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Tracy C Leskey
Director


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Virulence of entomopathogenic fungi to the Apple maggot Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) and interactions with entomopathogenic nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Development of behaviorally-based monitoring and biosurveillance tools for the invasive spotted lanternfly, Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Potential of entomopathogenic nematodes against the pupal stage of the apple maggot Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh) (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Usman, M., Gulzar, S., Wakil, W., Pinero, J., Leskey, T.C., Nixon, L., Hofman, C.O., Wu, S., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2020. Potential of entomopathogenic nematodes against the pupal stage of the apple maggot Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Nematology. 52:1-9. https://doi.org/10.21307/jofnem-2020-079.
Toward the integration of an attract-and-kill approach with entomopathogenic nematodes to control multiple life stages of plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cooley, D.R., Tuttle, A., Eaton, A., Drohan, P., Leahy, K., Zhang, A., Hancock, T., Wallingford, A.K., Leskey, T.C. 2020. Toward the integration of an attract-and-kill approach with entomopathogenic nematodes to control multiple life stages of plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Insects. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11060375.
Factors affecting the implementation of exclusion netting to control Drosophila suzukii on primocane raspberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stockton, D.G., Hesler, S.P., Wallingford, A.K., Leskey, T.C., Mcdermott, L., Elson, J.E., Riggs, D.M., Pritts, M., Loeb, G.M. 2020. Factors affecting the implementation of exclusion netting to control Drosophila suzukii on primocane raspberry. Crop Protection. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cropro.2020.105191.
Effect of deltamethrin-incorporated nets on mobility and survivorship of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) adults and nymphs in the laboratory - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ibrahim, A., Kirkpatrick, D.M., Nixon, L., Ludwick, D.C., Anfora, G., Leskey, T.C. 2020. Effect of deltamethrin-incorporated nets on mobility and survivorship of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) adults and nymphs in the laboratory. Journal of Applied Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/jen.12764.
Using IPM-CPR as a management program for apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akotsen-Mensah, C., Blaauw, B., Short, B.D., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Polk, D., Nielsen, A. 2020. Using IPM-CPR as a management program for apple orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa087.
Influence of landscape factors and abiotic conditions on dispersal behavior and overwintering site selection by Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cullum, J.P., Nixon, L.J., Morrison III, W.R., Raupp, M.J., Shrewsbury, P.M., Venogal, P., Martinson, H., Bergh, J., Leskey, T.C. 2020. Influence of landscape factors and abiotic conditions on dispersal behavior and overwintering site selection by Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa077.
Comparison and refinement of integrated pest management tactics for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) management in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Ludwick, D.C. 2020. Comparison and refinement of integrated pest management tactics for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) management in apple orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa067.
Cavity tightness preferences of overwintering Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, B.D., Leskey, T.C., Cullum, J.P., Pearce, A.R., Kuhar, T. 2020. Cavity tightness preferences of overwintering Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 113(3):1572-1575. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toaa036.
Invasion of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) into the USA: developing a national response to an invasive species crisis through collaborative research and outreach efforts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ludwick, D.C., Morrison III, W.R., Acebes-Doria, A.L., Agnello, A.M., Bergh, J., Buffington, M.L., Hamilton, G.C., Harper, J.K., Hoelmer, K.A., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T.P., Pfeiffer, D.G., Nielsen, A.L., Rice, K.B., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P.W., Shrewsbury, P.M., Talamas, E.J., Walgenbach, J.F., Wiman, N.G., Leskey, T.C. 2020. Invasion of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) into the USA: developing a national response to an invasive species crisis through collaborative research and outreach efforts. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 11(1):1-16. https://doi.org/10.1093/jipm/pmaa001.
Attractiveness of pheromone components with and without the synergist, methyl (2E,4E,6Z)-decatrienoate, to brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) [Hemiptera: Pentatomidae] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Morrison III, W.R., Khrimian, A., Rice, K.B., Short, B.D., Herlihy, M.V., Leskey, T.C. 2019. Attractiveness of pheromone components with and without the synergist, methyl (2E,4E,6Z)-decatrienoate, to brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) [Hemiptera: Pentatomidae]. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113:712-719.
Influence of harmonic radar tag attachment on nymphal Halyomorpha halys mobility, survivorship and detectability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kirkpatrick, D.M., Rice, K.B., Ibrahim, A., Morrison III, W.R., Leskey, T.C. 2019. Influence of harmonic radar tag attachment on nymphal Halyomorpha halys mobility, survivorship and detectability. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 167:1020-1029. https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12861.
Season-long monitoring of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) throughout the United States using commercially available traps and lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acebes-Doria, A.L., Agnello, A.M., Alston, D.G., Andrews, H., Beers, E.H., Bergh, J., Bessin, R., Blaauw, B.R., Buntin, G., Burkness, E.C., Chen, S., Cottrell, T.E., Daane, K.M., Fann, L.E., Fleischer, S.J., Guedot, C., Gut, L.J., Hamilton, G.C., Hilton, R., Hoelmer, K.A., Hutchison, W.D., Jentsch, P., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T.P., Lee, J.C., Milnes, J.M., Nielsen, A.L., Patel, D.K., Short, B.D., Sial, A.A., Spears, L.R., Tatman, K.M., Toews, M.D., Walgenbach, J.D., Welty, C., Wiman, N.G., Van Zoeren, J., Leskey, T.C. 2019. Season-long monitoring of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) throughout the United States using commercially available traps and lures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 113(1):159-171. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz240.
Estimating monitoring trap plume reach and trapping area for nymphal and adult Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in crop and non-crop habitats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kirkpatrick, D.M., Acebes-Doria, A.L., Rice, K.B., Short, B.D., Adams, C.G., Gut, L.J., Leskey, T.C. 2019. Estimating monitoring trap plume reach and trapping area for nymphal and adult Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in crop and non-crop habitats. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz093.
Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) genetic diversity in North America and Europe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kapantaidaki, D.E., Evangelou, V.I., Morrison III, W.R., Leskey, T.C., Brodeur, J., Milonas, P. 2019. Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) genetic diversity in North America and Europe. Insects. 10(6):174. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10060174.
Sampling methods for adventive Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) in a wild tree host of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, N., Talamas, E., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C. 2019. Sampling methods for adventive Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) in a wild tree host of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz107.
A review of biology and management of Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae), an emerging global invasive species - ()
Lee, D., Park, Y., Leskey, T.C. 2019. A review of biology and management of Lycorma delicatula (Hemiptera: Fulgoridae), an emerging global invasive species. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 22:589-596. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.aspen.2019.03.004.
Exploring an odor-baited “trap bush” approach to aggregate Plum curculio (Coleoptera: curculionidae) injury in blueberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Saona, C., Nielsen, A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Tewari, S., Kyryczenko-Roth, V., Firbas, N., Leskey, T.C. 2019. Exploring an odor-baited “trap bush” approach to aggregate Plum curculio (Coleoptera: curculionidae) injury in blueberries. Insects. 10(4):113. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects10040113.
UV-blocking high-tunnel plastics reduce Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) in red raspberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cramer, M.E., Demchak, K., Marini, R., Leskey, T.C. 2019. UV-blocking high-tunnel plastics reduce Japanese beetle (Popillia japonica) in red raspberry. HortScience. 54(5):903-909. https://doi.org/10.21273/HORTSCI13820-18.
Detecting invasive insects with unmanned aerial vehicles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Virto, M.H., Medeiros, H., Tabb, A., Rice, K.B., Leskey, T.C. 2019. Detecting invasive insects with unmanned aerial vehicles. IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICRA.2019.8794116.
Volatile release, mobility, and mortality of diapausing Halyomorpha halys during simulated shipping movements and temperature changes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nixon, L.J., Tabb, A., Morrison III, W.R., Rice, K.B., Brockerhoff, E.G., Leskey, T.C., van Koten, C., Goldson, S., Rostas, M. 2019. Volatile release, mobility, and mortality of diapausing Halyomorpha halys during simulated shipping movements and temperature changes. Journal of Pest Science. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-019-01084-x.
Responses of overwintering Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to dead conspecifics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, B., Leskey, T.C., Pearce, A.R., Kuhar, T.P. 2019. Responses of overwintering Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to dead conspecifics. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112(3):1489-1492. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz011.
Size restrictions on the passage of overwintering Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) through openings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, B., Kuhar, T.P., Reichard, G., Leskey, T.C., Pearce, A.R. 2019. Size restrictions on the passage of overwintering Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) through openings. Journal of Economic Entomology. 112(3):1343-1347. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toz010.
UV-C irradiation technology for two-spotted spider mite control - (Abstract Only)
Short, B.D., Janisiewicz, W.J., Takeda, F., Leskey, T.C. 2019. UV-C irradiation technology for two-spotted spider mite control. North American Strawberry Conference Abstracts. p. 22.
Entomopathogenic nematodes are effective at killing plum curculio larvae in the soil - ()
Pinero, J.C., Leskey, T.C., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2019. Entomopathogenic nematodes are effective at killing plum curculio larvae in the soil. Fruit Notes. 84(Winter): 9-11.
UV-C irradiation technology: nonchemical disease and arthropod pest management - (Abstract Only)
Janisiewicz, W.J., Takeda, F., Short, B.D., Leskey, T.C., Smith, B.J. 2019. UV-C irradiation technology: nonchemical disease and arthropod pest management. North American Strawberry Convention. p. 16.
Seasonal response of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) adults to light bulbs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chambers, B.D., Leskey, T.C., Pearce, A.R., Kuhar, T.P. 2018. Seasonal response of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) adults to light bulbs. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 33:44-49. https://doi.org/10.3954/1523-5475-34.1.44.
Vertical sampling in tree canopies for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) life stages and its egg parasitoid, Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, N., Talamas, E., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2018. Vertical sampling in tree canopies for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) life stages and its egg parasitoid, Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae). Environmental Entomology. 48(1):173-180. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy180.
Presence of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on home exteriors during the autumn dispersal period: results generated by citizen scientists - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hancock, T., Lee, D., Bergh, C., Morrison III, W.R., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Presence of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on home exteriors during the autumn dispersal period: results generated by citizen scientists. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 21:99-108. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12312.
Successful management of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial apple orchards with an attract-and-kill strategy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Blaauw, B.R., Short, B.D., Nielsen, A.L., Bergh, J.C., Krawczyk, G., Park, Y., Butler, B., Khrimian, A., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Successful management of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial apple orchards with an attract-and-kill strategy. Pest Management Science. 75(1):104-114. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5156.
Overwintering behavior of Drosophila suzukii, and potential springtime diets for egg maturation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wallingford, A.K., Rice, K.B., Leskey, T.C., Loeb, G.M. 2018. Overwintering behavior of Drosophila suzukii, and potential springtime diets for egg maturation. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvy115.
Monitoring and biosurveillance tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys Stal (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acebes-Doria, A.L., Morrison III, W.R., Short, B.D., Rice, K.B., Bush, H.G., Kuhar, T.P., Duthie, C., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Monitoring and biosurveillance tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys Stal (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Insects. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9030082.
Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae) responses to traps baited with pheromones in peach and apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akotsen-Mensah, C., Kaser, J.M., Leskey, T.C., Nielsen, A.L. 2018. Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae) responses to traps baited with pheromones in peach and apple orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy200.
