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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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David I Shapiro Ilan
Fruit and Nut Research
Entomology

Phone: (478) 956-6444
Fax: (478) 956-2929

21 DUNBAR RD
BYRON , GA 310080000

Projects
New Tools for Managing Key Pests of Pecan and Peach
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429941
Improvement and Implementation of Organic Pecan Systems in the Southeastern US.
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422806

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A new medium for liquid fermentation of Steinernema feltiae: Selection of lipid and protein sources -
In vivo production of entomopathogenic nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Morales Ramos, J.A., Rojas, M.G. 2016. In vivo production of entomopathogenic nematodes. In: Microbial-Based Biopesticides – Methods and Protocols. New York, NY: Humana Press. 1477:137-158.
Curative control of the peachtree borer using entomopathogenic nematodes -
The impact of Cu, Zn and Cr salts on the relationship between insect and plant parasitic nematodes: a reduction in biocontrol efficacy -
Sun, Y., Bai, G., Wang, Y., Zhang, Y., Pan, J., Cheng, W., Feng, X., Li, H., Ma, C., Ruan, W., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I. 2016. The impact of Cu, Zn and Cr salts on the relationship between insect and plant parasitic nematodes: a reduction in biocontrol efficacy. Environmental Science and Technology. 107(11):108-115.
The effects of nutrient concentration, addition of thickeners, and agitation speed on liquid fermentation of Steinernema feltiae -
Control of the peachtree borer using beneficial nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell III, R.F., Olmstead, M.A. 2016. Control of the peachtree borer using beneficial nematodes. The Peach News. 2 (2), 14-15.
Relative potency of culture supernatants of Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus spp. on growth of some fungal phytopathogens -
Hazir, S., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hazir, C., Leite, L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2016. Relative potency of culture supernatants of Xenorhabdus and Photorhabdus spp. on growth of some fungal phytopathogens. European Journal of Plant Pathology. 146(2):369-381.
Biological control and nutrition: food for thought -
Blackburn, D., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Adams, B. 2106. Biological control and nutrition: food for thought. Biological Control. 97:131-138.
Microbial control of arthropod pests of orchards in temperate climates -
Basic and applied research: Entomopathogenic nematodes -
Enhanced biological control potential of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema carpocapsae, applied with a protective gel formulation -
Dito, D.F., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Lewis, E.E. 2016. Enhanced biological control potential of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema carpocapsae, applied with a protective gel formulation. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 26(6):835–848.
Advances in organic insect pest management in pecan -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R.F. 2016. Advances in organic insect pest management in pecan. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. http://sepga.com/Presentation/WEB2016pres/Shapiro-IlanSEPGA2016.pdf.
Multifaceted effects of host plants on entomopathogenic nematodes -
Hazir, S., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Hazir, C., Leite, L., Cakmak, I., Olson, D.M. 2016. Multifaceted effects of host plants on entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 135:53-59.
Efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae plus fire gel applied as a single spray for control of the lesser peachtree borer, Synanthedon pictipes -
Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R.F., Horton, D.L. 2015. Efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae plus fire gel applied as a single spray for control of the lesser peachtree borer, Synanthedon pictipes. Biological Control. 94:33-36.
Limiting opportunities for cheating stabilizes virulence in insect parasitic nematodes -
Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Raymond, B. 2016. Limiting opportunities for cheating stabilizes virulence in insect parasitic nematodes. Evolutionary Applications. 9(3):462-470.
Environmental drivers of trait changes in Photorhabdus luminescens -
Blackburn, D., Crawford, B., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Adams, B. 2015. Environmental drivers of trait changes in Photorhabdus luminescens. Biological Control. 92:145-152.
Insect cadaver applications: pros and cons -
Dolinski, C., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E. 2015. Insect cadaver applications: pros and cons. In: Campos-Herrera, R., editor. Nematode pathogenesis of insects and other pests - ecology and applied technologies for sustainable plant and crop protection. Springer International Publishing. p. 207-229.
Entomopathogenic nematode application technology -
Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Dolinski, C. 2015. Entomopathogenic nematode application technology. In: Campos-Herrera, R., editor. Nematode pathogenesis of insects and other pests - ecology and applied technologies for sustainable plant and crop protection. Springer International Publishing. p. 231-534.
Viability and virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes exposed to ultraviolet radiation -
Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Hazir, S., Leite, L. 2015. Viability and virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes exposed to ultraviolet radiation. Journal of Nematology. 47(3):184–189.
Organic methods for control of pecan weevil: Results of the first year's field trials -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R.F. 2015. Organic methods for control of pecan weevil: Results of the first year's field trials. Pecan Grower. 24 (5), 26-30.
Low cost production of nematodes for biological control of insect pests -
Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2015. Low cost production of nematodes for biological control of insect pests. Adjacent Government UK Magazine. 1-2.
A novel approach to biocontrol: release of live insect hosts pre-infected with entomopathogenic nematodes -
Gumus, A., Karagoz, M., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Hazir, S. 2015. A novel approach to biocontrol: release of live insect hosts pre-infected with entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 130:56-60.
Insect pathogens as biological control agents: back to the future -
Lacey, L., Grzywacz, D., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Frutos, R., Brownbridge, M., Goettel, M. 2015. Insect pathogens as biological control agents: back to the future. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 132:1-41.
A novel discovery in the pecan weevil’s pupal cell may lead to a new control method for pecan diseases such as scab -
Morphometric analysis of instar variation in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Reprint Icon -
Morales Ramos, J.A., Kay, S., Rojas, M.G., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Tedders, W.T. 2015. Morphometric analysis of instar variation in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108(2):146-159.
An insect pupal cell with antimicrobial properties -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mizell, R.F. 2015. An insect pupal cell with antimicrobial properties. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 124:114-116.
Field Suppression of the peachtree borer, Synanthedon exitiosa, using Steinernema carpocapsae: Effects of irrigation, a sprayable gel and application method -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R.F., Horton, D.L., Abdo, Z. 2015. Field Suppression of the peachtree borer, Synanthedon exitiosa, using Steinernema carpocapsae: Effects of irrigation, a sprayable gel and application method. Biological Control. 82:7-12.
Characterization of biocontrol traits in Heterorhabditis floridensis: A species with broad temperature tolerance -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Blackburn, D., Duncan, L., El Borai, F.E., Koppenhofer, H., Tailliez, P., Adams, B.J. 2014. Characterization of biocontrol traits in Heterorhabditis floridensis: A species with broad temperature tolerance. Journal of Nematology. 46:336–345.
Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens on different substrates using Xenorhabdus bovienii and Photorhabdus luminescens -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens on different substrates using Xenorhabdus bovienii and Photorhabdus luminescens. Biological Control. 77, 1-6.
Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens using metabolites or broths of from symbiotic bacteria obtained from the guts of entomopathogenic nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens using metabolites or broths of from symbiotic bacteria obtained from the guts of entomopathogenic nematodes. Phytopathology. 104: S3.16.
Suppression of pecan scab and phytophthora using symbiotic bacteria and their byproducts -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan scab and phytophthora using symbiotic bacteria and their byproducts. Pecan Grower. 25(4):66-74.
Infectivity of Steinernema carpocapsae and S. feltiae to larvae and adults of the hazelnut weevil, Curculio nucum: Differential virulence and entry routes -
Batalla-Carrera, Lai, L., Morton, A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Strand, M., Garcia-Del-Pino, F. 2014. Infectivity of Steinernema carpocapsae and S. feltiae to larvae and adults of the hazelnut weevil, Curculio nucum: Differential virulence and entry routes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 46:281-286.
