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William H White
Sugarcane Research Unit
Research Entomologist

Phone: (985) 853-3176 ext. 176
Fax: (985) 868-8369
5883 USDA ROAD
HOUMA, LA, 70360-5578

Projects
DEVELOPING INTEGRATED WEED AND INSECT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR EFFICIENT AND SUSTAINABLE SUGARCANE PRODUCTION
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 420429
Genetic Improvement of Sugarcane for Temperate Climates
Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 425242
Sugarcane Breeding and Varietal Development (Hawaii)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 420204
Three-way (LSUAC, ASCL, ARS) Sugarcane Breeding and Variety Development Agreement
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 422560
Sugarcane Breeding and Varietal Development (Argentina)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 416643
Sugarcane Breeding and Varietal Development (Philippines)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 416644
Sugarcane Breeding and Varietal Development (Guatemala)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 416697
Sugarcane Breeding and Varietal Development (Egypt)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 416890
Sugarcane Breeding and Varietal Development (EEAOC, Argentina)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418346
Sugarcane Breeding and Varietal Development (Australia)
Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement (N)
  Accession Number: 418359
A Regional Program for Production of Multiple Agricultural Feedstocks and Processing to Biofuels and Biobased Chemicals
Reimbursable (R)
  Accession Number: 422492
Improving Sugarcane Production Efficiency (ASCL)
Trust (T)
  Accession Number: 419364

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Ho 07-613 – A potential new sugarcane variety for Louisiana - (Abstract Only) - (10-Apr-14)
Results from the 2013 sugarcane borer yield reduction study - (Abstract Only) - (04-Feb-14)
Sugarcane borer resistance in sugarcane as affected by silicon applications in potting medium - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., White Jr., P.M. 2014. Sugarcane borer resistance in sugarcane as affected by silicon applications in potting medium [online journal]. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 33:38-54. Available: http://www.assct.org/journal/JASSCT PDF Files/volume 33/JASSCT-AG-080513 silicon and borer resistance_White and White_Final_Document.pdf
Host plants impact courtship vibration transmission and mating success of a parasitoid wasp, Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Andrea, J.L., White, W.H., Medina, R.F. 2013. Host plants impact courtship vibration transmission and mating success of a parasitoid wasp, Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae). Evolutionary Ecology. DOI:10.1007/s10682-013-9682-7.
Breeding for stem borer resistance in sugarcane - (Abstract Only) - (30-Jul-13)
The use of Erianthus in the USDAs germplasm enhancement program - (Abstract Only) - (23-May-13)
A report on the 2012 outfield variety tests - (Trade Journal)
Sexton, D.R., Kimbeng, C.A., Dufrene Jr., E.O., White, W.H., Waguespack, H.L., Ball, B. 2013. A report on the 2012 outfield variety tests. The Sugar Bulletin. 91(9):15-18.
2012 Louisiana "ho" Nursery and Infield Variety Trials - (Experiment Station)
Dufrene Jr., E.O., Duet Jr., M.J., White, W.H., Pontiff, M.J., Hawkins, G.L. 2013. 2012 Louisiana "Ho" nursery and infield variety trials. Sugar Cane Research Annual Progress Report 2012, LSU Agricultural Center, p. 61-77.
West Indian canefly (Fulgorid) experiences from the 2012 season - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H., Dalley, C.D., Viator, B. 2013. West Indian canefly (Fulgorid) experiences from the 2012 season. Sugar Bulletin. 91(7):21-23.
Mendel’s legacy lives through management of sugarcane pests - (Proceedings)
White, W.H., Allsopp, P.G. 2013. Mendel’s legacy lives through management of sugarcane pests. Proceedings of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 28:128-139.
Erianthus: A sugarcane relative with potential as a source of resistance to the stem borer Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Proceedings)
White, W.H., Richard, R.T., Hale, A.L. 2013. Erianthus: A sugarcane relative with potential as a source of resistance to the stem borer Diatraea saccharalis (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Proc. International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 28:825-832.
Managing the 2012 West Indian canefly (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) outbreak - (Abstract Only) - (14-Jan-13)
As usual, another unusual year - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H. 2013. As usual, another unusual year. Sugar Journal. 75(8):26-30.
