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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Management of Insects That Attack Horticultural, Turf, and Nursery Crops

Location: Application Technology Research Unit

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

Ubiquitous volatile compound facilitates efficient host location by a non-native ambrosia beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Tobin, P., Reding, M.E. 2014. Ubiquitous volatile compound facilitates efficient host location by a non-native ambrosia beetle. Biological Invasions. DOI: 10.1007/s10530-014-0758-2.
Conophthorin enhances the electroantennogram and field behavioral response of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to ethanol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Gorzlancyk, A.M., Addesso, K., Oliver, J.B., Reding, M.E., Schultz, P.B., Held, D.W. 2014. Conophthorin enhances the electroantennogram and field behavioral response of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to ethanol. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. DOI 10.1111/afe 12062.
Capture of Cnestus mutilatus (Blandford), Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Motschulsky), and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in response to green light emitting diodes, ethanol, and conophthorin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorzlancyk, A.M., Held, D.W., Ranger, C.M., Barwary, Z. 2014. Capture of Cnestus mutilatus (Blandford), Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Motschulsky), and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in response to green light emitting diodes, ethanol, and conophthorin. Florida Entomologist. 97:301-303.
Monitoring attack and flight activity of Xylosandrus spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae); the influence of temperature on activity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Oliver, J.B., Schultz, P.B. 2013. Monitoring attack and flight activity of Xylosandrus spp. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae); the influence of temperature on activity. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:1780-1787.
Capture of Xylosandrus crassiusculus and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in response to visual and volatile cues - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gorzlancyk, A.M., Held, D.W., Kim, D., Ranger, C.M. 2014. Capture of Xylosandrus crassiusculus and other Scolytinae (Coleoptera, Curculionidae) in response to visual and volatile cues. Florida Entomologist. 96:1097-1101.
Preharvest quarantine treatments of Chlorantraniliprole,Clothianidin, & Imidacloprid-based insecticides for control of Japanese beetle Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae)& other scarab larvae in the root zone of field-grown nurserytrees     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, J., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Moyseenko, J.J., Youssef, N., Bray, A. 2013. Preharvest quarantine treatments of Chlorantraniliprole, Clothianidin, and Imidacloprid-based insecticides for control of Japanese beetle (Coleoptera:Scarabaeidae) and other scarab larvae in the root zone of field-grown nursery trees. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:1190-1199.
Interruption of the semiochemical-based attraction of ambrosia beetles to ethanol-baited traps and ethanol-injected trap trees by Verbenone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Tobin, P., Reding, M.E., Bray, A., Oliver, J., Schultz, P., Frank, S., Persad, A. 2013. Interruption of the semiochemical-based attraction of ambrosia beetles to ethanol-baited traps and ethanol-injected trap trees by Verbenone. Environmental Entomology. 42:539-547.
Biology, Behavior, and Management of Ambrosia Beetles Attacking Ornamental Nursery Stock - (Popular Publication)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Schultz, P., Oliver, J. 2013. Biology, Behavior, and Management of Ambrosia Beetles Attacking Ornamental Nursery Stock. OFA Bulletin. 937:20-23.
Acute toxicity of plant essential oils to scarab larvae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and their analysis by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Oliver, J., Moyseenko, J.J., Youssef, N., Krause, C.R. 2013. Acute toxicity of plant essential oils to scarab larvae (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) and their analysis by gas chromatography-mass spectrometry. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):159-167.
Ethanol injection of ornamental trees facilitates testing insecticide efficacy against ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Oliver, J.B., Schultz, P.B., Ranger, C.M., Youssef, N.N. 2013. Ethanol injection of ornamental trees facilitates testing insecticide efficacy against ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:289-298.
Effect of emerald ash borer on structure and material properties of ash trees     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Persad, A., Siefer, J., Kirby, S., Montan, R., Rocha, O., Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M. 2013. Effect of emerald ash borer on structure and material properties of ash trees. Arboriculture and Urban Forestry. 39:11-16.
Influence of flood-stress on ambrosia beetle host-selection and implications for their management in a changing climate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Schultz, P., Oliver, J. 2012. Influence of flood-stress on ambrosia beetle host-selection and implications for their management in a changing climate. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. DOI: 10.1111/j.1461-9563.2012.00591.x.
Ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) responses to volatile emissions associated with ethanol-injected Magnolia virginiana L.     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Schultz, P., Oliver, J. 2012. Ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) responses to volatile emissions associated with ethanol-injected Magnolia virginiana L. Environmental Entomology. 41(3):636-647.
Optimizing ethanol-baited traps for monitoring damaging ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in ornamental nurseries     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Schultz, P.B., Ranger, C.M., Oliver, J.B. 2011. Optimizing ethanol-baited traps for monitoring damaging ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae, Scolytinae) in ornamental nurseries. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:2017-2024.
Comparative efficacy of plant-derived essential oils for managing Ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytiniae) and their corresponding mass spectral characterization     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Oliver, J., Schultz, P., Moyseenko, J.J., Youssef, N. 2011. Comparative efficacy of plant-derived essential oils for managing Ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytiniae) and their corresponding mass spectral characterization. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(5):1665-1674.
Last Modified: 11/28/2014
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