NC246: Ecology and Management of Arthropods in Corn

(Multistate Research Project)

Status: Active

SAES-422 Reports

10/28/2016

PUBLICATIONS (2015-2016)

2015

  1. Andow, D.A., S.G. Pueppke, A.W. Schaafsma, A.J. Gassman, T.W. Sappington, L.J. Meinke, P.D. Mitchell, T.M. Hurley, R.L. Hellmich, and R.P. Porter. 2015. Early Detection and Mitigation of Resistance to Bt Maize by Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Economic Entomology Forthcoming.
  2. Cheng Y, Wang K, Sappington TW, Luo L, Jiang X. 2015. Response of reproductive traits and longevity of beet webworm to temperature, and implications for migration. Journal of Insect Science 15(1): 154.
  3. Chu, C.-C., J.A. Zavala, J.L. Spencer, M.J. Curzi, C.J. Fields, J. Drnevich, B.D. Siegfried and M.J. Seufferheld. 2015. Patterns of differential gene expression in adult rotation-resistant and wild-type western corn rootworm digestive tracts. Evolutionary Applications. 8(7):692-704.
  4. Cissel WJ, Mason CE, Whalen J, Hough-Goldstein J, Hooks CR.2015. Effects of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) Feeding Injury on Sweet Corn Yield and Quality. J Econ Entomol.
  5. Coates BS, Poelchau M, Childers C, Evans JD, Handler A, Guerrero F, Skoda S, Hopper K, Wintermantel WM, Ling KS, Hunter WB, Oppert B, Perez de Leon AA, Hackett K, Shoemaker D. 2015. Arthropod genomics research in the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service:  Current impacts and future prospects.  Trends in Entomology 11:1-27.
  6. Coates BS, Siegfried BD. 2015. Linkage of an ABC transporter to a single QTL that controls Ostrinia nubilalis larval resistance to the Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Fa toxin. Insect Biochem Mol Biol 63: 86-96.
  7. Coates BS.  2015. Horizontal transfer of a non-autonomous Helitron among insect and viral genomes. BMC Genomics 16: 137.
  8. Da Silva K.F., Spencer T.A., Camargo Gil C., Siegfried B.D., and. F.S. Walters. 2015Impact of Spodoptera frugiperda Neonate Pretreatment Conditions on Vip3Aa19 Insecticidal Protein Activity and  Laboratory Bioassay Variation. Pest. Manag. Sci. DOI: 10.1002/ps.4175.
  9. Dangal V. and F. Huang. 2015. Fitness costs of Cry1F resistance in two populations of fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith), collected from Puerto Rico and Florida. J. Invertebr. Pathol. 127:81-86.
  10. Flagel LE, Swarup S, Chen M, Bauer C, Wanjugi H, Carroll M, Hill P, Tuscan M, Bansal R, Flannagan R, Clark TL, Michel AP, Head GP, Goldman BS. 2015. Genetic markers for western corn rootworm resistance to Bt toxin. G3: Genes | Genomes | Genetics. 5(3):399-405.
  11. Frank, D.L., R. Kurtz, N.A. Tinsley, A.J. Gassmann, L.J. Meinke, D. Mollenbeck, M.E. Gray, L.W. Bledsoe, C.H. Krupke, R.E. Estes, P. Weber and B.E. Hibbard.  2015. Effect of Seed Blends and Soil-Insecticide on Western and Northern Corn Rootworm Emergence from mCry3A+eCry3.1Ab Bt Maize. Journal of Economic Entomology. 108:1260-1270. DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov081.
  12. Gaspar, A.P., P.D. Mitchell, and S.P. Conley. 2015. Economic Risk and Profitability of Soybean Seed Treatments at Reduced Seeding Rates. Crop Science 55:924-933.
  13. Gray, M.E. and J.L. Spencer. 2015. Western corn rootworm: Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) resistance to Bt maize and crop rotation: management challenges and opportunities. Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society; Antenna: ECE Special Edition. 39:100-101.
  14. Hanson, A. A., R. D. Moon, R. J. Wright, T. E. Hunt, and W. D. Hutchison. 2015. Degree-day prediction models for the flight phenology of western bean cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) assessed with the concordance correlation coefficient. J. Econ. Entomol. 1–11
  15. Hitchon AJ, Smith JL, French BW, Schaafsma AW. 2015. Impact of the Bt Corn Proteins Cry34/35Ab1 and Cry3Bb1, Alone or Pyramided, on Western Corn Rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) Beetle Emergence in the Field. J Econ Entomol.
  16. Huang, F., M. Chen, A. Gowdab, T.L. Clark, B.C. McNulty, F. Yang, and Y. Niu. 2015. Identification, inheritance, and fitness costs of Cry2Ab2 resistance in a field-derived population of sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.). J. Invertebr. Pathol. 130: 116.
  17. Hughson, S.A. and J.L. Spencer. 2015. Emergence and abundance of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in Bt cornfields with structured and seed blend refuges. J. of Economic Entomology. 108(1):114-125. doi: 10.1093/jee/tou029. Article first published online: 21 JAN
  18. Hurley, T., and P. Mitchell. Value of Insect Pest Management to U.S. and Canadian Corn, Soybean and Canola Farmers. AAEA Conference Paper, July 2015. Online: http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/bitstream/205129/2/AAEA%20Neonic%20Selected%20Paper%202015.pdf.
  19. Khajuria C., Vélez A.M., Rangasamy M., Wang H., Fishilevich E., Frey M.L.F., Portilho Carneiro N., Gandra P., Narva K.E. and B.D. Siegfried.  2015. Parental RNA interference of genes involved in embryonic development of the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 63: 54-62.
  20. Levy RC, Kozak GM, Wadsworth C, Coates BS, Dopman EB.  2015. Explaining the sawtooth: Latitudinal periodicity in a circadian gene correlates with shifts in generation number. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 28(1):40-53.
  21. Li H., Khajuria C., Rangasamy M., Gandra P., Fitter M., Geng C., Woosely A., Hasler J., Schulenberg G., Worden S., McEwan R., Evans C., Siegfried B. and K.E. Narva. 2015.  Long dsRNA but not siRNA initiates RNAi in western corn rootworm larva and adults. J. Appl. Entomol. 139: 432-445.
  22. Mitchell, P.D.  2015.  An Economic Assessment of the Benefits of Nitroguanidine Neonicotinoid Insecticides in the United States and Canada.  AgInfomatics Research Report, Madison, WI (35 p).  Online: http://growingmatters.org/studies/.
  23. Pannuti, L.E.R., E.L.L. Baldin, T. E. Hunt, and S. V. Paula-Moraes. 2015. On-Plant Larval Movement and Feeding Behavior of Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Reproductive Corn Stages. Environmental Entomology,
  24. Pereira A., Wang H., Zukoff S., Meinke L.J., French B.W. and B.D. Siegfried. 2015. Evidence of Field-Evolved Resistance to Bifenthrin in Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) Populations in Western Nebraska and Kansas. PLoS ONE. 10(11): e0142299. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142299.
  25. Reisig, D. D., and F. P. F. Reay-Jones. 2015. Inhibition of Helicoverpa zea growth by transgenic corn expressing Bt toxins and development of resistance to Cry1Ab. Environ. Entomol. 44(4):1275-85.
  26. Reisig, D. D., D. S. Akin, R. T. Bessin, M. J. Brewer, D. G. Buntin, A. L. Catchot, D. Cook, K. L. Flanders, F.- N. Huang, D. W. Johnson, B. R. Leonard, P. J. McLeod, R. P. Porter, F.P.F. Reay-Jones, K. V. Tindall, S. D. Stewart, N. N. Troxclair, R. R. Youngman, and M. E. Rice. 2015. Lepidoptera (Crambidae, Noctuidae, and Pyralidae) injury on corn containing pure single and pyramided Bt traits and non-Bt hybrids compared to a refuge blend with non-Bt and pyramided Bt hybrids, in the southern United States. J. Econ. Entomol. 108: 157-165.
  27. Schaafsma A, Limay-Rios V, Baute T, Smith J, Xue Y (2015) Neonicotinoid Insecticide Residues in Surface Water and Soil Associated with Commercial Maize (Corn) Fields in Southwestern Ontario. PLoS ONE 10(2): e0118139.
  28. Smith JL, Baute TS, Mason CE 2015. Pheromone races of Ostrinia nubilalis Hübner (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) infesting grain corn in Manitoba, Ontario, and Québec provinces of Canada. Journal of the Entomological Society of Ontario. 146: 41-49.
  29. Tabashnik, B.E., M. Zhang, J.A. Fabrick, Y. Wu, M. Gao, F. Huang, J. Wei1, J. Zhang, A. Yelich, G.C. Unnithan, A. Bravo, M. Soberón, Y. Carrière, and X. Li. 2015. Dual mode of action of Bt proteins: protoxin efficacy against resistant insects. Scientific Reports. 5:15107, DOL:10.1038/srep15107.
  30. Tinsley N.A., Estes R.E., Schrader P.M., and M.E. Gray. 2015. Evaluating multiple approaches for managing western corn rootworm larvae with seed blends. J. Appl. Entomol. 139: 76–86 (DOI: 10.1111/JEN.12134).
  31. Tinsley, N.A., J.L. Spencer, R.E. Estes, J.R. Prasifka, P.M. Schrader, B.W. French, and M.E. Gray. 2015. Larval mortality and development for rotation-resistant and rotation-susceptible populations of western corn rootworm on Bt corn.  J. of Applied Entomology. 139:46-54. Article first published online 21 JUL 2014.  doi: 10.1111/jen.12149.
  32. Tinsley, N.A., P.D. Mitchell, R.J. Wright, L.J. Meinke, R.E. Estes and M.E. Gray (in press). Estimation of efficacy functions for products used to manage corn rootworm larval injury. Journal of Applied Entomology. Article first published online: 18 NOV 2015.  DOI: 10.1111/jen.12276
  33. Vellichirammal NN, Wang H, Eyun S, Moriyama E, Coates BS, Miller NJ, Siegfried BD. 2015Transcriptional analysis of susceptible and resistant European corn borer strains and their response to Cry1F protoxin. BMC Genomics 16: 558.
  34. Wangila, D. S., A. J. Gassmann, J. L. Petzold-Maxwell, B. W. French, and L. J. Meinke. 2015. Susceptibility of Nebraska western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) populations to Bt corn events.  J. Econ. Entomol. 108: 742-751.
  35. Xue Y, Limay-Rios V, Smith J, Baute T, Forero LG, Schaafsma A. 2015. Quantifying Neonicotinoid Insecticide Residues Escaping during Maize Planting with Vacuum Planters. Environ Sci Technol.
  36. Yang, F., D. Kerns, and F. Huang. 2015. Refuge-in-the-bag strategy for managing insect resistance to Bt maize. Outlook. Pest manag. 26: 226-228.
  37. Yang, F., D.L. Kerns, B.R. Leonard, I. Oyediran, T. Burd, Y. Niu, and F. Huang. 2015. Performance of Agrisure®VipteraTM3111 corn againstHelicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in seed mixed plantings. Crop Prot. 69: 77-82.
  38. Zhang TT, Coates BS, Ge X, Bai S, He K, Wang Z. 2015. Male- and female-biased gene expression of olfactory related genes in the antennae of the Asian corn borer (Guenée) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). PLoS One 10(6):e0128550.
  39. Zhu, Y-C., C.A. Blanco, M. Portilla, J. Adamczyk, R. Luttrell, and F. Huang. 2015. Evidence of multiple/cross resistance development to Bt and organophosphate insecticides in Puerto Rico population of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda. Pesti. Biochem. Physiol. 122:15-21.

2016:

  1. Coates BS, Alves A, Wang H, Zhou X, Nowatski T, Chen H, Rangasamy M, Robertson HM, Whitfield CW, Walden KK, Kachman SD, French BW, Meinke LJ, Hawethorne D, Abel CA, Sappington TW, Seigfried BD, Miller NJ. 2016. Genetic mapping and functional genomics link a carboxyesterase with organophosphate resistance in the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Insect Molecular Biology 25(1):1-15.
  2. Estes, R.E., N.A. Tinsley and M.E. Gray. 2016. Evaluation of soil-applied insecticides with Bt maize for managing corn rootworm larval injury. Journal of Applied Entomology. 140:19-27. doi: 10.1111/jen.12233
  3. Huesing, J.E., Andres, D., Braverman, M.P., Burns, A., Felsot A. S., Harrigan, G.G., Hellmich, R.L., Reynolds, A., Shelton, A.M., Jansen van Rijssen, W., Morris, E.J., and Eloff, J. N. 2016. Global Adoption of Genetically Modified (GM) Crops: Challenges for the Public Sector. Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, DOI: 10.1021/acs.jafc.5b05116.
  4. Li G, Reisig D, Miao J, Gould F, Huang F, Feng H (2016) Frequency of Cry1F Non-Recessive Resistance Alleles in North Carolina Field Populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). PLoS ONE 11(4): e0154492.
  5. Limay-Rios, V., Forero, L. G., Xue, Y., Smith, J., Baute, T. and Schaafsma, A. (2016), Neonicotinoid insecticide residues in soil dust and associated parent soil in fields with a history of seed treatment use on crops in southwestern Ontario. Environ Toxicol Chem, 35: 303–310.
  6. Oyedirana, I., G. Dively, F. Huang, and T. Burd. 2016. Evaluation of European corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) larval movement and survival in structured and seed blend refuge plantings. Crop Prot. 81:145-153.
  7. Poelchau M, Coates BS, Childers CP, Perez de Leon AA, Evans JD, Hackett K, Shoemaker D. 2016. Agricultural applications of insect ecological genomics. Current Opinions in Insect Science 13:61-69.
  8. Schaafsma, A., Limay-Rios, V., Xue, Y., Smith, J. and Baute, T. (2016), Field-scale examination of neonicotinoid insecticide persistence in soil as a result of seed treatment use in commercial maize (corn) fields in southwestern Ontario. Environ Toxicol Chem, 35: 295–302.
  9. Tinsley, N., P. Mitchell, R. Wright, L. Meinke, R. Estes, M. Gray. 2016. Estimation of Efficacy Functions for Products Used to Manage Corn Rootworm Larval Injury.  Journal of Applied Entomology (in press).
  10. Vélez A.M., Jursenski J., Matz N., Zhou, J. Wang H., Ellis M., and B.D. Siegfried. 2016. Developing an in vivo toxicity assay for RNAi risk assessment in honey bees, Apis mellifera L. to dietary RNAi. Chemosphere. 144: 1083-1090.

05/22/2017

Albright V.C., Hellmich R.L., Coats J.R. 2016. Enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay detection and bioactivity of Cry1Ab protein fragments. Environ. Toxicol. Chem. 35(12):3101-3112.

Albright V.C., Hellmich R.L., Coats, J.R. 2016. A review of Cry protein detection with enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry 64: 2175–2189.

Albright V.C., Wong C.R., Hellmich R.L., Coats J.R. 2016. Dissipation of double‐stranded RNA in aquatic microcosms. Environ. Toxicol Chem. 36(5):1249-1253.

