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Ashot Khrimian
Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory
Research Chemist

Phone: (301) 504-6138
Fax: (301) 504-6580
Room 326

10300 BALTIMORE BLVD
BLDG 007 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 20705
Projects
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429893
Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430038
Transcriptome Analyses of Rice Stink Bugs to Facilitate Identification of Pheromone Biosynthetic Pathways and RNAi-Based Biopesticide Development
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 431985

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Absolute configurations of stink bug- and plant-produced sesquipiperitols via synthesis of all stereoisomers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Guggilapu, S.D., Guzman, F., Blassioli-Moraes, M., Borges, M. 2020. Absolute configurations of stink bug- and plant-produced sesquipiperitols via synthesis of all stereoisomers. Journal of Natural Products. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.jnatprod.0c00517.
Male-produced sex pheromone of Tibraca limbativentris revisited: absolute configurations of zingiberenol stereoisomers and their influence on chemotaxis behaviour of conspecific females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blassiolli-Moraes, M., Khrimian, A., Michereff, M., Magalhaes, D., Hickel, E., Freitas, T., Barrigossi, A., Laumann, R., Telles, A., Guggilapu, S.D., Silva, C., Sant'Ana, J., Borges, M. 2019. Male-produced sex pheromone of Tibraca limbativentris revisited: absolute configurations of zingiberenol stereoisomers and their influence on chemotaxis behaviour of conspecific females. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 46:1-9.
Attractiveness of pheromone components with and without the synergist, methyl (2E,4E,6Z)-decatrienoate, to brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) [Hemiptera: Pentatomidae] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Morrison III, W.R., Khrimian, A., Rice, K.B., Short, B.D., Herlihy, M.V., Leskey, T.C. 2019. Attractiveness of pheromone components with and without the synergist, methyl (2E,4E,6Z)-decatrienoate, to brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) [Hemiptera: Pentatomidae]. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113:712-719.
Common pheromone use among host-associated populations of the browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Lepidoptera: erebidae), displaying different adult phenologies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frago, E., Wang, H., Svensson, G.P., Marques, J.F., Hodar, J.A., Boettner, J., Ciornei, C., Dormont, L., Elkinton, J., Franzen, M., Khrimian, A., Marianelli, L., Marzialli, L., Mas, H., Perez-Laorga, E., Perez-Lopez, J., Roques, A., Simonca, V., Anderbrant, O. 2019. Common pheromone use among host-associated populations of the browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Lepidoptera: erebidae), displaying different adult phenologies . Entomologia Generalis. 39(3-4):295-306.
An IDS type sesquiterpene synthase produces the pheromone precursor (Z)-a-bisabolene in Nezara viridula Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lancaster, J., Lehner, B., Khrimian, A., Muchlinsky, A., Luck, K., Kollner, T., Weber, D.C., Gundersen, D.E., Tholl, D. 2018. An IDS type sesquiterpene synthase produces the pheromone precursor (Z)-a-bisabolene in Nezara viridula. Journal of Chemical Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-018-1019-0.
Successful management of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial apple orchards with an attract-and-kill strategy Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Blaauw, B.R., Short, B.D., Nielsen, A.L., Bergh, J.C., Krawczyk, G., Park, Y., Butler, B., Khrimian, A., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Successful management of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial apple orchards with an attract-and-kill strategy. Pest Management Science. 75(1):104-114. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5156.
De novo formation of an aggregation pheromone precursor by an isoprenyl diphosphate synthase-related terpene synthase in the harlequin bug Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lancaster, J., Khrimian, A., Young, S., Lehner, B., Luck, K., Wallingford, A., Ghosh, S.B., Zerbe, P., Marek, P., Sparks, M., Tittiger, C., Kollner, T.G., Weber, D.C., Gundersen, D.E., Kuhar, T., Tholl, D. 2018. De novo formation of an aggregation pheromone precursor by an isoprenyl diphosphate synthase-related terpene synthase in the harlequin bug. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1800008115.
