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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Aijun Zhang
Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory
Chemistry

Phone: (301) 504-5223
Fax: (301) 504-6580
Room 312

BLDG 007
10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BLDG 007 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 20705

Projects
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429893
Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430038
Managing an Invasive Drosophilid Species in Agriculture Using Innovative Behavioral Manipulation Strategies
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 428068
Identify Volatile Chemicals Based on Plant Origin to Manage Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Population
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431397

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Sensory aspects of trail-following behaviors in the Asian longhorned beetle, anoplophora glabripennis -
Graves, F., Baker, T., Zhang, A., Keena, M., Hoover, K. 2016. Sensory aspects of trail-following behaviors in the Asian longhorned beetle, anoplophora glabripennis. Journal of Insect Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10905-016-9587-8.
Interactions of two odorant-binding proteins from Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Güenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) -
Sun, X., Zeng, F., Yan, M., Zhang, A., Wang, M. 2016. Interactions of two odorant-binding proteins from Cnaphalocrocis medinalis Güenée (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Insect Molecular Biology. 25(6):712-723.
Functional characterization of a pheromone binding protein from rice leaf-folder cnaphalocrocis medinalis in detecting pheromones and host plant volatiles -
Sun, X., Zhao, Z., Zeng, F., Zhang, A., Lv, Z., Wang, M. 2016. Functional characterization of a pheromone binding protein from rice leaf-folder cnaphalocrocis medinalis in detecting pheromones and host plant volatiles. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 106(6):781-189.
Temporal interactions of plant - insect - predator after infection of bacterial pathogen on rice plant -
Ze, S., Zhuang, L., Wen, Z., Huanan, J., Hao, L., Aiming, Z., Zhang, A., Man-Qun, W. 2016. Temporal interactions of plant - insect - predator after infection of bacterial pathogen on rice plant. Scientific Reports. 6:26043.
Identification and comparative expression profiles of chemoreception genes revealed from major chemoreception organs of the rice leaf folder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) -
Zeng, F., Zhao, Z., Yan, M., Zhou, W., Zhang, A., Lu, Z., Wang, M. 2015. Identification and comparative expression profiles of chemoreception genes revealed from major chemoreception organs of the rice leaf folder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). PLoS One. 10(12):e0144267.
Gut bacteria mediate aggregation in the German cockroach -
Wada-Katsumata, A., Zurek, L., Nalyanya, G., Roelofs, W.L., Zhang, A., Schal, C. 2015. Gut bacteria mediate aggregation in the German cockroach. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(51):15678-15683.
Sex pheromone of the mirid bug, Adelphocoris suturalis -
Zhang, Z., Gao, Q., Liu, L., Zhang, A., Zhang, B., Luo, J., Chen, L., Wang, M., Lei, C. 2015. Sex pheromone of the mirid bug, Adelphocoris suturalis. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 26(1):25-31.
Semiochemical Production and Laboratory Behavior Response of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha Halys -
Harris, C., Abubeker, S.U., Yu, M., Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2015. Semiochemical Production and Laboratory Behavior Response of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha Halys. Journal of Insect Physiology. 10(1):e0140876.
TRANSGENIC CRYLC* GENE ROUGH RICE LINE TIC-19 DOES NOT CHANGE THE HOST PREFERENCES OF THE NON-TARGET STORED PRODUCT PEST, RHYZOPERTHA DOMINICA (FABRICIUS) AND ITS PARASITOID WASP, ANISOPTEROMALUS CALANDRAE -
San, X., Yan, M., Zhang, A., Wang, M. 2015. TRANSGENIC CRYLC* GENE ROUGH RICE LINE TIC-19 DOES NOT CHANGE THE HOST PREFERENCES OF THE NON-TARGET STORED PRODUCT PEST, RHYZOPERTHA DOMINICA (FABRICIUS) AND ITS PARASITOID WASP, ANISOPTEROMALUS CALANDRAE. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety. 120:449-456.
