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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Jarrad R Prasifka
Sunflower Research
Research Entomologist

Phone: (701) 239-1313
Fax: (701) 239-1346
USDA,ARS,NCSL
1307 18TH ST N
FARGO, ND, 58102-2765

Projects
Sunflower Genetic Improvement with Genes from Wild Crop Relatives and Domesticated Sunflower
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 424876
INVESTIGATING THE ROLE OF SUNFLOWER VOLATILES AND OTHER SEMIOCHEMICALS IN RESISTANCE TO INSECT PESTS
Specific Cooperative Agreement (S)
  Accession Number: 423206
EVALUATION OF SUNFLOWER FOR RESISTANCE TO SEED-AND STEM-INFESTING INSECT PESTS IN THE GREAT PLAINS
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 421411

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Pericarp strength of sunflower and its value for plant defense against the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hulke, B.S., Seiler, G.J. 2014. Pericarp strength of sunflower and its value for plant defense against the sunflower moth, Homoeosoma electellum. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 8:101-107.
Automated detection of insect-damaged sunflower seeds by X-ray imaging - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pearson, T.C., Prasifka, J.R., Brabec, D.L., Haff, R.P., Hulke, B.S. 2014. Automated detection of insect-damaged sunflower seeds by X-ray imaging. Applied Engineering in Agriculture. 30(1):125-131.
Methods for assessing infestations of sunflower stem weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sunflower stems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Campbell, J.F., Aiken, R.M., Bradshaw, J.D. 2014. Methods for assessing infestations of sunflower stem weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in sunflower stems. The Canadian Entomologist. 146(4): 465-469.
Transmission of Switchgrass mosaic virus by Graminella aureovitatta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Agindotan, B.O., Prasifka, J.R., Gray, M.E., Dietrich, C.H., Bradley, C.A. 2013. Transmission of Switchgrass mosaic virus by Graminella aureovitatta. Canadian Journal of Plant Pathology. 35(3):384-389.
Adult activity and oviposition of corn rootworms, Diabrotica spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in Miscanthus, corn, and switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Spencer, J.L., Tinsley, N.A., Estes, R.E., Gray, M.E. 2013. Adult activity and oviposition of corn rootworms, Diabrotica spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), in Miscanthus, corn, and switchgrass. Journal of Applied Entomology. 137(7):481-487.
Current status and future perspectives on sunflower insect pests - (Proceedings)
Prasifka, J.R., Hulke, B.S. 2012. Current status and future perspectives on sunflower insect pests. In: 18th International Sunflower Conference Program and Abstracts, Mar del Plata & Barcarce, Argentina, February 27-March 1, 2012. P.41.
Research needs and potential effects of biomass crops on pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Gray, M.E. 2012. Research needs and potential effects of biomass crops on pest management. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 3(4):C1-C5.
Potential biomass reductions to Miscanthus × giganteus by stem-boring caterpillars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Bradshaw, J.D., Gray, M.E. 2012. Potential biomass reductions to Miscanthus × giganteus by stem-boring caterpillars. Environmental Entomology. 41(4):865-871.
Establishment and host effects of cereal aphids on switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Burd, J.D., Prasifka, J.R., Bradshaw, J.D. 2012. Establishment and host effects of cereal aphids on switchgrass (Panicum virgatum L.) cultivars. Southwestern Entomologist. 37(2):115-122.
Modeling the impact of cross-pollination and low toxin expression in corn kernels on adaptation of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to transgenic insecticidal corn - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kang, J., Onstad, D.W., Hellmich II, R.L., Moser, S.E., Hutchison, W.D., Prasifka, J.R. 2012. Modeling the impact of cross-pollination and low toxin expression in corn kernels on adaptation of European corn borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) to transgenic insecticidal corn. Environmental Entomology. 41(1):200-211.
Bacillus thuringiensis Resistance Influences European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larval Behavior after Exposure to Cry1Ab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Sumerford, D.V., Siegfried, B.D. 2009. Bacillus thuringiensis Resistance Influences European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larval Behavior after Exposure to Cry1Ab. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(2):781-787.
Nosema pyrausta: Its Biology, History, and Potential Role in a Landscape of Transgenic Insecticidal Crops - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lewis, L.C., Bruck, D.J., Prasifka, J.R., Raun, E.S. 2009. Nosema pyrausta: Its Biology, History, and Potential Role in a Landscape of Transgenic Insecticidal Crops. Biological Control. 48(3):223-231.
