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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Ulrich R Bernier (Uli)
Mosquito and Fly Research Unit
Research Chemist

Phone: (352) 374-5917
Fax: (352) 374-5922
1600-1700 SW 23RD DRIVE
GAINESVILLE, FL, 32608

Projects
BITING ARTHROPODS: INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 416693
HIGHER DIPTERA PESTS OF LIVESTOCK, POULTRY, AND HUMAN HEALTH: INTEGRATED PEST MANAGEMENT AND ADULT BIOLOGY
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418473
Bite Protection Evaluatuion of Permethrin-Treated U.S. Military Uniform Fabrics for Optimization of Treatments for First Article Qualificati
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 424501
FRACU Laundering Study
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 425389
Bite Protection Evaluation of Fabrics Coated with Encapsulated Insect Repellents
Interagency Reimbursable Agreement (I)
  Accession Number: 426864

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Chemical means of protecting US military personnel from mosquito bites - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-14)
Mosquito repellency of novel Trifluoromethylphenyl amides - (Abstract Only) - (05-Mar-14)
Bite Protection Analysis of Permethrin-Treated US Military Combat Uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (06-Feb-14)
Correlation of lipophilicity with mosquito larvicidal and repellent activities of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides - (Abstract Only) - (06-Feb-14)
Discovery of mosquito attractants and attraction-inhibitors invited talk on attractants and repellents - (Abstract Only) - (12-Sep-13)
Bioassay-guided investigation of two monarda essential oils as repellents of yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Bernier, U.R., Ali, A., Wang, M., Demirci, B., Blythe, E.K., Khan, S.I., Husnu Can Baser, K., Khan, I.A. 2013. Bioassay-guided investigation of two monarda essential oils as repellents of yellow fever mosquito Aedes aegypti. Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry. 61:8573-8580.
Phoenix dactylifera L. spathe essential oil: Chemical composition and repellent activity against the yellow fever mosquito - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (02-Aug-13)
Insecticidal, repellent and fungicidal properties of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Coy, M.R., Chalaire, K.C., Becnel, J.J., Agramonte, N.M., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K., Swale, D.R., Bloomquist, J.R. 2013. Insecticidal, repellent and fungicidal properties of novel trifluoromethylphenyl amides. Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 107:138-147.
Biting deterrence and larvicidal activity of Ruta chalepensis L. essential oil and its major individual constituents against mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (20-May-13)
Composition of Prangos pabularia essential oil, indentification of an unknown compound from the oil and its insecticidal activity against yellow fever mosquito, Aedes aegypti - (Abstract Only) - (15-Apr-13)
Chemical composition, antifungal and insecticidal activities of Hedychium essential oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sakhanokho, H.F., Sampson, B.J., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E., Demirci, B., Husnu Can Baser, K., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Agramonte, N.M., Becnel, J.J., Rajasekaran, K., Chen, J., Spiers, J.M. 2013. Chemical composition, antifungal and insecticidal activities of Hedychium essential oils. Molecules. 18:4308-4327.
Reduction of mosquito biting-pressure: spatial repellents or mosquito traps? A field comparison of seven commercially available products in Israel - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Revay, E.E., Kline, D.L., Xue, R., Qualls, W.A., Bernier, U.R., Kravchenko, V.D., Gattas, N., Muller, G.C. 2013. Reduction of mosquito biting-pressure: spatial repellents or mosquito traps? A field comparison of seven commercially available products in Israel. ACTA TROPICA. 127:63-68.
Promising Aedes aegypti repellent chemotypes identified through integrated QSAE, virtual screening, synthesis, and bioassay - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oliferenko, P.V., Oliferenko, A.A., Poda, G.I., Osolodkin, D.I., Pillai, G.G., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Agramonte, N.M., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K., Katritzky, A.R. 2013. Promising Aedes aegypti repellent chemotypes identified through integrated QSAE, virtual screening, synthesis, and bioassay. PLoS One. 8(9):e64547.
Development of novel tropical and spatial repellents - (Abstract Only) - (06-Feb-13)
Development of novel tropical and spatial repellents - (Abstract Only) - (06-Feb-13)
Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides - (Abstract Only)
Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Agramonte, N.M., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E., Chalaire, K.C., Becnel, J.J., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K., Coy, M.R., Swale, D., Bloomquist, J.R. 2013. Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides. Abstract for the American Mosquito Control Association Meeting in Atlantic City, NJ on February 24 - 28, 2013. pgs.30-31.
Efficacy and duration of three residual insecticides on cotton duck and vinyl tent surfaces for control of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zayed, A., Hoel, D.F., El-Wafa, R.A., Tageldin, R.A., Furman, B.D., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Bernier, U.R. 2013. Efficacy and duration of three residual insecticides on cotton duck and vinyl tent surfaces for control of the sand fly Phlebotomus papatasi (Diptera: Psychodidae). Army Medical Department Journal. Pg.66-72.
