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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Xinzhi Ni
Crop Genetics and Breeding Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (229) 387-2340
2747 DAVIS ROAD
TIFTON, GA, 31793

Projects
Genetic Enhancement and Management of Warm-Season Species for Forage, Turf and Renewable Energy
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424212
Genetic Improvement of Maize and Sorghum for Resistance to Biotic Stress
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424772

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Evaluation of whorl damage by fall armyworm on field and greenhouse grown sweet sorghum plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (11-Dec-14)
Common and unique cis-acting elements mediate xanthotoxin and flavone induction of the generalist P450 CYP321A1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Aug-14)
Integrated pest management is the lucrative bridge connecting the ever emerging knowledge islands of genetics and ecology - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (13-Jun-14)
Influence of brown stink bug feeding, planting date and sampling time on common smut infection of maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (10-Jun-14)
Registration of maize inbred line 'GT888' - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (24-May-14)
Changes in life history parameters of corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidus (Homoptera: Aphididae), under four different elevated temperature and CO2 combinations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xie, H., Zhao, L., Wang, W., Wang, Z., Ni, X., Cai, W., He, K. 2014. Changes in life history parameters of corn leaf aphid, Rhopalosiphum maidus (Homoptera: Aphididae), under four different elevated temperature and CO2 combinations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:1411-1418.
Fall armyworm and corn earworm resistance in the breeding crosses of maize inbreds with high levels of phytoalexins - (Abstract Only) - (28-Feb-14)
Environmental influences on maize-Aspergillus flavus interactions and aflatoxin production - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fountain, J.C., Scully, B.T., Ni, X., Kemerait, R.C., Lee, R.D., Chen, Z., Guo, B. 2014. Environmental influences on maize-Aspergillus flavus interactions and aflatoxin production. Frontiers in Microbiology. doi:10.3389/fmicb.2014.00040.
Influence of host plant nitrogen fertilization on haemolymph protein profiles of herbivore Spodoptera exigua and on the endoparasitiod Cotesia marginiventris development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Ruberson, J.R., Ni, X. 2014. Influence of host plant nitrogen fertilization on haemolymph protein profiles of herbivore Spodoptera exigua and on the endoparasitiod Cotesia marginiventris development. Biological Control. 70:9-16.
Assessment of 25 grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to insect and bird damage at three planting dates in 2013 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Assessment of 25 grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to insect and bird damage at three planting dates in 2013. In: J. L. Day, A. E. Coy, and J. D. Gassett (eds.). Georgia 2013 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests. Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Publication. 103-5.
Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2013 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2013. In: J. L. Day, A. E. Coy, and J. D. Gassett (eds.), Georgia 2013 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication. 103-5.
Evaluation of fall armyworm resistance in maize germplasm lines using visual leaf injury rating and predator survey - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (27-Nov-13)
Multiple insect resistance in 70 commercial corn hybrids - 2013 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Multiple insect resistance in 70 commercial corn hybrids - 2013. In: A. E. Coy, J. L. Day, and J. D. Gassett (eds.). Georgia Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Annual Publication. 101-4.
Multiple insect resistance in 79 commercial corn hybrids - 2012 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Toews, M.D., Buntin, G. 2013. Multiple insect resistance in 79 commercial corn hybrids - 2013. In: A. E. Coy, J. L. Day, and J. D. Gassett (eds.), Georgia 2013 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication. 101-4.
Field evaluation of maize germplasm lines for both whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance - (Abstract Only) - (27-May-13)
Connecting agronomic practices with post-harvest insect and aflatoxin contamination - (Abstract Only) - (01-May-13)
Field screening of maize germplasm lines for fall armyworm resistance using visual damage rating and predator abundance survey - (Abstract Only) - (05-Mar-13)
Potential shortfall of pyramided Bt cotton for resistance management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Brevault, T., Heuberger, S., Zhang, M., Ellers-Kirk, C., Ni, X., Masson, L., Li, X., Tabashnik, B.E., Carriere, Y. 2013. Potential shortfall of pyramided Bt cotton for resistance management. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110:5806-5811.
Effect of eastern gamagrass on fall armyworm and corn earworm development - (Abstract Only) - (10-Feb-13)
Can plant bioregulators be potential tools for managing black pecan aphids? - (Trade Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2012. Can plant bioregulators be potential tools for managing black pecan aphids?. Pecan Grower. 24(1):14-21.
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines and experimental hybrids for insect resistance - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jul-12)
Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance using whorl damage rating and predator survey - (Abstract Only) - (15-Jul-12)
Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Wilson, J.P. 2012. Evaluation of corn germplasm lines for multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1457-1464.
