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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Robert L Meagher (Rob)
Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
F2 screen for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ab2-maize in field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the southern United States -
Niu, Y., Qureshi, J.A., Ni, X., Head, G.P., Price, P.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Kerns, D., Levy, R., Yang, X., Huang, F. 2016. F2 screen for resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ab2-maize in field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the southern United States. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 138(2016): 66-72. doi.10.1016/j.jip.2016.06.005.
Fungal dimorphism in the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium rileyi: detection of an in vivo quorum-sensing system -
Boucias, D., Liu, S., Meagher Jr, R.L., Baniszewski, J. 2016. Fungal dimorphism in the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium rileyi: detection of an in vivo quorum-sensing system. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 136:100-108.
Feeding deterrence and inhibitory effects of bee balm (Monarda didyma) leaves on fall armyworm -
Rabinowitz, R.H., Rowley, A.L., Brown, J.T., Meagher Jr, R.L., Rathinasabapathi, B. 2016. Feeding deterrence and inhibitory effects of bee balm (Monarda didyma) leaves on fall armyworm. Proceedings Florida State Horticultural Science. 128:162-165.
Distributional patterns of fall armyworm parasitoids in a corn field and pasture field in Florida -
Hay-Roe, M.M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Newman, Y. 2016. Distributional patterns of fall armyworm parasitoids in a corn field and pasture field in Florida. Biological Control. 96:48-56.
Parasitoids attacking fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in sweet corn habitats -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nuessly, G.S., Nagoshi, R.N., Hay-Roe, M.M. 2016. Parasitoids attacking fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in sweet corn habitats. Biological Control. 95:66-72. Available:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2016.01.006.
Using intron sequence comparisons in the triose-phosphate isomerase gene to study the divergence of the fall armyworm host strains -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2016. Using intron sequence comparisons in the triose-phosphate isomerase gene to study the divergence of the fall armyworm host strains. Insect Molecular Biology. 25(3):324-337. doi: 10.1111/imb.12223.
Isolation and DNA barcode characterization of a permanent Telenomus (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) population in Florida that targets fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) -
Hay-Roe, M.M., Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Lopez, M., Trabanino, R. 2015. Isolation and DNA barcode characterization of a permanent Telenomus (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) population in Florida that targets fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108(5):729-735.
Isolation and DNA barcode characterization of a permanent Telenomus (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) population in Florida that targets fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) -
Hay-Roe, M., Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Arias De Lopez, M., Trabanino, R. 2015. Isolation and DNA barcode characterization of a permanent Telenomus (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) population in Florida that targets fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 108(5): 729-735.
Demonstration using field collections that Argentina fall armyworm populations exhibit strain-specific host plant preference -
Mura, M.G., Nagoshi, R.N., Dos Santos, D.A., Hay-Roe, M.M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Vilardi, J.C. 2015. Demonstration using field collections that Argentina fall armyworm populations exhibit strain-specific host plant preference. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(5):2305-2315.
Modeling seasonal migration of fall armyworm moths -
Westbrook, J.K., Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Fleischer, S.J., Jairam, S. 2015. Modeling seasonal migration of fall armyworm moths. International Journal of Biometeorology. 60:255-267.
Sunn hemp as a ground cover to manage fall armyworm populations -
Migratory patterns of the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) in the western hemisphere -
Modeling seasonal migration of fall armyworm moths -
Fall armyworm migrations and implications for NJ farmers -
Fall armyworm migrations and implications for NJ farmers -
Haplotype profile comparisons between Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) populations from Mexico with those from Puerto Rico, South America, and the United States and their implications for migratory behavior -
Nagoshi, R.N., Rosas-Garcia, N.M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Fleischer, S.J., Westbrook, J.K., Sappington, T.W., Hay-Roe, M., Gruters Thomas, J.M., Murua, G.M. 2015. Haplotype profile comparisons between Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) populations from Mexico with those from Puerto Rico, South America, and the United States and their implications for migratory behavior. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi: 1031093/jee/tou044.
