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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Blair J Sampson
Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A screening method for evaluating resistance to the spotted wing drosophilla (drosophilla suzukii) - (Proceedings)
Erythritol and Lufenuron Detrimentally Alter Age Structure of Wild Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) Populations in Blueberry and Blackberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
'Sweetie Pie' thornless blackberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
454-Pyrosequencing survey of microbiota in adult Spotted Wing Drosophila (SWD) corroborates a core microbiome and additional symbiotic and entomopathogenic bacterial associates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Integrating Kaolin Clay for Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Management in Ornamental Tree Nurseries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Werle, C.T., Addesso, K.M., Sampson, B.J., Oliver, J.B., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2017. Integrating Kaolin Clay for Ambrosia Beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Management in Ornamental Tree Nurseries. Journal of Insect Science. 52(1):94-98.
A practical method for culturing and novel biology of the spotted wing Drosophila (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Mallette, T., Addesso, K.M., Liburd, O.E., Iglesias, L.E., Stringer, S.J., Werle, C.T., Shaw, D.A., Larsen, D. and Adamczyk Jr, J.J., 2016. Novel aspects of Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) biology and an improved method for culturing this invasive species with a modified D. melanogaster diet. Florida Entomologist, 99(4), pp.774-780.
NOVEL ASPECTS OF SPOTTED WING DROSOPHILA BIOLOGY AND IMPROVED METHODS OF REARING - (Abstract Only)
Biology, ecology, and management of Xylosandrus spp. ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in ornamental tree nurseries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Schultz, P., Oliver, J., Frank, S., Addesso, K., Chong, J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Gill, S., Krause, C.R. 2016. Biology, ecology, and management of Xylosandrus spp. ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in ornamental tree nurseries. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 7(1):9; 1-23.
Physical interaction between floral specialist bees Ptilothrix bombiformis (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) enhances pollination of hibiscus (section Trionum: Malvaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Pounders Jr, C.T., Werle, C.T., Mallette, T., Larsen, D., Chatelain, L.M., Lee, K.C. 2016. Physical interaction between floral specialist bees Ptilothrix bombiformis (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Apidae) enhances pollination of hibiscus (section Trionum: Malvaceae). Journal of Pollination Ecology. 18(2):7-12.
The giant resin bee, Megachile sculpturalis Smith: new distributional records for the mid- and gulf-south USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parys, K.A., Tripodi, A.D., Sampson, B.J. 2015. The giant resin bee, Megachile sculpturalis Smith: new distributional records for the mid- and gulf-south USA. Biodiversity Data Journal. 3:e6733.
Environmental ethanol as an ecological constraint on dietary breadth of Spotted-Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii Mat. (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Proceedings)
B.J. Sampson, E.T. Stafne, D.A. Marshall-Shaw, S.J. Stringer, T. Mallette, C.T. Werle and D. Larson. 2016. Environmental ethanol as a reproductive constraint on spotted wing drosophila and implications for control in Rubus and other fruits. Acta Horticulturae 1133: 411-418.
Phenotypic variation in fitness traits of a managed solitary bee, Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B., Rinehart, T., Kirker, G., Stringer, S., Werle, C. Phenotypic variation in fitness traits of a managed solitary bee, Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 1–10; DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov233. 2015.
Environmental ethanol as an ecological constraint on the dietary breadth of the Spotted-Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii Mat. (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and its implication for integrated pest management - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Marshall-Shaw, D.A., Stringer, S.J. 2015. Environmental ethanol as an ecological constraint on the dietary breadth of the Spotted-Wing Drosophila, Drosophila suzukii Mat. (Diptera: Drosophilidae) and its implication for integrated pest management. International Rubus Ribes Symposium. pg.26.
Movement of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in ornamental nurseries and surrounding habitats Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Oliver, J.B., Schultz, P.P. 2015. Movement of Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in ornamental nurseries and surrounding habitats. Journal of Economic Entomology. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov174.
