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Research Project: Biology, Ecology, Genetics, and Genomics of Introduced Species for Biological Control of Invasive and Other Insect Pests

Location: Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit

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

A novel oviposition trap for studying the egg-laying behavior of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J. 2024. A novel oviposition trap for studying the egg-laying behavior of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 97: 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-024-01770-5.

Parasitoid-induced changes in metabolic rate and feeding activity of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): implications for biological control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dang, Y., Duan, J.J., Li, A.Y. 2023. Parasitoid-induced changes in metabolic rate and feeding activity of the emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): implications for biological control. Scientific Reports. 13: 22663. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-023-50147-8.

Exploration for Asian longhorned beetle parasitoids in Korea using an improved sentinel log trap Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, S., Park, D., Wang, X., Duan, J.J., Gould, J.R., Kim, I., Lee, S. 2023. Exploration for Asian longhorned beetle parasitoids in Korea using an improved sentinel log trap. Parasite. 30. https://doi.org/10.1051/parasite/2023062.

An integrative phenology and climatic suitability model for emerald ash borer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barker, B.S., Coop, L., Duan, J.J., Petrice, T. 2023. An integrative phenology and climatic suitability model for emerald ash borer. Frontiers in Insect Science. https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/finsc.2023.1239173/full.

Post-release assessment of Oobius agrili establishment and impacts in Michigan and the Northeastern U.S. Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, N., Petrice, T., Duan, J.J., Schmude, J.M., Theresa, P., Bauer, L.S., Rutledge, C., Van Driesche, R., Elkinton, J. 2023. Post-release assessment of Oobius agrili establishment and impacts in Michigan and the Northeastern U.S. Journal of Economic Entomology. 1-6. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toad120.

Exploration for native parasitoids of Asian longhorned beetle in China as prospective biological control agents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, K., Li, F., Tang, Y., Cao, L., Yang, Z., Gould, J.R., Wang, X., Wang, X. 2023. Exploration for native parasitoids of Asian longhorned beetle in China as prospective biological control agents. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12583.

Comparative demographics, population projections and egg maturation patterns of four eupelmid egg parasitoids on the factitious host Antherae pernyi Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mu, M., Chen, Y., Wang, X., Desneux, N., Zang, L. 2023. Comparative demographics, population projections and egg maturation patterns of four eupelmid egg parasitoids on the factitious host Antherae pernyi. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.7537.

Effect of tenthredinid leaf miner invasions on growth of Alaska white birch in Anchorage, Alaska, and the interaction with biocontrol of ambermarked birch leaf miner Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Van Driesche, R.G., Duan, J.J., Osnas, J. 2023. Effect of tenthredinid leaf miner invasions on growth of Alaska white birch in Anchorage, Alaska, and the interaction with biocontrol of ambermarked birch leaf miner. Florida Entomologist. 106(2):110-116. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.106.0207.

Effect of forest microhabitat and larval stage on overwintering survival, development, and phenology of Spathius galinae, classical biological control agent of emerald ash borer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sherr, A., Quin, N.F., Tallamy, D., Duan, J.J. 2023. Effect of forest microhabitat and larval stage on overwintering survival, development, and phenology of Spathius galinae, classical biological control agent of emerald ash borer. Florida Entomologist. 106(2) : 104-109. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.106.0206.

Factors affecting the yellow pan captures of the larval parasitoids for biocontrol of emerald ash borer: implications for monitoring parasitoid establishment and seasonal abundance Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Petrice, T.R., Poland, T.M., Bauer, L.S., Strazanac, J.S., Schmude, J.M., Duan, J.J., Ravlin, W.F. 2023. Factors affecting the yellow pan captures of the larval parasitoids for biocontrol of emerald ash borer: implications for monitoring parasitoid establishment and seasonal abundance. Biological Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2023.105272.

Protective effects of emamectin benzoate trunk injection on neighboring ash trees against emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): potential benefits to classical biological control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Crandall, R.S., Grosman, D., Schmude, J.M., Quinn, N., Chandler, J.L., Elkinton, J.S. 2023. Protective effects of emamectin benzoate trunk injection on neighboring ash trees against emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae): potential benefits to classical biological control. Journal of Economic Entomology. 116(3): 848–854. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toad074.

