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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Biting and Stinging Pests: Ecology and Biologically-Base Control

Location: Biological Control of Pests Research Unit

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

A comparative study between Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri on tolerance to heat and desiccation stresses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chen, J., Rashid, T., Feng, G. 2014. A comparative study between Solenopsis invicta and Solenopsis richteri on tolerance to heat and desiccation stresses. PLoS One. 9:e96842.
Inhibitory activities of venom alkaloids from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, against the growth of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis (E.F. Smith) Davis et al. in vitro and the application of - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Li, S., Jin, X., Chen, J., Lu, S. 2013. Inhibitory activities of venom alkaloids from the red imported fire ant, Solenopsis invicta Buren, against the growth of Clavibacter michiganensis subsp. michiganensis (E.F. Smith) Davis et al. in vitro and the application of. International Journal of Pest Management. 59:150-156.
Colony structure and spatial partitioning of cavity dwelling ant species in nuts of eastern US forest floors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Booher, D., Macgown, J.A., Duffield, R.M. 2013. Colony structure and spatial partitioning of cavity dwelling ant species in nuts of eastern US forest floors. Midsouth Entomologist. 6(1):96.
Effects of conidial densities and spray volume of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana fungal suspensions on conidial viability, droplet size and deposition coverage in bioassay using a novel bioassay spray system - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jin, X., Huang, Y., Thomson, S.J., Elliott, R.B. 2013. Effects of conidial densities and spray volume of Metarhizium anisopliae and Beauveria bassiana fungal suspensions on conidial viability, droplet size and deposition coverage in bioassay using a novel bioassay spray system. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 23:362-366.
The ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) fauna of the cedar glades and xeric limestone prairies of the Central Basin of Tennessee - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hill, J.G. 2013. The ant (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) fauna of the cedar glades and xeric limestone prairies of the Central Basin of Tennessee. Tennessee Academy of Science. 87:135-142.
Genomic sequences of Piezodorus guildinii from the southern United States - (Other)
Zhao, L., Jones, W.A. 2012. Genomic sequences of Piezodorus guildinii from the southern United States. NCBI, Genbank. JX425406-JX425420.
Isaria poprawskii sp. nov. (Hypocreales: Cordycipitacae), a new entomopathogenic fungus from Texas affecting sweet potato whitefly - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cabanillas, H. Enrique, deLeon, Jesse H., Humber, Richard A., Murray, K. Daniel, Jones, Waler A. 2013. Isaria poprawskii sp. nov. (Hypocreales: Cordycipitacae), a new entomopathogenic fungus from Texas affecting sweet potato whitefly. Mycoscience. 54: 158-169.
Expression of heat shock protein genes in insect stress responses - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhao, L., Jones, W.A. 2012. Expression of heat shock protein genes in insect stress responses. Invertebrate Survival Journal. ISJ 9:93-101,2012.
Geographic spread of Strumigenys silvestrii (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetine) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macgown, J.A., Wetter, J.K., Hill, J.G. 2012. Geographic spread of Strumigenys silvestrii (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetine). Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews. 5:213-222.
Distributional records of Strumigenys margaritae (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetini) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macgown, J.A., Wetterer, J.K. 2012. Distributional records of Strumigenys margaritae (Hymenoptera: formicidae: dacetini). Terrestrial Arthropod Reviews. 5:213-222.
First record of the tramp ant Cardiocondyla obscurior (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Macgown, J. A. First record of the tramp ant Cardiocondyla obscurior (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) for Mississippi. Midsouth Entomologist. 5(1):9-10. 2012.
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