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William Rodney Cooper (Rodney)
Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (509) 454-4463
Fax: (509) 454-5646

YAKIMA AGRICULTURAL RESEARCH LABORATORY
5230 KONNOWAC PASS ROAD
WAPATO , WA 98951
Projects
Determining Mating Success of Sterile Codling Moth With Molecular Markers
Cooperative Agreement (A)
  Accession Number: 436936
New Technologies and Strategies to Manage the Changing Pest Complex on Temperate Fruit Trees
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430052
Systems Approach for Managing Emerging Insect Pests and Insect-Transmitted Pathogens of Potatoes
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 429561
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 435801
Sex In Orchard: Determining Mating Success of Sterile Codling Moth With Molecular Markers
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 436382
Mapping and Predicting Psyllid Sources, Immigration and Locality-Specific Disease Spread in the Pacific Northwest
Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement (R)
  Accession Number: 430092
Potato Psyllid Ecology, Transmission Biology of Liberibacter, and Management of Zebra Chip Disease
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430407
Biology and Ecology of Psyllids and Their Associated Endosymbionts
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430661
Potato Cultivar Sensitivity to Feeding of Three Lygus Species
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433108
Identifying Non-Crop Sources of Infective Potato Psyllids in South Texas
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433137
Is Matrimony Vine the June Source of Potato Psyllids Colonizing Potatoes in the Pacific Northwest?
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 433140
Chemical Attractants for Paper Wasps
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434204
Identifying Anti-Psyllid and Anti-Aphid Compounds From Epiphytic Fungi That Associate With Morning Glories
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 434915
Bacterial Endosymbionts of Psyllids
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 435040
Technology to Manage Insect Pests of Temperate Tree Fruit Crops
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429774
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in the Columbia Basin of Central Oregon
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436514
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in Eastern Oregon
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436515
Gut Content Analysis to Pinpoint the Weed Sources of Potato Psyllid in the Columbia Basin of Washington State
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436895
Areawide Management of Insect Vectors in Columbia Basin Vegetable and Seed Crops
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436896
Identification of Psyllid Salivary Proteins to Improve Use of Host Plant Resistance
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436897
Search For Wireworm Attractants
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436937
Search for Wireworm Attractants in Idaho
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 436944
Search for Wireworm Attractants in Illinois
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437117
Economic Benefits of Areawide Management of Insect Vectors
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 437120
Role of Vector Saliva in Pathogen Transmission
Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement (T)
  Accession Number: 436512

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Growth and yield performance of Solanum tuberosum grown from seed potatoes infected with ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ haplotypes A and B -
Prototype 3D-printed traps capture Bactericera cockerelli (Šulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) directly into preservative for improved detection of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" -
Host and non-host whistle stops by psyllids: Molecular gut content analysis by high-throughput sequencing reveals landscape-level movements by Psylloidea (Hemiptera) -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Wildung, M., Jensen, A., Thinakaran, J., Rendon, D., Nottingham, L., Beers, E., Wohleb, C., Hall, D.G., Stelinski, L. 2019. Host and non-host whistle stops by psyllids: Molecular gut content analysis by high-throughput sequencing reveals landscape-level movements by Psylloidea (Hemiptera). Environmental Entomology. 48(3):554-566. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz038.
The weed link in zebra chip epidemiology -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Wohleb, C.H., Waters, T.D. 2019. The weed link in zebra chip epidemiology. Potato Progress. 19:4.
The weed link in zebra chip epidemiology: Suitability of non-crop Solanaceae and Convolvulaceae to potato psyllid and Liberibacter solanacearum -
Whence and whither the Convolvulus psyllid? An invasive plant leads to dietary expansion and range expansion by a native insect herbivore (Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Horton, D.R., Kaur, N., Cooper, W.R., Miliczky, E., Badillo Vargas, I., Esparza-Diaz, G., Rashed, A., Waters, T., Wohleb, C., Johnson, D., Kawchuk, L., Jensen, A. 2019. Whence and whither the Convolvulus psyllid? An invasive plant leads to dietary expansion and range expansion by a native insect herbivore (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 112(3):249-264. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/say063.
The beet leafhopper odyssey in North America: a brief overview -
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher Grimm, K.D., Crowder, D., Fu, Z., Waters, T., Wohleb, C., Frost, K., Jensen, A., Blua, M. 2018. The beet leafhopper odyssey in North America: a brief overview. Potato Progress. 18(16).
