Skip to main content
ARS Home » Northeast Area » Ithaca, New York » Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture & Health » Emerging Pests and Pathogens Research » Research » Research Project #429999

Research Project: Microbial and Arthropod Biological Control Agents for Management of Insect Pests of Greenhouse Crops and Trees

Location: Emerging Pests and Pathogens Research

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

Collection, isolation, in vitro culture, and laboratory transmission of Hirsutella eleutheratorum (Hypocreales: Ophiocordycipitaceae) from coffee berry borer on Hawaii Island - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wraight, S.P., Wraight-Galaini, S., Castrillo, L.A., Griggs, M., Keith, L.M., Matsumoto Brower, T.K. 2018. Collection, isolation, in vitro culture, and laboratory transmission of Hirsutella eleutheratorum (Hypocreales: Ophiocordycipitaceae) from coffee berry borer on Hawaii Island. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 157:53-66. https://doi:10.1016/j.jip.2018.08.002.

Prevalence of naturally-occurring strains of Beauveria bassiana in populations of coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei on Hawaii Island, with observations on coffee plant-H. hampei-B. bassiana interactions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wraight, S.P., Galaini-Wraight, S., Howes, R.L., Castrillo, L.A., Carruthers, R.I., Smith, R.H., Matsumoto Brower, T.K., Keith, L.M. 2018. Prevalence of naturally-occurring strains of Beauveria bassiana in populations of coffee berry borer Hypothenemus hampei on Hawaii Island, with observations on coffee plant-H. hampei-B. bassiana interactions. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2018.07.008.

Characterization of a novel dimorphic Deladenus beddingi n. sp. and its associated woodwasp and fungus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Morris, E., Stock, S., Castrillo, L.A., Williams, D., Hajek, A. 2018. Characterization of a novel dimorphic Deladenus beddingi n. sp. and its associated woodwasp and fungus. Nematology. https://doi.org/10.1163/15685411-00003188.

Educating the next generation of insect rearing professionals: Lessons from the International Insect Rearing Workshop, Mississippi State University, 2000–2017 - (Other)
Schneider, J.C., Leppla, N.C., Chaudhury, M.F., Castrillo, L.A., Ng, S., Fisher, W.R., Ebling, P.M., Caprio, M.A., Riddell, T. 2018. Insect rearing education: Seventeen years of experience with the International Rearing Workshop at Mississippi State University. American Entomologist. 64(2):102-111.

Mortality and reduced brood production in walnut twig beetles, Pityophthorus juglandis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), following exposure to commercial strains of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunneum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castrillo, L., Mayfield, A., Griggs, M., Camp, R., Mudder, B., Taylor, A., Vandenberg, J. 2017. Mortality and reduced brood production in walnut twig beetles, Pityophthorus juglandis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), following exposure to commercial strains of Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunneum. Biological Control. 114:79-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2017.08.007.

Effects of mode of inoculation on efficacy of wettable powder and oil dispersion formulations of Beauveria bassiana applied against Colorado potato beetle larvae under low-humidity greenhouse conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wraight, S.P., Ramos, M.E. 2017. Effects of mode of inoculation on efficacy of wettable powder and oil dispersion formulations of Beauveria bassiana applied against Colorado potato beetle larvae under low-humidity greenhouse conditions. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 27:348-363.

Characterization of the synergistic interaction between Beauveria bassiana strain GHA and Bacillus thuringiensis morrisoni strain tenebrionis applied against Colorado potato beetle - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wraight, S.P., Ramos, M.E. 2017. Characterization of the synergistic interaction between Beauveria bassiana strain GHA and Bacillus thuringiensis morrisoni strain tenebrionis applied against Colorado potato beetle. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 144:47-57.

Evaluation of recovery and monitoring methods for parasitoids released against Emerald Ash Borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Parisio, M.S., Gould, J.R., Vandenberg, J.D., Bauer, L.S., Fierke, M.K. 2016. Evaluation of recovery and monitoring methods for parasitoids released against Emerald Ash Borer. Biological Control. 106:45-53.

Competition between biological control fungi and fungal symbionts of ambrosia beetles Xylosandrus crassiusculus and X. germanus (Coleoptera:Cuculionidae): mycelial interactions and impact on beetle brood production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Castrillo, L.A., Griggs, M., Vandenberg, J.D. 2016. Competition between biological control fungi and fungal symbionts of ambrosia beetles Xylosandrus crassiusculus and X. germanus (Coleoptera:Cuculionidae): mycelial interactions and impact on beetle brood production. Biological Control. 103:138-146.