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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Fundamental Biology of Insect Pathogens
item Seasonal changes in the caste distribution of foraging populations of formosan subterranean termite in New Orleans, Louisiana (Aug 2015)
item Task allocation in the tunneling behavior of workers of the formosan subterranean termite, coptotermes formosanus shiraki (Aug 2015)
item Intracellular siderophore but not extracellular siderophore is required for full virulence in Metarhizium robertsii (Jun 2015)
item Expression profile and ligand-binding characterization of odorant-binding protein 2 in Batocera horsfieldi (Hope) (May 2015)
item Marking and retention of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hahn) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), on pheromone baited and unbaited plants (Apr 2015)
item Isolation of an adoxophyes orana granulovirus (AdorGV) occlusion body morphology mutant: Biological activity, genome sequence, and relationship to other isolates of AdorGV (Apr 2015)
item Natural resistance of exotic wood species to the formosan subterranean termite (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) (Mar 2015)
item Genome sequence of an Adoxophyes orana granulovirus (AdorGV) occlusion body morphology mutant (Mar 2015)
item Behavioral and antennal responses of spotted wing drosophila, drosophila suzukii, to volatiles from fruit extracts (Mar 2015)
item Behavioral responses of plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) to different enantiomer concentrations and blends of the synthetic aggregation pheromone grandisoic acid (Mar 2015)
item Invasive Swallow-worts: An allelopathic role for -(-) antofine remains unclear. (Mar 2015)
item Effect of chemical cues on the foraging and tunneling behavior of Formosan subterranean termites (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) (Mar 2015)
item Geometric isomers of sex pheromone components do not affect attractancy of Conopomorpha cramerella in cocoa plantations (Feb 2015)
item Mining the Brassica oleracea genome for Q-type C2H2 zinc finger transcription factor proteins (Feb 2015)
item Repurposing a bacterial quality control mechanism to enhance enzyme production in living cells (Feb 2015)
item Expression, delivery and function of insecticidal proteins expressed by recombinant baculoviruses (Jan 2015)
item Complete genome sequence of the strain of Lymantria dispar multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus found in the gypsy moth biopesticide, Virin-ENSh. (Jan 2015)
item New insights into the amphibious life of Biomphalaria glabrata and susceptibility of its egg masses to fungal infection (Jan 2015)
item Conidial vigor vs. viability as predictors of virulence of entomopathogenic fungi (Jan 2015)
item Delayed efficacy of Beauveria bassiana foliar spray applications against Colorado potato beetle: impacts of number and timing of applications on larval and next-generation adult populations (Jan 2015)
item Determination of the stereochemistry of the aggregation pheromone of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Nov 2014)
item Transcriptome of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, halyomorpha halys (stål) (heteroptera: pentatomidae) (Nov 2014)
item Attractiveness of harlequin bug, Murgantia histrionica (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), aggregation pheromone: field response to isomers, ratios and dose (Nov 2014)
item Attraction of harlequin bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) to male-produced pheromone and host plants in the field (Nov 2014)
item Confirmation of Neozygites floridana azygospore formation in two-spotted spider mite (Tetranychus urticae) in strains from tropical and temperature regions (Oct 2014)
item Lymantria dispar iflavirus 1 (LdIV1), a new model to study iflaviral persistence in lepidopterans (Oct 2014)
item A new invasive species in maryland: the biology and distribution of kudzu bug, megacopta cribraria (fabricius) (femiptera: plataspidae) (Sep 2014)
item Discovering the secondary metabolite potential encoded within Entomopathogenic Fungi (Sep 2014)
item Production of destruxins from Metarhizium spp. fungi in artificial medium and in endophytically colonized Cowpea Plants (Aug 2014)
item Linking habitat management and conservation biocontrol through gut-content analysis (Aug 2014)
item Laboratory and field efficacy of entomopathogenic fungi for the management of the sweetpotato weevil, Cylas formicarius (Coleoptera: Brentidae) (Aug 2014)