Alouw J.C., N.J. Miller.  2015. Effects of benzoxazinoids on specialist and generalist Diabrotica species. Journal of Applied Entomology 139: 424-431.

Andow, D. A., Pueppke, S. G., Schaafsma, A. W., Gassmann, A. J., Sappington, T. W., Meinke, L. J., Mitchell, P. D., Hurley, T. M., Hellmich, R. L. and Porter, R. P.  2016. Early detection and mitigation of resistance to Bt maize by western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae).   Journal of Economic Entomology 109: 1-12

Andow, D.A., S.G. Pueppke, A.W. Schaafsma, A.J. Gassmann, T.W. Sappington, L.J. Meinke, P.D. Mitchell, T.M. Hurley, R.L. Hellmich, R.P. Porter.  2015.  Early detection and mitigation of resistance to Bt maize by western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Journal of Economic Entomology (forum) Advance access published 24 Sept 2015: DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov238

Bentivenha, J.P.F., E. L. L. Baldin, T. E. Hunt, S. V. Paula-Moraes, E. E. Blankenship. 2016. Intraguild Competition of Three Noctuid Maize Pests. Environmental Entomology 45(4): 999–1008, doi: 10.1093/ee/nvw068.

Bentivenha, J.P.F., E.L. L. Baldin, D.G. Montezano, T.E. Hunt, S.V. Paula-Moraes. 2016. Attack and defense movements involved in the interaction of Spodoptera frugiperda and Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Journal of Pesticide Science DOI 10.1007/s10340-016-0802-3.

Bentivenha, J.P.F., S.V. Paula-Moraes, E.L.L. Baldin, A. Specht, I.F. Silva, T.E. Hunt. 2016. Battle in the New World: Helicoverpa armigera versus Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). PLoS ONE (11(12): e0167182).

Beuzelin. J., F. Huang, J.A. David, S. Brown, C. Hollier, T. Price, B.R. Leonard, and D. Fromme. 2016. Feed Grains: Corn and Sorghum Weed, Insect, and Disease Field Guide. LSU AgCenter. Pub. 3540 (1335). pp 90.

Beuzelin. J., S. Brown, J.A. David, L. Foil, K. Healy, F. Huang, D. Kerns, A.L. Morgan, D. Pollet,  G. Reagan, M.J. Hall, D.P. Reed, D.R. Ring, T. Schowalter, M. Stout, T. Smith. 2016. Louisiana Insect Pest Management Guide. LSU AgCenter. Pub. 1838. pp 229.

Chen, F., Coates, B.S., He, K.L., Bai, S.X., Zhang, T.T., Wang, Z.Y.  2016. Effects of Wolbachia on mitochondrial DNA variation in populations of Athetis lepigone (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in China. Mitochondrial DNA Part A DOI: 10.1080/24701394.2016.1197216

Cheng Y., L. Luo, T.W. Sappington, X. Jiang, L. Zhang, A.N. Frolov. 2016. Onset of oviposition triggers abrupt reduction in migratory flight behavior and flight muscle in the female beet webworm, Loxostege sticticalis. PLoS ONE 11(11): e0166859.

Chu, C.C., J.A. Zavala, J.L. Spencer, M.J. Curzi, C.J. Fields, J. Drnevich, B.D. Siegfried,M.J. Seufferheld. 2015. Patterns of differential gene expression in adult rotation resistant and wild-type western corn rootworm digestive tracts. Evolutionary Applications. 8(7): 692-704.

Coates, B.S. Bacillus thuringiensis toxin resistance mechanisms among Lepidoptera: progress on genomic approaches to uncover causal mutations in the European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis. 2016. Current Opinions in Insect Science 15: 70–77.

Coates, B.S., A. Alves, H. Wang, X. Zhou, T. Nowatzki, H. Chen, M. Rangasamy, H. Robertson, C. Whitfield, K. Walden, S. Kachman, B. French, L. Meinke, D. Hawthorne, C. Abel, T. Sappington, B. Siegfried, and N. Miller.  2016.  Quantitative trait locus mapping and functional genomics of an organophosphate resistance trait in the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgiferaInsect Molecular Biology 25: 1-15.  DOI: 10.1111/imb.12194

Coates, B.S., Abel, C.A. 2016. The mitochondrial genome of the western bean cutworm, Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae).  Mitochondrial DNA Part B 1(1):487-488.

de Macedo J.V., K.A. Mollet. J.A. Peterson. 2015. Performance of seed treatments and in-furrow at-plant insecticides for protection against Cry3Bb1-resistant western corn rootworm. Arthropod Management Tests “In press”

DeVries, T.A., R.J. Wright. 2016.  Evaluation of Corn Rootworm Traited and Refuge Hybrids in Combination With Aztec 4.67G Insecticide at Planting for Control of Larval Corn Rootworm, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests 41(1): tsw082. doi: 10.1093/amt/tsw082

DeVries, T.A., R.J. Wright. 2016.  Evaluation of Foliar Applied Pyrethroid Insecticides for Control of Adult Corn Rootworm in Corn, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests 41(1): tsw095. doi: 10.1093/amt/tsw095

DeVries, T.A., R.J. Wright. 2016.  Evaluation of Foliar-Applied Insecticides for Control of Adult Corn Rootworm in Corn, 2015C.  Arthropod Management Tests 41(1): tsw096. doi: 10.1093/amt/tsw096

DeVries, T.A., R.J. Wright. 2016.  Evaluation of Near Isoline Corn Rootworm Traited and Refuge Corn Hybrids in Combination With Soil Insecticides at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests 41(1): tsw081. doi: 10.1093/amt/tsw081

DeVries, T.A., R.J. Wright. 2016. Evaluation of Foliar Applied Insecticides for Control of Adult Corn Rootworm in Corn, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests 41(1): tsw080. doi: 10.1093/amt/tsw080

DeVries, T.A., R.J. Wright. 2016. Evaluation of Smartstax Traited and Refuge Corn Hybrids in Combination With Soil Insecticides at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests 41 (1): tsw083. doi: 10.1093/amt/tsw083

DiFonzo C., Krupke C., Michel A., Shields E., Tillman K, Tooker J.. 2016. An open letter to the seed industry regarding the efficacy of Cry1F Bt against western bean cutworm. http:/www.ceragmc.org/files/cera/GmCropDatabase/docs/decdocs/brad 006481.pdf

Dively G.P. P.D. Venugopal, C. Finkenbinder.. 2016. Field-Evolved Resistance in Corn Earworm to Cry Proteins Expressed by Transgenic Sweet Corn. PLoS ONE 11(12): e0169115. doi:10.1371/ journal.pone.0169115

Estes, R.E., N.A. Tinsley and M.E. Gray. 2016. Evaluation of soil-applied insecticides with Bt maize for managing corn rootworm larval injury. Journal of Applied Entomology.  140: 19-27. doi: 10.1111/jen.12233

Fishilevich E., Vélez A.M., Khajuria C., Frey M.L.F., Hamm R.L., Wang H., Schulenberg G.A., Narva K.E., and B.D. Siegfried. 2016. Use of chromatin remodeling vATPases as RNAi targets for multigenerational control of Western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) and Neotropical stink bug. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 71: 58-71.

Fishilevich E., Vélez A.M., Storer N.P., Li H., Bowling A.J., Rangasamy M., Worden S., Narva K.E.,  B.S. Siegfried. 2016. RNAi as a pest management tool for the western corn rootworm. Pest Management Science 72(9): 1652–166.

Frank, D., R. Kurtz, N. Tinsley, A.J. Gassmann, L.J. Meinke, D. Moellenbeck, M. Gray, L. Bledsoe, C. Krupke, R. Estes, P. Weber, and B. Hibbard. 2015. Effect of seed blends and soil-insecticide on western and northern corn rootworm emergence from mCry3A + eCry3.1Ab Bt maize.  Journal of Economic Entomology 108: 1260-1270.  DOI: 10.1093/jee/tov081.

Gassmann, A. J., Shrestha, R.B., Jakka, S.R.K., Dunbar M.W., Clifton E.H., Paolino A.R., Ingber D.A., French B.W., Masloski K.E., Doudna J.W., St. Clair C.R.  2016. Evidence of resistance to Cry34/35Ab1 corn by western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): root injury in the field and larval survival in plant-based bioassays.  Journal of Economic Entomology 109: 1872-1880.

Gray M.E., J.L. Spencer. 2015. Western corn rootworm: Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) resistance to Bt maize and crop rotation: management challenges and opportunities. Bulletin of the Royal Entomological Society; Antenna: ECE Special Edition. 39: 100-101.

Guo J., He K., Hellmich R.L., Bai S., Zhang T., Liu Y., Ahmed T., Wang Z. 2016. Field trials to evaluate the effects of transgenic Cry1Ie maize on the community characteristics of arthropod natural enemies. Scientific Reports 6: 22102.

Guo Y.Y., Tian J.C., Shi W.P., Dong X.H., Romeis J., Naranjo S.E., Hellmich R.L., Shelton A.M. 2016. The interaction of two-spotted spider mites, Tetranychus urticae Koch, with Cry protein production and predation by Amblyseius andersoni (Chant) in Cry1Ac/Cry2Ab cotton and Cry1F maize. Transgenic Research 25: 33–44.

Haridas, C.V., L. J. Meinke, B. E. Hibbard, B.D. Siegfried, and B. Tenhumberg.  2016.  Effects of temporal variation in temperature and density-dependence on insect population dynamics.  Ecosphere 7(5): e01287 10.1002/ecs2.1287

Huang, F., J.A. Qureshi, G.P. Head, P.A. Price, R. Levy, F. Yang, and Y. Niu. 2016. Frequency of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1A.105 resistance alleles in field populations of the fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, in Louisiana and Florida. Crop Protection 83: 83-89.

Jakka, S. R. K., Shrestha, R. B., Gassmann, A. J. 2016. Broad-spectrum resistance to Bacillus thuringiensis toxins by western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera).  Scientific Reports 6: 27860; doi: 10.1038/srep27860.

Jiang X., Zhang L., Yang H., Sappington T.W., Cheng Y., Luo L. 2016. Biocontrol of the oriental armyworm, Mythimna separata by the tachinid fly, Exorista civilis, is synergized by Cry1Ab protoxin. Scientific Reports 6: 26873. DOI: 10.1038/srep26873.

Khajuria C., Vélez A.M., Rangasamy M., Wang H., Fishilevich E., Frey M.L.F., Portilho Carneiro N., Gandra P., Narva K.E. and B.D. Siegfried.  2015. Parental RNA interference of genes involved in embryonic development of the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 63: 54-62.

Li H., Khajuria C., Rangasamy M., Gandra P., Fitter M., Geng C., Woosely A., Hasler J., Schulenberg G., Worden S., McEwan R., Evans C., Siegfried B. and K.E. Narva. 2015.  Long dsRNA but not siRNA initiates RNAi in western corn rootworm larva and adults. Journal of Applied Entomology 139: 432-445.

Li, G., D. Reisig, H. Feng, F. Gould, F. Huang, and J. Miao. 2016. Frequency of Cry1F non-recessive resistance alleles in North Carolina field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). PLoS ONE  http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0154492.

Li, G., D. Reisig, J. Miao, F. Gould, F. Huang, H. Feng. 2016. Frequency of Cry1F non-recessive resistance alleles in North Carolina field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). PLoS ONE doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0154492

Niu, Y., G.P. Head, P.A. Price, and F. Huang. 2016. Performance of Cry1A.105-selected fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on transgenic maize plants containing single or pyramided Bt genes. Crop Protection. 88:79-87.

Niu, Y., J.A. Qureshi, X. Ni, G.P. Head, P.A. Price, R.L. Meagher Jr, D. Kerns, R. Levy, F. Yang, and F. Huang. 2016. Estimation of resistance allele frequency to maize incorporated Bacillus thuringiensis Cry2Ab2 protein in field populations of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from the southern United States. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 138: 66-72.

Ojo, J.A., Valero, M.C., Sun, W., Coates, B.S., Omoloye, A.A., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2016. Comparison of full mitochondrial genomes for the rice weevil, Sitophilus oryzae and the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Coleoptera: Curculionidae).  Agri-Gene 2: 29-37.

Oyediran, I., G. Dively, F. Huang, and T. Burd. 2016. Evaluation of European corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) larval movement and survival in structured and seed blend refuge plantings. Crop Protetion 81: 145-153.

Pannuti, L.E.R., S.V. Paula-Moraes, T.E. Hunt, E.L.L. Baldin, L. Dana, J.V. Malaquias. 2016. Plant-to-plant movement of Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Maize. Journal of Economic Entomology 1-7; doi: 10.1093/jee/tow042.

Pereira, A.E., H. Wang, S.N. Zukoff, L.J. Meinke, B. W. French, B. D. Siegfried.  2015.  Evidence of field-evolved resistance to bifenthrin in western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) populations in western Nebraska and Kansas.  PLoS ONE 10(11): e0142299. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0142299  published 13 Nov 2015.

Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., Siegfried, B.D., Hellmich, R.L., Abel, C.A., Coates, B.S., Spencer, T.A., Horikoshi, R.J., Gassmann, A.J. Fitness costs associated with Cry1F resistance in the European corn borer.  Journal of Applied Entomology DOI: 10.1111/jen.12356.

Potter, B., R. Koch, P. Glogoza, E. Hodgson, C. Krupke, J. Tooker, C. DiFonzo, A. Michel, K. Tilmon, T. Prochaska, J. Knodel, R. Wright, T. Hunt, B. Jensen, K. Estes, and J. Spencer. 2016. Just the facts: A review of the biology and economics behind soybean aphid insecticide recommendations. Plant Health Progress. 17:265-269. http://dx.doi.org/10.1094/PHP-RV-16-0061

Sijun Liu1*, Yuting Chen, Thomas W. Sappington, Bryony C. Bonning. 2016. Genome sequence of the first coleopteran iflavirus isolated from western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte.  Genome Announcements (In press) DOI:10.1128/genomeA.01530-16.

Tan S.Y., Rangasamy M., Wang H., Vélez A.M., Hasler J., McCaskill D., Xu T., Chen H., Jurzenski J., Kelker M., Xu X., Narva K., and B.D. Siegfried. 2016. RNAi induced knockdown of a Cadherin-like Protein (EF531715) does not affect toxicity of Cry34/35Ab1 or Cry3Aa to Diabrotica virgifera virgifera Larvae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology 75: 117-124.

Tang J., Y. Cheng, T.W. Sappington, X. Jiang, Lei Z., L. Luo. 2016. Egg hatch, and survival and development of beet webworm (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) larvae at different combinations of temperature and relative humidity. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(4): 1603-1611. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow106

Tinsley, N. A., P. D. Mitchell, R. J. Wright, L. J. Meinke, R. E. Estes, and M. E. Gray.  2015.  Estimation of efficacy functions for products used to manage corn rootworm larval injury.  Journal of Applied Entomology Early view online: DOI: 10.1111/jen.12276

Vélez A.M., Alves A., Blankenship E., B.D. Siegfried. 2016. Effect of Cry1F maize on the behavior of susceptible and resistant Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. DOI: 10.1111/eea.12409

Vélez A.M., Fishilevich E., Matz N., Frey M. L.F., Wang J., Hamm R., Narva, K.E., and B.D. Siegfried. 2017. Parameters for successful parental RNAi as an insect pest management tool. Genes, 8(1): 7; doi:10.3390/genes8010007.

