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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: ECOLOGY AND MANAGEMENT OF GRASSHOPPERS AND OTHER INSECT PESTS IN THE NORTHERN GREAT PLAINS

Location: Pest Management Research

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

Apparent competition drives community-wide parasitism rates and changes in host abundance across ecosystem boundaries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frost, C.M., Peralta, G., Rand, T.A., Didham, R.K., Varsani, A., Tylianakis, J.M. 2016. Apparent competition drives community-wide parasitism rates and changes in host abundance across ecosystem boundaries. Nature Communications. 7:12644. doi:10.1038/ncomms12644.

Physiological aeroecology: Anatomical and physiological adaptations for flight - (Book / Chapter)

Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Espeland, E.K., Emery, N.C., Mercer, K.L., Woolbright, S.A., Kettenring, K.M., Gepts, P.L., Etterson, J.R. 2016. Evolution of plant materials for ecological restoration: insights from the applied and basic literature. Journal of Applied Ecology. doi:10.1111/1365-2664.12739.

Mormon crickets maximize nutrient intake at the expense of immunity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2016. Mormon crickets maximize nutrient intake at the expense of immunity. Physiological Entomology. 42(1):1-9. doi:10.1111/phen.12155.

Caring for soil improves human health - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jabro, J.D. 2016. Caring for soil improves human health. Advances in Plants and Agriculture Journal. 3(3):00098. doi:10.15406/apar.2016.03.00098.

Loss of safety in numbers and a novel driver of mass migration: Radiotelemetry reveals heavy predation on a band of Mormon crickets Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Lorch, P.D. 2016. Loss of safety in numbers and a novel driver of mass migration: radiotelemetry reveals heavy predation on a band of Mormon crickets. Royal Society Open Science. 3(5):160113. doi:10.1098/rsos.160113.

Drought impacts on competition in Phoetaliotes nebrascensis (Orthoptera Acrididae) in a northern mixed grassland - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branson, D.H. 2016. Drought impacts on competition in Phoetaliotes nebrascensis (Orthoptera Acrididae) in a northern mixed grassland. Environmental Entomology. 45(2):492-499. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvv225.

Grasshopper responses to fire and postfire grazing in the northern Great Plains vary among species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branson, D.H., Vermeire, L.T. 2016. Grasshopper responses to fire and postfire grazing in the northern Great Plains vary among species. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 169(2):144-149. doi:10.1016/j.rama.2015.10.005.

The butterflies of Barro Colorado Island: Local extinction rates since the 1930's Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Basset, Y., Barrios, H., Segar, S., Srygley, R.B., Aiello, A., Warren, A.D., Delgado, F., Coronado, J., Lezcano, J., Arizala, S., Rivera, M., Perez, F., Bobadilla, R., Lopez, Y., Ramirez, J.A. 2015. The butterflies of Barro Colorado Island: Local extinction rates since the 1930's. PLoS One. 10(8):e0136623. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0136623.

Assessing phenological synchrony between the Chinese sawfly, Cephus fumipennis, its egg-larval parasitoid, Collyria catoptron, and the North American sawfly, Cephus cinctus: Implications for biological control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Morrill, W.L., Runyon, J.B., Hoelmer, K.A., Shanower, T.G., Littlefield, J.L., Weaver, D.K. 2015. Assessing phenological synchrony between the Chinese sawfly, Cephus fumipennis, its egg-larval parasitoid, Collyria catoptron, and the North American sawfly, Cephus cinctus: Implications for biological control. The Canadian Entomologist. 148(4):482-492. doi:10.4039/tce.2015.64.

Abundance of soil-borne entomopathogenic fungi in organic and conventional fields in the Midwestern USA with an emphasis on the effect of herbicides and fungicides on fungal persistence - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clifton, E., Gassman, A., Hodgson, E., Jaronski, S. 2015. Abundance of soil-borne entomopathogenic fungi in organic and conventional fields in the Midwestern USA with an emphasis on the effect of herbicides and fungicides on fungal persistence. PLoS One. 10(7):e0133613. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0133613.

