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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Tracy C. Leskey

Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Identification of overwintering sites of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in natural landscapes using human and canine surveyors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Cullum, J., Beckett, L., Anderson, J., Daugherty, J., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Identification of overwintering sites of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug in natural landscapes using human and canine surveyors. PLoS One. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0091575.
Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Weber, D.C., Leskey, T.C., Cabrera-Walsh, G.J., Khrimian, A. 2014. Synergy of aggregation pheromone with methyl (E,E,Z)-2,4,6-decatrienoate in attraction of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys. Journal of Economic Entomology. 107:1061-1068. DOI:10.1603/EC13502.
Biology, ecology, and management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rice, K., Bergh, C., Bergman, E., Biddinger, D., Dieckhoff, C., Dively, D., Fraser, H., Gariepy, T., Hamilton, G., Haye, T., Herbert, A., Hoelmer, K.A., Hooks, C., Jones, A., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T., Mitchell, W., Nielsen, A.L., Pfeiffer, D., Raupp, M., Rodgriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P., Shrewsbury, P., Venugopal, D., Whalen, J., Wiman, N., Leskey, T.C., Tooker, J. 2014. Biology, ecology, and management of Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys). Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 5(3): A1-A13.
Datasheet for Halyomorpha halys (Stål), (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)and invasive species compendium - (Other)
Leskey, T.C., Hamilton, G.C., Biddinger, D.J., Buffington, M.L., Dieckhoff, C., Dively, G.P., Fraser, H., Gariepy, T., Hedstrom, C., Herbert, A., Hoelmer, K.A., Hooks, C.R., Inkley, D.G., Krawczyk, G., Kuhar, T.P., Lee, D., Nielsen, A.L., Pfeiffer, D.G., Rodriguez-Saona, C., Shearer, P.W., Talamas, E.J., Tomasino, E., Tooker, J., Venugopal, D., Whalen, J., Walton, V., Wiman, N. 2014. Datasheet for Halyomorpha halys (Stål), (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)and invasive species compendium. CABI Crop Protection Compendium. No. 27377.
Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Leahy, K., Cooley, D., Tuttle, A., Eaton, A., Zhang, A. 2014. Evaluating electrophysiological and behavioral responses to volatiles for improvement of odor-baited trap-tree management of Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 43(3):753-761.
Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hock, V., Chouinard, G., Lucas, E., Cormier, D., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Zhang, A., Pichette, A. 2014. Establishing abiotic and biotic factors necessary for reliable male pheromone production and attraction to pheromones by female plum curculios Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist. DOI.org/10.4039/tce.2014.1.
Dispersal capacity and behavior of nymphal stages of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) evaluated under laboratory and field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Nielsen, A.L., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Dispersal capacity and behavior of nymphal stages of Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) evaluated under laboratory and field conditions. Journal of Insect Behavior. DOI: 10:1007/s1095-014-9456-2.
Efficacy of insecticide residues on adult Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) mortality and injury in apple and peach orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Lee, D. 2013. Efficacy of insecticide residues on adult Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) mortality and injury in apple and peach orchards. Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/PS.3653.
Using entomopathogenic nematodes for biological control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar: Effects of irrigation and species in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wright, S.E., Tuttle, A.F., Cooley, D.R., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Using entomopathogenic nematodes for biological control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar: Effects of irrigation and species in apple orchards. Biological Control. 67:123-129.
Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Wright, S.E., Walgenbach, J., Bergh, C.J., Leskey, T.C. 2014. Effect of a pheromone antagonist-based disruption blend on dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) mate-finding and infestation in a commercial apple orchard. Journal of Entomological Science. 49(1):44-45.
Effectiveness of glues for harmonic radar tag attachment on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and their impact on adult survivorship and mobility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Wright, S.E., Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Effectiveness of glues for harmonic radar tag attachment on Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) and their impact on adult survivorship and mobility. Environmental Entomology. 42:515-523.
