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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Sustainable Management of Invasive and Indigenous Insects of Urban Landscapes

Location: Invasive Insect Biocontrol and Behavior Laboratory

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

Predation of the newly invasive pest Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in soybean habitats adjacent to cotton by a complex of predators - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(31-Mar-14)
The detectability half-life in predator-prey research: what it is, why we need it, how to measure it, and what it’s good for - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenstone, M.H., Peyton, M.E., Weber, D.C., Hu, J.S., Simmons, A.M. 2013. The detectability half-life in predator-prey research: what it is, why we need it, how to measure it, and what it’s good for. Molecular Ecology. doi:10.1111/mec.12552.
Phylogenetic distribution of phenotypic traits in bacillus thuringiensis analyzed by multilocus sequence typing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blackburn, M.B., Martin, P.A., Kuhar, D.J., Farrar, R.R., Gundersen, D.E. 2013. Phylogenetic distribution of phenotypic traits in bacillus thuringiensis analyzed by multilocus sequence typing . PLoS One. 8(6):e66061.
Blend chemistry and field attraction of commercial pheromone lures for monitoring grape berry moth, Paralobesia viteana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in vineyards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, T.A., Zhang, A., Pfeiffer, D.G. 2013. Blend chemistry and field attraction of commercial pheromone lures for monitoring grape berry moth, Paralobesia viteana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in vineyards. Environmental Entomology. 42(3):558-563.
Transcriptome of the lymantria dispar (gypsy moth) larval midgut and its response to infection by bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Blackburn, M.B., Kuhar, D.J., Gundersen, D.E. 2013. Transcriptome of the lymantria dispar (gypsy moth) larval midgut and its response to infection by bacillus thuringiensis. PLoS One. 8(5):e61190.
Transcriptome of the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) larval midgut in response to infection by Bacillus thuringiensis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Blackburn, M.B., Kuhar, D.J., Gundersen, D.E. 2013. Transcriptome of the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) larval midgut in response to infection by Bacillus thuringiensis. PLoS One. 8(5):e61190.
Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C., Walgenbach, J. 2013. Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Polydnaviruses: Roles in insect pathology and applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gundersen, D.E., Dupuy, C., Huguet, E., Drezen, J. 2013. Polydnaviruses: Roles in insect pathology and applications. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23:1-61.
Eight new species in the genus Alphabaculovirus     Reprint Icon - (Abstract Only)
Harrison, R.L., Herniou, E.A., Theilmann, D.A., Blissard, G.W., Becnel, J.J., Arif, B., Vlak, J.M., Jehle, J.A., Burand, J.P. 2012. Eight new species in the genus Alphabaculovirus. Meeting Abstract. ICTV Files and Disussion (Website).
Attraction of agrilus planipennis fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to a volatile pheromone: effects of release rate, host volatile and trap placement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryall, K.L., Silk, P.J., Mayo, P., Crook, D., Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Sweeney, J., Scarr, T. 2012. Attraction of agrilus planipennis fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to a volatile pheromone: effects of release rate, host volatile and trap placement. Environmental Entomology. 41(3):648-656.
The Lymantria dispar IPLB-Ld652Y cell line transcriptome comprises diverse virus-associated transcripts. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Gundersen, D.E. 2011. The Lymantria dispar IPLB-Ld652Y cell line transcriptome comprises diverse virus-associated transcripts. Viruses. 3(11): 2339-2350.
Influence of trap color and host volatiles on capture of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crook, D., Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Frazer, I., Mastro, V. 2012. Influence of trap color and host volatiles on capture of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Environmental Entomology. 105:429-437.
Genomics and Replication of Polydnaviruses - (Book / Chapter)
Dupuy, C., Gundersen, D.E., Cusson, M. 2012. Genomics and Replication of Polydnaviruses. In: Beckage, N.E., Drezen, J.M., editors. Parasitoid Viruses: Symbionts and Pathogens. London, England: Elsevier. p. 47-61.
Book review: Baculovirus Molecular Biology, Second Edition - (Book / Chapter)
Harrison, R.L. 2011. Book review: Baculovirus Molecular Biology, Second Edition. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Newsletter. 44(2):13-14.
A field evaluation of the effect of temperature on the release of disparlure from a pheromone-baited trapping system used to monitor the gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tobin, P.C., Zhang, A., Onufrieva, K., Leonard, D.S. 2011. A field evaluation of the effect of temperature on the release of disparlure from a pheromone-baited trapping system used to monitor the gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(4):1265-1271.
Genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae Heliothis virescens, Helicoverpa zea, and Helicoverpa armigera - (Abstract Only)
Rowley, D.L., Popham, H.J., Harrison, R.L. 2011. Genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae Heliothis virescens, Helicoverpa zea, and Helicoverpa armigera. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. pp.62-63.
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