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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Gordon L. Snodgrass

Research Entomologist


Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Cloning and expression profiling of odorant-binding proteins in the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hull, J.J., Perera, O.P., Snodgrass, G.L. 2014. Cloning and expression profiling of odorant-binding proteins in the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris. Insect Molecular Biology. 23(1):78-97.
A novel bioassay to evaluate the potential of Beauveria bassiana strain NI8 and the Insect growth regulator novaluron against Lygus lineolaris on a non-autoclaved solid artificial diet - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (08-Apr-13)
A novel bioassay to evaluate Beauveria bassiana strain NI8 and the insect growth regulator, novaluron, against Lygus lineolaris on a non-autoclaved solid artificial diet - (Abstract Only) - (11-Oct-12)
Effect of food and temperature on emergence from diapause in the tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E., Perera, O.P., Allen, K.C., Luttrell, R.G. 2012. Effect of food and temperature on emergence from diapause in the tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae). Environmental Entomology. 41:1302-1310.
Development of a plant based threshold for tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: miridae) in cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gore, J., Catchot, A., Musser, F., Greene, J., Leonard, R., Cook, D., Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E. 2012. Development of a plant based threshold for tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: miridae) in cotton. Journal of Economic Entomology. 105:207-2014.
Comparative susceptibilities of different life stages of the tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: miridae) to three classes of insecticide - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Allen, K.C., Jackson, R.E., Snodgrass, G.L., Musser, F.R. 2012. Comparative susceptibilities of different life stages of the tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: miridae) to three classes of insecticide. Southwestern Entomologist. 37(3):271-280.
Identification of the western tarnished plant bug (lygus hesperus) olfactory co-receptor orco: expression profile and confirmation of atypical membrane topology - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hull, J.J., Hoffmann, E.J., Perera, O.P., Snodgrass, G.L. 2012. Identification of the western tarnished plant bug (lygus hesperus) olfactory co-receptor orco: expression profile and confirmation of atypical membrane topology. Archives of Insect Biochemistry and Physiology. 81(4):179-198.
Analysis of carbon and nitrogen isotopes for natal host determination of tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: miridae) adults - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jackson, R.E., Snodgrass, G.L., Allen, K.C., Perera, O.P., Price, L.D. 2012. Analysis of carbon and nitrogen isotopes for natal host determination of tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: miridae) adults. Southwestern Entomologist. 37:123-132.
Plant-mediated decisions by an herbivore affect oviposition pattern and subsequent egg parasitism - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Williams Iii, L.H., Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L., Manrique, V. 2012. Plant-mediated decisions by an herbivore affect oviposition pattern and subsequent egg parasitism. Arthropod-Plant Interactions. 6:159-169. DOI 10.1007/s11829-011-9165-0.
The complete genome sequence of a single-stranded RNA virus from the tarnished plant bug Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perera, O.P., Snodgrass, G.L., Allen, K.C., Jackson, R.E., Becnel, J.J., O'Leary, P.F., Luttrell, R.G. 2012. The complete genome sequence of a single-stranded RNA virus from the tarnished plant bug Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois). Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 109:11-19.
Utilization of tall goldenrod by the tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) in the production of overwintering adults and as a possible winter food source - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E., Perera, O.P., Allen, K.C., Luttrell, R.G. 2011. Utilization of tall goldenrod by the tarnished plant bug (Hemiptera: Miridae) in the production of overwintering adults and as a possible winter food source. Southwestern Entomologist. 3:225-232.
First microsatellites from Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and their potential use for population genetics - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Arias, R.S., Blanco, C.A., Portilla, M., Snodgrass, G.L., Scheffler, B.E. 2011. First microsatellites from Spodoptera frugiperda (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) and their potential use for population genetics. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 104(3):576-587.
Variability in resistance-related enzyme activities in field populations of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., West, S.J., Snodgrass, G.L., Luttrell, R.G. 2011. Variability in resistance-related enzyme activities in field populations of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris. Journal of Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 99(3):265-273.