Vélez A.M., Jursenski J., Matz N., Zhou, J. Wang H., Ellis M., and B.D. Siegfried. 2016. Developing an in vivo toxicity assay for RNAi risk assessment in honey bees, Apis mellifera L. to dietary RNAi. Chemosphere 144: 1083-1090. 

Vélez A.M., Vellichirammal N.N., Jurat-Fuentes J.L, B.S. Siegfried. 2016. Cry1F resistance among lepidopteran pests: A model for improved resistance management? Current Opinion in Insect Science 15: 116-124.

Vélez, A.M., Khajuria C., Wang H., Narva K.E., B.D. Siegfried. 2016. RNA interference of RNA interference pathway genes in western corn rootworms (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte) confers tolerance to lethal dsRNA. PLoS ONE 11(6): e0157520.

Wach, M., Hellmich, R.L., Layton, R., Romeis, J., Gadaleta, P.G. 2016. Dynamic role and importance of surrogate species for assessing potential adverse environmental impacts of genetically engineered insect-resistant plants on non-target organisms. Transgenic Research 25: 499–505.

Wangila, D. S., A. J. Gassmann, J. L. Petzold-Maxwell, B. W. French, and L. J. Meinke. 2015. Susceptibility of Nebraska western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) populations to Bt corn events.  Journal of Economic Entomology 108: 742-751.

Wangila, D.S., L.J. Meinke.  2016.  Effects of adult emergence timing on susceptibility and fitness of Cry3Bb1-resistant western corn rootworms.  Journal of Applied Entomology published online July 2016: doi: 10.1111/jen.12346.

Yang, F., D.L. Kerns, S. Brown, R. Kurtz, T. Dennehy, B. Braxton, G. Head, and F. Huang. 2016. Performance and cross-crop resistance of Cry1F-maize selected Spodoptera frugiperda on transgenic Bt cotton: implications for resistance management. Scientific Reports 6:v28059 DOI:10.1038/srep28059.

 

 

04/11/2018

Published Works 

Alford, A. & Krupke, C.H. 2017.Translocation of the neonicotinoid seed treatment clothianidin in maize. PLOS One. Published: March 10, 2017 https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0173836 

Andow, D. A., R. J. Wright, E. W. Hodgson, T. E. Hunt, K. R. Ostlie. 2017. Farmers’ perspectives on resistance in western corn rootworm to CRW-Bt corn in Midwest USA. Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, 9(3), pp. 27-38. DOI: 10.5897/JAERD2016.0827 

Archibald, W.R., J.D. Bradshaw, D.A. Golick, R.J. Wright and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Nebraska growers’ and crop consultants’ knowledge and implementation of integrated pest management of western bean cutworm. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 9(1): 1; 1-7. 

Basu, S., Varsani, S. and Louis, J. 2017. Altering plant defenses: Herbivore-associated molecular patterns and effector arsenal of chewing herbivores. Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, DOI: 10.1094/MPMI-07-17-0183-FI. 

Bentivenha, J.P.F., Montezano, D.G., Hunt, T.E., Baldin, E.L.L., Peterson, J.A., Victor, V.S., Pannuti, L., Vélez, A.M. and Paula-Moraes, S.V. 2017. Intraguild interactions and behavior of Spodoptera frugiperda and Helicoverpa spp. on maize. Pest Management Science, 73(11): 2244-2251. 

Bradshaw, J. 2017. Panhandle Year in Review. Proceedings of the 2017 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 69-71. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE. 

Coates, B.S., C. A. Abel, and O.P. Perera. 2017. Estimation of long-terminal repeat element content in the Helicoverpa zea genome from low-coverage next generation sequencing of reduced representation bacterial artificial chromosome (BAC) pools. Genome 60(4): 310-324. 

de Macedo, J.V., K.A. Mollet & J.A. Peterson. 2017. Performance of seed treatments and in-furrow at-plant insecticides for protection against Cry3Bb1-resistant western corn rootworm, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests, 42, doi: 10.1093/amt/tsx001. 

Del Pozo-Valdivia, A., D. Reisig, C. Arellano, and R. Heiniger. 2017. A case for comprehensive analyses demonstrated by evaluating the yield benefits of neonicotinoid seed treatment in maize (Zea mays L.). Crop Protection. doi: 10.1016/j.cropro.2017.10.021 

DeVries, T.A. & R.J. Wright. 2017. Evaluation of Traited Corn Rootworm and Refuge Corn Hybrids in Combination with Aztec HC Insecticide at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2016 Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 42, Issue 1, 1 January 2017, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsx068 

DeVries, T.A. & R.J. Wright. 2017. Evaluation of Liquid and Granular Insecticide Formulations Compared to Commercial Standards at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2016. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 42, Issue 1, 1 January 2017, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsx069 

DeVries, T.A. & R.J. Wright. 2017. Evaluation of Liquid and Granular Insecticide Formulations at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2016. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 42, Issue 1, 1 January 2017, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsx070 

DeVries, T.A. & R.J. Wright. 2017. Evaluation of Near Isoline Smartstax Traited and Refuge Corn Hybrids in Combination With Soil Insecticides at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2016. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 42, Issue 1, 1 January 2017, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsx076 

Ding, Y., A. Huffaker, T.G. Köllner, P. Weckwerth, C.A.M. Robert, J.L. Spencer, A.E. Lipka, and E.A. Schmelz. 2017. Selinene volatiles are essential precursors for maize defense promoting fungal pathogen resistance. Plant Physiology. Vol. 175, pp. 1455–DOI: https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.17.00879

Dunbar, M.W., A.J. Gassmann, and M.E. O’Neal.  2017.  Impacts of rye cover crop on beneficial arthropods.  Environmental Entomology 46:284-290. 

Farhan, Y., J.L. Smith, and A.W. Schaafsma. 2017. Baseline susceptibility of Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Ontario, Canada to Vip3A Bacillus thuringiensis protein. Journal of Economic Entomology. doi: 10.1093/jee/tox296. 

Gassmann, A.J. and E.H. Clifton. 2017. Current and potential applications of biopesticides to manage insect pests of maize.  pp. 173 - 184 In Lacey, L. A. (ed).  Microbial Control of Insect and Mite Pests: From Theory to Practice.  1st edition.  Elsevier, London. 

Gressel, J., A.J. Gassmann, and M.D.K. Owen.  2017.  How well will stacked transgenic pest/herbicide resistances delay pests from evolving resistance?  Pest Management Science 73:22-34. 

Gundersen-Rindal, D., S. Adrianos, M. Allen, J.J. Becnel, Y.P. Chen, M.Y. Choi, A. Estep, J.D. Evans, S. Garczynski, S.M. Beib, S.K.B. Ghosh, A.M. Handler, D.K. Hasegawa, M. Heerman, J. Jull, W. Hunter, N. Kaur, J. Li, W. Li, K.S. Ling, D. Nayduch, B. Oppert, O.P. Perera, L. Perkin, N. Sanscrainte, S. Sim, M. Sparks, K. Temeyer, R. Vander Meer, W.M. Wintermantel, R. James, K. Hackett, and B.S. Coates. 2017. Arthropod genomics research in the United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service: Applications of RNA interference and gene editing in pest control. Trends Entomol. 13: 109-137. 

Head, G.P., M. Carroll, S. Evans, D.M. Rule, A. Willse, T. Clark, N. Storer, R. Flannagan, L. Samuel, L. J. Meinke. 2017. Evaluation of SmartStax and SmartStax PRO maize against western corn rootworm and northern corn rootworm: efficacy and resistance management. Pest Manag. Sci. 73: 1883-1899. doi:10.1002/ps.4554 

Hiltpold, I., Demarta, L., Johnson, S.N., Moore, B.D., Power, S.A., Mitchell, C. 2017. Silicon and other essential element composition in roots using X-ray fluorescence spectroscopy: a high throughput approach. In: Johnson SN (ed) Invertebrate Ecology of Australasian Grasslands. Proceedings of the Ninth ACGIE, Hawkesbury, NSW, Australia. Western Sydney University, pp 191-196. 

Hiltpold, I., Johnson, S.N., Le Bayon, R.-C., Nielsen, U.N. 2017. Climate Change in the Underworld: Impacts for Soil-Dwelling Invertebrates. In: Johnson SN, Jones TH (eds) Global Climate Change and Terrestrial Invertebrates. pp 201-2228. 

Kozak, G.M., C.B. Wadsworth, S.C. Kahne, S.M. Bogdanowicz, R.G. Harrison, B.S. Coates, and E.B. Dopman. 2017. A combination of sexual and ecological divergence contributes to the spread of a chromosomal rearrangement during initial stages of speciation.  Mol. Ecol. 26(8): 2331-2347. 

Liu, S., Y. Chen, T.W. Sappington, and B.C. Bonning. 2017. Genome sequence of a novel positive sense, single-stranded RNA virus isolated from western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte. Genome Announc. 5(20):e00366-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00366-17. 

Liu, S., Y. Chen, T.W. Sappington, and B.C. Bonning. 2017. Genome sequence of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera virus 2, a novel small RNA virus of the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte. Genome Announc. 5(20):e00365-17. doi: 10.1128/genomeA.00365-17. 

Lombaert, E., M. Ciosi, N.J. Miller, T.W. Sappington, A. Blin, and T. Guillemaud. 2017. Colonization history of the western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera) in North America: insights from random forest ABC using microsatellite data. Biological Invasions doi:10.1007/s10530-017-1566-2 (in press; published online 09/15/2017) 

McMechan, J., R. Wright and T. Hunt. 2017. Emerging and invasive pests. Proceedings of the 2017 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 40-41. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE. 

Miller, N.J., and T.W. Sappington. 2017. Role of dispersal in resistance evolution and spread. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 21: 68-74. 

Mitchell, P.D.  2017. Methods and assumptions for estimating the impact of pyrethroid insecticides on pest management practices and costs for U.S. crop farmers. AgInfomatics Research Report, Madison, WI (119 p).  Online: http://aginfomatics.com/pyrethroids-project.html

Mitchell, P.D.  2017. Summary of the use of pyrethroid insecticides by U.S. crop farmers and the impacts of non-pyrethroid scenario on insecticide use and farmer costs.  AgInfomatics Research Report, Madison, WI (26 p).  Online: http://aginfomatics.com/pyrethroids-project.html

Mitchell, P.D. 2017. Estimated yield benefits and efficacy of pyrethroid insecticides for major U.S. crops based on a meta-analysis of small plot data.  AgInfomatics Research Report, Madison, WI (88 p).  Online: http://aginfomatics.com/pyrethroids-project.html

Mitchell, P.D. 2017. An economic assessment of the benefits of pyrethroid insecticides in the U.S.  AgInfomatics Research Report, Madison, WI (34 p).  Online: http://aginfomatics.com/pyrethroids-project.html. 

Mitchell, P.D., and S.P. Conley. 2017. Benefits of Seed Applied Insecticides to Canadian Farmers: A Summary Report Prepared for the Canadian Seed Trade Association.  AgInfomatics Research Report, Madison, WI (23 p).  Online: http://aginfomatics.com/index.html. 

Miwa, K. and L.J. Meinke. 2017. Seasonality of Colaspis crinicornis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) and its injury potential to corn in southeastern Nebraska. J. Econ. Entomol. publ. online 18 Dec 2017, doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox325. 

Montezano D.G., K.A. Mollet, G.E. Hirzel and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Evaluation of foliar insecticides for the control of western bean cutworm in field corn, 2016. Arthropod Management Tests, 42, doi: 10.1093/amt/tsx089. 

Montezano D.G., K.A. Mollet, G.E. Hirzel and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Evaluation of foliar insecticides for the control of western bean cutworm in field corn, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests, 42, doi: 10.1093/amt/tsx088. 

Nowak, P., P.D. Mitchell, T.M. Hurley.  2017.  The value of pyrethroids in U.S. agricultural and urban settings: Executive summary.  AgInfomatics Research Report, Madison, WI (36 p).  Online: http://aginfomatics.com/pyrethroids-project.html

Pereira, A.E., D.S. Souza, S.N. Zukoff, L.J. Meinke, B.D. Siegfried. 2017. Cross-resistance and synergism assays provide evidence for multiple mechanisms of resistance to pyrethroids in western corn rootworm populations. PLoS ONE 12(6): e0179311. 

Pereira, A.E., A.M. Velez, L.J. Meinke, B.D. Siegfried. 2017. Sublethal effects of vATPase-A and Snf7 dsRNAs on biology of southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber. J. Econ. Entomol. 110 (6): 2545-2553. 

Peterson, J.A., J. Bradshaw, T.E. Hunt, R.C. Seymour, R. Wright, S.V. Paula-Moraes, 2017. Western Bean Cutworm Update. Proceedings of the 2017 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 42-47. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE. 

Peterson, J.A. 2017. What’s New in Entomology: West Central Nebraska. Proceedings of the 2017 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 80-83. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE. 

Petzold-Maxwell, J.L., B.D. Siegfried, R.L. Hellmich, C.A. Abel, B.S. Coates, T.A. Spencer, R.J. Horikoshi, and A.J. Gassmann.  2017.  Fitness costs associated with Cry1F resistance in the European corn borer.  Journal of Applied Entomology 141:67-79. 

Qin, J., X. Jiang, L. Zhang, T.W. Sappington, Y. Cheng, and L. Luo. 2017.  Population projection and development of the Mythimna loreyi as affected by temperature: application of an age-stage, two-sex life table.  J. Econ. Entomol. 110:1583-1591. 

Ray, S., Basu, S., Rivera-Vega, L., Acevedo, F.E., Louis, J., Felton, G.W. and Luthe, D.S. 2016. Lessons from the far end: caterpillar frass-induced defenses in maize, rice, cabbage and tomato. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 42:1130–1141. 

Reinders, J.D. 2017. Spatial variation in western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) susceptibility to Bacillus thuringiensis corn events in Nebraska. M.S. thesis. University of Nebraska – Lincoln. 

Reisig, D.D. 2017. Factors associated with willingness to plant non-Bt maize refuge and suggestions for increasing refuge compliance. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. doi: 10.1093/jipm/pmx002 

Rostás, M., Hiltpold, I. 2017. Editorial: Grassland-Invertebrate Interactions: Plant Productivity, Resilience and Community Dynamics. Frontiers in Plant Sciences 8.

Sappington, T.W., and R.A. Hufbauer. 2017. Application of kin theory to long-standing problem in nematode production for biocontrol. Peer Community in Evolutionary Biology doi:10.1111/eva.12348 

Sappington, T.W., and N.J. Miller. 2017. Editorial overview: Pests and resistance: Shedding the albatross of resistance starts by embracing the ecological complexities of its evolution. Current Opinion in Insect Science 21: v-viii. 

