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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Postharvest Pest Control Technologies
item The invasive American weed parthenium hysterophorus can negatively impact malaria control in Africa (Sep 2015)
item Resistance of Tripsacorn-introgressed maize lines to Sitophilus zeamais (Sep 2015)
item Maize death acids, 9-lipoxygenase-derived cyclopente(a)nones,display activity as cytotoxic phytoalexins and transcriptional mediators (Sep 2015)
item Susceptibility of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and Trogoderma inclusum (Coleoptera: Dermestidae) to cold temperatures (Aug 2015)
item Residual efficacy of pyrethrin+methoprene for control of Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum in a commercial flour mill (Aug 2015)
item Cold temperature disinfestation of bagged flour (Jun 2015)
item Oxygenated phosphine fumigation for control of light brown apple moth, Epiphyas postvittana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), eggs on cut-flowers (Jun 2015)
item Potential of the desert locust schistocerca gregaria (Orthoptera: Acrididae) as an unconventional source of dietary and therapeutic sterols (May 2015)
item Male sexual behavior and pheromone emission is enhanced by exposure to guava fruit volatiles in Anastrepha fraterculus (Apr 2015)
item Current status of genomics research on mycotoxigenic fungi (Apr 2015)
item Efficacy of methyl bromide for control of different life stages of stored-product psocids (Apr 2015)
item Efficacy of deltamethrin against stored-product beetles at short exposure intervals or on a partially-treated rice mass (Apr 2015)
item Evaluation of potential attractants for six stored-product psocids (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae, Trogiidae) (Mar 2015)
item GenBank submission of draft whole genome sequence of the apple decay pathogen Penicillium solitum (RS1 isolate) (Mar 2015)
item Quantitative differences in nourishment affect caste-related physiology and development in the paper wasp Polistes metricus (Feb 2015)
item Effect of diet and refugia on development of Dermestes maculatus DeGeer reared in a laboratory (Feb 2015)
item First report of brown rot on apple fruit caused by Monilinia fructicola in the United States (Feb 2015)
item Functional analysis of C1 family cysteine peptidases in the larval gut of Tenebrio molitor and Tribolium castaneum (Feb 2015)
item First report of Penicillium expansum isolates with reduced sensitivity to fludioxonil from a commercial packinghouse in Pennsylvania (Feb 2015)
item Lack of aflatoxin production by Aspergillus flavus on a resistant peanut line is associated with delayed expression of aflatoxin genes (Feb 2015)
item Influence of temperature and artificially-created physical barriers on the efficacy of synergized pyrethrin aerosol (Jan 2015)
item Phytosanitary irradiation in ports of entry: A practical solution for developing countries (Jan 2015)
item Evolved differences in larval social behavior mediated by novel pheromones (Dec 2014)
item Three halloween genes from the varroa mite, varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman) and their expression during reproduction (Dec 2014)
item Plant volatiles influence the African weaver ant-cashew tree mutualism (Dec 2014)
item Genomic analysis of the interaction between pesticide exposure and nutrition in honey bees (Apis mellifera) (Dec 2014)
item Susceptibility of Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) to pyrethrin aerosol: effects of aerosol particle size, concentration, and exposure conditions (Dec 2014)
item Distribution of three psocid species (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) in different moisture gradients in wheat (Nov 2014)
item Cis-mediated down-regulation of a trypsin gene associated with Bt resistance in cotton bollworm (Nov 2014)
item The novel monocot-specific 9-lipoxygenase, ZmLOX12 is required to mount an effective jasmonate-mediated defense against Fusarium verticillioides in maize (Nov 2014)
item Peanut resistant gene expression in response to Aspergillus flavus infection during seed germination (Oct 2014)
item Insect thermotolerance comparing host infestation methods: Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) reared in grapefruit or diet (Aug 2014)
item The Coleopteran gut and targets for pest control (Aug 2014)
item Precocene-I inhibits juvenile hormone biosynthesis, ovarian activation, aggression and alters sterility signal production in bumble bee (Bombus terrestris) workers (Aug 2014)
item Competition among species of stored-product psocids (Psocoptera) in stored grain (Aug 2014)
item Transcript analysis and expression profiling of three heat shock protein 70 genes in the ectoparasitoid Habrobracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) (Aug 2014)
item Biosynthesis, elicitation and roles of monocot terpenoid phytoalexins (Aug 2014)
item Resistance of selected potato genotypes to the potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) (Jul 2014)
item Toxicity of six plant extracts and two pyridine alkaloids from Ricinus communis against the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae (Jul 2014)
item Draft genome sequence of Penicillium expansum (R19) that cause postharvest decay of apple fruit (Jun 2014)
item Efficacy of aerosol applications of methoprene and synergized pyrethrin against Tribolium castaneum adults and eggs (Jun 2014)
