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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Ecologically Based Pest Management in Modern Cropping Systems

Location: North Central Agricultural Research Laboratory

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

Soybean aphid resistance in soybean germplasm accessions of maturity group I - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhusal, S.J., Jiang, G., Hesler, L.S., Orf, J.H. 2014. Soybean aphid resistance in soybean germplasm accessions of maturity group I. Crop Science. doi:10.2135/cropsci2014.03.0205.
A cultural system to reduce weed growth in no-till organic soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(25-Mar-14)
Efficacy of inorganic compounds against soybean aphid, laboratory tests 2012 - (Research Notes)
Hesler, L.S. 2013. Efficacy of inorganic compounds against soybean aphid, laboratory tests 2012. Arthropod Management Tests. 38:F82. doi: 10.4182/amt.2013.M1
Inventory and assessment of foliar natural enemies of the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in South Dakota - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S. 2014. Inventory and assessment of foliar natural enemies of the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in South Dakota. Environmental Entomology. 43:577-588.
Suppression of downy brome by red clover as a cover crop - (Research Notes)
Anderson, R.L. 2014. Suppression of downy brome by red clover as a cover crop. Western Society of Weed Science Research Reports.
An indigenous gut bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis (Lactobacillales: Enterococcaceae), increases seed consumption by Harpalus pensylvanicus (Coleoptera: Carabidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmid, R.B., Lehman, R.M., Brozel, V.S., Lundgren, J.G. 2014. An indigenous gut bacterium, Enterococcus faecalis (Lactobacillales: Enterococcaceae), increases seed consumption by Harpalus pensylvanicus (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Florida Entomologist. 97(2):575-584.
Spider mite infestations reduce Bacillus thuringiensis toxin concentration in corn leaves and predators avoid spider mites that have fed on Bacillus thuringiensis corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prager, S., Martini, X., Guvvala, H., Nansen, C., Lundgren, J.G. 2014. Spider mite infestations reduce Bacillus thuringiensis toxin concentration in corn leaves and predators avoid spider mites that have fed on Bacillus thuringiensis corn. Annals of Applied Biology. 165:108-116.
Biological aspects of weed dynamics in no-till systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.L. 2014. Biological aspects of weed dynamics in no-till systems. Grain. 75:313-320.
New state record for Cephaloscymnus Zimmermanni Zimmermanni Crotch (Coleptera: Coccinellidae) in Massachusetts, U.S.A. - (Research Notes)
Hesler, L.S. 2014. New state record for Cephaloscymnus Zimmermanni Zimmermanni Crotch (Coleptera: Coccinellidae) in Massachusetts, U.S.A. The Coleopterists Bulletin 68(1):156-157.
Predator community structure and trophic linkage strength to a focal prey: the influence of the prey’s anti-predator defense - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundgren, J.G., Fergen, J.K. 2014. Predator community structure and trophic linkage strength to a focal prey: the influence of the prey’s anti-predator defense. Molecular Ecology. 23:3790-3798.
New records of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) from Wyoming, U.S.A. - (Research Notes)
Hesler, L.S., Losey, J.S., Allee, L.L., Smyth, R. 2014. New records of Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) from Wyoming, U.S.A.. The Coleopterists Bulletin. 68:128-130.
First record of soybean as a host plant of a subspecies of the eastern tailed-blue, Cupido comyntas comyntas (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S. 2014. First record of soybean as a host plant of a subspecies of the eastern tailed-blue, Cupido comyntas comyntas (Lepidoptera: Lycaenidae). Insecta Mundi. Paper 835. 0330:1-5.
Effects of entomopathogens on mortality of western corn rootworm and fitness costs of resistance to Cry3Bb1 maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Dec-13)
Male reproductive competition and components of female fitness in relation to body size in Northern Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, B.W., Hammack, L. 2014. Male reproductive competition and components of female fitness in relation to body size in Northern Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107(1): 279-287; DOI: http://dxdoi.org/10.1603/AN13153.
Phenotypic changes in laboratory-reared colonies of the maize herbivore, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, H., Guillemaud, T., French, B.W., Kuhlmann, U., Toepfer, S. 2014. Phenotypic changes in laboratory-reared colonies of the maize herbivore, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 104:97-115; doi:10.1017/S000748531300059X.
Dietary supplementation with non-prey food enhances fitness of a predatory arthropod - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt, J., Peterson, J., Lundgren, J.G., Harwood, J.F. 2013. Dietary supplementation with non-prey food enhances fitness of a predatory arthropod. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 149:282-291.