Cry1F resistance in fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda: single gene versus pyramided Bt maize -
Huang, F., Qureshi, J.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Reisig, D.D., Head, G.P., Andow, D.A., Ni, X., Kerns, D., Buntin, G.D., Niu, Y., Yang, F., Dangal, V. 2014. Cry1F resistance in fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda: single gene versus pyramided Bt maize. PLoS One. 9(11):e112958. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0112958.
Tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): a pest of warm season Turfgrasses -
Tofangsazi, N., Cherry, R.H., Meagher Jr, R.L., Arthurs, S.P. 2014. Tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): a pest of warm season Turfgrasses. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 5(4):c1-c8. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/IPM14014.
Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar -
Landolt, P.J., Cha, D.H., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Gilbride, R., Clepper, T., Reed, H.C., Teal, P.E., Sampson, B.J. 2014. Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar. Florida Entomologist. 97(4):1620-1630.
Assessing the resolution of haplotype distributions to delineate fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) migratory behaviors -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Hay-Roe, M.M. 2014. Assessing the resolution of haplotype distributions to delineate fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) migratory behaviors. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(4):1462-1470.
Efficacies of four pheromone-baited traps in capturing male Helicoverpa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) moths in northern Florida -
Guerrero, S., Brambila, J., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2014. Efficacies of four pheromone-baited traps in capturing male Helicoverpa (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) moths in northern Florida. Florida Entomologist. 97(4):1671-1678.
Geographic variation in sexual attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda corn- and rice-strain males to pheromone lures -
Unbehend, M., Hanniger, S., Vasquez, G.M., Juarez, M.L., Reisig, D., Mcneil, J.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Jenkins, D.A., Heckel, D.G., Groot, A.T. 2014. Geographic variation in sexual attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda corn- and rice-strain males to pheromone lures. PLoS One. 9(2):1-11.
Capture and host strain of fall armyworm males in traps baited with different pheromone blends -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Armstrong, J.S., Niogret, J., Epsky, N.D., Flanders, K.L. 2013. Capture and host strain of fall armyworm males in traps baited with different pheromone blends. Florida Entomologist. 96(3):729-740.
Attraction of fall armyworm males (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to host strain females -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2013. Attraction of fall armyworm males (Lepidoptera: noctuidae) to host strain females. Environmental Entomology. 42(4):751-757.
Effect of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strain and diet on oviposition and development in the parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) -
Hay-Roe, M.M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2013. Effect of fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) strain and diet on oviposition and development in the parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Biocontrol. 66(1):21-26.
Susceptibility of field populations of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Florida and Puerto Rico to purified Cry1F protein and corn leaf tissue containing single and pyramided Bt genes -
Niu, Y., Meagher Jr, R.L., Yang, F., Huang, F. 2013. Susceptibility of field populations of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from Florida and Puerto Rico to purified Cry1F protein and corn leaf tissue containing single and pyramided Bt genes. Florida Entomologist. 96(3):701-713.
Pheromonal divergence between two strains of Spodoptera frugiperda -
Unbehend, M., Hanniger, S., Meagher Jr, R.L., Heckel, D.G., Groot, A.T. 2013. Pheromonal divergence between two strains of Spodoptera frugiperda. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39(3):364-376.
Studies on fall armyworm migration and monitoring -
Fall Armyworm in the Southeast -
Life table studies of rachiplusia nu (guenée) and chrysodeixis (= pseudoplusia) includens (Walker) (lepidoptera: noctuidae) on artificial diet -
Barrionuevo, M., Murua, M., Goane, L., Meagher Jr, R.L., Navarro, F. 2012. Life table studies of rachiplusia nu (guenée) and chrysodeixis (= pseudoplusia) includens (walker) (lepidoptera: noctuidae) on artificial diet. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):944-951.
Examination of the pest status of corn-infesting Ulidiidae (Diptera) -
Goyal, G., Nuessly, G.S., Seal, D.R., Steck, G.J., Capinera, J.L., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2012. Examination of the pest status of corn-infesting ulidiidae (Diptera). Environmental Entomology. 41(5):1131-1138.
