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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Jesusa C Legaspi (Susie)
Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Mechanisms of insecticide resistance in field populations of varroa mite (Acari: Mesostigmata: Varroidae)in Florida -
Lambert, K., Marshall, K., Legaspi, J.C. 2016. Mechanisms of insecticide resistance in field populations of varroa mite (Acari: Mesostigmata: Varroidae)in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 99(2):324-326.
Companion and refuge plants to control insect pests -
Integrated pest management of the southern green stinkbug, Nezara viridula (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) on tomato in North Florida -
Phytosanitary irradiation of Diatraea saccharalis, D. grandiosella, and Eoreuma loftini (Lepidoptera: Pyraloidea: Crambidae: Crambinae) -
Analysis of functional and numerical responses of spined soldier bug, Podisus maculiventris when reared on kudzu bug, Megacopta cribaria (Hemiptera: Plataspididae) -
The spined soldier bug Podisus: an important commercial and natural predator -
Evaluating mustard and arugula volatiles and refuge plants for sustainable control of insect pests -
Evaluating plant and plant oil repellency against the sweetpotato whitefly -
Companion and refuge plants to enhance control of insect pests in vegetables -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2015. Companion and refuge plants to enhance control of insect pests in vegetables [Abstract] Proceedings of the 8th International Integrated Pest Management Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, 23-26 March 2015, P. 120.
IPM of specialty crops and community gardens in north Florida -
Haseeb, M., Gordon, T., Umar, G., Harmon, D., Paret, M., Legaspi, J.C., Bolques, A., Kanga, L., Phils, B. 2015. IPM of specialty crops and community gardens in north Florida [abstract]. Proceedings of the 8th International Integrated Pest Management Symposium, Salt Lake City, UT, 23-26 March 2015.
Effectiveness of kaolin clay particle film in managing Helopeltis collaris (Hemiptera: Miridae), a major pest of cacao in the Philippines -
Amalin, D., Averion, L., Bihis, D., Legaspi, J.C., Edward, D. 2015. Effectiveness of kaolin clay particle film in managing Helopeltis collaris (Hemiptera: Miridae), a major pest of cacao in the Philippines. Florida Entomologist. 98(1):354-355.
Demonstrating companion planting to control insect pests of vegetables -
Trichogramma spp. (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) as biological control agents in the Philippines: history and current practice -
Legaspi, J.C., Amalin, D., Ward, R., Legaspi, B. 2016. Trichogramma spp. (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae) as biological control agents in the Philippines: history and current practice. Book Chapter. In: Vison, S.B., Greenberg, S.M., Liu, T.X., Rao, A., Voloscluk, L.F., editors. Biological Control of Pests Using Trichogramma: Current Status and Perspectives. Yangling, China (PRC): Northwest A&F University Press. p. 430-454.
Conservation of beneficial species and pest management -
“Push-pull” strategies against vegetable insect pests -
Legaspi, J.C. 2014. “Push-pull” strategies against vegetable insect pests. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 12:4.
Ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex, and its predation by a coccinellid beetle, Delphastus catalinae -
Pseudautomeris brasiliensis (Lep.: Saturniidae) and Stenoma sp. (Lep.:Elachistidae) feeding on crops of Ctenanthe kummeriana (Marantaceae) in Brazil and an associate parasitoid, Enicospilus tenuigena (Hym.: Ichneumonidae) -
Tavares, W., Legaspi, J.C., Lima, A.R., Soares, M.A., Pereira, A.A., Zanuncio, J.C. 2014. Pseudautomeris brasiliensis (Lep.: Saturniidae) and Stenoma sp. (Lep.:Elachistidae) feeding on crops of Ctenanthe kummeriana (Marantaceae) in Brazil and an associate parasitoid, Enicospilus tenuigena (Hym.: Ichneumonidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 107(2):413-423.
The spined soldier bug: an important biocontrol agent -
Evaluating companion plants and plant products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci -
Evaluation of selected commercial oils as oviposition deterrents against the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) -
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M. 2012. Evaluation of selected commercial oils as oviposition deterrents against the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 64:49-53.
