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Ann M Simpkins
Sustainable Perennial Crops Laboratory
Biological Science Lab Technician

Phone: (301) 504-6734
Fax: (301) 504-1998
Room 4TH FL

10300 BALTIMORE AVENUE
BLDG 001 BARC-WEST
BELTSVILLE, MD 20705

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Early growth phase and caffeine content response to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide in coffee (Coffea arabica and C. canephora) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Ziska, L.H., Simpkins, A., Infante, F., Davis, A., Rivera, J., Barnaby, J.Y., Wolf, J.E. 2020. Early growth phase and caffeine content response to recent and projected increases in atmospheric carbon dioxide in coffee (Coffea arabica and C. canephora). Scientific Reports. 10:5875.
A repellent against the coffee berry borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Simpkins, A., Miranda, J., Harnly, J.M., Infante, F., Castillo, A., Wakarchuk, D., Cosse, A.A. 2017. A repellent against the coffee berry borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Journal of Insect Science. 17(6):122.
Artificial diet sandwiches reveal sub-social behavior in the coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Simpkins, A., Rodriguez-Soto, M.M., Infante, F., Biedermann, P.H. 2017. Artificial diet sandwiches reveal sub-social behavior in the coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytinae). Journal of Applied Entomology. 141:470-476.
On the eyes of the coffee berry borer as rudimentary organs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Simpkins, A., Bauchan, G.R., Infante, F., Kramer, M.H., Land, M.F. 2014. On the eyes of the coffee berry borer as rudimentary organs. PLoS One. 9(1):e85860.
Fungal endophyte diversity in coffee plants from Colombia, Hawaii, Mexico and Puerto Rico - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vega, F.E., Simpkins, A., Aime, M., Posada, F., Peterson, S.W., Rehner, S.A., Infante, F., Castillo, A. 2009. Fungal endophyte diversity in coffee plants from Colombia, Hawaii, Mexico and Puerto Rico. Fungal Ecology. 3:122-138.
ESTABLISHMENT OF ROGAS INDISCRETUS (HYMENOPTERA: BRACONIDAE), AN INTRODUCEDPARASITE OF THE GYPSY MOTH IN NORTH AMERICA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)