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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Allan Showler
Tick and Biting Fly Research
Entomology

Phone: (830) 792-0341
Fax: (830) 792-0314

2700 FREDERCKSBURG ROAD
KERRVILLE , TX 78028

Projects
Innovative Technologies to Control Invasive Species that Impact Livestock
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427622
Flies Associated with Livestock Production Systems
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 427991
Cattle Fever Tick Eradication
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428021

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Ch. 7: Food Safety, Nutrition, and Distribution -
Ziska, L.H., Crimmins, A., Auclair, A., Degrasse, S., Garofalo, J.F., Khan, A.S., Loladze, I., Perez De Leon, A.A., Showler, A., Thurston Enriquez, J.A., Walls, I. 2016. Ch. 7: Food Safety, Nutrition, and Distribution. U.S. Global Change Research Program, Washington, D.C., 189-216.
Effects of two citrus-based commercial herbicides on giant reed, Arundo donax L. (Poaceae) -
Showler, A., Barco, M., Gomez, E.L., Siller, K.M., Osbrink, W.L. 2016. Effects of two citrus-based commercial herbicides on giant reed, Arundo donax L. (Poaceae). Biopesticides International . 11:79-88.
Knockdown and lethal effects of eight commercial nonconventional and two pyrethroid insecticides against moderately permethrin-resistant adult bed bugs, Cimex lectularius (L.) (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) -
A relative resistance Ratio for Evaluation of Stem Borer Susceptibility Among Sugarcane Cultivars Reprint Icon -
Wilson, B.E., Vanweelden, M.T., Bruzelin, J.M., Reagan, T.E., Way, M.O., White, W.H., Wilson, L.T., Showler, A. 2015. A relative resistance Ratio for Evaluation of Stem Borer Susceptibility Among Sugarcane Cultivars. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(3):1363-1370.
Mitigating predatory ants promotes establishment of biological control of Arundo by Arundo Scale in the cattle fever tick quarantine zone Reprint Icon -
Velez-Bonner, A., Osbrink, W.L., Summy, R.K., Thomas, D.B., Showler, A., Perez De Leon, A.A., Goolsby, J. 2015. Mitigating predatory ants promotes establishment of biological control of Arundo by Arundo Scale in the cattle fever tick quarantine zone. Journal Subtropical Plant Science. 65:38-44.
Insect pests and diseases in bioenergy crops -
Reagan, T.E., Wilson, L.T., Beuzelin, J.M., Way, M.O., Hoy, J., Yang, Y., Showler, A., Vanweelden, M., Wilson, B.E. 2015. Insect pests and diseases in bioenergy crops. Louisiana Agriculture. 58:24-25.
Stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), dispersal and governing factors Reprint Icon -
Showler, A.T., Osbrink, W.L.A. 2015. Stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), dispersal and governing factors. International Journal of Insect Science. 7:19-25.
Soft tick sampling and collection -
Perez De Leon, A.A., Showler, A., Kucheryavenko, R.O., Li, A.Y., Kucheryavenko, V., Filatov, S., Teel, P., Mcvey, D.S. 2015. Soft tick sampling and collection. Journal for Veterinary Medicine, Biotechnology and Biosafety. 1(2):5-11.
Horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans L., overwintering -
Showler, A., Osbrink, W.L., Lohmeyer, K.H. 2014. Horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans L., overwintering. International Journal of Insect Science. 6:43-47.
Associations between host plant concentrations of selected biochemical nutrients and Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini, infestation -
Showler, A., Moran, P.J. 2014. Associations between host plant concentrations of selected biochemical nutrients and Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini, infestation. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 151(2):135-143.
Effects of a Fipronil Spot-Treatment on field colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) -
Osbrink, W.L., Cornelius, M.L., Showler, A., Pound, J.M. 2014. Effects of a Fipronil spot-treatment on field colonies of Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(2):727-740.
