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Allan Showler
Tick and Biting Fly Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (830) 792-0319
Fax: (830) 792-0314

2700 FREDERICKSBURG RD
KERRVILLE, TX, 78028-1984

Projects
MINING THE GENOME OF RHIPICEPHALUS MICROPLUS TO DEVELOP NOVEL CONTROL TECHNOLOGY AND VACCINES
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 416467
BIOLOGY AND CONTROL OF TICKS OF VETERINARY AND HUMAN IMPORTANCE
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418521
MOLECULAR BIOLOGY AND PHYSIOLOGY OF BITING FLIES AFFECTING LIVESTOCK
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 418533

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Transgenic Bt corn varietal resistance against the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Cramibidae) and implications to sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Abrigo, V., Cook, S.C. 2013. Transgenic Bt corn varietal resistance against the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Cramibidae) and implications to sugarcane. Crop Protection. 48:57-62.
Improved chemical control for the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane: Larval exposure, a novel scouting method, and efficacy of a single aerial insecticide application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, B.E., Showler, A., Reagan, T.E., Beuzelin, J.M. 2012. Improved chemical control for the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane: Larval exposure, a novel scouting method, and efficacy of a single aerial insecticide application. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(6):1998-2006.
Reducing boll weevil populations by clipping terminal buds and removing abscised fruiting bodies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neves, R.C., Showler, A.T., Pinto, E.S., Bastos, C.S., Torres, J.B. 2013. Reducing boll weevil populations by clipping terminal buds and removing abscised fruiting bodies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146(2):276-285.
Oviposition and larval development of a stem borer, Eoreuma loftini, on rice and non-crop grass hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beuzelin, J.M., Meszaros, A., Wilson, B.E., Reagan, T.E., Wilson, L.T., Way, M.O., Showler, A. 2013. Oviposition and larval development of a stem borer, Eoreuma loftini, on rice and non-crop grass hosts. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146(3):332-346.
Beneficial and detrimental interactions between weeds and other pests of sugarcane - (Book / Chapter) - (18-Jun-12)
Water deficit stress, host plant nutrient accumulations and associations with phytophagous arthropods - (Book / Chapter) - (15-Jun-12)
Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), injury to corn greater than to sorghum and sugarcane under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Wilson, B.E., Reagan, T.E. 2012. Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) injury to corn greater than to sorghum and sugarcane under field conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5):1597-1602.
Ecology and tactics of control for three sugarcane stalkboring species in the Western Hemisphere and Africa - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E. 2012. Ecology and tactics of control for three sugarcane stalkboring species in the Western Hemisphere and Africa. In: Goncalves, J.F., Correia, K.D., editors. Sugarcane: Production, Cultivation and Uses. Nova Science Publishers. p. 1-39.
Drought and arthropod pests of crops - (Book / Chapter) - (17-Aug-11)
The conundrum of chemical boll weevil control in subtropical regions - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A.T. 2012. The conundrum of chemical boll weevil control in subtropical regions. In: Perveen, F., editor. Insecticides - Pest Engineering. InTech: Rijeka, Croatia. p. 437-448.
Seasonal infestations of two stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in noncrop grasses of Gulf Coast rice agroecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beuzelin, J.M., Meszaros, A., Reagan, T.E., Wilson, L.T., Way, M.O., Blouin, D.C., Showler, A.T. 2011. Seasonal infestations of two stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in noncrop grasses of Gulf Coast rice agroecosystems. Environmental Entomology. 40(5):1036-1050.
Boll weevil invasion process in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grilli, M.P., Bruno, M.A., Pedemonte, M.L., Showler, A. 2012. Boll weevil invasion process in Argentina. Journal of Pest Science. 85(1):47-54.
Evaluation of aphid resistance among sugarcane cultivars in Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akbar, W., Showler, A.T., Beuzelin, J.M., Reagan, T.E., Gravois, K.A. 2011. Evaluation of aphid resistance among sugarcane cultivars in Louisiana. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(4):699-704.
