S1070: The Working Group on Improving Microbial Control of Arthropod Pests

(Multistate Research Project)

Status: Active

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No publications included.


Microbial related publication from group members (2018):

Aristizábal, L.F., Avery, P.B., Caldwell, J., McKenzie, C. L., and Osborne, L.S. (2018) Mitigating trans-boundary movement of Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) on Mentha sp. by pre-shipping treatments of biopesticides. Crop Protection 107: 71-78.

Arthurs, S. and S. K. Dara.  2018.  Microbial biopesticides for invertebrate pests and their markets in the United States.  J. Ivertebr. Pathol.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2018.01.008

Avery, P.B., Bojorque, V., Gámez, C., Duncan, R.E, Carrillo, D., and Cave, R.D. (2018) Spore acquisition and survival of ambrosia beetles associated with the laurel wilt pathogen in avocados after exposure to entomopathogenic fungi. Insects (accepted Apr 2018). 9 (2), 49; doi:10.3390/insects9020049

Chow, A., Dunlap, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Avery, P.B., Patt, J.M., and Sétamou, M. (2018) Field efficacy of autodissemination and foliar sprays of an entomopathogenic fungus, Isaria fumosorosea (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae), for control of Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae), on residential citrus. Journal of Economic Entomology, In Press (Accepted 2 July 2018). doi: 10.1093/jee/toy216

Cottrell, T.E., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Horton, D.L. (2018) Laboratory assays against adult and larval sap beetles (Coleoptera: Nitidulidae) using entomopathogenic nematodes, microbial-based insecticides and synthetic insecticides. Journal of Entomological Science, In Press. (Accepted June 17, 2018).

Dara, S. K. Implementation of integrated pest and disease management in greenhouses: strawberries and other berries.  In Pest and disease management in greenhouse crops.  Eds. Gullino, M. L., A. Albajes, P. Nicot, and J. C. van Lenteren. Springer.  In Press.

Dara, S. K., D. Peck, and D. Murray.  (2018). Chemical and non-chemical solutions for manageing twospotted spider mite, western tarnished plant bug, and other arthropod pests in strawberries.  Insects 9: 156. DOI: 10.3390/insects9040156

Dara, S. K.  (2018). Microbial control options for pests and diseases.  CAPCA Applicator Alerts, 3 (x): x. December issue.

Geisert, R.W., Cheruiyot, D.J., Hibbard, B.E., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Shelby, K., Coudron, T.A. (2018) Comparative assessment of four Steinernematidae and three Heterorhabditidae species for infectivity of larval Diabrotica virgifera virgifera. Journal of Economic Entomology. 111: 542–548. doi.org/10.1093/jee/tox372.

Hajek, A. E and D. I. Shapiro-Ilan (Eds.). (2018) Ecology of Invertebrate Diseases. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons, 657 pp.

Hazir, S., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Leite, L.G., (2018) Thermo-stability, dose effects and shelf-life of antifungal metabolite-containing supernatants produced by Xenorhabdus szentirmaii. European Journal of Plant Pathology, 150: 297–306.

Karimi, J., S. K. Dara, and S. Arthurs. (2018).  Microbial insecticides in Iran: history, current status, challenges and future prospects.  J. Ivertebr. Pathol.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2018.02.016

Kumar, K. K., J. Sridhar, R. K. Murali-Baskaran, S. Snthil-Nathan, P. Kaushal, S. K. Dara, and S. Arthurs.  (2018).  Microbial biopesticides for insect pest management in India: current status and future prospects.  J. Invertebr. Pathol.  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jip.2018.10.008

Kumar, V., Francis, A., Avery, P.B., McKenzie, C.L., and Osborne, L.S. (2018). Assessing compatibility of Isaria fumosorosea and buprofezin for mitigation of Aleurodicus rugioperculatus (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae): an invasive pest in the Florida landscape. Economic Entomology 111: 1069-1079. 1-11. doi: 10.1093/jee/toy056

Leite, L.G., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Hazir, S., (2018) Survival of Steinernema feltiae in different formulation substrates:  improved longevity in a mixture of gel and vermiculite. Biological Control 126: 192-197.

Marianelli L., Paoli F., Torrini G., Mazza G., Benvenuti C., Binazzi F., Sabbatini Peverieri G., Bosio G., Venanzio D., Giacometto E., Priori S., Koppenhöfer A.M., Roversi P.F. (2018).  Biological control of Popillia japonica (Coleoptera, Scarabaeidae): managing the Italian outbreak.  J. Appl. Entomol. 142, 311-318.

