NCERA220: Biological Control of Arthropods and Weeds

(Multistate Research Coordinating Committee and Information Exchange Group)

Status: Inactive/Terminating

SAES-422 Reports

01/11/2018

Abram, P. K., K. A. Hoelmer, A. Acebes-Doria, H. Andrews, E. H. Beers, J. C. Bergh, R. Bessin, D. Biddinger, P. Botch, M. L. Buffington, M. L. Cornelius, E. Costi, E. S. Delfosse, C. Dieckhoff, R. Dobson, Z. Donais, M. Grieshop, G. Hamilton, T. Haye, C. Hedstrom, M. V. Herlihy, M. S. Hoddle, C. R. R. Hooks, P. Jentsch, N. K. Joshi, T. P. Kuhar, J. Lara, J. C. Lee, A. Legrand, T. C. Leskey, D. Lowenstein, L. Maistrello, C. R. Mathews, J. M. Milnes, W. R. Morrison, A. L. Nielsen, E. C. Ogburn, C. H. Pickett, K. Poley, J. Pote, J. Radl, P. M. Shrewsbury, E. Talamas, L. Tavella, J. F. Walgenbach, R. Waterworth, D. C. Weber, C. Welty, and N. G. Wiman. 2017. Indigenous arthropod natural enemies of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in North America and Europe. Journal of Pest Science 90:1009-1020.

Bannerman, J. A., B. P. McCornack, D. W. Ragsdale, N. Koper, and A. C. Costamagna. 2018. Predators and alate immigration influence the season-long dynamics of soybean aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Biological Control 117:87-98.

Bulgarella, M., M. A. Quiroga, R. A. Boulton, I. E. Ramirez, R. D. Moon, C. E. Causton, and G. E. Heimpel. 2017. Life Cycle and Host Specificity of the Parasitoid Conura annulifera (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), a Potential Biological Control Agent of Philornis downsi (Diptera: Muscidae) in the Galapagos Islands. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 110:317-328.

Delvare, G., G. E. Heimpel, H. Baur, D. D. Chadee, R. Martinez, and S. A. Knutie. 2017. Description of Brachymeria philornisae sp n. (Hymenoptera: Chalcididae), a parasitoid of the bird parasite Philornis trinitensis (Diptera: Muscidae) in Tobago, with a review of the sibling species. Zootaxa 4242:34-60.

Desneux, N., M. K. Asplen, C. M. Brady, G. E. Heimpel, K. R. Hopper, C. Luo, L. Monticelli, K. M. Oliver, and J. A. White. 2018. Intraspecific variation in facultative symbiont infection among native and exotic pest populations: Potential implications for biological control. Biological Control 116:27-35.

Giles, K. L., B. P. McCornack, T. A. Royer, and N. C. Elliott. 2017. Incorporating biological control into IPM decision making. Current Opinion in Insect Science 20:84-89.

Hopper, K. R., K. L. Kuhn, K. Lanier, J. H. Rhoades, K. M. Oliver, J. A. White, M. K. Asplen, and G. E. Heimpel. 2018. The defensive aphid symbiont Hamiltonella defensa affects host quality differently for Aphelinus glycinis versus Aphelinus atriplicis. Biological Control 116:3-9.

Hopper, K. R., K. Lanier, J. H. Rhoades, K. A. Hoelmer, W. G. Meikle, G. E. Heimpel, R. J. O'Neil, D. G. Voegtlin, and J. B. Woolley. 2017. Host specificity of Aphelinus species collected from soybean aphid in Asia. Biological Control 115:55-73.

Jackson, K. A., J. S. McCord, and J. A. White. 2017. A window of opportunity: Subdominant predators can use suboptimal prey. Ecology and Evolution 7:5269-5275.

Lenhart, P. A. and J. A. White. 2017. A defensive endosymbiont fails to protect aphids against the parasitoid community present in the field. Ecological Entomology 42:680-684.

Ogburn, E. C., R. Bessin, C. Dieckhoff, R. Dobson, M. Grieshop, K. A. Hoelmer, C. Mathews, J. Moore, A. L. Nielsen, K. Poley, J. M. Pote, M. Rogers, C. Welty, and J. F. Walgenbach. 2016. Natural enemy impact on eggs of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), in organic agroecosystems: A regional assessment. Biological Control 101:39-51.

