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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Biologically-Based Technologies for Management of Crop Insect Pests in Local and Areawide Programs

Location: Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit

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

Male-specific Y-linked transgene markers to enhance biologically-based control of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(24-Sep-14)
Tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): a pest of warm season Turfgrasses - (Review Article)
(15-Sep-14)
Fitness cost implications of phiC31-mediated site-specific integrations in target-site strains of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(11-Sep-14)
Visual behavior of the Asian Citrus Psyllid Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) - (Abstract Only)
(08-Aug-14)
An evaluation of environmental and community factors on seasonal abundance of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) - (Abstract Only)
(08-Aug-14)
Differently-Abled in Entomology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(01-Aug-14)
The responses of Lepidoptera to flowering plants attractive to parasitoids (Diptera, Hymenoptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(22-Jul-14)
Effects of a fruit and host-derived compound on orientation and oviposition in Utetes anastrephae, a little studied opiine braconid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of Anastrepha spp. fruit flies (Tephritidae:Diptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Simoes Dias, V., Stuhl, C.J., Sivinski, J.M. 2014. Effects of a fruit and host-derived compound on orientation and oviposition in Utetes anastrephae, a little studied opiine braconid (Hymenoptera) parasitoid of Anastrepha spp. fruit flies (Tephritidae:Diptera). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 24(12):1412-1424.
Assessing the resolution of haplotype distributions to delineate fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) migratory behaviors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(16-Jun-14)
Almond moth oviposition patterns in continuous layers of peanuts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Hagstrum, D.W., Nansen, C., Meikle, W.G. 2014. Almond moth oviposition patterns in continuous layers of peanuts. Journal of Stored Products Research. 59:48-54.
Efficacy of four pheromone-baited traps in capturing male Helicoverpa moths in northern Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(21-Apr-14)
Mixture-amount design and response surface modeling to assess the effects of flavonoids and phenolic acids on developmental performance of Anastrepha ludens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pascacio, C., Lapointe, S.L., Williams, T., Sivinski, J.M., Niedz, R.P., Aluja, M. 2014. Mixture-amount design and response surface modeling to assess the effects of flavonoids and phenolic acids on developmental performance of Anastrepha ludens. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:297-306.
Acoustic detectability of Rhynchophorus cruentatus (Coleoptera: Dryophthoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dosunmu, O.G., Herrick, N.J., Haseeb, M., Hix, R.L., Mankin, R.W. 2014. Acoustic detectability of Rhynchophorus Cruentatus (Coleoptera: dryophthoridae). Florida Entomologist. 97(2):432-437.
Geographic variation in sexual attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda corn- and rice-strain males to pheromone lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Unbehend, M., Hanniger, S., Vasquez, G.M., Juarez, M.L., Reisig, D., Mcneil, J.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Jenkins, D.A., Heckel, D.G., Groot, A.T. 2014. Geographic variation in sexual attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda corn- and rice-strain males to pheromone lures. PLoS One. 9(2):1-11.
High through-put aspirator and bioassay system for the evaluation of residual pesticides applied to nat. and artificial substrates - (Abstract Only)
(16-Jan-14)
Evaluation of attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB)-barrier for control of vector and nuisance mosquitoes and its effect on non-target organisms in sub-tropical environments in Florida. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qualls, W.A., Muller, G.C., Revay, E.E., Allan, S.A., Arheart, K.L., Beier, J.C., Smith, M.L., Scott, J.M., Kravchenko, V.D., Hausmann, A., Yefremova, Z.A., Xue, R. 2014. Evaluation of attractive toxic sugar bait (ATSB)-barrier for control of vector and nuisance mosquitoes and its effect on non-target organisms in sub-tropical environments in Florida.. ACTA TROPICA. 131:104-110.
Seven invasive owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Israel and their potential parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kravchenko, V.D., Muller, Allan, S.A., Yefremova, Z. 2014. Seven invasive owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Israel and their potential parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea). Journal of Environmental Entomology. 42(3):333-339.
Not all GMOs are crop plants: non-plant GMO applications in agriculture - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hokanson, K.E., Handler, A.M., Schetelig, M.F., St.Leger, R.J., Dawson, W.O. 2013. Not all GMOs are crop plants: non-plant GMO applications in agriculture. Transgenic Research. Online: (DOI) 10.1007/s11248-013-9769-5.
Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) responses to microcontroller-buzzer communication signals of potential use in vibration traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Rohde, B.B., Mcneill, S.A., Paris, T.M., Greenfeder, S. 2013. Didiaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae) responses to microcontroller-buzzer communication signals of potential use in vibration traps. Florida Entomologist. 96:1548-1555.
Synchronized rearing of mated and unmated Diaphorina Citri (Hemiptera:liviidae) of known age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paris, T.M., Rohde, B.B., Allan, S.A., Mankin, R.W., Stansly, P.A. 2013. Synchronized rearing of mated and unmated Diaphorina Citri (Hemiptera:liviidae) of known age. Florida Entomologist. 96:1631-1634.
Tephritid fruit fly transgenesis and applications - (Book / Chapter)
(16-Sep-13)
Determination of degree of infestation of triticale seed using NIR spectroscopy - (Proceedings)
Kheder Agha, M.K., Suk Lee, W., Wang, C., Mankin, R.W., Bliznyuk, N., Bucklin, R.A. 2013. Determination of degree of infestation of triticale seed using NIR spectroscopy. Proceedings of the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers International (ASABE). ASABE Paper No. 131592957.
Attractive toxic sugar baits: Control of mosquitoes with the low risk active ingredient dinotefuran and potential impacts on non-target organisms in Morocco - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khallaayoune, K., Qualls, W.A., Revay, E.E., Allan, S.A., Arheart, K.L., Kravchendo, V.D., Xue, R., Schlein, Y., Beier, J.C., Muller, G. 2013. Attractive toxic sugar baits: Control of mosquitoes with the low risk active ingredient dinotefuran and potential impacts on non-target organisms in Morocco. Journal of Environmental Entomology. 42(5):1040-1045.
Capture and host strain of fall armyworm males in traps baited with different pheromone blends - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Armstrong, J.S., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Flanders, K.L. 2013. Capture and host strain of fall armyworm males in traps baited with different pheromone blends. Florida Entomologist. 96(3):729-740.
Morphometric Analysis of the Asian Citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri in Alachua and Collier counties - (Abstract Only)
(28-May-13)
Germline transformation of the spotted wing drosophilid, Drosophila suzukii, with a piggyBac transposon vector - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M., Handler, A.M. 2013. Germline transformation of the spotted wing drosophilid, Drosophila suzukii, with a piggyBac transposon vector. Genetica. 141(4-6):189-93.
Intrinsic competition and competitor-free-space influence the coexistence of parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Opiinae) of neotropical tephritidae (Diptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Paranhos, B.J., Sivinski, J.M., Stuhl, C.J., Holler, T., Aluja, M. 2013. Intrinsic competition and competitor-free-space influence the coexistence of parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Opiinae) of neotropical tephritidae (Diptera). Environmental Entomology. 42(4):717-723.
Seasonal changes in english walnut (Juglans regia L.) (Juglandaceae), fruit properties and host use patterns by Rhagoletis zoqui (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(15-May-13)
Attraction of fall armyworm males (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to host strain females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2013. Attraction of fall armyworm males (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) to host strain females. Environmental Entomology. 42(4):751-757.
Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, N.W., Al-Dobai, S., Legaspi, J.C., Sivinski, J.M. 2013. Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps . Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(9):1040-1052.
Inter-specific competition and competition-free space in the tephritid parasitoids Utetes anastrephae and Doryctobracon areolatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Opiinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aluja, M., Ovruski, S.M., Sivinski, J.M., Cordova-Garcia, G., Schliserman, P., Nunez-Campero, S.R., Ordano, M. 2013. Inter-specific competition and competition-free space in the tephritid parasitoids Utetes anastrephae and Doryctobracon areolatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Opiinae). Ecological Entomology. 38:485-493.
Oviposition substrate selection by Florida mosquitoes in response to pathogen-infected conspecific larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zettel Nalen, C.M., Allan, S.A., Becnel, J.J., Kaufman, P.E. 2013. Oviposition substrate selection by Florida mosquitoes in response to pathogen-infected conspecific larvae. Journal of Vector Ecology. 38(1):182-187.