item Reductive iron assimilation and intracellular siderophores assist extracellular siderophore-driven iron homeostasis and virulence (Aug 2014)
item Differential response of male and female Diabrotica speciosa (coleoptera: chrysomelidae) to bitter cucurbit-based toxic baits in relation to the treated area size (Jul 2014)
item Genomic analysis of five Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates and biological activity against different host strains of Lymantria dispar (Jul 2014)
item Metachelins, mannosylated and N-oxidized coprogen-type siderophores from Metarhizium robertsii (Jul 2014)
item Arabidopsis genotypes resistant and susceptible to diamondback moth (Lepidoptera: Putellidea): No net effects on insect growth (Jul 2014)
item MALDI-TOF mass spectrometry applied to identifying species of insect-pathogenic fungi from the Metarhizium anisopliae complex (Jul 2014)
item Exploring the feasibility of Sclerotium rolfsii VrNY as a potential bioherbicide for control of Swallowworts (Vincetoxicum spp.) (Jun 2014)
item A single vertebrate DNA virus protein disarms invertebrate immunity to RNA virus infection (Jun 2014)
item Crystalliferous Bacillus cereus group bacteria from a Maryland hardwood forest are dominated by psychrotolerant strains (Jun 2014)
item Discovery of the Aggregation Pheromone of the Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) through the Creation of Stereoisomeric Libraries of 1-Bisabolen-3-ols (Jun 2014)
item Insecticidal Activity of Chromobacterium subtsugae on the Sweet Potato Whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, Biotype B (Jun 2014)
item A wind-oriented sticky trap for evaluating the behavioural response of diabrotica speciosa (germar) to bitter cucurbit extracts (May 2014)
item Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (May 2014)
item Electrophysiological responses of the rice leaffolder, cnaphalocrocis medinalis (lepidoptera: pyralidae), to rice plant volatiles (May 2014)
item Predation of the newly invasive pest Megacopta cribraria (F.) (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) in soybean habitats adjacent to cotton by a complex of predators (May 2014)
item Herbivory responsive C2H2 zinc finger transcription factor protein StZFP2 from potato (Apr 2014)
item Construction and analysis of cDNA libraries from the antennae of Batocera horsfieldi and expression pattern of putative odorant binding proteins (Apr 2014)
item Within-plant distribution of the Foxglove Aphid (Aulacorthum Solani Kaltenbach) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on various greenhouse plants with implications for control (Apr 2014)
item Book Review: Insect Virology (Apr 2014)
item Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) (Mar 2014)
item Pathogenicity of conidia-based preparations of entomopathogenic fungi against the greenhouse pest aphids: green peach aphid, melon aphid, and foxglove aphid (Feb 2014)
item Sex-specific trail pheromone mediates complex mate finding behavior in Anoplophora glabripennis (Coleoptera: Cerambycidae) (Feb 2014)
item Classification, genetic variation and pathogenicity of Lymantria dispar nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates from Asia, Europe, and North America (Feb 2014)
item Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard (Jan 2014)
item Behavioral response of grape root borer (Lepidopetera: Sesiidae) neonates to grape root volatiles (Dec 2013)
item Quantifying the impact of woodpecker predation on population dynamics of the emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis) (Dec 2013)
item Complete genome sequence of a novel iflavirus from the transcriptome of Halyomorpha halys, the brown marmorated stink bug. (Nov 2013)
item Characterization and phylogeny of entomopathogenic Isaria spp. (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) using ITS1-5.8X-ITS2 and elongation factor 1-alpha sequences (Nov 2013)
item Natural occurrence of entomophthoroid fungi (Entomophthoromycota) of aphids (Hemiptera: Aphididae) of cereal crops in Argentina (Nov 2013)
item Transgenic bt rice does not challenge host preference of the target pest of rice leaffolder, Cnaphalocrocis medinalis (Lepidoptera pyralidae) (Nov 2013)
item The detectability half-life in predator-prey research: what it is, why we need it, how to measure it, and what it’s good for (Nov 2013)
item First report of chytrid mycoparasitism of entomophthoralean azygospores (Oct 2013)
item Host deception: Predaceous fungus, esteya vermicola, entices pine wood nematode by mimicking the scent of its host pine for nutrient (Aug 2013)
item Sequence of a novel iflavirus identified in the transcriptome of the brown marmorated stink bug (Aug 2013)