The beet leafhopper odyssey in North America: a brief overview -
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher Grimm, K.D., Crowder, D., Fu, Z., Waters, T., Wohleb, C., Frost, K., Jensen, A., Blua, M. 2018. The beet leafhopper odyssey in North America: a brief overview. Potato Progress. 18(16).
Weedy sanctuaries and non-host whistle stops for potato psyllid -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R. 2019. Weedy sanctuaries and non-host whistle stops for potato psyllid. Potato Country USA. 35(1):36-38.
Survival and development of potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulaceae: effects of a plant-fungus symbiosis (Periglandula) -
Kaur, N., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Badillo-Vargas, I.E., Esparza-Diaz, G., Rashed, A., Duringer, J. 2018. Survival and development of potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulaceae: effects of a plant-fungus symbiosis (Periglandula). PLoS One. 13(9):e0201506. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0201506.
Role of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ and Bactericera cockerelli haplotypes in zebra chip incidence and symptom severity -
Swisher Grimm, K.D., Mustafa, T., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E. 2018. Role of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ and Bactericera cockerelli haplotypes in zebra chip incidence and symptom severity. American Journal of Potato Research. 95:709-719.
The “morning glory” psyllid? Potato psyllid development on morning glories and bindweed -
Kaur, N., Rashed, A., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Badillo-Vargas, I., Esparza-Diaz, G., Jensen, A., Johnson, D., Kawchuk, L. 2018. The “morning glory” psyllid? Potato psyllid development on morning glories and bindweed. Potato Progress. 18(11).
The weed link in zebra chip epidemiology: Annual and perennial weeds as sources of the zebra chip pathogen -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Thinakaran, J. 2018. The weed link in zebra chip epidemiology: Annual and perennial weeds as sources of the zebra chip pathogen. American Journal of Potato Research. 95:212.
Pinpointing the weed sources of potato psyllid in Washington -
Characterizing zebra chip symptom severity and identifying spectral signatures associated with Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum infected potato tubers -
Zhao, Z., Prager, S., Cruzado, R., Liang, X., Cooper, W.R., Hu, G., Rashed, A. 2018. Characterizing zebra chip symptom severity and identifying spectral signatures associated with Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum infected potato tubers. American Journal of Potato Research. 95(5):584-596. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12230-018-9666-9.
Use of Lycium by potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest lessons from the desert Southwest -
Thinakaran, J., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Karasev, A. 2018. Use of Lycium by potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest lessons from the desert Southwest. American Journal of Potato Research. 95:226.
The latest buzz on bugs -
Cooper, W.R., Garczynski, S.F., Horton, D.R., Knight, A.L., Neven, L.G., Yee, W.L. 2018. The latest buzz on bugs. Good Fruit Grower. 69(5):38-40.
Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri affects behavior of Cacopsylla pyricola (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) -
Cruz, M., Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Barcenas, N. 2018. Candidatus Phytoplasma pyri affects behavior of Cacopsylla pyricola (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 53(3):361-371. https://doi.org/10.18474/JES17-115.1.
Potato psyllid and the South American desert plant Nolana: an unlikely psyllid host? -
Horton, D.R., Miliczky, E., Thinakaran, J., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J., Wohleb, C., Karasev, A. 2017. Potato psyllid and the South American desert plant Nolana: an unlikely psyllid host?. Potato Progress. 17:16.
New North American records for the Old World psyllid Heterotrioza chenopodii (Reuter) with biological observations (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Triozidae) -
Horton, D.R., Miliczky, E., Lewis, T.M., Cooper, W.R., Waters, T., Wohleb, C., Zack, R., Johnson, D., Jensen, A. 2018. New North American records for the Old World psyllid Heterotrioza chenopodii (Reuter) with biological observations (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Triozidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 120(1):134-152.
Potato-related research at USDA-ARS laboratories in Washington and Idaho -
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Landolt, P.J., Thinakaran, J., Miliczky, E., Kaur, N., Navarre, D.A., Brown, C.R., Swisher, K.D., Novy, R.G., Whitworth, J.L. 2017. Potato-related research at USDA-ARS laboratories in Washington and Idaho. Potato Progress. 17(14):1-12.
Potato psyllid vector of zebra chip disease in Pacific Northwest -
Rondon, S., Schreiber, A., Hamm, P., Olsen, N., Wenninger, E., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Cooper, W.R., Walenta, D., Reitz, S. 2017. Potato psyllid vector of zebra chip disease in Pacific Northwest. Extension Publications. PNW 633.
