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George D Yocum
Insect Genetics and Biochemistry Research
Research Physiologist (Insects)

Phone: (701) 239-1301
Fax: (701) 239-1348

USDA,ARS,BRL
1605 ALBRECHT BLVD N
FARGO, ND 581022765
Projects
Enhancing Pollinator Health and Availability Through Conservation of Genetic Diversity and Development of Novel Management Tools and Strategies
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 437657
Development of Improved Management Systems for Pollinators, Alfalfa Leafcutter Bee, Megachile rotundata and Blue Orchard Bee, Osmia lignaria
Non-Funded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 430840

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Diet quantity influences caste determination in honey bees (Apis mellifera) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Slater, G.P., Yocum, G.D., Bowsher, J.H. 2020. Diet quantity influences caste determination in honey bees (Apis mellifera). Proceedings of the Royal Society. 287:20200614. https://doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2020.0614.
Microclimate temperatures impact nesting preference in Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, E.S., Murphy, C.E., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Bowsher, J.H. 2020. Microclimate temperatures impact nesting preference in Megachile rotundata. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa012.
Fluctuating thermal regimes prevent chill injury but do not change patterns of oxidative stress in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torson, A.S., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Nash, S.A., Bowsher, J.H. 2019. Fluctuating thermal regimes prevent chill injury but do not change patterns of oxidative stress in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata. Journal of Insect Physiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2019.103935.
Generalized linear mixed model approach to time-to-event data with censored observations - (Proceedings)
Yeater, K.M., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Rajamohan, A., Bowsher, J., Greenlee, K. 2019. Generalized linear mixed model approach to time-to-event data with censored observations. In: Proceedings of the Southeast SAS Users Group Conference, October 20-22, 2019. Williamsburg, Virginia.
Thermoprofile parameters affect survival of Megachile rotundata during exposure to low-temperatures Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Rajamohan, A., Bowsher, J.H., Yeater, K.M., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. Thermoprofile parameters affect survival of Megachile rotundata during exposure to low-temperatures. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 59(4):1089-1102. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icz126.
Impacts of temperature stress on gene expression of the insulin pathway in overwintering Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Cambron, L.D., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. Impacts of temperature stress on gene expression of the insulin pathway in overwintering Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Eighth International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science. July 7-10, 2019. Barcelona, Spain. Talk No. O16.
Immediate transcriptional response to a temperature pulse under a fluctuating thermal regime Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melicher, D.M., Torson, A.S., Anderson, T.J., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Bowsher, J.H. 2019. Immediate transcriptional response to a temperature pulse under a fluctuating thermal regime. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 59(2):320-337. https://doi.org/10.1093/icb/icz096.
New techniques for answering old questions: Measuring gene expression in diapausing Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Cambron, L.D., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. New techniques for answering old questions: Measuring gene expression in diapausing Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Nov. 17-20, 2019. St. Louis, MO. Poster No. D3072.
Let me out: Effects of offspring cell position on emergence patterns of solitary, cavity-nesting bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Debardlabon, K.M., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. Let me out: Effects of offspring cell position on emergence patterns of solitary, cavity-nesting bee, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Nov. 17-20, 2019. St. Louis, MO. Poster No. D3231.
Parental thermal history influences offspring characteristics - (Abstract Only)
Earls, K.N., Porter, M., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. Parental thermal history influences offspring characteristics [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Nov. 17-20, 2019. St. Louis, MO. Talk No. 1019.
A sweet and fat review of insulin signaling and lipid metabolism in diapausing insects - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Cambron, L.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. A sweet and fat review of insulin signaling and lipid metabolism in diapausing insects [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Nov. 17-20, 2019. St. Louis, MO. Talk No. 2141.
Improved spring low-temperature storage of Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rajamohan, A., Bowsher, J.H., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. Improved spring low-temperature storage of Megachile rotundata [abstract]. 2019 International Pollinator Conference, July 17-20, 2019, Davis, CA. p. 42.
Long-distance transportation causes temperature stress in the honey bee, Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Melicher, D.M., Wilson, E.S., Bowsher, J.H., Peterson, S., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P. 2019. Long-distance transportation causes temperature stress in the honey bee, Apis mellifera (Hymenoptera: Apidae). Environmental Entomology. 48(3):691-701. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz027.
Insulin pathway gene expression in a diapausing solitary bee Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Cambron, L.D., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. Insulin pathway gene expression in a diapausing solitary bee Megachile rotundata [abstract]. FASEB Journal 33(1 supplement):Abstract No. 545.4.
Sex-specific differences in emergence patterns of solitary, cavity-nesting bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Debardlabon, K.M., Bennett, M.M., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2019. Sex-specific differences in emergence patterns of solitary, cavity-nesting bee, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. FASEB Journal. 33(1 supplement)Abstract No. 725.5.
Beneficial effects of fluctuating thermal regimes: Increasing insect survival of low temperature stress - (Abstract Only)
Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D. 2019. Beneficial effects of fluctuating thermal regimes: Increasing insect survival of low temperature stress [abstract]. Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. Jan. 3-7, 2019. Tampa, FL. Abstract No. S10-6, p. 155.
Protective mechanisms during low temperature stress in a solitary bee - (Abstract Only)
Bowsher, J.H., Torson, A.S., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P. 2019. Protective mechanisms during low temperature stress in a solitary bee [abstract]. The Society for Integrative Comparative Biology Annual Meetings. January 3-7, 2019. Tampa, FL. Paper No. S5-9 . p. 39.
What's going on during diapause? Investigating the insulin pathway in overwintering Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Cambron, L.D., Greenlee, K.J., Yocum, G.D. 2019. What's going on during diapause? Investigating the insulin pathway in overwintering Megachile rotundata [abstract]. The Society for Integrative Comparative Biology Annual Meetings. January 3-7, 2019. Tampa, FL. Abstract No. 84-7. p 52.