Breeding a super nematode for enhanced insect pest suppression -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Adams, B. 2014. Breeding a super nematode for enhanced insect pest suppression. Journal of Nematology. 46:233.
Biocontrol potential of Steinernema thermophilum and its symbiont Xenorhabdus indica against lepidopteran pests: virulence to egg and larval stages -
Kalia, V., Sharma, G., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Ganguly, S. 2014. Biocontrol potential of Steinernema thermophilum and its symbiont Xenorhabdus indica against lepidopteran pests: virulence to egg and larval stages . Journal of Nematology. 46,18-26.
Freezing and Desiccation Tolerance in Entomopathogenic Nematodes: Diversity and Correlation of Traits -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Brown, I., Lewis, E.E. 2014. Freezing and Desiccation Tolerance in Entomopathogenic Nematodes: Diversity and Correlation of Traits. Journal of Nematology. 46,27-34.
Earthworms enhance soil health and may also assist in improving biological insect pest suppression in pecans -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Brown, I. 2014. Earthworms enhance soil health and may also assist in improving biological insect pest suppression in pecans. Pecan Grower. 25(3)26-35.
Identification of a naturally produced antifungal compound with activity against pecan scab -
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wedge, D.E., Cantrell, C.L. 2014. Identification of a naturally produced antifungal compound with activity against pecan scab. Pecan Grower. 25:52-60.
Aggregative group behavior in insect parasitic nematode disperal -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Schliekelman, P., Lewis, E.E. 2014. Aggregative group behavior in insect parasitic nematode disperal. International Journal for Parasitology. 44: 49-54.
Using entomopathogenic nematodes for biological control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar: Effects of irrigation and species in apple orchards -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wright, S.E., Tuttle, A.F., Cooley, D.R., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Using entomopathogenic nematodes for biological control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar: Effects of irrigation and species in apple orchards. Biological Control. 67:123-129.
Identification of the antifungal compound, trans-cinnamic acid, produced by Photorhabdus luminescens, a potential biopesticide against pecan scab -
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wedge, D.E., Cantrell, C.L. 2013. Identification of the antifungal compound, trans-cinnamic acid, produced by Photorhabdus luminescens, a potential biopesticide against pecan scab. Journal of Pest Science. 87(1):155-162.
The potential for controlling Pangaeus bilineatus (Say) (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) using a combination of entomopathogens and an insecticide -
Mbata, G.N., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2013. The potential for controlling Pangaeus bilineatus (Say) (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) using a combination of entomopathogens and an insecticide. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:2072-2076.
Magnetic and electric fields induce directional response in Steinernema carpocapsae -
Ilan, T., Kim-Shapiro, D., Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2013. Magnetic and electric fields induce directional response in Steinernema carpocapsae. International Journal for Parasitology. 43:781-784.
Biorational pesticides for pecan pests -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2013. Biorational pesticides for pecan pests. Available: http://sepga.com/files/3613/6510/4649/Shapiro-Ilan_SEPGA_2013.pdf.
Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes Reprint Icon -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes. Pecan Grower. 24(4):54-64.
Introduction: Mass production for beneficial organisms -
Leppla, N., Morales Ramos, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Rojas, M.G. 2014. Introduction. In: Morales-Ramos, J.A., Rojas, M.G., Sharpio-Ilan, D.I., editors. Mass Production for Beneficial Organisms: Invertebrates and Entomopathogens. London, United Kingdom: Academic Press. p. 3-16. doi: 10.1016/B978-0-12-391453-8.00001-7
Organic methods for control of insect pests and diseases of pecan and peach -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H. 2013. Organic Methods for Control of Insect Pests and Diseases of Pecan and Peach. eOrganic. http://www.extension.org/pages/66504.
Earthworms as phoretic hosts for Steinernema carpocapsae and Beauveria bassiana: Implications for enhanced biological control -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Brown, I. 2013. Earthworms as phoretic hosts for Steinernema carpocapsae and Beauveria bassiana: Implications for enhanced biological control. Biological Control. 66, 41-48.
Use of nutrient self selection as a diet refining tool in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) -
Morales Ramos, J. A., Rojas, M. G., Shapiro Ilan, D. I., Tedders, W. L. 2013. Use of nutrient self selection as a diet refining tool in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research. 48(3):206-221.
Research toward control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides Reprint Icon -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2013. Research Toward Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides. Pecan Grower. 24(3):30-38.
Production of entomopathogenic nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Han, R., Xuehong, Q. 2014. Production of entomopathogenic nematodes. Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms: Invertebrates and Entomopathogens. Pp., 321-356.
Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2013. Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:257-266.
Controlling insect pests & diseases in organic pecan and peach production -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H. 2012. Controlling insect pests & diseases in organic pecan and peach production. Georgia Organics Incorporated. http://vimeo.com/43396297.
Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 42:253-261.
Susceptibility of adult nut curculio to entomopathogenic nematodes in a laboratory study -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hall, M. 2012. Susceptibility of adult nut curculio to entomopathogenic nematodes in a laboratory study. Pecan Grower. 24(2):24-28.
Entomopathogenic nematodes: effects of the soil agroecosystem on biological control potential -
Laboratory virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to two ornamental plant pests, Corythucha ciliata (Hemiptera: Tingidae) and Stethobaris nemesis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mizell III, R.F. 2012. Laboratory virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to two ornamental plant pests, Corythucha ciliata (Hemiptera: Tingidae) and Stethobaris nemesis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 95:922-927.
Susceptibility of adult nut curculio, Curculio hicoriae (Coleopter: Curculionidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes under laboratory conditions -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hall, M.J. 2012. Susceptibility of adult nut curculio, Curculio hicoriae (Coleopter: Curculionidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes under laboratory conditions. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:375-378.
Entomopathogenic nematode production and application technology -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Han, R., Dolinski, C. 2012. Entomopathogenic nematode production and application technology. Journal of Nematology. 44:206-217.
Using entomopathogenic nematodes for crop insect control -
Miles, C., Blethen, C., Gauger, R., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Murray, T. 2012. Using entomopathogenic nematodes for crop insect control. Oregon State University Extension Service. http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/PNW544.pdf
Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to plum curculio, Contrachelus nenuphar: Effects of strain, temperature, and soil type -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2012. Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to plum curculio, Contrachelus nenuphar: Effects of strain, temperature, and soil type. Journal of Nematology. 43:187-195.
Impact of Adult Weight, Density, and Age on Reproduction of Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) -
Morales Ramos, J.A., Rojas, M.G., Kay, S., Tedders, W., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2012. Impact of adult weight, density, and age on reproduction of Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 47:208-220.
Cumulative impact of a clover cover crop on the persistance and efficancy of Beauveria bassiana in suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2012. Cumulative impact of a clover cover crop on the persistance and efficancy of Beauveria bassiana in suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 41:298-307.
Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan -
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. Options for pest and disease control in organic pecan. The Pecan Grower. 23:32-46.2012.(Trade Journal).
Improved control of Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) through multi-stage pre-emergence applications of Steinernema carpocapsae -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W. 2012. Improved control of Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) through multi-stage pre-emergence applications of Steinernema carpocapsae. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:27-34.
Directional movement of entomopathogenic nematodes in response to electrical fields: Effects of species, magnitude of voltage, and infective juvenile age -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E., Kim-Shapiro, D.B. 2012. Directional movement of entomopathogenic nematodes in response to electrical fields: Effects of species, magnitude of voltage, and infective juvenile age. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 109:34-40.