Preliminary evaluation of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae)as a predator of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Singh) (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) -
Legaspi, J.C., Mannion, C., Amalin, D. 2013. Preliminary evaluation of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera:Coccinellidae)as a predator of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Singh) (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 64:34-36.
Survival and behavior of the insecticide-exposed predators Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) -
De Castro, A.A., Correa, A.S., Legaspi, J.C., Guedes, R.N., Serrao, J.E., Zanuncio, J.C. 2013. Survival and behavior of the insecticide-exposed predators Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Chemosphere. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2013.05.075.
Brachymeria koehleri (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) as a Hyperparasitoid of Lespesia melloi (Diptera: Tachinidae) Pupae in Thagona tibialis (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Caterpillars in Brazil Reprint Icon -
Tavares, W., Legaspi, J.C., Tavares, M., Nunez, E., Pinto, R., Zanuncio, J.C. 2013. Brachymeria koehleri (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae) as a Hyperparasitoid of Lespesia melloi (Diptera: Tachinidae) Pupae in Thagona tibialis (Lepidoptera: Lymantriidae) Caterpillars in Brazil. Florida Entomologist. 96(4):1635-1638.
Developing trap cropping systems for effective organic management of key insect pests of cucurbit crops (IPM) -
Pinero, J.C., Wilson, J., Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W., Hossain, T. 2013. Developing trap cropping systems for effective organic management of key insect pests of cucurbit crops (IPM)[abstract]. Association of 1890 Research Directors (ARD) 17th Biennial Research Symposium. p.115-116.
Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps -
Miller, N.W., Al-Dobai, S., Legaspi, J.C., Sivinski, J.M. 2013. Estimating attraction of Syrphidae (Diptera) to flowering plants with interception traps . Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23(9):1040-1052.
Ladybeetle predator, Delphastus catalinae, may control new invasive pest of Florida -
Legaspi, J.C. 2013. Ladybeetle predator, Delphastus catalinae, may control new invasive pest of Florida. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 11(1):6.
Sublethal effects of insecticides on the predators, Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps: Implications for IPM -
De Castro, A., Correa, A., Legaspi, J.C., Guedes, R.R., Serrao, J., Zanuncio, J. 2013. Sublethal effects of insecticides on the predators, Podisus nigrispinus and Supputius cincticeps: Implications for IPM. [abstract]. Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Branch of Entomological Society of America, Mar 3-6, 2013, Baton Rouge, Louisiana. p. 115-116.
Demographic parameters of the insecticide-exposed predator Podisus nigrispinus: implications for IPM -
De Castro, A., Poderoso, J.C., Ribeiro, R.C., Legaspi, J.C., Serrao, J.E., Zanuncio, J.C. 2015. Demographic parameters of the insecticide-exposed predator Podisus nigrispinus: implications for IPM. Biocontrol. 60(2):231-239.
Current status and potential of conservation biological control for agriculture in the developing world -
Wyckhuys, K., Lu, Y., Morales, H., Vazquez, L.L., Legaspi, J.C., Eliopoulos, P.A., Hernandez, L.M. 2013. Current status and potential of conservation biological control for agriculture in the developing world. Biological Control. 65(1):152-167.
Ecology and control of an invasive pest, the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera) -
Integrated pest management of the Pyralid stalkborers, Eoreuma loftini and Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera) -
Life history and biological control of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera) -
Evaluation of mustard plants and commercial oils as repellents against Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera) -
Reproductive biology and predation by the ladybeetle, Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera) -
Biological and ecological consequences of Diolcogaster sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing Agaraea minuta (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) and the effects on two Costus (Costaceae) plant species in Brazil -
Tavares, W., Salgado-Neto, G., Legaspi, J.C., Serrao, J., Zanuncio, J. 2012. Biological and ecological consequences of Diolcogaster sp. (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitizing Agaraea minuta (Lepidoptera: Arctiidae) and the effects on two Costus (Costaceae) plant species in Brazil. Florida Entomologist. 95(4):966-970.
