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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Christopher T Werle
Southern Horticultural Research
Biological Science Technician

Phone: (601) 403-8811
Fax: (601) 795-4965

810 HWY 26, WEST
POPLARVILLE, MS, 39470-0287


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
From a nontarget to a target: identification of a fermentation volatile blend attractive to Zaprionus Indianus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (26-Jul-14)
Ambrosia beetle (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Scolytinae) captures using colored traps in southeast Tennessee and south Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (07-Jul-14)
Polistes spp. (Hymenoptera: Vespidae) orientation to wine and vinegar - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (17-Jun-14)
Improving yield and berry quality for zygomorphic blooms of blueberry: the role of the plant growth regulators, gibberellic acid and coconut oil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sampson, B.J., Marshall-Shaw, D.A., Stringer, S.J., Sakhanokho, H.F., Werle, C.T., Spiers, J.M. 2014. Improving yield and berry quality for zygomorphic blooms of blueberry: the role of the plant growth regulators, gibberellic acid and coconut oil. Scientia Horticulturae. 173:1-14.
Cherry Fruitworm, an emerging pest of Mississippi blueberries - (Other)
Werle, C.T., Stafne, E., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2013. Cherry Fruitworm, an emerging pest of Mississippi blueberries. Mississippi Fruit and Nut Blog. (2)3:2-4.
A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cha, D.H., Adams, T., Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Rogg, H., Landolt, P.J. 2013. A four-component synthetic attractant for Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) isolated from fermented bait headspace. Pest Management Science. 70:324-331.
Genetic and fitness costs of raising wild pollinators in captivity: interaction among species, subspecies and populations of orchard bees - (Abstract Only) - (27-Jan-13)
The brown marmorated stink bug: pest of Mississippi blueberries? - (Trade Journal)
Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2013. The brown marmorated stink bug: pest of Mississippi blueberries?. Mississippi Vaccinium Journal. 2:8-10.
Diversity abundance and seasonality of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionida) in Southern Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Oliver, J.B. 2012. Diversity abundance and seasonality of ambrosia beetles (Coleoptera: curculionida) in Southern Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist. 5:1-5.
A new method for insect pest monitoring at the nursery - (Proceedings)
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2011. A new method for insect pest monitoring at the nursery. Southern Nursery Association Research Conference. 56:92-96.
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.
Cage-Fighting Bees: Can Aggressive Competition Increase Pollination Efficacy for an Oligolectic Native Bee? - (Abstract Only)
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J. 2010. Cage-Fighting Bees: Can aggressive competition increase pollination efficacy for an oligolectic native bee ?. Ecological Society of America (ESA) pg. 57.
Aprostocetus xiphopunctus Sampson nov. sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidea): A new natural ememy of a gall midge complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T. 2010. Aprostocetus xiphopunctus Sampson nov. sp. (Hymenoptera: Eulophidea): A new natural ememy of a gall midge complex (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae). Ecological Society of America (ESA).
Antifungal and Insecticidal Activity from Two Juniperus Essential Oils - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wedge, D.E., Tabanca, N., Sampson, B.J., Werle, C.T., Demerci, B., Baser, K., Nan, P., Duan, J., Liu, Z. 2009. Antifungal and Insecticidal Activity from Two Juniperus Essential Oils. Natural Product Communications. 4(1):123-127.
Trying to Catch Lightening in a Bottle: Can Essential Oils be Used as Effective Biopesticides? - (Abstract Only)
Werle, C.T., Sampson, B.J., Sakhanokho, H.F., Pounders Jr, C.T., Tabanca, N., Wedge, D.E. 2008. Trying to Catch Lightening in a Bottle: Can Essential Oils be Used as Effective Biopesticides?. Extension Publications.
Changes in the Ratios of Four Cuticular Hydrocarbons in Formosan Subterranean Termite Workers (Coptotermes Formosanus Shiraki) Due to Diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rojas, M.G., Werle, C.T., Cottrell, N.L., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2005. Changes in the ratios of four cuticular hydrocarbons in formosan subterranean termite workers (coptotermes formosanus shiraki) due to diet. Sociobiology 46:131-140.
Changes in the Ratios of Four Cuticular Hydrocarbons in the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Coptotermes Formosanus) Due to Diet - (Abstract Only)
Rojas, M.G., Werle, C.T., Cottrell, N.L., Morales Ramos, J.A. 2005. Changes in the ratios of four cuticular hydrocarbons in the formosan subterranean termite (coptotermes formosanus) due to diet. Sociobiology 46(1):131-140.
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