Rincon, D. F., L. A. Canas, and C. W. Hoy. 2016. Intra-plant spatial interaction between Delphastus catalinae (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and Bemisia tabaci biotype B (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) and its effect on predation rates. Biological Control 95:13-22.

Rincon, D. F., L. A. Canas, and C. W. Hoy. 2017. Modeling changes in predator functional response to prey across spatial scales. Theoretical Ecology 10:403-415.

Schmidt, J. M., E. A. Pochubay, J. Tourtois, and M. J. Grieshop. 2017. The inherent complexity of soil and foliar predators for greenhouse biological control. Biological Control 115:46-54.

Tourtois, J., J. G. Ali, and M. J. Grieshop. 2017. Susceptibility of wounded and intact black soldier fly Hermetia illucens (L.) (Diptera: Stratiomyidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 150:121-129.

Walton, N. J. and M. J. Grieshop. 2016. Video observations of the natural enemies of eggs of codling moth, Cydia pomonella, in apple orchards in Michigan, USA. Entomologia Experimentalis Et Applicata 159:375-377.

Weis, J. J., H. L. Gray, and G. E. Heimpel. 2016. High Hyperparasitism of Cotesia rubecula (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in Minnesota and Massachusetts. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 89:385-389.

Weis, J. J., P. J. Ode, and G. E. Heimpel. 2017. Balancing selection maintains sex determining alleles in multiple-locus complementary sex determination. Evolution 71:1246-1257.

White, J. A., J. S. McCord, K. A. Jackson, A. C. Dehnel, and P. A. Lenhart. 2017. Differential aphid toxicity to ladybeetles is not a function of host plant or facultative bacterial symbionts. Functional Ecology 31:334-339.

04/24/2018

06/05/2019

04/17/2020

Publications

Refereed Papers

Aya, V.A., J. Montoya-Lerma, C. Echeverri-Rubiano, J.P. Michaud & G. Vargas. (2019) Partial host resistance to two parasitoids (Diptera: Tachinidae) helps explain a regional outbreak of novel Diatraea spp. stem borers in Colombia sugarcane. Biol. Control 129: 18-23.

Dieterich Mabin M.E., C. Welty and M.M. Gardiner. 2020. Predator richness predicts pest suppression within organic and conventional summer squash (Cucurbita pepo L. Cucurbitales: Cucurbitaceae). Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 287: 106689. 

Gibson, D.R., Rowe, L., Isaacs, R. and Landis, D.A. (2019) Screening drought-tolerant native plants for attractiveness to arthropod natural enemies in the US Great Lakes region. Environmental Entomology 48, 1469-1480.

Grez, A.A., Zaviezo T. Gardiner, M.M. and Alaniz A. 2019. Urbanization filters coccinellids composition and functional trait distribution in greenspaces across greater Santiago, Chile. Urban Forestry and Urban Greening 38: 337-345. 

Haack, Robert A. and Petrice, Toby 2019. "Historical Population Increases and Related Inciting Factors of Agrilus anxius, Agrilus bilineatus, and Agrilus granulatus liragus (Coleoptera: Buprestidae) in the Lake States (Michigan, Minnesota, and Wisconsin)," The Great Lakes Entomologist, vol 52 (1)

Hosseini, A., M. Hosseini, M.M. Awal, M. Ghadamyari & J.P. Michaud. (2019) Life history responses of Hippodamia variegata (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) to changes in the nutritional content of its prey, Aphis gossypii (Hemiptera: Aphididae), mediated by nitrogen fertilization. Biol. Control 130: 27-33.

Jarrett B. J. M., J. Pote, E. Talamas, L. Gut and M. Szűcs. 2019. The discovery of Trissolcus japonicas (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) in Michigan. The Great Lakes Entomologist. 52:6-11

Kautz A.R., and M.M. Gardiner. 2019. Agricultural intensification may create an attractive sink for Dolichopodidae, a ubiquitous but understudied predatory fly family. Journal of Insect Conservation 23: 453-465.