Protection of North American ash against emerald ash borer with biological control: ecological premises and progress toward success Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Gould, J., Quinn, N.F., Petrice, T., Slager, B., Poland, T., Bauer, L.S., Rutledge, C., Elkinton, J., Van Driesche, R. 2023. Protection of North American ash against emerald ash borer with biological control: ecological premises and progress toward success. BioControl. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-023-10182-w.

Potential effects of RNA interference of Asian longhorned beetle on its parasitoid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Faucher, J., Dhandapani, R., Duan, J.J., Palli, S. 2022. Potential effects of RNA interference of Asian longhorned beetle on its parasitoid. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.7328.

Performance of Chouioia cunea reared from a coleopteran alternative host as a biocontrol agent against the invasive lepidopteran pest, Hyphantria cunea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, T., Wang, X., Desneux, N., Song, L., Zang, L. 2022. Performance of Chouioia cunea reared from a coleopteran alternative host as a biocontrol agent against the invasive lepidopteran pest, Hyphantria cunea. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.7318.

Monitoring the impact of introduced emerald ash borer biocontrol agents: Factors affecting Oobius agrili dispersal and parasitization of sentinel host eggs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, N.F., Duan, J.J., Elkintonb, J. 2022. Monitoring the impact of introduced emerald ash borer biocontrol agents: Factors affecting Oobius agrili dispersal and parasitization of sentinel host eggs. Biocontrol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-022-10149-3.

Demography and fitness of Anastatus japonicus reared from Antheraea pernyi as a biological control agent of Caligula japonica Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wei, X., Chen, Y., Wang, X., Rui-E, L., Zang, L. 2022. Demography and fitness of Anastatus japonicus reared from Antheraea pernyi as a biological control agent of Caligula japonica. Insects. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13040349.

Comparative life history parameters of three stink bug pest species Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Daane, K.M., Da Silva, P.G., Stahl, J.M., Scaccini, D., Wang, X. 2022. Comparative life history parameters of three stink bug pest species. Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvac012.

Chinese oak silkworm Antherae pernyi egg, a suitable factitious host for rearing eupelmid egg parasitoids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Iqbal, A., Lv, R., Wang, X., Desneux, N., Zang, L. 2022. Chinese oak silkworm Antherae pernyi egg, a suitable factitious host for rearing eupelmid egg parasitoids. Pest Management Science. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6796.

Hybridization Potential of Two Invasive Asian Longhorn Beetles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Keena, M.A. 2021. Hybridization potential of two invasive Asian longhorn beetles. Insects. 12(12):1139. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12121139.

Rapid Spread of an Introduced Parasitoid for Biological Control of Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Maryland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Stokes, A.A., Rafael, D.B., Duan, J.J., Grunder, D.S. 2021. Rapid spread of an introduced parasitoid for biological control of Emerald Ash Borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in Maryland. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab248.

Tree selection and use by the polyphagous xylophage Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) in Canada - (Peer Reviewed Journal)

Spread and phenology of Spathius galinae Belokobylskij & Strazenac (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Tetrastichus planipennisi Yang (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, N.F., Gould, J.S., Rutledge, C.E., Fassler, A., Elkinton, J.S., Duan, J.J. 2021. Spread and phenology of Spathius galinae Belokobylskij & Strazenac (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) and Tetrastichus planipennisi Yang (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae). Biological Control. 165:1-7. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104794.

Significant suppression of an invasive forest pest by Spathius galinae, an introduced larval parasitoid: potential for North American ash recovery Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Van Driesche, R.G., Schmude, J.M., Crandall, R., Rutlege, C., Quinn, N., Slager, B.H., Gould, J.R., Elkinton, J. 2021. Significant suppression of an invasive forest pest by Spathius galinae, an introduced larval parasitoid: potential for North American ash recovery. Journal of Pest Science. 2021: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-021-01441-9.