item Two closely related members of Arabidopsis 13-LOXs, LOX3 and LOX4, reveal distinct functions in response to plantparasitic nematode infection (May 2014)
item First report of Penicillium crustosum causing blue mold on stored apple fruit in Serbia (May 2014)
item Susceptibility of different life stages of Tribolium confusum to pyrethrin aerosol: effects of a flour food source on insecticidal efficacy (May 2014)
item Reducing CO2 accumulation and its phytotoxicity to lettuce with absorbent in hermetic storage as a simulation of long-term fumigation (May 2014)
item Reducing injury of lettuce from phosphine fumigation (Apr 2014)
item GenBank submission of draft whole genome sequence of the apple decay pathogen Penicillium expansum isolate (R19) (Apr 2014)
item Residual efficacy of chlorfenapyr for control of stored-product psocids (Psocoptera) (Apr 2014)
item Head-group acylation of monogalactosyldiacylglycerol is a common stress response, but the acyl-galactose acyl composition varies with the plant species and applied stress (Apr 2014)
item Evaluation of potential attractants for Liposcelis bostrychophila (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) (Apr 2014)
item Selective chromogenic and fluorogenic peptide substrates for the assay of cysteine peptidases in complex mixtures (Mar 2014)
item Horizontal transfer of methoprene by Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) and T. confusum Jacquelin du Val (Mar 2014)
item Mechanisms for horizontal transfer of methoprene from treated to untreated Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) (Mar 2014)
item Development and assessment of plant-based synthetic odor baits for surveillance and control of Malaria vectors (Feb 2014)
item Plasmodium falciparum infection increases Anopheles gambiae attraction to nectar sources and sugar uptake (Feb 2014)
item Distribution, abundance, and seasonal patterns of stored product beetles in a commercial food storage facility (Feb 2014)
item Evaluation of synergized pyrethrin aerosol for control of Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) (Feb 2014)
item Spatial pattern in aerosol insecticide deposition inside a flour mill (Feb 2014)
item Field distribution of Dasineura oxycoccana (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) adults, larvae, pupae, and parasitoids and evaluation of monitoring trap designs in Florida (Feb 2014)
item Effect of abiotic factors on initiation of red flour beetle (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) flight (Feb 2014)
item A 13-lipoxygenase, TomloxC, is essential for synthesis of five carbon flavor volatiles in tomato (Feb 2014)
item Identification of methyl farnesoate from the hemolymph of insects (Jan 2014)
item First report of Penicillium expansum isolates resistant to pyrimethanil from stored apple fruit in Pennsylvania (Jan 2014)
item First report of pyrimethanil resistance in Botrytis cinerea from stored apples in Pennsylvania (Jan 2014)
item Expression of an endoglucanase from Tribolium castaneum (TcEG1) in Saccharomyces cerevisiae (Jan 2014)
item Biology and management of psocids infesting stored products (Jan 2014)
item Examining the role of foraging and malvolio in host-finding behavior in the honey bee parasite, Varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman) (Dec 2013)
item Nitric oxide as a potent fumigant for postharvest pest control (Dec 2013)
item Sesquiterpene action, and morphogenetic signaling through the ortholog of retinoid X receptor, in higher Diptera (Dec 2013)
item Impact of temperature and relative humidity on life history parameters of adult Sitotroga cerealella (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) (Nov 2013)
item European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) induced defenses in maize enhance susceptibility in maize (Sep 2013)
item Genomic organization and reproductive regulation of a carrier/storage protein in the Varroa Mite, Varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman) (Sep 2013)
item Sampling stored product insect pests: a comparison of four statistical sampling models for probability of pest detection (Aug 2013)
item The case for a generic phytosanitary irradiation dose of 250 Gy for Lepidoptera eggs and larvae (Aug 2013)
item Distribution of psocids (Psocoptera) in temperature gradients in stored wheat (Aug 2013)
item Methodology for determining susceptibility of rough rice to Rhyzopertha dominica (L.) and Sitotroga cerealella (Olivier) (Aug 2013)
item Variation in susceptibility of field strains of three stored grain insect species to spinosad and chlorpyrifos-methyl plus deltamethrin on hard red winter wheat (Aug 2013)
item First ever isolation of cytotoxic triterpenoid 2-hydroxydiplopterol from plant source (Jul 2013)
item Rationale for a generic phytosanitary irradiation dose of 70 Gy for the genus Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) (Jul 2013)
item Blueberry gall midge: A major insect pest of blueberries in the southeastern United States (Jun 2013)
item The inhibitory effect of Bacillus megaterium on aflatoxin biosynthetic pathway gene expression in Aspergillus flavus (Jun 2013)
item Phytosanitary cold treatment for oranges infested with Bactrocera zonata (Diptera: Tephritidae) (Jun 2013)
item Development of phytosanitary cold treatments for oranges infested with Bactrocera invadens and B. zonata (Diptera: Tephritidae) by comparison...existing cold treatment schedules for Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) (May 2013)