Lee, J., Wang, X., Daane, K., Hoelmer, K., Isaacs, R., Sial, A. and Walton, V. (2019). Biological control of spotted-wing drosophila – current and pending tactics. Journal of Integrated Pest Management 10, 13.

Mercer, N.H., Teets, N.M., Bessin, R.T., Obrycki, J.J., 2020. Supplemental foods affect energetic reserves, survival, and spring reproduction in overwintering adult Hippodamia convergens (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae). Environ. Entomol. 49, 1–9. https://doi.org/10.1093/ee/nvz137

Sarkar, N., Rhodes, E.M., Spies, J., Roubos, C.R., Little, B.A., Sial, A.A., Fanning, P.D., Isaacs, R., and Liburd, O.E. (2019) Evaluation of non‐target effects of OMRI‐listed insecticides for management of Drosophila suzukii Matsumura in berry crops. Journal of Applied Entomology 144, 12-25.

Szűcs M, E. Vercken, E. Bitume and RA Hufbauer. 2019. The implications of rapid eco-evolutionary dynamics for biological control – a review. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 167:598-615

Szűcs M, P Salerno, B Teller, U Schaffner, J Littlefield and RA Hufbauer. 2019. The effects of agent hybridization on the efficacy of biological control of tansy ragwort at high elevations. Evolutionary Applications 12 (3): 470-481 doi.org/10.1111/eva.12726

Vacacela, H.E.A, J.P. Michaud, S.I.V.K. Almeida & H.E. Stowe (2019) How efficient is fertilization by traumatic insemination in Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)? J. Econ. Entomol. (in press).

White, J.A., A. Styer, L.C. Rosenwald, M.M. Curry, K.D. Welch, K.J. Athey, E.G. Chapman. 2020. Endosymbiotic bacteria are prevalent and diverse in agricultural spiders. Microbial Ecology 79: 472-481. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00248-019-01411-w

 

Extension Publications

7 things to know about samurai wasps, a natural enemy of brown marmorated stink bugs www.canr.msu.edu/news/7-things-to-know-about-samurai-wasps-a-natural-enemy-of-brown-marmorated-stink-bugs.

Biological control of Brown Marmorated stink bug in Michigan https://www.canr.msu.edu/news/biological-control-of-brown-marmorated-stink-bug-in-michigan

 

Professional Presentations

Anderson, V, Christopher Ranger and Luis Canas. 2019. Comparative efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis and entomopathogenic nematodes for controlling fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) infesting oyster mushrooms. Entomological Society of America National Meeting. St. Louis, MO, November 18, 2019.

Anderson, V, Christopher Ranger and Luis Canas. 2019. Comparative efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis and entomopathogenic nematodes for controlling fungus gnats (Diptera: Sciaridae) infesting oyster mushrooms. North Central Branch, Entomological Society of America Meeting. Cincinnati, OH, March 18, 2019.

Bienemann, R, Carlos Esquivel, Nuris Acosta, Christopher Ranger and Luis Canas. 2019. Susceptibility of natural enemies to insecticides in greenhouses. Entomological Society of America National Meeting. St. Louis, MO, November 18, 2019.

Canas, L, Nuris Acosta, Carlos Esquivel, Rachel Bienemann. 2019. Impact of several insecticides on biological control agents. Entomological Society of America National Meeting. St. Louis, MO, November 17, 2019.

Canas, L. 2019. Pest management advances on greenhouse flower crops (Spanish: Avances sobre el manejo de plagas en flores de invernadero). Zamorano International Convention. Quito, Ecuador, October 25, 2019.

Canas, L. 2019. IPM and biological control of major insect pests in East Africa and Latin America: Why global pests require global solutions. North Central Branch, Entomological Society of America Meeting. Cincinnati, OH, March 17, 2019.

Cluever J, RJ Wright, JA Peterson, S Salgado Astudillo, K Swoboda Bhattarai, P Colombo da Luz, DG Montezano & JD Bradshaw. 2019. Efficacy of Trichogramma ostriniae for biological control of the western bean cutworm (Striacosta albicosta) in Nebraska field corn and dry edible bean. NCB-ESA, Cincinnati, OH.

