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Christopher T Werle
Southern Horticultural Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (601) 403-8811
Fax: (601) 795-4965

810 HWY 26, WEST
POPLARVILLE , MS 394700287


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A practical method for culturing and novel biology of the spotted wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) -
NOVEL ASPECTS OF SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA BIOLOGY AND IMPROVED METHODS OF REARING -
Biology, ecology, and management of Xylosandrus spp. ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in ornamental tree nurseries -
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Schultz, P., Oliver, J., Frank, S., Addesso, K., Chong, J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Gill, S., Krause, C.R. 2016. Biology, ecology, and management of Xylosandrus spp. ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in ornamental tree nurseries. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 7(1):9; 1-23.
Physical interaction between floral specialist bees Ptilothrix bombiformis (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) enhances pollination of hibiscus (section Trionum: Malvaceae) -
Sampson, B.J., Pounders Jr, C.T., Werle, C.T., Mallette, T., Larsen, D., Chatelain, L.M., Lee, K.C. 2016. Physical interaction between floral specialist bees Ptilothrix bombiformis (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) enhances pollination of hibiscus (section Trionum: Malvaceae). Journal of Pollination Ecology. 18(2):7-12.
Environmental ethanol as an ecological constraint on dietary breadth of Spotted-Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii Mat. (Diptera: Drosophilidae) -
B.J. Sampson, E.T. Stafne, D.A. Marshall-Shaw, S.J. Stringer, T. Mallette, C.T. Werle and D. Larson. 2016. Environmental ethanol as a reproductive constraint on spotted wing drosophila and implications for control in Rubus and other fruits. Acta Horticulturae 1133: 411-418.
Phenotypic variation in fitness traits of a managed solitary bee, Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) -
Sampson, B., Rinehart, T., Kirker, G., Stringer, S., Werle, C. Phenotypic variation in fitness traits of a managed solitary bee, Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 1–10; DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov233. 2015.
Movement of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in ornamental nurseries and surrounding habitats Reprint Icon -
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Oliver, J.B., Schultz, P.P. 2015. Movement of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in ornamental nurseries and surrounding habitats. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov174.
Seasonal and spatial dispersal patterns of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionidae) from forest habitats into production nurseries -
Werle, C.T., Chong, J., Sampson, B.J., Reding, M.E., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2015. Seasonal and spatial dispersal patterns of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionidae) from forest habitats into production nurseries. Florida Entomologist. 98: 884-891.
Southern Blueberry Pollinators -
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2015. Southern Blueberry Pollinators. Mississippi Vaccinium Journal. Vol. 4 Issue 2 p. 7-9.
Molecular and phytochemical investigation of Angelica dahurica and Aneelica pubescentis essential oils and their biological activity against Aedes aegypti, Stephanitis pyrioides and Colletotrichum species -
Tabanca, N., Gao, Z., Demirci, B., Techen, N., Wedge, D.E., Ali, A., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Bernier, U.R., Khan, I.A., Can Baser, K.H. 2014. Molecular and phytochemical investigation of Angelica dahurica and Aneelica pubescentis essential oils and their biological activity against Aedes aegypti, Stephanitis pyrioides and Colletotrichum species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:8848-8857.
From a nontarget to a target: identification of a fermentation volatile blend attractive to Zaprionus Indianus -
Cha, D.H., Gill, M.A., Epsky, N.D., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Landolt, P.J. 2015. From a nontarget to a target: identification of a fermentation volatile blend attractive to Zaprionus Indianus. Journal of Applied Entomology. 139:114-122.
Ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) captures using colored traps in southeast Tennessee and south Mississippi -
Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar -
Landolt, P.J., Cha, D.H., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Gilbride, R., Clepper, T., Reed, H.C., Teal, P.E., Sampson, B.J. 2014. Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar. Florida Entomologist. 97(4):1620-1630.
