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Junwei J Zhu (Jerry)
Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Morphology and distribution of antennal sensilla in egg parasitoid, Ooencyrtus nezarae (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Better than DEET repellent compounds derived from coconut oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Cermak, S.C., Kenar, J.A., Brewer, G., Haynes, K., Boxler, D., Baker, P., Wang, D., Wang, C., Li, A.Y., Xue, R., Shen, Y., Wang, F., Agramonte, N.M., Bernier, U.R., Filho, J., Ligia, B., Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M. 2018. Better than DEET repellent compounds derived from coconut oil. Nature Scientific Reports. 8:14053. doi:10.1038/s41598-018-32373-7.
New biting fly repellent from a coconut oil source - (Abstract Only)
Cermak, S.C., Kenar, J.A., Zhu, J.J. 2018. New biting fly repellent from a coconut oil source [abstract]. Association for the Advancement of Industrial Crops Annual Conference, September 23-26, 2018, London, Ontario, Canada.
Discovery and development of natural product-based technologies for pest management - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J. 2018. Discovery and development of natural product-based technologies for pest management.[abstract] International Society of Chemical Ecology. p.373.
Laboratory rearing of stable flies and other muscoid diptera. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Semiochemical based management of biting fly management in the US - (Abstract Only)
Semiochemicals released from five bacteria identified from animal wounds infested by primary screwworms and their effects on fly behavioral activity. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Chaudhury, M.F., Durso, L.M., Sagel, A., Skoda, S.R., Jelvez-Serra, N.S., Santanab, E.G. 2017. Semiochemicals released from five bacteria identified from animal wounds infested by primary screwworms and their effects on fly behavioral activity. PLoS One. 12(6):e0179090. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0179090.
Semiochemical-based management of biting fly management in the US - (Abstract Only)
Physical and physiological factors influence behavioral responses of Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to synthetic attractants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Zhu, J.J., Skoda, S.R. 2017. Physical and physiological factors influence behavioral responses of Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to synthetic attractants. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(4):1929-1934.
Identification of stable fly attractant compounds in vinasse, a byproduct of sugarcane-ethanol distillation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jelvez-Serra, N.S., Goulart, H.F., Dos Santos Tavares, S., Maia E Almeida, C.L., Da Costa, J.G., Santana, A.G., Zhu, J.J. 2017. Identification of stable fly attractant compounds in vinasse, a byproduct of sugarcane-ethanol distillation. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/mve.12246.
Precipitation and temperature effects on stable fly (diptera: muscidae) population dynamics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M., Zhu, J.J. 2017. Precipitation and temperature effects on stable fly (diptera: muscidae) population dynamics. Environmental Entomology. 46/434-439.
Augmenting laboratory rearing of stable fly (diptera: muscidae) larvae with ammoniacal salts Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Friesen, K.M., Berkebile, D.R., Zhu, J.J., Taylor, D.B. 2017. Augmenting laboratory rearing of stable fly (diptera: muscidae) larvae with ammoniacal salts. Journal of Insect Science. 17/1. doi:10.1093/jisesa/iew119.
Delivery of promise of pheromones: Part II - ()
Millar, J., Baker, T., Zhu, J.J. 2016. Delivery of promise of pheromones: Part II. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 42:851-852.
Semiochemicals in pest management: development, regulation and applications. Subtitle: Delivering on the promise of pheromones Reprint Icon - ()
Zhu, J.J., Baker, T., Millar, J.G., Romeo, J. 2016. Semiochemicals in pest management: development, regulation and applications. Subtitle: Delivering on the promise of pheromones. Journal of Chemical Ecology. Available: http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10886-016-0744-5.
Pheromone-based pest management in china: past, present and future prospects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Genzhong, C., Zhu, J.J. 2016. Pheromone-based pest management in china: past, present and future prospects. Journal of Chemical Ecology. Available: https://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s10886-016-0731-x.
Environmental parameters associated with stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) development at hay feeding sites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Friesen, K.M., Berkebile, D.R., Wienhold, B.J., Durso, L.M., Zhu, J.J., Taylor, D.B. 2016. Environmental parameters associated with stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) development at hay feeding sites. Environmental Entomology. 45(3):570-576.