Optimization of a host diet for in vivo production of entomopathogenic nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Tedders, L.T. 2012. Optimization of a host diet for in vivo production of entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Nematology. 44:264-273.
Principles of epizootiology and microbial control -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bruck, D.J., Lacey, L.A. 2012. Principles of epizootiology and microbial control. In: Vega, F., Kaya, H.K., editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd edition. San Diego, CA:Elsevier. 29-72.
Application technology for entomopathogenic nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Claudia, D. 2011. Application technology for entomopathogenic nematodes [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 43:279-280.
Broad laboratory screening of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2011. Broad laboratory screening of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar. Journal of Nematology. 43:279.
The use of entomopathogenic nematodes in the US and issues related to genetic degradation -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2011. The use of entomopathogenic nematodes in the US and issues related to genetic degradation. In: 13th European Meeting in the IOBC/WPRS Working Group, Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes, June 19-23, 2011, Innsbruck, Austria. 66:29-32.
Beneficial trait stability in entomopathogenic nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2011. Beneficial trait stability in entomopathogenic nematodes. In: Proceedings of the 13th European Meeting in the IOBC/WPRS Working Group, Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes, June 19-23, 2011, Innsbruck, Austria. 66:313-316.
Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hotchkiss, M.W., Reilly, C.C. 2011. Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides. Pecan Grower. 23(2):16-23.
Self-selection of two diet components by Tennebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) larvae and its impact on fitness -
Morales Ramos, J.A., Rojas, M.G., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Tedders, W.L. 2011. Self-selection of two diet components by Tennebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) larvae and its impact on fitness. Environmental Entomology. 40(50): 1285-1294.
Interactions of a Rhabditis sp. on the virulence of Heterorhabditis and Steinernema in Puerto Rico -
Garcia, J., Jenkins, D.A., Chavarria, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Goenaga, R.J. 2011. Interactions of a Rhabditis sp. on the virulence of Heterorhabditis and Steinernema in Puerto Rico. Florida Entomologist. 94(3):704-705.
Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2011. Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Pecan Grower. 22(4):14-22.
Outcrossing and crossbreeding recovers deteriorated traits in laboratory cultured Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes -
Chaston, J.M., Dillman, A.R., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bilgrami, A., Gaugler, R., Hopper, K.R., Adams, B.J. 2011. Outcrossing and crossbreeding recovers deteriorated traits in laboratory cultured Steinernema carpocapsae nematodes. International Journal for Parasitology. 41:801-809.
Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2011. Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:14-20.
Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum. Environmental Entomology. 40:59-65.
Laboratory virulence and orchard efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes against the lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Horton, D.L., Mizell, R.F. 2011. Laboratory virulence and orchard efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes against the lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:47-53.
Improving formulations for biopesticides: Enhanced ultraviolet protection for beneficial microbes -
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Kenar, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2011. Improving formulations for biopesticides: Enhanced ultraviolet protection for beneficial microbes. Journal of ASTM International. 8(1):137-157.
Compatibility of beneficial nematodes and parasitic wasps for control of Indianmeal moth, a pest of stored pecans -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mbata, G., Hudson, W. 2010. Compatibility of beneficial nematodes and parasitic wasps for control of Indianmeal moth, a pest of stored pecans. Pecan Grower. 22(2):10-17.
Nematodes (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae and Heterorhabditidae) -
A novel strain of Steinernema riobrave (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) possesses superior virulence to subterranean termites (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae) -
Yu, H., Gouge, D.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2010. A novel strain of Steinernema riobrave (Rhabditida: Steinernematidae) possesses superior virulence to subterranean termites (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Nematology. 42:91-95.
Formulation to Enhance the Insecticidal Activity of Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Control of Insect Pests of Orchards -
Lacey, L.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2010. Formulation to Enhance the Insecticidal Activity of Entomopathogenic Nematodes for Control of Insect Pests of Orchards. International Colloquium on Invertebrate Pathology and Microbial Control Proceedings. July 11-14, 2010, Trabzon, Turkey. pp. 20-27.
Compatibility of Heterorhabditis indica (Rhabditida: Heterorhabditidae) and Hebrobracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in biological control of Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mbata, G. 2010. Compatibility of Heterorhabditis indica (Rhabditida: Heterorhabditidae) and Hebrobracon hebetor (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in biological control of Plodia interpunctella (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Biological Control. 54:75-82.
Post-Application of Anti-Desiccant Agents Improves Efficacy of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Formulated Host Cadavers or Aqueous Suspension Against Diapausing Codling Moth Larvae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) -
Lacey, L.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Glenn, G.M. 2010. Post-Application of Anti-Desiccant Agents Improves Efficacy of Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Formulated Host Cadavers or Aqueous Suspension Against Diapausing Codling Moth Larvae (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae). Biocontrol Science and Technology. Vol 20:909-921.
Improved biological control of pecan weevil through pre-emergence applications -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2010. Improved biological control of pecan weevil through pre-emergence applications. Pecan Grower. 21(3):18-20.
Efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae for control of the lesser peachtree borer, Synanthedon pictipes: Improved aboveground suppression with a novel gel application -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizzell III, R.F., Horton, D.L., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A. 2010. Efficacy of Steinernema carpocapsae for control of the lesser peachtree borer, Synanthedon pictipes: Improved above ground suppression with a novel gel application. Biological Control. 54:23-28.
Microbial control of the pecan weevil -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W. 2010. Microbial control of the pecan weevil. In: Proceedings of the 6th National Meetings of Pecan Scientists, May 26-29, 2010, Ardmore, Oklahoma. p. 26-35.
Integrating biological control into pecan weevil management: a sustainable approach Reprint Icon -
Hudson, W.G., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W. 2010. Integrating biological control into pecan weevil management: a sustainable approach. Extension Fact Sheets. www.sare.org/publications/factsheet.
Developmental plasticity in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): Analysis of Instar Variation in Number and Development Time under Different Diets -
Morales Ramos, J.A., Rojas, M.G., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Tedders, W.L. 2009. Developmental plasticity in Tenebrio molitor (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae): Analysis of Instar Variation in Number and Development Time under Different Diets. J. Entomol. Sci. 45(2):75-90.
Improving Formulations for Biopesticides: Enhanced UV Protection for Beneficial Microbes -
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Kenar, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2009. Improving Formulations for Biopesticides: Enhanced UV Protection for Beneficial Microbes. ASTM. p. 13.
Characterization of biocontrol traits in the entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis georgiana (Kesah strain), and phylogenetic analysis of the nematode's symbiotic bacteria. -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mbata, G.N., Nguyen, K.B. 2009. Characterization of biocontrol traits in the entomopathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis georgiana (Kesah strain), and phylogenetic analysis of the nematode's symbiotic bacteria. Biological Control. 51:377-387.
Field persistence of EPNS and its importance for success in biocontrol -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2009. Field persistence of EPNS and its importance for success in biocontrol [abstract]. 2nd International Congress of Tropical Nematology, October 4-9, 2009, Maceio, Brazil. Available: http://www.ifns.org/membership/sbn.html.