Lethality of reduced-risk insecticides against plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in blueberries with emphasis on their curative activity - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rodriguez-Saona, C., Wise, J., Polk, D., Leskey, T.C., Vandervoort, C. 2013. Lethality of reduced-risk insecticides against plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in blueberries with emphasis on their curative activity. Pest Management Science. DOI: 10.1002/PS.3509.
Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C., Walgenbach, J. 2013. Dispenser and trap design affect the effectiveness of sex pheromone on trap capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Review of the biology, ecology, and management of Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in China, Japan and Korea - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Short, B.D., Joseph, S.V., Bergh, J.C., Leskey, T.C. 2103. Review of the biology, ecology, and management of Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in China, Japan and Korea. Environmental Entomology. 42(4):627-641.
Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Sex pheromone dispenser type and trap design affect capture of dogwood borer. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 39:390-397.
Impact of insecticide residue exposure on the invasive pest, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): analysis of adult mobility - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Lee, D., Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Impact of insecticide residue exposure on the invasive pest, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae): analysis of adult mobility. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106(1):150-158.
Incidental contact with insecticides and fungicides on plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), movement and mortality: implications for pest management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Saguez, J., Vincent, C. 2012. Incidental contact with insecticides and fungicides on plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst), movement and mortality: implications for pest management. Pest Management Science. 69:464-470.
Entomopathogenic nematodes: effects of the soil agroecosystem on biological control potential - (Abstract Only) - (30-Aug-12)
Impact of insecticides on the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae): analysis on the insecticide lethality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Lee, D., Short, B.D., Wright, S.E. 2012. Impact of insecticides on the invasive Halyomorpha halys (Stal) (Hemiptera:Pentatomidae): analysis on the insecticide lethality. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1726-1735.
Pest status of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in the USA - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Hamilton, G., Nielsen, A., Polk, D., Rodrigues-Saona, C., Bergh, C., Herbert, D., Kuhar, T., Pfeiffer, D., Dively, G., Hooks, R., Raupp, M., Shrewsbury, P., Krawczyk, G., Shearer, P., Whalen, J., Koplinka-Loehr, C., Myers, E., Inkley, D., Hoelmer, K.A., Lee, D., Wright, S.E. 2012. Pest status of the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in the USA. Outlooks on Pest Management. 23:218-226.
Integration of insecticidal, phagostimulatory, and visual elements of an attract-and-kill system for apple maggot fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C., Jacome, I., Pinero, J.C., Prokopy, R.J. 2012. Integration of insecticidal, phagostimulatory, and visual elements of an attract-and-kill system for apple maggot fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:1548-1556.
Factors affecting captures of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in baited pyramid traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Joseph, S., Bergh, C., Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2013. Factors affecting captures of brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) in baited pyramid traps. Journal of Entomological Science. 48:43-51.
Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in Mid-Atlantic tree fruit orchards in the United States: case studies of commercial management - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Butler, B.R., Wright, S.E. 2012. Impact of the invasive brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha halys (Stal) in Mid-Atlantic tree fruit orchards in the United States: case studies of commercial management. Psyche. DOI:10/1155/2013/535062.
Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to plum curculio, Contrachelus nenuphar: Effects of strain, temperature, and soil type - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2012. Virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to plum curculio, Contrachelus nenuphar: Effects of strain, temperature, and soil type. Journal of Nematology. 43:187-195.
Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Short, B.D., Khrimian, A. 2012. Development of behaviorally based monitoring tools for the brown marmorated stink bug, Halyomorpha Halys (Stal) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in commercial tree fruit orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:76-85.
Broad laboratory screening of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar - (Abstract Only)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2011. Broad laboratory screening of entomopathogenic nematodes for control of plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar. Journal of Nematology. 43:279.