Thermal requirements and development of Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Lepidoptera:Crambidae:Spilomelinae) -
Tofangsazi, N., Buss, E.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Mascarin, G.M., Arthurs, S.P. 2012. Thermal requirements and development of Herpetogramma phaeopteralis (Lepidoptera:Crambidae:Spilomelinae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5):1573-1580.
Interaction of acetic acid and phenylacetaldehyde as attractants for trapping pest species of moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Reprint Icon -
Landolt, P.J., Toth, M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Szarukan, I. 2013. Interaction of acetic acid and phenylacetaldehyde as attractants for trapping pest species of moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Pest Management Science. 69:245-249.
Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the U.S. from mitochondrial haplotypes. -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Hay-Roe, M.M. 2012. Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the U.S. from mitochondrial haplotypes. Ecology and Evolution. 2(7):1458-1467.
Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the United States from mitochondrial haplotypes -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Hay-Roe, M.M. 2012. Inferring the annual migration patterns of fall armyworm(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the United States from mitochondrial haplotypes. Ecology and Evolution. 2(7):1458-1467.
Host suitability affects odor association in Cotesia marginiventris: implications in generalist parasitoid host-finding -
Harris, C.M., Ruberson, J.R., Meagher Jr, R.L., Tumlinson, J.H. 2012. Host suitability affects odor association in Cotesia marginiventris: implications in generalist parasitoid host-finding. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38(4):340-347.
Attraction of Plecia nearctica (dipter:bibionidae) to floral lures containing phenylacetaldehyde -
Arthurs, S.P., Tofangsazi, N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Cherry, R. 2012. Attraction of Plecia nearctica (dipter:bibionidae) to floral lures containing phenylacetaldehyde. Florida Entomologist. 95(1):199-201.
Differential feeding of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains on a meridic and natural diets -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2012. Differential feeding of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains on a meridic and natural diets. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 105(3):462-470.
Effects of cyanogenic plants on fitness in two host strains of the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) -
Hay-Roe, M.M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2011. Effects of cyanogenic plants on fitness in two host strains of the fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37:1314-1322.
Genetic Characterization of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Host Strains in Argentina -
Nagoshi, R.N., Murua, G.M., Hay-Roe, M.M., Juarez, L.M., Willink, E., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2012. Genetic Characterization of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Host Strains in Argentina. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(2):418-428.
Fall Armyworm Pheromone – New Research to Determine Host and Geographic Strain Differences -
Fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) migration pathways in the United States -
Oviposition choice of two fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Stuhl, C.J. 2011. Oviposition choice of two fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains. Journal of Insect Behavior. 24:337-347.
Use of DNA barcodes to identify invasive armyworm Spodoptera species in Florida -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Brambila, J. 2011. Use of DNA barcodes to identify invasive Spodoptera species in Florida. Journal of Insect Science. 11:154.
Fall armyworm: Management of a genetically complicated migratory pest -
Efficacy of four traps in capturing male Helicoverpa moths in north Florida -
Efficacy of four traps in capturing male Helicoverpa moths in north Florida -
Identification of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) host strains using male-derived spermatophores -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2010. Identification of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) host strains using male-derived spermatophores. Florida Entomologist. 93(2):191-197.
Monitoring two native Spodoptera species using an exotic pheromone lure developed for an exotic species -
Host effects on fitness in two strains of the fall armyworm (Noctuidae) and a parasitoid of the family Eulophidae -
Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2010. Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 93(1):73-79
Puerto Rico fall armyworm has only limited interactions with those from Brazil or Texas, but could have substantial exchanges with Florida populations -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Jenkins, D.A. 2010. Puerto Rico fall armyworm has only limited interactions with those from Brazil or Texas, but could have substantial exchanges with Florida populations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):360-367.
Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2010. Binary floral lure attractive to velvetbean caterpillar adults (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 93(1):73-79.
Fall armyworm migration patterns. -
Development and feeding of fall armyworm, on Miscanthus x giganteus and switchgrass -
Prasifka, J.R., Bradshaw, J.D., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Gray, M.E., Steffey, K.L. 2009. Development and feeding of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, on Miscanthus x giganteus and switchgrass. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(6):2154-2159.
