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Research Project: Forecasting, Outbreak Prevention, and Ecology of Grasshoppers and Other Rangeland and Crop Insects in the Great Plains

Location: Pest Management Research

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

Evaluating the use of common grasses by the wheat stem sawfly and its native parasitoids in rangeland and Conservation Reserve Program grasslands Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Kula, R.R., Gaskin, J.F. 2024. Evaluating the use of common grasses by the wheat stem sawfly and its native parasitoids in rangeland and Conservation Reserve Program grasslands. Journal of Economic Entomology. 20:7. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toae046.

Pervasive convergence in flight patterns enhances mimicry in aposematic butterflies Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Queste, L.M., Page, E., Rosser, N., Mallet, J.K., Srygley, R.B., Mcmillan, W., Dasmahapatra, K.K. 2024. Pervasive convergence in flight patterns enhances mimicry in aposematic butterflies. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). Vol 121 No 11. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.2300886121.

Illustrated review of Mormon cricket (Anabrus simplex) embryonic development Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Senior, L.B. 2024. Illustrated review of Mormon cricket (Anabrus simplex) embryonic development. Journal of Orthoptera Research. https://doi.org/10.3897/jor.33.98763.

Power bars: Mormon crickets get immunity boost from eating grasshoppers Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Branson, D.H. 2023. Power bars: Mormon crickets get immunity boost from eating grasshoppers. Insects. 14(11):868. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects14110868.

Synthesis of highbush blueberry pollination research reveals region-specific differences in the contributions of honeybees and wild bees Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Eeraerts, M., Devetter, L., Batáry, P., Ternest, J., Mallinger, R., Arrington, M., Benjamin, F., Blaauw, B., Campbell, J.W., Cavigliasso, P., Daniels, J., De Groot, G., Ellis, J., Gibbs, J., Goldstein, L., Hoffman, G., Kleijn, D., Melathopoulos, A., Miller, S., Montero-Castaño, A. 2023. Synthesis of highbush blueberry pollination research reveals region-specific differences in the contributions of honeybees and wild bees. Journal of Applied Ecology. 60:2528-2539. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.14516.

Selective protein self-deprivation by Mormon crickets following fungal attack Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2023. Selective protein self-deprivation by Mormon crickets following fungal attack. Journal of Insect Physiology. 149. Article 104555. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jinsphys.2023.104555.

El Niño oscillations impact anti-predator defenses to alter survival of an herbivorous beetle in a neotropical wet forest Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Vencl, F.V., Srygley, R.B. 2023. El Niño oscillations impact anti-predator defenses to alter survival of an herbivorous beetle in a neotropical wet forest. Journal of Tropical Ecology. 39(e34)1-11. https://doi.org/10.1017/S0266467423000226.

Microclimate refugia: Comparing modeled to empirical near-surface temperatures on rangeland Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Dixon, J.I., Lorch, P.D. 2023. Microclimate refugia: Comparing modeled to empirical near-surface temperatures on rangeland. Geographies. 3:344-358. https://doi.org/10.3390/geographies3020018.

Habitat and climatic associations of climate-sensitive species along a southern range boundary Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, E.C., Cousins, S., Etter, D., Humphreys Jr, J.M., Roloff, G., Carter, N.H. 2023. Habitat and climatic associations of climate-sensitive species along a southern range boundary. Ecology and Evolution. 13. Article e100083. https://doi.org/10.1002/ece3.10083.

Honeydew associated with four common crop aphid species increases longevity of the parasitoid wasp, Bracon cephi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Senior, L. 2023. Honeydew associated with four common crop aphid species increases longevity of the parasitoid wasp, Bracon cephi (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 155:1-8. Article e20. https://doi.org/10.4039/tce.2023.5.

Quantifying the aerodynamic power required for flight and testing for adaptive wind drift in passion-vine butterflies Heliconius sara (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B., Dudley, R., Hernandez, E.J., Kainz, F., Riveros, A.J., Ellington, C.P. 2023. Quantifying the aerodynamic power required for flight and testing for adaptive wind drift in passion-vine butterflies Heliconius sara (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae). Insects. 14(2). Article 112. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects14020112.

Temperature effects Mormon cricket Anabrus simplex embryo development, hatching and nymphal growth: Thermal performance curves change with ontogeny Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Srygley, R.B. 2022. Temperature effects Mormon cricket Anabrus simplex embryo development, hatching and nymphal growth: Thermal performance curves change with ontogeny. Journal of Thermal Biology. 110. Article 103356. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jtherbio.2022.103356.