Effectiveness of odor-baited trap trees for plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) monitoring in commercial apple orchards in the Northeast - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Pinero, J.C., Agnello, A., Tuttle, A., Leskey, T.C., Faubert, H., Koehler, G., Morin, G., Leahy, K., Loss, L., Cooley, D., Prokopy, R.J. 2011. Effectiveness of odor-baited trap trees for plum curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) monitoring in commercial apple orchards in the Northeast. Journal of Economic Entomology. 104:1613-1621.
Factors influencing the temporal and spatial patterns of dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in newly planted apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Brewster, C.C., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2011. Factors influencing the temporal and spatial patterns of dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) infestations in newly planted apple orchards. Environmental Entomology. 40:173-183.
Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2011. Electrophysiological response of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to apple volatile compounds. Journal of Entomological Science. 46(3):204-215.
Evaluation of tag entanglement as a factor in harmonic radar studies of insect dispersal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., Colpitts, B. 2011. Evaluation of tag entanglement as a factor in harmonic radar studies of insect dispersal. Environmental Entomology. 40:94-102.
Harmonic radar: efficacy at detecting and recovering insects on agricultural host plants - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C., Colpitts, B. 2011. Harmonic radar: efficacy at detecting and recovering insects on agricultural host plants. Pest Management Science. 67(2):213-219.
Morphological characterization of the antennal sensilla of the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D.L., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2010. Morphological characterization of the antennal sensilla of the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(6):993-1002.
Host tree-related differences in foragaing and electroantennogram activity for the plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Hancock, T., Wright, S.E. 2010. Host tree-related differences in foragaing and electroantennogram activity for the plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst.) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). The Canadian Entomologist. 142:284-293.
Effect of surround WP on behavior and mortality of the apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Glenn, D.M., Puterka, G.J. 2010. Effect of surround WP on behavior and mortality of the apple maggot (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(2):394-401.
Development of a rearing methodology for the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J. 2010. Development of a rearing methodology for the dogwood borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 103(1):50-56.
Harmonic radar: assessing the impact of tag weight on walking behavior of Colorado potato beetle, plum curculio and corn rootworm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Vincent, C., Meloche, F., Leskey, T.C. 2010. Harmonic radar: assessing the impact of tag weight on walking behavior of Colorado potato beetle, plum curculio and corn rootworm. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(1):63-69.
Post-mating behavior of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) in apple orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Frank, D., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C. 2009. Post-mating behavior of female dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) in apple orchards. Environmental Entomology. 38(4):1219-1225.
Diagnosis and variation in appearance of brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury on apple - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Short, B.D., Wright, S.E., Brown, M.W. 2009. Diagnosis and variation in appearance of brown stink bug (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) injury on apple. Journal of Entomological Science. 44:1-10.
An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E., Anger, W., Chouinard, G., Cormier, D., Pichette, A., Zhang, A. 2009. An Electroantennogram Technique for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 38(3):870-878.
Monitoring and management of the apple maggot fly and the plum curculio: honoring the legacy of R. J. Prokopy - (Book / Chapter)
Leskey, T.C., Chouinard, G., Vincent, C. 2009. Monitoring and management of the apple maggot fly and the plum curculio: honoring the legacy of R. J. Prokopy. In: Aluja, M., Leskey, T.C., Vincent, C., editors. Biorational Tree Fruit Pest Management. Wallingford, England. p. 110-144.
Dogwood Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) Abundance and Seasonal Flight Activity in Apple Orchards, Urban Landscapes and Woodlands in Five Eastern States - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J.C., Leskey, T.C., Walgenbach, J.F., Klingeman, W.E., Kain, D.P., Zhang, A. 2009. Dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae) abundance and seasonal flight activity in apple orchards, urban landscapes and woodlands in five eastern states. Environmental Entomology. 38:530-538. Available www.bioone.org/doi/pdf/10.1603/022/038/0304.
Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2009. Evaluation of Pheromone-Based Strategies for the Dogwood Borer on Commercial Apple Orchards. Journal of Economic Entomology. 102(3):1085-1093.