Scientific American: March 2017. “Cornboy vs. The Billion-Dollar Bug”, Feature article about the adaptive western corn rootworm (WCR) highlighting my work on WCR biology, movement and resistance. Written by Hannah Nordhaus. Sci. Am. 316(3):64-71. 

Seong, K.M., B.S. Coates, W. Sun, J.M. Clark, and B.R. Pittendrigh. 2017. Adaptation of neuronal signaling and cell stress response pathways in a multigenic response of Drosophila melanogaster to DDT selection. Genome Biology and Evolution 9(12):3356-3372. 

Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Hiltpold, I., Lewis, E.E. (2017) Nematodes. In: Hajek AE, Shapiro-Ilan DI (eds) Ecology of Invertebrate Diseases. John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, pp 415-440. 

Smith, J.L., Lepping, M.D., Rule, D.M., Farhan, Y., Schaafsma, A.W. 2017. Evidence for field-evolved resistance of Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) to Cry1F Bacillus thuringiensis protein and transgenic corn hybrids in Ontario, Canada. Journal of Economic Entomology. 110(5): 2217-2228. doi: 10.1093/jee/tox228. 

Smith, J.L., Y. Farhan, and A.W. Schaafsma. 2017. Susceptibility of European corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) collections made in Canada in 2014, 2015, and 2016 to Cry1A.105 and Cry2Ab2 Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal proteins. Interim report to Monsanto Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. April 30, 2017. 

Smith, J.L., Y. Farhan, and A.W. Schaafsma. 2017. Susceptibility of European corn borer Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) collections made in Canada in 2014, 2015, and 2016 to Cry1Ab and Cry1F Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal proteins. Interim report to Monsanto Canada, Syngenta Canada, Dow AgroSciences, DuPont Pioneer and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. April 30, 2017. 

Smith, J.L., Y. Farhan, and A.W. Schaafsma. 2017. Susceptibility of Western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) collections made in Canada in 2014 and 2015 to mCry3A Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal protein. Interim report to Syngenta Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. April 30, 2017. 

Smith, J.L., Y. Farhan, and A.W. Schaafsma. 2017. Susceptibility of Western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) collections made in Canada in 2014 and 2015 to Cry34/35Ab1 Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal protein. Final report to Pioneer Hi-Bred Production Ltd., Dow AgroSciences, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. April 30, 2017. 

Smith, J.L., Y. Farhan, and A.W. Schaafsma. 2017. Susceptibility of Western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) collections made in Canada in 2014 and 2015 to Cry3Bb1 Bacillus thuringiensis insecticidal protein. Final report to Monsanto Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. April 30, 2017. 

Tooker, J.F., Douglas, M.R., and Krupke, C.H. 2017. Neonicotinoid seed treatments: Limitations and compatibility with Integrated Pest Management. Agricultural and Environmental Letters. doi:10.2134/ael2017.08.0026. 

Varsani, S., Basu, S., Williams, W.P., Felton, G.W., Luthe, D.S. and Louis, J. 2016. Intraplant communication in maize contributes to defense against insects. Plant Signaling and Behavior, 11, e1212800. 

Venugopal, P.D., Dively, G.P. 2017. Climate change, transgenic corn adoption and field-evolved resistance in corn earworm. R.Soc.opensci. 4:170210. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsos.170210 

Wang, Y., W. Guo, K.S. Kim, Q. Li, Y. Zhang, Z. Wang, and B.S. Coates. 2017. Introgression between divergent corn borer species in a region of sympatry: implications on the evolution and adaptation of pest arthropods. Mol. Ecol. 26(24): 6892-6907. 

Wangila, D.S., A.J. Valencia, H. Wang, B.D. Siegfried, L.J. Meinke. 2017. Influence of calcareous soil on Cry3Bb1 expression and efficacy in the field. Transgenic Research 26: 419-428. doi: 10.1007/s11248-017-0014-5. 

Wright, R., Hunt, T.E. 2017. Nebraska Soybean Insect Pests. In Nebraska Soybean and Corn Pocket Field Guide, Specht, J.E., and T. Hoegemeyer (Ed.), (pp. 92-106). Nebraska Soybean Board, Nebraska Corn Board, and United Soybean Board. 

Wright, R., T. Hunt. 2017. Watch for European corn borer in non-traited corn. Proceedings of the 2017 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 48-49. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE. 

Wright, R., J. Peterson, T. Hunt, J. Bradshaw and J. McMechan. 2017. Crop Insect Resistance Issues in Nebraska. Proceedings of the 2017 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 34-35. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE. 

Zhang, T., B.S. Coates, Y. Wang, Y. Wang, Z. Wang, and K. He. 2017. Down-regulation of aminopeptidase N and ABC transporter subfamily G transcripts in Cry1Ab and Cry1Ac resistant Asian corn borer, Ostrinia furnacalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae).  Intl. J. Biol. Sci. 13(7):835-851. 

Zhang, T.T., Y. Sun, K.W. Wanner, B.S. Coates, K.L. He, and Z. Wang. 2017. Binding affinity of five pheromone binding proteins to Ostrinia pheromones.  BMC Mol. Biol. 18(1): 4. 

Scientific and Outreach Presentations 

Archibald W.R., R.J. Wright and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Identification of arthropod predators of Striacosta albicosta and feeding trials with key predators. NCB-ESA, Indianapolis, IN. 

Archibald W.R., R.J. Wright and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Survey of natural enemies for the North American maize pest Striacosta albicosta. 26th International Working Group on Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests Conference, Beijing, China. 

Archibald W.R., D.B. Jones, R.J. Wright and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Feeding damage from Striacosta albicosta at various infestation rates on Bt hybrids and implications for economic injury levels. 26th International Working Group on Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests Conference, Beijing, China. 

Bentivenha J., D. Montezano, E. Baldin, S. Paula-Moraes, J. Peterson and T. Hunt. 2017. Interactions and behavior of Spodoptera frugiperda with Helicoverpa spp. on corn. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Colombo da Luz P., D.G. Montezano, K.A. Swoboda Bhattarai, T.E. Hunt, R.J. Wright and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Analysis of thirty years of light trap data for western bean cutworm Striacosta albicosta (Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), in Nebraska. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Clifton, E.H., S.T. Jaronski, B.S. Coates, E.W. Hodgson, and A.J. Gassmann. 2017. Effects of endophytic entomopathogenic fungi on soybean aphid, Aphis glycines.  Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology.  San Diego, California (poster)

 

Coates B.S. 2017. Methods for genotyping by sequencing. July 2017 Arthropod Genomics Research Teleconference and Webinar. Beltsville, MD. 

Coates B.S., et al. 2017. The sequencing and assembly of the Ostrinia nubilalis genome. 26th International Working Group of Ostrinia and other Maize Pests. Beijing, China. April 10-13. 

Coates, B.S., A.J. Gassmann, and B.D. Siegfried. 2017. Quantitative trait locus mapping of Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) toxin resistance traits using high density genotyping by sequencing markers.  Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Denver, CO. (Oral Presentation #1170, Nov 7, 2017) 

Dively, G.P. Invited speaker. Field-evolved Resistance in Corn Earworm to Cry Proteins Expressed in Transgenic Sweet Corn, IOBC-WPRS Meeting, GMOs in Integrated Plant Production, Ghent, Belgium 2017. 

Dopman, E.B., G. Kozak, and B.S. Coates. 2017. (Stanley) Beck to the future: Development and seasonal biology of Ostrinia nubilalis. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Denver, CO. (Oral Presentation #0252, Nov 5, 2017). 

Daniel S.R., C. Oliveira-Hofman, G.M. Owen and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Spider diversity and abundance in Nebraska agroecosystems and the implication for biological control. Kansas Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Lincoln, NE. 

Daniel S.R., G.M. Owen and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Spider communities in Nebraska agroecosystems and their trophic interactions with key corn pests. NCB-ESA, Indianapolis, IN.

French, B., A.J. Gassmann, and B.E. Hibbard. 2017. Offspring survivorship of diapausing and non-diapausing western corn rootworm under field and laboratory conditions. Entomological Society of America. Denver, Colorado (poster).

Hoffart E.K., D.G. Montezano and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Impact of insecticide applications for western bean cutworm on beneficial arthropods. Kansas Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Lincoln, NE. 

Hunt, T.E. and S. Paula-Moraes. 2017. Consideracoes para a manutecao da tecnologia de plantas transgênicas como ferramenta no MIP. Federal Goiano Institute Plant Protection Workshop, Urutái, Goais, Brasil, October 19, 2017. 

Hunt T.E., J.A. Peterson, B.S. Coates and S.N. Zukoff. 2017. Evaluating the efficacy of insect resistance management plans for delaying the onset of Bacillus thuringiensis toxin resistance in western bean cutworm populations: a model for ear feeding lepidopteran larvae. USDA-Biotechnology Risk-Assessment Grant Program Recipients Meeting, Washington, DC. 

Kaster, V., M. Rice, and T. Sappington. 2017. Scouting, quarantine and control for the European corn borer, 1917-1926. 65th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Denver, CO. 

Kozak G.M., C.B. Wadsworth, B.S. Coates, and E.B Dopman. 2017. Genome-wide association mapping of seasonal mating time of the European corn borer.  Evolution Meetings, Portland, OR. 

Krupke C., J. Spencer, C. DiFonzo, J. Smith, C. Pilcher, M. Lepping, and D. Rule. 2017. “How to manage insect resistance in Bt crops”, an instructional YouTube Video. Created by Purdue Agriculture, produced by USDA-CSREES Multi-state Research Project NC246: Ecology and Management of Arthropods in Corn. Financial support from members of the North Central Regional Association: Michigan State University, Purdue University, The Ohio State University, University of Illinois, and University of Nebraska. 5 min 26 sec. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A5p8EoIX7AQ&feature=youtu.be 

Lepping, M., M. Carrol, T.J. Deheny, G.P. Head, I.O. Oyediran, C.D. Pilcher, M.E. Rice, C. Sansone, N. Storer, A.M. Vélez and B.D. Siegfried. 2017. European corn borer management – An industry perspective Entomological Society of America Meeting, Denver, CO, USA. November 5, 2017. 

Louis J. Plant defense and insect counter-defense: Battle for survival. Department of Plant Pathology Seminar Series, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Lincoln, NE (March 6, 2017). 

Louis J. Omic approaches to decipher plant defense mechanisms against insect pests. International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL (September 25 – 30, 2016). 

Louis J. Omics approaches to understand plant defense against insects. Botany Society of America, Savannah, GA (July 30 – August 3, 2016). 

Louis J. Functional genomics of maize defense against corn leaf aphids. International Plant Resistance to Insects Symposium, Stellenbosch, South Africa (March 5 – 8, 2016). 

Louis J. Plant defense and insect counter-defense: unraveling complex interactions. Department of Biological Sciences, University of North Texas, Denton, TX (February 19, 2016).

McMechan J., and R. Wright. 2017. Insect Pests of Corn and Soybeans. ENREC New Crop Scout Training Clinic. Mead, NE. 

McMechan J., and R. Wright. 2017. Insect Pests of Corn and Soybeans. ENREC Advanced Crop Scout Training Clinic. Mead, NE. 

McMechan J., and R. Wright. 2017. Non-GMO Corn Insect Management and Ear Formation Issues in 2016. Wilber Crop Clinic. Wilber, NE. 

McMechan J., and R. Wright. 2017. Insect Pests of Corn and Soybeans. Crop Management Diagnostic Clinic. Mead, NE. 

McMechan J. and R. Wright. 2017. Current and Emerging Pests of Cover Crops Systems. Nebraska Agri-Business Association: Ag. Update. York, NE. 

Meinke, L.J., D.S. Wangila, A.E. Pereira, D.S. Souza, J.D. Reinders, B. Vieira, B.D. Siegfried, S.N. Zukoff, J.A. Peterson, G. Kruger. 2017. Corn rootworm resistance management update. Nebraska Crop Management Conference, University of Nebraska-Extension, Kearney, NE. 20 January 2017. 

Meinke, L.J., D.S. Wangila, A.E. Pereira, D.S. Souza, J.D. Reinders, B. Vieira, B.D. Siegfried, S.N. Zukoff, J.A. Peterson, G. Kruger. 2017. Corn rootworm resistance management update. DuPont-Pioneer Area Agronomy Meetings, Kearney and North Platte, NE. February 13, 15, 2017. 

Mollet K.A., D.G. Montezano and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Impact of perennial non-crop habitat at center-pivot irrigation corners on ecosystem services for adjacent maize fields. 26th International Working Group on Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests Conference, Beijing, China. 

Mollet K.A., D.G. Montezano and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Perennial conservation habitat at center-pivot irrigation corners enhances predation in adjacent cornfields. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Montezano D.G., A.M. Vélez, J.A. Peterson, A.E. Pereira and T.E. Hunt. 2017. Susceptibility of Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner) populations to the pyrethroid bifenthrin in the United States. In Section Symposium: “Celebrating a Centennial of Corn Borers: What Have We Learned Since the Introduction?” Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Montezano D.G., T.E. Hunt and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Impact of chemical and transgenic management on survival and development of western bean cutworm. In Symposium: “Recent Advances in the Integrated Pest Management of Wheat and Associated Field Crops by Young and Early Career Scientists.” NCB-ESA, Indianapolis, IN. 

Montezano D.G., T.E. Hunt and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Immature stages of Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae): Developmental parameters on Cry1F, Vip3A, and non-Bt maize. 26th International Working Group on Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests Conference, Beijing, China. 

Montezano D.G., T.E. Hunt, P. Colombo da Luz and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Effects of Bt maize expressing Cry1F and Vip3A on Striacosta albicosta (Smith) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) immature stages. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Montezano D.G., A. Vélez, A. Pereira, T. Hunt and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Susceptibility of European corn borer (Ostrinia nubilalis) and western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta) populations to the pyrethroid bifenthrin in the Midwestern United States. NCB-ESA, Indianapolis, IN. 

Montezano D.G., T.E. Hunt, J.A. Peterson, A.E. Pereira and A.M. Vélez. 2017. Susceptibility of Ostrinia nubilalis and Striacosta albicosta populations to the pyrethroid bifenthrin in the Midwestern United States. 26th International Working Group on Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests Conference, Beijing, China. 

Oliveira-Hofman, C., A.O. Adesemoye, L.J. Meinke & J.A. Peterson. 2017. Assessment of soil entomopathogens from maize fields of western Nebraska, USA: Can they be useful for western corn rootworm control? 26th International Working Group on Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests Conference, Beijing, China.

Oliveira-Hofman, C., T.O. Powers, L.J. Meinke & J.A. Peterson. 2017. DNA barcoding of nematodes recovered from soil baiting in Nebraska corn fields. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Peterson, J.A. 2017. Western bean cutworm: Nebraska perspectives. Monsanto Academic Corn Summit. St. Louis, MO. 

Peterson, J.A., W.R. Archibald, D.G. Montezano, J.D. Bradshaw, B.D. Siegfried and S.N. Zukoff. 2017. Identifying pest management solutions for problematic western bean cutworm infestations: CARE grant update. USDA-NIFA Project Directors’ Meeting, Washington, DC. 

