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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Xinzhi Ni
Crop Genetics and Breeding Research
Entomology

Phone: (229) 387-2340
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2747 DAVIS ROAD
TIFTON , GA 31793

Projects
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424212
Genetic Improvement of Maize and Sorghum for Resistance to Biotic Stress
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424772
Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - Auburn University, Alabama
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430453
Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - Clemson University, South Carolina
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430484
Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - Fort Valley State University, Georgia
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430487
Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - North Carolina State University, North Carolina
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430493
Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - University of Florida, Florida
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430517
Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - University of Georgia
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430691
Areawide Pest Management of the Invasive Sugarcane Aphid in Grain Sorghum - University of Georgia, Tifton
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430797

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
F2 screen for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ab2-maize in field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the southern United States -
Niu, Y., Qureshi, J.A., Ni, X., Head, G.P., Price, P.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Kerns, D., Levy, R., Yang, X., Huang, F. 2016. F2 screen for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ab2-maize in field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the southern United States. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 138(2016): 66-72. doi.10.1016/j.jip.2016.06.005.
Maize death acids, 9-lipoxygenase derived cyclopente(a)nones, display activity as cytotoxic phytoalexins and transcriptional mediators -
Diurnal activities of the brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in and near tasseling corn fields -
Differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize lines with contrasting drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance -
Yang, L., Fountain, J.C., Chu, Y., Ni, X., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2016. Differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize lines with contrasting drought tolerance and aflatoxin resistance [abstract]. American Phytopathological Society Abstracts.
Structure-reactivity relationships between fluorescent chromophores and antioxidant activity of grain and sweet sorghum seeds -
Uchimiya, M., Ni, X., Wang, M.L. 2016. Structure-reactivity relationships between fluorescent chromophores and antioxidant activity of grain and sweet sorghum seeds. Journal of Food Science and Nutrition. 4:1-7.
Sugarcane aphid resistance in sorghum and a host range -
Screening for insect and disease resistance and aflatoxin accumulation in experimental maize hybrids -
Developing maize germplasm lines with multiple insect and disease resistance and low aflatoxin contamination -
APN1 is a functional receptor of Cry1Ac but not Cry2Ab in Helicoverpa zea -
Wei, J., Liang, G., Wu, K., Guo, Y., Ni, X., Li, X. 2016. APN1 is a functional receptor of Cry1Ac but not Cry2Ab in Helicoverpa zea. Scientific Reports. 6:19179.
APN1 is a functional receptor of Cry1Ac but not Cry2Ab in Helicoverpa zea -
Wei, J., Zhang, M., Liang, G., Kongming, W., Guo, Y., Ni, X., Li, X. 2016. APN1 is a functional receptor of Cry1Ac but not Cry2Ab in Helicoverpa zea. Scientific Reports. p. 1-8. DOI: 10.1038/srep19179.
Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2015 -
Ni, X., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Knoll, J.E., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G.D. 2015. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2015. In: J.D. Gassett, D.D. Dunn, H. Jordan, Jr., and J.L. Day (eds.), Georgia 2015 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests - Annual Publication 103-7, pp. 63-65. December 2015. Available: http//www.swvt.uga.edu/2015/sysr15/AP103-7-srGrain-web.pdf (Experiment Station).
Redox systems are a potential link between drought stress susceptibility and the exacerbation of aflatoxin contamination in crops -
Yang, L., Fountain, J.C., Ni, X., Ji, P., Scully, B.T., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Guo, B. 2015. Redox systems are a potential link between drought stress susceptibility and the exacerbation of aflatoxin contamination in crops [abstract]. 8th International Conference on Advances in Arachis through Genomics and Biotechnology.
A re-examination of corn (Zea mays L.) ear volatiles -
Potter, T.L., Olson, D.M., Ni, X., Raines, G.C. 2015. A re-examination of corn (Zea mays L.) ear volatiles. Phytochemistry Letters. 14:280-286.
Mitigation of aflatoxin contamination in maize kernels is related to the metabolic alternation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species by relative humidity -
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Chu, Y., Ni, X., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Guo, B. 2015. Mitigation of aflatoxin contamination in maize kernels is related to the metabolic alternation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species by relative humidity [abstract]. UGA Plant Center Retreat Meeting.
Multiple insect resistance in 53 commmercial corn hybrids - 2015 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G.D. 2015. Multiple insect resistance in 53 commmercial corn hybrids - 2015. Georgia 2015 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 101-7, pp. 33-36. Athens, GA, October 2015. http://www.swvt.uga.edu/2015/cn15/AP101-7insect.pdf
Stress sensitivity is associated with differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize genotypes with contrasting levels of drought tolerance -
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Wang, H., Ni, X., Ji, P., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Scully, B.T., Guo, B. 2015. Stress sensitivity is associated with differential accumulation of reactive oxygen and nitrogen species in maize genotypes with contrasting levels of drought tolerance. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 16:24791-24819. doi: 10.3390/ijms161024791.
Multiple insect resistance in 53 commercial corn hybrids - 2015 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2015. Mulitiple insect resistance in 53 commercial corn hybrids - 2015. In: J.D. Gassett, D. Dunn, A.E. Coy, H. Jordan Jr., and J.L. Days (eds.), Georgia 2015 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Annual Publication 101-7, Athens, GA, October 2015.