Floral attractants for monitoring pest moths -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2009. Floral attractants for monitoring pest moths. Meeting Abstract.
Rearing optimization of two races of the Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda feeding natural host plants -
Hay-Roe, M.M., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2009. Rearing optimization of two races of the Fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda feeding natural host plants. Meeting Abstract.
Texas is the overwintering source of fall armyworm in central Pennsylvainia: implications for migration into the northeastern United States -
Nagoshi, R.N., Fleischer, S., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2009. Texas is the overwintering source of fall armyworm in central Pennsylvainia: implications for migration into the northeastern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology. 38(6):1546-1554.
Attractiveness of floral compounds to male and female moths in Florida -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Attractiveness of floral compounds to male and female moths in Florida. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Capture of noctuid moths in Florida with floral compounds -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Capture of noctuid moths in Florida with floral compounds. Meeting Abstract.
Review of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) genetic complexity and migration -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Review of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) genetic complexity and migration. Florida Entomologist. 91(4):546-554.
Monitoring for exotic Spodoptera species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Florida -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Brambila, J., Hung, E. 2008. Monitoring for exotic Spodoptera species (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 91:517-522.
Parasitization of fall armyworm by the eulophid parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Parasitization of fall armyworm by the eulophid parasitoid Euplectrus platyhypenae. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Structure and distribution of a strain-biased tandem repeat element in fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) populations in Florida, Texas, and Brazil -
Nagoshi, R.N., Armstrong, J.S., Silvie, P., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2008. Structure and distribution of a strain-biased tandem repeat element in fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) populations in Florida, Texas, and Brazil. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:1112-1120.
Attractiveness of binary blends of floral odorant compounds to moths in Florida, USA -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2008. Attractiveness of binary blends of floral odorant compounds to moths in Florida, USA. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 128(2):323-329.
Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Flanders, K., Gore, J., Jackson, R.K., Lopez, J., Armstrong, J.S., Buntin, G.D., Sansone, C., Leonard, B.R. 2008. Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings.
Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Flanders, K., Gore, J., Jackson, R.E., Lopez, J., Armstrong, J.S., Buntin, G.D., Sansone, C., Leonard, B.R. 2008. Using haplotypes to monitor the migration of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Texas and Florida. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(3):742-749.
Genetic variation in neonate behavior of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) -
Stuhl, C.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2008. Genetic variation in neonate behavior of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 91(2):151-158.
Host strain attraction of virgin females to wild fall armyworm males -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2007. Host strain attraction of virgin females to wild fall armyworm males. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Parasitoids of Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, in Florida -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2007. Parasitoids of Fall Armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, in Florida. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Using stable isotope analysis to examine the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in a cotton habitat -
Nagoshi, R.N., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Gore, J., Jackson, R.E. 2007. Using stable isotope analysis to examine the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in a cotton habitat. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(5):1569-1576.
Sugarcane pests and their management -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Gallo, M. Sugarcane pests and their management. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
Expression of crylFa in bahiagrass enhances resistance to fall armyworm -
Luciani, G., Altpeter, F., Yactayo-Chang, J., Zhang, H., Gallo, M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Wofford, D. 2007. Expression of crylFa in bahiagrass resistance to fall armyworm. Crop Science. 47:2430-2436.
Caterpillar (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) feeding on pasture grasses in central Florida. -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Mislevy, P., Nagoshi, R.N. 2007. Caterpillar (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) feeding on pasture grasses in central florida. Florida Entomologist. 90:295-303.
Mating behavior and female-produced pheromone use in tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera:Crambidae) -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Epsky, N.D., Cherry, R. 2007. Mating behavior and female-produced pheromone use in tropical sod webworm (Lepidoptera: Crambidae).Florida Entomologist. 90:304-308.
Comparison of haplotype frequencies can differentiate fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Florida and Brazil -
Nagoshi, R.N., Silvie, P., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2007. Comparison of haplotype frequencies can differentiate fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) corn-strain populations from Florida and Brazil. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(3):954-961.
