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Research Project: Integrated Pest Management for Key Pests of Pecan and Peach

Location: Fruit and Nut Research

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Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens on different substrates using Xenorhabdus bovienii and Photorhabdus luminescens - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan and peach pathogens on different substrates using Xenorhabdus bovienii and Photorhabdus luminescens. Biological Control. 77, 1-6.
Suppression of pecan scab and phytophthora using symbiotic bacteria and their byproducts - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2014. Suppression of pecan scab and phytophthora using symbiotic bacteria and their byproducts. Pecan Grower. 25(4):66-74.
Breeding a super nematode for enhanced insect pest suppression - (Abstract Only)
(02-Feb-14)
Biocontrol potential of Steinernema thermophilum and its symbiont Xenorhabdus indica against lepidopteran pests: virulence to egg and larval stages - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kalia, V., Sharma, G., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Ganguly, S. 2014. Biocontrol potential of Steinernema thermophilum and its symbiont Xenorhabdus indica against lepidopteran pests: virulence to egg and larval stages . Journal of Nematology. 46,18-26.
Freezing and Desiccation Tolerance in Entomopathogenic Nematodes: Diversity and Correlation of Traits - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Brown, I., Lewis, E.E. 2014. Freezing and Desiccation Tolerance in Entomopathogenic Nematodes: Diversity and Correlation of Traits. Journal of Nematology. 46,27-34.
A chemical lure for stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) is used as a kairomone by Astata occidentalis (Hymenoptera: sphecidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Landolt, P.J., Zhang, Q., Zack, R.S. 2014. A chemical lure for stink bugs (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) is used as a kairomone by Astata occidentalis (Hymenoptera: sphecidae). Florida Entomologist. 97:233-237.
Earthworms enhance soil health and may also assist in improving biological insect pest suppression in pecans - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Brown, I. 2014. Earthworms enhance soil health and may also assist in improving biological insect pest suppression in pecans. Pecan Grower. 25(3)26-35.
Aggregative group behavior in insect parasitic nematode disperal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Schliekelman, P., Lewis, E.E. 2014. Aggregative group behavior in insect parasitic nematode disperal. International Journal for Parasitology. 44: 49-54.
A comparison of the bioassay test and culture to detect Xanthomonas citri subsp. citri - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
(06-Sep-13)
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.
Identification of the antifungal compound, trans-cinnamic acid, produced by Photorhabdus luminescens, a potential biopesticide against pecan scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Wedge, D.E., Cantrell, C.L. 2013. Identification of the antifungal compound, trans-cinnamic acid, produced by Photorhabdus luminescens, a potential biopesticide against pecan scab. Journal of Pest Science. 87(1): 155-162.
A DNA Marker to Track Conotrachelus Nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Dispersal - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jenkins, T.M., Eaton, T.M., Cottrell, T.E., Amis, A.A., Horton, D.L., Alston, D.G. 2013. A DNA marker to track Conotrachelus nenuphar (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) dispersal. Journal of Entomological Society. 49(1):91-93.
The potential for controlling Pangaeus bilineatus (Say) (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) using a combination of entomopathogens and an insecticide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Mbata, G.N., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2013. The potential for controlling Pangaeus bilineatus (Say) (Heteroptera: Cydnidae) using a combination of entomopathogens and an insecticide. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:2072-2076.
Magnetic and electric fields induce directional response in Steinernema carpocapsae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Ilan, T., Kim-Shapiro, D., Bock, C.H., Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2013. Magnetic and electric fields induce directional response in Steinernema carpocapsae. International Journal for Parasitology. 43:781-784.
Biorational pesticides for pecan pests - (Other)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2013. Biorational pesticides for pecan pests. Available: http://sepga.com/files/3613/6510/4649/Shapiro-Ilan_SEPGA_2013.pdf.
Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W.A., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Controlling pecan weevil with beneficial fungi: the impact of fungal species and fertilizer regimes. Pecan Grower. 24(4):54-64.
Introduction chapter: Book on mass production for beneficial organisms - (Book / Chapter)
Leppla, N., Morales Ramos, J.A., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Rojas, M.G. 2014. Introduction chapter: Book on mass production for beneficial organisms. Book Chapter. pp.3-16.
Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Bock, C.H., Brenneman, T.B., Hotchkiss, M.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Trunk applications of phosphite for the control of foliar and fruit scab. Crop Protection. 54:213-220.
Managing pecan nut casebearer in the Southeast - (Other)
Cottrell, T.E. 2013. Managing pecan nut casebearer in the Southeast. Georgia Pecan Growers Association. https://www.georgiapecan.org/conference.da.
Organic methods for control of insect pests and diseases of pecan and peach - (Other)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H. 2013. Organic Methods for Control of Insect Pests and Diseases of Pecan and Peach. eOrganic. http://www.extension.org/pages/66504.
Earthworms as phoretic hosts for Steinernema carpocapsae and Beauveria bassiana: Implications for enhanced biological control - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Brown, I. 2013. Earthworms as phoretic hosts for Steinernema carpocapsae and Beauveria bassiana: Implications for enhanced biological control. Biological Control. 66, 41-48.
Research toward control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2013. Research Toward Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides. Pecan Grower. 24(3):30-38.
Emergence of root-feeding weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in central Georgia peach orchards - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Horton, D.L. 2013. Emergence of root-feeding weevils (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in central Georgia peach orchards. Journal of Entomological Science. 48(3):184-194.
Production of entomopathogenic nematodes - (Book / Chapter)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Han, R., Xuehong, Q. 2014. Production of entomopathogenic nematodes. Mass Production of Beneficial Organisms: Invertebrates and Entomopathogens. Pp., 321-356.
Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Jackson, M.A., Wood, B.W. 2013. Control of key pecan insect pests using biorational pesticides. Journal of Economic Entomology. 106:257-266.
Controlling insect pests & diseases in organic pecan and peach production - (Other)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bock, C.H. 2012. Controlling insect pests & diseases in organic pecan and peach production. Georgia Organics Incorporated. http://vimeo.com/43396297.
Can plant bioregulators be potential tools for managing black pecan aphids? - (Trade Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W., Ni, X. 2012. Can plant bioregulators be potential tools for managing black pecan aphids?. Pecan Grower. 24(1):14-21.
Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W., Wells, L., Cottrell, T.E., Behle, R.W., Wood, B.W. 2013. Effects of entomopathogenic fungus species, and impact of fertilizers, on biological control of pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 42:253-261.
Distribution of the black pecan aphid, Melanocallis caryaefoliae, on the upper and lower surface of pecan foliage - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Palsen, C.M., Cottrell, T.E., Ruberson, J.R. 2012. Distribution of the black pecan aphid, Melanocallis caryaefoliae, on the upper and lower surface of pecan foliage. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. 146:252-260.
Susceptibility of adult nut curculio to entomopathogenic nematodes in a laboratory study - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hall, M. 2012. Susceptibility of adult nut curculio to entomopathogenic nematodes in a laboratory study. Pecan Grower. 24(2):24-28.
Entomopathogenic nematodes: effects of the soil agroecosystem on biological control potential - (Abstract Only)
(30-Aug-12)
Laboratory virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to two ornamental plant pests, Corythucha ciliata (Hemiptera: Tingidae) and Stethobaris nemesis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mizell III, R.F. 2012. Laboratory virulence of entomopathogenic nematodes to two ornamental plant pests, Corythucha ciliata (Hemiptera: Tingidae) and Stethobaris nemesis (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Florida Entomologist. 95:922-927.
Susceptibility of adult nut curculio, Curculio hicoriae (Coleopter: Curculionidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes under laboratory conditions - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hall, M.J. 2012. Susceptibility of adult nut curculio, Curculio hicoriae (Coleopter: Curculionidae) to entomopathogenic nematodes under laboratory conditions. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:375-378.
Entomopathogenic nematode production and application technology - (Review Article)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Han, R., Dolinski, C. 2012. Entomopathogenic nematode production and application technology. Journal of Nematology. 44:206-217.
Using entomopathogenic nematodes for crop insect control - (Other)
Miles, C., Blethen, C., Gauger, R., Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Murray, T. 2012. Using entomopathogenic nematodes for crop insect control. Oregon State University Extension Service. http://cru.cahe.wsu.edu/CEPublications/PNW544.pdf
Limited transmission of the ectoparasitic fungus Hesperomyces virescens between lady beetles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Riddick, E.W. 2012. Limited transmission of the ectoparasitic fungus Hesperomyces virescens between lady beetles. Psyche. 2012(814378):7.
