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Research Project: Integrated Approach to Manage the Pest Complex on Temperate Tree Fruits

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

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

Diverse landscapes but not wildflower plantings increase marketable crop yield Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mccullough, C., Grab, H., Angelella, G.M., Karpanty, S., O'Rourke, M. 2022. Diverse landscapes but not wildflower plantings increase marketable crop yield. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment. 339:108120. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agee.2022.108120.

Introduction to the collection: climate change, insect pests, and beneficial arthropods in production systems Reprint Icon - (Review Article)
Eigenbrode, S., Adhikari, S., Kistner-Thomas, E., Neven, L.G. 2022. Introduction to the collection: climate change, insect pests, and beneficial arthropods in production systems. Journal of Economic Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toac107.

Evaluation of organic, food-grade hydrophobic coatings for suppressing oviposition and increasing mortality of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Kaiser, C. 2022. Evaluation of organic, food-grade hydrophobic coatings for suppressing oviposition and increasing mortality of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology. Article nvac033. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvac033.

Evaluation of organic, food-grade hydrophobic coatings for suppressing oviposition and increasing mortality of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Kaiser, C. 2022. Evaluation of organic, food-grade hydrophobic coatings for suppressing oviposition and increasing mortality of western cherry fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Environmental Entomology. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvac033.

A symmetrical diester as the sex attractant pheromone of the North American click beetle Parallelostethus attenuates (Say) (Coleoptera: Elateridae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Millar, J.G., Williams III, L., Serrano, J.M., Halloran, S., Grommes, A.C., Huseth, A.S., Kuhar, T.P., Hanks, L. 2022. A symmetrical diester as the sex attractant pheromone of the North American click beetle Parallelostethus attenuates (Say) (Coleoptera: Elateridae). Journal of Chemical Ecology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10886-022-01360-8.

Status of organic fruit industry in the USA - (Proceedings)
Walker Iii, W.B. 2022. Status of organic fruit industry in the USA. Proceedings. Volume 2022:133-134.

Sex pheromones and sex attractants of species within the genera Idolus Desbrochers des Loges and Dalopius Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in the western United States Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Serrano, J.M., Landolt, P.J., Reyes Corral, C.A., Millar, J.G. 2022. Sex pheromones and sex attractants of species within the genera Idolus Desbrochers des Loges and Dalopius Eschscholtz (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in the western United States. Agricultural and Forest Entomology. 24(3):301-309. https://doi.org/10.1111/afe.12494.

Good to know: integrated research. Entomologists at the USDA laboratory in Wapato, Washington, work to advance IPM for orchards - (Trade Journal)
Cooper, W.R., Horton, D.R., Neven, L.G., Serrano, J.M., Walker Iii, W.B., Yee, W.L., Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. 2022. Good to know: integrated research. Entomologists at the USDA laboratory in Wapato, Washington, work to advance IPM for orchards. Good Fruit Grower. March 1, 2022 Issue.

Sensitivities to chill durations and co-chill temperatures regulating eclosion responses differ between Rhagoletis zephyria (Diptera: Tephritidae) and its Braconid parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Database / Dataset)

Galendromus occidentalis, western predatory mite - (Popular Publication)

Zetzellia mali - (Popular Publication)

Typhlodromus pyri - (Popular Publication)

How can growers successfully release beneficial insects for pest control? New USDA research effort aims to find out - (Trade Journal)
Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. 2022. How can growers successfully release beneficial insects for pest control? New USDA research effort aims to find out. Good Fruit Grower. 75:24-27.

Directed sequencing of plant specific DNA identifies the dietary history of four species of Auchenorrhyncha (Hemiptera) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cooper, W.R., Marshall, A.T., Foutz, J., Wildung, M.R., Northfield, T.D., Crowder, D.W., Leach, H., Leskey, T.C., Halbert, S.E., Snyder, J. 2022. Directed sequencing of plant specific DNA identifies the dietary history of four species of Auchenorrhyncha (Hemiptera). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 115(3):275-284. https://doi.org/10.1093/aesa/saab053.

Alternative food sources for orchard predatory mites and effects on predation - (Abstract Only)

Augmenting predators for pest control in apples - (Abstract Only)

Earwigs as biological control agents in temperate tree fruit orchards: what do we know and what is the way forward - (Abstract Only)

Factors influencing Trechnites spp. abundance in WA and OR pear orchards - (Abstract Only)

Apple Integrated Mite Management: where can we go next? - (Abstract Only)

Nontarget impacts of herbicides on spiders in orchards Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., Moretti, E.A., Bergeron, P.E., Zilnik, G.L. 2021. Nontarget impacts of herbicides on spiders in orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 115(1):65-73. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab228.