Soil quality influences efficacy of Melia azedarach (Sapindales: Meliaceae), fruit extracts against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) -
De Sousa, L.A., Da Costa, D.P., Ferri, P.H., Showler, A., Borges, L.M. 2014. Soil quality influences efficacy of Melia azedarach (Sapindales: Meliaceae), fruit extracts against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107:484-489.
Soil quality influences efficacy of Melia azedarach (Sapindales: Meliaceae), fruit extracts against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) -
De Sousa, L.A., Da Costa, D.P., Ferri, P.H., Showler, A., Borges, L.M. 2014. Soil quality influences efficacy of Melia azedarach (Sapindales: Meliaceae), fruit extracts against Rhipicephalus (Boophilus) microplus (Acari: Ixodidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107:484-489.
Employing broadband spectra and cluster analysis to assess thermal defoliation of cotton Reprint Icon -
Fletcher, R.S., Showler, A., Funk, P.A. 2014. Employing broadband spectra and cluster analysis to assess thermal defoliation of cotton. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 105:103-110.
Transgenic Bt corn varietal resistance against the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Cramibidae) and implications to sugarcane Reprint Icon -
Showler, A., Abrigo, V., Cook, S.C. 2013. Transgenic Bt corn varietal resistance against the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Cramibidae) and implications to sugarcane. Crop Protection. 48:57-62.
Chitosan effects on physiochemical indicators of drought-induced leaf stress -
Farouk, S., Ramadan, A.A., Showler, A. 2013. Chitosan effects on physiochemical indicators of drought-induced leaf stress. Plant Knowledge Journal. 2(4):135-144.
USDA-ARS Knipling-Bushland U.S. Livestock Insects Research Laboratory Tick & Biting Fly Research Unit scientific update -
Improved chemical control for the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane: Larval exposure, a novel scouting method, and efficacy of a single aerial insecticide application -
Wilson, B.E., Showler, A., Reagan, T.E., Beuzelin, J.M. 2012. Improved chemical control for the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane: Larval exposure, a novel scouting method, and efficacy of a single aerial insecticide application. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(6):1998-2006.
Reducing boll weevil populations by clipping terminal buds and removing abscised fruiting bodies -
Neves, R.C., Showler, A.T., Pinto, E.S., Bastos, C.S., Torres, J.B. 2013. Reducing boll weevil populations by clipping terminal buds and removing abscised fruiting bodies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146(2):276-285.
Oviposition and larval development of a stem borer, Eoreuma loftini, on rice and non-crop grass hosts -
Beuzelin, J.M., Meszaros, A., Wilson, B.E., Reagan, T.E., Wilson, L.T., Way, M.O., Showler, A. 2013. Oviposition and larval development of a stem borer, Eoreuma loftini, on rice and non-crop grass hosts. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146(3):332-346.
Beneficial and detrimental interactions between weeds and other pests of sugarcane -
Water deficit stress - host plant nutrient accumulations and associations with phytophagous arthropods -
Showler, A. 2013. Water deficit stress - host plant nutrient accumulations and associations with phytophagous arthropods. In: Vahdati, K., Leslie, C., editors. Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture. InTech. p. 387-410.
Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), injury to corn greater than to sorghum and sugarcane under field conditions -
Showler, A.T., Wilson, B.E., Reagan, T.E. 2012. Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) injury to corn greater than to sorghum and sugarcane under field conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5):1597-1602.
Ecology and tactics of control for three sugarcane stalkboring species in the Western Hemisphere and Africa -
Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E. 2012. Ecology and tactics of control for three sugarcane stalkboring species in the Western Hemisphere and Africa. In: Goncalves, J.F., Correia, K.D., editors. Sugarcane: Production, Cultivation and Uses. Nova Science Publishers. p. 1-39.