Notice of release of sugarcane variety Ho 05-961 - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H. 2012. Notice of release of sugarcane variety Ho 05-961. Sugar Bulletin. 90(10):23-24.
A report on the 2011 outfield variety tests - (Trade Journal)
Dufrene Jr, E.O., White, W.H., Blackwelder, N.P., Waguespack, H.L., Jackson, W.R., Sexton, D.R., Kimbeng, C.A. 2012. A report on the 2011 outfield variety tests. Sugar Bulletin. 90(9):17-20.
The Nearctic-Caribbean species Leptotrachelus dorsalis (Fabricius, 1801): Larval descriptions with a diagnosis of immature Ctenodactylini and natural history notes on the genus and tribe (Coleoptera: Carabidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Erwin, T.L., White, W.H. 2012. The Nearctic-Caribbean species Leptotrachelus dorsalis (Fabricius, 1801): Larval descriptions with a diagnosis of immature Ctenodactylini and natural history notes on the genus and tribe (Coleoptera: Carabidae). ZooKeys. 194:17-32.
Registration of ‘Ho 02-113’ Sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hale, A.L., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Tew, T.L., Pan, Y-B., Viator, R.P., White Jr, P.M., Veremis, J.C., White, W.H., Cobill, R., Rukavina, H., Grisham, M.P. 2012. Registration of ‘Ho 02-113’ Sugarcane. Journal of Plant Registrations. 7(1):51-57. DOI:10.3198/jpr2011.11.0605crc.
Rootstock weevils: out of sight, out of mind or emerging pests - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H., Carlton, C. 2012. Rootstock weevils: out of sight, out of mind or emerging pests. Sugar Journal. 75(1):28-29.
2011 Louisiana “ho” Nursery and Infield Variety Trials - (Experiment Station)
Dufrene Jr., E.O., Duet Jr., M.J., White, W.H. 2012. 2011 Louisiana “Ho” nursery and infield variety trials. Sugar Cane Research Annual Progress Report 2011, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, p. 58-71.
HoCP 04-838 – A new sugarcane variety for Louisiana - (Abstract Only)
Hale, A.L., White, W.H., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Tew, T.L., Grisham, M.P., Pan, Y., Miller, J.D. 2012. HoCP 04-838 – A new sugarcane variety for Louisiana. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 32:84.Available: http://www.assct.org/. Also published in Sugar Journal. 75(1):17-18.
Precision agricultural techniques for identifying yield limiting factors in Louisiana sugarcane - (Abstract Only)
Johnson, R.M., Viator, R.P., White, W.H. 2012. Precision agricultural techniques for identifying yield limiting factors in Louisiana sugarcane. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 32:77.
Polymorphism in Languria taedata LeConte, its occurrence in coastal Louisiana Spartina marshes, and clarification of some Motschulsky languriine types (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Languriinae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gimmel, M.L., Carlton, C.E., White, W.H. 2012. Polymorphism in Languria taedata LeConte, its occurrence in coastal Louisiana Spartina marshes, and clarification of some Motschulsky languriine types (Coleoptera: Erotylidae: Languriinae). Zootaxa. 3237:24-34.
Feasibility of using an alternative larval host and host plants to establish Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in the temperate Louisiana sugarcane ecosystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Wilson, L.T. 2012. Feasibility of using an alternative larval host and host plants to establish Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) in the temperate Louisiana sugarcane ecosystem. Environmental Entomology. 41(2):275-281.
Leptotrachelus dorsalis (F.) (Coleoptera: Carabidae): A candidate biological control agent of the sugarcane borer in Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Erwin, T.L., Viator, B.J. 2012. Leptotrachelus dorsalis (F.) (Coleoptera: Carabidae): A candidate biological control agent of the sugarcane borer in Louisiana. Florida Entomologist. 95(2):261-267.
Registration of ‘Ho 00-961’ sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Cobill, R.M., Tew, T.L., Burner, D.M., Grisham, M.P., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Pan, Y.-B., Richard Jr, E.P., Legendre, B.L. 2011. Registration of ‘Ho 00-961’ Sugarcane. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(3):332-338.