Seasonal and spatial dispersal patterns of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionidae) from forest habitats into production nurseries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Werle, C.T., Chong, J., Sampson, B.J., Reding, M.E., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2015. Seasonal and spatial dispersal patterns of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionidae) from forest habitats into production nurseries. Florida Entomologist. 98: 884-891.
'Bluesfest' Rabbiteye Blueberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stringer, S.J., Draper, A., Marshall-Shaw, D.A., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2015. 'Bluesfest' Rabbiteye Blueberry. HortScience. 50:934-935.
Sweetie Pie Thornless Blackberry - (Abstract Only)
Stringer, S.J., Smith, B.J., Marshall-Shaw, D.A., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2015. Sweetie Pie Thornless Blackberry. International Rubus Ribes Symposium. page 47.
Southern Blueberry Pollinators - ()
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2015. Southern Blueberry Pollinators. Mississippi Vaccinium Journal. Vol. 4 Issue 2 p. 7-9.
Molecular and phytochemical investigation of Angelica dahurica and Aneelica pubescentis essential oils and their biological activity against Aedes aegypti, Stephanitis pyrioides and Colletotrichum species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Gao, Z., Demirci, B., Techen, N., Wedge, D.E., Ali, A., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Bernier, U.R., Khan, I.A., Can Baser, K.H. 2014. Molecular and phytochemical investigation of Angelica dahurica and Aneelica pubescentis essential oils and their biological activity against Aedes aegypti, Stephanitis pyrioides and Colletotrichum species. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 62:8848-8857.
Storage retention of stilbene, ellagic acid, favonol, and phenolic content of muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifolia Michx.) cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Marshall-Shaw, D.A., Stringer, S.J., Spiers, J.D., Sampson, B.J. 2014. Storage retention of stilbene, ellagic acid, favonol, and phenolic content of muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifolia Michx.) cultivars. Journal of Food Chemistry and Nutrition. 2:2, p. 81-92, aug. 2014. ISSN 2307-4124.
Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Landolt, P.J., Cha, D.H., Werle, C.T., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Meagher Jr, R.L., Gilbride, R., Clepper, T., Reed, H.C., Teal, P.E., Sampson, B.J. 2014. Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar. Florida Entomologist. 97(4):1620-1630.
Improving yield and berry quality for zygomorphic blooms of blueberry: the role of the plant growth regulators, gibberellic acid and coconut oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Marshall-Shaw, D.A., Stringer, S.J., Sakhanokho, H.F., Werle, C.T., Spiers, J.M. 2014. Improving yield and berry quality for zygomorphic blooms of blueberry: the role of the plant growth regulators, gibberellic acid and coconut oil. Scientia Horticulturae. 173:1-14.
Native bees and other pollinators - (Abstract Only)
Cherry Fruitworm, an emerging pest of Mississippi blueberries - ()
Werle, C.T., Stafne, E., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2013. Cherry Fruitworm, an emerging pest of Mississippi blueberries. Mississippi Fruit and Nut Blog. (2)3:2-4.
A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Adams, T., Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Rogg, H., Landolt, P.J. 2013. A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace. Pest Management Science. 70:324-331.
Chemical composition, antifungal and insecticidal activities of Hedychium essential oils Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sakhanokho, H.F., Sampson, B.J., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E., Demirci, B., Husnu Can Baser, K., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Agramonte, N.M., Becnel, J.J., Rajasekaran, K., Chen, J., Spiers, J.M. 2013. Chemical composition, antifungal and insecticidal activities of Hedychium essential oils. Molecules. 18:4308-4327.
Genetic and Fitness Costs of Raising Wild Pollinators in Captivity: Interaction among Species, Subspecies and Populations of orchard Bees Osmia ribifloris and Osmia lignaria (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Genetic and fitness costs of raising wild pollinators in captivity: interaction among species, subspecies and populations of orchard bees - (Abstract Only)
The brown marmorated stink bug: pest of Mississippi blueberries? - ()
Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2013. The brown marmorated stink bug: pest of Mississippi blueberries?. Mississippi Vaccinium Journal. 2:8-10.