Effect of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strain and diet on oviposition and development in the parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hay-Roe, M.M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2013. Effect of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strain and diet on oviposition and development in the parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Biocontrol. 66(1):21-26.
Susceptibility of field populations of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Florida and Puerto Rico to purified Cry1F protein and corn leaf tissue containing single and pyramided Bt genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Niu, Y., Meagher Jr, R.L., Yang, F., Huang, F. 2013. Susceptibility of field populations of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Florida and Puerto Rico to purified Cry1F protein and corn leaf tissue containing single and pyramided Bt genes. Florida Entomologist. 96(3): 701-713.
Y-Linked markers for improved population control of the tephritid fruit fly pest, Anastrepha suspensa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M.F., Handler, A.M. 2013. Y-Linked markers for improved population control of the tephritid fruit fly pest, Anastrepha suspensa. Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology. Available: http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/10 _2013_209.
A functional comparison of the 3XP3 promoter by recombinase-mediated cassette exchange in Drosophila and tephritid fly, Anastrepha suspensa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M.A., Handler, A.M. 2013. A functional comparison of the 3XP3 promoter by recombinase-mediated cassette exchange in Drosophila and tephritid fly, Anastrepha suspensa. G3:Genes, Genomes, and Genomics. 3:687-693.
Closely related Wolbachia recovered from different genera of Mexican Thelytokous figitidae (Hymenoptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, A., Sivinski, J.M., Aluja, M. 2013. Closely related Wolbachia recovered from different genera of Mexican Thelytokous figitidae (Hymenoptera). Florida Entomologist. 96(2):649-643.
Responses of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) to conspecific vibrational signals and synthetic mimics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rohde, B., Paris, T.M., Heatherington, H., Hall, D.G., Mankin, R.W. 2013. Responses of Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) to conspecific vibrational signals and synthetic mimics. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106(3):392-399.
Effect of past oviposition experience on future oviposition site selectivity in the mosquito Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only)
(31-Jan-13)
Closely related Wolbachia (Rickettsiales:Rickettsiaceae) recovered from different genera of Mexican Thelytokous figitidae (Hymenoptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Davies, A., Sivinski, J.M., Shirk, P.D., Aluja, M. 2013. Closely related Wolbachia (Rickettsiales:Rickettsiaceae) recovered from different genera of Mexican Thelytokous figitidae (Hymenoptera). Florida Entomologist. 96(2):649-653.
Pheromonal divergence between two strains of Spodoptera frugiperda - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Unbehend, M., Hanniger, S., Meagher Jr, R.L., Heckel, D.G., Groot, A.T. 2013. Pheromonal divergence between two strains of Spodoptera frugiperda. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39(3):364-376.
An EST database of the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrephas suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xavier, N., Fahong, Y., Schetelig, M.A., Handler, A.M. 2013. An EST database of the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrephas suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae). Gene. 517:212-217.
PanG, a new ketopantoate reductase involved in pantothenate synthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Miller, C.N., Lovullo, E.D., Kijek, T.M., Fuller, J.R., Brunton, J.C., Steele, S.P., Taft-Benz, S.A., Richardson, A.R., Kawula, T.H. 2013. PanG, a new ketopantoate reductase involved in pantothenate synthesis. Journal of Bacteriology. 195(5):965-976.
Automatic detection and identification of brown stink bug, Euschistus servus, and southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula, (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) using intraspecific substrate-borne vibrational signals - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lampson, B.D., Han, Y.J., Khaliliann, A., Greene, J., Mankin, R.W., Foreman, E.G. 2013. Automatic detection and identification of brown stink bug, Euschistus servus, and southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula, (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) using intraspecific substrate-borne vibrational signals. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 91:154-159.
Ecology and detection of the red palm weevil, Rrhynchophorus Fferrugineus (Ccoleoptera: curculionidae), and related weevils for the protection of palm tree species in the United States - (Proceedings)
Herrick, N.J., Mankin, R.W., Dosunmu, O.G., Kairo, M.T. 2013. Ecology and detection of the red palm weevil, Rrhynchophorus Fferrugineus (Ccoleoptera: curculionidae), and related weevils for the protection of palm tree species in the United States. French Plant Protection Association Symposium Proceedings of Palm Pest Mediterranean Conference. pp.269-283.
