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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Ecology and Management of Grasshoppers and Other Insect Pests in the Northern Great Plains

Location: Pest Management Research Unit

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

Community-level net spillover of natural enemies from managed to natural forest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(02-Jul-14)
Evaluation of the effectiveness of the entomopathogens for the management of wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) on spring wheat     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reddy, G.P., Tangtrakulwanich, K., Wu, S., Miller, J.H., Ophus, V.L., Prewett, J., Jaronski, S.T. 2014. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the entomopathogens for the management of wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) on spring wheat. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 120: 43–49.
Effects of temperature and moisture on Mormon cricket reproduction with implications for responses to climate change     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2014. Effects of temperature and moisture on Mormon cricket reproduction with implications for responses to climate change. Journal of Insect Physiology. 65: 57-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.05.005
Insect herbivory and vertebrate grazing impact food limitation and grasshopper populations during a severe outbreak     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branson, D.H., Haferkamp, M.R. 2014. Insect herbivory and vertebrate grazing impact food limitation and grasshopper populations during a severe outbreak. Ecological Entomology. 39(1): 371–381.
Increased area of a highly suitable host crop increases herbivore pressure in intensified agricultural landscapes     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Blodgett, S.L., Knodel, J.J., Harris, M.O. 2014. Increased area of a highly suitable host crop increases herbivore pressure in intensified agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 186: 135-143.
Complementarity and redundancy of interactions enhance attack rates and spatial stability in host-parasitoid food webs     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guadalupe, P., Frost, C.M., Rand, T.A., Didham, R.K., Tylianakis, J.M. 2014. Complementarity and redundancy of interactions enhance attack rates and spatial stability in host-parasitoid food webs. Ecology. dx.doi.org/10.1890/13-1569.1. 95(7): 1888–1896.
Entomopathogenic fungi in cornfields and their potential to manage larval western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rudeen, M.L., Jaronski, S., Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., Gassman, A.J. 2013. Entomopathogenic fungi in cornfields and their potential to manage larval western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 114(3): 329–332.
Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica obtain their magnetic sensors from soil?     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riveros, A.J., Esquivel, D.M., Wajnberg, E., Srygley, R.B. 2014. Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica obtain their magnetic sensors from soil? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68(1): 55-62.
El Niño, host plant growth, and migratory butterfly abundance in a changing climate     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R., Oliveira, E.G., Riveros, A.J. 2014. El Niño, host plant growth, and migratory butterfly abundance in a changing climate. Biotropica. 46(1): 90-97.
Proximate effects of maternal oviposition preferences on defense efficacy and larval survival in a diet-specialized tortoise beetle. Who knows best: mothers or their progeny?     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vencl, F.V., Plata, C.A., Srygley, R.B. 2013. Proximate effects of maternal oviposition preferences on defense efficacy and larval survival in a diet-specialized tortoise beetle. Who knows best: mothers or their progeny? Ecological Entomology. 38(6): 596-607.
Coping with uncertainty: Nutrient deficiencies motivate insect migration at a cost to immunity     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Lorch, P.D. 2013. Coping with uncertainty: Nutrient deficiencies motivate insect migration at a cost to immunity. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 53(6):1002-1013.
Synthetic cis-jasmone exposure induces wheat and barley volatiles that repel the pest cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus L     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delaney, K.J., Wawrzyniak, M., Lemanczyk, G., Wrzesinkska, D., Piesik, D. 2013. Synthetic cis-jasmone exposure induces wheat and barley volatiles that repel the pest cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus L. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39(5): 620-629.
Mass Production of Entomopathogenic Fungi: State of the Art - (Book / Chapter)
Jaronski, S. 2013. Mass Production of Entomopathogenic Fungi: State of the Art. In: Morales-Ramos, J.A., Rjoas, M.G, Shaprio-Ilan, D.I., editors. Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms. USA: Academic Press. p. 357-415.
Joint action of Beauveria bassiana and the insect growth regulators diflubenzuron and novaluron, on the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bitshadze, N., Jaronski, S., Khasdan, V., Abashidze, E., Abashidze, M., Latchininsky, A., Samasdashvili, D., Sokhadze, I., Rippa, M., Ishaaya, I., Horowitz, R. 2013. Joint action of Beauveria bassiana and the insect growth regulators diflubenzuron and novaluron, on the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria. Journal of Pest Science. 86(2):293–300. DOI: 10.1007/s10340-012-0476-4.
Interactions among Bt maize, entomopathogens, and rootworm species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the field: effects on survival, yield and root injury     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petzold-Maxwell, J., Jaronski, S., Clifton, E.H., Dunbar, M.W., Jackson, M.A., Gassman, A.J. 2013. Interactions among Bt maize, entomopathogens, and rootworm species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the field: effects on survival, yield and root injury. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(2): 622-632.
