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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Jarrad R Prasifka
Sunflower and Plant Biology Research
Entomology

Phone: (701) 239-1313
Fax: (701) 239-1346

USDA,ARS,NCSL
1307 18TH ST N
FARGO , ND 581022765

Projects
Sunflower Genetic Improvement with Genes from Wild Crop Relatives and Domesticated Sunflower
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424876
North Dakota Pollinator Health and Pollination Services
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 429574
INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF SUNFLOWER VOLATILES AND OTHER SEMIOCHEMICALS IN RESISTANCE TO INSECT PESTS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423206

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Effects from early planting of late-maturing sunflowers on damage from primary insect pests in the United States -
Prasifka, J.R., Marek, L., Lee, D., Thapa, S., Hahn, V., Bradshaw, J. 2016. Effects from early planting of late-maturing sunflowers on damage from primary insect pests in the United States. Helia. 39(63):45-56.
Susceptibility of sunflower inbreds to Melanagromyza minimoides in Argentina and potential association with plant resistance traits -
Prasifka, J.R., Bazzalo, M.E. 2016. Susceptibility of sunflower inbreds to Melanagromyza minimoides in Argentina and potential association with plant resistance traits. International Journal of Pest Management. 62(2):105-110.
Sunflower insect pests -
Bradshaw, J.D., Prasifka, J.R., Knodel, J.J. and Michaud, J.P. 2016. Insect Pests. In: Harveson, R.M., Markell, S.G., Block, C.C., Gulya, T.J. editors. Compendium of Sunflower Diseases and Pests. St. Paul, MN: APS Press. pp.85-106.
Non-constant thermal regimes enhance overwintering success and accelerate diapause development for Smicronyx fulvus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) -
Prasifka, J.R., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D. 2015. Nonconstant thermal regimes enhance overwintering success and accelerate diapause development for Smicronyx fulvus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(4):1804-1809. doi:10.1093/jee/tov173.
Sesquiterpene lactone composition of wild and cultivated sunflowers and biological activity against an insect pest -
Prasifka, J.R., Spring, O., Conrad, J., Cook, L.W., Palmquist, D.E., Foley, M.E. 2015. Sesquiterpene lactone composition of wild and cultivated sunflowers and biological activity against an insect pest. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 63(16):4042-4049. doi:10.1021/acx.jafc.5b00362.
Rhizopus oryzae associated with Melanagromyza splendida and stem disease of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) in California -
Mathew, F.M., Prasifka, J.R., Gaimari, S.D., Shi, L., Markel, S.G., Gulya, T.J. 2015. Rhizopus oryzae associated with Melanagromyza splendida and stem disease of sunflowers (Helianthus annuus) in California. Plant Health Progress. 16(1):39-42. DOI:10.1094/PHP-RS-14-0042.
Larval mortality and development for rotation-resistant and rotation-susceptible populations of the western corn rootworm on Bt corn -
Tinsley, N.A., Spencer, J.L., Estes, R.E., Prasifka, J.R., Schrader, P.M., French, B.W., Gray, M.E. 2015. Larval mortality and development for rotation-resistant and rotation-susceptible populations of the western corn rootworm on Bt corn. Journal of Applied Entomology. 139:46-54.
Variation in the number of capitate glandular trichomes in wild and cultivated sunflower germplasm and potential for use in host plant resistance -
Prasifka, J.R. 2015. Variation in the number of capitate glandular trichomes in wild and cultivated sunflower germplasm and potential for use in host plant resistance. Plant Genetic Resources. 13:68-74.
Pericarp strength of sunflower and its value for plant defense against the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum -
Prasifka, J.R., Hulke, B.S., Seiler, G.J. 2014. Pericarp strength of sunflower and its value for plant defense against the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 8:101-107.
Automated detection of insect-damaged sunflower seeds by X-ray imaging -
Pearson, T.C., Prasifka, J.R., Brabec, D.L., Haff, R.P., Hulke, B.S. 2014. Automated detection of insect-damaged sunflower seeds by X-ray imaging. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30(1):125-131.
Sunflower insect pests -
Prasifka, J.R. 2015. Sunflower insect pests. In: Foce, E.M., Dunford, N. and Salas, J.J. (eds.). Sunflower: Chemistry, Production, Processing, and Utilization. American Oil Chemists’ Society Press, Urbana, Illinois. pp 157-174.
Methods for assessing infestations of sunflower stem weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sunflower stems -
Prasifka, J.R., Campbell, J.F., Aiken, R.M., Bradshaw, J.D. 2014. Methods for assessing infestations of sunflower stem weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sunflower stems. The Canadian Entomologist. 146(4): 465-469.