Transgenic sexing system for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) based on female-specific embryonic lethality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ogaugwu, C.E., Schetelig, M.A., Wimmer, E.A. 2013. Transgenic sexing system for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) based on female-specific embryonic lethality. Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43:1-8.
Application of nuclear techniques to improve the mass production and management of fruit fly parasitoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cancino, J., Ruiz, L., Viscarret, M., Sivinski, J.M., Hendricks, J. 2012. Application of nuclear techniques to improve the mass production and management of fruit fly parasitoids. Insects. 3:1105-1125.
Studies on fall armyworm migration and monitoring - (Abstract Only)
(28-Sep-12)
Fall Armyworm in the Southeast - (Abstract Only)
(26-Sep-12)
Acoustical detection of early instar Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Canary Island date palm Phoenix canariensis (Arecales: Arecaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herrick, N.J., Mankin, R.W. 2012. Acoustical detection of early instar Rhynchophorus ferrugineus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in Canary Island date palm Phoenix canariensis (Arecales: Arecaceae). Florida Entomologist. 95:983-990.
Relative potency of various insecticides for use in ATSBs against mosquitoes and sand flies - (Abstract Only)
(24-Sep-12)
Assessing the usefulness of DNA barcoding to identify Oxycarenus hyalinipennis in Florida,a potentially invasive pest of cotton. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Paraiso, O., Brambila, J., Kairo, M.T. 2012. Assessing the usefulness of DNA barcoding to identify Oxycarenus hyalinipennis in Florida,a potentially invasive pest of cotton.. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):1174-1181.
Responses of multiple species of Tephritid (Diptera) fruit fly parasitoids (Hymenoptera:Braconidae:Opiinae) to sympatric and exotic and fruit volatiles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stuhl, C.J., Sivinski, J.M., Teal, P.E., Aluja, M.R. 2012. Responses of multiple species of Tephritid (Diptera) fruit fly parasitoids (Hymenoptera:Braconidae:Opiinae) to sympatric and exotic and fruit volatiles. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):1031-1039.
Legacy literature-a need for virtual libraries - (Abstract Only)
(10-Aug-12)
Synthetic substrate-borne vibrational signals that elicit Asian citrus psyllid communicatory and search responses - (Abstract Only)
(09-Aug-12)
A transgenic embryonic sexing system for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M.A., Handler, A.M. 2012. A transgenic embryonic sexing system for Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera:Tephritidae). Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 42:790-795.
Spectral sensitivity of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri - (Abstract Only)
(21-Jul-12)
Life table studies of rachiplusia nu (guenée) and chrysodeixis (= pseudoplusia) includens (Walker) (lepidoptera: noctuidae) on artificial diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barrionuevo, M., Murua, M., Goane, L., Meagher Jr, R.L., Navarro, F. 2012. Life table studies of rachiplusia nu (guenée) and chrysodeixis (= pseudoplusia) includens (walker) (lepidoptera: noctuidae) on artificial diet. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):944-951.
Attracting and maintaining Tachinidae with flowering plants: estimating attractiveness - (Abstract Only)
(20-Jul-12)
Examination of the pest status of corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Goyal, G., Nuessly, G.S., Seal, D.R., Steck, G.J., Capinera, J.L., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2012. Examination of the pest status of corn-infesting ulidiidae (Diptera). Environmental Entomology. 41(5):1131-1138.
Insect Eradication and Containment of Invasive Alien Species - (Book / Chapter)
Bloem, K., Brockerhoff, E.G., Mastro, V., Simmons, G.S., Sivinski, J.M., Suckling, D.M. 2014. Insect Eradication and Containment of Invasive Alien Species. In G. Gordh and S. McKirdy (eds) The Handbook of Plant Biosecurity: Principles and Practices for the Identification, Containment and Control of Organisms that Threaten Agriculture and the Environment Globally. pgs.417-446. Available: 10.1007/978-94-007-7365-3_14
Thermal requirements and development of Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Lepidoptera:Crambidae:Spilomelinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tofangsazi, N., Buss, E.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Mascarin, G.M., Arthurs, S.P. 2012. Thermal requirements and development of Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Lepidoptera:Crambidae:Spilomelinae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5):1573-1580.
The roles of parasitoid foraging for hosts, food and mates in the augmentative control of Tephritidae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sivinski, J.M., Aluja, M. 2012. The roles of parasitoid foraging for hosts, food and mates in the augmentative control of Tephritidae . Insects. 3(3):668-691.
