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Research Project: Sustainable Management Strategies for Stored-Product Insects

Location: Stored Product Insect and Engineering Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Plodia interpunctella and Trogoderma variabile larval penetration and invasion of methoprene-treated foil packaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Mobility of adult Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) and Rhyzopertha dominica (Coleoptera: Bostrichidae) after exposure to long-lasting insecticide netting - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Bacterial and fungal midgut community dynamics and transfer between mother and brood in the Aisan longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabipennis), an invasive xylophage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Efficacy of low temperatures for the control of all life stages of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) and Liposcelis bostrychophila Badonnel (Psocoptera: Liposcelididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Evaluating penetration ability of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae into multilayer polypropylene packages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheff, D.S., Sehgal, B., Subramanyam, B. 2018. Evaluating penetration ability of Plodia interpunctella (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) larvae into multilayer polypropylene packages. Insects. 9(2): 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9020042.

Evaluation of light attraction for the stored-product psocids, Liposcelis entomophila, L. paeta, and L. brunnea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Susceptibility of different life stage of Tribolium confusum and Oryzaephilus surinamensis to cold treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Metabolic pathway interruption: CRISPR/Cas9-mediated knockout of tryptophan 2,3-oxygenase in Tribolium castaneum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adrianos, S.L., Lorenzen, M., Oppert, B.S. 2018. Metabolic pathway interruption: CRISPR/Cas9-mediated knockout of tryptophan 2,3-oxygenase in Tribolium castaneum. Journal of Insect Physiology. 107: 104-109. doi: https://doi.org/j.insphys.2018.03.004.

Invertebrate iridoviruses: A glance over the last decade - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Predation and parasitism by native and exotic natural enemies of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) eggs augmented with semiochemicals and differing host stimuli - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison Iii, W.R., Blaauw, B.R., Nielsen, A.L., Talamas, E., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Predation and parasitism by native and exotic natural enemies of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) eggs augmented with semiochemicals and differing host stimuli. Biological Control. 121: 140-150. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.02.016.

Post-harvest insect infestation and mycotoxin levels in maize markets in the Middle Belt of Ghana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Danso, J.K., Osekre, E.A., Manu, N., Opit, G.P., Armstrong, P.R., Arthur, F.H., Campbell, J.F., Mbata, G., Mcneil, S.G. 2018. Post-harvest insect infestation and mycotoxin levels in maize markets in the Middle Belt of Ghana. Journal of Stored Products Research. 77: 9-15. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2018.02.004.

Residual efficacy of deltamethrin as assessed by rapidity of knockdown of Tribolium castaneum on a treated surface: Temperature and seasonal effects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H. 2018. Residual efficacy of deltamethrin as assessed by rapidity of knockdown of Tribolium castaneum on a treated surface: Temperature and seasonal effects. Journal of Stored Products Research. 76: 151-160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2018.02.001.

Evaluation of prethroid insecticides and insect growth regulators applied to different surfaces for control of Trogoderma granarium Everts the khapra beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H., Ghimire, M.N., Myers, S.W., Phillips, T.W. 2018. Evaluation of prethroid insecticides and insect growth regulators applied to different surfaces for control of Trogoderma granarium Everts the khapra beetle. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111(2): 612-619. doi: https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toy040.

Life history changes in Trogoderma variabile and T. inclusum due to mating delay with implications for mating disruption as a management tactic - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gerken, A.R., Campbell, J.F. 2018. Life history changes in Trogoderma variabile and T. inclusum due to mating delay with implications for mating disruption as a management tactic. Ecology and Evolution. 8(5): 2428-2439. doi: https://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3865.

Population dynamics of stored maize insect pests in warehouses in two districts of Ghana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Manu, N., Osekre, E.A., Opit, G.P., Campbell, J.F., Arthur, F.H., Mbata, G., Armstrong, P.R., Danso, J.K. 2018. Population dynamics of stored maize insect pests in warehouses in two districts of Ghana. Journal of Stored Products Research. 76: 102-110. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2018.01.001.

Aerosol insecticide distribution inside a flour mill: Assessment using droplet measurements and bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Direct testing for allele-specific expression differences between conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leon-Novelo, L., Gerken, A.R., Graze, R.M., Mcintyre, L.M., Marroni, F. 2018. Direct testing for allele-specific expression differences between conditions. G3, Genes/Genomes/Genetics. 8: 447-460. doi: https://doi.org/10.1534/g3.117.300139.