Genetic studies on sugarcane aphid resistance in sorghum -
Maize death acids, 9-lipoxygenase-derived cyclopente(a)nones,display activity as cytotoxic phytoalexins and transcriptional mediators -
Christensen, S.A., Huffaker, A., Kaplan, F., Sims, J.W., Ziemann, S., Doehlemann, G., Ji, L., Schmitz, R.J., Kolomiets, M.V., Alborn, H.T., Mori, N., Jander, G., Ni, X., Sartor, R.C., Byers, S.O., Abdo, Z., Schmelz, E.A. 2015. Maize death acids, 9-lipoxygenase-derived cyclopente(a)nones,display activity as cytotoxic phytoalexins and transcriptional mediators. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 112(36):11407-11412.
Effect of planting date on insect and bird damage among grain sorghum hybrids -
Feasibility of detecting Aflatoxin B1 in single maize kernels using hyperspectral imaging -
Wang, W., Ni, X., Lawrence, K.C., Yoon, S.C., Heitschmidt, G.W., Feldner, P.W. 2015. Feasibility of detecting Aflatoxin B1 in single maize kernels using hyperspectral imaging. Journal of Food Engineering. Volume 166, Pages 182–192 (2015).
Aggregation and foraging behavior of imported cabbageworm (Lepidoptera: pieridae) adults on blue vervain flowers -
Ni, X., Riley, D.G., Sparks, Jr., A.N. 2015. Unusual aggregation and foraging behavior of imported cabbageworm (Lepidoptera: pieridae) adults on blue vervain flowers. Journal of Entomological Science. 50(3):252-253.
Efficacy of silk channel injections with insecticides for management of Lepidopteran pests of sweet corn -
Sparks, A.N., Gadal, L., Ni, X. 2015. Efficacy of silk channel injections with insecticides for management of Lepidopteran pests of sweet corn. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(4):1869-1874.
Can we predict brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) abundance in corn using previous pheromone trap capture and early season weather data? -
Distribution of the black pecan aphid on pecan leaf surfaces: an overview -
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Paulsen, C.M., Ruberson, J.R., Ni, X. 2015. Distribution of the black pecan aphid on pecan leaf surfaces: an overview. Acta Horticulturae. 1070:159-165.
Identification and mapping of a single recessive gene that confers resistance to the white sugarcane aphid in sorghum -
Cato, C., Wang, H., Harris-Shultz, K.R., Dunkley, K., Anderson, W.F., Ni, X., Knoll, J.E. 2015. Identification and mapping of a single recessive gene that confers resistance to the white sugarcane aphid in sorghum. 6th Annual Meeting of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Chattanooga, TN, April 1-4, 2015. Southeastern Biology Volume 62, Issue 3. p. 409.
Assessment of insect and bird damage on grain sorghum hybrids -
Maize sensitivity to drought stress is associated with differential responses to reactive oxygen species -
Yang, L., Fountain, J., Ni, X., Ji, P., Lee, R.D., Scully, B.T., Kemerait, R.C., Guo, B. 2015. Maize sensitivity to drought stress is associated with differential responses to reactive oxygen species. Meeting Abstract. Plant and Animal Genome Conference. Plant and Animal Genome Conference, January 11-15, 2015, San Diego, California.
Use of benzimidazole agar plates to assess fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding on excised maize and sorghum leaves -
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Ni, X., Wang, H., Knoll, J.E., Anderson, W.F. 2015. Use of benzimidazole agar plates to assess fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding on excised maize and sorghum leaves. Florida Entomologist. 98(1):394-397.
Evaluation of whorl damage by fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) on field and greenhouse grown sweet sorghum plants -
Harris-Shultz, K.R., Ni, X., Anderson, W.F., Knoll, J.E. 2015. Evaluation of whorl damage by fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) on field and greenhouse grown sweet sorghum plants. Journal of Entomological Science. 50(1):14-27.
Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage-2014 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G., Knoll, J.E., Harris-Shultz, K.R. 2014. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage-2014. In: J.L. Day, A.E. Coy, and J.D. Gasset (eds.), Georgia 2014 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Trials - Annual Publication 103-6, December 2014.
Near-infrared hyperspectral imaging for detecting Aflatoxin B1 of maize kernels -
Wei, W., Lawrence, K.C., Ni, X., Yoon, S.C., Heitschmidt, G.W., Feldner, P.W. 2014. Near-infrared hyperspectral imaging for detecting Aflatoxin B1 of maize kernels. Food Control. Volume 51, Pages 347-355, May 2015.
Multiple insect resistance in 77 commercial corn hybrids - 2014 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2014. Multiple insect resistance in 77 commercial corn hybrids. Georgia 2014 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 101-6.
Cry1F resistance in fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda: single gene versus pyramided Bt maize -
Huang, F., Qureshi, J.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Reisig, D.D., Head, G.P., Andow, D.A., Ni, X., Kerns, D., Buntin, G.D., Niu, Y., Yang, F., Dangal, V. 2014. Cry1F resistance in fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda: single gene versus pyramided Bt maize. PLoS One. 9(11):e112958. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0112958.
Common and unique cis-acting elements mediate xanthotoxin and flavone induction of the generalist P450 CYP321A1 -
Zhang, C., Zhang, Y., Ni, X., Li, X. 2014. Common and unique cis-acting elements mediate xanthotoxin and flavone induction of the generalist P450 CYP321A1. Scientific Reports. 4:6490. doi: 10/1038/srep06490.
Integrated pest management is the lucrative bridge connecting the ever emerging knowledge islands of genetics and ecology -
Ni, X., Lei, Z., He, K., Li, X., Li, X., Xu, W. 2014. Integrated pest management is the lucrative bridge connecting the ever emerging knowledge islands of genetics and ecology. Insect Science. 21(5):537-540.