Molecular genetics of the Wolbachia endosymbionts that infect the parasitoids of tephritid fruit flies. - (Other)
Davies, A., Sivinski, J.M. 2012. Molecular genetics of the Wolbachia endosymbionts that infect the parasitoids of tephritid fruit flies. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).Public Database. Accession numbers JX182373-JX182404.
FLP recombinase-mediated site-specific recombination in silkworm, Bombyx mori - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Long, D., Zhao, A., Chen, X., Zhang, Y., Lu, W., Guo, Q., Handler, A.M. 2012. FLP recombinase-mediated site-specific recombination in silkworm, Bombyx mori. PLoS One. 7(6):e40150. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.00401.
Wasp parasitoid Utetes anastrephae (Viereck) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Popular Publication)
Stuhl, C.J., Sivinski, J.M. 2012. Wasp parasitoid Utetes anastrephae (Viereck) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Braconidae). University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service Institute of Food and Agriculture Science. EENY 526.
Discrimination by Coptera haywardi (Hymenoptera:Diapriidae) of hosts previously attacked by conspecifies or by the larval parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cancino, J., Liedo, P., Ruiz, L., Lopez, G., Montoya, P., Barrera, J.F., Sivinski, J.M., Aluja, M. 2012. Discrimination by Coptera haywardi (Hymenoptera:Diapriidae) of hosts previously attacked by conspecifies or by the larval parasitoid Diachasmimorpha longicaudata (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22(8):899-914.
Relative utility of arrhenotokous and Wolbachia-associated thelytokous Odontosema anastrephae figitid fruit fly parasitoids for mass rearing and biological control - (Abstract Only)
(15-May-12)
Augmentative biological control: research and methods to help make it work - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sivinski, J.M. 2013. Augmentative biological control: research and methods to help make it work. CABI(Council of Applied Biology International, Oxford, United Kingdom. 8(026):1-11.
Predator-Prey Relationships on Apiaceae at an Organic Farm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shirk, P.D., Shapiro, J.P., Reitz, S.R., Gruters Thomas, J.M., Koenig, R.L., Hay-Roe, M.M., Buss, L.J. 2012. Predator-Prey Relationships on Apiaceae at an Organic Farm. Journal of Environmental Entomology. 41(3):487-496.
Strategy for enhanced transgenic strain development for embryonic conditionnal lethality in Anastrepha suspensa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M.A., Handler, A.M. 2012. Strategy for enhanced transgenic strain development for embryonic conditionnal lethality in Anastrepha suspensa. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 109(24):9348-9353.
A parasitoid wasp Doryctobracon areolatus (Szepligeti) - (Other)
Stuhl, C.J., Sivinski, J.M. 2012. A parasitoid wasp Doryctobracon areolatus (Szepligeti). Extension Fact Sheets. University of Florida Institue of Food & Agricultural Sciences (IFAS), Featured Creatures, EENY-525.
Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the U.S. from mitochondrial haplotypes. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Hay-Roe, M.M. 2012. Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the U.S. from mitochondrial haplotypes. Ecology and Evolution. 2(7):1458-1467.
Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the United States from mitochondrial haplotypes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Hay-Roe, M.M. 2012. Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the United States from mitochondrial haplotypes. Ecology and Evolution. 2(7):1458-1467.
Host suitability affects odor association in Cotesia marginiventris: implications in generalist parasitoid host-finding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harris, C.M., Ruberson, J.R., Meagher Jr, R.L., Tumlinson, J.H. 2012. Host suitability affects odor association in Cotesia marginiventris: implications in generalist parasitoid host-finding. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38(4):340-347.
Attraction of Plecia nearctica (dipter:bibionidae) to floral lures containing phenylacetaldehyde - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthurs, S.P., Tofangsazi, N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Cherry, R. 2012. Attraction of Plecia nearctica (dipter:bibionidae) to floral lures containing phenylacetaldehyde. Florida Entomologist. 95(1):199-201.
Assessing the usefulness of DNA barcoding to identify Oxycarenus hyalinipennis in Florida, a potentially invasive pest of cotton - (Other)
Nagoshi, R.N., Brambila, J. 2010. Assessing the usefulness of DNA barcoding to identify Oxycarenus hyalinipennis in Florida, a potentially invasive pest of cotton. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Public Database. Accession numbers JQ342987-JQ342988.