Behavioral and antennal responses of spotted wing drosophila, drosophila suzukii, to volatiles from fruit extracts -
Abraham, J., Zhang, A., Abubeker, S.U., Angeli, S., Rodriquez-Saona, C. 2015. Behavioral and antennal responses of spotted wing drosophila, drosophila suzukii, to volatiles from fruit extracts. Environmental Entomology. 44(2):356-367.
Behavioral responses of plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to different enantiomer concentrations and blends of the synthetic aggregation pheromone grandisoic acid -
Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Lucas, E., Cormier, D., Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2015. Behavioral responses of plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to different enantiomer concentrations and blends of the synthetic aggregation pheromone grandisoic acid. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(2):549-558.
Geometric isomers of sex pheromone components do not affect attractancy of Conopomorpha cramerella in cocoa plantations -
Vanhove, W., Vanhoudt, N., Bhanu, K., Damme, P., Abubeker, S.U., Zhang, A. 2015. Geometric isomers of sex pheromone components do not affect attractancy of Conopomorpha cramerella in cocoa plantations. Journal of Applied Entomology. DOI:10.1111/jen.12212.
Exocrine secretion of wheel bugs (Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Arilus spp): clarification and chemistry -
Aldrich, J.R., Zhang, A., Zarbin, P. 2013. Exocrine secretion of wheel bugs (Heteroptera: Reduviidae: Arilus spp): clarification and chemistry. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 68(11):522-526.
Expression profile and ligand-binding characterization of odorant-binding protein 2 in Batocera horsfieldi (Hope) -
Li, H., Pan, X., Chen, L., Wang, D., Zhang, A., Wang, M. 2015. Expression profile and ligand-binding characterization of odorant-binding protein 2 in Batocera horsfieldi (Hope). Journal of Applied Entomology. 139(5):361-369.
Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols Reprint Icon -
Khrimian, A., Zhang, A., Weber, D.C., Ho, H., Aldrich, J., Vermillion, K., Siegler, M., Shirali, S., Guzman, F., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols. Journal of Natural Products. 77:1708-1717.
Hot Topic: Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk by feeding bug-contaminated corn silage to lactating dairy cattle -
Baldwin, R.L., Zhang, A., Fultz, S., Abubeker, S.U., Harris, C., Connor, E.E., Van Hekken, D.L. 2014. Hot Topic: Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk by feeding bug-contaminated corn silage to lactating dairy cattle. Journal of Dairy Science. 97:1877-1884.
Sex-specific trail pheromone mediates complex mate finding behavior in Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) -
Hoover, K., Keena, M., Nehme, M., Wang, S., Meng, P., Zhang, A. 2014. Sex-specific trail pheromone mediates complex mate finding behavior in Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40(2):169-180.
Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Leahy, K., Cooley, D., Tuttle, A., Eaton, A., Zhang, A. 2014. Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(3):753-761.
Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Lucas, E., Cormier, D., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Zhang, A., Pichette, A. 2014. Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist. DOI: 10.4039/tce.2014.1.
Transgenic bt rice does not challenge host preference of the target pest of rice leaffolder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera pyralidae) -
Sun, X., Liu, H., Zhang, A., Ai, C., Zhou, S., Zhou, C., Wang, M. 2013. Transgenic bt rice does not challenge host preference of the target pest of rice leaffolder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera pyralidae). PLoS One. 8(11):e79032.
Behavioral response of grape root borer (Lepidopetera: Sesiidae) neonates to grape root volatiles -
Rijal, J., Zhang, A., Bergh, C. 2013. Behavioral response of grape root borer (Lepidopetera: Sesiidae) neonates to grape root volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 42(6):1338-1347.
Repellency of selected chemicals against the bed bug, (hemiptra: Cimicidae) -
Wang, C., Lu, L., Zhang, A. 2013. Repellency of selected chemicals against the bed bug, (hemiptra: Cimicidae). Medical Entomology. 106(6):2522-2529.
Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard -
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Wright, S.E., Walgenbach, J., Bergh, C.J., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard. Journal of Entomological Science. 49(1):44-45.
