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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Joseph C Dickens (Dick)
Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory
Entomology

Phone: (301) 504-8957
Fax: (301) 504-6580
Room 29

BLDG 007
10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BLDG 007 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE , MD 20705
Projects
Prevention of Arthropod Bites
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427865
Chemical Signals for Manipulating Mosquito Behavior
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 425943

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Gustatory reception of chemicals affecting feeding in aedine mosquitoes -
Sparks, J.T., Dickens, J.C. 2016. Gustatory reception of chemicals affecting feeding in aedine mosquitoes. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pestbp.2016.12.009.
Electrophysiological responses of gustatory receptor neurons on the labella of the common malaria mosquito Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae) -
Sparks, J.T., Dickens, J.C. 2016. Electrophysiological responses of gustatory receptor neurons on the labella of the common malaria mosquito Anopheles quadrimaculatus Say (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jme/tjw073.
Gustatory receptor neuron responds to chemically diverse insect repellents in the common malaria mosquito Anopheles quadrimaculatus -
Sparks, J., Dickens, J.C. 2016. Gustatory receptor neuron responds to chemically diverse insect repellents in the common malaria mosquito Anopheles quadrimaculatus. Naturwissenschaften. 103:39.
Multiple chemosensory targets for discovery of novel chemicals for disruption of mosquito behavior -
Dickens, J.C., Bohbot, J.D., Sparks, J.T. 2015. Multiple chemosensory targets for discovery of novel chemicals for disruption of mosquito behavior. Antenna. 39:90-91.
Olfactory disruption: towards controlling important insect vectors of disease -
Sparks, J.T., Bohbot, J.D., Dickens, J.C. 2015. Olfactory disruption: towards controlling important insect vectors of disease. Progress in Molecular Biology and Translational Science. New York, NY: Elsevier Academic Press. p. 81-108.
Physiological recordings and RNA sequencing of the gustatory appendages of the yellow-fever mosquito Aedes aegypti -
Sparks, J.T., Dickens, J.C. 2014. Physiological recordings and RNA sequencing of the gustatory appendages of the yellow-fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. Journal of Visualized Experiments. p.94 DOI:10.3791/52088.
Volatiles emitted from single flower buds of the lilium longiflorum × L. callosum interspecific hybrid and its parents -
Kim, J., Roh, M.S., Dickens, J.C., Lee, A., Suh, J. 2014. Volatiles emitted from single flower buds of the lilium longiflorum × L. callosum interspecific hybrid and its parents. Journal of Horticulture, Environment and Biotechnology. 55(5):410-414.
Neurophysiological and behavioral responses of gypsy moth larvae to insect repellents -
Sanford, J.L., Barski, S., Seen, C., Dickens, J.C., Shields, V.D. 2014. Neurophysiological and behavioral responses of gypsy moth larvae to insect repellents. PLoS One. 9(6):99924.
The maxillary palp of aedes aegypti, a model of multisensory integration -
Bohbot, J.D., Sparks, J.T., Dickens, J.C. 2014. The maxillary palp of aedes aegypti, a model of multisensory integration. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. (48):29-39.
Chemical ecology of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), and emerging control methods using semiochemicals -
Sablon, L., Dickens, J.C., Haubruge, E., Verheggen, F. 2012. Chemical ecology of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata Say (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), and emerging control methods using semiochemicals. Insects. 4(1):31-54.
Gustatory receptor expression in the labella and legs of aedes aegypti -
Sparks, J.T., Vinyard, B.T., Dickens, J.C. 2013. Gustatory receptor expression in the labella and legs of aedes aegypti. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 43:1161-1171.
Neuromolecular basis of repellent action -
Dickens, J.C., Bohbot, J.D. 2015. Neuromolecular basis of repellent action. Insect Repellents Handbook. 2nd edition. New York, NY: CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group. p.31-42.
Functional development of the octenol response in aedes aegypti -
Bohbot, J.D., Durand, N.F., Vinyard, B.T., Dickens, J.C. 2013. Functional development of the octenol response in aedes aegypti. Frontiers in Invertebrate Physiology. DOI: 10.3389/fphys.2013.00039.
Mode of action of insect repellents -
Dickens, J.C. 2013. Mode of action of insect repellents. Journal of Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. DOI:10.1016/j.pestbp.2013.02.006
Mode of action of mosquito repellents -
Dickens, J.C., Bohbot, J.D. 2013. Mode of action of mosquito repellents. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 106(2013):149-155.