Improved trap designs and retention mechanisms for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K.B., Morrison III, W.R., Short, B.D., Acebes-Doria, A., Bergh, C., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Improved trap designs and retention mechanisms for Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy185.
UV-C irradiation as a management tool for Tetranychus urticae on strawberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Short, B.D., Janisiewicz, W.J., Takeda, F., Leskey, T.C. 2018. UV-C irradiation as a management tool for Tetranychus urticae on strawberries. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.5045.
PhylloLux technology for crop protection: alternative management of diseases and arthropods for strawberry production - ()
Janisiewicz, W.J., Takeda, F., Short, B.D., Leskey, T.C. 2018. PhylloLux technology for crop protection: alternative management of diseases and arthropods for strawberry production. Progressive Crop Consultant. 3(3):4-8.
Predation and parasitism by native and exotic natural enemies of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) eggs augmented with semiochemicals and differing host stimuli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Blaauw, B.R., Nielsen, A.L., Talamas, E., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Predation and parasitism by native and exotic natural enemies of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) eggs augmented with semiochemicals and differing host stimuli. Biological Control. 121:140-150. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.02.016.
Early detection of invasive exotic insect infestations using eDNA from crop surfaces - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Valentin, R., Fonseca, D.M., Nielsen, A.L., Leskey, T.C., Lockwood, J.L. 2018. Early detection of invasive exotic insect infestations using eDNA from crop surfaces. Frontiers in Ecology and the Environment. 16(5):265-270. https://doi.org/10.1002/fee.1811.
Identification of volatiles released by diapausing brown marmorated stink bugs, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nixon, L.J., Morrison III, W.R., Rice, K.B., Brockerhoff, E.G., Leskey, T.C., Guzman, F., Khrimian, A., Goldson, S., Rostas, M. 2018. Identification of volatiles released by diapausing brown marmorated stink bugs, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). PLoS One. 13(1):e0191223. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0191223.
Spotted wing drosophila prefer low hanging fruit: insights into foraging behavior and management strategies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K.B., Jones, S.K., Morrison III, W.R., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Spotted wing drosophila prefer low hanging fruit: insights into foraging behavior and management strategies. Journal of Insect Behavior. 30(6):645-661. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10905-017-9646-9.
Enhanced response of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to its aggregation pheromone with ethyl decatrieonate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K.B., Bedoukian, R.H., Hamilton, G.C., Jentsch, P., Khrimian, A., Maclean, P., Morrison III, W.R., Short, B.D., Shrewsbury, P., Weber, D.C., Wiman, N., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Enhanced response of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to its aggregation pheromone with ethyl decatrieonate. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111(1):495-499. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox316.
Evaluation of pheromone-baited traps for the monitoring and management of nuisance problems associated with the invasive brown marmorated stink bug - (Proceedings)
Morrison III, W.R., Bergh, J.C., Kuhar, T.P., Walgenback, J., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Evaluation of pheromone-baited traps for the monitoring and management of nuisance problems associated with the invasive brown marmorated stink bug. In: Trematerra, P., Trdan, S., editors. Proceedings of International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC)/West Palaeartic Regional Section (WPRS) Bulletin, July 2-5, 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 130:116-122.
Attraction of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) haplotypes in North America and Europe to baited traps Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Milonas, P., Kapantaidaki, D., Cesari, M., Di Bella, E., Guidetti, R., Haye, T., Maistrello, L., Moraglio, S.T., Piemontese, L., Pozzebon, A., Ruocco, G., Short, B.D., Tavella, L., Vetek, G., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Attraction of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) haplotypes in North America and Europe to baited traps. Scientific Reports. 7:16941. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17233-0.
Olfactometer responses of plum curculio Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to host plant volatiles, synthetic grandisoic acid, and live conspecifics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Lucas, E., Cormier, D., Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2017. Olfactometer responses of plum curculio Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to host plant volatiles, synthetic grandisoic acid, and live conspecifics. Journal of Insect Behavior. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10905-017-9634-0.
Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe: history, biology, ecology, and management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Nielsen, A.L. 2017. Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe: history, biology, ecology, and management. Annual Review Of Entomology. 63:599-618. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-ento-020117-043226.
Integrative review of indigenous arthropod natural enemies of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abram, P.K., Hoelmer, K.A., Acebes-Doria, A., Andrews, H., Beers, E., Bergh, C.J., Bessin, R., Biddinger, D., Botch, P., Buffington, M.L., Cornelius, M.L., Costi, E., Delfosse, E., Dieckhoff, C., Dobson, R., Donais, Z., Grieshop, M., Hamilton, G., Haye, T., Hedstrom, C., Herlihy, M.V., Hoddle, M., Hooks, C., Jentsch, P., Neelandra, J., Kuhar, T., Lara, J., Legrand, A., Lee, J.C., Leskey, T.C., Lowenstein, D., Milnes, J., Maistrello, L., Morrison III, W.R., Nielsen, A.L., Ogburn, E., Pickett, C., Poley, K., Pote, J., James, R., Shrewsbury, P., Talamas, E.J., Tavella, L., Walgenbach, J., Waterworth, R., Weber, D.C., Welty, C., Wiman, N.G. 2017. Integrative review of indigenous arthropod natural enemies of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe. Journal of Pest Science. 90(4):1009-1020.
Chemical ecology of Halyomorpha halys: Discoveries and applications - ()
Weber, D.C., Morrison III, W.R., Khrimian, A., Rice, K.B., Leskey, T.C., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Nielsen, A.L., Blaauw, B.R. 2017. Chemical ecology of Halyomorpha halys: Discoveries and applications. Journal of Pest Science. 90:989-1008.