Drought and arthropod pests of crops -
The conundrum of chemical boll weevil control in subtropical regions -
Showler, A.T. 2012. The conundrum of chemical boll weevil control in subtropical regions. In: Perveen, F., editor. Insecticides - Pest Engineering. InTech: Rijeka, Croatia. p. 437-448.
Seasonal infestations of two stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in noncrop grasses of Gulf Coast rice agroecosystems -
Beuzelin, J.M., Meszaros, A., Reagan, T.E., Wilson, L.T., Way, M.O., Blouin, D.C., Showler, A.T. 2011. Seasonal infestations of two stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in noncrop grasses of Gulf Coast rice agroecosystems. Environmental Entomology. 40(5):1036-1050.
Boll weevil invasion process in Argentina -
Grilli, M.P., Bruno, M.A., Pedemonte, M.L., Showler, A. 2012. Boll weevil invasion process in Argentina. Journal of Pest Science. 85(1):47-54.
Evaluation of aphid resistance among sugarcane cultivars in Louisiana -
Akbar, W., Showler, A.T., Beuzelin, J.M., Reagan, T.E., Gravois, K.A. 2011. Evaluation of aphid resistance among sugarcane cultivars in Louisiana. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(4):699-704.
Effect of garlic extraction on injury by cowpea, Curculio Chalcodermes aenus Boheman (Coleoptera: Cucurlionidae), and other pests, to cowpea, Vigna unguiculata L. Walp -
Showler, A., Anciso, J.R., Castro, B. 2011. Effect of garlic extraction on injury by cowpea, Curculio Chalcodermes aenus Boheman (Coleoptera: Cucurlionidae), and other pests, to cowpea, Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. Biopesticides International. 6(2):112-120.
Alternate crop and weed host plant oviposition preferences by the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) -
Showler, A.T., Beuzelin, J.M., Reagan, T.E. 2011. Alternate crop and weed host plant oviposition preferences by the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Crop Protection. 30(7):895-901.
Drought stress linked to Mexican rice borer (MRB) infestation of sugarcane varieties and on going research on enhancing resistance -
Categorizing sugarcane cultivar resistance to the sugarcane aphid and yellow sugarcane aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) -
Akbar, W., Showler, A.T., White, W.H., Reagan, T.E. 2010. Categorizing sugarcane cultivar resistance to the sugarcane aphid and yellow sugarcane aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1431-1437.
Categorizing Sugarcane Cultivar Resistance to the Sugarcane Aphid and Yellow Sugarcane Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphidae) -
Akbar, W., Showler, A., White, W.H. 2010. Categorizing Sugarcane Cultivar Resistance to the Sugarcane Aphid and Yellow Sugarcane Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1431-1437.
Effect of garlic extract on selected pests and yield of bell pepper, Capsicum Anuum L. (var. Capistrano) -
Showler, A., Anciso, J.R., Castro, B.A. 2010. Effect of garlic extract on selected pests and yield of bell pepper, Capsicum Anuum L. (var. Capistrano). Biopesticides International. 6:36-44.
Influence of drought stress on Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera:Crambidae) oviposition preference in sugarcane -
Showler, A., Castro, B. 2010. Influence of drought stress on Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition preference in sugarcane. Crop Protection. 29(5):415-421.
Free amino acid profiles in reproductive and rind portions of cotton fruiting bodies -
Showler, A.T. 2009. Free amino acid profiles in reproductive and rind portions of cotton fruiting bodies. Subtropical Plant Science. 61:37-48.
Do boll weevils really diapause? -
Showler, A. 2010. Do boll weevils really diapause? American Entomologist. 56(2):100-105.
Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition site selection stimuli on sugarcane, and potential field applications -
Showler, A.T., Castro, B.A. 2010. Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition site selection stimuli on sugarcane, and potential field applications. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1180-1186.
Chemical control of the Mexican rice borer in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 2008 -
Akbar, W., Beuzelin, J., Reagan, T., Showler, A., Trolinger, J. 2009. Chemical control of the Mexican rice borer in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 2008. Arthropod Management Tests. 34:1-3.