Plasticity of body growth and development in two cosmopolitan pupal parasitoids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Hogg, B.N., Biondi, A., Daane, K.M. 2021. Plasticity of body growth and development in two cosmopolitan pupal parasitoids. Biological Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104738.

Comparative Efficacy of Three Techniques for Monitoring the Establishment and Spread of Larval Parasitoids Recently Introduced for Biological Control of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rutledge, C.E., Van Driesche, R.G., Duan, J.J. 2021. Comparative efficacy of three techniques for monitoring the establishment and spread of larval parasitoids recently introduced for biological control of Emerald Ash Borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 161:1-8. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104704.

Forecasting overwintering mortality of Spathius galinae in North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wittman, J.T., Aukema, B.H., Duan, J.J., Venette, R.C. 2021. Forecasting overwintering mortality of Spathius galinae in North America. Biological Control. 160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104694.

Optimal Conditions for Diapause Survival of Aprostocetus fukutai, an Egg Parasitoid for Biological Control of Anoplophora chinensis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Ramualde, N., Aparicio, E.M., Maspero, M., Duan, J.J., Smith, L. 2021. Optimal conditions for diapause survival of Aprostocetus fukutai, an egg parasitoid for biological control of Anoplophora chinensis. Insects. 12(6). https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12060535.

Reproductive traits of the egg parasitoid Aprostocetus fukutai a promising biological control agent for invasive citrus longhorned beetle Anoplophora chinensis Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Ramualde, N., Desurmont, G., Smith, L., Gundersen, D.E., Grodowitz, M.J. 2021. Reproductive traits of the egg parasitoid Aprostocetus fukutai a promising biological control agent for invasive citrus longhorned beetle Anoplophora chinensis. Biocontrol. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10526-021-10118-2.

Responses of two introduced larval parasitoids to the invasive emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) infesting a novel host plant, white fringe tree: implication for biological control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ragozzino, M., Duan, J.J., Salom, S. 2021. Responses of two introduced larval parasitoids to the invasive emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) infesting a novel host plant, white fringe tree: implication for biological control. Biological Control. 1049-9644. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104672.

Potential host ranges of three Asian larval parasitoids of Drosophila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Daane, K.M., Wang, X., Hogg, B.N., Biondi, A. 2021. Potential host ranges of three Asian larval parasitoids of Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Pest Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-021-01368-1.

Male Impact on Female Reproductive Performance of the Larval Tephritid Parasitoid Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ramadan, M.M., Wang, X. 2021. Male impact on female reproductive performance of the larval tephritid parasitoid Diachasmimorpha tryoni (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab063.

Exploration for olive fruit fly parasitoids across Africa reveals regional distributions and dominance of closely associated parasitoids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Walton, V.M., Hoelmer, K.A., Pickett, C.H., Blanchet, A., Straser, R.K., Kirk, A.A., Daane, K.M. 2021. Exploration for olive fruit fly parasitoids across Africa reveals regional distributions and dominance of closely associated parasitoids. Scientific Reports. 11: 6182. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-85253-y.

Niche partitioning and coexistence of parasitoids of the same feeding guild introduced for biological control of an invasive forest pest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duan, J.J., Van Driesche, R., Schmude, J.M., Quinn, N.F., Petrice, T., Rutledge, C., Poland, T., Bauer, L.S., Elkinton, J. 2021. Niche partitioning and coexistence of parasitoids of the same feeding guild introduced for biological control of an invasive forest pest. Biological Control. 160. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104698.

Retrospective analysis of factors affecting the distribution of an invasive wood-boring insect using native range data: the importance of host plants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dang, Y., Zhang, Y., Wang, X., Xin, B., Quinn, N.F., Duan, J.J. 2021. Retrospective analysis of factors affecting the distribution of an invasive wood-boring insect using native range data: the importance of host plants. Journal of Pest Science. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10340-020-01308-5.

Biological control of Drosophila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Wang, X., Lee, J.C., Daane, K.M., Buffington, M.L., Hoelmer, K.A. 2020. Biological control of Drosophila suzukii. CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources. 15. Article 054. https://doi.org/10.1079/PAVSNNR202015054.