CAPTURE OF NOCTUID AND PYRALID MOTHS USING FEEDING ATTRACTANT LURES -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Landolt, P.J. 2006. Capture of noctuid and pyralid moths using feeding attractant lures. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Expression of a synthetic Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxin to enhance resistance against fall armyworm in bahiagrass -
Luciani, G., Yactayo-Chang, J., Altpeter, F., Zhang, H., Gallo, M., Meagher Jr, R.L., Wofford, D. 2006. Expression of a synthetic Bacillus thuringiensis endotoxin to enhance resistance against fall armyworm in bahiagrass. Meeting Abstract.
Molecular determinants of lepidopteran flight capacity that respond to larval diet -
Fescemyer, H.W., Kasputis, M.S., Macfarland, S.P., Jackson, R.E., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Fleischer, S., Marden, J.H. 2006. Molecular determinants of lepidopteran flight capacity that respond to larval diet. National Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Identification and comparison of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) host strains in Brazil, Texas, and Florida -
Nagoshi, R.N., Silvie, P., Meagher Jr, R.L., Lopez, J., Machado, V. 2007. Identification and comparison of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in Brazil, Texas, and Florida. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 100(3):394-402.
Genetic variation within and between strains of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) -
Lewter, J.A., Szalanski, A.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Owens, C.B. 2006. Genetic variation within and between strains of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Public Database. Accession numbers AY714298-AY714304.
SEARCHING FOR EXOTIC SPODOPTERA SPECIES -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Brambila, J., Hung, E. 2006. Searching for exotic spodoptera species. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda(Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larve to volatiles from herbivore-damaged maize seedlings -
Carroll, M.J., Schmelz, E.A., Meagher Jr, R.L., Teal, P.E. 2006. Attraction of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larvae to volatiles from herbivore-damaged maize seedlings. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 32:1911-1924.
LARVAL PREFERENCE OF FALL ARMYWORM TO CORN AND STARGRASS -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Stuhl, C.J. 2006. Larval preference of fall armyworm to corn and stargrass. Entomological Society of America Regional Meetings.
GENETIC VARIATION WITHIN AND BETWEEN STRAINS OF THE FALL ARMYWORM, SPODOPTERA FRUGIPERDA (LEPIDOPTERA:NOCTUIDAE). -
Lewter, J.A., Szalanski, A.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Owens, C.B., Luttrell, R.G. 2006. Genetic variation within and between strains of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomologist. 89:63-68.
NEW RESTRICTION FRAGMENT LENGTH POLYMORPHISMS IN THE CYTOCHROME OXIDASE I GENE FACILITATE HOST STRAIN IDENTIFICATION OF FALL ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA:NOCTUIDAE) POPULATIONS IN THE SOUTHEASTERN UNITED STATES. -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Braman, K., Brandenburg, R.L., Nuessly, G. 2006. New restriction fragment length polymorphisms in the Cytochrome Oxidase I gene facilitate host strain identification of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) populations in the Southeastern United States. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(3):671-677.
EFFECTS OF FALL ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA:NOCTUIDAE) INTERSTRAIN MATING IN WILD POPULATIONS -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nuessley, G., Hall, D.G. 2006. Effects of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) interstrain mating in wild populations. Environmental Entomology. 35:561-568.
Trapping Mocis spp. (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) adults using different attractants -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Mislevy, P. 2005. Trapping Mocis spp. (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) adults using different attractants. Florida Entomologist. 88(4):424-430.
EFFECTS OF FALL ARMYWORM INTERSTRAIN MATING IN WILD POPULATIONS -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Nuessley, G., Hall, D.G. 2005. Effects of fall armyworm interstrain mating in wild populations. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
UTILIZING IMMUNOASSAYS TO DETERMINE SYSTEMIC TOMATO SPOTTED WILT VIRUS INFECTION FOR ELUCIDATING FIELD RESISTANCE IN PEANUT -
Murakami, M., Gallo-Meagher, M., Gorbet, D.W., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2006. Utilizing immunoassays to determine systemic tomato spotted wilt virus infection for elucidating field resistance in peanut. Crop Protection Journal. 25:235-243.
