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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Ashot Khrimian
Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory
Chemistry

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

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

Projects
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429893
Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430038
Building Attract-and-Kill Systems for Management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug in Apple Orchards
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 430723

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Absolute configurations of zingiberenols isolated from ginger (Zingiber officinale) rhizomes -
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.
Trap cropping systems and a physical barrier for suppression of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Cotton -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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 -
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 -
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) -
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 -
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 -
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.
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 -
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.
Pheromone attraction and cross-attraction of Nezara, Acrosternum, and Euschistus spp. stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in the field -
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) -
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 -
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 -
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 -
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. -
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. -
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 -
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 -
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. -
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 -
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) -
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 -
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. -
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. -
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. -
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 -
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 -
ACTIVATED ZINC REDUCTION OF ENYNES TO CONJUGATED DIENE LEPIDOPTERA PHEROMONES, AND FIELD CAPTURE OF SIBERIAN MOTHS WITH SYNTHETIC PHEROMONE MIXTURES. -
RASPBERRY KETONE FORMATE AS AN ATTRACTANT FOR THE MELON FLY, BACTROCERA CUCURBITAE (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
A PRACTICAL SYNTHESIS OF CERALURE B1, A POTENT ATTRACTANT FOR THE MEDITERRANEAN FRUIT FLY -
RASBERRY KETONE FORMATE AS AN ATTRACTANT FOR THE MELON FLY, (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) -
Casana Giner, V., Oliver, J.E., Jang, E.B., Carvalho, L.A., Khrimian, A., Demilo, A.B., Mcquate, G.T. 2003. Rasberry ketone formate as an attractant for the melon fly, (diptera: tephritidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 38: 120-126.
TOXICOLOGY STUDY NO.85-MA-6241-01. THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF THE CANDIDATE INSECT REPELLENT DM-159-2. -
TOXICOLOGY STUDY NO. 85-MA-6242-01. THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF THE CANDIDATE ININSECT REPELLENT DM-34-1. -
TOXICOLOGY STUDY NO. 85-MA-6240-01. THE ACUTE TOXICITY OF THE CANDIDATE INSECT REPELLENT DM-156-2 -
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