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.
Managing black pecan aphids and stink bugs - (Other)
Cottrell, T.E., Ree, W. 2012. Managing black pecan aphids and stink bugs. Southeastern Pecan Growers Meeting Proceedings. sepga.com/presentations/2012-presentations/.
Cumulative impact of a clover cover crop on the persistance and efficancy of Beauveria bassiana in suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W., Wells, L., Wood, B.W. 2012. Cumulative impact of a clover cover crop on the persistance and efficancy of Beauveria bassiana in suppressing the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Environmental Entomology. 41:298-307.
Improved control of Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) through multi-stage pre-emergence applications of Steinernema carpocapsae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Gardner, W. 2012. Improved control of Curculio caryae (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) through multi-stage pre-emergence applications of Steinernema carpocapsae. Journal of Entomological Science. 47:27-34.
Progress in the management of peach fungal gummosis (Botryosphaeria dothidea) in the Southeastern U.S. peach industry - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Beckman, T.G., Reilly, C.C., Pusey, P.L., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Progress in the management of peach fungal gummosis (Botryosphaeria dothidea) in the Southeastern U.S. peach industry. Journal of American Pomological Society. 65(4):192-200.
Directional movement of entomopathogenic nematodes in response to electrical fields: Effects of species, magnitude of voltage, and infective juvenile age - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Campbell, J.F., Lewis, E.E., Kim-Shapiro, D.B. 2012. Directional movement of entomopathogenic nematodes in response to electrical fields: Effects of species, magnitude of voltage, and infective juvenile age. Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 109:34-40.
Optimization of a host diet for in vivo production of entomopathogenic nematodes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Rojas, M.G., Morales Ramos, J.A., Tedders, L.T. 2012. Optimization of a host diet for in vivo production of entomopathogenic nematodes. Journal of Nematology. 44:264-273.
Application technology for entomopathogenic nematodes - (Abstract Only)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Claudia, D. 2011. Application technology for entomopathogenic nematodes [abstract]. Journal of Nematology. 43:279-280.
Principles of epizootiology and microbial control - (Book / Chapter)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Bruck, D.J., Lacey, L.A. 2012. Principles of epizootiology and microbial control. In: Vega, F., Kaya, H.K., editors. Insect Pathology. 2nd edition. San Diego, CA:Elsevier. 29-72.
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.
Beneficial trait stability in entomopathogenic nematodes - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2011. Beneficial trait stability in entomopathogenic nematodes. In: Proceedings of the 13th European Meeting in the IOBC/WPRS Working Group, Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes, June 19-23, 2011, Innsbruck, Austria. 66:313-316.
The use of entomopathogenic nematodes in the US and issues related to genetic degradation - (Proceedings)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I. 2011. The use of entomopathogenic nematodes in the US and issues related to genetic degradation. In: 13th European Meeting in the IOBC/WPRS Working Group, Insect Pathogens and Insect Parasitic Nematodes, June 19-23, 2011, Innsbruck, Austria. 66:29-32.
Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Hotchkiss, M.W., Reilly, C.C. 2011. Making beneficial fungi resistant to fungicides. Pecan Grower. 23(2):16-23.
Lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) oviposition on Prunus germplasm - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cottrell, T.E., Beckman, T.G., Horton, D.L. 2012. Lesser peachtree borer (Lepidoptera: Sesiidae) oviposition on Prunus germplasm. Environmental Entomology. 40(6):1465-1470.
Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Cottrell, T.E., Wood, B.W. 2011. Effects of combining microbial and chemical insecticides on mortality of the pecan weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae). Pecan Grower. 22(4):14-22.
Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Reilly, C.C., Hotchkiss, M.W. 2011. Comparative impact of artificial selection for fungicide resistance on Beauveria bassiana and Metarhizium brunncum. Environmental Entomology. 40:59-65.
Compatibility of beneficial nematodes and parasitic wasps for control of Indianmeal moth, a pest of stored pecans - (Trade Journal)
Shapiro Ilan, D.I., Mbata, G., Hudson, W. 2010. Compatibility of beneficial nematodes and parasitic wasps for control of Indianmeal moth, a pest of stored pecans. Pecan Grower. 22(2):10-17.
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