Peterson, J.A. 2017. Tackling the western bean cutworm: Applied ecology, behavior and toxicology to better manage a difficult pest., North Carolina State University Department of Entomology, Raleigh, NC. 

Peterson, J.A., J.D. Bradshaw and R.J. Wright. 2017. NC-205: Ecology and Management of Western Bean Cutworm in Nebraska. UNL Agricultural Research Division Annual Faculty Meeting, Lincoln, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., R. Seymour, K. Swoboda Bhattarai & P. Colombo da Luz. 2017. Economics of Western Corn Rootworm and Western Bean Cutworm Control. West Central Crops & Water Field Day, North Platte, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., W.R. Archibald, D.G. Montezano & K.A. Mollet. 2017. Pest Control Using Beneficial Insects in Nebraska. Ecologically Based Pest and Disease Management Conference, North Platte, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., W.R. Archibald, K.A. Mollet, D.G. Montezano and R.J. Wright. 2017. Conservation Biocontrol Research in Nebraska: Pivot Corners and Lady Beetles. Nebraska Agri-Business Association Meeting, Lincoln, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., W.R. Archibald, D.G. Montezano, K. Swoboda Bhattarai and P. Colombo da Luz. 2017. Western Bean Cutworm: What are they up to? Nebraska Independent Crop Consultant Association Annual Meeting, Norfolk, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., R. Seymour, K. Swoboda Bhattarai and P. Colombo da Luz. 2017. Economics of Western Corn Rootworm and Western Bean Cutworm Control. West Central Crops and Water Field Day, North Platte, NE. 

Peterson, J.A. 2017. Special Considerations for Western Bean Cutworm Management in Seed Corn Operations. Pioneer Hi-Bred International, Doniphan, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., W.R. Archibald, D.G. Montezano and K.A. Mollet. 2017. Pest Control Using Beneficial Insects in Nebraska. Ecologically Based Pest and Disease Management Conference, North Platte, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., W.R. Archibald, K.A. Mollet, D.G. Montezano and R.J. Wright. 2017. Conservation Biocontrol Research in Nebraska: Pivot Corners and Lady Beetles. Xerces Society Farming with Beneficial Insects for Pest Control: Conservation Biological Control Short Course, Mead, NE.

Peterson, J.A. and K. Mollet. 2017. Impacts of within field plant diversity on conservation biological control. On-Farm Research Report to Steve Tucker and Upper Republican NRCS, Grant, NE. 

Peterson, J.A., D. Montezano, J. Bradshaw and T. Hunt. 2017. Western Bean Cutworm: Resistance and Research Updates. DuPont Pioneer Customer Appreciation Meetings, Kearney and North Platte, NE.

Peterson, J.A., J. Bradshaw, T. Hunt, R. Seymour and R. Wright. 2017. Western Bean Cutworm: Resistance and Research Updates. Nebraska Extension Crop Management Conference, Kearney, NE. 

Portillo, H.E., V.B. Steward, J. Krumm, J. Meredith, J.A. Peterson and S. Zukoff. 2017. Steward EC (indoxacarb): A new mode of action insecticide for control of corn rootworm adults and other key pests in corn. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO.

Reinders, J., and L.J. Meinke. 2017. Landscape variation in western corn rootworm susceptibility to Cry3Bb1 in Nebraska. NCB-Entomological Society of America, Cleveland, OH.

Reinders, J., and L.J. Meinke. 2017. Impact of field history on western corn rootworm susceptibility to Cry3Bb1 in Nebraska. Entomological Society of America national meeting. Denver, CO.

Reynolds R., K.A. Mollet and J.A. Peterson. 2017. High-diversity pivot corners near agricultural fields increase abundance and diversity of beneficial insects. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO.

Sappington, T.W. 2017. Using population genetics to answer critical questions about pest dispersal. Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Science. Beijing, China. 

Sappington, T.W. 2017. Estimating gene flow to understand dispersal of insect pests of crops. Northwestern A&F University, Yangling, China.

Sappington, T.W. 2017. Evidence for migratory flight behavior of western corn rootworm. 26th IWGO Conference (International Working Group on Ostrinia and Other Maize Pests), Beijing, China, 2017. 

Souza, D.S., A.E. Pereira, B.D. Siegfried, N.J. Miller, S.N. Zukoff, B. Vieira, G. Kruger, J.A. Peterson, R.J. Wright, G. Sarath, and L.J. Meinke. 2017. Western corn rootworm resistance to pyrethroid insecticides. Monsanto Corn Academic Summit, Chesterfield, MO. 

Souza, D., J.A. Peterson, R.J. Wright & L.J. Meinke. 2017. Effect of adult western corn rootworm pyrethroid resistance on performance of soil insecticides. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Souza, D., B. Vieira, B. Fritz, W. Hoffmann, J.A. Peterson, G. Kruger & L.J. Meinke. 2017. Use of simulated aerial application to evaluate foliar insecticides for control of pyrethroid resistant western corn rootworms. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Denver, CO. 

Tilmon K., C. DiFonzo, C. Krupke, A. Michel, J. Peterson, E. Shields and J. Tooker. 2017. Status of western bean cutworm resistance to Cry1F. In Symposium: “Insecticide/Trait Resistance of Agronomic Pests in the North Central Region.” NCB-ESA, Indianapolis, IN.

Varsani, S., Basu, S. and Louis, J. Maize defense responses to phloem sap-sucking corn leaf aphid. International Congress of Entomology, Orlando, FL (September 25 – 30, 2016). 

Varsani, S., Basu, S., Koch, K., Heng-Moss, T. and Louis, J. Mir1-CP mediated maize resistance against corn leaf aphids. Entomological Society of America’s Annual Meeting, Denver, CO (November 5 – 8, 2017). 

Varsani, S., Basu, S., Koch, K., Heng-Moss, T. and Louis, J.. Maize defense responses to insect herbivory. North Central Brach Entomological Society of America’s Annual Meeting, Indianapolis, IN (June 3 – 5, 2017). 

Vélez, A.M. 2017. Cry1F resistance among lepidopteran pests: a model for improved resistance management? Society of Invertebrate Pathology, San Diego, CA, USA. August 14, 2017. 

Vélez, A.M., M. Lepping, P.A. Price, and B.D. Siegfried. Twenty-one years of Bt resistance monitoring for European corn borer: What have we learned? Entomological Society of America Meeting, Denver, CO, USA. November 5, 2017. 

Vélez, A.M. 2017. Current and Emerging Technologies for Insect Pest Management: A Stress Biology Approach. Seminar: DuPont Young Professor Award, Johnston, IA, USA. August 9, 2017. 

Vélez, A.M. 2017. RNA Interference for Insect Pest Management. Central States Chapter - Society of Toxicology Annual Meeting. Ames, Iowa, USA. September 22, 2017. 

Vélez, A.M. 2017. RNA Interference for Insect Pest Management. Purdue University, West Lafayette, IA, USA. October 19, 2017. 

Vélez, A.M. 2017. Current and Emerging Technologies for Insect Pest Management: A Stress Biology Approach. Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, USA. December 5, 2017.

Vélez , A.M. and D. Pinheiro. 2017. Core machinery, mechanisms of RNAi and Potential Mechanisms of resistance in Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Monsanto Corn Academic Summit, Chesterfield, MO, USA. February 22, 2017. 

Yu, E., A.J. Gassmann, and T. Sappington. 2017. Understanding dispersal by Diabrotica virgifera virgifera: Effects of larval density on flight and effect of flight on female reproduction. 65th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Denver, CO.

05/08/2019

Peer-reviewed publications:

Abdelgaffar, H., Tague, E.D., Castro Gonzalez, H.F., Campagna, S.R., J.L. Jurat-Fuentes. 2019. Midgut metabolomics profiling of fall armyworm (Spodoptera frugiperda) with field-evolved resistance to Cry1F corn, Insect Biochem. Mol. Biol. 1748(18)30401-6.

 

Alford, A.M., C H Krupke.2018. A Meta-analysis and Economic Evaluation of Neonicotinoid Seed Treatments and Other Prophylactic Insecticides in Indiana Maize From 2000–2015 With IPM Recommendations, J. Econ. Entomol., 111(2):689–699,

 

Archibald W.R., J.D. Bradshaw, D.A. Golick, R.J. Wright and J.A. Peterson. 2017. Nebraska growers’ and crop consultants’ knowledge and implementation of integrated pest management of western bean cutworm. J. Int. Pest Man. 9(1): 1-7.

 

Babu, A., D. D. Reisig. 2018. Developing a sampling plan for brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in field corn. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 1915-1926

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Babu, A., D. D. Reisig. 2018. Within-plant distribution of adult brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in corn and its implications on stink bug sampling and management in corn. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 1927-1939.

 

Basu S., Pereira A.E., Pinheiro D.H., Wang H.,Valencia-Jiménez A., Siegfried B.D., Louis J., Zhou X., A.M. Vélez. 2018. Evaluation of reference genes for real-time quantitative PCR analysis in southern corn rootworm, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi (Barber). Scientific Reports.

 

Bernklau, E. J., B. E. Hibbard, L. B. Bjostad. 2018. Sugar preferences of western corn rootworm larvae in a feeding stimulant blend. J. Appl. Entomol. 142: 947-958

 

Bibb, J. L., Cook, D., Catchot, A., Musser, F., Stewart, S. D., Leonard, B. R., Buntin, G. D., Kerns, D. Allen, T. W. Gore, J. (2018). Impact of Corn Earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) on Field Corn (Poales: Poaceae) Yield and Grain Quality. J. Econ. Entomol, 111(3), 1249-1255.

 

Bilbo, T., F.P.F. Reay-Jones, D. D. Reisig, F. R. Musser, J. K. Greene. 2018. Effects of Bt corn on the development and fecundity of corn earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 2233-2241.

 

 

Bohn, M.O., J.J. Marroquin, S. Flint-Garcia, K. Dashiell, D.B.Willmot, B.E. Hibbard. 2018. QTL mapping of western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) host plant resistance in two populations of doubled haploid lines in maize (Zea mays L.). J. Econ. Entomol. 111:435–444.

 

Brown, S., J.A. David, R. Diaz, L. Foil, K. Healy, F. Huang, T. Reagan, L. Moshman, D. Ring, T. Schowalter, M. Stout, T. Smith, B. Wilson. 2018. Louisiana Insect Pest Management Guide. LSU AgCenter. 1838: 243.

 

Calles-Torrez, V., J.J. Knodel, M.A. Boetel, C.D. Doetkott, K.K. Podliska, J.K. Ransom, P. Beauzay, B.W. French, B.W. Fuller. 2018. Transgenic Bt corn, soil insecticides and insecticidal seed treatment effects on corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) beetle emergence and larval feeding injury in North Dakota. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 348-360.

 

Camargo, A. M., D. A. Andow, P. Castañera, G. P. Farinós. 2018. First detection of resistance to Bt maize in Europe. Sci. Reports 8:3977.

 

Clifton, E.H., Jaronski, S., Coates, B.S., Hodgson, E.W., Gassmann, A.J. 2018. Effects of endophytic entomopathogenic fungi on soybean aphid and identification of Metarhizium isolates from agricultural fields. PLoS ONE 13(3): e0194815

 

Coates, B.S., Dopman, E.B., Wanner, K.W., Sappington, T.W. 2018. Genomic mechanisms of sympatric ecological and sexual divergence in a model agricultural pest, the European corn borer. Curr. Opin. Insect Sci. 26:50-56.

 

Deans, C.A., Sword, G.A., Lenhart, P. A., Burkness, E., Hutchison, W.D., Behmer, S.T. 2018. Quantifying Plant Soluble Protein and Digestible Carbohydrate Content, Using Corn (Zea mays) As an Exemplar. J. Vis. Exp. (138), e58164.

 

Disquea, H.H., K.A. Hamby, A. Dubey, C. Taylor, G.P. Dively. 2018. Effects of clothianidin-treated seed on the arthropod community in a mid-Atlantic no-till corn agroecosystem. Pest Management Sci.

 

Dively, G.P., P.D. Venugopal, D. Bean, J. Whalen, K. Holmstrom, T.P. Kuhar, H.B. Doughty, T. Patton, W. Cissel, & W.D. Hutchison. 2018. Regional pest suppression associated with widespread Bt maize adoption benefits vegetable growers. Proc. National Acad. Sciences (PNAS). 115(13): 3320-3325.

 

Dubey, A., Dively, G., Lewis, M., K. Hamby. 2018. Do neonicotinoid seed treatments impact soil health and quality in grain crops? University of Maryland Extension Agronomy News: November 2018 9(8): 6-8.

 

Geisert, R.W., D.J. Cheruiyot, B.E. Hibbard, D.I. Shapiro-Ilan, K.S. Shelby, T.A. Coudron. 2018. Comparative assessment of four Steinernematidae and three Heterorhabditidae species for infectivity of larval Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 542–548.

 

Grijalba, E., M. Hurst, J. Ibarra, J.L. Jurat-Fuentes, T. Jackson. 2018. Entomopathogenic bacteria in insect biological control. Biological Control of Phytopathogens, Insects and Acari, Chapter 5, pp. 296-333, Edited by A. M. Cotes, Agrosavia, Bogota, Colombia.

 

Guyer, A., B.E. Hibbard, A. Holzkämper, M. Erb, C.A.M. Robert. 2018. Influence of drought on plant performance through changes in belowground tritrophic interactions. Ecol. Evol. 8: 6756–6765.

 

Hiltpold, I. B.E. Hibbard. 2018. Indirect root defenses cause induced fitness costs in Bt resistant western corn rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte). J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 2349-2358.

 

Huffman, R.D., Abel, C.A., Pollak, L.M., Goldstein, W., Pratt, R.C., Smith, M.E., Montgomery, K., Grant, L., Edwards, J.W., Scott, M.P. 2018. Maize cultivar performance under diverse organic production systems. Crop Sci. 58(1):253-263.

 

J.L. Jurat-Fuentes. 2018. Current efficiency of Bt crops in the field, In Bulletin of Research and Development Number 4: Bt Cotton Plants and Resistance Management, Edited by Jean Louis Belot and Rose Monnerat, Cotton Growers Association of Mato Grosso State, Brazil.

 

Kukanur, V. S., Singh, T. V. K., Kranthi, K. R., D. A. Andow.  2018.  Cry1Ac resistance allele frequency in field populations of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) collected in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, India. Crop Prot. 107: 34-40.

 

 

Lombaert, E., Coisi, M., Miller, N.J., Sappington, T.W., Blin, A., Guillemaud, T. 2018. Colonization history of the western corn rootworm Diabrotica virgifera virgifera in North America: insights from random forest ABC using microsatellite data. Biol. Invasions. 20(3):665-677.

 

Ludwick, D.C., A. Zukoff, M. Higdon, B.E. Hibbard. 2018. Protandry of the western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) partially due to earlier egg hatch of males J. Kans. Entomol. 90: 94-99.

