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Research Project: Biological Control of Invasive Wood-Boring Insect Pests such as Emerald Ash Borer and Asian Longhorned Beetle

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Effects of chilling on diapause development and reproductive fitness of two congeneric species of encyrtid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) attacking the invasive emerald ash borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Larson, K. 2019. Effects of chilling on diapause development and reproductive fitness of two congeneric species of encyrtid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) attacking the invasive emerald ash borer. Biological Control. 134: 163-169. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2019.04.010.

Laboratory adaptation of a native North American parasitoid to a novel, invasive insect pest - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golec, J., Duan, J.J., Rim, K.A., Aparicio, E.M., Hough-Goldstein, J. 2019. Laboratory adaptation of a native North American parasitoid to a novel, invasive insect pest. Ecology and Evolution. 92:1179–1186. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-019-01101-z.

Field parasitism and host specificity of Oobius primorskyensis (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), an egg parasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in the Russian Far East - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Schmude, J.M., Larson, K.M., Fuester, R.W., Gould, J.R., Ulyshen, M. 2018. Field parasitism and host specificity of Oobius primorskyensis (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), an egg parasitoid of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in the Russian Far East. Biological Control. 130: 44-50. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.12.005.

Potential competitive outcomes among three solitary larval endoparasitoids as candidate agents for classical biological control of Drosophila suzukii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Hogg, B.N., Hougardy, E., Nance, A., Daane, K.M. 2018. Potential competitive outcomes among three solitary larval endoparasitoids as candidate agents for classical biological control of Drosophila suzukii. Biological Control. 130:(18-26). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.12.003.

Comparing recovery methods for the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis, Coleoptera: Buprestidae) egg parasitoid Oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) in Maryland, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jennings, D.E., Duan, J.J., Shrewsbury, P.M. 2018. Comparing recovery methods for the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis, Coleoptera: Buprestidae) egg parasitoid Oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) in Maryland, USA. Forests. 659(9): 1-9. https://doi.org/10.3390/f9100659.

Host utilization and fitness of the larval parasitoid Tetrastichus planipennisi are influenced by emerald ash borer’s food plants: implications for biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoban, J., Duan, J.J., Shrewsbury, P.M. 2018. Host utilization and fitness of the larval parasitoid Tetrastichus planipennisi are influenced by emerald ash borer’s food plants: implications for biological control. Biological Control. 127: 85 – 93. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.09.001.

Host utilization, reproductive biology and development of the larval parasitoid Tetrastichus planipennisi as influenced by temperature: implications for biological control of the emerald ash borer in North America - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Schmude, J.M., Watt, T., Wang, X., Bauer, L.S. 2018. Host utilization, reproductive biology and development of the larval parasitoid Tetrastichus planipennisi as influenced by temperature: implications for biological control of the emerald ash borer in North America. Biological Control. 125:50–56. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.06.009.

Potential impacts of emerald ash borer biocontrol on ash health and recovery in southern Michigan - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kashian, D.M., Bauer, L.S., Spei, B.A., Duan, J.J., Gould, J.R. 2018. Potential impacts of emerald ash borer biocontrol on ash health and recovery in southern Michigan. Forests. 9(6):296. https://doi.org/10.3390/f9060296.

Mortality factors of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) infesting Salix and Populus in central, northwest, and northeast China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golec, J.R., Fei, L., Cao, L., Wang, X., Duan, J.J. 2018. Mortality factors of Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) infesting Salix and Populus in central, northwest, and northeast China. Biological Control. 126: 198-208. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.05.015.

Host selection and potential non-target risk of Dastarcus helophoroides, a larval parasitoid of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rim, K., Golec, J., Duan, J.J. 2018. Host selection and potential non-target risk of Dastarcus helophoroides, a larval parasitoid of the Asian longhorned beetle, Anoplophora glabripennis. Biological Control. 123:120-126. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2018.05.012.

Identification of highly effective target genes for RNAi-mediated control of emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigues, T.B., Duan, J.J., Rieske, L.K., Palli, S.R. 2018. Identification of highly effective target genes for RNAi-mediated control of emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis. Scientific Reports. 8:5020. http://doi.org/10.1038/S41598-018-23216-6.