Influence of brown stink bug feeding, planting date and sampling time on common smut infection of maize -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G., Carpenter, J.E., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A., Cottrell, T.E., Abdo, Z. 2014. Influence of brown stink bug feeding, planting date and sampling time on common smut infection of maize. Insect Science. 21(5):564-571.
Field screening of maize germplasm lines for whorl-feeding fall armyworm resistance -
Registration of maize inbred line 'GT888' -
Scully, B.T., Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Tapp, P.J., Knoll, J.E., Lee, R.D., Guo, B. 2015. Registration of maize inbred line 'GT888'. Journal of Plant Registrations. 10:87-92.
Changes in life history parameters of corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidus (Homoptera: Aphididae), under four different elevated temperature and CO2 combinations -
Xie, H., Zhao, L., Wang, W., Wang, Z., Ni, X., Cai, W., He, K. 2014. Changes in life history parameters of corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidus (Homoptera: Aphididae), under four different elevated temperature and CO2 combinations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:1411-1418.
Fall armyworm and corn earworm resistance in the breeding crosses of maize inbreds with high levels of phytoalexins -
Environmental influences on maize-Aspergillus flavus interactions and aflatoxin production -
Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Ni, X., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Chen, Z., Guo, B. 2014. Environmental influences on maize-Aspergillus flavus interactions and aflatoxin production. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi: 10.3389/fmicb.2014.00040.
Influence of host plant nitrogen fertilization on haemolymph protein profiles of herbivore Spodoptera exigua and on the endoparasitiod Cotesia marginiventris development -
Chen, Y., Ruberson, J.R., Ni, X. 2014. Influence of host plant nitrogen fertilization on haemolymph protein profiles of herbivore Spodoptera exigua and on the endoparasitiod Cotesia marginiventris development. Biological Control. 70:9-16.
Assessment of 25 grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to insect and bird damage at three planting dates in 2013 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Assessment of 25 grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to insect and bird damage at three planting dates in 2013. In: J. L. Day, A. E. Coy, and J. D. Gassett (eds.). Georgia 2013 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests. Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Publication. 103-5.
Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2013 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2013. In: J. L. Day, A. E. Coy, and J. D. Gassett (eds.), Georgia 2013 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication. 103-5.
Evaluation of fall armyworm resistance in maize germplasm lines using visual leaf injury rating and predator survey -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Williams, W.P. 2014. Evaluation of fall armyworm resistance in maize germplasm lines using visual leaf injury rating and predator survey. Insect Science. 21(5):541-555.
Multiple insect resistance in 70 commercial corn hybrids - 2013 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Multiple insect resistance in 70 commercial corn hybrids - 2013. In: A. E. Coy, J. L. Day, and J. D. Gassett (eds.). Georgia Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Annual Publication. 101-4.
Field evaluation of maize germplasm lines for both whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance -
Connecting agronomic practices with post-harvest insect and aflatoxin contamination -
Field screening of maize germplasm lines for fall armyworm resistance using visual damage rating and predator abundance survey -
Potential shortfall of pyramided Bt cotton for resistance management -
Brevault, T., Heuberger, S., Zhang, M., Ellers-Kirk, C., Ni, X., Masson, L., Li, X., Tabashnik, B.E., Carriere, Y. 2013. Potential shortfall of pyramided Bt cotton for resistance management. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:5806-5811.
Effect of eastern gamagrass on fall armyworm and corn earworm development -
Resistance of multiple ear-feeding insect resistance in 79 commercial corn hybrids in 2012 -
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2012. Resistance of multiple ear-feeding insect resistance in 79 commercial corn hybrids in 2012. Corn Performance Tests. 101-4:35-39. Available: http://www.swvt.uga.edu/2012/cn12/AP101-4-insect.pdf.
Can plant bioregulators be potential tools for managing black pecan aphids? -
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2012. Can plant bioregulators be potential tools for managing black pecan aphids?. Pecan Grower. 24(1):14-21.
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines and experimental hybrids for insect resistance -
Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance using whorl damage rating and predator survey -
Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Wilson, J.P. 2012. Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1457-1464.
Effects of photoperiod and temperature on diapause induction in Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) -
Xu, L., Ni, X., Wang, Z., He, K. 2014. Effects of photoperiod and temperature on diapause induction in Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Insect Science. 21(5):556-563.
Comprehensive field screenings for whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance in corn germplasm lines -
Ni, X. 2012. Comprehensive field screenings for whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance in corn germplasm lines. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU06.
Repellent response of female agromyzid flies to leafminer-infested bean plants -
Wang, H., Lei, Z., Ni, X. 2012. Repellent response of female agromyzid flies to leafminer-infested bean plants. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU08.
Patterns of host adaptation in Frankliniella occidentalis among vegetable crops -
Lei, Z., Wang, H., Ni, X. 2012. Patterns of host adaptation in Frankliniella occidentalis among vegetable crops. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU11.
Deciphering maize genetics and ecology to reduce insect damage and aflatoxin accumulation -
Development of aflatoxin and insect resistant corn inbreds adapted to the Southern U.S. -
Scully, B.T., Guo, B., Ni, X., Williams, W.P., Henry, W.B., Krakowsky, M.D., Brown, R.L. 2012. Development of aflatoxin and insect resistant corn inbreds adapted to the Southern U.S.[abstract]. Corn Utilization Conference Proceedings.
Three year evaluation of corn production on narrow rows on the Southeastern Coastal Plain -
Scully, B.T., Webster, T.M., Guo, B., Ni, X., Lee, R.D. 2012. Three year evaluation of corn production on narrow rows on the Southeastern Coastal Plain [abstract]. Corn Utilization Conference Proceedings.