Notice of release of sugarcane variety HoCP 04-838 - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H. 2011. Notice of release of sugarcane variety HoCP 04-838. Sugar Bulletin. 89(10):19-21.
Effect of post-harvest residue and methods of residue removal on ground inhabiting arthropod predators in sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Viator, R.P., White Jr, P.M. 2011. Effect of post-harvest residue and methods of residue removal on ground inhabiting arthropod predators in sugarcane. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 31:39-50.
2010 Louisiana "ho" Nursery and Infield Variety Trials - (Experiment Station)
Dufrene Jr, E.O., Duet Jr, M.J., Tew, T.L., White, W.H. 2011. 2010 Louisiana "Ho" nursery and infield variety trials. LSU AgCenter Sugarcane Research Annual Progress Reports. pp. 59-70.
Registration of two sugarcane germplasm clones with antibiosis to the sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Hale, A.L., Veremis, J.C., Tew, T.L., Richard Jr, E.P. 2011. Registration of two sugarcane germplasm clones with antibiosis to the sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Journal of Plant Registrations. 5(2):248-253.
Registration of 'HoCP 91-552' sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tew, T.L., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Cobill, R.M., Garrison, D.D., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Pan, Y.-B., Legendre, B.L., Richard Jr, E.P., Miller, J.D. 2011. Registration of 'HoCP 91-552' sugarcane. Journal of Plant Registrations. 5:181-190.
Leptotrachelus dorsalis: the prodigal son returns - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H., Erwin, T.L., Viator, B.J. 2010. Leptotrachelus dorsalis: the prodigal son returns. Sugar Journal. 73:22.
Impact of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) as an augmentative biocontrol agent for sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on rice - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lv, J., Wilson, L.T., Beuzalin, J.M., White, W.H., Reagan, T.E., Way, M.O. 2011. Impact of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) as an augmentative biocontrol agent for sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) on rice. Biological Control. 56:159-169.
Breeding for sugarcane borer resistance in Louisiana - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H. 2010. Breeding for sugarcane borer resistance in Louisiana. Sugar Journal. 73:16.
2009 Louisiana "hocp" and "ho" Nursery and Infield Variety Trials Reprint Icon - (Experiment Station)
Dufrene Jr, E.O., Duet Jr, M.J., Tew, T.L., White, W.H. 2010. 2009 Louisiana "HoCP" and "Ho" nursery and infield variety trials. Sugarcane Research Annual Progress Report 2009, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center. pp. 53-63.
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.
Monitoring and First Discovery of the Mexican Rice Borer Eoreuma loftini (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Louisiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hummel, N.A., Hardy, T., Reagan, T.E., Pollet, D., Carlton, C., Stout, M.J., Beuzelin, J.M., Akbar, W., White, W.H. 2010. Monitoring and First Discovery of the Mexican Rice Borer Eoreuma loftini (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in Louisiana. Florida Entomologist. 93(1):123-124.
Cross-resistance between the Mexican Rice Borer and the Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): A Case Study Using Sugarcane Breeding Populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhou, M.M., Kimbeng, C.A., Da Silva, J.A., White, W.H. 2010. Cross-resistance between the Mexican Rice Borer and the Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae): A Case Study Using Sugarcane Breeding Populations. Crop Science. 50:861-869.
Breeding Resistant Sugarcane for Managing the Stem Borer Diatraea saccharalis: Progress and Prospects for Louisiana - (Proceedings)
White, W.H., Kimbeng, C.A., Gravois, K.A., Zhou, M.M. 2010. Breeding Resistant Sugarcane for Managing the Stem Borer Diatraea saccharalis: Progress and Prospects for Louisiana. In: Proceedings of the 27th Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, March 7-11, 1010, Veracruz, Mexico. 2010 CDROM.
Impact of Globalization on Sugarcane Pests, Biodiversity and the Environment: A Review of the 2009 Entomology Workshop - (Proceedings)
White, W.H., Willink, E., Ganeshan, S., Samson, P.R., Goebel, F. 2010. Impact of Globalization on Sugarcane Pests, Biodiversity and the Environment: A Review of the 2009 Entomology Workshop. Proceedings of the 27th Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, March 7-11,2010, Veracruz, Mexico. 2010 CDROM.