item Are secondary metabolites dispensable for virulence? (Aug 2013)
item Midgut transcriptomic response of the gypsy moth, lymantria dispar, to infection with l. dispar and Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedroviruses (Aug 2013)
item Genetic variation and biological activity of isolates of lymantria dispar multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus from north america, europe, and asia (Aug 2013)
item Sequential utilization of hosts from different fly families by genetically distinct, sympatric populations within the Entomophthora muscae species complex (Aug 2013)
item Granulate ambrosia beetle, Xylosandrus crassiusculus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), survival and brood production following exposure to entomopathogenic and mycoparasitic fungi (Aug 2013)
item Delimitation and management of emerald ash borer (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) at an outlier infestation in southwestern New York State, United States of America: case study (Aug 2013)
item Functional endogenous viral elements (EVEs) in the genome of the parasitoid wasp cotesia congregata: insights into the evolutionary dynamics of bracoviruses (Jul 2013)
item Phylogenetic distribution of phenotypic traits in bacillus thuringiensis analyzed by multilocus sequence typing (Jun 2013)
item Modeling Agrilus planipennis within-tree colonization patterns and development of a systematic subsampling plan (Jun 2013)
item Blend chemistry and field attraction of commercial pheromone lures for monitoring grape berry moth, Paralobesia viteana (Clemens) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae) in vineyards (Jun 2013)
item Metacridamide B methanol-d4 monosolvate (May 2013)
item Loss of plastoglobule kinases ABC1K1 and ABC1K3 causes conditional degreening, modified prenyl-lipids, and recruitment of the jasmonic acid pathway (May 2013)
item Discovery of a novel aquaporin ZmPIP2-8 from southern corn rootworm infested maize (May 2013)
item Transcriptome of the gypsy moth (Lymantria dispar) larval midgut in response to infection by Bacillus thuringiensis (May 2013)
item The fusarin analogue NG-391 impairs nucleic acid formation in K-562 leukemia cells (May 2013)
item Transcriptome of the lymantria dispar (gypsy moth) larval midgut and its response to infection by bacillus thuringiensis (May 2013)
item Assessments of the microbial biocontrol potential of novel strains of Beauveria bassiana s.l. against greenhouse shore fly, Scatella tenuicosta: virulence, mass production capacity, and effects on shore fly reproduction (Apr 2013)
item Immature development of Eretmocerus mundus (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) (Mar 2013)
item Phylogenetic lineages in Entomophthoromycota (Mar 2013)
item Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer (Feb 2013)
item Oviposition behavior of the biological control agent Aphidoletes aphidimyza (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) in environments with multiple pest aphid species (Hemiptera: Aphididae) (Feb 2013)
item Iturin levels on wheat spikes linked to biological control of fusarium head blight by Bacillus amyloliquefaciens (Feb 2013)
item Concentration- and time-response characteristics of plaque isolates of Agrotis ipsilon multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus derived from a field isolate (Feb 2013)
item Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer (Feb 2013)
item Influence of trap design on capture of female grape berry moth (lepidoptera: tortricidae) with a kairomone Lure (Feb 2013)
item Polydnaviruses: Roles in insect pathology and applications (Jan 2013)
item Biological control of potato insect pest (Jan 2013)
item Morphology and molecular taxonomy of Evlachovaea-like fungi, and the status of this unusual conidial genus (Nov 2012)
item Attraction and oviposition responses of the fungus gnat Bradysia impatiens to microbes and microbe-inoculated seedlings in laboratory bioassays (Nov 2012)
item Entomophthoromycota: a new phylum and reclassification for entomophthoroid fungi (Sep 2012)
item Regiospecific cytochrome P450-catalyzed nitration of L-tryptophan in thaxtomin phytotoxin biosynthesis (Sep 2012)
item Fungus gnats and Pythium in the attack on greenhouse plants: conspirators or just cohabitants (Sep 2012)
item Influence of plant culture conditions on efficacy of foliar applications of entomopathogenic fungi against western flower thrips (Aug 2012)
item Molecular phylogeny of Entomophthoromycota (Aug 2012)