Nature, evolution and characterisation of rhizospheric chemical exudates affecting root herbivores - (Book / Chapter)
Hiltpold, I., Bernklau, E., Bjostad, L., Alvarez, N., Miller-Struttmann, N., Lundgren, J.G., Hibbard, B.E. 2013. Nature, evolution and characterisation of rhizospheric chemical exudates affecting root herbivores. In: Johnson, S., Hiltpold, I., Turlings, T., editors. Behavior and Physiology of Root Herbivores. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsivier. p. 97-157.
Resistance to soybean aphid among wild soybean lines under controlled conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S. 2013. Resistance to soybean aphid among wild soybean lines under controlled conditions. Crop Protection. 53:139-146. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2013.06.016
Corn rootworms and Bt resistance - (Other)
French, B.W. 2013. Corn rootworms and Bt resistance. South Dakota State University Extension iGrow Publications. Available: http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/corn-rootworms-and-bt-resistance/.
Lady beetles of South Dakota - (Other)
Hesler, L.S. 2013. Lady beetles of South Dakota. South Dakota State University Extension iGrow Publications. Available: http://igrow.org/gardens/home-and-garden-pests/lady-beetles-of-south-dakota/.
The next generation of pesticides - (Other)
Lundgren, J.G. 2013. The next generation of pesticides. South Dakota State University Extension iGrow Publications. Available: http://igrow.org/agronomy/corn/the-next-generation-of-pesticides/.
Risk to native Uroleucon aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from non-native lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S. 2013. Risk to native Uroleucon aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) from non-native lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Entomologica Americana. 119:14-22.
Molecular determination of the predator community of a cassava whitefly in Colombia: Pest-specific primer development and field validation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundgren, J.G., Becerra Lopez, L.A., Parsa, S., Wyckhuys, K. 2014. Molecular determination of the predator community of a cassava whitefly in Colombia: Pest-specific primer development and field validation. Journal of Pest Science. 87:125-131.
RNAi-based insecticidal crops: potential effects on non-target species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundgren, J.G., Duan, J.J. 2013. RNAi-based insecticidal crops: potential effects on non-target species. Bioscience. 63(8): 657-665.
Performance and prospects of Rag genes for management of soybean aphid - (Review Article)
Hesler, L.S., Chiozza, M.V., O'Neal, M.E., Macintosh, G.C., Tilmon, K.J., Chandrasena, D.I., Tinsley, N.A., Cianzio, S.R., Costamagna, A.C., Cullen, E., Difonzo, C.D., Potter, B.D., Ragsdale, D.W., Steffey, K., Koehler, K.J. 2013. Performance and prospects of Rag genes for management of soybean aphid. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 147(3):201-216. doi:10.1111/eea.12073.
Molecular approach to describing a seed-based food web: the post-dispersal granivore community of an invasive plant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundgren, J.G., Saska, P., Honek, A. 2013. Molecular approach to describing a seed-based food web: the post-dispersal granivore community of an invasive plant. Ecology and Evolution. 3(6):1642-1652.
Identification of soybean aphid resistance in early maturing genotypes of soybean - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bhusal, S.J., Jiang, G., Tilmon, K.J., Hesler, L.S. 2013. Identification of soybean aphid resistance in early maturing genotypes of soybean. Crop Science. 53:491-499.
Managing weeds with a population-based approach - (Proceedings)
Anderson, R.L. 2013. Managing weeds with a population-based approach. Canada FarmTech Conference Proceedings, Edmonton ALB, January 29-31, 2013. Available: http://farmtechconference.com/speaker-profile/randy-anderson/
Why eat extra floral nectar? Understanding food selection by Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choate, B.A., Lundgren, J.G. 2013. Why eat extra floral nectar? Understanding food selection by Coleomegilla maculata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Biocontrol. 58(3):359-367.
Possible causes of dry pea synergy to corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.L. 2013. Possible causes of dry pea synergy to corn. Weed Technology. 26:438-442.
Impact of sunflower on land productivity in the semiarid steppe of the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.L. 2013. Impact of sunflower on land productivity in the semiarid steppe of the United States. Grain. 73:416-421.
SOYBEAN.APHID.2.SD.2011 - (Other)
Hesler, L.S., Bhusal, S., Jiang, G., Tilmon, K. 2012. SOYBEAN.APHID.2.SD.2011. USDA-ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Available: www.ars-grin.gov/npgs/.
SOYBEAN.APHID.1.SD.2011 - (Other)
Hesler, L.S., Bhusal, S.J., Jiang, G., Tilmon, K.J. 2012. SOYBEAN.APHID.1.SD.2011. USDA-ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Available: www.ars-grin.gov/npgs/.