Survival and feeding rates of four aphid species (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on various sucrose concentrations in diets -
Puterka, G.J., Nicholson, S.J., Cooper, W.R. 2017. Survival and feeding rates of four aphid species (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on various sucrose concentrations in diets. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(4):1518-1524.
CRISPR/Cas9 editing of the codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) CpomOR1 gene affects egg production and viability -
Garczynski, S.F., Martin, J.A., Griset, M.L., Willett, L.S., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Unruh, T.R. 2017. CRISPR/Cas9 editing of the codling moth (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) CpomOR1 gene affects egg production and viability. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(4):1847-1855.
Association of potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae) with Lycium spp. (Solanaceae) in potato growing regions of Washington, Idaho, and Oregon -
Thinakaran, J., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Jensen, A., Wohleb, C., Dahan, J., Mustafa, T., Karasev, A., Munyaneza, J.E. 2017. Association of potato psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae) with Lycium spp. (Solanaceae) in potato growing regions of Washington, Idaho, and Oregon. American Journal of Potato Research. doi:10.1007/s12230-017-9586-0.
Elicitors of host plant defenses partially suppress pear psylla (Cacopsylla pyricola, Hemiptera: Psyllidae) populations under field conditions -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R. 2017. Elicitors of host plant defenses partially suppress pear psylla (Cacopsylla pyricola, Hemiptera: Psyllidae) populations under field conditions. Journal of Insect Science. 17(2):49.
Collection of salivary proteins of psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea) -
Jimenez, F., Cooper, W.R., Garczynski, S.F., Puterka, G.J., Barcenas, N. 2017. Collection of salivary proteins of psyllids (Hemiptera: Psylloidea). Journal of Entomological Science. 52:201-206.
Bacterial endosymbionts of the psyllid Cacopsylla pyricola in the Pacific Northwestern United States (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) -
Cooper, W.R., Garczynski, S.F., Horton, D.R., Unruh, T.R., Beers, E., Shearer, P., Hilton, R. 2017. Bacterial endosymbionts of the psyllid Cacopsylla pyricola in the Pacific Northwestern United States (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Environmental Entomology. 46:393-402.
"Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” associated with the psyllid, Bactericera maculipennis (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Reprint Icon -
Borges, K.M., Cooper, W.R., Garczynski, S.F., Thinakaran, J., Jensen, A., Horton, D.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Cueva, I., Barcenas, N. 2017. "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum” associated with the psyllid, Bactericera maculipennis (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology. 46:210-216.
New geographic records for the Nearctic psyllid Bactericera maculipennis (Crawford) with biological notes and descriptions of the egg and fifth-instar nymph (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Triozidae) -
Horton, D.R., Miliczky, E., Lewis, T.M., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Mustafa, T., Thinakaran, J., Waters, T., Wohleb, C., Jensen, A. 2017. New geographic records for the Nearctic psyllid Bactericera maculipennis (Crawford) with biological notes and descriptions of the egg and fifth-instar nymph (Hemiptera: Psylloidea: Triozidae). Entomological Society of America Proceedings. 119(2):191-214.
Matrimony vine and potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a worrisome marriage? -
Horton, D.R., Thinakaran, J., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Snyder, W., Fu, Z., Crowder, D., Jensen, A. 2016. Matrimony vine and potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a worrisome marriage?. Potato Progress. 16:14.
Gut content analysis of a phloem-feeding insect, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Unruh, T.R., Garczynski, S.F. 2016. Gut content analysis of a phloem-feeding insect, Bactericera cockerelli (Sulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology. 45:938-944.
Bindweed Psyllid: Biology, Natural History, and Interactions with the Zebra Chip Pathogen -
Cooper, W.R., Jensen, A., Barcenas, N. 2016. Bindweed Psyllid: Biology, Natural History, and Interactions with the Zebra Chip Pathogen. Meeting Proceedings. WA/OR Potato Conference pp. 7-9. January 26-28, 2016 Kennewick, WA.
Variation in susceptibility to potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae),among Solanum verrucosum germplasm accessions Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Bamberg, J.B. 2016. Variation in susceptibility to potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae),among Solanum verrucosum germplasm accessions. American Journal of Potato Research. 93:386-391.