Delgado de la flor, Y.A., J.D. Harwood, D.M. Parker, M.M. Gardiner. Rich and abundant spider communities result from enhanced dietary niche breadth and reduced niche overlap. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. (11/19/19)

Delgado de la flor, Y.A., E. Yabar, M. Del Castillo, C.B. Riley, and M.M. Gardiner. Diversity and distribution of spiders in Cusco, Peru: A survey and comparison of the Yale-Peruvian expedition of 1911. Poster Presentation. SACNAS The National Diversity in STEM Conference. Honolulu, HI (11/01/19)

*Dunkle, E.J., K.I. Perry, and M.M. Gardiner. Body size of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) decreases with urbanization. Poster Presentation. North Central Branch Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH. (3/18/19)

Dunkle, E.J., K.I. Perry, and M.M. Gardiner. Body size of ground beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) across an urban-rural gradient. Poster Presentation. 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH. (3/6/19)

Gardiner, M.M. Examining the ecology and conservation potential of urban vacant land. OSU-CU Partnership developing agriculture and environmental sciences. Pontifica Universidad Catholica de Chile (7/29/19)

Gardiner, M.M. The conservation potential of inner-city vacant land for insects. Department of Entomology Seminar Speaker. University of Manitoba. Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (4/9/19)

Gardiner, M.M. The balancing act of urban conservation: Can vacant land support biodiversity and ecosystem services in cities. Keynote Speaker, Landscape Ecology and Nature Conservation. Entomology Congress 2019, German Society of General and Applied Entomology. Halle, Germany (3/12/19)

Gardiner, M.M. Vacant lots – A Novel Conservation Habitat? Symposium: Advancing Plant-Herbivore Interactions Through Complementary Approaches and the Blurring of Disciplinary Boundaries. Gordon Research Conference of Plant-Herbivore Interactions. Ventura, CA (2/24/19)

Gardiner, M.M. The conservation potential of inner-city vacant land for insects. Department of Entomology Student-Invited Seminar Speaker. Cornell University. Ithaca, NY. (1/28/19)

Geedi, R, Christopher Ranger, Luis Canas and Michael Reding. 2019. Fatal attraction of a generalist insect herbivore to Beauveria bassiana. North Central Branch, Entomological Society of America Meeting. Cincinnati, OH, March 18, 2019.

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.

Mercer, N H., Bessin, R. T., Obrycki, J. J. March 2018. Conservation biological control of sugarcane aphid (Melanaphis sacchari) in Kentucky. Entomological Society of America North Central Branch Meeting

Mercer, N H., Bessin, R. T., Obrycki, J. J. November 2018. Biological control of sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, using buckwheat and methyl salicylate. Entomological Society of American National Meeting.

Mercer, N.H., Teets, N.M., Bessin, R.T., Obrycki, J.J., March 2016. Influence of food supplementation during overwintering on the survival and fitness of Hippodamia convergens adults. Entomological Society of America North Central Branch Meeting.

Mercer, N.H., Teets, N.M., Bessin, R.T., Obrycki, J.J., November 2016. Influence of food supplementation during overwintering on the survival and fitness of Hippodamia convergens adults. International Congress of Entomology.

Mercer, N.H., Teets, N.M., Bessin, R.T., Obrycki, J.J., March 2017. Impact of winter feeding on overwintering Hippodamia convergens and survival and spring reproduction. Entomological Society of America North Central Branch Meeting.

Mercer, N H., Bessin, R. T., Obrycki, J. J. November 2019. Parasitization of the sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, by commercially available parasitoids. Entomological Society of America National Meeting.

Mercer, N H., Bessin, R. T., Obrycki, J. J. October 2019. Parasitization of the sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, by commercially available parasitoids. Ohio Valley Entomological Association Meeting.

Mercer, N H., Bessin, R. T., Obrycki, J. J. September 2019. Parasitization of the sugarcane aphid, Melanaphis sacchari, by commercially available parasitoids. Aphidophaga Meeting.

