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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Kamal Chauhan
Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory
Chemistry

Phone: (301) 504-5166
Fax: (301) 504-6580
Room 303

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

Projects
Prevention of Arthropod Bites
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427865
Urban Small Farms and Gardens Pest Management
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429893
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2016)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 430603
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (FY2014)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 426647
Deployed Warfighter Protection Research Program (2015)
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 427542
Development of Novel Insecticide Synergistic for Resistance Management
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 427529
Development of Novel Larvicides for Mosquitoes
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429480
Novel ‘Attract and Kill’ Baits for Disease Vectors of Zika and Dengue
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 431705
Development of Biobased Defense Against Disease Vectors and Pathogens
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430281

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) leaf and pomegranate (Punica granatum) fruit rind for activity against Meloidogyne incognita -
Meyer, S.L., Chauhan, K.R., Macdonald, M.H. 2016. Evaluation of roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa) leaf and pomegranate (Punica granatum) fruit rind for activity against Meloidogyne incognita. Nematropica. 46(1):85-96.
Avoidance behavior to essential oils by Anopheles minimus, a malaria vector in Thailand -
Nararak, J., Sathantriphop, S., Chauhan, K.R., Chareonviriyaphap, T. 2016. Avoidance behavior to essential oils by Anopheles minimus, a malaria vector in Thailand. Journal of Vector Ecology. 32(1):34-43.
“Pheromonal Investigations of Green Lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae: Chrysopa spp.) in the Field and Laboratory” -
Aldrich, J.R., Chauhan, K.R. 2016. “Pheromonal Investigations of Green Lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae: Chrysopa spp.) in the Field and Laboratory”. Chemoecology. 4:e1564.
Arthropod deterrents from Artemisia pallens (Davana oil) components -
Bhagavathy, G., Velazquez-Nieves, G., Webb, M.Z., Chauhan, K.R. 2015. Arthropod deterrents from Artemisia pallens (Davana oil) components. Natural Product Communications. 10:1335-1336.
(1R,2S,5R,8R)-Iridodial and Z,E-nepetalactol: first long-range 4 chemical attractants for antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) -
Zhang, Q., Zhou, G., Hoover, D.R., Michaelson, N.J., Bryant, P., Margaryan, A., Chauhan, K.R., Aldrich, J., Schneidmiller, R. 2015. (1R,2S,5R,8R)-Iridodial and Z,E-nepetalactol: first long-range 4 chemical attractants for antlions (Neuroptera: Myrmeleontidae) . Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 2:80.
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.
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.
Biobased Lactams as Novel Arthropod Repellents -
Khanna, H., Chauhan, K.R. 2014. Biobased Lactams as Novel Arthropod Repellents. Natural Product Communications. 9:1671-1672.
In silico models for development of insect repellents -
Chauhan, K.R., Bernier, U.R. 2014. In silico models for development of insect repellents. In: Strickman, D., Francis, editors. Insect Repellents Handbook. 2nd edition. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 53-72.
Toxicity and repellency of plant essential oils against the arthropod disease vectors Phlebotomus papatasi and Ixodes scapularis -
Li, A.Y., Costa-Junior, L.M., Temeyer, K.B., Chauhan, K.R., Rosario-Cruz, R., Perez De Leon, A.A. 2015. Toxicity and repellency of plant essential oils against the arthropod disease vectors Phlebotomus papatasi and Ixodes scapularis. Meeting Abstract Book of the 7th International Conference of Biopesticide. P.44..
Sex pheromone of the black citrus aphid, Toxoptera aurantii (Boyer de Fonscolombe)(Hemiptera: Aphididae) -
Han, B., Wang, M., Zheng, Y., Niu, Y., Cheng, P., Chauhan, K.R., Zhang, Q. 2014. Sex pheromone of the black citrus aphid, Toxoptera aurantii (Boyer de Fonscolombe)(Hemiptera: Aphididae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 4(5):179-187.
Glucosinolate-derived compounds as a green manure for controlling Escherichia coli O157:H7 and Salmonella in soil -
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.
Isolation and identification of mosquito (Aedes aegypti) biting deterrent fatty acids from male inflorescences of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson)Fosberg) -
Chauhan, K.R., Jones, M., Klun, J.A., Cantrell, C.L., Ragone, D., Brown, P., Murch, S. 2012. Isolation and identification of mosquito (Aedes aegypti) biting deterrent fatty acids from male inflorescences of breadfruit (Artocarpus altilis (Parkinson)Fosberg). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 60:3867-3873.
Chemical induced behavioral responses in anopheles minimus and Anopheles harrisoni in Thailand -
Tisgratog, R., Thananchai, C., Bangs, M.J., Thainchum, K., Prabaripai, A., Chauhan, K.R., Pothikasikorn, J., Chareonviriyaphap, T. 2011. Chemical induced behavioral responses in anopheles minimus and Anopheles harrisoni in Thailand. Journal of Vector Ecology. 36(2):321-331.
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.