A Tale of Two Borers - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H., Kimbeng, C., Zhou, M., Da Silva, J. 2009. A Tale of Two Borers. Sugar Bulletin. 87:29-31.
2008 Louisiana "hocp" Nursery and Infield Variety Trials - (Experiment Station)
Dufrene Jr, E.O., Duet Jr, M.J., Tew, T.L., White, W.H. 2009. 2008 Louisiana "HoCP" Nursery and Infield Variety Trials. Sugar Cane Research Annual Progress Report 2008, LSU Agricultural Center, p. 63-73.
A Genetic Linkage Map of Louisiana Sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrids) using AFLP and SSR Markers - (Abstract Only)
Pan, Y.-B., Suman, A., Zhou, M., Kimbeng, C.A., Scheffler, B.E., Grisham, M.P., Tew, T.L., White, W.H., Richard Jr, E.P. 2009. A Genetic Linkage Map of Louisiana Sugarcane (Saccharum spp. hybrids) using AFLP and SSR Markers. ASA-CSSA-SSSA Annual Meeting Abstracts. Paper 58-1. Available: http://a-c-s.confex.com/crops/2009am/webprogram/Paper52547.html
Leptotrachelus dorsalis (F.) (Coleoptera: Carabidae): The Prodigal Son Returns - (Abstract Only)
White, W.H., Erwin, T.L. 2009. Leptotrachelus dorsalis (F.) (Coleoptera: Carabidae): The Prodigal Son Returns [abstract]. Proceedings of the 7th International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Entomologist Workshop, Tucuman, Argentina. April 20 - 24, 2009.
Registration of "HoCP 00-950" Sugarcane Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tew, T.L., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Garrison, D.D., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Pan, Y.-B., Richard Jr, E.P., Legendre, B.L., Miller, J.D. 2009. Registration of "HoCP 00-950" Sugarcane. Journal of Plant Registrations. 3(1):42-50. DOI:10.3198/jpr.2008.07.0430crc
Utilizing Diapause in a Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Laboratory Colony as a Cost Saving Measure Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H. 2008. Utilizing Diapause in a Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Laboratory Colony as a Cost Saving Measure. Midsouth Entomologist. 1(2)76-80. Also available at: http:////midsouthentomologist.org.msstate.edu/Volume1/Vol1_1_TOC.htm
Re-evaluation of sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) bioeconomics in Louisiana Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Viator, R.P., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Dalley, C.D., Richard Jr, E.P., Tew, T.L. 2008. Re-evaluation of sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) bioeconomics in Louisiana. Crop Protection. 27(9):1256-1261.
Geographical susceptibility of Louisiana and Texas populations of sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.) (Lepidopetera: Crambidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab protein - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Huang, F., Leonard, W.R., Reagan, T., Stout, M., Akbar, W., Moore, S., Cook, D., Lee, D., White, W.H., Yue, B., Parker, R., Chilcutt, C., Biles, S. 2008. Geographical susceptibility of Louisiana and Texas populations of sugarcane borer, Diatraea saccharalis (F.) (Lepidopetera: Crambidae) to Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ab protein. Crop Protection. 27:799-806.
Notice of Release of High-Fiber Sugarcane Variety HoCP 91-552 - (Trade Journal)
Tew, T.L., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Garrison, D.D., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Pan, Y.-B., Richard Jr, E.P., Legendre, B.L., Miller, J.D. 2007. Notice of release of high-fiber sugarcane variety HoCP 91-552. Sugar Bulletin. 85(10):25-26.
Notice of release of high-fiber sugarcane variety Ho 00-961 - (Trade Journal)
Tew, T.L., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Garrison, D.D., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Pan, Y.-B., Richard Jr, E.P., Legendre, B.L., Miller, J.D. 2007. Notice of release of high-fiber sugarcane variety Ho 00-961. Sugar Bulletin. 85(10):23-24.