Do additional sugar sources affect the degree of attendance of Dysmicoccus brevipes by the fire ant Solenopsis geminata? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carabali, D., Wyckhuys, K., Montoya, J., Kondo, T., Lundgren, J.G. 2013. Do additional sugar sources affect the degree of attendance of Dysmicoccus brevipes by the fire ant Solenopsis geminata? Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 148:65-73.
SOYBEAN.DEFOLIATION.1.SD.2011 - (Other)
Hesler, L.S. 2012. SOYBEAN.DEFOLIATION.1.SD.2011. USDA-ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Available: www.ars-grin.gov/npgs/.
SOYBEAN.DEFOLIATION.2.SD.2011 - (Other)
Hesler, L.S. 2012. SOYBEAN.DEFOLIATION.2.SD.2011. USDA-ARS Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN). Available: www.ars-grin.gov/npgs/.
Method for continuously rearing Coccinella lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S., Mcnickle, G., Catangui, M.A., Losey, J.E., Beckendorf, E.A., Stallwag, L., Brandt, D.M., Bartlett, P.B. 2012. Method for continuously rearing Coccinella lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). The Open Entomology Journal. 37:M2.
Diversity of floral and extrafloral nutritional resources on the fitness of an omnivorous bug, Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pumarino, L., Alomar, O., Lundgren, J.G. 2012. Diversity of floral and extrafloral nutritional resources on the fitness of an omnivorous bug, Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 145:181-190.
Inheritance of an extended diapause trait in the Northern corn rootworm, Diabrotica barberi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, B.W., Coates, B.S., Sappington, T.W. 2012. Inheritance of an extended diapause trait in the Northern corn rootworm, Diabrotica barberi (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). J. Appl. Entomol. 138 (2014) 213–221 Published 2012. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0418.2012.01751.x.
Spatial variation in sorption and dissipation is herbicide-dependent - (Abstract Only)
Papiernik, S.K., Oliveira, R.S., Cabrera, A., Koskinen, W.C. 2012. Spatial variation in sorption and dissipation is herbicide-dependent. 244th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, August 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia PA. AGRO 6, Picogram vol.82, p.87.
Inter-laboratory validation of standardized method to determine permeability of plastic films - (Abstract Only)
Papiernik, S.K., Yates, S.R., Qian, Y., Ajwa, H., Gao, S., Qin, R., Sances, F., Spokas, K.A. 2012. Inter-laboratory validation of standardized method to determine permeability of plastic films. 244th American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 19-23, 2012, Philadelphia PA. AGRO 80, vol. 82, p. 101.
Adaptation by western corn rootworm to Bt corn: characterizing inheritance, fitness costs, and feeding preference - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petzold-Maxwell, J., Cibils-Steward, X., French, B.W., Gassmann, A.J. 2012. Adaptation by western corn rootworm to Bt corn: characterizing inheritance, fitness costs, and feeding preference. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1407-1418.
Screening for resistance to soybean aphid among soybean lines, growth-chamber tests, 2008 and 2010 - (Other)
Hesler, L.S., Dashiell, K.E. 2012. Screening for resistance to soybean aphid among soybean lines, growth-chamber tests, 2008 and 2010. Arthropod Management Tests. 37:M2.
Insect communities in soybeans of eastern South Dakota: The effects of vegetation management and pesticides on soybean aphids, bean leaf beetles, and their natural enemies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundgren, J.G., Hesler, L.S., Clay, S.A., Fausti, S.F. 2013. Insect communities in soybeans of eastern South Dakota: The effects of vegetation management and pesticides on soybean aphids, bean leaf beetles, and their natural enemies. Crop Protection. 43:104-118.
Spermatophore size in relation to body size and pairing duration in the Northern Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
French, B.W., Hammack, L. 2012. Spermatophore size in relation to body size and pairing duration in the Northern Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 105(3): 506-511. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/AN11162.
Ant diversity and distribution (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) throughout Maine lowbush blueberry fields in Hancock and Washington counties - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Choate, B.A., Drummond, F.A. 2012. Ant diversity and distribution (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) throughout Maine lowbush blueberry fields in Hancock and Washington counties. Environmental Entomology. 41(2):222-232.
Differences in weed seedling emergence is not involved in pea synergism to corn - (Research Notes)
Anderson, R.L. 2012. Differences in weed seedling emergence is not involved in pea synergism to corn. Western Society of Weed Science Research Reports. p. 90-91. (Research Note)
Assessment of fitness costs in Cry3Bb1 resistant and susceptible western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) laboratory colonies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oswald, K., French, B.W., Nielson, C.N., Bagley, M. 2012. Assessment of fitness costs in Cry3Bb1 resistant and susceptible western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) laboratory colonies. Journal of Applied Entomology. 136:730-740. DOI: 10.1111/j.1439-0418.2012.01704.x.
