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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
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2014)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 426648
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.)
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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