Mariño-Cárdenas, Y.A., Ospina OE, Rodrigues JCV, Bayman P. (2018). High diversity and variability in the bacterial microbiota of the coffee berry borer (Coleoptera: Curculionidae), with emphasis on Wolbachia. Journal of Applied Microbiology doi: 10.1111/jam.13768.

Mbata, G.N, C. Ivey, D.I. Shapiro-Ilan, (2018) The potential for using entomopathogenic nematodes and fungi in the management of the maize weevil, Sitophilus zeamais (Motschulsky) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Biological Control 125: 39-43.

Oliveira-Hofman, C. (2018). Characterization of the Natural Enemy Community, With Emphasis on Entomopathogens, for Management of Western Corn Rootworm (Diabrotica virgifera virgifera). University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Dissertation.

O’Neal, M. and S. K. Dara.  (2018). Brief history of botanical and microbial pesticides and their current market.  UCANR eJournal Strawberries and Vegetables, 31 January, 2018.

O’Neal, M. and S. K. Dara.  (2018). Biopesticide development, registration, and commercial formulations.  UCANR eJournal Strawberries and Vegetables, 19 January, 2018.

Ruan, W., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I, Lewis, E.E., Kaplan, F., Alborn, H., Gu, X-H, and Schliekelman, P. (2017). Movement patterns in entomopathogenic nematodes: continuous vs. temporal. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 151: 137-149.

Rhodes, E.M., Avery, P.B., and Liburd, O.E. (2018). Efficacy of entomopathogenic fungal products for biocontrol of spotted wing drosophila assessed under laboratory conditions. Florida Entomologist 101: 526-528.

Sánchez Barahona, C.F., Threlkeld, B.S., Avery, P. B., Francis, A.W. and Cave, R.D. (2018). Compatibility and efficacy of the ladybird beetle Thalassa montezumae and the entomopathogenic fungus Isaria fumosorosea for biological control of the green croton scale: laboratory and greenhouse investigations. Arthropod-Plant Interactions 12: 715-723.

Schmidt, J.M., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., Graham, C., Barwick, S., Sparks, A. Jr., Riley, D. (2018). Entomopathogenic nematodes and fungi virulence to cowpea curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) larvae. Journal of Entomological Science 53: 152-161.

Shrestha, G., G.V.P. Reddy and S.T. Jaronski. (2018). Field efficacy of Bacillus thuringiensis galleriae strain SDS-502 for the management of alfalfa weevil and its impact on Bathyplectes spp. parasitization rate. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology 153: 6–11.

Shrestha G, Briar SS, Reddy GVP. (2018). Plant defense elicitors: plant fitness versus wheat stem sawfly. PeerJ 6:e5892 https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.5892

Singh, N. K., J. A. Goolsby, D. I. Shapiro-Ilan, R. J. Miller, D. B. Thomas, G. M Klafke, J. P. Tidwell, A. E. Racelis, P. S. Grewal, and A. A. Perez de Leon. (2018). Efficacy evaluation of six entomopathogenic nematode species against engorged females of southern cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (=Boophilus) microplus. Southwestern Entomologist. 43: 1-18.

Singh, N. K., J. A. Goolsby, D. I. Shapiro-Ilan, R. J. Miller, M. Setamou, and A. A. Perez de Leon. (2018). Effect of immersion time on efficacy of entomopathogenic nematodes against engorged females of southern cattle fever tick, Rhipicephalus (=Boophilus) microplus Southwestern Entomologist. 43: 19-28.

Sharifi-Far, S., D.I. Shapiro-Ilan, M. Brownbridge, and R.H. Hallett. (2018). The combined approach of strain discovery and the inbred line technique for improving control of Delia radicum with Heterorhabditis bacteriophora. Biological Control 118: 37-43.

Willett, D.S., Alborn, H.T., Stelinski, L.L., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., (2018) Risk taking of educated nematodes. PLOS ONE, In Press (Accepted 10-3-2018).

Wu, S., Kaplan, F., Lewis, E., Alborn, H.T., Shapiro-Ilan, D.I., (2018) Infected host macerate enhances entomopathogenic nematode movement towards hosts and infectivity in a soil profile. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. In Press (Accepted 10-14-2018).

Valles, SM, SD Porter, and LA Calcaterra. (2018). Prospecting for viral natural enemies of the fire ant Solenopsis invicta in Argentina. Plos One 13: e0192377.

Zhou Y. Avery, P.B, Carrillo, D., Duncan, R.H., Lukowsky, A., Cave, R.D., and Keyhani, N.O. (2018). Identification of the Achilles heels of the laurel wilt pathogen and its beetle vector. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology 102: 5673-5684. doi:org/10.1007/s00253-018-9037-y.

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