item Brood production by Xylosandrus germanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and growth of its fungal symbiont on artificial diet based on sawdust of different species (Aug 2012)
item Genetic diversity among isolates of Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus (Jul 2012)
item Attractant pheromone of the neotropical species Neomegalotomus parvus (Westwood)(Heteroptera: Alydidae) (Jul 2012)
item Pheromone of the banana-spotting bug, amblypelta lutescens lutescens Distant (Hemiptera: Coreidae): identification, synthesis and field bioassay (Jul 2012)
item Attraction of agrilus planipennis fairmaire (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to a volatile pheromone: effects of release rate, host volatile and trap placement (Jun 2012)
item Eight new species in the genus Alphabaculovirus (May 2012)
item Genetic variation and virulence of Autographa californica multiple nucleopolyhedrovirus and Trichoplusia ni single nucleopolyhedrovirus isolates (May 2012)
item Baculovirus infection of the armyworm (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) feeding on spiny- or smooth-edged grass (Festuca spp.) leaf blades (May 2012)
item Expression of biologically active human interferon alpha 2 in aloe vera (Apr 2012)
item Minimizing the chaos following the loss of article 59: suggestions for a necessary discussion (Apr 2012)
item Preservation of entomopathogenic fungal cultures (Apr 2012)
item Hydrophobin genes of the entomopathogenic fungus, Metarhizium brunneum, are differentially expressed and corresponding mutants are decreased in virulence (Mar 2012)
item Larval Bradysia impatiens (Diptera: Sciaridae) potential for vectoring Pythium root rot pathogens (Mar 2012)
item Occurrence of pathogenic fungi to Amblyomma cajennense in a rural area of central Brazil and their activities against vectors of Rocky Mountain spotted fever (Mar 2012)
item Genetic basis of destruxin production in the entomopathogen Metarhizium robertsii (Feb 2012)
item Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit (Feb 2012)
item Influence of trap color and host volatiles on capture of the emerald ash borer, Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) (Feb 2012)
item Metacridamides A and B, bioactive macrocycles from conidia of the entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium acridum (Jan 2012)
item Occurrence of Metarhizium spp in central Brazilian soils (Jan 2012)
item Susceptibility of two hymenopteran parasitoids of Agrilus planipennis (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) to the entomopathogenic fungus Beauveria bassiana (Ascomycota: Hypocreales) (Jan 2012)
item Genomics and Replication of Polydnaviruses (Jan 2012)
item Application of modified atmosphere packaging (gas flushing and active packaging) for extending the shelf life of Beauveria bassiana conidia at high temperatures (Dec 2011)
item Aphidoletes aphidimyza oviposition behaviour when multiple aphid pests are present in the greenhouse (Dec 2011)
item The Lymantria dispar IPLB-Ld652Y cell line transcriptome comprises diverse virus-associated transcripts. (Nov 2011)
item Batkoa apiculata (Thaxter) Humber affecting Anopheles (Diptera: Culicidae) in the municipality of Una, Southern Bahia, Brazil (Oct 2011)
item Genetic variation, and biological activity of nucleopolyhedrovirus samples from larvae Heliothis virescens, Helicoverpa zea, and Helicoverpa armigera (Aug 2011)
item A field evaluation of the effect of temperature on the release of disparlure from a pheromone-baited trapping system used to monitor the gypsy moth (Lepidotera: Lymantriidae) (Aug 2011)
item Metacridamides A and B from the biocontrol fungus metarhizium acridum (Jul 2011)
item Plant pathogens as a source of diverse enzymes for lignocellulose digestion (Jun 2011)
item Book review: Baculovirus Molecular Biology, Second Edition (Jun 2011)
item Methyl jasmonate-induced defense responses are associated with elevation of 1-aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate oxidase in Lycopersicon esculentum fruit (May 2011)
item An in vivo transcriptome for entomopathogenic fungus Metarhizium robertsii ARSEF 2575 (Mar 2011)
item NRPS4 is responsible for the biosynthesis of destruxins in Metarhizium robertsii ARSEF 2575 (Mar 2011)
item Arsenal of plant cell wall degrading enzymes reflects host preference among plant pathogenic fungi (Feb 2011)
item Cover art complementing article: "secondary metabolites from entomopathogenic Hypocrealean fungi" by Istvan Molnar (Sep 2010)
item Cordyceps bassiana and production of stromata in vitro showing Beauveria anamorph in Korea (Mar 2006)
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