Essential oils of Cupressus funebris, juniperus communis, and j. chinensis (cupressaceae) as repellents against ticks (Acari; Ixodidae) and mosquitoes (diptera; Culicidae) and as toxiants against mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carroll, J.F., Tabanca, N., Kramer, M.H., Agramonte, N.M., Wedge, D.E., Bernier, U.R., Coy, M.R., Becnel, J.J., Demirci, B., Can Baser, K., Zhang, J., Zhang, S. 2011. Essential oils of Cupressus funebris, juniperus communis, and j. chinensis (cupressaceae) as repellents against ticks (Acari; Ixodidae) and mosquitoes (diptera; Culicidae) and as toxiants against mosquitoes. Journal of Vector Ecology. 36(2):258-268.
Mosquito bite protection of U.S. Army and U.S. Marine Corps fire-resistant uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (15-Nov-12)
Metamorphasis from a scientist "larva" to a program manager "adult" in the Federal Government - (Abstract Only) - (15-Nov-12)
Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides - (Abstract Only) - (20-Oct-12)
Evaluation of the Bite Protection of U.S. Military Uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (17-Oct-12)
Trifluoromethylphenyl amides as novel insecticides and fungicides - (Abstract Only) - (15-Oct-12)
Comparison of two mosquito bioassay methods for the estimate of minimum effective dose in repellents - (Abstract Only) - (15-Oct-12)
Evaluation of commercial products for personal protection against mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Revay, E.E., Junnila, A., Xue, R., Kline, D.L., Bernier, U.R., Kravchenko, V.D., Qualls, W.A., Ghattas, N., Muller, G.C. 2013. Evaluation of commercial products for personal protection against mosquitoes. ACTA TROPICA. 125:226-230.
Novel chemicals for vector surveillance and control - (Abstract Only) - (27-Sep-12)
The search for sand fly adults in a village in southern Egypt - (Abstract Only) - (24-Sep-12)
Novel chemicals for vector surveillance and control - (Abstract Only) - (21-Sep-12)
Biting deterrence and insecticidal activity of hydrazide–hydrazones and their corresponding 3-acetyl-2,5-disubstituted-2,3-dihydro-1,3,4-oxadiazoles against Aedes aegypti Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Ali, A., Bernier, U.R., Khan, I.A., Kocyigit-Kaymakciogl, B., Oruc-Emre, E.E., Unsalan, S., Rollas, S. 2012. Biting deterrence and insecticidal activity of hydrazide–hydrazones and their corresponding 3-acetyl-2,5-disubstituted-2,3-dihydro-1,3,4-oxadiazoles against Aedes aegypti. Pest Management Science. 69:703-708.
Development of acylpiperidine and carboxamide repellents using structure-activity models - (Abstract Only) - (23-Aug-12)
Determination of repellent efficacy of natural compounds - (Abstract Only) - (23-Aug-12)
Laboratory evaluation techniques to investigate the spatial potential of repellents for push & pull mosquito control systems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Obermayr, U., Ruther, J., Bernier, U.R., Rose, A., Geier, M. 2012. Laboratory evaluation techniques to investigate the spatial potential of repellents for push & pull mosquito control systems. Journal of Medical Entomology. 49(6):1387-1397.
Aedes aegypti (Diptera: culicidae) biting deterrence: structure-activity relationship of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ali, A., Cantrell, C.L., Bernier, U.R., Duke, S.O., Schneider, J.C., Agramonte, N.M., Khan, I. 2012. Aedes aegypti (Diptera: culicidae) biting deterrence: structure-activity relationship of saturated and unsaturated fatty acids. Journal of Medical Entomology. 49:1370-1378.
Diversity and biological activities of endophytic fungi associated with micropropagated medicinal plant Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rosa, L.H., Tabanca, N., Techen, N., Wedge, D.E., Pan, Z., Bernier, U.R., Becnel, J.J., Agramonte, N.M., Walker, L., Moraes, R. 2012. Diversity and biological activities of endophytic fungi associated with micropropagated medicinal plant Echinacea purpurea (L.) Moench. American Journal of Plant Sciences. 3:1105-1114.
Evaluation of several novel alkynols, alkenols, and selected host odor blends as attractants to female Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilek, J.E., Ikediobi, C.O., Hallomon, C.F., Johnson, R., Okungbowa, O., Onyeozili, E.N., Khalil, M., Ayuk-Takem, L., Latinwo, L.M., Bernier, U.R. 2012. Evaluation of several novel alkynols, alkenols, and selected host odor blends as attractants to female Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus. American Mosquito Control Association. 28(3):199-205.
Reduction of mosquito biting pressure by timed-release 0.3% aerosolized geraniol - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Revay, E.E., Junnila, A., Kline, D.L., Xue, R., Bernier, U.R., Kravchenko, V.D., Yefremova, Z.A., Mulller, G.C. 2012. Reduction of mosquito biting pressure by timed-release 0.3% aerosolized geraniol. ACTA TROPICA. 124:102-105.
Defensive Spiroketals from Asceles glaber (Phasmatodea): Absolute Configuration and Effects on Ants and Mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dossey, A., Whitaker, J.M., Dancel, M.A., Vander Meer, R.K., Bernier, U.R., Gottardo, M., Roush, W.R. 2012. Defensive Spiroketals from Asceles glaber (Phasmatodea): Absolute Configuration and Effects on Ants and Mosquitoes. ACS Chemical Biology. 38(9): 1105-1115.
