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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: INTEGRATED WATER, NUTRIENT AND PEST MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES FOR SUBTROPICAL CROPS Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Associations between host plant concentrations of selected biochemical nutrients and Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini, infestation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Moran, P.J. 2014. Associations between host plant concentrations of selected biochemical nutrients and Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini, infestation. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 151(2):135-143.
Soil and broccoli head sulfur levels but not yields are improved by the application of gypsum to a light textured soil - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J. 2012. Soil and broccoli head sulfur levels but not yields are improved by the application of gypsum to a light textured soil. Subtropical Plant Science. 64:37-43.
Black oat cover crop management in watermelon production systems - (Abstract Only)
(04-Mar-13)
Transgenic Bt corn varietal resistance against the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Cramibidae) and implications to sugarcane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Abrigo, V., Cook, S.C. 2013. Transgenic Bt corn varietal resistance against the Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Cramibidae) and implications to sugarcane. Crop Protection. 48:57-62.
Changes in free amino acid levels in sour orange leaves in response to cold stress and during recovery from cold stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Perez, J.L., Kunta, M. 2013. Changes in free amino acid levels in sour orange leaves in response to cold stress and during recovery from cold stress. Journal of Food, Agriculture & Environment. 11(1):1086-1088.
Chitosan effects on physiochemical indicators of drought-induced leaf stress - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Farouk, S., Ramadan, A.A., Showler, A. 2013. Chitosan effects on physiochemical indicators of drought-induced leaf stress. Plant Knowledge Journal. 2(4):135-144.
The effect of leaf presence on the rooting of stem cutting of bitter melon and on changes in polyamine levels - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Perez, J.L., Kunta, M. 2012. The effect of leaf presence on the rooting of stem cutting of bitter melon and on changes in polyamine levels. Agricultural Sciences. 3(7):936-940.
Improved chemical control for the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane: Larval exposure, a novel scouting method, and efficacy of a single aerial insecticide application - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Wilson, B.E., Showler, A., Reagan, T.E., Beuzelin, J.M. 2012. Improved chemical control for the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in sugarcane: Larval exposure, a novel scouting method, and efficacy of a single aerial insecticide application. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(6):1998-2006.
Reducing boll weevil populations by clipping terminal buds and removing abscised fruiting bodies - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Neves, R.C., Showler, A.T., Pinto, E.S., Bastos, C.S., Torres, J.B. 2013. Reducing boll weevil populations by clipping terminal buds and removing abscised fruiting bodies. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146(2):276-285.
Oviposition and larval development of a stem borer, Eoreuma loftini, on rice and non-crop grass hosts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beuzelin, J.M., Meszaros, A., Wilson, B.E., Reagan, T.E., Wilson, L.T., Way, M.O., Showler, A. 2013. Oviposition and larval development of a stem borer, Eoreuma loftini, on rice and non-crop grass hosts. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146(3):332-346.
Beneficial and detrimental interactions between weeds and other pests of sugarcane - (Book / Chapter)
(18-Jun-12)
Water deficit stress - host plant nutrient accumulations and associations with phytophagous arthropods - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A. 2013. Water deficit stress - host plant nutrient accumulations and associations with phytophagous arthropods. In: Vahdati, K., Leslie, C., editors. Abiotic Stress - Plant Responses and Applications in Agriculture. InTech. p. 387-410.
Mexican rice borer, Eoreuma loftini (Dyar) (Lepidoptera: Crambidae), injury to corn greater than to sorghum and sugarcane under field conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Wilson, B.E., Reagan, T.E. 2012. Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) injury to corn greater than to sorghum and sugarcane under field conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105(5):1597-1602.
Ecology and tactics of control for three sugarcane stalkboring species in the Western Hemisphere and Africa - (Book / Chapter)
Showler, A.T., Reagan, T.E. 2012. Ecology and tactics of control for three sugarcane stalkboring species in the Western Hemisphere and Africa. In: Goncalves, J.F., Correia, K.D., editors. Sugarcane: Production, Cultivation and Uses. Nova Science Publishers. p. 1-39.
Increased infestation of Asian citrus psyllids on cold treated sour orange seedlings: Its possible relation to biochemical changes in leaves - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Perez, J.L., Patt, J.M., Zibilske, L.M., Mangan, R.L. 2012. Increased infestation of Asian citrus psyllids on cold treated sour orange seedlings: Its possible relation to biochemical changes in leaves. Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment. 10(2):424-429.
Use of synthetic ground covers to control weeds in blackberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J. 2011. Use of synthetic ground covers to control weeds in blackberries. International Journal of Fruit Science. 11(3):286-298.