Characterizing the upper thermal limits of an important pollinator - (Abstract Only)
Debardlabon, K.M., Arnold, I., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2018. Characterizing the upper thermal limits of an important pollinator [abstract]. 2018 Entomology Society of America/Entomology Society of Canada Joint Annual Meeting. Nov 11-14, 2018. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Paper No. D3171.
How low can they go: Does hypoxia increase survival of overwintering Bombus impatiens queens? - (Abstract Only)
Davis, G., Greenlee, K.J., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D. 2018. How low can they go: Does hypoxia increase survival of overwintering Bombus impatiens queens? [abstract]. 2018 Entomology Society of America/Entomology Society of Canada Joint Annual Meeting. Nov 11-14, 2018. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Paper No. D3251.
Insulin signaling during diapause: Expression of target insulin pathway genes in overwintering Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Cambron, L.D., Greenlee, K.J., Yocum, G.D. 2018. Insulin signaling during diapause: Expression of target insulin pathway genes in overwintering Megachile rotundata [abstract]. 2018 Entomology Society of America/Entomology Society of Canada Joint Annual Meeting. Nov 11-14, 2018. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Paper No. 0321. p. 101.
Too hot in here: Heat stress impacts reproduction of Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Wilson, E.S., Murphy, C.E., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Bowsher, J.H. 2018. Too hot in here: Heat stress impacts reproduction of Megachile rotundata [abstract]. 2018 Entomology Society of America/Entomology Society of Canada Joint Annual Meeting. Nov 11-14, 2018. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Paper No. D3046. p. 125.
Mechanisms underpinning the beneficial effects of fluctuating thermal regimes in insect cold tolerance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Colinet, H., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2018. Mechanisms underpinning the beneficial effects of fluctuating thermal regimes in insect cold tolerance. Journal of Experimental Biology. 221: jeb164806. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.164806.
A precise and autonomous system for the detection of insect emergence patterns Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennett, M., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Yocum, I.S. 2019. A precise and autonomous system for the detection of insect emergence patterns. Journal of Visualized Experiments. 143:e58362. https://doi.org/10.3791/58362.
Micro-computed tomography of pupal metamorphosis in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Helm, B.R., Payne, S., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Bowsher, J.H., Greenlee, K.J. 2018. Micro-computed tomography of pupal metamorphosis in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata. Arthropod Structure and Development. 47(5):521-528. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.asd.2018.05.001.
Environmental history impacts gene expression during diapause development in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Childers, A.K., Rinehart, J.P., Rajamohan, A., Pitts Singer, T., Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H. 2018. Environmental history impacts gene expression during diapause development in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata. Journal of Experimental Biology. 221:jeb173443. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.173443.
Cues for cavity nesters: investigating relevant zeitgebers for emerging leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennett, M.M., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2018. Cues for cavity nesters: investigating relevant zeitgebers for emerging leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata. Journal of Experimental Biology. 221(10):jeb175406. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.175406.
A model species for agricultural pest genomics: the genome of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schoville, S.D., Chen, Y.H., Childers, A.K., Childers, C., Oppert, B.S., Perkin, L.C., Poelchau, M.F., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Richards, S. 2018. A model species for agricultural pest genomics: the genome of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Scientific Reports. 8(1):1931. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20154-1.
Aging and body size in solitary bees - (Abstract Only)
Grula, C., Bowsher, J.H., Yocum, G.D., Heidinger, B. 2018. Aging and body size in solitary bees [abstract]. The Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SCIB) Annual Meeting 2018. January 3-7, 2018. San Francisco, CA. P3-191.
Flight biomechanics of developmentally-induced size variation in the solitary bee Osmia lignaria - (Abstract Only)
Helm, B.R., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H. 2018. Flight biomechanics of developmentally-induced size variation in the solitary bee Osmia lignaria [abstract]. The Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SCIB) Annual Meeting 2018. January 3-7, 2018. San Francisco, CA. 139-1.
Sub-lethal effects of neonicitinoids on the alfalfa leafcutter bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Palmersheim, M.C., Helm, B.R., Royaute, R., Mallinger, R., Yocum, G.D. 2018. Sub-lethal effects of neonicitinoids on the alfalfa leafcutter bee, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. The Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SCIB) Annual Meeting 2018. January 3-7, 2018. San Francisco, CA. P1-178.
Physiological and molecular regulation of metamorphic commitment in the solitary bee Osmia lignaria - (Abstract Only)
Agosto, L.M., Bentley, V.L., Helm, B.R., Holthusen, J.E., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H. 2018. Physiological and molecular regulation of metamorphic commitment in the solitary bee Osmia lignaria [abstract]. The Society for Integrative & Comparative Biology (SCIB) Annual Meeting 2018. January 3-7, 2018. San Francisco, CA. P3-189.
Environmental history impacts on gene expression during diapause development in Megachile rotundata ()
Metamorphosis is induced by food absence rather than a critical weight in the solitary bee, Osmia lignaria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Helm, B.R., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H. 2017. Metamorphosis is induced by food absence rather than a critical weight in the solitary bee, Osmia lignaria. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 114(41): 10924–10929. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1703008114.
Physiological responses to fluctuating temperatures are characterized by distinct transcriptional profiles in a solitary bee Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torson, A., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Nash, S.A., Kvidera, K.M., Bowsher, J.H. 2017. Physiological responses to fluctuating temperatures are characterized by distinct transcriptional profiles in a solitary bee. Journal of Experimental Biology. 220(18):3372-3380. https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.156695.