Evaluation of spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin level in the pre-harvest corn fields to improve management tactics -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G., Li, X., Lei, Z., He, K., Xu, W., Li, X., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A. 2014. Evaluation of spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin level in the pre-harvest corn fields to improve management tactics. Insect Science. 21(5):572-583.
Maize terpene volatiles serve as precursors to an array of defensive phytoalexins following insect and pathogen attack -
Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2011 -
Ni, X., Buntin, G. 2011. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2011. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D., editors. Georgia 2011 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 103-3, Athens, GA.
Crop stress and aflatoxin contamination: perspectives and prevention strategies. -
Guo, B., Yu, J., Ni, X., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Scully, B.T. 2012. Crop stress and aflatoxin contamination: Perspectives and prevention strategies. In: Venkateswarlu, B., Shanker, A.K., Shanker, C., Maheswari, M., editors. Crop Stress and its Management: Perspectives and Strategies. London, NY: Dordrecht Heidelberg Springer. p. 399-427.
Foliar resistance to fall armyworm in corn germplasm lines that confer resistance to root- and ear-feeding insects -
Ni, X., Chen, Y., Hibbard, B.E., Wilson, J.P., Williams, W.P., Buntin, G., Ruberson, J.R., Li, X. 2011. Foliar resistance to fall armyworm in corn germplasm lines that confer resistance to root- and ear-feeding insects. Florida Entomologist. 94(4):971-981.
Kauralexins: newly discovered ent-kaurane-related diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize -
Evaluation of sweet sorghum germplasm for the southeast -
Anderson, W.F., Ni, X., Davis, R.F., Knoll, J.E. 2011. Evaluation of sweet sorghum germplasm for the southeast. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Meetings, San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-20, 2011. CDRom.
Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G., Guo, B., Krakowsky, M.D., Lee, R., Cottrell, T.E., Scully, B.T., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn. Toxins. 3(7):920-931.
Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize -
Huffaker, A., Kaplan, F., Vaughan, M.M., Dafoe, N.J., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize. Plant Physiology. 156:2082-2097.
Spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin contamination in corn at pre-harvest -
Spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin contamination in corn at pre-harvest -
Impact of applying edible oils to silk channels on ear pests of sweet corn -
Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Riley, D.G., Li, X. 2011. Impact of edible oils on ear pests of sweet corn. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:956-964.
Multi-state survey of picture-winged flies (Diptera:Ulidiidae) attacking sweet corn in the southern U.S. -
Nuessly, G.S., Goyal, G., Scully, B.T., Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Buntin, G.D., Huang, F., Leonard, B.A., Mclowd, P.J., Simmons, A.M., Daves, C., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Henry, W.B. 2011. Multi-state survey of picture-winged flies (Diptera:Ulidiidae) attacking sweet corn in the southern U.S. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 46:S363.
Diurnal movement pattern of the brown stink bugs inside and near the corn fields at flowering time -
Maize Kauralexins: inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins protect against fungal pathogens -
Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize -
Schmelz, E.A., Kaplan, F., Huffaker, A., Dafoe, N.J., Vaughan, M.M., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2011. Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(13):5455-5460.
Natural history and intragenomic dynamics of the Transib transposon Hztransib in the cotton bollworm Helicoverpa zea -
Du, E., Ni, X., Zhao, H., Li, X. 2010. Natural history and intragenomic dynamics of the Transib transposon Hztransib in the cotton bollworm Helicoverpa zea. Insect Molecular Biology. 20:291-301.
Insect and bird resistance in 11 grain sorghum hybrids - 2010 -
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2010. Insect and bird resistance in 11 grain sorghum hybrids - 2010. In: Day, J. L., Coy, A. E., and Rose, P. A., editors. Georgia 2010 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 103-2, Athens, GA.
Impact of transgenic sweet corn silks to two noctuid pests -
Potential adaptation of a Q biotype whitefly population from poinsettia to field crops -
Hu, X., Dennehy, T.J., Ni, X., Zhao, H., Nichols, R.L., Li, X. 2011. Potential adaptation of a Q biotype whitefly population from poinsettia to field crops. Insect Science. 18:719-728.
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines for pest resistance and biomass production -
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines for pest resistance and biomass production -
Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 59 commercial corn hybrids - 2010 -
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2010. Insect Screening Results: Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 59 commercial corn hybrids - 2010. In: Coy, A. E., Day, J. L., and Gassett, J., editors. Georgia 2010 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 101-2, Athens, GA.
Functional characterization of cis-acting elements mediating flavone-inducible expression of CYP321A1 -
Zhang, C., Luo, X., Ni, X., Zhang, Y., Li, X. 2010. Functional characterization of cis-acting elements mediating flavone-inducible expression of CYP321A1. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 40:898-908.
Fall armyworm resistance in sweet sorghum -
Ni, X., Anderson, W.F. 2010. Fall armyworm resistance in sweet sorghum. Meeting Abstract.
Registration of maize inbred line GT603 -
Guo, B.Z., Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Scully, B.T., Lee, R.D., Coy, A.E., Widstrom, N.W. 2011. Registration of maize inbred line GT603. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(2):211-214.
Impact of brown stink bug (Heteroptera: pentatomidae) feeding on corn grain yield components and quality -
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Cottrell, T.E., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Powell, R., Lee, R.D., Wilson, J.P., Scully, B.T. 2010. Impact of brown stink bug (Heteroptera: pentatomidae) feeding on corn grain yield components and quality. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:2072-2079. DOI:10.1603/EC09301.