Horizontal transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulus and Ipomoea (Solanales: Convolvulaceae) Reprint Icon -
Torres, G.L., Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Munyaneza, J.E., Barcenas, N.M. 2015. Horizontal transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) on Convolvulus and Ipomoea (Solanales: Convolvulaceae). PLoS One. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0142734.
Use of Electrical Penetration Graph Technology to Examine Transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ to Potato by Three Haplotypes of Potato Psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Mustafa, T., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.R., Pappu, H.R., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Use of Electrical Penetration Graph Technology to Examine Transmission of ‘Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum’ to Potato by Three Haplotypes of Potato Psyllid (Bactericera cockerelli; Hemiptera: Triozidae). PLoS One. 10(9):e01 38946. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0138946.
Effects of elicitors of host plant defenses on pear psylla (Cacopsylla pyricola: Psyllidae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R. 2015. Effects of elicitors of host plant defenses on pear psylla (Cacopsylla pyricola: Psyllidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 157:300-306.
A new problem and old questions: potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest -
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Echegaray, E., Murphy, A., Rondon, S., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Jensen, A. 2015. A new problem and old questions: potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest. American Entomologist. 61(4):234-244.
Relative abundance of Carsonella ruddii (Gamma Proteobacterium) in females and males of Cacopsylla pyricola (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Garczynski, S.F., Horton, D.R. 2015. Relative abundance of Carsonella ruddii (Gamma Proteobacterium) in females and males of Cacopsylla pyricola (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Journal of Insect Science. 15:65.
Matrimony vine/Goji berries – potential overwintering host for potato psyllids in the Pacific Northwest -
Thinakaran, J., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Matrimony vine/Goji berries – potential overwintering host for potato psyllids in the Pacific Northwest. Meeting Proceedings. Pp 76-79.
Potato psyllids and their bacterial allies: Two fronts in the war against zebra chip disease. -
Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Potato psyllids and their bacterial allies: Two fronts in the war against zebra chip disease.. Meeting Proceedings. Pp 1-5.
Assessing reproduction of potato psyllid haplotypes -
Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.S. 2015. Assessing reproduction of potato psyllid haplotypes. Meeting Proceedings. pp. 72-76.
Non-potato host plants of potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a year-round complication? -
Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Munyaneza, J.E., Swisher, K.D., Wohleb, C., Waters, T., Jensen, A. 2015. Non-potato host plants of potato psyllid in the Pacific Northwest: a year-round complication?. Potato Progress. 15:2.
Temperature-dependent survival of adult Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2015. Temperature-dependent survival of adult Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae). Environmental Entomology. 44:808-813.
Wolbachia infection differs among divergent mitochondrial haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Mustafa, T., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Wolbachia infection differs among divergent mitochondrial haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108(2):137-145.
Interhaplotype fertility and host effects of potato and bittersweet nightshade on selected reproductive traits of three haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Mustafa, T., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Zack, R.S., Munyaneza, J.E. 2015. Interhaplotype fertility and host effects of potato and bittersweet nightshade on selected reproductive traits of three haplotypes of Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Environmental Entomology. 44:300-308.
Relationship between plant vascular architecture and within-plant distribution of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in potato Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Acala, P.E., Barcenas, N.M. 2015. Relationship between plant vascular architecture and within-plant distribution of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in potato. American Journal of Potato Research. 92:91-99.
Wolbachia-infection differs among potato psyllid haplotypes -
Cooper, W.R., Mustafa, T., Swisher, K.D., Garczynski, S.F., Munyaneza, J.E., Horton, D.R. 2015. Wolbachia-infection differs among potato psyllid haplotypes. American Journal of Potato Research. 92:182.
Characterization of eight Russian wheat aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) biotypes using two-category resistant-susceptible plant responses -
Puterka, G.J., Nicholson, S.J., Brown, M.J., Cooper, W.R., Peairs, F.B., Randolph, T.L. 2014. Characterization of eight Russian wheat aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) biotypes using two-category resistant-susceptible plant responses. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(3):1274-1283.
Variation in Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) oviposition, survival, and development on Solanum bulbocastanum germplasm Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Bamberg, J.B. 2014. Variation in Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) oviposition, survival, and development on Solanum bulbocastanum germplasm. American Journal of Potato Research. DOI 10.1007/s12230-014-9384-x.
