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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Production, Stabilization and Formulation of Microbial Agents and Their Natural Products

Location: Crop Bioprotection Research

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

Effect of spray drying processing parameters on the insecticidal activity of two encapsulated formulations of baculovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Feb-15)
Composition of entomopathogenic fungus and method of production and application for insect control - (Other)
Jackson, M.A., Jaronski, S.T. 2014. Composition of entomopathogenic fungus and method of production and application for insect control. Patent Application. European Patent EP 2 200 445 B1.
Ovicidal activity of Metarhizium brunneum (Mb F52) on dengue fever vector, Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)
Weiler, L., Behle, R.W., Strickman, D.A., Rooney, A.P. 2014. Ovicidal activity of Metarhizium brunneum (Mb F52) on dengue fever vector, Aedes aegypti [abstract]. Illinois Mosquito and Vector Control Association.
Maximizing in vivo production of Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) baculovirus - (Abstract Only)
Behle, R.W. 2014. Maximizing in vivo production of Agrotis ipsilon (Hufnagel) baculovirus [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Poster D3485.
Evaluation of commercial formulations of entomopathogenic fungi to manage the redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of Laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida - (Abstract Only)
Carrillo, D., Pasco, A.B., Navarrete, J., Duncan, R.E., Rooney, A.P., Dunlap, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Behle, R.W., Cave, R., Crane, J., Pena, J.E. 2014. Evaluation of commercial formulations of entomopathogenic fungi to manage the redbay ambrosia beetle, vector of Laurel wilt, a lethal disease affecting avocados in Florida [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Poster D0352.
Entomopathogenic fungi as a biological control agents for the vector of the laurel wilt disease, the redbay ambrosia beetle, Xyleborus glabratus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carrillo, D., Dunlap, C.A., Avery, P.B., Navarrete, J., Duncan, R.E., Jackson, M.A., Behle, R.W., Cave, R., Crane, J., Rooney, A.P., Pena, J.E. 2014. Entomopathogenic fungi as a biological control for the vector of the laurel wilt disease: The redbay ambrosia beetle. Biological Control. 81:44-50.
Susceptibility of entomopathgenic fungi to OMRI certified surfactants for biopesticide applications - (Abstract Only)
Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2014. Susceptibility of entomopathgenic fungi to OMRI certified surfactants for biopesticide applications. Meeting Abstract.
Draconibacterium orientalis gen. nov. sp. nov. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, Z., Wang, Y., Dunlap, C.A., Rooney, A.P., Chen, G. 2014. Draconibacterium orientalis gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from two distinct marine environments, and proposal of Draconibacteriaceae fam. nov. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 64(5):1690-1696.
Production of microsclerotia by brazilian strains of metarhizium spp. using submerged liquid culture fermentation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mascarin, G.M., Kobori, N.N., Vital, R.C., Jackson, M.A., Quintela, E.D. 2014. Production of microsclerotia by Brazilian strains of Metarhizium spp. using submerged liquid culture fermentation. World Journal of Microbiology and Biotechnology. 30(5):1583-1590.
Comparative transcription of heritage maize lines to identify new insect resistance genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Johnson, E.T., Skory, C., Dowd, P.F. 2014. Identification of a bioactive bowman-birk inhibitor from an insect-resistant early maize inbred. Journal Agricultural and Food Chemistry. DOI: 10.1021/jf501396q
Compatibility of OMRI certified surfactants with three entomopathogenic fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2014. Compatibility of OMRI certified surfactants with three entomopathogenic fungi. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 24(4):436-447.
Dissolved oxygen levels affect microsclerotia formation by liquid cultures of metarhizium brunneum - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.A. 2013. Dissolved oxygen levels affect microsclerotia formation by liquid cultures of metarhizium brunneum [abstract]. American Society for Microbiology. Poster 312. p. 113.