Host deception: Predaceous fungus, esteya vermicola, entices pine wood nematode by mimicking the scent of its host pine for nutrient -
Lin, F., Ye, J., Wan, H., Zhang, A., Zhao, B. 2013. Host deception: Predaceous fungus, esteya vermicola, entices pine wood nematode by mimicking the scent of its host pine for nutrient. PLoS One. 8(8):1-9.
Electrophysiological responses of the rice leaffolder, cnaphalocrocis medinalis (lepidoptera: pyralidae), to rice plant volatiles -
Sun, X., Liu, Z., Zhang, A., Dong, H., Zeng, F., Pan, X., Wang, Y., Wang, M. 2014. Electrophysiological responses of the rice leaffolder, cnaphalocrocis medinalis (lepidoptera: pyralidae), to rice plant volatiles. Journal of Insect Science. 14(70).
Blend chemistry and field attraction of commercial pheromone lures for monitoring grape berry moth, Paralobesia viteana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in vineyards -
Jordan, T.A., Zhang, A., Pfeiffer, D.G. 2013. Blend chemistry and field attraction of commercial pheromone lures for monitoring grape berry moth, Paralobesia viteana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in vineyards. Environmental Entomology. 42(3):558-563.
Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage -
Baldwin, R.L., Zhang, A., Fultz, S., Abubeker, S.U., Harris, C., Connor, E.E., Van Hekken, D.L. 2013. Brown marmorated stink bug odor compounds do not transfer into milk in lactating dairy cattle by feeding bug contaminated corn silage. In: J. Anim. Sci Vol. 91, E-Suppl. 2/J. Dairy Sci. Vol. 96, E-Suppl. 1, pp. 263.
Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer -
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C., Walgenbach, J. 2013. Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer -
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Influence of trap design on capture of female grape berry moth (lepidoptera: tortricidae) with a kairomone Lure -
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Linn, JR., C.E., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Knight, A.L. 2013. Influence of trap design on capture of female grape berry moth (lepidoptera: tortricidae) with a kairomone Lure. Environmental Entomology. 42(1):150-157.
Influence of trap design on upwind flight behavior and capture of female grape berry moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidea) with a kairomone lure -
Cha, D.H., Hesler, S.P., Linn, Jr, C.E., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Knight, A.L., Roelofs, W.L., Loeb, G.M. 2013. Influence of trap design on upwind flight behavior and capture of female grape berry moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidea) with a kairomone lure. Environmental Entomology. 42:150-157.
Construction and analysis of cDNA libraries from the antennae of Batocera horsfieldi and expression pattern of putative odorant binding proteins -
Li, H., Zhang, A., Wang, M., Zhang, G. 2014. Construction and analysis of cDNA libraries from the antennae of Batocera horsfieldi and expression pattern of putative odorant binding proteins. Journal of Insect Science. 14(57):1-15.
Extraction and Characterization of Chemical Compounds in Coelaenomenodera elaeidis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) -
Zhang, A., Aisagbonhi, C.I., Anikwe, J., Obibuzor, J.U., Aneni, T.I., Ogbebor, C.O. 2013. Extraction and Characterization of Chemical Compounds in Coelaenomenodera elaeidis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Applied Agriculture Research. 5(2):169-174.
Mating disruption by aerial application of sex pheromone against the invasive light brown apple moth and implications for the management of biological invasions -
Brockerhoff, E., Suckling, D., Kimberley, M., Richardson, B., Coker, G., Gous, S., Cowan, D., Lance, D., Strand, T., Zhang, A. 2012. Mating disruption by aerial application of sex pheromone against the invasive light brown apple moth and implications for the management of biological invasions. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0043767.
Molecular Phylogeny of Synanthedonini (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) Using Cytochrome Oxidase I with Comparison of Morphological Variation Among Some Members Justifying Their Generic Reclassification -
Hansen, J., Klingeman, W., Moulton, J., Oliver, J., Windham, M., Zhang, A., Trigiano, R.2012. Molecular phylogeny of Synanthedonini (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) using cytochrome oxidase I with comparison of morphological variation among some members justifying their generic reclassification. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 42(3):558-563.
Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit -
Yu, M., Shen, L., Zhang, A., Sheng, J. 2012. Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit. Journal of Plant Physiology. 168(15):1820-1827.
Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure -
Loeb, G., Cha, D., Hesler, S., Linn, C., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Roelofs, W. 2011. Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure. Environmental Entomology. 4(6):1511-1522.
Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure -
Loeb, G., Ho Cha, D., Hesler, S., Linn, C., Zhang, A., Teal, P.E., Roelofs, W. 2011. Monitoring grape berry moth (Paralobesia vitianna: Lepidoptera) in commercial vineyards using a host plant based synthetic lure. Environmental Entomology. 40:1511-1522.
Using lone star ticks, Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in in vitro laboratory bioassays of repellents: dimensions, duration, and variability -
Carroll, J.F., Zhang, A., Kramer, M.H. 2011. Using lone star ticks, Amblyomma americanum (Acari: Ixodidae) in in vitro laboratory bioassays of repellents: dimensions, duration, and variability. American Chemical Society. 1090(7):97-120.
Response of grape root borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) neonates to root extracts from vitaceae species and rootstocks -
Bergh, J.C., Zhang, A., Meyer, J.R., Kim, D. 2011. Response of grape root borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) neonates to root extracts from vitaceae species and rootstocks. Environmental Entomology. 40:880-888.
Nepetalactones from essential oil of Nepeta cataria represent a stable fly feeding and oviposition repellent Reprint Icon -
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Dunlap, C.A., Zhang, A., Boxler, D., Tangtrakulwanich, K., Behle, R.W., Baxendale, F., Brewer, G. 2012. Nepetalactones from essential oil of Nepeta cataria represent a stable fly feeding and oviposition repellent. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 26:131-138. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2915.2011.00972.X.
A field evaluation of the effect of temperature on the release of disparlure from a pheromone-baited trapping system used to monitor the gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae) -
Tobin, P.C., Zhang, A., Onufrieva, K., Leonard, D.S. 2011. A field evaluation of the effect of temperature on the release of disparlure from a pheromone-baited trapping system used to monitor the gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(4):1265-1271.
Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit -
Yu, M., Shen, L., Zhang, A., Zheng, J. 2011. Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit. Journal of Plant Physiology. 168(15):1820-1827.
Eaves-dropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration -
Cha, D., Linn, C., Teal, P.E., Zhang, A., Roelofs, W., Loeb, G. 2011. Eaves-dropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration. PLoS One. 6(2):e17033.
Eavesdropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration -
Cha, D.A., Linn Jr., C.E., Teal, P.E., Zhang, A., Roelofs, W.L., Loeb, G.M. 2011. Eavesdropping on plant volatiles by a specialist moth: significance of ratio and concentration. PLoS One. 6(2):1-8.
Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds -
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2011. Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds. Journal of Entomological Science. 46(3):204-215.
Field testing of Anoplophora glabripennis male-produced pheromone and plant volatiles -
Nehme, M., Keena, M., Zhang, A., Baker, T., Xu, Z., Hoover, K. 2010. Field testing of Anoplophora glabripennis male-produced pheromone and plant volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 39(1):169-176.
Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control -
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Zhang, A., Klun, J.A., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A., Zurek, L. 2009. Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the International Society of Chemical Ecology Annual Meeting, August 23-27, 2009, Neuchatel, Switzerland. Paper 125.
Attractiveness of Anoplophora glabripennis male-produced pheromone and plant volatiles -
Nehme, M., Keena, M., Zhang, A., Baker, T., Hoover, K. 2009. Attractiveness of Anoplophora glabripennis male-produced pheromone and plant volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 38(6):1745-1755.
Validation of two pheromonal compounds for monitoring pink hibiscus mealybug in Mexico -
Gonzalez-Gaona, E., Sanchez-Martinez, G., Zhang, A., Lozano-Gutierrez, J., Carmona-Sosa, F. 2010. Validation of two pheromonal compounds for monitoring pink hibiscus mealybug in Mexico. Agrociencia Magazine. 44:65-73.