Development of New Repellents and Improved Permethrin-Treated Uniforms for the United States Military - (Abstract Only) - (04-Jun-12)
Efficacy of three attractant blends tested in combination with carbon dioxide against natural populations of mosquitoes and biting flies at the lower suwannee wildlife refuge - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kline, D.L., Bernier, U.R., Hogsette, Jr, J.A. 2012. Efficacy of three attractant blends tested in combination with carbon dioxide against natural populations of mosquitoes and biting flies at the lower suwannee wildlife refuge. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 28(2):123-127.
Natural Product Studies of U. S. Endangered Plants: Volatile Fraction of Lindera melissifolia (lauraceae) repels Mosquitoes and Ticks - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Oh, J., Bowling, J., Carroll, J.F., Leininger, T.D., Demirci, B., Can Baser, K., Bernier, U.R., Hamann, M.T.2012. Natural product studies of U.S. endangered plants: volatile fraction of lindera melissifolia (lauraceae) repels mosquitoes and ticks. Bioresource Technology. 80:28-36.
Recent research on permethrin-treated United States military uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (26-Feb-12)
Structure-activity relationship study in some trifluoromethyl phenyl carboxamides - (Abstract Only) - (26-Feb-12)
Trifluoromethylphenyl Carboxamides as Mosquito Adulticides - (Abstract Only) - (13-Sep-11)
Development of novel repellents using structure-activity modeling of compounds in the USDA archival database - (Book / Chapter)
Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M. 2011. Development of novel repellents using structure-activity modeling of compounds in the USDA archival database. In: Paluch, G.E., Coats, J.R. In Recent Developments in Invertebrate Repellents. American Chemical Society. 1090:21-46.
Stick Insect Chemical Defenses: Potential for Useful Chemistry (Order Phasmatodea) - (Abstract Only) - (27-May-11)
Insects and Their Chemical Weaponry: Great Potential and New Discoveries from the Order Phasmatodea - (Abstract Only) - (27-May-11)
Semi-field evaluation of several novel alkenol analogs of 1-octen-3-ol as attractants to adult Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cilek, J.E., Ikediobi, C.O., Hallmon, C.F., Johnson, R., Onyeozili, E.N., Farah, S.M., Mazu, T., Latinwo, L.M., Ayuk-Takem, L., Bernier, U.R. 2011. Semi-field evaluation of several novel alkenol analogs of 1-octen-3-ol as attractants to adult Aedes albopictus and Culex quinquefasciatus.. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 27(3):256-262.
Design, synthesis and bioassay of new mosquito insecticides and repellents - (Abstract Only) - (20-Mar-11)
Changes in host-seeking behavior of Puerto Rican Aedes aegypti (L.) following colonization Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Clark, G.G., Bernier, U.R., Allan, S.A., Kline, D.L., Golden, F.V. 2011. Changes in host-seeking behavior of Puerto Rican Aedes aegypti (L.) following colonization. Journal of Medical Entomology. 48(4):533-537. DOI: 10.1603/ME10207
Anointing chemicals and ectoparasites: responses by ticks and mosquitoes to Citrus (Rutaceae) peel exudates and monoterpene constituents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weldon, P., Carroll, J.F., Kramer, M.H., Bedoukian, R., Coleman, R., Bernier, U.R. 2011. Anointing chemicals and ectoparasites: responses by ticks and mosquitoes to Citrus (Rutaceae) peel exudates and monoterpene constituents. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 37(4):348-359.
Bite Protection Performance of New Factory-Level Permethrin-Treated Military Uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (10-Dec-10)
Mosquito Bite Protection Performance of Permethrin-Treated United States Military Uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (13-Nov-10)
Insights into host-finding by Culex mosquitoes: New tools for surveillance? - (Proceedings) - (28-Sep-10)
Chemical Attractants, Inhibitors, and Repellents for Use in Surveillance and Control of Mosquitoes and Other Biting Flies. - (Abstract Only) - (12-Sep-10)
Relationship between mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) landing rates on a human subject and numbers captured using CO2-baited light traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Barnard, D.R., Knue, G.J., Dickerson, C.Z., Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L. 2011. Relationship between mosquito (Diptera: Culicidae) landing rates on a human subject and numbers captured using CO2-baited light traps. Bulletin of Entomological Research. 101:277-285.
Modeling, Synthesis and Bioassay of Acylpiperidines and Carboxamides As Improved Mosquito Repellents - (Abstract Only) - (11-Jul-10)
Advances in the discovery of novel repellents and application strategies - (Abstract Only) - (24-Jun-10)
Efficacy of Commercial Mosquito Traps in Capturing Phlebotomine Sand Flies in Egypt - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoel, D.F., Kline, D.L., El-Hossary, S.S., Hanafi, H.A., Watany, N., Fawaz, E.Y., Furman, B.D., Obenauer, P.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Bernier, U.R., Szumlas, D.E. 2010. Efficacy of Commercial Mosquito Traps in Capturing Phlebotomine Sand Flies in Egypt. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47:1179-1184.
Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition antifungal activity and insecticidal activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tabanca, N., Bernier, U.R., Tsikolia, M., Becnel, J.J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Demrici, B., Baser, K., Blythe, E.K., Pounders Jr, C.T., Wedge, D.E. 2010. Eupatorium capillifolium essential oil: chemical composition, antifungal activity and insecticidal activity. Natural Product Communications. 5(9):1409-1415.
