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Research Project: Urban Landscape Integrated Pest Management

Location: Invasive Insect Biocontrol & Behavior Laboratory

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

Changes to virus taxonomy and the statutes ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2020) - (Review Article)

Virus taxonomy finds its roots - (Review Article)
Gorbalenya, A.E., Krupovic, M., Mushegian, A.R., Kropinski, A., Siddell, S.G., Varsani, A., Adams, M.J., Davison, A.J., Dutilh, B.E., Harrach, B., Harrison, R.L., Junglen, S., King, A.M., Knowles, N.J., Lefkowitz, E.J., Nibert, M., Rubino, L., Sabanadzovic, S., Sanfacon, H., Simmonds, P., Walker, P.J., Zerbini, M.F., Kuhn, J.H. 2020. Virus taxonomy finds its roots. Nature Microbiology . 5:668-674.

Controlled-release dispenser and dry trap developments for Drosophila suzukii detection Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Larson, N.R., Strickland, J.A., Shields, V., Zhang, A. 2020. Controlled-release dispenser and dry trap developments for Drosophila suzukii detection. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2020.00045.

Brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål), genome: underpinnings of polyphagy, insecticide resistance potential and biology of a top worldwide pest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Gundersen, D.E., Bansal, R., Oppert, B.S., Poelchau, M.F., Childers, C., Rhoades, J.H., Velamuri, A.S., Benoit, J.B., Chao, H., Blackburn, M.B., Johnston, J. 2020. Brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stål), genome: underpinnings of polyphagy, insecticide resistance potential and biology of a top worldwide pest. BMC Genomics. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12864-020-6510-7.

Functional identification of fatty acyl reductases in female pheromone gland and tarsi of the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dou, X., Zhang, A., Jurenka, R. 2019. Functional identification of fatty acyl reductases in female pheromone gland and tarsi of the corn earworm, Helicoverpa zea. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ibmb.2019.103260.

Expansion of LINEs and species-specific DNA repeats drives genome expansion in Asian gypsy moths - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hebert, F.O., Freschi, L., Blackburn, G., Beliveau, C., Dewar, K., Boyle, B., Gundersen, D.E., Sparks, M., Cusson, M., Hamelin, R.C., Levesque, R.C. 2019. Expansion of LINEs and species-specific DNA repeats drives genome expansion in Asian gypsy moths. Scientific Reports. 9:16413.

Common pheromone use among host-associated populations of the browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Lepidoptera: erebidae), displaying different adult phenologies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frago, E., Wang, H., Svensson, G.P., Marques, J.F., Hodar, J.A., Boettner, J., Ciornei, C., Dormont, L., Elkinton, J., Franzen, M., Khrimian, A., Marianelli, L., Marzialli, L., Mas, H., Perez-Laorga, E., Perez-Lopez, J., Roques, A., Simonca, V., Anderbrant, O. 2019. Common pheromone use among host-associated populations of the browntail moth, Euproctis chrysorrhoea (Lepidoptera: erebidae), displaying different adult phenologies . Entomologia Generalis. 39(3-4):295-306.

Changes to virus taxonomy and the International code of virus classification and nomenclature ratified by the international committee on taxonomy of viruses (2019) - (Review Article)
Walker, P.J., Siddell, S.G., Lefkowitz, E.J., Mushegian, A.R., Dempsey, D.M., Dutilh, B.E., Harrach, B., Harrison, R.L., Hendrickson, R., Junglen, S., Knowles, N.J., Kropinski, A., Krupovic, M., Kuhn, J.H., Nibert, M., Rubino, L., Sabanadzovic, S., Simmonds, P., Varsani, A., Zerbini, M.F., Davison, A.J. 2019. Changes to virus taxonomy and the International code of virus classification and nomenclature ratified by the international committee on taxonomy of viruses (2019) . Archives of Virology. 164: 2417-2429.

