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John Herr
Invasive Species and Pollinator Health
Entomologist

Phone: (510) 559-6131
Fax: (510) 559-5963

USDA, ARS, PWA, WRRC-ISPH
800 BUCHANAN STREET
ALBANY, CA 947100000

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Release, establishment and realized geographic distribution of Diorhabda carinulata and D. elongata (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae)in California, U.S.A. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Herr, J.C., Carruthers, R., Pitcairn, M., Villegas, B., Kelley, B. 2019. Release, establishment and realized geographic distribution of Diorhabda carinulata and D. elongata (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae)in California, U.S.A.. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 29:7. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2019.1587739.
Complete development on Elodea canadensis (Hydrocharitaceae) eliminates Hydrellia egeriae (Diptera, Ephydridae) as a candidate biological control agent of Egeria densa (Hydrocharitaceae) in the U.S.A Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pratt, P.D., Herr, J.C., Carruthers, R., Walsh, G. 2019. Complete development on Elodea canadensis (Hydrocharitaceae) eliminates Hydrellia egeriae (Diptera, Ephydridae) as a candidate biological control agent of Egeria densa (Hydrocharitaceae) in the U.S.A. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 29(4):405-409. https://doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2018.1564245.
Field testing Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) from Crete, Greece to assess potential impact to non-target native California plants in the genus Frankenia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herr, J.C., Reddy, A.M., Carruthers, R.I. 2014. Field testing Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera:Chrysomelidae) from Crete, Greece to assess potential impact to non-target native California plants in the genus Frankenia. Environmental Entomology. 43:642-653.
Host preference between saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) and native non-target Frankenia spp. within the Diorhabda elongata species complex (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Herr, J.C., Carruthers, R.I., Bean, D.W., Deloach Jr, C.J. 2009. Host preference between Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.) and native non-target Frankenia spp. within the Diorhabda elongata species complex (Coleoptera: chrysomelidae). Biological Control. 51:337-345.
Saltcedar Areawide Pest Management in the Western United States ()
Carruthers, R.I., Deloach, C.J., Herr, J.C., Anderson, G.L., Knutson, A.E. 2008. Saltcedar Areawide Pest Management in the Western United States. In: Koul, O., Cuperus, G., Elliott, N., Editors. Areawide Pest Management: Theory and Implementation. Wallingford, UK; Cambridge, MA: CABI. p. 271-299.
Saltcedar areawide pest management in the western United States ()
Carruthers, R.I., Deloach Jr, C.J., Herr, J.C., Anderson, G.L., Knutseon, A.E. 2008. Saltcedar areawide pest management in the western United States. In: Areawide Pest Management: Theory and Implementation. Koul, Cuperus, Elliott, editors. Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: Council of Applied Biology International (CABI). p. 271-299.
A brief overview of the biological control of saltcedar - (Proceedings)
Carruthers, R.I., Herr, J.C., Knight, J., Deloach, C.J. 2007. A brief overview of the biological control of saltcedar. In: Hoddle, M., Johnson, M., editors. Proceeding of Fifth California Conference on Biological Control, University of California, 2006, Riverside, California p. 71-77.
Comparison of Laboratory and Ecological Host Range of the Saltcedar Leaf Beetle with Respect to Native Non-Target Frankenia species - (Proceedings)
Herr, J.C., Carruthers, R.I., Deloach Jr, C.J. 2007. Comparison of Laboratory and Ecological Host Range of the Saltcedar Leaf Beetle to Native Non-Target Frankenia species. in: Hoodle, M., Johnson, M. Editors. Proceedings Fifth California Conference on Biological Control, University of California, Riverside, California, p. 148-151.
An Overview of the Biological Control of Saltcedar - (Proceedings)
Carruthers, R.I., Herr, J.C., Deloach, C.J. 2007. An Overview of the Biological Control of Saltcedar. Proceedings of California Weed Science Society. 59:128-134/
RESEARCH AND INITIAL SUCCESS ON BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF SALTCEDAR IN THE UNITED STATES, WITH EMPHASIS ON TEXAS AND NEW MEXICO - (Proceedings)
SUITABILITY OF DIORHABDA ELONGATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF SALTCEDARS (TAMARIX SPP.) IN THE SOUTHERN UNITED STATES AND NORTHERN MEXICO - (Proceedings)
Milbrath, L.R., Herr, J.C., Knutson, A.E., Tracy, J.L., Bean, D.W., Rodriguez-del-Bosque, L.A., Carruthers, R.I., Deloach, C.J. 2003. Suitability of Diorhabda elongata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) for biological control of saltcedars (Tamarix spp.) in the southern United States and northern Mexico. In: Memoirs of the XXVI Congresso Nacional de Control Biologico, November 3-8, 2003, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico. p. 225-227.
HOST SPECIFICITY OF THE LEAF BEETLE, DIORHABDA ELONGATA DESERTICOLA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) FROM ASIA, A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT FOR SALTCEDARS (TAMARIX: TAMARICACEAE) IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
DeLoach, C.J., Lewis, P.A., Herr, J.C., Carruthers, R.I., Tracy, J.L., Johnson, J. Host specificity of the leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata deserticola (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) from Asia, a biological control agent for saltcedars (Tamarix: Tamaricaceae) in the Western United States. Biological Control. 2003. v. 27. p. 117-147.
ASSESSMENT OF RISK TO NATIVE FRANKENIA SHRUBS FROM AN ASIAN LEAF BEETLE, DIORHABDA ELONGATA DESERTICOLA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE), INTRODUCED FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF SALTCEDARS (TAMARIX SPP.) IN THE WESTERN UNITED STATES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, P.A., DeLoach, C.J., Herr, J.C., Dudley, T.L., Carruthers, R.I. Assessment of risk to native Frankenia shrubs from an Asian leaf beetle, Diorhabda elongata deserticola (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), introduced for biological control of saltcedars (Tamarix spp.) in the western United States. Biological Control. 2003. v. 27. p. 148-166.