Insect and plant interactions: then and now (honoring hessian fly USDA program) -
Ecology of the spined soldier bug, Podisus maculiventris: an important generalist predator of invasive insect pests -
Push-pull strategies against insect pests of vegetables -
The cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum: Lessons in Biological Control -
Predation of the ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex by the coccinellid beetle, Delphastus catalinae -
Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2012. Evaluation of mustard plants and other products to control sweetpotato whitefly, Bemisia tabaci. National IPM Symposium. p. 119.
Adult survival of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a predator of whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), on diets of whiteflies, honeydew and honey -
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr, B.C. 2012. Adult survival of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a predator of whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), on diets of whiteflies, honeydew and honey. Environmental Entomology. 41(3):669-675.
Biology, ecology, and control of the Ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) -
Legaspi, J.C., Mannion, C., Amalin, D., Legaspi, B. 2013. Biology, ecology, and control of the Ficus whitefly, Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae).Pena, J. (ed.) Potential Invasive Pests of Agricultural Crops. CABI, Oxfordshire, U. K. (Book Chapter). p. 363-372.
Evaluating mustard as a potential companion crop for collards to control the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae): outdoor and olfactometer experiments. -
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2011. Evaluating mustard as a potential companion crop for collards to control the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia argentifolii (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae): outdoor and olfactometer experiments. Subtropical Plant Science. 63:36-44.
Effects of commercial oils and repellent plants on sweet potato whitefly -
Legaspi, J.C. 2011. Effects of commercial oils and repellent plants on sweet potato whitefly. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 10(1):3.
Biology and population dynamics of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum -
INVESTIGATING GIANT RED MUSTARD AS A DETERRENT OF SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION IN VEGETABLE CROPS -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2011. INVESTIGATING GIANT RED MUSTARD AS A DETERRENT OF SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION IN VEGETABLE CROPS [abstract]. Global Conference on Entomology, Chiang Mai, Thailand, March 5-9, 2011. p.218.
Life table analysis and development of Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) under different constant temperatures -
Legaspi, J.C., Mannion, C., Amalin, D., Legaspi, B. 2011. Life table analysis and development of Singhiella simplex (Hemiptera:Aleyrodidae) under different constant temperatures. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(3):451-458.
REPRODUCTION OF THE FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE): A NEW INVASIVE PEST IN THE USA -
Recent research trends in the use of predators for biological control -
Legaspi,J.C., Legaspi, Jr.,B.C. and Simmons, A.M. Recent research trends in the use of predators in biological control, pp. 95-122. In Rosas-Garcia, N.M. (ed.) Biological Control of Insect Pests, Studium Press, Houston, Texas. 2011. (Book Chapter)
FECUNDITY OF FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), AND ITS PREDATION BY DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE) -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W., Mannion, C., Amalin, D. 2010. FECUNDITY OF FICUS WHITEFLY, SINGHIELLA SIMPLEX (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), AND ITS PREDATION BY DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE)[abstract]. Potential Invasive Pests Workshop, October 2010, Coconut Grove, Florida. p.39.
Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Paecilomyces fumosoroseus as entomopathogens of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) -
Legaspi, J.C., Kanga, L.H., Legaspi, Jr, B.C. 2010. Evaluation of Metarhizium anisopliae, Beauveria bassiana and Paecilomyces fumosoroseus as entomopathogens of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 62:27-33.
EVALUATING SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION ON GIANT RED MUSTARD AND OTHER VEGETABLE CROPS -
Legaspi, J.C., Miller, N.W. 2010. EVALUATING SILVERLEAF WHITEFLY OVIPOSITION ON GIANT RED MUSTARD AND OTHER VEGETABLE CROPS. Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Meeting Abstract.