An iflavirus found in stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) of four different species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dos Santos, E.R., Ecker, A., Trentin, L.B., Da Silva, L.A., Borges, M., Ribeiro, B.M., Mowery, J.D., Harrison, R.L., Ardisson-Araujo, D.M. 2019. An iflavirus found in stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) of four different species. Virology. 534:72-79.

The parasitic wasp, Cotesia congregata (Say), consists of two incipient species isolated by asymmetric reproductive incompatibility and hybrid inability to overcome host defenses Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bredlau, J., Kuhar, D.J., Gundersen, D.E., Kester, K. 2019. The parasitic wasp, Cotesia congregata, consists of two incipient species isolated by asymmetric reproductive incompatibility and hybrid inability to overcome host defenses. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2019.00187.

Additional changes to taxonomy and to the international code of virus classification and nomenclature ratified by the international committee on taxonomy of viruses (2018) - (Proceedings)
Siddell, S.G., Walker, P.J., Lefkowitz, E.J., Mushegian, A.R., Adams, M.J., Dutilh, B.E., Gorbalenya, A.E., Harrach, B., Harrison, R.L., Junglen, S., Knowles, N.J., Kropinski, A., Krupovic, M., Kuhn, J.H., Nibert, M., Rubino, L., Sabanadzovic, S., Sanfacon, H., Simmonds, P., Varsani, A., Zerbini, M.F., Davison, A.J. 2019. Additional changes to taxonomy and to the international code of virus classification and nomenclature ratified by the international committee on taxonomy of viruses (2018). Archives of Virology. 164: 943-946.

Changes to taxonomy and the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2018) - (Proceedings)
King, A.M., Adams, M.J., Davison, A.J., Dutilh, B.E., Gorbalenya, A.E., Harrach, B., Harrison, R.L., Junglen, S., Knowles, N.J., Kropinski, A., Krupovic, M., Kuhn, J.H., Lefkowitz, E.J., Mushegian, A.R., Nibert, M., Rubino, L., Sabanadzovic, S., Sanfacon, H., Siddell, S.G., Simmonds, P., Varsani, A., Zerbini, M.F. 2018. Changes to taxonomy and the International Code of Virus Classification and Nomenclature ratified by the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2018). Symposium Proceedings. 163:2601-2631.

Double strand RNA oral delivery methods to induce RNA interference in phloem and plant-sap-feeding insects Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ghosh, S.B., Gundersen, D.E., Park, A.L., Hunter, W.B. 2018. Double strand RNA oral delivery methods to induce RNA interference in phloem and plant-sap-feeding insects. Journal of Visualized Experiments. https://doi.org/10.3791/57390.

Arthropod genomics research in the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service: Applications of RNA interference and CRISPR gene editing technologies in pest control - (Review Article)
Gundersen, D.E., Adrianos, S.L., Allen, M.L., Becnel, J.J., Chen, Y., Choi, M.Y., Estep, A., Evans, J.D., Garczynski, S.F., Geib, S.M., Ghosh, S.B., Handler, A.M., Hasegawa, D.K., Heerman, M.C., Hull, J.J., Hunter, W.B., Kaur, N., Li, J., Li, W., Ling, K., Nayduch, D., Oppert, B.S., Perera, O.P., Perkin, L.C., Sanscrainte, N.D., Sim, S.B., Sparks, M., Temeyer, K.B., Vander Meer, R.K., Wintermantel, W.M., James, R.R., Hackett, K.J., Coates, B.S. 2017. Arthropod genomics research in the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service: Applications of RNA interference and CRISPR gene editing technologies in pest control. Trends in Entomology. 13:109-137.

The Operophtera brumata nucleopolyhedrovirus (OpbuNPV) represents an early, divergent lineage within genus Alphabaculovirus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Harrison, R.L., Rowley, D.L., Mowery, J.D., Bauchan, G.R., Burand, J.P. 2017. The Operophtera brumata nucleopolyhedrovirus (OpbuNPV) represents an early, divergent lineage within genus Alphabaculovirus. Viruses. 9(10):307.

