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Michael Jay Grodowitz
Biological Control of Pests Research
Research Leader

Phone: (662) 686-5229
Fax: (662) 686-5281
Room 105

59 LEE ROAD
NBCL
STONEVILLE , MS 387760067
Projects
Products for Invasive Ant Control
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 428358
Production and Deployment of Natural Enemies for Biological Control of Arthropod Pests
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 430071
Development of Biopesticides for Insect Control in High Tunnel Vegetable Production
Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 430731

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Discovery of Aphis ruborum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and Aphelinus varipes (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on cultivated strawberry in Mississippi, USA -
Riddick, E.W., Miller, G.L., Owen, C.L., Bauchan, G.R., Schmidt, J.M., Gariepy, T., Brown, R.L., Grodowitz, M.J. 2019. Discovery of Aphis ruborum (Hemiptera: Aphididae) and Aphelinus varipes (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on cultivated strawberry in Mississippi, USA. Journal of Insect Science. 19(3):1-6.
Differential gene expression in Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) larval and pupal stages -
Allen, M.L., Rhoades, J.H., Sparks, M., Grodowitz, M.J. 2018. Differential gene expression in Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) larval and pupal stages. Insects. 9(4),185.
A novel method to evaluate the reproductive potential of Phymastichus Coffea (Hymenoptera: Eulophydae) in Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) under laboratory conditions -
Portilla, M., Streett, D.A., Grodowitz, M.J. 2018. A novel method to evaluate the reproductive potential of Phymastichus Coffea (Hymenoptera: Eulophydae) in Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) under laboratory conditions. Journal of Insect Science. 18(6):1-7.
The reproductive biology of Oxyops vitiosa Pascoe, 1870 (Colepotera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtaceae) -
Pratt, P.D., Grodowitz, M.J., Center, T.D., Rayamajhi, M.B. 2018. The reproductive biology of Oxyops vitiosa Pascoe, 1870 (Colepotera: Curculionidae), a biological control agent of the invasive tree Melaleuca quinquenervia (Myrtaceae). Pan Pacific Entomology. 94(3:117-129. https://doi.org/10.3956/2018-94.3.117.
Oviposition strategies in beneficial insects -
Riddick, E.W., Dindo, M.L., Grodowitz, M.J., Cottrell, T.E. 2018. Oviposition strategies in beneficial insects. International Journal of Insect Science. 10:1-3.
Potential of Myrothecium species as bioherbicides for giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta) -
Weaver, M.A., Shearer, J.F., Grodowitz, M.J., Boyette, C.D. 2018. Potential of Myrothecium species as bioherbicides for giant salvinia (Salvinia molesta). Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 56:120-122.
Abridged life tables for Cephalonomia stephanoderis and Prorops nasuta (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) Parasitoids of Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) reared on artificial diet -
Portilla, M., Grodowitz, M.J. 2018. Abridged life tables for Cephalonomia stephanoderis and Prorops nasuta (Hymenoptera: Bethylidae) Parasitoids of Hypothenemus hampei (Coleoptera: Scolytidae) reared on artificial diet. Journal of Insect Science. 18(2):1-7. doi:10.1093/jisesa/iey013.
The reproductive morphology and physiological age grading of the female Salvinia Weevil, Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder and Sands -
Eisenberg, L., Johnson, S., Grodowitz, M.J. 2018. The reproductive morphology and physiological age grading of the female Salvinia Weevil, Cyrtobagous salviniae Calder and Sands. Journal of Insect Science. 10:1-8. https://doi:10.1177/1179543317751909.
Genome sequences of three strains of Aspergillus flavus for the biological control of Aflatoxin -
Weaver, M.A., Scheffler, B.E., Duke, M.V., Ballard, L.L., Abbas, H.K., Grodowitz, M.J. 2017. Genome sequences of three strains of Aspergillus flavus for the biological control of Aflatoxin. American Society for Microbiology, Genome Announcements. 5(44):e01204-e01217x. https://doi:10.1128/genomeA.01204-17.
Allantoin crystal formation in Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister)(Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) females Reprint Icon -
Allantoin crystal formation in Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) females -
Rojas, M.G., Grodowitz, M.J., Reibenspies, J., Reed, D.A., Perring, T.M., Allen, M.L. 2017. Allantoin crystal formation in Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) females. Journal of Insect Science. 17(3):75:1-6.
First report of soybean pest, Euschistus quadrator (Hempitera: pentatomidae) in Mississippi -
Blackman, B.D., Allen, K.C., Jones, W.A., Little, N., Grodowitz, M.J., Luttrell, R.G. 2017. First report of soybean pest, Euschistus quadrator (Hempitera: pentatomidae) in Mississippi. Florida Entomologist. 100(1):192-194. doi:10.1653/024.100.0132.
Update on the defensive chemicals of the Little Black Ant, Monomorium minimum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Reprint Icon -
Chen, J., Cantrell, C.L., Oi, D.H., Grodowitz, M.J. 2016. Update on the defensive chemicals of the Little Black Ant, Monomorium minimum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Toxicon. 122:127-132.
Do the U.S. Dioecious and Monoecious biotypes of Hydrilla verticillata L.F. Royle hybridize? -
Williams, D., Harms, N., Dodd, L., Grodowitz, M.J., Dick, G. 2017. Do the U.S. Dioecious and Monoecious biotypes of Hydrilla verticillata L.F. Royle hybridize?. Journal of Aquatic Plant Management. 55:35-39.
Morphology of the female reproductive system and physiological age-grading of Megamelus scutellaris (Hemiptera: Delphacidae), a biological control agent of water hyacinth -
Mattison, E.D., Center, T.D., Grodowitz, M.J., Tipping, P.W. 2017. Morphology of the female reproductive system and physiological age-grading of Megamelus scutellaris (Hemiptera: Delphacidae), a biological control agent of water hyacinth. Florida Entomologist. 100(2):303-309.
Folivory and disease occurrence on Ludwigia hexapetala in Guntersville Reservoir -
Use of an inexpensive chlorophyll meter to predict Nitrogen levels in leaf tissues of water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes (Mart.) Solms -
The hurdles of biological control of the red Imported Fire Ant: Part 2. -
Rojas, M.G., Elliott, R.B., Chen, J., Grodowitz, M.J., Allen, M.L., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2016. The hurdles of biological control of the red Imported Fire Ant: Part 2.. Adjacent Government UK Magazine. 10:246-247.
The hurdles of Biological Control to control The red Imported Fire Ant: Part 1 -
Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Chen, J., Grodowitz, M.J., Allen, M.L. 2016. The hurdles of Biological Control to control The red Imported Fire Ant: Part 1. Adjacent Government UK Magazine. 9:184-185.
Tyramides in male alates of black imported fire ants, Solenopsis richetri -
Chen, J., Grodowitz, M.J. 2017. Tyramides in male alates of black imported fire ants, Solenopsis richetri. Insect Science. 24(1):169-172. doi:10.1111/1744-7917.12304.
Insect biomass to enhance food production -
Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Grodowitz, M.J. 2015. Insect biomass to enhance food production. Adjacent Government UK Magazine. 1 page.
The importance of biological control in agriculture -
Grodowitz, M.J., Morales Ramos, J.A., Rojas, M.G., Riddick, E.W., Chen, J., Elliott, R.B., Boyette, C.D., Hoagland, R.E. 2015. The importance of biological control in agriculture. Adjacent Government UK Magazine. 1-12.
Arthropods in Biological Control -
Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Grodowitz, M.J. 2015. Arthropods in Biological Control. Adjacent Government UK Magazine. 7: 253-254.