Effect of garlic extraction on injury by cowpea, Curculio Chalcodermes aenus Boheman (Coleoptera: Cucurlionidae), and other pests, to cowpea, Vigna unguiculata L. Walp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Anciso, J.R., Castro, B. 2011. Effect of garlic extraction on injury by cowpea, Curculio Chalcodermes aenus Boheman (Coleoptera: Cucurlionidae), and other pests, to cowpea, Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. Biopesticides International. 6(2):112-120.
Alternate crop and weed host plant oviposition preferences by the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Beuzelin, J.M., Reagan, T.E. 2011. Alternate crop and weed host plant oviposition preferences by the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Crop Protection. 30(7):895-901.
Drought stress linked to Mexican rice borer (MRB) infestation of sugarcane varieties and on going research on enhancing resistance - (Abstract Only) - (27-Apr-10)
Categorizing sugarcane cultivar resistance to the sugarcane aphid and yellow sugarcane aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akbar, W., Showler, A.T., White, W.H., Reagan, T.E. 2010. Categorizing sugarcane cultivar resistance to the sugarcane aphid and yellow sugarcane aphid (Hemiptera: Aphididae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1431-1437.
Categorizing Sugarcane Cultivar Resistance to the Sugarcane Aphid and Yellow Sugarcane Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akbar, W., Showler, A., White, W.H. 2010. Categorizing Sugarcane Cultivar Resistance to the Sugarcane Aphid and Yellow Sugarcane Aphid (Hemiptera: Aphidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1431-1437.
Effect of garlic extract on selected pests and yield of bell pepper, Capsicum Anuum L. (var. Capistrano) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Anciso, J.R., Castro, B.A. 2010. Effect of garlic extract on selected pests and yield of bell pepper, Capsicum Anuum L. (var. Capistrano). Biopesticides International. 6:36-44.
Influence of drought stress on Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera:Crambidae) oviposition preference in sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Castro, B. 2010. Influence of drought stress on Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition preference in sugarcane. Crop Protection. 29(5):415-421.
Free amino acid profiles in reproductive and rind portions of cotton fruiting bodies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2009. Free amino acid profiles in reproductive and rind portions of cotton fruiting bodies. Subtropical Plant Science. 61:37-48.
Do boll weevils really diapause? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2010. Do boll weevils really diapause? American Entomologist. 56(2):100-105.
Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition site selection stimuli on sugarcane, and potential field applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Castro, B.A. 2010. Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition site selection stimuli on sugarcane, and potential field applications. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1180-1186.
Chemical control of the Mexican rice borer in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 2008 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akbar, W., Beuzelin, J., Reagan, T., Showler, A., Trolinger, J. 2009. Chemical control of the Mexican rice borer in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas, 2008. Arthropod Management Tests. 34:1-3.
Efficiency of Tank-Mixing Insecticide with Defoliant Against Adult Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) Populations as Determined by Late-Season Field Disturbance Trapping - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2008. Efficiency of tank-mixing insecticide with defoliant against adult boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) populations as determined by late-season field disturbance trapping. Subtropical Plant Science. 60:58-65.
Three Boll Weevil Diapause Myths in Perspective - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2009. Three boll weevil diapause myths in perspective. American Entomologist. 55(1):42-50.
Free amino acids - determinant of sugarcane resistance/susceptibility to stalk borer and sap feeders - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reagan, T.E., Akbar, W., Showler, A. 2008. Free amino acids - determinant of sugarcane resistance/susceptibility to stalk borer and sap feeders. American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 28:44-45.
Cotton Harvest at 40% Versus 75% Boll-Splitting on Yield and Economic Return Under Standard and Proactive Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:Curculionidae) Spray Regimes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Robinson, J.R. 2008. Cotton harvest at 40% versus 75% boll-splitting on yield and economic return under standard and proactive boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) spray regimes. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(5):1600-1605.
Roles of host plants in boll weevil range expansion beyond tropical Mesoamerica - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2009. Roles of host plants in boll weevil range expansion beyond tropical Mesoamerica. American Entomologist. 55(4):234-242.