Phenology of brown marmorated stink bug described using female reproductive development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nielson, A., Fleischer, S., Hamilton, G., Hancock, T., Krawczyk, G., Lee, J.C., Ogburn, E., Pote, J., Raudenbush, A., Rucker, A., Saunders, M., Skillman, V., Sullivan, J., Timer, J., Walgenbach, J., Wiman, N., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Phenology of brown marmorated stink bug described using female reproductive development. Ecology and Evolution. 7(17):6680-6690. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3125.
Behavioral response of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to host plant stimuli augmented with semiochemicals in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Allen, M., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Behavioral response of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to host plant stimuli augmented with semiochemicals in the field. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. doi:10.1111/afe.12229.
Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) response to pyramid traps baited with attractive light and pheromonal stimuli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K.B., Wiman, N., Hilton, R., Cullum, J., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) response to pyramid traps baited with attractive light and pheromonal stimuli. Florida Entomologist. 100(2):449-453.
Behavioral response of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to semiochemicals deployed inside and outside anthropogenic structures during the overwintering period - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Acebes-Doria, A., Ogburn, E., Kuhar, T.P., Walgenbach, J.F., Bergh, J.C., Nottingham, L., Dimelgio, A., Hipkins, P., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Behavioral response of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to semiochemicals deployed inside and outside anthropogenic structures during the overwintering period. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(3):1002-1009. doi:10.1093/jee/tox097.
Predation of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) from web-building spiders associated with anthropogenic dwellings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Bryant, A.N., Poling, B., Quinn, N.F., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Predation of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) from web-building spiders associated with anthropogenic dwellings. Journal of Insect Behavior. 30:70-85.
Measuring host plant selection and retention of Halyomorpha halys by a trap crop - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Blaauw, B.R., Morrison III, W.R., Mathews, C., Leskey, T.C., Nielsen, A. 2017. Measuring host plant selection and retention of Halyomorpha halys by a trap crop. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 163:197-208.
Deltamethrin-incorporated nets as an integrated pest management tool for the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kuhar, T.P., Short, B.D., Krawczyk, G., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Deltamethrin-incorporated nets as an integrated pest management tool for the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow321.
Development of an attract-and-kill strategy for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): evaluation of attracticidal spheres under laboratory and field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K.B., Short, B.D., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Development of an attract-and-kill strategy for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae): evaluation of attracticidal spheres under laboratory and field conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tow319.
Temporal and directional patterns of nymphal Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) movement on the trunk of selected wild and fruit tree hosts in the Mid-Atlantic Region - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acebes-Doria, A.L., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C. 2017. Temporal and directional patterns of nymphal Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) movement on the trunk of selected wild and fruit tree hosts in the Mid-Atlantic Region. Environmental Entomology. 46(2):258-267.
Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys in its native Asian range to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Park, C., Seo, B., Park, Y., Kim, H., Rice, K.B., Lee, D., Leskey, T.C. 2016. Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys in its native Asian range to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli. Journal of Pest Science. DOI: 10.1007/s10340-016-0816-x.
Tempo-spatial dynamics of adult plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) based on semiochemical-baited trap captures in blueberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hernandez-Cumplido, J., Leskey, T.C., Holdcraft, R., Zaman, F.U., Hahn, N.G., Rodriguez-Saona, C. 2017. Tempo-spatial dynamics of adult plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) based on semiochemical-baited trap captures in blueberries. Environmental Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvx047.
Pheromone-based decision support tools for management of Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards: development of a trap-based treatment threshold - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Short, B.D., Khrimian, A., Leskey, T.C. 2016. Pheromone-based decision support tools for management of Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards: development of a trap-based treatment threshold. Journal of Pest Science. doi: 10.1007/s10340-016-0812-1.
Characterizing spring emergence of adult Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) using overwintering shelters and pheromone traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J.C., Morrison III, W.R., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Characterizing spring emergence of adult Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) using overwintering shelters and pheromone traps. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 162:336-345.
Halyomorpha halys (Stal) - ()
Behavioral responses of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) to visual stimuli under laboratory, semifield, and field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K.B., Short, B.D., Jones, S.K., Leskey, T.C. 2016. Behavioral responses of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) to visual stimuli under laboratory, semifield, and field conditions. Environmental Entomology. 45(6):1480-1488.
Injury to apples and peaches at harvest from feeding by Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) nymphs early and late in the season - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acebes-Doria, A.L., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C. 2016. Injury to apples and peaches at harvest from feeding by Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) nymphs early and late in the season. Crop Protection. 89:58-65.
The consequences of sublethal exposure to insecticide on the survivorship and mobility of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Poling, B.N., Leskey, T.C. 2016. The consequences of sublethal exposure to insecticide on the survivorship and mobility of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Pest Management Science. 73:389-396.
Hunting down the hunters: H. Halys egg damage and natural enemies - (Proceedings)
Morrison Iii, W.R., Mathews, C.R., Leskey, T.C. 2016. Hunting down the hunters: H. Halys egg damage and natural enemies. Proceedings of the 91st Annual Cumberland-Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference, December 3-4, 2015, Winchester, Virginia. p. 41.
Frequency, efficiency, and physical characteristics of predation by generalist predators of brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) eggs - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Mathews, C.R., Leskey, T.C. 2016. Frequency, efficiency, and physical characteristics of predation by generalist predators of brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) eggs. Biological Control. 97:120-130.
Host plant effects on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) nymphal development and survivorship - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acebes-Doria, A.L., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C. 2016. Host plant effects on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) nymphal development and survivorship. Environmental Entomology. 45:663-670.
Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to light-based stimuli in the laboratory and field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Lee, D., Glenn, D.M., Morrison III, W.R. 2015. Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stål) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to light-based stimuli in the laboratory and field. Journal of Insect Behavior. 28(6):674-692.
Semiochemical production and laboratory behavior response of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harris, C., Abubeker, S.U., Yu, M., Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2015. Semiochemical production and laboratory behavior response of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys. Journal of Insect Physiology. 10(1):e0140876.
Development and comparison of trunk traps to monitor movement of Halyomorpha halys nymphs on host trees - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acebes-Doria, A.L., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C. 2015. Development and comparison of trunk traps to monitor movement of Halyomorpha halys nymphs on host trees. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 158:44-53.
Establishing the behavioral basis for an attract-and-kill strategy to manage the invasive Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Lee, D., Short, B.D., Khrimian, A., Leskey, T.C. 2015. Establishing the behavioral basis for an attract-and-kill strategy to manage the invasive Halyomorpha halys in apple orchards. Journal of Pest Science. doi: 10.1007/s10340-015-0679-6.
Evaluation of trap designs and deployment strategies for capturing Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison III, W.R., Cullum, J.P., Leskey, T.C. 2015. Evaluation of trap designs and deployment strategies for capturing Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jee/tov159.
Flight behavior of foraging and overwintering brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Leskey, T.C. 2015. Flight behavior of foraging and overwintering brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Bulletin of Entomological Research. doi: 10.1017/S0007485315000462.
Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli across the United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Agnello, A., Bergh, C., Dively, G.P., Hamilton, G.C., Jentsch, P., Khrimian, A., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T.P., Lee, D., Morrison III, W.R., Polk, D.F., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P.W., Short, B.D., Shrewsbury, P., Walgenbach, J.F., Welty, C., Whalen, J., Weber, D.C., Wiman, N. 2015. Attraction of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to traps baited with semiochemical stimuli across the United States. Environmental Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/ee/nvv049.
Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) to traps baited with stereoisomeric mixtures of 10,11-Epoxy-1-bisabolen-3-OL - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Khrimian, A., Weber, D.C., Aldrich, J.C., Short, B.D., Lee, D., Morrison, W.R. 2015. Behavioral responses of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) to traps baited with stereoisomeric mixtures of 10,11-Epoxy-1-bisabolen-3-OL. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 41:418-429.
Behavioral responses of plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to different enantiomer concentrations and blends of the synthetic aggregation pheromone grandisoic acid - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Lucas, E., Cormier, D., Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2015. Behavioral responses of plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to different enantiomer concentrations and blends of the synthetic aggregation pheromone grandisoic acid. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(2):549-558.
Temporal effects on the incidence and severity of brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) feeding injury to peaches and apples during the fruiting period in Virginia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joseph, S.V., Nita, M., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C. 2015. Temporal effects on the incidence and severity of brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) feeding injury to peaches and apples during the fruiting period in Virginia. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108(2):592-599.
Attraction of harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to male-produced pheromone and host plants in the field - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Cabrera Walsh, G., Leskey, T.C., Dimeglio, A.S., Athanas, M.M., Chauhan, K.R., Khrimian, A. 2014. Attraction of harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to male-produced pheromone and host plants in the field. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 40:1251-1259.
Attractiveness of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), aggregation pheromone: field response to isomers, ratios and dose Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Cabrera Walsh, G.J., Dimeglio, A.S., Abubeker, S.U., Leskey, T.C., Khrimian, A. 2014. Attractiveness of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), aggregation pheromone: field response to isomers, ratios and dose. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 10:1251-1259.
Detectability of Halyomorpha Halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) by portable harmonic radar in agricultural landscapes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Park, C., Seo, B., Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Detectability of Halyomorpha Halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) by portable harmonic radar in agricultural landscapes. Florida Entomologist. 97(3):1131-1138.
Spatial distribution of brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury at harvest in mid-Atlantic apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joseph, S.V., Stallings Jonathan, W., Leskey, T.C., Krawczyk, G., Polk, D., Butler, B., Bergh, J.C. 2014. Spatial distribution of brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury at harvest in mid-Atlantic apple orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107(5):1839-1848.
Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Khrimian, A., Zhang, A., Weber, D.C., Ho, H., Aldrich, J., Vermillion, K., Siegler, M., Shirali, S., Guzman, F., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols. Journal of Natural Products. 77:1708-1717.
Impact of host plant connectivity, crop border and patch size on adult Colorado potato beetle retention - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C., Colpitts, B., Mackinley, P., Lee, D. 2014. Impact of host plant connectivity, crop border and patch size on adult Colorado potato beetle retention. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/0095717.
Identification of overwintering sites of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in natural landscapes using human and canine surveyors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Cullum, J., Beckett, L., Anderson, J., Daugherty, J., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Identification of overwintering sites of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in natural landscapes using human and canine surveyors. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091575.
Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Leskey, T.C., Cabrera-Walsh, G.J., Khrimian, A. 2014. Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:1061-1068. DOI:10.1603/EC13502.
Biology, ecology, and management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K., Bergh, C., Bergman, E., Biddinger, D., Dieckhoff, C., Dively, D., Fraser, H., Gariepy, T., Hamilton, G., Haye, T., Herbert, A., Hoelmer, K.A., Hooks, C., Jones, A., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T., Mitchell, W., Nielsen, A.L., Pfeiffer, D., Raupp, M., Rodgriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P., Shrewsbury, P., Venugopal, D., Whalen, J., Wiman, N., Leskey, T.C., Tooker, J. 2014. Biology, ecology, and management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys). Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 5(3): A1-A13.
