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Research Project: Detection and Biologically Based Management of Row Crop Pests Concurrent with Boll Weevil Eradication

Location: Insect Control and Cotton Disease Research

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Dessication, thermal stress and associated mortality in Drosophila fruit flies induced by neuropeptide analogue treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Alford, L., Marley, R., Dornan, A., Dow, J., Nachman, R.J., Davies, S. 2019. Dessication, thermal stress and associated mortality in Drosophila fruit flies induced by neuropeptide analogue treatment. Journal of Pest Science. 92(3):1123-1137. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-019-01100-0.

The cotton boll: The relationship of species and genotype with temporal development of boll wall thickness - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Hinze, L.L. 2019. The cotton boll: The relationship of species and genotype with temporal development of boll wall thickness. Crop Science. 59:1200-1210. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2018.08.0527.

The Cotton Boll: Temporal Susceptibility of the Boll Wall to Stylet Penetration by Hemipteran Pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Assessment of neuropeptide binding sites and the impact of biostable kinin and CAP2b analogue treatment on aphid (Myzus persicae and Macrosiphum rosae) stress tolerance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Reproductive and survival responses of overwintered boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Stink bug rostrum length vs. stylet penetration potential - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2019. Stink bug rostrum length vs. stylet penetration potential. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 167(4):323-329. https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.12782.

Distinct microRNA and mRNA responses elicited by ecdysone, diapause hormone and a diapause hormone analog at diapause termination in pupae of the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reynolds, J.A., Nachman, R.J., Denlinger, D.L. 2019. Distinct microRNA and mRNA responses elicited by ecdysone, diapause hormone and a diapause hormone analog at diapause termination in pupae of the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 278:68-78.

Insect GPCRs and development of mimetic analogs of the insect kinin, pyrokinin-like and sulfakinin neuropeptide classes as pest management tools - (Book / Chapter)

An advanced numerical trajectory model tracks a corn earworm moth migration event in Texas, USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wu, Q., Hu, G., Westbrook, J.K., Sword, G.A., Zhai, B. 2018. An advanced numerical trajectory model tracks a corn earworm moth migration event in Texas, USA. Insects. 9:115. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9030115.

Evaluation of Aib and PEG-polymer insect kinin analogs on mosquito and tick GPCRs identifies potent new pest management tools with potentially enhanced biostability and bioavailability - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xiong, C., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Pietrantonio, P.V., Nachman, R.J. 2019. Evaluation of Aib and PEG-polymer insect kinin analogs on mosquito and tick GPCRs identifies potent new pest management tools with potentially enhanced biostability and bioavailability. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 278:58-67. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ygcen.2018.08.002.

Transmission of Nematospora coryli to multiple cotton bolls by individual stink bugs - (Abstract Only)
Esquivel, J.F., Medrano, E.G. 2018. Transmission of Nematospora coryli to multiple cotton bolls by individual stink bugs. Revista Mexicana de Fitopatologia. 36:S6.

Emerging plant diseases under a changing climate scenario: Threats to our global food supply - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Avila-Quezada, G., Esquivel, J.F., Silva-Rojas, H.V., Leyva-Mir, S.G., Garcia-Avila, C.I., Quezada-Salinas, A., Noriega-Orozco, L., Rivas-Valencia, P., Ojeda-Barrios, D., Melgoza-Castillo, A. 2018. Emerging plant diseases under a changing climate scenario: Threats to our global food supply. Emirates Journal of Food and Agriculture. 30(6):443-350.

G protein-coupled receptors in arthropod vectors: Omics and pharmacological approaches to elucidate ligand-receptor interactions and novel organismal functions - (Review Article)
Pietrantonio, P.V., Xiong, C., Nachman, R.J., Shen, Y. 2018. G protein-coupled receptors in arthropod vectors: Omics and pharmacological approaches to elucidate ligand-receptor interactions and novel organismal functions. Current Opinion in Insect Science. 29:12-20. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cois.2018.05.016.

Morphometrics of the Southern Green Stink Bug [Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)] Stylet Bundle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F., Droleskey, R.E., Ward, L., Harvey, R.B. 2018. Morphometrics of the southern green stink bug [Nezara viridula (L.) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)] stylet bundle. Neotropical Entomology. doi:10.1007/s13744-018-0603-x.

Function of the natalisin receptor in mating of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) and identification of agonists/antagonists - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gui, S., Pei, Y., Xu, L., Wang, W., Jiang, H., Nachman, R.J., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J., Wang, J. 2018. Function of the natalisin receptor in mating of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) and identification of agonists/antagonists. PLoS One. 13(2):e0193058. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0193058.

Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) adjust foraging behaviour in response to migratory moths - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kraul, J.J., Ratcliffe, J., Westbrook, J.K., McCracken, G.F. 2018. Brazilian free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) adjust foraging behaviour in response to migratory moths. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 96:513-520. https://doi:10.1139/cjz-2017-0284.

INC Invertebrate Neuropeptide Award (2017) - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2017. INC Invertebrate Neuropeptide Award (2017) Peptides. 98:3. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0196-9781(17)30349-2.

Contemporary evolution of a Lepidopteran species, Heliothis virescens, in response to modern agricultural practices - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fritz, M.L., Deyonke, A.M., Papanicolaou, A., Micinski, S., Westbrook, J.K., Gould, F. 2018. Contemporary evolution of a Lepidopteran species, Heliothis virescens, in response to modern agricultural practices. Molecular Ecology. 27:167-181.

Peptidergic control of a fruit crop pest: the spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gough, C.S., Fairlamb, G.M., Bell, P., Nachman, R.J., Audsley, N., Isaac, R.E. 2017. Peptidergic control in a fruit crop pest: The spotted-wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii. PLoS ONE 12(11):e0188021. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0188021.

Predator-prey interaction reveals local effects of high-altitude insect migration - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krauel, J.J., Brown, V., Westbrook, J.K., McCracken, G.F. 2018. Predator-prey interaction reveals local effects of high-altitude insect migration. Oecologia. 186:49-58.

Nezara viridula (L.) - (Book / Chapter)
Esquivel, J.F., Musolin, D.L., Jones, W.A., Rabitsch, W., Greene, J.K., Toews, M.D., Schwertner, C.F., Grazia, J., McPherson, R.M. 2018. Nezara viridula (L.). In: McPherson, J.E., editor. Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systmatics, Semichemistry, and Management. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 351-423.

Piezodorus guildinii (Westwood) - (Book / Chapter)
Bundy, C.S., Esquivel, J.F., Panizzi, A.R., Eger, J.E., Davis, J.A., Jones, W.A. 2018. Piezodorus guildinii (Westwood). In: McPherson, J.E., editor. Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press. p. 425-451.

Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XVI - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nachman, R.J. 2017. Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XVI. Peptides. 98:1-2.

Different processing of CAPA and pyrokinin precursors in the giant mealworm beetle Zophobas atratus (Tenebrionidae) and the boll weevil Anthonomus grandis grandis (Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neupert, S., Marciniak, P., Kohler, R., Nachman, R.J., Suh, C.P., Predel, R. 2018. Different processing of CAPA and pyrokinin precursors in the giant mealworm beetle Zophobas atratus (Tenebrionidae) and the boll weevil Anthonomus grandis grandis (Curculionidae). General and Comparative Endocrinology. 258:53-59.

Doppler weather radar detects emigratory flights of noctuids during a major pest outbreak - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Westbrook, J.K., Eyster, R.S. 2017. Doppler weather radar detects emigratory flights of noctuids during a major pest outbreak. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment. 8C:64-70.

Aerial Identification of Individual Cotton Plants - (Proceedings)
Westbrook, J.K., Eyster, R.S., Yang, C., Suh, C.P. 2017. Aerial identification of individual cotton plants. Proceedings of the 2017 Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, Texas. p. 547-553.

Influence of (+)- to (-)-gossypol ratio on Helicoverpa zea larval development - (Abstract Only)
Perez, J.L., Puckhaber, L.S., Suh, C.P., Bell, A.A., Hall, D.L. 2017. Influence of (+)- to (-)-gossypol ratio on Helicoverpa zea larval development. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, Texas. p. 535.

Boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) population genomics as a tool for monitoring and management - (Abstract Only)
Raszick, T.J., Sword, G.A., Suh, C.P., Ruiz-Arce, R. 2017. Boll weevil (Anthonomus grandis) population genomics as a tool for monitoring and management. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, Texas. p. 586.

Using Population Genomics to Reveal Temporal Patterns of Host Use in the Cotton Fleahopper (Pseudatomoscelis seriatus) - (Abstract Only)
Raszick, T., Sword, G.A., Suh, C.P. 2017. Using Population Genomics to Reveal Temporal Patterns of Host Use in the Cotton Fleahopper (Pseudatomoscelis seriatus). National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, Texas. p. 830.

Plant volatile organic compounds associated with fungal endophyte seed treatment of cotton - (Abstract Only)
Gale, C., Sword, G.A., Suh, C.P., Perez, J.L., Kolomiets, M.V. 2017. Plant volatile organic compounds associated with fungal endophyte seed treatment of cotton. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-6, 2017, Dallas, Texas. p. 618.