Effects of photoperiod and temperature on diapause induction in Conogethes punctiferalis (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-May-12)
Comprehensive field screenings for whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance in corn germplasm lines - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X. 2012. Comprehensive field screenings for whorl- and ear-feeding insect resistance in corn germplasm lines. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU06.
Repellent response of female agromyzid flies to leafminer-infested bean plants - (Abstract Only)
Wang, H., Lei, Z., Ni, X. 2012. Repellent response of female agromyzid flies to leafminer-infested bean plants. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU08.
Patterns of host adaptation in Frankliniella occidentalis among vegetable crops - (Abstract Only)
Lei, Z., Wang, H., Ni, X. 2012. Patterns of host adaptation in Frankliniella occidentalis among vegetable crops. International Congress of Entomology, August 19-25, 2012, Daegu, Korea. Abstract S1009TU11.
Deciphering maize genetics and ecology to reduce insect damage and aflatoxin accumulation - (Abstract Only) - (01-Apr-12)
Development of aflatoxin and insect resistant corn inbreds adapted to the Southern U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Scully, B.T., Guo, B., Ni, X., Williams, W.P., Henry, W.B., Krakowsky, M.D., Brown, R.L. 2012. Development of aflatoxin and insect resistant corn inbreds adapted to the Southern U.S.[abstract]. Corn Utilization Conference Proceedings.
Three year evaluation of corn production on narrow rows on the Southeastern Coastal Plain - (Abstract Only)
Scully, B.T., Webster, T.M., Guo, B., Ni, X., Lee, R.D. 2012. Three year evaluation of corn production on narrow rows on the Southeastern Coastal Plain [abstract]. Corn Utilization Conference Proceedings.
Evaluation of spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin level in the pre-harvest corn fields to improve management tactics - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Mar-12)
Maize terpene volatiles serve as precursors to an array of defensive phytoalexins following insect and pathogen attack - (Abstract Only) - (14-Feb-12)
Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2011 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G. 2011. Grain sorghum hybrid resistance to insect and bird damage - 2011. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D., editors. Georgia 2011 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 103-3, Athens, GA.
Crop stress and aflatoxin contamination: perspectives and prevention strategies. - (Book / Chapter)
Guo, B., Yu, J., Ni, X., Lee, R.D., Kemerait, R.C., Scully, B.T. 2012. Crop stress and aflatoxin contamination: Perspectives and prevention strategies. In: Venkateswarlu, B., Shanker, A.K., Shanker, C., Maheswari, M., editors. Crop Stress and its Management: Perspectives and Strategies. London, NY: Dordrecht Heidelberg Springer. p. 399-427.
Foliar resistance to fall armyworm in corn germplasm lines that confer resistance to root- and ear-feeding insects - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Chen, Y., Hibbard, B.E., Wilson, J.P., Williams, W.P., Buntin, G., Ruberson, J.R., Li, X. 2011. Foliar resistance to fall armyworm in corn germplasm lines that confer resistance to root- and ear-feeding insects. Florida Entomologist. 94(4):971-981.
Kauralexins: newly discovered ent-kaurane-related diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Abstract Only) - (07-Aug-11)
Evaluation of sweet sorghum germplasm for the southeast - (Abstract Only)
Anderson, W.F., Ni, X., Davis, R.F., Knoll, J.E. 2011. Evaluation of sweet sorghum germplasm for the southeast. ASA-CSSA-SSSA International Meetings, San Antonio, TX, Oct 16-20, 2011. CDRom.
Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G., Guo, B., Krakowsky, M.D., Lee, R., Cottrell, T.E., Scully, B.T., Huffaker, A., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Spatial patterns of aflatoxin levels in relation to ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn. Toxins. 3(7):920-931.
Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huffaker, A., Kaplan, F., Vaughan, M.M., Dafoe, N.J., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E., Schmelz, E.A. 2011. Novel acidic sesquiterpenoids constitute a dominant class of pathogen-induced phytoalexins in maize. Plant Physiology. 156:2082-2097.
Spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin contamination in corn at pre-harvest - (Abstract Only) - (02-Jun-11)
Spatial and temporal patterns of insect damage and aflatoxin contamination in corn at pre-harvest - (Abstract Only) - (22-Mar-11)
Impact of applying edible oils to silk channels on ear pests of sweet corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Riley, D.G., Li, X. 2011. Impact of edible oils on ear pests of sweet corn. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:956-964.
Multi-state survey of picture-winged flies (Diptera:Ulidiidae) attacking sweet corn in the southern U.S. - (Abstract Only)
Nuessly, G.S., Goyal, G., Scully, B.T., Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Buntin, G.D., Huang, F., Leonard, B.A., Mclowd, P.J., Simmons, A.M., Daves, C., Pfannenstiel, R.S., Henry, W.B. 2011. Multi-state survey of picture-winged flies (Diptera:Ulidiidae) attacking sweet corn in the southern U.S. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 46:S363.