Gustatory receptor neuron responds to DEET and other insect repellents in the yellow fever mosquito, aedes aegypti -
Sanford, J.L., Shields, V.D., Dickens, J.C. 2013. Gustatory receptor neuron responds to DEET and other insect repellents in the yellow fever mosquito, aedes aegypti. Naturwissenschaften. 100(3):269-273.
Olfactory cues are subordinate to visual stimuli in a neotropical generalist weevil -
Otalora Luna, F., Lapointe, S.L., Dickens, J.C. 2013. Olfactory cues are subordinate to visual stimuli in a neotropical generalist weevil. PLoS One. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone,0053120.
Emissive color preferences and temporal alteration of walking performance by pulsing lights in colorado potato beetle -
Otalora Luna, F., Dickens, J.C. 2011. Emissive color preferences and temporal alteration of walking performance by pulsing lights in colorado potato beetle. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 138(2):93-103 DOI: 10.1111/j.1570-7458.2010.01081.x.
Field response of Colorado potato beetle to the (R)-enantiomer of the male-produced aggregation pheromone CPB I and determination of activity of blends of the (S)- and (R)-enantiomers of the pheromone -
Hitchner, E.M., Kuhar, T.P., Youngman, R.R., Mori, K., Dickens, J.C. 2012. Field response of Colorado potato beetle to the (R)-enantiomer of the male-produced aggregation pheromone CPB I and determination of activity of blends of the (S)- and (R)-enantiomers of the pheromone. Agricultural Sciences. 3:896-899.
Analysis of odorant receptor protein function in the yellow fever mosquito, aedes aegypti -
Dickens, J.C., Bohbot, J.D., Grant, A.J. 2012. Analysis of odorant receptor protein function in the yellow fever mosquito, aedes aegypti. Basic Methods in Protein Purification and Analysis. ISBN:978-14775550-5-7.
Selectivity of odorant receptors in insects -
Bohbot, J.D., Dickens, J.C. 2012. Selectivity of odorant receptors in insects. Frontiers in Cellular Neuroscience. 6:29.
Identification and synthesis of a male-produced pheromone for the neotropical root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus -
Lapointe, S.L., Alessandro, R.T., Robbins, P.S., Khrimian, A., Svatos, A., Dickens, J.C., Otalora-Luna, F., Kaplan, F., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2012. Identification and synthesis of a male-produced pheromone for the neotropical root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38:408-417.
Odorant receptor modulation: Ternary paradigm for mode of action of insect repellents -
Bohbot, J.D., Dickens, J.C. 2012. Odorant receptor modulation: Ternary paradigm for mode of action of insect repellents. Neuropharmacology. 62:2086-2095.
Functional characterization of the octenol receptor neuron on the maxillary palps of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti Reprint Icon -
Grant, A.J., Dickens, J.C. 2011. Functional characterization of the octenol receptor neuron on the maxillary palps of the yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti. PLoS One. 6(6):e21785.
Multimodal stimulation of the Colorado potato beetle: Prevalence of visual over olfactory cues -
Otalora Luna, F., Dickens, J.C. 2011. Multimodal stimulation of the Colorado potato beetle: Prevalence of visual over olfactory cues. PLoS One. 6(6): e20990.
Multiple activities of insect repellents on odorant receptors in mosquitoes Reprint Icon -
Bohbot, J.D., Fu, L., Le, T.N., Chauhan, K.R., Cantrell, C.L., Dickens, J.C. 2011. Multiple activities of insect repellents on odorant receptors in mosquitoes. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1365-2915.2011.00949.x.
Insect Repellents: Modulators of mosquito odorant receptor activity Reprint Icon -
Bohbot, J.D., Dickens, J.C. 2010. Insect Repellents: Modulators of mosquito odorant receptor activity. PLoS One. 5(8):e12138.
The insect SNMP gene family Reprint Icon -
Vogt, R. G., Miller, N. E., Litvack, R., Fandino, R. A., Sparks, J., Staples, J., Friedman, R. and Dickens, J. C. 2009. The insect SNMP gene family. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 39(7):448-456.
Discovery and characterization of chemical signals for citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus -
Otalora Luna, F., Hammock, J., Alessandro, R.T., Lapointe, S.L., Dickens, J.C. 2009. Discovery and characterization of chemical signals for citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 3:63-73.
Host plant preference in Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) -
Hitchner, E.M., Dickens, J.C., Youngman, R.R., Schultz, P.B., Pfeiffer, D.G., Kuhar, T.P. 2008. Host plant preference in Colorado potato beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(3):859-865.
COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF 3,6,8-DODECATRIEN-1-OL FROM THREE SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE SPECIES -
Bland, J.M., Raina, A.K., Carpita, A., Dickens, J.C. 2007. Comparative analysis of 3,6,8-dodecatrien-1-ol from three subterranean termite species. Sociobiology 50(2):535-531.
Sexual contact influences orientation to plant attractant in Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) -
Dickens, J.C. 2007. Sexual contact influences orientation to plant attractant in Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Naturwissenschaften, DOI 10.1007/S00114-007-0261-2. ON-LINE.
Response to host plant odors and aggregation pheromone by larvae of the Colorado potato beetle on a servosphere -
Hammock, J.A., Vinyard, B., Dickens, J.C. 2007. Response to host plant odors and aggregation pheromone by larvae of the Colorado potato beetle on a servosphere. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 1:7-35.
ANTENNAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES OF LYGUS LINEOLARIS (PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS) (HETEROPTERA: MIRIDAE) TO METATHORACIC SCENT GLAND COMPOUNDS -
Obituary for Jan van der Pers -
Minks, A., Visser, H., Dickens, J.C. 2006. Obituary for Jan van der Pers. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata, 121:189-190.
"RESPONSE OF POTATO APHID (HOMOPTERA: APHIDIDAE) TO NATURAL POTATO ODOR AND SYNTHETIC POTATO-DERIVED COLORADO POTATO BEETLE KAIROMONE" -
Narayandas, G., Alyokhin, A., Alford, R., Weber, D.C., Dickens, J.C. 2006. "response of potato aphid (homoptera: aphididae) to natural potato odor and synthetic potato-derived colorado potato beetle kairomone". Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:1203-1208.
SEXUAL RESPONSE TO PLANT VOLATILES MODERATES AGGREGATION PHEROMONE IN COLORADO POTATO BEETLE. -
Dickens, J.C. 2006. Sexual response to plant volatiles moderates aggregation pheromone in colorado potato beetle.. Journal of Applied Entomology. 130(1):26-31.
POTENTIAL OF A SYNTHETIC AGGREGATION PHEROMONE FOR INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT OF COLORADO POTATO BEETLE. -
Kuhar, T.L., Mori, K., Dickens, J.C. 2006. Potential of a synthetic aggregation pheromone for integrated management of colorado potato beetle.. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 8(1):77-81.
LABORATORY AND GREENHOUSE EVALUATION OF A SYNTHETIC HOST VOLATILE ATTRACTANT FOR COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA (SAY). -
Martel, J., Alford, A., Dickens, J.C. 2005. Laboratory and greenhouse evaluation of a synthetic host volatile attractant for colorado potato beetle, leptinotarsa decemlineata (say).. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 7:71-78.
SYNTHETIC HOST VOLATILES INCREASE EFFICACY OF TRAP CROPPING FOR MANAGEMENT OF COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA -
Martel, J.W., Alford, R.A., Dickens, J.C. 2005. Synthetic host volatiles increase efficacy of trap cropping for management of colorado potato beetle, leptinotarsa decemlineata. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 7:71-78.
THE PRODUCTION AND APPROPRIATION OF CHEMICAL SIGNALS AMOUNT PLANTS, HERBIVORES AND PREDATORS. -
Greenstone, M.H., Dickens, J.C. 2005. The production and appropriation of chemical signals amount plants, herbivores and predators.. Ecology of Predator-Prey Interactions., p. 139-165.
TRILINOLEIN IDENTIFIED AS A SEX-SPECIFIC COMPONENT OF TERGAL GLANDS IN ALATES OF COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS -
Bland, J.M., Park, Y.I., Raina, A.K., Dickens, J.C., Hollister, B. 2004. Trilinolein identified as a sex-specific component of tergal glands in alates of Coptotermes formosanus. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30(4):835-849.
REGULATION OF PHEROMONE SYNTHESIS AND RELEASE IN COLEOPTERA -
3rd International Insect Pheromone Symposium. Abstract p.54.
PATTERNING OF GUSTATORY NEURAL INPUTS FOR HOST SELECTION AND CONSPECIFIC RECOGNITION IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE. -
8th European Symposium on Insect Taste and Olfaction, 2003. Abstract p. 44.
INSECT CHEMICAL ECOLOGY -
ALDRICH, J.R., BARTELT, R.J., DICKENS, J.C., KNIGHT, A.L., LIGHT, D.M., TUMLINSON III, J.H. 2003. INSECT CHEMICAL ECOLOGY RESEARCH IN THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE - AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH SERVICE. PEST MANAG. SCI. 59: 777-787.