Visual and olfactory enhancement of stable fly trapping Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Zhang, Q., Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M. 2016. Visual and olfactory enhancement of stable fly trapping. Pest Management Science. 72:1765-1771.
Bacterial volatiles attract gravid secondary screwworms (Diptera: Calliphoridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Zhu, J.J., Skoda, S.R. 2016. Bacterial volatiles attract gravid secondary screwworms (Diptera: Calliphoridae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(2):947-951.
Environmental parameters associated with stable fly development at hay feeding sites - (Abstract Only)
Enhanced trapping of stable flies via olfactory and visual cues - (Abstract Only)
Development of botanical-based biopesticides and repellents against biting flies on livestock animals - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J. 2015. Development of botanical-based biopesticides and repellents against biting flies on livestock animals [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. 88:70.
Semiochemical-based technologies for fly management - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J. 2015. Semiochemical-based technologies for fly management. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting. p. 216.
Response of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to Screwworm Oviposition Attractant - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Zhu, J.J., Skoda, S.R. 2015. Response of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to Screwworm Oviposition Attractant. Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(4):527-31.
External morphology of stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Friesen, K.M., Chen, H., Zhu, J.J., Taylor, D.B. 2015. External morphology of stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) larvae. Journal of Medical Entomology. 52(4):626-637. DOI: 10.1093/JME/TJV052.
Comparisons of antifeedancy and spatial repellency of three natural product repellents against horn flies, Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Brewer, G.J., Boxler, D.J., Friesen, K.M., Taylor, D.B. 2015. Comparisons of antifeedancy and spatial repellency of three natural product repellents against horn flies, Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae). Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/PS.3960.
Behavioural responses of stable flies to cattle manure slurry associated odourants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tangtrakulwanich, K., Albuquerque, T.A., Brewer, G.J., Baxendale, F.P., Zurek, L., Miller, D.N., Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M., Zhu, J.J. 2015. Behavioural responses of stable flies to cattle manure slurry associated odourants. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 2015:1-6. DOI: 10.1111/MVE.12103.
De novo transcriptome of the hemimetabolous German cockroach (Blattella germanica) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, X., Quian, K., Tong, Y., Zhu, J.J., Qiu, X., Zengt, X. 2014. De novo transcriptome of the hemimetabolous German cockroach (Blattella germanica). PLoS One. 9(9):e106932 Page 1-11. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0106932.
Stable fly control in cattle winter feeding sites with Novaluron - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M., Zhu, J.J. 2015. Stable fly control in cattle winter feeding sites with Novaluron. Arthropod Management Tests. 39(1):K1. DOI: 10.4182/AMT.2014.K1.
Volatiles from waste larval rearing media attract gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chaudhury, M.F., Zhu, J.J., Sagel, A., Chen, H., Skoda, S.R. 2014. Volatiles from waste larval rearing media attract gravid screwworm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to oviposit. Journal of Medical Entomology. 51(3):591-595.
Identification of oviposition attractants of the secondary screwworm, Cochliomyia macellaria (F.) released from rotten chicken liver Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Chaudhury, M.F., Tangtrakulwanich, K., Skoda, S.R. 2013. Identification of oviposition attractants of the secondary screwworm, Cochliomyia macellaria (F.) released from rotten chicken liver. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39(11-12):1407-1414. DOI: 10.1007/S10886-013-0359-Z.
Reducing whiteflies on cucumber using intercropping with less preferred vegetables Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qing, Z., Zhu, J.J., Qin, Y., Pan, P., Tu, H., Du, W., Zhou, W., Baxendale, F.P. 2013. Reducing whiteflies on cucumber using intercropping with less preferred vegetables. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 150(1):19-27. DOI: 10.1111/EEA.12135.