MONITORING POPULATIONS OF ADULT FALL ARMYWORM, SPODOPTERA FRUGIPERDA SMITH (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE), IN FLORIDA SUGARCANE USING PHEROMONE TRAPS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GENETIC STRAINS OF THE PEST -
Hall, D.G., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Irey, M. 2005. Monitoring populations of adult fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda Smith (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), in Florida sugarcane using pheromone traps, with special reference to genetic strains of the pest. International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Proceedings. 25:784-786.
NIBBLING AND NOTCHING CATERPILLARS IN FLORIDA TURFGRASS -
Buss, E.A., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2005. Nibbling and notching caterpillars in Florida turfgrass. Florida Pest Pro. p. 14-17.
BACILLUS THURINGIENSIS CRY1AC RESISTANCE MONITORING PROGRAM FOR TOBACCO BUDWORM AND BOLLWORM IN 2004 -
Blanco, C.A., Mullen, R.M., Abel, C.A., Bradley, J.R., Ellsworth, P., Greene, J.K., Herbert, A., Leonard, R., Lopez, J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Moar, W., Parajulee, M., Ruberson, J., Sprenkel, R. 2005. Bacillus thuringiensis cry1ac resistance monitoring program for tobacco budworm and bollworm in 2004. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 1210-1218
MONITORING ADULT FALL ARMYWORM POPULATIONS IN FLORIDA SUGARCANE USING PHEROMONE TRAPS, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO GENETIC STRAINS OF THE PEST -
Hall, D.G., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Irey, M. 2005. Monitoring adult fall armyworm populations in florida sugarcane using pheromone traps, with special reference to genetic strains of the pest. International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Proceedings.
Larval development of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on different cover crop plants -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Stuhl, C.J., Mitchell, E.R. 2004. Larval development of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on different cover crop plants. Florida Entomologist. 87(4):454-460.
Behavior and distribution of the two fall armyworm host strains in Florida -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2004. Behavior and distribution of the two fall armyworm host strains in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 87(4):440-449.
Parasitized and non-parasitized prey selectivity of insectivorous bird -
Jones, G.A., Sieving, K.E., Avery, M.L., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2005. Parasitized and non-parasitized prey selectivity of insectivorous bird. Crop Protection Journal. 24(2):185-189.
MONITORING ADULT FALL ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE) POPULATIONS IN FLORIDA SUGARCANE USING PHEROMONE TRAPS -
Hall, D.G., Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N., Irey, M. 2004. Monitoring adult fall armyworm (lepidoptera: noctuidae) populations in florida sugarcane using pheromone traps. American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists.
Seasonal distribution of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in agricultural and turf grass habitats -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2004. Seasonal distribution of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains in agricultural and turf grass habitats. Environmental Entomology. 33(4):881-889.
Augmentation of parasitoids for biological control of citrus blackfly in southern Texas -
Meagher Jr, R.L., French, J.V. 2004. Augmentation of parasitoids for biological control of citrus blackfly in southern Texas. Florida Entomologist. 87(2):186-193.
Population dynamics and occurrence of Spodoptera frugiperda host strains in southern Florida -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Nagoshi, R.N. 2004. Population dynamics and occurrence of Spodoptera frugiperda host strains in southern Florida. Ecological Entomology. 29(5):614-620..
Fall armyworm FR sequences map to sex chromosomes and their distribution in the wild indicate limitations in interstrain mating -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2003. Fall armyworm FR sequences map to sex chromosomes and their distribution in the wild indicate limitations in interstrain mating. Insect Molecular Biology. 12(5):453-458.
Identifying host strains of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)in Florida using mitochondrial markers -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Gallo-Meagher, M. 2003. Identifying host strains of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)in Florida using mitochondrial markers. Florida Entomologist. 86(4):450-455.
CITRUS PESTS AND THEIR MANAGEMENT -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2004. Citrus pests and their management. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology, Vol. 1. Dordrecht, Netherlands:Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 515-538.
FR tandem-repeat sequence in fall armywork (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains -
Nagoshi, R.N., Meagher Jr, R.L. 2003. FR tandem-repeat sequence in fall armywork (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) host strains. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 96(3):329-335.