Longevity and Egg Development of Adult Female Boll Weevils Fed Exclusively on Different Parts and Stages of Cotton Fruiting Bodies. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2008. Longevity and egg development of adult female boll weevils fed exclusively on different parts and stages of cotton fruiting bodies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 127(2):125-132.
Dynamics of Free Amino Acid Accumulations in Cotton Leaves Measured on Different Timelines After Irrigation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Cavazos, J.O., Moran, P.J. 2007. Dynamics of free amino acid accumulations in cotton leaves measured on different timelines after irrigation. Subtropical Plant Science. 59:38-55.
Subtropical Boll Weevil Ecology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2007. Subtropical boll weevil ecology. American Entomologist. 53:240-249.
Relationships of Abscised Cotton Fruit to Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Feeding, Oviposition, and Development - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2008. Relationships of abscised cotton fruit to boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding, oviposition, and development. Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(1):68-73.
Phomopsis amaranthicola and Microsphaeropsis amaranthi symptoms on Amaranthus spp. under South Texas Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, P.J., Showler, A.T. 2007. Phomopsis amaranthicola and Microsphaeropsis amaranthi symptoms on Amaranthus spp. under South Texas conditions. Plant Disease. 91(12):1638-1646.
Role of Oviposition Preference in An Invasive Crambid Impacting Two Graminaceous Host Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reay-Jones, F.P.F., Wison, L.T., Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E., Way, M.O. 2007. Role of oviposition preference in an invasive crambid impacting two graminaceous host crops. Environmental Entomology. 36(4):938-951.
Surveying Thermally-Defoliated Cotton Plots with Color-Infrared Aerial Photography - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fletcher, R.S., Showler, A., Funk, P.A. 2007. Surveying thermally-defoliated cotton plots with color-infrared aerial photography. Crop Management [online]. Available: http://www.plantmanagementnetwork.org/cm/research/2007/thermal.
Longevity of adult boll weevils fed selected non-pollen food sources - (Proceedings)
Showler, A., Abrigo, V. 2007. Longevity of Adult Boll Weevils Fed Selected NonPollen Food Sources. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference, Memphis, TN. pp. 352-355.
Kaolin Particle Film Associated with Increased Cotton Aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) Infestations in Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Armstrong, J.S. 2007. Kaolin particle film associated with increased cotton aphid infestations in cotton. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 124(1):55-60.
Chemical cotton stalk destruction for maintenance of host-free periods for the control of overwintering boll weevil in tropical and subtropical climates - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Norman, J.W., Sparks, A.N., Bradford, J.M., Yang, C., Sappington, T.W., Coleman, R.J., Showler, A. 2007. Chemical cotton stalk destruction for maintenance of host-free periods for the control of overwintering boll weevil in tropical and subtropical climates. Pest Management Science. 63(4):372-380.
Common Subtropical and Tropical Nonpollen Food Sources of the Boll Weevil (Coleoptera:curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Abrigo, V. 2007. Common subtropical and tropical nonpollen food sources of the boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology 36(1):99-104.
Cotton Harvest Preparation Using Thermal Energy - (Proceedings)
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S. 2006. Cotton harvest preparation using thermal energy. LP Gas Global Technology Conference. 19th World LP Gas Forum, October 17-20, 2006, Chicago, IL. 2006 CDROM.
Stable Isotope Tracer Marking of Individual Boll Weevils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
James, W.D., Showler, A.T., Westbrook, J.K., Armstrong, J.S. 2006. Stable isotope tracer marking of individual boll weevils. Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry. 269(2):267-270.
Surveying kaolin-treated cotton plots with airborne multispectral digital video imagery - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fletcher, R.S., Showler, A.T. 2006. Surveying kaolin-treated cotton plots with airborne multispectral digital video imagery. Computers and Electronics in Agriculture. 54(1):1-7.