Effectiveness of glues used for harmonic radar tag attachment and impact on survival and behavior of three insect pests - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boiteau, G., Meloche, F., Vincent, C., Leskey, T.C. 2009. Effectiveness of glues used for harmonic radar tag attachment and impact on survival and behavior of three insect pests. Environmental Entomology. 38(1):168-175.
Apples even a bug couldn’t love: the search for host-plant resistance in Malus - (Abstract Only) - (29-Jul-08)
Odor-Baited Trap Trees: A Novel Management Tool for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Pinero, J.C., Prokopy, R.J. 2008. Odor-Baited Trap Trees: A Novel Management Tool for the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 101(4):1302-1309.
Establishing Commercial Utility of Behavioral Control for Apple Maggot Fly - (Abstract Only)
Wright, S.E., Leskey, T.C. 2008. Establishing Commercial Utility of Behavioral Control for Apple Maggot Fly. Entomological Society of America, Eastern Branch. Syracuse, NY. March 9-12, 2008.
Reproductive development of female plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) in the mid-atlantic: Presence of multivoltine populations - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C. 2008. Reproductive development of female plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) in the mid-atlantic: Presence of multivoltine populations. Journal of Entomological Science. 43(2):208-216.
Susceptibility of fruit from diverse apple and crabapple germplasm to attack from plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Myers, C.T., Leskey, T.C., Forsline, P.L. 2007. Susceptibility of fruit from diverse apple and crabapple germplasm to attack from plum curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Journal of Economic Entomology. 100(5):1663-1671.
Host Preference of the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar Herbst (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2007. Host Preference of the Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus nenuphar Herbst (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. Vol. 123: 217-227.
Fruit Susceptibility of Malus Germplasm to Attack from Fruit Feeding Pests: Searching for Potential Host-Plant Resistance Mechanisms in Apple - (Abstract Only)
Myers, C.T., Leskey, T.C., Reissig, W. 2007. Fruit susceptibility of malus germplasm to attack from fruit feeding pests: Searching for potential host-plant resistance mechanisms in apple. . Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
Impact of Temperature on Plum Curculio Responses to Odor-Baited Traps - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. Impact of temperature on plum curculio responses to odor-baited traps. Journal of Economic Entomology. Vol 100: 343-349.
Impact of Prevailing Temperatures on Captures of Plum Curculio in Odor-Baited Traps - (Proceedings)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2006. Impact of prevailing temperatures on captures of plum curculio in odor-baited traps. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. p.56.
Improved Attractiveness and Specificity of Pheromone-Baited Traps for Male Dogwood Borer, Synanthedon Scitula Harris (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J., Walgenbach, J.F., Zhang, A. 2006. Improved attractiveness and specificity of pheromone-baited traps for male dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology. V35 p. 268-275.
Diel Periodicity of Emergence and Pre-Mating Reproductive Behaviors of Adult Dogwood Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J., Leskey, T.C., Sousa, J., Zhang, A. 2006. Diel periodicity of emergence and pre-mating reproductive behaviors of adult dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Environmental Entomology 35(2):435-442.
Visual Cues and Capture Mechanisms Associated with Traps for Plum Curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C. 2006. Visual cues and capture mechanisms associated with traps for plum curculio (coleoptera: curculionidae). Journal of Entomological Science. V41, pp. 97-106.
Factors Promoting Infestation of Newly Planted, Non-Bearing Apple Orchards by Dogwood Borer, Synanthedon Scitula Harris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, C.J. 2005. Factors promoting infestation of newly planted, non-bearing apple orchards by dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris. Journal of Economic Entomology. V98: 2121-2132.
An Improved Trap for Monitoring Stink Bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in Apple and Peach Orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hogmire,, H., Leskey, T.C. 2006. An improved trap for monitoring stink bugs (heteroptera: pentatomidae) in apple and peach orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. V41 p. 9-21.