Efficiency of Tank-Mixing Insecticide with Defoliant Against Adult Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) Populations as Determined by Late-Season Field Disturbance Trapping -
Showler, A.T. 2008. Efficiency of tank-mixing insecticide with defoliant against adult boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) populations as determined by late-season field disturbance trapping. Subtropical Plant Science. 60:58-65.
Three Boll Weevil Diapause Myths in Perspective -
Showler, A. 2009. Three boll weevil diapause myths in perspective. American Entomologist. 55(1):42-50.
Free amino acids - determinant of sugarcane resistance/susceptibility to stalk borer and sap feeders -
Reagan, T.E., Akbar, W., Showler, A. 2008. Free amino acids - determinant of sugarcane resistance/susceptibility to stalk borer and sap feeders. American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 28:44-45.
Cotton Harvest at 40% Versus 75% Boll-Splitting on Yield and Economic Return Under Standard and Proactive Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) Spray Regimes -
Showler, A.T., Robinson, J.R. 2008. Cotton harvest at 40% versus 75% boll-splitting on yield and economic return under standard and proactive boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) spray regimes. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(5):1600-1605.
Roles of host plants in boll weevil range expansion beyond tropical Mesoamerica -
Showler, A.T. 2009. Roles of host plants in boll weevil range expansion beyond tropical Mesoamerica. American Entomologist. 55(4):234-242.
Longevity and Egg Development of Adult Female Boll Weevils Fed Exclusively on Different Parts and Stages of Cotton Fruiting Bodies. -
Showler, A.T. 2008. Longevity and egg development of adult female boll weevils fed exclusively on different parts and stages of cotton fruiting bodies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 127(2):125-132.
Dynamics of Free Amino Acid Accumulations in Cotton Leaves Measured on Different Timelines After Irrigation -
Showler, A., Cavazos, J.O., Moran, P.J. 2007. Dynamics of free amino acid accumulations in cotton leaves measured on different timelines after irrigation. Subtropical Plant Science. 59:38-55.
Subtropical Boll Weevil Ecology -
Showler, A.T. 2007. Subtropical boll weevil ecology. American Entomologist. 53:240-249.
Relationships of Abscised Cotton Fruit to Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Feeding, Oviposition, and Development -
Showler, A.T. 2008. Relationships of abscised cotton fruit to boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding, oviposition, and development. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(1):68-73.
Phomopsis amaranthicola and Microsphaeropsis amaranthi symptoms on Amaranthus spp. under South Texas Conditions -
Moran, P.J., Showler, A.T. 2007. Phomopsis amaranthicola and Microsphaeropsis amaranthi symptoms on Amaranthus spp. under South Texas conditions. Plant Disease. 91(12):1638-1646.
ROLE OF OVIPOSITION PREFERENCE IN AN INVASIVE CRAMBID IMPACTING TWO GRAMINACEOUS HOST CROPS -
Reay-Jones, F.P.F., Wison, L.T., Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E., Way, M.O. 2007. Role of oviposition preference in an invasive crambid impacting two graminaceous host crops. Environmental Entomology. 36(4):938-951.
SURVEYING THERMALLY-DEFOLIATED COTTON PLOTS WITH COLOR-INFRARED AERIAL PHOTOGRAPHY -
Fletcher, R.S., Showler, A., Funk, P.A. 2007. Surveying thermally-defoliated cotton plots with color-infrared aerial photography. Crop Management [online]. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/cm/research/2007/thermal.
Longevity of adult boll weevils fed selected non-pollen food sources -
Showler, A., Abrigo, V. 2007. Longevity of Adult Boll Weevils Fed Selected NonPollen Food Sources. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, Memphis, TN. pp. 352-355.