Grandlure Dosage and Attraction of Bollweevils (Coleoptera:curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Robacker, D.C., Salgado, E. 2006. Grandlure dosage and attraction of bollweevils (coleoptera:curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(5):1675-1681.
Boll Weevil Damage to Cotton Bolls under Standard and Proactive Spraying - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2006. Boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) damage to cotton bolls under standard and proactive spraying. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(4):1251-1257.
Short-Range Dispersal and Overwintering Habitats of Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) During and after Harvest in the Subtropics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2006. Short-range dispersal and overwintering habitats of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) during and after harvest in the subtropics. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(4):1152-1160.
Sublethal Effects of Malathion on Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Fecundity When Maintained on Cotton Squares and Artificial Diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Armstrong, J.S., Setamou, M., Showler, A.T., Greenberg, S. 2006. Sublethal effects of malathion on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fecundity when maintained on cotton squares and artificial diet. Insect Science and Its Application. 13:287-292.
Cotton Harvest Preparation Using Thermal Energy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D. 2006. Cotton harvest preparation using thermal energy. Transactions of the ASABE. 49(3):617-622.
An Experiment Using Neutron Activation Analysis and a Rare Earth Element to Mark Cotton Plants and Two Insects That Feed on Them - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., James, W.D., Armstrong, J.S., Westbrook, J.K. 2006. An experiment using neutron activation analysis and a rare earth element to mark cotton plants and two insects that feed on them. Applied Radiation and Isotopes. 64(8):875-880.
Effect of Thermal Defoliation on Cotton Leaf Desiccation, Senescence, Post-Harvest Regrowth, and Lint Quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B. 2006. Effect of thermal defoliation on cotton leaf desiccation, senescence, post-harvest regrowth, and lint quality. Journal of Cotton Science. 10(1):39-45.
Integrated tactics for managing the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Reay-Jones, F.F., Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E., Legendre, B.L., Way, M.O., Moser, E.B. 2005. Integrated tactics for managing the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane. Journal of Economic Entomology. 34(6):1558-1565.
Cotton Harvest Preparation Using Thermal Energy - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C.B., Brashears, A.D., McAlister III, D.D., Showler, A., Fletcher, R.S. 2006. COTTON HARVEST PREPARATION USING THERMAL ENERGY. Transactions of the ASABE. Vol 49(3): 617-622. (2006).
Proactive spraying against boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) reduces insecticide applications and increases cotton yield and economic return - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Robinson, J.R. 2005. Proactive spraying against boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) reduces insecticide applications and increases cotton yield and economic return. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(6):1977-1983.
Relationships of different cotton square sizes to boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding and oviposition in field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2005. Relationships of different cotton square sizes to boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding and oviposition in field conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(5):1572-1579.
Plant Responses to Water Deficit and Shade Stresses in Pigweed and Their Influence on Feeding and Oviposition by the Beet Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Moran, P.J., Showler, A.T. 2005. PLANT RESPONSES TO WATER DEFICIT AND SHADE STRESSES IN PIGWEED AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON FEEDING AND OVIPOSITION BY THE BEET ARMYWORM (LEPIDOPTERA: NOCTUIDAE). Environmental Entomology. 34(4):929-937.
Effects of Planting Dates on Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and Cotton Fruit in the Subtropics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Greenberg, S.M., Scott, A.W., Robinson, J.R. 2005. Effects of planting dates on boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) and cotton fruit in the subtropics. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(3):796-804.
Sugarcane Lace Bug, Leptodictya Tabida (Hemiptera: Tingidae): a Potential Threat to Sugarcane Production in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Setamou, M., Showler, A., Reagan, T.E., Jones, W.A., Bernal, J.S. 2005. Leptodictya tabida (Hemiptera: Tingidae): A potential threat to sugarcane production in Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(3):1018-1023.
Thermal Defoliation in 2004 - (Proceedings)
Funk, P.A., Armijo, C., Brashears, A. D., Showler, A.T., Fletcher, R.S., Hutmacher, R.B., Godfrey, L.D., McGuire, M.R., Bancroft, J.S. 2005. Thermal defoliation in 2004. In: Proceedings of the National Cotton Council, Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. p. 648-656. 2005 CDROM.