Discovery and Application of Allelochemicals that Mediate Biting Fly Host-Seeking and Feeding Behaviors - (Abstract Only) - (13-Apr-10)
Discovery and Application of Allelochemicals that Mediate Biting Fly Host-Seeking and Feeding Behaviors - (Abstract Only) - (12-Apr-10)
Do I stay or do I go? Predicting mosquito behavior in the presence of repellents, insecticides, and attractants - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-10)
Small Arms: Treated Uniforms for Personal Protection - (Abstract Only) - (28-Mar-10)
Predicting mosquito behavior in the presence of repellents, insecticides, and attractants - (Abstract Only) - (24-Mar-10)
Control of Mosquito-Borne Diseases: Future Directions - (Abstract Only) - (24-Mar-10)
Novel carboxamides as potential mosquito reprellents. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Katritzky, A.R., Wang, Z., Slavov, S., Dobchev, D.A., Hall, C.D., Tsikolia, M., Bernier, U.R., Elejalde, N.M., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K.J. 2010. Novel carboxamides as potential mosquito repellents. Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(5):924-938. DOI: 10.1603/ME09284.
New and improved mosquito repellents based on structural similarity - (Abstract Only) - (08-Mar-10)
New Insecticides and Repellents For Use on Mosquitoes and Sand Flies - (Abstract Only) - (10-Feb-10)
Laboratory evaluation of human-associated odors on attraction of Culex spp. (Diptera:Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L. 2010. Laboratory evaluation of human-associated odors on attraction of Culex spp. (Diptera:Culicidae). Journal of Vector Ecology. 35:318-324.
Collaborative Research on and Successful Implementation of Factory-Level Repellent-Treated Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniforms from 2004-2007 - (Abstract Only) - (14-Dec-09)
Compounds that Inhibit Insect Host-Seeking Ability - (Abstract Only) - (19-Nov-09)
Research on New Repellents - (Abstract Only) - (09-Nov-09)
Biological Efficacy of Permethrin Treatment on New U.S. Military Uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (17-Oct-09)
Evaluation of ULV and thermal fog mosquito control applications in temperate and desert environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Britch, S.C., Linthicum, K., Wynn, W.W., Walker, T.W., Farooq, M., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A., Lothrop, B.B., Snelling, M., Gutierrez, A., Lothrop, H.D., Kerce, J.D., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Wei Pridgeon, Y. 2010. Evaluation of ULV and thermal fog mosquito control applications in temperate and desert environments. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 26(2):183-197.
Dod Afpmb and USDA ARS Team Up to Develop New Insecticides for Mosquito Control. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoel, D., Pridgeon, J.W., Bernier, U.R., Chauhan, K., Meepagala, K., Cantrell, C. 2010. Departments of Defense and Agriculture team up to develop new insecticides for mosquito control. Wing Beats. 21(1):29-34.
Discovery of novel mosquito repellents from structure-activity studies - (Abstract Only) - (16-Aug-09)
Role oh human-associated compounds in host-finding by Culex mosquitoes - (Abstract Only) - (30-Jun-09)
Canopy penetration and deposition of barrier sprays from electrostatic and conventional sprayers - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hoffmann, W.C., Farooq, M., Walker, T.W., Fritz, B.K., Szumlas, D., Bernier, U.R., Hogsette Jr., J.A., Lan, Y., Huang, Y., Quinn, B.P., Smith, V.L., Robinson, C.A. 2009. Canopy penetration and deposition of barrier sprays from electrostatic and conventional sprayers. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25:323-331.
Development and evoluation of a DMS-based method for the detection of insecticides. - (Abstract Only) - (31-May-09)
Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Carboxamides as Toxicants Against Female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, Y.W., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K. 2010. Structure-Activity Relationships of 33 Carboxamides as Toxicants Against Female Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae). Journal of Medical Entomology. 47(2):172-178.
Effect of fabric construction on the protection from mosquito bites by Permethrin-treated U. S. military uniforms. - (Abstract Only) - (31-Mar-09)
Toxicity comparison of eight repellents against four species of female mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pridgeon, J.W., Bernier, U.R., Becnel, J.J. 2009. Toxicity comparison of eight repellents against four species of female mosquitoes. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 25(2):168-173.
Guidelines for efficacy testing of mosquito repellents for human skin - (Government Publication)
WHO/HTM/NTD/WHOPES/2009.4
Development and Evaluation of a DMS-based Method for the Detection of Insecticides - (Abstract Only) - (13-Feb-09)
Laboratory Evaluation of Mosquito “Bite Protection” from Permethrin-Treated U.S. Marine Corps and U.S. Army Uniforms - (Abstract Only) - (12-Feb-09)
Discovery of diurnal resting sites of phlebotomine sand flies in a village in southern Egypt. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogsette, J.A., Hanafi, H.A., Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L., Fawaz, E.Y., Furman, B.D., Hoel, D.F. 2008. Discovery of dirunal resting sites of phlebotomine sand flies in a village in southern Egypt. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 24(4):601-603.
