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Research Project: Discovery and Production of Beneficial Microbes for Control of Agricultural Pests through Integration into Sustainable Agricultural Production Systems

Location: Crop Bioprotection Research

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

Induction of multiple immune signaling pathways in gryllodes sigillatus crickets during overt viral infections Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duffield, K.R., Foquet, B., Stasko, J.A., Hunt, J., Sadd, B.M., Sakaluk, S.K., Ramirez, J.L. 2022. Induction of multiple immune signaling pathways in gryllodes sigillatus crickets during overt viral infections. Viruses. 14(12). Article 2712. https://doi.org/10.3390/v14122712.

What needs fixing: Identifying new pest resistance genes in maize and determining functionality of coded proteins - (Abstract Only)

Formulations of entomopathogens as bioinsecticides Reprint Icon - (Book / Chapter)
Behle, R.W., Bithisel, T. 2022. Formulations of entomopathogens as bioinsecticides. In: Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms: Invertebrates and Entomopathogens. 2nd edition. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier. pp. 407-429.

A maize lectin can function as a defensive protein against insect and fungal pests - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Naumann, T.A., Johnson, E.T. 2022. A maize lectin can function as a defensive protein against insect and fungal pests [abstract]. American Chemical Society. Paper No. 3737991.

Crickets (Gryllodes sigillatus) upregulate multiple immune pathways in response to an active viral infection - (Abstract Only)

Sweet corn variety can influence the efficacy of Beauveria bassiana on European corn borers and fall armyworms - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T. 2022. Sweet corn variety can influence the efficacy of Beauveria bassiana on European corn borers and fall armyworms [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting.

A maize gene coding for a chimeric superlectin reduces growth of maize fungal pathogens and insect pests when expressed transgenically in maize callus Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dowd, P.F., Naumann, T.A., Johnson, E.T. 2022. A maize gene coding for a chimeric superlectin reduces growth of maize fungal pathogens and insect pests when expressed transgenically in maize callus. Plant Gene. 30. Article 100359. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plgene.2022.100359.

Comparing production and efficacy of Cordyceps javanica with Cordyceps fumosorosea Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Behle, R.W., Wu, S., Toews, M.D., Duffield, K.R., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I. 2022. Comparing production and efficacy of Cordyceps javanica with Cordyceps fumosorosea. Journal of Economic Entomology. 115(2):455-461. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toac002.

Active and covert infections of cricket iridovirus and Acheta domesticus densovirus in reared Gryllodes sigillatus crickets Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Duffield, K.R., Hunt, J., Sadd, B.M., Sakaluk, S.K., Oppert, B.S., Rosario-Cora, K., Behle, R.W., Ramirez, J.L. 2021. Active and covert infections of cricket iridovirus and Acheta domesticus densovirus in reared Gryllodes sigillatus crickets. Frontiers in Microbiology. 12. Article 780796. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmicb.2021.780796.

Differential impact of maize inbred feeding on efficacy of Beauveria bassiana against European corn borers (Ostrinia nubilalis) and fall armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda) - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Johnson, E.T. 2021. Differential impact of maize inbred feeding on efficacy of Beauveria bassiana against European corn borers (Ostrinia nubilalis) and fall armyworms (Spodoptera frugiperda) [abstract]. Entomological Society of America.

Enzymatic and antipest activity of maizewin, a defensive protein from maize - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Naumann, T.A., Price, N.P., Johnson, E.T. 2021. Enzymatic and antipest activity of maizewin, a defensive protein from maize [abstract]. American Chemical Society.

First record of a new microsporidium pathogenic to Gonipterus platensis in Brazil Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, C., de Carvalho, V., Mascarin, G., Dos Santos Oliveira, L., Dunlap, C.A., Wilcken, C. 2021. First record of a new microsporidium pathogenic to Gonipterus platensis in Brazil. Scientific Reports. 11. Article 10971. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-021-90041-9.

Editorial: Entomopathogens for sustainable food production Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Dara, S.K., Behle, R.W., Arthurs, S.P. 2021. Editorial: Entomopathogens for sustainable food production. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. 5. Article 672404. https://doi.org/10.3389/fsufs.2021.672404.

Pest potential for genes targeted toward plant pathogen control to interfere with natural and applied insect pathogens affecting insect pests - (Abstract Only)
Dowd, P.F., Vega, F.E., Wright, D.A. 2021. Pest potential for genes targeted toward plant pathogen control to interfere with natural and applied insect pathogens affecting insect pests [abstract]. NIFA BRAG.

Transcriptional responses of Beauveria bassiana blastospores cultured under varying glucose concentrations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mascarin, G.M., Iwanicki, N.S., Ramirez, J.L., Delalibera, Jr, I., Dunlap, C.A. 2021. Transcriptional responses of Beauveria bassiana blastospores cultured under varying glucose concentrations. Frontiers in Cellular and Infection Microbiology. 11. Article 644372. https://doi.org/10.3389/fcimb.2021.644372.