Latent period and transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) -
Sengoda, V.G., Cooper, W.R., Swisher, K.D., Henne, D.C., Munyaneza, J.E. 2014. Latent period and transmission of "Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum" by the potato psyllid Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). PLoS One. 9(3):e93475.
Matryoshka: A new floral mutant in wild potato Reprint Icon -
Bamberg, J.B., Suriano, J., del Rio, A., Cooper, W.Rodney, Abad, J., Fernandez, C. 2014. Matryoshka: A new floral mutant in wild potato. American Journal of Potato Research. 91(5):500-503.
Localization of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Sengoda, V.G., Munyaneza, J.E. 2014. Localization of 'Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum' in Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107(1):204-210.
Potential transmission of Pantoea spp. and Serratia marcescens (Enterobacteriales: Enterobacteriaceae) to plants by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Nicholson, S.J., Puterka, G.J. 2014. Potential transmission of Pantoea spp. and Serratia marcescens (Enterobacteriales: Enterobacteriaceae) to plants by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(1):63-65.
Gender- and species-specific characteristics of bacteriomes from three psyllid species (Hemiptera: Psylloidae) Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R. 2014. Gender- and species-specific characteristics of bacteriomes from three psyllid species (Hemiptera: Psylloidae). Journal of Entomological Science. 49(2):190-194.
Feeding injury to cotton caused by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) nymphs and prereproductive adults Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2013. Feeding injury to cotton caused by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) nymphs and prereproductive adults. Environmental Entomology. 42(5):967-972.
Matryoshka: A new floral mutant in wild potato -
Bamberg, J.B., Suriano, J., Del Rio, A.H., Cooper, W.R. 2014. Matryoshka: A new floral mutant in wild potato. American Journal of Potato Research. 91(1):32-74.
Response by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) adults to salivary preconditioning of cotton squares Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2013. Response by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) adults to salivary preconditioning of cotton squares. Journal of Entomological Science. 48(3):261-264.
Marked insects released in recapture studies may influence population estimates of native insects -
Spurgeon, D.W., Cooper, W.R. 2013. Marked insects released in recapture studies may influence population estimates of native insects. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Pp. 1156-1161. In Proc. Beltwide Cotton Conf., National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN.
Sweepnet captures of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera:Miridae) adult genders and age-classes in cotton Reprint Icon -
Spurgeon, D.W., Cooper, W.R. 2013. Sweepnet captures of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera:Miridae) adult genders and age-classes in cotton. Journal of Entomological Science. 48(3):195-205.
Temperature-dependent egg development of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2013. Temperature-dependent egg development of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):124-130.
Disinfestation of Beauveria bassiana from adult Lygus hesperus using ultraviolet-C radiation -
Spurgeon, D.W., Cooper, W.R. 2012. Disinfestation of Beauveria bassiana from adult Lygus hesperus using ultraviolet-C radiation. Southwest Entomology. 37(4):449-457.
Feeding behavior and injury caused by Lygus hesperus -
Salivary proteins of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) -
Cooper, W.R., Nicholson, S.J., Puterka, G.J. 2013. Salivary proteins of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 106(1):86-92. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/AN12096.
Temperature-dependent reproductive development of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) -
Spurgeon, D.W., Cooper, W.R. 2012. Temperature-dependent reproductive development of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae). Environmental Entomology. 41(4):941-949.
Temperature dependent development of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) nymphs Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2012. Temperature dependent development of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) nymphs. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105: 860-865.
External visibility of spermatophores as an indicator of mating status of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) females -
Cooper, W.R. 2012. External visibility of spermatophores as an indicator of mating status of Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) females. Journal of Entomological Science. 47(4):285-290.
Injury to cotton by adult Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) of different gender and reproductive states -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2012. Injury to cotton by adult Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) of different gender and reproductive states. Environ. Entomol. 41:342-348.
Oviposition behaviors and ontogenetic embryonic characteristics of the western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2012. Oviposition behaviors and ontogenetic embryonic characteristics of the western tarnished plant bug, Lygus hesperus. Journal of Insect Science. 12:36.
XX1 Asian chestnut gall wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus) (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae) -
Rieske, L.K., Cooper, W.R. 2014. XXI Asian chestnut gall wasp (Dryocosmus kuriphilus) (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae). In:Van Driesche, R.G., Reardon, R., editors. Use of classical biological control to preserve natice US and Canadian forests. Morgantown, West Virginia:Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team. p. 237-242.