Cotton Fruit Size Or Age on Boll Weevil Fecundity and Oviposition - (Proceedings)
Showler, A. 2005. Cotton fruit size or age on boll weevil fecundity and oviposition. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
Effects of Different Herbicides, Their Rates, and Timings to Terminate Cotton Stalks - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Norman, J.W., Sparks, A.N., Bradford, J.M., Yang, C., Stichler, C., Coleman, R.J., Showler, A. 2005. Effects of different herbicides, their rates, and timings to terminate cotton stalks. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 4-7, 2005, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2005 CDROM.
Intervals Between Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Oviposition and Square Abscission, and Development to Adulthood in Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, Field Conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Cantu, R.V. 2005. Intervals between boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) oviposition and square abscission, and development to adulthood in Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, field conditions. Southwestern Entomologist. 30(3):161-164.
Effect of Aging on Pheromone Emission from a Commercial Beet Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) Lure and Trap Efficiency - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Salgado, E., Fraser, I., Robacker, D.C. 2005. Effect of aging on pheromone emission from a commercial beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) lure and trap efficiency. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(2):373-377.
Effects of Insecticide Residues on Adult Boll Weevils and Immatures Developing Inside Fallen Cotton Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Scott Jr, A.W. 2004. Effects of insecticide residues on adult boll weevils and immatures developing inside fallen cotton fruit. Subtropical Plant Science. 56:33-38.
Effects of Neem-Based Insecticides on Beet Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Showler, A.T., Liu, T. 2005. Effects of neem-based insecticides on beet armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae). Insect Science. 12(1):17-23.
Influence of Cotton Fruit Stages As Food Sources on Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Fecundity and Oviposition - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T. 2004. Influence of cotton fruit stages as food sources on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) fecundity and oviposition. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(4):1330-1334.
Effects of Kaolin Particle Film on Selected Arthropod Populations in Cotton in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Setamou, M. 2004. Effects of kaolin particle film on selected arthropod populations in cotton in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas. Southwestern Entomologist. 29(2):137-146.
Assessment of Pre-Emptive Insecticide Applications at Pinhead Square Size for Boll Weevil Control - (Proceedings)
Showler, A. 2004. Assessment of pre-emptive insecticide applications at pinhead square size for boll weevil control. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 5-9, 2004, San Antonio, Texas. p. 1689-1692. 2004 CDROM.
Time of Cotton Square Abscission and Adult Boll Weevil Emergence from Fallen Squares under Lower Rio Grande Valley Field Conditions - (Proceedings) - (05-Jan-04)
Effects of Burial and Soil Condition on Postharvest Mortality of Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) on Fallen Cotton Fruit - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Greenberg, S.M., Showler, A., Sappington, T.W., Bradford, J.M. 2004. Effects of burial and soil condition on postharvest mortality of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in fallen cotton fruit. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(2):409-413.
Deterrent Effects of Four Neem-Based Formulations on Gravid Female Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Feeding and Oviposition on Cotton Squares - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Greenberg, S.M., Arnason, J.T. 2004. Deterrent effects of four neem-based formulations on gravid female boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) feeding and oviposition on cotton squares. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97(2):414-421.
The Importance of Armed Conflict to Desert Locust Control, 1986-2002 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2003. The importance of armed conflict to Desert locust control, 1986-2002. Journal of Orthopteran Research. 12(2):127-133.
Effects of Drought Stressed Cotton, Gossypium Hirsutum L., on Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera Exigua (Hubner), Oviposition, and Larval Feeding Preferences and Growth - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Moran, P.J. 2003. Effects of drought stressed cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., on beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner), oviposition, and larval feeding preferences and growth. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 29(9):1997-2011.
Territorial Behavior of the Imported Fire Ant - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A.T. 2004. Territorial behavior of the imported fire ant. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology Volume 3. 1st edition. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 14-16.