Directional movement of entomopathogenic nematodes in response to electrical current -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E., Kim-Shapiro, D.B. 2009. Directional movement of entomopathogenic nematodes in response to electrical current [abstract]. 42nd Annual Meeting of Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 16-21, 2009, Park City, Utah. Available: http//www.sipweb.org/pastmeetingsip.cfm
A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil using beneficial fungi -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Hudson, W.G., Wood, B.W. 2009. A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil using beneficial fungi. Pecan Grower. 21(1):20-24.
Evaluation of Soyscreen in an Oil-based Formulation for UV Protection of Beauveria bassiana Conidia Reprint Icon -
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2009. Evaluation of soyscreen in an oil-based formulation for UV protection of Beauveria bassiana Conidia. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(5):1759-1766.
Transcriptional profiling of trait deterioration in the insect pathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora -
Adhikari, B.N., Lin, C., Bai, X., Ciche, T.A., Grewal, P.S., Dillman, A.R., Chaston, J.M., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bilgrami, A.L., Gaugler, R. 2009. Transcriptional profiling of trait deterioration in the insect pathogenic nematode Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. Biomed Central (BMC) Genomics. 10:609.
Efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi in suppressing pecan weevil, Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in commercial pecan orchards -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W.A., Behle, R.W., Ree, B., Harris, M. 2009. Efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi in suppressing pecan weevil, Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in commercial pecan orchards. Southwestern Entomologist. 34:111-120.
Alternative pest control research -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2009. Alternative pest control research. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting. January 12-14, 2009, Savannah, Georgia. 102:50-61.
Laboratory mortality and mycosis of adult Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) following application of Metarhizium anisopliae in the laboratory and field -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W.A., Leland, J., Behle, R.W. 2009. Mortality and mycosis of adult Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) following application of Metarhizium anisopliae: laboratory and field trials. Journal of Entomological Science. 44:24-36.
The ability of insect-killing fungi to kill pecan aphids under laboratory conditions -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2009. The ability of insect-killing fungi to kill pecan aphids under laboratory conditions. Pecan Grower. 20(3):18-21.
Directional movement of parasitic nematodes in response to electrical current -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E., Elkon, J.M., Kim-Shapiro, D.B. 2009. Directional movement of parasitic nematodes in response to electrical current. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 100:134-137.
A novel approach to biological control with entomopathogenic nematodes: Prophylactic control of the peachtree borer, Synanthedon exitiosa -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell III, R.F., Horton, D.L., Davis, J. 2009. A novel approach to biological control with entomopathogenic nematodes: Prophylactic control of the peachtree borer, Synanthedon exitiosa. Biological Control. 48:259-263.
Microbial control of insect pests in temperate orchard systems: status and future prospects -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lacey, L.A. 2008. Microbial control of insect pests in temperate orchard systems: status and future prospects [abstract]. 41st Meeting of Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 3-7, 2008, Warwick, UK. p. 92. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/Meeting_Abstracts/2008abstracts.pdf.
Stability issues: maintenance of beneficial traits in entomopathogenic nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gaugler, R., Adams, B. 2008. Stability issues: maintenance of beneficial traits in entomopathogenic nematodes [abstract]. 5th International Congress of Nematology, July 13-18, 2008, Brisbane, Australia. p. 167. Available: http://www.ifns.org/pdf/ABSTRACTS_for_51CN_2008.pdf.
Status and future for incorporation of entomopathogenic nematodes in temperate orchard IPM systems -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lacey, L.A. 2008. Status and future for incorporation of entomopathogenic nematodes in temperate orchard IPM systems [abstract]. 5th International Congress of Nematology, July 13-18, 2008, Brisbane, Australia. p. 26. Available: http://www.ifns.org/pdf/ABSTRACTS_for_51CN_2008.pdf.
Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus spp. and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus spp. and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan [abstract]. 41st Annual Meeting of Society for Invertebrate Pathology, August 3-7, 2008, Warwick, UK. p. 35. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/Meeting_Abstracts/2008abstracts.pdf.
Virulence of Hypocreales fungi to pecan aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the laboratory. -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2008. Virulence of Hypocreales fungi to pecan aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the laboratory. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 99:312-317.
State-space based mass event-history model I: many decision-making agents with one target -
Fushing, H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E. 2008. State-space based mass event-history model I: many decision-making agents with one target. Annals of Applied Statistics. 2:1503-1522.
Using good nematodes to kill bad nematodes: Applications of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of the pecan root-knot nematode -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Nyczepir, A.P. 2008. Using good nematodes to kill bad nematodes: Applications of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of the pecan root-knot nematode. Pecan Grower. 20(1):36-39.
Role of symbiotic and non-symbiotic bacteria in carbon dioxide production from hosts infected with Steinermena riobrave Reprint Icon -
Christen, J.M., Campbell, J.F., Zurek, L., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E., Ramaswamy, S.B. 2008. Role of symbiotic and non-symbiotic bacteria in carbon dioxide production from hosts infected with Steinermena riobrave. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 99(1): 35-42. Doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2008.05.008.
Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes versus Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) larvae in a high clay-content Oxisol soil: Greenhouse trials with potted Litchi chinensis -
Jenkins, D.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Goenaga, R.J. 2008. Efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes versus Diaprepes abbreviatus (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) larvae in a high clay-content Oxisol soil: Greenhouse trials with potted Litchi chinensis. Florida Entomologist. 91:75-78.
Susceptibility of endemic and exotic North American lady birds (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to endemic fungal entomopathogens -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2008. Susceptibility of endemic and exotic North American lady birds (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to endemic fungal entomopathogens. European Journal of Entomology. 105(3): 455-460.
The slithering bullet: beneficial nematodes for suppression of peach insect pests -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R.F., Horton, D.L. 2008. The slithering bullet: beneficial nematodes for suppression of peach insect pests. In: Proceedings of Southeastern Peach Convention, January 11-13, 2008, Savannah, Georgia. p. 16-18.
Comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with Beauveria bassiana under field conditions -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2008. A comparison of application methods for suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) with Beauveria bassiana under field conditions. Environmental Entomology. 37:162-171.
Heterorhabditis georgiana n. sp. (Rhabditia: Heterorhabditidae) from Georgia, USA -
Nguyen, K.B., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mbata, G.N. 2008. Heterorhabditis georgiana n. sp. (Rhabditia: Heterorhabditidae) from Georgia, USA. Nematology. 10:433-448.
Testing the potential to suppress pecan disease using byproducts from bacteria -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2008. Testing the potential to suppress pecan disease using byproducts from bacteria. Pecan Grower. 19(3):20-25.
Naturally-occurring pathogens and invasive insects -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2008. Naturally-occurring pathogens and invasive insects. In: Hajek, A.E., et al., editors. Use of Microbes for Control and Eradication of Invasive Arthropods. New York, NY:Springer. p. 19-32.
Influence of symbiotic bacteria on entomopathogenic nematode--host interactions -
Campbell, J.F., Christen, J.M., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E. 2007. Influence of symbiotic bacteria on entomopathogenic nematode--host interactions (abstract). National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA., December 7-12, 2007.
Group dynamics of entomopathogenic nematodes: What we can learn from the slithering herd? -
Lewis, E.E., Heish, F., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stevens, G., Campbell, J.F. 2007. Group dynamics of entomopathogenic nematodes: What we can learn from the slithering herd? (abstract). National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA, December 7-12, 2007.
Mechanized Packing and Delivery System for Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Infected Mealworm Cadavers -
Morales Ramos, J.A., Tedders, W.L., Dean, C.B., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Rojas, M.G. 2007. Mechanized Packing and Delivery System for Entomopathogenic Nematodes in Infected Mealworm Cadavers. Software and User Manual Public Release.