Expression of feeding symptons from pink hibiscus mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) by commerically important cultivars of hibiscus -
Vitullo, J., Zhang, A., Mannion, C., Bergh, C., Smith, Jr, A. 2009. Expression of feeding symptons from pink hibiscus mealybug (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) by commerically important cultivars of hibiscus. Florida Entomologist. 92(2):248-254.
Recognition of foreign oviposition marking pheromones is context dependent and determined by preimaginal conditioning -
Stelinski, L., Zhang, A., Onagbola, E., Meyer, W. 2009. Recognition of foreign oviposition marking pheromones is context dependent and determined by preimaginal conditioning. Communicative and Integrative Biology. 2(5):391-393.
An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Anger, W., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Pichette, A., Zhang, A. 2009. An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 38(3):870-878.
Dogwood Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) Abundance and Seasonal Flight Activity in Apple Orchards, Urban Landscapes and Woodlands in Five Eastern States -
Bergh, J.C., Leskey, T.C., Walgenbach, J.F., Klingeman, W.E., Kain, D.P., Zhang, A. 2009. Dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) abundance and seasonal flight activity in apple orchards, urban landscapes and woodlands in five eastern states. Environmental Entomology. 38:530-538. Available www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1603/022/038/0304.
Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards -
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2009. Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(3):1085-1093.
Isolongifolenone: a natural sesquiterpene repellent of tickets and mosquitoes -
Zhang, A., Wang, S., Klun, J.A., Carroll, J.F., and Debboun, M. 2009. Isolongifolenone: A natural sesquiterpene repellent of ticks and mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology. 46(1):100-106. Available www.insectscience.org/9.41.
Facile and efficient synthesis of isolongifolenone -
Wang, S., Zhang, A. 2008. Facile and efficient synthesis of isolongifolenone. Organic Preparation Proceeds International. 40(4):405-410.
Identification and field evaluation of grape shoot volatiles attractive to female grape berry moth (Paralobesia viteana) Reprint Icon -
Cha, D.H., Nojima, S., Hesler, S.P., Zhang, A., Linn Jr., C.E., Roelofs, W.L., Loeb, G.M. 2008. Identification and field evaluation of grape shoot volatiles attractive to female grape berry moth (Paralobesia viteana). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 34(9):1180-1189.
An efficient copper-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of alkyl-triflates with alkyl-Grignard reagents -
Wang, S., Zhang, A. 2008. An improved copper-catalyzed cross-coupling reaction of alkyl-triflates with primary alkyl-Grignard reagents. Org. Prep. Interntl. Journal of Organic Chemistry. 40:293-301.
Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, to geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6 decatrienoate -
Khrimian, A., Shearer, P.W., Hamiltom, G.C., Zhang, A., Aldrich, J.R. 2008. Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, to geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6 decatrienoate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(1):197-203
Produce Surface Characteristics Affect Product Quality and Safety -
Luo, Y., Feng, H., Wang, H., Zhang, A. 2007. Produce Surface Characteristics Affect Product Quality and Safety. [abstract]. ISHS Conference on Quality Management in Fresh-cut Produce.
Identification and biosynthesis of the hydrocarbon sex pheromone in Utetheisa ornatrix (Lepidoptera: arctiidae) -
Choi, M., Lim, H., Park, K., Adlof, R., Wang, S., Zhang, A., Jurenka, R. 2007. Identification and biosynthesis of the hydrocarbon sex pheromone in Utetheisa ornatrix (Lepidoptera: arctiidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:1336-1345.
Identification and Biosynthetic Studies of the Hydrocarbon Sex Pheromone in Utetheisa Ornatrix. -
Choi, M., Lim, H., Park, K.C., Adlof, R.O., Wang, S., Zhang, A., Jurenka, R. 2007. Identification and biosynthetic studies of the hydrocarbon sex pheromone in utetheisa ornatrix. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 33:1336-1345.
ANTENNAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES OF LYGUS LINEOLARIS (PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS) (HETEROPTERA: MIRIDAE) TO METATHORACIC SCENT GLAND COMPOUNDS -
IMPACT OF TEMPERATURE ON PLUM CURCULIO RESPONSES TO ODOR-BAITED TRAPS -
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. Impact of temperature on plum curculio responses to odor-baited traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol 100: 343-349.
COMPARISON OF SEX PHEROMONE TRAPS FOR MONITORING PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG, (HEMIPTERA: PSEUDOCOCCIDAE) -
Vitullo, J., Wang, S., Zhang, A., Minnion, C., Bergh, J. Comparison of sex pheromone traps for monitoring pink hibiscus mealybug, (hemiptera: pseudococcidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 100(2):405-410.
Laboratory bioassays on the male-produced pheromone of Anoplophora glabripennis -
Mating disruption of oriental beetle with sprayable sex pheromone formulation -
Koppenhofer, A., Polavarapu, S., Fuzy, M., Zhang, A., Ketner, K., Larsen, T. 2006. Mating disruption of oriental beetle with sprayable sex pheromone formulation. USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Online. 5(15).
METHODS OF SEPARATING Z,E-NEPETALACTONE AND E,Z-NEPETALACTONE FROM CATNIP OIL. -
Chauhan, K. R,. and Zhang, A,. 2008. Methods of separating Z,E-nepetalactone and E,Z-nepetalactone from catnip oil. U. S. Patent 7,375,239 B2.
OLFACTORY DISCRIMINATION OF SEX PHEROMONE STEREOISOMERS: CHIRALITY RECOGNITION BY PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG MALES -
Zhang, A., Wang, S., Vitullo, J., Roda, A., Minnion, C., Bergh, C. 2006. Olfactory discrimination of sex pheromone stereoisomers: chirality recognition by pink hibiscus mealybug males. Chemical Senses. 31(7):621-626.
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE CRANBERRY ROOT GRUB, LICHNANTHE VULPINE -
Robbins, P.S., Zhang, A., Averill, A.L., Linn, Jr., C.E., Roelofs, W.L., Villani, M.G., Sylvia, M.M. Sex pheromone of the cranberry root grub, lichnanthe vulpine. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32(8): 1663-1672.
IMPACT OF PREVAILING TEMPERATURES ON CAPTURES OF PLUM CURCULIO IN ODOR-BAITED TRAPS -
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2006. Impact of prevailing temperatures on captures of plum curculio in odor-baited traps. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. p.56.
BUG PHEROMONES (HEMIPTERA: HETEROPTERA) AND TACHINID FLY HOST-FINDING -
Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Zhang, A., Shearer, P. 2006. Bug pheromones (hemiptera: heteroptera) and tachinid fly host-finding. Denisia. 19:1015-1031.
IMPROVED ATTRACTIVENESS AND SPECIFICITY OF PHEROMONE-BAITED TRAPS FOR MALE DOGWOOD BORER, SYNANTHEDON SCITULA HARRIS (LEPIDOPTERA: SESIIDAE) -
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2006. Improved attractiveness and specificity of pheromone-baited traps for male dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology. V35 p. 268-275.
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE SOYBEAN APHID, APHIS GLYCINES MATSUMURA, AND ITS POTENTIAL USE IN SEMIOCHEMICAL-BASED CONTROL -
Zhu, J., Zhang, A., Park, K., Baker, T., Lang, B., Jurenka, R., Lang, B., Obrycki, J.J., Graves, W.R., Pickett, J. 2006. Sex pheromone of the soybean aphid, aphis glycines matsumura, and its potential use in semiochemical-based control. Environmental Entomology. 35(2):249-257.
DIEL PERIODICITY OF EMERGENCE AND PRE-MATING REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIORS OF ADULT DOGWOOD BORER (LEPIDOPTERA: SESIIDAE) -
Bergh, J., Leskey, T.C., Sousa, J., Zhang, A. 2006. Diel periodicity of emergence and pre-mating reproductive behaviors of adult dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology 35(2):435-442.