Insecticidal and biting deterrent activity of rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.) essential oils and individual compounds against Stephanitis pyrioides and Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ali, A., Murphy, C., Demirci, B., Wedge, D.E., Sampson, B., Khan, I.A., Baser, H., Tabanca, N. 2013. Insecticidal and biting deterrent activity of rose-scented geranium (Pelargonium spp.) essential oils and individual compounds against Stephanitis pyrioides and Aedes aegypti. Pest Management Science. DOI 10.1002/ps.3518.
Wood degradation in the digestive tract of the Formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arquette, T., Lawrence, A., Sampson, B.J., Rodriguez, J. 2013. Wood degradation in the digestive tract of the Formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae). Journal of the Mississippi Academy of Sciences. 58:178-182.
Biology and efficacy of Aprostocetus (Eulophidae: hymenoptera) as a parasitoid of the blueberry gall midge complex: Dasineura oxycoccana Johnson and Prodiplosis vaccinii (Felt) (Diptera: cecidomyiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Roubos, C.R., Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Liburd, O.E. 2013. Biology and efficacy of Aprostocetus (Eulophidae: hymenoptera) as a parasitoid of the blueberry gall midge complex: Dasineura oxycoccana Johnson and Prodiplosis vaccinii (Felt) (Diptera: cecidomyiidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:73-79.
Blueberry floral attributes that enhance the pollinations efficiency of an oligolectic bee, osmia ribifloris cockerell (megachilidae:apoidea) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A. 2013. Blueberry floral attributes that enhance the pollinations efficiency of an oligolectic bee, osmia ribifloris cockerell (megachilidae:apoidea). HortScience. 48(2):136-142.
Spotted wing drosophila: a new invasive pest of Mississippi berries - ()
Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Stafne, E., Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A. 2012. Spotted wing drosophila: a new invasive pest of Mississippi berries. Trade Journal Publication. 3:5-11.
Volatile chemicals associated with host plants of the strawberry rootworm - (Proceedings)
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Bland, J.M. 2012. Volatile chemicals associated with host plants of the strawberry rootworm. Southern Nursery Association Proceedings. 57:111-116.
A pruning method for enhancing yield of muscadine grape (Vitis rotundifolia, Michx.) cultivars in commercial and home vineyards - (Abstract Only)
Diversity abundance and seasonality of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionida) in Southern Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Oliver, J.B. 2012. Diversity abundance and seasonality of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionida) in Southern Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist. 5:1-5.
Efficiacy of bumble bee disseminated biological control agents for control of Botrytis Blossom blight of Rabbiteye Blueberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Smith, B.J., Sampson, B.J., Walter, M. 2012. Efficiacy of bumble bee disseminated biologica control agents for control of Botrytis Blossom blight of Rabbiteye Blueberry. International Journal of Fruit Science. 12:156–168, DOI: 10.1080/15538362.2011.619359.
A new method for insect pest monitoring at the nursery - (Proceedings)
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2011. A new method for insect pest monitoring at the nursery. Southern Nursery Association Research Conference. 56:92-96.
Induced polyploidy and mutagenesis of embryogenic cultures of ornamental giner (Hedychium J. Koenig) - (Proceedings)
Sakhanokho, H.F., Rajasekaran, K., Sampson, B.J., Nyochembeng, L., Pounders Jr, C.T., Wedge, D.E., Islam-Fardi, N., Spiers, J.M. 2012. Induced polyploidy and mutagenesis of embryogenic cultures of ornamental giner (Hedychium J. Koenig). Acta Horticulturae. 935:121-128.
Pollination value of male bees: The specialist bee Peponapis pruinosa (Apidae) at summer squash (Cucurbita pepo) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cane, J.H., Sampson, B.J., Miller, S.A. 2011. Pollination value of male bees: The specialist bee Peponapis pruinosa (Apidae) at summer squash (Cucurbita pepo). Environmental Entomology. 40(3):614-620.
Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition antifungal activity and insecticidal activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Becnel, J.J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Demrici, B., Baser, K., Blythe, E.K., Pounders Jr, C.T., Wedge, D.E. 2010. Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition, antifungal activity and insecticidal activity. Natural Product Communications. 5(9):1409-1415.
Morphology, courtship & mating of a mixed bilateral gynander of Osmia ribifloris biedermannii Michener (Hymenoptera: megachilidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Cane, J.H., Kirker, G.T. 2010. Morphology, courtship & mating of a mixed bilateral gynander of Osmia ribifloris biedermannii Michener (Hymenoptera: megachilidae). Journal of Kansas Entomological Society. 83(4):347-351.
Aprostocetus xiphopunctus Sampson nov. sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidea): A new natural ememy of a gall midge complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2010. Aprostocetus xiphopunctus Sampson nov. sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidea): A new natural ememy of a gall midge complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Ecological Society of America (ESA).
Cage-Fighting Bees: Can Aggressive Competition Increase Pollination Efficacy for an Oligolectic Native Bee? - (Abstract Only)
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J. 2010. Cage-Fighting Bees: Can aggressive competition increase pollination efficacy for an oligolectic native bee ?. Ecological Society of America (ESA) pg. 57.
In Vitro Assisted Breeding of Hedychium J. Koenig - (Abstract Only)
Sakhanokho, H.F., Rajasekaran, K., Tabanca, N., Sampson, B.J., Wedge, D.E., Islam-Faridi, N., Pounders Jr, C.T., Spiers, J.M., Nyochembeng, L.M. 2010. In Vitro Assisted Breeding of Hedychium J. Koenig. Abstract of International Horticultural Congress. 201.
Establishment and Maintenance of Blueberries - ()
Braswell, J., Stringer, S.J., Sampson, B.J., Ingrahm, D. 2009. Establishment and Maintenance of Blueberries. Extension Publications pgs 1-20.
Genetic Diversity Within and Between Nursery Populations of Paria Fragariae Species Complex and Implications for Insecticide Resistance - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Kirker, G.T., Rinehart, T.A. 2009. Genetic Diversity Within and Between Nursery Populations of Paria Fragariae Species Complex and Implications for Insecticide Resistance. HortScience. 44(4):1009.
Biology and Genetics of the Strawberry Rootworm, Paria fragariae Wilcox - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Kirker, G.T., Rinehart, T.A. 2009. Biology and Genetics of the Strawberry Rootworm, Paria fragariae Wilcox. Entomology Society America Annual Meeting. March 8-11, 2009.
Screening for Host Plant Resistance to Azalea Lace Bug - (Abstract Only)
Kirker, G.T., Boyd, D.W., Sampson, B.J., Pounders Jr, C.T., Spiers, J.M. 2008. Screening for Host Plant Resistance to Azalea Lace Bug. Extension Publications vol.34, pg 26.
Antifungal and Insecticidal Activity from Two Juniperus Essential Oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wedge, D.E., Tabanca, N., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Demerci, B., Baser, K., Nan, P., Duan, J., Liu, Z. 2009. Antifungal and Insecticidal Activity from Two Juniperus Essential Oils. Natural Product Communications. 4(1):123-127.
"Built-In" Plant Protection: Screening Azalea Cultivars for Resistance to the Azalea Lace Bug, Stephanitis pyrioides - (Abstract Only)
Kirker, G.T., Boyd, D.W., Pounders Jr, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Spiers, J.M. 2008. "Built-In" Plant Protection: Screening Azalea Cultivars for Resistance to the Azalea Lace Bug, Stephanitis pyrioides. Ornamental Workshop on Diseases and Insects poster.
Trying to Catch Lightening in a Bottle: Can Essential Oils be Used as Effective Biopesticides? - (Abstract Only)
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Sakhanokho, H.F., Pounders Jr, C.T., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E. 2008. Trying to Catch Lightening in a Bottle: Can Essential Oils be Used as Effective Biopesticides?. Extension Publications.