Control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar with entomopathogenic nematodes: effects of application timing, alternate host plant, and nematode strain -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mizell, R.F., Cottrell, T.E., Horton, D.L. 2007. Control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar with entomopathogenic nematodes: effects of application timing, alternate host plant, and nematode strain. Biological Control. 44:207-215.
Microscopic evaluation of the fate of Conidia of two entomogenous fungi in soil -
Scocco, E.A., Gardner, W.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2007. Microscopic evaluation of the fate of Conidia of two entomogenous fungi in soil. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:413-414.
Microbial Control of Insect Pests in Temperate Orchard Systems: Potential for Incorporation into IPM -
Lacey, L.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2007. Microbial Control of Insect Pests in Temperate Orchard Systems: Potential for Incorporation into IPM. Annual Review Of Entomology 53:121-144.
Entomopathogenic nematodes and insect management -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Grewal, P. 2008. Entomopathogenic nematodes and insect management. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Dordrecht:Springer. p. 1336-1340.
Soil moisture and strain effects on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Brown, I., Gardner, W.A., Hubbard, R.K., Wood, B.W. 2007. Soil moisture and strain effects on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil. Pecan Grower 19(1):32-38.
VIRULENCE OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AGAINST DIAPREPES ABBREVIATUS IN AN OXISOL -
Jenkins, D.A., Shapiro Ilan, D., Goenaga, R. 2007. Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes against Diaprepes abbreviatus in an oxisol. Florida Entomologist. 90(2):401-403
Trait Modification in Entomopathogenic Nematodes -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gaugler, R., Adams, B., Hopper, K.R. 2007. Trait Modification in Entomopathogenic Nematodes. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting, August 12-16, 2007, Quebec City, Canada. p. 71-72. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/Meeting_Abstracts/2007abstracts.pdf.
Microbial Control of Plum Curculio and Peachtree Borers -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R., Horton, D. 2007. Microbial Control of Plum Curculio and Peachtree Borers. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting, August 12-16, 2007, Quebec City, Canada. p. 75. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/Meeting_Abstracts/2007abstracts.pdf.
Differential susceptibility of lady beetles to Beauveria bassiana -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2007. Differential susceptibility of lady beetles to Beauveria bassiana [abstract). In: Abstracts of Ecology of Aphidophaga Conference, September 4-11, 2007, Athens, Greece. p. O37.
Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2009. Suppressive effects of metabolites from Photorhabdus and Xenorhabdus spp. on phytopathogens of peach and pecan. Archives of Phytopathology and Plant Protection. 42:715-728.
Entomopathogenic nematodes and bacteria applications for control of the pecan root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne partityla, in the greenhouse -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Nyczepir, A.P., Lewis, E.E. 2006. Entomopathogenic nematodes and bacteria applications for control of the pecan root-knot nematode, Meloidogyne partityla, in the greenhouse. Journal of Nematology. 38:449-454.
Alternative Management Strategy for Peachtree Borer and Lesser Peachtree Borer -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2007. Alternative Management Strategy for Peachtree Borer and Lesser Peachtree Borer. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Peach Convention. Southeastern Peach Convention, January 5-7, 2007, Savannah, Georgia. p. 39-40.
Effect of soil moisture and a surfactant on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil, Curculio caryae -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Brown, I., Gardner, W.A., Hubbard, R.K., Wood, B.W. 2006. Effect of soil moisture and a surfactant on entomopathogenic nematode suppression of the pecan weevil, Curculio caryae. Journal of Nematology. 38:474-482.
RESPONSES OF THE ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE, STEINERNEMA RIOBRAVE, TO ITS INSECT HOSTS, GALLERIA MELLONELLA AND TENEBRIO MOLITOR -
Christen, J.M., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Ramaswamy, S.B. 2007. Responses of the entomopathogenic nematode, Steinernema riobrave, to its insect hosts, Galleria mellonella and Tenebrio molitor. Parasitology 134:889-898.
Longevity of insect-killing nematodes in soil from a pecan orchard -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R.J., Mccoy, C.W. 2007. Longevity of insect-killing nematodes in soil from a pecan orchard. Pecan Grower. 18(3):14-16.
Microbial control of insect pests of stone fruit and nut crops -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lacey, L.A., Siegel, J.P. 2007. Microbial control of insect pests of stone fruit and nut crops. In: Lacey, L., Kaya, H.K., editors. Field Manual of Techniques in Insect Pathology. Vol. II. Dordrecht: Springer. p. 547-566.
Application and evaluation of entomopathogens for citrus pest control -
Mccoy, C.W., Stuart, R.J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Duncan, L.W. 2007. Application and evaluation of entomopathogens for citrus pest control. In: Lacey, L., Kaya, H.K., editors. Field Manual of Techniques in Insect Pathology. Vol II. Dordrecht: Springer. p. 567-582.
ATTRACTION BEHAVIOR OF THREE ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE SPECIES TOWARDS INFECTED AND UNINFECTED HOSTS -
Ramos-Rodriguez, O., Campbell, J.F., Christen, J.M., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E., Ramaswamy, S.B. 2007. Attraction behavior of three entomopathogenic nematode species towards infected and uninfected hosts. Parasitology 134: 729-738.
DYNAMICS OF CARBON DIOXIDE RELEASE FROM INSECTS INFECTED WITH ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
Ramos-Rodriguez, O., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Ramaswamy, S.B. 2007. Dynamics of carbon dioxide release from insects infected with entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 94: 64-69.
INVERTEBRATE PREDATORS AND PARASITOIDS OF PLUM CURCULIO, CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR (HERBST)(COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) IN GEORGIA AND FLORIDA -
Jenkins, D.A., Russ, M. Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Horton, D. 2006. Invertebrate predators and parasitoids of plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (herbst) (coleoptera: curculionidae) in Georgia and Florida. Florida Entomologist. Volume 89(4):435-440.
Stability of entomopathogenic bacteria, Xenorhabdus nematophila and Photorhabdus luminescens, during in vitro culture -
Wang, Y., Bilgrami, A.L., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gaugler, R. 2007. Stability of entomopathogenic bacteria, Xenorhabdus nematophila and Photorhabdus luminescens, during in vitro culture. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. 34:73-81.
ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE INFECTIVITY ENHANCEMENT USING PHYSICAL AND CHEMICAL STRESSORS -
Brown, I.M., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gaugler, R.R. 2006. Entomopathogenic nematode infectivity enhancement using physical and chemical stressors. Biological Control. 39:147-153.
An Abridged Glossary of Terms Used in Invertebrate Pathology, 3rd Edition -
Onstad, D.W., Fuxa, J.R., Humber, R.A., Oestergaard, J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gouli, V.V., Anderson, R.S., Andreadis, T.S., Lacey, L.A. 2006. An Abridged Glossary of Terms Used in Invertebrate Pathology, 3rd Edition. Society of Invertebrate Pathology. Available: http://www.sipweb.org/glossary.
SOURCE OF TRAIT DETERIORATION IN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES HETERORHABDITIS BACTERIOPHORA AND STEINERNEMA CARPOCAPSAE DURING IN VIVO CULTURE -
Bilgrami, A.L., Gaugler, R., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Adams, B. 2006. Source of trait deterioration in entomopathogenic nematodes heterorhabditis bacteriophora and steinernema carpocapsae during in vivo culture. Nematology. 8:397-409
CONTROL OF PESTS IN PECAN AND PEACH USING ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES: CHALLENGES AND SUCCESSES -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E. 2006. Control of pests in pecan and peach using entomopathogenic nematodes: challenges and successes [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 38:292.
ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AND INSECTS: DIRECT AND ACTIVE INFECTION -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E. 2006. Entomopathogenic nematodes and insects: direct and active infection [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 38:292.
Effect of Steinernema glaseri-infected host exudates on movement of conspecific infective juveniles -
Kunkel, B.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E. 2006. Effect of Steinernema glaseri-infected host exudates on movement of conspecific infective juveniles. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 93:42-49.
POTENTIAL USE OF SOYSCREEN IN FORMULATIONS OF BEAUVERIA BASSIANA FOR UV PROTECTION -
Behle, R.W., Compton, D.L., Laszlo, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2006. Potential use of SoyScreen in formulations of Beauveria bassiana for UV protection. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting North Central Branch. Paper No. D-215.
ALTERNATIVE PEST CONTROL TACTICS IN PECAN -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W., Behle, R.W., Nyczepir, A.P., Wood, B.W. 2006. Alternative pest control tactics in pecan. Proceedings of the Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting. 99:86-94.
Susceptibility of the peachtree borer, Synanthedon Exitiosa, to Steinernema carpocapsae and Steinernema riobrave in laboratory and field trials -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2006. Susceptibility of the peachtree borer, Synanthedon Exitiosa, to Steinernema carpocapsae and Steinernema riobrave in laboratory and field trials. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 92:85-88.
Management strategies for borers -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2006. Management strategies for borers. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Peach Convention, January 5-8, 2006, Savannah, Georgia. p. 17.
Susceptibility of the lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes under laboratory conditions -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E. 2006. Susceptibility of the lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes under laboratory conditions. Environmental Entomology. 35:358-365.
Taxonomic and biological characterization of Steinernema rarum found in the Southeastern United States -
Nguyen, K.B., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Bertolotti, M.A., Adams, B.J. 2006. Taxonomic and biological characterization of Steinernema rarum found in the Southeastern United States. Journal of Nematology. 38:28-40.
A COMPARISON OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE LONGEVITY IN SOIL UNDER LABORATORY CONDITIONS -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R.J., Mccoy, C.W. 2006. A comparison of entomopathogenic nematode longevity in soil under laboratory conditions. Journal of Nematology. 38:119-129.
PROTEIN CHANGES IN THE SYMBIOTIC BACTERIUM PHOTORHABDUS LUMINESCENS DURING IN VITRO SERIAL CULTURE -
Bai, C., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wang, Y., Gaugler, R., Crowles, E.A., Yi, S. 2005. Protein changes in the symbiotic bacterium Photorhabdus luminescens during in vitro serial culture. International Journal of Nematology. 15:126-135.
Application technology and environmental considerations for use of entomopathogenic nematodes in biologican control. -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gouge, D.H., Piggott, S.J., Patterson Fife, J. 2006. Application technology and environmental considerations for use of entomopathogenic nematodes in biological control. Biological Control. 38:124-133.
EVALUATION OF APPLICATION TECHNOLOGIES OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES FOR CONTROL OF THE BLACK VINE WEEVIL, OTIORHYNCHUS SULCATUS -
Bruck, D.J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E. 2005. Evaluation of application technologies of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of the black vine weevil, Otiorhynchus sulcatus. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(6):1884-1889.
TO WHAT EXTENT CAN BENEFICIAL INSECT-KILLING NEMATODES REPRODUCE IN PECAN WEEVILS? -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Dutcher, J.D. 2005. To what extent can beneficial insect-killing nematodes reproduce in pecan weevils?. Pecan Grower. 17(1):15-18.
TARGETED IMPROVEMENT OF STEINERNEMA CARPOCAPSAE FOR CONTROL OF THE PECAN WEEVIL, CURCULIO CARYAE (HORN) (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) THROUGH HYBRIDIZATION AND BACTERIAL TRANSFER -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R.J., Mccoy, C.W. 2005. Targeted improvement of steinernema carpocapsae for control of the pecan weevil, curculio caryae (horn) (coleoptera: curculionidae) through hybridization and bacterial transfer. Biological Control. 34:215-221.
FORMULATIONS AND METHODS FOR ENHANCING POST-APPLICATION SURVIVAL -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2006. Formulations and methods for enhancing post-application survival [abstract]. In: Program and Abstracts. 38th Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, July 7-11, 2006, Anchorage, Alaska. p. 96.
IMPROVED STRAINS OF STEINERNEMA CARPOCAPSAE FOR CONTROL OF THE PECAN WEEVIL, CURCULIO CARYAE -
SUSCEPTIBILITY OF LADY BEETLES (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE) TO ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E. 2005. Susceptibility of lady beetles (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 89:150-156.
CRITICAL ISSUES AND RESEARCH NEEDS FOR EXPANDING THE USE OF NEMATODES IN BIOCONTROL -
Grewal, P.S., Ehlers, R., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2005. Critical issues and research needs for expanding the use of nematodes in biocontrol. In Grewal, P., Ehlers, R-U, Shapiro-Ilan, D. (eds.) Nematodes as Biological Control Agents. p. 479-489. CABI Publishing.
LABORATORY EVALUATION OF VIRULENCE OF HETERORHABDITID NEMATODES TO PLODIA INTERPUNCTELLA HUBNER (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) -
Mbata, G.N., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2005. Laboratory evaluation of virulence of heterorhabditid nematodes to plodia interpunctella hubner (Lepidoptera: pyralidae). Environmental Entomology. 34:676-682.
BIOLOGICALLY-BASED INSECTICIDES FOR PECAN PEST MANAGEMENT -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W.A., Wood, B.W. 2005. Biologically-based insecticides for pecan pest management. Western Pecan Growers Association Proceedings. 39:4-12.
RECYCLING POTENTIAL AND FITNESS IN STEINERNEMATID NEMATODES CULTURED IN CURCULIO CARYAE -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Dutcher, J.D., Hatab, M. 2005. Recycling potential and fitness in steinernematid nematodes cultured in curculio caryae. Journal of Nematology. 37:12-17.
DEFINITIONS OF PATHOGENICITY AND VIRULENCE IN INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Fuxa, J.R., Lacey, L.A., Onstad, D.W., Kaya, H.K. 2005. Definitions of pathogenicity and virulence in invertebrate pathology. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 88:1-7.
STABILIZATION OF BENEFICIAL TRAITS IN HETERORHABDITIS BACTERIOPHORA THROUGH CREATION OF INBRED LINES -
Bai, C., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gaugler, R., Hopper, K.R. Stabilization of beneficial traits in heterorhabditis bacteriophora through creation of inbred lines. Biological Control. 2005. 32:220-227.
EFFECT OF APPLICATION METHOD ON FITNESS OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES EMERGING AT DIFFERENT TIMES -
Perez, E.E., Lewis, E.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2004. Effect of application method on fitness of entomopathogenic nematodes emerging at different times. Journal of Nematology. 36:534-539.
CHARACTERIZATION OF BIOCONTROL TRAITS IN THE ENTOMOPAHOGENIC NEMATODE HETERORHABDITIS MEXICANA (MX4) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R.J., Mccoy, C.W. 2005. Characterization of biological control traits in the entomopahogenic nematode Heterorhabditis mexicana (MX4). Biological Control. 32:97-103.
POTENTIAL FOR APPLICATION OF INFECTED HOSTS IN MICROBIAL CONTROL -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E. 2004. Potential for application of infected hosts in microbial control. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting Proceedings. p.48.