Parker, D. M., M. M. Gardiner. How does urbanization affect declining native lady beetle species? Ohio State Department of Entomology Delong Competition. Columbus, OH. (3/6/19)

Parker, D. M., M. M. Gardiner. How does urbanization affect declining native lady beetle species? Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Cincinnati, OH. (3/16/19)

Parker, D. M., M. M. Gardiner. Does urban landscape fragmentation and contamination impose similar constraints on native and exotic lady beetle communities?  Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. (11/18/19)

Perry, K.I., N.C. Hoekstra, Y.A. Delgado de la Flor, and M.M. Gardiner. Mechanisms of ground-dwelling beetle community assembly in an urban ecosystem. North Central Branch Entomological Society of America, Cincinnati, OH (3/19/19)

Rogers, M.A., K.I. Perry, Y.A. Delgado de la Flor, and M.M. Gardiner. Rich plant communities in urban greenspaces support abundant and diverse spider (Linyphiidae) assemblages. Poster Presentation. Spring Undergraduate Research Festival, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH. (3/26/19)

Rogers, M.A., K.I. Perry, Y.A. Delgado de la Flor, and M.M. Gardiner. Rich plant communities in urban greenspaces support abundant and diverse spider (Linyphiidae) assemblages. Poster Presentation. 16th Annual Undergraduate Research Forum. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH. (3/6/19)

Rosenwald, L.C., J.A. White. 2019. A novel bacterial symbiont manipulates the reproduction of a Linyphiid spider, Mermessus fradeorum. American Arachnological Society, Lexington, VA.

Rosenwald, L.C., J.A. White 2019. Geographic diversity of endosymbiotic infection in a linyphiid spider. Entomological Society of America, St. Louis, MO

Ruchika Geedi, Christopher Ranger, Luis Canas, Michael Reding, Louela A. Castrillo and Michael Griggs. 2019. Behavioral Responses of Myzus persicae to microbial volatile emissions from Beauveria bassiana. Entomological Society of America National Meeting. St. Louis, MO, November 17, 2019.

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.

Sward, G, Luis Canas and Chris Ranger. 2019. Mushroom pest control at a glance. Poster Presentation. Entomological Society of America National Meeting. St. Louis, MO, November 18, 2019.

Sypolt, E.M., and M.M. Gardiner. Converting vacant lots: from blight to bright. Entomological Society of American National Conference Infographic Poster. St. Louis, MO. (11/19/19)

Sypolt, E.M., P.L. Phelan and M.M. Gardiner. The capacity of urban greenspace soils to support biological control. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. (11/19/19)

Sypolt, E.M., P.L. Phelan and M.M. Gardiner. Biological control in urban environments. College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Annual Research Forum. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH. (4/22/19)

Sypolt, E.M., P.L. Phelan and M.M. Gardiner. Biological control in urban environments. Department of Entomology Delong Competition. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH. (3/8/19)

Tilmon, K. J., A. Pekarcik and A. Raudenbush.  2019.  Harmonia axyridis immigration and oviposition in response to variable aphid density.  International Symposium on the Ecology of Aphidophaga 14.  September, 2019.  Montreal, Canada.

Tyrpak, A. M., K. I. Perry, Y. Delgado de la Flor, J. M. Raczkowski, and M. M. Gardiner. Does management frequency drive the conservation value of vacant land for ant communities? Annual Meeting of the North Central Branch of the Entomological Society of America. Cincinnati, OH. (3/18/19)

Tyrpak, A. M., K. I. Perry, J. M. Raczkowski, C. B. Riley, and M. M. Gardiner. Understanding how landscape pattern and history shapes the ant communities occupying urban greenspaces. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. St. Louis, MO. (11/19/19)

Tyrpak, A. M., K. I. Perry, J. M. Raczkowski, C. B. Riley, and M. M. Gardiner. Understanding how landscape pattern and history shapes the ant communities occupying urban greenspaces. Ohio State Department of Entomology Delong Competition. Columbus, OH. (11/13/19)

Tyrpak, A. M., K. I. Perry, Y. Delgado de la Flor, J. M. Raczkowski, and M. M. Gardiner. Does management frequency drive the conservation value of vacant land for ant communities? Poster Presentation. College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences Annual Research Forum. The Ohio State University. Columbus, OH. (4/22/19)

Welty, C. January 8, 2019. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Biocontrol Progress. Kentucky Fruit and Vegetable Conference. Lexington KY.