A preliminary investigation of Giant red mustard (Brassica juncea) as a deterrent of silverleaf whitefly oviposition -
Legaspi, J.C. 2010. A preliminary investigation of Giant red mustard (Brassica juncea) as a deterrent of silverleaf whitefly oviposition. Journal of Entomological Science. 45(3):262-271.
Application of ant colony optimization to optimal foragaing theory: comparison of simulation and field results -
Legaspi, B.C., Legaspi, J.C., Isaacs, J.I., Foo, S.Y. 2010. Application of ant colony optimization to optimal foragaing theory: comparison of simulation and field results. Proceedings of the Florida Agricultural and Mechnical University(FAMU) 1st Annual Research Summit. 9:134-154.
Whiteflies and cole crops -
Legaspi, J.C. 2010. Whiteflies and cole crops. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 9(1):6.
Ladybeetle is an important insect predator of the silverleaf whitefly -
Legaspi, J.C. 2009. Ladybeetle is an important insect predator of the silverleaf whitefly. FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 8(1):6.
Field-level validation of a CLIMEX model for the Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) using estimated larval growth rates -
Legaspi, B.C., Legaspi, J.C. 2010. Field-level validation of a CLIMEX model for the Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) using estimated larval growth rates. Environmental Entomology. 39(2):368-377.
DEMONSTRATING INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT OF HOT PEPPERS -
Legaspi, J.C., Gardner, C., Queeley, G., Leppla, N., Cuda, J. 2009. DEMONSTRATING INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT OF HOT PEPPERS. 6th International IPM Symposium, Portland, OR. Meeting Abstract.
OVIGENY IN SELECTED GENERALIST PREDATORS -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. 2009. OVIGENY IN SELECTED GENERALIST PREDATORS. 3rd International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. Meeting Abstract.
HOW TO STUDY PREDATORS THE O’NEIL WAY -
Legaspi, J.C. 2009. HOW TO STUDY PREDATORS THE O’NEIL WAY. Entomological Society of America. Meeting Abstract.
HOW TO STUDY PREDATORS THE O’NEIL WAY -
Legaspi, J.C. 2009. How to study predators the O’Neil way. Entomological Society of America. Meeting abstract. . Meeting Abstract.
Experimental test of biotic resistance to an invasive herbivore provided by potential plant mutualists -
Miller, T., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. 2010. Experimental test of biotic resistance to an invasive herbivore provided by potential plant mutualists. Biological Invasions. 12(10):3563-3577.
Reproduction, longevity and survival of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). -
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2009. Reproduction, longevity and survival of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 102(3):445-449.
Phenology of blue cactus moth Melitara prodenialis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) -
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Legaspi, B.C. 2008. Phenology of blue cactus moth Melitara prodenialis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Subtropical Plant Science. 60:66-68.
Phenology and egg production of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): comparison of field census data and life stage development in the field -
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2009. Phenology and egg production of the cactus moth, Cactoblastis cactorum(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): comparison of field census data and life stage development in the field. Journal of Entomological Science. 44(4): 341-352.
Can sunflower enhance natural enemies in vegetable cropping systems? -
Legaspi, J.C. 2008. Can sunflower enhance natural enemies in vegetable cropping systems? FAMU-CESTA-CBC Newsletter. 7(1):5.
Demonstrating Integrated Pest Management of Hot Peppers -
Legaspi, J.C., Gardner, C., Queeley, G., Leppla, N., Cuda, J. 2008. Demonstrating Integrated Pest Management of Hot Peppers. Meeting Abstract.
Biology, Distribution And Control Of The Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralide) -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B.C. 2008. Biology, Distribution And Control Of The Cactus Moth, Cactoblastis Cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralide). In: Campinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology. 2nd edition. Vol 1, A-C. London, UK:Springer. p. 696-703.
COMPARATIVE PHENOLOGY OF CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM AND MELITARA PRODENIALIS (LEPIDOPTERA): PESTS OF CACTUS IN FLORIDA -
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Marshall, K.L. 2008. COMPARATIVE PHENOLOGY OF CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM AND MELITARA PRODENIALIS (LEPIDOPTERA): PESTS OF CACTUS IN FLORIDA. Meeting Abstract.