Overexpression of a soybean salicylic acid methyltransferase gene confers resistance to soybean cyst nematode Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lin, J., Mazarei, M., Zhao, N., Zhu, J.J., Zhuang, X., Liu, W., Pantalone, V., Arelli, P.R., Stewart, C.N., Feng, C. 2013. Overexpression of a soybean salicylic acid methyltransferase gene confers resistance to soybean cyst nematode. Plant Biotechnology Journal. 11(9):1135-1145. DOI: 10.1111/PBI.12108.
Efficacy and longevity of the newly developed catnip oil microcapsules against stable fly oviposition larval growth Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Wienhold, B.J., Wehrle, J., Davis, D., Chen, H., Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M., Zurek, L. 2013. Efficacy and longevity of the newly developed catnip oil microcapsules against stable fly oviposition larval growth. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 28:222-227. DOI: 10.1111/MVE.12029.
Spatial-temporal dynamics of stable fly (Diptera:muscidae) trap catches in eastern Nebraska Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M., Zhu, J.J. 2013. Spatial-temporal dynamics of stable fly (Diptera:muscidae) trap catches in eastern Nebraska. Environmental Entomology. 42(3):524-531. Available: http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1603/EN12258.
Identification of volatile compounds from a food-grade vinegar attractive to house flies (Diptera: Muscidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kun, Q., Zhu, J.J., Sims, S., Taylor, D.B., Xiaopeng, Z. 2013. Identification of volatile compounds from a food-grade vinegar attractive to house flies (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(2):979-987. Available: http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1603/EC12424.
Essential oil of catnip, Nepeta cataria, as a repellent, an oviposition deterrent and a larvicide against mosquitoes and biting flies - ()
Identification of volatiles from waste larval rearing media that attract gravid screwworm flies to oviposit - (Abstract Only)
Manipulation of microbial community in fly development media to develop novel control strategies - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J. 2012. Manipulation of microbial community in fly development media to develop novel control strategies. In: ISCE 2012 Conference Abstract Book. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting, July 22-26, 2012, Vilnius, Lithuania. p. 106.
Push and Pull strategy in control of filth flies in urban settings - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J. 2012. Push and Pull strategy in control of filth flies in urban settings. In: D.R. Suiter, editor. Proceedings of the National Conference on Urban Entomology, May 20-23, 2012, Atlanta, Georgia. p. 168.
Pan trapping soybean aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) using attractants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behrens, N.S., Zhu, J.J., Coats, J.R. 2012. Pan trapping soybean aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) using attractants. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(3):890-895. DOI: 10.1603/EC11102.
Enhanced attraction of Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) to pheromone-baited traps with the addition of green leaf volatiles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, P., Zhu, J.J., Qin, Y. 2012. Enhanced attraction of Plutella xylostella (Lepidoptera: Plutellidae) to pheromone-baited traps with the addition of green leaf volatiles. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(4):1149-1156. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1603/EC11109. Available: http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.1603/EC11109.
Efficacy of cyromazine to control immature stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) developing in winter hay feeding sites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Taylor, D.B., Friesen, K.M., Zhu, J.J., Sievert, K. 2012. Efficacy of cyromazine to control immature stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) developing in winter hay feeding sites. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(2):726-731.
Contact and fumigant toxicity of a botanical-based feeding deterrent of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Li, A.Y., Pritchard, S., Tangtrakulwanich, K., Baxendale, F.P., Brewer, G. 2011. Contact and fumigant toxicity of a botanical-based feeding deterrent of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae). Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 59:10394-10400. DOI: DX.DOI.ORG/10.1021/JF2016122.
Contact and spatial repellency from catnip essential oil, Nepeta cataria, against stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, and other filth flies - ()
Zhu, J.J. 2012. Contact and spatial repellency from catnip essential oil, Nepeta cataria, against stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, and other filth flies. In: Paluch, G.E., Coats, J.R., editors. Recent Developments in Invertebrate Repellents. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society. ACS Symposium Series Vol. 1090. p. 79-96.
Nepetalactones from essential oil of Nepeta cataria represent a stable fly feeding and oviposition repellent Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Dunlap, C.A., Zhang, A., Boxler, D., Tangtrakulwanich, K., Behle, R.W., Baxendale, F., Brewer, G. 2012. Nepetalactones from essential oil of Nepeta cataria represent a stable fly feeding and oviposition repellent. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 26:131-138. DOI: 10.1111/J.1365-2915.2011.00972.X.
Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J. 2010. Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. p. 1307-1308.
Repellency of a wax-based catnip-oil formulation against stable flies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Dunlap, C.A., Behle, R.W., Berkebile, D.R., Wienhold, B.J. 2010. Repellency of a wax-based catnip-oil formulation against stable flies. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 58:12320-12326. DOI: 10.1021/jf102811k.
Chemical Ecology of Stable Fly and Its Future Practical Applications in Control - (Abstract Only)
Characterization of olfactory sensilla of Stomoxys calcitrans and electrophysiological responses to odorant compounds associated with hosts and oviposition media Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tangtrakulwanich, K., Chen, H., Baxendale, F., Brewer, G., Zhu, J.J. 2011. Characterization of olfactory sensilla of Stomoxys calcitrans and electrophysiological responses to odorant compounds associated with hosts and oviposition media. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. (25):327-336. Available: doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2915.2011.00946.x.
Infochemical-tritrophic interactions of soybean aphids-host plants-natural enemies and their practical applications in pest management - ()
Zhu, J.J. 2010. Infochemical-tritrophic interactions of soybean aphids-host plants-natural enemies and their practical applications in pest management. In: Kang, T-X., Liu, L., editors. Recent Advancements in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management. 1st edition. Beijing, China: Higher Education Press; Springer (joint publication). p. 114-120. ISBN: 978-3-642-17814-6. Available: DOI: 10.2783/b190-001-010-0010-x
Novel approaches on biting repellency: sensory physiology and behavior - ()
Zhu, J.J. 2010. Novel approaches on biting repellency: sensory physiology and behavior. In: Proceedings of the International Chemoreception Workshop on Insects XXXIII, October 31-November 4, 2009, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. p. 3.
Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Zhang, A., Klun, J.A., Behle, R.W., Dunlap, C.A., Zurek, L. 2009. Chemical ecology of stable fly and its future practical applications in control [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the International Society of Chemical Ecology Annual Meeting, August 23-27, 2009, Neuchatel, Switzerland. Paper 125.
Evaluation of Solarization for Control of Stable Flies in Hay Feeding Circles - (Proceedings)
Taylor, D.B., Berkebile, D.R., Zhu, J.J. 2009. Evaluation of Solarization for Control of Stable Flies in Hay Feeding Circles. Proceedings of Livestock Insect Worker's Conference, June 21-24, 2009, French Lick, Indiana.
New Advances in Stable Fly Chemical Ecology and Its Potential in Practical Control - (Abstract Only)
Reidentification of pheromone composition of Sparganothis sulfureana (Clemens) and evidence of geographic variation in male responses from two US states Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Polavarapu, S., Park, K., Garvey, C., Mahr, D.L., Nojima, S., Roelofs, W., Baker, T.C. 2009. Reidentification of pheromone composition of Sparganothis sulfureana (Clemens) and evidence of geographic variation in male responses from two US states. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 12:247-252.
Efficacy and Safety of Catnip (Nepeta cataria) as a Novel Filth Fly Repellent - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, J.J., Zeng, X., Berkebile, D.R., Du, H., Tong, Y., Qian, K. 2009. Efficacy and Safety of Catnip (Nepeta cataria) as a Novel Filth Fly Repellent. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 23:209-216.
Novel approaches using Push-Pull strategy for stable fly control - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Zurek, L. 2008. Novel approaches using Push-Pull strategy for stable fly control. International Society of Chemical Ecology Meeting, August 17-22, 2008, State College, Pennsylvania. Parellel Session 2: Insect Pheromones, no. 64.
Novel approaches using Push-Pull strategy for stable fly control - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, J.J., Berkebile, D.R., Albuquerque, T., Zurek, L. 2008. Novel approaches using Push-Pull strategy for stable fly control. Livestock Insect Workers Conference, June 15-18, 2008, Kansas City, Missouri. Section 5: Beef Cattle.
Novel botanical-based insecticides and their environmental fates. - (Proceedings)