GENETIC IMPROVEMENT FOR PREVENTION OF BENEFICIAL TRAIT DETERIORATION IN HETERORHABDITIS BACTERIOPHORA THROUGH CREATION OF INBRED LINES -
Bai, C., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gaugler, R., Hopper, K.R. 2004. Genetic improvement for prevention of beneficial trait deterioration in heterorhabditis bacteriophora through creation of inbred lines. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting Proceedings. p.104.
IN VIVO PRODUCTION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
Shapiro-Ilan, D.I. 2004. In vivo production of entomopathogenic nematodes. International Journal Nematology. 14(13-18).
PICKING THE BEST NEMATODE FOR CONTROLLING THE PECAN WEEVIL -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R., Mccoy, C.W. 2004. Picking the best nematode for controlling the pecan weevil. Pecan Grower. 15(4):11-15.
ORCHARD CROPS -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Duncan, L.W., Lacey, L.A., Han, R. 2005. In Grewal, P., Ehlers, R-U, Shapiro-Ilan, D. (eds.) Orchard crops. Nematodes as Biological Control Agents. p. 215-230. CABI Publishing.
MIXING INSECT DISEASES TO KILL PECAN WEEVILS -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Jackson, M.A., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. Mixing insect diseases to kill pecan weevils. Pecan Grower. 15(3):10-13.
EFFECT OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE CONCENTRATION ON SURVIVAL DURING CRYOPRESERVATION IN LIQUID NITROGEN -
Bai, Cheng, Shapiro-Ilan, David, Gaugler, Randy, Yi, Shu-xia. 2004. Effect of entomopathogenic nematode concentration on survival during cryopreservation in liquid nitrogen. Journal of Nematology. 36:281-284.
MASS PRODUCTION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
Ehlers, R-U., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2005. Mass production of entomopathogenic nematodes. In Grewal, P., Ehlers, R-U., Shapiro-Ilan, D. (eds.) Nematodes as Biological Control Agents. p. 65-79. CABI Publishing.
EFFECT OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES ON MESOCRICONEMA XENOPLAX POPULATIONS IN PEACH AND PECAN -
Nyczepir, A.P., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E., Handoo, Z.A. 2004. Effect of entomopathogenic nematodes on mesocriconema xenoplax populations in peach and pecan. Journal of Nematology. 36:181-185.
HETERORHABDITIS MEXICANA N. SP. (HETERORHABDITIDAE: RHABDITIDA) FROM TAMAULIPAS, MEXICO, AND MORPHOLOGICAL STUDIES OF THE BURSA OF HETERORHABDITIS SPP. -
Nguyen, K.B., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R.J., James, R.R., Adams, B.J. 2004. Heterorhabditis mexicana n. sp. (heterorhabditidae: rhabditida) from tamaulipas, mexico, and morphological studies of the bursa of heterorhabditis spp. Nematology. 6:231-244.
OBSERVATIONS ON THE USE OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES FOR SUPPRESSING RING NEMATODE, MESOCRICONEMA XENOPLAX, ON PEACH AND PECAN -
Nyczepir, A.P., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E. 2004. Observations on the use of entomopathogenic nematodes for suppressing ring nematode, mesocriconema xenoplax, on peach and pecan. National and Southeast Peach Convention Proceedings. p.21.
MEASURING FIELD EFFICACY OF STEINERNEMA FELTIAE AND STEINERNEMA RIOBRAVE FOR SUPPRESSION OF PLUM CURCULIO, CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR, LARVAE -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mizell, R.F., Cottrell, T.E., Horton, D.L. 2004. Measuring field efficacy of steinernema feltiae and steinernema riobrave for suppression of plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar, larvae. Biological Control. 30:496-503.
MICROBIAL CONTROL OF INSECT AND MITE PESTS IN ORCHARDS: TOOLS FOR INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT AND SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE -
Lacey, L.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2006. Microbial control of insect and mite pests in orchards: Tools for integrated pest management and sustainable agriculture. In: R. Dris (Ed.), "Crops: Quality, Growth and Biotechnology", pp. 1-24. WFL Publisher, Helsinki, Finland.
Virulence of new and mixed strains of the entomopathogenic nematode Steinernema riobrave to larvae of the citrus root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus -
Stuart, R.J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., James, R.R., Nguyen, K.B., Mccoy, C.W. 2004. Virulence of new and mixed strains of the entomopathogenic nematode steinernema riobrave to larvae of the citrus root weevil diaprepes abbreviatus. Biological Control. v.30. p.439-445.
TRUNK PERIMETER APPLICATIONS OF BEAUVERIA BASSIANA TO SUPPRESS ADULT CURCULIO CARYAE (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W.A. 2004. Trunk perimeter applications of beauveria bassiana to suppress adult curculio caryae (coleoptera: curculionidae). Journal of Entomological Sciences. 39:337-349.
NEW STRAINS OF THE ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE, STEINERNEMA RIOBRAVE: ARE THEY BETTER FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF THE CITRUS ROOT WEEVIL, DIAPREPES ABBREVIATUS? -
Stuart, R.J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mccoy, C.W. 2003. New strains of the entomopathogenic nematode, steinernema riobrave: are they better for biological control of the citrus root weevil, diaprepes abbreviatus?. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting Proceedings. p.61.
EFFECTS OF COMBINING AN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI OR BACTERIUM WITH ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES ON MORTALITY OF CURCULIO CARYAE (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Jackson, M.A., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2004. Effects of combining an entomopathogenic fungi or bacterium with entomopathogenic nematodes on mortality of curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Control. 30:119-126.
SUSCEPTIBILITY OF A NATIVE AND AN EXOTIC LADY BEETLE (COLEOPTERA: (COCCINELLIDAE) TO BEAUVERIA BASSIANA -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2003. Susceptibility of a native and an exotic lady beetle (Coleoptera: (Coccinellidae) to Beauveria bassiana. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 84:137-144.
USE OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES FOR SUPPRESSING RING NEMATODE ON PEACH AND PECAN -
Nyczepir, A.P., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E. 2003. Use of entomopathogenic nematodes for suppressing ring nematode on peach and pecan. Proceedings of International Research Conference on Methyl Bromide Alternatives. p.119, 1-2.
THE POTENTIAL ROLE FOR MICROBIAL CONTROL OF ORCHARD INSECT PESTS IN SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE -
Lacey, L.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2003. The potential role for microbial control of orchard insect pests in sustainable agriculture. International Journal of Food, Agriculture, and the Environment. 1:326-331.
A COMPARISON OF BENEFICIAL TRAITS AMONG STRAINS OF STEINERNEMA CARPOCAPSAE -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R., Mccoy, C.W. 2003. A comparison of beneficial traits among strains of steinernema carpocapsae. Journal of Nematology. v.35:Abstract p.363.
SUPERIOR EFFICACY OBSERVED IN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES APPLIED IN INFECTED-HOST CADAVERS COMPARED WITH APPLICATION IN AQUEOUS SUSPENSION -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E., Tedders, W.L., Son, Y. 2003. Superior efficacy observed in entomopathogenic nematodes applied in infected-host cadavers compared with application in aqueous suspension. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 83:270-272.
ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE PRODUCTION -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2003. Entomopathogenic nematode production. Society for Invertebrate Pathology Annual Meeting. p.37. Abstract.