Diet quantity influence phenotypic dimorphism during honey bee (Apis mellifera) caste determination - (Abstract Only)
Bowsher, J., Slater, G., Yocum, G.D. 2017. Diet quantity influence phenotypic dimorphism during honey bee (Apis mellifera) caste determination [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. November 5-8, 2017. Poster SD1857.
Using microcontrollers to study emergence rhythms of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, M.M., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2017. Using microcontrollers to study emergence rhythms of the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. November 5-8, 2017. Talk 1020.
Characterizing thermal performance of an important pollinator, the alfalfa leafcutting bee Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Debardlabon, K.M., Bennett, M., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J. 2017. Characterizing thermal performance of an important pollinator, the alfalfa leafcutting bee Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. November 5-8, 2017. Poster D3189.
Mechanisms of increased lifespan in hypoxia in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J., Heidinger, B., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D. 2017. Mechanisms of increased lifespan in hypoxia in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Denver, CO. November 5-8, 2017. Poster D3283.
The geometric framework for nutrition reveals interactions between protein and carbohydrate during larval growth in honey bees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Helm, B.R., Slater, G.P., Rajamohan, A., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H. 2017. The geometric framework for nutrition reveals interactions between protein and carbohydrate during larval growth in honey bees. Biology Open. 6(6):872-880. doi:10.1242/bio.022582.
Mechanisms of increased lifespan in hypoxia - (Abstract Only)
Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H., Heidinger, B., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D. 2017. Mechanisms of increased lifespan in hypoxia. Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Conference. 31:1075.8.
Diapause in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata: Environmental history impact on gene expression - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Childers, A.K., Rajamohan, A., Rinehart, J.P., Pitts Singer, T., Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H. 2017. Diapause in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata: Environmental history impact on gene expression [abstract]. Proceedings of the XXV International Plant and Animal Genome, January 14-18, 2017, San Diego, CA. Poster # P0196.
Transcription analysis of overwintering dormancy in the Blue Orchard Bee - (Abstract Only)
Melicher, D.M., Kemp, W.P., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P. 2017. Transcription analysis of overwintering dormancy in the Blue Orchard Bee [abstract]. Proceedings of the XXV International Plant and Animal Genome, January 14-18, 2017, San Diego, CA. Poster # P0195.
Genome of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis), a globally significant invasive species, reveals key functional and evolutionary innovations at the beetle-plant interface Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
McKenna, D.D., Scully, E.D., Pauchet, Y., Hoover, K., Kirsch, R., Geib, S.M., Mitchell, R.F., Waterhouse, R.M., Ahn, S., Arsala, D., Childers, A.K., Benoit, J.B., Blackmon, H., Bledsoe, T., Bowsher, J., Busch, A., Calla Zalles, B., Chao, H., Childers, C., Clark, D.J., Cohen, L., Demuth, J.P., Dinh, H., Doddapaneni, H., Dolan, A., Duan, J.J., Dugan, S., Friedrich, M., Glastad, K.M., Goodisman, M.D., Haddad, S., Han, Y., Hughes, D.T., Ioannidis, P., Vargas Jentzsch, I.M., Johnston, J., Jones, J.W., Kuhn, L.A., Lance, D.R., Lee, C., Lee, S.L., Lin, H., Lynch, J.A., Moczek, A.P., Murali, S.C., Muzny, D.M., Nelson, D.R., Palli, S.R., Panfilio, K.A., Pers, D., Poelchau, M.F., Quan, H., Qu, J., Ray, A.M., Rinehart, J.P., Robertson, H.M., Roehrdanz, R.L., Rosendale, A.J., Shin, S., Silva, C., Torson, A., Werren, J.H., Worley, K.C., Yocum, G.D., Zdobnov, E.M., Gibbs, R.A., Richards, S. 2016. Genome of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis), a globally significant invasive species, reveals key functional and evolutionary innovations at the beetle-plant interface. Genome Biology. 17:227. doi:10.1186/s13059-016-1088-8.
Optimizing fluctuating thermal regime storage of developing Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P., Bowsher, J.H. 2016. Optimizing fluctuating thermal regime storage of developing Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(3):993-1000.
Thermoperiodism synchronizes emergence in the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, I.S., Kemp, W.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2016. Thermoperiodism synchronizes emergence in the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Environmental Entomology. 45(1):245-251.
Variations in thermal history lead to dyssynchronous diapause development - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Childers, A.K., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Pitts Singer, T., Bowsher, J.H. 2015. Variations in thermal history lead to dyssynchronous diapause development [abstract]. 63rd Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, November 15-18, 2015, Minneapolis, MN. p. 176.
Nuances in diet quality and quantity influence phenotypic dimorphism during honey bee (Apis mellifera) caste determination - (Abstract Only)
Engineering pollinator phenotypes: consequences of induced size variation on adult morphology and flight performance metrics in the solitary bee, Osmia lignaria - (Abstract Only)
A critical evaluation of the insect body size model and causes of metamorphosis in solitary bees - (Abstract Only)
Transcriptional regulation of temperature stress response during development in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Non-constant thermal regimes enhance overwintering success and accelerate diapause development for Smicronyx fulvus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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.
Variations in thermal history lead to dissynchronous diapause development - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, A.K., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P. 2015. Variations in thermal history lead to dissynchronous diapause development [abstract]. Arthropod Genomics Symposium, Kansas State University, June 17-19, 2015Paper. No. 3, page 17.
Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kapheim, K.M., Pan, H., Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P., Evans, J.D., Robinson, G.E., Zhang, G., et. al. 2015. Genomic signatures of evolutionary transitions from solitary to group living. Science. 348(6239):1139-1143.
