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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: DISCOVERY, BIOLOGY AND ECOLOGY OF NATURAL ENEMIES OF INSECT PESTS OF CROP AND URBAN AND NATURAL ECOSYSTEMS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Prospects for repellent in pest control: current developments and future challenges - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deletre, E., Schatz, B., Bourguet, D., Chandre, F., Williams Iii, L.H., Ratnadass, A., Martin, T. 2016. Prospects for repellent in pest control: current developments and future challenges. Chemoecology. 26:1-16.
Factors affecting reproductive success and life history parameters of Bracon hebetor Say (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from three host-associated populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Saadat, D., Seraj, A., Goldansaz, S., Williams Iii, L.H. 2016. Factors affecting reproductive success and life history parameters of Bracon hebetor Say (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) from three host-associated populations . Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. 96: 86-92.
Mild-Vectolysis: A nondestructive DNA extraction method for vouchering sand flies and mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giantsis, I., Chaskopoulou, A., Bon, M. 2016. Mild-Vectolysis: A nondestructive DNA extraction method for vouchering sand flies and mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology. 53:3, 692-695.
Populations of Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Its Parasitoids in Himalayan Asia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bon, M., Hoelmer, K.A., Pickett, C.H., Kirk, A., He, Y., Mahmood, R., Daane, K.M. 2015. Populations of Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Its Parasitoids in Himalayan Asia. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 109:81-91. doi: 10.1093/aesa/sav114.
Populations of Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Its Parasitoids in Himalayan Asia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bon, M., Hoelmer, K.A., Pickett, C.H., Kirk, A.A., He, Y., Mahmood, R., Daane, K.M. 2016. Populations of Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) and Its Parasitoids in Himalayan Asia. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 109:81-91. doi: 10.1093/aesa/sav114.
Colonization of the Mediterranean Basin by the vector biting midge species Culicoides imicola: an old story - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jacquet, S., Garros, C., Lombaert, E., Walton, C., Restrepo, J., Allene, X., Baldet, T., Cetre-Sossah, C., Chaskopoulou, A., Delecolle, J. 2015. Colonization of the Mediterranean Basin by the vector biting midge species Culicoides imicola: an old story. Molecular Ecology. 24(22):5707-25.
Volatile fragrances associated with flowers mediate the host plant alternation of a polyphagous mirid bug - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hongsheng, P., Yanhui, L., Chunli, X., Huihui, G., Xiaoming, C., Xiaoling, S., Yongjun, Z., Williams, L., Wyckhuys, K.A., Kongming, W. 2015. Volatile fragrances associated with flowers mediate the host plant alternation of a polyphagous mirid bug. Scientific Reports. 14805; doi: 10.1038/srep14805.
Electrophysical and behavioral characterization of bioactive compounds of four essential oils against Anopheles gambiae and prospects for their use as bednet treatments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Deletre, E., Chandre, F., Williams III, L.H., Dumenil, C., Menut, C., Martin, T. 2015. Electrophysical and behavioral characterization of bioactive compounds of four essential oils against Anopheles gambiae and prospects for their use as bednet treatments. Parasites & Vectors. 8:316. 1-14.
Sugar concentration and timing of feeding affect feeding characteristics and survival of a parasitic wasp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams Iii, L.H., Deschodt, P., Pointurier, O., Kris, W. 2015. Sugar concentration and timing of feeding affect feeding characteristics and survival of a parasitic wasp. Journal of Insect Physiology. 79:10-18.
Prospects for the use of biological control agents against Anoplophora in Europe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brabbs, T., Collins, D., Herard, F., Maspero, M., Eyre, D. 2015. Prospects for the use of biological control agents against Anoplophora in Europe. Pest Management Science. 71:7-14.
Characterization of Retention and Transfer of Protein Labels in the Saltcedar Leaf Beetle for use in Ecological Studies - (Abstract Only)
Williams III, L.H., Hagler, J.R., Tonkel, K.C. 2014. Characterization of Retention and Transfer of Protein Labels in the Saltcedar Leaf Beetle for use in Ecological Studies. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p. 131.
Natural enemies of perennial pepperweed, lepidium latifolium L., in its introduced range - (Abstract Only)
Williams III, L.H., Tonkel, K.C., Pitcairn, M. 2014. Natural enemies of perennial pepperweed, lepidium latifolium L., in its introduced range. International Symposium on Biological Control of Weeds. p. 132.
Avis de l’ANSES/Rapport d’expertise collective: Analyse de risque phytosanitaire express Halyomorpha halys – la punaise diabolique     Reprint Icon - (Other)
Haye, T., Hoelmer, K.A., Rossi, J., Streito, J. 2014. Avis de l’ANSES/Rapport d’expertise collective: Analyse de risque phytosanitaire express Halyomorpha halys – la punaise diabolique. Government Publication/Report. 2013-SA-0093.
Development of microsatellite markers for Peristenus digoneutis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), an important natural enemy of tarnished plant bugs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marcari, V., Causse, S., Hoelmer, K.A., Coutinot, D., Debiase, A., Bon, M. 2013. Development of microsatellite markers for Peristenus digoneutis (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), an important natural enemy of tarnished plant bugs. Conservation Genetics. (2014)6:421-432 DOI 10.1007/s12686-013-0108-1.
Tracing the origin of US brown marmorated stink bugs, Halyomorpha halys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Fonseca, D.M., Hamilton, G.C., Hoelmer, K.A., Nielson, A.L. 2013. Tracing the origin of US brown marmorated stink bugs, Halyomorpha halys. Biological Invasions. (2014) 16:153-166 DOI 10.1007/s10530-013-0510-3.