Transmission of Switchgrass mosaic virus by Graminella aureovitatta -
Agindotan, B.O., Prasifka, J.R., Gray, M.E., Dietrich, C.H., Bradley, C.A. 2013. Transmission of Switchgrass mosaic virus by Graminella aureovitatta. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 35(3):384-389.
Adult activity and oviposition of corn rootworms, Diabrotica spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in Miscanthus, corn, and switchgrass -
Prasifka, J.R., Spencer, J.L., Tinsley, N.A., Estes, R.E., Gray, M.E. 2013. Adult activity and oviposition of corn rootworms, Diabrotica spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in Miscanthus, corn, and switchgrass. Journal of Applied Entomology. 137(7):481-487.
Current status and future perspectives on sunflower insect pests -
Prasifka, J.R., Hulke, B.S. 2012. Current status and future perspectives on sunflower insect pests. In: 18th International Sunflower Conference Program and Abstracts, Mar del Plata & Barcarce, Argentina, February 27-March 1, 2012. P.41.
Research needs and potential effects of biomass crops on pest management -
Prasifka, J.R., Gray, M.E. 2012. Research needs and potential effects of biomass crops on pest management. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 3(4):C1-C5.
Potential biomass reductions to Miscanthus × giganteus by stem-boring caterpillars -
Prasifka, J.R., Bradshaw, J.D., Gray, M.E. 2012. Potential biomass reductions to Miscanthus × giganteus by stem-boring caterpillars. Environmental Entomology. 41(4):865-871.
Establishment and host effects of cereal aphids on switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) cultivars -
Burd, J.D., Prasifka, J.R., Bradshaw, J.D. 2012. Establishment and host effects of cereal aphids on switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) cultivars. Southwestern Entomologist. 37(2):115-122.
Modeling the impact of cross-pollination and low toxin expression in corn kernels on adaptation of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to transgenic insecticidal corn -
Kang, J., Onstad, D.W., Hellmich II, R.L., Moser, S.E., Hutchison, W.D., Prasifka, J.R. 2012. Modeling the impact of cross-pollination and low toxin expression in corn kernels on adaptation of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to transgenic insecticidal corn. Environmental Entomology. 41(1):200-211.
Bacillus thuringiensis Resistance Influences European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larval Behavior after Exposure to Cry1Ab -
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Sumerford, D.V., Siegfried, B.D. 2009. Bacillus thuringiensis Resistance Influences European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larval Behavior after Exposure to Cry1Ab. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(2):781-787.
Nosema pyrausta: Its Biology, History, and Potential Role in a Landscape of Transgenic Insecticidal Crops -
Lewis, L.C., Bruck, D.J., Prasifka, J.R., Raun, E.S. 2009. Nosema pyrausta: Its Biology, History, and Potential Role in a Landscape of Transgenic Insecticidal Crops. Biological Control. 48(3):223-231.
Overexpression of Drosophila juvenile hormone esterase binding protein results in anti-JH effects and reduced pheromone abundance -
Zhiyan, L., Li, X., Prasifka, J.R., Jurenka, R., Bonning, B.C. 2008. Overexpression of Drosophila juvenile hormone esterase binding protein results in anti-JH effects and reduced pheromone abundance. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 156:164-172.
Selection of Nontarget Arthropod Taxa for Field Research on Transgenic Insecticidal Crops: Using Empirical Data and Statistical Power -
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Dively, G.P., Higgins, L.S., Dixon, P.M., Duan, J.J. 2008. Selection of Nontarget Arthropod Taxa for Field Research on Transgenic Insecticidal Crops: Using Empirical Data and Statistical Power. Environmental Entomology. 37(1):1-10.
Effects of Transgenic Bacillus thuringienses Corn and Permethrin on Nontarget Arthropods -
Bruck, D.J., Lopez, M.D., Lewis, L.C., Prasifka, J.R., Gunnarson, R.D. 2007. Effects of tansgenic Bacillus thuringienses corn and permethrin on nontarget arthropods. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 23(3):111-124.
Effects of Insecticide Exposure on Movement and Population Size Estimates of Predatory Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) -
Prasifka, J.R., Lopez, M.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, P.L. 2007. Effects of Insecticide Exposure on Movement and Population Size Estimates of Predatory Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Pest Management Science. 64:30-36.
COMPARISON OF PITFALL TRAPS AND LITTER BAGS FOR SAMPLING GROUND-DWELLING ARTHROPODS -
Prasifka, J.R., Lopez, M.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C., Dively, G.P. 2007. Comparison of pitfall traps and litter bags for sampling ground-dwelling arthropods. Journal of Applied Entomology. 131:115-120.