Tachinidae (Diptera) associated with flowering plants: estimating foral attractiveness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Al-Dobai, S., Reitz, S.R., Sivinski, J.M. 2012. Tachinidae (Diptera) associated with flowering plants: estimating foral attractiveness. Biological Control. 61:230-239.
Differential feeding of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains on a meridic and natural diets - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2012. Differential feeding of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains on a meridic and natural diets. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(3):462-470.
The use and manipulation of insect reproductive molecules for controlling insect populations - (Abstract Only)
(06-Jan-12)
Mass-rearing of a tropical minute pirate bug, Orius Pumilio (Hemiptera:Anthocoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gruters Thomas, J.M., Shirk, P.D., Shapiro, J.P., Allan, S.A. 2012. Mass-rearing of a tropical minute pirate bug, Orius Pumilio (Hemiptera:Anthocoridae). Florida Entomologist. 95(1):199-201.
Applications of acoustics in insect pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W. 2012. Applications of acoustics in insect pest management. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 7:001.
Eavesdropping on coconut rhinoceros beetles, red palm weevils, Asian longhorned beetles, and other invasive travelers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mankin, R.W., Smith, M.T. 2011. Eavesdropping on coconut rhinoceros beetles, red palm weevils, Asian longhorned beetles, and other invasive travelers. POMA. 14(010001):1-8. DOI: 10.1121/1.3673073.
Fruit fly parasitoid mass rearing and release: challenges and achievements - (Abstract Only)
(13-Nov-11)
Genetic Characterization of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Host Strains in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Murua, G.M., Hay-Roe, M.M., Juarez, L.M., Willink, E., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2012. Genetic Characterization of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Host Strains in Argentina. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(2):418-428.
Pheromone-food-bait trap and acoustic surveys of Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae)in Curacao - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fiaboe, K.K., Mankin, R.W., Roda, A.L., Kairo, M.T., Johanns, C. 2011. Pheromone-food-bait trap and acoustic surveys of Rhynchophorus Ferrugineus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae)in Curacao. Florida Entomologist. 94:766-773.
Improvements in the identification of strains facilitate population studies of fall armyworm subgroups - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N. 2012. Improvements in the identification of strains facilitate population studies of fall armyworm subgroups. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(2):351-358.
Male only progeny in Anastrepha suspensa by RNAi-induced sex reversion of chromosomal females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schetelig, M.A., Milano, A., Saccone, G., Handler, A.M. 2012. Male only progeny in Anastrepha suspensa by RNAi-induced sex reversion of chromosomal females. Journal of Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 42:51-57.
Developing fall armyworms as a model for studying the migratory behavior of lepidopteran pests in the United States. - (Abstract Only)
(14-Oct-11)
Stridulation by Jadera haematoloma (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae): Production mechanism and associated behaviors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zych, A.F., Mankin, R.W., Gillooly, J.F., Foreman, E.G. 2012. Stridulation by Jadera haematoloma (Hemiptera: Rhopalidae): Production mechanism and associated behaviors. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105:118-127.
Fall armyworm: pest & bio indicator of climate change - (Abstract Only)
(23-Sep-11)
Identification of an attractant for the nine-banded armadillo, dasypus novemcinctus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ober, H.K., Degroote, L.W., Mcdonough, C.M., Mizell Iii, R.F., Mankin, R.W. 2011. Identification of an attractant for the nine-banded armadillo, dasypus novemcinctus. Wildlife Society Bulletin. 35:421-429.
Spodoptera frugiperda corn-strain haplotypes in the Cytochorme Oxidase subunit I gene - (Other)
Nagoshi, R.N. 2011. Spodoptera frugiperda corn-strain haplotypes in the Cytochorme Oxidase subunit I gene. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Public Database. Accession numbers:JN573287-JN573290
Spodoptera frugiperda haplotypes from Argentina - (Other)
Nagoshi, R.N. 2011. Spodoptera frugiperda haplotypes from Argentina. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).Public Database Accession numbers JN621262-JN621269.
