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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Miriam D Lopez
Corn Insects and Crop Genetics Research
Biological Science Technician (Insects)

Phone: (515) 294-2582
Fax: (515) 294-9359
1575 AGRONOMY BLDG
AMES, IA, 50011


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Coates, B.S., Sumerford, D.V., Lopez, M.D., Wang, H., Fraser, L.M., Kroemer, J.A., Spencer, T., Kim, K., Abel, C.A., Hellmich II, R.L., Siegfried, B.D. 2011. A single major QTL controls expression of larval Cry1F resistance trait in Ostrinia nubilalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) and is independent of midgut receptor genes. Genetica. 139(8):961-972.
Effects of Infection with Nosema pyrausta on Survival and Development of Offspring of Laboratory Selected Bt-resistant and Bt-susceptible European Corn Borers - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (21-Jul-10)
Nosema pyrausta and Cry1Ab-incorporated Diet Led to Decreased Survival and Developmental Delays in European Corn Borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez, M.D., Sumerford, D.V., Lewis, L.C. 2010. Nosema pyrausta and Cry1Ab-incorporated Diet Led to Decreased Survival and Developmental Delays in European Corn Borer. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 134(2):146-153.
Effects of Transgenic Bacillus thuringienses Corn and Permethrin on Nontarget Arthropods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bruck, D.J., Lopez, M.D., Lewis, L.C., Prasifka, J.R., Gunnarson, R.D. 2007. Effects of tansgenic Bacillus thuringienses corn and permethrin on nontarget arthropods. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology. 23(3):111-124.
Effects of Insecticide Exposure on Movement and Population Size Estimates of Predatory Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Lopez, M.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, P.L. 2007. Effects of Insecticide Exposure on Movement and Population Size Estimates of Predatory Ground Beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae). Pest Management Science. 64:30-36.
Comparison of Pitfall Traps and Litter Bags for Sampling Ground-Dwelling Arthropods - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Lopez, M.D., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C., Dively, G.P. 2007. Comparison of pitfall traps and litter bags for sampling ground-dwelling arthropods. Journal of Applied Entomology. 131:115-120.
Utility of Ground Beetle Species in Field Tests of Potential Non-Target Effects of Bt Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lopez, M.D., Prasifka, J.R., Bruck, D.J., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Utility of ground beetle species in field tests of potential non-target effects of Bt crops. Environmental Entomology. 34(5):1317-1324.
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