Breeding Hedychium Species, Ornamental Ginger Plants with Insecticidal and Anti-Microbial Activities - (Abstract Only)
Sakhanokho, H.F., Kelley, R.Y., Rajasekaran, K., Tabanca, N., Sampson, B.J., Wedge, D.E. 2008. Breeding Hedychium Species, Ornamental Ginger Plants with Insecticidal and Anti-Microbial Activities. Extension Publications.
The Effects of Stomate Size on Feeding Preference of Azalea Lace Bug (ALB), Stephanitis pyrioides, on Selected Cultivars of Evergreen Azalea - (Abstract Only)
Kirker, G.T., Boyd, D.W., Sampson, B.J., Pounders Jr, C.T., Spiers, J.M. 2008. The Effects of Stomate Size on Feeding Preference of Azalea Lace Bug (ALB), Stephanitis pyrioides, on Selected Cultivars of Evergreen Azalea. Ornamental Workshop on Diseases and Insects poster.
The Effects of Stomatal Size on Feeding Preference of Azalea Lace Bug, Stephanitis pyrioides (Hemiptera:Tingidae), on Selected Cultivars of Evergreen Azalea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kirker, G.T., Boyd, D.W., Sampson, B.J., Pounders Jr, C.T., Spiers, J.M. 2008. The Effects of Stomatal Size on Feeding Preference of Azalea Lace Bug, Stephanitis pyrioides (Hemiptera:Tingidae), on Selected Cultivars of Evergreen Azalea. HortScience pg 2098-2103.
Biology and Management Potential for Three Orchard Bee Species (Hymenoptera: megachilidae): Osmia Ribifloris Cockerell, O. Lignaria (say) and O. Chalybea Smith with Emphasis on the Former - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Cane, J.H., Stringer, S.J., Spiers, J.M., Kirker, G.T. 2009. Biology and Management Potential for Three Orchard Bee Species (Hymenoptera: megachilidae): Osmia Ribifloris Cockerell, O. Lignaria (say) and O. Chalybea Smith with Emphasis on the Former. Acta Horticulturae (ISHS) 810:549-556.
Native Bees Effectively Pollinate New World Cucurbita (C. pepo and C. maxima): An Internet Collaboration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Biology of Parasitoids (Hymenoptera) Attacking Dasineura oxycoccana and Prodiplosis vaccinii (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Cultivated Blueberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Rinehart, T.A., Liburd, O.E., Stringer, S.J., Spiers, J.M. 2006. Biology of Parasitoids (Hymenoptera) Attacking Dasineura oxycoccana and Prodiplosis vaccinii (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in Cultivated Blueberries. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 99(1):113-120.
ECOLOGY OF ENDOPARASITOIDS (HYMENOPTERA) ATTACKING CRANBERRY AND BLUEBERRY TIPWORMS DASINEURA OXYCOCCANA JOHNSON AND PRODIPLOSIS VACCINII (DIPTERA: CECIDOMYIIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Rinehart, T.A., Liburd, O.E., Stringer, S.J., Spiers, J.M. 2006. Ecology of endoparasitoids (hymenoptera) attacking cranberry and blueberry tipworms dasineura oxycoccana johnson and prodiplosis vaccinii (diptera: cecidomyiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, Vol 99, No.1, pp 113-120.
INSECTICIDAL ACTIVITY OF 23 ESSENTIAL OILS AND THEIR MAJOR COMPOUNDS AGAINST ADULT LIPAPHIS PSEUDOBRASSICAE (DAVIS) (APHIDIDAE: HOMOPTERA) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Tabanca, N., Kirimer, N., Demirci, B., Can Baser, K.H., Khan, I.A., Spiers, J.M., Wedge, D.E. 2005. Insecticidal activity of 23 essential oils and their major compounds against adult lipaphis pseudobrassicae (davis) (aphididae: homoptera). Pest Management Science. 61: 1122-1128.
POLLINATOR GARDENING: THE BEES - (Abstract Only)
Rinehart, T.A., Sampson, B.J. 2004. Pollinator gardening: the bees. Meeting Abstract.
