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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Rocco T Alessandro
Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research
Chemist

Phone: (772) 462-5932
Fax: (772) 462-5986
2001 SOUTH ROCK ROAD
FORT PIERCE, FL, 34945


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Ultrastructure of integument wax and wax-producing structures in the melaleuca psyllid Boreioglycaspis melaleucae (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) - (Abstract Only) - (17-Jun-13)
Ultrastructural and chemical studies on waxy secretions and wax-producing structures on the integument of the Woolly Oak Aphid Stegophylla brevirostris Quednau (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E.D., Alessandro, R., Hall, D.G. 2013. Ultrastructural and chemical studies on waxy secretions and wax-producing structures on the integument of the woolly oak aphid Stegophylla brevirostris Quednau (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure. 1:43-50.
Behavioral, ultrastructural and chemical studies on the honeydew and waxy secretions by nymphs and adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ammar, E., Alessandro, R.T., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2013. Behavioral, ultrastructural and chemical studies on the honeydew and waxy secretions by nymphs and adults of the Asian citrus psyllid Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae). PLoS One. 8(6):e64938.doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064938
Targeting juvenile hormone metabolic genes in the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri Kuwayama) as a strategy to reduce the spread of citrus greening disease - (Abstract Only)
Van Ekert, E., Borovsky, Powell, C.A., Cave, R.D., Alessandro, R.T., Shatters, R.G. 2012. Targeting juvenile hormone metabolic genes in the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri Kuwayama) as a strategy to reduce the spread of citrus greening disease [abstract]. International Research Citrus Huanglongbing Conference, February 4-8, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
Behavioral, ultrastructural, and chemical studies on the 'Honeydew' excretions in nymphs and Adults of the Asian Citrus Psyllid - (Proceedings)
Ammar, E., Alessandro, R.T., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2013. Behavioral, ultrastructural, and chemical studies on the 'Honeydew' excretions in nymphs and Adults of the Asian Citrus Psyllid. In: Proceedings of the International Research Conference on Huanglongbing, February 4-8, 2013, Orlando, Florida.
Studies of in aere formed stylet sheath from the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri, Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and other phytophagous Hemiptera - (Abstract Only)
Morgan, J.K., Shatters, R.G., Luzio, G.A., Ammar, E., Alessandro, R.T., Hunter, W.B. 2012. Compositional and biosynthetic studies of the stylet sheath from the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri, Hemiptera: Psyllidae)[abstract]. 60th Annual Meeting of the Entomological Society of America, November 11-14, 2012, Knoxville, Tennessee.
Volatile profiles of young leaves of Rutaceae spp. varying in susceptibility to the Asian citrus psyllid,(Hemiptera: Psyllidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Robbins, P.S., Alessandro, R.T., Stelinski, L.L., Lapointe, S.L. 2012. Volatile profiles of young leaves of Rutaceae spp. varying in susceptibility to the Asian citrus psyllid,(Hemiptera: Psyllidae). Florida Entomologist. 94(3):774-776.
Identification and synthesis of a male-produced pheromone for the neotropical root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lapointe, S.L., Alessandro, R.T., Robbins, P.S., Khrimian, A., Svatos, A., Dickens, J.C., Otalora-Luna, F., Kaplan, F., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2012. Identification and synthesis of a male-produced pheromone for the neotropical root weevil Diaprepes abbreviatus. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 38:408-417.
Ecology of the Asian citrus pysllid - (Abstract Only) - (16-Sep-11)
Soil Fate of Agricultural Fumigants in Raised-Bed, Plastic-Mulch Crop Production Systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chellemi, D.O., Ajwa, H.A., Sullivan, D.A., Alessandro, R.T., Gilreath, J.A., Yates, S.R. 2011. Soil Fate of Agricultural Fumigants in Raised-Bed, Plastic-Mulch Crop Production Systems. Journal of Environmental Quality. 40:(no page).
Discovery and characterization of chemical signals for citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus - (Abstract Only)
Otalora Luna, F., Hammock, J., Alessandro, R.T., Lapointe, S.L., Dickens, J.C. 2009. Discovery and characterization of chemical signals for citrus root weevil, Diaprepes abbreviatus. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 3:63-73.
Some Chemical and Morphological Comparisons of Laboratory-Reared and Field-Collected Adult Diaprepes Root Weevil - (Abstract Only)
Hall, D.G., Alessandro, R.T. 2005. Some chemical and morphological comparisons of laboratory-reared and field-collected adult diaprepes root weevil. Diaprepes Task Force Abstracts. Immokalee, FL. May 12, 2005.
Identification of Citrus Leaf Proteins That Inhibit the Growth of the Maize Pathogen Fusarium Verticillioides in Vitro - (Abstract Only)
Muhitch, M.J., Savary, B.J., Nunez, A., Wicklow, D.T., Kendra, D.F., Alessandro, R.T., Shatters, R.G. 2004. Identification of citrus leaf proteins that inhibit the growth of the maize pathogen Fusarium verticillioides in vitro. Plant Biology.
Effects of Nutrient Supply and below-Ground Herbivory by Diaprepes Abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Citrus Growth and Mineral Content - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Borowicz, V., Alessandro, R.T., Albrecht, U., Mayer, R.T. 2005. Effects of nutrient supply and below-ground herbivory by Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on citrus growth and mineral content. Applied Soil Ecology. 28:113-124.
Cuticular Hydrocarbons on Elytra of the Diaprepes Root Weevil Diaprepes Abbreviatus (L.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lapointe, S.L., Hunter, W.B., Alessandro, R.T. 2004. Cuticular hydrocarbons on elytra of the diaprepes root weevil diaprepes abbreviatus (l.) (coleoptera: curculionidae). Agricultural and Forest Entomology.
A Home for Phytoalexins? - Purification and Further Characterization of Theinduced, So Called, "lignin-Like" Material from Pectinase Elicited Squash Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Mar-02)
Acidolysis and Hot Water Extraction Provide New Insights into the Composition of the Induced "lignin-Like Material" from Squash Fruit - (Abstract Only)
Richard R. Stange Jr.,John Ralph,Junpeng Peng,James J. Sims,Sharon L. Midland,Roy E. McDonald. Phytochemistry 57 (2001) p.1005-1011.
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