Host density drives spatial variation in parasitism of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, across dryland and irrigated alfalfa cropping systems     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A. 2013. Host density drives spatial variation in parasitism of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, across dryland and irrigated alfalfa cropping systems. Environmental Entomology. 42(1):116-122.
Land use intensification differentially benefits alien over native predators in agricultural landscape mosaics     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grez, A.A., Rand, T.A., Zaviezo, T., Castillo-Serey, F. 2013. Land use intensification differentially benefits alien over native predators in agricultural landscape mosaics. Diversity and Distributions. 19(7): 749-759; DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12027.
Cover crop and conidia delivery system impacts on soil persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales:Clavicipitaceae) in sugarbeet     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boetel, M.A., Majumdar, A., Jaronski, S., Horsly, R.D. 2012. Cover crop and conidia delivery system impacts on soil persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales:Clavicipitaceae) in sugarbeet. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22(11): 1284-1304.
Enemy targeting, trade-offs, and the evolutionary assembly of a tortoise beetle defense arsenal     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vencl, F.V., Srygley, R.B. 2013. Enemy targeting, trade-offs, and the evolutionary assembly of a tortoise beetle defense arsenal. Evolutionary Ecology. 27(2): 237-252. Available: DOI 10.1007/s10682-012-9603-1.
Microbial Control of Invertebrate Pests-Chapter 7 - (Book / Chapter)
Jaronski, S. 2012. Microbial Control of Invertebrate Pests-Chapter 7. In : Sundh, I., Wilcks, A., and Goettel, M.S. Beneficial Microorganisms in Agriculture, Food and the Environment: Safety Assessment and Regulation. Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International. p. 72-95.
Heat dosage and oviposition depth influence egg mortality of two common rangeland grasshopper species     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branson, D.H., Vermeire, L.T. 2013. Heat dosage and oviposition depth influence egg mortality of two common rangeland grasshopper species. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66(1):110-113.
Mass production of entomopathogenic hypocreales - (Book / Chapter)
Jaronski, S., Jackson, M.A. 2012. Mass production of entomopathogenic hypocreales. In: Lacey, L.A., editor. Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. 2nd edition. New York, NY: Academic Press. p. 255-284.
Microbial Control News-June 2012 - (Other)
Jaronski, S. 2012. Microbial Control News-June 2012. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Newsletter. 45(2): 19.
Effects of genotypic variation in stem solidity on parasitism of a grass-mining insect     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Shanower, T.G., Berzonsky, W.A. 2012. Effects of genotypic variation in stem solidity on parasitism of a grass-mining insect. Basic and Applied Ecology. 13(3):250–259.
Impact of nutrient availability on losses due to wheat stem sawfly injury in spring wheat - (Proceedings)
Weaver, D.K., Lamb, P.F., Miller, J.H., Walsh, O.M., Delaney, K.J., Clain, J. 2012. Impact of nutrient availability on losses due to wheat stem sawfly injury in spring wheat. In: Schlegel A. and H. D. Bond, editors. Proceedings of the Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference, March 6-7, 2012, Denver, Colorado. 14: 141-147.
Ontogenetic changes in immunity and susceptibility to fungal infection in Mormon crickets Anabrus simplex     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2012. Ontogenetic changes in immunity and susceptibility to fungal infection in Mormon crickets Anabrus simplex. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58: 342-347.
Microbial Control News - November 2011 - (Other)
Jaronski, S. 2011. Microbial Control News - November 2011. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Newsletter. 44(3): 20-21.
Urban and natural components of Korean magpie (Pica pica sericea) territories and their effects on prey density     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Srygley, R.B., Lee, J.Y., Lee, S.I., Choe, J.C. 2012. Urban and natural components of Korean magpie (Pica pica sericea) territories and their effects on prey density. Polish Journal of Ecology. 60: 407-417.
Tritrophic interactions among Bt maize, an insect pest and entomopathogens: effects on development and survival of western corn rootworm     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., Jaronski, S., Gassman, A.J. 2012. Tritrophic interactions among Bt maize, an insect pest and entomopathogens: effects on development and survival of western corn rootworm. Annals of Applied Biology. 160(1): 43-55.
Impact of Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cossentine, J., Jaronski, S., Thistlewood, H., Yee, W.L. 2011. Impact of Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(12): 1501-1505.
Simulated aerial sprays for field cage evaluation of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunneum (Ascomycetes: Hypocreales) against Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) in Montana     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foster, N.R., Jaronski, S., Reuter, K.C., Harper, J.D., Schlothauer, R.J., Black, L.R. 2011. Simulated aerial sprays for field cage evaluation of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunneum (Ascomycetes: Hypocreales) against Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) in Montana. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(11): 1331-1350.
Alternative and integrated strategies for sugarbeet root maggot control - (Research Notes)
Boetel, M., Schroeder, A.J., Dregseth, R.J., Jaronski, S. 2011. Alternative and integrated strategies for sugarbeet root maggot control. Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. 3 pgs.
Unexpectedly high levels of parasitism of wheat stem sawfly larvae in post-cutting diapause chambers     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Shanower, T.G. 2011. Unexpectedly high levels of parasitism of wheat stem sawfly larvae in post-cutting diapause chambers. The Canadian Entomologist. 143(5): 455-459.
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