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Research Project: New Strategies for Management of Invasive Ambrosia Beetles in Horticultural and Nursery Crops

Location: Application Technology Research

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

Interaction of a preventative fungicide treatment and root rot pathogen on ambrosia beetle attacks during a simulated flood event Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Addesso, K., Baysal-Gurel, F., Oliver, J., Ranger, C.M., O'Neal, P. 2018. Interaction of a preventative fungicide treatment and root rot pathogen on ambrosia beetle attacks during a simulated flood event. Insects. 9:1-11. doi:10.3390/insects9030083.

Inordinate fondness for alcohol benefits fungus-farming by ambrosia beetles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Biedermann, P., Phuntumart, V., Benz, Y.P., Beligala, G.U., Ghosh, S., Palmquist, D.E., Mueller, R., Barnett, J.L., Schultz, P., Reding, M.E. 2018. Inordinate fondness for alcohol benefits fungus-farming by ambrosia beetles. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 115:4447-4452.

Comparison of baited bottle and multiple-funnel traps for ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) in Eastern USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Residue age and tree attractiveness influence efficacy of insecticide treatments against ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reding, M.E., Ranger, C.M. 2017. Residue age and tree attractiveness influence efficacy of insecticide treatments against ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 111:269-276.

Interaction of insecticide and media moisture on ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attacks on ornamental trees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, A., Ranger, C.M., Frank, S. 2017. Interaction of insecticide and media moisture on ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) attacks on ornamental trees. Environmental Entomology. 46:1390-1396.

Book review of advances in insect physiology: pine bark beetles - (Review Article)

Trap deployments in black walnut tree canopies help inform monitoring strategies for bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Klingeman, W.E., Bray, A.M., Oliver, J.B., Ranger, C.M., Palmquist, D.E. 2017. Trap deployments in black walnut tree canopies help inform monitoring strategies for bark and ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Environmental Entomology. https://doi:10.1093/ee/nvx133.

Single and combination insecticides evaluated as regulatory immersion treatments to eliminate third-instar Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from small diameter field-grown and containerized nursery plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliver, J., Ranger, C.M., Reding, M.E., Youssef, N., Moyseenko, J. 2017. Single and combination insecticides evaluated as regulatory immersion treatments to eliminate third-instar Japanese beetle (Coleoptera: Scarabaeidae) from small diameter field-grown and containerized nursery plants. Journal of Entomological Science. 52:274-287.

First report of a sexual state in an ambrosia fungus: Ambrosiella cleistominuta sp. nov. associated with the ambrosia beetle Anisandrus maiche Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mayers, C., Harrington, T., Ranger, C.M. 2017. First report of a sexual state in an ambrosia fungus: Ambrosiella cleistominuta sp. nov. associated with the ambrosia beetle Anisandrus maiche. Botany. 95:503-512.

Comparative morphology and distribution of antennal sensilla on Xylosandrus germanus and Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Horst, L., Barnett, J.L., Reding, M.E., Anderson, B.A., Krause, C.R. 2017. Comparative morphology and distribution of antennal sensilla on Xylosandrus germanus and Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 110:172-188.

Flood stress as a technicque to assess preventive insecticide and fungicide treatments for protecting trees against ambrosia beetles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ranger, C.M., Schultz, P.B., Reding, M.E., Frank, S.D. 2016. Flood stress as a technicque to assess preventive insecticide and fungicide treatments for protecting trees against ambrosia beetles. Insects. 7(3) 40; doi:10.3390/insects7030040.

Developing a media moisture threshold for nurseries to reduce tree stress and ambrosia beetle attacks Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, S.D., Ranger, C.M. 2016. Developing a media moisture threshold for nurseries to reduce tree stress and ambrosia beetle attacks. Environmental Entomology. doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw076.