Potential causes and consequences of decreased body size in field populations of Coccinella novemnotata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Losey, J.E., Perlman, J., Kopco, J., Ramsey, S., Hesler, L.S., Evans, E., Allee, L., Smyth, R. 2012. Potential causes and consequences of decreased body size in field populations of Coccinella novemnotata. Biological Control. 61:98-103. DOI: 10.1016/j.biocontrol.2011.12.009.
Field and laboratory evaluations of soybean lines against the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S., Prischmann, D.A., Dashiell, K.E. 2012. Field and laboratory evaluations of soybean lines against the soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:608-615.
Corn tolerance to weed interference varies with preceding crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, R.L. 2012. Corn tolerance to weed interference varies with preceding crop. Weed Technology. 25:486-491.
Tracking predation of subterranean pests: digestion of corn rootworm DNA by a generalist mite - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prischmann-Voldseth, D., Lundgren, J.G. 2011. Tracking predation of subterranean pests: digestion of corn rootworm DNA by a generalist mite. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(12):1507-1510.
The influence of intraguild competitors on reproductive decisions by two predatory Heteroptera, Orius insidiosus (Anthocoridae) and Nabis americoferus (Nabidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pumarino, L., Alomar, O., Lundgren, J.G. 2011. The influence of intraguild competitors on reproductive decisions by two predatory Heteroptera, Orius insidiosus (Anthocoridae) and Nabis americoferus (Nabidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(11):1321-1330.
Field evaluation of putatively resistant soybean selections against the soybean aphid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S., Dashiell, K.E., Prischmann, D.A., Diers, B.W., Scott, R.A. 2012. Field evaluation of putatively resistant soybean selections against the soybean aphid. Journal of Crop Improvement. 26:76-78.
Chapter 13. Physiology and ecology of host defense against microbial invaders - (Book / Chapter)
Lundgren, J.G., Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. 2012. Chapter 13. The physiology and ecology of host defense against microbial invaders. In: Vega, F., Kaya, H., editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd edition. London, UK: Elsevier Publishers. p. 460-480.
Fecundity and longevity in female Northern Corn Rootworm relative to body size and copulation frequency - (Abstract Only)
(20-Jul-11)
Antixenosis to Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) among soybean lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S., Dashiell, K.E. 2011. Antixenosis to Aphis glycines (Hemiptera: Aphididae) among soybean lines. The Open Entomology Journal. 5:39-44.
First record of Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae) from Nebraska, U.S.A. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hesler, L.S. 2011. First record of Polistes dominula (Christ, 1791) (Hymenoptera: Vespidae: Polistinae) from Nebraska, U.S.A. Great Lakes Entomologist. 44:86-89.
Effects of neonicitinoid seed treatments on soybean aphid and its natural enemies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Seagraves, M.P., Lundgren, J.G. 2012. Effects of neonicitinoid seed treatments on soybean aphid and its natural enemies. Journal of Pest Science. 85(1):125-132.
Ladybugs of Maine - (Experiment Station)
Alyokhin, A., Donahue, C., Majka, C., Chandler, D., Hanley, G., Molengraaf, T., Beckendorf, E.A., Hesler, L.S. 2011. Ladybugs of Maine. Poster; Maine Ag & Forestry Experiment Station series.
Physiological benefits of nectar-feeding by a predatory beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lundgren, J.G., Seagraves, M. 2011. Physiological benefits of nectar-feeding by a predatory beetle. Biological Journal of the Linnean Society, London. 104:661-669.
Diapause in northern corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Abstract Only)
(20-May-11)
Diet based fitness variability of Coccinella novemnotata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) - (Abstract Only)
Brandt, D.M., Johnson, P.J., Hesler, L.S., Losey, J.E. 2011. Diet based fitness variability of Coccinella novemnotata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Proceedings of the South Dakota Academy of Science, Vol. 90, p. 210.
Book review: Methods for catching beetles - (Literature Review)
Hesler, L.S. 2011. Book review: Methods for catching beetles. Florida Entomologist. 94:376.
Female fecundity and longevity in Northern Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in relation to multiple mating and body size - (Abstract Only)
French, B.W., Hammack, L. 2011. Female fecundity and longevity in Northern Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in relation to multiple mating and body size. Entomological Society of America North Central Branch annual meeting, Minneapolis MN, March 13-16, 2011.
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