Residual efficacy of field applied permethrin, sumithrin, and resmethrin on plant foliage against adult mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Amoo, A.O.J., Xue, R.-D., Qualls, W.A., Quinn, B.P., Bernier, U.R. 2008. Residual efficacy of field-applied permethrin, d-phenothrin, and resmethrin on plant foliage against adult mosquitoes. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 24(4):543-549.
An Attractant for House Flies Based on Components Identified in Blackstrap Molasses - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jul-08)
Effect of Chemical Lures and Trap Placment on Sand Fly and Mosquito Collections with Mmx Traps in Bahrif Village, Aswan, Egypt. - (Proceedings)
Bernier, U.R., Hoel, D.F., Hogsette Jr., J. A., Hanafi, H.A., Kline, D.L. 2008. Effects of lures and trap placements on sand fly and mosquito traps. Proceedings of the International Congress of Urban Pests, Budapest, Hungary, p.171-175.
Synthesis and bioassay of novel mosquito repellents predicted from chemical structure - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Katritzky, A.R., Wang, Z., Slavov, S., Tsikolia, M., Dobchev, D., Akhmedov, N.G., Hall, C.D., Bernier, U.R., Clark, G.G., Linthicum, K.J. Synthesis and bioassay of improved mosquito repellents predicted from chemical structure. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA. 105(21):7359-7364.
Overview of Mosquito Research Programs at the United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Carlson, D.A., Geden, C.J., Clark, G.G., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L. 2008. Overview of Mosquito Research Programs at the United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service, Center for Medical, Agricultural & Veterinary Entomology. Wing Beats of the American Mosquito Control Association. 19(1):31-34.
Volatile compounds from the integument of white leghorn chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus L.): candidate attractants of ornithophilic mosquito species - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bernier, U.R., Allan, S.A., Quinn, B.P., Kline, D.L., Barnard, D.R., Clark, G.G. 2008. Volatile compounds from the integument of white leghorn chickens (Gallus gallus domesticus L.): candidate attractants of ornithophilic mosquito species. Journal of Separation Science. 31:1092-1099.
Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Britch, S.C., Clark, G.G., Cooperband, M.F., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L., Pereira, R.M., Wei Pridgeon, Y., Quinn, B.P., Reinert, J.F., Welch, C.H., Zhao, L. 2007. Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program. California Mosquito and Vector Control Association Proceedings. 75:131-133.
Evaluation of the enantiomers of 1-octen-3-ol and 1-octyn-3-ol as attractants for mosquitoes associated with a freshwater swamp in Florida, USA Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kline, D.L., Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Welch, C.H. 2007. Evaluation of the enantiomers of 1-octen-3-ol and 1-octyn-3-ol as attractants for mosquitoes associated with a freshwater swamp in Florida, USA. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 21(4) 323.
Laboratory Comparison of Aedes Aegypti (L.) Attraction to Human Odors and to Synthetic Human Odor Compounds and Blends Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R. 2007. Laboratory comparison of aedes aegypti (l.) attraction to human odors and to synthetic human odor compounds and blends. American Mosquito Control Association. Vol 23(3) 288-293.
Identification of Compounds from Etonia Rosemary (Conradina etonia). - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, B.P., Bernier, U.R., Booth, M.M. 2007. Identification of Compounds from Etonia Rosemary (Conradina etonia). Journal of Chromatography. 1160(2007)306-310
Chemical analysis of human odor and other animal odors to identify kairomones and allomones of mosquitoes. - (Proceedings)
Bernier, U.R. 2007. Chemical analysis of human odor and other animal odors to identify kairomones and allomones of mosquitoes. Abstracts of Submitted Papers, Posters, and Symposia Presentations of the 73rd Annual Meeting of the AMCA. p. 46
Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Britch, S.C., Clark, G.G., Cooperband, M.F., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L., Pereira, R.M., Pridgeon, Y.W., Quinn, B.P., Reinert, J.F., Welch, C.H., Zhao, L. 2007. Mosquito and Fly Control Research by the USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agriculture and Veterinary Entomology (CMAVE) in the Deployed War-Fighter Protection (DWFP) Program. Presented 75th Annual Conference Mosquito and Vector Control Association of California; February 4-7, 2009.
Laboratory studies of selected ketones, sulfides, and chloroalkanes on the host-seeking behavior of Aedes aegypti. - (Abstract Only) - (11-Dec-06)
Usda-Ars-Cmave Pesticide Research for the Dod: a Needs-Based Program for Vector Control - (Abstract Only) - (11-Dec-06)
Analysis of Extracted and Volatile Components in Blackstrap Molasses Feed As Candidate House Fly Attractants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Quinn, B.P., Bernier, U.R., Geden, C.J., Hogsette Jr, J.A., Carlson, D.A. 2007. Analysis of extracted and volatile components in blackstrap molasses feed as candidate house fly attractants. Journal of Chromatography. A, 1139(2):279-284
Application of Bifenthrin as a Barrier Spray for protection against mosquitoes near Arkansas rice fields. - (Abstract Only) - (30-Sep-06)
Examination of Laundering Effects on the Bite Protection and Permethrin Content of Production Level Factory-Treated Marine Corps Combat Utility Uniforms (MCCUUs) - (Abstract Only) - (29-Sep-06)
The USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology: Developing new mosquito surveillance and control products - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Carlson, D.A., Clark, G.G., Geden, C.J., Hogsette, Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L. 2006. The USDA-ARS Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology: Developing new mosquito surveillance and control products. California Mosquito and Vector Control Association Proceedings. 74:83-86.