Datasheet for Halyomorpha halys (Stål), (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)and invasive species compendium - ()
Leskey, T.C., Hamilton, G.C., Biddinger, D.J., Buffington, M.L., Dieckhoff, C., Dively, G.P., Fraser, H., Gariepy, T., Hedstrom, C., Herbert, A., Hoelmer, K.A., Hooks, C.R., Inkley, D.G., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T.P., Lee, D., Nielsen, A.L., Pfeiffer, D.G., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P.W., Talamas, E.J., Tomasino, E., Tooker, J., Venugopal, D., Whalen, J., Walton, V., Wiman, N. 2014. Datasheet for Halyomorpha halys (Stål), (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)and invasive species compendium. CABI Crop Protection Compendium. No. 27377.
Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Leahy, K., Cooley, D., Tuttle, A., Eaton, A., Zhang, A. 2014. Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(3):753-761.
Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Lucas, E., Cormier, D., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Zhang, A., Pichette, A. 2014. Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist. DOI: 10.4039/tce.2014.1.
Dispersal capacity and behavior of nymphal stages of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) evaluated under laboratory and field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Nielsen, A.L., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Dispersal capacity and behavior of nymphal stages of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) evaluated under laboratory and field conditions. Journal of Insect Behavior. DOI: 10:1007/s1095-014-9456-2.
Efficacy of insecticide residues on adult Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) mortality and injury in apple and peach orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Lee, D. 2013. Efficacy of insecticide residues on adult Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) mortality and injury in apple and peach orchards. Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/PS.3653.
Using entomopathogenic nematodes for biological control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar: Effects of irrigation and species in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wright, S.E., Tuttle, A.F., Cooley, D.R., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Using entomopathogenic nematodes for biological control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar: Effects of irrigation and species in apple orchards. Biological Control. 67:123-129.
Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Wright, S.E., Walgenbach, J., Bergh, C.J., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard. Journal of Entomological Science. 49(1):44-45.
Effectiveness of glues for harmonic radar tag attachment on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and their impact on adult survivorship and mobility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Wright, S.E., Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Effectiveness of glues for harmonic radar tag attachment on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and their impact on adult survivorship and mobility. Environmental Entomology. 42:515-523.
Lethality of reduced-risk insecticides against plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in blueberries with emphasis on their curative activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Saona, C., Wise, J., Polk, D., Leskey, T.C., Vandervoort, C. 2013. Lethality of reduced-risk insecticides against plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in blueberries with emphasis on their curative activity. Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/PS.3509.
Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C., Walgenbach, J. 2013. Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Review of the biology, ecology, and management of Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in China, Japan and Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Short, B.D., Joseph, S.V., Bergh, J.C., Leskey, T.C. 2103. Review of the biology, ecology, and management of Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in China, Japan and Korea. Environmental Entomology. 42(4):627-641.
Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Impact of insecticide residue exposure on the invasive pest, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): analysis of adult mobility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Impact of insecticide residue exposure on the invasive pest, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): analysis of adult mobility. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):150-158.
Incidental contact with insecticides and fungicides on plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), movement and mortality: implications for pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Saguez, J., Vincent, C. 2012. Incidental contact with insecticides and fungicides on plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), movement and mortality: implications for pest management. Pest Management Science. 69:464-470.
Entomopathogenic nematodes: effects of the soil agroecosystem on biological control potential - (Abstract Only)
Impact of insecticides on the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae): analysis on the insecticide lethality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Lee, D., Short, B.D., Wright, S.E. 2012. Impact of insecticides on the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae): analysis on the insecticide lethality. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1726-1735.
Pest status of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Hamilton, G., Nielsen, A., Polk, D., Rodrigues-Saona, C., Bergh, C., Herbert, D., Kuhar, T., Pfeiffer, D., Dively, G., Hooks, R., Raupp, M., Shrewsbury, P., Krawczyk, G., Shearer, P., Whalen, J., Koplinka-Loehr, C., Myers, E., Inkley, D., Hoelmer, K.A., Lee, D., Wright, S.E. 2012. Pest status of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in the USA. Outlooks on Pest Management. 23:218-226.
Integration of insecticidal, phagostimulatory, and visual elements of an attract-and-kill system for apple maggot fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C., Jacome, I., Pinero, J.C., Prokopy, R.J. 2012. Integration of insecticidal, phagostimulatory, and visual elements of an attract-and-kill system for apple maggot fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1548-1556.
Factors affecting captures of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in baited pyramid traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joseph, S., Bergh, C., Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Factors affecting captures of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in baited pyramid traps. Journal of Entomological Science. 48:43-51.
Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in Mid-Atlantic tree fruit orchards in the United States: case studies of commercial management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Butler, B.R., Wright, S.E. 2012. Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in Mid-Atlantic tree fruit orchards in the United States: case studies of commercial management. Psyche. DOI:10/1155/2013/535062.
Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Short, B.D., Khrimian, A. 2012. Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:76-85.
Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to plum curculio, Contrachelus nenuphar: Effects of strain, temperature, and soil type - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2011. Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to plum curculio, Contrachelus nenuphar: Effects of strain, temperature, and soil type. Journal of Nematology. 43:187-195.
Broad laboratory screening of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar - (Abstract Only)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2011. Broad laboratory screening of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar. Journal of Nematology. 43:279.
Effectiveness of odor-baited trap trees for plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) monitoring in commercial apple orchards in the Northeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Agnello, A., Tuttle, A., Leskey, T.C., Faubert, H., Koehler, G., Morin, G., Leahy, K., Loss, L., Cooley, D., Prokopy, R.J. 2011. Effectiveness of odor-baited trap trees for plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) monitoring in commercial apple orchards in the Northeast. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:1613-1621.
Factors influencing the temporal and spatial patterns of dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in newly planted apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Brewster, C.C., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2011. Factors influencing the temporal and spatial patterns of dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in newly planted apple orchards. Environmental Entomology. 40:173-183.
Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2011. Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds. Journal of Entomological Science. 46(3):204-215.
Evaluation of tag entanglement as a factor in harmonic radar studies of insect dispersal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., Colpitts, B. 2011. Evaluation of tag entanglement as a factor in harmonic radar studies of insect dispersal. Environmental Entomology. 40:94-102.
Harmonic radar: efficacy at detecting and recovering insects on agricultural host plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., Colpitts, B. 2011. Harmonic radar: efficacy at detecting and recovering insects on agricultural host plants. Pest Management Science. 67(2):213-219.
Morphological characterization of the antennal sensilla of the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2010. Morphological characterization of the antennal sensilla of the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(6):993-1002.
Host tree-related differences in foragaing and electroantennogram activity for the plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Hancock, T., Wright, S.E. 2010. Host tree-related differences in foragaing and electroantennogram activity for the plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 142:284-293.
Effect of surround WP on behavior and mortality of the apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Glenn, D.M., Puterka, G.J. 2010. Effect of surround WP on behavior and mortality of the apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):394-401.
Development of a rearing methodology for the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2010. Development of a rearing methodology for the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(1):50-56.
Harmonic radar: assessing the impact of tag weight on walking behavior of Colorado potato beetle, plum curculio and corn rootworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C. 2010. Harmonic radar: assessing the impact of tag weight on walking behavior of Colorado potato beetle, plum curculio and corn rootworm. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(1):63-69.
Post-mating behavior of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C. 2009. Post-mating behavior of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) in apple orchards. Environmental Entomology. 38(4):1219-1225.
Diagnosis and variation in appearance of brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury on apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Wright, S.E., Brown, M.W. 2009. Diagnosis and variation in appearance of brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury on apple. Journal of Entomological Science. 44:1-10.
An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Anger, W., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Pichette, A., Zhang, A. 2009. An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 38(3):870-878.
Monitoring and management of the apple maggot fly and the plum curculio: honoring the legacy of R. J. Prokopy - ()
Leskey, T.C., Chouinard, G., Vincent, C. 2009. Monitoring and management of the apple maggot fly and the plum curculio: honoring the legacy of R. J. Prokopy. In: Aluja, M., Leskey, T.C., Vincent, C., editors. Biorational Tree Fruit Pest Management. Wallingford, England. p. 110-144.
Dogwood Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) Abundance and Seasonal Flight Activity in Apple Orchards, Urban Landscapes and Woodlands in Five Eastern States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J.C., Leskey, T.C., Walgenbach, J.F., Klingeman, W.E., Kain, D.P., Zhang, A. 2009. Dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) abundance and seasonal flight activity in apple orchards, urban landscapes and woodlands in five eastern states. Environmental Entomology. 38:530-538. Available www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1603/022/038/0304.
Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2009. Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(3):1085-1093.
Effectiveness of glues used for harmonic radar tag attachment and impact on survival and behavior of three insect pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Meloche, F., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C. 2009. Effectiveness of glues used for harmonic radar tag attachment and impact on survival and behavior of three insect pests. Environmental Entomology. 38(1):168-175.
Apples even a bug couldn’t love: the search for host-plant resistance in Malus - (Abstract Only)
Odor-Baited Trap Trees: A Novel Management Tool for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Pinero, J.C., Prokopy, R.J. 2008. Odor-Baited Trap Trees: A Novel Management Tool for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(4):1302-1309.
Establishing Commercial Utility of Behavioral Control for Apple Maggot Fly - (Abstract Only)
Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2008. Establishing Commercial Utility of Behavioral Control for Apple Maggot Fly. Entomological Society of America, Eastern Branch. Syracuse, NY. March 9-12, 2008.
Reproductive development of female plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) in the mid-atlantic: Presence of multivoltine populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C. 2008. Reproductive development of female plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) in the mid-atlantic: Presence of multivoltine populations. Journal of Entomological Science. 43(2):208-216.
Susceptibility of fruit from diverse apple and crabapple germplasm to attack from plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Myers, C.T., Leskey, T.C., Forsline, P.L. 2007. Susceptibility of fruit from diverse apple and crabapple germplasm to attack from plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(5):1663-1671.
Host Preference of the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar Herbst (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2007. Host Preference of the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar Herbst (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. Vol. 123: 217-227.
FRUIT SUSCEPTIBILITY OF MALUS GERMPLASM TO ATTACK FROM FRUIT FEEDING PESTS: SEARCHING FOR POTENTIAL HOST-PLANT RESISTANCE MECHANISMS IN APPLE - (Abstract Only)
Myers, C.T., Leskey, T.C., Reissig, W. 2007. Fruit susceptibility of malus germplasm to attack from fruit feeding pests: Searching for potential host-plant resistance mechanisms in apple. . Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
IMPACT OF TEMPERATURE ON PLUM CURCULIO RESPONSES TO ODOR-BAITED TRAPS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. Impact of temperature on plum curculio responses to odor-baited traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol 100: 343-349.
IMPACT OF PREVAILING TEMPERATURES ON CAPTURES OF PLUM CURCULIO IN ODOR-BAITED TRAPS - (Proceedings)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2006. Impact of prevailing temperatures on captures of plum curculio in odor-baited traps. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. p.56.
IMPROVED ATTRACTIVENESS AND SPECIFICITY OF PHEROMONE-BAITED TRAPS FOR MALE DOGWOOD BORER, SYNANTHEDON SCITULA HARRIS (LEPIDOPTERA: SESIIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2006. Improved attractiveness and specificity of pheromone-baited traps for male dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology. V35 p. 268-275.