Within-field distribution of three homopttteran species in Texas sugarcane -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Legaspi, J.C. 2003. Within-field distribution of three homopttteran species in Texas sugarcane. Southwestern Entomologist. 28(1):1-10.
Trapping noctuid moths with synthetic floral volatile lures -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2002. Trapping noctuid moths with synthetic floral volatile lures. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 103(3):219-226.
TRAPPING NOCTUID MOTHS WITH SYNTHETIC FLORAL VOLATILE LURES -
Collection of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) adults and nontarget Hymenoptera in different colored Unitraps -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2001. Collection of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) adults and nontarget Hymenoptera in different colored Unitraps. Florida Entomologist. 84(1):77-82.
Collection of soybean loopers and other noctuids in phenylacetaldehyde-baited traps -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2001. Collection of soybean loopers and other noctuids in phenylacetaldehyde-baited traps. Florida Entomologist. 84(1):154-155.
Trapping fall armyworm adults in traps baited with pheromone and a synthetic floral volatile compound -
Meagher Jr, R.L. 2001. Trapping fall armyworm adults in traps baited with pheromone and a synthetic floral volatile compound. Florida Entomologist. 84(2):288-292.
Collection of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in selected pheromone lures and trap designs -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Mitchell, E.R. 2001. Collection of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in selected pheromone lures and trap designs. Journal of Entomological Science. 36(2):135-142.
Nontarget Hymenoptera collected in pheromone-and synthetic floral volatile-baited traps -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Mitchell, E.R. 1999. Nontarget Hymenoptera collected in pheromone-and synthetic floral volatile-baited traps. Environmental Entomology. 28(3):367-371.
Stalkborer damage on yield and quality of sugarcane in the lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B.C., Irvine, J.E., Johnson, J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Rozeff, N. 1999. EFFECTS OF STALKBORER DAMAGE ON YIELD AND QUALITY OF SUGARCANE IN THE LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY OF TEXAS. Journal of Economic Entomology. 92(1):228-234.
Larra bicolor (Hymenoptera: Sphecidae: Larrinae) collected in pheromone- and phenylacetaldehyde-baited traps -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Frank, J.H. 1998. LARRA BICOLOR (HYMENOPTERA: SPHECIDAE: LARRINAE) COLLECTED IN PHEROMONE- AND PHENYLACETALDEHYDE-BAITED TRAPS. Florida Entomologist. 81(4):555-556.
Phenylacetaldehyde enhances upwind flight of male fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its sex pheromone -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Mitchell, E.R. 1998. Phenylacetaldehyde enhances upwind flight of male fall armyworm Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and its sex pheromone. Florida Entomologist. 81(4):556-559.
Sugarcane Stemborers and their parasites in southern Texas -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Smith, J.W., Browning, H.W., Saldana, R.R. 1998. Sugarcane Stemborers and their parasites in southern Texas. Environmental Entomology. 27(3):759-766.
Predation of Indianmeal moth larvae by Lyctocoris campestris(F.) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) in different stored commodities -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Locke, L.A. 1997. Predation of Indianmeal moth larvae by Lyctocoris campestris(F.) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) in different stored commodities. Journal of Entomological Science. 32(3):271-280.
Development and evaluation of sequential sampling plans for Cryptolestes ferrungineus (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) infesting farm-stored wheat -
Subramanyam, B., Hagstrum, D.W., Meagher Jr, R.L., Burkness, E.C., Hutchison, W.D., Naranjo, S.E. 1997. Development and evaluation of sequential sampling plans for Cryptolestes ferrungineus (Stephens) (Coleoptera: Cucujidae) infesting farm-stored wheat. Journal of Stored Products Research. 33(4):321-329.
Evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a biological control agent of the silverleaf whitefly -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B.C., Meagher Jr, R.L., Ciomperlik, M.A. 1996. Evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) as a biological control agent of the silverleaf whitefly. Environmental Entomology. 25(6):1421-1427.
Preference of Gossypium genotypes to Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) -
Meagher Jr, R.L., Smith, W.C., Smith, W.J. 1997. Preference of Gossypium genotypes to Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 90(4):1046-1052.
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