Responses of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), to Relative Humidity: Oviposition, Hatch and Immature Survival -
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. C. 2008. Responses of Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), to Relative Humidity: Oviposition, Hatch and Immature Survival. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 101:378-383.
Ovigeny in selected generalist predators -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2008. Ovigeny in selected generalist predators. Florida Entomologist. 91(1):133-135.
POPULATION DYNAMICS OF THE CACTUS MOTH, CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM IN FLORIDA -
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I. 2007. Population dynamics of the cactus moth, cactoblastis cactorum in Florida. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Intercropping sunflower varieties with bell pepper: effect on populations of Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and thrips -
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I. 2008. Intercropping sunflower varieties with bell pepper: effect on populations of Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and thrips. Subtropical Plant Science. 60:13-20.
INTERCROPPING SUNFLOWER VARIETIES WITH BELL PEPPER: EFFECT ON POPULATIONS OF THE MINUTE PIRATE BUG, ORIUS INSIDIOSUS AND THRIPS -
Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I. 2007. Intercropping sunflower varieties with bell pepper: effect on populations of the minute pirate bug, orius insidiosus and thrips. Meeting Abstract. 1:31
LIFE TABLE ANALYSIS FOR CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM IMMATURES AND ADULTS UNDER FIVE DIFFERENT CONSTANT TEMPERATURES -
Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Life table analysis for cactoblastis cactorum immatures and adults under five different constant temperatures. Meeting Abstract.
LIFE TABLE ANALYSIS FOR CACTOBLASTIS CACTORUM IMMATURES AND ADULTS UNDER FIVE DIFFERENT CONSTANT TEMPERATURES -
Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Life table analysis for cactoblastis cactorum immatures and adults under five different constant temperatures. Meeting Abstract.
Effect of organic and chemical fertilizers on growth and yield of hot pepper, and insect pests and their natural enemies -
Legaspi, J.C., Gardner, C., Queeley, G., Leppla, N., Cuda, J., Legaspi, B. 2007. Effect of organic and chemical fertilizers on growth and yield of hot pepper, and insect pests and their natural enemies. Subtropical Plant Science. 59:75-84.
Bioclimatic model of the spined soldier bug (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae) using CLIMEX: testing model predictions at two spatial scales -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B.C. 2007. Bioclimatic model of the spined soldier bug (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae) using CLIMEX: testing model predictions at two spatial scales. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:(4):533-547.
Life table analysis for Cactoblastis cactorum immatures and female adults under five constant temperatures:Implications for pest management -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2007. Life table analysis for Cactoblastis cactorum immatures and female adults under five constant temperatures:Implications for pest management. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 100(4):497-505.
Life table analysis for immatures and female adults of the predatory beetle,Delphastus catalinae,feeding on whiteflies under three constant temperatures -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi,Jr, B.C., Simmons, A.M. 2008. Life table analysis for immatures and female adults of the predatory beetle,Delphastus catalinae,feeding on whiteflies under three constant temperatures. Journal of Insect Science. 8(7). Available online:insectscience.org.
Life History of Delphastus Catalinae: a predator of Bemisia tabaci -
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, B.C. 2008. Life History of Delphastus Catalinae: a predator of Bemisia tabaci. Journal of Insect Science. 8(4):27
LIFE HISTORY OF DELPHASTUS CATALINAE: A PREDATOR OF BEMISIA ARGENTIFOLII -
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, B.C. 2006. Life history of Delphastus catalinae: a predator of Bemisia tabaci [abstract]. In: Bemisia International Workshop Proceedings, Duck Key, FL. p.118.
ABILITY OF DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA: COCCINELLIDAE), A PREDATOR OF WHITEFLIES (HOMOPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), TO SURVIVE MILD WINTERS -
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Ability of Delphastus Catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae), a Predator of Whiteflies (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae), to Survive Mild Winters. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:163-173.