Improving yield and berry quality for zygomorphic blooms of blueberry: the role of the plant growth regulators, gibberellic acid and coconut oil -
Sampson, B.J., Marshall-Shaw, D.A., Stringer, S.J., Sakhanokho, H.F., Werle, C.T., Spiers, J.M. 2014. Improving yield and berry quality for zygomorphic blooms of blueberry: the role of the plant growth regulators, gibberellic acid and coconut oil. Scientia Horticulturae. 173:1-14.
Cherry Fruitworm, an emerging pest of Mississippi blueberries -
Werle, C.T., Stafne, E., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2013. Cherry Fruitworm, an emerging pest of Mississippi blueberries. Mississippi Fruit and Nut Blog. (2)3:2-4.
A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace Reprint Icon -
Cha, D.H., Adams, T., Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Rogg, H., Landolt, P.J. 2013. A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace. Pest Management Science. 70:324-331.
Genetic and fitness costs of raising wild pollinators in captivity: interaction among species, subspecies and populations of orchard bees -
The brown marmorated stink bug: pest of Mississippi blueberries? -
Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2013. The brown marmorated stink bug: pest of Mississippi blueberries?. Mississippi Vaccinium Journal. 2:8-10.
Volatile chemicals associated with host plants of the strawberry rootworm -
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Bland, J.M. 2012. Volatile chemicals associated with host plants of the strawberry rootworm. Southern Nursery Association Proceedings. 57:111-116.
Diversity abundance and seasonality of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionida) in Southern Mississippi -
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Oliver, J.B. 2012. Diversity abundance and seasonality of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionida) in Southern Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist. 5:1-5.
A new method for insect pest monitoring at the nursery -
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2011. A new method for insect pest monitoring at the nursery. Southern Nursery Association Research Conference. 56:92-96.
Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition antifungal activity and insecticidal activity -
Tabanca, N., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Becnel, J.J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Demrici, B., Baser, K., Blythe, E.K., Pounders Jr, C.T., Wedge, D.E. 2010. Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition, antifungal activity and insecticidal activity. Natural Product Communications. 5(9):1409-1415.
Cage-Fighting Bees: Can Aggressive Competition Increase Pollination Efficacy for an Oligolectic Native Bee? -
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J. 2010. Cage-Fighting Bees: Can aggressive competition increase pollination efficacy for an oligolectic native bee ?. Ecological Society of America (ESA) pg. 57.
Aprostocetus xiphopunctus Sampson nov. sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidea): A new natural ememy of a gall midge complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) -
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2010. Aprostocetus xiphopunctus Sampson nov. sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidea): A new natural ememy of a gall midge complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Ecological Society of America (ESA).
Antifungal and Insecticidal Activity from Two Juniperus Essential Oils -
Wedge, D.E., Tabanca, N., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Demerci, B., Baser, K., Nan, P., Duan, J., Liu, Z. 2009. Antifungal and Insecticidal Activity from Two Juniperus Essential Oils. Natural Product Communications. 4(1):123-127.
Trying to Catch Lightening in a Bottle: Can Essential Oils be Used as Effective Biopesticides? -
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Sakhanokho, H.F., Pounders Jr, C.T., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E. 2008. Trying to Catch Lightening in a Bottle: Can Essential Oils be Used as Effective Biopesticides?. Extension Publications.
CHANGES IN THE RATIOS OF FOUR CUTICULAR HYDROCARBONS IN FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE WORKERS (COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS SHIRAKI) DUE TO DIET -
Rojas, M.G., Werle, C.T., Cottrell, N.L., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2005. Changes in the ratios of four cuticular hydrocarbons in formosan subterranean termite workers (coptotermes formosanus shiraki) due to diet. Sociobiology 46:131-140.
CHANGES IN THE RATIOS OF FOUR CUTICULAR HYDROCARBONS IN THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE (COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS) DUE TO DIET -
Rojas, M.G., Werle, C.T., Cottrell, N.L., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2005. Changes in the ratios of four cuticular hydrocarbons in the formosan subterranean termite (coptotermes formosanus) due to diet. Sociobiology 46(1):131-140.
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