Fall armyworm resistance and natural enemy attraction in elite GEM inbred lines -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Ruberson, J.R., Cottrell, T.E., Wilson, J.P., Williams, W.P. 2010. Fall armyworm resistance and natural enemy attraction in elite GEM inbred lines. Entomological Society of America Abstract no. 0934 http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/Paper51168.html.
Aflatoxin Accumulation in BT and non-BT Maize Testcrosses -
Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., Krakowsky, M.D., Scully, B.T., Ni, X. 2010. Aflatoxin accumulation in BT and non-BT maize testcrosses. Journal of Crop Improvement. 24:392-399.
Application of plant growth regulators mitigates chlorotic foliar injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) -
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2010. Application of plant growth regulators mitigates chlorotic foliar injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Pest Management Science. 66:1236-1242.
Comparative molecular and biochemical characterization of segmentally duplicated 9-lipoxygenase genes ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 of maize -
Park, Y., Gobel, C., Ni, X., Feussner, I., Kolomiets, M.V. 2010. Comparative molecular and biochemical characterization of segmentally duplicated 9-lipoxygenase genes ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 of maize. Planta. 231:1425-1437.
A possible novel black aphid control approach using plant growth regulators -
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2010. A possible novel black aphid control approach using plant growth regulators. In: Proceedings of the 44th Annual Western Pecan Growers Association Conference, March 7-9, 2010, Las Cruces, New Mexico. p. 16.
Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 56 commercial corn hybrids - 2009 -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 56 commercial corn hybrids - 2009. In: Coy, A.E., Day, J.L., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2009 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 101, Athens, GA.
Sorghum midge resistance in 18 grain sorghum hybrids - 2009 -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P. 2009. Sorghum midge resistance in 18 grain sorghum hybrids - 2009. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2009 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, Summer Annual forages, and Sunflower Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 103.
Metamorphosis of cisgenic insect resistance research in the transgenic crop era -
Ni, X., Li, X., Chen, Y., Guo, F., Feng, J., Zhao, H. 2010. Metamorphosis of cisgenic insect resistance research in the transgenic crop era. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 157-169.
Nitrogen modulation on plant direct and indirect defenses -
Chen, Y., Ni, X. 2010. Nitrogen modulation on plant direct and indirect defenses. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 52-60.
Deciphering the plant-insect phenotypic arms race -
Li, X., Ni, X. 2010. Deciphering the plant-insect phenotypic arms race. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 3-20.
Spatial distribution of aflatoxin contamination in relation to damage by ear-feeding insects in pre-harvest corn -
Ni, X. Wilson, J.P. Krakowsky, M.D. Guo, B. Scully B.T. Buntin, G.D. Lee, R.D. Cottrell, T.E. 2009. Spatial distribution of aflatoxin contamination in relation to damage by ear-feeding insects in pre-harvest corn. Proceedings of the Workshop on Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn, October 27-28, 2009, Mississippi State, MS.
Inoculation Techniques in the Field Screening and Selection for Corn Inbred and Hybirds Resistance to Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination -
Guo, B. Krakowsky, M. Ni, X. Wilson, J.P. Abbas, H.K. Kemerait, R. Lee, D. Scully, B. Henry W.B. 2009. Innoculation Techniques in the Field Screening and Selection for Corn Inbred and Hybirds Resistance to Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination. Presented at the Mississippi State University on Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn meeting, October 27-28, 2009.
Inheritance of chinch bug (Heteroptera: Blissidae) resistance in grain pearl millet -
Maas, A., Ni, X. 2009. Inheritance of chinch bug (Heteroptera: Blissidae) resistance in grain pearl millet. Journal of Semi-Arid Tropical (SAT) Agricultural Research 7. http://ejournal.icrisat.org/Volume7/Sorghum_Millets/PM703.pdf.
Differential responses of forage pearl millet genotypes to chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) feeding -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Differential responses of forage pearl millet genotypes to chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:1960-1969.
Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Cottrell, T.E., Buntin, G., Lee, R. 2010. Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn. Entomological Society of America Abstract no. 0877. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2009/webprogram/Paper44015.html.
Evaluation of elite corn inbred lines and hybrids for multiple ear-colonizing insect resistance -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Evaluation of elite corn inbred lines and hybrids for multiple ear-colonizing insect resistance. In: Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Entomology, October 18-22, 2009, Beijing, China. p. 324-325.
Application of pathological principles to evaluating pearl millet for chinch bug resistance -
Wilson, J.P., Ni, X., Rajewski, J.A., Dweikat, I., Buntin, G. 2009. Application of pathological principles to evaluating pearl millet for chinch bug resistance. Pg. 327-328 in Proc. 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Entomology, Beijing, China, Oct. 18-22, 2009.
Evaluation of elite GEM inbred lines for multiple ear and kernel pest resistance -
Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:noctuidae) -
Chen, Y., Ni, X., Buntin, G. 2009. Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:noctuidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 35:297-306.
Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding -
Chen, Y., Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Buntin, G. 2009. Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:1262-1269.
Chlorotic feeding injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to pecan foliage promotes aphid settling and nymphal development -
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2009. Chlorotic feeding injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to pecan foliage promotes aphid settling and nymphal development. Environmental Entomology. 38:411-416.
Sorghum Midge Resistance in 16 Grain Sorghum Hybrids - 2008 -
Ni, X., Coy, A.E., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2008. Sorghum Midge Resistance in 16 Grain Sorghum Hybrids - 2008. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2008 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 713, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station.
