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Research Project: Biological Control for Management of Invasive Pest Management, Emphasizing Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Spotted Wing Drosophila and other Invasive Insect Pests of Crops

Location: Beneficial Insects Introduction Research Unit

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

Biological control of olive fruit fly in California - (Book / Chapter)
Wang, X., Daane, K.M., Pickett, C.H., Hoelmer, K.A. 2022. Biological control of olive fruit fly in California. Contributions of Classical Biocontrol to the U.S. Food Security, Forestry, and Biodiversity, 1985-2022. 115-126.

Methods for rearing the parasitoid Ganaspis brasiliensis, a promising biological control agent for invasive Drosophila suzukii Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rossi-Stacconi, M., Wang, X., Stout, A.R., Fellin, L., Daane, K.M., Biondi, A., Stahl, J., Buffington, M.L., Anfora, G., Hoelmer, K.A. 2022. Methods for rearing the parasitoid Ganaspis brasiliensis, a promising biological control agent for invasive Drosophila suzukii. Journal of Visualized Experiments. https://doi.org/10.3791/63898.

Exploratory surveys in Taiwan of the roseau cane scale Nipponaclerda biwakoensis Kuwana (Hemiptera: Aclerdidae) and its associated parasitoids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cortez, A., Chu, C., Broadley, H., Lo, Y., Chen, Y., Gates, M.W., Meyerson, L., Hoelmer, K.A., Gould, J., Hwang, S. 2022. Exploratory surveys in Taiwan of the roseau cane scale Nipponaclerda biwakoensis Kuwana (Hemiptera: Aclerdidae) and its associated parasitoids. Journal of Applied Entomology. 146(5): 596-606. https://doi.org/10.1111/jen.12982.

A coordinated sampling and identification methodology for larval parasitoids of spotted-wing drosophila Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abram, P.K., Wang, X., Hueppelsheuser, T., Franklin, M.R., Daane, K.M., Lee, J.C., Lue, C., Girod, P., Carrillo, J., Wong, W.H., Kula, R.R., Gates, M.W., Hogg, B.N., Moffat, C.E., Hoelmer, K.A., Sial, A., Buffington, M.L. 2022. A coordinated sampling and identification methodology for larval parasitoids of spotted-wing drosophila. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab237.

Implementing mass rearing of Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) on cold-stored host eggs Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bittau, B., Dindo, M., Giovanni, B., Sabbatini-Peverieri, G., Hoelmer, K.A., Roversi, P., Masetti, A. 2021. Implementing mass rearing of Trissolcus japonicus (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) on cold-stored host eggs. Insects. 12(9) 840. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12090840.

Early-acting competitive superiority in opiine parasitoids of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): implications for biological control of invasive tephritid pests Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wang, X., Ramadan, M., Guerrieri, E., Messing, R.H., Johnson, M.W., Daane, K.M., Hoelmer, K.A. 2021. Early-acting competitive superiority in opiine parasitoids of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae): implications for biological control of invasive tephritid pests. Biological Control. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocontrol.2021.104725.

Preempting the Arrival of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug, Halyomorpha halys: Biological Control Options for Australia Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Caron, V., Yonow, T., Paull, C., Talamas, E.J., Avila, G., Hoelmer, K.A. 2021. Preempting the arrival of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys: biological control options for Australia. Insects. 12,581. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12070581.

Modelling the biocontrol potential of Trissolcus species for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys Stål Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yonow, T., Kriticos, D.J., Ota, N., Avila, G., Talamas, E.J., Hoelmer, K.A., Chen, H., Caron, V. 2021. Modelling the biocontrol potential of Trissolcus species for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys Stål. Insects. 12, 581. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12060491.

Reproductive and developmental biology of Acroclisoides sinicus, a hyperparasitoid of scelionid parasitoids Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Giovannini, L., Sabbatini-Peverieri, G., Tillman, P.G., Hoelmer, K.A., Roversi, P. 2021. Reproductive and developmental biology of Acroclisoides sinicus, a hyperparasitoid of scelionid parasitoids. BMC Biology. 10(3): 229. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvaa124.

Rearing Trissolcus japonicus and Trissolcus mitsukurii for biological control of Halyomorpha halys Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sabbatini Peverieri, G., Dieckhoff, C., Giovannini, L., Marianelli, L., Roversi, P., Hoelmer, K.A. 2020. Rearing Trissolcus japonicus and Trissolcus mitsukurii for biological control of Halyomorpha halys. Insects. 11(11). 787. 2020. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects11110787.