Drought and insect herbivory affect soil nutrients and grass production in a northern mixed grassland - (Abstract Only)

Amplification in time and dilution in space: Partitioning spatiotemporal processes to assess the role of avian host phylodiversity in shaping eastern equine encephalitis virus distribution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Humphreys Jr., J.M. 2022. Amplification in time and dilution in space: Partitioning spatiotemporal processes to assess the role of avian host phylodiversity in shaping eastern equine encephalitis virus distribution. Geographies. 2(3):419-434. https://doi.org/10.3390/geographies2030026.

Landscape composition and management history affect alfalfa weevil but not its parasitoid Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pellissier, M.E., Rand, T.A., Murphy, M.A., Jabbour, R. 2022. Landscape composition and management history affect alfalfa weevil but not its parasitoid. Environmental Entomology. 51(5):892-900. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvac057.

Grasshoppers exhibit asynchrony and spatial non-stationarity in response to the El Niño/Southern and Pacific Decadal Oscillations Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Humphreys Jr., J.M., Srygley, R.B., Lawton, D., Hudson, A.R., Branson, D.H. 2022. Grasshoppers exhibit asynchrony and spatial non-stationarity in response to the El Niño/Southern and Pacific Decadal Oscillations. Ecological Modeling. 471. Article 110043. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecolmodel.2022.110043.

Pests associated with two brassicaceous oilseeds and a cover crop mix under evaluation as fallow replacements in dryland production systems of the northern Great Plains Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rand, T.A., Allen, B.L., Campbell, J.W., Jabro, J.D., Rana Dangi, S. 2022. Pests associated with two brassicaceous oilseeds and a cover crop mix under evaluation as fallow replacements in dryland production systems of the northern Great Plains. The Canadian Entomologist. 154(1). Article e27. https://doi.org/10.4039/tce.2022.14.

Grasshoppers and other orthopteran pests - (Book / Chapter)
Srygley, R.B. 2023. Grasshoppers and other orthopteran pests. In: Eigenbrode, S., Rashad, A., editors. Advances in Understanding Insect Pests Affecting Wheat and Other Cereals. Oxford: Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. p 33-56.

Geographic variation in migratory grasshopper recruitment under projected climate change Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Humphreys Jr., J.M., Srygley, R.B., Branson, D.H. 2022. Geographic variation in migratory grasshopper recruitment under projected climate change. Geographies. 2(1):12-30. https://doi.org/10.3390/geographies2010003.

Grasshopper feeding preference affects cascading effects of predators on plant biomass in a mixed-grass prairie Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Branson, D.H. 2022. Grasshopper feeding preference affects cascading effects of predators on plant biomass in a mixed-grass prairie. Food Webs. 31. Article e00224. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fooweb.2022.e00224.

Behavioral states in space and time: Understanding landscape use by an invasive mammal Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gray, S.M., Humphreys Jr., J.M., Montgomery, R.A., Etter, D.R., VerCauteren, K.C., Kramer, D.B., Roloff, G.J. 2022. Behavioral states in space and time: Understanding landscape use by an invasive mammal. Journal of Wildlife Management. 86(4). Article e22211. https://doi.org/10.1002/jwmg.22211.

Spatial variation in bioclimatic relationships for a snow-adapted species along a discontinuous southern range boundary Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sultaire, S.M., Humphreys Jr., J.M., Zuckerberg, B., Pauli, J.N., Roloff, G.J. 2021. Spatial variation in bioclimatic relationships for a snow-adapted species along a discontinuous southern range boundary. Journal of Biogeography. 49(1):66-78. https://doi.org/10.1111/jbi.14279.

The spatial-temporal relationship of blue-winged teal to domestic poultry: Movement state modeling of a highly mobile avian influenza host Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Humphreys Jr., J.M., Douglas, D.C., Ramey, A.M., Mullinax, J.M., Soos, C., Link, P., Walther, P., Prosser, D.J. 2021. The spatial-temporal relationship of blue-winged teal to domestic poultry: Movement state modeling of a highly mobile avian influenza host. Journal of Applied Ecology. 58(10):2040-2052. https://doi.org/10.1111/1365-2664.13963.

Predation landscapes influence migratory prey ecology and evolution Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sabal, M.C., Boyce, M.S., Charpentier, C.L., Furey, N.B., Luhring, T.M., Martin, H.W., Melnychuk, M.C., Srygley, R.B., Wagner, C., Wirsing, A.J., Ydenberg, R.C., Palkovacs, E.P. 2021. Predation landscapes influence migratory prey ecology and evolution. Trends in Ecology and Evolution. 36(8):737-749. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tree.2021.04.010.