Variation in seasonal pheromone trap capture of the brown stink bug in corn -
Corn-infesting picture-winged flies (Diptera: Ulidiidae) in the southeastern U.S.: Are they already in a field near you? -
Evaluation of resistance to chinch bug in pearl millet in temperate and subtropical environments -
Rajewski, J.A., Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Dweikat, I., Buntin, G.D. 2009. Evaluation of resistance to chinch bug in pearl millet in temperate and subtropical environments. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-0112-01-RS.
Preharvest aflatoxin contamination of corn and other grain crops grown on the U.S. Southeastern Coastal Plain -
Scully, B.T., Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Lee, R.D., Guo, B.Z. 2009. Preharvest aflatoxin contamination of corn and other grain crops grown on the U.S. southeastern coastal plain. Toxin Reviews. 28(2-3):169-179.
Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids Reprint Icon -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Scully, B.T., Buntin, G. 2008. Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids. In: A.E. Coy, J.L. Day, and J. Gasasett (eds.), Georgia 2008 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 717, pp. 34-37, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Athens, GA.
Physiological basis of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin -
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Brown, S.L. 2008. Physiological basis of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin. Florida Entomologist 91:537-545.
Initiation of leaf chlorosis benefits the black pecan aphid -
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2008. Initiation of leaf chlorosis benefits the black pecan aphid. Pecan Grower. 20(2):15-23.
Impact of Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) and Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on primary physiology of four near-isogenic wheat lines -
Macedo, T.B., Peterson, R.D., Weaver, D.K., Ni, X. 2009. Impact of Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) and Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on primary physiology of four near-isogenic wheat lines. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:412-421.
Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm -
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.
Economic injury level of brown stink bug damage on developing corn ears -
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Cottrell, T.E., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Krakowsky, M.D. 2008. Economic injury level of brown stink bug damage on developing corn ears [abstract]. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, April 2-4, 2008, Cordele, Georgia.
Identification of multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance in CIMMYT maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin -
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G., Rector, B.G., Guo, B., Snook, M.E. 2008. Identification of multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance in CIMMYT maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1455-1465.
Impact of chinch bug feeding on photosynthesis of forage pearl millet -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, D. 2008. Impact of chinch bug feeding on photosynthesis of forage pearl millet. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop, February 10-13, 2008, Ft. Collins, Colorado. p. 50.
Inheritance of Chinch bug resistance in pearl millet -
Maas, A.L., Ni, X. 2008. Inheritance of Chinch bug resistance in pearl millet. In: Proceedings of the International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop, February 10-13, 2008, Ft. Collins, Colorado. p. 23.
Insect-attracting and antimicrobial properties of antifreeze for monitoring insect pests and natural enemies in stored corn -
Ni, X., Gunawan, G., Brown, S.L., Sumner, P.E., Ruberson, J.R., Buntin, G., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Lee, G., Streett, D.A., Throne, J.E., Campbell, J.F. 2008. Insect-attracting and antimicrobial properties of antifreeze for monitoring insect pests and natural enemies in stored corn. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:631-636.
Sorghum midge resistance in 15 grain sorghum hybrids - 2007 -
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Mullis, J.C. 2008. Sorghum midge resistance in 15 grain sorghum hybrids - 2007. Georgia 2007 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 713, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station.
Physiological and biochemical bases of fall armyworm resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines -
Ni, X., Da, K., Gunawan, G., Buntin, D., Brown, S.L. 2008. Physiological and biochemical bases of fall armyworm resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines. Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, March 2-5, 2008, Jacksonville, Florida.
Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids - 2007 -
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G., Brown, S.L. 2007. Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids - 2007. Georgia 2007 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 712, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations.
Natural distribution patterns of aflatoxin contamination and ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn: Summary of two-year data -
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G., Lee, R., Brown, S.L. 2007. Natural distribution patterns of aflatoxin contamination and ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn: Summary of two-year data. In: Proceedings of the Multi-crop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop, October 22-24, 2007, Atlanta, GA. p. 125.
Economics-Driven Research and Incentives for Pearl Millet Production in the United States -
Effect of DNA Gyrase Inhibitors in the NI Diet on Biological Fitness of the Western Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) -
Streett, D. A., Ni, Xinzhi, and Lawrence, A. M. 2008. Effect of DNA Gyrase Inhibitors in the NI diet on Biological Fitness of the Western Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae). J. Entomol. Sci. 43: 86-94.
Impact of vegetable oils on ear-feeding insect damage in sweet corn -
Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Riley, D.G. 2007. Impact of vegetable oils on ear-feeding insect damage in sweet corn. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 9-12, 2007, San Diego, California.
Field Screening of Experimental Corn Hybrids and Inbred Lines for Multiple Ear-Feeding Insect Resistance -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G.D., Brown, S.L., Lee, R.D., Coy, A.E. 2007. Field Screening of Experimental Corn Hybrids and Inbred Lines for Multiple Ear-Feeding Insect Resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(5):1704-1713.
Aflatoxin Accumulation in Corn Hybrids in Relation to Whorl Damage by the Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) -
Seasonal Population Dynamics and Kernel Damage of the Brown Stink Bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Corn -
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, D., Cottrell, T.E., Gunawan, G., Krakowsky, M.D., Powell, R., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Mcpherson, R., Wilson, J.P., Lee, D., Coy, A. 2007. Seasonal Population Dynamics and Kernel Damage of the Brown Stink Bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Corn. In: Proceedings of the Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, May 16-17, 2007, Athens, Georgia. p. 14.
Maize resistance and susceptibility to multiple ear-damaging pests: Progress and prospects -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G. 2007. Maize resistance and susceptibility to multiple ear-damaging pests: Progress and prospects. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 9-12, 2007, San Diego, California.