Welty, C. January 16, 2019. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug: Biocontrol Progress. Ohio Produce Network (Annual Conference of the Ohio Produce Growers & Marketers Association). Dublin OH.

Welty, C. March 26, 2019. Brown Marmorated Stink Bug Biocontrol Progress. Webinar program on invasive pest management, produced by the Ohio IPM Program. Columbus OH.

White, J.A., A. Styer, LC Rosenwald, MM Curry, KD Welch, KJ Athey, EG Chapman. 2019. Endosymbiotic bacteria are prevalent and diverse in agricultural spiders.  American Arachnological Society, Lexington VA.

 

Extension Presentations/Media Coverage

Bradshaw JD. 2019. Should I monitor or scout for western bean cutworm when it costs me $11 per acre to treat? Bean Day (winter), Gering, NE.

Bradshaw JD. Cutworms and kin. 2019. Bugeye Workshop, Scottsbluff, NE.

Peterson J. 2019. Western Bean Cutworm Updates. Stumpf International Wheat Center Field Day, Grant, NE.

Peterson J. 2019. Western Bean Cutworm Updates. Brule Water Lab Open House, Big Springs, NE.

Peterson J. 2019. Agroecosystems Entomology: Conserving Beneficial Insects and Managing Resistant Pests. North Platte Noon Rotary Meeting, North Platte, NE.

Peterson J. 2019. Agroecosystems Entomology: Conserving Beneficial Insects and Managing Resistant Pests. Ogallala Rotary Meeting, Ogallala, NE.

Peterson J, P Colombo da Luz, L Meinke, G Melotto, D Montezano, K Swoboda Bhattarai & R Wright. 2018. Western Bean Cutworm & Western Corn Rootworm Updates. Nebraska Independent Crop Consultant Association Annual Meeting, Kearney, NE.

Peterson J. 2018. IPM & Resistance Management for Top Insect Pests in Nebraska Corn. Winfield Solutions Winter Regional Conference, Kearney, NE.

Szucs, M.. 2019. MSU Trissolcus japonicus dispersal project: rearing, releasing and recapturing a parasitoid of BMSB. Great Lakes Expo. Grand Rapids, MI. Dec 9-12.

Szucs, M. 2019. Swallow-wort biocontrol update and identification and control of knotweeds. Oakland County Cooperative Weed Management Area (CISMA).

Szűcs M, O. Simaz*, J. Pote, L. Gut, J. Wilson. 2019. Augmentative releases of the Samurai wasp, a natural enemy of brown marmorated stink bug, across Michigan Great Lakes Expo. Dec 2019.

Wright, R. J. 2019. Corn insect update.  Crop Management & Diagnostic Clinic: Corn, UNL Eastern Nebraska Research & Extension Center, Ithaca.

Wright, R. J. 2019. Corn insect update. South Central Ag Laboratory Field Day, Clay Center NE.

Wright, R. J. 2019. Corn insect update. South Central Ag Laboratory, Advisory committee meeting, Clay Center NE.

Wright, R. J. 2019. Corn and soybean insect update.  CCA Ag Update meeting, Nebraska Agri-Business Association, Lincoln NE

 

Media Coverage

Great Lakes Echo

http://greatlakesecho.org/2019/10/31/wasp-recruited-for-michigan-stink-bug-fight/

Michigan Farm news

https://www.michiganfarmnews.com/invasive-wasps-recruited-in-michigan-battle-against-stink-bugs?utm_source=Informz&utm_medium=Email&utm_campaign=Farm+News

Ionia Sentinel-Standard

https://www.sentinel-standard.com/news/20191030/invasive-wasps-recruited-in-michigan-battle-against-stink-bugs

Lansing City Pulse

www.lansingcitypulse.com/stories/wasp-recruited-in-michigan-battle-against-stink-bugs,13513?

Fox2News

http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/samurai-wasp-brown-marmorated-stink-bug-invasive-species-farmers-crops-insects-bugs

 

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