Neiella marinum gen. nov., sp. nov., isolated from sea cucumber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, Z.J., Miao, T.T., Rooney, A.P., Liu, Q.Q., Chen, G.J. 2013. Neiella marina,gen. nov., sp. Nov., isolated from sea cucumber Apostichopus japonicas. International Journal of Systematic and Evolutionary Microbiology. 63:1597-1601.
Captive bubble and sessile drop surface characterization of a submerged aquatic plant, Hydrilla verticillata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunlap, C.A., Biresaw, G., Shearer, J.F. 2012. Captive bubble and sessile drop surface characterization of a submerged aquatic plant, Hydrilla verticillata. Current Topics in Phytochemistry. 11:53-58.
Efficacy of a granular formulation containing Metarhizium brunneum F52 (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) microsclerotia against nymphs of the black-legged tick, Ixodes scapularis Say (Acari: Ixoididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A., Flor-Weiler, L.B. 2013. Efficacy of a granular formulation containing Metarhizium brunneum F52 (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) microsclerotia against nymphs of Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixoididae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):57-63.
Efficacy and environmental persistence of nootkatone for the control of the blacklegged tick, Ixodes scapularis (Acari: Ixodidae) in the residential landscape - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bharadwaj, A., Stafford III, K.C., Behle, R.W. 2012. Efficacy and environmental persistence of nootkatone for the control of the blacklegged tick (Acari: Ixodidae) in residential landscapes. Entomological Society of America. 49(5):1035-1044.
Comparison of microsclerotia production by various Metarhizium species - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.A., Jaronski, S. 2012. Comparison of microsclerotia production by various Metarhizium species [abstract]. Society for Invertebrate Pathology. p. 49-50.
Mortality of Blapstinus spp. beetles exposed to various formulations of entomopathogenic fungi - (Abstract Only)
Natwick, E.T., Behle, R.W., Jackson, M.A. 2012. Mortality of Blapstinus spp. beetles exposed to various formulations of entomopathogenic fungi [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Paper #92.
Biotechnology-derived products for insect pest control - (Proceedings)
Behle, R.W. 2012. Biotechnology-derived products for insect pest control. In: Proceedings for the International Foundation for Biotechnology Research and Early Stimulation in the Culture of Health, Nutrition, Sport, Art, Science, Technology, and Society, March 19-21, 2012, Merida, Mexico.
Dissolved oxygen levels affect dimorphic growth by the entomopathogenic fungus Isaria fumosorosea     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, M.A. 2012. Dissolved oxygen levels affect dimorphic growth by the entomopathogenic fungus Isaria fumosorosea. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22(1):67-79. DOI: 10.1080/09583157.2011.642339.
Laboratory and field evaluations for efficacy of a fast-killing baculovirus isolate from Spodoptera frugiperda     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Popham, H.J. 2012. Laboratory and field evaluations for efficacy of a fast-killing baculovirus isolate from Spodoptera frugiperda. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 109:194-200.
Use of real-time O2 concentration measurements in shake-flask fermentations of the bioinsecticidal fungus Isaria fumosorosea for improved yields of blastospores - (Abstract Only)
Jackson, M.A. 2011. Use of real-time O2 concentration measurements in shake-flask fermentations of the bioinsecticidal fungus Isaria fumosorosea for improved yields of blastospores [abstract]. Society of Industrial Microbiology. p. 144.
Biotechnology and derived products - (Book / Chapter)
Tamez-Guerra, P., Behle, R.W. 2011. Biotechnology and derived products. In: Rosas-Garcia, N.M., editor. Biological Control of Insect Pests. Chapter 7. USA: Stadium Press LLC. p. 165-231. ISBN: 1-933699-27-2.
A formulation to encapusulate nootkatone oil for tick control     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Weiler, L.F., Bharadwaj, A., Stafford Iii, K.D. 2011. A formulation to encapusulate nootkatone oil for tick control. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(6):1120-1127. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/ME10282.
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