Resistant and susceptible responses of cereal hosts to aphid feeding -
Quisenberry, S., Ni, X. 2007. Resistant and susceptible responses of cereal hosts to aphid feeding [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 9-12, 2007, San Diego, California.
Chinch Bug Control in Pearl Millet for Grain Production, 2006. -
Buntin, G.D., Ni, X., Wilson, J.P. 2007. Chinch bug control in pearl millet for grain production, 2006. Arthropod Management Tests 32: Report F41.
Sorghum Midge Resistance in Grain Sorghum Hybrids -
Ni, X., Buntin, G.D., Olson, D.M., Mullis, J.C., Gunawan, G. 2006. Sorghum Midge Resistance in Grain Sorghum Hybrids. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Rose, P.A. (eds). Georgia 2006 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 708, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Athens, GA.
Breeding Pearl Millet for Disease and Pest Resistance in the Southeastern United States -
Insect Screening Results: Assessment of Corn Hybrids for Insect Resistance -
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Gunawan, G., Buntin, D., Brown, S. 2006. Insect Screening Results: Assessment of Corn Hybrids for Insect Resistance. Georgia 2006 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 707, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations. p. 36-37.
Feeding Injury -
Quisenberry, S.S., Ni, X. 2007. Feeding Injury. In: Van Emden, H.F., Harrington, editors. Aphids as Crop Pests. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK.p. 331-352.
Field screening of pearl millet for chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) resistance -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Rajewski, J.A., Buntin, G.D., Dweikat, I.M. 2007. Field screening of pearl millet for chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) resistance. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:467-480.
Correlations between biotic stresses and aflatoxin contamination in maize -
Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Davis, R.F. 2006. Correlations between biotic stresses and aflatoxin contamination in maize. In: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Fungal Genomics, the 7th Annual Multi-crop Fumonisin, and the 19th Annual Multi-crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshops, October 16-18, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 95.
Spatial Correlation Between Aflatoxin Level and Ear-Feeding Insect Damage in Pre-Harvest Corn -
Ni, X., Da, K., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G.D., Lee, R.D., Brown, S.L. 2006. Spatial Correlation Between Aflatoxin Level and Ear-Feeding Insect Damage in Pre-Harvest Corn. In: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Fungal Genomics, the 7th Annual Multi-Crop Fumonisin, and the 19th Annual Multi-Crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshops, October 16-18, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 96.
A Maize 9-Lipoxygenase is Required for Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination, Insects, and Nematodes -
Gao, X., Isakeit, T., Betran, J., Ni, X., Starr, J., Gobel, C., Brodhagen, M., Feussner, I., Keller, N., Engelberth, J., Tumlinson, J., Kolomiets, M. 2006. A Maize 9-Lipoxygenase is Required for Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination, Insects, and Nematodes. In: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Fungal Genomics, the 7th Annual Multi-crop Fumonisin, and the 19th Annual Multi-crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshops, October 16-18, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 54.
EFFICACY OF INSECTICIDES FOR CONTROL OF INSECT PESTS OF PEARL MILLET FOR GRAIN PRODUCTION -
Buntin, G.D., Hanna, W.W., Wilson, J.P., Ni, X. 2007. Efficacy of insecticides for control of insect pests of pearl millet for grain production. Plant Health Progress, doi:10.1094/PHP-2007-0219-01-RS. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/php/.
ECONOMICS-DRIVEN RESEARCH AND INCENTIVES FOR PEARL MILLET PRODUCTION IN THE UNITED STATES -
Wilson, J.P., Timper, P., Truman, C.C., Dale, N.M., Batal, A.B., Ni, X., Gitaitis, R., McAloon, A.J., Shumaker, G., Dowling, G., Brown, J., Webster, T.M., Maas, A.L. 2006. Economics-driven research and incentives for pearl millet production in the united states. International Pearl Millet Breeding and Seed Production Workshop. ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India. May 2-6, 2006 (CD-ROM)
BIOCHEMICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL MECHANISMS OF TSWV-ELICITED DESISTANCE OF PEANUT PLANTS -
Ni, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2006. Biochemical and physiological mechanisms of tswv-elicited desistance of peanut plants. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts.
MORPHOLOGICAL AND PHYSIOLOGICAL RESPONSES OF CORN SEEDLINGS TO BROWN AND SOUTHERN GREEN STINK BUG FEEDING -
Da, K., X. Ni, D. Buntin, and S. Brown. 2006. Morphological and physiological responses of corn seedlings to brown and southern green stink bug feeding. GA Entomological Society, Mar 29-31, 2006.
SPATIAL AND TEMPORAL PATTERNS OF MAIZE WEEVIL PRE-HARVEST INFESTATION IN CORN FIELDS -
Ni, X.,Da, K., Brown, S.L., Krakowsky, M.D., Lee, D., Coy, A., Buntin, G.D. 2006. Spatial and temporal patterns of maize weevil pre-harvest infestation in corn fields [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Mar 29-31, 2006, Jekyll Island, GA. p. 14.
FIELD EVALUATIONS FOR MULTIPLE INSECT RESISTANCE IN CORN INBRED LINES AND EXPERIMENTAL HYBRIDS -
Ni, X., W. Xu, M.D. Krakowsky, G.D. Buntin. 2006. Field evaluations for multiple insect resistance in corn inbred lines and experimental hybrids. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop Abstracts & Proceedings.
FIELD SCREENING OF PEARL MILLET FOR CHINCH BUG RESISTANCE -
Ni, X., J.P. Wilson, J. Rajewski, D. Buntin, I. Dweikat. 2006. Field screening of pearl millet for chinch bug resistance. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop Abstracts & Proceedings.