Utilization of Early Soybeans for Food and Reproduction by the Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in the Delta of Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E., Abel, C.A., Perera, O.P. 2010. Utilization of Early Soybeans for Food and Reproduction by the Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in the Delta of Mississippi. Environmental Entomology. 39(4): 111-121 DOI: 10.1603/EN09379
Oviposition and Development of the Tarnished Plant Bug (Hemiptera: miridae) on Field Maize - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Abel, C.A., Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E., Allen, K.C. 2010. Oviposition and Development of the Tarnished Plant Bug (Hemiptera: miridae) on Field Maize. Environmental Entomology. 39(4):1085-1091 DOI: 10.1603/EN10010
Susceptibilities of Tarnished Plant Bug and Stink Bug Nymphs to Various Insecticides - (Proceedings)
Allen, K.C., Musser, F., Jackson, R.E., Snodgrass, G.L. 2010. Susceptibilities of Tarnished Plant Bug and Stink Bug Nymphs to Various Insecticides. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. pp.1211-1215. In Proc. Beltwide Cotton Conference January 4-7, 2010, New Orleans, LA.
Landscape Movement of Tarnished Plant Bug - (Proceedings)
Jackson, R.E., Snodgrass, G.L., Allen, K.C. 2010. Landscape Movement of Tarnished Plant Bug. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p.1216-1218.
Resistance to Acephate in Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations in the Mississippi River Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Gore, J., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E. 2008. Resistance to Acephate in Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations in the Mississippi River Delta. Journal of Economic Entomology.102:699-707
Predicting Field Control of Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations with Pyrethroid Insecticides by Use of Two Glass-Vial Bioassays - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Gore, J., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E. 2008. Predicting Field Control of Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations with Pyrethroid Insecticides by Use of Two Glass-Vial Bioassays. Southwest Entomology. 33:181-190
A Bioassay for Determining Resistance Levels in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations to Neonicotinoid Insecticides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Abel, C.A., Jackson, R.E., Gore, J. 2008. A Bioassay for Determining Resistance Levels in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations to Neonicotinoid Insecticides. Southwestern Entomologist.33:173-180
Role of Diapause in the Utilization of Fall and Winter Hosts by the Tarnished Plant Bug in the Mid-South - (Abstract Only)
Snodgrass, G.L. 2008. Role of Diapause in the Utilization of Fall and Winter Hosts by the Tarnished Plant Bug in the Mid-South. Mid-South Entomologists online journal.
A Cultural Method for the Area-Wide Control of Tarnished Plant Bug in Cotton - (Proceedings)
Abel, C.A., G.L. Snodgrass and J. Gore. 2007. A cultural method for the area-wide control of tarnished plant bug Lygus lineolaris in cotton, pp. 497-504. In Vreysen, M.J.B., A.S. Robinson, and J. Hendrichs (Eds.), Area-Wide Control of Insect Pests: From Research to Field Implementation. Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
Characterization of Eight Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers from the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Perera O. P., Snodgras G.L., Scheffler B.E., Gore J., and Abel C. A. 2007. characterization of eight ploymorphic microsatelliet markers in the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois). Mol. Ecol. Notes. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01747.x
A Laboratory Bioassay for Monitoring Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations to Neonicotinoid Insecticides - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L. 2007. A Laboratory Bioassay for Monitoring Resistance In Tranished Plant Bug Populations to Neonicatinoid Insecticided. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Available: http://www.cotton.org/beltwide.
Current Status of Insecticide Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations in the Mid-South in 2006 - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L. 2007. Current Status of Insecticide Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Poplations in the Mid-South in 2006. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Available: http://www.cotton.org/beltwide.
Managing Difficult to Control Tarnished Plant Bugs in Cotton - (Review Article)
Gore, J., Snodgrass, G.L., Jackson, R.E., Catchot, A. 2006. Managing Difficult to Control Tarnished Plant Bugs in Cotton. Mid America Farm Grower. September 1, 2006
Comparative Study on Glutathione S-Transferase Activity, CDNA, and Gene Expression Between Malathion Susceptible and Resistant Strains of the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L., Chen, M. 2006. Comparative Study on Glutathione S-Transferase Activity, CDNA, and Gene Expression Between Malathion Susceptible and Resistant Strains of the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus lineolaris. Journal of Pesticide Biochemistry and Physiology. 87:62-72.
Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations Near Fields After Early Season Herbicide Treatment - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Abel, C.A., Robbins, J.T., Hardee, D.D. 2005. Effects of Early Season Herbicide Treatment of Marginal Areas Near Field in the Delta of Mississippi on Broadleaf Weeds and Tarnished Plant Bug (heteroptera: miridae) Popualtions on Them. Environmental Entomology. 34:705-711.