KAOLIN PARTICLE FILM ASSOCIATED WITH INCREASED COTTON APHID (HOMOPTERA: APHIDIDAE) INFESTATIONS IN COTTON -
Showler, A.T., Armstrong, J.S. 2007. Kaolin particle film associated with increased cotton aphid infestations in cotton. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 124(1):55-60.
Chemical cotton stalk destruction for maintenance of host-free periods for the control of overwintering boll weevil in tropical and subtropical climates -
Greenberg, S.M., Norman, J.W., Sparks, A.N., Bradford, J.M., Yang, C., Sappington, T.W., Coleman, R.J., Showler, A. 2007. Chemical cotton stalk destruction for maintenance of host-free periods for the control of overwintering boll weevil in tropical and subtropical climates. Pest Management Science. 63(4):372-380.
COMMON SUBTROPICAL AND TROPICAL NONPOLLEN FOOD SOURCES OF THE BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA:CURCULIONIDAE) -
Showler, A.T., Abrigo, V. 2007. Common subtropical and tropical nonpollen food sources of the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology 36(1):99-104.
COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S. 2006. Cotton harvest preparation using thermal energy. LP Gas Global Technology Conference. 19th World LP Gas Forum, October 17-20, 2006, Chicago, IL. 2006 CDROM.
STABLE ISOTOPE TRACER MARKING OF INDIVIDUAL BOLL WEEVILS -
James, W.D., Showler, A.T., Westbrook, J.K., Armstrong, J.S. 2006. Stable isotope tracer marking of individual boll weevils. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 269(2):267-270.
Surveying kaolin-treated cotton plots with airborne multispectral digital video imagery -
Fletcher, R.S., Showler, A.T. 2006. Surveying kaolin-treated cotton plots with airborne multispectral digital video imagery. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 54(1):1-7.
GRANDLURE DOSAGE AND ATTRACTION OF BOLLWEEVILS (COLEOPTERA:CURCULIONIDAE) -
Showler, A.T., Robacker, D.C., Salgado, E. 2006. Grandlure dosage and attraction of bollweevils (coleoptera:curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(5):1675-1681.
BOLL WEEVIL DAMAGE TO COTTON BOLLS UNDER STANDARD AND PROACTIVE SPRAYING -
Showler, A.T. 2006. Boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) damage to cotton bolls under standard and proactive spraying. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(4):1251-1257.
SHORT-RANGE DISPERSAL AND OVERWINTERING HABITATS OF BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) DURING AND AFTER HARVEST IN THE SUBTROPICS -
Showler, A.T. 2006. Short-range dispersal and overwintering habitats of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) during and after harvest in the subtropics. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(4):1152-1160.
SUBLETHAL EFFECTS OF MALATHION ON BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) FECUNDITY WHEN MAINTAINED ON COTTON SQUARES AND ARTIFICIAL DIET -
Armstrong, J.S., Setamou, M., Showler, A.T., Greenberg, S. 2006. Sublethal effects of malathion on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fecundity when maintained on cotton squares and artificial diet. Insect Science and Its Application. 13:287-292.
COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D. 2006. Cotton harvest preparation using thermal energy. Transactions of the ASABE. 49(3):617-622.
AN EXPERIMENT USING NEUTRON ACTIVATION ANALYSIS AND A RARE EARTH ELEMENT TO MARK COTTON PLANTS AND TWO INSECTS THAT FEED ON THEM -
Showler, A.T., James, W.D., Armstrong, J.S., Westbrook, J.K. 2006. An experiment using neutron activation analysis and a rare earth element to mark cotton plants and two insects that feed on them. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 64(8):875-880.
EFFECT OF THERMAL DEFOLIATION ON COTTON LEAF DESICCATION, SENESCENCE, POST-HARVEST REGROWTH, AND LINT QUALITY -
Showler, A., Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B. 2006. Effect of thermal defoliation on cotton leaf desiccation, senescence, post-harvest regrowth, and lint quality. Journal of Cotton Science. 10(1):39-45.