EFFECTS OF KAOLIN CLAY APPLICATION ON FLOWER BUD DEVELOPMENT, FRUIT QUALITY AND YIELD, AND FLOWER THRIPS [FRANKLINIELLA SPP. (THYSANOPTERA: THRIPIDAE)] POPULATIONS OF BLUEBERRY PLANTS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Spiers, J.D., Matta, F.B., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J. 2004. Effects of kaolin clay application on flower bud development, fruit quality and yield, and flower thrips [frankliniella spp. (thysanoptera: thripidae)] populations of blueberry plants. Small Fruit Reviews. vol.3(3/4)pp.361-373.
NECTAR ROBBERY BY BEES [XYLOCOPA VIRGINICA (L.) AND APIS MELLIFERA L.] CONTRIBUTES TO THE POLLINATION OF RABBITEYE BLUEBERRY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Danka, R.G., Stringer, S.J. 2004. Nectar robbery by bees [xylocopa virginica (l.) and apis mellifera l.] contributes to the pollination of rabbiteye blueberry. Journal of Economic Entomology. v.97 p. 735-740.
Paw paw extract as a botanical insecticide, 2002 - ()
Sampson, B.J., Mclaughlin, J.L., Wedge, D.E. 2003. Paw paw extract as a botanical insecticide, 2002. Arthropod Management Tests. 28:L5.
THE BASICS - ORGANIC CROP PROTECTION 101 - ()
Sampson, B.J. 2003. The Basics-Organic Crop Protection 101, American Fruit Grower Magazine, pgs.6-7.
RESPONSE OF MUSCADINE GRAPE (VITIS ROTUNDIFOLIA MICHX) TO THE GROWTH REGULATORS CPPU AND GIBBERELIIC ACID - (Abstract Only)
Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J. 2003. Response of muscadine grape (vitis rotundifolia michx) to the growth regulators cppu and gibbereliic acid. Hortscience. 38(5)698.
THE EFFECTS OF CHILL HOUR ACCUMULATION ON HYDROGEN CYANAMIDE EFFICACY IN RABBITEYE (VACCINIUM ASHEI READE) AND SOUTHERN HIGHBUSH BLUEBERRY CULTIVARS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J., Spiers, J.M. 2004. The effects of chill hour accumulation on hydrogen cyanamide efficacy in rabbiteye (vaccinium ashei reade) and southern highbush blueberry cultivars. Small Fruit Reviews. vol.3(3/4) pp.339-347.
THE EFFECTS OF CHILL HOUR ACCUMULATION ON HYDROGEN CYANAMIDE EFFICACY IN RABBITEYE AND SOUTHERN HIGHBUSH BLUEBERRY CULTIVARS - (Proceedings)
Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J., Spiers, J.M. 2004. The effects of chill hour accumulation on hydrogen cyanamide efficacy in rabbiteye and southern highbush blueberry cultivars. Blueberry Research Extension North American Workers Conference Proceedings p339-347.
SEASONAL EFFECTS OF A LATE APPLICATION OF HYDROGEN CYANAMIDE ON 'CLIMAX' RABBITEYE BLUEBERRY - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J., Spiers, J.M. 2003. Seasonal effects of a late application of hydrogen cyanamide on 'climax' rabbiteye blueberry. Small Fruit Reviews. v.2(4)pp.73-82.
RESPONSE OF MUSCADINE GRAPE (VITIS ROTUNDIFOLIA MICHX) TO THE GROWTH REGULATORS CPPU ANDGIBBERILLIC ACID - (Abstract Only)
Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J. 2003. Response of muscadine grape (vitis rotundifolia michx) to the growth regulators cppu andgibberillic acid. Hortscience. vol.38(5) pp.698-699
Screen House Evaluations of a Blue Orchard Bee Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: apidae) as a Supplemental Pollinator for Southeastern Blueberries - (Proceedings)
Sampson, B.J., Stringer, S.J., Cane, J.H., Spiers, J.M. 2004. Screen House Evaluations of a Blue Orchard Bee Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: apidae) as a Supplemental Pollinator for Southeastern Blueberries. Blueberry Research Extension North American Workers Conference Proceedings. 3(15):381-392.