Notice of release of sugarcane variety HoCP 00-950 - (Trade Journal)
Tew, T.L., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Garrison, D.D., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Pan, Y.-B., Richard Jr, E.P., Legendre, B.L., Miller, J.D. 2007. Notice of release of sugarcane variety HoCP 00-950. Sugar Bulletin. 85(9):21-23.
Elachista saccharella (Busck) (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae), a leafminer infesting sugarcane in Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Reagan, T.E., Carlton, C., Akbar, W., Beuzelin, J.M. 2007. Elachista saccharella (Busck) (Lepidoptera: Elachistidae), A Leafminer Infesting Sugarcane in Louisiana. Florida Entomologist. 90(4):792-794.
HoCP 00-950: an early maturing variety for the Louisiana sugar industry - (Abstract Only)
Dufrene Jr, E.O., Tew, T.L., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Pan, Y.-B., Richard Jr, E.P. 2007. HoCP 00-950: An early maturing variety for the Louisiana sugar industry. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 27:55.
Supplementing Native Sugarcane Borer Infestations by Artificial Infestation - (Abstract Only)
White, W.H. 2007. Supplementing Native Sugarcane Borer Infestations by Artificial Infestation [abstract]. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 27:62.
Report on the 2006 Borer Yield Reduction Evaluation - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H., Viator, R.P., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Dalley, C.D., Tew, T.L., Richard Jr, E.P. 2007. Report on the 2006 Borer Yield Reduction Evaluation. The Sugar Bulletin. 85(8):19-23.
Advances and Challenges in Sugarcane Pest Management: A Review of the 2006 Entomology Workshop - (Proceedings)
White, W.H., Ganeshan, S., Goebel, F., Salazar, J., Samson, P.R. 2007. Advances and Challenges in Sugarcane Pest Management: A Review of the 2006 Entomology Workshop. Proceedings of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 26:821-829.
Introgressing New Sources of Sugarcane Borer Resistance: Can Theory Become Practice? - (Proceedings)
White, W.H., Tew, T.L., Richard Jr, E.P. 2007. Introgressing New Sources of Sugarcane Borer Resistance: Can Theory Become Practice? Proceedings of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 26:850-853.
Association of Sugarcane Pith, Rind Hardness, and Fiber with Resistance to the Sugarcane Borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Tew, T.L., Richard Jr, E.P. 2006. Association of sugarcane pith, rind hardness, and fiber with resistance to the sugarcane borer. Journal American Society Sugar Cane Technologists. 26:87-100.
Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Management Threshold Assessment on Four Sugarcane Cultivars - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Possey, F.R., White, W.H., Gravois, K., Salassi, M.E., Reay-Jones, F.P., Leonard, B.R., Reagan, T.E. 2006. Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) Management Threshold Assessment on Four Sugarcane Cultivars. Journal of Economic Entomology. 99(3):966-971.
Cross Resistance in Sugar Cane to the Mexican Rice Borer and the Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Abstract Only)
White, W.H., Da Silva, J.A. 2006. Cross resistance in sugar cane to the Mexican rice borer and the sugarcane borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae)[abstract]. 6th International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists Entomology Workshop, May 15-20, 2006, Cairns, Australia. Available: http://www.issct.org.entoabstracts06.htm.
Sugarcane Resistance to the Sugarcane Borer: Response to Infestation among Progeny Derived from Resistant and Susceptible Parents - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kimbeng, C.A., White, W.H., Miller, J.D., Legendre, B.L. 2006. Sugarcane resistance to the sugarcane borer: response to infestation among progeny derived from resistant and susceptible parents. Sugar Cane International. 24(3):14-21.
Stemborers Associated with Smooth Cordgrass, Spartina Alterniflora (Poaceae), in a Nursery Habitat - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Adamski, D., Fine, G., Richard Jr, E.P. 2005. Stemborers Associated with Smooth Cordgrass, Spartina Alterniflora (Poaceae), in a Nursery Habitat. Florida Entomologist. 88(4):390-394.
Description of the Immature Stages of Pyroderces Badia Hodges (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae, with a New Host Record from Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Adamski, D., Brown, J.W., White, W.H. 2006. Description of the immature stages of Pyroderces badia Hodges (Lepidoptera: Cosmopterigidae) with a new host record from Louisiana. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 108:341-346.
