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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Plant Resistance, Biology, and Resistance Management of Corn Pests, with Emphasis on Western Corn Rootworm

Location: Plant Genetics Research

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

Isolation and characterization of host recognition cues in corn roots for larvae of the western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bernklau, E.J., Hibbard, B.E., Bjostad, L.B. 2013. Isolation and characterization of host recognition cues in corn roots for larvae of the western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(6): 2354-2363.
Development of resistance to eCry3.1Ab-expressing transgenic maize in a laboratory-selected population of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Zukoff, A., Barry, J.M., Higdon, M.L., Hibbard, B.E. 2013. Development of resistance to eCry3.1Ab-expressing transgenic maize in a laboratory-selected population of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(6): 2506-2513.
Resistance to Bt corn by western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the U.S. corn belt     Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Cullen, E.M., Gray, M.E., Gassman, A.J., Hibbard, B.E. 2013. Resistance to Bt corn by western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the U.S. corn belt. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 4(3): Available: http://www.ingentaconnect.com/content/esa/jipm/2013/00000004/00000003/art00003.
Direct and indirect plant defenses are not suppressed by endosymbionts of a specialist root herbivore     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robert, C.A., Frank, D.L., Leach, K.A., Turlings, T.C., Hibbard, B.E., Erb, M. 2013. Direct and indirect plant defenses are not suppressed by endosymbionts of a specialist root herbivore. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:507-515.
Genetically engineered maize plants reveal distinct costs and benefits of constitutive volatile emissions in the field     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robert, C.A., Erb, M., Hiltpold, I., Hibbard, B.E., Gaillard, M.D., Bilat, J., Degenhardt, J., Cambet-Petit-Jean, X., Turlings, T.C., Zwahlen, C. 2013. Genetically engineered maize plants reveal distinct costs and benefits of constitutive volatile emissions in the field. Plant Biotechnology. 11:628-639.
Greenhouse-selected resistance to Cry3Bb1-producing corn in three western corn rootworm populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Meihls, L.N., Higdon, M.L., Elliersieck, M.R., Tabashnik, B.E., Hibbard, B.E. 2012. Greenhouse-selected resistance to Cry3Bb1-producing corn in three western corn rootworm populations. PLoS One. 7(12):e51055. Available http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0051055.
Resistance evolution to the first generation of genetically modified Diabrotica-active Bt-maize events by western corn rootworm: management and monitoring considerations - (Review Article)
Devos, Y., Meihls, L.N., Kiss, J., Hibbard, B.E. 2013. Resistance evolution to the first generation of genetically modified Diabrotica-active Bt-maize events by western corn rootworm: management and monitoring considerations. Transgenic Research. 22:269-299.
A specialist root herbivore reduces plant resistance and uses an induced plant volatile to aggregate in a density dependent manner - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Christelle, R.A., Erb, M., Hibbard, B.E., French, B.W., Zwahlen, C., Turlings, T.C. 2012. A specialist root herbivore reduces plant resistance and uses an induced plant volatile to aggregate in a density dependent manner. Functional Ecology. 26:1429-1440.
Western corn rootworm larval movement in a SmartStax seed blend scenarios     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zukoff, S.N., Bailey, W., Ellersieck, M., Hibbard, B.E. 2012. Western corn rootworm larval movement in a SmartStax seed blend scenarios. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(4):1248-1260.
Capsules containing entomopathogenic nematodes as a Trojan horse approach to control the western corn rootworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hiltpold, I., Hibbard, B.E., French, B.W., Turlings, T. 2012. Capsules containing entomopathogenic nematodes as a Trojan horse approach to control the western corn rootworm. Plant and Soil. 358:11-25.
Mortality impact of MON863 transgenic maize roots on western corn rootworm larvae in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, T.L., Frank, D.L., French, B.W., Meinke, L.J., Moellenbeck, D., Hibbard, B.E. 2012. Mortality impact of MON863 transgenic maize roots on western corn rootworm larvae in the field. Journal of Applied Entomology. 136:721-729.
Effect of MIR604 transgenic maize at different stages of development on western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in a central missouri field environment     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Bukowsky, R., French, B.W., Hibbard, B.E. 2011. Effect of MIR604 transgenic maize at different stages of development on western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in a central Missouri field environment. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:2054-2061.
Mortality impact of transgenic maize roots expressing eCry3.1Ab, mCry3A, and eCry3.1Ab + mCry3A on western corn rootworm larvae in the field     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hibbard, B.E., Frank, D.L., Kurtz, R., Boudreau, E., Ellersieck, M.R., Odhiambo, J. 2011. Mortality impact of transgenic maize roots expressing eCry3.1Ab, mCry3A, and eCry3.1Ab + mCry3A on western corn rootworm larvae in the field. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(5):1584-1591.
Last Modified: 4/18/2014
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