DIEL PERIODICITY OF EMERGENCE AND PRE-MATING REPRODUCTIVE BEHAVIORS OF ADULT DOGWOOD BORER (LEPIDOPTERA: SESIIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J., Leskey, T.C., Sousa, J., Zhang, A. 2006. Diel periodicity of emergence and pre-mating reproductive behaviors of adult dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology 35(2):435-442.
VISUAL CUES AND CAPTURE MECHANISMS ASSOCIATED WITH TRAPS FOR PLUM CURCULIO (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C. 2006. Visual cues and capture mechanisms associated with traps for plum curculio (coleoptera: curculionidae). Journal of Entomological Science. V41, pp. 97-106.
FACTORS PROMOTING INFESTATION OF NEWLY PLANTED, NON-BEARING APPLE ORCHARDS BY DOGWOOD BORER, SYNANTHEDON SCITULA HARRIS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2005. Factors promoting infestation of newly planted, non-bearing apple orchards by dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris. Journal of Economic Entomology. V98: 2121-2132.
AN IMPROVED TRAP FOR MONITORING STINK BUGS (HETEROPTERA: PENTATOMIDAE) IN APPLE AND PEACH ORCHARDS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogmire,, H., Leskey, T.C. 2006. An improved trap for monitoring stink bugs (heteroptera: pentatomidae) in apple and peach orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. V41 p. 9-21.
SEX PHEROMONE OF THE DOGWOOD BORER (DWB), SYNANTHEDON SCITULA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C., Walgenbach, J. 2005. Sex pheromone of the dogwood borer (dwb), synanthedon scitula. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(10):2463-2479.
NON-FRUITING HOST TREE VOLATILE BLENDS: NOVEL ATTRACTANTS FOR THE PLUM CURCULIO (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A., Herzog, M. 2005. Non-fruiting host tree volatile blends: novel attractants for the plum curculio (coleoptera: curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. Env. Ent. Vol 34, Pg 785-793 (2005).
MONITORING STINKBUGS (HEMIPTERA:PENTATOMIDAE) IN MID-ATLANTIC APPLE AND PEACH ORCHARDS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
ASSESSING INDIVIDUAL COMPONENTS OF A MONITORING SYSTEM FOR PLUM CURCULIO - (Proceedings)
Leskey, T.C. 2004. Assessing individual components of a monitoring system for plum curculio. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
STINK BUG RESPONSE TO FIVE TRAP TYPES IN APPLE AND PEACH ORCHARDS - (Proceedings)
Hogmire, H., Leskey, T.C. 2004. Stink bug response to five trap types in apple and peach orchards. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
MONITORING PLUM CURCULIO, CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR (HERBST) (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) POPULATIONS IN APPLE AND PEACH ORCHARDS IN THE MID-ATLANTIC - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2004. Monitoring plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (herbst) (coleoptera: curculionidae) populations in apple and peach orchards in the mid-atlantic. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:79-88.
DISCRIMINATION BY MALE DOGWOOD BORER, SYNANTHEDON SCITULA HARRIS (LEPIDOPTERA: SESIIDAE) TO TRAPS BAITED WITH COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE PHEROMON LURES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J., Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2004. Discrimination by male dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to traps baited with commercially available pheromon lures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:344-352
A SIMPLE CHARACTER FOR SEX DIFFERENTIATION OF PUPAE AND PUPAL EXUVIA OF THE DOGWOOD BORER (LEPIDOPTERA: SESIIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C. 2003. A simple character for sex differentiation of pupae and pupal exuvia of the dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Florida Entomologist. 86:37-38
MONITORING PLUM CURCULIO POPULATIONS IN APPLE AND PEACH ORCHARDS IN THE MID-ATLANTIC - (Proceedings)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2003. Monitoring plum curculio populations in apple and peach orchards in the mid-atlantic. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. PP: 88-98
RESPONSE OF STINK BUGS TO TWO TRAP TYPES AND COMMON MULLEIN IN APPLES AND PEACHES - (Proceedings)
Hogmire, H., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2003. Response of stink bugs to two trap types and common mullein in apples and peaches. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. PP 76-87
REFINING THE PHEROMONE-BASED MONITORING SYSTEM FOR DOGWOOD BORER - (Proceedings)
Bergh, C.J., Leskey, T.C. 2003. Refining the pheromone-based monitoring system for dogwood borer. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. PP 69-75
INFLUENCE OF BAROMETRIC PRESSURE ON ODOR DISCRIMINATION AND OVIPOSITION BY ADULT PLUM CURCULIOS (COLEOPTERA:CURCULIONIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BEHAVIORALLY BASED MONITORING FOR THE PLUM CURCULIO - ()
Leskey, T.C. 2003. Behaviorally based monitoring for the plum curculio. Mountaineer Grower. 571:5-11
THE PLUM CURCULIO, CONOTRACHELUS NENUPHAR HERBST (COLEOPTERA: CURCULIONIDAE) - ()
PLANT-PEST RELATIONSHIPS OF THE ORCHARD ECOSYSTEM - ()
SUSTAINABLE ORCHARDING - ()
INSECT AND MITES OF TEMPERATE ZONE TREE FRUITS - ()
REARING METHODS FOR THE DOGWOOD BORER, SYNANTHEDON SCITULA (HARRIS) - (Proceedings)
INFLUENCE OF COMPETITION FROM HOST TREES ON PLUM CURCULIO RESPONSES TO BAITED TRAPS - (Proceedings)
DOGWOOD BORER FIELD STUDIES: PRELIMINARY DATA ON SEASONAL PHENOLOGY, MONITORING AND VOLTINISM IN VIRGINIA AND WEST VIRGINIA - (Proceedings)