Does dimethyl sulfoxide increase protein immunomarking efficiency for dispersal and predation studies? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams III, L.H., Hagler, J.R., Tonkel, K.C. 2013. Does dimethyl sulfoxide increase protein immunomarking efficiency for dispersal and predation studies? Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 148:275-286.
Detection and early warning of WNV circulation in Central Macedonia, Greece using sentinel chickens and mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaskopoulou, A., Dovas, C.I., Chaintoutis, S.C., Kashefi, J., Koehler, P., Papanastassoupoulou, M. 2013. Detection and early warning of WNV circulation in Central Macedonia, Greece using sentinel chickens and mosquitoes. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases. doi:1089/vbz.2012.1176.
Characterization of endosymbiotic bacteria in Psyttalia lounsburyi, a beneficial insect against the olive fruit fly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Warot, S., Bon, M., Ris, N. 2013. Characterization of endosymbiotic bacteria in Psyttalia lounsburyi, a beneficial insect against the olive fruit fly. Government Publication/Report. 78:1-4.
Classical biological control of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera olea (Diptera: Tephritidae), using the exotic parasitoie, Psyttalia lounsburyi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in France. - (Proceedings)
Ris, N., Borowiec, N., Groussier-Brout, G., Thaon, M., Warot, S., Auguste Maros, A., Malausa, J., Bon, M., Fauvergue, X. 2013. Classical biological control of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera olea (Diptera: Tephritidae), using the exotic parasitoie, Psyttalia lounsburyi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in France. Will the intraspecific hybridization improve the establishment of the biological control agents? International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. 33-35.
Retrospective analysis of the successful establishment of a biocontrol agent based upon microsatellite data - (Proceedings)
Bon, M., Marcari, V., Hoelmer, K.A., Coutinot, D., De Biase, A. 2012. Retrospective analysis of the successful establishment of a biocontrol agent based upon microsatellite data. Evolutionary Biology Meeting at Marsielle. 16th Evolutionary Biology Meeting, September 18-21, 2012, Marseille, France, p. 33.
Population genetic structure of the soybean aphid from Asia and North America based on microsatellites. - (Proceedings)
Kim, H., Kim, M., Hoelmer, K.A., Lee, S. 2012. Population genetic structure of the soybean aphid from Asia and North America based on microsatellites. Proceedings, XXIV International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, South Korea.
Plant-mediated decisions by an herbivore affect oviposition pattern and subsequent egg parasitism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams Iii, L.H., Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L., Manrique, V. 2012. Plant-mediated decisions by an herbivore affect oviposition pattern and subsequent egg parasitism. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 6:159-169. DOI 10.1007/s11829-011-9165-0.
Biological control of the Mediterranean fruit fly in Israel: biological parameters of imported parasitoid wasps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Argov, Y., Blanchet, A., Gazit, Y. 2011. Biological control of the Mediterranean fruit fly in Israel: biological parameters of imported parasitoid wasps. Biological Control. doi:10.1016/j.biocontrol.2011.07.009.
Genetic characterization for intraspecific hybridization of an exotic parasitoid prior its introduction for classical biological control - (Proceedings)
Bon, M., Ris, N., Fauvergue, X., Malausa, J., Benvenuto, C., Jones, W.A., Jeanneau, M., Blanchet, A., Thaon, M., Warot, S. 2011. Genetic characterization for intraspecific hybridization of an exotic parasitoid prior its introduction for classical biological control. Molecular Insect Science International Symposium Proceedings. 2-5 October, 2011, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. P.3.69.
Field responses of predaceous arthropods to methyl salicylate: a meta-analysis and case study in cranberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Saona, C., Kaplan, I., Braasch, J., Chinnasamy, D., Williams Iii, L.H. 2011. Field responses of predaceous arthropods to methyl salicylate: a meta-analysis and case study in cranberries. Biological Control. 59: 294-303.
Oviposition strategy as a means of local adaptation to plant defence in native and invasive populations of the viburnum leaf beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Desurmont, G.A., Herard, F., Agrawal, A.A. 2011. Oviposition strategy as a means of local adaptation to plant defence in native and invasive populations of the viburnum leaf beetle. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London: Biological Sciences. doi: 10.1098/rspb.2011.1294.
Biological control of olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, in Israel - (Proceedings)
Argov, Y., Kuslitzky, W., Hoelmer, K.A. 2012. Biological control of olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae, in Israel. European Meeting in the IOBC/WPRS Working Group. 79-85.
Molecular characterization of Psyttalia lounsburyi,a candidate biocontrol agent of the olive fruit ¿y,and its Wolbachia symbionts as a pre-requisite for future intraspeci¿c hybridization - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheyppe-Buchmann, S., Bon, M., Warot, S., Jones, W.A., Malausa, T., Fauvergue, X., Ris, N. 2011. Molecular characterization of Psyttalia lounsburyi,a candidate biocontrol agent of the olive fruit,and its Wolbachia symbionts as a pre-requisite for future intraspecic hybridization.. Biocontrol. DOI 10.1007/s10526-011-9346-x.
Les longicornes asiatiques Anoplophora glabripennis et A. chinensis - (Book / Chapter)
Herard, F. 2013. Les longicornes asiatiques Anoplophora glabripennis et A. chinensis. Book Chapter. In Sauvion N. et al. Interactions insectes-plantes, IRD & Quae éditions, 749p.
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