Comparative analysis of mitochondrial genomes of geographic variants of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, reveals a previously undescribed genotypic entity Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Djoumad, A., Nisole, A., Zahiri, R., Freschi, L., Picq, S., Gundersen, D.E., Sparks, M., Dewar, K., Stewart, D., Maaroufi, H., Levesque, R.C., Hamelin, R.C., Cusson, M. 2017. Comparative analysis of mitochondrial genomes of geographic variants of the gypsy moth, Lymantria dispar, reveals a previously undescribed genotypic entity. Scientific Reports. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-14530-6.

A weevil sex pheromone serves as an attractant for its entomopathogenic nematode predators - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rivera, M.J., Martini, X., Khrimian, A., Stelinski, L. 2017. A weevil sex pheromone serves as an attractant for its entomopathogenic nematode predators. Chemoecology. 27:199-206.

A transcriptome survey spanning life stages and sexes of the Harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sparks, M., Rhoades, J.H., Nelson, D.R., Kuhar, D.J., Lancaster, J., Lehner, B., Tholl, D., Weber, D.C., Gundersen, D.E. 2017. A transcriptome survey spanning life stages and sexes of the Harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica. Insects. doi: 10.3390/insects8020055.

Expedient synthesis of bisabolenol stink bug pheromones via stereodefined cyclohex-2-enones - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shirali, S., Guzman, F., Weber, D.C., Khrimian, A. 2017. Expedient synthesis of bisabolenol stink bug pheromones via stereodefined cyclohex-2-enones. Tetrahedron Letters. 58:2066-2068.

Changes to taxonomy and the international code of virus classification and nomenclature ratified by the international committee on taxonomy of viruses - (Proceedings)
Adams, M.J., Lefkowitz, E.J., King, A.M., Harrach, B., Harrison, R.L., Knowles, N.J., Kropinski, A., Krupovic, M., Kuhn, J.H., Mushegian, A.R., Nibert, M., Sabanadzovic, S., Sanfacon, H., Siddell, S.G., Simmonds, P., Varsani, A., Zerbini, M.F., Gorbalenya, A.E., Davison, A.J. 2017. Changes to taxonomy and the international code of virus classification and nomenclature ratified by the international committee on taxonomy of viruses. Archives of Virology. 162:2505-2538.

Double strand RNA delivery system for plant-sap-feeding insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ghosh, S.B., Hunter, W.B., Park, A.L., Gundersen, D.E. 2017. Double strand RNA delivery system for plant-sap-feeding insects. PLoS One. doi:10.1371.

50 years of formal virus taxonomy: overview and prospects - (Review Article)
Adams, M.J., Lefkowitz, E.J., King, A.M., Harrach, B., Harrison, R.L., Knowles, N.J., Kropinski, A., Krupovic, M., Kuhn, J.H., Mushegian, A.R., Nibert, M., Sabanadzovic, S., Sanfacon, H., Siddell, S.G., Simmonds, P., Varsani, A., Zerbini, M.F., Orton, R.J., Smith, D.B., Gorbalenya, A.E., Davison, A.J. 2017. 50 years of formal virus taxonomy: overview and prospects. Archives of Virology. 162:1441-1446.

Sensory aspects of trail-following behaviors in the Asian longhorned beetle, anoplophora glabripennis - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Graves, F., Baker, T., Zhang, A., Keena, M., Hoover, K. 2016. Sensory aspects of trail-following behaviors in the Asian longhorned beetle, anoplophora glabripennis. Journal of Insect Behavior. doi:10.1007/s10905-016-9587-8.

Ratification vote on taxonomic proposals to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2016) - (Proceedings)
Adams, M.J., Lefkowitz, E.J., King, A.M., Gorbalenya, A.E., Nibert, M., Harrach, B., Harrison, R.L., Knowles, N.J., Kropinski, A., Krupovic, M., Kuhn, J.H., Mushegian, A.R., Sabanadzovic, S., Sanfacon, H., Siddell, S.G., Simmonds, P., Zerbini, M.F., Davison, A.J. 2016. Ratification vote on taxonomic proposals to the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses (2016). Archives of Virology. 161(10):2921-2949.