Seasonal Effects of a Late Application of Hydrogen Cyanamide on 'Climax' Rabbiteye Blueberry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J., Spiers, J.M. 2003. Seasonal Effects of a Late Application of Hydrogen Cyanamide on 'Climax' Rabbiteye Blueberry. Small Fruit Reviews. 2(4):73-82.
EVALUATING THE EXTRACT OF THE PAW PAW TREE (ASIMINA TRILOBA) AS A BOTANICAL INSECTICIDE AGAINST APHIDS AND BLUEBERRY GALL MIDGES - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
AMT28 Repory: L5 pg 1-2 2003
BLUE ORCHARD BEES (OSMIA RIBIFLORIS) AS BLUEBERRY POLLINATORS FOR THE AMERICAN SOUTH - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Cane, J.H., Stringer, S.J. 2002. Blue orchard bees (osmia ribifloris) as blueberry pollinators for the american south. Meeting Abstract.
Screenhouse Evaluations of a Mason Bee Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) as a Pollinator for Blueberries in the Southeastern United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Cane, J.H., Stringer, S.J., Spiers, J.M. 2004. Screenhouse Evaluations of a Mason Bee Osmia ribifloris (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) as a Pollinator for Blueberries in the Southeastern United States. Small Fruits Variety Journal. 3(15):381-392.
THE EFFECTS OF CHILL HOUR ACCUMULATION ON HYDROGEN CYANAMIDE EFFICACY IN RABBITEYE (VACCINIUM ASHEI READE)AND SOUTHERN HIGHBUSH BLUEBERRY CULTIVARS - (Abstract Only)
Stringer, S.J., Marshall, D.A., Sampson, B.J., Spiers, J.M. 2002. The effects of chill hour accumulation on hydrogen cyanamide efficacy in rabbiteye (vaccinium ashei reade)and southern highbush blueberry cultivars. Meeting Abstract. Vol. 3(3/4)pp.339-347.
EVALUATING BUMBLEBEES AS POLLINATORS OF 'MISTY' SOUTHERN HIGHBUSH BLUEBERRYGROWING INSIDE PLASTIC TUNNELS - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Acta Hort.574.ISHS 2002 pgs. 53-61. Proc. 7th IS on Vaccinium
ESTABLISHMENT AND PRODUCTION OF MUSCADINE GRAPES - ()
Braswell, J., Stringer, S.J., Sampson, B.J., Ingram, D. 2002. Establishment and production of muscadine grapes. Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station Technical Bulletin. pub.2290 pp. 1-16
INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT FOR THE BLUEBERRY GALL MIDGE, DASINEURA OXYCOCCANA (DIPTERA: CECIDOMYIIDAE) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
vol.31, no.2 pgs. 339-347
EVALUATING BUMBLEBEES AS POLLINATORS OF 'MISTY' SOUTHERN HIGHBUSH BLUEBERRYGROWING INSIDE PLASTIC TUNNELS - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Spiers, J.M. 2000. Evaluating bumblebees as pollinators of 'Misty' southern highbush blueberrygrowing inside plastic tunnels. Meeting Abstract.
POLLINATION EFFICIENCIES OF THREE BEE (HYMENOPTERA: APOIDEA) SPEICES VISITING RABBITEYE BLUEBERRY, VACCINIUM ASHEI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
vol.93, no.6 pgs 1726-1731
POLLINATION BIOLOGY OF THE MUSCADINE GRAPE, VITIS ROTUNDIFOLIA MICHX. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Noffsinger, S.L., Gupton, C.L., Magee, J.B. 2001. Pollination biology of the muscadine grape, vitis rotundifolia michx. HortScience. 36(1) :120-124.2001
IMPACT OF ENHANCED ULTRAVIOLET-B RADIATION ON FLOWER, POLLEN, AND NECTAR PRODUCTION - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
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