 

Ludwick, D.C., L.N. Meihls, M.P. Huynh, A.E. Pereira, B.W. French, T.A. Coudron, and B.E. Hibbard. 2018. A new artificial diet for western corn rootworm larvae is compatible with and detects resistance to all current Bt toxins. Sci. Reports: 8:5379

 

Luz, P.C. (g), Paula-Moraes, S.V., Lopez, J.M.P., Pujol-Luz, J.R., Penteado-Dias, A.M., Specht, A., Diniz, I.R. 2018. Parasitoids associated with Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in refuge area of cotton, in Western Bahia, Brazil. Ciência Rural, v.48: 01, e20170250.

 

Luz, P.C. (g), Specht, A., Paula-Moraes, S.V., Malaquias, J.V., Ferreira, L.F.M., Otanásio, P.N., Diniz, I.R. 2018. Owlet moths (Lepidoptera: Noctuoidea) associated with Bt and non- Bt soybean in the Brazilian savanna. Braz. J. Biol., dx.doi.org/10.1590/1519-6984.179759

 

Mahmoud, M.A.B., R.E. Sharp, M.J. Oliver, D.L. Finke, M. Bohn, M.R. Ellersieck, B.E.Hibbard. 2018. Interactive effects of western corn rootworm and drought on Maize hybrids with and without drought- and rootworm-tolerance in the field. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 193–208.

 

Mason, C. E., Rice, M. E., DiFonzo, C. D., Porter, R. P., Sappington, T. W., Hunt, T. E., Hellmich, R. L., Baute, T. S., Andow, D. A., Buntin, G. D., et al. (2018). European corn borer ecology, management and association with other corn pests. Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Ames, IA, Publication NCR-327.

 

Meihls, L.N., M.P. Huynh, D.C. Ludwick, T.A. Coudron, B.W. French, K. Shelby, A.J. Hitchon, A.W. Schaafsma, A.E. Pereira, B.E. Hibbard. 2018. Comparison of six artificial diets for support of western corn rootworm bioassays and rearing. J. Econ. Entomol. 111: 2727- 2733.

 

Montezano, D.G., A. Specht, D.R. Sosa-Gómez, V.F. Roque-Specht, J.C. S. Silva, S.V. Paula- Moraes, J.A. Peterson and T.E. Hunt. 2018. Host plants of Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in the Americas. African Entomol. 26(2).

 

Nelson, J.L, Hunt, L.G., Lewis, M.T., Hamby, K.A., Hooks, C.R.R., G.P. Dively. 2018. Arthropod communities in warm and cool grass riparian buffers and their influence on natural enemies in adjacent crops. Agric. Ecosystems. Environ. 257: 81-91.

 

Niu, Y., G.P. Head, P.A. Price, and F. Huang. 2018. Inheritance and fitness costs of Cry1A.105 resistance in two strains of Spodoptera frugiperda (J.E. Smith). Crop Prot. 110:229-235.

 

Opoku, J., Kleczewski, N. M., Hamby, K.A., Herbert, D. A., Malone, S., and Mehl, H. L. 2018. Relationship between invasive brown marmorated stink bug (Halyomorpha halys) and fumonisin contamination of field corn in the mid-Atlantic U.S. Plant Dis. DOI: 10.1094/PDIS-06-18-1115-RE

 

Otanasio, P.N., Vieira, L.C.G., Roque-Specht, V.F., Paula-Moraes, S.V., Luz, P.C., Specht, A. 2018. Comparison of two artificial diets to rear Elaphria agrotina. Ciência Rural, 48, DOI10.1590/0103- 8478cr20170375.

 

Papiernik, S.K., Sappington, T.W., Luttrell, R.G., Hesler, L.S., Allen, K.C. 2018. Overview: Risk factors and historic levels of pressure from insect pests of seedling corn, cotton, soybean, and wheat in the U.S. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 9:1.

 

Paula-Moraes, S.P, Silva, F.M.A., Specht, A. 2017. Options and challenges for pest management in tropical agriculture: considerations about intensive cropping systems in Brazilian savanna. In: IPM in tropical regions. CABI.

 

Peterson, J., E.C. Burkness, J.D. Harwood, W.D. Hutchison. 2018. Molecular gut-content analysis reveals high frequency of Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) consumption by Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) in sweet corn. Biol. Control.121: 1-7.

 

Pinheiro D.H., Vélez A.M., Fishilevich E., Wang H., Carneiro N.P., Valencia-Jiménez A., Valicente F.H., Narva K.E., B.D. Siegfried. 2018. Clathrin-dependent endocytosis is associated with RNAi response in the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte. PLoS ONE 13(8): e0201849.

 

Piovesan, M., Specht, A., Carneiro, E., Paula-Moraes, S.V., Casagrande, M.M. 2018. Phenological patterns of Spodoptera Guenée, 1852 (Lepidoptera:Noctuidae) is more affected by ENSO than seasonal factors and host plant availability in a Brazilian Savanna. Int. J. Biometeorol, 62, 413- 422.

 

Prescott, K. R. D. A. Andow.  2018.  Co-occurrence among intraguild predators: avoidance or aggregation?  Environmental Entomology 47(3): 559-566.

 

Qin, J., Liu, Y., Zhang, L., Cheng, Y., Sappington, T.W., Jiang, X. 2018. Effects of moth age and rearing temperature on the flight performance of the loreyi leafworm, Mythimna loreyi (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), in tethered and free flight. J. Econ. Entomol. 111(3):1243-1248.

 

Rault, L. C., Siegfried, B. D., Gassmann, A. J., Wang, H., Brewer, G. J., Miller, N. J. 2018. Investigation of Cry3Bb1 resistance and intoxication in western corn rootworm by RNA sequencing. J. Appl. Entomol. 142:921-936.

 

Reay-Jones, F.P.F., T. R. Bilbo, D. D. Reisig. 2018. Sampling transgenic corn producing Bt toxins for corn earworm injury. J Econ. Entomol.  111: 1446-1453.

 

Reinders, J. D., B. D. Hitt, W. W. Stroup, B. W. French, L. J. Meinke. 2018. Spatial variation in western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) susceptibility to Cry3 toxins in Nebraska. PLoS ONE 13(11): e0208266.

 

Reisig, D. D., R. Kurtz. 2018. Bt resistance implications for Helicoverpa zea insecticide resistance management (IRM) in the United States. Environ. Entomol. 47: 1357-1364.

 

Reisig, D., Huseth, A.S., Bacheler, J.S., Mohammad-Amir, A.A., Braswell, L., Burrack, H.J., Flanders, K., Greene, J.K., Hebert, D.A., Jacobson, A., Paula-Moraes, S.V., Roberts, P., Taylor, S.V. 2018. Long-term empirical and observational evidence of practical Helicoverpa zea resistance to cotton with pyramided Bt toxins. J. Econ. Entomol, 111, p.1824-1833.

 

Sappington, T.W. 2018. Migratory flight of insect pests within a year-round distribution: European corn borer as a case study. J Integrative Agriculture. 17(7):1485-1505.

 

Sappington, T.W., Hesler, L.S., Allen, K.C., Luttrell, R.G., Papiernik, S.K. 2018. Prevalence of sporadic insect pests of seedling corn and factors affecting risk of infestation. J. Int. Pest Man. 9(1):16.

 

Seong, K., Coates, B.S., Berenbaum, M.R., Clark, J.M., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2018. Comparative CYPomic analysis between the DDT susceptible and resistant Drosophila melanogaster strains 91-C and 91-R. Pest Man. Sci. 74(11):2530-2543.

 

Seong, K., Coates, B.S., Kim, D., Hansen, A.K., Pittendrigh, B.R. 2018. Differentially expressed microRNAs associated with changes in transcript levels in detoxification pathways and DDT-resistance in the Drosophila melanogaster strain 91-R. PLoS One. 13(4):e0196518.

 

Shrestha, R. B., Dunbar, M. W., French, B. W., and Gassmann, A. J. 2018. Effects of field history on resistance to Bt maize by western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). PLoS ONE 13(7):e0200156.

 

Shrestha, R. B., Jakka, S. R. K. and Gassmann, A. J. 2018. Response of Cry3Bb1-resistant western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) to Bt maize and soil insecticide. J. Appl. Entomol. 142:937-946

 

Silva, I.F. (g), Baldin, E.L.L., Specht, A., Sosa-Gomez, D.R., Roque-Spchet, V.F., Morando, R., Paula-Moraes, S.V. 2018. Biological and molecular characterization of the post-invasion immature stages of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Florida Entomol. 101(1): 25-32.

 

Silva, I.F.(g), Baldin, E.L.L., Specht, A., Sosa-Gomez, D.R., Roque-Spchet, V.F., Morando, R., Paula- Moraes, S.V. 2018. Biotic potential and life table of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from three Brazilian regions. Neotropical Entomology, 47, 344–351.

 

Smith, J.L., Baute, T.S., Sebright, M.M., Schaafsma, A.W., DiFonzo, C.D. (2018) Establishment of Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) as a primary pest of corn in the Great Lakes region. J Econ. Entomol.  111(4): 1732-1744.

 

Smith, J.L., Limay-Rios, V., Hooker, D.C., Schaafsma, A.W. 2018 Fusarium graminearum mycotoxins in maize associated with Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) injury. J Econ. Entomol.  111(3): 1227-1242.

 

Smith, J.L., T. S. Baute, M. M. Chludzinski, A. W. Schaafsma, C. D. DiFonzo. 2018. Establishment of Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) as a primary pest of corn in the Great Lakes region. J. Econ. Ent. 3(4): 1732-1744.

 

Souza, C. S. F., L. C. P. Silveira, D. P. Paula, D. A. Andow, S. M. Mendes. 2018. Transfer of Cry1F from Bt maize to eggs of resistant Spodoptera frugiperda. PLoS One 13(9): e0203791.

 

Sudo M., D. Takahashi, D. A. Andow, Y. Suzuki, T. Yamanaka.  2018.  Optimal management strategy of insecticide resistance under various insect life histories: Heterogeneous timing of selection and inter-patch dispersal.  Evolutionary Applications 11(2): 271-283.

 

Taylor, S., Krupke, C. 2018, Measuring rootworm refuge function: Diabrotica virgifera virgifera emergence and mating in seed blend and strip refuges for Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) maize. Pest. Manag. Sci, 74: 2195-2203.

 

Tian, J.C., Wang, X.P., Chen, Y., Romeis, J., Naranjo, S.E., Hellmich, R.L., Wang, P., Shelton, A.M. 2018. Bt cotton producing Cry1Ac and Cry2Ab does not harm two parasitoids, Cotesia marginiventris and Copidosoma floridanum. Sci. Reports. 8:307.

 

Tinsley, N.A., J.L. Spencer, R.E. Estes, K.A. Estes, A.L. Kaluf, E. Levine, S.A. Isard, M.E. Gray. 2018. Multi-year surveys reveal significant decline in western corn rootworm densities in Illinois soybean fields. Am. Entomol. 64(2): 112-119.

 

Vélez A.M., Fishilevich E. 2018. The mysteries of insect RNAi: A focus on dsRNA uptake and transport. Pest. Biochem. Physiol. 151: 25-31.

 

Xie, W., Yang, X., Chen, C., Yang, Z., Guo, L., Wang, D., Huang, J., Zhang, H., Wen, Y., Zhao, J., Wu, Q., Wang, S., Coates, B.S., Zhou, X., Zhang, Y. 2018. The invasive MED/Q Bemisia tabaci genome: a tale of gene loss and gene gain. BMC Genomics. 19(1):68.

 

Yang, F., S. Morsello, G.P. Head, F. Huang, R.T. Gilreath, D.L. Kerns. 2018. F2 screen, inheritance and cross-resistance of field-derived Vip3A resistance in Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) collected from Louisiana, USA. Pest Manag. Sci. 74: 1769-1778.

 

Yu, T., Li, X., Coates, B.S., Zhang, Q., Siegfried, B.D., Zhou, X. 2018. MicroRNA profiling between Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab-susceptible and resistant European corn borer, Ostrinia nubilalis (Hübner). Insect Mol. Biol. 27(3):279-294.

 

Zhang, M., J. Wei, X. Ni, J. Zhang, J. L. Jurat-Fuentes, J. Fabrick, Y. Carriere, B. Tabashnik, and X. Li. 2018. Decreased Cry1Ac activation by midgut proteases associated with Cry1Ac resistance in Helicoverpa zea. Pest Man. Sci. 75(4):1099-1106

Scientific and Outreach Presentations 

 

Paula-Moraes, S.V. 2018 (invited). Bt technology worldwide: use and management of insect resistance. Session: Trait-based Insect and Weed Control in Corn and Soybean Systems: History, Current Challenges, and Emerging Solutions. American Seed Trade Association (ASTA) 2019 meeting. December 5, Chicago, IL.

 

Paula-Moraes, S.V. 2018. Adult and larval movement of Lepidoptera. In round table: Beyond genetics and lethal toxicity: ecology, behavior, and life history in the evolution of insect resistance to transgenic Bt plants. XXVII Congresso Brasileiro e X Congresso Latino Americano de Entomologia, September 1-6, Gramado, RS. (speaker & organizer).

 

Paula-Moraes, S.V. 2018. Isotopic carbon as a way to describe movement of Helicovpera armigera in the savannah landscape. XXVII Congresso Brasileiro e X Congresso Latino Americano de Entomologia, September 1-6, Gramado, RS. (invited).

 

Paula-Moraes, S.V. 2018. IPM and IRM in field crops in a scenario of Helicoverpa armigera and Helicoverpa zea. In symposium section: Managing the former allopatric Helicoverpa zea and H. armigera in the Americas: Experience and challenges going forward. 9th International IPM Symposium, March 19-22, Baltimore, MD. (speaker & organizer).

 

Paula-Moraes, S.V. 2018. Dynamics of EIL and ET of western bean cutworm as a function of larval survival, corn market value, and management cost. In symposium section: Knowledge and tools to combat western bean cutworm: an emergent and adaptive pest in North American maize. 9th International IPM Symposium, March 19-22, Baltimore, MD. (invited)

 

Coates, B.S., Fabrick J.A., Garczynski, S.F., Geib, S.M., Gundersen-Rindal, D.E., Hunter, W.B., Perera, O.P., Sim, S., Oppert, B. James, R., Hackett, K.J. Applications of CRISPR/gene editing technology with the ARS Arthropod Genomics Research (AGR) working group. Presentation (invited) in “Symposium on CRISPR and Gene Editing Technologies in Agriculture”, Office of the Chief Scientist, Washington DC, September 26, 2018.

 

Coates, B.S. Insect resistance to Bt Crops. 30th Annual Integrated Crop Management Conference, November 28, 2018, Ames, Iowa.

 

Coates, B.S., Gassmann, A.J., Guillemaud, T., Robertson, H.M. Genomics of western corn rootworm response to insecticidal toxins. Presentation 2159 (invited) in “Current Research on the Biology and Management of Insects Pests in Corn: Crossing Borders from Genes to Populations”. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 14, 2018.