A native and an introduced parasitoid utilize an exotic gall-maker host Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Rieske, L.K. 2011. A native and an introduced parasitoid utilize an exotic gall-maker host. Biocontrol. 56(5):725-734.
Chestnut species and jasmonic acid treatment influence development and community interactions of galls produced by the Asian chestnut gall wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus -
Cooper, W.R., Kinney, L.R. 2011. Chestnut species and jasmonic acid treatment influence development and community interactions of galls produced by the Asian chestnut gall wasp, Dryocosmus kuriphilus. Journal of Insect Science 11:140.
Cyclical partenogenetic reproduction in the Russian wheat aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the United States: Sexual reproduction and its outcome on biotypic diversity -
Puterka, G.J., Hammon, R.M., Burd, J.D., Peairs, F., Randolph, T., Cooper, W.R. 2012. Cyclical partenogenetic reproduction in the Russian wheat aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) in the United States: Sexual reproduction and its outcome on biotypic diversity. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(3):1057-1068.
Feeding injury to cotton caused by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) adults of different reproductive states -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2011. Feeding injury to cotton caused by Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) adults of different reproductive states. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN. pp. 1215-1218.
Preliminary evaluation of drop cloth sampling efficiency for lygus adults in cotton -
Spurgeon, D.W., Cooper, W.R. 2011. Preliminary evaluation of drop cloth sampling efficiency for lygus adults in cotton. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN. pp. 804-809.
Laboratory studies of variations in feeding behaviors among Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae) of different gender and reproductive states Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2011. Laboratory studies of variations in feeding behaviors among Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae) of different gender and reproductive states. Environmental Entomology. 40(2):367-373.
Among-sampler variation in sweep net samples of adult Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton Reprint Icon -
Spurgeon, D.W., Cooper, W.R. 2011. Among-sampler variation in sweep net samples of adult Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton. J. Econ. Entomol. 104:685-692.
Comparisons of salivary proteins from five aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Dillwith, J.W., Puterka, G.J. 2011. Comparisons of salivary proteins from five aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) species. Environmental Entomology. 40:151-156.
Host associations and incidence of Diuraphis spp. in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States, and pictorial key for their identification -
Puterka, G.J., Hammon, R., Burd, J.D., Peairs, F., Randolph, T., Cooper, W.R. 2010. Host associations and incidence of Diuraphis spp. in the Rocky Mountain region of the United States, and pictorial key for their identification. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(5):1875-1885.
Sweep net recapture of marked Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae) adults after different release times in cotton Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2010. Sweep net recapture of marked Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae) adults after different release times in cotton. Journal of Cotton Science. 14:131-137.
USDA-ARS Research Highlights: Western Tarnished Plant Bug Ecology and Behavior. Reprint Icon -
Cooper, W.R. 2010. USDA-ARS Research Highlights: Western Tarnished Plant Bug Ecology and Behavior. Central Coast Agriculture Highlights June 2010 Newsletter.
Gall structure affects ecological associations of Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae). -
Cooper, W.R., Rieske, L.K. 2010. Gall structure affects ecological associations of Dryocosmus kuriphilus Yasumatsu (Hymenoptera: Cynipidae). Environ. Entomol. 39(3): 787-797.
Use of video assays to assess feeding behavior by Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae). -
Cooper, W.R., Spurgeon, D.W. 2010. Use of video assays to assess feeding behavior by Lygus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae). National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN. pp. 1306-1311.
Variation among samplers using the sweep net for Lygus hesperus adults in cotton. -
Spurgeon, D.W., Cooper, W.R. 2010. Variation among samplers using the sweep net for Lygus hesperus adults in cotton. National Cotton Council, Memphis, TN. pp. 1219-1224.
Relative attractiveness of colour traps to pear psylla in relation to seasonal changes in pear phenology -
Cooper, W.R., Puterka, G.J., Glenn, D.M. 2010. Relative attractiveness of colour traps to pear psylla in relation to seasonal changes in pear phenology. The Canadian Entomologist. 142(2):188-191.
Salivary proteins of Russian wheat aphid (Hempitera: Aphididae) -
Cooper, W.R., Dillwith, J.W., Puterka, G.J. 2010. Salivary proteins of Russian wheat aphid (Hempitera: Aphididae). Environmental Entomology. 39(1):223-231.
Woody stem galls interact with foliage to affect community associations -
Cooper, W.R., Rieske, L.K. 2009. Woody stem galls interact with foliage to affect community associations. Environmental Entomology. 38(2):417-424.
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