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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: GENETIC IMPROVEMENT OF MAIZE AND PEARL MILLET FOR RESISTANCE TO INSECTS AND AFLATOXIN Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2013 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2013. In: J. L. Day, A. E. Coy, and J. D. Gassett (eds.), Georgia 2013 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication. 103-5.
Multiple insect resistance in 79 commercial corn hybrids - 2012 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Multiple insect resistance in 79 commercial corn hybrids - 2013. In: A. E. Coy, J. L. Day, and J. D. Gassett (eds.), Georgia 2013 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication. 101-4.
Field screening of maize germplasm lines for fall armyworm resistance using visual damage rating and predator abundance survey - (Abstract Only)
(05-Mar-13)
Potential shortfall of pyramided Bt cotton for resistance management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brevault, T., Heuberger, S., Zhang, M., Ellers-Kirk, C., Ni, X., Masson, L., Li, X., Tabashnik, B.E., Carriere, Y. 2013. Potential shortfall of pyramided Bt cotton for resistance management. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:5806-5811.
Effect of eastern gamagrass on fall armyworm and corn earworm development - (Abstract Only)
(10-Feb-13)
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines and experimental hybrids for insect resistance - (Abstract Only)
(15-Jul-12)
Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance using whorl damage rating and predator survey - (Abstract Only)
(15-Jul-12)
Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Wilson, J.P. 2012. Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1457-1464.
Effects of photoperiod and temperature on diapause induction in Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(03-May-12)
Repellent response of female agromyzid flies to leafminer-infested bean plants - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Lei, Z., Ni, X. 2012. Repellent response of female agromyzid flies to leafminer-infested bean plants. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU08.
Patterns of host adaptation in Frankliniella occidentalis among vegetable crops - (Abstract Only)
Lei, Z., Wang, H., Ni, X. 2012. Patterns of host adaptation in Frankliniella occidentalis among vegetable crops. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU11.
Comprehensive field screenings for whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance in corn germplasm lines - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X. 2012. Comprehensive field screenings for whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance in corn germplasm lines. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU06.
Deciphering maize genetics and ecology to reduce insect damage and aflatoxin accumulation - (Abstract Only)
(01-Apr-12)
Evaluation of spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin level in the pre-harvest corn fields to improve management tactics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(26-Mar-12)
Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2011 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G. 2011. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2011. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D., editors. Georgia 2011 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 103-3, Athens, GA.
Foliar resistance to fall armyworm in corn germplasm lines that confer resistance to root- and ear-feeding insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Chen, Y., Hibbard, B.E., Wilson, J.P., Williams, W.P., Buntin, G., Ruberson, J.R., Li, X. 2011. Foliar resistance to fall armyworm in corn germplasm lines that confer resistance to root- and ear-feeding insects. Florida Entomologist. 94(4):971-981.
Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G., Guo, B., Krakowsky, M.D., Lee, R., Cottrell, T.E., Scully, B.T., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn. Toxins. 3(7):920-931.
Spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin contamination in corn at pre-harvest - (Abstract Only)
(02-Jun-11)
Spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin contamination in corn at pre-harvest - (Abstract Only)
(22-Mar-11)
Impact of applying edible oils to silk channels on ear pests of sweet corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Riley, D.G., Li, X. 2011. Impact of edible oils on ear pests of sweet corn. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:956-964.
Diurnal movement pattern of the brown stink bugs inside and near the corn fields at flowering time - (Abstract Only)
(24-Feb-11)
Natural history and intragenomic dynamics of the Transib transposon Hztransib in the cotton bollworm Helicoverpa zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, E., Ni, X., Zhao, H., Li, X. 2010. Natural history and intragenomic dynamics of the Transib transposon Hztransib in the cotton bollworm Helicoverpa zea. Insect Molecular Biology. 20:291-301.
Insect and bird resistance in 11 grain sorghum hybrids - 2010 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2010. Insect and bird resistance in 11 grain sorghum hybrids - 2010. In: Day, J. L., Coy, A. E., and Rose, P. A., editors. Georgia 2010 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 103-2, Athens, GA.
Impact of transgenic sweet corn silks to two noctuid pests - (Abstract Only)
(15-Dec-10)
Potential adaptation of a Q biotype whitefly population from poinsettia to field crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, X., Dennehy, T.J., Ni, X., Zhao, H., Nichols, R.L., Li, X. 2011. Potential adaptation of a Q biotype whitefly population from poinsettia to field crops. Insect Science. 18:719-728.
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines for pest resistance and biomass production - (Abstract Only)
(15-Nov-10)
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines for pest resistance and biomass production - (Abstract Only)
(15-Nov-10)
Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 59 commercial corn hybrids - 2010 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2010. Insect Screening Results: Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 59 commercial corn hybrids - 2010. In: Coy, A. E., Day, J. L., and Gassett, J., editors. Georgia 2010 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 101-2, Athens, GA.
Functional characterization of cis-acting elements mediating flavone-inducible expression of CYP321A1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, C., Luo, X., Ni, X., Zhang, Y., Li, X. 2010. Functional characterization of cis-acting elements mediating flavone-inducible expression of CYP321A1. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 40:898-908.
Fall armyworm resistance in sweet sorghum - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Anderson, W.F. 2010. Fall armyworm resistance in sweet sorghum. Meeting Abstract.