A high throughput screening system for determining the three actions of insecticides against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in Thailand -
Thanispong, K., Achee, N., Grieco, J., Chauhan, K.R., Bangs, M.J., Suwonkerd, W., Prabaripai, A., Tanasinchayakul, S., Chareonviriyaphap, T. 2010. A high throughput screening system for determining the three actions of insecticides against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) populations in Thailand. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(5):833-841.
4-Oxo-Aldehydes from the dorsal abdominal glands of the bed bug (hemiptera: cimicidae) Reprint Icon -
Feldlaufer, M.F., Domingue, M.J., Chauhan, K.R., Aldrich, J.R. 2010. 4-Oxo-Aldehydes from the dorsal abdominal glands of the bed bug (hemiptera: cimicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2):140-143.
Mosquito biting behavior: statistical power and sources of variation in toxicity and repelllent bioassays Reprint Icon -
Kramer, M.H., Feldlaufer, M.F., Chauhan, K.R. 2010. Mosquito biting behavior: statistical power and sources of variation in toxicity and repelllent bioassays.. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2)199-204.
Prothoracic gland semiochemicals of green lacewings (neuroptera: chrysopidae) -
Aldrich, J.R., Zhang, Q., Torres, J., Winterton, S., Han, B., Miller, G.L., Chauhan, K.R. 2009. Prothoracic gland semiochemicals of green lacewings (neuroptera: chrysopidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 35(10):1181-1187.
DOD AFPMB and USDA ARS team up to develop new insecticides for mosquito control. -
Hoel, D., Pridgeon, J.W., Bernier, U.R., Chauhan, K., Meepagala, K., Cantrell, C. 2010. Departments of Defense and Agriculture team up to develop new insecticides for mosquito control. Wing Beats. 21(1):29-34.
Characterization of Spatial Repellent, Contact Irritant and Toxicant Chemical Actions of Standard Vector Control Compounds Reprint Icon -
Achee, N. L., Saradelis, M. R., Dusfour, I., Chauhan, K. R., Roberts, D. R. and Grieco, J. P. 2009. Characterization of spatial repellent, contact irritant and toxicant chemical actions of standard vector control compounds. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25(2):156–167.
Behavioral responses of catnip (Nepeta cataria l.)by two species of mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti (l.) and Anopheles harrisoni harbach and manguin, in Thailand. Reprint Icon -
Polsomboon S., Grieco, J., Chauhan, K. R., Tanasinchayakul, S., Chareonviriyaphap T. 2008. Behavioral responses of catnip (Nepeta cataria L.) by two species of mosquitoes, Aedes aegypti (L.) and Anopheles harrisoni Harbach and Manguin, in Thailand. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 24(4):513–519.
Lady beetle (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) tracks deter oviposition by the goldeneyed lacewing, Chrysopa oculata -
Chauhan, K.R., Weber, D.C. 2008. Lady beetle (coleoptera: coccinellidae) tracks deter oviposition by the goldeneyed lacewing, chrysopa oculata. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 18(7):727-731
Harmonia Axyridis Adults Avoid Catnip and Grapefruit-derived Terpenoids in Laboratory Bioassays -
Riddick, E.W., Brown, A.E., Chauhan, K.R. 2008. Harmonia Axyridis Adults Avoid Catnip and Grapefruit-derived Terpenoids in Laboratory Bioassays. Bulletin of Insectology. 61(1):81-90.
Comparative study of four membranes for evaluation of new insect/arthropod repellents using Aedes aegypti -
Watnaporn, D., Lawrence, K. L., Benante, J. P., Chauhan, K. R., Bathini, N., White, C.E., Bhattacharjee, A., and Gupta, R. 2008. Comparative study of four membranes for evaluation of new insect/arthropod repellent using aedes aegypti. Proceedings of VIIIth Sir Dorabjee Tata International Symposium: Arthropod born viral infections-Current status and research. p. 417-424.
IRIDODIAL: AN AGGREGATION PHEROMONE OF GOLDENEYED LACEWING, CHRYSOPA OCULATA -
Chauhan, K.R., Levi, V., Zhang, Q.-H., Aldrich, J.R. 2007. Female goldeneyed lacewings (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae: Chrysopa oculata) approach but seldom enter traps baited with the male-produced compound, iridodial. Journal of Economic Entolmology. 100:1751-1755.
A new classification system for the actions of IRS chemicals traditionally used for malaria control Reprint Icon -
Grieco, J.P., Achee, N.L., Chareonviriyaphap, T., Suwonkerd, W., Chauhan, K.R., Sardelis, M., Roberts, D. 2007. A new classification system for the actions of IRS chemicals traditionally used for malaria control. PLoS ONE 2(8):e716.
Structural activity of bovidic acid and related compounds as feeding deterrents against Aedes aegypti. -
Tran, K., Chauhan, K.R. 2007. Structural activity of bovidic acid and related compounds as feeding deterrents against Aedes aegypti. Biopestic. Int. 3(1):53-57.