Diurnal movement pattern of the brown stink bugs inside and near the corn fields at flowering time - (Abstract Only) - (24-Feb-11)
Maize Kauralexins: inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins protect against fungal pathogens - (Abstract Only) - (23-Feb-11)
Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Schmelz, E.A., Kaplan, F., Huffaker, A., Dafoe, N.J., Vaughan, M.M., Ni, X., Rocca, J.R., Alborn, H.T., Teal, P.E. 2011. Identity, regulation, and activity of inducible diterpenoid phytoalexins in maize. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 108(13):5455-5460.
Natural history and intragenomic dynamics of the Transib transposon Hztransib in the cotton bollworm Helicoverpa zea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Du, E., Ni, X., Zhao, H., Li, X. 2010. Natural history and intragenomic dynamics of the Transib transposon Hztransib in the cotton bollworm Helicoverpa zea. Insect Molecular Biology. 20:291-301.
Insect and bird resistance in 11 grain sorghum hybrids - 2010 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2010. Insect and bird resistance in 11 grain sorghum hybrids - 2010. In: Day, J. L., Coy, A. E., and Rose, P. A., editors. Georgia 2010 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 103-2, Athens, GA.
Impact of transgenic sweet corn silks to two noctuid pests - (Abstract Only) - (15-Dec-10)
Potential adaptation of a Q biotype whitefly population from poinsettia to field crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hu, X., Dennehy, T.J., Ni, X., Zhao, H., Nichols, R.L., Li, X. 2011. Potential adaptation of a Q biotype whitefly population from poinsettia to field crops. Insect Science. 18:719-728.
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines for pest resistance and biomass production - (Abstract Only) - (15-Nov-10)
Field screening of sweet sorghum inbred lines for pest resistance and biomass production - (Abstract Only) - (15-Nov-10)
Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 59 commercial corn hybrids - 2010 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2010. Insect Screening Results: Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 59 commercial corn hybrids - 2010. In: Coy, A. E., Day, J. L., and Gassett, J., editors. Georgia 2010 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Annual Publication 101-2, Athens, GA.
Functional characterization of cis-acting elements mediating flavone-inducible expression of CYP321A1 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, C., Luo, X., Ni, X., Zhang, Y., Li, X. 2010. Functional characterization of cis-acting elements mediating flavone-inducible expression of CYP321A1. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. 40:898-908.
Fall armyworm resistance in sweet sorghum - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Anderson, W.F. 2010. Fall armyworm resistance in sweet sorghum. Meeting Abstract.
Registration of maize inbred line GT603 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Guo, B.Z., Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Scully, B.T., Lee, R.D., Coy, A.E., Widstrom, N.W. 2011. Registration of maize inbred line GT603. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(2):211-214.
Impact of brown stink bug (Heteroptera: pentatomidae) feeding on corn grain yield components and quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Cottrell, T.E., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Powell, R., Lee, R.D., Wilson, J.P., Scully, B.T. 2010. Impact of brown stink bug (Heteroptera: pentatomidae) feeding on corn grain yield components and quality. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103:2072-2079.
Fall armyworm resistance and natural enemy attraction in elite GEM inbred lines - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Ruberson, J.R., Cottrell, T.E., Wilson, J.P., Williams, W.P. 2010. Fall armyworm resistance and natural enemy attraction in elite GEM inbred lines. Entomological Society of America Abstract no. 0934 http://esa.confex.com/esa/2010/webprogram/Paper51168.html.
Aflatoxin Accumulation in BT and non-BT Maize Testcrosses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams, W.P., Windham, G.L., Krakowsky, M.D., Scully, B.T., Ni, X. 2010. Aflatoxin accumulation in BT and non-BT maize testcrosses. Journal of Crop Improvement. 24:392-399.
Application of plant growth regulators mitigates chlorotic foliar injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2010. Application of plant growth regulators mitigates chlorotic foliar injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Pest Management Science. 66:1236-1242.
Comparative molecular and biochemical characterization of segmentally duplicated 9-lipoxygenase genes ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 of maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Park, Y., Gobel, C., Ni, X., Feussner, I., Kolomiets, M.V. 2010. Comparative molecular and biochemical characterization of segmentally duplicated 9-lipoxygenase genes ZmLOX4 and ZmLOX5 of maize. Planta. 231:1425-1437.