Desert Locust, Schistocerca Gregaria Forskal (Orthoptera: Acrididae) Plagues - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A.T. 2004. Desert locust, Schistocerca gregaria Forskal (Orthoptera: Acrididae) plagues. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology Volume 1. 1st edition. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 23-27.
Weeds in Crop Systems for Pest Suppression - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A.T. 2004. Weeds in crop systems for pest suppression. In: Capinera, J.L., editor. Encyclopedia of Entomology Volume 3. 1st edition. Hingham, MA: Kluwer Academic Publishers. p. 31-35.
Remote Sensing for Desert Locusts: Panacea, Tool, Or Hoax? - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A. 2003. Remote sensing for desert locusts: Panacea, tool, or hoax? In: Lockwood, J., Latchininsky, A., editors. Advances in Applied Acridology. Laramie, WY: Association for Applied Acridology International. p. 5-8.
Postharvest Mortality of Boll Weevils Relative to Tillage in Fallen Cotton Squares and Bolls - (Proceedings)
Greenberg, S.M., Showler, A., Sappington, T.W., Bradford, J.M., Carroll, S., Arnold, M., Parajulee, M., Brashears, A.D., Knutson, A. 2003. Postharvest mortality of boll weevils relative to tillage in fallen cotton squares and bolls. In: Proceedings of the Beltwide Cotton Conferences, January 6-10, 2003, Nashville, Tennessee. 2003 CDROM.
Effects of Routine Late Season Field Operations on Numbers of Boll Weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Captured in Large Capacity Pheromone Traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2003. Effects of routine late-season field operations on numbers of boll weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) captured in large-capacity pheromone traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96(3):680-689.
Effects of Kaolin Particle Film on Beet Armyworm, Spodoptera Exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Oviposition and Larval Feeding and Development on Cotton, (Gossypium Hirsutum L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2003. Effects of kaolin particle film on beet armyworm, Spodoptera exigua (Hubner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), oviposition and larval feeding and development on cotton, (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Agriculture Ecosystems and the Environment. 95(1):265-271.
Effects of Weeds on Selected Arthropod Herbivore and Natural Enemy Populations, and Cotton, Gossypium Hirsutum L., Growth and Yield - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Greenberg, S.M. 2003. Effects of weeds on selected arthropod herbivore and natural enemy populations, and cotton, Gossypium hirsutum L., growth and yield. Environmental Entomology. 32(1):39-50.
Effects of Kaolin Particle Film Application on Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Injury to Cotton, and on Selected Nontarget Arthropod Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2002. Effects of kaolin particle film application on boll weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) injury to cotton, and on selected nontarget arthropod populations. Journal of Economic Entomology. 95(4):754-762.
Research on Desert Locusts: Room for Improvement - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A. 2002. Research on desert locusts: Room for improvement. In: Lockwood, J., Latchininsky, A., editors. Advances in Applied Acridology. Laramie, WY: Association for Applied Acridology International. p. 19-22.
Can We Make Locust and Grasshopper Management Sustainable? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lockwood, J.A., Showler, A., Latchininsky, A.V. 2001. Can we make locust and grasshopper management sustainable?. Journal of Orthoptera Research. 10(2):315-329.
Aerially Applied Standard Rate Malathion Against Reduced Rates of Malathion+ Cottonseed Oil for Boll Weevil Control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Sappington, T.W., Foster, R.N., Reuter, K.C., Roland, T.J., El-Lissy, O.A. 2002. Aerially applied standard rate malathion against reduced rates of malathion+ cottonseed oil for boll weevil control. Southwestern Entomologist. 27(1):45-58.
Effects of Water Deficit Stress, Shade, Weed Competition, and Kaolin Particle Film on Selected Foliar Free Amino Acid Accumulations in Cotton, Gossypium Hirsutum (L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A. 2002. Effects of water deficit stress, shade, weed competition, and kaolin particle film on selected foliar free amino acid accumulations in cotton, Gossypium hirsutum (L.). Journal of Chemical Ecology. 28(3):631-651.
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