MATING DISRUPTION OF ORIENTAL BEETLE (COLEOPTERA: SCARABAEIDAE) IN TURFGRASS USING MICROENCAPSULATED FORMULATIONS OF SEX PHEROMONE COMPONENTS -
Koppenhofer, A., Polavarapu, S., Fuzy, M., Zhang, A., Ketner, K., Larsen, T. 2005. Mating disruption of oriental beetle (coleoptera: scarabaeidae) in turfgrass using microencapsulated formulations of sex pheromone components. Environmental Entomology. 34(6)1408-1417.
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE DOGWOOD BORER (DWB), SYNANTHEDON SCITULA -
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C., Walgenbach, J. 2005. Sex pheromone of the dogwood borer (dwb), synanthedon scitula. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(10):2463-2479.
PHENYLACETALDEHYDE O-METHYLOXIME: A VOLATILE COMPOUND FROM PLANTS INFECTED WITH CITRUS CANKER PATHOGENIC BACTERIUM, XANTHOMONAS AXONOPODIS PV. CITRI. -
Zhang, A., Hartung, J.S. 2005. Phenylacetaldehyde o-methyloxime: a volatile compound from plants infected with citrus canker pathogenic bacterium, xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53:5134-5137.
NON-FRUITING HOST TREE VOLATILE BLENDS: NOVEL ATTRACTANTS FOR THE PLUM CURCULIO (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) -
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A., Herzog, M. 2005. Non-fruiting host tree volatile blends: novel attractants for the plum curculio (coleoptera: curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. Env. Ent. Vol 34, Pg 785-793 (2005).
ENANTIOSELECTIVE SYNTHESIS OF THE FEMALE SEX PHEROMONE OF THE PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG, MACONELLICOCCUS HIRSUTUS. -
Zhang, A., Nie, J. 2005. Enantioselective synthesis of the female sex pheromone of the pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus.. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 53(7):2451-2455.
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE FEMALE PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG, MACONELLICOCCUS HIRSUTUS: BIOLOGICAL ACTIVITY EVALUATION. -
Zhang, A., Amalin, D. 2005. Sex pheromone of the female pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus: biological activity evaluation.. Environmental Entomology. 34(2):264-270.
MATING DISRUPTION OF ORIENTAL BEETLE IN TURFGRASS -
Koppenhofer, A., Polavarapu, S., Fuzy, E.M., Zhang, A., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A., Ketner, K., Larsen, T. 2004. Mating disruption of oriental beetle in turfgrass [abstract]. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. 15319.
CHIRAL SYNTHESIS OF MACONELLIOL: A NOVEL CYCLOBUTANOID TERPENE ALCOHOL FROM PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG, MACONELLICOCCUS HIRSUTUS. -
Zhang, A., Nie, J., Khrimian, A. 2005. Chiral synthesis of maconelliol: a novel cyclobutanoid terpene alcohol from pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus.. Tetrahedron Letters. 45:9401-9403.
ENANTIOSELECTIVE SYNTHESIS OF (R)-2-METHYL ALKANOIC ACIDS: A CONVENIENT APPROACH TO A-SUBSTITUTED CHIRAL CARBOXYLIC ACID DERIVASTIVES. -
Shirali, S., Zhang, A. 2004. Enantioselective synthesis of (r)-2-methyl alkanoic acids: a convenient approach to a-substituted chiral carboxylic acid derivastives.. Synthetic Communications. 34:3435-3441.
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG, MACONELLICOCCUS HIRSUTUS,CONTAINS AN UNUSUAL CYCLOBUTANOID MONOTERPENE. -
Zhang, A., Shirali, S., Oliver, J.E., Klun, J.A., Aldrich, J.R., Amalin, D., Serrano, M., Lapointe, S., Franqui, R., Meyerdirk, D.E. 2004. Sex pheromone of the pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus,contains an unusual cyclobutanoid monoterpene. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 101(26):9601-9606.