The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, a new pest threat in the Caribbean: Biology and options for management - (Proceedings)
Kairo, M.T., Roda, A., Mankin, R.W., De Chi, W., Damian, T., Franken, F., Heidweiller, K., Johanns, C., Leon, J. 2010. The red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus, a new pest threat in the Caribbean: Biology and options for management. Caribbean Food Crops Society Proceedings. 46:87-96.
Transposable elements for insect transformation - (Book / Chapter)
Handler, A.M., O'Brochta, D.A. 2012. Transposable elements for insect transformation. In: Gilbert, L.I.,editor. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. p. 90-133.
Effect of host diet and adult parasitoid diet on egg load dynamics and egg size of braconid parasitoids attacking Anastrepha ludens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cicero, L., Sivinski, J.M., Aluja, M. 2012. Effect of host diet and adult parasitoid diet on egg load dynamics and egg size of braconid parasitoids attacking Anastrepha ludens. Physiological Entomology. 37(2):177-184.
Effect of larval host food substrate on egg load dynamics, egg size and adult female size in four species of braconid fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cicero, L., Sivinski, J.M., Rull, J., Aluja, M. 2011. Effect of larval host food substrate on egg load dynamics, egg size and adult female size in four species of braconid fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids. Journal of Insect Physiology. 57(11)1471:1479.
Effect of larval host food substrate on egg load dynamics, egg size and adult female size in four species of braconid fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cicero, L., Sivinski, J.M., Rull, J., Aluja, M. 2011. Effect of larval host food substrate on egg load dynamics, egg size and adult female size in four species of braconid fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids. Journal of Insect Physiology. 57:1471-1479.
Establishment of the west indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoid Doryctobracon areolatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)in the Dominican Republic - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serra, C.A., Ferreira, M., Garcia, S., Santana, L., Castillo, M., Nolasco, C., Morales, P., Holler, T., Roda, A., Aluja, M.M., Sivinski, J.M. 2011. Establishment of the west indian fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoid Doryctobracon areolatus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)in the Dominican Republic. Florida Entomologist. 94(4):809-816.
Context dependent stridulatory responses of Leptogenys kitteli (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to social, prey, and disturbance stimuli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chiu, Y.K., Mankin, R.W., Lin, C.C. 2011. Context dependent stridulatory responses of Leptogenys kitteli (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) to social, prey, and disturbance stimuli. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104:1012-1020.
Predictive Modeling of the Effects of Climate Change on the Infestation Patterns of a Migratory Crop Pest Insect. - (Abstract Only)
(07-Jun-11)
Conditional lethality strains for the biological control of Anastrepha species - (Abstract Only)
(20-Apr-11)
Red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus), an invasive pest recently found in the Caribbean that threatens the region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Roda, A., Kairo, M., Damian, T., Franken, F., Heidweiller, K., Johanns, C., Mankin, R.W. 2011. Red palm weevil (Rhynchophorus ferrugineus), an invasive pest recently found in the Caribbean that threatens the region. European Plant Protection Organization Bulletin. 41:116-121.
Acoustic Monitoring of Insects - (Book / Chapter)
Mankin, R.W., Hagstrum, D.W. 2011. Acoustic monitoring of insects. In: Hagstrum, D.W., Phillips, T.W., Cuperus,G., editors. Stored Product Production. Manhattan, Kansas: Kansas State University Press. p. 1-7.
Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) migration pathways in the United States - (Abstract Only)
(19-Mar-11)
Acoustic Detection of Insects in Palm Trees - (Abstract Only)
(11-Mar-11)
Oviposition choice of two fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Stuhl, C.J. 2011. Oviposition choice of two fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains. Journal of Insect Behavior. 24:337-347.
Use of DNA barcodes to identify invasive armyworm Spodoptera species in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Brambila, J. 2011. Use of DNA barcodes to identify invasive Spodoptera species in Florida. Journal of Insect Science. 11:154.
The fall armyworm Tiose phosphate isomerase (Tpi) gene as a marker of strain identity and interstrain mating. - (Other)
Nagoshi, R.N. 2010. The fall armyworm Tiose phosphate isomerase (Tpi) gene as a marker of strain identity and interstrain mating. National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).Public Database. Accession numbers GQ411913-GQ411916.
Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2010. Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 93(1):73-79.