EVALUATION FOR MULTIPLE PEST RESISTANCE IN FALL ARMYWORM- AND CORN EARWORM-RESISTANT MAIZE GERMPLASM -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G.D. 2006. Evaluation for multiple pest resistance in fall armyworm- and corn earworm-resistant maize germplasm [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, March 5-8, 2006, Wilmington, NC. no. 69.
EVALUATION OF GRAIN SORGHUM HYBRIDS FOR RESISTANCE TO THE SORGHUM MIDGE AND SORGHUM ERGOT -
Ni, X., Mullis, J.C. 2005. Evaluation of grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to the sorghum midge and sorghum ergot. In: J. L. Day, A. E. Coy, and P. A. Rose (eds.), Georgia 2005 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 702, pp. 43-44.
EVALUATION OF CORN HYBRIDS FOR INSECT RESISTANCE -
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Da, K. 2005. Evaluation of corn hybrids for insect resistance. In: A. E. Coy, J. L. Day, and P. A. Rose (eds.), Georgia 2005 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 701, pp. 35-37.
CORRELATION BETWEEN BIOTIC STRESSES AND AFLATOXIN CONTAMINATION IN MAIZE -
Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Davis, R.F., Da, K. 2005. Correlation between biotic stresses and aflatoxin contamination in maize [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Multicrop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop, October 23-26, 2005, Raleigh, NC. p. 121.
USING NUTRIENT SOLUTIONS TO TRAP THE ALMOND MOTH (LEPIDOPTERA:PYRALIDAE) IN A PEANUT SHELLING AND STORAGE FACILITY -
Ni, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2006. Using nutrient solutions to trap the almond moth (lepidoptera:pyralidae) in a peanut shelling and storage facility. Journal of Entomological Science 41(4):285-291.
GEORGANIC - A PEANUT CULTIVAR FOR ORGANIC FARMING -
Holbrook Jr, C.C., Culbreath, A.K., Cantonwine, E.G., Johnson, W.C., Ni, X. 2005. Georganic - a peanut cultivar for organic farming [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts CDROM.
EVALUATION OF PEARL MILLET GERMPLASM FOR CHINCH BUG RESISTANCE -
Ni, X., Wilson, J., Rajewski, J., Buntin, D. 2005. Evaluation of pearl millet germplasm for chinch bug resistance [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Dec. 17, 2005, Fort Lauderdale, FL, abstract 0807.
DIURAPHIS NOXIA AND RHOPALOSIPHUM PADI INTERACTIONS AND THEIR INJURY ON RESISTANT AND SUSCEPTIBLE CEREAL SEEDLINGS -
Ni, X., Quisenberry, S.S. 2005. Diuraphis noxia and Rhopalosiphum padi interactions and their injury on resistant and susceptible cereal seedlings. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:551-558.
MODULATION OF WATER ACTIVITY ON FUNGICIDE EFFECT ON ASPERGILLUS NIGER GROWTH IN SABOURAUD DEXTROSE AGAR MEDIUM -
Ni, X., and Streett, D. A. 2005. Modulation of water activity on fungicide effect on Aspergillus niger growth in sabouraud dextrose agar medium. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 41:428-433.
USING NUTRIENT SOLUTIONS TO TRAP THE ALMOND MOTH (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) IN A PEANUT SHELLING AND STORAGE FACILITY -
Ni, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2005. Using nutrient solutions to trap the almond moth (Lepidoptera: pyralidae) in a peanut shelling and storage facility [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, July 11-15, 2005, Portsmouth, Virginia. 37:83.
SCREENING FOR CHINCH BUG RESISTANCE IN PEARL MILLET -
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Rajewski, J.F. 2005. Screening for chinch bug resistance in pearl millet. Meeting Abstract. http://n-fl-bugs.ifas.ufl.edu/SEB/05.
EVALUATION OF MULTIPLE INSECT RESISTANCE IN MAIZE POPULATIONS -
Ni, X., B.G. Rector, J.C. Mullis. 2005. Evaluation of multiple insect resistance in maize populations. GA Entom. Soc. meeting, Mar 30-Apr 1, 2005.
EVALUATION OF GRAIN SORGHUM HYBRIDS FOR RESISTANCE TO THE SORGHUM MIDGE -
Ni, X., Mullis, J.C. 2004. Evaluation of grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to the sorghum midge. Georgia 2004 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests. Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Research Report #697. pp. 44-45.
MECHANISMS OF CORN RESISTANCE TO FALL ARMYWORM AND CORN EARWORM -
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D. 2004. Mechanisms of corn resistance to fall armyworm and corn earworm. Meeting Abstract. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2004/techprogram/paper_16649.htm.
Evaluation of corn hybrids for insect resistance (Insect resistance evaluation on short-season hybrids - 27 hybrids; insect resistance evalation on mid-and full-season hybrids - 45 hybrids) -
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D. 2004. Evaluation of corn hybrids for insect resistance (Insect resistance evaluation on short-season hybrids - 27 hybrids; insect resistance evalation on mid-and full-season hybrids - 45 hybrids). In Coy, A.E., Day, J.L., Rose, P.A. Georgia 2004 Agricultural Experiment Stations Corn Research Report 696. p. 34-36.
EFFECT OF DNA GYRASE INHIBITORS ON REDUCING BACTERIAL CONTAMINATION IN THE NI DIET -
Ni, X., Streett, D.A., Lawrence, A. 2003. Effect of dna gyrase inhibitors on reducing bacterial contamination in the ni diet. Meeting Abstract.
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