A possible novel black aphid control approach using plant growth regulators - (Proceedings)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2010. A possible novel black aphid control approach using plant growth regulators. In: Proceedings of the 44th Annual Western Pecan Growers Association Conference, March 7-9, 2010, Las Cruces, New Mexico. p. 16.
Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 56 commercial corn hybrids - 2009 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Resistance to multiple ear-feeding insects in 56 commercial corn hybrids - 2009. In: Coy, A.E., Day, J.L., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2009 Corn Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 101, Athens, GA.
Sorghum midge resistance in 18 grain sorghum hybrids - 2009 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P. 2009. Sorghum midge resistance in 18 grain sorghum hybrids - 2009. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2009 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, Summer Annual forages, and Sunflower Performance Tests, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations Annual Publication 103.
Metamorphosis of cisgenic insect resistance research in the transgenic crop era - (Book / Chapter)
Ni, X., Li, X., Chen, Y., Guo, F., Feng, J., Zhao, H. 2010. Metamorphosis of cisgenic insect resistance research in the transgenic crop era. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 157-169.
Nitrogen modulation on plant direct and indirect defenses - (Book / Chapter)
Chen, Y., Ni, X. 2010. Nitrogen modulation on plant direct and indirect defenses. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 52-60.
Deciphering the plant-insect phenotypic arms race - (Book / Chapter)
Li, X., Ni, X. 2010. Deciphering the plant-insect phenotypic arms race. In: Liu, T.-X. and Kang, L., editors. Recent Advances in Entomological Research: From Molecular Biology to Pest Management. Beijing, China:Higher Education Press. p. 3-20.
Spatial distribution of aflatoxin contamination in relation to damage by ear-feeding insects in pre-harvest corn - (Proceedings)
Ni, X. Wilson, J.P. Krakowsky, M.D. Guo, B. Scully B.T. Buntin, G.D. Lee, R.D. Cottrell, T.E. 2009. Spatial distribution of aflatoxin contamination in relation to damage by ear-feeding insects in pre-harvest corn. Proceedings of the Workshop on Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn, October 27-28, 2009, Mississippi State, MS.
Inoculation Techniques in the Field Screening and Selection for Corn Inbred and Hybirds Resistance to Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination - (Abstract Only)
Guo, B. Krakowsky, M. Ni, X. Wilson, J.P. Abbas, H.K. Kemerait, R. Lee, D. Scully, B. Henry W.B. 2009. Innoculation Techniques in the Field Screening and Selection for Corn Inbred and Hybirds Resistance to Preharvest Aflatoxin Contamination. Presented at the Mississippi State University on Reducing Aflatoxin Contamination in Corn meeting, October 27-28, 2009.
Inheritance of chinch bug (Heteroptera: Blissidae) resistance in grain pearl millet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Maas, A., Ni, X. 2009. Inheritance of chinch bug (Heteroptera: Blissidae) resistance in grain pearl millet. Journal of Semi-Arid Tropical (SAT) Agricultural Research 7. http://ejournal.icrisat.org/Volume7/Sorghum_Millets/PM703.pdf.
Differential responses of forage pearl millet genotypes to chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Differential responses of forage pearl millet genotypes to chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102:1960-1969.
Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Cottrell, T.E., Buntin, G., Lee, R. 2010. Spatial and temporal distribution patterns of ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn. Entomological Society of America Abstract no. 0877. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2009/webprogram/Paper44015.html.
Evaluation of elite corn inbred lines and hybrids for multiple ear-colonizing insect resistance - (Proceedings)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Blanco, M.H., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, G. 2009. Evaluation of elite corn inbred lines and hybrids for multiple ear-colonizing insect resistance. In: Proceedings of the 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Entomology, October 18-22, 2009, Beijing, China. p. 324-325.
Application of pathological principles to evaluating pearl millet for chinch bug resistance - (Proceedings)
Wilson, J.P., Ni, X., Rajewski, J.A., Dweikat, I., Buntin, G. 2009. Application of pathological principles to evaluating pearl millet for chinch bug resistance. Pg. 327-328 in Proc. 6th Asia-Pacific Congress of Entomology, Beijing, China, Oct. 18-22, 2009.
Evaluation of elite GEM inbred lines for multiple ear and kernel pest resistance - (Abstract Only) - (02-Mar-09)
Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Buntin, G. 2009. Changes of oxidase and hydrolase activities in pecan leaves elicited by black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) feeding. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:1262-1269.
Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, Y., Ni, X., Buntin, G. 2009. Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm (Lepidoptera:noctuidae). Journal of Chemical Ecology 35:297-306.
Chlorotic feeding injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to pecan foliage promotes aphid settling and nymphal development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2009. Chlorotic feeding injury by the black pecan aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) to pecan foliage promotes aphid settling and nymphal development. Environmental Entomology. 38:411-416.