Identification of volatiles released by diapausing brown marmorated stink bugs, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nixon, L.J., Morrison III, W.R., Rice, K.B., Brockerhoff, E.G., Leskey, T.C., Guzman, F., Khrimian, A., Goldson, S., Rostas, M. 2018. Identification of volatiles released by diapausing brown marmorated stink bugs, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). PLoS One. 13(1):e0191223. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191223.
Enhanced response of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to its aggregation pheromone with ethyl decatrieonate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K.B., Bedoukian, R.H., Hamilton, G.C., Jentsch, P., Khrimian, A., Maclean, P., Morrison III, W.R., Short, B.D., Shrewsbury, P., Weber, D.C., Wiman, N., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Enhanced response of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to its aggregation pheromone with ethyl decatrieonate. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111(1):495-499. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox316.
A weevil sex pheromone serves as an attractant for its entomopathogenic nematode predators - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rivera, M.J., Martini, X., Khrimian, A., Stelinski, L. 2017. A weevil sex pheromone serves as an attractant for its entomopathogenic nematode predators. Chemoecology. 27:199-206.
Chemical ecology of Halyomorpha halys: Discoveries and applications ()
Weber, D.C., Morrison III, W.R., Khrimian, A., Rice, K.B., Leskey, T.C., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Nielsen, A.L., Blaauw, B.R. 2017. Chemical ecology of Halyomorpha halys: Discoveries and applications. Journal of Pest Science. 90:989-1008.
Expedient synthesis of bisabolenol stink bug pheromones via stereodefined cyclohex-2-enones - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shirali, S., Guzman, F., Weber, D.C., Khrimian, A. 2017. Expedient synthesis of bisabolenol stink bug pheromones via stereodefined cyclohex-2-enones. Tetrahedron Letters. 58:2066-2068.
Pheromone-based decision support tools for management of Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards: development of a trap-based treatment threshold - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Short, B.D., Khrimian, A., Leskey, T.C. 2016. Pheromone-based decision support tools for management of Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards: development of a trap-based treatment threshold. Journal of Pest Science. doi: 10.1007/s10340-016-0812-1.
Absolute configurations of zingiberenols isolated from ginger (Zingiber officinale) rhizomes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Shirali, S., Guzman, F. 2015. Absolute configurations of zingiberenols isolated from ginger (Zingiber officinale) rhizomes. Journal of Natural Products. 78(1)3071-3074.
Semiochemistry of Pentatomoidea ()
Weber, D.C., Khrimian, A., Blassioli-Moraes, M., Millar, J.G. 2018. Semiochemistry of Pentatomoidea. In: McPherson, J.E., editor. Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management. Boca Raton, FL. CRC Press. p. 677-725.
Trap cropping systems and a physical barrier for suppression of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, P.G., Khrimian, A., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R.F., Johnson, W.C. 2015. Trap cropping systems and a physical barrier for suppression of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi:10.1093/jee/tov217.
Establishing the behavioral basis for an attract-and-kill strategy to manage the invasive Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Lee, D., Short, B.D., Khrimian, A., Leskey, T.C. 2015. Establishing the behavioral basis for an attract-and-kill strategy to manage the invasive Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards. Journal of Pest Science. doi: 10.1007/s10340-015-0679-6.
Marking and retention of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), on pheromone baited and unbaited plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guillermo, C., Dimeglio, A.S., Khrimian, A., Weber, D.C. 2016. Marking and retention of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), on pheromone baited and unbaited plants. Journal of Pest Science. 89:21-29.
Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli across the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Agnello, A., Bergh, C., Dively, G.P., Hamilton, G.C., Jentsch, P., Khrimian, A., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T.P., Lee, D., Morrison III, W.R., Polk, D.F., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P.W., Short, B.D., Shrewsbury, P., Walgenbach, J.F., Welty, C., Whalen, J., Weber, D.C., Wiman, N. 2015. Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli across the United States. Environmental Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvv049.
Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) to traps baited with stereoisomeric mixtures of 10,11-Epoxy-1-bisabolen-3-OL - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Khrimian, A., Weber, D.C., Aldrich, J.C., Short, B.D., Lee, D., Morrison, W.R. 2015. Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) to traps baited with stereoisomeric mixtures of 10,11-Epoxy-1-bisabolen-3-OL. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 41:418-429.
Determination of the stereochemistry of the aggregation pheromone of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Shirali, S., Vermillion, K., Siegler, M.A., Guzman, F., Chauhan, K.R., Aldrich, J.R., Weber, D.C. 2014. Determination of the stereochemistry of the aggregation pheromone of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:1260-1268.
Attractiveness of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), aggregation pheromone: field response to isomers, ratios and dose Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Cabrera Walsh, G.J., Dimeglio, A.S., Abubeker, S.U., Leskey, T.C., Khrimian, A. 2014. Attractiveness of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), aggregation pheromone: field response to isomers, ratios and dose. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 10:1251-1259.
Attraction of harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to male-produced pheromone and host plants in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Cabrera Walsh, G., Leskey, T.C., Dimeglio, A.S., Athanas, M.M., Chauhan, K.R., Khrimian, A. 2014. Attraction of harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to male-produced pheromone and host plants in the field. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:1251-1259.
Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Zhang, A., Weber, D.C., Ho, H., Aldrich, J., Vermillion, K., Siegler, M., Shirali, S., Guzman, F., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols. Journal of Natural Products. 77:1708-1717.
Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Leskey, T.C., Cabrera-Walsh, G.J., Khrimian, A. 2014. Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:1061-1068. DOI:10.1603/EC13502.
Pheromone of the banana-spotting bug, amblypelta lutescens lutescens Distant (Hemiptera: Coreidae): identification, synthesis and field bioassay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Fay, H.A., Guzman, F., Chauhan, K.R., Moore, C., Aldrich, J.R. 2012. Pheromone of the banana-spotting bug, amblypelta lutescens lutescens Distant (Hemiptera: Coreidae): identification, synthesis and field bioassay. Psyche. Article ID 536149, pgs.1-8.
Identification and synthesis of a male-produced pheromone for the neotropical root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Attractant pheromone of the neotropical species Neomegalotomus parvus (Westwood)(Heteroptera: Alydidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laumann, R., Borges, M., Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Blassioli Moraes, M. 2012. Attractant pheromone of the neotropical species Neomegalotomus parvus (Westwood)(Heteroptera: Alydidae). Psyche. 1(1):27-35.
Attraction of agrilus planipennis fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to a volatile pheromone: effects of release rate, host volatile and trap placement - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ryall, K.L., Silk, P.J., Mayo, P., Crook, D., Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Sweeney, J., Scarr, T. 2012. Attraction of agrilus planipennis fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to a volatile pheromone: effects of release rate, host volatile and trap placement. Environmental Entomology. 41(3):648-656.
Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Short, B.D., Khrimian, A. 2012. Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:76-85.
Influence of trap color and host volatiles on capture of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crook, D., Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Frazer, I., Mastro, V. 2012. Influence of trap color and host volatiles on capture of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Environmental Entomology. 105:429-437.
Absolute configuration of 7-epi-sesquithujene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A., Crook, D.J. 2011. Absolute configuration of 7-epi-sesquithujene. Journal of Natural Products. 74(6):1414-1420.
Synthetic studies toward 7-epi-sesquithujene, bicyclic sesquiterpene antennally active to emerald ash borer - (Abstract Only)
Khrimian, A., Cosse, A.A. 2011. Synthetic studies toward 7-epi-sesquithujene, bicyclic sesquiterpene antennally active to emerald ash borer. Journal of Natural Products. 74:1414-1420.
Field capture of Thyanta perditor with pheromone-baited traps and cross-attraction to other pentatomids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Laumann, R., Blassioli, M., Khrimian, A., Borges, M. 2011. Field capture of Thyanta perditor with pheromone-baited traps and cross-attraction to other pentatomids. Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira. 46(2):113-119.