Impact of brown stink bug (Heteroptera: pentatomidae) feeding on corn grain yield components and quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Cottrell, T.E., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Powell, R., Lee, R.D., Wilson, J.P., Scully, B.T. 2010. Impact of brown stink bug (Heteroptera: pentatomidae) feeding on corn grain yield components and quality. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:2072-2079.
Fall armyworm resistance and natural enemy attraction in elite GEM inbred lines - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Ruberson, J.R., Cottrell, T.E., Wilson, J.P., Williams, W.P. 2010. Fall armyworm resistance and natural enemy attraction in elite GEM inbred lines. Entomological Society of America Abstract no. 0934 http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/Paper51168.html.
Comparative molecular and biochemical characterization of segmentally duplicated 9-lipoxygenase genes ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 of maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, Y., Gobel, C., Ni, X., Feussner, I., Kolomiets, M.V. 2010. Comparative molecular and biochemical characterization of segmentally duplicated 9-lipoxygenase genes ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 of maize. Planta. 231:1425-1437.
Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 56 commercial corn hybrids - 2009 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 56 commercial corn hybrids - 2009. In: Coy, A.E., Day, J.L., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2009 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 101, Athens, GA.
Sorghum midge resistance in 18 grain sorghum hybrids - 2009 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P. 2009. Sorghum midge resistance in 18 grain sorghum hybrids - 2009. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2009 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, Summer Annual forages, and Sunflower Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 103.
Deciphering the plant-insect phenotypic arms race - (Book / Chapter)
Li, X., Ni, X. 2010. Deciphering the plant-insect phenotypic arms race. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 3-20.
Metamorphosis of cisgenic insect resistance research in the transgenic crop era - (Book / Chapter)
Ni, X., Li, X., Chen, Y., Guo, F., Feng, J., Zhao, H. 2010. Metamorphosis of cisgenic insect resistance research in the transgenic crop era. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 157-169.
Nitrogen modulation on plant direct and indirect defenses - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, Y., Ni, X. 2010. Nitrogen modulation on plant direct and indirect defenses. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 52-60.
Spatial distribution of aflatoxin contamination in relation to damage by ear-feeding insects in pre-harvest corn - (Proceedings)
Ni, X. Wilson, J.P. Krakowsky, M.D. Guo, B. Scully B.T. Buntin, G.D. Lee, R.D. Cottrell, T.E. 2009. Spatial distribution of aflatoxin contamination in relation to damage by ear-feeding insects in pre-harvest corn. Proceedings of the Workshop on Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn, October 27-28, 2009, Mississippi State, MS.
Inheritance of chinch bug (Heteroptera: Blissidae) resistance in grain pearl millet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maas, A., Ni, X. 2009. Inheritance of chinch bug (Heteroptera: Blissidae) resistance in grain pearl millet. Journal of Semi-Arid Tropical (SAT) Agricultural Research 7. http://ejournal.icrisat.org/Volume7/Sorghum_Millets/PM703.pdf.
Differential responses of forage pearl millet genotypes to chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Differential responses of forage pearl millet genotypes to chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:1960-1969.
Evaluation of elite corn inbred lines and hybrids for multiple ear-colonizing insect resistance - (Proceedings)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Evaluation of elite corn inbred lines and hybrids for multiple ear-colonizing insect resistance. In: Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Entomology, October 18-22, 2009, Beijing, China. p. 324-325.
Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Cottrell, T.E., Buntin, G., Lee, R. 2010. Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn. Entomological Society of America Abstract no. 0877. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2009/webprogram/Paper44015.html.
Evaluation of elite GEM inbred lines for multiple ear and kernel pest resistance - (Abstract Only)
(02-Mar-09)
Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Buntin, G. 2009. Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:1262-1269.
Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Ni, X., Buntin, G. 2009. Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:noctuidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 35:297-306.
Sorghum Midge Resistance in 16 Grain Sorghum Hybrids - 2008 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Coy, A.E., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2008. Sorghum Midge Resistance in 16 Grain Sorghum Hybrids - 2008. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2008 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 713, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station.
Variation in seasonal pheromone trap capture of the brown stink bug in corn - (Abstract Only)
(21-Nov-08)
Corn-infesting picture-winged flies (Diptera: Ulidiidae) in the southeastern U.S.: Are they already in a field near you? - (Abstract Only)
(21-Nov-08)
Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids     Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Scully, B.T., Buntin, G. 2008. Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids. In: A.E. Coy, J.L. Day, and J. Gasasett (eds.), Georgia 2008 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 717, pp. 34-37, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Athens, GA.
Physiological basis of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Brown, S.L. 2008. Physiological basis of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin. Florida Entomologist 91:537-545.
Impact of Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) and Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on primary physiology of four near-isogenic wheat lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macedo, T.B., Peterson, R.D., Weaver, D.K., Ni, X. 2009. Impact of Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) and Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on primary physiology of four near-isogenic wheat lines. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:412-421.
Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm - (Abstract Only)
(20-Jun-08)
Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R., Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Tillman, P.G., Buntin, D. 2008. Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors. Entomological Society of America Abstract No. 1047.
Economic injury level of brown stink bug damage on developing corn ears - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Cottrell, T.E., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Krakowsky, M.D. 2008. Economic injury level of brown stink bug damage on developing corn ears [abstract]. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, April 2-4, 2008, Cordele, Georgia.
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