Effects of invasive knapweed (Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos) on a threatened native thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) vary with environment and life stage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Louda, S.M., Bradley, K., Crider, K. 2015. Effects of invasive knapweed (Centaurea stoebe subsp. micranthos) on a threatened native thistle (Cirsium pitcheri) vary with environment and life stage. Botany. 93(9):543-558. DOI: 10.1139/cjb-2015-0032.

Integrated control of sugarbeet root maggot by using resistant germplasm, an insect pathogen, and an insecticidal seed treatment - (Proceedings)
Boetel, M.A., Jaronski, S., Campbell, L.G., Rikhus, J.J., Schroeder, A.J. 2015. Integrated control of sugarbeet root maggot by using resistant germplasm, an insect pathogen, and an insecticidal seed treatment. Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. Available online: http://www.sbreb.org/research/ento/ento14/IntegratedControlSBRMBoetel2014.pdf.

Advances in microbial insect control in horticultural ecosystems - (Book / Chapter)
Shaohui, W., Reddy, G.P., Jaronski, S. 2014. Advances in microbial insect control in horticultural ecosystems. In: Nandwani, D., editor, Sustainable Horticultural Systems: Sustainable Development and Biodiversity. Switzerland: Springer International Publishing. 2:223-252.

Magnetic anisotropy and organization of nanoparticles in heads and antennae of neotropical leaf-cutter ants, Atta colombica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alves, O.C., Srygley, R.B., Riveros, A.J., Barbosa, M.A., Esquivel, D.M., Wajnberg, E. 2014. Magnetic anisotropy and organization of nanoparticles in heads and antennae of neotropical leaf-cutter ants, Atta colombica. Journal of Physics D. 47(43):435401. DOI: 10.1088/0022-3727/47/43/435401.

Community-level net spillover of natural enemies from managed to natural forest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frost, C., Didham, R.K., Rand, T.A., Peralta, G., Tylianakis, J.M. 2015. Community-level net spillover of natural enemies from managed to natural forest. Ecology. 96(1):193-202. DOI: 10.1890/14-0696.1.

Evaluation of the effectiveness of the entomopathogens for the management of wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) on spring wheat Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reddy, G.P., Tangtrakulwanish, K., Wu, S., Miller, J.H., Ophus, V., Prewett, J., Jaronski, S. 2014. Evaluation of the effectiveness of the entomopathogens for the management of wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) on spring wheat. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 120:43–49. DOI 10.1016/j.jip.2014.05.005.

Effects of temperature and moisture on Mormon cricket reproduction with implications for responses to climate change Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2014. Effects of temperature and moisture on Mormon cricket reproduction with implications for responses to climate change. Journal of Insect Physiology. 65:57-62. DOI: 10.1016/j.jinsphys.2014.05.005.

Insect herbivory and vertebrate grazing impact food limitation and grasshopper populations during a severe outbreak Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branson, D.H., Haferkamp, M.R. 2014. Insect herbivory and vertebrate grazing impact food limitation and grasshopper populations during a severe outbreak. Ecological Entomology. 39(1):371–381.

Increased area of a highly suitable host crop increases herbivore pressure in intensified agricultural landscapes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Blodgett, S.L., Knodel, J.J., Harris, M.O. 2014. Increased area of a highly suitable host crop increases herbivore pressure in intensified agricultural landscapes. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 186:135-143. DOI: 10.1016/j.agee.2014.01.022.

Complementarity and redundancy of interactions enhance attack rates and spatial stability in host-parasitoid food webs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guadalupe, P., Frost, C.M., Rand, T.A., Didham, R.K., Tylianakis, J.M. 2014. Complementarity and redundancy of interactions enhance attack rates and spatial stability in host-parasitoid food webs. Ecology. 95(7):1888–1896. DOI: 10.1890/13-1569.1.

Entomopathogenic fungi in cornfields and their potential to manage larval western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rudeen, M.L., Jaronski, S., Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., Gassman, A.J. 2013. Entomopathogenic fungi in cornfields and their potential to manage larval western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 114(3):329–332.

Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica obtain their magnetic sensors from soil? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Riveros, A.J., Esquivel, D.M., Wajnberg, E., Srygley, R.B. 2014. Do leaf-cutter ants Atta colombica obtain their magnetic sensors from soil? Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology. 68(1):55-62.