Current Status of Insecticide Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations in the Mid-South - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L., Gore, J., Abel, C.A. 2006. Current status of insecticide resistance in tarnished plant bug populations in the mid-south. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Comparative Study on Glutathione S-Transferase Activity, Cdna, and Gene Expression Between Malathion Susceptible and Resistant Strains of the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus Lineolaris - (Proceedings)
Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L., Chen, M. 2006. Comparative study on glutathione s-transferase activity, cdna, and gene expression between malathion susceptible and resistant strains of the tarnished plant bug, lygus lineolaris. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Influences of Soybean Planting Date and Maturity Group on Stink Bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) Populations. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Gore, J., Abel, C.A., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Snodgrass, G.L. 2006. Influences of soybean planting date and maturity group on stink bug (heteroptera: pentatomidae) populations.. Environmental Entomology. 35:531-536
Development of Insecticide Resistance in the Tarnished Plant Bug - (Abstract Only)
Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L. 2005. Development of insecticide resistance in the tarnished plant bug. Meeting Abstract. The 52nd Conference Mississippi Entomological Association. Nov. 2-4, 2005
Suppression of Tarnished Plant Bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Cotton by Control of Early Season Wild Host Plants with Herbicides - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Abel, C.A., Robbins, J.T., Gore, J., Hardee, D.D. 2005. Suppression of tarnished plant bugs (heteroptera: miridae) in cotton by control of early season wild host plants with herbicides. Environmental Entomology. 35:1417-1422. 2006
Prevalence of Naturally Occurring Beauveria Bassiana in Lygus Lineolaris Populations on Wild Host Plants in the Delta and Hill Country Regions of Mississippi - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Leland, J.E., Snodgrass, G.L. 2004. Prevalence of naturally occurring beauveria bassiana in lygus lineolaris populations on wild host plants in the delta and hill country regions of mississippi. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology.
Occurence of Tarnished Plant Bug Populations with Two Intensities of Diapause in the Mississippi River Delta - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L., Villavaso, E.J. 2005. Occurence of tarnished plant bug populations with two intensities of diapause in the mississippi river delta. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Diapause in Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus Lineolaris (Heteroptera: Miridae): Seasonal Occurrence in a Mississippi Population - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villavaso, E.J., Snodgrass, G.L. 2005. Diapause in tarnished plant bug, lygus lineolaris (heteroptera: miridae): seasonal occurrence in a mississippi population. Journal of Agricultural and Urban Entomology.
Toxicity of Insecticides in a Glass-Vial Bioassay to Adult Brown, Green and Southern Green Stink Bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Adamczyk Jr, J.J., Gore, J. 2005. Toxicity of insecticides in a glass-vial bioassay to adult brown, green and southern green stink bugs (heteroptera: pentatomidae). Journal of Economic Entomology.
Enhanced Esterase Gene Expression and Activity in a Malathion Resistant Strain of the Tarnished Plant Bug, Lygus Lineolaris - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L., Chen, M. 2004. Enhanced esterase gene expression and activity in a malathion resistant strain of the tarnished plant bug, lygus lineolaris. Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology.
Effect of Host Plants Species on Diapause in Tarnished Plant Bug - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L., Abel, C.A. 2004. Effect of host plants species on diapause in tarnished plant bug. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Mechanisms of Insecticide Resistance in the Tarnished Plant Bug - (Other)
Zhu, Y., Snodgrass, G.L. 2003. Mechanisms of insecticide resistance in the tarnished plant bug. Meeting Abstract. 50th Conference of Mississippi Entomological Association
Ovicidal Activity of Two Different Insecticides on Tobacco Budworm and Bollworm Eggs, 2001. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Adams, D.A. 2004. Ovicidal activity of two different insecticides on tobacco budworm and bollworm eggs, 2001.. Arthropod Management Tests.
Efficacy of Selected Insecticides Against Cotton Aphids in Cotton, 2001. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Adams, D.A. 2004. Efficacy of selected insecticides against cotton aphids in cotton, 2001.. Arthropod Management Tests.
Mortality of Tarnished Plant Bug to Various Insecticides in Spray Table Bioassays Following Field Application of Curacron, 2001. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Adams, D.A. 2004. Mortality of tarnished plant bug to various insecticides in spray table bioassays following field application of curacron, 2001.. Arthropod Management Tests.
