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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Maureen S. Wright

Microbiologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Combined effect of microbial and chemical control agents on subterranean termites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M.S., Lax, A.R. 2013. Combined effect of microbial and chemical control agents on subterranean termites. Journal of Microbiology. 51(5):578-583.
Mortality and repellent effects of microbial pathogens on Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M.S., Cornelius, M.L. 2012. Mortality and repellent effects of microbial pathogens on Coptotermes formosanus (Isoptera:Rhinotermitidae). BMC Microbiology. 12:291 (7 pages).
A foam formulation for the delivery of microbial biological control agents - (Abstract Only)
Dunlap, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Wright, M.S. 2007. A foam formulation for the delivery of microbial biological control agents [abstract]. 8th International Symposium on Adjuvants for Agrochemicals. Paper No. 5.
A Foam Formulation of Paecilomyces Fumosoroseus, An Entomopathogenic Biocontrol Agent Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Dunlap, C.A., Jackson, M.A., Wright, M.S. 2007. A foam formulation of paecilomyces fumosoroseus, an entomopathogenic biocontrol agent. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 17(7):709-719.
Biological Control Approaches and Formulations for Formosan Subterranean Termite Management - (Abstract Only)
Lyn, M.E., Wright, M.S., Cornelius, M.L., Williams, K.A., Duplantis, B.H., Duplessis, L.M. 2006. Biological Control Approaches and Formulations for Formosan Subterranean Termite Management (abstract). Mississippi Entomological Association Annual Conference.
A strain of the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae for controlling subterranean termites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wright, M.S., A.K. Raina and A.R. Lax. 2005. A strain of the fungus Metarhizium anisopliae for controlling subterranean termites. Journal of Economic Entomology. 98(5):1451-1458.
Potential of Entomopathogenic Fungi As Biological Control Agents Against the Formosan Subterranean Termite - (Book / Chapter)
Wright, M.S., Osbrink, W.L., Lax, A.R. 2004. Potential of entomopathogenic fungi as biological control agents against the Formosan subterranean termite. In: Nelson, W.M., editor. Agricultural Applications in Green Chemistry. Washington, D.C.: American Chemical Society Press. 173-188.
Potential Use of Paecilomyces Fumosoroseus for Control of the Formosan Subterranean Termite, Coptotermes Formosanus Shiraki - (Abstract Only)
Wright, M.S., Jackson, M.A., Connick, Jr., W.J. 2003. Potential use of Paecilomyces fumosoroseus for control of the formosan subterranean termite, Coptotermes formosanus Shiraki [abstract]. Society for Invertebrate Pathology. p. 104.
Use of Paecilomyces Spp. As Pathogenic Agents for Control of Termites - (Proceedings)
Wright, M.S., Jackson, M.A., Connick Jr, W.J. 2006. USE OF PAECILOMYCES SPP. AS PATHOGENIC AGENTS FOR CONTROL OF TERMITES. American Society for Microbiology Annual Meeting. 111-115.
Molecular and Functional Characterization of a Second Copy of the Aflatoxinregulatory Gene, Aflr-2, from Aspergillus Parasiticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (16-May-02)
Use of Paecilomyces Spp. As Pathogenic Agents Against Subterranean Termites - (Patent Application)
Wright, M.S., Connick Jr., W.J., Jackson, M.A. 2003. Use of Paecilomyces spp. as pathogenic agents against subterranean termites. U.S. Patent 6,660,291.
Increased Mortality of Coptotermes Formosanus (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Exposed to Eicosanoid Formation Inhibitors and Serratia Marcescens (Eubacteriales: Enterobacteriaceae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Dec-00)
Virulence of Bacteria Associated with the Formosan Subterranean Termite (Coptotermes Formosanus Shiraki) (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) in New Orleans, La - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (06-Nov-00)
Three Fungai Species Isolated from Coptotermes Formosanus Shiraki (Isoptera: Rhinotermitidae) Body, Carton Material, and Infested Wood - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Klich, M.A., Wright, M.S. 2001. Three fungai species isolated from coptotermes formosanus shiraki (isoptera: rhinotermitidae) body, carton material, and infested wood. Annals of the Entomological Society of America.
Generation of Aflr Disruption Mutants of Aspergillus Parasiticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (12-Dec-99)
The Effects of Selected Cotton-Leaf Volatiles on Growth, Development and Aflatoxin Production of Aspergillus Parasiticus - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (19-Oct-99)
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