IMPACT OF AN ENDEMIC ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGUS ON LADY BEETLES IN PECAN ORCHARDS -
Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2003. Impact of an endemic entomopathogenic fungus on lady beetles in pecan orchards. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. v. 96:53-60.
THE BENEFICIAL INSECT-KILLING FUNGUS, BEAUVERIA BASSIANA, CAN OVERCOME EFFECTS OF FUNGICIDE SPRAYS -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. The beneficial insect-killing fungus, beauveria bassiana, can overcome effects of fungicide sprays. Pecan Grower. 14(4):24-27.
ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2004. Entomopathogenic nematodes. Encyclopedia of Entomology. p.781-784.
UPDATE ON RESEARCH TOWARD MICROBIAL CONTROL OF THE PECAN WEEVIL -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Gardner, W., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2003. Update on research toward microbial control of the pecan weevil. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. 96:103-108
COMPARISON OF BENEFICIAL TRAITS AMONG STRAINS OF THE ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE, STEINERNEMA CARPOCAPSAE, FOR CONTROL OF CURCULIO CARYAE (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Stuart, R., Mccoy, C.W. 2003. Comparison of beneficial traits among strains of the entomopathogenic nematode, steinernema carpocapsae, for control of curculio caryae (coleoptera: curculionidae). Biological Control. 28:129-136.
IMPACT OF HOST CADAVER ON SURVIVAL AND INFECTIVITY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES (RHABDITIDA: STEINERNEMATIDAE AND HETERORHABDITIDAE) UNDER DESICCATING CONDITIONS -
PEREZ, E.E., LEWIS, E.E., SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I. IMPACT OF HOST CADAVER ON SURVIVAL AND INFECTIVITY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES (RHABDITIDA: STEINERNEMATIDAE AND HETERORHABDITIDAE) UNDER DESICCATING CONDITIONS. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2003. v.82. p.111-118.
THE POTENTIAL FOR ENHANCED FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE IN BEAUVERIA BASSIANA THROUGH STRAIN DISCOVERY AND ARTIFICIAL SELECTION -
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., REILLY, C.C., HOTCHKISS, M.W., WOOD, B.W. THE POTENTIAL FOR ENHANCED FUNGICIDE RESISTANCE IN BEAUVERIA BASSIANA THROUGH STRAIN DISCOVERY AND ARTIFICIAL SELECTION. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2002. v.81. p.86-93.
SURVEY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AND FUNGI ENDEMIC TO PECAN ORCHARDS OFTHE SOUTHEASTERN US AND THEIR VIRULENCE TO THE PECAN WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) -
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., GARDNER, W.A., FUXA, J.R., WOOD, B.W., NGUYEN, K.B., ADAMS, B.J., HUMBER, R.A., HALL, M.J. SURVEY OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AND FUNGI ENDEMIC TO PECAN ORCHARDS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US AND THEIR VIRULENCE TO THE PECAN WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE). ENVIRONMENTAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2003. v.34. p.187-195.
HOST CADAVERS PROTECT ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES DURING FREEZING -
LEWIS, E.E., SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I. HOST CADAVERS PROTECT ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES DURING FREEZING. JOURNAL OF INVERTEBRATE PATHOLOGY. 2003. v.81. p.25-32.
OPTIMIZATION OF INOCULATION FOR IN VIVO PRODUCTION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., BROWN, I., TEDDERS, L.W., GAUGLER, R. OPTIMIZATION OF INOCULATION FOR IN VIVO PRODUCTION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES. Journal of Nematology. 2002. v.34. p.343-350.
DEVELOPMENT OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AS A MANAGEMENT TACTIC FOR CITRUS ROOT WEEVILS IN FLORIDA -
Mccoy, C.W., Duncan, L.W., Stuart, R.J., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2002. Development of entomopathogenic nematodes as a management tactic for citrus root weevils in florida. Invertebrate Pathology International Colloquium Proceedings.
MICROBIAL CONTROL OF THE PECAN WEEVIL, CURCULIO CARYAE, (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2003. Microbial control of the pecan weevil, curculio caryae, (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Southwestern Entomologist Supplement. p.100-114.
SUSCEPTIBILITY OF THE PLUM CURCULIO, CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR, TO ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., MIZELL, R.F., CAMPBELL, J.F. SUSCEPTIBILITY OF THE PLUM CURCULIO, CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR, TO ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES. JOURNAL OF NEMATOLOGY. 2002. v.34. p.246-249.
MICROBIAL CONTROL RESEARCH FOR SUPPRESSION OF THE PECAN WEEVIL -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Cottrell, T.E., Nguyen, K.B., Adams, B.J., Humber, R.A., Hall, M.J. 2002. Microbial control research for suppression of the pecan weevil. Pecan Western Conference Proceedings. p.2-15.
A SURVEY FOR INSECT-KILLING NEMATODES AND FUNGI ENDEMIC TO PECAN ORCHARDS OF THE SOUTHEASTERN U.S. AND THEIR VIRULENCE TO THE PECAN WEEVIL -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Fuxa, J.R., Wood, B.W., Nguyen, K.B., Adams, B.J., Humber, R.A., Hall, M.J. 2002. A survey for insect-killing nematodes and fungi endemic to pecan orchards of the southeastern u.s. and their virulence to the pecan weevil. Pecan Grower. v.13(3). p.6-8.
AUTOMATED TECHNOLOGY FOR IN VIVO MASS PRODUCTION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES -
Gaugler, R., Brown, I., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Atwa, A. 2002. Automated technology for in vivo mass production of entomopathogenic nematodes. Bological Control. v.24. p.199-206.
PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY FOR ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AND THEIR BACTERIAL SYMBIONTS -
DEVELOPMENT RATES IN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES: INFECTED HOSTS VERSUS AQUEOUS SUSPENSION -
LEWIS, E.E., SHAPIRO ILAN, D.I., MCCOY, D.W. DEVELOPMENT RATES IN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES: INFECTED HOSTS VERSUS AQUEOUS SUSPENSION. JOURNAL OF NEMATOLOGY. 2002. Journal of Nematology. v.34. p.340-342.
PRODUCTION TECHNOLOGY FOR ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES AND THEIR BACTERIAL SYMBIONTS -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gaugler, R. 2002. Production technology for entomopathogenic nematodes and their bacterial symbionts. Journal of Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology. v.28. p.137-146.
FORMULATED ARTHROPOD CADAVERS FOR PEST SUPPRESSION -
U.S. Patent 6,524,601 B1, February 25, 2003.
FORMULATION OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODE-INFECTED-CADAVERS -
VIRULENCE OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES TO PECAN WEEVIL, CURCULIO CARYAE (HORN), (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) ADULTS IN THE LABORATORY -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2001. Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to pecan weevil adults (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Entomological Science. v.36. p.325-328.
VIRULENCE OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC NEMATODES TO PECAN WEEVIL LARVAE, CURCULIO CARYAE (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE), IN THE LABORATORY -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2001. Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to pecan weevil larvae, Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), in the laboratory. Journal of Economic Entomology. v.94. p.7-13.
NITROGEN PARTITIONING IN HETERORHABDITIS BACTERIOPHORA-INFECTED HOSTS AND THE EFFECTS OF NITROGEN ON ATTRACTION/REPULSION -
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Lewis, E.E., Paramasivam, S., Mccoy, C.W. 2000. Nitrogen partitioning in Heterorhabditis bacteriophora-infected hosts and the effects of nitrogen on attraction/repulsion. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. v.76. p.43-48.
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