Exposure to suboptimal temperatures during metamorphosis reveals a critical developmental window in the solitary bee, Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennett, M.M., Cook, K.M., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2015. Exposure to suboptimal temperatures during metamorphosis reveals a critical developmental window in the solitary bee, Megachile rotundata. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology. 88(5):508-520.
Transcriptional responses to fluctuating thermal regimes underpinning differences in survival in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Torson, A.S., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Bowsher, J.H. 2015. Transcriptional responses to fluctuating thermal regimes underpinning differences in survival in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata. Journal of Experimental Biology. 218(7):1060-1068.
Key molecular processes of the diapause to post-diapause quiescence transition in the alfalfa leafcutting bee Megachile rotundata identified by comparative transcriptome analysis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Horvath, D.P., Kemp, W.P., Bosch, J., Alroobi, R., Salem, S. 2015. Key molecular processes of the diapause to post-diapause quiescence transition in the alfalfa leafcutting bee Megachile rotundata identified by comparative transcriptome analysis. Physiological Entomology. 40(2):103-112.
Growth rate variation using the geometric framework in honeybees (Apis mellifera) - (Abstract Only)
Slater, G.P., Helm, B.R., Yocum, G.D., Bowsher, J.H. 2015. Growth rate variation using the geometric framework in honeybees (Apis mellifera) [abstract]. The Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. Paper No. P3.182.
Use of fluctuating thermal regimes and decreased oxygen during storage improves survival of post-diapause Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P. 2014. Use of fluctuating thermal regimes and decreased oxygen during storage improves survival of post-diapause Megachile rotundata (abstract). Dormancy Management to Enable Mass-rearing and Increase Efficacy of Sterile Insects and Natural Enemies. Report of the First Research Coordination Meeting of an FAO/IAEA Coordinated Research Project. 07/21/2014 to 07/25/2014. Vienna, Austria. p. 37.
Changes in respiratory structure and function during post-diapause development in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Owings, A.A., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2014. Changes in respiratory structure and function during post-diapause development in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata. Journal of Insect Physiology. 66:20-27.
Cell position during larval development affects postdiapause development in Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2014. Cell position during larval development affects postdiapause development in Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(4):1045-1052.
Implications of season and management protocol on the landscape of gene regulation during diapause development in the Alfalfa Leaf Cutting Bee - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Bennett, A.K., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Pitts Singer, T., Bowsher, J.H. 2014. Implications of season and management protocol on the landscape of gene regulation during diapause development in the Alfalfa Leaf Cutting Bee [abstract]. 8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Sympsium. 06/12-14/2014. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Paper No. 43.
Acute and chronic effects of transportation stress in the honey bee, Apis mellifera - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, A.K., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Peterson, S. 2014. Acute and chronic effects of transportation stress in the honey bee, Apis mellifera [abstract]. 8th Annual Arthropod Genomics Sympsium. 06/12-14/2014. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Paper No. 21.
Extended hypoxia in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, increases survival but causes sub-lethal effects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abdelrahman, H., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J., Helm, B.R., Kemp, W.P., Schulz, C.H., Bowsher, J.H. 2014. Extended hypoxia in the alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata, increases survival but causes sub-lethal effects. Journal of Insect Physiology. 64:81-89.
Low temperature stress during pupal development and its effects on adult performance in alfalfa leafcutting bees - (Abstract Only)
Edwards, J.D., Greenlee, K.J., Cummings, S.E., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2014. Low temperature stress during pupal development and its effects on adult performance in alfalfa leafcutting bees [abstract]. Emerging Researchers National Conference. February 20-22, 2014. Washington, D.C. page A111.
The effect of post-diapause development on respiratory function in the alfalfa leaf-cutting bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Owings, A.A., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2014. The effect of post-diapause development on respiratory function in the alfalfa leaf-cutting bee, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. January 307, 2014. Austin, TX. Abstract Book page 255.
The genetic components of extended life expectancy in chilled, post-diapause quiescent Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Torson, A.S., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Bowsher, J.H. 2014. The genetic components of extended life expectancy in chilled, post-diapause quiescent Alfalfa Leafcutting Bees, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. January 3-7, 2014. Austin, TX. Abstract Book page 345.
Low temperature stress during pupal development and its effects on adult performance in alfalfa leafcutting bees - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, M.M., Cook, K.M., Owings, A.A., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2014. Low temperature stress during pupal development and its effects on adult performance in alfalfa leafcutting bees [abstract]. Annual Meeting of Society of Integrative and Comparative Biology. January 3-7, 2014. Austin, TX. Abstract Book page 25.
The long winter: the synergy between fluctuating thermal regime and quiescence physiology in the pollinator, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Torson, A.S., Greenlee, K.J., Kemp, W.P., Bowsher, J.H. 2013. The long winter: the synergy between fluctuating thermal regime and quiescence physiology in the pollinator, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. 5th International Symposium on the Environmental Physiology of Ectotherms and Plants. p. 57.
Effects of extended prepupal storage duration on adult flight physiology of the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bennett, M.M., Petersen, K., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2013. Effects of extended prepupal storage duration on adult flight physiology of the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(3):1089-1097.
A fluctuating thermal regime improves long-term survival of quiescent prepupal Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2013. A fluctuating thermal regime improves long-term survival of quiescent prepupal Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(3):1081-1088.
Critical PO2 of developing Megachile rotundata, the alfalfa leaf-cutting bee - (Abstract Only)
Owings, A., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P., Greenlee, K. 2013. Critical PO2 of developing Megachile rotundata, the alfalfa leaf-cutting bee [abstract]. The Society for Integrative Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. January 3-7, 2013. San Francisco, CA. Abstract Book page 278.
Flight metabolic rate as an expression of quality in temperature stressed alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, M., Owings, A., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K. 2013. Flight metabolic rate as an expression of quality in temperature stressed alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata [abstract]. The Society for Integrative Comparative Biology Annual Meeting. January 3-7, 2013. San Francisco, CA.Abstract Book page 24.