Genetic variation within and between strains of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Other)
Lewter, J.A., Szalanski, A.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Owens, C.B. 2006. Genetic variation within and between strains of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Public Database. Accession numbers AY714298-AY714304.
Trapping noctuid moths with synthetic floral volatile lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2002. Trapping noctuid moths with synthetic floral volatile lures. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 103(3):219-226.
Sugarcane Stemborers and their parasites in southern Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Smith, J.W., Browning, H.W., Saldana, R.R. 1998. Sugarcane Stemborers and their parasites in southern Texas. Environmental Entomology. 27(3):759-766.
Predation of Indianmeal moth larvae by Lyctocoris campestris(F.) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) in different stored commodities - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Locke, L.A. 1997. Predation of Indianmeal moth larvae by Lyctocoris campestris(F.) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) in different stored commodities. Journal of Entomological Science. 32(3):271-280.
Development and evaluation of sequential sampling plans for Cryptolestes ferrungineus (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) infesting farm-stored wheat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Subramanyam, B., Hagstrum, D.W., Meagher Jr, R.L., Burkness, E.C., Hutchison, W.D., Naranjo, S.E. 1997. Development and evaluation of sequential sampling plans for Cryptolestes ferrungineus (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) infesting farm-stored wheat. Journal of Stored Products Research. 33(4):321-329.
A Drosophila melanogaster hobo-white + vector mediates low frequency gene transfer in D. vlrllls with full Interspecific white + complementation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gomea, S.P., Handler, A.M. 1997. A Drosophila melanogaster hobo-white + vector mediates low frequency gene transfer in D. vlrllls with full Interspecific white + complementation. Insect Molecular Biology. 6:165-171.
A new hobo, Ac, Tam3 transposable element, hopper, from Bactrocera dorsalis is distantly related to hobo and Ac - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Gomez, S.P. 1977. A new hobo, Ac, Tam3 transposable element, hopper, from Bactrocera dorsalis is distantly related to hobo and Ac. GENE-Elsevier. 185:133-135.
Evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a biological control agent of the silverleaf whitefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B.C., Meagher Jr, R.L., Ciomperlik, M.A. 1996. Evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a biological control agent of the silverleaf whitefly. Environmental Entomology. 25(6):1421-1427.
The hobo transposable element excises and has related elements in tephritid species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Gomez, S.P. 1966. The hobo transposable element excises and has related elements in tephritid species. Genetics. 143:1339-1347.
The hobo transposable element has transposase-dependent and -independent excision activity in drosophilid species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Gomez, S.P. 1995. The hobo transposable element has transposase-dependent and -independent excision activity in drosophilid species. Molecular and General Genetics. 247:399-408.
Negative regulation of P element excision by the somatic product and terminal sequences of P in drosophila melanogaster - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Gomez, S.P., O'Brochta, D.A. 1993. Negative regulation of P element excision by the somatic product and terminal sequences of P in drosophila melanogaster. Molecular and General Genetics. 237:145-151.
A functional analysis of the P-element gene-transfer vector in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Gomez, S.P., O'Brochta, D.A. 1991. A functional analysis of the P-element gene-transfer vector in insects. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 22:373-384.
P element excision in drosophila melanogaster and related drosophilids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Brochta, D.A., Gomez, S.P., Handler, A.M. 1991. P element excision in drosophila melanogaster and related drosophilids. Molecular and General Genetics. 225:387-394.
Prospects for gene transmformation in insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., O'Brochta, D.A. 1991. Prospects for gene transmformation in insects. Annual Review Of Entomology. 36:159-183.
Ecdysteroid receptors in Drosophila melanogaster adult females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Maroy, P. 1989. Ecdysteroid receptors in Drosophila melanogaster adult females. Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology. 63:103-109.
Identification and analysis of the major yolk polypeptide from the caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., Galette, A.S. 1988. Identification and analysis of the major yolk polypeptide from the caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew). Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 9:91-106.
Mobility of P elements in drosophilids and nondrosophilids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Handler, A.M., O'Brochta, D. . 1988. Mobility of P elements in drosophilids and nondrosophilids. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 85:6052-6056.
Preference of Gossypium genotypes to Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meagher Jr, R.L., Smith, W.C., Smith, W.J. 1997. Preference of Gossypium genotypes to Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 90(4):1046-1052.
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