Increased Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) larval feeding on cotton plants with RNAi construct CYP82D109 that blocks gossypol-related terpenoid synthesis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wagner, T., Suh, C.P., Liu, J., Puckhaber, L.S. 2017. Increased Helicoverpa zea (Boddie) larval feeding on cotton plants with RNAi construct CYP82D109 that blocks gossypol-related terpenoid synthesis. Southwestern Entomologist. 42:287-290.

Nezara viridula (L.) in Central Texas: I. New host plant associations and reproductive status of adults encountered within - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2016. Nezara viridula (L.) in Central Texas: I. New host plant associations and reproductive status of adults encountered within. Southwestern Entomologist. 41:895-904.

Nezara viridula (L.) in Central Texas: II. Seasonal occurrence of black spotted condition in adult females - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Esquivel, J.F. 2016. Nezara viridula (L.) in Central Texas: II. Seasonal occurrence of black spotted condition in adult females. Southwestern Entomologist. 41:905-912.

Continued pheromone release by boll weevils (Coleoptera: curculionidae) following host removal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Suh, C.P., Spurgeon, D.W. 2016. Boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) continue to release pheromone following host removal. Journal of Entomological Science. 51(4):332-335.

Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XVI - (Other)
Nachman, R.J. 2016. Introduction: Invertebrate Neuropeptides XVI. Peptides. 80:1-3.

The role of replaceable and density-dependent mortality in assessing augmentative releases of Trichogramma in U.S. cotton - (Book / Chapter)
Knutson, A., Suh, C.P. 2016. The role of replaceable and density-dependent mortality in assessing augmentative releases of Trichogramma in U.S. cotton. In: Vinson, S.B, Greenberg, S.M., Liu, T.-X., Rao, A., Volosciuk, L.F., editors. Biological Control of Pests Using Trichogramma: Current Status and Perspectives. China: Northwest A&F University Press. p.394-404.

A leucokinin mimic elicits aversive behavior in mosquito Aedes aegypti (L.) and inhibits the sugar taste neuron - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kwan, H., Agha, M.A., Smith, R.C., Nachman, R.J., Marion-Poll, F., Petrantonio, P.V. 2016. A leucokinin mimic elicits aversive behavior in mosquito Aedes aegypti (L.) and inhibits the sugar taste neuron. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA. 113(25):6880-6885.

Airborne multispectral identification of individual cotton plants using consumer-grade cameras - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Westbrook, J.K., Eyster, R.S., Yang, C., Suh, C.P. 2016. Airborne multispectral identification of individual cotton plants using consumer-grade cameras. Remote Sensing Applications: Society and Environment. 4:37-43.

Remote identification of individual volunteer cotton plants - (Abstract Only)
Westbrook, J.K., Eyster, R.S., Suh, C.P., Yang, C. 2016. Remote identification of individual volunteer cotton plants [abstract]. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-7, 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana. p.194.

Involvement of fub4, a putative serine hydrolase, in fusaric acid biosynthesis in the cotton pathogen Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum - (Abstract Only)

Biostable insect kinin analogs reduce blood meal and disrupt ecdysis in the blood-gorging Chagas’ disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lange, A.B., Nachman, R.J., Kaczmarek, K., Zabrocki, J. 2016. Biostable insect kinin analogs reduce blood meal and disrupt ecdysis in the blood-gorging Chagas’ disease vector, Rhodnius prolixus. Peptides. 80:108-113.

Analysis of terpenoid aldehydes related to insect herbivory in new germplasm line with a high (+)-to(-)- gossypol isomer ratio - (Abstract Only)

Induction of Phytoalexins in Seabrook Sea Island, Pima S-7 and Pima S-6 Cottons after Inoculation with Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum Race-4 - (Abstract Only)

An RNAi construct of the P450 gene CYP82D109 leads to increased resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum (Fov11) and increased feeding by Helicoverpa Zea larvae - (Abstract Only)
Wagner, T.A., Liu, J., Suh, C.P., Puckhaber, L.S., Bell, A.A., Magill, C. 2016. An RNAi construct of the P450 gene CYP82D109 leads to increased resistance to Fusarium oxysporum f. sp. vasinfectum (Fov11) and increased feeding by Helicoverpa zea larvae [abstract]. Proceedings of the National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-7, 2016, New Orleans, Lousiana. p.152.

Flexibility and extracellular opening determine the interaction between ligands and insect sulfakinin receptors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yu, N., Zotti, M.J., Scheys, F., Braz, A.S., Penna, P.H., Nachman, R.J., Smagghe, G. 2015. Flexibility and extracellular opening determine the interaction between ligands and insect sulfakinin receptors. Scientific Reports. 5:12627.