Laboratory and Field Assessment of Some Kairomone Blends for Host-Seeking Aedes Aegypti - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, C.R., Ritchie, S.A., Bergbauer, R., Russell, R.C., Kline, D.L., Bernier, U.R., Geier, M. 2006. LABORATORY AND FIELD ASSESSMENT OF SOME KAIROMONE BLENDS FOR HOST-SEEKING AEDES AEGYPTI. Journal of the Mosquito Control Association. 22:641-647.
Identification of Compounds in Giraffe (Giraffa Camelopardalis) Pelage for Candidate Mosquitoes Repellents - (Abstract Only) - (28-May-06)
Identification of Compounds in Three Species of False Rosemary (Conradina SP.) Native to Florida As Candidate Mosquito Repellents - (Abstract Only) - (28-May-06)
Use of Ion Mobility Spectrometry to Characterize Odor Plumes from Field Release of Compounds That Modify Mosquito Host-Seeking Behavior - (Abstract Only) - (28-May-06)
Olfactometer and Large Cage Evaluation of a Solid Phase Technology for the Controlled Production of Co2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kline, D.L., Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Posey, K.H. 2006. OLFACTOMETER AND LARGE CAGE EVALUATION OF A SOLID PHASE TECHNOLOGY FOR THE CONTROLLED PRODUCTION OF CO2. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 22(3):378-381.
Comparative responses of mosquito vectors of West Nile virus to light traps augmented with chemical attractant and to human hosts. - (Abstract Only)
Barnard, D.R., Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Clark, G.G., Kline, D.L., Linthicum, K., Knue, G.J. 2006. Comparative responses of mosquito vectors of West Nile virus to light traps augmented with chemical attractant and to human hosts.. International Congress of Dipterology.
Human Emanations and Related Natural Compounds that Inhibit Mosquito Host-Finding Ability. - (Book / Chapter)
Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L., Posey, K.H. 2006. Human Emanations and Related Natural Compounds that Inhibit Mosquito Host-Finding Ability. Insect repellents: principles, methods, and use. Chapter: 4.
Standard Methods for Testing Mosquito Repellents - (Book / Chapter)
Barnard, D.R., Bernier, U.R., Xue, R., Klun, J., Debboun, M. 2006. Standard methods for testing mosquito repellents. Book Chapter.
Can the Mosquito Landing Rate on Humans Be Predicted from Cdc Light Trap Collections? - (Abstract Only)
Barnard, D.R., Knue, G.J., Kline, D.L., Bernier, U.R., Allan, S.A., Linthicum, K.J. 2005. Can the mosquito landing rate on humans be predicted from cdc light trap collections?. American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Laboratory Evaluation of Avian Odors for Mosquito (Diptera:culicidae) Attraction - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L. 2006. Laboratory evaluation of avian odors for mosquito (diptera:culicidae) attraction. Journal of Medical Entomology. 43(2):225-231.
Attraction of mosquitoes to volatiles associated with blood Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L. 2006. Attraction of mosquitoes to volatiles associated with blood. Journal of Vector Ecology. 31(1):71-79.
Sex Pheromone of the Tsetse Fly, Glossina Austeni (Diptera: Glossinidae): Isolation, Identification of Natural Hydrocarbons and Bioassay of Synthesized Compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Carlson, D.A., Mramba, F., Sutton, B.D., Bernier, U.R., Geden, C.J., Mori, K. 2005. Sex pheromone of the tsetse fly, glossina austeni (diptera: glossinidae): isolation, identification of natural hydrocarbons and bioassay of synthesized compounds. Medical and Veterinary Entomology. 19:470-479.
Evaluation of Oviposition Substrates and Organic Infusions on Collection of Culex in Florida - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L. 2005. Evaluation of oviposition substrates and organic infusions on collection of culex in florida. Journal of the American Mosquito Control Association. 21(3):268-273.
Laboratory Research and Development of Attractants, Inhibitors and Repellents - (Review Article)
Bernier, U.R. 2007. Laboratory research and development of attractants, inhibitors and repellents. Technical Bulletin of the Florida Mosquito Control Association.
Collection of Chicken Volatiles in Solvents to Identify Candidate Attractants of Ornithophilic Mosquites Implicated in West Nile Virus Transmission - (Proceedings)
Bernier, U.R., Allan, S.A., Quinn, B.P., Kline, D.L., Barnard, D.R. 2005. Collection of chicken volatiles in solvents to identify candidate attractants of ornithophilic mosquites implicated in west nile virus transmission. Proceedings of the ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics.
Analysis of Volatile Compounds Extracted from Molasses for Evaluation As Candidate Fly Attractants - (Proceedings)
Quinn, B.P., Bernier, U.R., Carlson, D.A., Hogsette Jr, J.A. 2005. Analysis of volatile compounds extracted from molasses for evaluation as candidate fly attractants . Proceedings of the ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics.