Picking a Winning Race Horse, I Mean – Winning Sugar Cane - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H., da Silva, J. 2005. Picking a Winning Race Horse, I Mean - Winning Sugar Cane. The Sugar Bulletin. 83(7):29-31.
Registration of 'Ho 95-988' sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tew, T.L., Burner, D.M., Legendre, B.L., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Dufrene, E.O., Garrison, D.D., Veremis, J.C., Pan, Y.-B., Richard, E.P. 2005. Registration of 'Ho 95-988' sugarcane. Crop Science. 45(4):1660-1661.
Microsatellite DNA marker-assisted selection of Saccharum spontaneum cytoplasm-derived germplasm - (Proceedings)
Pan, Y.-B., Tew, T.L., Schnell, R.J., Viator, R.P., Veremis, J.C., Richard Jr, E.P., Grisham, M.P., White, W.H. 2004. Microsatellite DNA marker-assisted selection of Saccharum spontaneum cytoplasm-derived germplasm. In: Proceedings of International Symposium on Sustainable Sugarcane and Sugar Production Technology, November 29 - December 2, 2004, Nanning, China. p. 483-489.
A molecular approach to breeding for stemborer resistance - (Proceedings)
Da Silva, J.A., White, W.H., Setamou, M., Solis-Garcia, N. 2005. A molecular approach to breeding for stemborer resistance in sugarcane. In: Hogarth, D.M., editor. Proceedings of the XXV Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, January 30 - February 4, 2005, Guatemala City, Guatemala. 25:487-491.
New, and Older, Techniques in Pest Management: a Review of the 2003 Entomology Workshop - (Proceedings)
Allsopp, P.G., Ganeshan, S., Salazar, J., Suasa-Ard, W., White, W.H., Falloon, T. 2005. New, and Older, Techniques in Pest Management: A Review of the 2003 Entomology Workshop. In: Hogarth, D.M., editors. Proceedings of the XXV Congress of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists, January 30 - February 4, 2005, Guatemala City, Guatemala. p. 741-747.
Rearing Procedures for the Sugarcane Aphid with Results from Antibiosis Studies and Initial Transmission Studies - (Abstract Only)
White, W.H., Grisham, M.P. 2004. Rearing Procedures for the Sugarcane Aphid with Results from Antibiosis Studies and Initial Transmission Studies [abstract]. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 24:125.
Application of High-Throughput DNA Marker Technology in Sugarcane Breeding: Phase I - Nucleic Acids Extraction - (Abstract Only)
Pan, Y., Veremis, J.C., Scheffler, B.E., Tew, T.L., Grisham, M.P., White, W.H., Richard Jr, E.P. 2004. High-throughput application of the DNA marker technology in sugarcane breeding: Phase I - DNA extraction [abstract]. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 24:117.
Survey Results for the Sugarcane Pest, Blastobasis graminea (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae), in Texas and Louisiana in 2002 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Adamski, D., Brown, J.W., Reagan, T.E., Villanueva-Jimenez, J.A., Mendez-Lopez, M., Way, M.O. 2005. Survey Results for the Sugarcane Pest, Blastobasis graminea (Llepidoptera:coleophoridae), in Texas and Louisiana in 2002. Southwestern Entomologist. 30(2):85-91.
Registration of 'hocp 96-540' Sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tew, T.L., White, W.H., Grisham, M.P., Dufrene Jr, E.O., Garrison, D.D., Veremis, J.C., Pan, Y.-B., Richard Jr, E.P., Legendre, B.L., Miller, J.D. 2005. Registration of 'HoCP 96-540' Sugarcane. Crop Science. 45:785-786.
Refuge Releases of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: braconidae)into the Louisiana Sugarcane Ecosystem - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Reagan, T.E., Smith, J.W., Salazar, J.A. 2004. Refuge Releases of Cotesia flavipes (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) Into the Louisiana Sugarcane Ecosystem. Environmental Entomology. 33(3):627-632.