Overexpression of Drosophila juvenile hormone esterase binding protein results in anti-JH effects and reduced pheromone abundance - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhiyan, L., Li, X., Prasifka, J.R., Jurenka, R., Bonning, B.C. 2008. Overexpression of Drosophila juvenile hormone esterase binding protein results in anti-JH effects and reduced pheromone abundance. General and Comparative Endocrinology. 156:164-172.
Selection of Nontarget Arthropod Taxa for Field Research on Transgenic Insecticidal Crops: Using Empirical Data and Statistical Power - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Dively, G.P., Higgins, L.S., Dixon, P.M., Duan, J.J. 2008. Selection of Nontarget Arthropod Taxa for Field Research on Transgenic Insecticidal Crops: Using Empirical Data and Statistical Power. Environmental Entomology. 37(1):1-10.
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.
Rubidium marking to detect pest and predator dispersal from corn into sorghum and cotton in Georgia - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, P.G., Prasifka, J.R., Heniz, K.M. 2007. Rubidium marking to detect dispersal of pest and predator from corn into sorghum and cotton in Georgia. Journal of Entomological Science. 42(3): 383-391.
Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on the Movement of Monarch Butterfly Larvae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, P.L., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, J.R., Lewis, L.C. 2007. Effects of Cry1Ab-Expressing Corn Anthers on the Movement of Monarch Butterfly Larvae. Environmental Entomology. 36(1):228-233.
Sampling European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larvae from Seed Corn Drying Bins for Bt Resistance Monitoring - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Sumerford, D.V., Hellmich II, R.L., Lewis, L.C., Calvin, D.D. 2006. Sampling European Corn Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Larvae from Seed Corn Drying Bins for Bt Resistance Monitoring. Southwestern Entomologist. 31(4):269-279.
Effects of Living Mulches on Predator Abundance and Sentinel Prey in a Corn-Soybean-Forage Rotation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Schmidt, N.P., Kohler, K.A., O'Neal, M.E., Hellmich II, R.L., Singer, J.W. 2006. Effects of living mulches on predator abundance and sentinel prey in a corn-soybean-forage rotation. Environmental Entomology. 35(5):1423-1431.
Assessing Carabids Contribution to Ecosystem Services: Does It Matter If There Are More Beetles? - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
O'Neal, M.E., Prasifka, J.R., Schmidt, N.P., Singer, J.W., Hellmich II, R.L., Kohler, K.A. 2006. Assessing carabids contribution to ecosystem services: Does it matter if there are more beetles? American Entomologist. 51:231-233.
A Framework for Evaluating Possible Non-Target Effects of Transgenic Corn in the United States: Standardizing Laboratory Tests - (Proceedings) - (01-Jun-05)
Effects on Fitness and Behavior of Monarch Butterfly Larvae Exposed to a Combination of Cry1ab-Expressing Corn Anthers and Pollen - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Anderson, P.L., Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, J.R., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Effects on fitness and behavior of monarch butterfly larvae exposed to a combination of Cry1ab-expressing corn anthers and pollen. Environmental Entomology. 34:944-952.
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.
Assessing the Effects of Pest Management on Non-Target Arthropods: the Influence of Plot Size and Isolation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L., Dively, G.P., Lewis, L.C. 2005. Assessing the effects of pest management on non-target arthropods: the influence of plot size and isolation. Environmental Entomology. 34:1181-1192.
Assessing Ground Beetle Contribution to Ecosystem Services: Does It Matter If There Are More Ground Beetles? - (Abstract Only)
O'Neal, M.E., Singer, J.W., Schmidt, N., Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich II, R.L. 2005. Assessing ground beetle contribution to ecosystem services: does it matter if there are more ground beetles?. [abstract]. NCB-ESA North Central Branch Entomological Society of America. Paper No. 102.
The Effect of Perennial Cover Crops on Natural Enemy Communities in Corn and Soybean - (Abstract Only)
Schmidt, N., Oneal, M., Singer, J.W., Kohler, K.A., Prasifka, J.R., Hellmich Ii, R.L. 2004. The effect of perennial cover crops on natural enemy communities in corn and soybean [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. Poster No. D0081.
Developing Guidelines for Monitoring Non-Target Effects of Bt Crops - (Proceedings) - (13-Aug-04)
Challenges for Field Research on Non-Target Effects of Bt Crops - (Abstract Only) - (03-Aug-04)
Effects of Bt Plants on Non-Target Herbivores - (Book / Chapter)
Hellmich II, R.L., Prasifka, J.R., Anderson, P.L. 2004. Effects of Bt plants on non-target herbivores. In: van Emden, H.F., Gray, A.J., editors. GM Crops-Ecological Dimensions. Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK: Association of Applied Biologists. p. 75-80.
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