Sorghum Midge Resistance in 16 Grain Sorghum Hybrids - 2008 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Coy, A.E., Buntin, G., Wilson, J.P. 2008. Sorghum Midge Resistance in 16 Grain Sorghum Hybrids - 2008. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Gassett, J.D. (eds). Georgia 2008 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 713, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station.
Variation in seasonal pheromone trap capture of the brown stink bug in corn - (Abstract Only) - (21-Nov-08)
Corn-infesting picture-winged flies (Diptera: Ulidiidae) in the southeastern U.S.: Are they already in a field near you? - (Abstract Only) - (21-Nov-08)
Evaluation of resistance to chinch bug in pearl millet in temperate and subtropical environments - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rajewski, J.A., Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Dweikat, I., Buntin, G.D. 2009. Evaluation of resistance to chinch bug in pearl millet in temperate and subtropical environments. Online. Plant Health Progress doi:10.1094/PHP-2009-0112-01-RS.
Preharvest aflatoxin contamination of corn and other grain crops grown on the U.S. Southeastern Coastal Plain - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Scully, B.T., Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Lee, R.D., Guo, B.Z. 2009. Preharvest aflatoxin contamination of corn and other grain crops grown on the U.S. southeastern coastal plain. Toxin Reviews. 28(2-3):169-179.
Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Scully, B.T., Buntin, G. 2008. Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids. In: A.E. Coy, J.L. Day, and J. Gasasett (eds.), Georgia 2008 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 717, pp. 34-37, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Athens, GA.
Physiological basis of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Brown, S.L. 2008. Physiological basis of fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin. Florida Entomologist 91:537-545.
Initiation of leaf chlorosis benefits the black pecan aphid - (Trade Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2008. Initiation of leaf chlorosis benefits the black pecan aphid. Pecan Grower. 20(2):15-23.
Impact of Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) and Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on primary physiology of four near-isogenic wheat lines - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macedo, T.B., Peterson, R.D., Weaver, D.K., Ni, X. 2009. Impact of Diuraphis noxia (Mordvilko) and Rhopalosiphum padi (L.) (Hemiptera: Aphididae) on primary physiology of four near-isogenic wheat lines. Journal of Economic Entomology 102:412-421.
Physiological, nutritional and biochemical bases of corn resistance to foliage-feeding fall armyworm - (Abstract Only) - (20-Jun-08)
Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Cottrell, T.E., Mizell, R., Aldrich, J.R., Khrimian, A., Tillman, P.G., Buntin, D. 2008. Stink bug genera and the role of sensory modalities: a still cloudy picture of functions and behaviors. Entomological Society of America Abstract No. 1047.
Economic injury level of brown stink bug damage on developing corn ears - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, G., Cottrell, T.E., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Krakowsky, M.D. 2008. Economic injury level of brown stink bug damage on developing corn ears [abstract]. Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, April 2-4, 2008, Cordele, Georgia.
Identification of multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance in CIMMYT maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G., Rector, B.G., Guo, B., Snook, M.E. 2008. Identification of multiple ear-colonizing insect and disease resistance in CIMMYT maize inbred lines with varying levels of silk maysin. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:1455-1465.
Impact of chinch bug feeding on photosynthesis of forage pearl millet - (Proceedings)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Buntin, D. 2008. Impact of chinch bug feeding on photosynthesis of forage pearl millet. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop, February 10-13, 2008, Ft. Collins, Colorado. p. 50.
Inheritance of Chinch bug resistance in pearl millet - (Proceedings)
Maas, A.L., Ni, X. 2008. Inheritance of Chinch bug resistance in pearl millet. In: Proceedings of the International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop, February 10-13, 2008, Ft. Collins, Colorado. p. 23.
Insect-attracting and antimicrobial properties of antifreeze for monitoring insect pests and natural enemies in stored corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Gunawan, G., Brown, S.L., Sumner, P.E., Ruberson, J.R., Buntin, G., Holbrook Jr, C.C., Lee, G., Streett, D.A., Throne, J.E., Campbell, J.F. 2008. Insect-attracting and antimicrobial properties of antifreeze for monitoring insect pests and natural enemies in stored corn. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101:631-636.
Sorghum midge resistance in 15 grain sorghum hybrids - 2007 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G., Mullis, J.C. 2008. Sorghum midge resistance in 15 grain sorghum hybrids - 2007. Georgia 2007 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 713, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station.
Physiological and biochemical bases of fall armyworm resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Da, K., Gunawan, G., Buntin, D., Brown, S.L. 2008. Physiological and biochemical bases of fall armyworm resistance in the seedlings of maize inbred lines. Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, March 2-5, 2008, Jacksonville, Florida.
Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids - 2007 - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G., Brown, S.L. 2007. Evaluation of insect resistance among 47 commercial corn hybrids - 2007. Georgia 2007 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 712, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations.
Natural distribution patterns of aflatoxin contamination and ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn: Summary of two-year data - (Proceedings)
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G., Lee, R., Brown, S.L. 2007. Natural distribution patterns of aflatoxin contamination and ear-feeding insect damage in pre-harvest corn: Summary of two-year data. In: Proceedings of the Multi-crop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop, October 22-24, 2007, Atlanta, GA. p. 125.
Economics-Driven Research and Incentives for Pearl Millet Production in the United States - (Book / Chapter) - (31-Jul-07)
Effect of DNA Gyrase Inhibitors in the NI Diet on Biological Fitness of the Western Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Streett, D. A., Ni, Xinzhi, and Lawrence, A. M. 2008. Effect of DNA Gyrase Inhibitors in the NI diet on Biological Fitness of the Western Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae). J. Entomol. Sci. 43: 86-94.
Impact of vegetable oils on ear-feeding insect damage in sweet corn - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Sparks, A.N., Riley, D.G. 2007. Impact of vegetable oils on ear-feeding insect damage in sweet corn. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 9-12, 2007, San Diego, California.
Field Screening of Experimental Corn Hybrids and Inbred Lines for Multiple Ear-Feeding Insect Resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G.D., Brown, S.L., Lee, R.D., Coy, A.E. 2007. Field Screening of Experimental Corn Hybrids and Inbred Lines for Multiple Ear-Feeding Insect Resistance. Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(5):1704-1713.
Aflatoxin Accumulation in Corn Hybrids in Relation to Whorl Damage by the Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (30-May-07)
Seasonal Population Dynamics and Kernel Damage of the Brown Stink Bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Corn - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Da, K., Buntin, D., Cottrell, T.E., Gunawan, G., Krakowsky, M.D., Powell, R., Tillman, P.G., Olson, D.M., Mcpherson, R., Wilson, J.P., Lee, D., Coy, A. 2007. Seasonal Population Dynamics and Kernel Damage of the Brown Stink Bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Corn. In: Proceedings of the Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, May 16-17, 2007, Athens, Georgia. p. 14.
Maize resistance and susceptibility to multiple ear-damaging pests: Progress and prospects - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G. 2007. Maize resistance and susceptibility to multiple ear-damaging pests: Progress and prospects. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 9-12, 2007, San Diego, California.
Resistant and susceptible responses of cereal hosts to aphid feeding - (Abstract Only)
Quisenberry, S., Ni, X. 2007. Resistant and susceptible responses of cereal hosts to aphid feeding [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, December 9-12, 2007, San Diego, California.
Chinch Bug Control in Pearl Millet for Grain Production, 2006. - (Other)
Buntin, G.D., Ni, X., Wilson, J.P. 2007. Chinch bug control in pearl millet for grain production, 2006. Arthropod Management Tests 32: Report F41.
Sorghum Midge Resistance in Grain Sorghum Hybrids - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Buntin, G.D., Olson, D.M., Mullis, J.C., Gunawan, G. 2006. Sorghum Midge Resistance in Grain Sorghum Hybrids. In: Day, J.L., Coy, A.E., Rose, P.A. (eds). Georgia 2006 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 708, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations, Athens, GA.
Breeding Pearl Millet for Disease and Pest Resistance in the Southeastern United States - (Book / Chapter) - (19-Nov-06)
Insect Screening Results: Assessment of Corn Hybrids for Insect Resistance - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Gunawan, G., Buntin, D., Brown, S. 2006. Insect Screening Results: Assessment of Corn Hybrids for Insect Resistance. Georgia 2006 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 707, Georgia Agricultural Experiment Stations. p. 36-37.
Feeding Injury - (Book / Chapter)
Quisenberry, S.S., Ni, X. 2007. Feeding Injury. In: Van Emden, H.F., Harrington, editors. Aphids as Crop Pests. CAB International, Oxfordshire, UK.p. 331-352.
Field screening of pearl millet for chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) resistance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Rajewski, J.A., Buntin, G.D., Dweikat, I.M. 2007. Field screening of pearl millet for chinch bug (Heteroptera:Blissidae) resistance. Journal of Entomological Science. 42:467-480.
Spatial Correlation Between Aflatoxin Level and Ear-Feeding Insect Damage in Pre-Harvest Corn - (Proceedings)
Ni, X., Da, K., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G.D., Lee, R.D., Brown, S.L. 2006. Spatial Correlation Between Aflatoxin Level and Ear-Feeding Insect Damage in Pre-Harvest Corn. In: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Fungal Genomics, the 7th Annual Multi-Crop Fumonisin, and the 19th Annual Multi-Crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshops, October 16-18, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 96.