Evaluation of pheromone-baited traps for Winter Moth, Operophtera brumata L. (Lepidoptera: Geometridae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elkinton, J., Lance, D., Boettner, G., Khrimian, A., Leva, N. 2011. Evaluation of pheromone-baited traps for Winter Moth, Operophtera brumata L. (Lepidoptera: Geometridae. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(2):494-500.
Improved synthesis of (3E,6E,9Z)-1,3,6,9-nonadecatetraene, inhibitor of attraction of bruce spanworm, operophtera bruceata, to pheromone traps for monitoring winter moth, operophtera brumata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Lance, D.R., Mastro, V.C., Elkinton, J.S. 2010. Improved synthesis of (3E,6E,9Z)-1,3,6,9-nonadecatetraene, inhibitor of attraction of bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata, to pheromone traps for monitoring winter moth, Operophtera brumata. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58(3):1828-1833.
Survey for winter moth, Operophtera brumata L. (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in northeastern North America with pheromone-baited traps and hybridization with the native Bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata (Hulst) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Elkinton, J., Boettner, G., Sremac, M., Gwiazdowski, R., Hunkins, R., Callahan, J., Scheufele, S., Donahue, C., Porter, A., Khrimian, A., Whited, B., Campbell, N. 2010. Survey for winter moth, Operophtera brumata L. (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) in northeastern North America with pheromone-baited traps and hybridization with the native Bruce spanworm, Operophtera bruceata (Hulst). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(2):135-145.
Pheromone attraction and cross-attraction of Nezara, Acrosternum, and Euschistus spp. stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, P.G., Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Cottrell, T.E. 2010. Pheromone attraction and cross-attraction of Nezara, Acrosternum, and Euschistus spp. stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in the field. Environmental Entomology. 39(2):610-617.
Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: Attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Siderhurst, M. S., McQuate, G. T., Liquido, N. J., Nagata, J., Carvalho, L., Guzman F., Jang, E. B. 2009. Ring-fluorinated analog of methyl eugenol: attractiveness to and metabolism in the oriental fruit fly, bactrocera dorsalis. Journal of Chemical Ecolology 35:209-218. Available www.springerlink.com/content/3600q55011315ptm/?.
Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles - (Abstract Only)
Cosse, A.A., Bartelt, R.J., Zilkowski, B.W., Fraser, I., Crook, D.J., Khrimian, A., Mastro, V.C. 2008. Behavioral and electrophysiological responses of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae), to female-produced macrocyclic lactone and to ash bark volatiles [abstract]. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 228.
Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R., Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Tillman, P.G., Buntin, D. 2008. Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors. Entomological Society of America Abstract No. 1047.
Semiochemically based monitoring of the invasion of the brown marmorated stink bug and unexpected attraction of the native green stink bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Maryland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Camp, M. 2009. Semiochemically based monitoring of the invasion of the brown marmorated stink bug and unexpected attraction of the native green stink bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Maryland. Florida Entomologist. 92:483-491.
Sex pheromone of browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (L.). Synthesis and field deployment. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Lance, D.R., Schwarz, M., Leonhardt, B., Mastro, V. 2008. Sex pheromone of browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (L.). Synthesis and field deployment. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(7):2452-2456.
Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to host bark volatiles. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Crook, D.J., Khrimian, A., Fraser, I., Francese, J.A., Poland, T.M., Mastro, V.C. 2008. Electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to host bark volatiles. Environmental Entomology. 37(2):356-365.
Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, to geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6 decatrienoate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Shearer, P.W., Hamiltom, G.C., Zhang, A., Aldrich, J.R. 2008. Field trapping of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys, to geometric isomers of methyl 2,4,6 decatrienoate. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 56(1):197-203
METHYL 2,4,6-DECATRIENOATES ATTRACT STINK BUGS (HEMIPTERA: HETEROPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE) AND TACHINID PARASITOIDS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Camp, M.J. 2007. Methyl 2,4,6-decatrienoates attract stink bugs (hemiptera: heteroptera: pentatomidae) and tachinid parasitoids. Journal of Chemical Ecology 33:801-815.