An assessment of the genetic diversity within a collection of Saccharum spontaneum L. with RAPD-PCR - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pan, Y.-B., Burner, D.M., Legendre, B.L., Grisham, M.P., White, W.H. 2004. An assessment of the genetic diversity within a collection of Saccharum spontaneum L. with RAPD-PCR. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution. 51(8):895-903.
Sugarcane Resistance to the Sugarcane Borer: Performance among Progeny Derived from Resistant and Susceptible Parents - (Abstract Only)
Kimbeng, C.A., White, W.H., Miller, J.D., Legendre, B.L. 2004. Sugarcane Resistance to the Sugarcane Borer: Performance Among Progeny Derived from Resistant and Susceptible parents. Journal of the American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 24:88.
Broad-Sense Heritabilities, Genetic Correlations, and Selection Indices for Sugarcane Borer Resistance and Their Relation to Yield Loss - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Milligan, S.B., Balzarini, M., White, W.H. 2003. Broad-sense heritabilities, genetic correlations, and selection indices for sugarcane borer resistance and their relation to yield loss. Crop Science. 43:1729-1735.
Selection of DE Novo Saccharum Hybrids with Saccharum Spontaneum Cytoplasm Using Microsatellite DNA Markers - (Abstract Only)
Pan, Y., Tew, T.L., Grisham, M.P., Richard Jr, E.P., White, W.H., Veremis, J.C. 2003. Selection of de novo saccharum hybrids with saccharum spontaneum cytoplasm using microsatellite DNA markers. 7th International Society of Breeding and Germplasm Workshop Abstract Book, May 5-9, 2003, Durban, South Africa. p. 17-18.
Selection of Interspecific Sugarcane Hybrids Using Microsatellite DNA Markers - (Abstract Only)
Pan, Y., Tew, T.L., Grisham, M.P., Richard Jr, E.P., White, W.H., Veremis, J.C. 2003. Selection of interspecific sugarcane hybrids using microsatellite DNA markers [abstract]. American Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. 23:103.
Survey Results for the Sugarcane Pest Blastobasis Graminea (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae) in Texas and Louisiana in 2002. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Adamski, D., Brown, J.W., Reagan, T.E., Jimenez, J.A., Lopez, M.M., Way, M.O. 2005. First records of the sugarcane pest, Blastobasis graminea Adamski (Lepidoptera: Coleophoridae: Blastobasinae), from Mexico and Central America. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 104:812-813.
Melanaphis Sacchari (Homoptera: Aphididae), a Sugarcane Pest New to Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
White, W.H., Reagan, T.E., Hall, D.G. 2001. Melanaphis Sacchari (Homoptera: Aphididae), a sugarcane pest new to Louisiana. Florida Entomologist. 84(3):435-436.
Stalk Borer Bioassays, Experiences in Louisiana - (Proceedings)
White, W.H. 2000. Stalkborer bioassays: Experiences in Louisiana. In: Allsopp, P.G., Suasa-Ard, W., editors. Sugarcane Pest Management in the New Millennium, IV Sugarcane Entomology Workshop, Khon Kaen, Thailand, Proceedings of the International Society of Sugar Cane Technologists. p. 28-33.
Canes Are Not Created Equal Or Progress Towards Variety Specific Action Thresholds - (Trade Journal)
White, W.H. 2000. Canes are not created equal or progress towards variety specific action thresholds. Sugar Bulletin. 78(10):27-29.
Resistance of 15 Experimental Maize Lines to Corn Earworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Fall Armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae), Southwestern Corn Borer(lepidoptera: Pyralidae), and Sugarcane Borer (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (14-Feb-00)
Cultivar Specific Economic Thresholds for Maximizing Profits and for Minimizing Field and Factory Losses to the Sugarcane Borer - (Proceedings)
White, W.H., Legendre, B.L. Towards Cultivar Specific Economic Thresholds for Maximizing Profits and for Minimizing Field and Factory Losses to the Sugarcane Borer. Proceedings of the 1998 Inter-American Sugar Cane Seminars. 1:123-126.
Registration of Seven Multiple-Bud Genetic Stocks of Sugarcane - (Germplasm Release) - (31-Jul-98)
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