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Miriam D Lopez
Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Phone: (515) 294-7877
Fax: (515) 294-9359

1575 AGRONOMY BLDG
AMES , IA 50011

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Development and application of a quantitative bioassay to evaluate maize silk resistance to corn earworm herbivory among progenies derived from Peruvian landrace Piura -
Lopez, M.D., Posekany, T.S., Ward, T.M., Yandeau-Nelson, M.D., Abel, C.A., Lauter, N.C. 2019. Development and application of a quantitative bioassay to evaluate maize silk resistance to corn earworm herbivory among progenies derived from Peruvian landrace Piura. PLoS One. 14(4):e0215414. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0215414.
A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes -
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Lopez, M.D., Wang, H., Fraser, L.M., Kroemer, J.A., Spencer, T., Kim, K., Abel, C.A., Hellmich II, R.L., Siegfried, B.D. 2011. A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes. Genetica. 139(8):961-972.
Effects of Infection with Nosema pyrausta on Survival and Development of Offspring of Laboratory Selected Bt-resistant and Bt-susceptible European Corn Borers -
Nosema pyrausta and Cry1Ab-incorporated Diet Led to Decreased Survival and Developmental Delays in European Corn Borer -
Lopez, M.D., Sumerford, D.V., Lewis, L.C. 2010. Nosema pyrausta and Cry1Ab-incorporated Diet Led to Decreased Survival and Developmental Delays in European Corn Borer. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 134(2):146-153.
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.
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.