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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

STEVEN J. CASTLE

Research Entomologist

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Castle, S. J.  2006.  Concentration and management of Bemisia tabaci in melons as a trap crop for cotton.  Crop Prot. 25, 574-584.

Prabhaker, N., Castle, S. J., Byrne, F. J., Toscano, N. C., and Henneberry, T. J.  2006.  Establishment of baseline susceptibility to various insecticides for glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata, by comparative bioassays.  J. Econ. Entomol. 99: 141-154.

Castle, S. J., Naranjo, S. N., Bi, J. L., Byrne, F. J., and Toscano, N. C.  2005.  Phenology and demography of Homalodisca coagulata in southern California citrus and implications for management.  Bull. Entomol. Res. 95, 621-634.

Prabhaker, N., Castle, S. J., Toscano, N. C., and Henneberry, T. J.  2005.  Assessment of cross-resistance potential among neonicotinoid insecticides in Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera:  Aleyrodidae).  Bull. Entomol. Res. 95, 535-543.

Byers, J. A., and Castle, S. J., 2005.  Area-wide models comparing synchronous versus asynchronous treatments for control of dispersing insect pests.  J. Econ. Entomol. 98, 1763-1773.

Bi, J. L., Castle, S. J., Byrne, F. J., and Toscano, N. C.  2005.  Comparative seasonal nitrogen nutrition fluctuations and population dynamics of the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Homalodisca coagulata) on orange and lemon.  J. Chem. Ecol. 31, 2289-2308.

Byrne, F. J., Castle, S. J., Bi, J. L., and Toscano, N. C.  2005.  Application of competitive ELISA for the quantification of imidacloprid titers in xylem fluid extracted from grapevines.  J. Econ. Entomol. 98: 182-187.

Castle, S. J., Byrne, F. J., Bi, J. L., and Toscano, N. C.  2005.  Spatial and temporal distribution of imidacloprid and thiamethoxam in citrus and impact on Homalodisca coagulata populations.  Pest Manage. Sci. 61: 75-84.

Byrne, F.J., Castle, S.J., Prabhaker, N., and Toscano. N.C.  2003.  Biochemical study of resistance to imidacloprid in B-biotype Bemisia tabaci from Guatemala.  Pest Manage. Sci. 59: 347-352.

Castle, S. J., Toscano, N. C., Prabhaker, N., Henneberry, T. J., and Palumbo, J. C.  2002.  Field evaluation of different insecticide use strategies as resistance management and control tactics for Bemisia tabaci (Hemiptera:  Aleyrodidae).  Bull. Entomol. Res. 92: 449-460.

Henneberry, T. J., and Castle, S. J.  2001.  Bemisia:  Pest status, economics, biology, and population dynamics.  In: Harris, K. F., Smith, O. P., & Duffus, J. E. (Eds.) Virus-insect-plant interactions.  Academic Press, pp. 247-278.

Toscano, N. C., Prabhaker, N., Castle, S., and Henneberry, T. J.  2001.  Inter-regional differences in baseline toxicity of Bemisia argentifolii (Homoptera:  Aleyrodidae) to the two insect growth regulators, buprofezin and pyriproxyfen.  J. Econ. Entomol. 94: 1538-1546.

Castle, S. J.  2000.  Resistance to pesticides.  In: Pimentel, D. (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Pest Management.  Marcel Dekker, New York, pp. 715-717.

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