Integrated tactics for managing the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane -
Reay-Jones, F.F., Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E., Legendre, B.L., Way, M.O., Moser, E.B. 2005. Integrated tactics for managing the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane. Journal of Economic Entomology. 34(6):1558-1565.
COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S. 2006. COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY. Transactions of the ASABE. Vol 49(3): 617-622. (2006).
Proactive spraying against boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) reduces insecticide applications and increases cotton yield and economic return -
Showler, A., Robinson, J.R. 2005. Proactive spraying against boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) reduces insecticide applications and increases cotton yield and economic return. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(6):1977-1983.
Relationships of different cotton square sizes to boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding and oviposition in field conditions -
Showler, A. 2005. Relationships of different cotton square sizes to boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding and oviposition in field conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(5):1572-1579.
PLANT RESPONSES TO WATER DEFICIT AND SHADE STRESSES IN PIGWEED AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON FEEDING AND OVIPOSITION BY THE BEET ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE) -
Moran, P.J., Showler, A.T. 2005. PLANT RESPONSES TO WATER DEFICIT AND SHADE STRESSES IN PIGWEED AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON FEEDING AND OVIPOSITION BY THE BEET ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE). Environmental Entomology. 34(4):929-937.
EFFECTS OF PLANTING DATES ON BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) AND COTTON FRUIT IN THE SUBTROPICS -
Showler, A., Greenberg, S.M., Scott, A.W., Robinson, J.R. 2005. Effects of planting dates on boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and cotton fruit in the subtropics. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(3):796-804.
SUGARCANE LACE BUG, LEPTODICTYA TABIDA (HEMIPTERA: TINGIDAE): A POTENTIAL THREAT TO SUGARCANE PRODUCTION IN THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF TEXAS -
Setamou, M., Showler, A., Reagan, T.E., Jones, W.A., Bernal, J.S. 2005. Leptodictya tabida (Hemiptera: Tingidae): A potential threat to sugarcane production in Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(3):1018-1023.
THERMAL DEFOLIATION IN 2004 -
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C., Brashears, A. D., Showler, A.T., Fletcher, R.S., Hutmacher, R.B., Godfrey, L.D., McGuire, M.R., Bancroft, J.S. 2005. Thermal defoliation in 2004. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council, Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 648-656. 2005 CDROM.
COTTON FRUIT SIZE OR AGE ON BOLL WEEVIL FECUNDITY AND OVIPOSITION -
Showler, A. 2005. Cotton fruit size or age on boll weevil fecundity and oviposition. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
EFFECTS OF DIFFERENT HERBICIDES, THEIR RATES, AND TIMINGS TO TERMINATE COTTON STALKS -
Greenberg, S.M., Norman, J.W., Sparks, A.N., Bradford, J.M., Yang, C., Stichler, C., Coleman, R.J., Showler, A. 2005. Effects of different herbicides, their rates, and timings to terminate cotton stalks. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
INTERVALS BETWEEN BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) OVIPOSITION AND SQUARE ABSCISSION, AND DEVELOPMENT TO ADULTHOOD IN LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS, FIELD CONDITIONS -
Showler, A., Cantu, R.V. 2005. Intervals between boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) oviposition and square abscission, and development to adulthood in Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, field conditions. Southwestern Entomologist. 30(3):161-164.
EFFECT OF AGING ON PHEROMONE EMISSION FROM A COMMERCIAL BEET ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE) LURE AND TRAP EFFICIENCY -
Showler, A., Salgado, E., Fraser, I., Robacker, D.C. 2005. Effect of aging on pheromone emission from a commercial beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) lure and trap efficiency. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(2):373-377.
EFFECTS OF INSECTICIDE RESIDUES ON ADULT BOLL WEEVILS AND IMMATURES DEVELOPING INSIDE FALLEN COTTON FRUIT -
Showler, A.T., Scott Jr, A.W. 2004. Effects of insecticide residues on adult boll weevils and immatures developing inside fallen cotton fruit. Subtropical Plant Science. 56:33-38.