Sugar feeding improves survival of nondiapausing cold stored Culex pipiens Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Robich, R.M. 2012. Sugar feeding improves survival of nondiapausing cold-stored Culex pipiens. Journal of Medical Entomology. 49(6):1347-1354.
Water balance in the sugarbeet root maggot, Tetanops myopaeformis, during long-term low-temperature storage and after freezing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Boetel, M.A. 2012. Water balance in the sugarbeet root maggot, Tetanops myopaeformis, during long-term low-temperature storage and after freezing. Physiological Entomology. 37(4):340-344.
Transcriptome profiling of diapause and post-diapause quiescent alfalfa leafcutting bees - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Horvath, D.P., Kemp, W.P. 2012. Transcriptome profiling of diapause and post-diapause quiescent alfalfa leafcutting bees. Meeting Abstract. Paper No. D0253.
Thermoperiodism in the cavity nesting alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P. 2012. Thermoperiodism in the cavity nesting alfalfa leafcutting bee, Megachile rotundata [Abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. D0254.
The effects of extended diapause duration on the metabolic rate and critical PO2 of the leafcutting bee, Megachilee rotundata - (Abstract Only)
Bennett, M.M., Petersen, K.M., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K.J. 2012. The effects of extended diapause duration on the metabolic rate and critical PO2 of the leafcutting bee, Megachilee rotundata [abstract]. Society for Integrative and Comparative Biology. p. 69.
Improved storage of the pollinator, Megachile rotundata ()
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2012. Improved storage of the pollinator, Megachile rotundata. (Newsletter, WInter 2011) Association of Natural Biocontrol Producers (ANBP). 10(2):6.
Duration and frequency of the high temperature pulse affect survival of emergence-ready Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) during low-temperature incubation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2012. Duration and frequency of the high temperature pulse affect survival of emergence-ready Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) during low-temperature incubation. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(1):14-19.
Cyclic CO2 emissions during the high temperature pulse of fluctuating thermal regime in eye-pigmented pupae of Megachile rotundata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Greenlee, K.J., Rinehart, J.P., Bennett, M.E., Kemp, W.P. 2011. Cyclic CO2 emissions during the high temperature pulse of fluctuating thermal regime in eye-pigmented pupae of Megachile rotundata. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 160(4):480-485. doi:10.1016/j.cbpa.2011.08.004.
A fluctuating thermal regime improves survival of cold-mediated delayed emergence in developing Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., West, M.S., Kemp, W.P. 2011. A fluctuating thermal regime improves survival of cold-mediated delayed emergence in developing Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(4):1162-1166.
A comparison of internal and external lipids of nondiapausing and diapause initiation phase adult Colorado potato beetles, Leptinotarsa decemlineata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Buckner, J.S., Fatland, C.L. 2011. A comparison of internal and external lipids of nondiapausing and diapause initiation phase adult Colorado potato beetles, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part B. 159(3):163-170.
Insertion of miniature subterminal inverted repeat-like elements in diapause-regulated genes in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Toutges, M.J., Roehrdanz, R.L., Dihle, P.J. 2011. Insertion of miniature subterminal inverted repeat-like elements in diapause-regulated genes in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). European Journal of Entomology. 108(2):197-203.
Monitoring diapause development in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, under field conditions using molecular biomarkers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Larson, M.L. 2011. Monitoring diapause development in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata, under field conditions using molecular biomarkers. Journal of Insect Physiology. 57(5):645-652.
Hormonal Control of Diapause ()
Denlinger, D.L., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P. 2011. Hormonal Control of Diapause. In: Gilbert, L.I. (Ed.), Insect Endocrinology, Elsevier, Amsterdam. Chapter 10. pp. 430-463.
Cold storage of Culex pipiens in the absence of diapause - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Leopold, R.A., Robich, R.M. 2010. Cold storage of Culex pipiens in the absence of diapause. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(6):1071-1076.
Fluctuating thermal regimes improve survival of the alfalfa leafcutting bee during cold storage - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2010. Fluctuating Thermal Regimes Improve Survival of the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee During Cold Storage [abstract]. 1st International Conference on Pollinator Biology, Health and Policy, July 24-28, 2010, University Park, PA. p. 9.
Internal Lipids of Sugarbeet Root Maggot (Tetanops myopaeformis) Larvae: Effects of Multi-year Cold Storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chirumamilla, A., Buckner, J.S., Yocum, G.D., Fatland, C.L., Boetel, M.A. 2010. Internal Lipids of Sugarbeet Root Maggot (Tetanops myopaeformis) Larvae: Effects of Multi-year Cold Storage. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology B. 157(1):73-79
Variable Temperatures Improves Survival of the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee During Cold Storage - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2010. Variable Temperatures Improves Survival of the Alfalfa Leafcutting Bee During Cold Storage. Meeting Poster. 41st Annual Winter Seed Conference. January 17-19, 2010. Las Vegas, NV.
Interrupted Incubation and Short-Term Storage of the Alfalfa Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): A Potential Tool for Synchronizing Bees With Bloom - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., West, M.S., Kemp, W.P. 2010. Interrupted Incubation and Short-Term Storage of the Alfalfa Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae): A Potential Tool for Synchronizing Bees With Bloom. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):234-241.
Synchronizing Bees With Bloom: Interrupted Incubation and Short-Term Storage of the Alfalfa Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2009. Synchronizing Bees With Bloom: Interrupted Incubation and Short-Term Storage of the Alfalfa Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster No. D0153.