Fecundity of Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum adults after exposure to deltamethrin packaging Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scheff, D.S., Arthur, F.H. 2017. Fecundity of Tribolium castaneum and Tribolium confusum adults after exposure to deltamethrin packaging. Journal of Pest Science. Available: http://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-017-0923-3.

Structural pest management for stored product insects - (Book / Chapter)

Insect pest management in stored grain - (Book / Chapter)

Bacterial insecticides and inert materials - (Book / Chapter)

The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the reduction of post-harvest loss: Maize postharvest loss mitigation in Ghana - (Proceedings)
Opit, G., Arthur, F.H., Campbell, J.F. 2018. The Feed the Future Innovation Lab for the reduction of post-harvest loss: Maize postharvest loss mitigation in Ghana. In: Trematerra, P., Trdan, S., editors. Proceedings of International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC)/West Palaeartic Regional Section (WPRS) Bulletin, July 2-5, 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 130:18-24.

The Journal of Stored-Products Research: The living history of stored product protection - (Proceedings)
Dries-Zhang, L., Arthur, F.H., Daglish, G.J., Athanassiou, C.G. 2018. The Journal of Stored-Products Research: The living history of stored product protection. In: Trematerra, P., Trdan, S., editors. Proceeings of International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC)/West Palaeartic Regional Section (WPRS) Bulletin, July 2-5, 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 130:387.

Overexpression of SbMyb60 in sorghum bicolor impacts both primary and secondary metabolism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scully, E.D., Gries, T.L., Palmer, N.A., Sarath, G., Funnell-Harris, D.L., Baird, L., Twigg, P., Seravalli, J., Clemente, T.E., Sattler, S.E. 2017. Overexpression of SbMyb60 in sorghum bicolor impacts both primary and secondary metabolism. New Phytologist. 217(1): 82-104. doi: 10.1111/nph.14815.

Moisture content, insect pests and mycotoxin levels of maize at harvest and post-harvest in the Middle Belt of Ghana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Danso, J., Osekre, E., Manu, N., Opit, G., Armstrong, P.R., Arthur, F.H., Campbell, J.F., Mbata, G. 2017. Moisture content, insect pests and mycotoxin levels of maize at harvest and post-harvest in the Middle Belt of Ghana. Journal of Stored Products Research. 74: 46-55. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jspr.2017.08.007.

Susceptibility of Trogoderma granarium (Everts) to residual insecticides - (Proceedings)
Arthur, F.H., Ghimire, M., Myers, S., Phillips, T. 2018. Susceptibility of Trogoderma granarium (Everts) to residual insecticides. In: Trematerra, P., Trdan, S., editors. Proceedings of International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC)/West Palaeartic Regional Section (WPRS) Bulletin, July 2-5, 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 130:279-285.

Evaluation of pheromone-baited traps for the monitoring and management of nuisance problems associated with the invasive brown marmorated stink bug - (Proceedings)
Morrison III, W.R., Bergh, J.C., Kuhar, T.P., Walgenback, J., Leskey, T.C. 2018. Evaluation of pheromone-baited traps for the monitoring and management of nuisance problems associated with the invasive brown marmorated stink bug. In: Trematerra, P., Trdan, S., editors. Proceedings of International Organization for Biological Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (IOBC)/West Palaeartic Regional Section (WPRS) Bulletin, July 2-5, 2017, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 130:116-122.

Within gut physiochemical variation does not correspond to distinct resident fungal and bacterial communities in the tree-killing xylophage, Anolophora glabripennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mason, C.J., Long, D.C., Mccarthy, E.M., Rosa, C., Scully, E.D., Hoover, K. 2017. Within gut physiochemical variation does not correspond to distinct resident fungal and bacterial communities in the tree-killing xylophage, Anolophora glabripennis. Journal of Insect Physiology. 102: 27-35. doi: 10.1016/jinsphys.2017.08.003.

Attraction of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) haplotypes in North America and Europe to baited traps Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison Iii, W.R., Milonas, P., Kapantaidaki, D., Cesari, M., Di Bella, E., Guidetti, R., Haye, T., Maistrello, L., Moraglio, S.T., Piemontese, L., Pozzebon, A., Ruocco, G., Short, B.D., Tavella, L., Vetek, G., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Attraction of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) haplotypes in North America and Europe to baited traps. Scientific Reports. 7:16941. doi: 10.1038/s41598-017-17233-0.