BITING-DETERRENT ACTIVITY OF A DEET ANALOG, TWO DEPA ANALOGS AND SS220 APPLIED TOPICALLY TO HUMAN VOLUNTEERS COMPARED WITH DEET AGAINST THREE SPECIES OF BLOOD-FEEDING FLIES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klun, J.A., Khrimian, A., Rowton, E., Kramer, M.H., Debboun, M. 2006. Biting-deterrent activity of a deet analog, two depa analogs and ss220 applied topically to human volunteers compared with deet against three species of blood-feeding flies. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43:1248-1251.
BUG PHEROMONES (HEMIPTERA: HETEROPTERA) AND TACHINID FLY HOST-FINDING - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Zhang, A., Shearer, P. 2006. Bug pheromones (hemiptera: heteroptera) and tachinid fly host-finding. Denisia. 19:1015-1031.
CONSUMPTION AND METABOLISM OF 1,2-DIMETHOXY-4-(3-FLUORO-2-PROPENYL)BENZENE, A FLUORINE ANALOG OF METHYL EUGENOL, IN THE ORIENTAL FRUIT FLY, BACTROCERA DORSALIS (HENDEL) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Jang, E.B., Nagata, J., Carvalho, L. 2006. Consumption and metabolism of 1,2-dimethoxy-4-(3-fluoro-2-propenyl)benzene, a fluorine analog of methyl eugenol, in the oriental fruit fly, bactrocera dorsalis (hendel). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32(7):1513-1526.
THE REPELLENT AND DETERRENT EFFECTS OF SS220, BAYREPEL AND DEET AGAINST AEDES AEGYPTI, ANOPHELES STEPHENSI AND PHLEBOTOMUS PAPATASI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klun, J.A., Khrimian, A., Debboun, M. 2006. The repellent and deterrent effects of ss220, bayrepel and deet against aedes aegypti, anopheles stephensi and phlebotomus papatasi. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43: 34-39.
FIELD RESPONSE OF MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) TO CERALURE B1: EVALUATIONS OF ENANTIOMERIC B1 RATIOS ON FLY CAPTURES. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jang, E.B., Holler, T.C., Khrimian, A., Lux, S., Casana-Giner, V., Carvalho, L.A. 2005. Field Response of Mediterranean Fruit Fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) to Ceralure B1: Evaluations of Enantiomeric B1 Ratios on Fly Captures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(4):1139-1143.
THE GEOMETRIC ISOMERS OF METHYL-2,4,6-DECATRIENOATE, INCLUDING PHEROMONES OF AT LEAST TWO SPECIES OF STINK BUGS. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A. 2005. The geometric isomers of methyl-2,4,6-decatrienoate, including pheromones of at least two species of stink bugs.. Tetrahedron 61(15): 3651-3657.
CHIRAL SYNTHESIS OF MACONELLIOL: A NOVEL CYCLOBUTANOID TERPENE ALCOHOL FROM PINK HIBISCUS MEALYBUG, MACONELLICOCCUS HIRSUTUS. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Nie, J., Khrimian, A. 2005. Chiral synthesis of maconelliol: a novel cyclobutanoid terpene alcohol from pink hibiscus mealybug, maconellicoccus hirsutus.. Tetrahedron Letters. 45:9401-9403.
IMPROVED SYNTHESIS AND DEPLOYMENT OF (2S,3R)-2-(2'Z,5'Z-OCTADIENYL)-3-NONYLOXIRANE, A PHEROMONE OF THE PINK MOTH, LYMANTRIA MATHURA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Oliver, J.E., Hahn, R.C., Dees, N.H., White, J., Mastro, V.C. 2004. Improved synthesis and deployment of (2s,3r)-2-(2'z,5'z-octadienyl)-3-nonyloxirane, a pheromone of the pink moth, Lymantria mathura. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry. 52(10):2890-2895.
SYNTHESIS AND REPELLENT EFFICACY OF A NEW CHIRAL PIPERIDINE ANLOG - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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