 

Coates, B.S., Wang, Y., Zukoff, S., Hunt, T., Peterson, J.P. Monitoring Cry1Fa toxin resistance levels among western bean cutworm populations. Presentation 24.5 (invited) at the program section S24 “Knowledge and Tools to Combat Western Bean Cutworm: An Emergent and Adaptive Pest in North American Maize”, 9th Annual Integrated Pest Management Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 21, 2018.

 

Swoboda Bhattarai, K., Hunt, T., Peterson, J.P., Coates, B.S., Zukoff, S. Using the western bean cutworm, Striacosta albicosta to evaluate the efficacy of insect resistance management plans for delaying Bt toxin resistance in ear-feeding lepidopteran pests of corn. Presentation 2157 (invited) in “Current Research on the Biology and Management of Insects Pests in Corn: Crossing Borders from Genes to Populations”. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 14, 2018.

 

Kim, K.S., Coates, B.S., Nason, J., Sappington, T.W. Application of genotyping by sequencing for population genomics of the western corn rootworm. Presentation (invited) in USDA-ARS Arthropod Genomics Research webinar, October 9, 2018.

 

Swoboda Bhattarai, K., Coates. B.S., Peterson, J.P., Zukoff, S., Hunt, T. The evaluation of insect resistance management plans for delaying Bt resistance in the western bean cutworm (Striacoast albicosta) population in field corn. Display D3581 at the Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 14, 2018.

 

Seong, K.M., Coates, B.S., Hanson, A., Pittendrigh, B.R. Differentially-expressed miRNAs associated with changes in transcript levels in detoxification pathways and DDT-resistance in the Drosophila melanogaster strain 91-R. Display D3477 at the Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Vancouver, BC, November 14, 2018. 15

 

Coates, B.S., Wang, Y., Zukoff, S., Hunt, T., Peterson, J.P. Differences in midgut gene expression between Bt exposed and unexposed Western bean cutworm. Poster P76 at the 9th Annual Integrated Pest Management Conference, Baltimore, MD, March 19-22, 2018.

 

Gassmann A. J. and Weber, P. J. 2018. 2017 Iowa evaluation of insecticides and plant incorporated protectants. Iowa State University, Department of Entomology. File number 303-17.

 

Gassmann, A. J. 2018. Perspectives from the midwestern United States on pest adaptation to Bt crops. Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Gassmann, A. J. 2018. Western corn rootworm resistance to Bt maize within agricultural landscapes. European Congress of Entomology. Naples, Italy.

 

Hellmich, R.L., Blodgett, S.L., Bradbury, S.P., Debinski, D.M., Pleasants, J.M., Hartzler, R., Applegate, S.R. 2018. Monarch seed mix high diversity. Extension Publications. https://store.extension.iastate.edu/product/15139.

 

 

Kropf, A. and Gassmann, A. J. 2018. Tritrophic interactions among corn, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera and entomopathogenic fungi. Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

St. Clair, C, Head, G. P., Gassmann, A. J. 2018. Western corn rootworm abundance, injury to maize, and resistance to Cry3Bb1 in the local landscape of previous problem fields. Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

 

Shrestha, R. B., Gassmann, A. J. 2018. Field and laboratory studies of Bt resistance by western corn rootworm. North Central Branch Meeting, Entomological Society of America. Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Yu, E., Gassmann, A. J., Sappington, T. W. 2018. Effects of larval density on dispersal and fecundity of Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. North Central Branch Meeting, Entomological Society of America. Madison, Wisconsin.

 

Mason, C. E., M.E. Rice, C.D. DiFonzo, R.P. Porter (Eds) and 20 others. 2018. European Corn Borer Ecology, Management, and Association with Other Corn Pests, NCR 0327, Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Ames, Iowa.

 

DiFonzo, C.D. 2018. Asiatic garden beetle - a vicious little creature. Michigan Corn Growers Publication ‘Between the Rows’. Summer (June) issue. Field ID Sheet for Grubs. Michigan State University Extension News http://msue.anr.msu.edu/uploads/files/AABI/Grub_field_ID.pdf

 

Handy Bt trait table for US Corn Production. Jan 2018. https://www.texasinsects.org/bt-corn-trait-table.html

 

Mitigating resistance to Bt traits. March 2018 Podcast posted at https://mediaspace.msu.edu/media/Mitigating+Control+Failures+in+Bt+Corn/1_cbih1w5d

 

Knodel, J.J. Insecticides Updates for 2019, NDSU / UM Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training, Nov. 28, 2018. Total audience = 353 people.

 

Knodel, J.J. Field Scouting for Insect Pests of Field Crops, Field tour at NDSU campus, ND State College of Science and Bismarck State College, Fargo, ND – July 20, 2018. Total audience = 80 people.

 

Knodel, J.J. Update on Soybean Aphid and Other Crop Pests, NDSU Agronomy Seed Farm Field Tour, Casselton, ND - July 16, 2018. Total audience = 75.

 

Knodel, J.J. Hands-on Laboratories: Insects of Wheat, Corn, Soybeans, Dry Beans, Sunflower and Canola (3 talks); 2018 Eastern Crop & Pest Management School, Minot, ND – Feb. 27-28, 2018. Total audience = 125 people.

 

Knodel, J.J. The International Crops Expo, February 21-22, 2018, Grand Forks, ND. Total audience = 175 people.

 

Knodel, J.J. Northern Corn & Soybean Expo, Fargo, ND – Feb. 13, 2018. Total audience = 86.

 

Knodel, J.J. Insecticides Updates for 2019, NDSU / UM Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training, Nov. 28, 2018. Total audience = 353 people.

 

Knodel, J.J. Field Scouting for Insect Pests of Field Crops, Field tour at NDSU campus, ND State College of Science and Bismarck State College, Fargo, ND – July 20, 2018. Total audience = 80 people.

 

Carmona, G., McMechan, J. 2018. Impact of cover crop planting and termination date on pests and beneficial insects in cover crop to corn transitions. Entomological Society of America National Meeting, Vancouver, British Colombia, Canada.

 

Carmona, G., McMechan, J., Wright, R. 2018. Evaluating Wheat Stem Maggot as an Emerging Pest of Cover Crop to Corn Transitions. North Central Branch Entomological Society Meeting, North Central Branch ESA, Madison, WI.

 

Darlington, M., A.M. Vélez, E. Fishilevich. 2018. Double-stranded RNA uptake in western corn rootworm and the role of endocytic transmembrane receptors. Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 11, 2018.

 

Fishilevich, E., S.R. Pally, W.J. Moar, A.M. Vélez. 2018. RNAi: Mechanisms of Action and Resistance to dsRNA. Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 11, 2018.

 

McMechan, J., Wright, R., Carmona, G. 2018. Wheat Stem Maggot: An emerging pest of cover crop systems. North Central Branch Entomological Society Meeting. Madison, WI.

 

Montezano, D. G., T. E. Hunt, P. M. Colombo da Luz, D. Souza, B. Vieira, G. Kruger, J. A. Peterson . 2018. Biological responses of western bean cutworm to chemical and transgenic management. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Reinders, J. D., W.J. Moar, P. A. Price, S. P. Evans, G. P. Head, L. J. Meinke. 2018. Characterizing life history traits of western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, adults after lifetime dietary exposure to SmartStax PRO. ESA, ESC, and ESBC joint international meeting. 12 November 2018, Vancouver, B.C. Canada.

 

Sanchez-Londoño, Mariana, Joe Louis., Arnubio Valencia, Blair D. Siegfried, Ana M. Vélez. 2018. Evaluation of chemoreceptor genes as potential targets for Diabrotica virgifera virgifera management. Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 11, 2018.

 

Coates, B. S., S. N. Zukoff, T. E. Hunt, J. A. Peterson. 2018. Differences in midgut gene expression between Bt exposed and unexposed Western bean cutworm. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Colombo da Luz, P. M., K. A. Swoboda Bhattarai, D. G. Montezano, T. E. Hunt, R. J. Wright, J. A. Peterson. 2018. Flight of the western bean cutworm: population patterns of a noctuid pest over the past 30 years. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Fanela, T. L. M., D. G. Montezano, J. A. Peterson, T. E. Hunt. 2018. Characterizing larval movement of western bean cutworm in maize. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Hanson, A. A., R. D. Moon, R. J. Wright, T. E. Hunt, W. D. Hutchison. 2018. Improving degreeday models for the flight phenology of western bean cutworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Hoffart E, KA Swoboda Bhattarai & JA Peterson. 2018. Evaluation of the effects of cover crops on the infestation rate, feeding damage, and pupal development of western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta) in field corn. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Vancouver, Canada.7

 

Melotto G, KA Swoboda Bhattarai, AJ McMechan & JA Peterson. 2018. Western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta) (Smith) egg hatching and neonate behavior on maize. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Montezano DG, TE Hunt, PM Colombo da Luz & JA Peterson. 2018. Effects of natural hosts, artificial diet and Bt corn on Striacosta albicosta (Smith, Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) larval development. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Montezano, D. G., T. E. Hunt, P. M. Colombo da Luz, J. A. Peterson. 2018. Dispersal and avoidance behavior of western bean cutworm when exposed to Bt maize. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018 Baltimore, MD.

 

Montezano, D. G., A. Specht, D. R. Sosa-Gómez, V. F. Roque-Specht, J. C. S. Silva, S. V. Paula-Moraes, J. A. Peterson, T. E. Hunt. 2018. Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) updated host plants and new records. Poster presentation in: XXVII Congresso Brasileiro de Entomologia and X Congresso Latino-Americano de Entomologia. Gramado, RS, Brazil.

 

Montezano DG, TE Hunt, PM Colombo da Luz & JA Peterson. 2018. Dispersal and avoidance behavior of western bean cutworm when exposed to Bt maize. Nebraska Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources Capacity Building Workshop, Lincoln, NE.

 

Montezano DG, TE Hunt, PM Colombo da Luz & JA Peterson. 2018. Striacosta albicosta (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) avoidance of Bt maize. XXXII Brazilian Congress of Zoology, Foz do Iguaçu, PR, Brazil.

 

Oliveira-Hofman, C., L. J. Meinke, A. O. Adesemoye, J. A. Peterson. 2018. Screening of entomopathogenic fungi from West Central Nebraska against key pests of corn. International integrated pest management symposium, Baltimore, MD. March 2018.

 

Oliveira-Hofman, C. L. J. Meinke, A. O. Adesemoye, J. A. Peterson. 2018. Screening of entomopathogenic fungi from West Central Nebraska against key pests of corn. Nebraska extension agriculture & natural resources capacity building workshop, University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE. March 2018.

 

Reinders, J. D., L. J. Meinke. 2018. Using field history data to predict current western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) susceptibility levels to Cry3Bb1 in Nebraska. North Central Branch Entomological Society of America meeting, Madison, WI. March 2018.

 

Reinders, J. D., L. J. Meinke. 2018. Using field history data to predict current western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) susceptibility levels to Cry3Bb1 in Nebraska. Nebraska extension agriculture & natural resources capacity building workshop, University of Nebrask Extension, Lincoln, NE. March 2018. 8

 

Reinders, J. D., L. J. Meinke. 2018. Using field history data to predict current western corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) susceptibility levels to Cry3Bb1 in Nebraska. ARD Annual Faculty meeting, IANR ARD, Lincoln. August 2018.

 

Souza, D., N. Miller, B. D. Siegfried, L. J. Meinke. 2018. Characterization of western corn rootworm pyrethroid resistance. Joint ESA, ESC, and ESBC international meeting. 12 November 2018, Vancouver, B.C. Canada.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., 'Mode of action and mechanisms of field resistance to insecticidal proteins from Bacillus thuringiensis', Symposium on Biological Control of Phytopathogens, Insect and Acari, Bogota (Colombia), June 2018.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., Banerjee, R., Abdelgaffar, H., Perera, O.P., Hietala, L., Placidi de Bortoli, C., 'Field-evolved resistance to Bt corn in fall armyworm: mechanism, dispersal and biological implications', Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Gold Coast (Australia), August 2018.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., 'Field-evolved resistance to Bt corn in fall armyworm: mechanism, dispersal and biological implications', Annual Meeting of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology, Gold Coast (Australia), August 2018.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. 'Bt technology for dummies: Understanding Bt toxins and resistance', Tennessee Agricultural Production Association (TAPA), Summer meeting, Pigeon Forge (TN), August 2018.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. Mechanisms of resistance to Bt corn in Spodoptera frugiperda: dispersal and biological implications', XXVII Brazilian and X Latin American Congress of Entomology, Gramado (Brazil), September 2018.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., 'The fall armyworm threat to food security and transgenic crops', China-US Joint Symposium 'Advances in critical needs for the nexus of food, energy and water systems', Yixing, Jiangsu Province (China), October 2018.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., 'Mechanism of action and safety of Cry insecticidal proteins produced by transgenic crops ', International Conference on Quality and Nutrition of Agricultural Products, Nanjing, Jiangsu Province (China), October 2018.

 

Placidi de Bortoli, C., Banerjee, R., and Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. Global Resistance to Bt Crops: Resistance Has no Borders', presentation by, 'Screening for resistance to Bt corn in fall armyworm in the Americas and beyond', Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Vancouver (BC), November 2018.

 

Jurat-Fuentes, J.L., Abdelgaffar, H., Carlson, A., Perera, O.P., and Jurat-Fuentes, J.L. Current Research on the Biology and Management of Insect Pests in Corn: Crossing Borders from genes to Populations', 'Biological implications of resistance to Bt corn in fall armyworm', Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, Vancouver (BC), November 2018.

 

Bradshaw JD, JA Peterson & RJ Wright. 2018. Can Trichogramma ostriniae be used for the biological control of western bean cutworm in dry edible beans? In Symposium: “Beyond corn and soy: Advances in IPM of underrepresented Midwest crops.” NCB-ESA, Madison, WI.

 

Coates, B. S., Y. Wang, S. N. Zukoff, T. E. Hunt, J. A. Peterson. 2018. Monitoring Cry1Fa toxin resistance levels among western bean cutworm populations. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Hunt, T.E., J. A. Peterson, B. S. Coates, S. N. Zukoff, T. Fanela, D. G. Montezano; K. Swoboda Bhattarai. 2018. Evaluating the Efficacy of Insect Resistance Management Plans for Delaying the onset of Bacillus Thuringiensis Toxin Resistance in Western Bean Cutworm Populations. 2018 Annual Project Director’s Meeting for the USDA Biotechnology Risk Assessment Grants (BRAG) Program, May 22, 2018, USDA-APHIS-BRS Headquarters, Riverdale, MD.

 

Meinke, L.J. 2018. Corn rootworm situation in Nebraska: Challenges and recommendations. 2018. Monsanto Academic Summit. St. Louis, MO. 21 February 2018.

 

 

Meinke, L.J. 2018. Corn rootworm resistance to Bt traits: Current status and need for IPMbased management. 2018. Part of symposium: Trait-based Insect and Weed Control in Corn and Soybean Systems: History, Current Challenges, and Emerging Solutions. American Seed Trade Association CSS 2018 & Seed Expo. 6 December 2018. Chicago, IL.