Identification of Candidate Attractant Compounds from Chicken Feathers for the Mosquito Vector of the West Nile Virus by Gc/ms - (Proceedings)
Santos, S.M., Bernier, U.R., Allan, S.A., Quinn, B.P., Booth, M.M., Kline, D.L., Barnard, D.R., Yost, R.A. 2005. Identification of candidate attractant compounds from chicken feathers for the mosquito vector of the west nile virus by gc/ms. Proceedings of the ASMS Conference on Mass Spectrometry and Allied Topics.
Chemical Identification of Compounds Emanated by Birds to Discover Host-Finding Attractants of Culex Mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)
Bernier, U.R., Allan, S.A., Quinn, B.P., Kline, D.L. 2005. Chemical identification of compounds emanated by birds to discover host-finding attractants of culex mosquitoes. 71st Annual Meeting American Mosquito Control Association.
Attraction of Culex Mosquitoes to Compounds Identified from Birds - (Abstract Only)
Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Kline, D.L. 2005. Attraction of culex mosquitoes to compounds identified from birds. 71st Annual Meeting American Mosquito Control Association.
Development of New Surveillance Technologies for Culex Mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)
Kline, D.L., Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Linthicum, K.J. 2005. Development of new surveillance technologies for culex mosquitoes. 2005 National Conference on West Nile Virus, San Jose, CA.
Novel Research Efforts to Prevent West Nile Virus Transmission and Control Spread of Infected Mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)
Linthicum, K., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R., Becnel, J.J., Bernier, U.R., Carlson, D.A., Hogsette Jr, J.A., Kline, D.L., Shuman, D. Novel research efforts to prevent west nile virus transmission and control spread of infected mosquitoes. 2005 National Conference on West Nile Virus in the United States, February 8-9, 2005; San Jose, California; pg. 13.
Comparison of Contact and Spatial Repellency of Catnip Oil (Nepetea) and N,n-Diethyl-3-Methylbenzamide (Deet) Against Female Mosquitoes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bernier, U.R., Furman, K.H., Kline, D.L., Allan, S.A., Barnard, D.R. 2005. Comparison of contact and spatial repellency of catnip oil (nepetea) and n,n-diethyl-3-methylbenzamide (deet) against female mosquitoes. Journal of Medical Entomology. 42(3):306-311.
Laboratory Evaluation of Mosquito Traps Baited with a Synthetic Human Odor Blend to Capture Aedes Aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Silva, I.M., Eiras, A.E., Kline, D.L., Bernier, U.R. 2005. Laboratory evaluation of mosquito traps baited with a synthetic human odor blend to capture aedes aegypti (diptera: culicidae). American Mosquito Control Association. 21:229-233.
Evaluation of Volatile Compound from Blood As Attractants of Anthropophilic and Ornithophilic Mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)
Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Booth, M., Kline, D.L., Barnard, D.R. 2004. Evaluation of volatile compound from blood as attractants of anthropophilic and ornithophilic mosquitoes. American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene.
Chemical composition that attract arthropods - (Patent Application)
Bernier, U.R., Barnard, D.R., Booth, M.M., Kline, D.L., Posey, K.H., Yost, R.A. 2004. Chemical composition that attract arthropods. U.S. Patent 6,800,279 B2.
Chemical Analysis and Laboratory Bioassays of Host Odors to Identify Compounds That Attract Or Inhibit the Attraction of Mosquitoes - (Abstract Only)
Bernier, U.R., Allan, S.A., Carlson, D.A. 2004. Chemical analysis and laboratory bioassays of host odors to identify compounds that attract or inhibit the attraction of mosquitoes. Meeting Abstract.
Behavioral Responses of Culex to Oviposition Site Odors - (Abstract Only)
Allan, S.A., Bernier, U.R., Carlson, D.A. 2004. Behavioral responses of culex to oviposition site odors. Meeting Abstract.
Identification of Candidate Mosquito Attractants in the Headspace of Bovine Blood - (Proceedings)
Bernier, U.R., Booth, M.M., Allan, S.A., Kline, D.L., Barnard, D.R. 2003. Identification of candidate mosquito attractants in the headspace of bovine blood. American Society for Mass Spectrometry.
Identification by Gc/ms of Chemicals from Human and Avian Hosts That Attract Mosquitoes - (Proceedings)
OTERO, S., BERNIER, U.R., KLINE, D.L., BARNARD, D.R., YOST, R.A. IDENTIFICATION BY GC/MS OF CHEMICALS FROM HUMAN AND AVIAN HOSTS THAT ATTRACT MOSQUITOES. PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASMS CONFERENCE ON MASS SPECTROMETRY AND ALLIED TOPICS. 2003.
Synergistic Attraction of Aedes Aegypti (L.) to Binary Blends of L-Lactic Acid and Acetone, Dichloromethane, Or Dimethyl Disulfide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BERNIER, U.R., KLINE, D.L., POSEY, K.H., BOOTH, M.M., YOST, R.A., BARNARD, D.R. SYNERGISTIC ATTRACTION OF AEDES AEGYPTI (L.) TO BINARY BLENDS OF L-LACTIC ACID AND ACETONE, DICHLOROMETHANE, OR DIMETHYL DISULFIDE. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2003. v.40(5).p.653-565.