Two new species of Oobius Trjapitzin (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) and their phylogenetic relationship with other congeners from Northeastern Asia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, Y., Duan, J.J., Mottern, J.L., Wang, X., Yang, Z., Bauer, L.S. 2018. Two new species of Oobius Trjapitzin (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) and their phylogenetic relationship with other congeners from Northeastern Asia. The Canadian Entomologist. 150:303-316. https://doi.org/10.4039/tce.2018.17.

The role of biocontrol of Emerald Ash Borer in protecting ash regeneration after invasion - (Book / Chapter)
Duan, J.J., Van Driesche, R.G., Bauer, L.S., Reardon, R., Gould, J., Elkinton, J.S. 2017. The role of biocontrol of Emerald Ash Borer in protecting ash regeneration after invasion. FHAAST-2017-02. Morgantown, WV: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Health Assessment and Applied Sciences Team. 10 p. [brochure]. Available: https://www.nrs.fs.fed.us/pubs/55562

Impacts of North American native and introduced natural enemies on population dynamics of the invasive emerald ash borer - (Proceedings)
Duan, J.J., Bauer, L.S., Van Driesche, R.G. 2017. Impacts of North American native and introduced natural enemies on population dynamics of the invasive emerald ash borer. Proceedings of the International Symposium on Biological Control of Arthropods. 80-81. https://doi.org/10.1079/9781786394118.0080.

Climate variation alters the synchrony of host–parasitoid interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wetherington, M.T., Jennings, D.E., Shrewsbury, P.M., Duan, J.J. 2017. Climate variation alters the synchrony of host–parasitoid interactions. Ecology and Evolution. 7(20):8578-8587. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.3384.

RNA interference in the Asian Longhorned Beetle:Identification of Key RNAi Genes and Reference Genes for RT-qPCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigues, T.B., Dhandapani Ramesh, K., Duan, J.J., Palli, S.R. 2017. RNA interference in the Asian Longhorned Beetle:Identification of Key RNAi Genes and Reference Genes for RT-qPCR. Scientific Reports. 7: 8913.

Development of RNAi method for screening candidate genes to control emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodrigues, T.B., Rieske, L.K., Duan, J.J., Palli, S.R. 2017. Development of RNAi method for screening candidate genes to control emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis. Scientific Reports. 7: 7379.

Influence of temperature on the reproductive and developmental biology of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): Implications for biological control of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golec, J.R., Duan, J.J., Hough-Goldstein, J. 2017. Influence of temperature on the reproductive and developmental biology of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae): Implications for biological control of the Asian Longhorned Beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae). Environmental Entomology. 46(4):978-987. doi:10.1093/ee/nvx100.

Can ash communities and their dependent species be partially protected through biological control of emerald ash borer - (Book / Chapter)
Duan, J.J. 2017. Can ash communities and their dependent species be partially protected through biological control of emerald ash borer? In Van Driexche, Roy G. and Reardon, Richard C. Suppressing Over-Abundant Invasive Plants and Insects in Natural Areas by Use of Their Specialized Natural Enemies. United States Department of Agriculture. pp. 41-47.

Emerald ash borer biocontrol in ash saplings: the potential for early stage recovery of North American ash - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Bauer, L.S., Van Driesche, R.G. 2017. Emerald ash borer biocontrol in ash saplings: the potential for early stage recovery of North American ash. Forest Ecology and Management. 394:64–72.

Biology and natural enemies of Agrilus fleischeri (Coleoptera:Buprestidae), a newly emerging destructive buprestid pest in Northeast China - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, K., Wang, Y., Yang, Z., Wei, K., Duan, J.J. 2016. Biology and natural enemies of Agrilus fleischeri (Coleoptera:Buprestidae), a newly emerging destructive buprestid pest in Northeast China. Journal of Asia-Pacific Entomology. 20:47–52.

Biology and life history of Atanycolus cappaerti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a north american larval parasitoid attacking the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Schmude, J.M. 2016. Biology and life history of Atanycolus cappaerti (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a north american larval parasitoid attacking the invasive Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Florida Entomologist. 99(4):722-728.