Laboratory Evaluation of Tarnished Plant Bug Tolerance to Insecticides, 2002. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Adams, D.A. 2004. Laboratory evaluation of tarnished plant bug tolerance to insecticides, 2002.. Arthropod Management Tests.
Mortality of Tarnished Plant Bugs to Various Insecticides in Spray Table Bioassays Following Field Application of Orthene, 2001 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Adams, D.A. 2004. Mortality of tarnished plant bugs to various insecticides in spray table bioassays following field application of orthene, 2001. Arthropod Management Tests.
Effect of Ulv Malathion Use in Boll Weevil (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Eradication on Resistance in the Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P. 2003. Effect of ulv malathion use in boll weevil (coleoptera: curculionidae) eradication on resistance in the tarnished plant bug (heteroptera: miridae). Journal of Economic Entomology.
Reproductive Diapause in Tarnished Plant Bugs and Its Effect on Non-Insecticidal Control Measures - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L. 2003. Reproductive diapause in tarnished plant bugs and its effect on non-insecticidal control measures. In: Proceedings Beltwide Cotton Conference, January 7-9, Nashville, TN. 2003 CDROM. http.www.cotton.org/beltwide
Early Season Herbicide Treatment of Wild Host Plants in Marginal Areas Near Fields, Roads, and Ditches and Resulting Numbers of Tarnished Plant Bugs in Treated and Untreated Areas - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Robbins, J.T., Hardee, D.D. 2003. Early season herbicide treatment of wild host plants in marginal areas near fields, roads, and ditches and resulting numbers of tarnished plant bugs in treated and untreated areas. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Suppression of Tarnished Plant Bugs in Cotton by Treatment of Early Season Wild Host Plants with Herbicides in Nine-Square-Mile Areas of the Mississippi Delta - (Proceedings)
Snodgrass, G.L., Scott, W.P., Robbins, J.T., Hardee, D.D. 2003. Suppression of tarnished plant bugs in cotton by treatment of early season wild host plants with herbicides in nine-square-mile areas of the mississippi delta. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference.
Incidence of Diapause in Tarnished Plant Bugs,lygus Lineolaris Palisot DE Beauvois), in Dynamic-Photoperiod Environmental Cabinets - (Proceedings) - (04-Dec-02)
Comparison of Susceptibility of Geocoris Punctipes and Lygus Lineolaris to Insecticides for Control of the Tarnished Plant Bug Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Tillman, P.G., Mulrooney, J. E., Snodgrass, G. L. 2003. Comparison of susceptibility of Geocoris punctipes and Lygus lineolaris to insecticides for control of the tarnished plant bug. Southwestern Entomologist. 28(1):47-54.
Role of Reproductive Diapause in the Adaptation of the Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera; Miridae) to Its Winter Habitat in the Mississippi River Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Snodgrass, G.L. 2003. Role of reproductive diapause in the adaptation of the tarnished plant bug (Heteroptera; Miridae) to its winter habitat in the Mississippi River Delta. Environmental Entomology. 32: 945-952.
Tolerance to Acephate in Tarnished Plant Bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) Populations in the Mississippi River Delta - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (03-Apr-02)
Area-Wide Management of the Tarnished Plant Bug by Reduction of Early Season Wild Host Plant Density - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-May-00)
A Review of Wild Host Plants and Their Management for Control of the Tarnished Plant Bug in Cotton in the Southern U.S. - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-May-00)
A Review of Chemical Control of the Tarnished Plant Bug in Cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal) - (18-May-00)
Remote Sensing of Late-Season Pest Damage to Cotton & Wild Host Plants of Tarnished Plant Bug in the Mississippi Delta - (Proceedings)
Sudbrink, Jr, D.L., Harris, F.A., Robbins, J.T., Snodgrass, G.L., Thomson, S.J. 2000. Remote sensing of late-season pest damage to cotton & wild host plants of tarnished plant bug in the mississippi delta. 2000 National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. Vol. 2, 1220-1223.
Influence of Early Season Treatments on Insect Populations and Yield in Bollgard (96 Bg-1) and Sure Grow 501 Cotton Varieties - (Proceedings) - (06-Jan-97)
Seasonal Changes in Pyrethroid Resistance in Tarnished Plant Bug Populations over a Two-Year Period in the Mississippi River Delta - (Abstract Only) - (11-Nov-96)
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