Down Regulation of Gene Expression Between the Diapause Initiation and Maintenance Phases of the Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa Decemlineata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Larson, M.L. 2009. Down Regulation of Gene Expression Between the Diapause Initiation and Maintenance Phases of the Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). European Journal of Entomology. 106(4):471-476.
Synchronizing the Alfalfa Seed Production Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (F.), with Peak Bloom: Effects of Water Balance - (Abstract Only)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P. 2009. Synchronizing the Alfalfa Seed Production Pollinator, Megachile rotundata (F.), with Peak Bloom: Effects of Water Balance [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster No. D0152.
Supercooling Point Plasticity During Cold Storage in the Freeze-tolerant Sugarbeet Root Maggot Tetanops myopaeformis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Chirumamilla-Chapara, A., Boetel, M.A. 2009. Supercooling Point Plasticity During Cold Storage in the Freeze-Tolerant Sugarbeet Root Maggot Tetanops myopaeformis. Physiological Entomology. 34(3):224-230.
Characterization of gene expression patterns during the initiation and maintenance phases of diapause in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Chirumamilla, A., Larson, M.L. 2009. Characterization of Gene Expression Patterns During the Initiation and Maintenance Phases of Diapause in the Colorado Potato Beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Journal of Insect Physiology. 55(1):32-39.
Putative regulatory elements within the non-coding regions of Chrysomelidae Diapause Associated Transcript-1 (DAT-1) orthologs - (Abstract Only)
Toutges, M.J., Yocum, G.D., Roehrdanz, R.L. 2008. Putative regulatory elements within the non-coding regions of Chrysomelidae Diapause Associated Transcript-1 (DAT-1) orthologs. [Abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster # D0177, p. 106.
Cold storage of the northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens, in the absence of diapause - (Abstract Only)
Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D., Robich, R.M. 2008. Cold storage of the northern house mosquito, Culex pipiens, in the absence of diapause. [Abstract].Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster #D0181, p. 107.
Short-term low temperature storage of alfalfa leafcutting bee - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Kemp, W.P. 2008. Short-term low temperature storage of alfalfa leafcutting bee. [Abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster # D0812, p. 107.
Isolation of diapause-regulated transcripts by differential display from the Colorado potato beetle, and their expression in prediapausing and nondiapausing adults. GenBank. Accessions: FG591137-FG591192 ()
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Chirumamilla, A., Larson, M.L. 2008. Isolation of diapause-regulated transcripts by differential display from the Colorado potato beetle, and their expression in prediapausing and nondiapausing adults. GenBank. Accessions: FG591137-FG591192.
Multi-year survival of sugarbeet root maggot (Tetanops myopaeformis) larvae in cold storage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chirumamilla, A., Yocum, G.D., Boetel, M.A., Dregseth, R.J. 2008. Multi-year survival of sugarbeet root maggot (Tetanops myopaeformis) larvae in cold storage. Journal of Insect Physiology. 54(4):691-699.
Isolation and characterization of storage lipids in sugarbeet root maggot larvae - (Abstract Only)
Chirumamilla-Chapara, A., Boetel, M.A., Yocum, G.D., Buckner, J.S. 2007. Isolation and characterization of storage lipids in sugarbeet root maggot larvae [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Paper No. D0048.
Multiple competent analysis of prediapause and early diapause in the Colorado potato beetle - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Buckner, J.S., Fatland, C.L., Chirumamilla, A. 2007. Multiple competent analysis of prediapause and early diapause in the Colorado potato beetle [abstract]. Annual Entomological Society of Ammerica Meeting. Paper No. D0261.
Moving diapause biomarkers from the laboratory to the field: Will they make it? - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D. 2007. Moving diapause biomarkers from the laboratory to the field: Will they make it?. Proceedings of International Congress of Insect Biotechnology and Industry. Entomological Research 37(Suppl. 1):A18.
Multi-year survival of sugarbeet root maggot larvae, Tetanops myopaeformis in cold storage ()
Chirumamilla, A., Yocum, G.D., Boetel, M.A., Buckner, J.S., Dregseth, R.J. 2007. Multi-year survival of sugarbeet root maggot larvae, Tetanops myopaeformis in cold storage. Genbank. Accession numbers: EV413916 to EV413927.
Upregulation of Heat Shock Proteins is Essential for Cold Survival during Insect Diapause - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rinehart, J.P., Aiqing, L., Yocum, G.D., Robich, R.M., Hayward, S.A., Denlinger, D.L. 2007. Upregulation of Heat Shock Proteins is Essential for Cold Survival during Insect Diapause. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 104(27):11130-11137.
Isolation and characterization of a novel family (Mild-4) of miniature subterminal inverted repeat transposable element from the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata ()
Yocum, G.D. 2006. Isolation and characterization of a novel family (Mild-4) of miniature subterminal inverted repeat transposable element from the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Genbank. Accession number EF121856.
RESPIROMETRY DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION AND HISTOLOGICAL STUDIES ON SUGARBEET ROOT MAGGOT LARVAE IN LONG-TERM STORAGE - (Abstract Only)
Chirumamilla, A., Yocum, G.D., Boetel, M.A. 2006. Respirometry differential gene expression and histological studies on sugarbeet root maggot larvae in long-term storage [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Paper No. D0150. p. 81.
DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION AND RESPIRATION RATES DURING THE PREDIAPAUSE PHASE OF THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., Chirumamilla, A. 2006. Differential gene expression and respiration rates during the prediapause phase of the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Paper No. D0429. p. 128.
THERMAL HISTORY INFLUENCES DIAPAUSE DEVELOPMENT IN THE SOLITARY BEE MEGACHILE ROTUNDATA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P., Bosch, J., Knoblett, J.N. 2006. Thermal history influences diapause development in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata. Journal of Insect Physiology. 52(11-12):1113-1120.