Correlations between biotic stresses and aflatoxin contamination in maize - (Proceedings)
Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Davis, R.F. 2006. Correlations between biotic stresses and aflatoxin contamination in maize. In: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Fungal Genomics, the 7th Annual Multi-crop Fumonisin, and the 19th Annual Multi-crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshops, October 16-18, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 95.
A Maize 9-Lipoxygenase is Required for Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination, Insects, and Nematodes - (Proceedings)
Gao, X., Isakeit, T., Betran, J., Ni, X., Starr, J., Gobel, C., Brodhagen, M., Feussner, I., Keller, N., Engelberth, J., Tumlinson, J., Kolomiets, M. 2006. A Maize 9-Lipoxygenase is Required for Resistance to Aflatoxin Contamination, Insects, and Nematodes. In: Proceedings of the 6th Annual Fungal Genomics, the 7th Annual Multi-crop Fumonisin, and the 19th Annual Multi-crop Aflatoxin Elimination Workshops, October 16-18, 2006, Fort Worth, Texas. p. 54.
Efficacy of Insecticides for Control of Insect Pests of Pearl Millet for Grain Production Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Buntin, G.D., Hanna, W.W., Wilson, J.P., Ni, X. 2007. Efficacy of insecticides for control of insect pests of pearl millet for grain production. Plant Health Progress, doi:10.1094/PHP-2007-0219-01-RS. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/php/.
Economics-Driven Research and Incentives for Pearl Millet Production in the United States - (Proceedings)
Wilson, J.P., Timper, P., Truman, C.C., Dale, N.M., Batal, A.B., Ni, X., Gitaitis, R., McAloon, A.J., Shumaker, G., Dowling, G., Brown, J., Webster, T.M., Maas, A.L. 2006. Economics-driven research and incentives for pearl millet production in the united states. International Pearl Millet Breeding and Seed Production Workshop. ICRISAT, Hyderabad, India. May 2-6, 2006 (CD-ROM)
Biochemical and Physiological Mechanisms of Tswv-Elicited Desistance of Peanut Plants - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2006. Biochemical and physiological mechanisms of tswv-elicited desistance of peanut plants. American Peanut Research and Education Society Abstracts.
Spatial and Temporal Patterns of Maize Weevil Pre-Harvest Infestation in Corn Fields - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X.,Da, K., Brown, S.L., Krakowsky, M.D., Lee, D., Coy, A., Buntin, G.D. 2006. Spatial and temporal patterns of maize weevil pre-harvest infestation in corn fields [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Georgia Entomological Society Annual Meeting, Mar 29-31, 2006, Jekyll Island, GA. p. 14.
Morphological and Physiological Responses of Corn Seedlings to Brown and Southern Green Stink Bug Feeding - (Abstract Only)
Da, K., X. Ni, D. Buntin, and S. Brown. 2006. Morphological and physiological responses of corn seedlings to brown and southern green stink bug feeding. GA Entomological Society, Mar 29-31, 2006.
Field Evaluations for Multiple Insect Resistance in Corn Inbred Lines and Experimental Hybrids - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., W. Xu, M.D. Krakowsky, G.D. Buntin. 2006. Field evaluations for multiple insect resistance in corn inbred lines and experimental hybrids. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop Abstracts & Proceedings.
Field Screening of Pearl Millet for Chinch Bug Resistance - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., J.P. Wilson, J. Rajewski, D. Buntin, I. Dweikat. 2006. Field screening of pearl millet for chinch bug resistance. International Plant Resistance to Insects Workshop Abstracts & Proceedings.
Evaluation for Multiple Pest Resistance in Fall Armyworm and Corn Earworm-Resistant Maize Germplasm - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D., Buntin, G.D. 2006. Evaluation for multiple pest resistance in fall armyworm- and corn earworm-resistant maize germplasm [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Southeastern Branch of the Entomological Society of America, March 5-8, 2006, Wilmington, NC. no. 69.
Evaluation of Grain Sorghum Hybrids for Resistance to the Sorghum Midge and Sorghum Ergot - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Mullis, J.C. 2005. Evaluation of grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to the sorghum midge and sorghum ergot. In: J. L. Day, A. E. Coy, and P. A. Rose (eds.), Georgia 2005 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests, Research Report 702, pp. 43-44.
Evaluation of Corn Hybrids for Insect Resistance - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D., Da, K. 2005. Evaluation of corn hybrids for insect resistance. In: A. E. Coy, J. L. Day, and P. A. Rose (eds.), Georgia 2005 Corn Performance Tests, Research Report 701, pp. 35-37.