ATTRACTING VOLTILES FOR THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE -
ANTENNAL FEEDBACK LOOP REGULATES PHEROMONE RELEASE IN BEETLES -
BEHAVIOR RESPONSES OF LARVAE OF COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE), TO HOST PLANT VOLATILE BLENDS ATTRACTIVE TO ADULTS. -
BREAKING A PARDIGM: MALE-PRODUCED AGGREGATION PHEROMONE FOR THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE -
(S)-3,7-DIMETHYL-2-OXO-6OCTENE-1,3-DIOL:AN AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF THE COLORADAO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA (SAY). -
LOW TEMPERATURE SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPY OF SOFT BODIED ORGANISMS -
CHEMICAL SIGNALS IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE: NEUROSENSORY AND HORMONAL MECHANISMS REGULATING THEIR PRODUCTION AND BEHAVIORS ELICTIED BY THEM. -
RECEPTOR FOR GLYCOALKALOID IN COLORADO POTATO BEETLE -
DIFFERENTIAL RESPONSES TO GLYCOALKALOIDS IN ADULT COLORADO POTATO BEETLE -
ORIENTATION OF COLORADO POTATO BEETLE TO NATURAL AND SYNTHETIC BLENDS OF VOLATILES EMITTED BY POTATO PLANTS -
VARYING DEGREES OF SEXUAL DIMORPHISM IN THE EXPRESSION OF PHEROMONE BINDINGPROTEINS (PBPS) IN DIFFERENT MOTH SPECIES SUGGESTS MULTIPLE ROLES FOR PBPS IN ODOR DETECTION -
OLFACTORY ADAPTATIONS OF THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE AND ASSOCIATED INSECTS TO CHEMICAL SIGNALS EMITTED BY HOST PLANTS -
TEMPORAL VARIATION OF OLFACTORY RESPONSES OF THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE TO VOLATILES EMITTED BY POTATO PLANTS -
CLONING AND EXPRESSION OF LAP, AN ADULT SPECIFIC ODORANT BINDING PROTEIN OFTHE TRUE BUG, LYGUS LINEOLARIS (HEMIPTERA, HETEROPTERA) -
CLONING AND EXPRESSION OF LAP, AN ODORANT BINDING PROTEIN OF THE TRUE BUG LYGUS LINEOLARIS (HEMIPTERA, HETEROPTERA) -
PHEROMONE AND PLANT ODOR INTERACTIONS -
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE RUSSIAN GYPSY MOTH, (LYMANTRIA MATHURA MOORE) -
OLFACTORY RECEPTION OF CONSPECIFIC AGGREGATION PHEROMONE AND PLANT ODORS BYNYMPHS OF THE PREDATOR PODISUS MACULIVENTRIS (SAY) (HEMIPTERA, HETEROPTERA:PENTATOMIDAE) -
PREDATOR/PREY INTERACTIONS: OLFACTORY ADAPTATIONS OF GENERALIST AND SPECIALIST PREDATORS -
MOLECULAR SEQUENCE AND CELLULAR LOCALIZATION OF AN ANTENNAL-SPECIFIC PROTEIN IN ADULT LYGUS LINEOLARIS (TARNISHED PLANT BUG) -
COMPARATIVE ELECTROPHYSIOLOGICAL STUDIES OF OLFACTION IN PREDACEOUS BUGS, PODISUS MACULIVENTRIS AND P. NIGRISPINUS (HETEROPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE) -
ODORANT-BINDING PROTEINS OF TRUE BUGS: GENERIC SPECIFICITY, SEXUAL DIMORPHISM, AND ASSOCIATION WITH SUBSETS OF CHEMOSENSORY SENSILLA -
INTERGENERIC DISTRIBUTION AND IMMUNOLOCALIZATION OF A PUTATIVE ODORANT-BINDING PROTEIN IN TRUE BUGS (HEMIPTERA, HETEROPTERA) -
ODORANT-BINDING PROTEINS OF TRUE BUGS: GENERIC SPECIFICITY, SEXUAL DIMORPHISM, AND ASSOCIATION WITH SUBSETS OF OLFACTORY SENSILLA -
RECEPTION AND ADAPTATION OF ANTENNAL RECEPTORS OF THE GYPSY MOTH, LYMANTRIADISPAR (LEPIDOPTERA: LYMANTRIIDAE), TO ANALOGS OF THE EPOXIDE GROUP OF DISPARLURE -
MORPHOLOGY AND DISTRIBUTION OF ANTENNAL SENSILLA OF THE TARNISHED PLANT BUGLYGUS LINEOLARIS (PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS) (HEMIPTERA: MIRIDAE) -
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