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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Biocontrol of Invasive Pests Such As Emerald Ash Borer and Quarantine Services

Location: Beneficial Insects Introduction Research

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

Patterns of parasitoid host utilization and development across a range of temperatures: implications of climate change for biological control of an invasive forest pest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Jennings, D.E., Williams, D., Kristi, L. 2014. Patterns of parasitoid host utilization and development across a range of temperatures: implications of climate change for biological control of an invasive forest pest. Biocontrol. DOI: 10.1007/s10526-014-9604-9.
Influence of host age on critical fitness parameters of Spathius galinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a new parasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Watt, T.J., Duan, J.J. 2014. Influence of host age on critical fitness parameters of Spathius galinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a new parasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(4):1320-1329.
Natural enemies implicated in the regulation of an invasive pest: a life table analysis of the population dynamics of the emerald ash Borer     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Abell, K., Bauer, L., Gould, J., Van-Driesch, R. 2014. Natural enemies implicated in the regulation of an invasive pest: a life table analysis of the population dynamics of the emerald ash borer. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. DOI:10.1111/afe.12070.
Biology, life history and laboratory rearing of Spathius galinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a larval parasitoid of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Watt, T., Larson, K. 2014. Biology, life history and laboratory rearing of Spathius galinae (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a larval parasitoid of the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:936-946.
The mating and oviposition behavior of the invasive emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), with reference to the influence of host plant condition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jennings, D.E., Taylor, P.B., Duan, J.J. 2013. The mating and oviposition behavior of the invasive emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), with reference to the influence of host plant condition. Journal of Pest Science. (2014) 87:71–78.
Effects of host plant and larval density on intraspecific competition in larvae of the Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Larson, K., Watt, T., Gould, J., Lelito, J.P. 2013. Effects of host plant and larval density on intraspecific competition in larvae of the Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Environmental Entomology. 42(6):1193D1200.
Effects of ambient temperature on egg and larval development of the invasive emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): implications for laboratory-rearing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Watt, T., Taylor, P.B., Larson, K., Lelito, J. 2013. Effects of ambient temperature on egg and larval development of the invasive emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): implications for laboratory-rearing. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106/1-8.
Establishment and abundance of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Michigan: potential for success in classical biocontrol of the invasive emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Bauer, L., Abell, K., Lelito, J., Van Driesche, R. 2013. Establishment and abundance of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) in Michigan: potential for success in classical biocontrol of the invasive emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:1145-1154.
Hymenopteran Parasitoids Attacking the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Western and Central Pennsylvania - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Taylor, P.B., Fuester, R.W., Kula, R.R., Marsh, P.M. 2013. Hymenopteran Parasitoids Attacking the Invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Western and Central Pennsylvania. Florida Entomologist. 96:166-172.
Multiparasitism by Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) and Spathius agrili (Hymenoptera:Braconidae): Implication for biological control of the Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, S., Duan, J.J., Lundgren, J., Van Driesche, R. 2012. Multiparasitism by Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) and Spathius agrili (Hymenoptera:Braconidae): Implication for biological control of the Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Biological Control. 65:118-123.
The effect of bark thickness on the effectiveness of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymen: Eulophidae) and Atanycolus spp. (Hymen: Braconidae) two parasitoids of emerald ash borer (Coleop: Buprestidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abell, K., Duan, J.J., Bauer, L., Letito, J., Van Driesche, R. 2013. The effect of bark thickness on the effectiveness of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymen: Eulophidae) and Atanycolus spp. (Hymen: Braconidae) two parasitoids of emerald ash borer (Coleop: Buprestidae). Biological Control. 63-320-325.
Responses of an idiobiont ectoparasitoid, Spathius galinae, to host larvae parasitized by the koinobiont endoparasitoid Tetrastichus planipennisi: implications for biological control of emerald ash borer     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, S., Duan, J.J., Watt, T., Abell, K., Driesche, R. 2012. Responses of an idiobiont ectoparasitoid, Spathius galinae, to host larvae parasitized by the koinobiont endoparasitoid Tetrastichus planipennisi: implications for biological control of emerald ash borer. Environmental Entomology. 41:925-932.
Critical rearing parameters of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as affected by host-plant substrate and host-parasitoid group structure     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Oppel, C.B. 2012. Critical rearing parameters of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) as affected by host-plant substrate and host-parasitoid group structure. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:792-801.
Occurrence of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and biotic factors affecting its immature stages in far eastern Russia     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Yurshenko, G., Fuester, R. 2012. Occurrence of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) and biotic factors affecting its immature stages in far eastern Russia. Environmental Entomology. 41:245-254.
An improved method for monitoring parasitism and establishment of Oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) an egg parasitoid introduced for biological control of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Bauer, L.S., Hansen, J.A., Abell, K.J., Van Driesche, R. 2012. An improved method for monitoring parasitism and establishment of Oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) an egg parasitoid introduced for biological control of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America. Biological Control. 60(3):255-261. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2011.11.007.
Parasitoid guilds of Agrilus woodborers (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): their diversity and potential for use in biological control     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, P.B., Duan, J.J., Fuester, R., Hoodle, M.S., Driesche, R. 2012. Parasitoid guilds of Agrilus woodborers (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): their diversity and potential for use in biological control. Psyche. Article ID 813929.
Biology and life history of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a larval endoparasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Oppel, C.B., Ulyshen, M., Bauer, L., Lelito, J. 2011. Biology and life history of Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), a larval endoparasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Florida Entomologist. 94(4):933-940.
Population responses of hymenopteran parasitoids to the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in recently invaded areas in Michigan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Bauer, L.J., Abell, K.J., Van Driesche, R. 2011. Population responses of hymenopteran parasitoids to the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in recently invaded areas in Michigan. Biocontrol. 57: 199 – 209.
Biology and life history of Balcha indica (Hymenoptera: Eupelmidae), an ectoparasitoid attacking the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in North America     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Taylor, P.B., Fuester, R.W. 2011. Biology and life history of Balcha indica, an ectoparasitoid attacking the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis, in North America. Journal of Insect Science. 11:127. Available:insectscience.org/11.127.
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