Correlation Between Biotic Stresses and Aflatoxin Contamination in Maize - (Abstract Only)
Krakowsky, M.D., Ni, X., Davis, R.F., Da, K. 2005. Correlation between biotic stresses and aflatoxin contamination in maize [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Multicrop Aflatoxin and Fumonisin Elimination and Fungal Genomics Workshop, October 23-26, 2005, Raleigh, NC. p. 121.
Using Nutrient Solutions to Trap the Almond Moth (Lepidoptera:pyralidae) in a Peanut Shelling and Storage Facility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2006. Using nutrient solutions to trap the almond moth (lepidoptera:pyralidae) in a peanut shelling and storage facility. Journal of Entomological Science 41(4):285-291.
Georganic - a Peanut Cultivar for Organic Farming - (Abstract Only)
Holbrook Jr, C.C., Culbreath, A.K., Cantonwine, E.G., Johnson, W.C., Ni, X. 2005. Georganic - a peanut cultivar for organic farming [abstract]. Agronomy Abstracts CDROM.
Evaluation of Pearl Millet Germplasm for Chinch Bug Resistance - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Wilson, J., Rajewski, J., Buntin, D. 2005. Evaluation of pearl millet germplasm for chinch bug resistance [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting, Dec. 17, 2005, Fort Lauderdale, FL, abstract 0807.
Diuraphis Noxia and Rhopalosiphum Padi Interactions and Their Injury on Resistant and Susceptible Cereal Seedlings - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., Quisenberry, S.S. 2005. Diuraphis noxia and Rhopalosiphum padi interactions and their injury on resistant and susceptible cereal seedlings. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99:551-558.
Modulation of Water Activity on Fungicide Effect on Aspergillus Niger Growth in Sabouraud Dextrose Agar Medium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ni, X., and Streett, D. A. 2005. Modulation of water activity on fungicide effect on Aspergillus niger growth in sabouraud dextrose agar medium. Letters in Applied Microbiology. 41:428-433.
Using Nutrient Solutions to Trap the Almond Moth (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) in a Peanut Shelling and Storage Facility - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Holbrook Jr, C.C. 2005. Using nutrient solutions to trap the almond moth (Lepidoptera: pyralidae) in a peanut shelling and storage facility [abstract]. In: Proceedings of the American Peanut Research and Education Society, July 11-15, 2005, Portsmouth, Virginia. 37:83.
Screening for Chinch Bug Resistance in Pearl Millet - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Wilson, J.P., Rajewski, J.F. 2005. Screening for chinch bug resistance in pearl millet. Meeting Abstract. http://n-fl-bugs.ifas.ufl.edu/SEB/05.
Evaluation of Multiple Insect Resistance in Maize Populations - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., B.G. Rector, J.C. Mullis. 2005. Evaluation of multiple insect resistance in maize populations. GA Entom. Soc. meeting, Mar 30-Apr 1, 2005.
Evaluation of Grain Sorghum Hybrids for Resistance to the Sorghum Midge - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Mullis, J.C. 2004. Evaluation of grain sorghum hybrids for resistance to the sorghum midge. Georgia 2004 Soybean, Sorghum Grain and Silage, and Summer Annual Forages Performance Tests. Georgia Agricultural Experiment Station Research Report #697. pp. 44-45.
Mechanisms of Corn Resistance to Fall Armyworm and Corn Earworm - (Abstract Only)
Ni, X., Xu, W., Krakowsky, M.D. 2004. Mechanisms of corn resistance to fall armyworm and corn earworm. Meeting Abstract. http://esa.confex.com/esa/2004/techprogram/paper_16649.htm.
Evaluation of corn hybrids for insect resistance (Insect resistance evaluation on short-season hybrids - 27 hybrids; insect resistance evalation on mid-and full-season hybrids - 45 hybrids) - (Experiment Station)
Ni, X., Krakowsky, M.D. 2004. Evaluation of corn hybrids for insect resistance (Insect resistance evaluation on short-season hybrids - 27 hybrids; insect resistance evalation on mid-and full-season hybrids - 45 hybrids). In Coy, A.E., Day, J.L., Rose, P.A. Georgia 2004 Agricultural Experiment Stations Corn Research Report 696. p. 34-36.
Effect of DNA Gyrase Inhibitors on Reducing Bacterial Contamination in the Ni Diet - (Proceedings)
Ni, X., Streett, D.A., Lawrence, A. 2003. Effect of dna gyrase inhibitors on reducing bacterial contamination in the ni diet. Meeting Abstract.
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