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Research Project: Enhancing Pollinator Health and Availability Through Conservation of Genetic Diversity and Development of Novel Management Tools and Strategies

Location: Insect Genetics and Biochemistry Research

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

Transcriptional landscape of early diapause in field-collected Colorado potato beetles - (Abstract Only)

Vitrification of lepidopteran embryos - a simple protocol to cryopreserve the embryos of the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Energy consumption and cold hardiness of diapausing fall webworm pupae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Wang, X., Liu, Z., Torson, A.S. 2022. Energy consumption and cold hardiness of diapausing fall webworm pupae. Insects. 13(9). Article 853.. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13090853.

Effects of temperature and wildflower strips on survival and nutrition dynamics of Megachile rotundata under extended cold storage Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, M.G., Delphia, C.M., Prince, C.M., Yocum, G.D., Rinehart, J.P., O'Neill, K.M. 2022. Effects of temperature and wildflower strips on survival and nutrition dynamics of Megachile rotundata under extended cold storage. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvac062.

Timing of diapause initiation and overwintering conditions alter gene expression profiles in Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cambron-Kopco, Yocum, G.D., Yeater, K.M., Greenlee, K. 2022. Timing of diapause initiation and overwintering conditions alter gene expression profiles in Megachile rotundata. Frontiers in Physiology. https://doi.org/10.3389/fphys.2022.844820.

Life stage and the environment as effectors of transposable element activity in two bee species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Signor, S., Yocum, G.D., Bowsher, J. 2022. Life stage and the environment as effectors of transposable element activity in two bee species. Journal of Insect Physiology. 137. Article 104361. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2022.104361.

Vitrification of manually stage selected embryos of Drosophila melanogaster have significantly higher survival and adult emergence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Debardlabon, K.M., Rajamohan, A., Rinehart, J.P. 2022. Vitrification of manually stage selected embryos of Drosophila melanogaster have significantly higher survival and adult emergence. Journal of Cryobiology. 105:83-87. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cryobiol.2022.01.002.

Thermal history of alfalfa leafcutting bees affects nesting and diapause incidence Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Earls, K., Porter, M., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K. 2021. Thermal history of alfalfa leafcutting bees affects nesting and diapause incidence. Journal of Experimental Biology. 224(22). https://doi.org/10.1242/jeb.243242.

Size constrains oxygen delivery capacity within but not between bumble bee castes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Walter, R.M., Rinehart, J.P., Dillon, M.E., Greenlee, K.J. 2021. Size constrains oxygen delivery capacity within but not between bumble bee castes. Journal of Insect Physiology. 134. Article 104297. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2021.104297.

Environmental impacts on diapause and survival of the alfalfa leafcutting bee Megachile rotundata - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Body size allometry impacts flight-related morphology and metabolic rates in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grula, C.C., Rinehart, J.P., Greenlee, K.J., Bowsher, J.H. 2021. Body size allometry impacts flight-related morphology and metabolic rates in the solitary bee Megachile rotundata. Journal of Insect Physiology. 133. Article 104275. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2021.104275.

Comparative analysis of cryopreservation of seminal vesicle derived spermatozoa from Bombus impatiens and Apis mellifera - Implications for artificial insemination of bumble bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campion, C.C., Rajamohan, A., Rinehart, J.P. 2021. Comparative analysis of cryopreservation of seminal vesicle derived spermatozoa from Bombus impatiens and Apis mellifera - Implications for artificial insemination of bumble bees. Journal of Cryobiology. 102:136-139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cryobiol.2021.06.002.

Overwintering conditions impact insulin pathway gene expression in diapausing Megachile rotundata Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cambron, L.D., Yocum, G.D., Yeater, K.M., Greenlee, K. 2021. Overwintering conditions impact insulin pathway gene expression in diapausing Megachile rotundata. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology. 256. Article 110937. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpa.2021.110937.

Comparison of fluctuating thermal regimes and commercially achievable constant-temperature regimes for short-term storage of the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yocum, G.D., Rajamohan, A., Rinehart, J.P. 2021. Comparison of fluctuating thermal regimes and commercially achievable constant-temperature regimes for short-term storage of the alfalfa leafcutting bee (Hymenoptera: Megachilidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab019.

Physiological responses to cryoprotectant treatment in an early larval stage of the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Campbell, J.B., Dosch, A., Hunt, C.M., Dotson, E.M., Benedict, M.Q., Rajamohan, A., Rinehart, J.P. 2021. Physiological responses to cryoprotectant treatment in an early larval stage of the malaria mosquito, Anopheles gambiae. Journal of Cryobiology. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cryobiol.2020.12.001.