El Niño, host plant growth, and migratory butterfly abundance in a changing climate Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R., Oliveira, E.G., Riveros, A.J. 2014. El Niño, host plant growth, and migratory butterfly abundance in a changing climate. Biotropica. 46(1):90-97.

Proximate effects of maternal oviposition preferences on defense efficacy and larval survival in a diet-specialized tortoise beetle. Who knows best: mothers or their progeny? Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vencl, F.V., Plata, C.A., Srygley, R.B. 2013. Proximate effects of maternal oviposition preferences on defense efficacy and larval survival in a diet-specialized tortoise beetle. Who knows best: mothers or their progeny? Ecological Entomology. 38(6):596-607.

Coping with uncertainty: Nutrient deficiencies motivate insect migration at a cost to immunity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Lorch, P.D. 2013. Coping with uncertainty: Nutrient deficiencies motivate insect migration at a cost to immunity. Integrative & Comparative Biology. 53(6):1002-1013.

Synthetic cis-jasmone exposure induces wheat and barley volatiles that repel the pest cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus L Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Delaney, K.J., Wawrzyniak, M., Lemanczyk, G., Wrzesinkska, D., Piesik, D. 2013. Synthetic cis-jasmone exposure induces wheat and barley volatiles that repel the pest cereal leaf beetle, Oulema melanopus L. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39(5): 620-629.

Mass production of entomopathogenic fungi: state of the art - (Book / Chapter)
Jaronski, S. 2013. Mass production of entomopathogenic fungi: state of the art. In: Morales-Ramos, J.A., Rjoas, M.G, Shaprio-Ilan, D.I., editors. Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms. USA: Academic Press. p. 357-415.

Joint action of Beauveria bassiana and the insect growth regulators diflubenzuron and novaluron, on the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bitshadze, N., Jaronski, S., Khasdan, V., Abashidze, E., Abashidze, M., Latchininsky, A., Samasdashvili, D., Sokhadze, I., Rippa, M., Ishaaya, I., Horowitz, R. 2013. Joint action of Beauveria bassiana and the insect growth regulators diflubenzuron and novaluron, on the migratory locust, Locusta migratoria. Journal of Pest Science. 86(2):293–300. DOI: 10.1007/s10340-012-0476-4.

Interactions among Bt maize, entomopathogens, and rootworm species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the field: effects on survival, yield and root injury Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petzold-Maxwell, J., Jaronski, S., Clifton, E.H., Dunbar, M.W., Jackson, M.A., Gassman, A.J. 2013. Interactions among Bt maize, entomopathogens, and rootworm species (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in the field: effects on survival, yield and root injury. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(2): 622-632.

Host density drives spatial variation in parasitism of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, across dryland and irrigated alfalfa cropping systems Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A. 2013. Host density drives spatial variation in parasitism of the alfalfa weevil, Hypera postica, across dryland and irrigated alfalfa cropping systems. Environmental Entomology. 42(1):116-122.

Land use intensification differentially benefits alien over native predators in agricultural landscape mosaics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grez, A.A., Rand, T.A., Zaviezo, T., Castillo-Serey, F. 2013. Land use intensification differentially benefits alien over native predators in agricultural landscape mosaics. Diversity and Distributions. 19(7): 749-759; DOI: 10.1111/ddi.12027.

Cover crop and conidia delivery system impacts on soil persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales:Clavicipitaceae) in sugarbeet Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boetel, M.A., Majumdar, A., Jaronski, S., Horsly, R.D. 2012. Cover crop and conidia delivery system impacts on soil persistence of Metarhizium anisopliae (Hypocreales:Clavicipitaceae) in sugarbeet. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 22(11): 1284-1304.

Enemy targeting, trade-offs, and the evolutionary assembly of a tortoise beetle defense arsenal Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vencl, F.V., Srygley, R.B. 2013. Enemy targeting, trade-offs, and the evolutionary assembly of a tortoise beetle defense arsenal. Evolutionary Ecology. 27(2): 237-252. Available: DOI 10.1007/s10682-012-9603-1.

Microbial Control of Invertebrate Pests-Chapter 7 - (Book / Chapter)
Jaronski, S. 2012. Microbial Control of Invertebrate Pests-Chapter 7. In : Sundh, I., Wilcks, A., and Goettel, M.S. Beneficial Microorganisms in Agriculture, Food and the Environment: Safety Assessment and Regulation. Oxfordshire, United Kingdom: CAB International. p. 72-95.