Chemical Ecology of Host and Mate Selection Reprint Icon - (Literature Review)
Lebreton, S., Saveer, A.M., Fandino, R.A., Walker Iii, W.B. 2021. Chemical Ecology of Host and Mate Selection. Frontiers in Ecology and Evolution. https://doi.org/10.3389/fevo.2021.780540.

Crude extracts and alkaloids derived from Ipomoea-Periglandula symbiotic association cause mortality of Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, X., Kaur, N., Horton, D.R., Cooper, W.R., Qureshi, J.A., Stelinski, L.L. 2021. Crude extracts and alkaloids derived from Ipomoea-Periglandula symbiotic association cause mortality of Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Insects. 12(10). Article 929. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects12100929.

Stage-specific expression of an odorant receptor underlies olfactory behavioral plasticity in Spodoptera littoralis larvae Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Revadi, S.V., Gianuzzi, V., Rossi, V., Hunger, G.M., Conchou, L., Rondoni, G., Conti, E., Anderson, P., Walker III, W.B., Jacquin-Joly, E., Koutroumpa, F., Becher, P.G. 2021. Stage-specific expression of an odorant receptor underlies olfactory behavioral plasticity in Spodoptera littoralis larvae. BMC Biology. 19. Article 231. https://doi.org/10.1186/s12915-021-01159-1.

Evaluation of Tarsonemus bilobatus and Podosphaera xanthii as suitable resources for Proprioseiopsis mexicanus in cucurbit systems in the Southeast USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farfan, M.A., Coffey, J., Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A. 2021. Evaluation of Tarsonemus bilobatus and Podosphaera xanthii as suitable resources for Proprioseiopsis mexicanus in cucurbit systems in the Southeast USA. Experimental and Applied Acarology. 85:31-40. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10493-021-00658-8.

Testing the potential contribution of Wolbachia to speciation when cytoplasmic incompatibility becomes associated with host-related reproductive isolation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruzzese, D.J., Schuler, H., Wolfe, T.M., Glover, M.M., Mastroni, J., Doellman, M.M., Tait, C., Yee, W.L., Rull, J., Aluja, M., Hood, G.R., Goughnour, R., Stauffer, C., Nosil, P., Feder, J.L. 2021. Testing the potential contribution of Wolbachia to speciation when cytoplasmic incompatibility becomes associated with host-related reproductive isolation. Molecular Ecology. 31(10):2935-2950. https://doi.org/10.1111/mec.16157.

Tolerances of apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae) larvae and different age puparia to water flotation and immersion Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L. 2021. Tolerances of apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae) larvae and different age puparia to water flotation and immersion. Environmental Entomology. 50(6):1407-1415. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvab102.

Contrast in post-chill eclosion time strategies between two specialist braconid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) attacking rhagoletis flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in western North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yee, W.L., Forbes, A.A., Feder, J.L. 2021. Contrast in post-chill eclosion time strategies between two specialist braconid wasps (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) attacking rhagoletis flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in western North America. Environmental Entomology. 50(5):1173-1186. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvab080.

Limoniic acid and its analogue as trap lures for pest Limonius species (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in North America Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
van Herk, W.G., Lemke, E., Gries, G., Gries, R., Serrano, J.M., Catton, H.A., Wanner, K.W., Landolt, P.J., Cooper, W.R., Meers, S., Nikoukar, A., Smith, J.L., Alamsetti, S.K., Etzler, F. 2021. Limoniic acid and its analogue as trap lures for pest Limonius species (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in North America. Journal of Economic Entomology. 114(5):2108-2120. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab154.

Test of plant defense elicitors for arthropod pest suppression and PR-1 gene induction in pear orchards Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Orpet, R., Cooper, W.R., Beers, E.H., Nottingham, L.B. 2021. Test of plant defense elicitors for arthropod pest suppression and PR-1 gene induction in pear orchards. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 169(12):1137-1146. https://doi.org/10.1111/eea.13110.

Meta-analysis and review of pesticide non-target effects on phytoseiids, key biological control agents Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., Beers, E.H., Sater, C. 2021. Meta-analysis and review of pesticide non-target effects on phytoseiids, key biological control agents. Pest Management Science. 77(11):4848-4862. https://doi.org/10.1002/ps.6531.

Erythritol, an artificial sweetener, is acaricidal against pest mites and minimally harmful to a predatory mite Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmidt-Jeffris, R.A., Beers, E.H., Smytheman, P., Rehfield-Ray, L.M. 2021. Erythritol, an artificial sweetener, is acaricidal against pest mites and minimally harmful to a predatory mite. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104(4):1701-1708. https://doi.org/10.1093/jee/toab101.

Recursive adaptation in action: allochronic isolation and divergence of host-associated populations of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) following its recent introduction to the western United States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)