Regional analysis of bin aeration as an alternative to insecticidal control for post-harvest management of Sitophilus oryzae (L.) and Rhyzopertha dominica (F.) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, Y., Wilson, L., Arthur, F.H., Wang, J., Jai, C. 2017. Regional analysis of bin aeration as an alternative to insecticidal control for post-harvest management of Sitophilus oryzae (L.) and Rhyzopertha dominica (F.). Ecological Modelling. 359: 165-181. doi: 10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2017.05.026.

Prolidase is a critical enzyme for complete gliadin digestion in Tenebrio molitor larvae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tereshchenkova, V.F., Goptar, I., Zhuzhikov, D.P., Belozersky, M.A., Dunaevsky, Y.E., Oppert, B.S., Filippova, I., Elpidina, E.N. 2017. Prolidase is a critical enzyme for complete gliadin digestion in Tenebrio molitor larvae. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 95(4):e21395. doi: 10.1002/arch.21395.

Laboratory evaluation of particle size, food contamination, and residual efficacy of pyrethrin + methoprene aerosol Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H., Campbell, J.F., Donaldson, J.E. 2017. Laboratory evaluation of particle size, food contamination, and residual efficacy of pyrethrin + methoprene aerosol. Journal of Stored Products Research. 72: 100-110. doi: 10.1016/j.jspr.2017.04.003.

Cross-species comparison of the gut: Differential gene expression sheds light on biological differences in closely related tenebrionids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Behavioral response of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to host plant stimuli augmented with semiochemicals in the field Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison Iii, W.R., Allen, M., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Behavioral response of the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to host plant stimuli augmented with semiochemicals in the field. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. doi: 10.1111/afe.12229.

RNA-seq validation of RNAi identifies additional gene connectivity in Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perkin, L.C., Oppert, B.S., Gerken, A.R. 2017. RNA-seq validation of RNAi identifies additional gene connectivity in Tribolium castaneum (Coleoptera: Tenebrionidae). Journal of Insect Science. 17(2):57;1-7. doi:10.1093/jisesa/iex026.

Behavioral response of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to semiochemicals deployed inside and outside anthropogenic structures during the overwintering period - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morrison Iii, W.R., Acebes-Doria, A., Ogburn, E., Kuhar, T.P., Walgenbach, J.F., Bergh, J.C., Nottingham, L., Dimelgio, A., Hipkins, P., Leskey, T.C. 2017. Behavioral response of the brown marmorated stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to semiochemicals deployed inside and outside anthropogenic structures during the overwintering period. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(3):1002-1009. doi: 10.1093/jee/tox097.

Seasonal patterns of stored-product insects at a rice mill Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mckay, T., White, A.L., Starkus, L., Arthur, F.H., Campbell, J.F. 2017. Seasonal patterns of stored-product insects at a rice mill. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(3): 1366-1376. doi: 10.1093/jee/tox089.

Regulation by gut bacertia of immune response, Bacillus thuringiensis susceptibility and hemolin expression in Plodia interpunctella - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orozco-Flores, A.A., Valadez-Lira, J.A., Oppert, B.S., Gomez-Flores, R., Tamez-Guerra, R., Rodriguez-Padilla, C., Tamez-Guerra, P. 2017. Regulation by gut bacertia of immune response, Bacillus thuringiensis susceptibility and hemolin expression in Plodia interpunctella. Journal of Insect Physiology. 98:275-283. doi:10.1016/j.jinsphys.2017.01.020.

Freezing for control of stored-product psocids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arthur, F.H., Hartzer, K.L., Throne, J.E., Flinn, P.W. 2017. Freezing for control of stored-product psocids. Journal of Stored Products Research. 72: 166-172. doi: 10.1016/j.jspr.2016.12.005.

Host plant species determines symbiotic bacterial community mediating suppression of plant defenses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chung, S.H., Scully, E.D., Peiffer, M., Geib, S.M., Rosa, C., Hoover, K., Felton, G.W. 2017. Host plant species determines symbiotic bacterial community mediating suppression of plant defenses. Scientific Reports. 7:39690. doi:10.1038/srep39690.

Microbial communities associated with stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) larvae and their developmental substrates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scully, E.D., Friesen, K.M., Wienhold, B.J., Durso, L.M. 2017. Microbial communities associated with stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) larvae and their developmental substrates. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 110(1):61-72. doi:10.1093/aesa/saw087.

The impacts of feeding in a resistant tree on the Asian longhorned beetle (Anoplophora glabripennis) and its gut microbiota - (Abstract Only)