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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Maureen S Wright
Microbiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Improved mortality of the Formosan subterranean termite by fungi, when amended with cuticle-degrading enzymes or eicosanoid biosynthesis inhibitors -
Wright, M.S., Lax, A.R. 2016. Improved mortality of the Formosan subterranean termite by fungi, when amended with cuticle-degrading enzymes or eicosanoid biosynthesis inhibitors. Folia Microbiologica. 61(1):73-83.
Preliminary observations of sugarcane trash degradation for repurposing as mulch -
Wright, M.S. 2015. Preliminary observations of sugarcane trash degradation for repurposing as mulch. International Sugar Journal, June 2015. p. 434-439.
Microbial and physicochemical properties of sugarcane bagasse for potential conversion to value-added products -
Wright, M.S., Lima, I.M., Bigner, R.L. 2016. Microbial and physicochemical properties of sugarcane bagasse for potential conversion to value-added products. International Sugar Journal. (2016):10-18.
Combined effect of microbial and chemical control agents on subterranean termites -
Wright, M.S., Lax, A.R. 2013. Combined effect of microbial and chemical control agents on subterranean termites. Journal of Microbiology. 51(5):578-583.
Mortality and repellent effects of microbial pathogens on Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae) -
Wright, M.S., Cornelius, M.L. 2012. Mortality and repellent effects of microbial pathogens on Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae). BMC Microbiology. 12:291 (7 pages).
A foam formulation for the delivery of microbial biological control agents -
Dunlap, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Wright, M.S. 2007. A foam formulation for the delivery of microbial biological control agents [abstract]. 8th International Symposium on Adjuvants for Agrochemicals. Paper No. 5.
A FOAM FORMULATION OF PAECILOMYCES FUMOSOROSEUS, AN ENTOMOPATHOGENIC BIOCONTROL AGENT -
Dunlap, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Wright, M.S. 2007. A foam formulation of paecilomyces fumosoroseus, an entomopathogenic biocontrol agent. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 17(7):709-719.
Biological Control Approaches and Formulations for Formosan Subterranean Termite Management -
Lyn, M.E., Wright, M.S., Cornelius, M.L., Williams, K.A., Duplantis, B.H., Duplessis, L.M. 2006. Biological Control Approaches and Formulations for Formosan Subterranean Termite Management (abstract). Mississippi Entomological Association Annual Conference.
DEVELOPMENT OF A BIOCOMPATIBLE FOAM FORMULATION FOR USE WITH BLASTOSPORES OF THE ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGUS PAECILOMYCES FUMOSOROSEUS -
A strain of the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae for controlling subterranean termites -
Wright, M.S., A.K. Raina and A.R. Lax. 2005. A strain of the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae for controlling subterranean termites. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(5):1451-1458.
POTENTIAL OF ENTOMOPATHOGENIC FUNGI AS BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENTS AGAINST THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE -
Wright, M.S., Osbrink, W.L., Lax, A.R. 2004. Potential of entomopathogenic fungi as biological control agents against the Formosan subterranean termite. In: Nelson, W.M., editor. Agricultural Applications in Green Chemistry. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society Press. 173-188.
POTENTIAL USE OF PAECILOMYCES FUMOSOROSEUS FOR CONTROL OF THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE, COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS SHIRAKI -
Wright, M.S., Jackson, M.A., Connick, Jr., W.J. 2003. Potential use of Paecilomyces fumosoroseus for control of the formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki [abstract]. Society for Invertebrate Pathology. p. 104.
USE OF PAECILOMYCES SPP. AS PATHOGENIC AGENTS FOR CONTROL OF TERMITES -
Wright, M.S., Jackson, M.A., Connick Jr, W.J. 2006. USE OF PAECILOMYCES SPP. AS PATHOGENIC AGENTS FOR CONTROL OF TERMITES. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. 111-115.
MOLECULAR AND FUNCTIONAL CHARACTERIZATION OF A SECOND COPY OF THE AFLATOXINREGULATORY GENE, AFLR-2, FROM ASPERGILLUS PARASITICUS -
USE OF PAECILOMYCES SPP. AS PATHOGENIC AGENTS AGAINST SUBTERRANEAN TERMITES -
Wright, M.S., Connick Jr., W.J., Jackson, M.A. 2003. Use of Paecilomyces spp. as pathogenic agents against subterranean termites. U.S. Patent 6,660,291.
INCREASED MORTALITY OF COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS (ISOPTERA: RHINOTERMITIDAE) EXPOSED TO EICOSANOID FORMATION INHIBITORS AND SERRATIA MARCESCENS (EUBACTERIALES: ENTEROBACTERIACEAE) -
VIRULENCE OF BACTERIA ASSOCIATED WITH THE FORMOSAN SUBTERRANEAN TERMITE (COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS SHIRAKI) (ISOPTERA: RHINOTERMITIDAE) IN NEW ORLEANS, LA -
THREE FUNGAI SPECIES ISOLATED FROM COPTOTERMES FORMOSANUS SHIRAKI (ISOPTERA: RHINOTERMITIDAE) BODY, CARTON MATERIAL, AND INFESTED WOOD -
Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Klich, M.A., Wright, M.S. 2001. Three fungai species isolated from coptotermes formosanus shiraki (isoptera: rhinotermitidae) body, carton material, and infested wood. Annals of the Entomological Society of America.
GENERATION OF AFLR DISRUPTION MUTANTS OF ASPERGILLUS PARASITICUS -
THE EFFECTS OF SELECTED COTTON-LEAF VOLATILES ON GROWTH, DEVELOPMENT AND AFLATOXIN PRODUCTION OF ASPERGILLUS PARASITICUS -
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