures for navel orangeworm (NOW) monitoring. Almond Board of California.
In Situ Seasonal Study of the Volatile Production of Almonds (Prunus dulcis), var. 'Nonpareil' and Relationship to Navel Orangeworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Higbee, B.S., Light, D.M., Gee, W.S. 2009. In Situ Seasonal Study of the Volatile Production of Almonds (Prunus dulcis), var. 'Nonpareil' and Relationship to Navel Orangeworm. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 57(9):3749-3753.
Ambient almond volatiles from geographically different orchards and their relationship to navel orangeworm - (Proceedings)
(14-Mar-09)
In situ volatiles from a single cultivar of Prunus dulcis and their relationship to navel orangeworm - (Proceedings)
(14-Mar-09)
Influence of Gene Expression on Variable Aflatoxin Production by Different Strains of Aspergillus flavus - (Abstract Only)
(01-Feb-09)
Collection of ambient pistachio volatiles to develop a synthetic, non-pheromonal background blend for monitoring of navel orangeworm - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J. 2009. Collection of ambient pistachio volatiles to develop a synthetic, non-pheromonal background blend for monitoring of navel orangeworm. Meeting Proceedings.
Molecular Technique to Fingerprint Aspergillus flavus Causing Aflatoxin Contamination in Food - (Other)
Hua, S.T. 2009. Molecular Technique to Fingerprint Aspergillus flavus Causing Aflatoxin Contamination in Food. U.S. Pistachio Industry.
Reduction of Aflatoxin in Pistachio Through Biological Control of Aspergillus flavus - (Other)
Hua, S.T. 2009. Reduction of Aflatoxin in Pistachio Through Biological Control of Aspergillus flavus. U.S. Pistachio Industry.
Ambient orchard and on-tree volatile collection system for monitoring and detection of attractants for navel orangeworm - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J. 2009. Ambient orchard and on-tree volatile collection system for monitoring and detection of attractants for navel orangeworm. Meeting Proceedings.
An in situ, seasonal study of volatiles from a single cultivar of Prunus dulcis, and their relationship to navel orangeworm moth - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Gee, W.S., Higbee, B.S., Light, D.M. 2009. An in situ, seasonal study of volatiles from a single cultivar of Prunus dulcis, and their relationship to navel orangeworm moth. American Chemical Society National Meeting.
Developing Ambient Almond Orchard Volatile Mixtures for NOW Bioassay Analyses - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Higbee, B.S., Light, D.M., Gee, W.S. 2008. Developing Ambient Almond Orchard Volatile Mixtures for NOW Bioassay Analyses. Almond Board of California.
Innoculation of Almond Rootstock with Symbiotic Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi - (Proceedings)
Hua, S.T., Browne, G.T., Ledbetter, C.A. 2008. Innoculation of Almond Rootstock with Symbiotic Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi. Almond Industry 2008 Conference Proceedings. p.91-94.
Strain of Fusarium oxysporum Isolated From Almond Hulls Produces Styrene and 7-Methyl-1,3,5-Cyclooctatriene as the Principal Volatile Components - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L. 2008. Strain of Fusarium Oxysporum Isolated From Almond Hulls Produces Styrene and 7-Methyl-1,3,5-Cyclooctatriene as the Principal Volatile Components. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(23):11392-11398.
Microbial interactions with mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Abbas, H.K. 2008. Microbial interactions with mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins. Journal of Toxicology Toxins Reviews.27(3):261-285.
In Situ Volatile Collection, Analysis, and Comparison of Three Centaurea Species and Their Relation to Biocontrol with Herbivorous Insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Smith, L., Merrill, G.B. 2008. In Situ Volatile Collection, Analysis, and Comparison of Three Centaurea Species and Their Relation to Biocontrol with Herbivorous Insects. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry.56(8):2759-2764.
Comparison of volatile emissions from undamaged and mechanically damaged almonds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Higbee,B.S., Merrill, G.B., Roitman, J.N. 2008. Comparison of volatile emissions from undamaged and mechanically damaged almonds. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.88(8):1363-1368
Pursuit of a Kairomonal Lure for Navel Orangeworm - (Abstract Only)
Light, D.M., Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Higbee, B. 2008. Pursuit of a Kairomonal Lure for Navel Orangeworm. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference.