OVIGENY IN SELECTED GENERALIST PREDATORS -
Legaspi, J.C., Jervis, M.A., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2006. Ovigeny in selected generalist predators. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.
Prey preference by Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): effects of host plant and prey stages. -
Legaspi, J.C., Simmons, A.M., Legaspi,Jr, B.C. 2006. Prey preference by Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) on Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae): effects of host plant and prey stages.. Florida Entomologist. 89(2).
Assessing biochemical fitness of the predator Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in relation to food quality: effects of five species of prey -
Shapiro, J.P., Legaspi, J.C. 2006. Assessing biochemical fitness of the predator Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in relation to food quality: effects of five species of prey. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 99(2):321-326.
FOOD QUALITY AND REPRODUCTIVE FITNESS OF THE PREDATOR PODISUS MACULIVENTRIS -
Shapiro, J.P., Legaspi, J.C. 2005. Food quality and reproductive fitness of the predator podisus maculiventris. Florida Entomological Society Annual Meeting.
Life table analysis for Podisus maculiventris immatures and female adults under four constant temperatures -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr, B. 2005. Life table analysis for Podisus maculiventris immatures and female adults under four constant temperatures. Environmental Entomology. 34(5):990-998.
Foraging behavior of field populations of Diadegma spp. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): testing for density-dependence at two spatial scales -
Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Legaspi, J.C. 2005. Foraging behavior of field populations of Diadegma spp. (Hymenoptera: Ichneumonidae): testing for density-dependence at two spatial scales. Journal of Entomological Science. 40(3):295-306.
Quarantine evaluation of parasitoids imported into the U.S. for Bemisia tabaci biotype "B" -
Goolsby, J., Legaspi, B., Legaspi, J.C. 2007. Quarantine evaluation of parasitoids imported into the U.S. for Bemisia tabaci biotype "B". In: Gould, J., Hoelmer, K.A., Goolsby, J.A., editors. Classical Biological Control of Bemisia tabaci in the United States - A Review of Interagency Research and Implementation. Vol. 4. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Springer Netherlands. p. 121-128.
Body weights and egg loads in field-collected Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae) -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, B. 2005. Body weights and egg loads in field-collected Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera:Pentatomidae). Florida Entomologist. 88(1):38-42.
Life history of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) adult females under different constant temperatures -
Legaspi, J.C. 2004. Life history of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) adult females under different constant temperatures. Environmental Entomology. 33(5):1200-1206.
Does a polyphagous predator prefer prey species that confer reproductive advantage?: case study of Podisus maculiventris -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2004. Does a polyphagous predator prefer prey species that confer reproductive advantage?: case study of Podisus maculiventris. Environmental Entomology. 33(5):1401-1409.
SURVIVAL AND PREDATION OF DELPHASTUS CATALINAE (COLEOPTERA:COCCINELIDAE), A PREDATOR OF WHITEFLIES (HOMOPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE), AFTER EXPOSURE TO A RANGE OF CONSTANT TEMPERATURES -
Simmons, A.M., Legaspi, J.C. 2004. Survival and predation of delphastus catalinae (coleoptera:coccinelidae), a predator of whiteflies (homoptera: aleyrodidae), after exposure to a range of constant temperatures. Environmental Entomology. 33:839-843.
Biochemical comparison of field and laboratory populations of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Florida -
Legaspi, J.C., Shapiro, J.P., Legaspi, Jr., B. 2004. Biochemical comparison of field and laboratory populations of Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Florida. Southwestern Entomologist. 29(4):301-302.
INSECT RESISTANT TRANSGENIC CROPS EXPRESSING PLANT LECTINS -
Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Bernal, J., Setamou, M. 2004. Insect resistant transgenic crops expressing plant lectins. In Transgenic Crop Protection: Concepts and Strategies. Opender, Koul, and G.S. Dhaliwal, eds. Science Publishers, Inc. USA. 85-116.