Repellency of Ir3535 Tm, Kbr3023, Para-Menthane-3,8-Diol, and Deet to Blacksalt Marsh Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Everglades National Park Usa - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BARNARD, D.R., BERNIER, U.R., POSEY, K.H., XUE, R. REPELLENCY OF IR3535 TM, KBR3023, PARA-MENTHANE-3,8-DIOL, AND DEET TO BLACKSALT MARSH MOSQUITOES (DIPTERA: CULICIDAE) IN THE EVERGLADES NATIONAL PARK USA. JOURNAL OF MEDICAL ENTOMOLOGY. 2002. 39(6). p.895-899.
Chemical Analysis of Human Skin Emanations: Comparison of Volatiles from Humans That Differ in Attraction of Aedes Aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
BERNIER, U.R., KLINE, D.L., SCHRECK, C.E., YOST, R.A., BARNARD, D.R. CHEMICAL ANALYSIS OF HUMAN SKIN EMANATIONS: COMPARISON OF VOLATILES FROM HUMANS THAT DIFFER IN ATTRACTION OF AEDES AEGYPTI (DIPTERA: CULICIDAE). JOURNAL OF THE MOSQUITO CONTROL ASSOCIATION. 2002.v.18.p.186-195.
An Olfactometer Evaluation of Candidate Compounds As Inhibitors of Aedes Aegypti Host-Seeking Behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
KLINE, D.L., BERNIER, U.R., BARNARD, D.R., POSEY, K.H. AN OLFACTOMETER EVALUATION OF CANDIDATE COMPOUNDS AS INHIBITORS OF AEDES AEGYPTI HOST-SEEKING BEHAVIOR. AMERICAN MOSQUITO CONTROL ASSOCIATION. 2003. v.40(4).p.463-467.
Efficacy of Various Trap Types and Attractants on Tabanid Collections - (Abstract Only) - (16-Sep-01)
Distinctive Hydrocarbons of the Black Dump Fly, Hydrotaea Aenescens (Diptera: Muscidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-Jun-01)
Sampling Strategies for Spme Gc/ms Investigations of Host Emanations in Therole of Mosquito Attraction - (Proceedings) - (27-May-01)
Development of Attractant Blends and Discovery of Attraction-Inhibitors for Mosquitoes - (Abstract Only) - (18-Feb-01)
Field Testing New Mosquito Attractant Blends - (Abstract Only) - (18-Feb-01)
The Use of Topically Applied Insect Repellents and Other Personal Protective Measures for Prevention of Mosquito Attack - (Other) - (09-Jan-01)
Evaluation of Three Deet Alternative Repellents Against Salt Marsh Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Everglades National Park, Florida, Usa - (Abstract Only) - (01-Jan-01)
Cuticular Hydrocarbons of G. Austeni and G. Pallidipes: Similarities Between Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Dec-00)
Mass Spectrometric Analysis of Human Skin Emanations to Identify Compounds That Influence the Host-Seeking Behavior of Mosquitoes. - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jul-00)
Analysis of Human Skin Emanations by Gas Chromatography/mass Spectrometry. 2. Identification of Volatile Compounds That Are Candidate Attractants for Yellow Fever Mosquito (Aedes Aegypti) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Dec-99)
Attraction of Laboratory Mosquitoes Using Chemical Blends Based Upon Emanations from Human Skin - (Abstract Only) - (20-Dec-99)
Cuticular Hydrocarbons of Glossina Austeni and Glossina Pallidipes: Similarities Between Populations and Activity As Sex Pheromones - (Proceedings) - (10-Dec-99)
Gas Chromatographic/mass Spectrometric Analysis of the Cuticular Hydro Carbons from Parasitic Wasps of the Genus Spalangia - (Proceedings) - (24-Oct-99)
Effect of Vacuum on the Performance of the Flame Ionization Detector for Vacuum-Outlet Gas Chromatography - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Oct-99)
Cuticular Hydrocarbons of G. Austeni and G. Pallidipes: Activity As Sex Pheromones and Differences Between Populations - (Abstract Only) - (10-May-99)
Tandem Mass Spectrometric Determination of Mosquito Attractants Originatingfrom Humans - (Proceedings) - (20-Apr-99)
Tandem Mass Spectrometry of Human Skin Emanations for the Determination of Mosquito Attractants - (Proceedings) - (20-Apr-99)
Identification of Volatile Mosquito Attractants by Gc/ms and Gc/ms/ms - (Proceedings) - (10-Apr-99)
Determination of Mosquito Attractants Emanating from Human Skin by Tandem Mass Spectrometry - (Proceedings) - (10-Apr-99)
Attraction of Laboratory Mosquitoes Using Chemical Blends Based Upon Emanations from Human Skin - (Proceedings) - (10-Apr-99)
Gc/ms Analysis of Human Skin Emanations - (Abstract Only) - (10-Feb-99)
Identification of Muscidifurax SPP., Parasitoids of Muscoid Flies, by Composition Patterns of Cuticular Hydrocarbons - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-Jan-98)
Gas Chromatography/mass Spectrometry Analysis of the Cuticular Hydrocarbonsfrom Parasitic Wasps of the Genus Muscidifurax - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (23-Nov-97)
An Analysis of the Cuticular Hydrocarbons for the Anopheles Quadrimaculatuscomplex (Diptera: Culicidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (01-Oct-97)
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