Sex Pheromone of the Dogwood Borer (Dwb), Synanthedon Scitula - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhang, A., Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C., Walgenbach, J. 2005. Sex pheromone of the dogwood borer (dwb), synanthedon scitula. Journal of Chemical Ecology. 31(10):2463-2479.
Non-Fruiting Host Tree Volatile Blends: Novel Attractants for the Plum Curculio (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A., Herzog, M. 2005. Non-fruiting host tree volatile blends: novel attractants for the plum curculio (coleoptera: curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. Env. Ent. Vol 34, Pg 785-793 (2005).
Monitoring Stinkbugs (Hemiptera:pentatomidae) in Mid-Atlantic Apple and Peach Orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Oct-04)
Assessing Individual Components of a Monitoring System for Plum Curculio - (Proceedings)
Leskey, T.C. 2004. Assessing individual components of a monitoring system for plum curculio. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
Stink Bug Response to Five Trap Types in Apple and Peach Orchards - (Proceedings)
Hogmire, H., Leskey, T.C. 2004. Stink bug response to five trap types in apple and peach orchards. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference.
Monitoring Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus Nenuphar (Herbst) (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Populations in Apple and Peach Orchards in the Mid-Atlantic - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2004. Monitoring plum curculio, conotrachelus nenuphar (herbst) (coleoptera: curculionidae) populations in apple and peach orchards in the mid-atlantic. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:79-88.
Discrimination by Male Dogwood Borer, Synanthedon Scitula Harris (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) to Traps Baited with Commercially Available Pheromon Lures - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bergh, J., Leskey, T.C., Zhang, A. 2004. Discrimination by male dogwood borer, synanthedon scitula harris (lepidoptera: sesiidae) to traps baited with commercially available pheromon lures. Journal of Economic Entomology. 97:344-352
A Simple Character for Sex Differentiation of Pupae and Pupal Exuvia of the Dogwood Borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leskey, T.C., Bergh, J.C. 2003. A simple character for sex differentiation of pupae and pupal exuvia of the dogwood borer (lepidoptera: sesiidae). Florida Entomologist. 86:37-38
Monitoring Plum Curculio Populations in Apple and Peach Orchards in the Mid-Atlantic - (Proceedings)
Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2003. Monitoring plum curculio populations in apple and peach orchards in the mid-atlantic. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. PP: 88-98
Response of Stink Bugs to Two Trap Types and Common Mullein in Apples and Peaches - (Proceedings)
Hogmire, H., Leskey, T.C., Wright, S.E. 2003. Response of stink bugs to two trap types and common mullein in apples and peaches. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. PP 76-87
Refining the Pheromone-Based Monitoring System for Dogwood Borer - (Proceedings)
Bergh, C.J., Leskey, T.C. 2003. Refining the pheromone-based monitoring system for dogwood borer. Annual Cumberland Shenandoah Fruit Workers Conference. PP 69-75
Influence of Barometric Pressure on Odor Discrimination and Oviposition by Adult Plum Curculios (Coleoptera:curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Mar-03)
Behaviorally Based Monitoring for the Plum Curculio - (Trade Journal)
Leskey, T.C. 2003. Behaviorally based monitoring for the plum curculio. Mountaineer Grower. 571:5-11
The Plum Curculio, Conotrachelus Nenuphar Herbst (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Popular Publication) - (24-Sep-02)
Plant-Pest Relationships of the Orchard Ecosystem - (Popular Publication) - (12-Sep-02)
Insect and Mites of Temperate Zone Tree Fruits - (Popular Publication) - (12-Sep-02)
Sustainable Orcharding - (Other) - (12-Sep-02)
Rearing Methods for the Dogwood Borer, Synanthedon Scitula (Harris) - (Proceedings) - (30-Jan-02)
Influence of Competition from Host Trees on Plum Curculio Responses to Baited Traps - (Proceedings) - (30-Jan-02)
Dogwood Borer Field Studies: Preliminary Data on Seasonal Phenology, Monitoring and Voltinism in Virginia and West Virginia - (Proceedings) - (30-Jan-02)
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