Heat dosage and oviposition depth influence egg mortality of two common rangeland grasshopper species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branson, D.H., Vermeire, L.T. 2013. Heat dosage and oviposition depth influence egg mortality of two common rangeland grasshopper species. Rangeland Ecology and Management. 66(1):110-113.

Mass production of entomopathogenic hypocreales - (Book / Chapter)
Jaronski, S., Jackson, M.A. 2012. Mass production of entomopathogenic hypocreales. In: Lacey, L.A., editor. Manual of Techniques in Invertebrate Pathology. 2nd edition. New York, NY: Academic Press. p. 255-284.

Microbial Control News-June 2012 - (Other)
Jaronski, S. 2012. Microbial Control News-June 2012. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Newsletter. 45(2): 19.

Effects of genotypic variation in stem solidity on parasitism of a grass-mining insect Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Shanower, T.G., Berzonsky, W.A. 2012. Effects of genotypic variation in stem solidity on parasitism of a grass-mining insect. Basic and Applied Ecology. 13(3):250–259.

Impact of nutrient availability on losses due to wheat stem sawfly injury in spring wheat - (Proceedings)
Weaver, D.K., Lamb, P.F., Miller, J.H., Walsh, O.M., Delaney, K.J., Clain, J. 2012. Impact of nutrient availability on losses due to wheat stem sawfly injury in spring wheat. In: Schlegel A. and H. D. Bond, editors. Proceedings of the Great Plains Soil Fertility Conference, March 6-7, 2012, Denver, Colorado. 14: 141-147.

Ontogenetic changes in immunity and susceptibility to fungal infection in Mormon crickets Anabrus simplex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2012. Ontogenetic changes in immunity and susceptibility to fungal infection in Mormon crickets Anabrus simplex. Journal of Insect Physiology. 58: 342-347.

Microbial Control News - November 2011 - (Other)
Jaronski, S. 2011. Microbial Control News - November 2011. Society of Invertebrate Pathology Newsletter. 44(3): 20-21.

Urban and natural components of Korean magpie (Pica pica sericea) territories and their effects on prey density Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Srygley, R.B., Lee, J.Y., Lee, S.I., Choe, J.C. 2012. Urban and natural components of Korean magpie (Pica pica sericea) territories and their effects on prey density. Polish Journal of Ecology. 60: 407-417.

Tritrophic interactions among Bt maize, an insect pest and entomopathogens: effects on development and survival of western corn rootworm Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., Jaronski, S., Gassman, A.J. 2012. Tritrophic interactions among Bt maize, an insect pest and entomopathogens: effects on development and survival of western corn rootworm. Annals of Applied Biology. 160(1): 43-55.

Impact of Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cossentine, J., Jaronski, S., Thistlewood, H., Yee, W.L. 2011. Impact of Metarhizium brunneum (Hypocreales: Clavicipitaceae) on pre-imaginal Rhagoletis indifferens (Diptera: Tephritidae) within and on the surface of orchard soil. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(12): 1501-1505.

Simulated aerial sprays for field cage evaluation of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunneum (Ascomycetes: Hypocreales) against Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) in Montana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Foster, N.R., Jaronski, S., Reuter, K.C., Harper, J.D., Schlothauer, R.J., Black, L.R. 2011. Simulated aerial sprays for field cage evaluation of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunneum (Ascomycetes: Hypocreales) against Anabrus simplex (Orthoptera: Tettigoniidae) in Montana. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 21(11): 1331-1350.

Alternative and integrated strategies for sugarbeet root maggot control - (Research Notes)
Boetel, M., Schroeder, A.J., Dregseth, R.J., Jaronski, S. 2011. Alternative and integrated strategies for sugarbeet root maggot control. Sugarbeet Research and Extension Reports. 3 pgs.

Unexpectedly high levels of parasitism of wheat stem sawfly larvae in post-cutting diapause chambers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Waters, D.K., Shanower, T.G. 2011. Unexpectedly high levels of parasitism of wheat stem sawfly larvae in post-cutting diapause chambers. The Canadian Entomologist. 143(5): 455-459.

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