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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Biting and Stinging Pests: Ecology and Biologically-base Control

Location: Biological Control of Pests Research Unit

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

Characteristics of a laboratory strain of Coleomegilla maculata with a novel heritable wing spot pattern trait     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, M.L. 2016. Characteristics of a laboratory strain of Coleomegilla maculata with a novel heritable wing spot pattern trait. Advances in Entomology. 4:47-60.
Gold: a unique pigmentation defective laboratory strain of the lady beetle     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, M.L. 2016. Gold: a unique pigmentation defective laboratory strain of the lady beetle. Advances in Entomology. 4:11-18.
Tyramides in male alates of black imported fire ants, Solenopsis richetri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(08-Jan-16)
Impact of imidacloprid on new queens of imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Zeng, L., Chen, J. 2015. Impact of imidacloprid on new queens of imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Scientific Reports. 5:Aricle number:17938 doi:10.1038/srep17938.
Toxicity and efficacy of two emulsifiable concentrates of 2-tridecanone against red imported fire ants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2016. Toxicity and efficacy of two emulsifiable concentrates of 2-tridecanone against red imported fire ants. Advances in Entomology. 4(1):37-46.
Antimicrobial properties of nest volatiles in red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Elliott, R.B., Jin, X., Zeng, L., Chen, J. 2015. Antimicrobial properties of nest volatiles in red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Naturwissenschaften. 102:66.
Sublethal effect of imidacloprid on Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) feeding, digging, and foraging behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Zeng, L., Chen, J. 2015. Sublethal effect of imidacloprid on Solenopsis invicta (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) feeding, digging, and foraging behavior. Environmental Entomology. 44:1544-1552.
Fatty amines from little black ants, Monomorium minimum, and their biological activities against red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, L., Chen, J. 2015. Fatty amines from little black ants, Monomorium minimum, and their biological activities against red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 41:708-715.
Esterase in imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicata and S. richteri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): activity, kinetics and variation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Rashid, T., Feng, G. 2014. Esterase in imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicata and S. richteri (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): activity, kinetics and variation. Scientific Reports. 4(7112):1-9. doi: 10.1038/srep07112.
A comparative study between Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri on tolerance to heat and desiccation stresses     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Rashid, T., Feng, G. 2014. A comparative study between Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri on tolerance to heat and desiccation stresses. PLoS One. 9(6):e96842. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0096842.
Defensive chemicals of tawny crazy ants, Nylanderia fulva and their toxicity to red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Rashid, T., Guolei, F., Liming, Z., Oi, D.H., Bastiaan Drees 2013. Defensive chemicals of tawny crazy ants, Nylanderia fulva and their toxicity to red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Toxicon. 76:160-166.
Toxicity of newly isolated piperideine alkaloids from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, against the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer)     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rashid, T., Chen, J., McLeod, P. 2013. Toxicity of newly isolated piperideine alkaloids from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, against the green peach aphid, Myzus persicae (Sulzer). Advances in Entomology. 1(2):20-23. doi.org/10.4236/ae.2013.12005.
Inhibitory activities of venom alkaloids of Red Imported Fire Ant against Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis in vitro and the application of piperidine alkaloids to manage symptom development.. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, S., Jin, X., Chen, J., Lu, S. 2013.Inhibitory activities of venom alkaloids of Red Imported Fire Ant against Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis in vitro and the application of piperidine alkaloids to manage symptom development of bacterial canker on tomato in the greenhouse. International Journal of Pest Management. 59(2):150-156. doi: 10.1080/09670874.2013.784931.
Colony structure and spatial partitioning of cavity dwelling ant species in nuts of eastern US forest floors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booher, D., Macgown, J.A., Duffield, R.M. 2013. Colony structure and spatial partitioning of cavity dwelling ant species in nuts of eastern US forest floors. Midsouth Entomologist. 6(1):96.
Effects of conidial densities and spray volume of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana fungal suspensions on conidial viability, droplet size and deposition coverage in bioassay using a novel bioassay spray system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, X., Huang, Y., Thomson, S.J., Elliott, R.B. 2013. Effects of conidial densities and spray volume of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana fungal suspensions on conidial viability, droplet size and deposition coverage in bioassay using a novel bioassay spray system. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23:362-366.
The ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) fauna of the cedar glades and xeric limestone prairies of the Central Basin of Tennessee - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hill, J.G. 2013. The ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) fauna of the cedar glades and xeric limestone prairies of the Central Basin of Tennessee. Tennessee Academy of Science. 87:135-142.
Arthropod prey of imported fire ants (Hymenopter: formicidae) in Mississippi sweetpotato fields     Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rashid, T., Chen, J., Vogt, J., McLeod, P. 2013. Arthropod prey of imported fire ants (Hymenopter: formicidae) in Mississippi sweetpotato fields. Insect Science. 20:467-471. doi: 10.0000/1744-7917.12003.
Genomic sequences of Piezodorus guildinii from the southern United States - (Other)
Zhao, L., Jones, W.A. 2012. Genomic sequences of Piezodorus guildinii from the southern United States. NCBI, Genbank. JX425406-JX425420.
Isaria poprawskii sp. nov. (Hypocreales: Cordycipitacae), a new entomopathogenic fungus from Texas affecting sweet potato whitefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanillas, H. Enrique, deLeon, Jesse H., Humber, Richard A., Murray, K. Daniel, Jones, Waler A. 2013. Isaria poprawskii sp. nov. (Hypocreales: Cordycipitacae), a new entomopathogenic fungus from Texas affecting sweet potato whitefly. Mycoscience. 54: 158-169.
Expression of heat shock protein genes in insect stress responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Jones, W.A. 2012. Expression of heat shock protein genes in insect stress responses. Invertebrate Survival Journal. ISJ 9:93-101,2012.
Geographic spread of Strumigenys silvestrii (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetine) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macgown, J.A., Wetter, J.K., Hill, J.G. 2012. Geographic spread of Strumigenys silvestrii (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetine). Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews. 5:213-222.
Distributional records of Strumigenys margaritae (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macgown, J.A., Wetterer, J.K. 2012. Distributional records of Strumigenys margaritae (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetini). Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews. 5:213-222.
First record of the tramp ant Cardiocondyla obscurior (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macgown, J. A. First record of the tramp ant Cardiocondyla obscurior (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist. 5(1):9-10. 2012.
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