 

Meinke, L. J., D. S. Wangila, J. D. Reinders. 2018. Western corn rootworm resistance to Cry3Bb1 in Nebraska: Current perspectives. Part of symposium: Current research on the biology and management of insect pests in corn: Crossing borders from genes to populations. ESA, ESC, and ESBC joint international meeting. 14 November 2018, Vancouver, B.C. Canada.

 

Moar, W.J., E. Fishilevich, A.M. Vélez. 2018. RNAi: New Traits, Field Performance and Safety. Entomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 11, 2018.

 

Paula-Moraes, S. V., T. E. Hunt, R. J. Wright, A. R. Moraes Jr. 2018. Dynamics of EIL and ET of western bean cutworm as a function of larval survival, corn market value, and management cost. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

Peterson JA. 2018. Summary of EPA Scientific Advisory Panel report on lepidopteran pest resistance to Bt crops. NC‐246 Summit on Western Bean Cutworm, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Peterson JA, T Hoegemeyer, R Elmore, RJ Wright. 2018. Tackling resistant insects in Nebraska field crops through integrated research and extension. Resistance Management Mini- Symposium. International IPM Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

 

Peterson JA, WR Archibald, JD Bradshaw, DG Montezano, P Colombo da Luz, KA Swoboda Bhattarai & RJ Wright. 2018. Harnessing the power of predators and parasitoids to incorporate biological control into western bean cutworm IPM. International IPM Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

 

Oliveira-Hofman C, LJ Meinke, JA Peterson. Natural enemies from cornfields in Nebraska: What’s there and how can we utilize them against the western corn rootworm? Student Award Presentation, International Organization for Biological Control Symposium, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Swoboda Bhattarai KA, WR. Archibald, DB Jones, RJ Wright & JA Peterson. 2018. Western bean cutworm feeding damage on Bt hybrids and implications for economic injury levels. International IPM Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

 

Welter, M., L. J. Meinke, C. Khajuria, W. Moar, A. M. Velez. 2018. Using adult western corn rootworm to monitor susceptibility of field populations to dsRNA. Part of symposium: RNAi:Mechanism of action and resistance to dsRNA. ESA, ESC, and ESBC joint international meeting. 11 November 2018, Vancouver, B.C. Canada.

 

Vélez, A. A. 2018. RNA Interference for Insect Pest Management. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA. February 28, 2018.

 

Vélez, A. A., 2018. Risk assessment of RNAi and gene editing in pest managementEntomological Society of America. Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. November 13 2018.

 

Vélez, A. A., Elane Fishilevich, Etsuko Moriyama, Mariana Londoño, Molly Darlington, Kenneth Narva, and Blair Siegfried. 2018. Alternative applications of RNA interference for western corn rootworm management. North Central Branch Meeting of the Entomological Society of America. Madison, WI, USA. March 18, 2018.

 

Ademokoya, Blessing, Thomas Hunt and Robert Wright. 2018. Species composition and abundance of stink bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) and their parasitoids in Nebraska cropping systems. November 12, 2018. Entomological Society of America, Entomological Society of Canada, Entomological Society of British Columbia Joint Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 11-14, 2018.

 

Archibald WR, JD Bradshaw, DA Golick, RJ Wright & JA Peterson. 2018. Nebraska growers’ and crop consultants’ knowledge and implementation of IPM of western bean cutworm. International IPM Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

 

Daniel SR, RJ Wright & JA Peterson. 2018. Integrated pest management and the role of spiders within Nebraska agroecosystems. International IPM Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

 

Oliveira-Hofman C, LJ Meinke, AO Adesemoye & JA Peterson. 2018. Screening of entomopathogenic fungi from West Central Nebraska against key pests of corn. International IPM Symposium, Baltimore, MD.

 

Salgado Astudillo S, KA Swoboda Bhattarai, PM Colombo da Luz, *DG Montezano, *J Cluever, JD Bradshaw & JA Peterson. 2018. Monitoring dispersal of the parasitoid Trichogramma ostriniae in cornfields to improve western bean cutworm management in Nebraska. Annual Meeting of the ESA, Vancouver, Canada.

 

Swoboda Bhattarai, Katharine, Thomas Hunt, Julie Peterson, Brad Coates and Sarah Zukoff. 2018. Using the western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta) to evaluate the efficacy of insect resistance management plans for delaying Bt toxin resistance in ear-feeding lepidopteran pests of corn. November 14, 2018. Entomological Society of America, Entomological Society of Canada, Entomological Society of British Columbia Joint Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 11-14, 2018.

 

Swoboda Bhattarai, Katharine, Brad Coates, Julie Peterson, Sarah Zukoff and Thomas Hunt. 2018. Field evaluation of insect resistance management plans for delaying Bt toxin resistance in western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta) populations in field corn. . November 14, 2018. Entomological Society of America, Entomological Society of Canada, Entomological Society of British Columbia Joint Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC, Canada, November 11-14, 2018.

 

Zukoff, S. N., P. Porter, J. Peterson, T. Hunt, B. Coates. 2018. Landscape-level effects among western bean cutworm developing on Cry1Fa & Vip3A corn in block and blended refuge plants. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

McMechan, J., Wright, R. 2018. Midwest Corn Production Clinic. ENREC Ithaca, NE, "Insects in Corn", Extension, Workshop.

 

McMechan, J., Wright, R., Carmona, G., Nogueira, J. 2018. Insects in Cover Crop Systems. South Central Ag Lab Field Day, Clay Center, NE.

 

McMechan, J., Wright, R. 2018. Insect Pests in Corn and Soybeans. Field Scout Training. ENREC Ithaca, NE.

 

McMechan, J. 2018. "Wheat Stem Maggot: An emerging pest of cover crop systems" South Central Ag Lab Meeting, Clay Center, NE

 

McMechan, J. 2018. "Wheat Stem Maggot: An emerging pest of cover crop systems", Webinar. YouTube CropWatch Website.

 

McMechan, J. 2018. Pest and Beneficial Insects in Cover Crop Systems. Pioneer Agronomists Seed Corn Meeting, Pioneer, Grand Island, NE

 

McMechan, J. 2018. Will Cover Crops be a Home for New Insects? Midwest Cover Crops Conference, ENREC Ithaca, NE

 

Peterson J. 2018. Resistance Management for Critical Insect Pests of Nebraska. Nebraska Agri-Business Association Mid-Winter Conference, Kearney, NE.

 

Peterson J, T Hunt, J Bradshaw, R Wright, R Seymour, D Montezano, K Swoboda Bhattarai, J McMechan & L Meinke. 2018. Corn Insect Pest Updates: Western Corn Rootworm & Western Bean Cutworm. Nebraska Extension Crop Production Clinics, North Platte, NE.

 

 

Peterson J, K Swoboda Bhattarai, S Daniel, G Ercan, ǂS Salgado Astudillo, F Dubón García & G Melotto. 2018. Applying New Knowledge for Western Bean Cutworm and Western Corn Rootworm Control. West Central Crops & Water Field Day, North Platte, NE.

 

Peterson J. 2018. Resistance Management for Critical Insect Pests of Nebraska. Nebraska Agri- Business Association Mid-Winter Conference, Kearney, NE.

 

Peterson J. 2018. Practical Applications for IPM in Field Crops: Biodiversity & Biological Control. Farming Evolution Conference, Holyoke, CO.

 

Stratman G, R Rupp, R Wright, HE Portillo, J Meredith, J Peterson & SN Zukoff. 2018. New Strategies for Managing Corn Rootworm: Introducing a New Tool for Managing Corn Rootworm Adults. American Society of Agronomy Webinar.

 

Vélez, A.A. 2018. What is RNAi? University of Nebraska-Lincoln, Extension Educators Workshop. Lincoln, NE, USA. March 28 2018.

Extension publications

 

Buntin, G., and All, J. N. (2018). Insect control for field corn: Georgia Pest Management Handbook, 2018, Commercial Edition, Special Bulletin 28 (Volume 1: pp. 51-59.). http://extension.uga.edu/programs-services/integrated-pest-management/publications/handbooks.html.

 

 

Buntin, G. D. and K. L. Flanders. 2018. 2018 Bt corn products for the southeastern United States. http://grains.caes.uga.edu/corn.html.

 

 

 

Noland, R., Lee, R. D., Harris, G., Kemerait, R., Prostko, E., Porter, W., Buntin, G.D., and Smith, A. (2018). A Guide to Corn Production in Georgia 2018. Department of Crop & Soil Sciences, CAES, University of Georgia. Retrieved from http://grains.caes.uga.edu/

 

 

Ni. X, M. D. Toews, and G. D. Buntin. 2018. Multiple Insect Resistance in 53 Commercial Corn Hybrids, 2018. In: D. J. Mailhot, D. Dunn, H. Jordan Jr., and J. L. Day (eds.), Georgia 2018 corn performance tests. Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, (Annual Publication 101-10). http://swvt.uga.edu/2018/AP101-10.pdf.

 

 

Seiter, Nick, N, Kleczewski, K. Estes, Online report of applied research trials conducted in 2018 titled “Applied Research Results on Field Crop Pest and Disease Control.” http://cropdisease.cropsciences.illinois.edu/wpcontent/ uploads/2018/12/Pestpathogenappliedresearchbook2018-1.pdf

 

 

Knodel, J.J., P. Beauzay, M. Boetel, T.J. Prochaska and L. Lubenow. 2018. 2019 North Dakota Field Crop Insect Management Guide. NDSU Ext. Serv., E-1143 (Revised).

 

 

Knodel, J.J., P.B. Beauzay, A. Friskop and S. Markell. 2018. IPM Basics Integrated Pest Management in North Dakota Agriculture PP863 (revised). NDSU Extension, Fargo, ND.

 

 

 

Knodel, J.J. and T.J. Prochaska. 2018. The Armyworm and the Army Cutworm E830 (revised). NDSU Extension, Fargo, ND.

 

 

Knodel, J.J. and A. Friskop. 2018. IPM Survey Underway. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #5 (May 31, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. Scout for Cutworms. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #6 (June 7, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. Scout for Grasshoppers in Field Edges. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #7 (June 14, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. IPM Extension Publication - IPM Basics. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #8 (June 21, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. Grasshopper Hot Spots. 2018. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #9 (June 28, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. European Corn Borer Emerging. 2018. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #11 (July 12, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. Red-headed Flea Beetle in Soybeans and Corn. 2018. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #12 (July 19, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. European Corn Borer Trap Update. 2018. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #12 (July 19, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. European Corn Borer Trap Update. 2018. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #13 (July 26, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. Grasshoppers on the Move! 2018. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #15 (August 16, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. Chlorpyrifos Update. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #16 (August 30, 2018).

 

 

Knodel, J.J. 2018. Armyworm and Army Cutworm Publication. NDSU Crop and Pest Report #17 (September 13, 2018).

 

 

IPM Decision Aid:Managing BT resistance Updated http://ipcm.wisc.edu/download/pubsPM/GMO-Resistance-CornRootworm.pdf

 

 

Revised Western Bean Cutworm publication https://learningstore.uwex.edu/Western-Bean-Cutworm-A-Pest-of-Field-and-Sweet-Corn-P1397.aspx

 

 

Field Crop Scout Training Manual Revisions http://ipcm.wisc.edu/download/pubsPM/UW-IPM-ScoutingManual-web.pdf

 

 

2019, Pest Management in Wisconsin Field Crops, revision

https://learningstore.uwex.edu/Pest-Management-in-Wisconsin-Field-Crops2019-P155.aspx

 

 

Western Bean Cutworm: A pest of Field and Sweet Corn, revised. https://learningstore.uwex.edu/Western-Bean-Cutworm-A-Pest-of-Field-and-Sweet-Corn-P1397.aspx

 

 

Generalized Calendar of Events for Insects and Diseases in Wisconsin http://ipcm.wisc.edu/download/pubsPM/UW_IPM_CornCalendar.pdf

 

 

 

DeVries, T. A., & R. J. Wright. 2018. Evaluation of Liquid and Granular Insecticide Formulations at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2017A. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 43, Issue 1, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsy036

 

 

DeVries, T. A. & R. J. Wright. 2018. Evaluation of Liquid and Granular Insecticide Formulations at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworm Control, 2017B . Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 43, Issue 1, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsy037

 

 

DeVries, T. A., & R. J. Wright. 2018. Evaluation of Planting-Time Insecticide Formulations and Seed Treatments for Larval Corn Rootworn Control, 2017. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 43, Issue 1, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsy038

 

 

DeVries, T. A., & R. J. Wright. 2018. Evaluation of Traited Corn Rootworm and Refuge Corn Hybrids in Combination With Soil Insecticides at Planting for Larval Corn Rootworn Control, 2017. Arthropod Management Tests, Volume 43, Issue 1, https://doi.org/10.1093/amt/tsy039

 

 

Mollet KA, JV de Macedo, GE Hirzel, C Oliveira-Hofman & JA Peterson. 2018. Evaluation of seed treatments and at-plant soil insecticides for the control of wireworms (Coleoptera: Elateridae) in field corn, 2015. Arthropod Management Tests, 43, doi: 10.1093/amt/tsy089.

 

 

Swoboda-Bhattarai KA, GE Hirzel & JA Peterson. 2018. Evaluation of foliar insecticides for the control of western bean cutworm in field corn, 2017. Arthropod Management Tests, 43, doi:10.1093/amt/tsy095.

 

 

Hunt, T., K. Jarvi. 2018. Northeast Nebraska Insect Pests Update. Proceedings of the 2018 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 20. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE.

 

 

McMechan, J., R. Wright, J. Peterson, T. Hunt, J. Bradshaw. 2018. Japanese Beetle in Corn and Soybeans. Proceedings of the 2018 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 21. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE.

 

 

Oliveira-Hofman C, LJ Meinke, AO Adesemoye & JA Peterson. 2018. Screening of entomopathogenic fungi from West Central Nebraska against key pests of corn. Nebraska Extension Agriculture & Natural Resources Capacity Building Workshop, Lincoln, NE.

 

 

Peterson, J. A., T. E. Hunt, J. Bradshaw, R. Wright, R. C. Seymour, D. Montezano , K. Swoboda Bhattarai. 2018. Western Bean Cutworm Update. Proceedings of the 2018 UNL Crop Production Clinics, pp. 18. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE.

 

 

Wright, R., J. Peterson, T. Hunt, J. Bradshaw and J. McMechan, L. Meinke. 2018. Corn Rootworm Management Update. Proceedings of the 2018 Crop Production Clinics, pp. 19. University of Nebraska Extension, Lincoln, NE.

 

Organized Symposia and other activities:

Symposium Session: Knowledge and Tools to Combat Western Bean Cutworm: An Emergent and Adaptive Pest in North American Maize. March 22, 2018. 9th international IPM Symposium: Improving Health, Environment and Global Sustainability. March 19-22, 2018, Baltimore, MD.

 

NC-246 Summit on Western Bean Cutworm. November 10, 2019, Vancouver, Canada. Co-organized with Brad Coates, Katharine Swoboda Bhattarai, and Sarah Zukoff.

 

Ad-hoc member (Julie Peterson) of EPA-FIFRA Scientific Advisory Panel (SAP) on “Lepidopteran Pests of Bt Plant-Incorporated Protectants,” 2018

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