EFFECTS OF NEEM-BASED INSECTICIDES ON BEET ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE) -
Greenberg, S.M., Showler, A.T., Liu, T. 2005. Effects of neem-based insecticides on beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Insect Science. 12(1):17-23.
INFLUENCE OF COTTON FRUIT STAGES AS FOOD SOURCES ON BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) FECUNDITY AND OVIPOSITION -
Showler, A.T. 2004. Influence of cotton fruit stages as food sources on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fecundity and oviposition. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(4):1330-1334.
EFFECTS OF KAOLIN PARTICLE FILM ON SELECTED ARTHROPOD POPULATIONS IN COTTON IN THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF TEXAS -
Showler, A., Setamou, M. 2004. Effects of kaolin particle film on selected arthropod populations in cotton in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 29(2):137-146.
ASSESSMENT OF PRE-EMPTIVE INSECTICIDE APPLICATIONS AT PINHEAD SQUARE SIZE FOR BOLL WEEVIL CONTROL -
Showler, A. 2004. Assessment of pre-emptive insecticide applications at pinhead square size for boll weevil control. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-9, 2004, San Antonio, Texas. p. 1689-1692. 2004 CDROM.
TIME OF COTTON SQUARE ABSCISSION AND ADULT BOLL WEEVIL EMERGENCE FROM FALLEN SQUARES UNDER LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY FIELD CONDITIONS -
EFFECTS OF BURIAL AND SOIL CONDITION ON POSTHARVEST MORTALITY OF BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) ON FALLEN COTTON FRUIT -
Greenberg, S.M., Showler, A., Sappington, T.W., Bradford, J.M. 2004. Effects of burial and soil condition on postharvest mortality of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in fallen cotton fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(2):409-413.
DETERRENT EFFECTS OF FOUR NEEM-BASED FORMULATIONS ON GRAVID FEMALE BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) FEEDING AND OVIPOSITION ON COTTON SQUARES -
Showler, A., Greenberg, S.M., Arnason, J.T. 2004. Deterrent effects of four neem-based formulations on gravid female boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding and oviposition on cotton squares. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(2):414-421.
THE IMPORTANCE OF ARMED CONFLICT TO DESERT LOCUST CONTROL, 1986-2002 -
Showler, A. 2003. The importance of armed conflict to Desert locust control, 1986-2002. Journal of Orthopteran Research. 12(2):127-133.
EFFECTS OF DROUGHT STRESSED COTTON, GOSSYPIUM HIRSUTUM L., ON BEET ARMYWORM, SPODOPTERA EXIGUA (HUBNER), OVIPOSITION, AND LARVAL FEEDING PREFERENCES AND GROWTH -
Showler, A., Moran, P.J. 2003. Effects of drought stressed cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., on beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner), oviposition, and larval feeding preferences and growth. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(9):1997-2011.
WEEDS IN CROP SYSTEMS FOR PEST SUPPRESSION -
Showler, A.T. 2004. Weeds in crop systems for pest suppression. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology Volume 3. 1st edition. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 31-35.
TERRITORIAL BEHAVIOR OF THE IMPORTED FIRE ANT -
Showler, A.T. 2004. Territorial behavior of the imported fire ant. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology Volume 3. 1st edition. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 14-16.
DESERT LOCUST, SCHISTOCERCA GREGARIA FORSKAL (ORTHOPTERA: ACRIDIDAE) PLAGUES -
Showler, A.T. 2004. Desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria Forskal (Orthoptera: Acrididae) plagues. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology Volume 1. 1st edition. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 23-27.