NUTRIGENOMICS: A CASE STUDY IN THE MEASUREMENT OF INSECT RESPONSE TO NUTRITIONAL QUALITY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coudron, T.A., Yocum, G.D., Brandt, S.L. 2006. Nutrigenomics: a case study in the measurement of insect response to nutritional quality. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 121:1-14.
CHANGES IN RESPIRATORY QUOTIENT AND GENE EXPRESSION IN MEGACHILE ROTUNDATA PREPUPAE DURING THE TRANSITION FROM DIAPAUSE TO POSTDIAPAUSE AT A CONSTANT 4°C - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P., Bosch, J., Knoblett, J.N. 2006. Changes in respiratory quotient and gene expression in Megachile rotundata prepupae during the transition from diapause to postdiapause at a constant 4 deg. C. [abstract]. 5th International Symposium on Molecular Insect Science. p. 93.
A REMARKABLE CASE OF LONGEVITY IN SUGARBEET ROOT MAGGOT LARVAE: IS DIAPAUSE THE KEY? - (Abstract Only)
Chirumamilla, A., Boetel, M.A., Yocum, G.D., Dregseth, R.J. 2006. A remarkable case of longevity in sugarbeet root maggot larvae: Is diapause the key?. [abstract]. Entomological Society of America, North Central Branch Meeting. p. 25.
DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION IN PERILLUS BIOCULATUS NYMPHS FED A SUBOPTIMAL ARTIFICIAL DIET - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Coudron, T.A., Brandt, S.L. 2006. Differential gene expression in Perillus bioculatus nymphs fed a suboptimal artificial diet. Journal of Insect Physiology. 52(6):586-592.
DIET DEVELOPMENT FOR PREDATORY PENTATOMIDAE USING A NUTRIGENOMICS APPROACH - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Coudron, T.A., Brandt, S.L. 2005. Diet development for predatory pentatomidae using a nutrigenomics approach [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. p. 36.
INDUCTION OF DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION IN PERILLUS BIOCULATUS NYMPHS FED A SUBOPTIMAL ARTIFICIAL DIET ()
Yocum, G.D., Coudron, T.A., Brandt, S.L. 2005. Induction of differential gene expression in perillus bioculatus nymphs fed a suboptimal artificial diet. Genbank. Accession numbers DR730531 to DR730536.
GENOMIC STRUCTURE OF LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA DAT-3 GENE AND PROMOTER REGION ()
Yocum, G.D. 2005. Genomic structure of Leptinotarsa decemlineata dat-3 gene and promoter region. Genbank. Accession number: DQ011146.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A TRUNCATED MEMBER (MILD-1C) OF THE MINIATURE INVERTED-REPEAT TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENT FAMILY MILD-1 FROM THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA. ()
Yocum, G.D. 2005. Isolation and characterization of a truncated member (mild-1c) of the miniature inverted-repeat transposable element family mild-1 from the colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Genbank. Accession number: DQ011147.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A TRUNCATED MEMBERS OF THE MINIATURE INVERTED-REPEAT TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENT FAMILIES MILD-1 AND 2 FROM THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA. ()
Yocum, G.D. 2005. Isolation and characterization of a truncated members of the miniature inverted-repeat transposable element families mild-1 and 2 from the colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Genbank. Accession number: DQ011148.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF A NOVEL FAMILY (MILD-3) OF MINIATURE INVERTED-REPEAT TRANSPOSABLE ELEMENTS IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA. ()
Yocum, G.D. 2005. Isolation and characterization of a novel family (mild-3) of miniature inverted-repeat transposable elements in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Genbank. Accession number: DQ011149.
DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION IN MEXICAN FRUIT FLIES AFTER CRYOPRESERVATION. - (Abstract Only)
Rajamohan, A., Yocum, G.D., Leopold, R.A. 2005. Differential gene expression in Mexican fruit flies after cryopreservation [abstract]. Cryobiology. 51(3):406.
EFFECTS OF CONSTANT AND CYCLIC STEPWISE-INCREASING TEMPERATURES ON PARASITIZED AND UNPARASITZED EGGS OF THE GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER, HOMALODISCA COAGULATA, DURING COLD STORAGE - (Proceedings)
Leopold, R.A., Chen, W., Yocum, G.D. 2004. Effects of using constant and cyclical stepwise-increasing temperatures on parasitized and unparasitzed eggs of the glassy-winged sharpshooter during cold storage. In: Proceedings of the CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium, December 7-10, 2004, Coronado, California. p. 124-127.
NUTRIGENOMICS OF THE PREDATORY PENTATOMID PERILLUS BIOCULATUS - (Abstract Only)
Yocum, G.D., Coudron, T.A. 2004. Nutrigenomics of the predatory pentatomid Perillus bioculatus [abstract]. Entomological Society of America. Paper No. D0239.
HOST SELECTION AND LOW TEMPERATURE STORAGE OF THE GLASSY-WINGED SHARPSHOOTER, HOMALODISCA COAGULATA - (Abstract Only)
Leopold, R.A., Yocum, G.D., Morgan, D.W., Chen, W., Lauziere, I. 2004. Host selection and low temperature storage of the glassy-winged sharpshooter, homalodisca coagulata [abstract]. CDFA Pierce's Disease Control Program Research Symposium. pp. 90-92.
TEMPORAL VARIATION IN OVERWINTERING GENE EXPRESSION AND RESPIRATION IN THE SOLITARY BEE MEGACHILE ROTUNDATA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P., Bosch, J., Knoblett, J.N. 2005. Temporal variation in overwintering gene expression and respiration in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata. Journal of Insect Physiology. 51(6):621-629.
ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION OF THE PURINE SYNTHESIS ENZYME PURH TRANSCRIPT DURING ADULT DIAPAUSE IN LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA (COLEOPTERA: CHRYSOMELIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D. 2004. Environmental regulation of the purine synthesis enzyme purH transcript during adult diapause in Leptinotarsa decemlineata (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). European Journal of Entomology. 101(2):199-203.
HORMONAL CONTROL OF DIAPAUSE ()
Denlinger, D.L., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P. 2004. Hormonal control of diapause. In: Gilbert, L.I., Iatrou, K., Gill, S.S., editors. Comprehensive Molecular Insect Science. Amsterdam: Elsevier. Vol. 7, p. 615-650.
DOWNREGULATION OF THE PURINE SYNTHESIS ENZYME PURH DURING ADULT DIAPAUSE IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA ()
Yocum, G.D. 2003. Downregulation of the purine synthesis enzyme purh during adult diapause in the Colorado potato beetle, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. GenBank. Accession number AY357301.
WHAT CAN GENOMICS AND THE OTHER "-OMICS" CONTRIBUTE TO ARTHROPOD MASS REARING AND QUALITY CONTROL? - (Abstract Only)
Coudron, T.A., Yocum, G.D. 2003. What can genomics and the other "-omics" contribute to arthropod mass rearing and quality control? [abstract]. Arthropod Mass Rearing and Quality Control Workshop. p. 18
USING NUTRITION-BASED DIFFERENTIAL GENE EXPRESSION TO OPTIMIZE DIETS - (Abstract Only)
COUDRON, T.A., YOCUM, G.D., BRANDT, S.L. Using Nutrition-Based Differential Gene Expression to Optimize Diets. UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI LIFE SCIENCES WEEK. 2003. Available from: http://lsrdb.missouri.edu/cgi-bin/searchsortlsrdb.cgi
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THREE DIAPAUSE ASSOCIATED TRANSCRIPTS FROM THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YOCUM, G.D. ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF THREE DIAPAUSE ASSOCIATED TRANSCRIPTS FROM THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA. JOURNAL OF INSECT PHYSIOLOGY. 49(2):161-169. 2003.
DIAPAUSE REGULATED GENE EXPRESSION AND RESPIRATION IN FIELD COLLECTED OVERWINTERING ALFALFA LEAFCUTTING BEES, MEGACHILE ROTUNDATA. ()
Yocum, G.D., Kemp, W.P. 2004. Diapause regulated gene expression and respiration in field collected overwintering alfalfa leafcutting bees, Megachile rotundata. Genbank. Accession nos. AY550115-AY550118.
ISOLATION AND CHARACTERIZATION OF DIAPAUSE ASSOCIATED TRANSCRIPTS-1, 2 AND 3 FROM THE POTATO PEST, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA ()
Yocum, G.D. 2003. Isolation and characterization of diapause associated transcripts-1, 2 and 3 from the potato pest, Leptinotarsa decemlineata. Genbank. Accession nos. AF532862-AF532864.
A SHORT-TERM AUXILIARY DIET FOR THE PREDACEOUS STINK BUG PERILLUS BIOCULATUS (HEMIPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
YOCUM, G.D., EVENSON, P.L. A SHORT-TERM AUXILIARY DIET FOR THE PREDACEOUS STINK BUG PERILLUS BIOCULATUS (HEMIPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE). FLORIDA ENTOMOLOGIST. 2002. 85:567-571.
USING MICROARRAY TECHNOLOGY TO OPTIMIZE ARTIFICIAL DIETS FOR BENEFICIAL INSECTS - (Abstract Only)
CLONING OF THREE DESICCATION REGULATED TRANSCRIPTS FROM DIAPAUSING COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA - (Abstract Only)
NON-RANDOM DISTRIBUTION OF CLONED SSH FRAGMENTS - (Abstract Only)
DIAPAUSE-ASSOCIATED GENE EXPRESSION IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA - (Abstract Only)
DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF TWO HSP70 TRANSCRIPTS IN RESPONSE TO COLD SHOCK, THERMOPERIOD, AND ADULT DIAPAUSE IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D. 2001. Differential expression of two HSP70 transcripts in response to cold shock,thermoperiod, and adult diapause in the Colorado potato beetle. Journal of Insect Physiology. 47(10):1139-1145.
STRESS PROTEINS: A ROLE IN INSECT DIAPAUSE. ()
Denlinger, D.L., Rinehart, J.P., Yocum, G.D. 2001. Stress proteins: A role in insect diapause. In: Denlinger, D.L., Giebultowicz, J., Saunders, D., editors. Insect Timing: Circadian Rhythmicity to Seasonality. Elsevier Press. p. 155-171.
DEVELOPMENTAL UPREGULATION OF AN INDUCIBLE HSP70 TRANSCRIPT DURING ADULT DIAPAUSE IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE. (ACCESSION NO. AF288978) ()
Yocum, G.D. 2002. Developmental upregulation of an inducible hsp70 transcript during adult diapause in the Colorado potato beetle. GenBank. Accession no. AF288978.
CLONING OF AN INDUCIBLE HSP70 TRANSCRIPT THAT IS NOT DEVELOPMENTALLY UPREGULATED DURING ADULT DIAPAUSE IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE. PARTIAL CDS. (ACCESSION NO. AF322911) ()
Yocum, G.D. 2002. Cloning of an inducible hsp70 transcript that is not developmentally upregulated during adult diapause in the Colorado potato beetle. GenBank. Accession no. AF322911.
DIFFERENTIAL EXPRESSION OF TWO HSP70 TRANSCRIPTS IN RESPONSE TO COLD SHOCK AND ADULT DIAPAUSE IN THE COLORADO POTATO BEETLE, LEPTINOTARSA DECEMLINEATA(SAY) - (Abstract Only)
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