Effect of catnip oil and its major components on the Formosan subterranean termites -
Chauhan, K.R., Raina, A. 2007. Effect of catnip oil and its major components on the Formosan subterranean termites. Biopesticides International 2(2):137-143.
ANTENNAL AND BEHAVIORAL RESPONSES OF LYGUS LINEOLARIS (PALISOT DE BEAUVOIS) (HETEROPTERA: MIRIDAE) TO METATHORACIC SCENT GLAND COMPOUNDS -
METHODS OF SEPARATING Z,E-NEPETALACTONE AND E,Z-NEPETALACTONE FROM CATNIP OIL. -
Chauhan, K. R,. and Zhang, A,. 2008. Methods of separating Z,E-nepetalactone and E,Z-nepetalactone from catnip oil. U. S. Patent 7,375,239 B2.
Male-produced pheromone of the green lacewing, Chrysopa nigricornis (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). -
Zhang, Q., Schneidmiller, R.G., Hoover, D., Young, K., Welshons, D., Margaryan, A., Aldrich, J.R., Chauhan, K.R. 2006. Male-produced pheromone of the green lacewing, Chrysopa nigricornis (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31:2163-2176.
IRIDODIAL: A POWERFUL ATTRACTANT FOR THE GREEN LACEWING, CHRYSOPA SEPTEMPUNCTATA (NEUROPTERA: CHRYSOPIDAE) -
Zhang, Q., Sheng, M., Chen, G., Aldrich, J.R., Chauhan, K.R. 2006. Iridodial: a powerful attractant for the green lacewing, chrysopa septempunctata (neuroptera: chrysopidae). Naturwissenschaften. 93: 461-465.
STRUCTURAL ACTIVITY OF BOVIDIC ACID AND RELATED COMPOUNDS AS FEEDING DETERRENTS AGAINST AEDES AEGYPTI. -
Tran, K., Chauhan, K.R. 2006. Structural activity of bovidic acid and related compounds as feeding deterrents against aedes aegypti. American Mosquito Control Association. Addendum 07/27/06.
A NOVEL HIGH-THROUGHPUT SCREENING SYSTEM TO EVALUATE THE BEHAVIORAL RESPONSE OF ADULT MOSQUITOES TO CHEMICALS -
Greico, J., Achee, N.L., Sardelis, M.R., Chauhan, K.R., Roberts, D. 2005. A novel high-throughput screening system to evaluate the behavioral response of adult mosquitoes to chemicals. 21 (4): 404-11. . American Mosquito Control Association.
FEEDING DETERRENT EFFECTS OF CATNIP OIL COMPONENTS COMPARED WITH TWO SYNTHETIC AMIDES AGAINST AEDES AEGYPTI. -
Chauhan, K.R., Klun, J.A., Debboun, M., Kramer, M. 2005. Feeding Deterrent Effects of Catnip Oil Components Compared with Two Synthetic Amides Against Aedes aegypti. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42:643-646.
MODIFIED VETIVER OIL: ECONOMIC BIOPESTICIDE -
Chauhan, K.R., Raina, A. Modified vetiver oil: economic biopesticide. Natural Products for Pest Management. ACS Symposium series 927, 210-219.
SEMIOCHEMISTRY OF THE GOLDENEYED LACEWING CHRYSOPA OCULATA (NEUROPTERA: CHRYSOPIDAE): ATTRACTION OF MALES TO A MALE-PRODUCED PHEROMONE. -
Zhang, Q., Chauhan, K.R., Erbe, E.F., Vellore, A.R., Aldrich, J.R. 2004. Semiochemistry of the goldeneyed lacewing Chrysopa oculata (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae): Attraction of males to a male-produced pheromone. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 30(9):1831-1853.
IRIDODIALS: ENANTIOSPECIFIC SYNTHESIS AND STEREOCHEMICAL ASSIGNMENT OF THE PHEROMONE FOR THE GOLDENEYED LACEWING, CHRYSOPA OCULATA. -
Chauhan, K.R., Zhang, Q.-H., Aldrich, J.R. 2004 Iridodials: Enantiospecific synthesis and stereochemical assignment of the pheromone for the Goldeneyed lacewing, Chrysopa oculata. Tetrahedron Letters. 45(17):3339-3340.
EVIDENCE FOR CONTACT SEX RECOGNITION PHEROMONE FOR THE ASIAN LONGHORNED BEETLE, ANOPLOPHORA GLABRIPENNIS (COLEOPTERA: CERAMBYCIDAE). -
Zhang, A., Oliver, J.E., Chauhan, K.R., Zhao, B., Xia, L., Xu, Z. 2003 Evidence for contact sex recognition pheromone for the asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Naturwissenschaften. 90(9):410-413.
SEX PHEROMONE FOR CRANBERRY BLOSSOM WORM, EPIGLAE APIATA. -
Zhang, A., Oliver, J.E., Chauhan, K.R., Zhao, B., Xia, L., Xu, Z. 2003. Sex pheromone for cranberry blossom worm, Epiglae apiata. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(9):2153-2164.
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