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE BLUEBERRY LEAFMINER, CALOPTILIA PORPHYRETICA -
Zhang, A., Polavarapu, S. 2004. Sex pheromone of the blueberry leafminer, Caloptilia porphyretica. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30(7):1513-1527.
SYNERGISTIC CHEMICAL ATTRACTION OF THE EASTERN YELLOWJACKET, VESPULA MACULIFRONS (HYMENOPTERA: VESPIDAE) -
Aldrich, J.R., Zhang, Q., Zhang, A. 2004. Synergistic chemical attraction of the eastern yellowjacket, vespula maculifrons (hymenoptera: vespidae). Journal of Entomological Science 39: 643-653.
STIMULATORY MALE VOLATILES FOR THE NEOTROPICAL BROWN STINK BUG, EUSCHISTUS HEROS (F.) (HETEROPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE). -
Zhang, A., Borges, M., Aldrich, J.R., Camp, M. 2003 Stimulatory male volatiles for the neotropical brown stink bug, Euschistus heros (F.)(Heteroptera: Pentatomidae).
EVIDENCE FOR CONTACT SEX RECOGNITION PHEROMONE FOR THE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE, ANOPLOPHORA GLABRIPENNIS (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE). -
Zhang, A., Oliver, J.E., Chauhan, K.R., Zhao, B., Xia, L., Xu, Z. 2003 Evidence for contact sex recognition pheromone for the asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Naturwissenschaften. 90(9):410-413.
SEX PHEROMONE FOR CRANBERRY BLOSSOM WORM, EPIGLAE APIATA. -
Zhang, A., Oliver, J.E., Chauhan, K.R., Zhao, B., Xia, L., Xu, Z. 2003. Sex pheromone for cranberry blossom worm, Epiglae apiata. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(9):2153-2164.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE FEMALE-PRODUCED SEX PHEROMONE OF THE SCARAB BEETLE, HOPLIA EQUINA. -
Zhang, A., Robbins, P.S., Averill, A.L., Linn, C.E., Roelofs, W.L., Villani, M.G., Weber, D.C. 2003. Identification of the female-produced sex pheromone of the scarab beetle, hoplia equina.. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(7):1635-1642.
SEMICHEMICAL COEVOLUTION BETWEEN STINK BUGS (HETEROPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE) AND THEIR TACHINID FLY PARASITOIDS -
CHEMICALS AFFECTING THE BEHAVIOR OF THE ASIAN LONGHORNED BETTLE, ANAPHOPHORA GLABRIPENNIS (COLEOPTERA:CERAMBYCIDAE) ABSTRACT FOR CONFERENCE:2ND ASIAN-PACIFIC CONFERENCE ON CHEMICAL ECOLOGY, PENANG AUG. 7-11,2001. -
ADULT DIAPAUSE MORPH OF THE BROWN STINKBUG, EUSCHISTUS SERVUS (HETEROPTERA) -
IDENTIFICATION OF A SPECIES-SPECIFIC MALE-PRODUCED PHEROMONE BLEND FOR NEOTROPICAL BROWN STINK BUG -
STIMULATORY BEETLE VOLATILES FOR THE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE, ANOPLOPHORA GLABRIPENNIS. -
STIMULATORY BEETLE AND MAPLE VOLATILES FOR THE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE, ANOPLOPHORA GLABRIPENNIS (MOTSCHULSKY) (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE) -
ATTRACTANT PHEROMONE AND ALLOMONE FROM THE METATHORACIC SCENT GLAND OF THE BROAD-HEADED BUG, ALYDUS EURINUS (SAY) (HEMIPTERA: HETEROPTERA: ALYDIDAE) -
STATUS OF RESEARCH ON THE CHEMICAL ECOLOGY OF THE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE, ANOPLOPHORA GLABRIPENNIS (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE) -
LOOKING AT PESTS THROUGH THE ANTENNAE OF THEIR PARASITES: HOST PHEROMONES AND BIOCONTROL -
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