Rubidium marking to detect pest and predator dispersal from corn into sorghum and cotton in Georgia -
Tillman, P.G., Prasifka, J.R., Heniz, K.M. 2007. Rubidium marking to detect dispersal of pest and predator from corn into sorghum and cotton in Georgia. Journal of Entomological Science. 42(3): 383-391.
Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on the Movement of Monarch Butterfly Larvae -
Prasifka, P.L., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, J.R., Lewis, L.C. 2007. Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on the Movement of Monarch Butterfly Larvae. Environmental Entomology. 36(1):228-233.
SAMPLING EUROPEAN CORN BORER (LEPIDOPTERA: CRAMBIDAE) LARVAE FROM SEED CORN DRYING BINS FOR BT RESISTANCE MONITORING -
Prasifka, J.R., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C., Calvin, D.D. 2006. Sampling European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larvae from Seed Corn Drying Bins for Bt Resistance Monitoring. Southwestern Entomologist. 31(4):269-279.
EFFECTS OF LIVING MULCHES ON PREDATOR ABUNDANCE AND SENTINEL PREY IN A CORN-SOYBEAN-FORAGE ROTATION -
Prasifka, J.R., Schmidt, N.P., Kohler, K.A., O'Neal, M.E., Hellmich II, R.L., Singer, J.W. 2006. Effects of living mulches on predator abundance and sentinel prey in a corn-soybean-forage rotation. Environmental Entomology. 35(5):1423-1431.
ASSESSING CARABIDS CONTRIBUTION TO ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: DOES IT MATTER IF THERE ARE MORE BEETLES? -
O'Neal, M.E., Prasifka, J.R., Schmidt, N.P., Singer, J.W., Hellmich II, R.L., Kohler, K.A. 2006. Assessing carabids contribution to ecosystem services: Does it matter if there are more beetles? American Entomologist. 51:231-233.
A FRAMEWORK FOR EVALUATING POSSIBLE NON-TARGET EFFECTS OF TRANSGENIC CORN IN THE UNITED STATES: STANDARDIZING LABORATORY TESTS -
EFFECTS ON FITNESS AND BEHAVIOR OF MONARCH BUTTERFLY LARVAE EXPOSED TO A COMBINATION OF CRY1AB-EXPRESSING CORN ANTHERS AND POLLEN -
Anderson, P.L., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, J.R., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Effects on fitness and behavior of monarch butterfly larvae exposed to a combination of Cry1ab-expressing corn anthers and pollen. Environmental Entomology. 34:944-952.
UTILITY OF GROUND BEETLE SPECIES IN FIELD TESTS OF POTENTIAL NON-TARGET EFFECTS OF BT CROPS -
Lopez, M.D., Prasifka, J.R., Bruck, D.J., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Utility of ground beetle species in field tests of potential non-target effects of Bt crops. Environmental Entomology. 34(5):1317-1324.
ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF PEST MANAGEMENT ON NON-TARGET ARTHROPODS: THE INFLUENCE OF PLOT SIZE AND ISOLATION -
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Dively, G.P., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Assessing the effects of pest management on non-target arthropods: the influence of plot size and isolation. Environmental Entomology. 34:1181-1192.
ASSESSING GROUND BEETLE CONTRIBUTION TO ECOSYSTEM SERVICES: DOES IT MATTER IF THERE ARE MORE GROUND BEETLES? -
O'Neal, M.E., Singer, J.W., Schmidt, N., Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L. 2005. Assessing ground beetle contribution to ecosystem services: does it matter if there are more ground beetles?. [abstract]. NCB-ESA North Central Branch Entomological Society of America. Paper No. 102.
THE EFFECT OF PERENNIAL COVER CROPS ON NATURAL ENEMY COMMUNITIES IN CORN AND SOYBEAN -
Schmidt, N., Oneal, M., Singer, J.W., Kohler, K.A., Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich Ii, R.L. 2004. The effect of perennial cover crops on natural enemy communities in corn and soybean [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster No. D0081.
DEVELOPING GUIDELINES FOR MONITORING NON-TARGET EFFECTS OF BT CROPS -
CHALLENGES FOR FIELD RESEARCH ON NON-TARGET EFFECTS OF BT CROPS -
EFFECTS OF BT PLANTS ON NON-TARGET HERBIVORES -
Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, J.R., Anderson, P.L. 2004. Effects of Bt plants on non-target herbivores. In: van Emden, H.F., Gray, A.J., editors. GM Crops-Ecological Dimensions. Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK: Association of Applied Biologists. p. 75-80.
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