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Research Project: Products for Invasive Ant Control

Location: Biological Control of Pests Research

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

Ants adjust their tool use strategy in response to foraging risk Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, A., Du, Y., Chen, J. 2020. Ants adjust their tool use strategy in response to foraging risk. Functional Ecology. 00:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2435.13671.

Evidence of social facilitation and inhibition in digging behavior of red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2020. Evidence of social facilitation and inhibition in digging behavior of red imported fire ants, Solenopsis invicta. Insect Science. https://doi.org/10.1111/1744-7917.12781.

Electrophysiological responses of eighteen species of insects to fire ant alarm pheromone - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, Y., Grodowitz, M.J., Chen, J. 2019. Electrophysiological responses of eighteen species of insects to fire ant alarm pheromone. Insects. 10:1-15.

Ant-hemipteran association decreases parasitism of Phenacoccus solenopsis by endoparasitoid Aenasius bambawalei - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Pyridine alkaloids in the venom of imported fire ants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Wang, L., Zhao, J. 2019. Pyridine alkaloids in the venom of imported fire ants. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 41:11388-11395.

Targets for genetic control of invasive ants - (Abstract Only)

Food transport of red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on vertical surfaces - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Qin, W., Lin, S., Chen, X., Chen, J., Wang, L., Xiong, H., Xie, Q., Sun, Z., Wen, X., Wang, C. 2019. Food transport of red imported fire ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) on vertical surfaces. Scientific Reports. 9:3283.

Differential gene expression in Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) larval and pupal stages Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, M.L., Rhoades, J.H., Sparks, M., Grodowitz, M.J. 2018. Differential gene expression in Red Imported Fire Ant (Solenopsis invicta) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) larval and pupal stages. Insects. 9(4):185.

Volatile terpenes and terpenoids from workers and queens of Monomorium chinense (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, R., Lu, L., Chen, J., He, Y. 2018. Volatile terpenes and terpenoids from workers and queens of Monomorium chinense (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Molecules. 23:1-14.

Mortality of Solenopsis invicta workers (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) after indirect exposure to spores of three entomopathogenic fungi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rojas, M.G., Elliott, R.B., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2018. Mortality of Solenopsis invicta workers (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) after indirect exposure to unformulated spores of three entomopathogenic fungi. Journal of Insect Science. 18(3):1-8.

Gland origin and electroantennogram activity of volatile compounds in Ghost Ants, Tapinoma melanocephalum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) and behavioral response to (Z)-9-Nonadecene - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shi, O., Lu, L., Lei, Y., He, Y., Chen, J. 2017. Volatile compounds from the ghost ants, Tapinoma melanocephalum, and their electroantennogram and behavioral activities. Environmental Entomology. 46(6):1374-1980.

Freeze-thaw method improves the detection of volatile compounds in insects using Headspace Solid-Phase Microextraction (HS-SPME) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J. 2017. Freeze-thaw method improves the detection of volatile compounds in insects using Headspace Solid-Phase Microextraction (HS-SPME). Analytical Chemist. 89(16):8366-8371.

Comparison of RNAi sequences in insect-resistant plants to expressed sequences of a beneficial lady beetle: a closer look at RNAi off-target considerations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, M.L. 2017. Comparison of RNAi sequences in insect-resistant plants to expressed sequences of a beneficial lady beetle: a closer look at RNAi off-target considerations. Insects. 8:1-11.

Update on the defensive chemicals of the Little Black Ant, Monomorium minimum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Cantrell, C.L., Oi, D.H., Grodowitz, M.J. 2016. Update on the defensive chemicals of the Little Black Ant, Monomorium minimum (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Toxicon. 122:127-132.

Pigmentation restored in mutant laboratory strain of the lady beetle Coleomegilla maculata through dietary supplementation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, M.L. 2016. Pigmentation restored in mutant laboratory strain of the lady beetle Coleomegilla maculata through dietary supplementation. Advances in Entomology. 4:133-140.