Innoculation of Almond Rootstock with Symbiotic Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi - (Proceedings)
Hua, S.T., Browne, G.T., Ledbetter, C.A. 2007. Innoculation of Almond Rootstock with Symbiotic Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi. Meeting Proceedings.
Inhibition of ochratoxin A production and growth of Aspergillus species by phenolic antioxidant compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Mahoney, N.E. 2007. Inhibition of ochratoxin A production and growth of Aspergillus species by phenolic antioxidant compounds. Mycopathologia.164(5):241-248.
Volatile Emission of Mechanically Damaged Almonds: An Old and New Method of Investigation to Determine Potential NOW Attractants - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Higbee, B.S., Gee, W.S., Light, D.M., Roitman, J.N., Bettiga, J. 2007. Volatile Emission of Mechanically Damaged Almonds: An Old and New Method of Investigation to Determine Potential NOW Attractants. Multicrop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop-The Peanut Foundation.
Complete Proton and Carbon Assignment of Triclosan via One- and Two- Dimensional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Analysis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, K.A., Beck, J.J. 2007. Complete Proton and Carbon Assignment of Triclosan via One- and Two- Dimensional Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Analysis. The Chemical Educator.12(5):338-342
Volatile Emission of Mechanically Damaged Almonds - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Higbee, B.S. 2007. Volatile Emission of Mechanically Damaged Almonds. American Society of Pharmacognosy.
On-Plant Volatile Analysis Utilizing Solid-Phase Microextraction and a New Volatile Collection Technique - (Abstract Only)
Beck, J.J., Merrill, G.B., Higbee, B.S. 2007. On-Plant Volatile Analysis Utilizing Solid-Phase Microextraction and a New Volatile Collection Technique. American Society of Pharmacognosy. Meeting Abstract.
The Structural Diversity of Phthalides from the Apiaceae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beck, J.J., Chou, S. 2007. The Structural Diversity of Phthalides from the Apiaceae. Journal of Natural Products. 70(5):891-900.
Isolation of maize soil and rhizosphere bacteria with antagonistic activity against Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palumbo, J.D., O Keeffe, T.L., Abbas, H.K. 2007. Isolation of maize soil and rhizosphere bacteria with antagonistic activity against Aspergillus flavus and Fusarium verticillioides. Journal of Food Protection. 70(7):1615-1621.
Efficacy of Pichia anomala WLR-076 to control aflatoxin on corn in Texas, 2005 - (Other)
Isakeit, T., Betran, F.C., Odvody, .G., Hua, S.T. 2007. Efficacy of Pichia anomala WLR-076 to control aflatoxin on corn in Texas, 2005. Plant Disease Management Reports. 1. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/pub/trial/PDMR/volume1/sections/FC.asp.
Characterization of AFLAV, a Tfl/Sushi retrotransposon from Aspergillus flavus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hua, S.T., Tarun, A.S., Pandey, S.N., Chang, L.Y., Chang, P. 2007. Characterization of AFLAV, a Tfl/Sushi retrotransposon from Aspergillus flavus. Mycopathologia. 163(2):97-104.
Development of Micro-Encapsulated Pear Ester Kairomone Spray Adjuvant - (Abstract Only)
Light, D.M. 2007. Development of Micro-Encapsulated Pear Ester Kairomone Spray Adjuvant. Western Orchard Pest and Disease Management Conference.p.22
Experimental use of the micro-encapsulated pear ester kairomone for control of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.), in walnuts. - (Proceedings)
Light, D.M. 2007. Experimental use of the micro-encapsulated pear ester kairomone for control of codling moth, Cydia pomonella (L.), in walnuts.IOBC/WPRS Bulletin (Abstract for Conference Proceedings). 30(4):133-140.
Environmental Adaptation of Pichia anomala WRS-076 as an Effective Biocontrol Agent for Pre-harvest Application - (Other)
(08-Sep-06)
Evaluation of a Biopesticide, Pichia Anomala Wrl-076 to Control Aspergillus Flavus in a Commercial Orchard - (Proceedings)
Hua, S.T., Parfitt, D.E., Brent, H.A. Evaluation of a biopesticide, pichia anomala wrl-076 to control aspergillus flavus in a commercial orchard. Biological Control Symposium Proceedings.
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