Drought and arthropod pests of crops - (Book / Chapter)
(17-Aug-11)
Mapping giant reed (Arundo donax) infestations along the Texas-Mexico portion of the Rio Grande using aerial photography - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, C., Everitt, J.H., Goolsby, J. 2011. Mapping giant reed (Arundo donax) infestations along the Texas-Mexico portion of the Rio Grande using aerial photography. Journal of Invasive Plant Science and Management. 4:402-410.
Seasonal infestations of two stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in noncrop grasses of Gulf Coast rice agroecosystems - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beuzelin, J.M., Meszaros, A., Reagan, T.E., Wilson, L.T., Way, M.O., Blouin, D.C., Showler, A.T. 2011. Seasonal infestations of two stem borers (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) in noncrop grasses of Gulf Coast rice agroecosystems. Environmental Entomology. 40(5):1036-1050.
Boll weevil invasion process in Argentina - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grilli, M.P., Bruno, M.A., Pedemonte, M.L., Showler, A. 2012. Boll weevil invasion process in Argentina. Journal of Pest Science. 85(1):47-54.
Watermelon transplanted by chisel, strip-tillage, and bedding methods produce similar yield and quality - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J. 2011. Watermelon transplanted by chisel, strip-tillage, and bedding methods produce similar yield and quality. Subtropical Plant Science. 63:7-13.
Evaluation of aphid resistance among sugarcane cultivars in Louisiana - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Akbar, W., Showler, A.T., Beuzelin, J.M., Reagan, T.E., Gravois, K.A. 2011. Evaluation of aphid resistance among sugarcane cultivars in Louisiana. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(4):699-704.
Water use efficiency (WUE) in blackberries is improved by the use of weed barriers and seasonal shading - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J., Zibilske, L.M. 2011. Water use efficiency (WUE) in blackberries is improved by the use of weed barriers and seasonal shading [abstract]. American Society of Horticulture Science Meeting. 125-126.
The effect of high temperature interruptions during inductive period on the extent of flowering and on metabolic responses in olives (Olea europaea L.) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Malik, N.S., Perez, J.L. 2011. The effect of high temperature interruptions during inductive period on the extent of flowering and on metabolic responses in olives (Olea europaea L.). Scientia Horticulturae. 129(2):207-212.
Effect of garlic extraction on injury by cowpea, Curculio Chalcodermes aenus Boheman (Coleoptera: Cucurlionidae), and other pests, to cowpea, Vigna unguiculata L. Walp - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Anciso, J.R., Castro, B. 2011. Effect of garlic extraction on injury by cowpea, Curculio Chalcodermes aenus Boheman (Coleoptera: Cucurlionidae), and other pests, to cowpea, Vigna unguiculata L. Walp. Biopesticides International. 6(2):112-120.
Alternate crop and weed host plant oviposition preferences by the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Beuzelin, J.M., Reagan, T.E. 2011. Alternate crop and weed host plant oviposition preferences by the Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae). Crop Protection. 30(7):895-901.
Impact of potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozide) feeding on free amino acid composition in potato - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yang, X., Malik, N.S., Perez, J.L., Liu, T. 2011. Impact of potato psyllid (Hemiptera: Triozide) feeding on free amino acid composition in potato. Insect Science. 18(6):663-670.
Impact of transplant method on watermelon yield and quality - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J. 2011. Impact of transplant method on watermelon yield and quality [abstract]. American Society of Horticultural Science Meeting. p. 125-126.
Drought stress linked to Mexican rice borer (MRB) infestation of sugarcane varieties and on going research on enhancing resistance - (Abstract Only)
(27-Apr-10)
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.
Weed control and canopy light management in blackberries - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Makus, D.J. 2010. Weed control and canopy light management in blackberries. International Journal of Fruit Science. 10(2):177-186.
Effect of garlic extract on selected pests and yield of bell pepper, Capsicum Anuum L. (var. Capistrano) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A., Anciso, J.R., Castro, B.A. 2010. Effect of garlic extract on selected pests and yield of bell pepper, Capsicum Anuum L. (var. Capistrano). Biopesticides International. 6:36-44.
Response of mustard greens to gypsum in sulfur deficient light and heavy textured soils - (Abstract Only)
Makus, D.J. 2009. Response of mustard greens to gypsum in sulfur deficient light and heavy textured soils. HortScience. 45(4):516.
Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition site selection stimuli on sugarcane, and potential field applications - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Showler, A.T., Castro, B.A. 2010. Mexican rice borer (Lepidoptera: Crambidae) oviposition site selection stimuli on sugarcane, and potential field applications. Journal of Economic Entomology. 103(4):1180-1186.
Last Modified: 8/19/2014
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