Monitoring the establishment and flight phenology of egg and larval parasitoids of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Michigan, USA using sentinel eggs and larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abell, K.J., Bauer, L.S., Duan, J.J., Van Driesche, R.G. 2016. Monitoring the establishment and flight phenology of egg and larval parasitoids of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Michigan, USA using sentinel eggs and larvae. Florida Entomologist. 99(4):667–672.

Effects of the emerald ash borer invasion on the community composition of arthropods associated with ash tree boles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jennings, D.E., Duan, J.J., Bean, D., Rice, K., Williams, G., Bell, S., Shurtleff, A., Shrewsbury, P.M. 2017. Effects of the emerald ash borer invasion on the community composition of arthropods associated with ash tree boles. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 19:122–129.

Environmental Impacts of Arthropod Biological Control: An Ecological Perspective - (Book / Chapter)
Jennings, D.E., Duan, J.J., Follett, P.A. 2017. Environmental Impacts of Arthropod Biological Control: An Ecological Perspective. In: Coll M. and Wajnberg E. (eds). Pest Management within the Environment, 2017, John Wiley Sons, Ltd, Chester, United Kingdom.

Differences in the reproductive biology and diapause of two congeneric species of egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera:Encyrtidae) from northeast Asia: implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, K.M., Duan, J.J. 2016. Differences in the reproductive biology and diapause of two congeneric species of egg parasitoids (Hymenoptera:Encyrtidae) from northeast Asia: implications for biological control of the invasive emerald ash borer. Biological Control. 103:30-45.

Monitoring the establishment and abundance of introduced parasitoids of emerald ash borer larvae in Maryland, U.S.A - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jennings, D.E., Duan, J.J., Bean, D., Gould, J., Rice, K.A., Shrewsbury, P.M. 2016. Monitoring the establishment and abundance of introduced parasitoids of emerald ash borer larvae in Maryland, U.S.A. Biological Control. 101:138–144.

Life history, reproductive biology, and larval development of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a newly associated parasitoid of the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Golec, J.R., Duan, J.J., Hough-Goldstein, J., Aparicio, E.M. 2016. Life history, reproductive biology, and larval development of Ontsira mellipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae), a newly associated parasitoid of the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(4):1545-1554. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow122.

Effects of biotic and abiotic factors on phenotypic partitioning of wing morphology and development in Sclerodermus pupariae (hymenoptera: bethylidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Wei, K., Qi-Yang, Z., Jennings, D.E., Duan, J.J. 2016. Biotic and abiotic drivers of phenotypic plasticity of wing Effects of biotic and abiotic factors on phenotypic partitioning of wing morphology and development in Sclerodermus pupariae (hymenoptera: bethylidae). Scientific Reports. doi: 10.1038/srep26408.

Effects of temperature and photoperiod on the reproductive biology and diapause of oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), an egg parasitoid of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoban, J., Duan, J.J., Hough-Goldstein, J. 2016. Effects of temperature and photoperiod on the reproductive biology and diapause of oobius agrili (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), an egg parasitoid of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Environmental Entomology. 45(3):726-731. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw034.

A new species of oobius trjapitzin (hymenoptera:encyrtidae) from the russian far east that parasitizes eggs of emerald ash borer (coleoptera:buprestidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yao, Y., Duan, J.J., Hopper, K.R., Moltern, J.L., Gates, M.W. 2016. A new species of oobius trjapitzin (hymenoptera:encyrtidae) from the russian far east that parasitizes eggs of emerald ash borer (coleoptera:buprestidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 109(4):629-638. doi: 10.1093/aesa/saw022.

Records of unsuccessful attack by Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) on broadleaf trees of questionable suitability in Ontario - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Potential new associations of North American parasitoids with the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) for biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Aparicio, E.M., Tatman, D.M., Smith, M.T., Luster, D.G. 2016. Potential new associations of North American parasitoids with the invasive Asian longhorned beetle (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) for biological control. Journal of Economic Entomology. 109(2):699–704.