item Potential for hypobaric storage as a phytosanitary treatment: Mortality of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) in apples and effects on fruit quality (May 2013)
item A digestive prolyl carboxypeptidase in Tenebrio molitor larvae (Apr 2013)
item The endosymbiont Arsenophonus is widespread in soybean aphid, Aphis glycines, but does not provide protection from parasitoids or a fungal pathogen (Apr 2013)
item Complex marine natural products as potential epigenetic and production regulators of antibiotics from a marine Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Apr 2013)
item Behavioral responses of the potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) to volatiles from dimethyl disulfide and plant essential oils (Apr 2013)
item The case for a generic phytosanitary irradiation dose of 400 Gy for Lepidoptera that infest shipped commodities as pupae (Apr 2013)
item First Report of Neofusicoccum ribis causing postharvest decay of apple fruit from cold storage in Pennsylvania (Mar 2013)
item How varying pest and trap densities affect Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) capture in pheromone traps (Feb 2013)
item Performance of diapausing parasitoid wasps, Habrobracon hebetor, after cold storage (Feb 2013)
item Distribution, abundance, and seasonal patterns of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) in a commercial food storage facility (Feb 2013)
item First report of Botryosphearia dothidea causing white rot on apple fruit in Maryland (Feb 2013)
item Retroactive maintains cuticle integrity by promoting the trafficking of Knickkopf into the procuticle of Tribolium castaneum (Jan 2013)
item Spatio-temporal distribution of stored-product inects around food processing and storage facilities (Jan 2013)
item Variable induction of vitellogenin genes in the varroa mite, Varroa destructor (Anderson & Trueman) by the honeybee, Apis mellifera L, host and its environment (Jan 2013)
item Influence of landscape pattern in flour residue amount and distribution on Tribolium castaneum (Herbst) response to traps baited with pheromone and kairomone (Jan 2013)
item Ligand binding pocket function of drosophila USP is necessary for metamorphosis (Jan 2013)
item Common host-derived chemicals increase catches of disease-transmitting mosquitoes and can improve early warning systems for rift valley fever virus (Jan 2013)
item Effects of combined thiamethoxam and diatomaceous earth on mortality and progeny production of four Pakistani populations of Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrychidae) on wheat, rice and maize (Jan 2013)
item Control of stored product pests by ionizing radiation (Jan 2013)
item Improved high-throughput bioassay for Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) (Jan 2013)
item The maize lipoxygenase, ZmLOX10, mediates green leaf volatile, jasmonate, and herbivore-induced plant volatile production for defense against insect attack (Jan 2013)
item Sex-specific mating pheromones in the nematode Panagrellus redivivus (Dec 2012)
item Effects of flour conditioning on cannibalism of T. castaneum eggs and pupae (Dec 2012)
item Evidence for potential of managing some african fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) using the mango fruit fly host-marking pheromone (Dec 2012)
item Chemical communication in the honey bee scarab pest Oplostomus haroldi: role of (Z)-9-Pentacosene (Nov 2012)
item Behavioural response of the malaria vector Anopheles gambiae to host plant volatiles and synthetic blends (Oct 2012)
item An amino acid substitution inhibits specialist herbivore production of an antagonist effector and recovers insect-induced plant defenses (Sep 2012)
item Attraction of walking Tribolium castaneum adults to traps (Sep 2012)
item Insect pest management for raw commodities during storage (Sep 2012)
item Organic approaches and regulations for stored product pest management (Sep 2012)
item Chemical signals that mediate insect-fungal interactions (Sep 2012)
item Transcriptional changes associated with lack of lipid synthesis in parasitoids (Sep 2012)
item Chemical control in stored products (Sep 2012)
item Characterization of cDNAs encoding serine proteases and their transcriptional responses to Cry1Ab protoxin in the gut of Ostrinia nubilalis larvae (Aug 2012)
item Precocious sexual signalling and mating in Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera: Tephritidae) sterile males achieved through juvenile hormone treatment and protein supplements (Aug 2012)
item Expression of pleiotrophin, an important regulator of cell migration, is inhibited in intestinal epithelial cells by treatment with non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (Aug 2012)
item Effect of methoprene application, adult food and feeding duration on male melon fly starvation survival (Aug 2012)
item Improving sterile male performance in support of programmes integrating the sterile insect technique against fruit flies (Aug 2012)
item Enhancing efficacy of Mexican fruit fly SIT programmes by large-scale incorporation of methoprene into pre-release diet (Aug 2012)
item A scientific note on the comparison of airborne volatiles produced by commercial bumble bee (Bombus impatiens) and honey bee (Apis mellifera) colonies (Aug 2012)
item Physcomitrella patens activates reinforcement of the cell wall, programmed cell death and accumulation of evolutionary conserved defense signals...upon Botrytis cinerea infection (Aug 2012)