Alternative landscape design and management and insect diversity in residential landscapes -
Lorenzo, A., Legaspi, J.C., Pescador, M., Muchovej, J.J., Duke, E.R. Alternative landscape design and management and insect diversity in residential landscapes. Proceedings of Florida State Horticultural Society.
Effects of snowdrop lectin on Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) life history parameters -
Setamou, M., Bernal, J., Mirkov, T.E., Legaspi, J.C. 2003. Effects of snowdrop lectin on Mexican Rice Borer (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae) life history parameters. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(3):950-956.
ASSESSING THE EFFECTS OF ALTERNATIVE LANDSCAPE DESIGN AND MANAGEMENT ON INSECT DIVERSITY IN TALLAHASSEE-LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA -
Lorenzo, A.B., Legaspi, J.C., Baez, I., Pescador, M. 2003. Assessing the effects of alternative landscape design and management on insect diversity in tallahassee-leon county, florida. Association of Research Directors.
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.
Parasitism and location of sugarcane borer (lepidoptera: pyralidae) by cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on transgenic and conventional sugarcane -
Setamou, M., Bernal, J., Legaspi, J.C., Mirkov, T.E. 2002. Parasitism and location of sugarcane borer (lepidoptera: pyralidae) by cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) on transgenic and conventional sugarcane. Environmental Entomology. 31(6):1219-1225.
Evaluation of lectin-expressing transgenic sugarcane against stalkborers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): effects on life history parameters and damage -
Setamou, M., Bernal, J., Legaspi, J.C., Mirkov, T.E., Legaspi, J., B.C. 2002. Evaluation of lectin-expressing transgenic sugarcane against stalkborers (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae): effects on life history parameters and damage. Journal of Economic Entomology. 95(2):469-477.
Effect of temperature on the life cycle of Lydella Jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) -
Lauziere, I., Setamou, M., Legaspi, J.C., Jones, W.A. 2002. Effect of temperature on the life cycle of Lydella Jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar)(Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Environmental Entomology. 31(3):432-437.
EFFECTS OF A SNOWDROP LECTIN (GNA) EXPRESSED IN TRANSGENIC SUGARCANE ON FITNESS OF COTESIA FLAVIPES (CAMERON), A PARASITOID OF THE NON-TARGET PEST DIATRAEA SACCHARALIS -
Field release of Lydella jalisco Woodley Diptera: Tachinidae) in sugarcane and other graminaceous crops for biological control of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in Texas -
Lauziere, I., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Saldana, R. 2001. FIELD RELEASE OF LYDELLA JALISCO WOODLEY (DIPTERA: TACHINIDAE) IN SUGARCANE AND OTHER GRAMINEOUS CROPS FOR BIOLOGICAL CONTROL OF EOREUMA LOFTINI (DYAR) (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) IN TEXAS. Subtropical Plant Science. 53:34-49.
Field cage evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum as a predator of blackfly eggs -
Legaspi, J.C., Ciomperlik, M., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2001. Field cage evaluation of Serangium parcesetosum as a predator of blackfly eggs. Southwestern Entomologist. 26(2):171-172.
Life-history studies of Lydella jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) -
Lauziere, I., Legaspi, J.C., Legaspi, Jr., B.C., Smith, Jr., J.W., Jones, W.A. 2001. Life-history studies of Lydella jalisco Woodley (Diptera: Tachinidae), a parasitoid of Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae). Biocontrol. 46(1):71-79.
Population dynamics of the citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and its natural enemies in Texas and Mexico -
Legaspi, J.C., French, J.V., Garza Zuniga, A., Legaspi, Jr., B.C. 2001. Population dynamics of the citrus leafminer, Phyllocnistis citrella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), and its natural enemies in Texas and Mexico. Biological Control. 21(1):84-90.
EFFECTS OF AGE AND HOST NUMBER ON REPRODUCTIVE BIOLOGY OF ALLORHOGAS PYRALOPHAGUS (HYMENOPTERA: BRACONIDAE) ATTACKING THE MEXICAN RICE BORER (LEPIDOPTERA: PYRALIDAE) -
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