REMOTE SENSING FOR DESERT LOCUSTS: PANACEA, TOOL, OR HOAX? -
Showler, A. 2003. Remote sensing for desert locusts: Panacea, tool, or hoax? In: Lockwood, J., Latchininsky, A., editors. Advances in Applied Acridology. Laramie, WY: Association for Applied Acridology International. p. 5-8.
POSTHARVEST MORTALITY OF BOLL WEEVILS RELATIVE TO TILLAGE IN FALLEN COTTON SQUARES AND BOLLS -
Greenberg, S.M., Showler, A., Sappington, T.W., Bradford, J.M., Carroll, S., Arnold, M., Parajulee, M., Brashears, A.D., Knutson, A. 2003. Postharvest mortality of boll weevils relative to tillage in fallen cotton squares and bolls. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 6-10, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee. 2003 CDROM.
EFFECTS OF ROUTINE LATE SEASON FIELD OPERATIONS ON NUMBERS OF BOLL WEEVILS (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) CAPTURED IN LARGE CAPACITY PHEROMONE TRAPS -
Showler, A. 2003. Effects of routine late-season field operations on numbers of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) captured in large-capacity pheromone traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(3):680-689.
EFFECTS OF KAOLIN PARTICLE FILM ON BEET ARMYWORM, SPODOPTERA EXIGUA (HUBNER) (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE), OVIPOSITION AND LARVAL FEEDING AND DEVELOPMENT ON COTTON, (GOSSYPIUM HIRSUTUM L.) -
Showler, A. 2003. Effects of kaolin particle film on beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), oviposition and larval feeding and development on cotton, (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. 95(1):265-271.
EFFECTS OF WEEDS ON SELECTED ARTHROPOD HERBIVORE AND NATURAL ENEMY POPULATIONS, AND COTTON, GOSSYPIUM HIRSUTUM L., GROWTH AND YIELD -
Showler, A., Greenberg, S.M. 2003. Effects of weeds on selected arthropod herbivore and natural enemy populations, and cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., growth and yield. Environmental Entomology. 32(1):39-50.
EFFECTS OF KAOLIN PARTICLE FILM APPLICATION ON BOLL WEEVIL (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) INJURY TO COTTON, AND ON SELECTED NONTARGET ARTHROPOD POPULATIONS -
Showler, A. 2002. Effects of kaolin particle film application on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) injury to cotton, and on selected nontarget arthropod populations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 95(4):754-762.
RESEARCH ON DESERT LOCUSTS: ROOM FOR IMPROVEMENT -
Showler, A. 2002. Research on desert locusts: Room for improvement. In: Lockwood, J., Latchininsky, A., editors. Advances in Applied Acridology. Laramie, WY: Association for Applied Acridology International. p. 19-22.
CAN WE MAKE LOCUST AND GRASSHOPPER MANAGEMENT SUSTAINABLE? -
Lockwood, J.A., Showler, A., Latchininsky, A.V. 2001. Can we make locust and grasshopper management sustainable?. Journal of Orthoptera Research. 10(2):315-329.
AERIALLY APPLIED STANDARD RATE MALATHION AGAINST REDUCED RATES OF MALATHION+ COTTONSEED OIL FOR BOLL WEEVIL CONTROL -
Showler, A., Sappington, T.W., Foster, R.N., Reuter, K.C., Roland, T.J., El-Lissy, O.A. 2002. Aerially applied standard rate malathion against reduced rates of malathion+ cottonseed oil for boll weevil control. Southwestern Entomologist. 27(1):45-58.
EFFECTS OF WATER DEFICIT STRESS, SHADE, WEED COMPETITION, AND KAOLIN PARTICLE FILM ON SELECTED FOLIAR FREE AMINO ACID ACCUMULATIONS IN COTTON, GOSSYPIUM HIRSUTUM (L.) -
Showler, A. 2002. Effects of water deficit stress, shade, weed competition, and kaolin particle film on selected foliar free amino acid accumulations in cotton, Gossypium hirsutum (L.). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 28(3):631-651.
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