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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Ephantus (juma) Muturi
Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Comparative analysis of gut microbiota of Culex restuans (Diptera: Culicidae) females from different parents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Combined toxicity of three essential oils against Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Large-scale removal of Amur honeysuckle decreases abundance of mosquitoes and avian hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Characterization of Tolypocladium cylindrosporum (Hypocreales: Ophiocordycipitacea) and its impact against Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus eggs at low temperature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weiler, L., Rooney, A.P., Behle, R.W., Muturi, E.J. 2017. Characterization of Tolypocladium cylindrosporum (Hypocreales: Ophiocordycipitacea) and its impact against Aedes aegypti and Aedes albopictus eggs at low temperature. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 33(3):184-192.
Plant-based strategies for mosquito control - (Abstract Only)
Muturi, E.J., Gadner, A., Allan, B.F. 2017. Plant-based strategies for mosquito control. Meeting Abstract.
The interplay between mosquitoes, entomopathogens and symbiotic microbes: A niche for the development of novel microbial-derived vector control strategies - (Abstract Only)
Ramirez, J.L., Muturi, E.J., Dunlap, C.A., Rooney, A.P. 2017. The interplay between mosquitoes, entomopathogens and symbiotic microbes: A niche for the development of novel microbial-derived vector control strategies. Meeting Abstract.
Effect of pesticides on microbial communities in container aquatic habitats - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muturi, E.J., Donthu, R.K., Fields, C.J., Moise, I.K., Kim, C. 2017. Effect of pesticides on microbial communities in container aquatic habitats. Scientific Reports. 7:44565. doi: 10.1038/srep44565.
Comparative analysis of gut microbiota of mosquito communities in central Illinois - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muturi, E.J., Ramirez, J.L., Rooney, A.P., Chang-Hyun, K. 2017. Comparative analysis of gut microbiota of mosquito communities in central Illinois. PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0005377.
Association between fertilizer-mediated changes in microbial communities and Aedes albopictus growth and survival - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Muturi, E.J., Ramirez, J.L., Rooney, A.P., Dunlap, C.A. 2016. Association between fertilizer-mediated changes in microbial communities and Aedes albopictus growth and survival. Acta Tropica. 164(2016):54-63.
Last Modified: 09/22/2017
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