item Eugregarines reduce susceptibility of the hide beetle, Dermestes maculatus, to apicomplexan pathogens and retard larval development (Jul 2012)
item Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin intoxication of Tenebrio molitor induces widespread changes in the expression of serine peptidase transcripts (Jul 2012)
item Illumina sequencing of green stink bug nymph and adult cdna to identify potential rnai gene targets (Jul 2012)
item Mass spectral determination of phenylacetonitrile (PAN) levels in body tissues of adult desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria (Jul 2012)
item Induction of reproductive diapause in Habrobracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) when reared at different photoperiods at low temperatures (Jul 2012)
item Occurrence, diversity and pattern of damage of Oplostomus species (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae), honey bee pests in Kenya (Jun 2012)
item Subterranean, herbivore-induced plant volatile increases biological control activity of multiple beneficial nematode species in distinct habitats (Jun 2012)
item Interspecific nematode signals regulate dispersal behavior (Jun 2012)
item Effects of honey bee (Apis mellifera L.) queen insemination volume on worker behavior and physiology (Jun 2012)
item Banded cucumber beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) resistance in romaine lettuce: understanding latex chemistry (Jun 2012)
item Aggregation behavior of the southern chinch bug (Hemiptera: Blissidae) (Jun 2012)
item Cloning and submission to the Natural Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) database of two complete vitellogenin genes from the varroa mite, Varroa destructor (Apr 2012)
item Transcriptome profiling of the intoxication response of Tenebrio molitor larvae to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa protoxin (Apr 2012)
item Foraging behavior of the Blue Morpho and other tropical butterflies: The chemical and electrophysiological basis of olfactory preferences and the role of color (Apr 2012)
item Lethal and sub-lethal effects from short-term exposure of Rhyzopertha dominica on wheat treated with Storicide II® (Apr 2012)
item Food source provisioning and susceptibility of immature and adult Tribolium castaneum on concrete partially treated with chlorfenapyr (Phantom®) (Apr 2012)
item Coming apart at the seams: morphological evidence for pregnathal head capsule borders in adult Tribolium castaneum (Mar 2012)
item Formation of the unusual semivolatile Diterpene Rhizathalene by the Arabidopsis Class I Terpene Synthase TPS08 in the root stele is involved in defense against belowground herbivory (Mar 2012)
item Induced release of a plant-defense volatile 'deceptively' attracts insect vectors to plants infected with a bacterial pathogen (Mar 2012)
item A nuptially transmitted Ichthyosproean symbiont of Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) (Mar 2012)
item Genomic and proteomic studies on the effects of the insect growth regulator diflubenzuron in the model beetle species Tribolium castaneum (Mar 2012)
item Bacillus thuringiensis Cry3Aa toxin increases the susceptibility of Crioceris quatuordecimpunctata to Beauveria bassiana infection (Mar 2012)
item Residual efficacy of methoprene for control of Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) larvae at different temperatures on varnished wood, concrete, and wheat (Feb 2012)
item Proteomic and transcriptomic analyses of rigid and membranous cuticles and epidermis from the elytra and hindwings of the red flour beetle, Tribolium castaneum (Jan 2012)
item Impact of Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) on quality parameters of milled rice (Jan 2012)
item Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure (Dec 2011)
item Synthesis of the Caeliferins, elicitors of plant immune responses: accessing Lipophilic natural products via cross metathesis (Oct 2011)
item Movement of Rhyzopertha dominica in response to temperature gradients in stored wheat (Sep 2011)
item Rapidly induced chemical defenses in maize stems and their effects on short-term growth of Ostrinia nubilalis (Sep 2011)
item Resistance monitoring of Heliothis virescens to pyramided cotton varieties with a hydrateable, artificial cotton leaf bioassay (Jul 2011)
item Fragrance composition of Dendrophylax lindenii (Orchidaceae) using novel technique applied in situ (Jun 2011)
item An aeroponic culture system for the study of root herbivory on Arabidopsis thaliana (Apr 2011)
item New approach for the study of mite reproduction: the first transcriptome analysis of a mite, Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) (Feb 2011)
item Eavesdropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration (Feb 2011)
item Foraging on and consumption of two species of papaya pest mites, Tetranychus kanzawai and Panonychus citri (Acari: tetranychidae) by Mallada basalis (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae) (Mar 2009)
item Analysis of the Tribolium homeotic complex: insights into mechanisms constraining insect Hox clusters (Apr 2008)
item The Tribolium castaneum ortholog of Sex combs reduced controls dorsal ridge development (Sep 2006)
item Response of the small hive beetle (Aethina tumida) to a blend of chemicals identified from honeybee (Apis mellifera) volatiles (Sep 2005)
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